NFL Rights

DirecTV May Punt Away Sunday Ticket Rights

DirecTV may elect to punt on its exclusive rights to NFL Sunday Ticket.

NFL Hammers Out Nine-Year Rights Renewals With NBC, CBS, Fox

The National Football League on Wednesday renewed its media rights deals with all three legacy broadcast partners, signing pacts with NBC, CBS and Fox that could add up to as much as $3.2 billion per year. Each deal runs through the end of the 2022 NFL season. The nine-year contracts guarantee an equal division of Super Bowl rights.

Carey: The NFL Is a ‘Double-Edged Sword’

As Fox works to finalize an eight-year renewal of its rights deal with the National Football League, the executive who cuts the checks at News Corp. acknowledged Wednesday that a partnership with the NFL is a “double-edged sword.”

Moonves, Bewkes Talk Football

The National Football League was top of mind during Tuesday’s UBS Global Media and Communications Conference, as incumbent and prospective network partners alike weighed in on the value of allying with the league.