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Originally published September 10, 2013 at 6:58 PM | Page modified September 10, 2013 at 10:07 PM

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What channel is the Huskies’ game on?

Washington’s football game against Illinois on Saturday will be televised by the Big Ten Network. The network is carried by most cable providers in the Seattle area but might require an upgraded package.

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The No. 19 Huskies (1-0) kick off against Illinois (2-0) at 3 p.m. PT Saturday at Chicago’s Soldier Field.

The game will be broadcast live on — and only on — the Big Ten Network. Many on the West Coast don’t have the network as part of their regular cable packages, so you will likely have to order a special package if you want to watch the game live at home.

For Comcast customers, the upgraded package that includes the BTN is $9.99 per month. There is no obligation to keep the package for an entire month, according to a Comcast customer services representative.

Most other cable operators offer similar upgrades. For details on DirecTV pricing and ordering information, visit

Here’s where to find the Big Ten Network in the Seattle area:

• Comcast: channel 404 or 632HD

• Frontier: 85 or 585HD

• Wave Broadband: Not available

• DirecTV: 610-1 or 610-1HD

• DISH Network: 5440 or 5441HD

Adam Jude: 206-464-2364 or On Twitter: @a_jude.

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