Ski jumping in the 2021/22 season will be broadcast on TVN, Eurosport and player.pl. TVN’s program director, Edward Miszczak, said on Friday on TVN24 that “we have been dreaming about this sport for years”. The director of Eurosport in Poland, Dorota Żurkowska, emphasized that “ski jumping is a beloved discipline of Poles”.
Thanks to further investments of TVN, the Discovery Group is expanding its offer for viewers with one of the most important sports rights in Poland. The upcoming winter season will be groundbreaking! Ski jumping – the beloved sports discipline of Poles – will be broadcast on TVN, Eurosport 1 and player.pl. It will be one of the pillars of the winter sports offer of TVN Group Discovery in Poland, the pearl of which is the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
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All qualifications and competitions of the World Cup in jumping will be shown live on Eurosport 1 and player.pl, and all competitions of the World Cup in jumping played outside Poland will also appear on TVN.
Ski Jumping. Edward Miszczak and Dorota Żurkowska about broadcasts on TVN, Eurosport and player.pl
The TVN programming director Edward Miszczak and the director of Eurosport in Poland Dorota Żurkowska, members of the board of TVN Grupa Discovery, commented on this topic in the morning “Get up and you know”.
As Edward Miszczak admitted, “this decision fell on all of us like a bolt from the blue”. – On the other hand, it is nice that we will have a Eurosport message on the one hand, because such hardcore viewers of jumps hate this fun, this applause. They want to see the beauty of this sport in its pure form. This gives them 100 percent Eurosport, this message has been excellent in recent years – said TVN’s program director.
– And now the big channel will try to do something new, because it has to do something new – he stressed.
Dorota Żurkowska emphasized that “ski jumping is a beloved discipline of Poles”. – We can see that the viewers are very willing to get involved and love (this sport – ed.), Because we also have excellent jumpers and have been achieving great triumphs for years – she said.
Edward Miszczak: We dreamed about ski jumping for years
Referring to the possibility of watching ski jumping on player.pl, Edward Miszczak assessed that “this is a manifestation of the viewer’s freedom”. “He actually decides where he wants to watch it,” he said. He added that this “gives the viewer freedom of space”. “It can be anywhere and get to that signal, and on the other hand there is a professional Eurosport professional and a bit entertaining big TV channel,” he pointed out.
TVN’s program director added that “we have dreamed about this sport for years”. – We have all the other fields of television art, entertainment, movies, series and news. Sport was constantly passing us, as a group, sideways – he said.
– It is wonderful that of these great sports activities, jumps were the first in our group, because it is probably not the last move – said Edward Miszczak. He judged that “jumping is more than just a sports discipline, it is home entertainment”.
Dorota Żurkowska: This winter will be unique in terms of how we will show winter sports
Dorota Żurkowska emphasized that “jumping is a pearl in the crown of winter sports”. – Ski jumping is probably the most important discipline, but in fact, through this investment we will show many winter disciplines – she said. The director of Eurosport in Poland mentioned, among others, alpine skiing, classic skiing and biathlon.
– Of course, we have the Winter Olympics in February on the way. The player gives us the opportunity to show much more than what we can fit on the air. This offer in Player complements our TV broadcast, in which we have great experience – she said. – We know that this winter will be unique also in terms of how we will show winter sports to our fans and all Poles – she added.
TVN24 and Eurosport win the PIKE 2021 awards
TVN24 received the “Honorary Titan Eye” award at the gala of the Conference and Exhibition of the Polish Chamber of Electronic Communications. – We, from the editorial office, believe that in life, in our beautiful profession, it is worth being decent – said, among others, the deputy editor-in-chief of TVN24, Brygida Grysiak, who received the award on behalf of the editorial office.
The special award “Honorary Titan Eye” is the award of the President of the PIKE Management Board at the request of the Jury.
Main photo source: TVN24