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Premier League agree new record TV rights deal

The Premier League have confirmed a new record £6.7bn domestic TV rights deal with broadcasters Sky Sports and TNT Sports.

The deal eclipses the previous £5bn deal signed in 2018, which was initially three years but was extended due to the pandemic until the end of the 2024/25 season.

Streaming services Amazon, who will be broadcasting all the midweek Premier League fixtures this week, are not a part of the new deal.
The deal will see Sky Sports broadcast at least 215 matches, whilst TNT Sports will broadcast at least 52.

Sky will retain Friday and Monday evening slots, as well as late kick-offs on Saturday, and will also broadcast all 2pm kick-offs on Sundays, whilst TNT Sports retain the early kick-off on Saturdays.

The BBC's long running highlights programme Match of the Day will also continue to broadcast highlights through their flagship show as well as Match of the Day 2 and Football Focus.

Speaking on the deal, Richard Masters, Premier League Chief Executive, said: "We are delighted to announce new deals with Sky Sports and TNT Sports that will extend our partnership for a further four years and see more Premier League matches than ever before shown live from 2025/26 onwards.

“As longstanding and valued partners, Sky Sports and TNT Sports are renowned for consistently delivering world-class coverage and programming. We have enjoyed record audiences and attendances in recent seasons, and we know that their continued innovation will drive more people to watch and follow the Premier League. 

“We are also extremely pleased to extend our partnership with BBC Sport, which will continue to bring weekly highlights of all Premier League matches to the widest possible audience in the UK. Match of the Day has been an institution for generations of football fans in this country and remains incredibly popular with fans of all ages.

“The outcome of this process underlines the strength of the Premier League and is testament to our clubs, players and managers who continue to deliver the world’s most competitive football in full stadiums, and to supporters, who create an unrivalled atmosphere every week.”

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