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CBS Reaches Deal To Stream NFL Games On Its All Access OTT Service Beginning SundayPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 02 / 16
CBS has "struck a deal with the NFL" to stream its coverage of games on its CBS All Access OTT subscription service beginning Sunday, according to John Koblin of the N.Y. TIMES. CBS All Access subscribers will be "able to stream the game that is being broadcast by their local CBS affiliate, as ...
DirecTV has reached the four million subscriber mark and while the "company hardly acts like it''s reshaping showbiz," it is "doing just that," according to Robert LaFranco of FORBES. TV producer Rich
Turner Broadcasting is shifting "more than" 30 hours of its golf programming from TBS to TNT starting early next year, according to execs "familiar with the company''s plans" cited by Jim Cooper of ME
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HBO is "considering the possibility" of making its "Real Sports" a monthly series beginning in January, according to Langdon Brockinton of the SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. "Real Sports" currently airs ever
Tournaments on the PGA tours in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and South Africa will be televised around the world under a deal announced by CNBC Sports Int''l, a joint venture of NBC and U.K.
The CBC''s five-day hockey series, "The New Ice Age," was a "creative an ratings success," according to William Houston of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Ratings over the five days "built to an impressive
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Mike Tyson will make his return to the ring in a pay- per-view bout on January 16 against Francois Botha at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, according to Rich Katz of DAILY VARIETY. Showtime Event TV, Show
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