Advanced Television


Research: 61% Brits watching more sport on phone

Research from Sky Mobile reveals more than a third of Brits (37 per cent) watch their favourite sports via their smartphone at work, with over a quarter (27 per cent) viewing on the toilet or in a restaurant (26 per cent). The study of 2,000 sport fans found 16 per cent will slip out of […]

June 10, 2021

Eurosport grows Roland-Garros audience

Eurosport has reported significant year-on-year growth of its audience on its digital platforms across Europe, in addition to viewers watching on discovery+, following the first week of play at Roland-Garros, as fans streamed the action and engaged with exclusive content in their millions. The success of some of Europe’s biggest stars, including Iga Swiatek, Daniil […]

June 8, 2021

Tennis Channel calls on Deltatre to revamp website and app

Deltatre, a global player in fan-first experiences, can today announce its selection by Tennis Channel to create and maintain a new digital ecosystem to bring the best of tennis to millions of fans across the globe. The new website and app are the essential destinations for tennis fans who wish to stay on top […]

May 27, 2021

DAZN acquires UTS rights in Japan, Canada

DAZN, the global sports streaming platform, has partnered with Ultimate Tennis Showdown (UTS) to bring its events to DAZN across Canada and Japan for the first time. Launched last year, UTS is the world’s newest tennis league that plays a reinvented format and a new set of rules. It is a year-round league created by […]

May 20, 2021

LiveU brings Mastercard sponsored coverage of 2021 Australian Open to fans online

LiveU’s live streaming and remote production solution was selected by Australian production company 5stream at the recent Australian Open for innovative viewer engagement and branding on behalf of the tournament’s official partner Mastercard. The live production was a key element in the sponsorship activation campaign, managed by local advertising agency McCann Australia to connect fans […]

April 27, 2021

Amazon Studios signs first-Look deal with Serena Williams

Amazon Studios has signed a first-look TV deal with 23-time Grand Slam tennis champion, Serena Williams. Williams will work with Amazon to create a number of television projects that will launch exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, beginning with an untitled docuseries that follows her in both her professional and personal life. The  production from Plum […]

April 14, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Eleven Portugal nets WTA rights

Eleven has secured Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rights in Portugal for three seasons, from 2021-23. Eleven will broadcast the WTA Finals and WTA 1000 tournaments live across its linear and digital channels, making a total of 10 tournaments each season available to Portuguese tennis fans. The WTA Tour features the best tennis players in the […]

March 2, 2021

Grand Slam tennis returns to Eurosport with AR studio

Grand Slam tennis returns to Eurosport this weekend with the US Open. Eurosport’s production will also exclusively unveil the Eurosport Cube, an interactive mixed-reality studio using augmented reality (AR) and enhanced graphics, to transport fans into the heart of the action from New York and offer detailed and insightful analysis of the action. Barbara Schett […]

August 27, 2020

Prime Video brings global tennis back

This summer, Amazon Prime Video brings live global tennis back to fans in the UK and Ireland, including the US Open Grand Slam. The action begins with the WTA tour’s 31st Palermo Ladies Open, which is taking place now until August 9th. Catherine Whitaker and Marcus Buckland will present Prime Video’s live studio tennis coverage […]

August 4, 2020

Prime Video acquires Unraveling Athena tennis doc

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution has announced the sale of new tennis documentary Unraveling Athena to Amazon Prime Video in the UK, Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands. Directed by Francis Amat, this in-depth feature that took four years to make, explores the lives and experiences of some of the world’s most extraordinary female athletes, featuring contributions […]

June 16, 2020