The Premier League have agreed a brand new six-year cope with NBC price greater than $2.6bn for the competitors’s US tv rights.
The deal is price roughly double the earlier deal struck by NBC again in 2015, making it the biggest abroad rights deal ever signed by the Premier League.
Together with the brand new bumper deal within the US, the league’s present deal in the UK – which runs till 2025 – is price a reasonably insane $7bn.
A statement from the Premier League learn: “The Premier League and NBCUniversal, through the NBC Sports activities Group, have right now introduced a brand new six-year broadcast deal in america.
“The settlement, which can see NBC Sports activities stay the Premier League’s official broadcast accomplice within the US till 2028, will cowl all 380 matches ever season The deal additionally contains the unique rights for Spanish language protection.”
Premier League chief government Richard Masters added: “We’re delighted to announce our new US broadcast cope with NBC Sports activities, who’ve been sensible companions for the Premier League during the last 9 seasons. NBC Sports activities has considerably strengthened the recognition of the league in america in that point by way of its implausible protection and promotion.
“NBC Sports activities’ Premier League Mornings programming is now an actual establishment amongst supporters in America, with followers getting up early to come back collectively to cheer on their favorite membership, week in, week out.
“It is an thrilling time for soccer within the US and we look ahead to persevering with to work with NBC Sports activities to convey our competitors to much more followers over the subsequent six years.”