Three of the four ties will be broadcast live by Premier Sports, who sponsor the tournament, with the Thursday night slot ditched to accommodate two matches being screened on the same day.
The following evening, both Celtic’s and Rangers’ ties will be on television across staggered kick-off times. Motherwell against Celtic at Fir Park will take place on Wednesday, October 19 at 6.15pm, with Dundee’s visit to Ibrox to face Rangers beginning two hours later.
The one remaining tie – Aberdeen v Partick Thistle – will also be played on the Wednesday night. However, it is not on television and has been given a 7.45pm start time.