WHAT: The National Football League, America’s most popular sport, owns and operates NFL Network.


The first and only 24-hour, seven-day-a-week, year-round network dedicated solely to the NFL and the sport of football.


Among the ways to access NFL Network content:

Standard Definition through satellite, cable and telco video providers

High Definition television

Video-On-Demand through digital cable

NFL Mobile from Verizon


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NFL on Xbox app

Connected TV devices (NFL app on Apple TV and Playstation 4)

Among the programming on NFL Network:

18 live Thursday Night Football games

64 preseason games, including 16 live games

NFL game replays featuring exclusive on and off the field sound captured by NFL Films

Super Bowl classics

NFL Classic Games

College games: East-West Shrine & Senior Bowl all-star games

Sunday studio shows including NFL GameDay First, NFL GameDay Morning, NFL GameDay Live, NFL GameDay Highlights and NFL GameDay Final.

Weekday studio shows including NFL Total Access, Good Morning Football and NFL Fantasy Live

Live event specials: NFL Draft, NFL Scouting Combine, Super Bowl, Pro Bowl, Hall of Fame Ceremony

Edited series, including Emmy Award-winning America’s Game, The Top 100, A Football Life, Undrafted and The Timeline

The Emmy Award-winning NFL Films library


WHERE: NFL Network is available throughout the United States, as well as available to international subscribers including Canada, Mexico, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Jamaica, Trinidad and Central America.


WHEN: November 4, 2003 was the official launch date of the network. NFL Network launched at 8:00 PM ET with its signature show NFL Total Access


WHY: NFL Network was created to speak directly to fans and compliment NFL game telecasts and other NFL information services. The NFL believes fans are interested in receiving more information and insight about America’s most popular sport directly from the league.

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