Sunset+Vine will produce BT’s 38 live football games in the Barclays Premier League from the start of the 2013/14 season, along with 69 live Aviva Premiership rugby union matches and other sports programming.
Sunset+Vine’s current production credits include ESPN’s Aviva Premiership rugby union coverage and horse racing for the BBC, including the Grand National. In the past, their cricket coverage for Channel 4 gained multiple awards. They have also produced Channel 4’s Paralympics programming, as well as Europa League football for Channel 5.
BT Sport intends to work with other production partners across a wide range of sports programming, with agreements reached before the channel launches in summer next year. BT Sport will be based in the iconic International Broadcast Centre in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford.