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What TV channels are airing the 2021 NFL Draft

We break down what channels are offering coverage of the 2021 NFL Draft.

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The 2021 NFL Draft gets underway Thursday evening with the Jacksonville Jaguars officially going on the clock at 8 p.m. ET. The Jaguars have ten minutes to make their pick, but considering Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is as close to a lock as one can get, hopefully they don’t waste our time!

The draft will air across a host of channels, including four different options in the United States and TSN in Canada. In the US, that means you can pick and choose the announcers and even the type of coverage you’re getting.

The 2021 NFL Draft will air in the US on ABC, ESPN, and NFL Network, as well as ESPN Deportes for Spanish speakers. NFL Network and ESPN will offer the more traditional coverage, while ABC will offer the College GameDay type of coverage. ABC’s coverage will last the first two days and then day three will see ESPN host and ABC offer a simulcast.

Thursday, April 29

ABC: Main broadcast will include Rece Davis (host), Kirk Herbstreit (analyst), Desmond Howard (analyst), and Todd McShay (analyst). A second set will feature Maria Taylor (host), Jesse Palmer (analyst), and David Pollack (analyst).

ESPN: Mike Greenberg (host), Mel Kiper (analyst), Louis Riddick (analyst), Booger McFarland (analyst), Chris Mortensen (NFL Insider), Adam Schefter (NFL Insider), and Suzy Kolber (draftee interviews)

ESPN Deportes: Eduardo Varela, Pablo Viruega, Rebeca Landa, Sebastian Martinez-Christensen

NFL Network: Rich Eisen, Daniel Jeremiah, Charles Davis, and Stanford Head Coach David Shaw on main set. Kurt Warner and Joel Klatt on the outside set. Ian Rapoport as the Insider. Melissa Stark on the draft stage.

Friday, April 30

ABC: Main broadcast will include Rece Davis (host), Kirk Herbstreit (analyst), Desmond Howard (analyst), and Todd McShay (analyst). A second set will feature Maria Taylor (host), Jesse Palmer (analyst), and David Pollack (analyst).

ESPN: Mike Greenberg (host), Mel Kiper (analyst), Louis Riddick (analyst), Booger McFarland (analyst), Chris Mortensen (NFL Insider), Adam Schefter (NFL Insider), and Suzy Kolber (draftee interviews)

ESPN Deportes: Eduardo Varela, Pablo Viruega, Rebeca Landa, Sebastian Martinez-Christensen

NFL Network: Rich Eisen, Daniel Jeremiah, Charles Davis, and Joel Klatt on main set. Chris Rose and Peter Schrager on the outside set. Ian Rapoport as the Insider. Melissa Stark on the draft stage.

Saturday, May 1

ESPN (simulcast on ABC): Rece Davis (host), Mel Kiper (analyst), Todd McShay (analyst), Louis Riddick (analyst), Chris Mortensen (reporter), and Adam Schefter Schefter (reporter).

ESPN Deportes: Eduardo Varela, Pablo Viruega, Rebeca Landa, Sebastian Martinez-Christensen

NFL Network: Rich Eisen, Daniel Jeremiah, Charles Davis, and Peter Schrager on the main set. Ian Rapoport as the Insider