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… Continue reading 2015 Broadcast Guide: V8 Supercars, F1 and MotoGP
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…
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… Continue reading Sports rights up for grabs
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
On 8 May this year, Network Ten under the leadership of Interim Chief Executive Officer Lachlan Murdoch relaunched its 24-hour free-to-air digital sports network One HD, into a male skewing general entertainment channel with premium sport, known as ONE.áAt the announcement of the relaunch, Mr Murdoch said, “ONE was underperforming from a ratings point of… Continue reading One’s new game plan kicks goals
FrostCast Episode 1 – 2011 Join FrostCast Podcast host Byron Frost and his special guest F1 Expert Christian Frost as they guide you through the latest media news from the World of Motorsport. To listen click here or on the link above. Episode includes discussion on Formula One’s decision to broadcast in HD for the… Continue reading FrostCast Podcast Episode 1 – 2011 – listen now!
The Australian Government in 2009 requested submissions for the review of the Anti-Siphoning legislation. However, there is still no response from Minister for Communications Senator Stephen Conroy on the outcome of the review. It seems a response from the government is now unlikely until after any election. This delay is dangerous and could have a… Continue reading Still waiting for Anti-siphoning announcement…
As reported in yesterday’s Australian newspaper, One HD has signed four sponsors for the entire F1 season for the first time in its history. According the the Australian newspaper, both┬ Harvey Norman and Enzed have renewed their sponsorships, while Bridgestone has gone from a spot buyer to be a season package holder. Joining last year’s… Continue reading One HD signs sponsors as Alonso wins Bahrain F1 GP