Compass Unveils NFL Schedule
May 4, 2009 at 5:27 AM (PT)
COMPASS MEDIA NETWORKS has unveiled its schedule for SUNDAY afternoon broadcasts of NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE games this season, with highlights including the DALLAS COWBOYS' season opener in TAMPA and key NFC EAST matchups like DALLAS vs. the PHILADELPHIA EAGLES and PHILADELPHIA vs. the WASHINGTON REDSKINS. The games will be produced by CNM SPORTS, with DIAL GLOBAL handling ad sales.
CNM Founder PETER KOSANN told ALL ACCESS, "We are thrilled to have secured these great NFL games. Our goal is to raise the bar. Stay tuned for more announcements about our growing sports portfolio.... Regarding our affiliate strategy, we know stations want live sports - especially the NFL - and pledge to work in a spirit of partnership with stations. We will not strong arm stations into taking other product just to get access to sports."