The American Athletic Conference has a contract with ESPN Networks for all of their football television rights. ABC/ESPN will guarantee the conference a minimum of 28 games to air on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU with a minimum of three of the 28 games on ABC. Games may also appear on ESPNEWS and ESPN3.
ESPN has elected to sublicense 13-15 games per year to CBS Sports Network. Navy's home games will air on CBS Sports Network in 2018 & 2019 as well under a new agreement. Starting in 2020, the conference's primary rightsholder will have access to one Navy home game per season plus the "home" game vs. Notre Dame every other year. The rest will air on CBS Sports Network through 2027.
The contract with ESPN, along with ESPN's sublicense agreement with CBS Sports Network, end after the 2019-2020 athletic year.
|Washington St. vs. Houston
(at NRG Stadium)
|Holy Cross at Navy|
|Air Force at Navy|
|American Athletic Championship|