ESPN International has acquired the exclusive rights to broadcast Italy’s Serie A in Spanish-speaking Latin America and the Caribbean from 2018-19 to 2020-21.
ESPN will carry all Serie A TIM matches, with more than 200 games per season airing live on ESPN linear networks, including ESPN, ESPN 2, ESPN 3, ESPN Caribbean and ESPN 2 Caribbean. ESPN Play will also stream all matches live. Coverage will comprise year-round news and highlights content on ESPN platforms, including exclusive weekly preview shows.
“This agreement underscores our ongoing pledge to deliver world-class content to fans across Latin America and the Caribbean,” said Tim Bunnell, ESPN International’s senior VP of programming, production, marketing and advertising sales. “We have a long history as a Serie A broadcaster. The competition is one of the most prestigious in the world, filled with legendary clubs and star players that are relevant to the region. We are eager to build upon the successful track record we have had over many years in presenting Serie A to our viewers.”