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ESPN: Best Monday Night Football audience since 2000

ESPN’s Monday Night Football (MNF) delivered its most-watched season in 23 years. MNF reached 124 million fans across the US, lifted its audience in every key demo by double-digits, and aired four games whose viewership surpassed all previous MNF games dating back to the 2000 NFL season (395+ games). The 2023 Monday Night Football season […]

January 10, 2024

ESPN: Monday Night Football reaches 100m viewers

ESPN’s Monday Night Football has reached more than 100 million fans in the US and is achieving a record high weekly viewership, providing a foundation for success across the entire NFL on ESPN portfolio at the halfway point of the 2023 NFL Season. Multiple NFL on ESPN studio shows have scored their own individual viewership […]

November 14, 2023

Record sign-ups for ESPN Fantasy Football

Heading into kickoff of the NFL 2023 season, ESPN Fantasy Football, has already set a new all-time record with 11.6 million players and more signing up through Week 1 and beyond. Fans playing ESPN Fantasy Football have created more than 6 million teams this year, which also establishes a new mark. At one point in this week, […]

September 8, 2023

NFL signs 3 year deal with ITV

The National Football League (NFL) has a new free-to-air television home in the UK and Ireland with the announcement of a three-year partnership with ITV. ITV will air the climax of the season, Super Bowl LVII, live from Glendale, Arizona, on February 12th 2023, as well as two of the season’s three London Games. The […]

August 17, 2022By Nik Roseveare

NFL+ streaming service goes live

NFL+, the National Football League’s exclusive streaming subscription service, has officially launched in the US. With NFL+, American football fans can take their game on the go. The service offers access to live out-of-market pre-season games across all devices, live local and primetime regular season and post-season games on mobile devices, live local and national […]

July 26, 2022By Nik Roseveare

NFL Playoffs illegal streaming warning

Fans of American Football who may be tempted to watch the coming weekend’s NFL Playoff games – exclusive to Sky Sports in the UK – through illegal means, rather than via the proper channels, are being warned of the risk that they are taking when watching illegal streams, and that they are exposing themselves and […]

January 14, 2022By Colin Mann

Amazon eyes NFL media stake

Amazon is reportedly a frontrunner to buy a minority stake in the NFL’s media properties. The company is in talks with the US sports league with regards to acquiring (up to) a 49 per cent stake in NFL Network, RedZone and the official NFL website. Whilst Amazon has very deep pockets, a deal is said […]

November 24, 2021

NFL, Twitter expand partnership

The National Football League (NFL) and Twitter have announced a multi-year partnership extension which will include expanded engagement formats and a full-season commitment to produce exclusive content on Twitter Spaces, Twitter’s new live audio feature. Twitter will also continue to be a home for the games’ biggest moments – all the touchdowns, catches, runs and […]

July 12, 2021

NFL and YouTube sign new carriage agreement

NFL Media and YouTube TV have announced a new carriage agreement to bring the two NFL-based channels to YouTube TV subscribers in the US, ahead of the new season that kicks off on September 11th. NFL Network is available on YouTube TV’s base package. NFL RedZone is also available now, as part of YouTube TV’s […]

September 7, 2020

Sky Sports launching dedicated NFL channel

Sky and the NFL have agreed a new five-year deal to broadcast the NFL, and for the first time ever the US league will partner with an international broadcaster to launch a channel entirely dedicated to the sport. The agreement marks the 25th anniversary of live NFL coverage on Sky Sports and will see the […]

August 12, 2020By Nik Roseveare