BBC Sport – NFL: BBC agrees two-year deal to show live games & highlights

BBC Sport – NFL: BBC agrees two-year deal to show live games & highlights they have singed a new deal which opens the door for millions of UK NFL fans to be able to watch live games, including the super-bowl with on demand catchup.

This is a massive step forward in the UK for NFL and viewing figures will play a massive part in the next 10 years of NFL in the UK i would have thought!

 

The NFL is returning to BBC TV as part of a new two-year deal that includes live coverage of all three Wembley games.

All three matches at London’s Wembley Stadium will be broadcast live on either BBC Two or the BBC Red Button.

The BBC Sport website and mobile app will carry the best on-demand video clips throughout the new season, which begins on Thursday.

“NFL has a growing fanbase in the UK and I’m delighted that the BBC can bring it free to air for our audience,” said BBC director of sport Barbara Slater.

NFL UK managing director Alistair Kirkwood said: “We are very pleased and excited to be back on the BBC.”

Source: BBC Sport – NFL: BBC agrees two-year deal to show live games & highlights

Makes sure you setup your box to record all the action, it will be a wild year!

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