Wednesday, January 20th, 2021

The English Cricket Board (ECB) today announced that the UK’s Sky Sports has been awarded the rights to continue broadcasting live international and county cricket in the UK exclusively until the end of the 2017 English summer. There is also an option for Sky Sports to extend the deal for an additional two years, which would cover Australia’s […]

Last year 1.38 million viewers tuned into Djokovic v Murray battle it out for Grand Slam glory. However this year’s 5 hour and 53 minute epic final that graced our screens last night and into the early hours of this morning have blown last year’s figure out of the water. Early reports suggest an average […]

According to the overnight ratings 1.21 million Australians tuned in to watch Victoria Azarenka take out the 2012 Australian Open Women’s Singles crown. This gave Seven a 25.9% audience share. This share was down on the 2011 ratings for the Women’s final, where 1.68 million watched Kim Clijsters beat Li Na. This is no surprise […]

A report in the Australian last year confirmed that High Definition (HD) broadcasting of Australian sport on free-to-air television looks dead and buried. For those who did not notice Saturday coverage of AFL matches by the Network Ten only featured on the network’s primary channel towards the end of last season, whilst viewers were able to watch […]

  Many summaries of the 2011 television year noted the growing influence of Twitter. Examples given included the quick demise of Ben Elton’s Live from Planet Earth or the furore that developed following the broadcast of Kyle & Jackie O’s A Night with the Stars. Whilst networks have been encouraging viewer engagement through social networking sites […]

The 2012 Australian Open hit our television screens today across the Seven Network (Free-to-Air and Host Broadcaster) and FOX SPORTS 2HD (Subscription Broadcaster). In the lead up to the Australian Open, Seven broadcast the Brisbane International, APIA International and AAMI Classic exclusively on its digital station, 7TWO (these events are not Anti-siphoned listed events). The […]

  The fist event for 2012 on the UCI World Tour starts this Sunday in South Australia with the Santos Tour Down Under. As reported earlier by Frost Global the broadcast rights for the 2012 event were awarded to the Nine Network after SBS had previously broadcast the event. We noted in our earlier article that the press […]