Last Updated on: July 19th, 2018
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The 2018 ESPYS | Everything Viewers Need to Know
ESPN held their annual ESPYs award ceremonies last night. Here is evrything you need to know about the show including a complete list of winners.Read More
Tiger Woods’ Return Boosts ESPN’s Masters Ratings
With Tiger’s return to the Masters, after missing the 2016 & 2017 events recovering from back surgery, came a boost in ratings for Disney-owned ESPN’s Masters coverage.
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.
Could the Head of CNN be Jumping to ESPN?
Who will replace John Skipper as president at ESPN? There is a report out that it may be the head of CNN. Here are the details.
ESPN and Freeform Apps Added to Samsung Smart TVs
Disney announced today that their ESPN and Freeform video streaming apps will now be available on Samsung smart TVs. Here are the details.
ESPN’s SportsCenter Comes to Snapchat
ESPN announced today that they will be bringing their flagship sports news show, SportsCenter, to Snapchat. Here are the details.
More Details Emerge About Disney’s New ESPN Streaming Service
During this week’s fiscal year-end earnings call, Disney’s CEO, Bob Iger, filled in a few of the blanks about the ESPN streaming service. Here is what we learned…
ESPN Moves into New Lower Manhattan Studio in 2018
ESPN announced today that they will be moving some of their studio production a few hours south of their Bristol, Connecticut headquarters to Lower Manhattan in Spring 2018. Here are the details…
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.”
ABC to Bring Back Battle of the Network Stars
ESPN has announced that a staple of 1970’s & 80’s TV is returning this summer. Battle of the Network Stars will be returning for 10 episodes
ESPN Extends Contract of College Basketball Icon Dick Vitale
Disney-owned ESPN announced today that they have extended the contract of their longtime college basketball analyst Dick Vitale through the 2019-2020 season.
ESPN Statistics, Facts and Figures (2023) | By the Numbers
Updated for 2023. Here are all the ESPN statistics you need to know including history, TV subscribers, web visitors, launch dates, mobile users, etc
Hulu Adds Disney, ABC and ESPN Content To New Live TV Product
Hulu has reached an agreement with Disney to bring Disney, ABC and ESPN TV content to their new “skinny bundle” product. Here is what we know…
Disney TV Facts, Figures and Statistics (2023) | By the Numbers
Updated for 2023. Here are all of the Disney TV facts and statistics you need to know including subscribers, Channels and more…