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Real-Juventus Champions League Match Draws 8.1 Million On TVE's La 1

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 07 / 15

The first leg of Tuesday night's Champions League semifinal between Juventus and Real Madrid attracted an audience of 8.1 million on Spanish broadcaster TVE's La 1, which translated to a market share of 43.1%, according to the EFE. The audience for the match, which Juventus won 2-1, peaked at 10:35p...

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ELTA TV Buys CPBL Broadcast Rights

ELTA TV "announced a collaboration with MP & Silva to carry 150 Chinese Professional Baseball League" games this year, according to Jason Pan of the TAIPEI TIMES. A company spokesperson said that "the 150 games would be covered live and include the Taiwan Series, the best-of-seven championship a ...

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Movistar TV Unveils Prices Of F1 Packages

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Meida Notes

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Sportel: New Media Held To Account

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India Nearly Doubles Sports Ad Spending

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Media Notes

The 17 Premier League games broadcast in the U.S. on NBC, NBCSN and USA Network averaged 609,000 viewers in February for its best monthly viewership. Boosted by lead-ins from Olympic coverage, NBC "posted its best monthly Premier League average" with 1.1 million February viewers, while NBCSN "also s ...

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Poland-Scotland Friendly To Be Streamed

The Poland-Scotland int'l friendly on Wednesday "is being streamed live" on the Internet rather than broadcasting via more conventional TV channels outside of host country Poland, according to INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. Scotland team sponsor Vauxhall "is sponsoring the web broadcast," which will be avai ...

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Pistorius Trial TV Channel Goes On Air

A cable TV channel devoted to the murder trial of South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius "went on air in South Africa on Sunday night showing footage of the blonde model the world-famous athlete shot dead at his home a year ago," according to the AP. The video includes "footage of her playing wit ...

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Paralympics To Be Broadcast In Brazil

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Sky Obtains High Ratings With Bundesliga

German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland "recorded high ratings with its broadcast of Saturday's Bundesliga match between Bayern Munich and FC Schalke," according to Alexander Krei of DWDL. The game, which started at 6:30pm, attracted an average of 1.08 million viewers. The number translated into a 4. ...

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