Earlier this month, the English Premier League (EPL) struck a television deal that could have major ramifications for global audiences, particularly in the US. The EPL has the biggest audience of any English language soccer league in the US. With a worldwide audience of nearly 5 billion, it is watched by more than 1 million television fans in the US every week, with NBC … [Read more...] about How will US viewers respond to Premier League fixture changes?
Sky Sports F1 will show exclusive coverage of the first grand prix of the season, as Britain’s four-time world champion Lewis Hamilton begins his title defence in Australia. Two new grands prix for 2018 will also be shown exclusively live. Returning to the F1 calendar for the first time in nearly thirty years, Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet will host the French Grand … [Read more...] about Sky confirms F1 coverage plans
Netflix will release globally on February 16th, the first three episodes of First team: Juventus FC a Netflix original docu-series following the stories of the Italian powerhouse football club. The second part will be released later this year. Netflix will follow the most compelling stories and characters in the club during the 2017-2018 season, spending time with the … [Read more...] about Netflix’s First team: Juventus FC to launch next month
Eurosport has reached a new agreement with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to show the very best of biathlon for another four years from the 2018/19 season. The pan-European deal with the EBU includes biathlon’s blue-riband events such as all IBU Biathlon World Cups from next season until the 2021/22 season as well as the next three IBU World Championships in 2019, … [Read more...] about Eurosport secures biathlon rights for 4 more years
Following the FIFA World Cup 2018 draw on Friday, BBC and ITV have confirmed which broadcaster will show which matches of next summer’s much anticipated event in Russia. The BBC will show England’s opening two games, which will see them face Tunisia (Monday 18 June, 7pm) and Panama (Sunday 24 June, 1pm). The BBC will also have the first two choices of quarter final games, … [Read more...] about FIFA World Cup 2018 – ITV and BBC reveal match splits