MTG scores Czech Champions League rights
April 25, 2012
Modern Times Group (MTG) has acquired live TV broadcasting rights to UEFA Champions League football in the Czech Republic from the start of the next championship later this year until the end of the 2014/2015 championship. The rights include broadcast coverage on free-TV and exclusive rights to pay-TV, mobile and Internet coverage in the Czech Republic.
MTG will have exclusive broadcasting rights to Tuesday matches and all but one Wednesday match from the qualifying matches, the group stages and the play-offs through to the final. The games will be broadcast live and in highlights shows on the Prima COOL free-TV channel and include local language commentary, studio analysis and interviews.
MTG holds the TV broadcast rights to the UEFA Champions League in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Bulgaria and Ghana.