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11 August 2014
NOW TV launches brand new Sky Sports Week Pass

Enjoy all 7 Sky Sports channels for 7 days for just £10.99

     NOW TV Sky Sports Week Pass

NOW TV is this week launching a brand new weekly pass for sports fans looking to watch even more of the best live sporting action from Sky Sports.

Available from this Thursday for just £10.99 for a limited time only, the Sky Sports Week Pass will offer all 7 Sky Sports channels for 7 days - satisfying the needs of every fan who feels like a day’s worth of action is just not enough. This includes brand new channel Sky Sports 5, the new home of European Football, and the new-look Sky Sports News HQ, which both launch tomorrow.

Football fans can look forward to the fast approaching new Premier League season on Sky Sports, which broadcast 49 of the 50 most watched Premier League matches last season. It will once again offer an unrivalled schedule of live fixtures from August 16. Only on Sky Sports can viewers see matches involving last season’s top 4 teams - Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal – live across the opening weekend of the season, with Premier League champions City beginning their title defence away to Newcastle United.

Before December fans will be able to watch more of the games that matter with Sky Sports scheduled to show all of last season’s top 4 teams at least 6 times and every club at least three times. Analysis will once again be provided by the best football experts on British television; Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Jamie Redknapp and Graeme Souness.

August also sees the launch of Sky Sports 5, showing up to 600 live matches next season from European Qualifiers for UEFA EURO 2016, UEFA Champions League, La Liga, Copa del Rey, Coppa Italia and Eredivisie. In addition Sky Sports News HQ will relaunch on 12 August putting the viewer at the heart of sports news with a new schedule and upgraded studio.

In September customers can enjoy an entire channel dedicated to The 2014 Ryder Cup. For the first time ever, Sky Sports 4 will become ‘Sky Sports Ryder Cup’ showing over 330 hours of golf across 14 days, including 36 hours of live coverage from Gleneagles.

The new NOW TV Sky Sports Week Pass will be available alongside the Sky Sports Day Pass, which will now be just £6.99 for a limited period, offering sports fans even greater choice, flexibility and value for money when it comes to watching the biggest sporting events.

Gidon Katz, Director of NOW TV comments: “With the start of the football season just days away, this is a great time to be giving sports fans even more choice.  We know our sports fans are hungry for more flexibility in how they watch sports and the new Sky Sports Week Pass offers just that. Now fans simply have to decide if they want to snack on a day pass or feast on a week's sport for just £10.99.”

NOW TV is available on a wide range of devices including the NOW TV Box, PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android smartphones and tablets, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3™, PS4™, YouView, LG Smart TVs, selected LG media devices, Roku boxes and Apple TV (Sky Sports Day Pass only).

More information on NOW TV is available from nowtv.com or join us on Twitter @NOWTV and @NOWTVSport and facebook.com/NOWTV.

-ENDS-

For more information:

Sky     
Kate Fayers
Product & Brand PR
kate.fayers@bskyb.com

Information on the Sky Sports Day Pass and Sky Sports Week Pass from NOW TV:
• Sky Sports Day Pass will be available for £6.99 from 12 August for a limited time only – until 27 November 2014.
• Sky Sports Week Pass will be available for £10.99 from 14 August for a limited time only – until 27 November 2014.
• The Sky Sports Week Pass will only be available to purchase via the NOW TV website at launch. Once purchased and activated, week long assess to Sky Sports will be available through all devices except Apple TV.

The first 43 of 116 Premier League fixtures on Sky Sports are as follows:

AUGUST
Arsenal  v Crystal Palace- Sat 16  5:30pm
Liverpool  v Southampton- Sun 17  1:30pm
Newcastle United v Manchester City- Sun 17  4pm
Burnley  v Chelsea- Mon 18  8pm
Everton v Arsenal- Sat 23  5:30pm
Hull City  v Stoke City- Sun 24  1:30pm
Sunderland v Manchester United- Sun 24  4pm
Manchester City v Liverpool- Mon 25  8pm
Everton v Chelsea- Sat 30   5:30pm
Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool- Sun 31  1:30pm
Leicester City v Arsenal- Sun 31  4pm

SEPTEMBER
Liverpool  v Aston Villa- Sat 13  5:30pm
Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers- Sun 14  4pm
Hull City  v West Ham United- Mon 15  8pm
West Ham United v Liverpool- Sat 20   5:30pm
Leicester City v Manchester United- Sun 21   1:30pm
Manchester City v Chelsea- Sun 21  4pm
Arsenal  v Tottenham Hotspur- Sat 27  5:30pm
West Bromwich Albion v Burnley- Sun 28  4pm
Stoke City  v Newcastle United- Mon 29  8pm

OCTOBER
Aston Villa  v Manchester City- Sat 4  5:30pm
Chelsea  v Arsenal- Sun 5  2:05pm
West Ham United v Queens Park Rangers- Sun 5  4:15pm
Queens Park Rangers v Liverpool- Sun 19  1:30pm
Stoke City  v Swansea City- Sun 19  4pm
West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United- Mon 20  8pm
Swansea City v Leicester City- Sat 25  5:30pm
Burnley  v Everton- Sun 26  1:30pm
Manchester United v Chelsea- Sun 26  4pm
Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa- Mon 27  8pm

NOVEMBER
Manchester City v Manchester United- Sun 2  1:30pm
Aston Villa  v Tottenham Hotspur- Sun 2  4pm
Crystal Palace v Sunderland- Mon 3  8pm
Queens Park Rangers  v Manchester City- Sat 8  5:30pm
West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United- Sun 9  1:30pm
Swansea City v Arsenal- Sun 9  4pm
Arsenal   v Manchester United- Sat 22  5:30pm
Crystal Palace v Liverpool- Sun 23  1:30pm
Hull City  v Tottenham Hotspur- Sun 23  4pm
Aston Villa  v Southampton- Mon 24  8pm
Sunderland v Chelsea- Sat 29  5:30pm
Southampton v Manchester City- Sun 30  1:30pm
Tottenham Hotspur v Everton- Sun 30  4pm


Fixtures correct at: 14 July 2014

About NOW TV
NOW TV offers hundreds of films from Sky Movies on demand, the best live sporting action from Sky Sports and must see shows on 12 of the best pay TV channels including Sky1, Sky Atlantic and Sky Living. Taking advantage of the rapid growth in broadband-connected devices, and building on Sky’s experience in multi-platform TV, the service provides an additional choice to watch and enjoy Sky Movies, Sky Sports and the TV shows everyone’s talking about.

NOW TV offers some of Sky’s most popular programming.  Sky Movies is the UK’s most popular subscription movies service with up to 800 different movies on demand including up to four new and exclusive Sky Movies premieres each week. With a Sky Movies Month Pass, NOW TV customers can choose from more of the latest and biggest movies you missed at the cinema.

NOW TV also offers a flexible way to watch Sky Sports.  With a Sky Sports Day Pass or Sky Sports Week Pass customers can see exclusive live action from the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, Formula 1®, Test cricket, US and European Tour golf, ATP tennis, European and international rugby union and much more besides.

The NOW TV Entertainment Month Pass lets customers stream TV shows live and on demand in seconds, without a contract for £4.99 a month. Now people can get simple, instant and commitment-free access to top TV channels such as Sky 1, Sky Atlantic, Sky Living, Sky Arts, Discovery, MTV, Comedy Central, GOLD, Disney and FOX, plus entire box sets of hit shows.

NOW TV is available to anyone 18 or over in the UK with a broadband or 3G connection across a wide range of connected devices including NOW TV Box, PC, Mac, selected Android smartphones and tablets, iOS devices, PS3, PS4, YouView, Xbox One and Xbox 360 (the Sky Movies live channels, and Entertainment Month Pass are  not available on YouView).  TalkTalk customers with YouView can purchase a Sky Sports Day Pass.

The NOW TV Box offers customers a quick and easy way to convert a regular TV into a Smart TV for a one-off box cost of £9.99. Currently customers can watch unlimited movies on NOW TV with a 30 day free trial of the Sky Movies Month Pass, then priced at £8.99 a month.   NOW TV Customers can also get 24-hour access to all Sky Sports channels live for £6.99 with the Sky Sports Day Pass.

NOW TV Box: Connects to TV via HDMI (cable supplied).  NOW TV account required to activate box.  Customers can select a Sky Movies Pass, Sky Sports Day Pass or an Entertainment Month Pass to create an account and watch NOW TV.  All Passes sold separately.

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