German sports broadcaster Sport1 will close down Sport1 US, its thematic channel for fans of US sports, on January 24, 2019.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will terminate distribution of Sport1 US HD, the channel for the fans of US sports, on its platform on June 30, 2017.
German sports channel Sport1 is launching a new channel, Sport1 US, bringing NBA, NFL and IndyCar Series and other sports acquired from ESPN America.
European sports broadcasters are looking to acquire rights from ESPN America.
A buy-out deal for the European branch of ESPN America could be weeks away, with Setanta, Chellomedia and Eurosport interested.
ESPN and KPN have sigend an agreement which will bring ESPN America HD on the KPN Interactieve Televisie IPTV platform from tomorrow (September 1).