TITLE

Operators Thrown by ESPN's $15.2 Billion NFL Renewal

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Multichannel News;9/12/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 34, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) has renewed its programming rights contract with the National Football League (NFL) at 15.2 billion dollars. It states that the eight-year contract allowed the cable operator to retain its rights to the sports program "Monday Night Football" from 2014-2021. It says that the said contract renewal was considered as the largest deal history in the sports-media industry of the U.S.
ACCESSION #
66324819

 

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