NFL completes pass with station group

Dempsey, John
September 2007
Daily Variety;9/11/2007, Vol. 296 Issue 50, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports on the network deal signed by the National Football League (NFL) with Ion Media Networks for a weekly one-hour "NFL Game of the Week" every Saturday at 6 p.m. through January 2008. The series will be exclusive to Ion, which will carry 90-minute summaries of the five pre-selected games from the previous weekend. Ion will pay the league an undisclosed license fee for the game and will keep all of the advertising time in each telecast.


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