Fox will televise the NFL draft for the first time in its history, partnering with the NFL Network for a joint production that will air on both networks.

Fox will televise the first round on Thursday, April 26, and the second and third rounds on Friday, April 27.

ESPN, which has broadcast the draft since 1980, will continue to do so. Since 2006, both ESPN and the NFL Network have broadcast separate productions of the draft. 

ESPN initially didn't pay to televise the draft but they have more recently been charged a rights fee.