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Sky Sports To Launch Dedicated NFL Channel For New Season

Sky Sports To Launch Dedicated NFL Channel For New Season

Sky has agreed a new five-year broadcast deal with the NFL which sees the launch of a channel dedicated to the league.

Sky Sports NFL will be the first time that the league has partnered with an international broadcaster for a channel dedicated to the sport.

The new season kicks off on September 10th with the new channel launching a week prior. The first game of the season is between Super Bowl winners Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans.

The new deal provides the following for viewers:

- Minimum of five live games each week

- First-pick exclusive game on Sky Sports NFL in the 6pm and 9pm slot every Sunday

- Every Thursday Night, Sunday Night and Monday Night Football

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- NFL RedZone

- Every minute of every playoff game, Pro Bowl and Super Bowl live

- Flagship programming from NFL Network, including the popular Good Morning Football and Total Access shows

- Award-winning documentaries and other content from NFL Films and NBC Sports

- Brand new weekly shows to review the action and discuss the stories of the league, including original Sky Sports programming

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