First XFL Game Brings In 3.3 Million Viewers

Houston Roughnecks quarterback P.J. Walker (11) looks to pass as he scrambles during an XFL football game, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Matt Patterson)

Where do football fans go to get their gridiron fix now that the NFL season has ended? Many have tuned into the XFL.

According to ABC, an average of 3.3 million watched the league’s debut game between the Seattle Dragons and DC Defenders on Saturday.

ESPN adds that viewership peaked at 4 million towards the end of the broadcast.

The figures beat the Alliance of American Football for its inaugural matchup last year.

They folded before completing the season.

How do you think the XFL will succeed this time around?

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