LOS ANGELES, CA. (June 13, 2019) - The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) and NBC Sports announced today that Sunday’s game (2-4 pm ET) between Chaos LC and Atlas LC from Red Bull Arena averaged a Total Audience Delivery of 412,000 viewers across NBC, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, making it the most-watched outdoor pro lacrosse game in history and the most-watched pro lacrosse game in 14 years (2005, NLL indoor championship, Toronto-Arizona, 689,000 viewers on NBC).
In addition, Saturday’s Redwoods-Archers game on NBCSN averaged a Total Audience Delivery of 60,000 viewers across NBCSN, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
PLL also announced today an agreement with Sportsnet, Canada’s #1 sports media brand, to become the exclusive distribution partner for league games in Canada for the 2019 PLL season. More info can be found here.
PLL action continues this weekend with a triple-header from SeatGeek Stadium in Chicago. Saturday’s two matchups will be available on a combination of NBC Sports Gold and NBCSN, while the showdown on Sunday between Chrome LC and Atlas LC will be televised nationally on NBC at 2:30PM ET.
ABOUT PREMIER LACROSSE LEAGUE
The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) brings the sport of lacrosse to a national stage for the first time through a tour-based model, complete with the best players the sport has to offer. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar, philanthropist, and investor Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group comprised of The Raine Group, Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson, Creative Artists Agency (CAA). The PLL season began on June 1, 2019 with six teams embarking on a 14-week season that concludes with a playoff and PLL Championship Game. The PLL season is distributed through an exclusive media-rights agreement with NBC Sports Group. For more information, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media: Instagram (@PLL), Twitter(@PremierLacrosse), Facebook (@PremierLacrosseLeague) and YouTube (YouTube.com/PLL).