Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

International fans of the Australia’s V8 Supercars Championship faced a live streaming blackout for Race 3 of the Clipsal 500 today, with V8 Supercars’ online streaming offering, known as SuperView, suffering a major outage. The technical issue could not be rectified for the duration of Race 3 of the Clipsal 500. The service had been […]

On Thursday the Clipsal 500 gets underway on the streets of Adelaide which means it is the start of the V8 Supercars Championship series. The first V8 Supercars round of the 2015 season will be followed in a couple of weeks time by the opening of the FIA Formula One season at Albert Park in […]

The Seven Network first broadcast from Mount Panorama at Bathurst in 1963. Despite the network losing its V8 Supercars championship broadcast rights to Ten and Foxtel from next season (read more about Ten and Foxtel’s deal with V8 Supercars here), Seven will continue its love affair with ‘the mountain’ after today announcing it has secured broadcast rights […]

Following on from the Seven Network’s recent deal to broadcast Gaelic football and hurling on 7mate, Seven has announced a five year agreement to broadcast America’s National Football League (NFL) on Channel Seven and 7mate. Under the agreement, Seven will broadcast three consecutive games on Sunday, ending with the blockbuster NFL Sunday Night Football, all coming in […]

As the start of the 2014 MotoGP season begins this weekend in Qatar, FOX Sports has announced (as reported by TV Tonight) that it will once again be broadcasting the top flight of two-wheel racing after signing a sub-licensing deal with the TEN Network. This deal follows hot on the heals of FOX Sports signing […]

Network Ten has announced the signing of West Indies cricket legend Sir Vivian Richards to its KFC T20 Big Bash League commentary team. This follows the announcement earlier in the week that current Fox Sports commentators Damien Fleming and Mark Waugh have signed with Ten for the Big Bash. Sir Viv Richards was one of the […]

Two stories caught my interest in last week’s national papers, The Australian and The Australian Financial Review. The stories both concerned the ongoing negotiations for V8 Supercars’ new media rights deal, which will commence next year. The Australian’s article focused on Ten’s play for the rights, which if successful would see the network return to […]

The Santos Tour Down Under has a new Australian free-to-air broadcast partner, the Nine Network. There were murmurs a couple of weeks ago when SBS staffed tweeted that they were likely to lose the broadcast rights to the Tour Down Under (TDU) to Channel Nine from next year. Under the new broadcast agreement Nine will be […]

News Corporation boss Rupert Murdoch said earlier this year that “content is not just king, it is the emperor of all things electronic. Clever technology is merely an empty vessel without any great content.”

New V8 Supercars commercial featuring P!NK