ESPN goes long in Canton

ESPN locked in a new seven-year agreement with the Pro Football Hall of Fame to present the annual Enshrinement Ceremony, with the deal kicking in this year and running through 2020, which marks the centennial anniversary of the National Football League’s inaugural season. This year’s ceremony will be shown on Saturday at 7p on ESPN2. Trey Wingo hosts with NFL analysts Tom Jackson and Chris Mortensen and reporter Sal Paolantonio. Chris Berman will again emcee the ceremony. “The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony is a signature event that honors the sport’s all-time greats and each year helps officially kick off the start of the new season,” said Burke Magnus, Senior Vice President, Programming Acquisitions. “ESPN has a proud history of presenting this celebration of the game of football and we are thrilled to extend our relationship with the Hall of Fame with this new long-term agreement.”

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