Where to watch major sporting events in 2024

Plus awards shows and seasonal events on DIRECTV.

Get your head in the game with DIRECTV. For the rest of 2024, watch these major upcoming sports events, awards shows, and seasonal celebrations on the following channels and packages on DIRECTV.

2024 sports events to watch on DIRECTV

Sports coverage in the second half of 2024 starts with a bang: the Olympic Games in Paris. More international events follow, beginning with Wimbledon in July, then Premier League soccer in August, and wrapping up with the Breeders Cup in November.

Closer to home, major sporting events in 2024 are no less exciting. Watch DIRECTV for championship and new season play from America’s favorite pro sports teams — not to mention the college football kickoff at the end of August.

DateEventChannelsDIRECTV Packages
Jul. 26Paris OlympicsCNBC, NBC, USA // NBC SportsENTERTAINMENT and above // CHOICE™ and above
Aug. 17Premier LeagueNBC, USAENTERTAINMENT and above
Aug. 24College Football KickoffESPN, ESPNU, ACC NetworkCHOICE™ and above
Sep. 5NFL KickoffNFL Network // NFL Red Zone from NFL NetworkULTIMATE and above // PREMIER™ and DIRECTV Sports Pack
Sep. 22WNBA PlayoffsESPN, ESPN2ENTERTAINMENT and above
Oct. TBDMLB PlayoffsFOX Sports, MLB Network // MLB Strike ZoneULTIMATE and above // PREMIER™
Oct. 4NHL Regular SeasonABC, ESPN, TNT // NHL NetworkENTERTAINMENT and above // PREMIER™
Nov. 1Breeders CupUSAENTERTAINMENT and above
Nov. 23NWSL ChampionshipCBSENTERTAINMENT and above

2024 awards shows to watch on DIRECTV

Tune in to these sports and entertainment events to see who will be crowned top performers in 2024.

DateEventChannelDIRECTV Package

2024 seasonal events to watch on DIRECTV

Catch these holiday celebrations — yes, Shark Week is now a seasonal celebration! — on DIRECTV.

DateEventChannelDIRECTV Package
Jul. 21Shark WeekDiscoveryENTERTAINMENT and above
Nov. 28Macy’s Thanksgiving Day ParadeNBCENTERTAINMENT and above
Dec. 31New Year’s EveABC, NBC, CBSENTERTAINMENT and above

How to watch major sporting events in 2024 on DIRECTV

And don’t forget those parades and awards shows.

The best way to watch upcoming sporting events: tune in live. That’s the beauty of broadcast TV. But it’s not the only one. With DIRECTV, you can also watch rebroadcasts, record the events on DVR, catch select events On Demand, and watch on your mobile devices anywhere* you have an internet signal.

Shop packages on DIRECTV now and order in time to watch the most thrilling live events of 2024. If you can’t get installed in time, don’t forget, you can stream your DIRECTV package with the DIRECTV app or web browser the day you order.

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*Available only in the U.S. (excl. Puerto Rico and U.S.V.I.). Req’s compatible device and data connection; data charges may apply. Not all channels available to stream. Limited to up to 3 concurrent streams. Restr’s apply. Visit directv.com/app for more information.

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