Fox Become Third to Secure UEFA Broadcast Rights
December 15, 2010
Following in the footsteps of Sky Italia and Al Jazeera, Fox Sports have agreed to renew their exclusive rights deal to broadcast the UEFA Champions League in the U.S. and Caribbean for an additional three-years until 2014/15. The package also includes the rights to the 2012, 2013 and 2014 UEFA Super Cup’s.
The footage will be aired over the company’s various platforms including Fox Sports, Fox Soccer Channel, Fox Soccer Plus,Fox Deportes, Fox Sports Net and FX and also FOXsoccer.tv, the online video streaming service.
The current deal held by Fox is in its second year and is the first time that the company have purchased the rights to air every single Champions League game, 146 in all.
David Hill, chairman and CEO of Fox Sports Media Group: “The foundation of Fox Sports’ success has always been to showcase the best sports events possible. Our enhanced commitment to the UEFA Champions League for three additional seasons means that the Fox Sports Media Group will remain America’s home for the absolute best in international club soccer.”