The WWE is reportedly going to receive $200 million per year for the next five years from FOX for its Smackdown television rights. That’s a cool $1… Read more “WWE $1 billion Smackdown deal with FOX could be good or bad for UFC”
There are rumors swirling that Fox will get an extra playoff game thanks to their five-year $3.3 billion Thursday Night Football television rights deal. It seems like… Read more “ESPN losing NFL playoff rights could be good for league, ESPN and Fox”
And people said the NFL was in trouble because of dipping television ratings. It’s official, Fox is paying roughly $660 million per year for 11 Thursday Night… Read more “Fox and NFL officially announce 5-year $660 million per year Thursday Night Football deal”
Fox outbidding its competitors for Thursday Night Football makes sense for a few reasons.
Disney’s purchase of Fox’s RSN properties changes the game in sports media.
The current way we measure consumption whether it is on television or the internet is in its simplest forms. There are ratings, and there are hits. It… Read more “Are content measurement metrics broken?”
Fox Sports has decided to cut its digital group and move to a video based strategy that could have far-reaching changes in how sports-media companies set up… Read more “Fox Sports cuts digital group, moves to new video strategy”