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Thursday Night Classics Presented By TireRack.com Returns Tonight

Current Detroit Lion Golden Tate caught four passes for 127 yards and a touchdown against Michigan in 2008.

Sept. 4, 2014

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NOTRE DAME, Ind. - University of Notre Dame football fans can now spend Thursday nights reminiscing about some of their team's greatest moments and share the experiences with fellow Irish fans around the world through the school's new "Thursday Night Classics presented by TireRack.com" streamed live at WatchND. After a successful debut last week, the show returns tonight with a replay of the 2008 Michigan game, a 35-17 win for the Irish.

Made possible by the University recently regaining control of archival NBC game telecasts, the series reflect a unique partnership between Fighting Irish Digital Media (FIDM) and the innovative social media specialists from SpredFast. The interactive WatchND webpage will filter Twitter activity using the hashtag #NDFBClassics. The viewing screen will even include a leaderboard to see which fans engage the deepest through retweets and other social interactions on a weekly basis.

The social media-enhanced classic game streams will be only available live and not in an on-demand format in an effort to help bring Irish fans together globally for a shared viewing experience.

"Thursday Night Classics" will air at 8 p.m. ET the Thursday of each football game week in 2014 with many of the upcoming editions also featuring exclusive commentary from participants in that game. The series continues next week (Sept. 11) when "Thursday Night Classics" revisits the 2009 Shamrock Series game, a 37-30 overtime win over Washington State at San Antonio's Alamodome.

 

 

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September 2
3:30 PM
Temple
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
September 9
7:30 PM
Georgia
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
September 16
TBA
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass.

TBA
September 23
TBA
Michigan State
East Lansing, Mich.

TBA
September 30
5:00 PM
Miami Ohio
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBCSN
October 7
TBA
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C.

TBA
October 21
7:30 PM
USC
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 28
3:30 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
November 4
3:30 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
November 11
TBA
Miami Fla.
Miami Gardens, Fla.

TBA
November 18
3:30 PM
Navy
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
November 25
TBA
Stanford
Stanford, Calif.

TBA

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