Category: Bleacher Report Live

B/R Live to merge into Bleacher Report app, but will it be too late for soccer fans?

As the competitive market of OTT (over-the-top) streaming services continues to grow, Bleacher Report is making plans to stay in the race. Unfortunately, by the time the process may be completed, their advantage against the field may be gone. B/R Live General Manager and Turner Sports Senior Vice President of Digital Hania Poole told Sports Business Journal that the company are in the mid-stages of merging B/R Live into the Bleacher Report app. Reportedly, the process can take up to two years to complete. The merger makes sense because the Bleacher Report app is the program with the larger, more ... Read more

B/R Live adds Arsenal TV to growing rights that include Spurs TV and LFC TV

Bleacher Report have established themselves as one of the most competitive names in American soccer broadcasting in the last year. Their acquisition of the UEFA Champions League, and the subsequent launch of their comprehensive streaming service, B/R Live, have made Bleacher Report a player in the market. Through the rise of streaming and a partnership with their parent company Turner, Bleacher Report was able to stream every Champions League match last season. They also have a plethora of football writers and a terrific podcast, B/R Football Ranks. B/R Live took another giant leap forward this month by adding the club ... Read more

B/R Live agrees deal to broadcast Champions League games in US pubs and sports bars

Turner Sports has reached an agreement with Premium Sports to make UEFA Champions League games from B/R Live available to commercial establishments such as pubs, bars and restaurants. That means that more UEFA Champions League games can be made available to soccer fans in the United States who want to watch out-of-home broadcasts of the most popular club soccer tournament in the world. Last season, a maximum of two English-language broadcasts were available on any given matchday via TNT. But starting this season, commercial establishments have the opportunity to air all eight Champions League games per day. Bars, pubs and ... Read more

Soccer fans facing fewer choices in Champions League Round of 16 on TNT

Turner Sports have followed through on their promise to only broadcast one UEFA Champions League match per gameday for the knockout stages of the competition that begins on February 12. While it’s often a dilemma for soccer fans to decide which game to watch in the Knockout Round because they’re both played at the same time each matchday, TNT has made the decision for you. Instead of featuring the showcase game on TNT and using one of their other TV networks to broadcast the other match — like FOX Sports did with games on FS1 and FS2 — you’ll only get ... Read more

B/R Live reveals pricing and plans for Champions League and Europa League coverage

Turner Sports has announced pricing details and more coverage plans for its B/R Live streaming service, which will be broadcasting every single game of the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League and Europa League competitions to viewers in the United States. The pricing plans range from individual matches ($2.99 per game), a monthly subscription ($9.99) or an annual plan ($79.99). With a subscription to the streaming service, you’ll have access to more than 340 live Champions League and Europa League games per season including everything from the Group Stage (beginning in September) through to the finals (in late May and early June). ... Read more

Turner Sports acquires Scottish Premiership rights to stream via B/R Live

EXCLUSIVE: Turner Sports, the new rights-holder for the UEFA Champions League and Europa League in the United States, has added to its arsenal of soccer rights by acquiring the live and on-demand streams of key Scottish Premiership games. The matches will be streamed to viewers in the United States via the B/R Live streaming platform from Bleacher Report. B/R Live is the new streaming home of the Champions League and Europa League beginning in the summer of 2018. But with just weeks to go in the Scottish top division, B/R Live subscribers can watch the culmination of the Scottish league ... Read more

FAQ on Bleacher Report Live, the new home of the UEFA Champions League online in USA

Q: What is Bleacher Report Live? A: Bleacher Report Live is a brand-new legal streaming service that will broadcast sports to consumers in the United States. Bleacher Report Live, or B/R Live, will be a subscription service (pricing to be announced). Q: Why should soccer fans be aware of it? A: Beginning with the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League and Europa League seasons, Turner Sports will be the exclusive rights holder to the competitions in the United States. With Turner Sports owning Bleacher Report (who they bought for a reported $175 million in 2012), Turner has decided to stream most of ... Read more