USFL Unveils 2023 Broadcast Schedule With League Partners FOX Sports & NBC Sports Televising All 43 USFL Games
League Enhances Media Exposure with More Games Airing on Broadcast Networks for the 2023 Season
FOX Sports Kicks Off its Coverage with a USFL Doubleheader on Saturday, April 15
NBC Sports Opens its USFL Slate of Games on Sunday, April 16
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 13, 2023 – The United States Football League (USFL) today announced its television schedule for the 2023 USFL season. FOX Sports and NBC Sports, the League’s official media partners, will combine to present all 40 regular-season games and three postseason matchups live on national television.
There will be 29 games on broadcast networks between FOX and NBC, an additional 6 games versus the League’s inaugural season. There will also be 13 primetime games across FOX, FS1 and NBC.
The second season of the USFL kicks off with a doubleheader on FOX on Saturday, April 15 at 4:30 PM ET as the Memphis Showboats make their inaugural home debut at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium in Memphis, TN, against the Philadelphia Stars. In the primetime matchup, the 2022 USFL Champion Birmingham Stallions take on the New Jersey Generals from Protective Stadium in Birmingham, AL, at 7:30 PM ET on FOX.
On Sunday, April 16, NBC Sports opens its USFL schedule as the Michigan Panthers take on the Houston Gamblers from Memphis at Noon ET on NBC and Peacock.
Where to Watch:
For the 2023 USFL season, FOX Sports will carry 25 games split between FOX (18) and FS1 (7), and NBC Sports will present 18 games across NBC and Peacock (11) and USA Network and Peacock (7). All NBC Sports games can also be streamed live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, while all games on FOX and FS1 can be streamed on the FOX Sports app and FOXSports.com.
Each network will reveal its respective production details, including broadcast teams, at a later date.
For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit theUSFL.com.
USFL Schedule by the Numbers:
Total Games – 43
Primetime Games – 13
FOX & NBC Broadcasts – 29
FOX – 18
FS1 – 7
NBC & Peacock – 11
USA Network & Peacock – 7
Saturday Games – 22
Sunday Games – 21
USFL 2023 SEASON BROADCAST SCHEDULE
About the United States Football League (USFL):
Fun, fast, and physical, the USFL is a fan-first, stand-alone major professional spring football league. Run by experienced football leaders, the USFL’s successful first season finished July 3, 2022, at the Hall of Fame Village in Canton, Ohio, with the Birmingham Stallions winning the championship by defeating the Philadelphia Stars, 33-30. FOX Sports and NBC Sports are official media partners, presenting all 43 regular- and postseason games for the eight-team league. Former NFL Dallas Cowboys player and current FOX NFL analyst Daryl Johnston is USFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations. Former NFL Vice President of Officiating and current FOX NFL analyst Mike Pereira is USFL Head of Officiating. “United By Football” for fans of America’s favorite sport, USFL Season 2 kicks-off April 15, 2023. For scheduling and ticketing information, visit theUSFL.com and follow on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok.
March 18, 2023 at 2:16 pm
The USFL was so wise to not schedule their season, so that it conflicts with the basketball tournament. That other spring league is going to lose three weeks of viewers to March Madness.