ESPN Megacasts Its New NFL Deal

On the eve of March Madness, the NFL announced long-term media distribution agreements with Amazon, CBS, FOX, NBC, and ESPN/ABC. Disney returns to the Super Bowl rotation and adds... See More

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On the eve of March Madness, the NFL announced long-term media distribution agreements with Amazon, CBS, FOX, NBC, and ESPN/ABC. Disney returns to the Super Bowl rotation and adds additional rights. Jimmy Pitaro, chairman of ESPN and sports content; Burke Magnus, ESPN executive vice president of programming and original content; and Hans Schroeder, executive vice president/chief operating officer of NFL Media reaffirm the importance of traditional television while growing the fan base via streaming and new ways of delivering content like Megacasts and more.

On the eve of March Madness, the NFL announced long-term media distribution agreements with Amazon, CBS, FOX, NBC, and ESPN/ABC. Disney returns to the Super Bowl rotation and adds additional rights. Jimmy Pitaro, chairman of ESPN and sports content; Burke Magnus, ESPN executive vice president of programming and original content; and Hans Schroeder, executive vice president/chief operating officer of NFL Media reaffirm the importance of traditional television while growing the fan base via streaming and new ways of delivering content like Megacasts and more.

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Stu Hothem

Stu Hothem has covered some of the biggest events in sports across TV, radio and the web. As a researcher with ABC, CBS and ESPN, he worked on the Super Bowl, Olympics, World Cup and X Games. At FOXSports.com, he integrated content and interactive features with FOX Sports broadcast and cable programming. He managed the editorial team at NASCAR.com and also worked in the sanctioning body’s integrated marketing communications department. His professional career began at WFAN, the nation’s first all-sports radio station, following his time at the Rutgers radio station as a play-by-play announcer, talk-show host and general manager.