ESPN to Debut Weekly CEC: Countdown Friday, March 29

Week One Programming to Air on Various Digital Platforms and Hosted by Streamers Goldenboy and LeTigress


ESPN will debut a weekly program, CEC: Countdown, Friday, March 29 at 9 p.m. ET leading into the first-ever ESPN Collegiate Esports Championship (CEC). The program will air on ESPN Esports’ Twitch, YouTube and Twitter as well as ESPN3 and will rotate hosts weekly.

Week One of CEC: Countdown will be hosted by professional esports commentators Goldenboy and LeTigress and include top stories from around the collegiate esports scene and highlights from the past week. Additionally, this week will feature several segments to get viewers excited for the main event in May, including:


Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez is a professional esports commentator and host in multiple games including Call of Duty, Halo and most recently, Overwatch.

LeTigress works as a professional esports host and commentator and makes content on both YouTube and Twitch.


Friday, March 29 at 9 p.m. ET


*For more information on the CEC, please visit


Media Contact:

Olivia Wilson, ESPN Communications, 213-405-4145, [email protected]