Tag Archives: ESPN

ESPN agrees with Bundesliga to broadcast matches in South America until 2026

ESPN made an agreement with Bundesliga and obtained the exclusive rights of FTA, paid and digital TV, to broadcast their matches in almost all of South America for the next five years. Since this season, the channel will offer the best German soccer to their audiences in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and [...]

ESPN to be available via streaming in Latin America through Star+

The Walt Disney Company Latin America has officially announced this last Thursday, July 15th, the full Star+ catalog, its new SVOD OTT, which will be launched in Latin America on August 31st. The platform will bring together general entertainment and sports content aimed at adult audiences, with live sports produced by ESPN, as well as [...]

Fox Sports Mexico to continue with its same brand name after being acquired by Grupo Lauman

After, at the end of May, the media conglomerate Grupo Lauman, chaired by businessman Manuel Arroyo, acquired Fox Sports operations in Mexico, Arroyo, CEO of the company, was interviewed by Mexican website Expansion, where he gave details about the Group’s ideas for Fox’s sports business in the country, which will keep the same name after [...]

ESPN to broadcast UEFA Champions League’s Final in Latin America with special features for visual disability audiences

The pay TV channel ESPN (The Walt Disney Company) announced that it will broadcast the UEFA Champions Leagues Final this coming Saturday, June 29th, in several countries in the region. For the first time, the channel will air the competition with additional descriptive audio, using secondary audio programming (SAP), with the aim of providing a [...]

Disney’s linear channels to be removed from PlayPlus in Brazil

According to the information reported on several specialized websites in Brazil, the SVOD OTT PlayPlus (Grupo Record) will remove Disneys linear TV channels from its catalog as of next May 31st. The platform is reporting its subscribers through an email that Disney channels (Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Jr) and ESPNs (ESPN, ESPN Brasil, [...]

WarnerMedia could negotiate for the Copa Libertadores TV rights from 2023

According to the information reported by the Brazilian website UOL, WarnerMedia (AT&T), owner of the TNT Sports channel, intends to negotiate for the Copa Libertadores TV rights in Latin America, for the 2023-2026 period. The news has not been confirmed by any company executive yet. Also, according to UOL, WanerMedia would start negotiations for the [...]

Argentine Professional Football League’s matches to be broadcast on FTA TV again

As reported on various specialized websites in Argentina, some matches of the Professional Football League in that country will be broadcast on FTA TV again, through the TV Publica channel. According to the information reported this Thursday, February 25th, executives from the countrys Government has reached an agreement with Disney – one of the owners [...]

Simple TV may add Disney and HBO premium content on its packages

In an interview with the local website Efecto Cocuyo, Maria Elisa Alvarez, Marketing Director at the Venezuelan DTH Simple TV (which previously operated as DirecTV in the country) reported that the operator plans to strengthen its content catalog with new premium options, including channels such as HBO, ESPN and Star, a brand that, as of [...]

ESPN to broadcast new NBB season in Brazil

ESPN and the Brazilian National Basket League (LNB) have announced the renewal of the agreement that allows the broadcaster to air the NBB (Novo Basquete Brasil) competition in the country, which is  organized by the LNB. According to its terms, ESPN will broadcast one match for each fixture date, always on Tuesdays, during the qualifying [...]

Conmebol confirms schedule to resume the Copa Libertadores

After Conmebol confirmed its decision to resume the Copa Libertadores right next September 15th, the entity reported yesterday the fixture dates and times of the competition matches, which was cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.  In mid-December 2018, Conmebol officially awarded the clubs broadcasting rights to tournaments for the 2019-2022 period, valid for the Copa [...]