RFRSH Entertainment has announced today that ProSieben MAXX will be exclusively airing the BLAST Pro Series: São Paulo live on free TV in Germany.
The BLAST Pro Series: São Paulo will take place live from the 22-23 March, with six of the world’s best CS:GO teams battling it out for a total prize pool of $250,000 (£190,000). During the ProSieben MAXX live broadcast, Matthias Remmert will play host with commentators Michele “Zonixx” Köhler and gRuMM3I in the studio.
Throughout the year, ProSieben MAXX will also broadcast selected tournaments live on TV and online. Notably, on the 13 April, the channel will show BLAST Pro Series: Miami starting at 22:50PM CET. It is also confirmed that channel will report extensively on all BLAST Pro Series, with 7Sports the business unit of ProSiebenSat.1, securing the broadcasting rights for the entire 2019 tournament series.
Stefan Zant, Managing Director and COO of 7Sports, said, “Via the licensing agreement for the BLAST Pro Series, we have secured one of the largest and most relevant Counter-Strike tournaments for ProSieben MAXX and our online platforms. Thanks to the impressive staging of the events and the participation of the best international esports teams, this will be a special experience for the viewers. We are looking forward to the collaboration with RFRSH Entertainment”
Alexander Lewin, VP Distribution & Programming at RFRSH Entertainment, commented, “We are delighted to partner with 7Sports for the broadcast of our global tournament series. ProSiebenSat.1 has been at the forefront of mainstream esports entertainment for many years, and with their large network of leading TV channels and online platforms provides for the perfect home for the BLAST Pro Series.”
Esports Insider says: It’s exciting to see that RFRSH Entertainment is continuing to commit to bringing their tournaments to mainstream audiences. Complete with ProSieben Maxx being a free-to-air channel it has the real potential in reaching an untouched viewership in Germany.