TEN Action (formerly known as Zee Sports and then TEN Action+) is a 24-hour sports channel dedicated to Association Football. The channel is owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises owned Taj Television India which is part of the Essel Group. Ten Action+ is the third channel launched by the network after TEN Sports and TEN Cricket. An international version of the channel was launched in the United States for the South Asian population, it is called “Zee Sports Americas” and is available through Dish Network. On April 13, 2011 Zee Sports Americas ceased operations and was replaced by TEN Cricket.In September 2010, Zee Sports was renamed to Ten Action+.The channel exclusively broadcasts UEFA Champions League, Europa League, Scottish Premier League, Serie A and the Spanish La Liga to South Asia, though La Liga will revert to ESPN-Star from the 2012-13 season onwards.It also has rights to broadcast the League Cup, the Championship and the Dutch League Eredivisie in India. It also had the right to broadcast the 2010 Asian Games.TEN Action+’s promo is the song “Let Me Hear You Scream” by Ozzy Osbourne. TEN Action+ features a show called C2K (Countdown 2 Kickoff) before every match. It is hosted by Joe Morrison They also have shows for the La Liga and Serie A named La Liga show and Serie A show in which they talk about the matches of the coming week or past week. They also discuss about players, stadiums or clubs.Ten Action broadcasts Real Madrid TV, Barca TV, Chelsea TV, LFC TV and FCB TV. Real Madrid TV and Barca TV are shown early in the morning. FCB TV is shown every Wednesday evening. While Chelsea TV and LFC TV are shown a few days after a match played by that team.
September 6, 2012