Posted Thu Nov 5, 2015 at 08:00 AM PST by Steven Cohen
More new channels are coming to the streaming platform.
Sony has announced the latest additions to its PlayStation Vue internet TV service. The internet TV service will soon offer the complete Disney and ESPN Media Networks lineup.
"This deal demonstrates our continued commitment to offer the best content on TV to PlayStation Vue users," said Dwayne Benefield, Vice President, Head of PlayStation Vue, at SNEI. "The addition of Disney and ESPN's primetime programming and live marquee sports to our portfolio ensures subscribers will have access to the most popular network programming on television today. We're also proud to be the first Internet-based pay TV service to offer Disney's networks with the streaming features that set PlayStation Vue apart from the industry, making TV viewing a more enjoyable experience for the whole household."
The deal will include access to ABC Owned Stations Group, ABC Family (becoming Freeform in January), Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN College Extra, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Classic, ESPN Goal Line, ESPN Buzzer Beater, ESPN Bases Loaded, Fusion, Longhorn Network, and SEC-ESPN Network. In addition to the new Disney/ESPN channels, PlayStation Vue offers live and on-demand content from more than other 85 channels, including popular stations from CBS, FOX, NBCUniversal, Viacom, Turner, Discovery Communications, Scripps Networks Interactive, and AMC. The platform enables viewers to easily search through available programming with an intuitive interface and convenient personal recommendations. In addition, if customers tag a favorite series they will be given cloud access to episodes of that show for 28 days with no storage restrictions.
PlayStation Vue is currently available through the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, iPad, and iPhone in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco, and Miami TV markets. An official launch date for the Disney/ABC and ESPN channels has not been announced yet.
Source: Sony via PR Newswire
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