A comprehensive breakdown of the new NFL television rights packages with media consultant Pat Crakes
This week a special edition of The Wormcast as I have a comprehensive breakdown of the new NFL television rights deals with media consultant Pat Crakes of Crakes Media. A deep look into the economics and how these deals fit into each company's distribution chain. Enjoy!
1:30 The numbers behind the deals and an overview of why traditional linear broadcasters still rule
33:50 Disney/ABC/ESPN improved package on Monday Nights
39:15 Amazon and Thursday Night Football
44:45 Is Amazon going to buy the NFL Network?
48:10 Sunday Ticket package is still up in the air? Who will obtain the rights?
58:30 What's left in the piggy bank for media companies to purchase the next series of rights?