Amazon Grabs NFL Thursday Streaming Rights In $50M Deal

Law360, New York (April 5, 2017, 2:57 PM EDT) -- Amazon has acquired the rights to stream 10 NFL “Thursday Night Football” games next season, the league said Wednesday, taking over for Twitter, which streamed games last year. Inc.’s rights cover 10 Thursday games that will also be shown either on CBS or NBC, and simulcast on the NFL Network, as part of a distribution deal with those networks last year. The games will be streamed to the tens of millions of Amazon Prime members on the Amazon Prime Video app, including to prime members...
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