Hank Williams Jr. Returns to ESPN’s Monday Night Football with Florida Georgia Line and Jason Derulo
The NFL Pro Bowl will return to Orlando in 2018 and will air on ESPN and ABC
ESPN’s Beth Mowins to Call Monday Night Football Game – First Female Broadcaster to Call an NFL Game Since 1987
Building on the success of ESPN’s No. 1 Fantasy Football game and Fantasy content across television, digital and audio, ESPN is working to expand its programming on all platforms for the upcoming Fantasy Football season. The new plans to date include the return of the 28-hour ESPN Fantasy Football Marathon and the launch of a weekday fantasy sports show hosted by Emmy Award-winning ESPN fantasy analyst Matthew Berry, as well as new content available exclusively on the ESPN App, ESPN Fantasy App and WatchESPN.
Total Live Audience (TV + Streaming) Average of 3,178,000 Viewers for Three-Day Telecast
ESPN’s Most-Streamed NFL Draft Ever
ESPN’s 2017 Round 1 NFL Draft Telecast Delivers 4.8 Overnight Rating.
ESPN’s 2017 Monday Night Football schedule will feature all 12 NFL playoff teams from last season and nine divisional matchups.
-Round 1: First Hour Airs with Limited Commercial Interruption; New Host Trey Wingo
-ESPN’s Jon Gruden, Mel Kiper, Todd McShay and Louis Riddick Return as Analysts
-NFL Insiders, NFL Live, Mike & Mike, First Take and OTL Will Originate from Philadelphia
ESPN will air SportsCenter Special: 2017 NFL Schedule Release on Thursday, April 20, from 8-10 p.m. ET. The two-hour primetime program will be timed to the National Football League’s announcement of the 2017 regular-season schedule – all 256 games. The program will also be streamed live via WatchESPN.
Trey Wingo will anchor ESPN’s entire three days of coverage for the first time. In Round 1, Wingo’s fellow commentators include Mel Kiper Jr., Jon Gruden and Louis Riddick. In Rounds 2-7, Todd McShay will join Wingo, Kiper and Riddick.