Featured Story

More Than 2 Million Tune In To Watch Europa League Game On Kabel Eins

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 27 / 15

German free-to-air TV channel kabel eins "recorded satisfying ratings for its broadcast of the Europa League game broadcast on Thursday," according to Alexander Krei of DWDL. A total of 2.25 million viewers tuned in to watch the first half of the 2-2 draw between Wolfsburg and Napoli. The number tra...

Read More

Tags: Media, Europe

More Stories

10/22/13
IMG Rejects ARD, ZDF Wimbledon Offer

IMG "has rejected an offer from German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF for Wimbledon broadcast rights," according to Manuel Weis of QUOTENMETER. More than three months after German tennis player Sabine Lisicki surprisingly reached the Wimbledon women's final, "it is still unclear who will air Wimble ...

Tags: Media, Europe

10/22/13
Barcelona Adds Portuguese To Website

FC Barcelona has expanded the number of languages on its website to nine, as Portuguese was added Friday. The next project is to add Turkish. Brazil has provided the second-highest number of players to Barcelona, and the country's connection to the team started in the '40s, when Lucidio Batista beca ...

Tags: Europe, Media

10/22/13
Channel Nine Favors NRL China Game

The chances of the proposed Canberra-Manly rugby league game in China getting the green light "have been boosted by Channel Nine throwing its considerable weight behind the watershed fixture," according to Jon Tuxworth of the CANBERRA TIMES. Nine "has expressed strong interest" in broadcasting the f ...

Tags: Media, Australia

10/22/13
Bundesliga Games Top Sky's Ratings

German pay-TV channel Sky "recorded successful ratings for its broadcast of Saturday's Bundesliga games," according to Alexander Krei of DWDL. A total of 1.33 million viewers tuned in to watch Sky's simulcast of all five Bundesliga games on Saturday afternoon or one of the individual game feeds. In ...

Tags: Media, Europe

10/22/13
HTC Analyzes Twitter Habits Of Fans

Mobile phone producer HTC's research has revealed how football fans in stadiums across Europe are bringing volume and variety to the social media debate, accounting for more than a third -- 35% -- of all local tweets about each match. Four of the first matches of this season's Champions League group ...

Tags: Europe, Media

10/22/13
Media Notes

U.S. firm Time Warner Cable Sports signed a two-year programming deal with EPL side Aston Villa that will see it carry "Aston Villa Weekly" on TWC SportsNet and TWC Deportes. The weekly, three-hour program launches on TWC SportsNet at 11am Tuesday. This week, it will be repeated three times on TWC S ...

Tags: Media

10/21/13
BSkyB Reports Subscriber Gains

U.K. pay-TV operator BSkyB on Thursday reported "stronger TV subscriber gains than in the year-ago period," according to Georg Szalai of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Earnings "were affected by higher sports programming costs," particularly from a new deal for rights to English Premier League football mat ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

10/21/13
Abu Dhabi Sports To Telecast F1 GP

The Etihad F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, "one of the region's most awaited annual sports events," will be telecast live on the Abu Dhabi Sports network channels 2 and 6, according to GULF NEWS. Starting Monday, Abu Dhabi Sports will launch the F1 coverage, which will include eight special programs a ...

Tags: Media, Middle East

10/21/13
Weak Ratings For Boxing Night On Sat.1

German free-to-air TV channel Sat.1 "received weak ratings for its boxing night program on Saturday," according to David Grzeschik of QUOTENMETER. The super middleweight fight between champion Robert Stieglitz and Isaac Ekpo attracted 2.09 million viewers. The fight, which started at 11:20pm German ...

Tags: Media, Europe

10/21/13
Mediapro To Donate To Youth Sports

Spain's Youth Sports Foundation and multimedia group Mediapro's Gol channel on Friday signed an agreement for Gol to donate 1% of its revenue from new subscribers for next week's "Clásico" between Barcelona and Real Madrid, according to the EFE. Spanish Superior Sports Council (CSD) President ...

Tags: Media, Europe

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug