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Posted by Kristie Chong-Adler on February 25, 2015

ESPN, ESPN2 and Disney Channel Ranked Top 3 in Perceived Value among Cable Networks

To tweet: ESPN No. 1 for 15th Consecutive Year in Annual Beta Cable Operator Study For the 15th consecutive year, operators named ESPN the no. 1 network with the most average perceived value among all networks measured in Beta Research Corp’s annual Cable Operator Evaluation Study. ESPN was also ranked the no. 1 most [...]

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Posted by Kristie Chong-Adler on February 19, 2015

ESPN and Disney/ABC Television Group Launch WATCH Authenticated Products to DIRECTV Customers

To tweet: Live Linear Channel Streams and On Demand Content from WATCH ABC, WATCH ABC Family, WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney Junior, WATCH Disney XD and WatchESPN Now Available to DIRECTV Video Subscribers at Home and On-the-Go via Multiple Devices DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV) and The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV) today announced the [...]

ESPN Coverage of 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup

Posted by Kristie Chong-Adler on January 30, 2015

ESPN coverage of ICC Cricket World Cup to be on

To tweet: Digital Subscription Service launching Feb. 3 for live, on-demand coverage of all 49 matches ESPN also reaches agreement with DISH Network, Mediacom and Time Warner Cable to make coverage available on Pay Per View ESPN will provide live and on-demand coverage in the U.S. of the entire ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 [...]

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Posted by Gracie Blackburn on January 20, 2015

Longhorn Network to Launch Nationwide On DIRECTV Jan. 21

BRISTOL, Conn., and EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 20, 2015 – ESPN and DIRECTV announced today that Longhorn Network (LHN), the 24/7 channel devoted to The University of Texas, will be available to fans within the state of Texas and nationwide beginning this Wednesday, Jan. 21. Carriage of the network is part of a larger agreement [...]


Posted by Kristie Chong-Adler on December 23, 2014

DIRECTV and The Walt Disney Company Sign Expansive Agreement

To tweet: New Multi-Year Deal to Deliver Best in Sports, News and Entertainment to DIRECTV Customers, In and Out of the Home Adds Fusion, Longhorn Network, ESPN Goal Line, ESPN Buzzer Beater, ESPN3, SEC Network + and the Full Suite of Live Linear and On-Demand via DIRECTV Everywhere and Authenticated WATCH Services Expanded Video-On-Demand [...]

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