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BSkyB secures American football

nfl_rightsBSkyB’s Sky Sports has secured rights to American football association the NFL’s Monday Night Football from 2015.

Sky Sports viewers will be able to enjoy over 80 live fixtures a season, including up to five games each week of the regular season, the playoffs and Super Bowl.

Sky Sports’ coverage will also include all matches from the NFL’s International Series as teams travel to the UK for regular season match ups.

“We’re delighted to be awarded the rights to Monday Night Football as part of this fantastic new deal for even more live American Football.  The agreement means Sky Sports viewers can enjoy all the drama, excitement and unpredictability from the NFL until at least 2019.  Our partnership with the NFL spans two decades and we look forward to helping the sport continue its huge growth in popularity in the UK and Ireland for years to come,” said Sky Sports Managing Director Barney Francis.

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