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ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup on ESPN+

Showcasing the world’s top 10 national cricket teams, the 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup will stream live in the US on ESPN+ from October 5th to November 19th. The first of 48 ODI matches will begin with New Zealand facing defending champion England in a rematch of the 2019 World Cup final on October […]

September 28, 2023

ESPN, Patriot League extend content deal

The Patriot League, the collegiate athletic conference, and ESPN have reached a multi-year extension that will keep ESPN+ as the exclusive digital home for live and archived Patriot League sporting events. The sports streaming service will be home to more than 750 annual events, including college football and men’s and women’s basketball and men’s and […]

September 21, 2023

ESPN, Disney Bundle on Vizio

Vizio has announced that the ESPN App, including streaming platform ESPN+, is now available to Vizio users in the US. With the ESPN App and ESPN+, fans can experience over 27,000 live sports events, replays, original shows, and ESPN exclusives from ESPN networks – all on Vizio Smart TVs. The ESPN App brings a diverse […]

September 19, 2023

Disney and Charter ‘patch it up’

Walt Disney and Charter Communications have agreed to end a dispute over fees and terms after a 10-day ‘go dark’ stand-off. Disney will now allow Charter to offer some of its ad-supported streaming channels — including Disney+ and ESPN+ — to its customers as part of a ‘wholesale’ arrangement. Full programming has been restored to […]

September 12, 2023

ESPN, Disney to present animated NFL game

ESPN, The Walt Disney Company and the NFL are collaborating on a first-of-its-kind NFL game presentation – Toy Story Funday Football – as real-time action between the Atlanta Falcons and Jacksonville Jaguars will be experienced in Pixar’s iconic Toy Story Universe. Fans can immerse themselves in a fully-animated offering on October 1st on Disney+, ESPN+ […]

September 12, 2023By Nik Roseveare

ESPN+ to stream 500+ College Football Games

ESPN+ will stream more college football than ever before this autumn, with more than 500 games featuring teams from FBS conferences like the SEC, Big 12, American, ACC, CUSA, MAC and Sun Belt, and FCS schools from the Big Sky, MVFC, Patriot League, Ivy League, Southern, Southland, MEAC, SWAC, ASUN/WAC, the Big South-OVC Football Association […]

September 1, 2023

Data: Most-watched ESPN Little League since 2015

The 2023 edition of the Little League Baseball World Series Presented By T-Mobile was the most-watched on ESPN platforms since 2015, according to Nielsen. The 38-game slate averaged 1,081,000 viewers in the US, up 22 per cent from last year, and was also up double-digits in all key demos, including M18-34, M18-49, M25-54, P18-34, P18-49 […]

August 30, 2023

The Switch takes SlamBall Summer Series to new heights

The Switch, a provider of production services and global live video delivery, created a unique configuration and workflow for the SlamBall Summer Series after being chosen to curate, produce and deliver all live coverage of the event. Hosted at the University of Nevada Las Vegas’ Cox Pavilion throughout July and August – culminating today with […]

August 23, 2023

ESPN reveals NBA 2023-24 schedule

ESPN, in conjunction with the NBA, unveiled its US schedule for 2023-24 NBA regular season. The schedule features 100 games across ESPN and ABC, including a minimum of eight games as part of the inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament, five games on Christmas, two Opening Week doubleheaders, NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC, NBA Sunday Showcase on […]

August 17, 2023


ESPN has announced an agreement with PENN Entertainment to launch ESPN BET, a branded sportsbook for fans in the US. PENN Entertainment will rebrand its current sportsbook and relaunch as ESPN BET, effective this autumn in the 16 legalised betting states where PENN Entertainment is licensed. The rebrand includes the mobile app, website, and mobile […]

August 9, 2023