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Overwatch League TV: How to Watch the Overwatch League Playoffs on TV

The Overwatch League is now underway and fans will be happy to know that streaming possibilities could be increasing very soon. While it is already available on live streaming services like Twitch, could the League be coming to the TV as well? Will you soon be able to watch the entire esports league on live television cable?

These are the questions we are going to answer in this Overwatch League TV guide. We are first going to go over whether it’s even possible to watch it on TV. If it is, we will dive into how to watch it on TV, where to watch it, and what time it will be broadcasted. Let’s go ahead and dive right in.

Overwatch League TV Guide: Can You Watch It on TV?

So, can you watch the Overwatch League on TV? Well, the yes is a resounding yes. Indeed, you can watch the entire League on TV soon enough if you’d like. This will begin with the playoffs that are happening right now. But when and where can you watch the League on TV? Well, let’s get into the nitty-gritty of it.

How to Watch Overwatch League on TV

Now, it’s time to dig into how to watch Overwatch League on TV. It has been revealed recently that Disney has signed an exclusive multi-year deal with Activision Blizzard to only allow for the League to be shown on its networks. This means that it will only be available on ESPN, Disney networks, and ABC.

The deal goes live tonight at the time of publishing and fans will be able to watch the Overwatch League on TV beginning with the Philadelphia Fusion versus Boston Uprising match at 5 pm PT, 8 pm ET on Disney XD and ESPN 3. For more on the League as we get deeper into the quarterfinals, keep it locked right here.