Bleacher Report Gets Digital-Centric Football Fans Involved With B/R Gridiron 2020 NFL Draft Show
When the NFL Draft begins on Thursday, April 23, Bleacher Report will be there to cover each and every pick along with expert analysis and content during its B/R Gridiron 2020 NFL Draft Show presented by Quicken Loans. Hosted by Adam Lefkoe with B/R NFL Draft expert Matt Miller and Connor Rogers, the show – designed with the young, mobile-first sports fan in mind – will be streamed live in the B/R app, connecting fans through its innovative social functionality.
The B/R app will provide a community of NFL fans the opportunity to comment, build chat groups and share breaking news around their team’s latest picks, combined with B/R’s unique insights to give fans an all-in-one platform for the event. The B/R Gridiron 2020 NFL Draft Show presented by Quicken Loans will stream live Thursday through Saturday, April 23-25, in the B/R app and the Bleacher Report YouTube channel.
The NFL Draft is consistently one of the most engaged periods for Bleacher Report across all platforms. In addition to the B/R Gridiron 2020 NFL Draft Show presented by Quicken Loans, B/R will roll out a full slate of editorial features and Q&A’s led by B/R NFL reporter Tyler Dunne and B/R football writer Adam Kramer that shine a spotlight on some of this year’s hottest prospects. B/R will support the program with the launch of a special collection apparel line featuring 11 top picks from the draft including Joe Burrow, Chase Young, Tua Tagovailoa, and Justin Herbert.
The B/R Gridiron 2020 NFL Draft Show will air during the following times:
- Thursday, April 23: 8 p.m.-Midnight ET
- Friday, April 24: 7 p.m.-Midnight
- Saturday, April 25: 12-3 p.m.
B/R Gridiron launched in Fall 2019, connecting the many voices and personalities across all levels of American football directly to B/R’s audience of more than 200 million hyperconnected sports fans. Since its launch, B/R has become the #1 digital sports publisher on NFL Sunday and NFL engagement on B/R has grown by 41%. The B/R Gridiron brand on Instagram has reached nearly half a million followers, 77% of whom are in the 18-34 demo.