Sling Adds NFL Network And NFL RedZone


On Tuesday, streaming TV provider Sling TV began offering many of its customers the NFL Network and NFL RedZone as part of their programming options. The NFL Network will be included as part of the base $25 per month Sling Orange programming tier as well as the $40 per month Orange + Blue programming tier. It isn't available on the Orange tier, which features a collection of Disney-owned networks that include ESPN and ESPN 2.

The NFL RedZone will be available to Blue and Orange + Blue tier subscribers as part of the $5 per month Sports Tier add-on package.

"The addition of NFL Network and NFL RedZone means our NFL coverage is available across multiple networks throughout the season on Sling TV," said Roger Lynch, CEO of Sling TV. "Watching NFL action on all your devices has never been easier."

"We are constantly looking for new ways to make our content available to the millions of NFL fans, and Sling TV distribution provides yet another option for accessing NFL Network and NFL RedZone across devices," said Hans Schroeder, Senior Vice President, Media Strategy, Business Development & Sales for the NFL.

Sling TV customers will also have access to both NFL Network and NFL RedZone through Watch NFL Network this season, available on NFL.com, the NFL app across connected TV devices, and via NFL Mobile on Windows, iOS and Android devices.

During the upcoming regular season, NFL Network will deliver exclusive Thursday Night Football games, popular shows such as NFL GameDay Morning, A Football Life, TIMELINE, and the new morning show, Good Morning Football, which airs live each weekday morning from New York City.

Additionally, with NFL Network fans can watch live and delayed coverage of the entire slate of all 64 NFL preseason games. Highlighted by a record 16 live games, NFL Network’s preseason schedule kicks off Thursday, August 11 at 7:30 PM ET with live coverage of the New England Patriots hosting the New Orleans Saints.

The NFL Network-produced NFL RedZone channel brings fans every touchdown of every game on Sunday afternoons. Hosted by Scott Hanson, NFL RedZone whips around every NFL game on Sunday afternoons delivering the touchdowns and most exciting moments live and in high definition.