ESPN Unveils 35-Game College Football Bowl Season Schedule For 2020-21

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ESPN will televise a 35-game college football bowl season schedule in 2020-21, continuing its long-standing commitment to the sport. The schedule features 13 ESPN Events owned and operated games, the College Football Playoff Semifinals (Friday, Jan. 1) and the entire New Year’s Six, culminating with the College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T (Monday, … Read more

ESPN Expands Keith Olbermann Role

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Keith Olbermann, historically one of ESPN’s most prominent and impactful commentators, will expand his existing ESPN role by making additional appearances across ESPN platforms and programs in 2018 as part of a new agreement, it was announced by Norby Williamson, ESPN Executive Vice President, Production and Managing Editor. Olbermann, who has contributed to various ESPN … Read more

ESPN And ESPN+ to Become Exclusive Media Home Of UFC In The U.S.

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UFC(R), the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, and The Walt Disney Company’s new Direct-To-Consumer and International segment along with ESPN, today announced the full scope of the historic multi-year agreement that makes ESPN-branded media platforms the exclusive digital and television home of the UFC in the United States, further expanding streaming rights to UFC … Read more

ABC’s SATURDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Alabama, Penn State And Ohio State Headline First Three Weeks

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ABC’s Saturday Night Football, the most-watched college football franchise on any network the last two seasons, will begin the 2018 season with the College Football Playoff National Champions on opening weekend, the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl Champions in week 2, and the Big Ten and Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Champions in week 3. All three weeks … Read more

ESPN 2018 NFL Draft Delivers More Than 2.9 Million Viewers

ESPN’s three-day presentation of the 2018 NFL Draft (Rounds 1-7) averaged a 1.9 household rating and 2,906,000 viewers over the nearly 15 hours across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and ABC, according to Nielsen. Note: The NFL Draft audience is likely to grow by eight percent once all streaming and out-of-home audiences are included, based on … Read more

2018 Monday Night Football Preseason Schedule

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2018 Monday Night Football Preseason Schedule ESPN’s Monday Night Football 2018 preseason action kicks off Thursday, Aug. 16, when the New York Jets and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater visit the Washington Redskins, led by new quarterback Alex Smith, at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. Bridgewater, formerly with the Minnesota Vikings, will look to regain a starting … Read more

2018 NFL Preseason Schedule Announced

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The NFL has finalized its 65-game 2018 NFL preseason schedule, which includes a slate of eight nationally-televised games, the league announced today. The 2018 preseason will kick off on Thursday, August 2 (NBC, 8:00 PM ET) in Canton, Ohio when the Chicago Bears face the Baltimore Ravens in the NFL/Hall of Fame Game. NFL Network … Read more

ESPN+ To Launch April 12

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ESPN+, the upcoming direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International in partnership with ESPN and featuring ESPN branded content, will launch on April 12 and offer fans a dynamic lineup of live sports, original content and an unmatched library of award-winning on-demand programming – all for a subscription price of $4.99 per month. … Read more

Disney, ESPN Networks Join PlayStation Vue

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The wait is over — starting today, PlayStation Vue gets a big boost in live sports, family, and primetime TV programming with the arrival of Disney and ESPN Media Networks. This adds popular channels fans have been waiting for, including ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, Disney Channel, and more. On top of that, we’re reducing the price of all PlayStation … Read more

ABC & ESPN Release 2015-16 NBA Schedule

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ABC and ESPN will combine to televise 90 games during the 2015-16 NBA regular-season, all of which are either exclusive or full-national telecasts. Beginning January 23 at 8:30 p.m., ET, ESPN on ABC will launch its new, prime-time franchise, “NBA Saturday Night on ABC,” with a blockbuster matchup – the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James … Read more

THE 2015 ESPYS WINNERS

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The biggest stars from the worlds of sports and entertainment gathered in downtown Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday night to celebrate the best sports stories of the year at The 2015 ESPYS Presented by Capital One. The show was hosted by actor Joel McHale and aired on ABC. Peyton Manning won his … Read more

Stephen A. Smith Signs New Multi-Year Deal with ESPN

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Stephen A. Smith has signed a new multi-year deal with ESPN where he will continue to be seen and heard across a variety of platforms, particularly as a featured commentator on ESPN2’s live weekday morning debate show, First Take. Smith will also continue to serve as a major contributor to SportsCenter, as well as other … Read more