NEW YORK: ESPN and The Walt Disney Company will expand the agreement with Peyton Manning and his Omaha Productions company, a relationship that launched the innovative Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli this past NFL season.
Sep 15, 2021 13:09
NEW YORK: The 2021 US Open in New York averaged 881,000 viewers in prime time, up 33% (from 662,000) over last year, and it was up 13% (from an average of 702,000 to 796,000) for the entire two weeks of telecasts. Coverage totaled 153 hours across ESPN and ESPN2, an increase of 15% over the 133 that had been scheduled.
May 14, 2021 17:05
NEW YORK: ESPN and LaLiga have reached an expansive, long-term agreement that will make ESPN+ the new English- and Spanish-language home for LaLiga Santander and LaLiga SmartBank in the United States for the next eight seasons (through 2028-29).
May 04, 2021 08:05
NEW YORK: The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) announced Monday that Google will become a WNBA Changemaker through a new multiyear partnership that will drive engagement during many key moments throughout the year. As part of the partnership, Google will serve as presenting partner of the WNBA Playoffs and as an associate partner of WNBA All-Star on ESPN and the WNBA Commissioner’s Cup.
Mar 11, 2021 14:03
NEW YORK: The Walt Disney Company, ESPN and the National Hockey League announced a seven-year television, streaming and media rights deal on Wednesday, taking the new partnership from the beginning of the 2021-22 season through the 2027-28 season. The agreement brings the NHL back to Disney and ESPN platforms for the first time since 2004.
Apr 21, 2020 10:04
AMERICAN FANS MISSING SPORTS tuned to ESPN and ESPN2 in droves to watch the first two episodes of “The Last Dance”, the 10-part documentary series about Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls’ quest to win a sixth NBA title in eight years.
Apr 16, 2020 16:04
MUMBAI: After pay cuts were announced in sister organisations in the US, it comes as no surprise that similar measures have been instituted in the Indian arm of the House of Mouse.
Apr 09, 2020 18:04
NEW YORK: ESPN and Riot Games have announced an agreement for ESPN to be the official U.S. linear and authenticated streaming platform for the 2020 League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) Spring Split Playoffs. Matches will air live on ESPN2 or the ESPN app, with all matches available on demand in the ESPN app immediately following competition.
Nov 02, 2019 13:11
AUSTIN, USA: Formula 1 announced Friday the extension of its ongoing media rights agreement with broadcaster ESPN in the USA until 2022, season included. This comes off the back of double-digit television viewership growth in the United States over the past two seasons since coverage returned to ESPN in 2018, an official release states.
Jun 29, 2019 15:06
MUMBAI: LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network in association with ESPN, the one-stop destination for all things sports, Friday, announced the launch of the LinkedIn ESPN Office Sports Quiz for working professionals. The registrations for this joint initiative for corporates across the country are open till 7th July.
May 15, 2019 17:05
BRISTOL, Conn.: Las Vegas casino icon Caesars Entertainment Corp unveiled a tie-up with Walt Disney Co’s ESPN on Tuesday, the latest sign of the surge in investment by mainstream businesses since the US Supreme Court lifted a ban on sports betting last May.