Monday September 21, 2020

Comment: Broadcasters getting to the pitch of live sport without fans

Competition might be behind closed doors but TV stations are relieved to have some entertainment to screen, and many are coming up with innovative ideas on how to make it more attractive for viewers

9th August, 2020
Sky Sports went big on the final day of the Premier League, by which time Liverpool had been crowned champions. Picture: Getty

Like a careering juggernaut, the Premier League skidded to a sorry end on July 26. Sky Sports went big on the final day, covering multiple matches as golfers and cricketers lost their allotted channels.

Liverpool’s win was validated as Manchester United and Chelsea got their tickets to next year’s champions league. Aston Villa stayed up as Watford and Bournemouth sank to the first division. All scores were settled in one of the longest-running and peculiar footie...

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