ESPN, Fox, And Warner Brothers Announce Joint Venture Streaming Service
While CBS is the network has the Super Bowl telecast this week, three other major platforms have made the news. ESPN, Fox, and Warner Brothers announced a joint venture streaming service.
The plan is for this new service to launch in the fall of 2024. As such, streaming programs through this new outlet will be done via an official app.
In a statement shared by ESPN, Warner Brothers, Discovery CEO David Zaslav said, “This new sports service exemplifies our ability as an industry to drive innovation and provide consumers with more choice, enjoyment and value and we’re thrilled to deliver it to sports fans.”
What Can You Expect To Watch Via The ESPN, Fox, Warner Brothers App?
All four the major American professional sports leagues will participate. Certain NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL games will be available here. In addition, CNBC detailed that this will also “consist of all the broadcast and cable networks owned by Disney, Fox and Warner Bros. Discovery that carry sports, along with ESPN+.”
If you are wondering what the includes, the list is quite extensive. The ESPN family includes ABC, ESPN2, and ESPNU. Under the Fox umbrella, there’s BTN, FS1, and FS2. Warner Brothers includes, TNT, TBS, and TruTv.
The next obvious question here is then, how much will this streaming service cost? “While no price has been determined, a logical starting point could be $45 or $50 per month with introductory pricing lower to entice signups, according to a person familiar with the matter, who asked not to be named because the discussions around the service have been private,” CNBC states.
During yesterday’s annual Super Bowl press conference with NFL, commissioner Roger Goodell, had high praise for the streaming test the NFL and Peacock did earlier in the playoffs. Furthermore, he pointed out that the Chiefs vs. Dolphins game saw 23 millions viewers. A few short hours later, this new joint venture was confirmed.