ELEAGUE, as part of its partnership with Psyonix, has announced a Rocket League series that will air on TBS.
The series follows nine teams as they travel to compete in the prestigious event.
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The six-part Road to the Rocket League World Championship series will first air on October 4th and October 11th, following TBS’ MLB Postseason coverage. It will then continue on October 18th, October 25th, November 1st, and November 8th.
A two-part Rocket League focused program will follow the series, though details are scarce at the time of writing, on December 13th and December 20th.
The content, business, and event partnership between ELEAGUE and Psyonix was announced in February. The deal included televised coverage of both seasons 7 and 8 of the Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS).
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At the time of the announcement, Jeremy Dunham, Vice President of Publishing at Psyonix said the following: “We’re excited to bring Rocket League Esports and the Rocket League Championship Series to new television and collegiate audiences. This is a significant step forward for our sport and ongoing relationship with our partners at ELEAGUE. We’re excited to see what the future will bring!”
Esports Insider says: ELEAGUE has done a great job with its televised esports content so far and there’s no reason to believe that the upcoming episodes will deviate from this. Having unique, story-driven content on television is a good thing for esports and we’re happy to see it continue.