Fox Sports has launched the NFL Network.
The network will be available in HD, a la ESPN, as well as in a number of other platforms.
Fox Sports said that it will provide original programming, along with a wide variety of sports, including college football, basketball, soccer, baseball, soccer and women’s basketball.
The networks first joint venture will be NFL Network, which will be a free-to-air network that will offer NFL-related programming on ESPN, ESPN2 and Fox Sports Go.
The launch of the network will also come as the NFL’s owners approve the $4.5 billion purchase of the NFL by Disney.
The agreement is expected to close this summer.
Fox Sports said in a statement that it has a long history of producing premium sports programming and it will be proud to join the league in this groundbreaking era.
“We are thrilled to be a part of the NBA and a pioneer in sports content,” NFL Media president Chris Mortensen said.
“It is truly an honor to be joining Fox Sports and joining the NBA.”
The network, which launched in 2014, has a lineup of marquee personalities including Jemele Hill, Sean McDonough, Cris Collinsworth, John Kruger and Stephen A. Smith, among others.