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Prime Video, Studio 99 announce Ronnie O’Sullivan doc

Ronnie O’Sullivan: The Edge of Everything, a new feature-length documentary following the world’s number one snooker player, is set to premiere November in select cinemas nationwide and on Prime Video. The film will debut in a one-night-live premiere screening on November 21st, featuring a unique Q&A with O’Sullivan, Executive Producer David Beckham and a special […]

October 28, 2023

FreeSports on Samsung TV Plus

Premier Media Broadcasting and Samsung have announced that FreeSports is now available on the Samsung TV Plus platform in the UK, where viewers can watch free live sports every day from around the world featuring football, cricket, motorsport, rugby union, rugby league, pool, ice hockey and more. The free, ad-supported service is available to all […]

December 9, 2021

Channelbox on Freeview launches new FAST channels

Freeview OTT platform Channelbox has extended its line up on the platform with a number of FAST channels. New TV channels include stand-up comedy channel NextUp Comedy, canine focused Fido TV, gourmet channel Bite and sports offering Billiard TV. Broadcasters are now able to monetise their content on Freeview OTT the same way as on […]

September 15, 2021

Ultimate Pool Group launches OTT service

Ultimate Pool Group, the organiser of Professional English Eightball Pool events featuring the world’s top players, has launched a video streaming platform. The service streams live 8-Ball pool tournaments and gives access to an archive of previously broadcast and streamed events. The platform offers free and paid videos for login users. Paid content is available […]

September 6, 2021

Netgem adds SportsTribal TV channels

Following recent partnerships with BT Sport and FUEL TV, Netgem has announced it is adding another 15+ sports channels at no extra cost to their viewers through a European wide partnership with free, ad-supported sport TV specialist, SportsTribal TV. These 24/7 linear sports streaming TV channels will entertain a diverse range of fans who enjoy […]

June 10, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Netherlands: Viaplay to show PDC darts from 2022

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic streaming company, has secured the exclusive rights to show live Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) darts in the Netherlands on its Viaplay streaming service from 2022. The five-year agreement makes Viaplay the exclusive Dutch home of the world’s best darts tournaments, including the World Darts Championship, Premier League Darts, […]

May 25, 2021

Matchroom launches mobile apps with StreamAMG

Matchroom has expanded the Matchroom Live streaming service with the launch of dedicated mobile apps. The native iOS and Android apps, developed by OTT agency StreamAMG, are available to download now via the App Store and Google Play. Matchroom Live is a global multi-sport OTT service, launched in May 2020 to provide a single destination […]

April 15, 2021

Matchroom, PDC, WST sign multi-year ITV deal

Matchroom, the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC), and World Snooker Tour (WST) have signed a new multi-year deal with ITV seeing some of sport’s flagship events remain on free-to-air television in the UK. ITV’s partnership with Matchroom Group will see a number of sport’s most elite events remain exclusively on ITV4. Snooker’s Champion of Champions promoted […]

January 18, 2021

Eurosport: Live snooker audience up 37% YoY

Eurosport has reported strong year-on-year audience growth for its snooker coverage across its linear and digital platforms in 2020. Average live TV audiences grew 37 per cent vs 2019, driven by record viewership for the UK Championship (+15 per cent), English Open (+32 per cent) and Scottish Open (+39 per cent). This season Eurosport became […]

December 23, 2020

Eurosport cues up Europe-wide snooker coverage

Eurosport is set to kick-start its exclusive on-site coverage of the World Snooker Championships by showing every round – including qualifying – from July 21st across Europe in more than 50 markets. The main draw of snooker’s biggest event will also be broadcast live from July 31st across Eurosport channels and the Eurosport App alongside […]

July 21, 2020