Two New ESPN Channels Come to Apple TV


Apple TV has two more channels for users, ESPN has announced. The sports network now offers ESPN Deportes amd ESPNNEWS through its WatchESPN app on Apple TV.

ESPN Deportes is a Spanish-language channel that covers sports popular amongst Hispanic viewers.

Here’s some info on that:

ESPN Deportes – first launched in January 2004 and currently available in more than 5.8 million Nielsen Hispanic cable households nationwide – is a 24-hour Spanish-language sports network devoted to serving the U.S. Latino sports fans by offering high-quality, culturally relevant sports programming.  The network currently provides the most diverse sports programming available on Spanish-language television and more than 117 hours of original studio content every week. Live events include: Mexican League Soccer (Liga and Copa MX), 2014 & 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying, UEFA Europa League, International Friendlies, Spain’s Supercopa & Copa del Rey Final, MLS, Brazilian League Soccer, UEFA European Football Championship (Euro2016), Euro 2016 qualifying matches, Dutch League, Major League Baseball, Caribbean Series, NFL’s Monday Night Football, the College Football Bowl Championship Series, NBA, exclusive telecast of Friday Night Fights, among others.

ESPNNEWS is focused more on news and information in the sports world:

ESPNEWS debuted in November 1996 to complement ESPN and ESPN2’s increasing event and show programming with a narrower news and highlights format.  It has retained that focus while adding replays and time-shifted episodes of news and information programs.

You can read the full press release here.

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