Jan 292015
 

The BBC will continue to broadcast Premier League highlights for at least the next three years with a new multi-year contract awarded in a deal thought to be worth £204m.

“We’re keeping Premier League highlights on BBC for a further three years through to and including the 2018/19 season,” read a post on the Match of the Day official Twitter feed.

This is considers to be good enws for the BBC, as ITV were expected to bid for the highlights package, now that they have lost thier Champions League and FA Cup rights.

But it’s understood that ITV did not even consdier a bid, despite reports that they would.

 

WHO HAS THE BROADCAST RIGHTS?

THIS SEASON

ITV – England internationals, Champions League, Europa League

Sky Sports – Premier League, Champions League, other home nations internationals, League Cup, Football League

BBC – Premier League highlights, FA Cup, Football League highlights

BT Sport – Premier League, FA Cup, Europa League

 

2015-16 SEASON

ITV – England international games, Champions League and Europa League highlights

Sky Sports – Premier League, other home nations internationals, League Cup, Football League

BBC – Premier League highlights, FA Cup

BT Sport – Premier League, FA Cup, Champions League, Europa League

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