Media Rights

Coverage of the major deals surrounding sport media rights

Caribbean Premier League tops 200 million viewers in its 2018 season

The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has hit a record broadcast and digital viewership of over 200m for the first time in the tournament’s history,...

EA Madden NFL Championship returns to primetime television

Electronic Arts’ (EA) Madden NFL Championship makes its return to primetime television after being broadcast as part of an agreement with the National Football...

NBA unites with TNT and Twitter for groundbreaking live stream deal

The National Basketball Association (NBA), Turner Sports and Twitter have announced a live streaming deal that will provide fans with a groundbreaking new way...

NBC to elevate NBA coverage with sports betting

NBC Sports Washington is looking to enrich its coverage of NBA, announcing it will be including in-play betting coverage during an alternative showing of the Washington...

Facebook places greater emphasis on sports content with 2019 restructuring

Facebook is placing a greater emphasis on its sports offering in 2019, as it moves to restructure its global sports division, which will be...

The PGA TOUR elevates Twitter partnership

The PGA TOUR has announced the renewal and expansion of its partnership with Twitter, allowing the social media site to distribute, on a free...

Contract talks break down leaving millions without US sports coverage

Millions of US sports fans were left without coverage of their favourite teams due to failed efforts to agree a deal between Tribune Broadcasting...

Eleven Sports ends annual pass offer

Amid much speculation over the broadcaster’s UK future, Eleven Sports has opted to stop offering its annual pass to the UK market. The decision...

DAZN strengthens global expansion aims with new appointment

DAZN has strengthened its global expansion ambitions with the appointment of Apple’s Ben King, who takes up the role of SVP Global Distribution and...

NBC nets rights extension with Chicago’s Bulls, Blackhawks and White Sox

NBC Sports Chicago and the White Sox, Bulls and Blackhawks have confirmed a multi-year media rights deal that provides NBC Sports Chicago with exclusive...