A new player is coming to the streaming industry next August 31 and it will come with everything: Star + Latin America officially revealed more details of his service and surprised sports fans because he announced that will include live ESPN events on your platform. From the Liberators cup even the most famous leagues in Europe. Know everything that the catalog will have!
It is a new step in the project of Disney of moving most of their content to streaming. In addition to closing at least 100 TV channels to move their productions and have Disney + for children’s entertainment, prepares the landing of Star + with proposals aimed at a more adult audience. With that intention, the company will play a key card with its sports broadcasts.
Christine McCarthy, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Walt Disney Company, confirmed the news and even assured that the launch is planned based on sporting events. “Moving the launch to late summer allows us to build on a strong sports calendar, including the return of the European soccer leagues and the Premier League, defining matches for the Copa Libertadores, along with the US Open.”he stated during the second quarter earnings report in May.
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The live broadcast package also includes: Premier League, The League, MLB, NHL, rugby, tennis, golf, cycling, boxing Y MMA. In turn, it will have the news of SportsCenter and documentary series of ESPN. At the moment the UEFA Champions League, which in Mexico and Brazil will go on HBO MAX starting next year.
Disney also did not disclose which events will be exclusive to the platform and which ones will remain on the wire. The same will happen with other types of content such as the complete seasons of The Simpsons, This is Us or The Walking Dead. The price of the subscription did not come to light either, but there will be a discount for those who already have Disney +.
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