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Sep 9, 2011 10:07 AM by Sharlee Barriere

NFL Agrees to New Deal With ESPN for Monday Night Football

ESPN agreed with the NFL on an eight-year
contract extension that keeps "Monday Night Football" on the sports network through 2021, boosts the amount of programming shown on the already football-saturated family of networks, and brings it to phones and tablets.
The contract also includes expanded international rights, 3D distribution rights and the right to show "Monday Night Football" and NFL studio shows on mobile devices.
The NFL draws huge numbers for ESPN - and all of its network partners. According to the network, visits to the ESPN website spike on Sundays and Mondays. The network also says it gets heavy traffic from mobile devices and through apps that let fans monitor scores.

 

 

ESPN agreed with the NFL on an eight-year
contract extension that keeps "Monday Night Football" on the sports network through 2021, boosts the amount of programming shown on the already football-saturated family of networks, and brings it to phones and tablets.
The contract also includes expanded international rights, 3D distribution rights and the right to show "Monday Night Football" and NFL studio shows on mobile devices.
The NFL draws huge numbers for ESPN - and all of its network partners. According to the network, visits to the ESPN website spike on Sundays and Mondays. The network also says it gets heavy traffic from mobile devices and through apps that let fans monitor scores.

 

 

 

 

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