Airport net catches football

October 1999
Multichannel News;10/25/99, Vol. 20 Issue 44, p24
Reports on a decision by Turner Network Television and the National Football League (NFL) to continue with a plan to distribute NFL games on the CNN Airport Network television network despite the former's loss of its NFL television-rights contract. League's provision of its games broadcasts to CNN Airport for free; Decision by other networks to give CNN Airport NFL feeds in 1998 and 1999.


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