World of X Games Will Air Four X Games Oslo Recap Episodes on ABC plus ESPN2 Sunday
X Games fans in the United States can watch all the competitions live from the inaugural X Games Oslo starting Thursday, Feb. 24 via 20 hours of coverage on WatchESPN. Additionally, seven hours of event recap coverage will air on ABC and ESPN2 as part of the World of X Games series, beginning Saturday, Feb. 27, with highlights from the Men’s and Women’s Skateboard Street events. Fans can also follow the latest coverage across ESPN digital platforms, including XGames.com and X Games pages across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and more.
In addition to all of the content on ESPN’s U.S.-based media platforms, X Games Oslo 2016 will be televised globally in 190 countries and territories to more than 495 million homes, in addition to global digital viewership.
The X Games Oslo live content schedule is as follows:
|Thursday, February 25|
|9 a.m. – 11 a.m.||WatchESPN||Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe Elimination|
|11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.||WatchESPN||Men’s Skateboard Street Round One|
|1 p.m. – 3 p.m.||WatchESPN||Women’s & Men’s Skateboard Street Final|
Friday, February 26
|6 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.||WatchESPN||Men’s Snowboard Big Air Elimination|
|8:15 a.m. – 10 a.m.||WatchESPN||Men’s Ski Big Air Elimination|
|10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.||WatchESPN||Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe Final|
|12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.||WatchESPN||Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe Final|
Saturday, February 27
|10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||WatchESPN||Women’s Ski & Snowboard Big Air Finals|
|12 p.m. – 2 p.m.||WatchESPN||Men’s Ski & Snowboard Big Air Finals|
|2 p.m. – 3 p.m.||ABC||Best of X Games Oslo – Men’s & Women’s Skateboard Street Highlights|
|Sunday, February 28|
|8 a.m. – 10 a.m.||WatchESPN||Men’s Ski SuperPipe Elimination|
|10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.||WatchESPN||Women’s Ski SuperPipe Final|
|12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.||WatchESPN||Men’s Ski SuperPipe Final|
|7 p.m. – 9 p.m.||WatchESPN||Best of X Games Oslo – Highlights Finals from Thursday – Saturday events|
Saturday, March 5
|2 p.m. – 3 p.m.||ABC||Best of X Games Oslo – Skiing disciplines|
|Saturday, March 19|
|3 p.m. – 5 p.m.||ABC||Best of X Games Oslo – Highlights from all events|
|Saturday, March 26|
|2 p.m. – 3 p.m.||ABC||Best of X Games Oslo – Snowboard disciplines|
*Times and events listed are Eastern Time (ET) and are subject to change. Please consult your local listings.
In addition to the host broadcast within Norway by TV2, ESPN has reached syndication partnerships to deliver X Games Oslo content to 495 million households across 190 countries. These deals include 15 networks across EMEA, 10 dedicated live deals within Europe with free-to-air distribution throughout Scandinavia and live pay-per-view service throughout EMEA via ESPN Player. In Asia, a partnership with Sony ESPN will deliver content throughout India and digital content throughout China with the leading digital outlet, Tencent. Additionally ESPN’s international networks will provide content in Canada, South America and the Caribbean and Australia and New Zealand.
Additional information on X Games Oslo 2016 will be forthcoming on http://xgames.espn.go.com/xgames/oslo/ and http://www.tv2.no/sport/xgames for fans or on www.espnmediazone.com and http://www.tv2.no/sport/xgames/infofor media only.
Danny Chi, ESPN Communications, 213-405-4400; firstname.lastname@example.org
Grace Coryell, ESPN Communications, 213-405-4402, email@example.com