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MUTV Relaunched In High Definition

Tue 15th Jul 2014 | Television & Broadcasting

MUTV, Manchester United’s in-house TV channel, is today celebrating a landmark moment as it starts transmitting in High Definition (HD) for the first time. As part of the launch, which has seen...

Arsenal Renew Media Rights & Content Partnership

Tue 15th Jul 2014 | Television & Broadcasting

MP & Silva (MPS), the leading international sports media company, and Arsenal Broadband Limited (ABL), the digital arm of Barclays Premier League club Arsenal FC , have agreed an extension to...

Broadcast payments made to Barclays Premier League clubs for the 2013/14 season

Wed 14th May 2014 | Television & Broadcasting

The Barclays Premier League 2013/14 season was one of the most competitive and exciting in the League's 22 year history. The lead at the top of the table changed 25 times during the campaign -...

FIFA opens tender for UK media rights to 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups

Fri 4th Apr 2014 | Television & Broadcasting

FIFA has opened an invitation to tender (ITT) for media rights in the United Kingdom for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups™. These rights cover TV, IPTV, internet, mobile and radio transmissions...

Sony and FIFA announce further 4K coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™

Thu 3rd Apr 2014 | Television & Broadcasting

Sony Corporation and FIFA today announced that they will collaborate on a range of 4K initiatives at the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, including production of the Official 2014 FIFA World Cup™...

Spurs Expand Global Audience With Broadcast Deals

Fri 7th Feb 2014 | Television & Broadcasting

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club has forged partnerships with four major international broadcasters for exclusive club content to be screened in more than 35 countries across four continents. Working...

Eurosport Switches Over To SNTV For Video News Content

Thu 16th Jan 2014 | Television & Broadcasting

SNTV, the sports video news agency, today confirmed a landmark deal with Eurosport, Europe’s leading sports media group. The three-year agreement will see SNTV supply both digital and television...

Liverpool Extends Global TV Network

Mon 13th Jan 2014 | Television & Broadcasting

Liverpool FC have today announced nine new television partnerships extending the club’s global reach. The new deals encompass the following: beIN Sport (Hong Kong); Kompass (Indonesia); Sony...

News UK sub-licenses FA Cup clips from ITV for remaining rounds in 2013/14 season

Thu 19th Dec 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

News UK has agreed a deal with UK broadcaster ITV to allow readers of its award winning titles early access to the final stages of this season’s FA Cup action. News UK has already secured FA Cup...

BT Sport Grab Champions League Broadcast Rights

Mon 11th Nov 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

BT Sport has struck a landmark deal with UEFA for the 2015–18 UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League media rights. The new deal is worth around £299m per year for live, delayed and...

Sunderland Team Up With StreamAMG

Wed 30th Oct 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

Sunderland AFC and StreamAMG (the pan-European group which includes StreamUK) are in the vanguard of free football video following the launch of the club’s new online multimedia service, SAFSee....

FA Extends Input Media Broadcast Partnership

Tue 29th Oct 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

Input Media will continue to provide production and technical services to the Football Association (FA) after signing and five year extension to its current deal. The new deal sees Input Media retain...

Football League Launches New Broadcasting Team

Wed 23rd Oct 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

The Football League has launched a new in-house programming division focused on creating and distributing a wide variety of high quality and engaging content for fans across multiple platforms....

Aston Villa Partner With Time Warner Cable Sports

Tue 22nd Oct 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

Aston Villa Football Club and Time Warner Cable Sports have struck a deal which will see the club’s international television programme, Aston Villa Weekly, screened on two regional sports...

Premier League Renews Production Partnership with PERFORM

Thu 15th Aug 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

The Premier League and digital sports media group PERFORM today announced a three year renewal of their mobile and internet clip production partnership. The renewal, which starts at the beginning of...

Manchester United launch their first ever online pay-per-view event

Wed 31st Jul 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

Manchester United Football Club will for the first time be airing a pre-season friendly match via a pay-per-view service available online. In addition to traditional broadcasting methods, the club is...

Premier League Appoints ID Inquiries In Illegal Broadcast Crackdown

Fri 26th Jul 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

The Premier League has appointed ID Inquiries to carry out investigations into the unauthorised and illegal use of foreign satellite systems in the UK. ID Inquiries, a Glasgow-based company, will...

Sky Sports News To Make Football Broadcast History

Thu 25th Jul 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

Sky Sports News will make broadcasting history when it screens live reports from all 92 Premier and Football League clubs in a single day. ‘92Live’ on 1 August will be the first time that...

The FA Announce Broadcast Deals For Cup & International Games

Wed 17th Jul 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

BBC and BT Sport will become official broadcast partners for The FA Cup with Budweiser, while ITV will have exclusive rights for all England internationals from next year. Both the FA Cup and England...

Rio Ferdinand Testimonial Match To Be Broadcast By BT Sport And Streamed To A Huge Global Audience

Tue 9th Jul 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

BT Sport will show Rio Ferdinand's testimonial match live on its new sports channels and the match can be watched online by millions of fans worldwide, following a groundbreaking agreement with the...

Video Takes Reading Fans Behind The Scenes

Fri 28th Jun 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

Reading have produced a behind the scenes video documentary to give fans an insight into the day-to-day running of the club. The hour-long documentary which went live for free on YouTube yesterday...

MP & SILVA Partnership Brings Premier League Football To Indonesia

Wed 19th Jun 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

beIN SPORT, the global sports broadcaster, and MP & Silva, a leading international media company, today announced their partnership to launch beIN SPORT in Indonesia. beIN SPORT will launch three...

Champions League Final Draws TV Audience of 360 Million

Tue 28th May 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

The 2013 UEFA Champions League final was delivered to hundreds of millions of fans around the world as UEFA continued to expand its digital reach across social media platforms. FC Bayern...

Sky Sports Awarded Rights to Screen UEFA Euro 2016 & FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifiers

Tue 14th May 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

Sky Sports has been awarded the rights to Home Nations and Republic of Ireland qualification matches for UEFA EURO 2016 and 2018 FIFA World Cup. The new agreement with UEFA provides Sky Sports with...

Watching Sport Online: Better than TV?

Mon 13th May 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

After winning the 2012 ‘Best Webcasting Platform’ award last year, StreamUK plans to attend this year’s Streaming Media Forum with a slightly different focus; exploring online...

Jamie Carragher Signs Up To Sky Sports

Tue 30th Apr 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

Sky Sports has strengthened its line-up of football experts with the signing of Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher. Jamie will join Sky Sports in August 2013, ahead of its biggest ever football season,...

talkSPORT Seal Rights to Premier League Packages

Wed 10th Apr 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

The world’s biggest sports radio station, talkSPORT, has sealed the rights to two Barclays Premier League packages for the next three seasons. The deal – which begins next season –...

BSkyB and BT acquire Premier League Rights in the Republic of Ireland

Wed 27th Feb 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

BSkyB and BT have been awarded seven packages of live audio-visual rights for transmission of Premier League matches in the Republic of Ireland for seasons 2013/14 to 2015/16. The seven packages...

Premier League seals Dutch and Italian rights deals

Mon 11th Feb 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

The English Premier League has signed off on new broadcast rights deals in two key European markets by reaching agreements with the Pitch International and MP & Silva agencies for Italy and the...

Manchester United Aquire Full Control of MUTV

Tue 22nd Jan 2013 | Television & Broadcasting

Manchester United have acquired the one-third minority equity stake in Manchester United Television (MUTV) from BskyB (Sky) making MUTV a wholly-owned group subsidiary. As part of the club's long-term...

IMG acquires Premier League rights for ships and planes

Mon 3rd Dec 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

The Premier League have announced that IMG Media, a division of IMG Worldwide, has agreed a new three-year deal with the Premier League for aeroplanes and ships rights. The deal includes extensive...

NBC Sports Group acquires Premier League rights in USA

Mon 29th Oct 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

The Premier League have announced that NBCUniversal via the NBC Sports Group have been awarded the live audio visual broadcast rights for all 380 Barclays Premier League matches per season for seasons...

UEFA Wins Technology Award For EURO Broadcast

Mon 15th Oct 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

UEFA's innovative use of technology at UEFA EURO 2012 this summer has been honoured with the SVG Europe IBC Technology Award as one of this year's top achievements in sports broadcasting. UEFA was...

Football League Appoint New Head of Media Rights

Tue 9th Oct 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

The Football League have announced the appointment of Alfonso Medina to the position of Head of Media Rights. Medina has more than ten years of commercial and broadcast experience in the sports...

ESPN Acquires Multimedia Rights To Nextgen Series

Mon 24th Sep 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

ESPN has acquired multimedia rights to the NextGen Series, a six month European competition featuring the future stars of football, from 24 renowned European clubs. Under the four-year agreement,...

NextGen Series takes step forward with Eurosport deal

Tue 4th Sep 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

The fledgling NextGen Series has secured a major boost with the announcement of a four-year broadcast deal with Eurosport. NextGen’s partnership with the pan-European broadcaster will see a...

Man Utd launch MUTV in Japan

Mon 20th Aug 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

Manchester United has teamed up with Fuji TV to launch MUTV in Japan. This three-year partnership will enable Fuji TV to broadcast MUTV content to its viewers in Japan and will cover matches,...

Sky maintains commitment to SPL through new TV deal

Wed 1st Aug 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

UK pay-television broadcaster BSkyB has confirmed a new five-year broadcast deal for the Scottish Premier League (SPL), with the agreement also set to include coverage of Rangers matches. With Rangers...

BBC NI Announce New Deal With Irish FA

Thu 19th Jul 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

BBC Northern Ireland has agreed a new contract with the Irish FA for coverage of international and domestic football. The deal covers international football for the next two years, and the Irish FA...

Sky Sports Announces Live Barclays Premier League Matches

Thu 5th Jul 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

Premier League champions Manchester City, runners-up Manchester United and UEFA Champions League winners Chelsea kick off the Barclays Premier League 2012-13 season on Sky Sports. In conjunction with...

BT Take Premier League TV Rights From ESPN

Thu 14th Jun 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

ESPN has lost its foothold on English Premier League football rights after BT became the surprise bidder in the latest round of bidding to show live games from the season after next. Whilst BskyB...

Manchester Derby Attracts Record TV Viewer Figures

Wed 2nd May 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

Manchester City’s defeat of Manchester United attracted a record-breaking audience of over four million viewers to UK pay-television broadcaster BSkyB, according to research by SportBusiness...

Liverpool To Star in Behind The Scenes TV Show

Thu 26th Apr 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

Fans of Liverpool FC will get a unique insight into what goes on behind the scenes with the announcement today that they have teamed up with FOX Soccer to participate in a groundbreaking new...

talkSPORT Secures Global Premier League Audio Rights

Tue 17th Apr 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

talkSPORT has agreed a deal with the Premier League for an exclusive package of international audio broadcasting rights for the next four football seasons. The deal will see talkSPORT become a global...

Pub landlady Karen Murphy wins TV football court case

Fri 24th Feb 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

Pub landlady Karen Murphy has won her court fight with the English Premier League over using a Greek TV decoder to screen games. Karen Murphy has paid nearly £8,000 in fines and costs for using...

Premier League Football in Free-to-Air first

Tue 24th Jan 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

Premier League football will be available to view on free-to-air TV for the first time in its 20 year history. ESPN have announced they will make all its content available free to watch on the 3 rd to...

ITV Extends FA Deal

Tue 17th Jan 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

ITV has agreed a new two-year deal with The Football Association for the broadcast rights to the pick of The FA Cup and England internationals, including home qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup, from...

RangersTV Returns To Television Screens This Month

Mon 9th Jan 2012 | Television & Broadcasting

RangersTV is set to return to television screens next Monday (16 January, 2012) when three hours of Rangers action will be broadcast on Premier Sports on Sky channel 433. Every Monday evening,...

BBC and ITV sign joint Euro 2012 deal

Tue 13th Dec 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

The BBC and ITV have jointly acquired the rights for the UEFA Euro 2012 football tournament. The BBC will show the England national team’s group game against Sweden on June 15. ITV will show...

SPL agrees new 5-year TV deal

Tue 22nd Nov 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

The Scottish Premier League have announced a new five-year deal with Sky Sports and ESPN for the live rights to Clydesdale Bank Premier League games. The clubs agreed a deal on improved terms which...

Liverpool want to go it alone on overseas TV rights deals

Wed 12th Oct 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

Liverpool FC’s managing director, Ian Ayre has admitted that Premier League clubs should be allowed to negotiate individual overseas TV rights. In an interview with the Guardian, Ayre is quoted...

Premier League loses fight against Karen Murphy

Tue 4th Oct 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

The Premier League have lost their fight against Karen Murphy after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in favour of the Portsmouth pub landlady. In a landmark ruling, the case brought to the...

FA Cup opener to be shown on Budweiser Facebook page

Wed 17th Aug 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

The opening game of the FA Cup is to be streamed live on Facebook, the first live football match to be broadcast on the social networking site. FA Cup sponsor Budweiser brokered the deal with...

Football League signs global broadcasting deal

Wed 27th Jul 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

The Football League has agreed a record five year overseas broadcasting deal with global agency Pitch International for the worldwide distribution of matches from the beginning of the 2012/13 season....

The FA appoints BBC Worldwide as its licensing agent

Wed 20th Jul 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

The Football Association (The FA) has appointed BBC Worldwide as its licensing agent for the England and The FA Cup brands. The FA, the governing body for football in England has one of the highest...

FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011™ sets new TV viewing records

Wed 20th Jul 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

The FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011™ has set a new benchmark for the sport after viewers around the world tuned in en masse and smashed several TV audience records along the way. This...

New Champions League TV deal comes with income warning

Wed 27th Apr 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

UEFA have announced a new three-year deal for Champions League rights with Sky and ITV - but England's top clubs face a major drop in their income from the competition if a European ruling goes...

Bristol City CEO says TV deal a wake up call

Wed 6th Apr 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

Bristol City Chief Executive, Colin Sexstone says the £69m drop in TV revenue from the latest Sky deal announced by the Football League is a "wake up call for everyone in football". Speaking to...

Football League seal broadcasting deal

Wed 6th Apr 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

The Football League and Sky Sports have signed a new broadcasting agreement to run for three seasons from 2012/13. The new deal, worth £195m, will see Sky Sports extend their unrivalled live...

High Court overturns licensee's conviction for using foreign satellite

Mon 28th Mar 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

The High Court has quashed a pub licensee’s conviction for screening Premier League football via a foreign satellite system. According to the Morning Advertiser, Gregory Turner, of the Golden...

Fergie to meet BBC to resolve dispute

Fri 25th Mar 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

Sir Alex Ferguson will hold clear the air talks with the BBC according to reports. It’s understood that he will sit down the BBC’s director-general Mark Thompson in an attempt to resolve...

SFA & IFA set for UEFA cash windfall

Thu 24th Mar 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

The Scottish and Irish Football Associations are set for a cash windfall after they agreed to back UEFA’s mandate for the centralisation of commercial rights. It is now expected the two...

FA to veto UEFA's TV plans

Thu 24th Feb 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

The Football Association have confirmed they would veto any deal that would see television rights for some England games sold collectively by UEFA if it meant their broadcast revenue being slashed....

Court overrules FIFA & UEFA bid to stop free-to-air tournament broadcasts

Thu 17th Feb 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

The World Cup and European Championships will remain on free-to-air TV in the UK after the European General Court (EGC) has ruled against FIFA and UEFA. The UK Government designated both the World Cup...

ECJ opinion on Karen Murphy v Premier League

Thu 3rd Feb 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

In the view of Advocate General Kokott, territorial exclusivity agreements relating to the transmission of football matches are contrary to European Union law European Union law does not make it...

Premier League Statement

Thu 3rd Feb 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

The Premier League are currently considering the detail of Advocate General Kokott’s Opinion but our initial view is that it is not compatible with the existing body of EU case law and would...

SPL appoint IMG Media as Advisors

Fri 28th Jan 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

The Scottish Premier League (SPL) today announced the appointment of IMG Media as advisors in relation to the potential establishment of an SPL television channel. IMG Media is the world’s...

Keys & Gray apologise for sexist comments

Wed 26th Jan 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

Richard Keys and Andy Gray, the Sky Sports presenters whose sexist remarks toward a female official costing Gray his job have both apologised today. Keys has been busy speaking on a number of media...

Keys & Gray suspended by Sky Sports

Mon 24th Jan 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

The sexist comments made by Sky Sports presenters, Richard Keys and Andy Gray about assistant referee Sian Massey has seen the pair being suspended for tonight’s live televised game and could...

Sky Sports apologise for sexist comments by presenters

Mon 24th Jan 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

The unguarded comments made by Sky Sports presenters Richard Keys and Andy Gray about assistant referee Sian Massey, could see them severely disciplined by the channel. Sky Sports have been forced to...

Manchester United partner with US based Sirius XM Radio

Tue 4th Jan 2011 | Television & Broadcasting

Sirius XM, the New York based satellite radio firm has unveiled a multi-year deal to be the official radio broadcaster of the 18-time champions of the English Premier League. Financial terms weren't...

Sky Sports to support troops with broadcasts from Afghanistan

Fri 17th Dec 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

Soccer AM and Ford Super Sunday have scheduled extra special features in this weekend’s programming as Sky Sports visits the armed forces based at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan. Soccer AM’s...

Arsenal extends strategic media partnership with MP & Silva to include Emirates Cup

Mon 13th Dec 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

Arsenal Football Club has agreed an extension to its existing long-term content and production agreement with MP & Silva (MPS), a leading international sports media company, to distribute...

FIFA receive award for World Cup coverage

Wed 13th Oct 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

FIFA have been presented with an award in recognition of the immense reach and popularity of the FIFA World Cup™. Recognised by the broadcast media industry, FIFA received the European Sport TV...

Man City hope to conquer more than just the Premier League

Tue 7th Sep 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

Manchester City are hoping to conquer more than just the Premier League this season with the release of Blue Moon Rising , a behind-the scenes documentary that details City's first season under Abu...

MIC warns broadcasters over illegal showing of PL matches

Fri 3rd Sep 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

Vietnam's Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) says it will take the necessary action to stop cable operators from re-broadcasting English Premier League content via channels that reside...

Chelsea launch online TV channel

Fri 27th Aug 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

Premier League Football Club, Chelsea has launched Chelsea TVC Online, a new online resource for fans. The online portal is going to be powered by Perform, Chelsea’s internet partner and a...

Premier League continues to attract significant out-of-home audience

Tue 24th Aug 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

Over a third of British adults aged 18 to 34 are planning to watch this season's English Premier League on TV outside of their own home, according to research from YouGov/SMG Insight. Just under a...

ITV escapes punishment for World Cup blunder

Tue 24th Aug 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

ITV has escaped censure from Ofcom over the World Cup gaffe that saw viewers being shown a car advert instead of Steven Gerrard’s goal against the USA. ITV has explained that a wrong button was...

Total Sports Asia scores new media rights to the Barclays Premier League in Indonesia.

Wed 11th Aug 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

Asia’s leading independent sports marketing company, Total Sports Asia (TSA) has acquired the new media (mobile and internet clips) rights for the Barclays Premier League for Indonesia for the...

BBC to launch smart phone 'Apps'

Mon 26th Jul 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

It's been reported that the BBC has finally been given the go-ahead by the BBC Trust to launch smartphone apps - meaning it can extend its reach of its news and sport service.

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World Cup final expected to break TV audience viewing records

Mon 12th Jul 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

A worldwide audience of over 700 million are thought to have watched Spain beat Holland 1-0 in Johannesburg in the 2010 World Cup Final, The Spanish victory, which sparked scenes of celebration all...

Sky to increase the wholesale price of its Sports channels

Thu 1st Jul 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

It’s been announced that Sky is to increase the price of its Sky Sports channels, raising the cost to BT and Virgin of broadcasting live events such as Premier League football. The news comes...

ITV warns Davids over on-air branding

Wed 23rd Jun 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

ITV has been forced to caution pundit Edgar Davids after he wore a top featuring branding for a clothing company he works with on air. The former Holland international appeared in the brightly...

BBC are World Cup Winners

Tue 22nd Jun 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

Vuvuzelas and tensions in the England camp aside, survey figures just released by the Football Fans Census reveal that the BBC team has come out early winners in the World Cup ratings battle. The...

British public turning down the sound of the vuvuzelas

Thu 17th Jun 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

35% of British adults who have been watching the 2010 FIFA World Cup, have done so with the volume on their television sets turned down because of the sound of the vuvuzelas. The traditional African...

USA-ENGLAND Most Viewed First Round FIFA World Cup Match Ever in the US

Tue 15th Jun 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

The U.S. Men’s National Team’s highly anticipated opening match of the 2010 FIFA World Cup against England on ABC was the most viewed World Cup first round match and fifth most-viewed...

FIFA terminates 3D rights deal with Aruna Media

Wed 26th May 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

FIFA, the world’s football governing body, has reportedly terminated its contract with Swiss-based agency Aruna Media for the 3D public-viewing rights for next month’s World Cup according...

Yahoo! scores rights to Premier League highlights

Thu 29th Apr 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

Yahoo! has scored an exclusive deal with the Premier League to feature online highlights of football matches over the next three seasons, until 2013. The deal will see the internet giant screen...

Premier League rights chief quits to join US agency

Wed 21st Apr 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

Phil Lines, the English Premier League’s director of media operations and international broadcasting, has been recruited by CAA Sports, a division of the US entertainment and sports agency...

FIFA and Sony to launch first ever global 3D experience but snub England group games

Thu 8th Apr 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

Group games chosen to be shown in 3D will not include England. Fifa and Sony today announced that 25 World Cup 2010 matches will be recorded in 3D, one on each day of the tournament, from the first...

Ofcom orders Sky to cut wholesale price of sports channels

Wed 31st Mar 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

In what could turn out to be one of the most significant rulings to date, the media regulator Ofcom today ordered BSkyB to reduce the amount it charges rivals to offer Sky Sports by more than 20%. The...

TV schedule for World Cup announced

Tue 23rd Mar 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

The BBC and ITV have revealed the split of televised matches for this summer’s FIFA World Cup in South Africa. As joint TV rights holders in the UK, live coverage of World Cup matches will be...

Premier League secure £1.4bn in overseas broadcasting deals

Tue 23rd Mar 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

The Premier League expect to raise £1.4bn in the sale of its overseas broadcasting rights according to the Independent newspaper. The new deal for 2010-13 has more than doubled from the...

Ofcom may force Sky to sell some of its channels

Tue 23rd Mar 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

Ofcom, the television watchdog are expected to announce its plans to force Sky, the satellite broadcaster to sell its premium sports and film channels at ‘wholesale’ prices. Industry...

BBC say no to Gordon Brown

Wed 10th Mar 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

It’s been reported that Gordon Brown has had his request to appear on Match of the Day 2, the BBC’s Sunday night Premier League highlights programme rejected. The broadcasting corporation...

Premier League seals Radio broadcast deals

Fri 19th Feb 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

The Premier League has completed its radio rights deal for the 2010-11 to 2012-13 seasons with the commission to be shared among BBC Radio Five Live, TalkSport and Absolute Radio. The BBC has been...

Premier League worldwide TV deals to top £1bn

Mon 8th Feb 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

It's been reported that the English Premier League is all set to announce that deals for its worldwide television rights will cross the £1 billion mark. The current agreements are worth...

RANGERS LAUNCH NIGHTLY ‘BLUES NEWS’ SHOW

Fri 8th Jan 2010 | Television & Broadcasting

Rangers Football Club has launched Blues News – an early evening, daily magazine programme featuring exclusive interviews with Walter Smith and his Double-winning stars, studio guests plus all...