English Premier League

StarHub secures Singaporean EPL rights in surprise deal

StarHub has agreed a six-season rights deal with the English Premier League for Singapore. The deal will see StarHub take over the rights from Singtel, which has held the rights to the EPL since 2010-11. The exclusive deal will run from 2022-23 to 2027-28. StarHub will broadcast all 380 matches per season and has promised […]

Disney adds to European football rights portfolio with South America EPL deal

Disney has reportedly agreed a three-year deal with the English Premier League in South America. According to Sport Business, the deal will run from 2022-23 through to 2024-25 and cover Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Disney confirmed the deal to the outlet, but a formal announcement is yet to be […]

Paramount+ gets English Premier League in LATAM

ViacomCBS has secured exclusive rights to stream the English Premier League in Latin America. The three-year deal will bring the English football league to Paramount+ exclusively in Mexico, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama, and non-exclusively in Belize and Dominican Republic. This represents the first live sports offering for Paramount+ in Latin […]

PPTV ordered to pay £150 million to Premier League over abandoned rights deal

Chinese broadcaster PPTV has been ordered to pay at least £156 million to the English Premier League over its abandoned broadcast deal. The deal, which was one of the EPL’s most lucrative international broadcast rights agreements, was terminated after PPTV failed to pay two instalments of its owed rights fees. The Suning-owned streamer at the […]

EPL clubs come out against independent regulator plans

The 20 English Premier League clubs are set to push back against the introduction of an independent regulator.  The proposal of a regulator was introduced by MP Tracey Crouch, with the league’s CEO Richard Masters stating that he “supports the principle of an independent regulator” in a BBC interview.  The same cannot be said for […]

English Premier League bags £2 billion NBC Sports deal

The English Premier League has agreed a record six-year broadcast deal in the US with NBC Sports. The deal, according to The Athletic, is worth more than £2 billion, more than double what the Comcast-owned broadcaster paid for the previous rights cycle. It will see NBC Sports broadcast all 380 matches from the EPL, across […]

EPL on verge of record overseas broadcast rights deal

The English Premier League is reportedly close to a US$2 billion broadcast rights deal in the US. According to the Financial Times, the league is set to receive what would be a record international broadcast rights deal. Current rights holder NBCUniversal is facing competition from major players ViacomCBS and Disney-owned ESPN, with second-round bids due […]

Growing discontent around Premier League chairman from top clubs

A number of English Premier League clubs are calling for the removal of chairman Gary Hoffman. Following the approval of the controversial Saudi Arabia-backed £305 million takeover of Newcastle United, the other 19 clubs held an extraordinary meeting in which league officials attempted to explain the decisions made.  According to The Athletic, the takeover of […]

NBCU reportedly close to US$300 million per season EPL renewal

NBCUniversal is reportedly on the verge of a new broadcast rights deal with the English Premier League worth more than US$2 billion. According to Bloomberg, the broadcaster, which currently airs matches across its linear channels and Peacock streaming service, is close to agreeing a renewal of its deal with the league.  The report notes that […]