Making its premiere this evening on KIX, the ultimate channel for action entertainment in Asia, is ladies (American) football. Featuring games from the United States (US) Legends Football League (LFL) touted as the ‘fastest growing pro sports league in the United States’ by NBC Sports, drawing record television ratings for its U.S. broadcaster, the 7 on 7 full contact ladies football games will be shown on Starhub Cable TV Channel 518 at 10.30 pm. The games will also be shown on KIX HD which will be available on SingTel MioTV Channel 308 from May.
Three professional American football star players, Liz Gorman (LA Temptation), Angela Rypien (Baltimore Charm) and Natalie Jahnke (LA Temptation), were in Singapore, as part of a tour of various Asian cities, to celebrate the launch of LFL on KIX. The lovely ladies made an appearance yesterday afternoon at Bugis Junction, showing off some of their positions and moves, as well as engaging members of would-be fan who had braved the afternoon’s downpour to catch the three in action.
About the Legends Football League
Since its premiere in 2009, LFL has been touted as the ‘fastest growing pro sports league in the United States’ by NBC Sports and has drawn record television ratings for its U.S. broadcaster. The athletes, dressed in their lingerie-inspired uniform tops and bottoms, along with customised helmet and shoulder pads, have played to sold-out crowds across America. The 12 US franchises include teams such as the three-time champion, Los Angeles Temptation and the, Las Vegas Sin and Atlanta Steam, all of whom have built an incredible international fan base.
“We are excited to bring America’s fastest growing sports league to Asia. The LFL is not about models attempting to play football. The LFL presents tough, sexy, and talented female athletes playing full-contact, American football. At KIX, we promise our viewers the hottest action from around the world, and action does not get any hotter than this,” said Betty Tsui, Vice President, Programme, KIX and Thrill, Celestial Tiger Entertainment.
LFL (Legends Football League) USA will be shown exclusively every Sunday at 10.30pm on action channel KIX (StarHub Cable TV Channel 518) starting from April 28, and on KIX HD On Demand (SingTel mioTV Channel 308) from May.