North Haven, CT- ELEVEN SPORTS is pleased to announce the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) is returning this spring. ELEVEN will be providing fans with a pulsating eight game series called AUDL Extra beginning on Friday, April 27 at 10:30pm ET.
AUDL has grown immensely since its launch in 2012. Originally consisting of 8 teams, the league now houses twenty-three teams spread across the country. The AUDL Extra series on ELEVEN SPORTS will feature twelve out of the twenty-three teams with Charlie Esienhood as the play-by-play announcer. Esienhood is the Editor-in-Chief of Ultiworld, the premier news media site dedicated to the sport of ultimate frisbee.
“Our aim is to meet un-met demand and make relevant, underserved sports content available to fans, so we are thrilled to welcome back AUDL to ELEVEN SPORTS“, said Anthony Bailey, SVP Managing Director for ELEVEN SPORTS in the U.S. “AUDL continues to grow in popularity and we’re excited to grow the sport in the U.S. and provide fans with a go-to destination where they can consume and enjoy the entertainment.”
“We are really excited to be back on ELEVEN this season,” said Tim DeByl, VP Marketing AUDL. “Ultimate frisbee is a fast-growing spectator sport and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to bring it to more fans across the country.”
ELEVEN will air the following matches:
April 27- San Diego vs San Jose
May 5- Tampa Bay vs Raleigh
May 12- Dallas vs Austin
June 2- DC vs Pittsburgh
June 8- Minnesota vs Madison
July 1- Ney York vs Montreal
And 2 Flex Games (Playoffs)
ELEVEN SPORTS is available on DIRECTV channel 623, Verizon Fios channel 597 and AT&T U-verse channel 1665. AUDL will also be streaming on their new digital channel ELEVEN PRIME on twitch.tv. In addition, ELEVEN can be found on various other cable and OTT providers.
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 25,000 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’s platform agnostic approach ensures that fans are engaged at all times; on-air, online including social media. ELEVEN’s OTT platform is at the core of its long-term strategy, offering fans a flexible viewing experience across all digital devices. ELEVEN delivers live coverage of premium sports in local languages, supplemented with news, comprehensive pitch-side and in-studio analysis, digital content and local programming. ELEVEN’s services are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD or 4K and locally produced to the highest international production standards.
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