TVE (Spain)

Joseph Rivers, research analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, examines television audiences in selected European markets for the 2016 Paralympic Games.

David Svenson, research analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, examines television audiences in selected European markets for the 2016 Olympic Games.

Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE has acquired rights for the World Padel Tour – a bat-and-ball series that is held primarily in Spanish-speaking countries.

The value of Vuelta a España rights in Spain fell for the third successive time in a renewal with TVE last week.

The board of Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE has approved a renewal of a rights deal for the Vuelta a España cycling race.

Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE has acquired rights for the Formula E Championship electric car-racing series.

Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE has agreed a rights deal for coverage of this summer’s Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

LaLiga president Javier Tebas this week described the Spanish league’s new domestic media rights deals as “historic” in terms of income and the completion of the move to collective selling.

Spain’s top-tier basketball league, the Liga ACB, this week defended its decision to switch coverage exclusively to pay-television from next season following a three-season deal with telco Telefónica.

Interview with Mario Hernando, director of media (communications and TV) at Spain’s top-tier basketball Liga ACB, about its move to pay-television in this month’s deal with telco Telefónica.

Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE has built on its domestic football package for the 2015-16 season by acquiring live rights to LaLiga and Copa del Rey games.

Spanish commercial broadcaster Mediaset has hit out at LaLiga’s decision to assign exclusive free-to-air highlights for the top division of Spanish football and the Copa del Rey to public-service broadcaster TVE.

Telcos Orange and Vodafone have become the first two operators in the Spanish market to sublicense LaLiga content in the 2015-16 season from rival firm Telefónica, while public-service broadcaster TVE has agreed a deal for highlights rights.

Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE has extended a rights deal for the Madrid Open tennis tournament for four years, from 2016 to 2019

Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE has acquired rights for the Giro d’Italia and a number of other cycling races.

Mike Kiernan, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, reviews the most-watched events of 2014 in France, Germany, Italy and Spain.

Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE and UK pay-television broadcaster Sky have acquired rights for the 2015 men’s World Handball Championships in Qatar.