Featured Story

Champions League Qualifer Draws More Than 6 Million Viewers On ZDF

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 28 / 15

German public broadcaster ZDF recorded more than 6 million viewers for its broadcast of the Champions League qualifier between Leverkusen and Lazio, according to David Grzeschik of QUOTENMETER. The second leg of the matchup, which started at 8:45pm on Wednesday, attracted 6.13 million viewers and ha...

Read More

Tags: Media, Europe

More Stories

04/14/15
Sky Draws High Ratings With Bundesliga

German pay-TV channel Sky Deutschland "is looking back at a 'successful' Bundesliga weekend," according to Alexander Krei of DWDL. The network's simulcast on Saturday afternoon obtained a market share of 15.7% in the target demographic 14-49. It "was the highest number in the past four weeks." The b ...

Tags: Media, Europe

04/14/15
Racing Media Rights Talks Going Sideways

Racing officials "are becoming deeply concerned at the now floundering negotiations between the Victorian principal clubs and Tabcorp over media rights in the state," according to Patrick Bartley of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. It appears that "both parties continue to struggle to secure a deal that ...

Tags: Media, Australia

04/14/15
Media Notes

Ligue 1 sides Paris St. Germain and Olympique de Marseille "will not talk to Canal Plus until the end of the season" after footage from the TV channel was used by the French Football League (LFP) to suspend PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimović and Marseille forward Dimitri Payet. The LFP disciplinary comm ...

Tags: Media

04/13/15
Labour Would Invest $485M Into Grassroots

The Labour party said that a Labour government "would take action to enforce a Premier League commitment" to invest 5% of the proceeds from lucrative TV rights deals in grassroots sport, according to Andrew Woodcock of the PA. Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham said that the move could unlock &pou ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

04/13/15
Women's Boat Race Averages 5M Viewers

The BBC "was delighted with provisional figures that suggest the first women’s boat race to be broadcast live on TV was watched by nearly five million people," according to Sean Ingle of the London GUARDIAN. Saturday’s race, won by Oxford by 6 1/2 lengths from Cambridge, "was watched by ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

04/10/15
More Than 10M Watch German Cup Match

German public broadcaster ARD "recorded more than 10 million viewers for its broadcast of the DFB-Pokal (German Cup) game between Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen," according to Sidney Schering of QUOTENMETER. A total of 10.22 million viewers tuned in to watch the game on Wednesday night. The numb ...

Tags: Media, Europe

04/10/15
Media Notes

Eurosport has struck a deal with France's Ligue Nationale de Rugby to secure exclusive int'l rights to the French rugby union Pro D2 league. Eurosport already holds domestic rights to the championship. The latest agreement will enable it to deliver all matches in French rugby union's second tier lea ...

Tags: Media

04/09/15
Close To 9M Watch German Cup Game

German public broadcaster ARD recorded close to 9 million viewers for its broadcast of the DFB Pokal (German Cup) match between Borussia Dortmund and TSG Hoffenheim, according to Manuel Nunez Sanchez of QUOTENMETER. The quarterfinal match, which Dortmund won 3-2 in extra time, attracted an average o ...

Tags: Media, Europe

04/09/15
WTA Offers Exclusive Social Media Platform

The Women's Tennis Association "has taken fan engagement to new levels" by launching the WTA Live Fan Access, a video interaction program via a social media platform, this season, according to Sun Xiaochen of CHINA DAILY. For tennis fans, interviews at courtside and press conferences "have been far ...

Tags: Media

04/09/15
MLS's U.K. Deal Can Exploit Drought

TV is all that separates Major League Soccer "from becoming the truly major league its name bills it as, or so the commonly repeated rhetoric goes," according to Graham Ruthven of the London GUARDIAN. For all that Stateside football has drawn a steep growth curve over the past decade, TV "is the one ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom, North America

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug