Broadcast News: In Brief


- SuperSport, will launch a new, dedicated, high-definition football channel, SSHD2, on 13 August, offering all the games in the English Premier League. The competition, which consists of 380 matches including 180 live, will be broadcast to all countries in sub-Saharan Africa, with the exception of Nigeria, SuperSport says. SSHD2 will be the fourth high-definition channel offered by MultiChoice, and the second such sports channel. Apart from the eight live matches a week, there will be four weekly magazine shows, 400 classic matches, plus a review of the past decade and the best goals from the past 10 seasons.