EXTREME Drift Allstars Series signs 18 new TV network deals

EXTREME Drift Allstars 2014 TV Episodes airing to over 350m households globally

Whilst only the inaugural year of an EXTREME Drift Allstars TV series, the leading Drift Championship is pleased to announce that the series has been picked up by another 18 networks, taking the total to over 38 networks and 350m households.

The 8 x 30 minute episodes focus on all the action from each of the 2014 Series’ 6 GP Events in London, Czech, Sweden, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia over Summer 2014, plus a mid-season highlights and final review show. Footage features all qualifying and finals results, aswell as input and behind-the- scenes material from the drivers, teams and fans.

Distribution deals have been negotiated through EXTREME Drift Allstars TV rights partner, LC TV, with networks including BT Sport (December) for the premier of airing across UK/Ireland later this month. Motors TV will continue European wide distribution of the series from 2015, giving a great recap of the 2014 season. The Extreme Sports Channel, TV partner of the EXTREME brand, will also distribute the show in key territories on the run up to the 2015 season. Other confirmed networks include;

Pan Europe EXTREME TV, UK/Ireland – BT Sports, Bulgaria – BNT, Finland – MTV3, Italy – Fox Sports, Greece – Fox Sports, Cyprus – Fox Sports, Norway – Viasat, Sweden – Viasat, Lithuania – Viasat Baltics, Latvia – Viasat Baltics, Estonia – Viasat Baltics, Romania – Digi Sport, Russia – Auto Plus, UAE – OSN Network, Turkey – Fox Sports, USA – MAV TV, New Zealand – TV3, Asia – Eurosport Asia, Thailand – True Visions

Broadcast Director, and founder/owner of LC TV, Laura Cotterill, commented“We’ve had a fantastic response to the release of the 8 x Series Episodes and networks are already enquiring about signing up for the 2015 Series coverage. The programmes are a great combination of motorsports highlights and lifestyle action footage which has made it a unique commodity in the TV marketplace. We’re already well into planning for next season and look forward to bringing even more behind-the-scenes explosive action from the leading Drift Championship.”

Further deals relating to the global distribution of the Series will be released over the coming months.

For more information or imagery for EXTREME Drift Allstars, please contact Pippa Simpson at pippa@drift-allstars.com or (UK) 01494 730544.

EXTREME Drift Allstars is Europe’s lead drifting championship in which the world’s top drivers and teams, from 16 nations, compete in Grand Prix Series stops. The 2014 Series kicked off at the Olympic Park, London in May . The competing teams consist of the world’s most powerful saloon cars, boasting many of the best (and youngest) drivers, including 14+ national drift champions.