North One TV steps up TT coverage

New deal sees Isle of Man races covered until 2013

NORTH ONE television has negotiated a new three-year deal to broadcast the Isle of Man TT Races from 2011.

The new agreement will increase the hours of coverage that the broadcaster dedicates to the event.

Fourteen hours of daily highlights of the legendary motorbike racing series will be shown on ITV4 throughout the road race festival, including preview, behind the scenes and qualifying programmes. There will also be a number of special programmes, including an exclusive look at the making of next year’s feature film TT3D.

Next year is the centenary of the mountain course, and a raft of special guests, events and celebrations are planned. Clips of all the action, all the excitement from the festival and the full highlights programmes will also be available on

Niall Sloane, ITV Controller of Sport said: “The Isle of Man TT is a legendary sporting event, with a unique atmosphere that has always proven popular with viewers. I’m delighted that we have secured the TT on ITV4 until 2013.”