Topic: NFL Rights

DirecTV May Punt Away Sunday Ticket Rights

Billion-dollar package may be too dear for satellite-TV operator

DirecTV may elect to punt on its exclusive rights to NFL Sunday Ticket. Speaking to investors at a Deutsche Bank media conference in Palm Beach, Fla., DirecTV chief financial officer Patrick…

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

Broadcast partners each ante up $1 billion per year

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…

Carey: The NFL Is a 'Double-Edged Sword'

News Corp. COO talks pigskin at UBS

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…

Moonves, Bewkes Talk Football

Media honchos weigh in on NFL contracts

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…