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Sky Sports extends PGA Tour rights

Sky Sports has announced an extension to its broadcast deal to show live PGA Tour events. As part of the deal with Warner Bros Discovery, the strategic partner of the PGA Tour, Sky Sports will continue to show a minimum of 36 golf events per year. The deal covers all PGA Tour FedEXCup events including […]

June 6, 2022

PGA Tour renews agreement with STN Video

STN Video has announced the multi-year renewal of its partnership with the PGA Tour to distribute digital video highlights to news publishers. STN has been the PGA Tour’s online video distribution platform for local and regional news outlets since 2014. Over the course of its partnership with the PGA Tour, STN Video has delivered hundreds […]

May 24, 2022

CTV, Telegenic rebrand as EMG

Broadcast service provider EMG Group has confirmed that OB specialists CTV and Telegenic will now operate under the EMG brand. According to EMG, their consolidation delivers numerous synergies that will enhance the market value of the Group and deliver a stronger and more dynamic single entity. EMG has seen record growth and CTV and Telegenic […]

March 23, 2022By Colin Mann

Sky Sports extends DP World Tour rights

The DP World Tour and Sky Sports have announced an extension to their broadcast partnership in the UK and Ireland, with Sky Sports remaining the home of the DP World Tour until 2024 and the Ryder Cup until 2025. The deal will see all DP World Tour events broadcast live exclusively across Sky’s platforms, including […]

January 24, 2022

GOLFTV on Starzplay

Starzplay, the MENA SVoD service has partnered with Discovery to offer GOLFTV to its subscribers. GOLFTV will be available as a stand-alone channel on Starzplay for $9.99 while all existing and potential Starzplay subscribers who have a Starzplay subscription can access the new add-on free for one year. Danny Bates, Chief Commercial Officer, Starzplay, said: […]

January 13, 2022

ESPN+ expands PGA Tour coverage

ESPN+ and PGA Tour has announced details for the inaugural season of PGA Tour Live on ESPN+, with extended and expanded coverage that more than triples the total coverage – adding more than 3,200 new hours of live streaming available for a total of more than 4,300 exclusive hours. All PGA Tour Live on ESPN+ […]

December 8, 2021

StarHub adds SPOTV and SPOTV2

Singapore’s StarHub has announced an agreement to bring two new dedicated sports channels – SPOTV and SPOTV2 – to StarHub Entertainment customers. The channels are available for streaming on TVs and phones. All StarHub Sports+ and Sports Pass subscribers can catch live and on-demand coverage of motorsports (MotoGP) and table tennis events (WTT), tennis Grand […]

October 22, 2021

Japan: SES, SoftBank partner to deliver live sport

SoftBank, a telecom carrier in Japan, has partnered with SES for the aggregation and delivery of live sporting events to its corporate customers, such as TV stations and video distribution companies. Under the new agreement, SES, via its global infrastructure of multi-orbit satellite fleets and fibre network, will aggregate content and deliver it directly to […]

September 30, 2021

Research: “Is the death of TV sport viewing exaggerated?”

A report from MoffettNathanson Research (MN) looks at the “pathetic” viewing numbers for the Tokyo Olympics and compares and contrasts them with previous Games. But the study says that all TV sports viewing in the US, including the NBA, MLB, Masters and the NHL, have suffered serious declines over the past year. The Olympics were […]

September 15, 2021By Chris Forrester

Sky Sports extends women’s golf rights

Sky Sports has announced a three-year extension of its existing rights deals for both the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) and the Ladies European Tour (LET). The extension of the LPGA deal will see Sky Sports continue to be the home for all five women’s golf majors: the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, the Evian Championship, […]

September 6, 2021