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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 ...
USA Networks Chair Barry Diller "held primary discussions in the last month" with GE Corp. about "merging" NBC and USA in a stock swap that would be valued at "between" $15-20B, according to sources "
As reported yesterday, CBS Sports will air Games One and Three of the ABL Championship Series in each of the next two seasons. In San Jose, Sheldon Spencer writes that the league "will buy the time fr
MSG President Dave Checketts said that the company did consult "with some sponsors, not all," regarding Albert''s return. Checketts: "We''re comfortable with the decision that we made, and we hope we
Due to the reaction of its affils, ABC "has backed away" from using ESPN in the title of its "Monday Night Football," according to Richard Huff of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. ABC "will give exposure" to ESPN
Marv Albert''s return to MSG drew national reaction, and was the subject of a discussion last night between Boston Globe columnist Mike Barnicle and NOW NY Chapter President Galen Sherwin on MSNBC''s
SOCCER: France launched its first cable and satellite sports news channel, with a second to follow next month. Digital platform Television Par Satellite unveiled Infosport, while Canal Satellite will
MSG Network rehired Marv Albert nearly 10 months after the sportscaster resigned following a guilty plea to a misdemeanor assault charge, according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. Albert will h
CBS Sports has reached a two-year agreement with the ABL to broadcast Games One and Three of the ABL Championship Series beginning in ''99. ABL CEO Gary Cavalli, in a release: "This is a real breakthr
RATINGS: USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke reports that the WNBA''s falling ratings -- down 36% on NBC and ESPN -- "haven''t dimmed expectations" for TV execs. NBC is averaging a 1.8 rating, while ESPN is dra
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