Eurosport team up with Tennis Channel for Roland Garros
By iSportconnect | May 20, 2016
Eurosport has announced a new agreement with Tennis Channel, buy the only 24-hour television-based multimedia destination dedicated to tennis, ambulance for this year’s Roland Garros, recipe which will see Eurosport enjoy additional tennis content and technical expertise to enhance its coverage of the Grand Slam.
Eurosport will have access to new camera angles, highlights and archive footage and the ability to integrate this content instantaneously during and in-between live match coverage.
Peter Hutton, Eurosport CEO, said: “Tennis Channel has been a true innovator in tennis broadcasting in the US and we are looking forward to integrating new ideas, stories and content into our coverage which will engage and excite our fans in Europe.
As we continue to build enhanced and more locally relevant production, our collaboration with Tennis Channel and having even greater access to compelling content is a hugely exciting opportunity for us.”
Bob Whyley, Tennis Channel Senior Vice President of Production and Executive Producer, said: “Eurosport is one of the best at what they do, and it’s a privilege for Tennis Channel to have the opportunity to work with them. Tennis Channel exists to bring as much tennis as possible to as many fans who want to watch, with high-quality production values that are standard for other sports.
Eurosport, with its wide reach as one of the top providers of the sport in Europe, allows us to expand that mission and help give millions more people a better tennis experience.”