Brentford's last ever Boxing Day game at Griffin Park has been selected for live TV coverage. The Bees welcome Swansea City to West London on Thursday December 26. The game will now be live on Sky Sports but will stay at the arranged kick-off time of 3pm. The game will also be Brentford's last home game of 2019 and part of our Farwell Griffin Park season, presented by London Pride
Sky have now announced their initial live TV selections up to the New Year's Day fixtures. The Bees won at Barnsley in front of the TV cameras and the game against Queens Park Rangers on Monday, 28 October, is our second live selection this season. A full list of live games can be seen here and the latest selections are below.
Tuesday 10 December Preston North End v Fulham 7.45pm
Wednesday 11 December Birmingham City v Queens Park Rangers 7.45pm
Wednesday 11 December Derby County v Sheffield Wednesday 7.45pm (Co-Exclusive)
Friday 13 December Charlton Athletic v Hull City 7.45pm
Saturday 14 December Birmingham City v West Bromwich Albion 12.30pm
Friday 20 December Middlesbrough v Stoke City 7.45pm
Saturday 21 December Cardiff v Preston North End 12.30pm
Sunday 22 December Sheffield Wednesday v Bristol City 12noon
Monday 23 December Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic 7.45pm
Thursday 26 December Brentford v Swansea City 3pm
Thursday 26 December Leeds v Preston North End 5.15pm
Thursday 26 December Reading v Queens Park Rangers 7.30pm
Monday 30 December Derby County v Charlton Athletic 7.45pm
Wednesday 1 January Millwall v Luton Town 12.45pm
Wednesday 1 January Wycombe Wanderers v Ipswich Town 3pm
Wednesday 1 January West Bromwich Albion v Leeds United 5.15pm
Thursday 2 January Derby County v Barnsley 7.45pm
Thursday 2 January Swansea City v Charlton Athletic 7.45pm
In line with the new Domestic Broadcast Agreement with Sky Sports coming into force from the beginning of the 2019/20 season, further amendments have been made to the TV Selections Policy. The minimum five week commitment remains in place for the majority of the season but the rolling basis period commences for matches taking place from 7 March onwards is to be shortened to four weeks’ public notice. The date of rolling selections commences on 7 February for matches from 7 March onwards. The notice period remains at three weeks for the penultimate weekend of the season as per the amendment in March 2018.
SKY SPORTS LIVE TV ANNOUNCEMENT DATES 2019/20
(Illustrative but subject to a five-week minimum notice commitment)
- Selections for 11 December to 11 January by 1 November.
- Selections for 18 January to 1 February by 6 December.
- Selections for 8 February to 29 February by 3 January.
- Selections for 7 March by 7 February.
- Selections for 14 March and 18 March by 14 February.
- Selections for 21 March by 21 February.
- Selections for 28 March by 28 February.
- Selections for 4 April by 6 March.
- Selections for 10 April to 13 April by 13 March.
- Selections for 18 April by 20 March.
- Selections for 25 April by 3 April.
- Selections for 2 and 3 May by 27 April.