During last years Disney’s Investor Day event, it was announced that ESPN+ would soon be available within Hulu as it’s own portal. Making it much easier to utilise the Disney Streaming Bundle and watch ESPN+ content without leaving Hulu, as long as your an ESPN+ subscriber.
Today, during the Walt Disney Companies Annual Shareholder meeting, CEO Bob Chapek announced that ESPN+ will be available within Hulu from March 10th 2021.
It will also allow ESPN+ customers to purchase UFC PPV events through Hulu.
ESPN+ is the industry-leading sports streaming service that offers fans in the U.S. thousands of live sports events, original programming not available on ESPN’s linear TV or digital networks and exclusive editorial content from dozens of ESPN writers and reporters. Launched in April 2018, ESPN+ has grown to more than 11.5 million subscribers.
Programming on ESPN+ includes exclusive UFC events, hundreds of MLB and NHL games, college sports (including football, basketball and nearly a dozen other sports from 20 conferences), top domestic and international soccer (Bundesliga, Serie A, FA Cup, MLS, Copa Del Rey, EFL Championship, Carabao Cup, Eredivisie, and more), Golf (coverage from PGA Tour, The Masters and PGA Championship), Top Rank Boxing, Grand Slam tennis, international and domestic rugby and cricket, exclusive ESPN+ Original series and studio shows (including ESPN+ NFL PrimeTime, Peyton’s Places, Stephen A’s World, SportsNation, The Fantasy Show, Detail, ESPN FC, Bettor Days, Our Time, Dana White’s Contender Series, and many more), plus exclusive access to the entire library of ESPN’s award-winning 30 for 30 films.
ESPN+ is priced at $5.99 a month (or $59.99 per year) or can be purchased as part of the Disney Streaming Bundle with Hulu and Disney+.
During last months quarterly results, it was announced that ESPN+ has over 12.1 million subscribers as of January 2nd, 2021. With ESPN+ available within Hulu, it should also increase more people signing up to the service.
Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom.