ELEVEN NEXT ADDED TO JMU FOOTBALL BROADCAST DISTRIBUTIONS
HARRISONBURG, Va. – James Madison Athletics and Learfield announce the addition of ELEVEN SPORTS as an additional outlet for 2018 JMU home football games. All games will be included on the outlet’s ELEVEN Next channel, which can be viewed on the Amazon Twitch platform.
“Eleven Sports is excited to partner with James Madison University to provide national exposure for the Duke’s football program,” ELEVEN Vice President Steve Hurlbut said. “JMU has established itself as one of the nation’s preeminent FCS programs and we’re pleased to add them to our college football lineup.”
The ELEVEN SPORTS package provides an additional digital distribution to complement JMU’s 2018 broadcast offerings. All home games are offered on MadiZONE HD SportsNet presented by the JMU Alumni Association as well as on CAA.tv.
The Sept. 13 game against Robert Morris and Sept. 22 vs. William & Mary are televised on NBC Sports Washington and NBC Sports Washington Plus, respectively. The remaining three home games are televised on both MASN and SNY.
About James Madison Athletics
James Madison University is a NCAA Division I institution located in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Nicknamed the Dukes, JMU sponsors 18 sports, six male and 12 female, with approximately 450 student-athletes and an overall student enrollment of 22,686. The Dukes are part of the Colonial Athletic Association, whose conference footprint covers the East Coast spanning from South Carolina to Massachusetts.
An industry leader for more than four decades, Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. In addition to JMU, it manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for nearly 130 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors’ Cup. Learfield also provides its collegiate partners access to professional concessions and ticket sales; branding, licensing and trademark consulting; digital and social platform expertise; campuswide business and sponsorship development; and venue and technology systems through its affiliated companies.
About ELEVEN SPORTS
ELEVEN SPORTS is an award-winning global sports provider delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment to dedicated fans everywhere. Expanding globally, and with a deep understanding of the local fan, ELEVEN is challenging how live sport is packaged and delivered.
ELEVEN SPORTS delivers more than 30,000 LIVE hours of top class sporting action per year to over 17 million paying customers worldwide in Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. ELEVEN has recently made its first moves in the UK, Ireland and Portugal which are set to become the platform’s eighth, ninth and tenth markets with launches ahead of the 2018/19 domestic football season.