The Italian competition authority’s investigation into the sale of rights for Serie A is ostensibly a disaster for MP & Silva and B4 and a let-off for IMG. But MP & Silva and B4 are no longer active and IMG could yet face a major problem. The agency could be hit with a substantial damages claim by the league for lost earnings.
Italy’s Lega Serie A is heading for a big drop in the value of the media rights to the Coppa Italia and the Italian Super Cup following last year’s decision to take the rights in-house and sell market-by-market.
The final of Italian football’s Coppa Italia on Wednesday evening was watched by an average of 10.2 million viewers on Rai, the Italian public-service broadcaster.
The return of Italian football following a break of over three months generated record viewing figures for Italian public broadcaster Rai, which aired the second legs of both Coppa Italia semi-finals over…
TV2 Denmark, the government-owned subscription and free-to-air broadcaster, has secured rights to the remainder of this season’s Coppa Italia competition.