The NFLN or the NFL Network is an American television speciality channel that is owned and operated by the National Football League (NFL). The NFL Network was launched on the fourth of November in the year 2003 after only eight months after the 32 league team owners voted to approve the formation of the NFL Network, investing $100 million for funding the network’s operations.
The NFL Network has covered the NFL Draft since 2006, in which the channel began to broadcast eight prime time regular season NFL games that is currently running under the banner of the Thursday Night Football, where the NFL Network works from studios as: Culver City, California, that is near Los Angeles, and proadcasting thier feeds worldwide from Crawford Communications in Atlanta, GA.
NFL Network proadcasting
- NFL Network HD:
a high definition of a simulcast of NFL Network that launched in August 2004 that is avaliable on Direc TV nationally and on the Dish Network, and it is regionally avaliable on Verizon FiOS, AT & T Uverse, and also on some Comcast and Cox Communications cable systems. From the shows that are aired in NFL network HD: NFL Total Access, Around the League, NFL GameDay, Live Wire, Sounds of the Game, Thursday Night Football, Starting 11, and NFL Replay.
- NFL Network RedZone Channel:
The channel was premiered on the thirteenth of September in the year 2009, which is avaliable on Sundays during the regular season of the NFL, with extended highlights. A DirecTV produced a channel under the same name that was avaliable to the DirecTV subscribers in which it is a part of NFL Sunday Ticket that is prior to the date of its premiation, and it continues to run concurrently. The NFL network RedZone channel was hosted by Scott Hanson who explains and examplifies the situations in transition from a game to another game.
ESPN partnership with the NFL Network
In 2010, Dteve Bornstein the chief executive of the NFL Network and the former chairman of ESPN, reported in The Wall Street Journal that it has been a “high – level discussions” with NFL and Disney excutives including the NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and CEO Robert Iger.