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Channel 5's Football League Tonight to broadcast highlights at primetime

17 June 2015

Channel 5, the new home for The Football League’s weekly highlights show, have confirmed details of their coverage for 2015/16 following today's fixture announcement.

Their new show Football League Tonight will be shown live in a primetime 9pm slot on Channel 5 every Saturday of the season from August 8.

Every Goal. Every Week

Each show will feature the top match footage from all three divisions of the Sky Bet Football League and will include every single goal from matches across the board.

In addition, Channel 5 will also broadcast three one-hour shows covering the end of season Sky Bet Play-Offs across all three divisions, plus eight one-hour highlights shows covering the action from each round of the Capital One Cup. 

Your Show

As well as every goal across the divisions, the show will be jam-packed with high profile names. Players and managers will be encouraged to join us in the studio each week, or take part in the conversation via Skype and Facetime. A vibrant studio audience of genuine fans will also give their opinions. No lengthy punditry, no football clichés, this is football on 5 at its most exciting.

Executive Producer for Channel 5, Mark Sharman, said: “Channel 5 are committed to bringing a quality, innovative football highlights show to Saturday night primetime TV. The 9pm slot finally gives the Sky Bet Football League the coverage and respect the fans deserve on terrestrial television.”

Sunset+Vine, the multi award-winning independent TV sports production and media company, is producing Football League Tonight Show on Channel 5.

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