talkSPORT to broadcast William Hill World Championship

William Hill World Darts Championship (PDC)

Following the award-nominated success of their previous William Hill World Darts Championship coverage, talkSPORT 2 is set to broadcast commentary of the 2019/2020 event at Alexandra Palace.

talkSPORT will broadcast live from the World Championship for a third successive year with exclusive commentary from Alexandra Palace throughout the sport's biggest tournament.

The World Championship will take place from December 13-January 1 and features 96 players competing for a £2.5 million prize fund and the prestigious Sid Waddell Trophy.

talkSPORT 2's live commentary will be supplemented by live updates from Alexandra Palace on talkSPORT throughout the event, as well as exclusive interviews.

Commentary will be provided by a team including Nigel Pearson, Ian Danter, Chris Mason and Paul Nicholson.

talkSPORT is available on 1089/1053AM, on digital radio, on mobile, through the talkSPORT App, via your TV, and online at talkSPORT 2 is available on digital radio, on mobile, through the talkSPORT App and online at

"The 2019/2020 William Hill World Darts Championship is shaping up as our biggest tournament ever and the exclusive talkSPORT 2 radio commentary will further enhance the coverage of this wonderful event," said PDC Chief Executive Matthew Porter.

"The talkSPORT coverage of the World Championship and other PDC events in recent years has received a great reaction and we look forward to welcoming their commentary team to Alexandra Palace."

talkSPORT's coverage of the 2017/2018 World Championship was nominated in the Radio Sport Live Broadcast category at the annual SJA British Sports Journalism Awards in 2018.

talkSPORT National Radio Controller Liam Fisher said: "I'm thrilled that talkSPORT 2 will be at the iconic Alexandra Palace to soak up the atmosphere and bring this to our listeners over the festive period.

"It's always one of the best sporting events in the calendar and we can't wait to bring it to our 3.2 million listeners."


talkSPORT 2 live commentary will air at the following times (GMT):
Saturday December 14 - 1900-2200
Sunday December 15 - 1230-1500 & 1900-2200
Monday December 16 - 1900-2200
Tuesday December 17 - 1230-1500 & 1900-2200
Wednesday December 18 - 1230-1500
Thursday December 19 - 1230-1500 & 1900-2200
Friday December 20 - 1230-1500
Saturday December 21 - 1900-2200
Sunday December 22 - 1900-2200
Monday December 23 - 1230-1500 & 1900-2200
Friday December 27 - 1900-2200
Saturday December 28 - 1900-2200
Sunday December 29 - 1900-2200
Monday December 30 - 1900-2200
Wednesday January 1 - 1900-2200

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