Telemundo Deportes and streaming services ESPN+ are ready to kick off coverage of Copa America as the second of soccer’s big three tournaments this summer launches June 14. The U.S. Spanish-language rights-holder begins its pregame coverage of the opening match between Bolivia and the host nation Brazil at 7p on broadcast network Telemundo, as well as the Telemundo Deportes En Vido and NBC Sports apps. The same platforms are in play during the first weekend of action of the CONMEBOL tournament, which features 10 South American nations and in this competition, Japan and 2022 FIFA World Cup host Qatar. Telemundo’s coverage continues Saturday beginning at 2:30 p, with Venezuela facing Peru and Lionel Messi’s Argentina squaring off against. James Rodriguez’s Colombia side. The opening weekend closes with two matches Sunday. starting at 2:30 p.: Paraguay vs.Qatar, which also won the Asian Cup, followed by the 15-time champion Uruguay facing Ecuador ESPN+, Walt Disney Co.’s service that has picked up more than 2 million subscribers since its launch in April 2018, will look to bring more customers into its streaming tent with its English-language presentations of all 26 matches. Fox Sports and Telemundo hold the rights to the Women’s World Cup, while the former and Univision Deportes will air the Gold Cup, kicking off June 15. The finals for all three tourneys are slated for July 7.
Summer camp will be the theme of the Big Brother house for season 21. The CBS summer reality series returns with a two-night premiere tomorrow, June 25 and Wednesday, June 26.
Discovery Channel travels to the plains of Tanzania in Serengeti, a six-part series offering access to one of the most pristine and unspoiled corners of the Africa. Series created and produced by Simon Fuller (So You Think You Can Dance) and directed and produced by wildlife filmmaker John Downer (Penguin: Spy in The Huddle) and […]
FOX Sports continues its hot Summer with two more big events involving MLB over the next couple of weeks, beginning with the Yankees and Red Sox playing in the London Series on June 29 (ESPN carries it on the 30th) and then the annual All-Star Game out of Cleveland on July 9. Joe Buck, analyst […]
The FIFA Women’s World Cup continues to show gains with this year’s tournament. FOX Sports reports that through the first day of the round of 16, the company’s metered market scores are up 17% over the equitable day in 2015. Norway’s penalty kick win over Australia drew a 1.6/4 to rank as the best numbers […]
From Peru, Laos and Morocco to Hawaii, Alaska and New Zealand, Gordon Ramsay is trotting the globe in search of culinary inspiration in National Geographic’s new series Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted, premiering Sunday, July 21, at 10p. The multi-Michelin-star chef and Ironman athlete will meet with indigenous people around the world to learn about the cultures, […]