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Will You Watch The Point On ESPN2?

from the ESPN Press Room,
 
I can't remember the last time I have watched ESPN except for a college football game.  I will tune in to check it out but if someone starts screaming at me, click!
  • Hosted by Veteran ESPN Anchor John Buccigross
  • NHL Opening Week: The Point will air Tuesday – Friday on ESPN
  • Regularly scheduled: The Point airs Thursday’s at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN2
  • The Point will be simulcast live on ESPN+ and available for on-demand replay

Cementing The Walt Disney Company’s collection of television networks and direct-to-consumer streaming platforms as the new destination for all things hockey, The Point joins ESPN2’s weekly Thursday afternoon lineup from 3-4 p.m. ET.

All episodes of The Point will be simulcast live on ESPN+ and will be available for on-demand replay.

Viewers can also watch The Point on the ESPN App with their TV everywhere credentials.   

The Point premieres October 7 at 5 p.m. ET on ESPN2 live from Studio F in Bristol, Connecticut. 

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Paul's avatar

from Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun,

“My hope is that hockey is the winner,” said the very busy Messier in a lengthy interview. “I think Wayne has such amazing perspective and individual perspective about the game and I think I share that with him. My hope is we can elevate the game, get more people interested, get more boys and girls wanting to play, be educational and entertaining, and for the most part, elevate the game.

“I’m a big fan of Wayne’s as you know from the time we were 18 years olds playing together. ”

And now a new beginning for both on a stage neither has really known before.

more on Messier

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 10/07/21 at 12:31 PM ET

ilovehomers's avatar

Yeah, ill check it out

Posted by ilovehomers on 10/07/21 at 01:02 PM ET

Hippy Dave's avatar

Well, it’s not part of ESPN+ without a provider, so, I guess, no…

Posted by Hippy Dave from Somewhere West of Detroit on 10/07/21 at 10:22 PM ET

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Well, it’s not part of ESPN+ without a provider, so, I guess, no…

All episodes of The Point will be simulcast live on ESPN+ and will be available for on-demand replay.

Sounds like you can get it without a provider. the ESPN App is what requires the provider. Hopefully I understand this correctly.

Frankly I find it more than a bit disturbing/confusing how fractured Disney’s handling of hockey will be. You’ve got ESPN, ESPN 2, ABC, Hulu, ESPN+, ESPN App

Throw in TNT, TNT App, NHL Network, Center Ice, Bally and other regional networks plus blackout rules and I’ll need an app just to keep track of where to tune in each game.

Posted by evileye on 10/08/21 at 08:54 AM ET

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