Riot Games has published new changes to its top League of Legends competition in North America, the LCS, as well the tier-two LCS Academy. Most notably, regular season broadcasts will extend to three days a week, with four games on Saturday and Sunday (followed by an in-studio Academy game) and a new “Monday Night League” broadcast that will feature two “marquee match-ups” of the week.
Three academy games will also be broadcasted live from the LCS studios on Mondays. Five remote games will be played on Fridays, however, these will be featured in a new “Academy Rush” show, in which shoutcasters [commentators] and analysts will move between different games and their various highlight moments. The last of these Friday games will be shown in full.
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