RTVE nears 10m viewers, ARD nets strong audience for dramatic Group E action
Spain’s dramatic loss to Japan at the Fifa World Cup netted an average audience of 9.7 million viewers on La1, the main channel of public-service broadcaster RTVE.
RTVE extends football commitment with deal for Champions League finals
RTVE, the Spanish public broadcaster, has reaffirmed its investment in top-tier football rights by agreeing a deal to show the next two editions of the Uefa Champions League final
Viewing figures remain robust for Champions League final delayed by ‘chaotic’ scenes
Saturday evening’s Uefa Champions League final netted robust free-to-air viewing figures in Europe’s major markets despite the 36-minute delay caused by chaotic scenes outside the stadium.
RFEF ‘close’ to broadcast deal for women’s Primera División
The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) is said to be close to finalising an agreement for the free-to-air broadcast of matches from the Primera División de la Liga de Fútbol Femenino, the top division o…
TVE ‘eyes streamlined deal’ for Tokyo 2020 rights
Spanish public broadcaster TVE is not looking to acquire all broadcast rights in the country to next year’s rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics in a deal with rights-holder Discovery in a bid to save costs, a…
TVE agrees five-team deal with RFEF for women’s Primera Iberdrola
Spanish public broadcaster TVE has agreed a one-season deal for five women’s teams in the top tier Primera Iberdrola league.
EBU: Tour de France viewing hours up 10.5 per cent in 13 markets
The European Broadcasting Union, the umbrella body of mainly public-service broadcasters, has announced that total viewing hours for this year’s Tour de France have risen by 10.5
DAZN ‘joins forces with Mediaset’ in latest Copa del Rey rights bidding
OTT sports streaming service DAZN has joined Mediaset’s bid for the three-season cycle for Spanish domestic knockout competition, the Copa del Rey, it has been reported.
RFEF extends Copa del Rey rights deadline, seeks better bids
The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has further extended the deadline for bids for rights to the Copa del Rey domestic club football competition during the 2019-20 to 2021-22 cycle, after stating that…
Second round of bidding in Copa del Rey domestic rights auction
Spanish broadcasters have been asked to submit their second-round offers for rights to the Copa del Rey tournament during the 2019-20 to 2021-22 cycle
TVE secures Spanish rights to Women’s Euro 2021
Spanish public broadcaster TVE has secured the rights to the Spanish women’s national team qualifying matches and the finals for the women’s European Championships in 2021.
Spain Focus | Sports Media
Just over a year ago the Spanish sports media industry underwent a seismic shift at the heart of its biggest property when a Royal Decree was passed in order to pave the way for the introduction of the collective selling of Spanish domestic football rights.