ACC network may stall over rights issues


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According to sportsbusinessdaily.com, the ACC network will not be able to launch a lucrative deal with ESPN until 2027. Raycom holds the rights to live ACC football and basketball games.

Don’t expect an ACC-branded TV channel to be launched any time soon.

The biggest problem so far is a rights issue. ESPN needs to control the conference’s syndicated rights to launch a channel. But those rights are tied up until 2027 through deals with Raycom and Fox Sports Net.

“There’s no way an ACC network co-exists with a syndicated model,” said Chris Bevilacqua, a media consultant who worked with the Pac-12 to form a league network. “They’re going to have to get those rights back.”

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Football Update: ACC network may stall over rights issues
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#### me, man
TigerGrad11
Re: #### me, man
whatweeatin®
Re: #### me, man
whatweeatin®
Agreed
tiger_thom®
how screwed up is it to give your entire rights to one
Tigerfansince1972®
I'm confused
IPTAY FAMILY
The gap is already significant. Can you imagine what it...
kbtiger®
What gap? ******
Swarley
$$ gap between SEC and ACC***
kbtiger®
Yes, how much is that? ******
Swarley
"Nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnone"? Is it "none"? ******
Swarley
Enough to retire on...
Tall_Tiger_Two
Link? Forbes begs to differ.
Swarley
isn't that taking into account the existing SEC tv deal
Tigerfansince1972®
Yes, Wookie is not taking into account the new tv deal with
Tall_Tiger_Two
"The gap is already significant." <-- This is the comment
Swarley
population footprint is one factor in viewership...one
Tigerfansince1972®
Current payout is fact. Future contracts are speculation.
Swarley
here's the deal...the ACC sold Tier 3 rights to FoxSports
Tigerfansince1972®
Re: here's the deal...the ACC sold Tier 3 rights to FoxSports
whatweeatin®
you essentially did because you signed an exclusive
Tigerfansince1972®
Re: you essentially did because you signed an exclusive
whatweeatin®
never said that but in order to make more money with a
Tigerfansince1972®
Re: never said that but in order to make more money with a
whatweeatin®
ESPN will take a hit though in that they are now going to be
Tigerfansince1972®
Re: ESPN will take a hit though in that they are now going to be
whatweeatin®
I'm not convinced these conference channels are long term
IPTAY FAMILY
Swofford is a d@yum genius!!!
uproar84®
So we were compleely screwed and lied to by ESPN and
Clemson81to85
No lies. We just wern't told the whole truth. Wake and Duke
jhoffma
So who was that little media man that Swofford was showing
Clemson81to85
Speculation. Nothing new.***
74paws
Re: Football Update: ACC network may stall over rights issues
Litefoot®
Hey, at least swoff, jr's future is secure at raycom!!!***
VARDRY®
Bozo (in his baby blue) says "HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!!!!"
AThomas®
Swofford screwed us when he signed the deal with his son err
CM Shack
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