ESPN Goal Line
|ESPN Goal Line/ESPN Buzzer Beater|
|Launched||September 4, 2010|
|Owned by||ESPN Inc.
(The Walt Disney Company (80%)
Hearst Corporation (20%))
|Picture format||720p (HDTV)|
ESPN on ABC
|Available on Time Warner Cable systems||Check local listings|
|Verizon FiOS||571 (HD only)|
|WatchESPN||Watch live (US cable subscribers only)|
ESPN Goal Line, ESPN Buzzer Beater, and ESPN Bases Loaded is a cable channel operated by ESPN which launched on September 4, 2010. The channel operates during the College football season as ESPN Goal Line, and during the College basketball season as ESPN Buzzer Beater—providing live look-ins and analysis of games in progress. The channel only operates on the major gamedays for their respective sports—Goal Line operates from 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM ET on Saturdays, while Buzzer Beater operates from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM ET on Wednesdays, and 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM ET on Saturdays. As of 2013, ESPN Bases Loaded only broadcasts the NCAA Tournament. In 2013, it will air from May 31 to June 3.
At its launch, the channel was made available to customers of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks systems, and became available soon after to customers of Verizon FiOS TV in most markets.
The channel is also now available with Comcast Cable and COX Communications in select markets.
With the agreement between Disney and Cablevision on 10/4/2012 the channel will be available to Cablevision subscribers as well.