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MLB Network To Show NFL Games To Boost Ratings

Posted on: June 16, 2009 12:47 pm
 
MLB Network today announced a deal with the National Football League to carry 14 preseason games this upcoming August, in an attempt to boost sagging ratings.

"This is an exciting deal for this network," said MLB Network president Rich Yarborough. "To be able to carry the great NFL product on our airwaves, it's quite an honor. We think it's going to go well with our new show that we're going to run every evening, Football Tonight. It covers all the latest news over in the NFL, and we think baseball fans are really going to enjoy it. Baseball Tonight has been bumped back to 1:00 AM, but we feel it's still a very important part of our channel's lineup."

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Since: Jun 8, 2009
Posted on: June 16, 2009 2:04 pm
 

MLB Network To Show NFL Games To Boost Ratings

This is a fantastic idea!  Any time you combine major league baseball, and the NFL, that is fantastic in my opinion.  They are by far the best leagues to watch on television.  The hell with the NBA, it's suck's


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