Last Updated on: August 12th, 2023

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ESPN’s Game-Changing Deal with PENN Entertainment: A New Era for Sports Betting

In a groundbreaking move that has sent shockwaves through the sports and media industries, ESPN has inked a monumental partnership with PENN Entertainment, a deal that is set to reshape the landscape of sports betting and media engagement. This strategic collaboration not only marks a significant shift for both companies but also carries implications for the future of sports content consumption and the evolving world of mobile betting.

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Disney Names New ESPN President

Disney announced today that they are promoting former Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media Chief James Pitaro to President of ESPN and Co-Chairman of Disney Media Networks. Here are the details…

Could ESPN Sell Off FiveThirtyEight?

There are reports that ESPN is exploring the possibility of selling or spinning off Fivethirtyeight, the popular analytical website created and edited by statistician Nate Silver. 

Disney Signs Multi-Year Agreement With Distributor Vivicast Media

Disney announced today a new multi-year agreement with Vivicast Media, a leading global content licensor, which will allow Vivicast to continue to deliver Disney’s robust lineup of top quality sports, news and entertainment content to their roster of video operators that deliver content to TVs, computers, smartphones, tablets, and streaming devices throughout the US. The new deal will allow Vivicast to add a few additional features to their Disney content viewers that had previously been unavailable.

Disney Movies are Leaving Netflix!

During today’s Q3 FY 2017 earnings report, Disney announced something that will surely change the landscape of digital media distribution- They are leaving Netflix and creating their own streaming service.

Disney Earns an Impressive 52 Emmy Nominations

The Television Academy announced the 2017 Emmy Awards nominees yesterday and the Walt Disney Company was more than represented across a number of categories. Disney’s media networks, including ABC, ESPN and the various Disney channels, earned 52 nominations lead by ABC’s Dancing with the Stars (7 nominations) and The Oscars (6) and ESPN’s O.J.: Made in America (6).

Hoops Insider Adrian Wojnarowski Joins ESPN

Big news came down today for Disney’s struggling ESPN franchise as they scored a pretty serious NBA pickup. The sports conglomerate was able to pry NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski from Yahoo Sports. Woj had been with Yahoo for almost a decade, where he was the editor of the NBA-focused “The Vertical.”