May 192019
The FA Cup is set to be broadcast exclusively on free-to-air television from the 2021-22 season According to a report published in the Times, ITV have reached an agreement with the FA over a four-year package from the start of the 2021-22 campaign that will guarantee a larger television audience for the oldest national football [...]
Apr 012019
UKTV Channels split between BBC and Discovery (Reuters) – Discovery Inc and the BBC have agreed to split up broadcaster UKTV and strike a new 10-year agreement that will lead to the creation of a new global subscription video-on-demand service, the two companies said on Monday. The new service, owned by Discovery, will pool the [...]
Mar 282019
Recent raids on pirate TV services across the UK and Europe Last week police forces in Spain, UK, and Denmark, carried out what is being described as the “largest ever” operation against a pirate IPTV network. Five people have been arrested, accused of crimes including IP violations, fraud, and money laundering. Police carried out 14 [...]
Mar 202019
FA Cup Semi Final UK TV Details, and BBCs FA Cup Broadcast Contract Extended Manchester City’s FA Cup semi-final against Brighton will be played on Saturday 6 April at 17:30 BST and broadcast live on the BBC. The other semi-final tie between Watford v Wolverhampton Wanderers will take place a day later at 16:00 BST [...]
Mar 182019
MBC secures broadcast rights for Formula One for MENA region The MBC Group has acquired five-year exclusive rights to the FIA Formula One race weekends. MBC will offer F1 racing free-to-air in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) area. MBC will air all stages of the tournament, including practice sessions, qualifying as well as [...]
Mar 092019
BBC Programme Guide Problems For the last few week, the BBC have been having problems with their programme guide data they send to Sky, Freesat and Freeview boxes. Amongst the problems : – BBC One HD and BBC Two HD not showing the programmes are in HD (the HD indicator is not present); – Freesat [...]
Feb 282019
Some UK and Spanish TV Sports rights news Indycar UK TV As reported yesterday, Sky Sports have the UK rights for the Indycar series, taking over from BT Sports Most races will be shown on Sky Sports F1, but perhaps on some other Sky Sports channels if and when there are some overlaps UK Football [...]