WBD and BT launch TNT Sports

TNT SportsWarner Bros. Discovery (WBD) and BT has launched TNT Sports replacing and becoming the new name of BT Sport, following the joint venture between UK telco BT Group and WBD last September.

In the UK and Ireland, TNT Sports will continue to deliver live sports coverage previously aired by BT Sport including the Premier League, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Gallagher Premiership Rugby, Heineken Champions Cup, EPCR Challenge Cup, MotoGP, Cricket, UFC, Boxing and WWE.

WBD’s discovery+ becomes the new streaming destination for TNT Sports in the UK which will sit alongside Eurosport’s extensive portfolios of live rights. The new discovery+ Premium plan is priced at £29.99 per month, replacing the former BT Sport Monthly Pass for the same cost.

The rebranded sport hub launches with a new line-up of on screen talent and returning faces which includes Laura Woods, Reshmin Chowdhury, Lynsey Hipgrave, Jules Breach,  Rio Ferdinand, Peter Crouch, Joe Cole, Rachel Brown-Finnis, Owen Hargreaves, Steve McManaman, Joleon Lescott, Michael Owen, Paul Scholes, Robbie Savage, Fletcher, Adam Summerton, Lucy Ward, Ally McCoist Orla Chennaoui, Craig Doyle, Ugo Monye, Alastair Eykyn, Nick Mullins, Stuart Hogg, Emily Scarratt, Martin Bayfield, Lawrence Dallaglio, Brian O’Driscoll, Sarra Elgan, Austin Healey, Ben Kay, Sam Warburton, Suzi Perry, Gavin Emmett, Michael Laverty, and Natalie Quirk and Carl Frampton.

Access to TNT Sports for existing BT Sport customers via BT TV, Sky, and Virgin Media will automatically commence from today. TNT Sports offering provides four TV channels – TNT Sports 1, TNT Sports 2, TNT Sports 3 and TNT Sports 4.

Andrew Georgiou, board member of the joint venture and president and managing Director, Warner Bros. Discovery Sports Europe, said: “TNT Sports goes live with a new and contemporary brand, a fabulous new and exciting line-up of talent, great value for viewers as well as flexible ways to buy and watch.

“In addition, with TNT Sports now on discovery+ in the UK we can begin to deliver a simple and even more compelling offer that appeals to the whole household, combining more live sport together with entertainment. We believe this is an exceptional value proposition for fans offering a compelling combination of sport and entertainment.

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