🏈 “DIRECTV Huddles Up with NFL Media, Calling an Audible on their Playbook! πŸš€

TL:DR; 🚨 DIRECTV is giving a high-five to NFL Media, renewing their multi-year contract and expanding their coverage! πŸŽ‰ Say hello to NFL Network via DIRECTV STREAM and U-verse, and for the first time ever, welcome NFL RedZone across all platforms. Get ready to feel like you’re in the endzone! 🏟️

Dodge, duck, dip, dive and… DIRECTV! πŸ“‘ That’s right, folks, DIRECTV just renewed its affiliation agreement with NFL Media, showing they aren’t ready to throw in the towel on their love for sports. But it’s not just a renewal, oh no, they’re pulling out all the stops to make this a game changer! 🀯

DIRECTV will now distribute NFL Network via DIRECTV STREAM and U-verse, providing fans with more ways to get their football fix. But wait, there’s more! For the first time in the history of ever, DIRECTV will be carrying NFL RedZone across all platforms. So, get ready to have every touchdown at your fingertips. Talk about going the whole nine yards! 🏈✨

Choice subscribers with DIRECTV, either via satellite or on an authenticated streaming basis, and DIRECTV STREAM will have the pleasure of NFL Network. While U200 subscribers on U-Verse will also be joining the party. But the cherry on top? This is the first time DIRECTV and DIRECTV STREAM customers will have access to NFL RedZone. Touchdown! πŸŽ‰πŸ’₯

But how does this play out for us, the devoted sports fans? Well, imagine an enhanced DIRECTV Sports Pack for existing DIRECTV customers and a brand new Sports Pack for DIRECTV STREAM subscribers. And oh, did I mention? Each of these will feature NFL RedZone! HD Premium Tier to U-verse customers, you’re in the end zone too! πŸŸοΈπŸ“Ί

You might be wondering, “Why this move now?”πŸ€” Well, Hans Schroeder, Executive Vice President of Media Distribution for the NFL, put it best: this renewal not only continues their long-standing partnership, but also gives millions of DIRECTV customers (who are avid NFL fans) greater access to top-tier NFL content.🏈🌐

But what can we expect from NFL Network and NFL RedZone? Get ready for year-round NFL content, including exclusive live preseason and regular season games, popular studio shows like Good Morning Football, NFL GameDay Morning, and NFL Total Access! Plus, award-winning original series such as A Football Life, NFL 360, and America’s Game. πŸŽ₯πŸ”₯

With NFL RedZone, you won’t miss a single touchdown, thanks to host Scott Hanson’s updates from every game on Sunday afternoons during the NFL regular season. πŸŽ™οΈπŸ’¨

Now, it’s worth noting that NFL content remains the most valuable in the realm of sports and entertainment. According to Nielsen, a whopping 185 million people tuned into the 2022 NFL regular season, with an average of 16.7 million viewers per game. It’s safe to say, DIRECTV is kicking off a high-stakes game here! πŸ“ˆπŸŒŸ

However, before you get your jerseys in a twist, the specifics of this deal have not been released to the public. πŸ‘€πŸ”’

So, let’s kick off the discussion! πŸ“£ What are your thoughts on this expansion? Are you ready to buckle up for this amplified NFL experience? And perhaps the biggest question of them all: