Via UM press release:
Michigan Football Will Face Northwestern in Primetime on Big Ten Network
ANN ARBOR – Michigan-Northwestern will be featured as part of the Big Ten Network’s primetime football lineup this fall, the Big Ten announced Thursday evening. Michigan travels to face Northwestern on October 8, and the game will be televised live at 7 p.m. ET.
It marks the second scheduled night game for the Wolverines in 2011. ESPN earlier this month announced it would broadcast the Notre Dame-Michigan game under the lights on September 10 at Michigan Stadium. The game, scheduled for an 8 p.m. (ET) kickoff, marks the first-ever night contest in Michigan Stadium.
Following is the 2011 Big Ten Network primetime football schedule:
Sept. 2: Youngstown State at Michigan State, 7:30 ET
Sept. 10: Virginia at Indiana, 7 ET
Sept. 17: Arizona State at Illinois, 7 ET
Sept. 24: North Dakota State at Minnesota, 7 ET
Oct. 8: Michigan at Northwestern, 7 ET
Oct. 15: Northwestern at Iowa, 7 ET
Oct. 22: Penn State at Northwestern, 7 ET