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#TV Rights

# tv-rights - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Premier Sports to show live Top 14 action from this weekend after securing rights for Ireland and UK
# French Rugby
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# French Rugby

Premier Sports to show live Top 14 action from this weekend after securing rights for Ireland and UK

May 26th 2021, 1:21 PM 7,897 Views 6 Comments

The coverage will begin with four live matches and a highlights show.

# tv-rights - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Premier League set to renew existing TV deal with Sky, BT and Amazon until 2025
# On The Telly
From The42
# On The Telly

Premier League set to renew existing TV deal with Sky, BT and Amazon until 2025

May 12th 2021, 4:50 PM 3,024 Views 1 Comment

Financial Times reports that a three-year rollover of the current €5.8 billion deal is imminent.

# tv-rights - Thursday 11 March, 2021

'Anyone who wants to watch rugby, you need four or five subscriptions now'
# Fan Frustration
From The42
# Fan Frustration

'Anyone who wants to watch rugby, you need four or five subscriptions now'

Updated Mar 11th 2021, 9:33 PM 42,170 Views 41 Comments

CVC’s investment in the Six Nations was discussed on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.

# tv-rights - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Premier League terminates China's €587m TV deal in blow to clubs' finances
# Immediate Effect
From The42
# Immediate Effect

Premier League terminates China's €587m TV deal in blow to clubs' finances

Sep 3rd 2020, 4:21 PM 13,013 Views 5 Comments

Streaming service PPTV reportedly failed to make a €180m payment due in March.

# tv-rights - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Flores' goal was seen across the world, but the LOI is struggling for a TV audience
# Viewers Habits
From The42
# Viewers Habits

Flores' goal was seen across the world, but the LOI is struggling for a TV audience

Mar 4th 2020, 8:12 PM 7,035 Views 12 Comments

The League’s potential was in evidence in Tallaght last week, but can it be built upon?

# tv-rights - Friday 15 November, 2019

BT Sport agrees €1.4 billion deal to retain Champions League and Europa League TV rights
# Big Money Deal
From The42
# Big Money Deal

BT Sport agrees €1.4 billion deal to retain Champions League and Europa League TV rights

Nov 15th 2019, 1:30 PM 5,235 Views 3 Comments

The network will show European football’s top club competitions in Ireland and the UK from 2021-2024.

# tv-rights - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Virgin Media announces deal to broadcast Bellator on Irish TV
# Television Rights
From The42
# Television Rights

Virgin Media announces deal to broadcast Bellator on Irish TV

Jun 18th 2019, 11:07 AM 5,563 Views 5 Comments

MMA fans will be able to watch the promotion on Virgin Media Sport, starting with Bellator London later this month.

# tv-rights - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

New Sky and BT Sport partnership raises uncertainty for eir Sport subscribers
# TV Rights
From The42
# TV Rights

New Sky and BT Sport partnership raises uncertainty for eir Sport subscribers

Oct 31st 2018, 8:02 PM 57,235 Views 34 Comments

The broadcasters have extended an existing content cross-supply deal into Ireland.

# tv-rights - Friday 31 August, 2018

ESPN agrees three-year deal to screen the Pro14 in America
# TV Rights
From The42
# TV Rights

ESPN agrees three-year deal to screen the Pro14 in America

Aug 31st 2018, 4:50 PM 7,330 Views 15 Comments

‘This new partnership will be remembered as a significant day in the history of the Guinness Pro14.’

# tv-rights - Friday 29 June, 2018

Ex-Barcelona president to stand trial for money laundering related to Brazilian national team
# Corruption
From The42
# Corruption

Ex-Barcelona president to stand trial for money laundering related to Brazilian national team

Jun 29th 2018, 1:57 PM 3,613 Views 0 Comments

Sandro Rosell is accused of siphoning off €15 million in illegal commissions from a TV rights deal.

# tv-rights - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Amazon breaks the Sky and BT Sport Premier League duopoly with live rights deal
# TV Rights
From The42
# TV Rights

Amazon breaks the Sky and BT Sport Premier League duopoly with live rights deal

Jun 7th 2018, 12:27 PM 12,485 Views 30 Comments

The US company will livestream 20 matches per season from 2019/20 onwards.

# tv-rights - Monday 30 April, 2018

Pro14 confirm Premier Sports as new UK and Northern Ireland broadcaster
# TV Rights
From The42
# TV Rights

Pro14 confirm Premier Sports as new UK and Northern Ireland broadcaster

Apr 30th 2018, 2:09 PM 12,998 Views 19 Comments

Sky Sports will no longer be broadcasting the Pro14 from next season onwards.

# tv-rights - Friday 9 March, 2018

TG4 set to retain broadcasting rights for the Pro14 for next three seasons
# TV Rights
From The42
# TV Rights

TG4 set to retain broadcasting rights for the Pro14 for next three seasons

Mar 9th 2018, 8:00 PM 19,909 Views 57 Comments

The Irish broadcaster has been a major supporter of the championship in recent years.

# tv-rights - Friday 12 January, 2018

Eir Sport wins Pro14 TV rights for next season after outbidding Sky
# TV Rights
From The42
# TV Rights

Eir Sport wins Pro14 TV rights for next season after outbidding Sky

Jan 12th 2018, 3:52 PM 31,044 Views 50 Comments

The deal is part of eir’s major move to become a market leader in the rugby sphere.

# tv-rights - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Motion calling for the GAA not to enter new pay-per-view TV deal will be put to 2018 Congress
# Unanimously Passed
From The42
# Unanimously Passed

Motion calling for the GAA not to enter new pay-per-view TV deal will be put to 2018 Congress

Dec 12th 2017, 7:55 AM 22,564 Views 62 Comments

Roscommon delegates unanimously passed the motion last night.

# tv-rights - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Manchester United 'would welcome' Facebook and Amazon TV rights bids
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

Manchester United 'would welcome' Facebook and Amazon TV rights bids

Sep 21st 2017, 10:08 PM 7,307 Views 31 Comments

Executive vice-chair Ed Woodward has said there is growing interest from new media outlets in landing TV deals, which interests United greatly.

# tv-rights - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Expansion east and west still on the table for Pro14 as they chase TV funds
# Room For More
From The42
# Room For More

Expansion east and west still on the table for Pro14 as they chase TV funds

Aug 24th 2017, 10:55 AM 5,703 Views 6 Comments

Germany is becoming an increasingly viable option for Pro14 CEO Martin Anayi.

# tv-rights - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Pro14 won't rule out option of going exclusively to satellite TV
# TV Rights
From The42
# TV Rights

Pro14 won't rule out option of going exclusively to satellite TV

Aug 23rd 2017, 5:59 PM 9,171 Views 22 Comments

Martin Anayi has invited broadcasters to join the rights bidding war when it begins next year in a move designed to secure as lucrative a deal as possible.

# tv-rights - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Golf returns to the BBC with deal to show this year's US PGA - reports
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Golf returns to the BBC with deal to show this year's US PGA - reports

Jul 19th 2017, 11:52 AM 6,299 Views 5 Comments

Peter Alliss rides again.

# tv-rights - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'Thanks for watching' - RTÉ signs off with nostalgic montage as it loses Six Nations rights
# Goosebumps
From The42
# Goosebumps

'Thanks for watching' - RTÉ signs off with nostalgic montage as it loses Six Nations rights

Mar 19th 2017, 10:52 AM 30,690 Views 48 Comments

TV3 will show the tournament from next year.

# tv-rights - Monday 6 March, 2017

BT Sport pay €1.36 billion to extend Champions League rights
# Big Money Deal
From The42
# Big Money Deal

BT Sport pay €1.36 billion to extend Champions League rights

Mar 6th 2017, 9:12 AM 6,404 Views 12 Comments

The broadcaster has been showing Champions League games since 2015.

# tv-rights - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Huge new Top 14 TV rights deal worth €97 million per season
# Rich
From The42
# Rich

Huge new Top 14 TV rights deal worth €97 million per season

May 12th 2016, 4:19 PM 9,950 Views 25 Comments

The French clubs are going to be even wealthier from 2019 onwards.

# tv-rights - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

GAA chief warns against motions restricting broadcast deals to free-to-air TV
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

GAA chief warns against motions restricting broadcast deals to free-to-air TV

Jan 26th 2016, 6:20 PM 4,691 Views 8 Comments

Paraic Duffy believes such a move would lead to ‘a greatly reduced media rights income’.

# tv-rights - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

TV3 secure Six Nations rights from 2018
# TV Rights
From The42
# TV Rights

TV3 secure Six Nations rights from 2018

Nov 11th 2015, 2:29 PM 23,777 Views 148 Comments

The broadcaster say it looks forward to becoming the ‘home of rugby in Ireland’.

# tv-rights - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

'Cut ticket prices & make it affordable for real fans' - Twitter reacts to new Premier League TV deal
# How Much??
From The42
# How Much??

'Cut ticket prices & make it affordable for real fans' - Twitter reacts to new Premier League TV deal

Feb 10th 2015, 6:26 PM 6,281 Views 9 Comments

Sky and BT Sport have shelled out a combined €6.9billion to broadcast Premier League football games in 2016-2019.

# tv-rights - Thursday 5 February, 2015

The GAA didn't make as much extra revenue as you'd think from last year's Sky media deal
# Money Matters
From The42
# Money Matters

The GAA didn't make as much extra revenue as you'd think from last year's Sky media deal

Feb 5th 2015, 7:00 PM 6,819 Views 6 Comments

The TV rights deal created huge controversy last year.

# tv-rights - Thursday 29 January, 2015

The Six Nations may not be screened live on free-to-air TV from 2018
# TV Rights
From The42
# TV Rights

The Six Nations may not be screened live on free-to-air TV from 2018

Jan 29th 2015, 10:23 AM 13,248 Views 46 Comments

RTÉ and the BBC’s current rights deals conclude after the 2017 tournament.

# tv-rights - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

The future of sports broadcasting: Is the multi-billion euro rights war here to stay?
# Web Summit 2014
From The42
# Web Summit 2014

The future of sports broadcasting: Is the multi-billion euro rights war here to stay?

Nov 4th 2014, 7:15 PM 4,181 Views 3 Comments

TV sports rights are worth a reported €20 billion globally each year.

# tv-rights - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Historic €355 million Top 14 TV deal suspended by Parisian court
# Money
From The42
# Money

Historic €355 million Top 14 TV deal suspended by Parisian court

Oct 9th 2014, 3:58 PM 7,007 Views 5 Comments

The rights to screen the French league will be put out to tender again before March of next year.

# tv-rights - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

GAA and Sky Sports partnership has the capability to open up 'a huge can of worms'
# Dawn Of New Era
From The42
# Dawn Of New Era

GAA and Sky Sports partnership has the capability to open up 'a huge can of worms'

May 7th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,988 Views 5 Comments

Brian Whelehan’s Offaly side will take on Kilkenny in the first Sky Sports televised game.

# tv-rights - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

As it happened: GAA bosses face Oireachtas Committee over Sky Sports TV deal From The42
Live Apr 15th 2014, 11:53 AM

As it happened: GAA bosses face Oireachtas Committee over Sky Sports TV deal

# tv-rights - Friday 28 March, 2014

GAA are urged to make all championship games free-to-air on TV
# Broadcast
From The42
# Broadcast

GAA are urged to make all championship games free-to-air on TV

Mar 28th 2014, 12:30 PM 16,169 Views 107 Comments

There has been speculation that Sky Sports is about to enter the GAA TV rights market.

# tv-rights - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

€70 million per season Top 14 TV rights deal facing legal threat
# French Money
From The42
# French Money

€70 million per season Top 14 TV rights deal facing legal threat

Mar 19th 2014, 1:03 PM 4,834 Views 0 Comments

BeIN Sport are reportedly unhappy with the process that led to Canal+ agreeing a new five-year deal with the LNR.

# tv-rights - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Toulon president says his club are 'ready to boycott' the Top 14
# Meritocracy
From The42
# Meritocracy

Toulon president says his club are 'ready to boycott' the Top 14

Jan 16th 2014, 2:33 PM 6,131 Views 15 Comments

Mourad Boudjellal has underlined his clear belief that the new TV money must be split based on merit.

# tv-rights - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

New Top 14 TV rights deal worth over €70 million per season
# Rich
From The42
# Rich

New Top 14 TV rights deal worth over €70 million per season

Jan 14th 2014, 9:19 PM 20,133 Views 45 Comments

The French clubs are even more in the money after re-negotiating their contract with Canal+.

# tv-rights - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

French clubs calling for big money offers on TV rights deal
# Rich
From The42
# Rich

French clubs calling for big money offers on TV rights deal

Dec 3rd 2013, 11:25 AM 3,487 Views 10 Comments

There could be long-term ramifications for the Irish provinces if the LNR attracts the money they are looking for.

# tv-rights - Saturday 9 November, 2013

BT snares British Champions League rights in £900m coup
# Investment
From The42
# Investment

BT snares British Champions League rights in £900m coup

Nov 9th 2013, 12:03 PM 17,883 Views 62 Comments

The deal for the Irish TV rights to show the competition after 2015 has yet to be confirmed.

# tv-rights - Friday 4 October, 2013

BT row in on Heineken Cup discussion
# TV Rights
From The42
# TV Rights

BT row in on Heineken Cup discussion

Oct 4th 2013, 11:18 AM 3,248 Views 9 Comments

The TV channel’s chief executive, Marc Watson, says they aren’t at the root of the problem.

# tv-rights - Friday 16 August, 2013

Rio 2016: RTÉ secure 'extensive' Olympic broadcast rights
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Rio 2016: RTÉ secure 'extensive' Olympic broadcast rights

Aug 16th 2013, 12:18 PM 5,453 Views 38 Comments

The national broadcaster will also host coverage of the Winter Olympics on RTÉ News Now.

# tv-rights - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Sky Sports agree new 3-year NFL deal -- and not a moment too soon
# TV Deal
From The42
# TV Deal

Sky Sports agree new 3-year NFL deal -- and not a moment too soon

Sep 5th 2012, 11:29 AM 914 Views 4 Comments

There’s brinksmanship and then there’s brinksmanship. We’re just glad that this got sorted before tonight’s season opener.

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