ESPN, ACC Extend Rights Deal Through 2027

ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 11: Michael Snaer #21 of the Florida State Seminoles celebrates after their 85-82 win over the North Carolina Tar Heels in the Final Game of the 2012 ACC Men's Basketball Conference Tournament at Philips Arena on March 11, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

ESPN and the ACC have extended their broadcast rights deal through the 2027 season.

The Atlantic Coast Conference will be adding Pittsburgh and Syracuse to their stable of schools in the future and have now struck a rights deal with the ESPN family of networks to air the various ACC sports. The games will be shown on ESPN. ESPN3, ESPN Mobile TV, and ESPN 3D both nationally and internationally.

ESPN and the Atlantic Coast Conference have agreed on a rights deal that extends through the 2026-27 season and will mean additional football, men's and women's basketball and Olympic sports coverage on a variety of platforms.

The network will air an addition 30 regular season ACC basketball games, two conference tournament games, and an addition 14 ACC football games. Three of the ACC football games that ESPN will be showing are Friday Night games, with one being the day after Thanksgiving.

The original deal between the ACC and ESPN ran through 2023 and now is extended to the 2026-2027 season.

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