Crimson Tide Sports Network (CTSN)
TypeRadio network
Country
HeadquartersTuscaloosa, Alabama
Broadcast area
  • Alabama
  • Florida (limited)
  • Georgia (limited)
  • Hawaii (limited)
  • Mississippi (limited)
  • Missouri (limited)
  • South Carolina (limited)
  • Tennessee (limited)
  • Virginia (limited)
OwnerIMG College
Affiliation(s)Alabama Crimson Tide
Affiliates61, including 2 flagships
Official website
Official website

The Crimson Tide Sports Network (sometimes stylized as the CTSN) is the radio and television network of the University of Alabama Crimson Tide men's and women's sports teams. It consists of four television stations, two regional cable networks, and several radio stations throughout the state of Alabama, some of which serves small parts of surrounding states.[1] This organization's headquarters are located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

It is operated through a joint venture between IMG College and Learfield Communications.[2]

Programming

Coach’s shows

Television

Radio

Over the air television stations

Market Station [4] Affiliation Notes
Birmingham-Tuscaloosa-Anniston WIAT-DT CBS TV Flagship of CTSN
Tuscaloosa WVUA-CA This TV / Independent Owned by the University of Alabama (Board of Trustees); WVUA is a low-powered translator of WUOA.
WVUA-DT
Demopolis WJMY-LD Low-powered translator of WUOA-DT and WVUA-CA Tuscaloosa
Montgomery-Selma WNCF-DT ABC
WBMM-DT2 Simulcast of WNCF
Huntsville/Decatur WZDX-DT 54 FOX Also serves southern Middle Tennessee, including Lawrenceburg, Pulaski, Fayetteville and Winchester.

Regional cable networks

Network [4] Area Served
Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia
Cox Sports TV Louisiana and Mississippi

Station list

Network stations as of the 2021 Crimson Tide season[2]
Callsign[4] Frequency Band City State Network status
WBPT 106.9 FM Birmingham Alabama Flagship
WFFN 95.3 FM Tuscaloosa Alabama Flagship
WUCT 1600 AM Algood-Cookeville Tennessee Football only
WHMA-FM 95.5 FM Anniston Alabama Affiliate
WAFN-FM 92.7 FM Arab-Guntersville Alabama Affiliate
WCKF 100.7 FM Ashland Alabama Affiliate
WBIN 640 AM Atlanta Georgia Affiliate
WBBK-FM 93.1 FM Blakely-Dothan Alabama Affiliate
W227DD 93.3 FM Brent Alabama n/a (WTSK relay)
WENN 1320 AM Birmingham Alabama Affiliate
W261BX 100.1 FM Birmingham Alabama n/a (WENN relay)
WKNU 106.3 FM Brewton Alabama Affiliate
WEIS 990 AM Centre Alabama Affiliate
W263BW 100.5 FM Centre Alabama n/a (WEIS relay)
WKOM 101.7 FM Columbia Tennessee Affiliate
W231DG 94.1 FM Cookeville Tennessee n/a (WUCT relay)
WADI 95.3 FM Corinth Mississippi Affiliate
WZYX 1440 AM Cowan Tennessee Affiliate
W233BN 94.5 FM Cowan Tennessee n/a (WZYX relay)
W237DT 95.3 FM Cowan Tennessee n/a (WZYX relay)
WFMH 1340 AM Cullman Alabama Affiliate
WWTM 1400 AM Decatur Alabama Affiliate
W232DL 94.3 FM Decatur Alabama n/a (WWTM relay)
WARB 700 AM Dothan Alabama Affiliate
W290DG 105.9 FM Dothan Alabama n/a (WARB relay)
W234DI 95.3 FM Douglas Alabama n/a (WCRL relay)
WLDX 990 AM Fayette Alabama Affiliate
W246DJ 97.1 FM Fayette Alabama n/a (WLDX relay)
WYTK 93.9 FM Florence-Muscle Shoals Alabama Affiliate
WTKE-FM 98.1 FM Fort Walton Beach Florida Football only
WFPA 1400 AM Fort Payne Alabama Affiliate
W230CX 93.9 FM Fort Payne Alabama n/a (WFPA relay)
WAAX 570 AM Gadsden Alabama Affiliate
W270DQ 101.9 FM Gadsden Alabama n/a (WAAX relay)
WFXX 107.7 FM Georgiana-Greenville Alabama Affiliate
WTNK 1090 AM Hartsville Tennessee Affiliate
W228CB 93.5 FM Hartsville Tennessee n/a (WTNK relay)
W247AT 97.3 FM Harvest Alabama n/a (WWTM relay)
WFOR 1400 AM Hattiesburg Mississippi Affiliate
W224DP 92.7 FM Hattiesburg Mississippi n/a (WFOR relay)
KKEA 1420 AM Honolulu Hawaii Affiliate
K224FR 92.7 FM Honolulu Hawaii n/a (KKEA relay)
WZZN 97.7 FM Huntsville Alabama Affiliate
WHOD 94.5 FM Jackson Alabama Affiliate
WJQS 1400 AM Jackson Mississippi Football only
W292EX 106.3 FM Jackson Mississippi n/a (WJQS relay)
WJLX 1240 AM Jasper Alabama Affiliate
W268BM 101.5 FM Jasper Alabama n/a (WJLX relay)
WINL 98.5 FM Linden Alabama Affiliate
W257AZ 99.3 FM Lookout Mountain Tennessee n/a (WUUQ relay)
WALT-FM 102.1 FM Meridian Mississippi Football only
WMOG 910 AM Meridian Mississippi Affiliate
W240DY 95.9 FM Meridian Mississippi n/a (WMOG relay)
WNSP 105.5 FM Mobile Alabama Affiliate
WZEW 92.1 FM Mobile Alabama Affiliate
WMFC 99.3 FM Monroeville Alabama Affiliate
WLWI 1440 AM Montgomery Alabama Affiliate
WXFX 95.1 FM Montgomery Alabama Affiliate
WXFX-HD3* 95.1-3 FM Montgomery Alabama n/a (WLWI relay)
WPRT-FM 102.5 FM Nashville-Pegram-Murfreesboro Tennessee Football only
WBUZ-HD2* 102.9-2 FM Nashville Tennessee n/a (WPRT-FM relay)
WZMG 910 AM Opelika-Pepperell-Auburn Alabama Affiliate
WAMI-FM 102.3 FM Opp Alabama Affiliate
WBPC 95.1 FM Panama City Florida Football only
WPNN 790 AM Pensacola Florida Affiliate
W279CY 103.7 FM Pensacola Florida n/a (WPNN relay)
WTKP 93.5 FM Port St. Joe-Apalachicola Florida Football only
WURV-HD2* 103.7 FM Richmond Virginia Affiliate
W291CL 106.1 FM Richmond Virginia n/a (WURV-HD2 relay)
WLAQ 1410 AM Rome Georgia Affiliate
W245DG 96.9 FM Rome Georgia n/a (WLAQ relay)
WGOL 920 AM Russellville Alabama Affiliate
W264BN 100.7 FM Russellville Alabama n/a (WGOL relay)
WWIC 1050 AM Scottsboro Alabama Affiliate
WDXX 100.1 FM Selma Alabama Affiliate
WUUQ 97.3 FM South Pittsburg-Chattanooga Tennessee Football only
WASC 1530 AM Spartanburg South Carolina Football only
KXEN 1010 AM St. Louis Missouri Affiliate
K283CI 104.5 FM St. Louis Missouri n/a (KXEN relay)
WFEB 1340 AM Sylacauga Alabama Affiliate
W265DV 100.9 FM Sylacauga Alabama n/a (WFEB relay)
WTLS 1300 AM Tallassee Alabama Affiliate
W293BK 106.5 FM Tallassee Alabama n/a (WTLS relay)
WZLQ 98.5 FM Tupelo Mississippi Football only
WTBC 1230 AM Tuscaloosa Alabama Affiliate
W261BT 100.1 FM Tuscaloosa Alabama n/a (WTBC relay)
WTSK 790 AM Tuscaloosa Alabama Affiliate
WIOL-FM 95.7 FM Waverly Hall-Columbus Georgia Football only
WJEC 106.5 FM Vernon Alabama Affiliate
WPCH 1310 AM West Point Georgia Affiliate
WKXM-FM 97.7 FM Winfield Alabama Affiliate

Satellite Radio

In a partnership with CTSN, SiriusXM simulcasts all Alabama football games and various other sports on their regional play-by-play channels: 190, 191 and 192.[5]

References

  1. ^ Cooper, J. A.; Davis, Edward (2019). "Fandom on the Air: Assessing Regional Identity through College Football Radio Networks". Northeastern Geographer. 11: 1–29. ISSN 1948-5417 – via Digital Commons.
  2. ^ a b 2012-2013 Alabama Men’s Basketball Media Guide, page 5.
  3. ^ 2014 Alabama Football Media Guide, page 207.
  4. ^ a b c "ROLLTIDE.COM - University of Alabama Official Athletic Site - Multimedia.htm". University of Alabama Athletics. Retrieved December 2, 2014.
  5. ^ "Auburn joins XM radio as part of SEC lineup". auburntigers.com. XM Radio. Retrieved 7 June 2016.