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Eurovision Sport deploys LiveU’s EcoSystem

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), concentrated on securing sports rights and event production, took full advantage of its ongoing relationship with LiveU at the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships. Using solutions from across the LiveU EcoSystem, Eurovision Sport created agile and cost-effective coverage of the largest cycling event ever […]

November 28, 2023

Eurovision extends Eutelsat link

Eutelsat and Eurovision Services have signed a new long-term partnership to deliver live sports events over Europe and MENA for broadcasters. The pair are renewing their long-standing partnership, for capacity on several satellites including 7° East and 10° East, two orbital locations for professional video services. This multi-year agreement enables Eurovision Services (ES) to support […]

September 20, 2023By Chris Forrester

KAN & Sport Buff win IBC Innovation Award

Leading broadcast event International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) has awarded KAN, the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation (IPBC), and Sport BUFF with the IBC Innovation Award for Content Everywhere, beating finalists including Sky Sports, TNT Sports and UEFA, and Sport TV. The award recognises how the partnership changed the way Israeli TV audiences engaged with the FIFA […]

September 20, 2023

Malmö to host Eurovision 2024

The southern Swedish city of Malmö has been selected by Host Broadcaster SVT and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to host the 68th Eurovision Song Contest in May 2024. Swedish broadcaster SVT, together with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), will organise the Contest thanks to Loreen’s historic win in Liverpool in 2023. Malmö was chosen […]

July 10, 2023

Eurovision Song Contest reaches 162m viewers

The 67th Eurovision Song Contest (ESC), hosted by the BBC in Liverpool, on behalf of Ukraine, and organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), reached 162 million people over the three live shows across 38 public service media markets. The viewing share of the Grand Final on May 13th was 40.9 per cent and remains […]

May 25, 2023By Colin Mann

Data: Eurovision 2023 a streaming success

The Eurovision 2023 song contest proved its immense capacity to engage audiences across the online video space, according to the NPAW’s Symphony of Streaming Success consumer data blog. When comparing the total number of plays and total playtime during Eurovision 2023 against the previous 90 days and against Eurovision 2022, the boost effect becomes clear. […]

May 18, 2023

BBC Studios takes Eurovision to open waters

For the first time since the Eurovision Song Contest began in 1956, BBC Studios will broadcast the BBC’s coverage of The Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final live on global cruise liners. On May 13th, BST, 37 cruise lines including Carnival, Celebrity, Cunard, P&O UK, Royal Caribbean, Seabourn and Viking will make the live show available […]

May 11, 2023

Survey: 2 in 5 Gen Z won’t be watching Eurovision

Two in five Gen Z in the UK (41 per cent) won’t be watching Eurovision this year, according to research from Yubo, a live social discovery app. Additionally, almost a third (29 per cent) of the UK’s youth state they won’t be watching the contest on television this year, but will instead follow the results […]

May 10, 2023

Eurovision Services to offer European sport in LatAm via Hispasat

Hispasat has reached an agreement with Eurovision Services to distribute the best European sport via satellite in Latin America for one year, including the main continental football competitions. In this way, Eurovision Services will deliver the signal of these events to the Hispasat teleport in Lurin (Peru) and, from there, it will be sent to […]

April 19, 2023

BBC Children’s unveils raft of new commissions

BBC Children’s has announced a host of new programming available across CBeebies, CBBC and BBC iPlayer that aims captivate young audiences and their families. Director of BBC Children’s and Education, Patricia Hidalgo said: “Our latest commissions, full of homegrown talent and shot across the UK, continue to offer our audience a real breadth of high […]

April 12, 2023