ESPN Expands Sports Betting Programming With Bet Digital Show

ESPN is expanding its sports betting footprint with Monday’s debut of Bet, a new half-hour program that will stream three nights per week on digital platforms. Bet, co-hosted by Joe Fortenbaugh and Tyler Fulghum, will originate from ESPN’s just-opened studio at The LINQ Hotel + Experience and will be available for live and on-demand viewing […]  More

ESPN Dives Deep Into Sports Betting With Multi-Year Agreements With Caesars Entertainment, DraftKings

ESPN has entered into two separate multi-year agreements with Caesars Entertainment and DraftKings. Both deals include co-exclusive link integrations across ESPN digital platforms connecting fans to sportsbooks from Caesars Entertainment’s sports betting partner, William Hill, and DraftKings. As part of the new agreements, ESPN expands its relationships with both Caesars, as the exclusive odds provider […]  More

Univision’s TUDN Inks Deal With Facebook to Stream 14 Liga MX Femenil Guardianes Matches

Univision’s TUDN and Facebook announced a partnership that will deliver fanáticos the very best women’s soccer from Mexico streamed for free on Facebook Watch. Beginning September 18, fans will be able to view 14 total matches from this year’s Liga MX Femenil Guardianes 2020 season produced by TUDN through the official TUDN USA Facebook page.  More

NFL Kickoff 2020: Bleacher Report Devises COVID-Safe Production Plan for New Player-Driven Underrated Series

After a successful rollout of its NFL-focused B/R Gridiron-brand vertical, Bleacher Report is rolling into the new NFL season with a wealth of original content designed to build engaging content the way only B/R can. Among the highlights of the new content calendar are the series Underrated Presented by State Farm, which Bleacher is producing […]  More

NFL Kickoff 2020: Yahoo Sports’ ‘Watch Together’ Syncs Four Video Calls in Live-Game-Streaming Experience

Entering this unique NFL season, when many games will be played in stadiums with few or no fans, rightsholders and content creators are brewing up new ways to inject community into the live-game-viewing experience. Verizon Media-owned Yahoo Sports, in its third year as mobile-streaming provider of NFL games, is introducing a new way to watch […]  More

CBS Sports, William Hill US Roll Out Fantasy Football Offerings

CBS Sports and William Hill US, the official sports betting partner for all CBS Sports platforms, announced the rollout of wide-ranging digital content and product integrations to kick off their innovative partnership ahead of the fantasy football season.  More

NBA’s Scott Kaufman-Ross: Interactivity Will Play a Major Role in the Future of Betting Content

When the NBA returned to action this summer, the league took an active effort to experiment with the future of the next-generation, personalized broadcast. Among those offerings was NBABet Stream, a gambling-focused alternative live broadcast with unique commentators analyzing the action on the court through a betting-focused lens. Scott Kaufman-Ross, SVP, Head of Fantasy & […]  More

Amagi and WideOrbit Team Up to Enable Seamless Broadcast Transition to OTT and CTV

Amagi and WideOrbit have partnered to enable dynamic ad decisioning and insertion in live stream TV. Together, Amagi and WideOrbit will empower broadcasters to leverage existing linear workflows for digital streaming via OTT (over-the-top) and CTV (connected TV), allowing them to converge broadcast ad breaks with the power of digital ad insertion. Specifically, the ad […]  More

YouTube TV Inks Carriage Deal for NFL Network, NFL RedZone

NFL Media and YouTube TV have agreed to a new carriage agreement to bring NFL Network and NFL RedZone to YouTube TV subscribers just in time for Kickoff of the 2020 NFL season. NFL Network will be available immediately on YouTube TV as part of the base membership. NFL RedZone will be available as part […]  More