ORF and ServusTV agree sublicensing deals for Fifa World Cup and Euro 2024
Austrian commercial network Servus TV and public-service broadcaster ORF have entered into two sublicensing agreements covering the upcoming 2022 Fifa World Cup and the 2024 Uefa European Championship
ProSiebenSat.1 pays decent increase to extend DTM deal in Germany
German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has extended its deal with the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters motorsport series for another two years, paying an increased fee on the back of renewed interest from car manufacturers and drivers.
Servus deal keeps French Open free-to-air value flat in Austria
Austrian commercial broadcaster ServusTV has paid a flat fee to secure rights to the French Open tennis Grand Slam this year, replacing Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF.
German ice hockey league back on ServusTV as Sport1 rips up deal
Domestic live free-to-air coverage of German ice hockey’s DEL is switching hands after Sport1, the incumbent rights-holder, chose to end its agreement prematurely.
ServusTV ties up Davis Cup Finals rights in Germany and Austria
Free-to-air commercial broadcaster ServusTV has acquired rights in Germany and Austria to the 2021 Davis Cup Finals, which will take place in Austria, Italy and Spain
ServusTV extends rights deal for Kitzbühel ATP 250 event
ServusTV, the commercial free-to-air broadcaster in German-speaking countries, has renewed its rights agreement with the organisers of the Generali Open Kitzbühel, an ATP 250 event in Austria.
ÖSV increases global rights value in new domestic, international sales
The Austrian Ski Association (ÖSV) has secured a strong value increase for both domestic and international rights, taking advantage of advantageous conditions in both sales.
ServusTV picks up sublicensed EHF Champions League rights in Germany
ServusTV, the commercial free-to-air broadcaster in German-speaking countries, has revealed that it has acquired media rights to show selected games of the EHF Champions League in Germany following a deal…
ORF holds Austrian skiing live rights to 2026-27, Servus picks up highlights
The Austrian Ski Association (ÖSV) has agreed new deals for its domestic rights through to 2026-27, with public-service broadcaster ORF picking up live rights and commercial broadcaster Servus TV sealing …
ORF and Servus battle sees Austrian national team rights value soar
Uefa has significantly increased the value of its national team rights in Austria from 2022-23, capitalising on fierce competition between ORF and Servus TV as the latter continues its sports-rights push.
ServusTV retains WorldSBK in motorcycling portfolio
ServusTV, the commercial free-to-air broadcaster in German-speaking countries, has bolstered its coverage of elite motorcycling by agreeing a two-season extension to its rights deal for the Superbike World…
ServusTV dislodges ORF with exclusive European Championships rights deal
ServusTV, the commercial free-to-air broadcaster in German-speaking countries, has made arguably its most high-profile rights acquisition to date in Austria in an exclusive deal for Uefa European Championship…
ServusTV acquires French Open rights in Germany in grand slam first
ServusTV has acquired rights in Germany for the French Open in 2021, the first time the free-to-air commercial broadcaster has held grand slam tennis rights in the country
ServusTV bolsters German tennis portfolio with two domestic events
Free-to-air commercial broadcaster ServusTV has acquired rights in Germany for the upcoming Stuttgart Open and German Open tennis events
ServusTV adds WRC rights in German-speaking countries
Commercial broadcaster ServusTV has acquired World Rally Championship rights in Germany, Austria and Switzerland for the next two years, further enhancing its motorsports portfolio
ServusTV adds more tennis rights with ATP Cup deal in Germany
Free-to-air commercial broadcaster ServusTV has acquired rights in Germany to tennis’ ATP Cup, a tournament that was aired last year by pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland.
EBU among latest set of America’s Cup broadcasters
Organisers of the America’s Cup have signed a number of new rights contracts for the 36th edition of the sailing event, with the European Broadcasting Union, the umbrella body of free-to-air broadcasters, a…