List of Premier League broadcasters

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This is a list of television broadcasters which provide coverage of the Premier League, English football's top level competition, which is the most watched league in the world.[1] The main broadcasters in the United Kingdom are Sky Sports, who broadcast 126 of the 168 televised games in the UK, and BT Sport.[2] The BBC shows weekly highlights of the Premier League on its Match of the Day and Match of the Day 2 programmes on Saturdays and Sundays.[3]

The 168 UK televised games are also broadcast across the world; the remaining 212 matches that aren't broadcast live in the UK are all broadcast elsewhere around the world. English-speaking countries (excluding the UK) are able to carry what is known as the 'International feed' or 'World feed' audio; this is full match commentary provided by the Premier League. In Asia, and select other countries around the world, there is also a fully produced studio broadcast where pre, half time and post-match analysis is offered. This is currently hosted by John Dykes.

The 3:00pm (UK time) Saturday kick-offs are not allowed to be shown live in the UK due to the hours of 2.45pm - 5.15pm being 'blocked broadcasting hours',[4] as requested by the FA and enforced by UEFA. In Ireland, a different situation applies; a package of only one Saturday 3:00pm kick off each week (along with one game on the final Sunday) is sold as an addition to the UK live rights packages, this package is currently held by Sky Sports. While there is no rule prohibiting the screening of the other 3:00pm games in Ireland, the Premier League does not make the rights to these games available to Irish broadcasters, due to the overlap in reception that is possible in Northern Ireland and mainland England.

Broadcasters[edit]

These are the countries and channels that broadcast the Premier League for 2016-19:[5]

Broadcasters by region[edit]

African broadcasters[edit]

Language Broadcaster
Sub-Saharan Africa English
French
Supersport
Kwesé Sports
Canal+

Asian broadcasters[edit]

Country Language Broadcasters
Afghanistan Afghan Ariana TV
Bhutan English STAR Sports
India
Maldives
Nepal
Sri Lanka
Bangladesh English STAR Sports
Gazi TV
SI Television
Pakistan English STAR Sports
PTV Sports
China (mainland) Mandarin Exclusive broadcaster: Super Sports
Licensing broadcasters:

Tencent (all 380 matches)
SMG (all 380 matches)

PPTV (250 matches)

varies of local TV channel (maximum 2 matches per matchweek)

Cantonese Super Sports

GDTV (licensing broadcaster, maximum 2 matches per matchweek)

Hong Kong English
Cantonese
now TV
Indonesia English
Indonesian
beIN Sports
RCTI
MNCTV
Japan Japanese J Sports
NHK
DAZN
Kazakhstan Kazakh
Russian
Setanta Sports
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz KTRK Sport
Macau English
Cantonese
Portuguese
Super Sports
Mongolia Mongolian Sansar HD
SPS Premier Sports Channel
South Korea Korean SPOTV
Malaysia & Brunei English
Malay & Cantonese
Astro
Myanmar English
Burmese
Sky Net
Philippines English
Tagalog
beIN Sports
ABS-CBN
Singapore English Singtel TV
Taiwan Mandarin
English
Eleven Sports
Thailand, Laos & Cambodia Thai
English
beIN Sports
PPTV
Facebook (from 2019-2022, all matches)
Tajikistan Tajik Varzish TV
Football TV
Uzbekistan Uzbek UZ Report TV
Futbol TV
Vietnam Vietnamese K+ (all matches)
TTTV, BDTV (VTVCab) (7 matches per matchday)
FPT Telecom (7 matches per matchday)
SSPORT (SCTV) (5 matches per matchday)
HTV (4 matches per matchday)
Facebook (from 2019-2022, all matches)

European broadcasters[edit]

Country Language Broadcasters
Albania Albanian SuperSport
Kosovo
Serbia Bosnian
Serbian
Croatian
Macedonian
Slovenian
Sport Klub
Croatia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Montenegro
Macedonia
Slovenia
Andorra Spanish Movistar+
Armenia Armenian Armenia 2
Austria German DAZN
Azerbaijan Azerbaijani AzTV
Belarus Belarusian Beltelradio
Belgium Dutch
French
Play Sports
VOO Sport
Bulgaria Bulgarian Diema Sport
Cyprus Greek CytaVision
Czech Republic Czech Digi Sport
Denmark Danish TV3 Sport
6'eren
Estonia Estonian Viasat Sport Baltic
Finland Finnish Viasat Sport
France French RMC Sport
Georgia Georgian Silknet
Germany German DAZN
Greece Greek Cosmote Sport
Hungary Hungarian Spíler TV
Iceland Icelandic Stöð 2 Sport
Ireland English Sky Sports
BT Sport
Italy Italian SKY Sport
Latvia Latvian Viasat Sport Baltic
Liechtenstein French RMC Sport
Lithuania Lithuanian Viasat Sport Baltic
Luxembourg French VOO Sport
RMC Sport
Malta English Total Sports Network
Netherlands Dutch Ziggo Sport Totaal
Norway English / Norwegian TV2
Poland Polish NC+
Portugal Portuguese Sport TV
Romania Romanian Eurosport 1
Telekom Sport
Russia Russian Match TV
San Marino Italian SKY Sport
Slovakia Czech Digi Sport
Spain Spanish Movistar+
Sweden Swedish Viasat Sport
Switzerland German
French
DAZN
RMC Sport
Turkey Turkish S Sport
beIN Sports
Ukraine Ukrainian Football TV Channel
United Kingdom English Sky Sports
BT Sport
BBC Sport (Highlights only)

Latin American broadcasters[edit]

Country Language Broadcasters
Brazil Portuguese ESPN Brasil
RedeTV!
Argentina Spanish DIRECTV Sports (6 matches)
ESPN (4 matches)
Chile
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
Uruguay
Venezuela
Bolivia Spanish ESPN (4 matches)
Tigo Sports (4 matches)
Paraguay Spanish ESPN (4 matches)
Costa Rica Spanish SKY Sports
Dominican Republic
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama

Middle Eastern and North African broadcasters[edit]

Country Language Broadcasters
Israel Hebrew Sport 1
Middle East and North Africa Arabic
English
French
beIN Sports

North American and Caribbean broadcasters[edit]

Country Language Broadcasters
Canada English TSN
Sportsnet
Caribbean English Flow Sports
United States (including Puerto Rico & the U.S. Virgin Islands) English
Spanish
NBC Sports
Telemundo Deportes

Oceanian broadcasters[edit]

Country Language Broadcasters
Australia English Optus Sport
SBS
New Zealand English beIN Sports
Pacific Islands English Sky Pacific
Papua New Guinea English Digicel Play

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Who is the Premier League's best?". FIFA. 11 December 2007. Retrieved 7 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "BT Sport". Premier League. Retrieved 29 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "BBC Sport". Premier League. Retrieved 29 July 2013. 
  4. ^ http://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=19817.html
  5. ^ "Premier League international rights deals for 2016-19". Premier League. Retrieved 15 May 2016. 

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