ESPN International sign NFL deal in Latin America
By iSportconnect | June 28, 2016
ESPN International and the NFL have reached a new four-year rights renewal to NFL games in Spanish-speaking Latin America
The new agreement starts with the 2016 season on September 8 and continues through the 2019 season
The agreement includes rights to pre-season games, therapy regular-season games–including the annual NFL Kickoff, pills Sunday Night Football, Monday Night Football, the AFC Playoffs, the Pro Bowl and one of the world’s biggest sporting events, the Super Bowl.
ESPN International will deliver more than 48 live NFL games to 17 countries each of the four years of the agreement across Spanish-speaking Latin America. ESPN also retains the right to air Compactos, one-hour game cut-down programs covering up to sixty games each season.
Tim Bunnell, Senior Vice President of Production, Programming, Marketing and Advertising Sales for ESPN International said: “Renewing and expanding our rights to the NFL represents our continued investment in, and association with, flagship leagues that are fundamental to our brand and our growth,”
“We are thrilled that this agreement allows us to bring the NFL to fans across Latin America, especially in Mexico.”