Entravision To Broadcast NFL Games For Hispanic Market
September 11, 2015 at 12:30 PM (PT)
ENTRAVISION COMMUNICATIONS CORP. entered into a three-year agreement with the NFL to broadcast all regular-season SUNDAY night games, two THANKSGIVING games, and all AFC PLAYOFF games in SPANISH during the 2015, 2016 and 2017 seasons. Following the 2016 playoffs, ENTRAVISION will also broadcast SUPER BOWL LI. All games will be broadcast live on 15 ENTRAVISION radio stations in 13 markets across the U.S. and various ENTRAVISION SOLUTIONS AUDIO RADIO NETWORK stations.
ENTRAVISION will also produce and broadcast a one-hour weekly recap radio show prior to each SUNDAY night game. The agreement also includes weekly NFL coverage within ENTRAVISION’s local UNIVISION affiliate news broadcasts, and a weekly 30-minute NFL recap television show on the LATV network starting with the 2016 football season.
ENTRAVISION game broadcasts of the 2015 NFL regular season will kick off this SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th when the NEW YORK GIANTS face the DALLAS COWBOYS at AT&T STADIUM in ARLINGTON, TX. Coverage will begin at 8:15p (ET) with the pre-game followed by the live play-by-play of the game.
Commented ENTRAVISION COO JEFFERY LIBERMAN: “This is a monumental agreement for ENTRAVISION and we are thrilled to provide our audiences with premiere NFL coverage. U.S. LATINOS are avid sports enthusiasts and a growing part of the NFL fan base and ENTRAVISION is proud to offer our advertisers this unique opportunity to connect with the NFL and our listeners.”
ENTRAVISION will bring more than 20 NFL games during the 2015 season to SPANISH-language audiences on their owned and operated TRICOLOR radio stations, including KLNZ/PHOENIX; KMXX/EL CENTRO-YUMA, CA; KSSE/KSSD/LOS ANGELES; KLOK/MONTEREY-SALINAS, CA; KPST/PALM SPRINGS; KRCX/SACRAMENTO; KMIX/STOCKTON-MODESTO; KPVW/ASPEN, CO; KXPK/DENVER; KQRT/LAS VEGAS; KRNV/RENO; KYSE/EL PASO. and KAIQ/LUBBOCK, TX.
ENTRAVISION's broadcasts will feature pre-game and play-by-play commentary, respectively, from TONY NUNEZ, the sports reporter for the nationally syndicated morning show, “Los Picudos por la Mañana,” and ERWIN HIGUEROS, a 27-year veteran of BAY AREA sports broadcasting who has done SPANISH play-by-play for a number of sports teams, including the OAKLAND A’s, FRESNO STATE BULLDOGS, SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS, SAN JOSE SHARKS, OAKLAND RAIDERS and SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS.