Entravision Announces Extension of NFL Partnership for Exclusive National Spanish Radio Broadcast Rights
Entravision Communications Corporation , a leading global media and marketing technology company, announced that the Company will bring listeners the most extensive Spanish language radio broadcast coverage of the NFL in both the 2021 and 2022 seasons. Entravision will broadcast more NFL games than ever before in the 2021 season, scheduled to cover 50 games in 29 U.S. markets across its owned-and-operated and affiliate stations.
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“We are thrilled to extend our partnership with the NFL and bring our listeners the most extensive Spanish language radio broadcast of the National Football League”
Entravision will begin with NFL Kickoff on Thursday, September 9, featuring a match-up between the Dallas Cowboys and the defending Super Bowl champions, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Radio coverage continues across the entire, newly expanded 18-week NFL season, including all Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football games, and will extend through the postseason including the AFC Championship, NFC Championship and culminating with Super Bowl LVI when the event returns to Los Angeles on February 13, 2022 after nearly three decades. Super Bowl LVI will be played at SoFi Stadium, the home of the NFL’s Los Angeles Chargers and Los Angeles Rams.
Entravision’s game day broadcasts include a 15-minute pre-game show, followed by the live game broadcast and post-game analysis. In addition, Sunday broadcasts start with a 30-minute signature analysis show, Pase Completo, prior to the pre-game show. In its sixth season, Pase Completo features veteran multi-sport announcer Ricardo Celis and game analyst Tony Nuñez. The Pase Completo program will also be streamed live on Facebook Live.
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“We are thrilled to extend our partnership with the NFL and bring our listeners the most extensive Spanish language radio broadcast of the National Football League,” said Jeffery Liberman, President and Chief Operating Officer of Entravision Communications Corporation. “With the expectation that NFL stadiums will return to full capacity for the 2021 season, the fast-growing Latino fan base is passionately awaiting the start of the season. We have had a great partnership with the NFL, and we will continue to build upon this momentum to provide best-in-class coverage and cross-promotion of the most beloved sports properties in the United States.”
“Our partnership with Entravision is vital as it helps bring NFL football to Spanish speaking fans, one of the fastest growing segments of the NFL fan base,” said Tim Ellis, Chief Marketing Officer of the NFL. “Providing Spanish language calls of a large slate of NFL games including Sunday Night and Monday Night Football as well as the postseason and the Super Bowl, Entravision will ensure that our Latino fans have access to the NFL.”