Thursday Night Showcase appears every Thursday with the biggest games in college basketball in primetime during the regular season on ESPN and ESPN2. The official name is Thursday Night Showcase presented by T. Rowe Price. The games include, on ESPN, an ACC battle at 7pm ET with Dave O'Brien doing play- by- play and Doris Burke as color commentator. ESPN's 9pm ET game features the Big Ten with Joe Tessitore and Sean Farnham on the call. On ESPN2, a Big East game, shown at 7 p.m. or 9 p.m., is called by John Saunders with various analysts. In the other slot, ESPN2 offers a game from the Pac-12 conference with Dave Pasch and Bill Walton calling that game. A game from the SEC with Rece Davis and Bob Knight calling that game. And, a WCC game with Dave Flemming calling play-by-play with various analysts. The studio host is Karl Ravech along with analysis from Dan Dakich. They deliver the half time report, post game report and live in-game updates. The gang also appears on College GameNight later that night. Some of these games and all of the in-studio reports are produced in high definition for ESPNHD and ESPN2HD. Thursday Night Showcase is similar to Big Monday, Super Tuesday and Wednesday Night Hoops.
|Title||Thursday Night Showcase|
|Release Date||Oct 22, 1982|
|Production Company||Orion Pictures, Carolco Pictures, Anabasis N.V., Elcajo Productions|
|Production Countries||United States of America|
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