France Télévisions’ peak audience tops 9m for record Twickenham defeat
France’s record-breaking Six Nations win over England on Saturday attracted a peak audience of 9.2 million viewers on French public-service television.
Six Nations wins uphill battle to keep French fee flat
The value of Six Nations rights will remain flat in France after protracted negotiations between the tournament organiser and the country’s public-service broadcaster, France Télévisions.
France Télévisions strikes deal to retain Six Nations
Public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has reached an agreement in principle to retain rights to rugby union’s Six Nations Championship.
Grand Slam triumph delivers bumper viewing figures for France Télévisions
Public-service broadcaster France Télévisions attracted an average of just under nine million viewers on Saturday evening as France defeated England 25-13 in Paris to complete the Grand Slam and lift t…
Stan bolsters rugby offering with new Six Nations deal
Australian subscription streaming platform Stan Sport’s deal for the Six Nations has rounded out its offering of rugby union to its subscribers.
France Télévisions’ Six Nations audience on the rise
Public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has built on its strong start to coverage of the 2022 Six Nations Championship, with Saturday’s game between France and Ireland drawing an average of 6.5 m
Six Nations kicks off with large audiences in France and Ireland
The first matches of this year’s Six Nations Championship attracted strong audiences on public-service broadcasters in both France and Ireland. An average of 5.8
Premier Sports amasses rugby rights in Mena region, retains Six Nations in Southeast Asia
Subscription broadcaster Premier Sports has solidified its rugby union offering in Southeast Asia with an exclusive three-year Six Nations rights renewal, while also picking up exclusive rights in the…
RTÉ, Virgin sign off on Six Nations in Ireland as match split revealed
Public-service broadcaster RTÉ and Virgin Media Television, the commercial and pay-television broadcaster, have signed off on their deal to show rugby union’s Six Nations Championship in Ireland.
Stan Sport adds exclusive Six Nations rights to rugby line-up
Australian streaming service Stan Sport has secured exclusive multi-year rights to rugby union’s Six Nations. Under the deal, Stan will also broadcast the Autumn Nations Series later this year.
Ofcom ‘provisionally minded’ to back exclusive Six Nations on BBC, ITV
UK media watchdog Ofcom is consulting on requests from public-service broadcaster the BBC and commercial broadcaster ITV for approval to broadcast exclusive live coverage of the Six Nations rugby union…
DAZN retains Six Nations rights in Canada
Subscription streaming broadcaster DAZN has extended an agreement in Canada for rights to the men’s and women’s Six Nations rugby union competitions.
Pitch to sell wider Northern Hemisphere rugby package after retaining Six Nations
Pitch International will continue to sell the Six Nations’ international media rights in a new deal that allows the agency to take a wider Northern Hemisphere rugby package to the market for the first t…
BBC retains Six Nations radio rights
UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has agreed a four-year extension to its radio rights deal for the Six Nations rugby union championship
Ziggo responds to Nent arrival with Ligue 1 deal, various renewals
Dutch telco Ziggo has acquired broadcast rights to French football’s Ligue 1 and extended rights to various other sports properties in a response to the market entry by the media company Nordic Entertainment (…
Sky Italia wins back rights in Six Nations’ latest TV deal
Italian pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia is poised to sign off on a deal with rugby union’s Six Nations Rugby.
Six Nations ‘to remain on free-to-air TV’ in the UK
Rugby union’s Six Nations Championship is poised to stay on free-to-air terrestrial television in the UK as part of a long-term deal, it has been reported.