NBCU, Versus Buy Big Into Hockey

Reynolds, Mike
April 2011
Multichannel News;4/25/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 17, p3
The article reports on the acquisition of NBC Universal Inc. (NBCU) on a ten-year television right of National Hockey League games under its television channel Versus which amounts to two billion U.S. dollars. It states that the network will air 24 of the 28 games in the conference semifinals. It mentions that NBC will be paying rights fee under the new deal although Versus will handle most of the rights outlay.


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