Type
Sports
Premiered
Feb. 03, 2001
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

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XFL

XFL, or The Extreme Football League was a phenomenom that swept across the nation for about a year, before they ended it due to it's cost, and violent nature. Vince McMahan, creator of the WWF, wanted to create a competing football league against the more widely known NFL. Audiences failed to watch XFL, and it was ended after one season.

XFL - 01x43 [Championship] San Francisco Demons @ Los Angeles Xtreme (NBC) Screenshot
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01x43 [Championship] San Francisco Demon… Aired: Apr. 21, 2001

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 1 season and 43 episodes air in 2001.

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  • The XFL introduced several concepts later adopted by the NFL, including an overhead camera that zoomed down the field and players introducing themselves.
  • Instead of an opening kick-off, the teams were forced to scrum for the football. Like a hockey face-off, one player from each team scrambled to recover the football and win possession for his…
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    Instead of an opening kick-off, the teams were forced to scrum for the football. Like a hockey face-off, one player from each team scrambled to recover the football and win possession for his team. The concept can be traced back to the 1920s NFL.
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  • Vince McMahon created the XFL, a football league intended as an NFL alternative, in 2000. The show was a combination of regular football and WWF-style theatrics. Despite heavy promotion,…
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    Vince McMahon created the XFL, a football league intended as an NFL alternative, in 2000. The show was a combination of regular football and WWF-style theatrics. Despite heavy promotion, including ads on all of the WWF shows, ratings were low. The show was canceled after 1 season, the league disbanded, and McMahon's company lost $35 million.
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