The Footy Show
The NRL Footy Show airs every Thursday evening on Premier Sports during the NRL season
PREMIER SPORTS ANNOUNCES COVERAGE OF
THE NRL FOOTY SHOW
MULTI-AWARD WINNING WEEKLY SHOW WILL COMPLIMENT EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE OF THE NRL AND STATE OF ORIGIN IN 2014.
Premier Sports, operating exclusively on SKY channel 428 and Virgin 551 in the UK have today announced they are to begin airing the 8 time Logie award winning NRL Footy Show during 2014.
The renowned sports variety show has been running since 1994 and is produced by the Nine Network in Australia each week during the season. UK subscribers to Premier Sports will be able to enjoy a mix of panel humour, news and features that focus on the best Rugby League competition in the world each Thursday evening ahead of coverage of every game from every round of the NRL. The programme is presented by ex-league stars Paul Vautin and Darryl Brohman who are joined by former test cricketer Michael Slater in front of a live studio audience.
Richard Sweeney, General Manager of Premier Sports commented, “It is great that the Footy Show will once again be available to viewers in the UK. Since we began covering the NRL in 2010 it has been one of the most requested additions asked for fans of the greatest game. We are delighted to be able to complement and enhance further our exclusive wall to wall coverage of all 213 NRL and State of Origin games in 2014 with this superbly produced show.
Glenn Pallister, Executive Producer of the NRL Footy Show commented, “We are thrilled that our show will once again be broadcast in the UK. We know it has a great following, and we hope we gain a whole new legion of Footy Show fans…who knows – if someone will have us, we may even have to come over and do a show in the UK!”
Endemol Worldwide Distribution are the international distributors of the NRL Footy Show.
Premier Sports is available via SKY, Virgin and online via the Premier Player. Please visit www.premiersports.tv for more information