Warner Bros. Discovery hails ‘weekend of champions’ sport coverage

Weekend of ChampionsHighlighting the breadth of its sport coverage this weekend, Warner Bros. Discovery is promoting what it describes as a ‘Weekend of Champions’ with events spanning a wide range of sports and countries in Europe and beyond.

The company said that over 300 production staff, experts, reporters and others would be on-site across a host of location over the weekend – from the UEFA Champions League Final to Roland-Garros and Le Mans, delivering over 70 hours of live, premium content to sports fans across multiple platforms.

For the weekend of 10-11 June, 370 live feed and production control room recordings have been booked. Warner Bros. Discovery will have 70 concurrent events planned for its digital platforms while PCRs will be open across Europe including London, Paris, Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen, the Netherlands, Warsaw, Madrid, Milan and Munich.

Scott Young

Scott Young

Events covered include the Champions League Final, MotoGP and UFC on UK joint venture BT Sport, Roland-Garros French Open tennis live on Eurosport 1, the Eurosport App and discovery+, the Le Mans 24 Hours race across Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 on Saturday and Sunday, with coverage on discovery+ and the Eurosport App, the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Switzerland on Eurosport 2, GCN+, discovery+ and the Eurosport App, and the Speedway GP on discovery+ and the Eurosport App.

Scott Young, Senior Vice President, Content and Production, at Warner Bros. Discovery, said: “The Weekend of Champions on 10-11 June represents an extraordinary feat of engineering, technological innovation and expertise within our world-class presentation and production teams without whom our wall-to-wall coverage of some of the biggest events in sport would not be possible.

“The complexity of simultaneously broadcasting multiple events across numerous channels and platforms in 20 languages to millions of fans in 50 markets across Europe alone is unprecedented and only Warner Bros. Discovery has the capacity to make this happen at this scale. New stories will be told at these events and we will be there to ensure fans can experience the greatest champions writing sporting history on the biggest weekend of the year.”

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