Sony Digital Rapids Pixel Power calrec Sony

SBS becomes the exclusive free-to-air home of Australian basketball through new broadcast deal with the NBL

28/08/2019

SBS becomes the exclusive free-to-air home of Australian basketball through new broadcast deal with the NBL

31 July 2019

Media Release

Australian basketball fans will be the big winners in the NBL's new broadcast agreement with SBS, which will nearly double the number of games available live, free and in HD and at better timeslots.

Under the two-year deal, fans will have access to the entire 2019-20 Hungry Jack's NBL season for free, with 67 games broadcast on SBS VICELAND - an 86 per cent increase in free-to-air coverage compared to the 2018-19 season - and all 126 games available live and free on streaming platform SBS On Demand. Melbourne United and South East Melbourne Phoenix will tip-off the 2019-20 NBL season on October 3, 2019.

Additionally, from 16 August, the highly anticipated International Basketball Series will also be exclusively available to watch within Australia on SBS VICELAND and can be streamed live and free via SBS On Demand.

These seven pre-FIBA World Cup internationals, as delivered by TEG Live in partnership with Basketball Australia, feature games involving the Australian Boomers, Canada, New Zealand and USA Basketball, including two games between the Australian Boomers and the USA at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne in front of 100,000 fans.

SBS Managing Director, James Taylor, said: SBS has a strong heritage of championing sports Australia's diverse communities are passionate about, and we are thrilled to be partnering with the NBL to become the exclusive free-to-air home of Australian basketball, offering more free coverage than ever before, and in HD.

With around one million Australians playing basketball, it's one of the nation's leading team sports for participation* and we look forward to bringing fans every memorable minute of one of the country's fastest-growing leagues.

NBL Owner and Executive Chairman, Larry Kestelman, said: This broadcast agreement is a huge leap forward in the coverage of the NBL and basketball across Australia.

It maintains our commitment to make the game available to more people to watch when and how they choose across different platforms and will continue to grow our audience across Australia.

The agreement sees the number of games broadcast on free-to-air television almost double, making our national league accessible to more Australians, with SBS VICELAND becoming the new free-to-air home of the NBL along with more coverage available on SBS On Demand.

SBS 2019-2020 NBL BROADCAST SCHEDULE

October 3, 2019 - March 2020.

SBS's coverage of the 2019-20 NBL season will be announced over the coming months.

* Roy Morgan, November 2018: http://www.roymorgan.com/findings/7800-almost-1-million-australians-now-play-basketball-201811090630
LINK: https://www.sbs.com.au/aboutus/news-media-releases/view/id/2616/h/SBS-...
See more stories from sbs

Asia, Australia & Oceanic Stories

26/02/2020

KDDI to Promote Telecom Infra Project

Driving development of next-generation telecommunication infrastructure technologies in open community Telecom Infra Project KDDI Corporation February 26...

26/02/2020

Screen Australia announces development funding for 22 new projects

26 02 2020 - Media release Screen Australia announces development funding for 22 new projects Butch Screen Australia has announced almost $750,000 of Story D...

21/02/2020

Malaysia's Broadcaster adds 4K Processing Capability Following their Major Vantage Media Processing Platform Enhancement

(Singapore, 21 February 2020) Techtel, Singapore's leading broadcast systems...

21/02/2020

Imagine Impact expands to Australia

21 02 2020 - Media release Imagine Impact expands to Australia Desia Gore at the Impact 3 Kick-Off The US development system Imagine Impact created by Brian ...

20/02/2020

SINAR Till Jannah tawar pakej bulan madu bernilai RM4,000

SINAR Till Jannah tawar pakej bulan madu bernilai RM4,000 Date Released:19 Feb 2020 Share Tweet Semua dijemput untuk menghantar kisah-kisah atau pengala...

19/02/2020

Screen Australia announces Talent USA: New York delegation

19 02 2020 - Media release Screen Australia announces Talent USA: New York delegation Ben Lawrence, Meg O'Connell, Mithila Gupta Screen Australia has ann...

14/02/2020

Techtel Brings Broadcast-level Superior Display Effects to ABC Studio 38 with 7 LED Video Walls

Techtel continues to bring broadcast-level superior display effects to ABC Studi...

13/02/2020

Go Shop menjenama semula saluran-saluran Melayu untuk pengalaman ...

Go Shop menjenama semula saluran-saluran Melayu untuk pengalaman membeli-belah yang lebih menghiburkan Date Released:13 Feb 2020 Share Tweet Perkhidmatan m...

13/02/2020

Astro Radio provides free Kami Care packages to Malaysians

Astro Radio provides free Kami Care packages to Malaysians Date Released:11 Feb 2020 Share Tweet Malaysians can get free care packages with Kami Care at ...

13/02/2020

Screen Australia announces over $480,000 in Enterprise funding

13 02 2020 - Media release Screen Australia announces over $480,000 in Enterprise funding Maria Angelico, Lydia Rui Huang, Sarinah Masukor Screen Australia h...

13/02/2020

The Seven Network Deploys State-of-The-Art Teleprompting Solution by CueScript

Sydney, 12 February 2020 - Recently Techtel delivered a comprehensive CueScript Teleprompting solution to one of the Seven Network's refurbished Melbourne s...

12/02/2020

Serlah bakat nyanyian rap bersama #RapStarERA

Serlah bakat nyanyian rap bersama #RapStarERA Date Released:10 Feb 2020 Share Tweet Muat naik video rap dengan lirik nukilan anda di Instagram dengan mel...

12/02/2020

Malaysians can stream live Thaipusam coverage on Astro

Malaysians can stream live Thaipusam coverage on Astro Date Released:12 Feb 2020 Share Tweet Stream online with Astro Ulagam, or on Astro GO via Vaanavil a...

12/02/2020

Astro strengthens its leadership team with appointment of CEO TV ...

Astro strengthens its leadership team with appointment of CEO TV and Group COO Date Released:12 Feb 2020 Share Tweet Kuala Lumpur, 12 February 2020 - Ast...

12/02/2020

Filming underway on new ABC drama Wakefield

12 02 2020 - Media release Filming underway on new ABC drama Wakefield Geraldine Hakewill, Rudi Dharmalingam and Mandy McElhinney in Wakefield ABC, Screen Au...

08/02/2020

Toshiba to Reorganize Subsidiaries Providing Corporate Staff Services

TOKYO--Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it will unify two companies that are part of its corporate staff function into a single company. T...

03/02/2020

Astro & Maxis offer 300, 500 and 800 Mbps content bundled ...

Astro & Maxis offer 300, 500 and 800 Mbps content bundled packages from as low as RM189/month Date Released:03 Feb 2020 Share Tweet Astro now offers thre...

03/02/2020

Screen Australia announces over $500,000 for five online productions

03 02 2020 - Media release Screen Australia announces over $500,000 for five online productions Ding Dong I'm Gay Screen Australia has announced five onl...

01/02/2020

Notice Relating to Revision of Dividend Forecast for the Year Ending March 31, 2020

January 31,2020 KDDI Corporation KDDI Corporation (KDDI) resolved at a meeting...

01/02/2020

Financial Results for the Third Quarter of the Fiscal Year Ending March 2020

January 31,2020 KDDI Corporation KDDI announced the financial results for the third quarter of the fiscal year ending March 2020. Summary In the third quarte...

31/01/2020

UPDATE ON CUMULATIVE WORLDWIDE SELL-THROUGH OF PLAYSTATION 4 SOFTWARE TITLES

SAN MATEO, Calif., January 31, 2020 - Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has today updated the cumulative sell-through of PlayStation 4 (PS4 ) software titles...

31/01/2020

Participants announced for the Bunya Talent Indigenous Hub in LA

30 01 2020 - Media release Participants announced for the Bunya Talent Indigenous Hub in LA Nakkiah Lui, Miranda Tapsell, Dylan River Bunya is thrilled to an...

28/01/2020

AFI announces Screen Australia Onbass 2020 fellow

26 01 2020 - Media release AFI announces Screen Australia Onbass 2020 fellow AFI Screen Australia Onbass recipient Eleanora Steiner The American Film Institu...

28/01/2020

Eight Australian projects selected to screen at Berlinale

28 01 2020 - Media release Eight Australian projects selected to screen at Berlinale H is for Happiness (Photo credit David Dare Parker) Eight Australian pro...

28/01/2020

Screen Australia and Snapchat to develop two scripted series

28 01 2020 - Media release Screen Australia and Snapchat to develop two scripted series Snap Original Two Sides created by Australian filmmaker Hannah Lehmann...

23/01/2020

Watch All 51 UEFA Euro 2020 Matches in 4K UHD on Astro. FREE ...

Watch All 51 UEFA Euro 2020 Matches in 4K UHD on Astro. FREE when you subscribe to Sports Pack now! Date Released:23 Jan 2020 Share Tweet Football fans w...

22/01/2020

RAAGA volunteers carry disabled up Batu Caves

RAAGA volunteers carry disabled up Batu Caves Date Released:22 Jan 2020 Share Tweet In collaboration with NGO, Tamilan Uthavum Karangal (Tamilan Helping Ha...

22/01/2020

Screen Australia greenlights $3.5 million for 5 projects

22 01 2020 - Media release Screen Australia greenlights $3.5 million for 5 projects amazing Grace Nude retreats, marine poachers and hot-tempered chefs Scr...

21/01/2020

CEO's 2019 Year in Review and 2020 Preview

21 01 2020 - Media release CEO's 2019 Year in Review and 2020 Preview The Australian Dream, Parked, Ride Like A Girl Today the Motion Picture Distributor...

19/01/2020

Toshiba Reinforces Strategy Planning Function for Strategic Transformation to CPS Technology Company

TOKYO Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) announced today that Masaharu Kamo, a f...

17/01/2020

Toshiba Publishes English Edition of CSR Report 2019

TOKYO--Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo: 6502) today announced that the English edition of the Toshiba Group Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2019 (hereinafter ...

17/01/2020

NHNZ wins at Asian Television Awards

NHNZ wins at Asian Television Awards January 17, 2020 NHNZ took home two awards at the recent Asian Television Awards including, Best Natural History or W...

14/01/2020

Astro celebrates Pongal with exciting content for customers

Astro celebrates Pongal with exciting content for customers Date Released:14 Jan 2020 Share Tweet Kuala Lumpur, 14 January 2020 - Astro customers can enj...

10/01/2020

ASTRO SHAW'S AWARD-WINNING THE GARDEN OF EVENING MISTS' DEBUTS ...

ASTRO SHAW'S AWARD-WINNING THE GARDEN OF EVENING MISTS' DEBUTS IN CINEMAS ON 16 JAN 2020 Date Released:10 Jan 2020 Share Tweet First Malaysian f...

10/01/2020

KDDI begins sales of ABBYY OCR software in Asia, North America, Europe and Australia regions

Automation of paper form data entry through OCR and RPA KDDI Corporation J...

07/01/2020

PLAYSTATIONNETWORK MONTHLY ACTIVE USERS REACHES 103 MILLION PlayStation 4s Sales Milestone Also Surpasses 106 Million Units Worldwide

SAN MATEO, Calif., January 6, 2020 - Following another year of successful holida...

21/12/2019

Astro offers new pop-up channel, K-Mania, for the best of K-pop ...

Astro offers new pop-up channel, K-Mania, for the best of K-pop entertainment Date Released:20 Dec 2019 Share Tweet K-Mania (CH 390) will be available fr...

21/12/2019

Introducing the Astro Chinese New Year 2020 Campaign

Introducing the Astro Chinese New Year 2020 Campaign Date Released:10 Dec 2019 Share Tweet 8 special rewards for the manifestation of Good Fortune Astro...

19/12/2019

Brand-New Game Show Allunggal Vellunggal on Vaanavil

Brand-New Game Show Allunggal Vellunggal on Vaanavil Date Released:19 Dec 2019 Share Tweet , 18 2019 - ...

17/12/2019

Condominium Residents can now Upgrade their Centralised ...

Condominium Residents can now Upgrade their Centralised Satellite Infrastructure for FREE to enjoy 4K UHD on Astro Ultra Box Date Released:17 Dec 2019 Shar...

13/12/2019

Techtel Strengthens Commitment to Software Integration Services by Appointing Grant Simms as the Software Solutions Architect

Techtel is pleased to announce the appointment of Grant Simms to the role of Sof...

11/12/2019

Two Australian projects selected for Sundance Film Festival

11 12 2019 - Media release Two Australian projects selected for Sundance Film Festival Robyn Nevin as Edna in Relic (Photo: Jackson Finter) Australian featur...

11/12/2019

Screen Australia announces $1.9 million for 11 documentaries

11 12 2019 - Media release Screen Australia announces $1.9 million for 11 documentaries Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson (Photo: Fran Moore) Screen Australia has ...

05/12/2019

ASTRO Q3FY20 PATAMI UP 11% TO RM171mn

ASTRO Q3FY20 PATAMI UP 11% TO RM171mn Date Released:05 Dec 2019 Share Tweet Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad | Result highlights for the third quarter of the...

05/12/2019

Screen Australia congratulates 2019 AACTA Award recipients

05 12 2019 - Media release Screen Australia congratulates 2019 AACTA Award recipients Deborah Mailman at the 2019 AACTA Awards (Photo: Brent Lewin, 2019 Getty...

29/11/2019

Enjoy 30Mbps Broadband and Astro at RM 99

Enjoy 30Mbps Broadband and Astro at RM 99 Date Released:29 Nov 2019 Share Tweet Astro & Broadband now has a special offer - 30Mbps internet broadband wit...

29/11/2019

Kazuo Inamori, Global Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, Receives Honorary Knighthood from HM the Queen Elizabeth

KYOCERA Corporation KDDI CORPORATION Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. INAMORI FOUNDAT...

28/11/2019

Astro Sahut Seruan FINAS, Bantu Artis Veteran Kembali Beraksi

Astro Sahut Seruan FINAS, Bantu Artis Veteran Kembali Beraksi Date Released:28 Nov 2019 Share Tweet Demi menyahut saranan Perbadanan Kemajuan Filem Nasio...