What channel is the NFL Draft on today? Start times, TV schedule for Day 1, Day 2 & Day 3 Fortunately for fans who wish to watch, the TV channels and start times for all three days and seven rounds of the 2020 NFL Draft remain unchanged. Of course, due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, those are just about the only aspects of the 2020 NFL Draft, which is playing out virtually, that remain somewhat normal. As originally scheduled, the 2020 NFL Draft began Thursday, April 23 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC, ESPN and NFL Network.