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Archives: Soccer On TV

ESPN Deportes continues focus on covering variety of soccer leagues

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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During the busy Sportel America industry conference last week in Miami, ESPN Deportes General Manager Lino Garcia took time out of his busy day to update the readers of World Soccer Talk regarding the most recent developments at ESPN Deportes. Asked … Continue reading

GolTV acquires Scottish Cup TV rights through 2015-16 season

Posted on by Chris Moore
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US TV network GolTV has acquired rights to air Scottish Cup matches effective immediately.  The bilingual soccer network will start by broadcasting the upcoming semi-finals of the prestigious Scottish competition on April 18 when Hibernian faces off against Falkirk, and one day … Continue reading

One World Sports looks forward to a 2015 filled with its soccer programming

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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At the Sportel Conference in Miami last week, World Soccer Talk sat down with One World Sports’ Executive Vice President for Programming and Production Joel Feld to discuss the TV network’s contract to televise New York Cosmos games, as well … Continue reading

With NASL-ESPN deal, NASL games now more accessible online than MLS

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The North American Soccer League (NASL) today announced a global partnership with ESPN whereby a minimum of a 120 NASL matches each season will be carried across 75 nations on various ESPN online platforms including ESPN3.com in the United States. … Continue reading

Bundesliga excited and ready to help FOX Sports’ TV coverage beginning next season

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The 2015-16 Bundesliga season will be the first of a five-year deal to show the top flight German league on US television. The new rights holder, FOX Sports, hasn’t released any details yet regarding its coverage plans, but World Soccer … Continue reading

Bidding on US TV rights to Premier League expected to begin later this Spring

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Although a date hasn’t been completely finalized, the bidding for the US TV rights to the Premier League for seasons 2016-2019 is expected to take place this May or June. TV and Internet rights for the Premier League are currently owned … Continue reading

TV viewing numbers for soccer games on US television; March 16-22, 2015

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Looking at the viewing data for soccer games shown on US television during the past week, these are sobering numbers. There’s a lot of insight that you can read into these numbers, such as: • How much of an impact el Clasico … Continue reading

More than 2 million soccer fans watched el Clasico on beIN SPORTS in US

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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More than 2 million soccer fans watched the first 2015 edition of el Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid on Sunday across beIN SPORTS. The impressive number combines the 1.353 million who watched the game live on beIN SPORTS en … Continue reading

fuboTV Demo: Soccer streaming service delivers beIN SPORTS, GolTV, Bundesliga and more

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Never before have soccer fans in America had so many choices when it comes to watching quality soccer streamed live to their TV sets, mobile devices, computers, tablets or set top boxes. One of the new entrants in the space … Continue reading

Watch the KlowdTV Demo: How soccer fans can watch beIN SPORTS, GolTV & more [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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KlowdTV is a new entry in the arena of online streaming services that give soccer fans in the United States more freedoms and ways to watch the Beautiful Game. In a nutshell, KlowdTV offers beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Espańol, … Continue reading

MLS TV viewing figures are in for opening weekend of games

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The TV viewing figures for the opening weekend of the 2015 MLS season are in. While they’re not earth shattering, the numbers were positive for ESPN and UniMas but disappointing for FOX Sports. An average viewing audience of 539,000 watched … Continue reading

UniMas scores record numbers for MLS match on Spanish-language network

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The opening game of the 2015 MLS season was the most-viewed MLS match ever among non-Hispanics on a Spanish-language network. UniMás’ broadcast of the MLS season opener, LA Galaxy vs. Chicago Fire, delivered gains of +44% among Total Viewers and … Continue reading

MLS and TV networks need to make most of this second chance; By Simon Evans

Posted on by Simon Evans
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So after all the strike threats, tough talking and marathon negotiations, Major League Soccer’s 20th season will kick off on time this weekend – and the new campaign is in many ways marks a second chance for the league. With … Continue reading

FOX Sports, ESPN and Univision announce MLS coverage plans for 2015 season

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The 2015 season of MLS will feature a brand-new TV deal with broadcasters FOX Sports, ESPN and Univision Deportes combining forces to provide soccer fans with regularly scheduled games throughout the season. With new teams Orlando City and New York … Continue reading

How much do you pay for your cable or satellite bill?

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Cable and satellite bills are like plane tickets. You could be sitting in Economy class as your plane is taxi-ing down the runway, but the majority of passengers in the plane have paid a variety of prices for their seat — some … Continue reading

9 reasons why the Premier League needs NBC for 2016-19 TV rights deal

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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In the last year and a half, the Premier League has reached a new level of recognition and marketability in the United States. While to some it might appear this is simply part of a natural evolution toward more interest … Continue reading

fuboTV adds beIN SPORTS to its online soccer streaming coverage

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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fuboTV has announced that they’ve expanded their sports portfolio to include beIN SPORTS to its online soccer streaming package. beIN SPORTS is one of the leading sports networks in the United States for fans of the beautiful game. beIN has the … Continue reading