Walt Disney Television and ESPN has entered into a new multi-year deal partnership to provide its full suite of sports, news and entertainment networks from to PS Vue customers.
The new agreement includes the newly acquired FX and National Geographic networks as well as ESPN’s newly launched ACC Network. Sony will continue to provide its PlayStation Vue customers with access to ABC, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, Freeform, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ESPN Deportes, ESPN College Extra, ESPN Goal Line, ESPN Bases Loaded, SEC Network, ACC Network, Longhorn Network, FX, FXX, FXM, Fox Life, National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild, Nat Geo Mundo, BabyTV, and ABC News Live.
The deal expands upon the previous deal and supports the companies’ mutual goal to deliver the best video content to customers across multiple platforms.
Sean Breen, SVP, Disney Media Distribution commented: “PlayStation Vue delivers a television viewing experience through a seamless user interface that focuses on personalization, and that is an attractive offering as consumers navigate their video options. We look forward to continue serving subscribers the full value of our content from Walt Disney Television and ESPN, which now includes the FX and National Geographic networks and the newly launched ACC Network.”
The deal marks the continued expansion of ESPN, with the firm also elevating its presence on social media giant, Facebook.
That new content partnership, which was announced this month brings exclusive digital shows and content to Facebook Watch. At launch, this includes The People’s MMA Show, additional segments from Always Late with Katie Nolan, and exclusive versions of Countdown to GameDay and Fantasy Focus Live.