ACC announces football game times & networks for week 7

Charlotte, NC – The Atlantic Coast Conference and its television partners announced the following football game times and networks for October 14. Locally NC State will play at Duke at 8 pm. Carolina will host Miami at either noon or 7:30 pm. Wake will be playing at Virginia Tech at 3:30 pm.

Saturday, Oct. 14

  • Wake Forest at Virginia Tech, 3:30 p.m. ET on ACC Network
  • Louisville at Pitt, 6:30 p.m. ET on The CW Network
  • NC State at Duke, 8 p.m. ET on ACC Network
MJ Morris starting as QB for NC State in the October 7th game against Marshall. (photo by Gene Galin)

ESPN has elected to use a six-day selection for the following two games which will fill the noon and 7:30 p.m. ET windows on ABC:

  • Syracuse at Florida State
  • Miami at North Carolina

ACC Notes

  • Through the first five weeks of the season, the ACC has four undefeated teams in Florida State (4-0), Louisville (5-0), Miami (4-0) and North Carolina (4-0) – tied for the most among any FBS conference.
  • The ACC had six teams start the season at 4-0, which tied the SEC in 2012 for the most teams in a Power 5 conference to start 4-0 in a single season in the AP Poll Era (since 1936).
  • With two more games announced for ABC for Week 7 (Oct. 14), the ACC will have five games on ABC’s “Saturday Night Football,” as well as 24 appearances on ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2 over the first seven weeks of the season.
    • In total to date, 17 ACC contests are scheduled for national ABC broadcasts, while the ACC Network will also feature 23 games.
    • Of the 17 full national ABC telecasts, 12 different league programs will be featured.
  • ACC football led the Power 5 in windows and average viewership on ABC through the first four weeks of the season.
    • In Week 1 of the 2023 season, the ACC captivated the national audience, averaging 5.1 million viewers – more than double all other conferences in the highest average per game viewership for the week.
    • Overall, the ACC was part of three of the top seven most-watched games for Week 1.
    • Through Week 2, the ACC had three home broadcasts with 4M+ viewers – no other conference had more than one.
  • Tickets are on sale now for the 2023 ACC Football Championship Game at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 2023 ACC Football Championship Game will feature the top two teams based on the highest winning percentage in regular-season conference play.