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/ 103 days ago

ESPN to make TV channels available to cord-cutters in 2025

ESPN announced that their channels, traditionally reserved for cable and pay-TV subscriptions, will be available directly to cord-cutters in 2025. The news on this service follows the monumental news that ESPN is entering a joint venture with FOX and WarnerBros Discovery to have many channels available on one streaming service. That debuts in Fall 2024 […]


/ 129 days ago

Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Supercopa Clasico TV details

This Sunday, Barcelona and Real Madrid play in the final of the Supercopa de España in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In the United States, coverage is available on ESPN+, which is standard for games involving the two Spanish giants. However, the game is also on ABC, marking one of the first times the Supercopa final is […]


/ 280 days ago

Bundesliga opening weekend features bonus of game on ABC

ESPN's opening weekend of the 2023/24 Bundesliga season has two added bonuses. In addition to every game all season long being available on ESPN+ (per usual), there's big news. Saturday's Borussia Dortmund versus Köln match is also on ABC and ESPN Deportes. Plus, as we first reported, this Saturday will see the launch of the […]


/ 288 days ago

ABC to air Real Madrid's LaLiga opener against Athletic Club

ABC and ESPN+ will have live coverage of one of the highlight fixtures of the opening weekend of the 2023/24 LaLiga campaign as Real Madrid travels to Athletic Club. Last season's runner-up in league play is again one of the favorites. Now, Americans that have access to OTA channel ABC can watch Los Blancos face […]


/ 313 days ago

Disney open to selling TV assets, which could include ABC

Disney CEO Bob Iger has revealed that the massive media conglomerate may soon sell their broadcast television assets. This would obviously include traditional network TV channel ABC. Iger announced the news on Thursday morning during an interview with CNBC. The business executive just received a two-year contract extension with Disney earlier in the week. Iger […]


/ 418 days ago

Bayern vs Dortmund TV coverage plans: Der Klassiker on ABC

Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund has special TV coverage planned for viewers in the United States this weekend. The top two teams in the Bundesliga are on ABC on Saturday afternoon, with a spot at the top of the table on the line. Bayern Munich is trying to protect its hegemony at the top of […]

Bayern Munich

/ 442 days ago

Bayern Munich vs Dortmund to air on ABC in April Der Klassiker

Bayern Munich against Dortmund is coming to ABC television, according to World Soccer Talk sources. Also known as the "German Clásico," April 1st's Der Klassiker between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund is on ABC and ESPN+. The over-the-air free television network broadcasts the highly-anticipated game. It may end up being a game that could help […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 985 days ago

MLS Playoffs to air across FOX, ABC and Univision

The MLS Playoffs are just around the corner. With the 12-team single-elimination tournament starting in mid-November, we have news about the postseason MLS schedule. Among notable differences from previous years, there will be a game on Thanksgiving for the first time. Additionally, ABC will air four consecutive weekends of MLS coverage. ABC and the network's […]


/ 1012 days ago

ESPN's ambitious plans for LaLiga's first game on broadcast TV

A match from LaLiga will be aired this weekend live for the first time ever on broadcast television in the United States. With ESPN's family of networks taking over LaLiga coverage in the United States until 2028-29, this weekend will be the first gameweek of the historic ESPN/LaLiga partnership. To celebrate the occasion, ESPN will […]


/ 5061 days ago

World Cup 2010 Video Montages from ABC, BBC and ITV

On the final episode of the World Cup Buzz Podcast this week, analyst Laurence McKenna mentioned how he was looking forward to the World Cup video montages that are often created and distributed on YouTube. While more will be certainly be released in the coming days, I've found three which I think you'll enjoy. Each […]

TV Ratings

/ 5061 days ago

2010 World Cup Final: Most watched soccer game in U.S. history

The 2010 World Cup Final set a new record for the most watched soccer game in U.S. history Sunday when 24.3 million people watched the Spain versus Netherlands game on ABC and Univision, according to Nielsen. Univision drew 8.821 million viewers, while ABC drew 15.45 million viewers according to Nielsen fast-nationals. The 2010 World Cup […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 5063 days ago

Why Today's World Cup Final is Vital to Soccer Growth In USA

Today's World Cup Final between Netherlands and Spain will have an immense impact on the growth of soccer in the United States. While soccer continues to thrive among the die-hard fans who play the sport and/or watch it on television, the jury is still out regarding whether soccer will become more popular among mainstream America. […]


/ 5091 days ago

USA v England World Cup Game Draws Big Ratings On ABC: Updated

The 2010 World Cup clash between USA and England drew the fifth-best rating ever for a World Cup game. In addition to ranking behind the 1994 Romania-U.S. game (9.2), it trails only the 1994 Brazil-Italy final (12.8), the 1994 Brazil-U.S. game (10.4). The 2006 Italy-France final received an 8.6 rating. UPDATED: To put these numbers in […]


/ 5110 days ago

ESPN Announces Commentator Assignments for 2010 World Cup Coverage

ESPN has revealed the commentator assignments for its coverage of the 2010 World Cup. The big one, the match that everyone is talking about featuring England against the United States of America, will include Martin Tyler as the lead commentator and John Harkes as the co-commentator (June 12, 2:30pm ET, ABC). In the match that […]


/ 5227 days ago

ABC to Televise England Against USA World Cup Match On US TV

The TV schedule for the 2010 World Cup has been released for viewers in the United States, and the most highly anticipated match of the opening round featuring England against the United States of America will be televised live on ABC on Saturday, June 12 beginning at 2pm ET. In England's second game of the […]