North America

Features

In the second interactive monthly data report, TV Sports Markets analyses the media-rights landscape of the top basketball leagues

Cricket Australia improved its exposure and income from North America in a series of deals with NBCSN, Willow and the Asian Television Network.

The English Premiership has at least quadrupled in value and significantly increased its coverage in sub-Saharan Africa, taking advantage of competition between pay-television broadcasters

The Infront Sports & Media agency signed off relatively lucrative long-term deals for ice hockey’s World Championship in three markets last month.

US broadcasters CBS and Turner agreed to pay a 43-per-cent fee increase to lock down NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship rights until 2032.

USA

Increasing the value of its Thursday Night Football rights while dividing content once more illustrates the sheer power of the National Football League.

The premier men’s and women’s tennis tours struck new media rights deals in Canada last month, both earning decent rights-fee increases.

Kickboxing promotion Glory will cement its place on US sports broadcaster ESPN for all of 2016, TV Sports Markets understands.

Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC paid a small increase to extend its deal with the International Olympic Committee to cover the 2022 and 2024 Games.

USA

Uefa opened its international competition rights to the US market early in its sales cycle to take advantage of the competitive environment, and was rewarded with a significant uplift.

John Manning, research anaylst for SportBusiness Intelligence examines US Open tennis television audiences in selected European markets and the USA

USA

NBCUniversal blew its rivals out of the water to retain Premier League rights in the US earlier this month – the league’s first deal in its new international sales cycle.

Lukas Zajancauskas, research analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, examines television audiences for this year's Fifa Women's World Cup.

The Canadian Football League jumped at the chance to guarantee income well into the future by extending its deal with TSN late last month.

Interview with Jeffrey Orridge, new commissioner of the Canadian Football League, about extending its deal with pay-television broadcasters TSN and RDS to 2021.