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discovery+ UK commissions more Johnny vs Amber

Warner Bros Discovery UK has announced three new commissions for discovery+ as part of its ‘vs’ format launched in December 2021 with Johnny vs Amber: a two-part documentary which explored Depp’s defamation trial in the UK High Court with explosive evidence, intimate personal archive and in-depth interviews from both legal teams. Following the success of […]

May 31, 2022

Premier League ends Russia TV deal

The Premier League has suspended a deal with its Russian broadcast partner to air football matches in the country. The agreement, made with Rambler (Okko Sport), takes place with immediate effect. In a statement the Premier League said: “The League strongly condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. We call for peace and our thoughts are with […]

March 9, 2022

Premier League on StarHub

StarHub has acquired the Premier League rights in Singapore for the next six years. StarHub will be rolling out access to all customers, and says it will be making matches “more accessible and affordable to Singaporeans”, across StarHub TV+, mobile and broadband offerings. Full pricing details will be announced in June. StarHub will offer all […]

February 21, 2022

Hong Kong: Now TV extends Premier League rights

Now TV, the media entertainment arm of HKT, has secured the exclusive broadcast rights for Premier League football on pay-TV for the seasons 2022/23 to 2024/25 in Hong Kong, making it the city’s Premier League broadcaster for 12 consecutive years. Now TV will continue to deliver live coverage of all 380 matches for every season, […]

February 17, 2022

ESPN extends Premier League rights in South America

Disney-owned ESPN has retained the Premier League TV rights in South America after agreeing a new three-year deal, from 2022 to 2025. The value of the deal is reportedly £250 million (€219.4m) across the three years, representing a 35 per cent increase, and covers Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. […]

January 18, 2022

fuboTV scores Premier League rights in Canada

fuboTV, the sports-first live TV streaming platform, will be the exclusive home to the Premier League in the Canadian market for the next three seasons beginning in 2022/2023. fuboTV will exclusively carry all 380 Premier League matches each season and shoulder programming on its platform through the 2024/2025 season. All content will stream live on […]

January 14, 2022

Analyst: Prime Video continues to boost EPL reach

In Q3 2019, research firm Ampere reported that the reach of live English Premier League (EPL) coverage had increased to nearly three-quarters of domestic fans as Amazon Prime Video acquired rights to 24 matches per season. Two years later, those with access to live coverage at home has increased from 72 per cent of UK […]

November 25, 2021By Colin Mann

Premier League nears $2bn US TV rights deal

The Premier League is nearing the sale of its US television rights for close to $2 billion (€1.76bn), which would set a new overseas record. ViacomCBS, Disney’s ESPN, Amazon, Fox, WarnerMedia and (current holder) Comcast’s NBC are among the interested parties, with second-round bids due on November 18th, according to an FT report. Under the […]

November 16, 2021

Study: Ronaldo could earn £600k per social media post

The Premier League is the most-watched sports league in the world, with a potential TV audience of 4.7 billion people, but which teams are capturing the public’s attention the most and who has the happiest fans? Currys PC World explored the world of the online football fandom to reveal which Premier League teams and players are fan favourites, and which are the target of the most ridicule. The most […]

November 15, 2021

Canal+ extends Premier League rights

Canal+, the French pay-TV broadcaster owned by Vivendi, has renewed the rights to the Premier League from 2022 to 2025, and will show all 380 games per season. All matches will air across the Canal+ channels, as well as on streaming service myCANAL and, in particular, on the Canal+ Premier League digital channel. Maxime Saada, […]

July 8, 2021