James Andrew Miller and Anthony Crupi on the NFL’s new media deals
Episode 136 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch examines the NFL media deals. The guests are Jim Miller, James Andrew Miller, the best-selling author of books on CAA, ESPN and Saturday Night Live and the host of the “Origins” podcast, and Anthony Crupi, the sports media reporter for Sportico. Miller focuses on the ESPN deal and what it means for that network including getting in the Super Bowl rotation; more flexibility for games; and the historical nature of the deal. Crupi discusses the deals made by CBS, Fox, NBC and Amazon including why each outlet decided to focus on what they did; why the NFL wanted to keep the traditional broadcasters; what it means for Amazon to get exclusivity for Thursday Night Football; and more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and more.
The ESPN-NHL new media rights deal
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The Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch is a weekly show that features interviews with members of the sports media about their work, as well as roundtables with sports media reporters about television, digital, audio/radio, print, and other forms of media. You can read Richard’s work at The Athletic.