ESPN has signed NFL Insider Adam Schefter, one of sports media’s preeminent reporters, to a new multi-year contract extension.
ESPN will televise the NFL’s first regular-season game in Mexico City in 11 years on Monday Night Football on Nov. 21 from Estadio Azteca. Multiple ESPN studio shows will be live from Mexico City on Nov. 20-21 as part of the company’s extensive English and Spanish-language coverage, both in the United States and on ESPN networks in Spanish-speaking Latin America.
ESPN Signs Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon to New Multi-Year Extensions as Pardon the Interruption Marks 15th Anniversary
Pardon the Interruption marks its 15-year anniversary this week and ESPN has signed PTI co-hosts Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon to new multi-year contract extensions.
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen has been named the 2016 NFL Players Association Georgetown Lombardi Award honoree. Mortensen and his courageous battle against cancer will be recognized at the 30th Anniversary Lombardi Gala on October 29 in Washington, D.C.
ESPN’s Philadelphia Eagles-Chicago Bears Monday Night Football game helped ESPN win the night among all networks (broadcast or cable) in households, viewers and all key male and adult demos for the second time in as many weeks.
Chris Berman and ESPN will welcome NFL legends to Monday Night Countdown throughout the 2016 NFL season. Mike Ditka will be the first guest this week.
ESPN’s 2016 season-opening Monday Night Football doubleheader features a matchup of 2015 playoff teams – Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers against Kirk Cousins and the defending NFC East champion Washington Redskins — followed by the new Los Angeles Rams against the San Francisco 49ers.
ESPN’s Monday Night Football will feature a new Hollywood-themed open each week of the 2016 season. The 90-second open includes ESPN’s new MNF broadcast team – Sean McDonough, Jon Gruden and reporter Lisa Salters – and more than 20 current NFL stars and Pro Football Hall of Famers walking along a red carpet entrance lined by cheering fans and photographers taking their pictures.
Keyshawn Johnson has a new multi-faceted role on ESPN and ESPN Radio. He will work as a Los Angeles-based NFL analyst and become a regular daily host for ESPNLA 710 AM, ESPN’s owned radio station in Los Angeles.
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