OMNI Television has confirmed that it will be broadcasting the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 from Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
OMNI Television will be broadcasting the Eurovision Song Contest for a second consecutive year. OMNI brought the Eurovision Song Contest back to Canada in 2019, with the contest being aired on a short time delay both on TV and online. OMNI Television is a multi cultural broadcaster airing programming in over 20 languages, with shows from Europe, the Caribbean, Africa and Asia.
Prior to its return in 2019 Eurovision Song Contest had previously been broadcast in Canada in 2015. OUTtv previously aired the competition across Canada. The network which focuses on LGTB programming had brought the Eurovision Song Contest back to Canadian viewers in 2014 when they gained the rights to the contest. In both 2014 and 2015 the broadcaster showed the contest on delay opting to broadcast the show in June.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2020 takes place in the Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam, the Netherlands on the 12th, 14th and 16th of May. The Netherlands won the right to host the competition following their win in 2019 with Duncan Laurence and the song “Arcade”.
Source: OMNI Television