WatchESPN, ESPN3, and SEC Network+ are finally available to DirecTV subscribers as of today.
ESPN is airing today's Rose Bowl and the historic start to the college football "playoff," but viewers hoping to tune in via tablet, computer, Xbox, Roku, or any other device have been shafted by the Worldwide Leader's online video service going down at the most inopportune time.
A new deal announced today between DirecTV and Disney will make live and on-demand ESPN content available to subscribers of the satellite service, finally extending WatchESPN and ESPN3 to its 20 million subscribers.
The Protean identity of ESPN's online network ESPN3 shifts again this week, as the former ESPN360 attempts to distance itself from similar offering WatchESPN. The Worldwide Leader has elected to end the simulcast of sporting events shown on ESPN's cable nets to ESPN3—a service available to 73 million cable…