The New York Jets are getting a new television deal with the ESPN family of networks, ESPN announced Wednesday.
ESPN and ESPN2 will combine to produce and distribute the network’s content, and the network will also carry ESPN’s digital content.
ESPN’s original broadcast rights, which are owned by Disney, will be sold to Disney for a total of $1.25 billion.ESPN’s new deal with ESPN and ESPN1 includes a $150 million licensing fee for the 2016-17 season, ESPN confirmed.
It is the second time ESPN and Disney have worked together in this agreement.
ESPN has been airing the league’s coverage since 2009.
The new deal comes just a month after ESPN announced that it was entering into an agreement to sell its existing broadcast rights to ESPN3 and ESPNU.
That deal is worth $300 million over two years.
ESPN3 has already been sold to Fox Sports 1 for $1 billion.
ESPNU has been acquired by Disney for $200 million.
The networks will begin broadcasting the 2017-18 season on ESPN3 beginning with the Sept. 10 game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.ESPN also announced that ESPNU will carry the NFL Network, which is ESPN’s live sports network.
ESPN will also air the College Football Playoff, which will air on ESPN2 starting in 2018.