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NFL, OverTier Expand Streaming To 181 Countries As Endeavor Heads To Sidelines

Regular-season viewership via the streaming service rose 46% in 2018 compared with 2017, with average minutes per viewer increasing by 20% to 62 hours. Live Super Bowl viewership was up 33% year-on-year and playoff viewership up 30%. Mobile viewership increased by 26% year-on-year, while the total number of devices subscribers used to watch GPE increased by 33%… – Dade Hayes, Deadline Hollywood » http://dlvr.it/RFhPGt

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Amazon grabs a piece of the Yankees network in a $3.47 billion deal

Disney sold its stake in the YES Network to an investor group that includes the Yankees, Amazon and Sinclair Broadcasting. The group announced today that it was acquiring the 80 percent stake in the YES Network previously held by Disney in a $3.47 billion deal. In the press release, the group said the sale would mark the beginning of a new “strategic partnership” between the three companies.Amrita Khalid, Engadget » https://www.engadget.com/2019/08/29/amazon-grabs-a-piece-of-the-yankees-network-in-a-3-47-billion-d/ [photo:YES Network/Facebook]

YouTube And Major League Baseball Set Free Streaming Pact For 13 Games

Dates and matchups for the games will be announced in the coming weeks, MLB and YouTube said. Each game will be produced and enhanced exclusively for the YouTube platform by MLB Network’s production team. In order to see games for free, viewers will need only to subscribe to MLB’s official YouTube channel. – Dade Hayes, Deadline Hollywood » http://bit.ly/2ZKGPOR

Facebook Watch will stream six live MLB games in 2019 season

The social network will offer one live MLB game per month on Facebook Watch, the company’s video platform. The games will be available to watch in many markets around the world, the primary exception being local markets subject to blackout. Unlike last year, the 2019 deal isn’t exclusive, meaning these games will also potentially be available to stream elsewhere. – Brittany A. Roston, SlashGear » https://ift.tt/2FNgRCx
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