FOX acquires European NFL rights
FOX International Channels, 21st Century Fox multimedia business, has announced a two year agreement with NFL International to broadcast one NFL game per window in English across parts of Europe on FOX Sports channels, FOX Sports branded blocks, and FOX Sports services beginning with the 2013 season.
NFL fans in Europe will be able to watch on FIC Sunday games, Sunday Night Football, Monday Night Football, Thursday Night Football and all three US Thanksgiving Day Games in English. FIC will also broadcast all NFL postseason games in English, including the Super Bowl.
The new deal also provides FIC access to NFL programming, such as NFL Game Day, NFL Extra, Road to Playoffs and Road to Super Bowl, as well as select programs from the NFL Network. Subscribers to FIC will also be able to watch NFL content on a variety of FIC’s services.