The new contract starts in September 2017 and covers both the UK and Republic of Ireland. In addition to Bundesliga matches, BT Sport will have rights to the annual DFL Supercup matches, Bundesliga 2, plus previews and highlights shows.
The actor and comedian will appear in the opening episode of series 10, which starts filming next week in Cardiff (Monday 20 June), and looks set to return through out the run.
The show stars Morris Chestnut (Nurse Jackie) as Dr Beaumont Rosewood Jr, Miami’s top private pathologist who with no-nonsense Detective Annalise Villa (Jaina Lee Ortiz) to crack the city’s most challenging cases.
The first series of the comedy soap opera saw a ‘pregnant’ Parker-Bowles, an exiled Fergie, a ‘radicalised’ Beatrice and Eugenie and a Prince William campaign to abolish the Monarchy in order to pursue a career as a helicopter pilot.
In 2014 research undertaken by broadcasting regulator Ofcom revealed that subtitles took an average of 5.8 seconds to appear on screen, almost double the recommended 3 seconds.
Created by Nigel Kneale, Quatermass first appeared in 1953’s The Quatermass Experiment and led the British Rocket Group’s fight against hostile alien forces. The character last appeared on TV in a 2005 live remake which aired on BBC Four.
The original show debuted in January 1987 and ran for thirty-three episodes before coming to an end in 2000 with the death of Morse, played by John Thaw.