Fox Sports, a part of the Disney Group's portfolio in Brazil, has obtained the rights to broadcast LaLiga up to the end of the 2025/26 season. This acquisition includes a comprehensive selection of content for Brazilian viewers, from live match broadcasts to an extensive lineup of additional programming such as in-depth match analysis and highlight reels. Through this arrangement, Fox Sports is set to deliver a thorough portrayal of Spain's premier football competition, providing a platform for fans to follow the league's developments and stories.
The Disney Group has acquired broadcast rights to LaLiga for a period that extends from the 2020/21 season to the 2025/26 season, with the rights to be exercised across ESPN and Fox Sports channels, as well as through DirecTV's pay-TV service and OTT streaming platform in Brazil. This deal encompasses not just the live airing of football matches, but also a variety of additional programming, including match highlights and dedicated shows that offer analysis and insights into the league and its teams.
ESPN has secured South American media rights to the English Premier League for the 2022-2025 period. The Disney-owned broadcaster’s major deal covers all 380 matches every season and includes free-to-air, pay-tv, and streaming mediums. Live coverage is to be carried out on the Star+ platform. ESPN’s Premier League content extends to Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
ESPN Brasil has secured the broadcast rights for the UEFA Europa League, enabling the network to showcase live matches and highlights on both television and streaming platforms. This arrangement allows Brazilian fans access to a wide range of content from the league, including key matches featuring prominent South American players. The inclusion of the UEFA Europa League in ESPN Brasil's sports programming broadens its coverage of European football, offering viewers a comprehensive experience across multiple viewing channels.
Disney has acquired exclusive broadcast rights for the 2021 Copa América tournament in Brazil. Fox Sports Brasil will collaborate in covering the competition with ESPN Brasil, with both channels combining to show all 28 matches.
Following a deal between Fox International Channels and the DFL, Fox Sports will air the German Bundesliga live in Brazil. The Portuguese-language broadcaster will broadcast the games live on its pay-TV channels, as well as on Fox Sports Latin America's premium OTT service for computers, tablets and mobile devices.
Fox Sports Brasil has acquired the multi-platform broadcasting rights in Brazil through a sub-licensing deal with ESPN Brasil. The three-year deal runs until the end of the 2018-19 season and is available on the Fox Premium network.