Sports coverage previously broadcast on the channel is being sublicensed to other broadcasters, it has lost its main free-to-air outlet and there’s change at the top.
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ITV has sublicensed the UK broadcast rights in a three year deal running until the end of the 2024-25 season.
Glasgow’s 2014 Commonwealth Games reached 35.3 million viewers, while Birmingham’s BBC TV coverage reached 28.6 million people. But the number of users streaming climbed dramatically.
England’s historic win over Germany in the Women’s Euro 2022 final became the most watced women’s football game in TV history. It was also the most-watched programme of 2022 so far.
Sky will launch its first dedicated UHD HDR channel on Wednesday with the arrival of Sky Sports Main Event Ultra HDR.
BT Sport and Eurosport UK are just weeks away from coming together under one roof after the tie-up was approved by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
Fears that UEFA Nations League games will be streaming only after 2024 have subsided after rights holder Viaplay announced it was buying Premier Sports.
Viaplay Group has agreed to acquire Premier Sports ahead of the launch of the Viaplay streaming service in the UK this autumn.
Sky Sports has confirmed a four year extension to its current broadcast rights deal. This is less than the ten year deal speculated on earlier this year, but will see more live cricket on Sky Sports and more on free-to-air TV.
The Nordic streaming service is preparing to launch in the UK this autumn. It has already taken a number of key sports rights away from Premier Sports.