Vizio has announced that from today, users in the United States can now access the full Disney Streaming Bundle, as the ESPN and ESPN+ apps are now available through its devices. Through the ESPN App, VIZIO users can access live events from a wide range of college and professional sports leagues and conferences, including NCAA […]

Disney has announced a first-of-its-kind NFL game presentation called “Toy Story Funday Football,” which will be coming soon to Disney+ and ESPN+.    Following on from a recent animated version of an NHL game with “Big City Green” characters, this special presentation is going to recreate the upcoming American Football international series game between the […]

While Disney does have its own sports streaming service, ESPN+, it is a slimmed-down version that doesn’t offer all the same live sports coverage that the traditional linear television cable networks offer.  And as consumers have been slowly dropping their cable bundles for streaming, Disney knows eventually, it will need to offer a full replacement […]

Disney has announced that it teaming up with PENN Entertainment to launch ESPN BET, a branded sportsbook for fans in the United States. PENN Entertainment will rebrand its current sportsbook and relaunch as ESPN BET, effective this Fall in the 16 legalized betting states where PENN Entertainment is licensed. The rebrand includes the mobile app, […]

Last month, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed during an interview with CNBC that he was looking for a strategic partner for its sports business, ESPN, that could help them with distribution or content with a full ESPN direct-to-consumer streaming service.  And just this week, it has been revealed that Disney has brought back two former […]

Earlier this month, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed during an interview with CNBC following the extension of his contract, that Disney is looking to launch a new ESPN direct-to-consumer streaming service and that they are looking for some new strategic partners for ESPN that could help them with distribution or content. Following this news, it […]

Disney has announced that it has signed a new multi-year, multi-platform agreement with Foxtel in Australia to keep ESPN sports programming on Foxtel and Kayo Sports. The agreement builds on the 21 years of programming arrangements between the Foxtel Group and ESPN, which has been providing world-class sports to Australian audiences since 2002. ESPN boasts […]

Disney has announced that it will be closing down the ESPN Player streaming service, which operates across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia, on August 18th 2023.  ESPN Player offers a variety of sports, including basketball, baseball, American football, and many other sports.  There are thousands of live events & on-demand content, […]

One of the biggest cash generators for Disney over the past few decades has been ESPN, but as the entertainment business continues to shift from linear to streaming, there has been lots of talk about the future of ESPN.  Will it go fully direct to streaming?  Will Disney sell ESPN? Recently, Disney CEO Bob Iger […]

June is Pride Month; a time set aside to recognize and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. Disney+ features several movies, and shorts that put a focus on inclusion. Those can be found in the Pride collection by using the search function. Let’s take a look at some of those movies or shorts available in the Pride […]

Disney’s ESPN has released a brand new trailer for the upcoming documentary, “E60 Once Upon a Time in Anaheim”, which is the true story of The Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, the first and only pro sports team ever inspired by a Hollywood movie. The documentary features interviews with key members from the original Mighty Ducks […]