Building on the success of ESPN’s No. 1 Fantasy Football game and Fantasy content across television, digital and audio, ESPN is working to expand its programming on all platforms for the upcoming Fantasy Football season. The new plans to date include the return of the 28-hour ESPN Fantasy Football Marathon and the launch of a weekday fantasy sports show hosted by Emmy Award-winning ESPN fantasy analyst Matthew Berry, as well as new content available exclusively on the ESPN App, ESPN Fantasy App and WatchESPN.
New all-time mark blows away last year’s record 13.0 million; “People’s Bracket” Final Four picks: Arizona, Kansas, North Carolina, Villanova; Most popular tournament bracket game celebrates 20th anniversary. Boosted by the first ever 24-hour Tournament Challenge Marathon earlier this week, the ESPN Men’s Tournament Challenge collected a record 18.8 million completed brackets, surpassing the … Read More
Driven by ESPN Fantasy Football and coverage of the NFL, College Football and NBA, as well as FiveThirtyEight’s coverage of the Presidential Election, ESPN reached 101.8 million unique visitors in the U.S. in November, the second-largest total ever for ESPN and up 13 percent over the same month a year ago.
Driven by ESPN Fantasy Football and coverage of the NFL, College Football, MLB playoffs and an historic World Series, ESPN reached 99.3 million unique visitors in the U.S. in October, the second-largest total ever for ESPN and up 8 percent over the same month a year ago.
Driven by ESPN Fantasy Football and coverage of the NFL, College Football, MLB pennant races, and U.S. Open tennis in September, ESPN reached a property-best 104.6 million unique visitors in the U.S., up 11 percent over the same month a year ago.
ESPN Fantasy Football, the industry’s No. 1 fantasy football game, enjoyed its two biggest days ever, signing up more registered players on Monday 8/15 and Tuesday 8/16 than any other day in the game’s 20-year history.
ESPN Fantasy Football, the No. 1 fantasy football game, begins a new season with updated, comprehensive features, news and analysis — all on app, web, television, audio and more. New ESPN Fantasy App lets users to play Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey in the same app. ESPN networks will televise a 28-hour ESPN Fantasy Football Marathon presented by Draft Kings on August 15 and 16.
ESPN will televise the 28-hour DraftKings Fantasy Football Marathon in preparation for the 2016 NFL season on Aug. 15-16. The first-time programming initiative – starting Monday, Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. ET through Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 11 p.m. – will feature Fantasy Football specials in primetime both nights, segments on multiple editions of SportsCenter, and Fantasy Football-themed editions of popular ESPN shows, including First Take, Mike and Mike, His & Hers, SportsNation and NFL Live. All programs during the marathon will be streamed live on WatchESPN.
Matthew Berry, the most recognizable and influential personality in fantasy sports, has reached a new contract extension with ESPN to continue as the company’s Senior Fantasy Analyst through 2021.
Global scale: 111.8 million total unique global visitors, 1.0 billion visits, 6.6 billion minutes; In the U.S.: 27th straight month at No. 1 for monthly unique users, total minutes and visits, Reached 44 percent of all sports users. ESPN’s broad range of sports rights around the world reached 111.8 million global unique visitors in May, … Read More