Premier League agrees record TV deal

Premier League agrees record TV deal

The Premier League has agreed a new domestic TV rights deal, for a record £6.7billion fee.  The new deal runs from the start of the 2025-26 season.

After months of negotiations, the Premier League has announced a new domestic TV rights deal, that will see 270 live games broadcast between Sky and TNT sports.

Starting in the 2025-26 season, the record deal - worth £6.7billion - means Sky TV will remain the largest broadcaster of football in the UK.  TNT Sports (formerly BT Sport) will continue to show over 50 live games, including all the 12.30 kick-offs on Saturdays.

The current deal, which expires at the end of the 2024/25 season, was originally for 3 years, but was extended to a 4th year due to the Covid Pandemic.  That deal was worth £5billion.

Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters, says the new deal represents an increase of 4% in live rights value, and will secure the financial stability of clubs throught to the end of 2029.  Of course, the biggest winners in this deal will be Premier League clubs, with clubs further down the pyramid, wondering how the deal will benefit them...

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New Deal - Key Points

  • New deal comes into effect at the start of the 2025-26 season
  • 270 games a season will be shown live on TV in the UK
  • Sky has won 4 of the 5 packages available, and will show a minimum of 215 matches
  • TNT Sports has won the other package, and will show a minimum of 52 matches
  • The BBC will continue to show Premier League highlights on MOTD, MOTD2 and Football Focus
  • Amazon did not win any of the packages, meaning no streaming service will show live matches
  • All 12.30pm kick-offs on Saturday will be shown live on TNT Sports
  • The Saturday 3pm 'black-out' will remain, to ensure fans continue to attend matches
  • All 2pm kick-offs on Sunday will be shown live on TV
  • Sky will retain the rights to all 5.30pm kick-offs on Saturdays, as well as 4.30pm kick-offs on Sundays
  • Sky will also show all 10 games on the final day of the season

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