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!
Topics discussed: 1:30 The numbers behind the deals and an overview of why traditional linear broadcasters still rule 10:00 CBS 16:45 FOX 26:10 NBC 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?
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