WatchESPN Finally Launches on DirecTV

WatchESPN is finally available to DirecTV subscribers, as Walt Disney Company and DirecTV have announced the availability of not only ESPN’s multiscreen streaming service, but also WATCH ABC, WATCH ABC Family, WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney Junior, WATCH Disney XD and WatchESPN. DirecTV customers can now access live and on-demand news, entertainment and sports programming on computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles and connected devices.

WatchESPN Finally Lands on DirecTV
As part of its multi-year distribution deal, DirecTV customers can now conveniently watch live events and programming from ESPN networks – including ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ESPN Deportes, Longhorn Network, SEC Network and SEC Network + – are now accessible. ESPN Goal Line and ESPN Buzzer Beater will also be available on WatchESPN when those channels are in season. Customers will need to log in with their DirecTV online IDs and passwords to access all services.

For WatchESPN, DirecTV customers can visit on their computers for live access to ESPN networks. Customers with a supported smartphone or tablet can also download the free WatchESPN app by visiting the App Store, Google Play Store, Amazon Appstore or Windows Store. The app features access to live content and on-demand video clips. WatchESPN live programming and on-demand clips are also available on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

WATCH Additional Disney Programming
Additionally, live programming is now available to watch from ABC Family, Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD, as well as live network streams of ABC, which are currently available in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Houston, Fresno, Philadelphia and Raleigh-Durham.

In addition to live streaming, DirecTV customers can watch the most current episodes of ABC and ABC Family original series the day after they air online at and or on smartphones and tablets via the WATCH ABC and WATCH ABC Family apps, which are available free to download in the App Store, Google Play Store, Amazon Appstore and Windows Store. WATCH ABC is also accessible on Apple TV and Google Chromecast.

DirecTV customers can access live and popular on-demand programming from Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD online at, and The WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney Junior and WATCH Disney XD apps are free to download in the App Store, Google Play Store, Amazon Appstore and Windows Phone Store. The networks are also accessible on Apple TV, Google Chromecast and Roku.

Password must contain the following:

A lowercase letter

A capital (uppercase) letter

A number

Minimum 8 characters