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FIFA to hit BeoutQ with legal actions

Legal action against the notorious BeoutQ sports pirates is now inevitable. FIFA, in a statement, stressed that BeoutQ had not received any transmission rights for any of the World Cup…

Apple signs content deal with Oprah

Apple has announced a multi-year content partnership with Oprah Winfrey, the esteemed producer, actress, talk show host, philanthropist and CEO of OWN. Together, Winfrey and Apple say they will create…

Amazon ‘first look’ deal with Kidman’s Blossom Films

Amazon ‘first look’ deal with Kidman’s Blossom Films

Amazon Studios has signed a first look deal with Hollywood A-lister Nicole Kidman and her production company, Blossom Films, for theatrical, TV series, and digital content. The companies will work together…

NENT signs multiple top flight football deals

NENT signs multiple top flight football deals

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has acquired the exclusive Nordic media rights to Germany’s Bundesliga, France’s Ligue 1, The Netherlands’ Eredivisie, Belgium’s First Division A and the Scottish Premiership until…

Sky Italia, Perform score Serie A rights

Sky Italia and Perform have been awarded the Italian TV rights to the Serie A for the 2018-2021 seasons for €973 million per year. The satellite broadcaster won two packages…

NENT extends Premier League rights

NENT extends Premier League rights

MTG’s Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has been awarded the exclusive rights to show live coverage of Premier League football matches for the 2019/20 to 2021/22 seasons in Sweden, Denmark…

Portugal: Eleven Sports acquires Ligue 1 rights

Portugal: Eleven Sports acquires Ligue 1 rights

Global sports provider Eleven Sports has secured the exclusive Portuguese rights to Ligue 1 Conforama, the top domestic football league in France. The deal bolsters Eleven’s rights portfolio in Portugal…

AT&T takeover of Time Warner cleared

AT&T takeover of Time Warner cleared

A US District Court judge has cleared the merger of US telco giant AT&T and entertainment conglomerate Time Warner, in a what will be deemed as a significant blow to…

France: TF1 recovers costs of World Cup

France: TF1 recovers costs of World Cup

A report in Le Figaro, and reported by equity analysts at Deutsche Bank, says that media ad-agency Zenith expects French commercial broadcaster TF1 to “recover” most of the €50 million…

Nordic Entertainment Group extends F1 rights

Nordic Entertainment Group extends F1 rights

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has reached agreement with Formula 1 regarding the extension of its exclusive media rights to Formula 1 in Denmark, Norway and Sweden until 2021, and…