MOTORSPORT: Isle of Man TT 2013 – Daily highlights on ITV4

May 26, 2013

The world’s greatest motorcycle road race returns to ITV4 in early June as riders from across the globe gather on the Isle of Man for 2013 TT Races.

This legendary event has attracted teams, riders and fans from around the world for more than 100 years and 2013 will be no
exception with a truly international line up assembled once more.

ITV4 will dedicate its prime time schedules to a raft of new documentaries, special features and extensive highlights of every race during the final week of this year’s event, which runs from May 25 to June 7.

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RUGBY UNION: Aviva Premiership Final 2013 – Leicester v Northampton – Live on ESPN

May 20, 2013

After nine months of compelling drama just two sides remain in the hunt to be crowned champions of England in the 2013 Aviva Premiership Final at Twickenham.

Leicester Tigers, finalists in each of the last nine years, take on Northampton Saints who will be making their debut in English rugby union’s showpiece occasion.

ESPN will broadcast its last Aviva Premiership Final exclusively live from Twickenham on Saturday, May 25, with extended highlights on ITV and Sky Sports.

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TV: BT Sport announces on-air presentation line-up

May 9, 2013

BT Sport has revealed its full line-up of presenters, analysts, commentators and reporters ahead the network’s launch this summer.

Among the BT team are some big name signings from the worlds of football, rugby union and tennis, plus brief details of two new regular sports magazine shows presented by Clare Balding and Tim Lovejoy.

Alongside a raft of major announcements made at BT Sport’s new headquarters on the Olympic Park, the channel’s advertising campaign hits television screens which reveasl the exciting and accessible personality of its new channels.

BT Sport has also set its launch date – Thursday, August 1, 2013.

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MOTORSPORT: ITV4 to air virtual-to-reality GT Academy series

January 13, 2013

ITV4 will screen a new series of six programmes covering Nissan’s groundbreaking GT Academy, starting on February 4.

GT Academy challenges the conventions of motorsport by taking some of the fastest gamers in the world and fast tracking one of them to become a professional racing driver with the famous Japanese marque.

The series of high-octane, character-driven programmes will be broadcast across six weeks by ITV4 on Monday evenings at 8pm.

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RUGBY UNION: Rugby World Cup 2015 – Pool Stage Draw – Live on ITV4

November 27, 2012

With less than three years to go until rugby union’s greatest showpiece arrives back in England, the crucial draw for the pool stages of the 2015 Rugby World Cup takes place on Monday, December 3.

ITV4 will have live coverage of the all-important draw, which will be staged at the famous Tate Modern art gallery in London.

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MOTORSPORT: Isle of Man TT 2012 on ITV4

May 28, 2012

The greatest motorcycle road race in the world returns to ITV4 as riders from across the globe gather on the Isle of Man to face the unique challenge of the annual TT Races.

ITV4 has a packed schedule during the 2012 Isle of Man TT fortnight, bursting with documentaries, special features and extensive highlights of every race, keep fans glued to their screens throughout.

Craig Doyle returns to front ITV’s coverage, with race commentary and analysis from Steve Parrish and James Whitham, plus 2009 TT champion and two-time race winner Steve Plater will again be part of the on-air team.

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RUGBY UNION: Aviva Premiership Final 2012 – Live on ESPN

May 20, 2012

The climax to a compelling Aviva Premiership Rugby season takes place at Twickenham on Saturday 28th May as Harlequins and Leicester compete to be crowned 2011-12 champions.

ESPN will be the only place for fans to watch the drama unfold as it broadcasts exclusive live coverage of the finale to the English club rugby season.

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