Ten set to clinch new $200m broadcast deal for A-League
Sports and broadcast rights love a good rumour mill, not all that long ago I posted that Nine/Stan were going hard after A-League.
Looks like Ten/Paramount + is closing in on a $200mil 5 year deal.
Ten will broadcast a Saturday night game live on its main free-to-air channel from the next A-League season, which is tentatively scheduled to begin in October, with the remaining games on Paramount+, which is set to launch in Australia in August.
~20% of the amount is contra
Now we are seeing sports rights wise: Kayo, Stan Sport, Optus Sport, Amazon Prime (swimming), Paramount+
Good for NBL? Two potential good sides: #1 Another streamer in the game looking for sports - possible competition for NBL or #2 Ten keeping with their anti-NBL stance, but taking Soccer away from Stan whom may have more budget to acquire the NBL rights?