Media

UK-based streaming platform Recast is to enter administration after funding commitments from a major investor were not forthcoming

DAZN Group is undertaking another swathe of redundancies primarily affecting staff in the UK and Amsterdam in the latest cuts to operating costs, SportBusiness understands

Premier League clubs will meet next week to vote on the number of games to be sold in the next domestic TV packages starting in 2025, and are moving closer to a deal with the English Football League (EFL)…

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has hailed the importance of the English Premier League to its audience, after retaining exclusive rights in France just as domestic rights to Ligue 1 are on the market

Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel has secured exclusive Board of Control for Cricket in India rights in a deal brokered by the Pitch International agency, SportBusiness understands
USA

World Wrestling Entertainment's showpiece Friday Night Smackdown programming is to move from Fox back to USA Network after a five-year exclusive rights deal was struck with NBCUniversal

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has claimed a first for the sport by announcing that it will produce an additional vertical video feed for India’s staging of the upcoming 2023 World Cup.

Skweek, the basketball streaming platform owned by Monaco-based Fedcom Media, has made the UK its second market after launching in France last year on the back of various rights acquisitions
USA

The National Football League's viewership in the United States continues to have a strong start to the new season, recording its highest ratings across the first two weeks since 2016 with an average of…

Streaming platform Fite has secured exclusive rights to the AFC Champions League for two seasons in the UK and Ireland, Belgium, France and the Netherlands, more than a year after its proposed deal for…

Banks that have loaned money to Viaplay have appointed an external adviser to aid negotiations over the subscription streaming broadcaster’s debt burden, it is claimed.
USA

Warner Bros. Discovery Sports has unveiled a Bleacher Report (B/R) Sports add-on tier to its rebranded US streaming service Max

SailGP, the annual sailing series, is to stream its first event live on TikTok this weekend, as it continues to push the boundaries on production and bringing its content to new audiences

Slovakian public broadcaster RTVS has criticised the award of rights to the country’s top-tier ice hockey league to TV Joj after failing to reach terms on a sublicensing deal with the commercial network.

Everyone TV, the organisation which runs free TV in the UK and is jointly owned by the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5, has unveiled plans for a new streaming service which aims to help ensure public-service television is sustained into the future.

Pay-TV broadcaster beIN Sports has once again been forced to curtail some of its live football output in France because of legislation pertaining to online financial trading firm Plus500.

Polish public-service broadcaster TVP has failed in a bid to negotiate a Uefa Champions League sublicensing deal ahead of the start of the group stage this evening (Tuesday)

OneFootball has renewed another key media deal in its home market after extending its agreement with Deutsche Telekom to stream live and highlights coverage of matches from German men’s football’s thi…