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NFL Draft to be televised on ABC for first time

Posted: 1:02 PM, Apr 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-15 20:02:44Z

For the first time in its history, ABC will broadcast all three days of the NFL Draft 2019 – including two nights of primetime coverage – as part of The Walt Disney Company's unprecedented commitment to one of the National Football League's marquee off-season events.

ABC will be the exclusive broadcast home of the event and will produce its own distinct telecast for the ABC audience, separate from ESPN and NFL Network, during the first two nights of coverage. For the second straight year, ABC will simulcast ESPN's presentation on Day 3.

ABC's draft coverage will be anchord by ESPN's "College GameDay" crew -- Rece Davis, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard and Lee Corso.

The 2019 NFL Draft is scheduled for April 25-27, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Watch LIVE on the ABC app from your smartphone and tablet (iOS and Android), computer on ABC.com and connected devices (Roku, AppleTV and Amazon Fire TV). See the full NFL draft schedule below!

Round/Date
TV Coverage
Round 1: Thursday, April 25 • 8 PM ET
ABC, ESPN, NFL Network and ESPN Deportes

Rounds 2-3: Friday, April 26 • 7 PM ET
ABC, ESPN/ESPN2, NFL Network and ESPN Deportes

Rounds 4-7: Saturday, April 27 • 12 PM ET
ABC, ESPN, NFL Network and ESPN Deportes