Live golf on 7TWO

As reported by Frost Global earlier this year, the Seven Network is the new domestic broadcaster for the Australian Masters and the ISPS HANDA Perth International. Seven signed a three year broadcast deal with IMG in June. The first tournament under this new deal gets underway later this week with the ISPS HANDA Perth International.… Continue reading Live golf on 7TWO

US sports broadcast market heats up

21st Century Fox’s new national US sports channel FOX Sports 1 (launching August 17) has secured a 12-year broadcast rights deal to bring major golf to FOX Sports from 2015. The new agreement will see the FOX network and FOX Sports 1 become the principal domestic media partner of the USGA and the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s… Continue reading US sports broadcast market heats up

Seven tees up with IMG

The Seven Network and IMG have announced a multi-year broadcast partnership for the Australian Masters and Perth International over the next three years. Seven was a long time partner of Australian golf until a few years ago when Ten, Nine and Fox Sports hit the fairway. Seven got back into broadcasting golf last year at… Continue reading Seven tees up with IMG

The HD Sport Debate

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… Continue reading The HD Sport Debate

Nine & Foxtel Knock on Wood!

Media Release from IMG: The Australian Masters announced today a multi-year broadcast partnership with the Nine Network and FOX SPORTS In 2009, Nine will broadcast live coverage from Kingston Heath Golf Club on each of the four days with FOX SPORTS also providing live coverage on pay television. Nine will also incorporate The Today Show… Continue reading Nine & Foxtel Knock on Wood!