ESPN is the most valuable network on television, but it’s locked into major, costly deals with U.S. sports leagues, and an increasing number of cable TV subscribers are “cutting the cord” in favor of cheaper streaming services.
At the Code/Media conference at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, Calif., ESPN President John Skipper made the case that ESPN is in better shape than it has ever been. He touched on the cord-cutting phenomenon, the agreements ESPN has inked and the efforts ESPN is making to become more diverse.
You can watch the full video of Skipper’s talk below:
This article originally appeared on Recode.net.