Soccer Night in America

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Soccer Night in America
Starring JP Dellacamera
Kyle Martino
Eric Wynalda
Christopher Sullivan
Brian Dunseth
Country of origin  United States
Production
Running time 2 hours (2.5 hours select games)
Broadcast
Original channel

Fox Soccer (2003-2011)

Fox Sports 1 (2015-2022)
Original run 2003  – 2011

Soccer Night in America (also known as MLS Saturday/MLS on Fox Soccer) was a weekly presentation of Major League Soccer games on FOX Soccer that began in 2003. In 2007, MLS Saturday started showing a 30 minute pregame and a 30 minute postgame show for each game. From 2005 to 2011, FOX Soccer showed 25 to 30 live games each season, plus 2 to 3 playoff games.

In 2011, MLS on Fox Soccer was rebranded as Soccer Night in America, with its production revamped to provide a viewing experience similar to NFL on Fox.[1] However, Fox was outbid by NBC Sports Network for its MLS package for the 2012-2014 seasons.[2]

However, Soccer Night in America will return in the 2015 season, as part of a new deal between Fox and ESPN. With games on Fox Sports 1, airing from 7-9pm ET.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.broadcastingcable.com/article/467697-Fox_Soccer_Rebranding_its_Coverage.php
  2. ^ http://goal.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/10/m-l-s-and-nbc-sports-announce-new-tv-deal/