Tag Archives: ESPN

ESPN launches dedicated women’s sports brand in Mexico

ESPN has launched in Mexico espnW, its dedicated womens brand, which includes content initiatives to engage and inspire women across ESPNs linear, digital and social platforms. The brand will feature a mix of inspirational, lifestyle stories around sporting events and provide more coverage of female athletes and womens sports. The launch of espnW in Mexico [...]

ESPN to air ‘Injustice 2’ regional finals in Mexico

In order to meet the growing demand for eSports content, Warner Bros. Games will broadcast the regional final of the Latin League “Injustice 2”, Season 2, in partnership with Gamelta and ESPN in Mexico. The event will be held at the CDMX and will be broadcast exclusively on TV on Thursday, October 11 at 9:00 [...]

ESPN produces first 4K broadcast of a sporting event in Argentina

ESPN and the audiovisual group Mediapro produced the first 4K sporting event in Argentina with the transmission, on Saturday, August 25, of the match between Los Pumas and South Africa’s Springboks for the Rugby Championship played in the city of Mendoza. ESPN had made its first transmission in 4K with the Champions League semifinal in [...]

Disney CEO reveals more details about new OTT service

Disney CEO Bob Iger shared some details about the upcoming streaming service that the company plans to launch late next year. The executive said the OTT will have a lower volume of content than Netflix but also it will cost less. The service will include upcoming theatrical releases such as Captain Marvel and the next [...]

RedeTV! to air the Premier League

Brazilian broadcaster RedeTV! announced that it will air one game per week of the Premier League, one of the most important soccer tournaments in the world. The deal includes games of the 2018/2019 season. RedeTV! signed a sub-licensing agreement with ESPN, which has the rights for pay TV for the next four years. The English [...]

ESPN renews rights to UEFA Champions League

ESPN International has retained the broadcast rights to the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and UEFA Europe League in Spanish-speaking Latin America until the 2020-21 seasons, the company said in a press release. The deal includes all media rights for the region. ESPN will broadcast 71 Champions League matches per season under the new [...]

ESPN and FC Bayern Munich sign content sharing deal

ESPN has reached an agreement with FC Bayern Munich for rights to use and share content directly from the German Bundesliga club across its digital and linear platforms. Through this agreement, Bayern Munich will make available its content behind-the-scenes video, access-driven features, pre- and post-match reports, press briefings, team travelogue, and more for [...]

ESPN airs first live sporting event in 4K

ESPN became the first sports broadcaster to air a live sporting event in 4K in Latin America with the UEFA Champions League semi final between Liverpool and Roma, the company announced is a press release. The game, played on Tuesday, April 24, was available on DirecTV (channel 4000) in Argentina and Peru. The final of [...]

Fox and ESPN dominate pay TV sport channels in Latin America

According to Dataxis estimations, Fox Sports and ESPN respectively reach a global penetration of 34% and 31% over the total number of TV households in Latin America for 2017. In all the countries studied, except in Brazil and Venezuela, ESPN and Fox Sports have the highest penetration rates among all sport Pay TV channels. These [...]

ESPN+ OTT service to launch April 12 in the U.S

ESPN announced that it will launch its new direct-to-consumer OTT service, ESPN+, on April 12 in the United States, with a subscription price of USD4.99 per month. It will include live sports, original content and a library of on-demand programming. The services live sports lineup includes games of MLB, NHL, MLS Games, top rank boxing, [...]