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Premier League TV rights: Sky Sports and BT to show 160 games a season in new £four.46bn deal

SKY and BT have paid £four.46billion to show 160 reside Premier League games in the following three-year cycle.

Sky Sports have been awarded 4 of the seven programs, totalling 128 games.

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Sky Sports have received 4 of the 5 programs awarded to this point

BT Sport have paid £295m in keeping with season for 32 reside games, with two 20-match programs to be made up our minds – which means 200 out of 380 games shall be proven each and every season.

The £four.46bn determine for 160 games is much less Sky and BT paid in the present cycle, the place they forked out £five.14bn for 168 reside games.

But two of the seven programs, totalling 40 suits stay unsold, and streaming products and services corresponding to Amazon and Facebook stay in the bidding combine.

It signifies that Sky are paying 16 in keeping with cent much less in keeping with sport underneath 2019-2022 rights deal – which equates to round £nine.3m in keeping with 90 mins of motion and £three.579bn in overall.

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Sky Sports – 4 programs totalling 128 games

– 32 games on Saturdays at five.30pm (Package B)

– 24 games on Sundays at 2pm and 8 games on Saturdays at 7.45pm (Package C)

– 32 games on Sundays at four.30pm (Package D)

– 24 games on Mondays or Fridays at 8pm and 8 games on Sundays at 2.30pm (Package E)

BT Sport – one bundle of 32 games

– 32 games on Saturdays at 12.30pm (Package A)

Still to be bought – 4 programs totalling 40 games

– 20 games from one Bank Holiday and one midweek programme (Package F)

– 20 games from two midweek fixture programmes (Package G)

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200 Prem games are to be proven on TV in keeping with season over a three-year cycle
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BT Sport will transfer from appearing the five.30pm to the early kick-offs on a Saturday

BT Sport are lately appearing 42 games a season, with Sky Sports broadcasting 126 – which means Sky will show extra in the following cycle irrespective of who wins the general two programs.

BT lately show the five.30pm games on a Saturday, however will transfer to the lunchtime kick-offs from 2019.

Sky Sports will show all different different suits on the weekend, together with their coveted Sunday afternoon slot.

They have retained Monday Night Football and Friday night time games and may also show 8 suits at 7.45pm on a Saturday.

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Sky, whose pundits come with Thierry Henry and Graeme Souness, were awarded two extra games than in their remaining cycle

The two unsold programs seem splendid for Amazon or Facebook, with one together with 20 suits from to be proven from only one Bank Holiday and one midweek fixture programme.

The different nonetheless up for grabs contains every other 20 games that may be proven from two midweek fixture programmes.

Essentially the 2 programs permit broadcasters the danger to show each sport throughout 4 event nights.


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Premier League govt chairman Richard Scudamore stated: “We are extraordinarily happy that BT and Sky proceed to view the Premier League and our golf equipment as such a very powerful a part of their providing.

“We will now continue the sales process to deliver the best possible outcome for the remaining packages of rights in the UK and throughout the rest of the world.”

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