New weekly program 'Big Blue Nation TV' to air on WYMT

Christi Thomas and Lee K. Howard on the set of the new "Big Blue Nation TV" show // WKYT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WYMT) - The UK Sports Network is debuting a new weekly TV program.

"Big Blue Nation TV" (BBN TV) is a weekly 30-minute program that is co-produced by our sister station WKYT and JMI Sports, UK's multimedia rights partner.

The show is co-hosted by Emmy-nominated sportscaster Lee K. Howard and veteran UK Sports Network radio host Christi Thomas. Joining them each week are UK coaches and student-athletes.

BBN TV will air on WYMT Saturday mornings at 6:00 a.m. beginning August 31. It will also air on our second channel, Heroes & Icons, early Saturday mornings at 12:30 a.m. and again at 11:00 a.m. Digital episodes will be posted on The show will continue through June 2020.

The first episode features Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart and UK Football Head Coach Mark Stoops.