Hispanic Heritage Month-themed programming includes a mix of live events, as well as original content that will air across ESPN networks
ESPN commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month with special programming
17 de septiembre de 2020
ESPN kicked off a full slate of dedicated original content and programming built around the theme, Somos, to highlight the contributions of Latinos in sports.
Hispanic Heritage Month-themed programming includes a mix of live events, as well as original content that will air across ESPN networks throughout the month. In addition, as part of season-long music collaboration with Grammy Award-winning producer DJ Khaled for Monday Night Football, DJ Khaled will also select a song specifically celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month for the Chargers-Saints game on Monday, Oct. 12.
UFC Ultimate Knockouts: Hispanic Heritage Month, a UFC-produced four-part special featuring some of the biggest Latino names in MMA, will kick off ESPN’s Hispanic Heritage Month-themed programming.
The 3 Knockdown Rule on ESPN+: The Latino Legacy, the next episode of The 3 Knockdown Rule hosted by television personality and boxing aficionado Mario López and ESPN boxing writer Steve Kim, is available to stream now exclusively on ESPN+. Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, with a special guest appearance by boxing legend Óscar De La Hoya, López and Kim pay tribute to the generations of Hispanic boxers who have positively influenced and enriched the sport loved by all “Latinos”.
Somos El Paso Strong (Wed, 9/23 at 11:30pm ET, ESPN Deportes): a 30-minute documentary on El Paso Fusion, a youth soccer team comprised of 10 to11-year-old girls, who were selling snacks outside of a local Walmart on Aug. 3, 2019 to help pay for their first out-of-state tournament. In an instant, their lives changed forever when a man targeting Hispanics committed one of the worst mass shootings in American history. El Paso Strong follows EP Fusion for the next full year as its coaches and players try to recover and rebuild their lives.
Greenland: Hosted by ESPN Deportes’ Andrés Agulla, Greenland is a six-part digital and four-part linear series produced by ESPN Originals that highlights some of the most exotic and inaccessible soccer fields on earth. Greenland episodes will also stream on ESPN Deportes Facebook and shorts on ESPN Deportes.