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Clive Tyldesley: Commentators are working too many games

Clive Tyldesley: Commentators are working too many games

Clive Tyldesley, a veteran broadcaster who Americans can hear on CBS' Champions League coverage, says modern-day commentators are working too many games. The congested fixture of games plays no helping hand to those broadcasters. Yet, Tyldesley says these talents do not have ample time to prepare for the games they do. Nor do the commentators […]

CBS Sports

/ 99 days ago

Clive Tyldesley: Commentators are working too many games

Clive Tyldesley, a veteran broadcaster who Americans can hear on CBS' Champions League coverage, says modern-day commentators are working too many games. The congested fixture of games plays no helping hand to those broadcasters. Yet, Tyldesley says these talents do not have ample time to prepare for the games they do. Nor do the commentators […]

CBS Sports

/ 114 days ago

CBS Champions League commercial nails soccer fandom in USA

CBS unveiled a commercial during the National Football League's AFC Championship that perfectly captures what it is like to watch the UEFA Champions League. At least, it perfectly captures what it is like to watch the competition for American viewers. The top international club competition in Europe has games that start around lunchtime for viewers […]

CBS Sports

/ 156 days ago

USL excited about major CBS Sports TV rights deal

In an interview with World Soccer Talk, one of the top USL executives shared that he's excited about the major broadcasting agreement between USL and CBS Sports. The new arrangement will see 100 total matches from USL divisions air live on CBS Sports Platforms. Both the USL Championship (D2) and League One (D3) are set […]

CBS Sports

/ 162 days ago

Christina Unkel excels in CBS role as referee rules analyst

Christina Unkel has become the star of the show on CBS Sports and Paramount+'s soccer coverage. Her manner of explaining referee decisions and interpretation of the laws of soccer has been the most effective on English-language television. Her presence on air has deepened our understanding of the rules. It allows the viewer to understand why […]
Mary Kouw

CBS Sports

/ 163 days ago

How CBS Sports sees itself as a risk-taker in its soccer coverage

In three short years, CBS Sports has established itself as willing to push the envelope with its studio coverage of its various soccer properties. CBS has the UEFA Champions League, NWSL, CONCACAF internationals, and Serie A. Arguably, the broadcaster is on the cutting edge of creating content that generates conversations. In exclusive interviews, World Soccer […]

CBS Sports

/ 167 days ago

The strategy behind CBS Sports' success with soccer

CBS Sports has grown its soccer content in variety and scope since re-entering the soccer space in the summer of 2020. At that time, it took over broadcasting of the UEFA Champions League after Turner Sports decided it didn't want to continue televising the competition. Since then, the programming decisions CBS makes in soccer have […]

CBS Sports

/ 169 days ago

Micah Richards interview about being himself on CBS Sports

World Soccer Talk Senior Writer Kartik Krishnaiyer sat down with Micah Richards in Miami to catch up with him about his broadcast career, and the fit with CBS Sports/Paramount+. Here's our Micah Richards interview. When CBS Sports began broadcasting UEFA Champions League matches in the summer of 2020, they introduced Micah Richards to an American […]

CBS Sports

/ 174 days ago

Serie A and CBS Sports at stalemate over renewal deal

Exclusive: Sources tell World Soccer Talk that CBS Sports and Serie A are at a stalemate about the renewal of US media rights to Italy's top-flight league. Currently, CBS Sports is in its final season of Serie A coverage from the deal that was signed in 2021. The exclusive US rights run through until the […]

CBS Sports

/ 183 days ago

Paramount+ slashes prices for Black Friday sale

In honor of the annual sale holiday, Paramount+ is available at a heavily discounted price because of Black Friday. The base price for Paramount+ is $5.99. That went up in the fall of 2023, as did the subscription prices for most streaming services. However, new users can take advantage of the lower prices to watch […]

CBS Sports

/ 190 days ago

NWSL Championship draws 800K viewers on CBS

Saturday's NWSL final wasn't just something for winners Gotham FC to celebrate. CBS Sports had a fine night as well, with an average of 817,000 viewers watching the NWSL Championship on the CBS network and Paramount+. This makes the game only the second NWSL match to surpass 800,000 viewers – last season's title game which […]

Amazon

/ 195 days ago

NWSL TV deal boosts revenue but makes it harder to find games

The new four-year, four-partner TV deal for the NWSL is a game-changer for the league in more ways than one. The specifics have now been revealed for the new arrangement, set to kick off in the 2024 season. Starting next year, 118 matches throughout the season will be broadcast between four partners – CBS Sports, […]