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Channel 4 unveils new look All 4 and new commissions

Mitchell & Webb head Back to 4

At the broadcaster’s Upfront 2017 event, they announced a brand new comedy series from Peep Show writer Simon Blackwell, to star David Mitchell and Robert Webb; named the first celebrities to take part in this year’s The Jump; and promised a massive content investment increase for 2017 on All 4

The stars of Peep Show Mitchell and Webb are returning to Channel 4 in Back.

BBC reaches record online audience for England v Wales Euro '16 clash

Overall on Thursday, 14.6million browsers across the globe logged on to the BBC Sport website to see coverage of the Euro 2016 tournament, which included Northern Ireland's 2-0 win against Ukraine.

Barbara Slater, Director of BBC Sport, said: "Our enhanced service, in addition to our first class TV and radio coverage, puts audiences at the very heart of the Euro 2016 action wherever they are, allowing them to follow the action however they wish."

Sky Sports completes Premier League extension with near-live football highlights

Sky Sports is to broadcast extended highlights of 212 Premier League games, starting next season. 

It means viewers will be able to watch games and extended highlights for the first time ever on catch up.

Sky Sports Managing Director Barney Francis said: “Sky Sports has never been in a stronger position with this deal cementing our position as the first choice for sports fans.”

Sky Sports to air Sunday night NFL Matches

Sky Sports has been awarded exclusive rights to the NFL’s Sunday night football games for two years.

Previously broadcast by Channel 4, Sky Sports will now air two early kick-offs on Sunday at 6pm and 9pm culminating with a midnight game.

In addition to this are the Monday Night football games alongside regular Thursday games.

(Picture from Channel 4: Nat Coombs, left, and Mike Carson host Channel 4's NFL coverage)

Viewers will now be able to watch over 100 games each season on Sky Sports with additional digital and On Demand offering.

Where to watch the football this season

 

The 2015/2016-football season has started and there are four television stations for fans to watch it on.

Sky Sports has spent a total of £4.17bn on their premier league coverage.

While they used to co-broadcast the Champions League and EUROPA matches, the 351 live games will now be shown on BT Sport Europe.

 

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They are broadcasting seven leagues such as Spain’s La Liga.

For Scottish football fans the channel will show 25 matches from the Scottish Premier League (SPL) and five Rangers games.