After an exciting week 1 and return of the NFL, tonight, the Madden NFL 21 Championship Series kicks off with the premieres of King of the Hill and Derwin James vs. the World – Presented by Oakley – two back to back Madden NFL showdowns, featuring top athletes, celebrities and competitive gamers on the Madden NFL Twitch and YouTube.
- King of the Hill, from 8 PM – 10 PM ET, will pit NFL athletes AJ Terrell (Falcons) against Henry Ruggs (Raiders) and Madden NFL competitive gamers Boogz against Young Kiv. Players will battle it out to move on to the next round of King of the Hill to face another challenger hungry for the champion title.
- From 10 PM – 11 PM ET, Chargers Safety Derwin James will be going head to head with rapper, Lil Baby, for the first round of Derwin James vs. The World – Presented by Oakley to prove he is in fact the best Madden NFL player in the League and beyond. Derwin James will be wearing Oakley’s Prizm Gaming Lens Technology – developed specifically for gaming.
Tune-in to Madden NFL’s Twitch and YouTube channels at 8PM ET every Tuesday night this season to check out all of the action. Week 2 challengers (9/22) include hip hop icon, Quavo, Los Angeles Rams’ Cam Akers and more.