Mediaset (Spain)

A Madrid court has suspended a decision by shareholders of the Spanish arm of Italian broadcaster Mediaset to merge the two entities in a move that French media group Vivendi has claimed as a win

Spanish broadcasters have been asked to submit their second-round offers for rights to the Copa del Rey tournament during the 2019-20 to 2021-22 cycle

Commercial free-to-air broadcast groups Mediaset and Atresmedia are set to go head-to-head in a bid to acquire rights in Spain to the 2022 World Cup from the Mediapro agency

Spain’s triumph at the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup drew significant audience figures for commercial free-to-air broadcaster Mediaset’s Cuatro channel.

Italian pay-TV broadcaster Mediaset has secured a licencing deal for non-exclusive coverage of Spanish LaLiga, and Uefa Champions League and Europa League matches for its new Spanish OTT platform, Mitele…

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has sold rights to the season-ending promotion race in the third-tier Segunda División B to commercial broadcaster Mediaset and streaming platform Footters.

Mediaset has acquired free-to-air rights in Spain for two MotoGP motorcycling championship races in 2019 in a sublicensing deal with OTT operator DAZN, according to reports

Spanish commercial broadcaster Mediaset has acquired exclusive free-to-air rights to the Uefa Euro 2020 national team football tournament, along with a package of matches played by overseas national teams

Spanish commercial broadcaster Mediaset acquired all rights to the 2018 Fifa World Cup in a deal worth at least 15 per cent less than Fifa earned for 2014.

Discovery Communications chose to sublicense free-to-air French Open tennis rights in Spain this year after previously keeping coverage for its Dmax channel in the country.

The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) is set to more than double its annual media-rights income compared to the previous cycle, boosted by a lucrative deal in China and strong increases in key markets.

Will Partington, research analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, examines television audiences for motorcycling’s MotoGP World Championship in selected European markets.

Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE surprised the market with deals for English FA Cup and Club World Cup rights this month.

Uefa’s much-reduced deal for Euro 2016 rights in Spain reflects an advertising market yet to recover from the financial crash of the late 2000s.

Weak competition for Europa League rights in Spain forced Uefa into lengthy negotiations with the beIN Media Group and the Mediapro agency, who were bidding jointly. A deal was eventually agreed last week.

Spanish commercial broadcaster Mediaset was forced to increase its fee to keep the rights for Spanish national team football friendlies in a deal agreed last week following a formal tender ordered by the country’s competition regulator.

Mike Kiernan, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, examines live television audiences in Europe’s five largest markets for motorcycling’s MotoGP world championship