Qatar-based Al Jazeera has initiated "informal contacts" with Barcelona-based Mediapro to explore the possibility of acquiring Spanish soccer league TV rights from September 2015.
Tuesday night's FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Mexico and the Unites States averaged a big 7 million combined viewers on ESPN and Spanish-language broadcaster UniMas. According to Nielsen…
Fox is ready to enter world of professional soccer fixing, as it is in negotiations with Chernin Entertainment to acquire the rights to the ESPN the Magazine article “All the World is Staged.”…
LONDON -- Trinity Film will handle U.K. distribution on helmer David Scheinmann's family drama "Believe," starring Brian Cox as Matt Busby, the iconic manager of the Manchester United soccer team.
Image Nation, the Abu Dhabi-based production company with Hollywood ties, is financing an Arab sports comedy by Emirati helmer Mohammed Saeed Harib, its third local feature.
Filmmakers flock to football films despite cool Brazilian market
Imagine Entertainment is getting in on the slew of soccer-themed projects spurred by the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, planning a feature film about legendary Brazilian soccer…
BERLIN -- Rupert Murdoch's Sky Deutschland on Tuesday secured lucrative pay TV as well as increasingly significant Internet rights to live top league German soccer for the next five years.
Last month's Women's World Cup illustrated just how quickly soccer can catapult itself into cultural relevance in the United States.
David Nathanson has been tapped head of Fox Soccer Channel.