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Blackburn fixture selected for TV coverage

Game to kick-off at 12.30pm

6 January 2020

Brentford's game at home to Blackburn Rovers has been selected for live TV coverage. The Bees host Rovers on Saturday 22 February 2020. The game will now be live on Sky Sports and will now kick-off at 12.30pm. The date has not changed.

Sky have now announced their initial live TV selections up to the weekend of 22 February. The Bees won at Barnsley in front of the TV cameras and then beat Queens Park Rangers in October in our second live selection this season. The Boxing Day victory against Swansea City at Griffin Park was televised and our return West London Derby against Queens Park Rangers on Saturday, 11 January, will also be live, as will the trip to Hull City at the start of February. A full list of live games can be seen here and the latest selections are below.

Tuesday 11 February       Swansea City v Queens Park Rangers          7.45pm

Wednesday 12 February  Millwall v Fulham                                        7.45pm

Wednesday 12 February  Bristol City v Derby County (co-exclusive)    7.45pm

Friday 14 February          Hull City v Swansea City                             7.45pm

Saturday 15 February      West Bromwich Albion v Nottingham Forest  12.30pm

Friday 21 February          Derby County v Fulham                               7.45pm

Saturday 22 February      Brentford v Blackburn Rovers                      12.30pm

TV SELECTIONS

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 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.

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