MLS picks up linear TV deals with FOX and Univision
Apple TV

MLS picks up linear TV deals with FOX and Univision

While Major League Soccer has a massive streaming deal, MLS has also acquired linear TV rights from both FOX and Univision. The entities announced a four-year deal, even though MLS's streaming deal with MLS Season Pass on Apple is a 10-year agreement. FOX Sports's channels, namely FOX, FS1 and FOX Deportes, have exclusive English- and […]

Apple TV

/ 46 days ago

MLS picks up linear TV deals with FOX and Univision

While Major League Soccer has a massive streaming deal, MLS has also acquired linear TV rights from both FOX and Univision. The entities announced a four-year deal, even though MLS's streaming deal with MLS Season Pass on Apple is a 10-year agreement. FOX Sports's channels, namely FOX, FS1 and FOX Deportes, have exclusive English- and […]

Leagues Cup

/ 47 days ago

Univision acquires Leagues Cup rights but passes on MLS

Univision will broadcast Leagues Cup games beginning in 2023. It will not, however, do the same for Major League Soccer. Univision will have linear rights to the package of Leagues Cup games, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer's Jonathan Tannenwald. Featuring Liga MX against Major League Soccer teams battling each other, the Leagues Cup Final appears […]

Leagues Cup

/ 114 days ago

MLS, Liga MX reveal new Leagues Cup tournament details

Major League Soccer and Liga MX announced details for the Leagues Cup. The interleague tournament debuts next summer involving all 47 teams from the two competitions. Therefore, fans in Mexico and the United States find out the top team between the two. Much like the World Cup, the Leagues Cup features a group stage. Then, […]

Leagues Cup

/ 423 days ago

MLS TV rights deal dependent on Leagues Cup success

Major League Soccer (MLS) is hoping its next TV deal is worth significantly more per year than the current deal that expires at the end of next season. The current deal began in 2015. It includes properties owned by the US Soccer Federation (USSF) and managed by MLS’ marketing arm Soccer United Marketing (SUM). But […]