Seven’s Tokyo 2020 broadcast team announced

On a day when major sporting events were being postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19, Australia’s Seven Network has announced its team for its comprehensive coverage of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. While the current COVID-19 pandemic has placed a shadow over Games preparations, principally as to whether the Games will proceed, all involved… Continue reading Seven’s Tokyo 2020 broadcast team announced

Will Fox Sports launch a WatchCricket product?

The deal is done and congratulations to James Sutherland. Cricket Australia has managed to secure a cash and broadcast bonanza by teaming up with Fox Sports/Foxtel and Seven for the next 6 years. Cricket Australia now joins the AFL and NRL with domestic media rights valued at more than $1 billion. While there is plenty… Continue reading Will Fox Sports launch a WatchCricket product?

Commonwealth Games in DAZN

Today is the day when the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast gets underway. The Games sees 71 nations and territories from around the world gather every four years to do battle across 18 Sports. The total population of the Commonwealth is 2.1 billion. With such a massive potential viewing audience (in the same… Continue reading Commonwealth Games in DAZN

Olympic broadcasters back social to boost Games audience

The Seven Network’s Rio 2016 Media Kit has a pertinent quote fromKurt Burnette (Seven’s Event Director -Olympic Games and Chief Revenue Officer), where he notes that: You are about to become deeply involved with what we are now referring to as the very first unmissable Olympic Games. This statement is in reference to the fact… Continue reading Olympic broadcasters back social to boost Games audience

Seven’s Olympic coverage

Seven’s investor presentation on its financial year 2014-15 performance on page 24 had a really interested overview of how Seven will be delivering its Olympic Games coverage (see screen shot below). According to the slide, Seven West Media will deliver its coverage of the Olympics across its broadcast channels Seven, 7Two and 7mate and via… Continue reading Seven’s Olympic coverage

AFL announces record broadcast rights deal

The AFL has this evening announced a record $2.508 billion, six-year broadcast rights deal with News Corp Australia, Seven West Media and Telstra. Heavy-hitters were out in force at the press conference announcing the new deal with AFL CEOGillon McLachlan joined by Rupert Murdoch, Robert Thomson and Kerry Stokes, amongst others. The new deal, which… Continue reading AFL announces record broadcast rights deal

Swimming on 7TWO

While the 2013 FINA World Swimming Championships were not broadcast in Australia, the 2015 FINA World Swimming Championships from Kazan, Russia will be with LIVE and FREE coverage on 7TWO and 7swimming.com.au, starting tomorrow (Sunday) with LIVE coverage of heats from 4:30pm AEST (live coverage of heats will start at this time daily for the… Continue reading Swimming on 7TWO

Seven dives into the pool with FINA

In April we wrote about the lack of an Australian broadcaster for the upcoming FINA Swimming World Championships in Kazan Russia (read more here). However fear of another Swimming World Championships not receiving TV coverage in Australia has now abated (the 2013 edition failed to secure a broadcaster in Australia) with news that Australia’s Olympic… Continue reading Seven dives into the pool with FINA

Seven partners with the AOC

As previously reported Seven West Media has securedthe broadcast rights to the next three Olympics Games (read more here) and to the 2016 Paralympics (read more here). Today Seven has made a further commitment to the Olympic Movement by becoming an Official Partner of the Australian Olympic Team for the first time. Seven joins brands… Continue reading Seven partners with the AOC

Seven to broadcast Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

With the summer of cycling just around the corner, the Seven Network has confirmed that it will broadcast the latest addition to the Australian cycling calendar, the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. Seven will broadcast the event LIVE and exclusive across Australia on Sunday, February 1, 2015, prior to its coverage of the Australian… Continue reading Seven to broadcast Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race