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Vince McMahon's XFL Secures TV Deals With Fox Sports, ESPN

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The XFL, the professional football league that Vince McMahon is launching next year, has secured multiyear television deals with Fox Corp.’s Fox Sports and Walt Disney Co.’s ESPN that will see more than half of the games in its inaugural season air on broadcast TV.

In addition to weekly games on the Fox broadcast network and Disney-owned ABC, XFL games will be televised on the cable channels ESPN, ESPN2, FS1 and FS2. With the exception of two Thursday games, weekends will consist of two games on Saturday and two games on Sunday.