M6 and TF1 will broadcast the Euro 2020 football

M6 and TF1 announced on Wednesday [November 27th] that they have acquired most of UEFA's rights to broadcast the Euro 2020 football tournament, which will be played from 12 June to 12 July in 12 European cities. .

Both "Will share, in clear language, the 23 best posters of the competition including 12 group matches including the opening match and the matches of the France team », as well as "Five round of 16, three quarterfinals, semi-finals and finals", they detailed in a joint statement. However, they did not reveal the amount they will have to pay.

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The rights of the upcoming Champions League

The main broadcaster of the Euro 2016 had been the encrypted bouquet BeIN Sports, while TF1 and M6 had shared the broadcast of the games in the clear. According to figures then reported by the press, BeIN would have disbursed 60 million euros for all meetings of Euro 2016, while TF1 and M6 had paid 25 million each to broadcast a portion of matches in the clear.

Euro 2020, which marks the 60e Anniversary of the competition, will take place in 12 European cities: Amsterdam, Baku, Bilbao, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Glasgow, London, Munich, Rome and St. Petersburg. The drawing of the table of the competition will take place on Saturday.

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This announcement comes as sports broadcasters fiercely contend this week for French television rights in the Champions League for the period 2021-2024, coveted by the outgoing RMC Sport, BeIN Sports, Canal + and a newcomer, Mediapro.

This tender, essential but risky for financially unstable channels, must end Wednesday, deadline imposed by UEFA to companies interested in the purchase of French rights for future editions of European club competitions, Champions League in head.


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