ESPN has added a Golden State Warriors telecast to its schedule. The undefeated Warriors (13-0 through Nov. 19) will visit the Denver Nuggets this Sunday, Nov. 22, at 8 p.m. ET.
ESPN will televise seven 2016 MLB Opening Day Games during the first two days of the regular season, highlighted by an exclusive national presentation of the New York Mets at the Kansas City Royals in a World Series rematch on Sunday Night Baseball, Apr. 3, at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.
NBA legend Tracy McGrady will join NBA Countdown charged by Mountain Dew – ESPN’s NBA pre-game show – as a guest analyst this Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. ET. McGrady will provide analysis on top NBA storylines for the full 30-minute telecast. He’ll also help preview ESPN’s Wednesday NBA doubleheader.
The highly-anticipated Nov. 4 game between the defending NBA Champion Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Clippers set an audience record across metrics for a regular season NBA Game on WatchESPN. Wednesday’s game drew an average minute audience of 88,500, with 271,000 unique viewers watching 15,044,500 total live minutes.
NBA superstar and current Los Angeles Clipper Paul Pierce will join NBA Countdown charged by Dew– ESPN’s NBA pre-game show – as a guest analyst this Friday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. ET for the full 30-minute telecast. Pierce will provide insight and analysis on top story lines around the league and will help preview ESPN’s NBA doubleheader Friday evening.
Grammy Award-winning artist Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) and ESPN (@ESPNNBA) have teamed up to tip off the 2015-16 NBA season. A sneak peak of Elliott’s new single – “WTF (Where They From)” feat. Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) – will air this Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. ET during NBA Countdown, ESPN’s NBA pre-game show. The snippet will also be showcased throughout ESPN’s opening-night NBA doubleheader on Wednesday, which is also available on WatchESPN.
ESPN will provide comprehensive, cross-platform coverage of the 111th MLB World Series – New York Mets vs. Kansas City Royals – beginning with Game 1 from Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday, October 27. (Full schedule below). Here is a guide to ESPN’s coverage of the Fall Classic.
ABC’s and ESPN’s NBA pre-game show – will return for the 2015-16 NBA season, beginning with preseason coverage on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. ET. NBA Countdown will then make its regular-season debut during ESPN’s first night of coverage, on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m.
As the 2015-16 NBA regular season approaches, ESPN will tip off its game coverage with two preseason telecasts. The defending NBA Champion Golden State Warriors will take center court on Tuesday, Oct. 20, when they visit the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center on ESPN at 10:30 p.m. ET.
ESPN’s American League Wild Card Game telecast presented by Hankook Tires – the Houston Astros defeated the New York Yankees 3-0 – delivered the largest MLB Wild Card Game audience ever, according to Fast Nationals from Nielsen. The telecast averaged 7,604,000 viewers (P2+), and peaked with 8,600,000 viewers from 10:30-11 p.m. ET. It was ESPN’s most-watched MLB game since 2003.
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