Radio & Television

TSN, RDS score multi-year linear TV rights agreements with MLS

NEW YORK — Major League Soccer (MLS) announced yesterday new four-year, linear television broadcast agreements with Bell Media’s TSN and RDS in Canada as well as with Fox Sports and TelevisaUnivision in the U.S. These new linear agreements complement the 10-year streaming agreement MLS signed with Apple earlier this year, a press release explains. When the Apple partnership was announced, it was unclear how it would impact linear broadcast rights to MLS games in Canada, although Groupe TVA’s TVA Sports confirmed at the time its rights deal was ending with the conclusion of the 2022 MLS season. Under the new linear rights agreements with...