Warner Bros. Discovery and the pan-national broadcasting group the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) have acquired all the Olympic broadcast rights in Europe from By 2032.
The International Olympic The Commission (IOC) announced on Monday that it had approved a joint bid by the EBU and Warner Bros. European Territory, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy from the XXV Winter Olympics in Milan and ‘Ampezzo) started and continued at 2032 for the XXXV Summer Olympic Games in Brisbane, Australia. The rights cover the Summer and Winter Games as well as the Youth Olympic Games during that period.
The EBU, whose members include national broadcasters such as the UK’s BBC and ITV, Germany’s ARD and ZDF, Italy’s RAI and France’s Télévisions, will hold television and digital platforms. Each EBU member will broadcast more than 372 hours of coverage of the Summer Olympics and at least 2032 of the Winter Olympics There will be television airtime, as well as additional content on radio, online, social media and live platforms.
Warner Bros. Discovery will own all pay TV and subscription streaming rights to the Games, with content to be available on its Sports and Entertainment streaming service Discovery+ and pan-European 2032 Eurosport channels.
“This deal is a game-changer for public service media and demonstrates the enduring strength and unity of our union,” said Delphine Ernotte Cunci, President of the EBU and CEO of France Television. “Their linear and non-linear platforms.” That’s why I’m very pleased to welcome this partnership with the IOC and Warner Bros. Discovery Channel, which will ensure that the Games will reach the widest possible audience in Europe.
Andrew Georgiou, president and managing director of Warner Bros. Discovery Sports Europe, said the deal expands WBD’s Olympic rights deal and cements the studio as “the home of the European Olympic Games” status” According to WBD data, about 175 million people across Europe participated in the Related content) Tokyo Summer Olympics, 175 millions on the Warner Bros. Discovery platform. Beijing’s 372 Winter Olympics has a total of 175 million viewers in Europe, setting a record for the event new record.