Sky Sports launches new programming line-up

10th July 2017

From July 18 Sky Sports is expanding its service, launching an all-new programming line-up and two extra channels.

Sky Sports clubs will now receive ten channels dedicated to the biggest sports as part of Sky’s continued investment in delivering the best live sport experience for clubs and their members. 

The changes will include:

  • Two extra channels, new branding and an all-new Sky Sports line up
  • 10 channels showing all the top action that club members expect from Sky Sports
  • Main Event and sport-specific channels will make it even easier way to show the sports that matter to customers

David Rey, managing director of Sky Business, said: “We’re revamping the Sky Sports line-up and launching two extra channels, meaning Sky Sports clubs will now enjoy access to all the biggest sporting events across 10 channels.

"It’s about making sure we continue to offer an outstanding live sport experience for sports fans, helping clubs to make money through live sport by encouraging even more members through the door.

“With new dedicated sports channels including Sky Sports Premier League and a Main Event channel, it’s never been simpler for licensees to find and show the sports that matter most to club members. It’s the perfect way to kick off the new football season and great news for clubs who can look forward to reaping the benefits of our best offering yet.”

Sky Sports’ line-up of sport includes 126 exclusively live Premier League games, 127 matches from the 2017-18 Sky Bet EFL season, 30 matches from the SPFL Premiership including every Old Firm derby, 360 top-flight rugby union matches, up to 100 exclusively live rugby league games, every practice, qualifying and race live from all 20 F1 Grands Prix, 20 live GAA games and more hours of cricket than ever before, with every England home Test. Plus golf’s Majors, darts, NFL and tennis.

The new line-up of channels and Sky EPG channel numbers are:

401 – Sky Sports Main Event
The new destination for the biggest live events, bringing venues the very best of what’s on Sky Sports at that time, all in one place. Live Premier League football plus international qualifiers and the biggest games from EFL and La Liga, every F1® race, Ryder Cup and Major golf, England Test cricket, international Rugby Union, World Darts Championship and more 

402 – Sky Sports Premier League
The new home of the Premier League, bringing venues 126 live Premier League matches per season.

403 – Sky Sports Football
The home of over 900 live games per season. 127 Sky Bet EFL matches per season, EFL Cup including semi-finals and final, SPFL Premiership & William Hill Scottish Cup, 300 La Liga matches a season, MLS, Eredivisie and more.

404 – Sky Sports Cricket
The only place to see every home England match live Exclusive live coverage of every home England Test, ODI and T20 match. The widest range of domestic cricket including County Championship, T20 Blast, IPL and more. The ICC Champions Trophy, Cricket World Cup, World Twenty20 and Women’s World Cup live.

405 – Sky Sports News
The home of sports news, with news, views, scores and special guests, 24 hours a day

406 – Sky Sports F1
Every Formula 1 practice, qualifying hour and race live Exclusive coverage of the FIA Formula 2 Championship, GP3, Porsche Supercup and Goodwood Festival of Speed.

407 - Sky Sports Golf
The only place to see every day of the Open Championship, Masters and US Open live. Home of the European Tour, PGA Tour, Ladies European and Ladies PGA Tour. The 2018 Ryder Cup and Solheim Cup. 

408 – Sky Sports Action

409 – Sky Sports Arena
The new home of Rugby Union (England, European and domestic rugby union, the British & Irish Lions), Rugby Super League, ATP Tennis, PDC Darts (including World Championship), World Championship Boxing, NFL, WWE, Netball and more

121 – Sky Sports Mix
A selection of sports and entertainment from across Sky Sports  

To find the perfect package for your club, visit 

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