PIX bags exclusive television rights to telecast FA Cup matches Live Company Briefs at afaqs
Mumbai, September 29 , 2008
PIX, Multi Screen Media Pvt Ltd has bagged the official television rights in India to telecast UK s most popular football tournament, The Football Association Challenge Cup, popularly knows as the FA Cup. Matches will begin airing Live and EXCLUSIVE on PIX, MSM s premium English movie channel, starting November 2008. As part of the agreement between MSM and The Football replica watches Association, PIX will also have the rights to air a series of England International matches in which the senior national team will attempt to qualify for World Cup 2010 and European Cup 2012.
Multi Screen Media Pvt Ltd CEO, Kunal DasGupta said, The passion for football is rapidly growing while the sport is gaining popularity in India. PIX brings its viewers the best in football action FA Cup live from stadiums throughout the UK!
Our viewers can enjoy t replica watches he best selection of movies on Indian television along with some exciting football action from the World s top professional league, said COO NP Singh, explaining the rationale behind the telecast of football matches.
Mr. Sunder Aaron, Business Head, PIX said, PIX has been a keen promoter of exceptional and exclusive events since we launched. In the past we ve aired music concerts, The BAFTA Awards, and the Goal 4 Africa Charity match, all which augmented the staple of great movies already on the channel. In this way we are able to expand our audience base and reach out to more viewers.
FA Cup is the oldest and best domestic cup competition in the world. The Cup Final has been played at Wemble replica watches y stadium in every year, excluding the war years, until 2000. The FA Cup has become established as one of the country’s great sporting institutions. It is now over 130 years old and yet, season by season, it generates tremendous interest not only in the country of its birth but all over the world. The history an replica watches d tradition of the competition, and the pageantry of the Cup Final, is familiar to millions.
There have been forty two different clubs have won the FA Cup since its inception, Manchester United having won the most times which is eleven followed by Arsenal, having won it ten times. Will Arsenal be able to level scores with Manchester United this year? Or will Manchester United be declared heroes once again?
Catch all the action of one of the most prestigious football competitions the FA Cup only on PIX. Banyan Netfaqs Pvt Ltd takes no responsibility for and disclaims the information available in form of press releases across our network.