Disney to put live 'Overwatch' eSports matches on TV

The playoffs for the Overwatch League begin tonight and they will be aired on Disney, ABC, and ESPN networks owing to a partnership between Blizzard Entertainment and Disney. It’s this partnership that brings the league’s competitions to the aforementioned networks. The multi-year deal between the two companies brings Overwatch League matches to ESPN, ESPN2, Disney XD, ABC, and streaming services. This season’s playoffs and finals will air on Disney, ESPN, and ABC networks. The deal covers all of the next season as well.“We’ve had an interest and have been watching pretty closely how the first year of the Overwatch League has been progressing, and we’re really excited to be a part of this,” said John Lasker, the VP of digital media programming at ESPN.The networks will broadcast the competitions live and full replays will be broadcast as well. Highlight packages and additional content may also be available on ESPN’s digital platforms. Lasker mentions that many

Disney to put live 'Overwatch' eSports matches on TV

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.

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Phys.org

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Overwatch League Playoffs To Air On ESPN, ABC, And Disney

The playoffs for the Overwatch League begin tonight and they will be aired on Disney, ABC, and ESPN networks owing to a partnership between Blizzard Entertainment and Disney. It’s this ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Ubergizmo

Overwatch League will air on ABC, ESPN and Disney networks

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 ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Engadget

How to follow the Overwatch League playoffs

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