ESPN To Produce Daily Sports Programming For Katzenberg's Quibi

ESPN has become the latest content partner for Quibi, the short-form video platform from Jeffrey Katzenberg set to launch in April 2020.

ESPN will be the exclusive U.S. multisport content provider for the mobile-first platform’s curated news and information programming, dubbed Daily Essentials.

The Quibi-exclusive daily ESPN show will highlight the day’s biggest sports news stories in under 10 minutes.

ESPN is now owned by The Walt Disney Company. Katzenberg is a former chairman of Walt Disney Studios and a founder of DreamWorks. His Quibi co-founder is Meg Whitman, a former CEO of Hewlett-Packard and eBay.

NBC News and BBC Global news are among Quibi’s other content partners.

NBC will develop mobile-only morning and evening news programming, and BBC Global will produce daily international news programming.



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