ESL extends with ProSiebenSat.1, signs Polish partnership

Esports event operator ESL has extended its rights deal with German media group ProSiebenSat.1 and has agreed a new partnership with Polish public-service broadcaster TVP.

The 7Sports subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 has extended its contract with ESL through to the end of 2019.

ESL content is set to be continued to be offered coverage via free-to-air television channel ProSieben Maxx and the Ran.de digital platform.

Meanwhile, TVP Sport has become the exclusive Polish partner of the Intel Extreme Masters, ESL One and ESL Polish Championships.

TVP will exploit the rights via its internet channels (sport.tvp.pl), mobile app TVP Sport, Facebook and YouTube, as well as on television via TVP Sport.

The length of the deal was not disclosed.