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ESPN, Disney XD, and Blizzard pen deal to bring Overwatch matches to primetime TV

6 monthes ago   |   By Gamasutra

Disney-owned EPSN now holds the rights to live television coverage for Overwatch League matches, a deal that spans the remainder of the 2017-2018 season and beyond. ...
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Overwatch League broadcasts are coming to ESPN, Disney, and ABC

Overwatch League broadcasts are coming to ESPN, Disney, and ABC

6 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

If you needed anymore evidence that Overwatch and its pro league are insanely popular, here it is. Disney and Blizzard have announced a new partnership that will see Overwatch League broadcasts come to cable networks like ESPN, ABC, and Disney XD. This partnership is getting going fast too, as the first broadcast is tonight. Yes, beginning tonight, you'll be able...
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Disney to put live 'Overwatch' eSports matches on TV

Disney to put live 'Overwatch' eSports matches on TV

6 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

Fans of the "Overwatch" video game will soon be able to watch competitions on television under a deal announced Wednesday by Activision Blizzard and Walt Disney Co.
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Overwatch League will air on ABC, ESPN and Disney networks

6 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Overwatch League playoffs kick off tonight and so does a partnership between Blizzard Entertainment and Disney that will bring the league's competitions to the Disney, ESPN and ABC family of networks. The companies agreed to a multi-year deal that wi...
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The Overwatch League goes mainstream with broadcasts coming to ESPN

The Overwatch League goes mainstream with broadcasts coming to ESPN

6 monthes ago   |   By Digital Trends

The Overwatch League has been available to stream online since it began, but the esports league is coming to ESPN, Disney, and ABC, as well. The coverage kicks off tonight with the beginning of the playoffs.
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Activision in multi-year deal with ESPN, Disney XD for live Overwatch league games

6 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Activision Blizzard Inc signed a multi-year agreement with ESPN and Disney XD on Wednesday for live coverage of its Overwatch e-sports videogame league, as rising popularity of the medium attracts more viewers.
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Overwatch League Heading To ESPN Starting Tonight

Overwatch League Heading To ESPN Starting Tonight

6 monthes ago   |   By GameInformer

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Fans will be able to root for their favorite Overwatch League teams tonight as the first day of the quarterfinals begins. There's a twist, however. Instead of watching the festivities online, viewers will be able to tune into the action on live TV, thanks to a newly announced partnership between Disney and Blizzard.
Starting tonight, at 7 and 10 p.m. Central, viewers can watch the league's day-one quarterfinals on Disney XD and ESPN3. The broadcasts will continue through July 29's season recap, on a variety of affiliated...
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ESPN, Disney and ABC to Broadcast Overwatch League

6 monthes ago   |   By IGN

ESPN, Disney and ABC will now broadcast the Overwatch League.
ESPN has announced Disney has signed a multi-year broadcast deal with Blizzard Entertainment. The deal will cover the Overwatch League playoffs beginning tonight, the Season 1 grand finals from the Barclays Center next month , the Overwatch World Cup this fall, and Overwatch League Season 2 next year.
Overwatch matches will be broadcast across the ESPN network, ESPN2, Disney XD, ABC, and streaming services with "hundreds of hours" of live and highlight programming. This will mark the first time the Overwatch League will be...
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