ESPN Radio recorded a strong Spring 2016, earning a 27% overall increase in impressions from the same time last year, according to Nielsen Audio in PPM markets. Across all affiliates ESPN Radio now owns a 50% share of all Men 25-54 sports radio listening, up from 42% over the same period last year. In addition, ESPN Radio grew its female audience by 42% over last year.
Time Warner Cable SportsNet and ESPN Radio Los Angeles 710AM (ESPNLA 710) today announced that they have reached a multi-year programming agreement to simulcast the Thompson & Trudell show and Mason & Ireland show beginning Wednesday, August 3rd. The five-hour programming block will air on TWC SportsNet and ESPNLA 710 Radio Monday through Friday between 10:00 a.m. PT and 3:00 p.m. PT.
First Take – ESPN2’s weekday morning studio debate show – is headed to the NFL Training Camp next week (Tuesday through Friday), meeting with star players and coaches at each location. Teams include the New York Jets, Pittsburgh Steelers, Washington Redskins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Host Molly Qerim and featured commentators Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman will be at the desk, joined by former NFL safety for the New York Giants, Washington Redskins and Pittsburgh Steelers – Ryan Clark.
The Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) season begins Sunday, July 31, with 15 matches on ESPN3, concluding with the finals live on ESPN2 on Friday, Aug. 26. The season kicks off at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday with five-time defending champions – the Washington Kastles – facing off against a new team this year based in New York City – the New York Empire.
Leading up to the 2016 MLS All-Star Game, this year’s Major League Soccer matches on ESPN and ESPN2 have delivered an average audience of 312,000 viewers (227,000 household impressions), an increase of 32 percent in viewers (235,000) and 44 percent in television homes (158,000) from the same period in 2015.
ESPN Adds First Place Washington Nationals at Second Place New York Mets to Sunday Night Baseball September 4
ESPN announced today its game selection for the September 4 edition of Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell: the National League East-leading Washington Nationals and Bryce Harper will visit the second place New York Mets and Yoenis Cespedes.
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– Soccer: 2016 International Champions Cup, MLS All-Star Game, International Friendlies and more
Date Time (ET) Game Network Fri, Jul 29 7 p.m. Saskatchewan Roughriders vs. Montreal Alouettes ESPN3 Wed, Aug 3 8:30 p.m. Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers ESPN3 Sat, Aug 6 7 p.m. Edmonton Eskimos vs. Ottawa REDBLACKS ESPN3 Fri, Aug 12 7:30 p.m. Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. Toronto Argonauts ESPN3 Sat, Aug 13 7 … Read More
ESPN will televise the 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game Presented by Audi on Thursday, July 28, live from Avaya Stadium in San Jose, Calif. The game will feature a team of Major League Soccer All-Stars playing against English Premier League powerhouse Arsenal FC. ESPN’s match coverage will begin at 7:30 p.m. ET. The MLS All-Star Game will also be streamed on WatchESPN.
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