CBS, affils tackle deal

Learmoth, Michael
June 2006
Daily Variety;6/30/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 64, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the agreement between CBS Broadcasting Inc. and its affiliate board to share the cost of the National Football League (NFL) and its revenues from the digital use of primetime shows. The agreement extends for three years the cost-sharing arrangement by CBS for the NFL. Moreover, under the agreement, the affiliates will take care some of the license fees in exchange for broadcast exclusivity. CBS affiliate corporations include Freedom Broadcasting Inc. and New York Times Co.


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