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The Premier League in an SVOD World – Running the Numbers

This week, Amazon Prime in the UK has begun the first of its streaming-only games offered to Prime subscribers. You will recall that during...

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Amazon Prime Premier League Fixtures – Redux

I’ve repeatedly tried to explain why the Premier League was foolish to package rights to every fixture across two of their Match Days...

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Champagne Superova: Sport and TV

Sunday was an incredible day for sport. Personally, I spent quite a lot of time flicking between ITV4 and Eurosport’s coverage of...

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Sports TV: UK v US

Yesterday evening, UK time, the NFL championship games took place, deciding which teams will contest the Super Bowl. I have an on/off...

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Eleven Sports in the UK Reported to be in Trouble

I wrote something on Twitter about this, but thought I’d elaborate a little here too. There was something of a shake-up in rights...

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Sporting Disdain

There’s a major sporting occasion that has been getting underway this week and climaxes at the weekend. It’s in Europe this...

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Sexist Coverage of the World Cup

No, I am not talking about Patrice Evra’s applauding of fellow ITV pundit and England footballer Eniola Aluko (nor his muttered...

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Televising The World Cup Around the World

Two media stories which have interested me a lot about the World Cup so far. In the UK, we’re fortunate to still have Ofcom’s...

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World Cup 2018 TV Coverage – A Few Early Thoughts

We’re only a short period into the third day of this World Cup, and we’ve already been lucky enough to see a World Cup classic...

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Premier League Football Rights – Addendum

Four months after the winners of the main TV packages for the 2019-2022 Premier League domestic football rights were announced, the final...