Wednesday, January 31, 2018

"YouTube TV has secured exclusive rights to games with a new Major League Soccer team in Los Angeles, marking the first time a streaming service of any kind has made such a deal with a U.S. pro sports team instead of a TV alternative"

Variety:

As part of the innovative arrangement, YouTube TV will also nab naming rights on jerseys for the team, known as Los Angeles Football Club, which joins MLS in March. The team’s owners include media mogul Peter Guber, Magic Johnson and Will Ferrell.

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Approximately 18 LAFC games will be exclusive to their own YouTube TV channel, which will be restricted to its subscribers in the Los Angeles market