•  ()
  •  ()
  • Print this Story
  • Email this Story

Big Ten Network Airs Scenes from Waa-Mu

Dances, sketches based on tales of princesses and Curious George

text size AAA
September 8, 2009 | by Brendan Cosgrove
Northwestern programming on the Big Ten Network is highlighted in September by scenes from "One for the Books." The University's 78th edition of the Waa-Mu show, "One for the Books" featured original songs, dances and comedy sketches based on the timeless tales of princesses, the adventures of Curious George, the trials of Holden Caulfield, and the poetry of e.e. cummings and Walt Whitman. See a program of selected clips this month at 3 a.m., 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Sept. 16, and at 3 p.m. on Sept. 30.

Other shows airing this month include:

- The Boys from Syracuse, 9 a.m. Sept. 23

- Evans Scholars, A Long Walk to College, 3 p.m. Sept. 23

- A Capella All the Time, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 23

- They Call It Nano U, 3 a.m. Sept. 23

- Dance Marathon 2008, 9 a.m. Sept. 30

- Concerto for Piano, D Major: Maurice Ravel, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 30

- Handel's Joshua, 3 a.m. Sept. 30

All showtimes are Central Standard Time.

The Big Ten Network is the first national network dedicated to covering one of the premier collegiate conferences in the country. With more than 400 live events, nearly most available in HD, the network is the destination for Big Ten fans across the country and allows fans to see their favorite team, regardless of where they live.

Operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, the Big Ten Network also showcases an array of original programming (see schedule above) that highlights the activities and accomplishments of member institutions.

Available to all cable and satellite providers nationwide, the network has agreements with Comcast, DirecTV, DISH Network, AT&T U-Verse, Verizon FiOS and 230 cable operators and is now available to 55 million households.

Get updated information on the Big Ten Network Web site.