fuboTV Ink Distribution Deal With Disney Media Networks

FaceBank Group and Disney Media Networks announced a comprehensive distribution agreement to deliver Disney’s robust lineup of premier news, sports, and entertainment content from ESPN and Walt Disney Television to live TV streaming platform fuboTV.

“With the addition to our lineup of the ESPN suite of channels, we continue to make good on our promise to sports fans to be the undisputed home of professional and college sports,” says David Gandler, Co-founder and CEO, fuboTV. “fubo is equally delighted to add the storied Disney, ABC, FX and Nat Geo networks to round out a robust programming portfolio for the whole family to enjoy.”

Beginning this summer, customers who subscribe to fuboTV’s fubo Standard base package will have access to ABC, ABC News Live, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, Freeform, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, in-market for SEC Network and ACC Network, FX, FXX, and National Geographic. Additional networks will also be available on fuboTV’s other packages including out-of-market for SEC Network and ACC Network, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ESPN Deportes, FXM, Fox Life, Nat Geo Wild, Nat Geo Mundo, and BabyTV. The deal includes both live television and VOD.

“Launching Disney’s networks strengthens our sports-focused live TV platform and brings a diverse range of content for the entire family,” says Ben Grad, Head of Content Strategy and Acquisition, fuboTV. “Our base package offers consumers significant value, while consumers who want even more great sports and entertainment content can access it with our premium packages. As live sports return but without spectators, streaming games at home will be even more important than ever. We’re thrilled to bring more sports, as well as entertainment and news, to our consumers this summer.”

“Adding Disney’s array of networks across news, sports, and entertainment content with ABC, Disney Channel, ESPN, FX, and Nat Geo delivers a more comprehensive channel lineup and tremendous value to customers’ subscriptions,” says Sean Breen, EVP, Platform Distribution, Disney Media Networks. “With fuboTV’s multiple access points across all major streaming platforms and a competitive price point, we continue to serve a growing audience that consumes video on multiple screens and attract new customers into the pay TV ecosystem.”