A new dedicated NFL channel as Sky Sports announces new five year deal

A new dedicated NFL channel as Sky Sports announces new five year deal
Updated on Wednesday 12 August 2020 by @TVNewsroom

Sky Sports and the the National Football League have agreed a new five-year deal to broadcast the NFL on a channel dedicated to the sport.

The agreement marks the 25th anniversary of live NFL coverage on Sky Sports and will see ‘Sky Sports NFL’ launching from Thursday 3rd September ahead of the 2020 season, which kicks off on Thursday 10th September.

The brand new in-season channel will be the round-the-clock home of the NFL on television in the UK and Republic of Ireland from the regular season through to the playoffs, with Super Bowl LV live from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on Sunday 7th February 2021.

Sky Sports NFL will show at least 5 live games a weeks; every Thursday, Sunday and Monday night football; NFL Redzone; and every playoff game, Pro Bowl and the Super Bowl.

“Sky Sports has been a fantastic broadcast partner for a quarter of a century,” said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

“This new five-year agreement and the launch of a dedicated Sky Sports NFL channel will undoubtedly continue our rapid growth in the UK and Ireland.

“We are excited that our expanded partnership with Sky will provide even more NFL content to our millions of UK and Irish fans.”

Sky Sports NFL will be on Sky Channel 407.

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