THE PDC will continue with ITV4 which will see them broadcast the Unibet European Championship, Cash Converters Players Championship Finals, Unibet Masters, Coral UK Open and the Ladbrokes World Series Finals.
With these 5 events, ITV4 will also show all 6 World Series events in Dubai, New Zealand, China, Japan and the 2 in Australia.
The deal, covering tournaments in 2016, 2017 and 2018, will see the five major PDC tournaments broadcast live on ITV4 as part of the channel’s portfolio of sporting events along with the 6 World Series events.
ITV have been with the PDC since 2007 when they launched the Grand Slam of Darts in November which was the first 2 codes event with players invited from the BDO for the weeks event at the Civic Hall in Wolverhampton.
2016 PDC Events on ITV4
January 30th – 31st January, Milton Keynes Coral UK Open March 4th – 6th, Butlins, Minehead World Series 1 Dubai Darts Masters 26th – 27th May World Series 2 New Zealand Darts Masters 17th – 19th June World Series 3 Shanghai Darts Masters 25th – 26th June World Series 4 Japan Darts Masters 6th – 7th July World Series 5 Sydney Darts Masters 18th – 20th August World Series 6 Perth Darts Masters 25th – 27th August Unibet European Championship
October 28th – 30th, Hasselt, Belgium Ladbrokes World Series of Darts Finals
November 5th – 6th, Glasgow Cash Converters Players Championship Finals
November 25th-27th, Butlins Minehead Resort, Somerset