CBS has secured the English-language broadcast rights for the UEFA Champions League in the United States until the end of the 2029-30 season. The six-year contract, valued at $1.5 billion, marks a significant yearly increase compared to CBS's previous deal with UEFA. The new contract kicking off from the 2024-25 season will make CBS Sports the home for the Champions League finals in the USA, with games available for streaming on Paramount+ and select matches broadcast on CBS Sports Network and CBS. Paramount+ will serve as the go-to streaming platform for the UEFA Champions League, offering viewers the convenience of streaming live matches and accessing an extensive library of UEFA-related content. On-demand matches will remain available to stream on Paramount+ for some time, allowing subscribers to watch every minute of every game as either direct streams or replays. CBS Sports aims to cater to its diverse audience's preferences and viewing habits by combining linear networks and streaming options. The package includes UEFA Champions League highlights and auxiliary programming.
TelevisaUnivision has secured Spanish-speaking rights for the UEFA Champions League in USA. The broadcaster’s family of networks has opted to air live matches from the competition every season, from the group stage to the Final. Live Champions League matches in the USA will be televised on Univision, UniMás, TUDN, and Galavisión. Both live and on-demand streaming will be available on digital platforms, including TUDN App. All broadcasts are set to be in high definition. Throughout the period of the deal, Champions League highlights and auxiliary shows are expected to be aired to supplement the coverage.