Featured Story

More Than 3.5 Million Viewers Watch Champions League Qualifier On ZDF

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 26 / 16

German public broadcaster ZDF "recorded more than 3.5 million viewers for its coverage of the Champions League qualifier between Borussia Mönchengladbach and Young Boys," according to Manuel Weis of QUOTENMETER. The game drew 3.69 million viewers on Wednesday evening. The number translated into...

Read More

Tags: Media, Europe

More Stories

06/05/15
TVI Secures Copa América Rights

TVI in Portugal has become the latest international network to pick up broadcast rights to the upcoming Copa America tournament. The terrestrial broadcaster will provide coverage of all 26 games from the tournament, which kicks off in a weeks’ time. It will also air a regular show featu ...

Tags: Media, Europe

06/05/15
Putin Approves New Sports Channel

Russian President Vladimir Putin "approved the launch of a new free sports channel this autumn," according to Chris Dziadul of BROADBAND TV NEWS. It "will be underwritten by Gazprom Media and make its debut this autumn, both as an analogue service and the country’s first DTT multiplex." Putin ...

Tags: Media, Russia

06/04/15
Relegation Game Draws Nearly 2M Viewers

The second leg of the 2nd Bundesliga relegation match between 1860 Munich and Holstein Kiel "recorded nearly 2 million viewers on Tuesday," according to Manuel Nunez Sanchez of QUOTENMETER. The game, which started at 8:30pm, aired on regional public broadcasters BR and NDR. An average of 1.56 millio ...

Tags: Media, Europe

06/04/15
RTL, FOM Expected To Renew Deal

Formula One Management's negotiations regarding a new media rights deal in Germany "are reportedly in the final stretch," according to Nils Lehnebach of SPONSORs. Sources said that German free-to-air TV channel RTL is in advanced talks with FOM "to extend its live broadcast rights deal for all races ...

Tags: Media, Europe

06/04/15
Doc Alleges Drug Use At Mo Farah’s Camp

A TV documentary to be screened on Wednesday night claimed that British Olympic Gold Medalist Mo Farah’s training partner, U.S. Olympic Silver Medalist Galen Rupp, "has taken the banned anabolic steroid testosterone since he was 16 under the supervision of the pair’s coach Alberto Sala ...

Tags: Media, North America

06/04/15
Bidding War Escalates For Ekstraklasa

A new competitor "has reportedly entered the ongoing race to secure the broadcasting rights for Poland's Ekstraklasa, with Polish direct-to-home platform nc+ and Eurosport competing against a new broadcaster, Eleven," according to Jaroslaw Adamowski of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. The Polish top tier "is ...

Tags: Media, Europe

06/04/15
Media Notes

Polish public broadcasting corporation TVP "has picked up a package of live rights" to the 2015 Copa América. The deal "will see the TVP Sport HD channel show all games from the national team tournament live, while TVP’s online streaming service Sport.tvp.pl will also offer comprehensiv ...

Tags: Media

06/03/15
Relegation Draws Nearly 9.5M Viewers

German public broadcaster ARD "recorded nearly nine-and-a-half million viewers for its broadcast of the second leg of the Bundesliga relegation," according to Manuel Weis of QUOTENMETER. An average of 9.49 million viewers tuned in to watch the matchup between Hamburg and Karlsruhe on Monday evening. ...

Tags: Media, Europe

06/03/15
Gary Lineker To Front BT's CL Coverage

Gary Lineker has been cleared to front BT Sport’s Champions League coverage after he agreed to a "new non-exclusive contract with the BBC," according to Ben Rumsby of the London TELEGRAPH. The BBC is "poised to announce it has retained the Match of the Day presenter's services beyond next seas ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

06/03/15
DirecTV Monitors FIFA Probe

Satellite TV company DirecTV said that "it is monitoring the U.S. Department of Justice investigation" into corruption in world football to "determine what actions might be necessary" in relation to an affiliate at the center of the graft allegations, according to Tom Bergin of REUTERS. U.S. prosec ...

Tags: Media

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug