RCS MediaGroup launches GazzettaTv

Italy’s RCS MediaGroup has launched its new Gazzetta dello Sport-themed television channel.

GazzettaTv commenced broadcasting yesterday (Thursday) and is being distributed throughout Italy on free-to-air, digital-terrestrial-television services.

The new channel, themed on the Italian sports newspaper, will offer news programming, talk shows and live sport.

Live sports coverage will commence this weekend, with the Lega Basket Serie A basketball game between Acqua Vitasnella Cantù and Banco di Sardegna Sassari to be broadcast on Saturday, followed by live action from the Italian women’s volleyball league on Sunday.