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Archives: FOX Soccer

FOX’s FA Cup TV Coverage of West Ham-Manchester United: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FOX today made history by televising the first-ever FA Cup match to be shown live on free-to-air television in the United States. The match between West Ham United and Manchester United lived up to its billing and featured plenty of … Continue reading

Liverpool’s Joe Cole to Return to West Ham With a £3m Payoff: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Liverpool is ready to cut their ties with Joe Cole so the attacking midfielder can join West Ham United. If the move goes through, Joe Cole will return to the club where he started his career in the youth academy … Continue reading

FOX Elevates US Coverage of the FA Cup to Its Free-to-Air TV Network

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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After FOX lost in their joint bid with ESPN to secure the US media rights to the Premier League for seasons 2013-16, one of the unlikely winners of the decision is the FA Cup. With FOX only having five months … Continue reading

Rafael Benítez Drops Real Madrid Hint for His Options After Chelsea: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Rafael Benítez drops Real Madrid hint for his options after Chelsea — The Guardian Ryan Giggs can play for Manchester United for another two years, says Sir Alex Ferguson — The Telegraph Sol Campbell … Continue reading

FOX to Televise 2013 FA Cup Final On US Free-to-Air Network

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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EXCLUSIVE: FOX Sports will televise the 2012-13 FA Cup Final live on US television on its free-to-air network TV stations nationwide, according to an EPL Talk source. The 2013 FA Cup Final is scheduled to be played at Wembley Stadium … Continue reading

Roy Hodgson Questions Hunger & Desire of Young Footballers Making Their Way in the Game: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Roy Hodgson questions hunger & desire of young footballers making their way in the game — The Telegraph Fox Sports actively is positioning Fox Sports 1 to sports industry insiders — Sports Business Daily … Continue reading

The Blueprint NBC Should Use For Its Coverage of the EPL on US TV

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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NBC Sports will be the sole broadcaster of the English Premier League beginning with the 2013-14 season on US television and the Internet. While we’re looking forward to their broadcasts, here’s our blueprint for NBC to help them perfect their … Continue reading

No Rebranding In the Works for FOX Soccer; FOX Still Committed to Soccer Coverage: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Fox Sports’ co-president Eric Shanks says that losing the Premier League TV rights in the United States to NBC (beginning with the 2013-14 season) is “a bummer.” The executive says that FOX Soccer will not undergo a rebranding (there have … Continue reading

FOX’s Liverpool-Newcastle Broadcast Scores More Than 1 Million Viewers On Tape Delay

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FOX’s broadcast of the Liverpool against Newcastle United game, which was shown on tape delay on the free-to-air network, scored a 0.7 national TV rating with an estimated TV viewing audience of 1.03 million people. The match had been shown … Continue reading

A Brave New Dawn Beckons For the English Premier League On US TV Thanks to NBC Universal

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Every summer, we all get extremely excited about the start of a new Premier League season. But next summer, viewers in the United States will see a brave new dawn beckon as NBC Sports becomes the new rights holder to … Continue reading

After Losing EPL to NBC, What Will Happen to FOX Soccer?

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Last week, when news filtered in that FOX Soccer and ESPN’s joint bid to continue showing Premier League soccer for three more years had failed, an insider revealed to EPL Talk that the atmosphere in the FOX Soccer headquarters felt … Continue reading

Thanks FOX Soccer and ESPN for 17 Years of Continuous Premier League Coverage In US

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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On the eve of arguably the biggest weekend in the 2012-13 Premier League season thus far, soccer fans in the United States will be watching Chelsea-Manchester United and Everton-Liverpool with the knowledge that this will be the final season that … Continue reading

NBC Universal or beIN SPORT: Who Do You Want To Be Named As The EPL Rights Holder in US?

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Whether it’s NBC Universal or beIN SPORT that is the eventual winner of the US media rights to the Premier League for seasons 2013-16, the reality is that the soccer landscape in the United States will undergo changes. What those … Continue reading

FOX Soccer and ESPN Drop Out Of US Bidding War For EPL TV Rights; NBC Universal is Frontrunner

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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UPDATED: FOX Soccer and ESPN have dropped out of the bidding for the US media rights to the English Premier League for seasons 2013-16, according to a report by Sports Business Daily. According to the report, NBC Universal is the … Continue reading

Poll: Who Do You Think Will Win the Battle For EPL TV Rights In USA?

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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On the eve of the final day of bidding for the US media rights for the English Premier league from seasons 2013-16, who do you think will win? That’s quite a different question than what we asked you a couple … Continue reading

What’s Your Verdict On Being Liverpool, the Behind-the-Scenes Documentary From FOX Soccer?

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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“Being: Liverpool,” the TV documentary series from FOX Soccer has been on the receiving end of a lot of criticism in the past several weeks — most of it, to coin a FOX term, has been “fair and balanced.” Now … Continue reading

Premier League TV Rights Battle Could Impact Growth Of Soccer In USA

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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By this Friday, several media corporations will have submitted their final bids for the US media rights to the 2013-16 Premier League seasons. To many, it may seem just like any other TV rights auction, but this one could have … Continue reading

Bidding For Premier League TV Rights In U.S. Extended One More Week

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The auction for the US media rights to the English Premier League has moved into an additional round of bidding. The new deadline is now Friday, October 26, according to MultiChannel News. The publication says that sources close to the … Continue reading