Turner Sports

HBO Max to enter live sports with US soccer deal

Streamer HBO Max is to make a significant entry into live sports with rights to air US national team soccer.   WarnerMedia’s Turner Sports division has struck an eight-year deal with the US Soccer Federation will make TNT/TBS and HBO Max the exclusive English-language home to more than 20 Women’s and Men’s national team matches […]

HBO Max to expand into live sports with NHL

Live sports will come to HBO Max for the first time, WarnerMedia has confirmed.  Despite WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar last month saying that sports would not come to the streamer, a seven-year media rights agreement between the NHL and Turner Sports will see HBO Max branch out into live sports. The deal predominantly will be […]

Former Turner Sports president Levy joins star-studded investor roll at esports firm Andbox

Former Turner Sports president David Levy has announced investment in esports outfit Andbox. It is currently unclear how much the TV industry veteran has put in, but it is enough for him to be appointed as Andbox’s advisory board chairman. Andbox is New York’s leading esports organisation which owns the city’s first professional esports team […]

US broadcasters consider technology to fill gap left by fans in closed venue matches 

With professional sports set to be played behind closed doors for the foreseeable future, a number of top US broadcasters are looking to technology to fill the gap left by fans. According to a New York Post report, ESPN, NBC Sports, CBS and Turner Sports are all considering implementing VR technology to emulate the match […]

Arsenal TV signs deal with Turner Sports for B/R Live distribution

Arsenal have become the latest premier league to sign a deal with Turner Sports’ B/R Live OTT platform. The North London club joins European champions Liverpool’s LFCTV along with local rival Tottenham Hotspur’s Spurs TV in signing a US distribution deal with the streaming service. The main draw of the channel is a three-hour programming […]