Media Notes: Barcelona-Real Madrid Clash Gets Strong Ratings In Spain
In Spain, pay-TV channel Canal+ 1's broadcast of the semifinal home leg of the Copa del Rey clash between Real Madrid and Barcelona was watched by an average of 1.35 million viewers and a 7.2% share. The game, which took place at the Santiago Bernabéu, finished in a 1-1 draw (VERTELE, 1/31). ... The WTA has redesigned its official website and mobile site with more content and improved navigation, as well as the launching of a new app designed to bring fans closer to their favorite players and events than ever before (WTA). ... Broadcaster Sky Sports has been awarded three new deals for live rugby union, more than doubling its schedule of Autumn Internationals from '14. The trio of four-year agreements will give Sky Sports viewers live coverage of Ireland's Guinness Series, together with France and Italy's Autumn Internationals (Sky).