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Dr. Manhattan from Watchmen (Image: HBO).

Watchmen, WWE/AEW, TWD, Drew Brees, HBO Max & More: BCTV Sunday Slice

Welcome to the first edition of Bleeding Cool TV's Sunday Slice, a completely opinionated look at the top television news that came our way over the past week. From Watchmen pride and AEW appreciation to The Walking Dead stepping up and our growing NBA fascination, there's a ton of TV stuff for us to dissect […]

Bruce Lee Documentary Be Water Debuts Trailer

Bruce Lee 30 For 30 Documentary Be Water Trailer Debuts

"Even in the face of a racist system, built upon centuries of xenophobic attitudes and demeaning stereotypes, he was determined to change the old narratives and build this new myth of the Asian and Asian American as the hero." You can see the Bruce Lee documentary trailer below.https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=-JDU9NwBX_0&feature=emb_logo Michael Jordan, Bruce Lee: ESPN Taking Over Sports[...]

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ESPN & EA Sports Announce A New Madden NFL 20 Schedule

This morning, ESPN along with EA Sports presented a brand new schedule of programming revolving around Madden NFL 20 The w Madden NFL 20 Championship Series (MCS) will bring fans competitive esports action and entertainment following the live 2020 NFL Draft ESPN2 will air the first two episodes of the “Road To The Madden Bowl,” with[...]

Michael Scott (Steve Carell) from "The Office," image courtesy of NBC Universal.

The Office Superstar Michael Scott Out-Last-Danced Michael Jordan

ESPN’s 30 for 30 docuseries shines the spotlight on some of the most unbelievable, over-the-top, and one-of-a-kind personalities and events in sports history Over the weekend, the sports network aimed its cameras at one of pop culture's forgotten athletes: The Office head Michael Scott (portrayed by Steve Carell on NBC’s long-running and beloved sitcom), showing the[...]

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ESPN Will Host The Valorant Invitational On April 20th

One of the first major esports competitions for Valorant has been set up as ESPN will broadcast the Valorant Invitational on April 20th The announcement was made on ESPN Esports' Twitter account, in what's being called "the most ambitious crossover in esports history." Considering the game is still in open beta and Riot Games hasn't[...]

Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and the Chicago Bulls is the subject of The Last Dance, courtesy of ESPN.

Michael Jordan and His Chicago Bulls Save The Last Dance for Sunday

This weekend, ESPN premieres the one person who could take down Tiger King and not even break a sweat doing it: Michael Jordan Starting this Sunday, the sports network's 10-part documentary series The Last Dance finally takes to the floor to examine Jordan and the Chicago Bulls’ mission to lock down a sixth NBA Championship[...]

Wide receiver and running back Nick Holley leaves the field, courtesy of XFL.

XFL Ceases Operations with No 2021 Return Plans

The pro football league created by WWE's Vince McMahon has fired nearly all of its employees as of Friday morning, according to ESPN sources They are also reporting that the league has no plans to return in 2021 This puts an end to the return of the XFL, which first came about in a partnership[...]

Riot Games Suspends "League Of Legends" LCS Over Coronavirus

League of Legends' Spring Split Series Finds Home on ESPN

ESPN will be broadcasting the event stateside Announced earlier today, five matches from the LCS will air on ESPN2 ESPN2 is already home to esports coverage, so the LCS will fit right in here "We're excited to work with Riot Games to create innovative content opportunities around this amazing franchise system," said John Lasker, vice[...]

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WWE WrestleMania 36: Triple H Talks [SPOILER] Missing WrestleMania

WWE EVP Triple H visited ESPN this past Sunday to not only confirm that a pretty big name will be missing this weekend's WrestleMania shows, but also share his thoughts on that decision as well as the decision to move forward with the annual event.The company had taken the unprecedented step of having RAW, SmackDown,[...]

Trailer: “The Last Dance” 10-part documentary on Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls

Michael Jordan, Bulls Documentary "The Last Dance" Moved Up to April 19

Michael Jordan and his Chicago Bulls teams of the 1990s are the subjects of a new ESPN documentary series called The Last Dance It was supposed to release in June, but as of this morning, a new trailer released confirms that the 10-part series will release instead starting April 19th The trailer teases new interviews[...]

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ESPN Airing Classic Disney Sports Films on Friday Nights

ESPN is dealing with the absence of live sports to talk about by airing classic Disney films mostly dealing with sporting events that have already happened Every Friday night in primetime for the foreseeable future, the network will air a different sports film Up first tonight at 8 PM is The Rookie, starring Dennis Quaid[...]

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WWE Network Free Access Deal Includes "WrestleMania" Library & More

Less than a week after the WWE announced Wrestlemania 36 will take place over two nights (Saturday, April 4, and Sunday, April 5, with Rob Gronkowski hosting) over coronavirus concerns and announcing a deal with ESPN to air classic WrestleMania events over three Sundays, a chunk of the WWE Network library is being made available[...]

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ESPN Set to Air Classic WWE "WrestleMania" Events Starting This Sunday

Now, it looks like ESPN has foud a way to help them get the word out - and add some fresh programming to a network that's hurting now that live sports is doing its version of "social distancing" from the fans.[caption id="attachment_1182219" align="alignnone" width="1200"] WWE[/caption]Starting this Sunday, March 22, at 7 p.m[...]


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Disney+, Hulu Basic & ESPN+ Offered as $12.99 Bundle; Available November

During the company’s third-quarter earnings call with Wall Street analysts, Iger revealed that it will bundle Disney+, Hulu’s basic on-demand tier and ESPN+ for $12.99 a month, and will make the package deal available the same day Disney+ launches: November 12.As a consumer, here are some things to keep in mind about the bundle deal:[...]

NFL SuperPro: Marvel and ESPN Homage Classic Comic Covers for Draft

NFL SuperPro: Marvel and ESPN Homage Classic Comic Covers for Football Players

Move over, Phil Grayfield! Marvel Comics and ESPN have teamed up to produce a series of homage variant covers for top football players Marvel posted the covers on their website, though they originally debuted on television back in April for the NFL draft But hey, maybe you've had too many concussions and you can't remember[...]

ESPN Will Host Apex Legends Competitions at 2019 ESPYS and X Games

ESPN Will Host Apex Legends Competitions at 2019 ESPYS and X Games

You'll soon be seeing some Apex Legends competitions on ESPN programming as they're headed to the 2019 ESPYS and X Games Minneapolis 2019 This morning, ESPN announced the creation of EXP, a new event series featuring esports competitions at ESPN-owned events, the first of which will be with Electronic Arts These competitions will be a[...]

ESPN Releases Schedule For Inaugural Collegiate Esports Championship

ESPN Releases Schedule For Inaugural Collegiate Esports Championship

As we head into ESPN's inaugural Collegiate Esports Championship for 2019, we now have a full schedule for all the games involved this weekend Five different games will have qualifying matches as well as proper tournament bracket eliminations between May 10th-12th, including Hearthstone, Overwatch, Starcraft II, Street Fighter V, and Heroes of the Storm Check[...]

XFL 2020 Kickoff Includes TV Deals with ABC/ESPN, FOX Sports

Looking to move out from underneath the shadow of the recently shuttered Alliance of American Football (AAF) as well as learn from its own disastrous past (with the hopes of not repeating it), WWE head Vince McMahon's XFL has announced multi-year deals with both ESPN and FOX Sports to televise league games beginning with the[...]