INTRODUCING: Sky Sports’ new dedicated channels
In an exciting new revamp, Sky Sports has replaced numbered channels with themed offerings focussing on dedicated sports content. Viewers will be able to enjoy the best live action with award-winning commentary and analysis, as well as a range of brand new shows and documentaries.
Starting from July 18, Sky is bringing you the best live sport with ten specialised channels, including dedicated channels for the Premier League, Football, Cricket, Golf and F1. Check out what each channel has to offer below:
Sky Sports Premier League
One of the most exciting new additions is the UK’s first ever dedicated Premier League channel. Sky Sports Premier League will be the new home of the top-flight and its heroes, broadcasting 126 live Premier League games as the likes of Paul Pogba, Philippe Coutinho and Harry Kane renew rivalries. Experts, including Gary Neville, Thierry Henry, Jamie Carragher, Jamie Redknapp, will continue to deliver cutting-edge analysis and the hottest topics will be discussed in a new week nightly Premier League debate show. You’ll be able to watch live games in Ultra HD with Sky Q – starting with Arsenal’s Friday Night Football opener against Leicester – and follow the action on the move with in-game clips, highlights and key moments in the new-look Sky Sports app.
Sky Sports Football
This channel will be the home of over 900 live matches per season and will be the only place to watch live coverage from the English Football League with 127 games in the 2017/18 season. There will be a wide range of live domestic football rights including Carabao Cup, SPFL, La Liga, MLS, Eredivisie and Chinese Super League and live coverage of all Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Scotland and Wales International Qualifiers. Sky Sports Football will bring you a new weekly EFL Review and Goals show from August, while live and exclusive coverage of the UEFA Nations League begins in 2018 and will include all England’s matches.
Sky Sports Cricket
Here you can watch exclusive live coverage of every home England international Test, ODI and T20 match. It will also be the only place to see the ICC tournaments. Sky Sports Cricket will also welcome a range of brand new documentaries. In the coming months don’t miss Cricket and the Rainbow Nation – a look at South African cricket from the days of their sporting ban during the Apartheid era to the present day – and Whispering Death: The Michael Holding, an in-depth look at the life and achievements of a cricket legend.
Sky Sports Golf
Sky Sports Golf is the only place to see every day of The Open Championship, and US Open live. The channel will also be the exclusive home of the European, PGA, Ladies European and Ladies PGA Tour with a live event at least 48 weeks a year, and will air exclusive live coverage of the Ryder Cup and Solheim Cup. As well as a comprehensive weekly live coverage from the European and PGA Tour, the Sky Sports Golf channel will offer exclusive interviews with players and caddies to get you closer to the game, with Sky’s top golf talent on-hand to improve your play.
Sky Sports Formula 1
From 2019 Sky Sports will be the only place to see Formula 1 live coverage and highlights and on this dedicated channel viewers can watch every practice session, qualifying hour and race live. Fans can also catch exclusive live coverage of the FIA Formula 2 Championship, GP3, Porsche Supercup and Goodwood Festival of Speed. And for those of you who don’t want to miss a single moment, coverage of every live F1 session (including practice and qualifying) will also be available in Ultra High Definition with Sky Q.
Sky Sports Action and Arena
Enjoy the best International and European Rugby Union, Rugby League, Tennis, Boxing, NFL, GAA, Darts and WWE on the new Sky Sports Action and Arena channels. Get closer with great programming including NFL Red Zone and The Gloves Are Off.
And that’s not all…
As well as Sky Sports News and Sky Sports Mix, there will also be a Sky Sports Main Event channel to showcase the biggest live events – available to customers with the full range of Sky Sports channels. Whether it’s a huge Premier League head to head, the opening day of an England Test match or a Formula One Grand Prix, Sky Sports Main Event is the new destination for the biggest live events simulcast from across the new Sky Sports channels.
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