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XFL TV schedule: How to watch the new league in 2023, what TV channels and live streams will air games

The new league can be seen on the ESPN family of networks

XFL: New York Guardians at STL Battlehawks Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports

The latest iteration of the XFL returns Saturday with the Vegas Vipers facing the Arlington Renegades kicking off the season.

That game can be seen on ABC at 3 p.m. EST. Fans should get used to seeing spring football on one of America’s largest networks too.

The league and ESPN announced that all of the games for this season, including the playoffs and championship game, will be seen on the ESPN/Disney family of networks. ESPN and ESPN2 will get the lion’s share, with 22, ABC will broadcast seven games, and FX, an entity of the Walt Disney Company, will broadcast 15 games.

Every XFL game will be available to stream on ESPN+ and will be simulcasted in 142 countries around the world.

Here’s the full slate for the opening weekend of XFL action, which gets going Saturday and wraps up Sunday.

  • Saturday, February 18: Vegas Vipers vs Arlington Renegades at Choctaw Stadium at 3 p.m. on ABC and ESPN+
  • Saturday, February 18: Orlando Guardians vs. Houston Roughnecks at TDECU Stadium at 8:30 pm ET on ESPN/FX and ESPN+
  • Sunday, February 19: St. Louis Battlehawks vs. San Antonio Brahmas at The Alamodome; at 3 pm ET on ABC and ESPN+
  • Sunday. February 19: Seattle Sea Dragons vs. D.C. Defenders at Audi Field in primetime at 8 pm ET on ESPN and ESPN+