Formula E

Channel 4 picks up Formula E rights

Channel 4 has agreed a multi-year rights deal with electric racing championship Formula E. The deal will see Channel 4 serve as the UK’s exclusive free-to-air TV home of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Every race in the 16-race calendar will be broadcast by Channel 4 either via its linear channel, its catch-up […]

BBC to broadcast Formula E

The BBC will broadcast Formula E throughout the 2021 season, organiser FIA has announced. In a deal which covers the seventh season of the all-electric motorsport championship, the BBC will air comprehensive, live and free-to-air coverage will air on BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website, with some races also airing live […]

Formula E to go FTA in Germany with ProSiebenSat.1 deal

The fast-growing electric-powered racing competition Formula E will get a massive boost to exposure in Germany thanks to a new FTA broadcast deal with ProSiebenSat.1. Starting in 2021, the broadcaster will show every race via free channel Sat.1. In addition, ProSiebenSat.1 will produce non-live content across a number of its channels. As one of the […]

Mediaset secures Formula E rights

Italian broadcaster Mediaset has secured exclusive rights to Formula E motor-racing for the next five years. The deal means that Mediaset, which already holds the rights to the electric car motorsport, will continue to broadcast Formula E exclusively. The agreement between Mediaset and Formula E Holdings means that the ABB F1A Formula E championship of […]

Rightster for Formula E online

The Formula One Association has chosen cloud-based video distribution specialist Rightster to be the first online video partners for the new Formula E motorsports competition.  The deal will see Rightster manage Formula E’s YouTube channel with particular focus on channel and rights management, social media amplification, programming support and cross-promotion across the relevant channels in […]

Sky Deutschland takes exclusive Formula E rights

Sky Deutschland has secured exclusive German broadcasting rights for Formula E racing and is due to air all races live from the new FIA fully-electric racing series. The agreement covers TV rights, along with internet, IPTV, and mobile broadcast rights for Formula E – the electronic car equivalent of Formula 1. Formula E races, or […]

Canal+ secures Formula E rights

French pay TV operator Canal+ has secured rights to Formula E motorsport, the new category that pits all-electric cars against each other, for the next three seasons.  Following a deal brokered by MP & Silva, Canal+ will televise live races for distribution in France, Andorra and Monaco. The Formula 1 Association has already struck a […]