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With NFL Win, CBS Lands an Even Bigger Bang Network wins rights for new Thursday night package

In a somewhat surprising turn of events, CBS appears to have outbid its broadcast competition for the rights to the new Thursday night NFL package. While NBC was thought to be…

February 5, 2014, 1:31 PM EST

NFL Now Is About Web Video Ads, Not Cord Cutting No YouTube, Facebook or Twitter distribution deal—yet

It's not as easy to find NFL clips on the Web as you might think. That's because the NFL hoards them on NFL.com. In fact it's easier to find Bad…

January 30, 2014, 3:32 PM EST

Insiders Say NBC Has the Best Chance at Getting the NFL’s Thursday Night Package Winning bid could go for close to $800 million

The National Football League is poring over a handful of formal offers for a new Thursday night TV package, and sources with skin in the game believe the top bidder…

January 26, 2014, 8:58 PM EST

Harry Connick Jr. Says Jennifer Lopez Is His Social Media Mentor The American Idol judge is a Twitter newbie

Specs Who Harry Connick Jr. Age 46 Accomplishments Grammy Award-winning singer and composer; actor; American Idol judge (Season 13 airs Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8/7c on Fox) Base Connecticut What’s the first information you consume in…

January 23, 2014, 9:42 PM EST

Fox’s National NFL Games Are the Biggest Draw on TV Afternoon broadcasts up 24 percent versus prime-time showcase

Sunday Night Football may rule the prime-time roost, but it’s the late national games on CBS and Fox that boast TV’s biggest deliveries. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data (Sept. 5-Dec. 9),…

December 11, 2013, 3:58 PM EST

NFL Flex Schedule a Godsend for NBC Sunday Night Football swaps will keep ratings sky-high

For NBC, the National Football League’s flex schedule rules can’t kick in soon enough. Last night’s Sunday Night Football matchup (Colts-Texans) delivered relatively modest fast national ratings, drawing 15.6 million viewers…

November 4, 2013, 2:10 PM EST

McDonald's Will Join Verizon as NFL-Twitter Amplify Partner Fast-food giant is loving football ads; Twitter continues TV march

If you’re an ad industry player who has watched National Football League games in the last few weeks, you’ve probably noted that McDonald’s has really ramped up its marketing this…

September 26, 2013, 1:03 PM EDT

Fox Sports 1 Powers Through Its First Month Startup cable net dominates second-tier players

A month after its much-ballyhooed launch, Fox Sports 1 is proving itself to be a much more attractive advertising environment than its predecessor. According to Nielsen data, FS1’s first 30 days…

September 20, 2013, 1:41 PM EDT

NFL Kicks Off ‘Together We Make Football’ Campaign Fan contest launches in tonight’s Thursday Night Football tilt

A new promotional campaign from the National Football League kicks off during tonight’s Chiefs-Eagles game, and the star of the show is a 10-year-old phenom named Samantha Gordon. A tiny running…

September 19, 2013, 5:46 PM EDT

Thursday Night Is a Game Changer for NFL Network Pumped-up roster sends affiliate fees soaring

Adding five Thursday Night Football games to its lineup has paid handsome dividends for NFL Network, enabling the league’s in-house TV outlet to boost its carriage fees by as much…

August 29, 2013, 5:38 PM EDT

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