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Amazon reveals 2021/22 Premier League games

The Premier League has confirmed the fixture rounds for the 2021/22 season and Amazon has revealed the next 20 fixtures to be broadcast on Prime Video this December. Prime Video’s exclusive coverage will feature every Premier League team in two different matches, as they broadcast all games across two fixture rounds, featuring 20 matches in total. […]

June 16, 2021By Nik Roseveare

EPL agrees broadcast rights renewals

As anticipated, English Premier League clubs have unanimously agreed a proposal to conclude a three-year renewal of the League’s UK live and non-live broadcast agreements with Sky Sports, BT Sport, Amazon Prime Video and BBC Sport. This follows approval in principle for the renewal from Government after an extensive period of consideration. The approval from […]

May 13, 2021By Colin Mann

EPL TV: £100m more for lower leagues

The English Premier League (EPL) has agreed UK government demands to boost funds for lower leagues in return for permission to roll over its existing £5 billion (€5.8bn) broadcast rights deal with Sky, BT and Amazon. The top division approved a deal designed to underwrite their lockdown-hit finances, reports the FT. The Premier League wants […]

May 12, 2021

All Premier League on TV until fans return

The Premier League has confirmed all fixtures for the 2020/21 season will continue to be made available to fans to watch live in the UK. This arrangement will be extended until Government guidance permits supporters to return to stadiums. All matches will be shown via existing broadcast partners Sky Sports, BT Sport, Amazon Prime Video […]

February 18, 2021By Colin Mann

BT: “Sport rights value will deflate”

Europe’s top football leagues are in for a period of “deflation” in the price of their television rights, says Simon Green, head of BT Sport. “There’s certainly going to be a rights correction and it may be seen and interpreted by many as rights deflation,” Green told the Financial Times. Green believes that as the […]

February 17, 2021

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

Premier League to review PPV stance

The Premier League has confirmed it will review its controversial pay-per-view (PPV) scheme in the coming weeks after a shareholders’ meeting took place on October 27th. During October, matches not initially selected for TV broadcast have been made available on a PPV basis accessed via Box Office platforms at £14.95 each. This now seems set […]

October 28, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Bank questions Premier League PPV move

As has been widely publicised, the Premier League (EPL) is to offer some games on a PPV basis for £14.95 per game. The news has provoked concerns from fans, but also the industry. A report from investment bank Exane/BNPP reminds clients of the rationale behind the decisions which mean that games not already picked to […]

October 14, 2020

BT Sport app on NOW TV

BT Sport is giving customers more ways to watch, by making its app available on NOW TV devices effective immediately. NOW TV joins a wide range of large screen devices and platforms on which sports fans can watch BT Sport, including Samsung smart TV, Sony PlayStation, Xbox and Apple TV, as well as mobiles, tablets, […]

June 16, 2020

First Premier League TV games scheduled

The Premier League broadcasters have reached an agreement over which fixtures each will air from June 17th up to July 2nd, with Aston Villa vs Sheffield United set to kickstart the resumption of the season immediately followed by Manchester City vs Arsenal – with both games on Sky Sports. Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester United will […]

June 5, 2020