TVE and TV3 win Champions League rights
21 Feb 11 -
Spanish free-to-air broadcasters TVE and TV3 have been awarded the remaining package of media rights for the UEFA Champions League in Spain, following the award of pay TV rights to the tournament to Digital Plus.
State broadcaster TV3 and Catalan broadcaster TV3 are to share rights to the free-to-air package, which includes coverage of 16 Tuesday first-choice live matches. Both broadcasters will also share live coverage of the Saturday final and the UEFA Super Cup with Digital Plus. The channels will also air the UEFA magazine show and highlights on both Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and will hold the rights to air the matches on the TVE website rtve.es and TV3's websites tv3.cat and esport3.cat, as well as through TVE and TV3's mobile portals.