DAZN launches new original series in Brazil

The sports OTT DAZN announced it has launched ‘De Volta: Vasco’, its third original production in Brazil, after the premieres of ‘Saudade’ and ‘Sem Filtro: Flamengo’. This is a two 15 minutes-episodes series, which focuses on the reaction the Brazilian team Vasco Da Gama fans during the last step of the Brazilian Championship and its return to the Copa Sudamericana.

The first episode of the series premiered on the platform hours before the team’s debut in the Copa Sudamericana 2020, which in Brazil can be watched exclusively on DAZN. The team’s debut in the Conmebol competition will take place today, Wednesday, February 5th, at 9:30 p.m. (Brazilian time) against the Oriente Petrolero club (Bolivia), at the São Januário Stadium, located in Rio de Janeiro . The second episode will be available on February 18th, one day before the second match between both teams, which will be played the next day at the Ramon Aguilera Stadium, in Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia).

DAZN acquired in Brazil the rights to broadcast the Paranaense Championship, the Copa Sudamericana, the Brazilian Championship C Serie (Brasileirão), the Premier League, the Italian Serie A, the French Ligue 1, the MX League of Mexico and the Turkish Championship, in addition to several basketball, wrestling and tennis tournaments. Recently, the platform announced a reduction on its monthly subscription in the country, and its first eSports broadcast.