How and when to watch the NFL draft 2020 on ABC7

Here's how to watch the NFL draft on ABC7. Details on start time and TV schedule below.
The NFL draft starts this Thursday, April 23, and you can watch it all on ABC7.

Eyewitness News will follow ABC'S draft programming.

NFL Draft Schedule (April 23-25):



  • Thursday, April 23 (5:00-8:30 p.m. PDT): NFL Draft, Round 1

  • Friday, April 24 (4:00-8:30 p.m. PDT): NFL Draft, Rounds 2 and 3


  • Saturday, April 25 (9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. PDT): NFL Draft, Rounds 4-7


  • *While the draft is on Channel 7, you can watch Eyewitness News on abc7.com/live, our ABC7 Los Angeles app and our new streaming apps.

    The 2020 NFL Draft telecasts - originally scheduled to be on-site in Las Vegas, Nevada - will now originate from ESPN's Bristol, Connecticut, studios and adhere to proper social distancing guidelines and local workplace rules due to COVID-19.

    Everyone will be at home for the NFL Draft, and that includes Commissioner Roger Goodell. The first NFL Draft was held in 1936 in the basement of a Philadelphia hotel, and now, Goodell will announce Wednesday night's picks from the basement of his house in New York.

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    ABC7 is a proud broadcast partner of the Los Angeles Rams.

    Rams fans, don't miss two post-draft shows this weekend streaming live on the Rams' YouTube channel, Facebook page and on theRams.com. The first show starts at 8 p.m. on Friday, and the second show airs at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.
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