The XFL is reportedly in serious talks of having significant TV Deals with FOX & ESPN, according to Sports Business Daily, via Awful Announcing. The report says that those pair of significant TV Deals for The XFL will see the league’s games air on ABC, FOX, ESPN & FS1. The report also says that the talks do not involve The XFL airing on ESPN’s Streaming Service known as ESPN+, at least for the time being. Sources from Sports Business Daily also notes that XFL Officials expect to have at least two-thirds of their games air on broadcast TV.
The XFL is said to re-launch on February 8th & February 9th of next year, which will be the weekend following The NFL’s Super Bowl. Eight host cities with its respective venues have already been announced for The 2020 Season of The XFL. Those host cities and its respective venues are as follows: New York (MetLife Stadium), Dallas (Globe Life Park in Arlington), Houston (TDECU Stadium), Los Angeles (Dignity Health Sports Park), St. Louis (Dome at America’s Center), Seattle (CenturyLink Field), Tampa Bay (Raymond James Stadium) & Washington, D.C. (Audi Field).
Sports Business Daily has also reported that The Alliance Of American Football, which will directly be competing with The XFL and one day hopes to be directly competing with The NFL as well, currently already has a TV deal in place with CBS. It is being said that at least one Alliance Of American Football Championship Game will be airing on CBS in April as well as their Cable Channel, CBS Sports Network. It was also said that CBS Sports Network is committed to airing at least one Alliance Of American Football Game per week. The AAF will also be promoted during the upcoming Super Bowl Sunday coverage on CBS and they are said to be in talks with
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