CBS has secured the English-language broadcast rights for the UEFA Champions League in the United States until the end of the 2029-30 season. The six-year contract, valued at $1.5 billion, marks a significant yearly increase compared to CBS's previous deal with UEFA. The new contract kicking off from the 2024-25 season will make CBS Sports the home for the Champions League finals in the USA, with games available for streaming on Paramount+ and select matches broadcast on CBS Sports Network and CBS. Paramount+ will serve as the go-to streaming platform for the UEFA Champions League, offering viewers the convenience of streaming live matches and accessing an extensive library of UEFA-related content. On-demand matches will remain available to stream on Paramount+ for some time, allowing subscribers to watch every minute of every game as either direct streams or replays. CBS Sports aims to cater to its diverse audience's preferences and viewing habits by combining linear networks and streaming options. The package includes UEFA Champions League highlights and auxiliary programming.
CBS Networks, including Paramount+, have secured the broadcast rights for the 2024 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). This media rights deal means viewers in the U.S. can watch the NWSL Championship live on TV on CBS linear networks, including 11 regular season games on the flagship CBS channel. Additional coverage includes one quarterfinal and one semifinal. The live 2024 NWSL broadcasts have been scheduled across various platforms, including CBS Sports Network, OTT streaming service Paramount+, and CBS Sports Golazo Network.
CBS Sports has secured the exclusive broadcast rights for the AFC Asian Cup on its streaming service, Paramount+. As part of the multi-platform agreement with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), live Asian Cup games will be streamed until 2024.
CBS Sports has secured exclusive broadcast rights for England's Women Super League matches until the end of the 2023/24 campaign after signing a two-year deal. This arrangement begins at the start of the 2022/23 season, and features matches shown both on CBS Sports Network as well as on Paramount+. A total of 57 matches will be broadcast during the 2022/23 and 2023/24 terms, with CBS Sports Network covering some games and the majority being featured on Paramount+.
CBS has acquired exclusive rights to the Italian Serie A in USA. The American sports broadcaster has agreed to show live Serie A matches on its subscription streaming service Paramount+ from 2021 through 2024. Linear television networks, including CBS Sports Network, may air some of the games as well. In addition, all 380 Serie A matches have been made accessible on the streaming service Paramount+.
CBS Sports has secured the broadcast rights to the Argentine Primera Division until 2024. As part of a multi-platform agreement with Argentine Football Distribution (AFD), CBS Sports will stream every Primera Division match on Paramount+, the OTT subscription streaming service.
CBS Sports has secured an exclusive broadcast deal for the 2023 U.S. Open Cup. As part of this landmark agreement, CBS Sports owns the exclusive rights to televise all matches of the competition, including the Semifinals and Final. The 2023 U.S. Open Cup matches are live on CBS Sports Golazo Network and Paramount+ in the USA.