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ESPN Dos

ESPN Dos
Launched October 11, 1996
Owned by ESPN International
Picture format SDTV (480i)
Language Spanish
Broadcast area Mexico, Central America, Dominican Republic
Headquarters Mexico City
Sister channel(s) ESPN Latin America
ESPN Deportes
ESPN+
Website espndeportes.com

ESPN Dos (stylized as ESPN2, its full name is used internally to distinguish it from its U.S. English counterpart) is a cable television network operated by ESPN International. It predominantly shares much of its Spanish language programming with ESPN Deportes, alongside other original programs focusing on Mexican sports, and a simulcast of ESPN's early evening edition of SportsCenter.

The channel is primarily targeted towards Mexico, regional variations for ESPN Dos are also broadcast for Central America/Dominican Republic due to differing programming rights between the regions. Prior to 2008, ESPN Dos was shown in Colombia and Peru, but those countries switched to the more soccer-oriented ESPN+. Also Venezuela used to be the only country in South America where ESPN Dos was available, but in 2013 this country was switched to ESPN+. Some people from countries outside Mexico had criticized that content from the channel is almost totally dedicated to Mexico, while spaces for sports from other countries are very small.

Events shown on ESPN Dos

Football

Baseball

American Football

Basketball

Tennis

Other: Billiards, Bull riding, Motorsport, Golf, Cycling, Boxing, Polo, etc.

Original programs

  • SportsCenter (Mexican version, also shown on ESPN Deportes)
  • Futbol Picante (Mexican soccer)
  • Cronometro (similar to Pardon the Interruption)
  • Toque Inicial
  • Golpe a Golpe
  • Beisbol Esta Noche (Spanish version of Baseball Tonight)
  • Los Capitanes
  • ESPN Radio Formula
  • NFL Semanal
  • El Diez (original TV series)

External links

  • ESPNdeportes official site
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