CBS (USA)

Latest Features

USA

Competition to create effective digital offerings in the US drove a hike in value for Uefa’s club competitions for the 2021-22 to 2023-24 cycle. CBS overcame strong opposition to surprise the market in acquiring English-language rights, while Univision renewed its high-performing Spanish-language rights.
USA

The Big Ten collegiate athletic conference has agreed a set of new domestic media-rights deals, increasing the value of the existing package by almost 300 per cent.

US broadcasters CBS and Turner agreed to pay a 43-per-cent fee increase to lock down NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship rights until 2032.

USA

Increasing the value of its Thursday Night Football rights while dividing content once more illustrates the sheer power of the National Football League.

USA

The CBS network’s renewal of its deal with the US National Football League for its Thursday Night Football package underlines the incredible power of the league in the US television market.

USA

CBS's acting chief executive Joe Ianniello has confirmed in a quarterly earnings call that the US broadcaster has secured the English-language rights to the Uefa Champions League from the 2021-22 season …
USA

CBS has won the English-language rights to the Uefa Champions League in the United States from the 2021-22 season through 2023-24 in a surprise development, according to multiple reports in the US.
USA

Barry Frank, a leading US television executive and negotiator of Olympic broadcast deals in the US market for the IMG agency, has died aged 87
USA

US media groups CBS and Viacom have announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger, forming a new $28bn-(€25bn)-plus revenue company.

Features

USA

The International Olympic Committee has robustly defended last week’s long-term deal with US media group NBCUniversal on the three key areas in which it has come under scrutiny.

Why media rights fees for Sochi have fallen from the Vancouver Games

Ben Speight, head of SportBusiness Intelligence, analyses how TV audiences for this year’s NFL Super Bowl are down on both sides of the Atlantic T

Golf: The US PGA Tour signed new six-year deals with the CBS and NBC networks, from 2007 to 2012.

UK pay-operator’s English Premier League deal was year's largest television sports-rights deal.