Rugby League on Satellite TV
The Super League began in 1996 and is the top professional rugby league club competition in Europe. The Super League has twelve teams: eleven from England and one from France. The current champions are Leeds Rhinos.
Sky Sports have been the primary broadcast partner of Super League since its inaugural season in 1996. The current deal lasts until 2021.
BBC Sport broadcast a weekly highlights programme called the Super League Show. The current deal lasts until 2020.
Internationally, Super League is shown live or delayed on BeIN Sports (France) Showtime Sports (Middle East), Sky Sport (New Zealand), TV 2 Sport (Norway), Fox Soccer Plus (United States), Fox Sports (Australia) and Sportsnet World (Canada).
Other Rugby League on Satellite TV
Super League: 70 live games per season on Sky Sports until 2016, 2017-21: 80 live games per season on Sky Sport; highlights on BBC until 2020
Rugby League Championship: Live on Sky Sports until 2021
Rugby League Challenge Cup: one sixth round match, two quarter-finals, two semi-finals and final live on BBC until 2020;
World Club Challenge: Live on Sky Sports until 2021; highlights on BBC
Rugby League World Cup: 2017 coverage on Premier Sports and BBC
Four Nations Championship: All matches live on Premier Sports; England matches and final live on BBC in 2016