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ESPN Highlights From Disney’s Investor Day 2020 Presentation

Announced Thursday: A new 10-year agreement with the SEC and ESPN+ programming featuring Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Stephen A. Smith and more

As part of Thursday’s The Walt Disney Company’s Investor Day, it was announced that ESPN and the Southeastern Conference (SEC) have reached a new 10-year agreement – beginning in 2024-25.

For more on the landmark deal, watch ESPN host Laura Rutledge interviewing Executive Vice President, Programming and Original Content, Burke Magnus, and SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey. Here’s a sampling of social media reaction to the announcements, including some from Commissioner Sankey himself.

PEYTON’S PLACES

The Emmy-nominated series featuring NFL legend Peyton Manning and currently in its second season on ESPN+, will return for a third season (Fall 2021) and the franchise is growing!

MAN IN THE ARENA: TOM BRADY

The highly anticipated nine-part documentary series coming to ESPN+, is built around NFL great Brady’s never-before-seen, first-hand accounts of the journey to each of his nine Super Bowls.

STEPHEN A.’S WORLD

ESPN+ will also launch a new, original program featuring the insights and opinions of one-of-a-kind personality Stephen A. Smith in January.

SPORTSNATION

A newly reimagined version of SportsNation will return weekday mornings, beginning in January, exclusively on ESPN+.

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