BROADCAST EXPANDS GLOBALLY FOR
FIM WORLD SUPERCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP
WSX to achieve greater than half a billion households worldwide in 2023
AUSTRALIA (April 24, 2023) – The FIM World Supercross Championship (WSX) has at present introduced the growth of its world broadcast partnerships for the 2023 season, which is able to see supercross racing aired to greater than 180 nations and 500 million households worldwide.
WSX Chief Business Officer Mick McKeown mentioned the WSX dwell, as-live and replay schedule is critical throughout main accomplice networks.
“We’re proud to proceed to ship on our promise to develop the game of supercross by providing some of the complete networks of broadcast companions supercross has ever seen.
“Along with the unique U.S. rights settlement beforehand introduced with FS1 and FS2, WSX has secured main companions in Eurosport and DAZN in addition to key broadcast companions in its host areas.
“Tv rights have additionally been finalized in different areas with intensive supercross viewer engagement and participation, together with Japan, Brazil, sub-Sahara Africa, Southeast Asia and the Center East.
“From the Americas to Europe and Asia, World Supercross will likely be extensively accessible to followers, which isn’t solely nice for the game however will develop the profiles of the riders and see them turn into family names outdoors America,” mentioned McKeown.
Warner Bros. Discovery will provide uninterrupted dwell and on-demand streaming protection of each race from the WSX season throughout 50 markets in Europe* and in 20 languages through the Eurosport App and on discovery+ in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the UK and Eire. (*Excludes Germany.)
Dwell tv protection of chosen races can even be accessible on Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 along with the published of a highlights program following every spherical.
DAZN will provide unique broadcast of the FIM World Supercross Championship in Japan and non-exclusive broadcast on the platform globally till December 2023*. (*Excludes Brazil, USA, Caribbean, Australia, Republic of Eire and France.)
DAZN EVP World Head of Rights Tom Burrows mentioned: “This announcement follows various thrilling offers for DAZN, bringing much more thrilling sports activities with passionate audiences to our platform.”
The primary spherical of the 2023 FIM World Supercross Championship kicks off in Birmingham on Saturday 1 July 2023. Tickets are on sale now. Go to the WSX web site to search out out extra.