Friday, 18 October, 2019

ESPN secures rights to broadcast EA's Madden NFL 18

AM ET Disney Makes Deal With NFL to Televise Madden Tourney eSports content to air on ESPN2 and Disney XD AM ET Disney Makes Deal With NFL to Televise Madden Tourney eSports content to air on ESPN2 and Disney XD
Russell Knight | 27 January, 2018, 14:05

"Through this collaboration with ESPN and Disney XD, we'll provide ongoing coverage for fans worldwide across a variety of ESPN and Disney platforms, but also digitally through our own Madden streaming and social channels", Todd Sitrin, EA's competitive gaming division general manager, said in a statement. The tournament is taking place at the Pro Bowl and features players repping all 32 National Football League teams.

ESPN has made an announcement today that themselves, Disney, and the NFL have signed a multiyear deal to broadcast the Madden NFL Championship Series and future leagues surrounding the franchise. Of these players, six will be qualified by making the top two at Madden NFL 18 Classic, Madden NFL 18 Challenge, or Madden NFL 18 Club Championship, the three EA Majors.

ESPN's broadcast of Madden content will begin Saturday with the final rounds of EA's Madden NFL 18 Club Championship, which will be filmed in Orlando. That show will air on Disney XD in addition to ESPN VOD.

"The Madden NFL Ultimate League is purposely created to make superstars of our best players, allowing viewers to develop player loyalties and follow competitor rivalries", said EA competitive gaming general manager Todd Sitrin.

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7 p.m., April 28, ESPN2: Ultimate League Championshipo Final from the NFL draft, Arlington, Texas. Episodes will air weekly and be one hour long.

This agreement is the first-ever long-term, multi-event competitive gaming agreement for the network.

More details on both the Madden NFL Ultimate League and Madden NFL 18 Club Championship, hit up the official Madden site. This year marks the first year of the Overwatch city league, which boasts team owners from the world of traditional sports.

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