Competition in Football Broadcasting

The Senate Judiciary held a hearing titled “Competition in Sports Programming and Broadcasting: Are Consumers Winning.”… read more

The Senate Judiciary held a hearing titled “Competition in Sports Programming and Broadcasting: Are Consumers Winning.” Witnesses testified about possible anti-trust violations in the National Football League’s exclusive deal with DirecTV to carry “NFL Sunday Ticket” by eliminating competition among broadcasters for rights to various football games, and limiting the negotiating power of individual teams in making broadcast agreements. They also talked about limitations places on the broadcast of games to particular geographical areas and restrictions on the times of broadcast. close

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Competition in Football Broadcasting

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Program ID:
195374-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 14, 2006
Last Aired:
Nov 22, 2006

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  • Nov 14, 2006 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 15, 2006 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 17, 2006 | 12:11pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 22, 2006 | 6:33pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 22, 2006 | 9:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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