Television

ESPN International acquires exclusive telecast rights to Dutch First Division football

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/02/27/espn-inter.jpg?itok=ixpwjQGo

MUMBAI: ESPN International has acquired the exclusive telecast rights in Latin America and the Pacific Rim for the Dutch First Division Football.

According to the new multi-year agreement, ESPN International will televise one Dutch First Division match per weekend to more than 50 countries and territories throughout Latin America and the Pacific Rim. The Dutch League is usually is one of the highest scoring leagues in Europe, according to an official release. The Dutch First Division includes three traditional powers - Ajax Amsterdam, PSV Eindhoven, and Feyenoord Rotterdam - all of whom collectively boast 11 European titles.

Current League and Cup champions Ajax is one of only four European clubs to have captured all three major European trophies - the European Cup, UEFA Cup, and UEFA Cup Winners Cup. Feyenoord captured Europe's second biggest title in 2002 - the UEFA Cup. Many world-class players have played in the Dutch League, including Brazil?s Romario and Ronaldo, Denmark?s World Cup star Jon Dahl Tomasson, and Holland?s Patrick Kluivert. More than a dozen Latin Americans currently play in the Dutch League, including Brazilans Wamberto, who has been an important player for Ajax the past few seasons, and Leonardo, who helped Feyenoord secure the UEFA Cup.

The acquisition of Dutch First Division Football bolsters ESPN International?s roster of European football programming that also includes the Spanish Premier League and UEFA Champions League. ESPN International wholly owns or has equity interest in 25 networks outside of the United States, says the release. ESPN International transmits in 11 languages (Arabic, Cantonese, English, French, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, and Spanish) to over 145 countries and territories and is distributed to nearly 120 million homes around the world.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/17/kaal.jpg?itok=UqtRUxIk
Star Bharat brings Kaal Bhairav Rahasya 2 with a new mystery

India has had age old history associated with myths legends folklore and one of the biggest myth has been that of the curses.

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/17/cnbc.jpg?itok=EokyIsrZ
Industry Honchos Uday Kotak, Rajnish Kumar and Kalpana Morparia come together to identify the winners of IBLA 2019

CNBC-TV18’s most-awaited marquee property, The India Business Leaders Awards will be conducting a jury meet along with an informative and insightful panel discussion on Today at Trident BKC, Mumbai, 2:30 pm.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/17/news.jpg?itok=DMl2reiu
News18 India Unveils Two New Shows- “Ye Desh Hai Humara” and “Akhada”

Ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in 5 states including MP & Rajasthan and general elections next year

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/17/allu.jpg?itok=B2FEfPB4
Zee Telugu Announces World Television Premiere of Allu Arjun starrer Naa Peru Surya

Filling this weekend with patriotism, action and drama, Zee Telugu is here with a world television premiere movie of a young man discovering himself while finding the right balance between serving his country and overcoming the hurdles thrown at him due to the power struggles in place.

Television TV Channels Regional
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/10/btvi.jpg?itok=VtXL2F1Y
BTVI endeavors to increase financial literacy across India through Money Mantra

Business Television India (BTVI), India’s Premier English Business News Channel, introduces a multicity initiative - Money Mantra which is an effort to expand the financial awareness and literacy by bringing together, personal financial experts and mutual fund experts close to the common man and...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/17/tv.jpg?itok=_ddlDW6X
Rural markets drive Hindi GEC FTA channels

Hindi GECs or general entertainment channels draw some of the largest eyeballs across India. “My aim is to get that extra tear from the housewife’s eyes during primetime. I want to keep her riveted to my programmes, to my channel,” the head of a cluster of channels in South India once said.

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/17/ajay.jpg?itok=yWbCSo3N
Sony Marathi banks on fiction to be market leader

Regional is the hot new space for broadcasters and they have taken big bets on vernacular languages to garner higher ratings. Sony Pictures Network India (SPNI), which already has its presence in the Bengali space, saw the potential in Marathi market and made a move to launch its channel on 19...

Television TV Channels Regional
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/17/zeemedia.jpg?itok=4gQKyVW9
Zee Media gets permission for 4 regional news channels

After a long tenure of being strict in awarding channel licenses, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has finally become lenient. In the month of September, eight new channels received licenses while none saw their licenses cancelled as on 30 September 2018.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/16/dlf.jpg?itok=04sbgdDF

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories