Grand Slam Tennis on Seven

The most famous of all tennis grand slams the Wimbledon Championships returns to Channel Seven and 7TWO from Monday 23 June 2014. Seven’s LIVE coverage kicks off at 8:30pm (AEST) on 7TWO before switching to Channel Seven later in the evening. Seven’s coverage will be hosted by Todd Woodbridge, with expert commentary from three-time Wimbledon… Continue reading Grand Slam Tennis on Seven

The quest for the green jacket begins…

The golfing world is focussed this week on the famed Augusta National Golf Course for the US Masters. The quest to find the next wearer of the green jacket is almost here, with TV coverage beginning in the early hours on Friday morning Australian time. For the first time, Australian viewers will enjoy LIVE and… Continue reading The quest for the green jacket begins…

The motorsport broadcast market revs up…

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… Continue reading The motorsport broadcast market revs up…

The Home of Motorsport is back!

V8 Supercars Australia has announced a new 6 year media rights deal for its Championship series. Foxtel/Fox Sports and the Ten Network will replaceáSeven from 2015 as the Championship series broadcasters. Seven signed its current two-year deal at the start of the 2013 Championship series. The new deal is worth a reported $241 million ($196… Continue reading The Home of Motorsport is back!

Winter Ashes to stay on free-to-air TV in Australia

With just days to go until the Ashes series gets underway in Brisbane, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced last week a new broadcast deal with Nine Entertainment Co (Nine)áfor Australiaĺs next two tours of England. Nine broadcast this year’s Ashes test series from England LIVE and in HD on its digital-only GEM… Continue reading Winter Ashes to stay on free-to-air TV in Australia

Ten back into bat with the CLT20

Early Sunday morning Network Ten begins its exclusive live coverage ofáthe Karbonn Smart Champions League Twenty20 from India. The first match begins at 12:30am AEST live on ONE HD. TEN and ONE will broadcast 23 matches of the two-week tournament live and will also have streaming coverage available on www.tensport.com.au. Australian teams will feature in… Continue reading Ten back into bat with the CLT20

Southern Stars now broadcasting on a TV near you!

Frost Global reported a few weeks ago on the lack of Australian TV coverage for the Women’s Ashes from England. In good news for Aussie fans, Fox Sports has announced that it will broadcast the remaining three T20 internationals to Australian audiences. In further good news, Channel 9 will broadcast the three corresponding T20s matches… Continue reading Southern Stars now broadcasting on a TV near you!

Socceroos kick goals for Fox Sports

The Socceroos victory over Iraq at ANZ Stadium on Tuesday night not only saw the national soccer team qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but also delivered record ratings for Fox Sports and Foxtel. According to overnight ratings, 549,000 viewers who tuned into Fox Sports’ coverage on Foxtel, making the broadcast the third most… Continue reading Socceroos kick goals for Fox Sports

Preview: 24/7 Footy about to become reality

With the AFL’s NAB Cupápreseason competition beginning this Friday it is an opportune time to look at how this competition and the home & away season will be covered following last year’s record A$1.2 billion media rights deal. To watch matches this year and beyond, AFL fans will be spoilt for choice across free-to-air, subscription-TV,… Continue reading Preview: 24/7 Footy about to become reality

Sky Sports renews English Cricket rights until 2017

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.áThere is also an option foráSky Sportsáto extend the deal for an additional two years, which would cover Australia’s… Continue reading Sky Sports renews English Cricket rights until 2017