It was announced Tuesday that the XFL will air all regular-season and playoff games on ESPN and other networks owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company. This is part of a multiyear agreement.
The announcement was made at Disney's Upfront. It revealed that 40 regular-season XFL games will be broadcast on ABC, ABC, FX and FX starting in February 2023.
The deal also includes rights to content for Disney's digital, streaming, and social outlets like ESPN+.
The eight-team XFL returns under new owners Dany Garcia, Dwayne Johnson “The Rock”, and Gerry Cardinale's RedBird Capital Partners. The XFL was launched in February.This will be a focus on innovation programs and player health.
Johnson stated in a statement that Johnson's decision was a decisive moment for the XFL. Johnson also said it is the beginning of an amazing, long-term partnership with the league. This builds on the longstanding, very successful legacy relationship Johnson has had with Disney all my career.