CCTV To Broadcast French Football In China
By Community | April 10, 2018
CCTV has wrapped up a rights deal with the French Football League, the Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP).
The agreement will see the Chinese state broadcaster cover the rest of the current Ligue 1 campaign, with the deal running until the end of 2020-2021 season. The move’s approved by the LFP and its international rights holder, beIN Media Group.
From 2018-2019, the arrangement will involve two matches per match-day being broadcast live on CCTV5, CCTV5+, Feng Yun HD, the CCTV5 app and CNTV.
Ligue 1 match highlight shows, produced by beIN, will also be broadcast via CCTV, as part of the overall deal.