ESPN, Disney and ABC will now broadcast the Overwatch League.
ESPN has announced Disney has signed a multi-year broadcast deal with Blizzard Entertainment. The deal will cover the Overwatch League playoffs beginning tonight, the Season 1 grand finals from the Barclays Center next month, the Overwatch World Cup this fall, and Overwatch League Season 2 next year.
Overwatch matches will be broadcast across the ESPN network, ESPN2, Disney XD, ABC, and streaming services with “hundreds of hours” of live and highlight programming. This will mark the first time the Overwatch League will be broadcast live on TV.
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