Seven Network Provides Australian Fans with Season-long Coverage of the 2019/20 Six Day Series
31 October 2019
Six Day Series,
the professional track cycling series, launched in 2015 by promoter Madison
Sports Group (MSG), continues its revitalisation of the electrifying velodrome
events with a host of new broadcast deals for the 2019/20 season across linear,
subscription, OTT and streaming platforms.
This season, the
series will be available in more than 100 countries thanks to the new global
In exciting news
for Australian viewers, Seven Network will be covering the entire global Series
on 7plus. This of course includes the Six Day Final in Brisbane (April 3-5,
2020), with those that aren’t lucky enough to be seeing the action live at the
Anna Meares Velodrome able to watch via the online platform. Aussie fans can
view all the thrills from the recently completed Six Day London event, which
included the Australian pairing of Caleb Ewan and Josh Harrison, by clicking on
been a partner of Six Day Series since its inception four years ago and will
continue as lead global broadcaster. This means the Six Day series, including
the Six Day Final in Brisbane, will be beamed into 148 million homes in Europe
and Asia-Pacific, across 70+ markets as well as on EurosportPlayer.
have been secured with Fox Sports Asia, Sky New Zealand and live streaming
service Twitch, who will broadcast live Six Day content via their community of
co-streamers throughout EMEA.
executive James Durbin commented: “The profile of Six Day Series has increased
steadily since launch in 2015, largely down to our broadcast partner strategy.
We have grown our global audience year-on-year through tactical multi-territory
and local broadcast deals spanning free-to-air and paid channels, which has
in-turn strengthened our ability to negotiate commercial partnerships.
“Our aim is to
deliver an innovative best-in-class experience for viewers at home, across all
platforms and devices. Cycling at the Olympics and Commonwealth Games drives
high TV ratings and with it being an Olympic year next year, we believe the
2019/20 season will deliver our highest ratings to date. ”
Six Day Series
2019/20 season started in London from 22-27 October, with six nights of
exhilarating racing featuring the world’s elite cyclists and was won by
superstar pairing Elia Viviani and Simone Consonni who beat out Mark Cavendish
and Owain Doull to the top of the podium.