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BT Sport to premiere The Special 1

BT Sport will premiere The Special 1, the latest documentary from BT Sport Films, on BT Sport 1 on February 8th. The Special 1 provides an entertaining journey into goalkeepers’ unique world, with former and current top-flight keepers speaking with rarely-before seen candour and insight, reflecting on well-known goalkeeping incidents and aspects of their trade. […]

January 26, 2022

Prime Video unveils slate of new sports content

At the Prime Video Presents Sport 2021 showcase in London, Amazon Prime Video unveiled new updates and announcements across its premium live sports, films and TV series, featuring some of the biggest names in UK sport, including Nicola Adams, Thierry Henry and Wayne Rooney. The line-up of on-air talent and key broadcast details for the upcoming […]

October 12, 2021

Ultimate Goal to premier on BT Sport in November

BT Sport will premiere the first episode of ‘Ultimate Goal’ on November 3rd at 10.30pm on BT Sport 3. Episodes will air every Tuesday over a six-week run.  Ultimate Goal sees 31 women from across Europe live and train like professional footballers as the hopefuls take centre stage at the home of English Football, St George’s […]

October 20, 2020

EE unveils Match Day Experience on BT Sport App

EE has announced Match Day Experience features on the BT Sport app, which will be inclusive for new customers taking the Full Works iPhone plan with the new 5G iPhone. Through a set of new BT Sport App features that make the most of the UK’s number one 5G network, and optimised for the iPhone […]

October 15, 2020

Bank questions Premier League PPV move

As has been widely publicised, the Premier League (EPL) is to offer some games on a PPV basis for £14.95 per game. The news has provoked concerns from fans, but also the industry. A report from investment bank Exane/BNPP reminds clients of the rationale behind the decisions which mean that games not already picked to […]

October 14, 2020

Pubs exempt from Premier League PPV charges

With fans not yet permitted into stadiums, the Premier League has chosen to make the additional non-televised matches available on a pay-per-view basis. Starting this weekend Sky and BT Sport will be making these additional matches available to viewers via Sky Box Office and BT Sport for £14.95 each. However, Sky Business and BT Sport […]

October 14, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Crystal Palace v Everton on Prime Video this Saturday

Amazon will broadcast Crystal Palace v Everton on Prime Video on September 26th, with live coverage beginning at 2:30pm ahead of a 3pm kick-off. The fixture will be presented by Jim Rosenthal, with commentary from Clive Tyldesley and Ally McCoist, matchday reporting from Lynsey Hooper and pitch-side punditry from Leon Osman and Eni Aluko. Existing […]

September 24, 2020

4m watch first live Premier League on BBC

The first ever live Premier League match to air on terrestrial television attracted a peak audience of nearly 4 million on June 20th. The game between Bournemouth and Crystal Palace on BBC One pulled in 3.9 million viewers, making up almost a quarter of the UK’s TV audience. In addition to its live TV audience, […]

June 22, 2020

Live Premier League on Twitch

Amazon has announced that it will stream its live Premier League fixtures on gaming platform Twitch. Twitch users in the UK will be able to watch four matches in the coming weeks, starting with the Crystal Palace vs Burnley fixture on June 29th. The coverage will also include Twitch chat, so fans can interact alongside […]

June 19, 2020