Tag: Sport

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

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...

Sport, TV

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...

Sport

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...

TV

Sporting Value

The new Premier League season is well under way, and it’s at this time of year that the big sports TV players tend to gather up their...

Sport, TV

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...

Sport, TV

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...

Sport

Premier League TV Rights – 2019-2022

The new Premier League TV rights auction for the UK has just got under way, with bids due in at the end of January, and the results...

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...

Sport, TV

Sky Sports Revamp

Sky Sports is reportedly getting a bit of a makeover, losing the numbered channels currently known as Sky Sports 1-5, and instead gaining...