Tag: Cricket

Sport, TV

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...

Sport, TV

Free to Air Cricket

Today brings some interesting news, with the ECB actually allowing some free-to-air cricket on TV screens in the future. The BBC has done a...

TV

Broadcasting Cricket

There are two stories worth talking about in the world of broadcast cricket – a subject I’m only marginally less interested in...

Sport, TV

How Not To Reinvigorate T20

The ECB has a problem. As the third Ashes Test gets underway, largely unwatched by the British public, participation in cricket continues...

Media, Sport

The Open Goes to Sky

As has been widely anticipated in the press, today saw news that Sky Sports has won a five-year contract beginning in 2017 to broadcast The...

Sport, TV

Is Golf Becoming as Invisible as Cricket?

According to a report in the Telegraph, the Royal & Ancient is considering whether or not they extend their 50 year broadcasting...

Sport

Selling Your Sport Short

There’s an interesting piece in yesterday’s Guardian hypothesising that by selling itself nearly completely to pay-TV players,...

Sport, TV

Ashes Highlights This Winter

Returning to a familiar topic, I note that there are no Ashes highlights on Channel 5 this winter. Instead they’ll be broadcast on...