The Future of Television Is Being Led by ESPN

The following video is from Wednesday's installment of The Motley Fool's Weekly Tech Review, in which analysts Eric Bleeker and Jason Moser look at the biggest stories driving the tech sector this week.

Viewers' devotion to ESPN is one of the most common arguments against cutting the cord on cable. ESPN's dominance over the realm of televised sports is helping it into expand into apps, beyond the realm of your cable box. A viewer in the digital world, however, isn't the same as a TV viewer, in terms of value; advertisers haven't yet moved over. Will ESPN be the first major player to successfully make the digital jump?

The future of television begins now, with an all-out $2.2 trillion media war that pits cable companies such as Cox, Comcast, and Time Warner against technology giants such as Apple, Google, and Netflix. The Motley Fool's shocking video presentation reveals the secret Steve Jobs took to his grave and explains why the only real winners are these three lesser-known power players that film your favorite shows. Click here to watch today!

The relevant video segment can be found between 3:44 and 7:30.

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