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Record number of broadcasters to attend derby

GLOBAL INTEREST: Saturday’s clash will see the Etihad Stadium host a record 28 Premier League broadcast partners, with crews attending from across the globe...

GLOBAL INTEREST: Saturday’s clash will see the Etihad Stadium host a record 28 Premier League broadcast partners, with crews attending from across the globe...

City's have rewritten the history books on so many occasions during this remarkable campaign... and the Blues are set to smash another record this weekend.

Come Saturday evening, the world will be watching as City entertain Manchester United, seeking a win to secure a third Premier League title - quite literally 'the stuff dreams are made of'.

The eagerly-awaited clash be shown around the world with the Etihad Stadium hosting a record 28 Premier League broadcast partner crews.

In the UK, it will be available via Sky Sports, while the international broadcasters in attendance include: NBC Sports (USA), beIN Sports (Middle East and North Africa), DirecTV Latin America (South America exc. Brazil), ESPN Brasil and RCTi (Indonesia) who will be attending their first Premier League match.

All outlets are sending their own television crews and reporters, and Premier League Productions will ensure the footage is available to all of the 80+ Premier League broadcast partners.

The match will be available to view in 1billion homes, across 189 countries.

There will be pitch-side coverage from 21 broadcasters ahead of kick-off, with 40 broadcast cameras in total being used throughout the day. Ultra HD Spidercam - first introduced in the Premier League in January 2017 - will also be shown around the world.

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The previous busiest Premier League matches in terms of broadcast attendance were Chelsea’s home fixtures with City in the 2014/15 and 2016/17 seasons, where 26 broadcast partners were in attendance.

Over the last five years, the Premier League has seen the record number of attending broadcasters broken on numerous occasions. A total of 19 broadcasters were on-site for the same fixture on 30 April 2012.

1 Sky Sports

2 BBC Sport

3 Premier League Productions

4 NBC Sports (USA)

5 Canal+ (Poland)

6 VOO Sports (Belgium)

7 Sky Italia (Italy)

8 RCTi (Indonesia)

9 ESPN (South America exc. Brazil)

10 DirecTV Latin America (South America exc. Brazil)

11 Astro (Malaysia)

12 Canal+ Afrique (French-speaking, Sub Saharan Africa)

13 6’eren (Denmark)

14 Viasat Sport (Sweden)

15 Play Sports (Belgium)

16 SFR Sport (France)

17 TV2 (Norway)

18 ESPN Brasil (Brazil)

19 Sport1 (Israel)

20 Ziggo Sport (Netherlands)

21 Sport Klub (Croatia)

22 beIN Sports (MENA)


24 Movistar+ (Spain)

25 Optus (Australia)

26 Super Sports Media (China)

27 NHK (Japan)

28 Sportsnet (Canada).

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