Clark Pierce and Pat Crakes join me to review the big topics in sports media 2021 and look forward to a busy 2022.
This week, Episode 55 of The Wormcast, Clark Pierce, sports content technology whiz and Pat Crakes one of the most knowledgeable voices of the business of sports media deals join me to look back at sports media in 2021 and look forward to a busy 2022. Enjoy!
Topics discussed: 1:40 Biggest takeaways and surprises of 2021 in sports media 10:50 95 of top 100 tv shows are sports and baseball is not among them 17:00 Amazon as they take over Thursday Night Football 24:00 Why would Amazon consider buying 49% of NFL Media properties? 30:00 NFL Sunday Ticket - the real story 35:40 Will ESPN be spun off? 42:45 Who will end up with the Big 10 rights in the fall of 2023? 49:10 The media landcape if the College Football Playoff expands. 51:50 Winter Olympics ratings 53:20 F1's broadcast rights up after 2022 55:30 MLS unique bundle of rights up after 2022 1:03:00 WIll SInclair make deals with the NBA & MLB similar to NHL to start up a direct-to-consumer product? 1:10:10 Prediction for 2022
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