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When CBS' Deal With SEC Ends They Could Lose Broadcasting Rights To This Competitor...
by Larry Leo
November 21, 201913 Comments
John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports
CBS's broadcasting deal with the SEC ends following the 2023 football season and when it ends they may have some serious competition from a major competitor to get the conference back...
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CBS’ toughest competition for the top SEC TV package is expected to be from Disney. Disney already owns a large slate of SEC games that it broadcasts on its ESPN and SEC Network channels, but internally the feeling is landing the current SEC on CBS package is a major priority. Not only would there be tremendous value for the company to own the entire SEC slate but it would create considerable more flexibility for scheduling games. Disney could carve out a weekly spot on ABC to give the games maximum exposure the way CBS has done each week in its 3:30 EST time slot for the SEC. There could be a similar commitment to more cameras and the best possible talent announcers to give it the big game feel CBS has excelled at each week. Currently, ABC has its top announcing crew of Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit slated for its primetime game.
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