Popular Spanish football tournament, La Liga 2016-17 is the 86th edition of the La Liga.
Tournament will start on 20 August 2016 and ends on 29 May 2017.
Spanish FA will officially announce the La Liga 2016-17 fixtures in Spain on Thursday, 21st July 2016.
Barcelona is the defending champion for the season. Total 20 teams will take part in the league, including 17 sides from the 2015–16 season and three promoted from the 2015–16 Segunda División.
Spanish La Liga authorities has finally put together level playing field in terms of tv rights deal for all the clubs based on collective sale of tv rights rather than each team free to negotiate their own terms.
Spain struck a massive €600 million deal with spanish telecom company Telefónica who will be paying €600m for the domestic rights deal for 2016-17 season and they will have the ability to show every teams matches in the spanish top 2 divisions.
Another €500-€600 million is expected from the oversees broadcasting rights which will help reduce the tv rights money gap between top two and the rest of the teams in La Liga.
La Liga and other top european leagues are trying to model their TV rights sales and distribution on Premier Leagues system where TV moeny is shared equally.
We have compiled a updated list for 2016-17 season and with countries and channels listed according to official sources.
Here is the list of La Liga 2016-17 Broadcasters who have TV rights to telecast live matches around the world.
|South America||ESPN Latin America , DirectTV|
|United Kingdom||Sky Sports (sign new three year deal worth £18million a season)|
|Australia||beIN Sports Australia|
|New Zealand & Pacific Countries||SkyNZ|
|Brazil||ESPN Brazil FoxSports|
|Mexico||Direct TV & ESPN Latin|
|Middle-east & North Africa||beIN Sports|
|South Africa & Sub-Sahara Africa||Super Sport (South Africa in english coverage), Canal+(french coverage in some african countries)|
|Brunei & Malaysiya||Astro SuperSport (Brunei and Malaysia)|
|India & Sub-Continent countries||Son Six & Son Kix (India, Pakistanm Bangladesh and other adjacent countries) PTV (Pakistan)|
|Scandaniva||Viasat Sport (Denmark, Finland, Sweden & Norway)|
|Germany||Laola.Tv & Spox.com|
|Austria||Laola.Tv & Spox.com|
|Belgium||Eleven Sports, TeleNet|
|Romania & Slovakia||DigiSport (Romania and Slovakia)|
|Eastern European Countries||Sport Klub (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovania)|
|South Korea||KBS N Sports & SkySports|
|Ex-Soviet Countries||Setanta Sports (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan)|
|Chine & Taiwan||PPTV (Chine and Taiwan). Guangdong Sports (Chinese states)|
|Eastern European||NTV Plus|
|Some Baltic Countries||Setanta Sports (Armenia, Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania Moldova)|
|Thailand & Cambodia||beIN Sports|