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Liverpool FC doc on discovery+ throughout Europe

It was the season that captured the hearts and minds of Liverpool fans across the globe, a season of challenges that had never been faced before, but ended in glory with captain Jordan Henderson holding the greatest prize in English football aloft. Available via Discovery’s new streaming service, discovery+, The End of the Storm has […]

February 1, 2021

BT Sport offers 26 Premier League game for £25

BT Sport will show a total of 26 Premier League games over 30 days – including every team playng twice over the next 10 days – and football fans can catch all the action for £25 with the BT Sport Monthly Pass. Standout fixtures include Spurs v Liverpool on January 28th, Spurs v Chelsea on […]

January 25, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Liverpool vs Man U pulls record Sky Sports audience

Liverpool’s Premier League clash with Manchester United at Anfield on January 17th recorded the biggest ever audience for an event exclusively on Sky Sports. The goalless draw between two of this season’s title contenders saw an average of 4.5 million viewers tuning into the match, peaking at 4.8 million in the final five minutes. That […]

January 20, 2021

Mediaset wins Champions League FTA and streaming

Italian broadcasting group Mediaset has acquired the streaming rights for 104 matches from the UEFA Champions League during the 2021-2024 seasons. According to Italian news agency Radicor, Sky Italia and Mediaset have snatched up the most important Italian TV rights packages for Europe’s premier football competition. Besides the streaming rights, Mediaset also obtained the exclusive […]

January 19, 2021From Branislav Pekic in Rome

OneFootball names Parkinson Global Entertainment Director

OneFootball, the digital football media business, has announced the appointment of Denise Parkinson in a newly created role as Global Entertainment Director. Reporting to OneFootball’s UK Sales Director and former Yahoo! Director, Edward Desbois, Parkinson will be responsible for working closely with entertainment clients from the world of streaming, film, gaming and music to help […]

January 8, 2021

NENT Group scores Champions League rights in Baltics

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic streaming company, has secured the exclusive rights to show UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League football in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania from the 2021/2022 season up to and including the 2023/2024 season. NENT Group will launch its Viaplay streaming service in the three […]

December 3, 2020

Dolby Atmos on BT Sport App

This weekend, BT Sport will offer live streamed sport with Dolby Atmos audio technology, creating a more immersive sound experience for viewers using the BT Sport App. BT Sport Ultimate customers will be able to experience Dolby Atmos on the BT Sport App for the Premier League fixture between Brighton and Liverpool on November 28th. […]

November 26, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Premier League opens up non-TV games

Following its decision to scrap its controversial PPV coverage of games not picked for TV while fans are unable to attend matches during the pandemic, the Premier League has confirmed that all fixtures from November 21st, and throughout the Christmas and New Year period, will be made available to fans to watch live in the […]

November 16, 2020By Colin Mann

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

China: Tencent scores Premier League deal

Digital giant Tencent has agreed a one season deal to broadcast Premier League football in China after the previous local partner, PPTV, stopped paying when the league was suspended during lockdown. The Premier League thus terminated the contract. The league, which kicked off its 2020/21 season last weekend, confirmed that viewers in China will be […]

September 17, 2020