LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (March 30, 2015) – ESPN’s Baseball Tonight hit the road for a week of live shows at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort from March 23 through March 27.
The 30-minute shows aired each day at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN2 with an additional hour-long edition at 10 p.m. on Thursday, March 26. Karl Ravech was on-site to host with analyst Aaron Boone and ESPN MLB Insider Tim Kurkjian on Thursday and ESPN MLB Insider Keith Law joined the crew on Tuesday, March 24 and Friday. The Baseball Tonight set was set up on the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex promenade out in front of Champion Stadium, the Spring Training home of the Atlanta Braves.
Two Baseball Tonight shows accompaned ESPN’s MLB Spring Training game coverage from Champion Stadium: Phillies at Braves on March 24 (1 p.m., ESPN) and Red Sox at Braves on March 27 (1 p.m., ESPN).
Live broadcasts were free and open to the public, as guests were welcomed to join hosts Ravech, Sciambi and Virk for six shows over five days and be a part of the live audience outside Champion Stadium at the ESPN Complex.
Baseball Tonight is just the latest in a growing lineup of ESPN events held at the sports complex. Earlier this month, “Mike and Mike” celebrated its 15th anniversary at Walt Disney World with live broadcasts at the sports complex and Downtown Disney Marketplace. ESPN also staged its Fantasy Football Now show at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex as part of the ESPN Fantasy Football Convention last summer.
Ben Cafardo, ESPN Corporate Communications