Spain: WBD scores Ligue 1 rights
February 9, 2023
Warner Bros Discovery has acquired the Spanish broadcasting rights to Ligue 1 Uber Eats for the remainder of the 2022-2023 season, as well as the entire 2023-2024 campaign. Per the new agreement, Eurosport Spain will offer full and exclusive coverage of the French football league across its television channels and digital platforms in the country.
Each week of the competition, viewers will be able to follow two league matches live on Eurosport Spain channels, while the rest of the matches will be available live and on demand on the Eurosport App.
WBD signed the agreement with beIN Media Group, the exclusive international distributor for premium French football and the key properties of the Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP), specifically Ligue 1 Uber Eats and Trophee des Champions.
Alessandro Araimo, GM Italy & Iberia, Warner Bros Discovery, said: “We are very pleased and proud to be able to offer audiences in Spain full and exclusive access to one of the best football leagues in the world that brings together some of the biggest stars in the sport such as Messi, Neymar and Mbappé. Warner Bros Discovery is a reference for sports fans across Europe and, with this new acquisition, the Spanish audience will be able to enjoy this great international sporting event that adds to WBD’s extensive catalogue of sports content and adds great value to Eurosport’s offer through its channels and digital platforms in Spain”.
WBD’s Ligue 1 coverage in Spain kicks off with Nice vs Ajaccio on February 10th and AS Monaco vs PSG on February 11th.