World Cup Live (TV Show)

World Cup Live (TV Show)

About World Cup Live (TV Show)

World Cup Live is a news and analysis program that aired on ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2 during the 2006 FIFA World Cup and the 2010 FIFA World Cup. It's scheduled to return during the 2014 FIFA World Cup, as ESPN currently has English-language rights in the United States for the tournament through that year. The show debuted on June 9, 2006 and focused on the 2006 World Cup, it was the first of 47 telecasts (32 nightly, 12 in-between matches and three pre-game editions). It was most often seen during The Trifecta at 12am ET and 12pm ET on ESPN and on occasion was seen in the afternoon on ESPN2 following FIFA World Cup action. The show appeared with one host and at least one analyst. The program is sponsored by Vonage. The shows provided in-depth analysis of World Cup action by utilizing a soccer demonstration field and technological enhancements such as 'Shot Tracker,' which simulates the velocity and movement of a shot on goal.