With the debut of Thursday Night Football on Amazon last week, we passed by a major milestone on our journey from network to networked TV. Amazon enjoyed a record number of Prime signups (the actual number has not been disclosed), and they got their products and services in front of a gigantic audience. It was a big win for Amazon. Continue Reading →
Posts I've written about NFL. Subscribe to my newsletter to make sure you don't miss anything.
In partnership with Ticketmaster, the NFL will offer ticket buyers free virtual commemorative tickets (NFTs) for more than 100 games next season. Continue Reading →
Set to launch in early 2023, NFL Rivals will make you the General Manager of a fantasy NFL team as you compete against other GMs with their assembled player rosters and teams, building, leveling up and improving their lineup. In addition, you'll be able to own, collect, and trade non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of your favorite players through this play-and-own game experience. Continue Reading →
Whenever I'm asked about the fate of local TV, I always answer that as goes the next NFL deal, so goes TV. Well, as everyone with even the slightest interest in the subject already knows, the NFL/TV deal is done, and so is local TV. Continue Reading →
A video of Cam Newton getting heckled by a teenager has gone viral. Not a surprise. Newton used the incident as a teachable moment, tweeting that people forget that TV athletes are "real human beings." Continue Reading →