Sports Tonight Live

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Sports Tonight
Launched 29 August 2011
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Broadcast area United Kingdom
Freeview FreeviewHD 244
Streaming media Watch live

Sports Tonight Live, branded simply as Sports Tonight, is a British television show and channel, owned by VISION247 based in Central London. It was launched online on 29 August 2011.[1]

On 15 October 2011, Sports Tonight Live began to broadcast on Freeview,[2] where it is listed as Sports.[3] The channel requires an internet connected Freeview HD set-top box or television, although the service may not be compatible with early Freeview HD equipment.[4] Sports Tonight Live was the first English language channel to use VisionIPTV’s studio production and internet broadcast playout services.[5] It was also the first over-the-top delivered channel on the Freeview platform.[6]

Sports Tonight Live has also previously broadcast free-to-air on BEN Television and free-to-view on Primetime.[7][8]

Every show is broadcast live for four hours every week night and during the afternoon at the weekend.[4] At other times, the latest programme is shown on a loop and branded as Sports Tonight Replay. From 17 August 2012, Sports Tonight Live began to air live Polish football from the Ekstraklasa three times a week.[9]

In October 2014, Vision247 moved Sportstonightlive to FreeviewHD244 & currently broadcasts live five nights a week. BetRacingNation part of SportstonightLive also broadcasts live on SKY 212 every Saturday morning from 10am.


  1. ^ "Tonight, the...". Facebook. 29 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Boxing incentive to connect Freeview set-tops". Broadband TV News. 14 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Sports". Ofcom. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Info". Sports Tonight Live. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 
  5. ^ "MacKenzie signs Sports Tonight Live to VisionIPTV". SourceWire. 28 September 2011. 
  6. ^ "Sports Tonight Live claims Freeview OTT first". Digital TV Europe. 30 September 2011. 
  7. ^ "A reminder that we are liv ...". Twitter. 12 February 2012. 
  8. ^ "Great excitement in the of". Twitter. 1 June 2012. 
  9. ^ "Polish Football is Coming to Sports Tonight". YouTube. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 

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