Disney, the company who owns ABC SPORTS and ESPN channels in America, is to offer more content for the iTunes Music Store in the US.
Condensed versions of all four BCS Bowl Games from ABC Sports will be available on the iTunes Music Store. Condensed versions of this weeks Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, Nokia Sugar Bowl will be available as well as games from the Orange Bowl Rose Bowl.
Later this month, ESPN will make additional content available, including the Best Of The X Games; "SportsCentury" interviews from ESPN Classic's award-winning biography series; the popular "This is SportsCenter" commercials; and select ESPN Original Entertainment programs - including "Knight School", the forthcoming reality program featuring Texas Tech basketball coach Bobby Knight, which will premiere on iTunes.
In addition to the ESPN and ABC Sports content, more programming from Disney ABC Television Group will also be available later this month on the iTunes Music Store, including "Wildfire", Disney Channel's popular animated series "Kim Possible" and "The Proud Family" and SOAPnet's original biography series "Soapography", as well as ABC Entertainment and Touchstone Television library product including "America's Funniest Home Videos" and the popular 1970s Saturday morning "School House Rock" vignettes and episodes of Buena Vista Television's "Ebert and Roeper".
Classic animated shorts produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and featured on Buena Vista Home Entertainment's upcoming "Disney at the Academy Awards", including the 1933 Academy Award-winning "The Three Little Pigs" and the 1935 Academy Award-winning "The Tortoise and the Hare" will also be available.
Walt Disney was the first media company to make a deal with Apple to sell video on the iTunes music store when Apple in October unveiled its iPod that also plays video.