The four televised matches for the Fourth Round of the William Hill Scottish Cup, which will see Premier Sports and BBC Scotland share the broadcasting rights for the first time, have been confirmed.

The action kicks off on Friday, 18 January, as Rangers travel to Central Park to take on Cowdenbeath for a place in the Fifth Round draw (kick-off 7.45pm, live on Premier Sports).

A brace of fixtures will then be broadcast on Saturday, 19 January, beginning with Ayr United’s lunchtime visit to Auchinleck Talbot (kick-off 12.15pm, live on BBC Scotland), with the junior side the only team remaining in the competition from preliminary qualifying.

Later that evening, Celtic will welcome Airdrieonians to Celtic Park as Brendan Rodgers’s side begin the defence of their William Hill Scottish Cup title (kick-off 5.15pm, live on Premier Sports).

An all-Premiership clash will then round off the weekend’s televised encounters, with Livingston taking on Hearts at Tynecastle Park on Sunday, 20 January (kick-off 2.30pm, live on BBC Scotland).

A full list of fixture dates for the William Hill Scottish Cup fourth round will be confirmed in due course, with a recap of the draw available here.

William Hill Scottish Cup Fourth Round televised fixtures

Friday, 18 January 2019: Cowdenbeath v Rangers, kick-off 7.45pm (live on Premier Sports)
Saturday, 19 January 2019:
Auchinleck Talbot v Ayr United, kick-off 12.15pm (live on BBC Scotland)
Saturday, 19 January 2019:
Celtic v Airdrieonians, kick-off 5.15pm (live on Premier Sports)
Sunday, 20 January 2019:
Hearts v Livingston, kick-off 2.30pm (live on BBC Scotland)