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CBS Execs Say Ad Sales For Super Bowl Pacing Ahead Of Last Broadcast In '13

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 26 / 15

CBS ad sales execs would not say how many more Super Bowl spots they have left to sell, but they said their efforts are pacing ahead of '13, when the network last carried the game. CBS is charging a record-high $5M per 30-second spot for the game. “We’re in really good shape,” said...

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, CBS

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