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Germany

/ 114 days ago

Bundesliga make major rule change in TV rights packages

The German Bundesliga has updated its media rights invitation to tender for the top two divisions for the four-season cycle 2025/26 to 2028/29, including additional details and restrictions. The match scheduling structure is mostly the same as its previous iteration. One change is that a single buyer may now purchase the four lucrative pay-tv rights […]

beIN SPORTS

/ 130 days ago

Bidding opens for next Turkish Super Lig rights deals

The Turkish Super Lig launched a tender on the next batch of broadcasting rights for the league. Currently, Qatar-owned TV company beIN SPORTS owns the broadcast deal for the Turkish Super Lig. beIN has owned the rights for this season and the previous one. In that deal, beIN paid the Turkish Super Lig $127.88 million. […]

CBS Sports

/ 158 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 […]

AFCON

/ 196 days ago

CAF makes U-turn and resolves beIN SPORTS dispute

Two months after CAF canceled their 12-year, $415 million broadcast contract with beIN SPORTS, the two organizations have resolved their differences and recommitted to their partnership. This is welcome news for soccer fans in the USA looking forward to the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations tournament to be played in Cote d'Ivoire starting on Jan. 13. […]

Amazon

/ 197 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, […]

CBS Sports

/ 199 days ago

What USL's media deal with CBS Sports means for US soccer

USL and CBS Sports have announced a new broadcast deal that could be a big shakeup on the domestic soccer scene. The multi-year agreement through 2027 will see 100 matches each year from the United Soccer League's USL Championship and League One divisions featured on CBS Sports platforms through the 2027 season. Expectations are that […]

Telemundo renews TV rights with Chivas

Fans of Liga MX can continue to watch one of its biggest clubs on one of the biggest names in Spanish TV in the US. Telemundo has renewed it's rights agreement with Chivas de Guadalajara, remaining the exclusive home of Chivas home matches, as well as select friendlies. The exact terms of the new multi-year […]

Leagues: Serie A

/ 298 days ago

Serie A woes continue as league tries to sell domestic TV rights

Serie A is struggling to secure domestic TV rights. With less-than-favorable bids rolling in, Serie A made the major decision to pause the current domestic rights bidding process. The current offers are still on the table, and they will be until October 15. Sports Pro Media reports the Italian top flight will not make any […]

Commentators

/ 335 days ago

Peter Drury to continue as NBC Sports lead commentator

It was revealed last week that Martin Tyler would not be returning to Sky Sports ahead of the 2023/24 Premier League season. The legendary commentator departed the network after 33 years with the company. Sky Sports then quickly followed up this news to announce that Peter Drury would be replacing Tyler. The move led to […]

EFL names Sky Sports as preferred bidder for UK rights

The EFL picked Sky Sports out of potential suitors as its preferred bidder for the UK rights in the near future. The primary competition came from DAZN, which wanted to stream every EFL match on the service. Now, Sky Sports and the EFL will go into final contract details for the rights that start with […]

FOX Sports

/ 529 days ago

FOX Sports acquire MLS TV rights, says report

FOX Sports have acquired MLS TV rights beginning with the 2023 season, according to the New York Post. Reporter Andrew Marchand says that ESPN will no longer broadcast MLS games. Instead, FOX Sports have renewed its deal with Major League Soccer, and is set to broadcast a select number of games on television each year. […]
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ESPN

/ 614 days ago

Does ESPN have the rights to the World Cup 2022?

For the World Cup 2022, many US fans would want to watch on ESPN. However, ESPN does not have the rights to air the 2022 World Cup in the United States. Those rights, as they did in 2018, belong to FOX and FOX Sports. FOX took over the rights to FIFA competitions following the conclusion […]