ESPN, CFP extend rights deal

The College Football Playoff will remain on ESPN for the foreseeable future.

The CFP agreed to a new rights deal with ESPN on Tuesday. The network will exclusively broadcast the new 12-team tournament until at least 2031. The new deal kicks in before the 2026 season and is worth $7.8 billionĀ over six years.

ESPN has held the rights to the CFP Semi-Finals and Finals since the playoff started in 2014.