Tag Archives: ITV

ITV becomes exclusive home of LaLiga in the UK

SBC News ITV becomes exclusive home of LaLiga in the UK

ITV has entered into an agreement with LaLiga to broadcast the Spanish top-flight live and free-to-air. Ten LaLiga matches per season will be shown exclusively on ITV, ITV4 and ITV Hub, starting from this current season up to and including 2024/25. Niall Sloane, ITV Director of Sport, commented: “This deal ensures free-to-air coverage for all football fans of one of …

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HBA Media facilitates increased Royal Ascot exposure to all major continents

SBC News HBA Media facilitates increased Royal Ascot exposure to all major continents

HBA Media has facilitated a deal for the Royal Ascot to gain increased exposure to over 170 territories throughout this week. Reaching all major continents, the media rights company has allowed for the ‘showpiece’ of international horseracing in the UK to have coverage from more than 20 broadcasters. Host broadcaster ITV Racing is presenting the competition in a daily five-hour …

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EFL gains greater FTA exposure via ITV highlights deal

SBC News EFL gains greater FTA exposure via ITV highlights deal

The English Football League (EFL) has entered into an agreement with ITV, granting the free-to-air (FTA) network the broadcasting rights to its highlights clips.  Under the terms of the two-season partnership, ITV will show highlights from the Sky Bet Championship, Sky Bet League One, Sky Bet League Two, League Cup and EFL Trophy. A round-up of daily EFL highlights will …

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RMG begins search for new chairman to replace Roger Lewis 

SBC News RMG begins search for new chairman to replace Roger Lewis 

Racecourse Media Group (RMG) has initiated an executive search to replace Chairman Roger Lewis, who will resign from duties leading its board at the end of the year.  A former BBC and ITV executive, Lewis has served on the RMG board since 2012 and was appointed chairman in 2019, leading the media rights organisation through the unprecedented challenges of the …

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ITV and RMG schedule Sky Bet Racing Sunday Series for 2022 return

SBC News ITV and RMG schedule Sky Bet Racing Sunday Series for 2022 return

The Sky Bet Sunday Series is set to return in 2022, with coverage set to be provided by the Racecourse Media Group (RMG) and ITV, providing free-to-air broadcasting. Outlining a collective objective of presenting ‘compelling and competitive racing’ targeting a new audience of Sunday viewers, the triple partnership aims to build on constructive 2021 results for the series.  Six of …

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National Lottery continues sponsorship of ITV Saturday primetime shows

SBC News National Lottery continues sponsorship of ITV Saturday primetime shows

Camelot UK has announced that the National Lottery will continue to sponsor ITV’s Saturday night primetime programmes The Masked Singer and Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. This will be the second year in which the lottery and ITV have partnered together to bring entertainment to viewers every Saturday night for three months, commencing 25 December. The new deal will aim to deliver on …

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Racing Post lands December Gold Cup sponsorship at Cheltenham

SBC News Racing Post lands December Gold Cup sponsorship at Cheltenham

Racing Post, part of Spotlight Sports Group, has announced a new agreement with Cheltenham racecourse to sponsor the December Gold Cup. The Grade 3 handicap chase, one of the highlights of the international meeting, will be staged as the Racing Post Gold Cup on Saturday 11 December. It will be broadcast via the Spotlight Sports Group-owned racing news outlet’s app …

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Gala Bingo continues brand makeover with Ice Queen 

SBC News Gala Bingo continues brand makeover with Ice Queen 

Gala Bingo has debuted ‘Ice Queen’, the next TV advertising instalment of its nationwide ‘Bingo like a Boss’ campaign.     Last year, Entain Plc ordered a refresh of Gala Bingo’s marketing to reconnect the heritage brand with UK bingo audiences.   London-based Antidote was appointed as Gala Bingo’s new creative marketing agency, winning the £13 million valued advertising account. The ‘Bingo like …

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Paul Merson’s BBC documentary to place gambling addiction in the public spotlight

SBC News Paul Merson’s BBC documentary to place gambling addiction in the public spotlight

The subject of problem gambling returns to UK primetime terrestrial TV screens, as BBC One will air tonight its “Paul Merson: Football, Gambling & Me” (9 pm) programme.  The documentary will recount the former footballer’s latest relapse into gambling addiction, triggered by the anxieties of COVID-19’s national lockdown, in which Merson has admitted to losing his entire earnings and life …

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Coral docu-series ‘Against the Odds’ to be broadcast on ITV

SBC News Coral docu-series ‘Against the Odds’ to be broadcast on ITV

ITV has announced that it will broadcast ‘Against the Odds’ on Tuesday 19 October a new sports documentary series co-developed and funded by Coral.   The ten-part series will showcase unique insights on the individual journeys and experiences of athletes who have risen to the top of their sports.  Each episode of Against the Odds will be presented and narrated …

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