According to sportmenu.net, the first thematic sports channel of the public television starts with live stream at 8 am, on July 18. The free-to-air new channel brings national and several prestigious international sports events in the homes. The M4 Sport is the channel of the Hungarian sport – it deals with all the major domestically-involved sports events, as well as with Hungary’s 5 spectacle sport and 16 priority sport branches, while it is entertaining and educating the love of sport.
“As sport is diverse, we tried to use every means with the editors in order to be the “serving” diverse: by the involvement of the Hungarian sport associations, with nearly thirty kinds of sport magazine programs, portrait interviews, archive and unique contents, we guarantee that M4 is more than just a sports channel” – Zoltan Vobeczky, sports chief editor of MTVA said.
On weekdays, from 4 pm to midnight, live broadcasts are part of the live program, including studio interviews, magazines. On weekends, live shows can be viewed on M4 even from 7 am.
“The July 26 Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix, of course, will be seen via M4, and the free practices on Friday and races will also be broadcasted live. The future key contents of the channel are, besides Formula One, are national football championship, next year’s Rio Olympic Games and the European Football Championship as well as the broadcasting of the World Championship” – the sports chief editor added.
M4 program offer for the first weekend of the channel:
At the starting weekend of M4, we can see a live broadcast of the Kayak-Canoe World Championship in Szolnok, of the Davis Cup matches of the Hungarian national team and of the biggest show jumping competition of the year, CSIO***W Grand Prix Budapest. The new sports channel reports the Fencing World Championship in Moscow and the Beach Football World Cup as well.
M4 Sport also broadcasts the 2015/16 matches of OTP Bank League. In addition to the matches, you can follow the weekly summary program only on the new sports channel.
In the first round, M4 Sport broadcasts Ujpest FC-Paksi FC from 6 pm on Saturday, Budapest Honved-Videoton from 8:30 pm and Szombathely Haladas-Ferencvaros from 8 pm on Sunday.
based on the article of sportmenu.net
translated by BA