Soccer on Turner Sports
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|Soccer on Turner Sports|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Production locations||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Running time||3+ hours (or until game ends)|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV),|
UEFA Champions League
In 2017, Turner Sports announced that they had retained the rights to air all of the matches from the UEFA Champions League live. The contract runs from 2018–2021. Tuner later announced that they would air 4 matches per week on TNT and the remainder of the matches on new streaming service B/R Live. All matches will be commentated through world feed.
UEFA Europa League
Turner Sports also carries UEFA Europa League through the same contract as the Champions League programming. With the exception of the final, all matches of the Europa League will be exclusive to paid streaming service B/R Live. The final will be live on TNT.
UEFA Super Cup
2019 Liverpool Pre-season Matches
Turner Sports aired all Liverpool F.C. pre-season matches during July. Selected matches are broadcast on TNT while all matches are on B/R Live.
FIFA World Cup
Turner Sports aired the 1990 FIFA World Cup live on TNT in the United States. The tournament was hosted by Ernie Johnson. Meanwhile, Bob Neal, JP Dellacamera, and Randy Hahn were the play-by-play announcers with Rick Davis, Ty Keough and Mick Luckhurst on color commentary. Also utilized by TNT for the 1990 World Cup was Craig Sager and Paul Ryden.
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