Found April 24, 2012 on Nittany Lions Den:
Penn State will play in prime time twice in the fall, in back-to-back weeks no less. Penn State's road game at Iowa will be aired on Big Ten Network on October 20, with a start time set for 8 p.m. Eastern. The following week, in Beaver Stadium, the Nittany Lions will host Ohio State at 6 p.m. on ESPN or ESPN 2. We will keep tabs on kickoff times and TV listings on the schedule page, which has been updated.

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