Pac-12 Networks Launches Pac-12 Insider on Local Now Streaming Service
Pac-12 Networks has launched Pac-12 Insider on Allen Media Group’s free streaming service, Local Now, adding to an ever-growing number of news, sports and entertainment channels on the platform.
“We continue to see a growing appetite for collegiate sports on streaming platforms and are excited to offer Pac-12 Insider to Local Now’s millions of viewers,” says Pac-12 Networks Vice President of Distribution, Henry Watson. “With a host of new programming in the works for Pac-12 Insider, we’re excited to be the first and only Pac-12 sports content provider in Local Now’s growing library.”
Through Local Now, viewers have 24/7 access to unique content across all genres, from local news and sporting events to other premium entertainment channels, at zero cost. With this latest partnership, Local Now expands into collegiate sports, giving millions of viewers free access to their favorite Pac-12 content.
Pac-12 Insider offers fans free access to select live events, the latest football highlights and re-airs from the past season, basketball encores and classics from other top sports across the Conference of Champions, and in-depth, behind-the-scenes stories that showcase the heart and soul of Pac-12 student-athletes, coaches and legends.
“We’re thrilled to add Pac-12 Insider to our roster of partners and deepen our bench of sports offerings. With this new partnership, we’re bringing the latest from the Pac-12 conference to Local Now’s sports fans, whether they’re watching locally or from across the country,” says Byron Allen, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Local Now parent company Allen Media Group. “From behind-the-scenes stories to catching your favorite classic games, Pac-12 Networks provides amazing sports content for our free streaming service, Local Now.”
Starting in June, Pac-12 Insider will feature new looks at some of the Pac-12’s most memorable and storied football games, including “The Play” from 1982 between California and Stanford, 1994’s Washington at Oregon game nicknamed “The Pick,” and all-time classics from 2007, featuring Stanford’s massive upset of then-No. 2 USC as well the unforgettable California win over Tennessee featuring DeSean Jackson’s 77-yard punt return touchdown. Additionally, Pac-12 Insider will celebrate the U.S. Open returning to Torrey Pines in San Diego for the first time since former Stanford star Tiger Woods’ epic victory with an exclusive look back at historic Pac-12 Golf Championships and collegiate performances from current PGA Tour stars, including Jon Rahm (Arizona State) Maverick McNealy (Stanford) and Collin Morikawa (California).
Local Now has a total of 300+ free-streaming channels, including a Local Now channel in every zip code in the country, and additional local channels and content from major partners. Recent partnerships have brought tremendous star power to the platform, including Robert De Niro, Kevin Hart, Adam Sandler, Meryl Streep, Samuel L. Jackson, Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx, Ryan Reynolds, Jennifer Garner, Chadwick Boseman, Al Pacino, Robert Downey, Jr., Queen Latifah, Channing Tatum, Jason Bateman, Katie Holmes, Benicio del Toro, Sylvester Stallone, Diane Keaton, Kevin Costner, Bradley Cooper, Gabrielle Union, Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey, Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson, Sigourney Weaver, Anthony Hopkins, Gary Oldman, Penélope Cruz, John Travolta, Whoopi Goldberg, and Cuba Gooding, Jr.