Press Releases

Press Releases


Top NFL Rivalries Highlight Monday Night Football’s 50th Season

Top NFL Rivalry Games Highlight Monday Night Football’s 50th Season on ESPN in 2019

New Championship Format, Surround Coverage Highlights ESPN’s Presentation of 2019 NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championship

Seven commentators, including six U.S. Olympians, on ESPN’s coverage Enhanced complementary experience with an analyst on every apparatus-specific stream “Tech Tools” and enhanced scoring graphics return to telecast With a new championship format and a power-packed cast of commentators, ESPN’s coverage of the Women’s National Collegiate Gymnastics Championship will air live for the fourth consecutive …

No. 7 Alabama at No. 9 Florida Headlines ESPN’s Softball Slate this Weekend

May is quickly approaching and the college softball lineup on ESPN can’t be beat. No. 7 Alabama at No. 9 Florida headlines this week’s slate.

ESPN Deportes Presents 100-day Countdown to the Lima 2019 Pan American Games Across All Platforms

To share: Para leer en Español ESPN Deportes will provide unprecedented LIVE coverage of the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, which begin on Friday, July 26. Starting today, 100 days prior to the event, ESPN Deportes will offer comprehensive multi-platform content, featuring all the action leading up to Lima 2019. Coverage will include special …

NBA Playoffs Continue On ESPN And ABC With Five First Round Game 3’s and Two Game 4’s

Friday’s Playoff slate begins at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN, when the Toronto Raptors visit the Orlando Magic for game three of their playoff series.  will be courtside with analyst PJ Carlesimo and reporter Jorge Sedano to call the action. The Indiana Pacers and the Boston Celtics continue their playoff battle at 8:30 p.m. on ABC. …

ESPN to Air Women’s Professional Lacrosse League Regular Season Matchups and Championship Game

For the first time ever, the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL) will be shown across ESPN networks this season.

American Idol Judge Luke Bryan and Mentor Bobby Bones are ABC’s Top Draft Picks, Appearing on ABC’s First Prime-Time Coverage Ever of the NFL Draft, on The ‘2019 NFL Draft on ABC’

“American Idol”  judge Luke Bryan and mentor Bobby Bones will join ABC’s first-time prime-time coverage of the NFL Draft, live coast to coast from Nashville, Tennessee, on “2019 NFL Draft on ABC,” THURSDAY, APRIL 25 (8:00-11:30 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network and via streaming. Bones will also be seen on the second night of ABC’s NFL Draft coverage, FRIDAY, APRIL 26 (7:00-11:30 p.m. EDT).

Peyton Manning to Host New ESPN+ Original Series Peyton’s Places

Peyton’s Places, a 30-episode documentary series hosted by legendary quarterback Peyton Manning, is coming to ESPN+. Peyton will host the football-themed series, revisiting seminal moments in NFL history through conversations with former players, coaches and other key figures about football history and its cultural impact. The series will be part of the celebration of the National Football League’s 100th season. Produced by NFL Films in collaboration with ESPN+, Peyton’s Places will debut in July exclusively on the leading direct-to-consumer sports streaming service. The series will be presented in five chapters – each consisting of six episodes. ESPN or ABC will air special compilations, recapping each part after the full episodes debut on ESPN+. Part 1 will be available on ESPN+ on Monday, July 15, while Parts 2–5 will debut in subsequent months through January 2020.

98.7FM ESPN New York’s The Michael Kay Show Beats WFAN’s Afternoon Show During the Winter Ratings Book

98.7FM ESPN New York’s The Michael Kay Show beat WFAN’s longtime leader in afternoon drive, Mike’s On with Mike Francesa, among men 25-54 from 3-6:30 p.m. ET in the New York market, according to data provided by Nielson Audio.

X Games Minneapolis 2019 Reveals First Wave of Invited Athletes

Returning to U.S. Bank Stadium for the third year, X Games Minneapolis will host the world’s top action sports athletes August 1 – 4. The first wave of invited athletes for the 2019 event is now available on With world-class action sports athletes from all over the globe, this first wave of invites is highlighted by defending X Games Sydney gold medalists Elliot Sloan and Ryan Williams and Minnesota native Alec Majerus. X Games Norway gold medalists Leticia Bufoni and Pamela Rosa also joined the invited list.