London- TWI, the sports production arm of IMG Media, has been reappointed to produce and distribute all English Premier League soccer matches for the international TV market for another three years. The deal commences in the 2007/ 08 season and will offer international licensees all 380 matches live via satellite, including 92 in HD. It also covers production of a weekly highlights show, a midweek magazine and a Friday night preview programme, totaling 900 hours of production per season.
TWI has been the Premier League's producer for international coverage since 1998, and operates as media house, studio and post-production provider for IMG Media, based in Chiswick, West London. According to Graham Fry, Managing Director of TWI Production, the Premier League is broadcast in over 160 countries with a global home reach in excess of 570 million, making it the world's most watched domestic league competition.