Live coverage of press conferences, juniors caps record television growth
May 8, 2013

Television coverage of the 2013 edition of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four, whose official program starts in London on Thursday, will reach unprecedented new heights in terms of both content and numbers. Euroleague Basketball is pleased to report that Final Four games will be broadcast to more countries than ever before at the same time that live television coverage will extend to more events.

Some 71 networks will beam the Final Four games to a 199 countries on six continents, surpassing the previous record. With the addition of live coverage on Euroleague.TV over the Internet in Game of the Week format, all of the Final Four may be watched live anywhere in the world.

Many of those networks have also expanded their Final Four coverage from London. Sportitalia of Italy, NTV+ of Russia, Nova of Greece, Sky Mexico and ERT of Greece are among the various networks that have added the Efes Pilsener Euroleague Awards Ceremony, the official opening press conference from London’s City Hall on Thursday and the Saturday press conference featuring the head coaches of the finalists, to their broadcasting slates.

Euroleague.TV, which will also stream the awards ceremony and press conferences, will additionally stream the title game from Sunday’s Nike International Junior Tournament at The O2. Joining Euroleague.TV in covering the NIJT final is Lietuvos Rytas.TV of Lithuania.

A special Final Four Pass is available at Euroleague.TV that gives fans full access to all games, with English commentary from ex-Euroleague champions Jiri Zidek and John Rogers, as well as extra events, interviews, extended highlights and more.
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