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ESPN Names Burke Magnus President of Programming and Content

ESPN has promoted Burke Magnus to president of programming and original content. Magnus, who had been an executive vp at ESPN, will continue to report to The Walt Disney Co.’s chairman of ESPN…

Disney “In Conversations” About NFL Sunday Ticket As ESPN Inks New Rights Deals

The Walt Disney Co. is continuing to make deals to benefit ESPN, even as it becomes increasingly agnostic as to where consumers watch their live sports. During the company’s quarterly…

TV Ratings: NFL Draft Outdraws Oscars

Though down from its record numbers a year ago, the first round of player selections comfortably beats the comparable night in 2019.

Reggie Bush Signs With A3 Artists Agency (Exclusive)

The Super Bowl champion after retiring as a pro player has been an on-air NFL analyst for Fox Sports and ESPN.

ESPN, Marvel Team Up for Superhero-Filled NBA Telecast

The two Disney divisions will present an alternate version of a game featuring appearances by Iron Man, Captain Marvel and other members of the Avengers.

Pedro Gomez, Longtime Baseball Correspondent for ESPN, Dies at 58 

The Phoenix-based journalist was known for his coverage of Barry Bonds' pursuit of the home-run record. 

Former ESPN President John Skipper, Dan Le Batard Launch Meadowlark Media

The first order of business for Meadowlark, according to Skipper, will be "to find Dan a new home for his wildly popular audio programs.” Le Batard officially left ESPN earlier this month, taking his…

ESPN to Offer NFL Playoff Game on Freeform

The NFL will come to the home of 'The Bold Type' when a playoff game airs on Freeform in January.

Keith Olbermann Leaves ESPN for YouTube Political Show

Keith Olbermann is departing ESPN, again, although this time it's on amicable terms.

NFL Audience Share Might Get “Even Bigger” in “Season Like No Other,” Analyst Says

The NFL's audience share "might be even bigger" this season, "given the lack of new fall 2020 scripted content and the continued impact of SVOD viewing on linear viewing," says MoffettNathanson…

ESPN’s Ashley Brewer Signs With WME Sports (Exclusive)

ESPN anchor Ashley Brewer has signed with WME Sports for representation in all areas.

The TV Fallout for College Football’s Partially Lost Season

The college football season is the latest (partial) casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States — and another blow for media companies who will now be without hundreds of hours of live…