The league announced Wednesday that this year’s MLS Cup will be shown on the network for the 14th time in 24 seasons. The final on Nov. 10 will start at 3 p.m. ET. It also will air on Univision in Spanish.
Major League Soccer (MLS) and Pluto TV, the free streaming television service, today announced the launch of the league’s channel on Pluto TV (ch. 203). “Major League Soccer’s agreement with Pluto TV offers fans a new way to experience the game and interact with our high-quality content,” said MLS SVP of Media Chris Schlosser. “Major […]
Jon Champion is making a Brexit of his own, leaving England to become ESPN’s lead announcer for Major League Soccer. The 53-year-old has been broadcasting British matches since 1988 and is heard around the world calling games for Premier League Productions. He has been working part-time for ESPN during international fixture breaks and starts an […]
The league wraps up with most-watched MLS Cup in 15 years, following a stronger season for regular-league play, smartly building on an NFL lead-in. Up next: team expansion.
A watershed moment in Major League Soccer’s 18-year history will occur this week, as the league is poised to announce new media rights deals that will bring in far more revenue and lead to a consistent, streamlined television schedule. The eight-year deals with ESPN, Fox and Univision are priced five times higher than the average annual value of the league’s current media deals.