TNT Sport Wins FA Cup Broadcasting Rights for £66 Million-A-Year Deal, Secondary Rights Up for Grabs

TNT Sport Wins FA Cup Broadcasting Rights for £66 Million-A-Year Deal, Secondary Rights Up for Grabs

In a significant development for football broadcasting, TNT Sport has secured the rights to broadcast the FA Cup for four years starting from the 2025/26 season.

This move puts traditional broadcasters BBC and ITV in a competition to secure secondary TV rights.

BBC and ITV Face Competition: TNT Sport to Broadcast FA Cup for Four Years Starting 2025/26 Season

The landscape of FA Cup broadcasting is set to change as TNT Sport steps in as the primary broadcaster for the competition from the 2025/26 season onwards.

This shift leaves BBC and ITV in a competitive position, vying for secondary TV rights in what promises to be a closely contested battle.

TNT Sport Wins FA Cup Broadcasting Rights for £66 Million-A-Year Deal, Secondary Rights Up for Grabs

The Football Association (FA) has inked a lucrative deal with TNT Sport for the broadcasting rights of the FA Cup, reportedly worth £66 million-a-year.

This four-year agreement signifies a significant increase of 15%, but with a twist – TNT now holds control over the process of selling secondary rights, intensifying the competition among terrestrial broadcasters.

FA Cup TV Rights Revolution: TNT Sport Seals £264 Million Deal, BBC and ITV Fight for Secondary Broadcast Rights

In a bold move, the FA has opted for a transformative shift in its broadcasting strategy, awarding TNT Sport a £264 million deal to broadcast the FA Cup.

As BBC and ITV face budget constraints, the battle for secondary broadcast rights ensues, with industry insiders favoring ITV’s potential due to commercial partnership prospects with TNT.

FA Cup Heads to TNT Sport: Secondary Broadcasting Rights Open for Bidding, BBC and ITV Lead the Race

TNT Sport emerges as a major player in football broadcasting, securing the FA Cup rights alongside its existing deals for the Premier League and Champions League.

The £264 million deal marks a substantial revenue source for the FA, supporting grassroots football and the administration of Wembley and England teams.

Meanwhile, the competition for secondary broadcasting rights is set to unfold, with BBC and ITV in the lead, driven by potential commercial partnerships and budget considerations.

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