Advanced Television

DAZN unveils The Making Of interview series

August 1, 2019

DAZN, the OTT sport service, has announced a new interview series, The Making Of, which relives the significant games that helped define football’s greatest modern icons, featuring global superstars Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Jr and legendary football manager José Mourinho.

The 9 x 25’ series takes an immersive, in-depth look into their career-defining games. Each superstar re-tells three meaningful matches, revealing the insights of the whole occasion, the emotion of the night and the impact it had on their careers – and their lives. The revealing interviews are accompanied by testimony from other players who took to the pitch that night, including John O’Shea, Rafael Alcántara, Fernando Santos, Roberto Carlos and Julio Cesar, journalists who covered the game and fans who were in the stadium to witness these personal triumphs.

For the first time, The Making Of will be available on DAZN in all nine markets.

Grant Best, SVP Original Programming & Content Development, DAZN, said: “Football is a sport full of inspiring stories, powered by super-human emotion, sacrifice and ecstasy. Our access to these global football icons enabled us to intimately spend time re-living what they feel are some of the greatest moments in their football history, from their perspective, which is incredibly powerful, moving and enlightening. Our original content aims to engage fans and bring them closer to the sports they love, which The Making Of captures beautifully.”

James Rushton, Chief Revenue Officer, DAZN Group, said: “In the world of sport, live and non-live content goes hand in hand. Our original programming strategy is about creating iconic content that complements our extensive premium live-sport offering and engages viewers to bring them closer to the sport and athletes they love. It’s about driving engagement, retention and mass brand awareness around the biggest sporting cultural moments. DAZN is changing the way the world sees sport, and we want fans to expect the best sport programmes from us as another reason to get DAZN, alongside show stopping live content.”

Categories: Articles, Content, Production