France Télévisions

Public broadcaster France Télévisions’ France 4 channel could be saved from closure as a consequence of the increased popularity of its youth and educational content shown during the ongoing Covid-19 loc…

French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has issued its support for the Tour de France’s rescheduled dates, saying that the minimal overlap with tennis’ French Open will ease its scheduling heada…

French public broadcaster France Télévisions has retained its rights to figure skating’s European and World Championships until 2023.

Eurosport has acquired pay-television rights in France for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus and public-service broadcaster France Télévisions.

Public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has enhanced its coverage of European club rugby union competition the Champions Cup through an expanded agreement covering at least the three seasons spanning 20…

The French government today moved to help public-service broadcaster France Télévisions better compete for sports rights as its Council of State recommended the reintroduction of advertising during live s…

The IAAF World Athletics Championships’ sparse attendances and complaints over searing heats for marathon races have failed to dissuade the German television audience as viewing figures pick up in the c…

The board of the French Football League (LFP) has opted to suspend future editions of the Coupe de la Ligue, the French league cup competition, given waning interest among broadcasters for the property

The final of rugby union’s Top 14 will continue to receive free-to-air coverage on France Télévisions after the public broadcaster struck a new rights agreement with the Ligue Nationale de Rugby, operator of …

The French Swimming Federation (FFN) has carved out domestic free-to-air rights for 2020 and 2021 in a departure from the previous cycle. But the Covid-19 pandemic has introduced significant uncertainty over how the rights-holder’s new broadcasting contracts will operate.

Public broadcaster France Télévisions renewed its free-to-air rights to the final of the country’s Top 14 rugby union club competition for the 2019-23 cycle at around the same level as its previous deal, SportBusiness Media understands.

Internet giant Amazon will pay more than public-service broadcaster France Télévisions for a substantially smaller package of rights to the French Open’s 2021-23 cycle.

The French tennis federation’s (FFT) decision to hold its first tender in six years for domestic rights to the French Open is unlikely to significantly boost incomes or break the broadcasting duopoly of France Télévisions and Eurosport, according to industry experts spoken to by SportBusiness Media.

The French tennis federation (FFT) has awarded domestic rights to the French Open for the 2021 to 2023 cycle to public broadcaster France Télévisions and internet giant Amazon, it said Thursday.

French commercial broadcaster TF1 has secured coverage of the French national rugby team's Rugby World Cup warm-up match against Italy on August 30 after sublicensing the rights from public-service broadcaster…

French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has brought forward plans to launch a digital channel dedicated to the Olympic Games.

French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has partnered with social media company Snapchat to launch a new series of sport-focused videos.

French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has agreed a deal with US media company Discovery for exclusive free-to-air rights to the Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024 Olympics.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) and its partner, the European Broadcasting Union consortium of public-service broadcasters, have hailed record viewing figures for the recently concluded 2018 Road…

French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions’ sports budget will be cut by between €10m ($11.9m) and €15m in 2018, according to the AFP news agency.

The French Football Federation (FFF) has extended rights deals with public-service broadcaster France Télévisions and sports broadcaster Eurosport for the Coupe de France club knockout tournament.

French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has extended a rights deal for coverage of the Six Nations rugby union tournament and France national team autumn internationals.

Public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has confirmed it will show more than 100 hours of live coverage of the 2016 summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

The French Cycling Federation (FFC) has awarded rights in France to public-service broadcaster France Télévisions and the Eurosport France division of pan-European sports broadcaster Eurosport.

French pay-television broadcaster Equidia Life, a specialist channel for equestrian sports, has acquired rights for events during the 2016 summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has agreed a deal to sublicense rights to the 2016 and 2020 summer Olympic Games to pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus.

The French division of pan-European sports broadcaster Eurosport, pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus and public-service broadcaster France Télévisions have acquired rights to domestic rugby union league the Pro D2 under five-year deals.

Public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has agreed a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group for rights to the 2015 Track Cycling World Championships.

French commercial broadcaster TF1 has confirmed a rights deal for the 2015 men’s World Handball Championships, while public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has struck an agreement to show the women’s World Championships later this year.

French public-service broadcaster France Televisions has finalised a rights deal for coverage of rugby union’s new European club tournaments.

French pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports this (Wednesday) morning confirmed a rights deal for rugby union’s new European club rugby tournaments.

French pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has struck a deal to acquire rights for rugby union’s new European club rugby tournaments, according to French newspaper l’Equipe.

Daniel Bilalian, the director of sport at France Télévisions, has called for a ban to be lifted on advertising on the public-service broadcaster in the evening.

French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has extended a rights deal for the French Open and sublicensed rights for the tennis tournament to the Eurosport France national arm of the international sports broadcaster.

Public-service broadcaster France Télévisions and the Eurosport France division of the pan-regional sports broadcaster have retained media rights for the Coupe de France club football knockout tournament.

Bids for a domestic package of rights in France to the Coupe de France football club knockout competitions for men and women and Division 1 Féminine, the country’s top division of women’s football, have failed to meet the reserve price, according to French newspaper l’Equipe.

Public-service broadcaster France Télévisions is unlikely to acquire rights for the 2014 Fifa World Cup national team football tournament, according to director of sport Daniel Bilalian.