Fox Isn’t Upset About Losing Thursday Night Football to Amazon
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Fox Isn’t Upset About Losing Thursday Night Football to Amazon

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Broadcaster is doubling down on Sunday football and sports betting

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‘Financially, it was absolutely the right decision,’ Fox Corp executive chairman and CEO Lachlan Murdoch said during an earnings call on Wednesday.
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By Kelsey Sutton

4 mins ago

On Monday, Amazon said that its major deal with the NFL to bring Thursday Night Football exclusively to the streaming service would happen in the 2022 season instead of 2023, as originally planned. And even Fox executives, who agreed to relinquish their broadcast rights to the package a year early, say there’s cause to celebrate.

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Kelsey Sutton is the streaming editor at Adweek, where she covers the business of streaming television.

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