Darts on TV: 2015 Unibet Masters, ITV4

For those of us who can’t afford the luxury of Sky Sports, but want to watch some PDC darts from the comfort of our own homes, ITV are coming to the rescue in 2015. ITV4 have the rights to show five tournaments on the PDC tour this year and the first of those tournaments – the 2015 Unibet Masters – is this weekend (31 January and 01 February).

Unibet Masters

ITV4’s coverage of The 2015 Unibet Masters starts at 12:45 on Saturday lunchtime and covers every match up to and including the final on Sunday evening. The full TV schedule is…

  • Saturday 31 January
    • Afternoon Session: 12:45 – 17:00
    • Evening Session: 19:00 – 23:00
  • Sunday 01 February
    • Afternoon Session: 12:45 – 17:00
    • Evening Session: 19:00 – 23:00
Peter Wright starts his tournament on Saturday afternoon, and will probably be understated as usual… www.telegraph.co.uk

James Wade, the current holder of the trophy, starts his defence against Mervyn King on Saturday evening, whilst the newly crowned PDC World Champion, Gary Anderson, will open his account against Andy Hamilton in the same session.

The highlights of the Saturday afternoon session will see Simon Whitlock take on Raymond van Barneveld and the ever-colourful Peter Wright play Brendan Dolan.

The quarter-finals will be played on Sunday afternoon, whilst the final session on Sunday evening will be a showcase for the semi-finals and final.

First Round Draw

Michael van Gerwen v Wes Newton
Robert Thornton v Dave Chisnall
Peter Wright v Brendan Dolan
Adrian Lewis v Ian White
Phil Taylor v Terry Jenkins
Simon Whitlock v Raymond van Barneveld
James Wade v Mervyn King
Gary Anderson v Andy Hamilton

2015 Darts on ITV

Looking further ahead into the year, they will also be showing the following tournaments:

  • UK Open Finals, 06-08 March
  • European Championships, 23-25 October
  • World Series of Darts, 21-22 November
  • Players Championship Finals, 27-29 November

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