John Ourand on NFL's TV future, WWE Network, more
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The guest on Episode 331 of the "Sports Illustrated Media Podcast" hosted by Jimmy Traina is John Ourand. The "Sports Business Journal" reporter talks about why NBC decided to shut down NBC Sports Network and what that means for sports that aired on the cable channel. We also discussed why the WWE decided to make a deal with Peacock for the WWE Network and whether the move will start a consolidation of streaming services. Other topics we covered include the upcoming NFL TV deals and how it looks like everything will remain the same except for the Thursday Night Football package, how Amazon fits into the NFL's TV future and how they did airing an exclusive game this season, why John thinks the Super Bowl rating won't be as big as Jimmy predicts and much more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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