The latest games selected for live TV coverage were announced at the end of last week. Sky Sports and the EFL chose their fixtures for live coverage on the weekends of November 2 and 9. Brentford's games at home to Huddersfield Town and away to Wigan Athletic were not moved. Two Bees games have been chosen for live coverage so far - away to Barnsley this coming Sunday, 29 September, and away to Queens Park Rangers on Monday 28 October.
Sky have now announced their initial live TV selections up to the weekend of 9 November and the next batch are expected early next month. A full list of live games can be seen here and the latest selections are below.
Friday 1 November Barnsley v Bristol City 7.45pm
Saturday 2 November Wigan Athletic v Swansea City 12.30pm
Monday 4 November Stoke City v West Bromwich Albion 8pm
Saturday 9 November Nottingham Forest v Derby County 12.30pm
Sunday 10 November Cardiff City v Bristol City 12noon
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 16 November to 7 December by 4 October.
- 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.