2022 ESPY Award: Start Time, Live stream and Host

The much-awaited 2022 ESPY Award is set to be held on the 20th of July, 2022. The 30th annual ESPY Award is presented by Capital One and will be hosted at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, California. 

Preview: History of the ESPY Award:

ESPY Award which is the acronym for Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award has been around for three decades now. The first ESPY Award ceremony was held in 1993. Since then it has become arguably the biggest night in the sporting world. Sportspersons and teams all around the world get awarded for their excellence on this ceremonious night.

Except for the first eight events, ESPYs have always been awarded in July right after the MLB All-Star game as this is the only period where no major American professional leagues are scheduled. In the past, the awards were given on the basis of votes from the fans only. However, since 2004, sportswriters, broadcasters, sports executives, and sportspersons have also taken part in the voting procedure.

Schedule: When Does the 2022 ESPY Award Start?

The 2022 ESPY Award is scheduled to start at 8:00 p.m ET on Wednesday, July 20, 2022.

How to watch the 2022 ESPY Award?

  • ABC

The 2022 ESPY award will be telecasted live on ABC. To live stream the event, you will need to rely on streaming platforms such as;  DirecTV Stream, Hulu+ Live TV, Fubo TV, YouTube TV, etc.  However, these are all paid services. Users need to pay for a subscription before getting to enjoy the show.

Who is going to Host the 2022 ESPY Award?

Since its inception, ESPY Award has always been hosted by widely celebrated personalities. Some of the most notable previous hosts include Samuel L. Jackson, Lebron James, Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Kimmel, etc. This year is not any different.

ESPY Award this year will be hosted by one of the sporting world’s own who is none other than The NBA megastar Stephen Curry. Curry has been fortunate enough many times to get on the stage of the ESPYs and receive awards for his accomplishments. However, this marks the first time that the “Baby-Faced Assassin” takes the role of the host.

Venue for the 2022 ESPY Award:

The Dolby Theater (formerly known as the Kodak Theater) is selected as the venue for the 2022 ESPY Awards.

In the history of this prestigious award ceremony, multiple historic buildings have been used as a venue for the show. Arenas like MGM Grand, Madison Square Garden, and Microsoft Theatre have been previously used to stage ESPYs. The Dolby Theater in LA was chosen as the venue for the first time after 15 years. 

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