09/29/21: The NFL will reportedly gets into NFTs through Dapper deal

 

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Wednesday September 29, 2021

The NFL is reportedly jumping into the NFT realm, with SBJ reporting that the league will announce a deal with Dapper Labs, which backed the hit NBA Top Shot initiative, for an NFT marketplace. The report states that Dapper Labs will become the NFLPA’s second largest licensing partner behind EA Sports, with both the NFL as well as the NFLPA taking an equity stake in Dapper Labs. The marketplace would likely open this season.

PROGRAMMING

In ratings news, ESPN’s presentation of MNF between the Eagles and Cowboys delivered an audience of 14,904,000 viewers across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, to rank as the franchise’s most-watched Week 3 presentation since 2012. Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli on ESPN2 delivered an audience of 1.9 million viewers, the game presentation’s third straight week of viewership growth. Through three weeks, ESPN’s Monday Night Football is averaging 14.7 million viewers (three games), up 23% from 2019 (four games) and 17% from 2020 (four games).

Sunday saw FOX’s America’s Game of the Week score as the most-watched telecast of the week with over 22.6 million viewers, the network’s most-watched telecast since the NFC Championship in January. For the regional window, the Week 3 slate drew 12,626,000 viewers, up 6% over last season’s comparable window.
Meanwhile, FOX NFL Sunday honors the U.S. military for Veterans Day with a live two-hour show from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis on Nov. 7, beginning at 11a. Terry Bradshaw, Curt Menefee, Howie Long, Michael Strahan, Jimmy Johnson and FOX’s NFL Insider Jay Glazer will appear.

Back to ratings. The Packers’ last-second 30-28 victory over the 49ers Sunday night on NBC and Peacock became the most-watched Week 3 NBC Sunday Night Football game since NBC Sports’ record-setting 2015 season, based on preliminary data. Packers/49ers registered a Total Audience Delivery average of approximately 21.1 million viewers across NBC TV, Peacock, NBC Sports Digital, and NFL Digital platforms, up 14% from last year’s Week 3 SNF game. For the first time since 2016, NBC Sports has presented an NFL game averaging 20+ million viewers in each of the season’s first three weeks.

In college football, FOX’s presentation of Notre Dame/Wisconsin on Saturday averaged 5,369,000 viewers, up 20% over 2019’s Big Ten Saturday average on the network. Through four weeks, college football on FOX is notching its best start ever, averaging 4,126,000 viewers and up 30% over the 2019 season.

Meanwhile, ESPN networks saw several viewership gains during Week 4 of the college football season, while ABC’s Saturday Night Football averaged nearly 6.5 million viewers. Saturday’s SNF matchup between West Virginia and Oklahoma was the second-most-viewed game across all networks in Week 4 with 4,502,000 average viewers. ESPN boasted its most-viewed Saturday quadruple-header since November 10, 2018, averaging 2,185,000 viewers in Week 4. LSU/Mississippi State was the most-viewed noon ET game on cable this year with 1,791,000 average viewers. Clemson/NC State (2,185,000 average viewers) was the most-viewed 3:30p- on cable this year and peaked with 4.5 million viewers in overtime.

NBC Sports’ coverage of the NTT INDYCAR Series 2021 season delivered its most-watched INDYCAR season on record, NBCSN’s most-watched season on record, as well as the best combined broadcast/cable viewership for the series in five years. For the 15 races across NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports digital platforms, the series pulled a season averaged Total Audience Delivery of 1.223 million viewers, the best in NBC Sports history, up 19% vs. last season’s average viewership (1.027 million), up 10% vs. 2019 and the most-watched season for the INDYCAR Series since 2016 (1.310 million).

Judging is finished and we are proud to present this year’s finalists for The Tempest Awards, with categories spanning production, marketing, talent, events and technology in esports. Congrats to all the finalists and you can click here to view the contenders (and get your tickets to this annual sold out event!)

The PGA TOUR and Farmers Insurance announced that the Farmers Insurance Open will shift its tournament competition days to Wednesday-Saturday from January 26-29, 2022 at Torrey Pines Golf Course. The shift will result in a Friday and Saturday evening viewing on the East Coast with finish times of 8p both days on CBS. Golf Channel will carry the opening two rounds on Wednesday and Thursday (January 26-27).

Turner Sports saw Candace Parker agree to a multi-year extension to contribute as a studio analyst for NBA on TNT, NBA TV and the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, while Stan Van Gundy will return as a season-long NBA on TNT game analyst. “Candace and Stan are two of the most highly-regarded analysts in the game of basketball, and we’re thrilled for them to continue to be a part of our dynamic commentator roster,” said Tara August, Senior Vice President of Talent Services & Special Projects, Turner Sports.

CBS Sports has announced the primetime game for its college football doubleheader on Oct. 9 at 8p will feature Alabama/Texas A&M. Brad Nessler, Gary Danielson and reporter Jamie Erdahl will be on the call from Kyle Field in College Station.

The Professional Fighters League announced an exclusive multi-year partnership with Athletic Sports Group and its subsidiary Fight Globe. The companies will work closely together to secure premium international distribution partnerships outside of the U.S. and Canada for PFL live events, including the Regular Season, Playoffs and PFL World Championship. The collaboration will also focus on original programming, archived content, and coverage of new PFL competitions coming in 2022.

NBC Sports offers the 2021-22 Notre Dame hockey 20-game home season schedule across NBCUniversal platforms, featuring live coverage of the opening 12 matchups exclusively across NBCSN, NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app in 2021, with the remaining eight home games exclusively streaming on Peacock in 2022. The ninth season of Notre Dame hockey coverage on NBC Sports will begin with the season opener on Oct. 9, when the Fighting Irish host Long Island University at 6p. p

TeamWorks Media, parent company of La Vida Baseball, announced a new strategic content partnership with NBC Sports Chicago with ‘Being Guillén shifting to the NBC Sports Chicago lineup this month. The show will continue airing on the cable home of the White Sox through the end of 2021.

The Walt Disney Company and ESPN announced plans to bring NHL action to fans in 109 countries around the world as part of the long-term agreement announced in March. Coverage will span across Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, the Caribbean, parts of Europe and Africa across Disney’s ESPN networks and streaming platforms (including Star+, ESPN Player and the ESPN App), depending on the region.

Thierry Henry joined CBS Sports’ UEFA Champions League coverage as a studio analyst. Henry made his debut on UEFA Champions League Today this week on Paramount+ and CBS Sports Network. Henry will contribute as a studio analyst over the course of the season alongside host Kate Abdo and analysts Jamie Carragher, Micah Richards, Alex Scott and Peter Schmeichel. In addition to his studio role, Henry will work on various CBS Sports soccer projects.

The 2021 Finalists Have Been Named!

 

After several weeks of judging, held by esteemed members of the esports community, this year’s most innovative companies and executives, across 20+ categories spanning production, marketing, talent, and technology, have been named. Winners will be named live during the Esports Business Summit at the Tempest Awards Gala on October 19.

 

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SPONSORSHIP & PROMOTION

 

The PGA TOUR and CDW Corporation announced an extension of their marketing relationship that names CDW as the “Official Technology Solutions Advisor” of the PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Champions. ShotLink, the TOUR’s real-time data collection and scoring system, will continue to be powered by technology and insights from CDW. “We are grateful for our relationship with CDW and look forward to building upon this foundational partnership,” said Brian Oliver, PGA TOUR executive vice president of corporate partnerships. “CDW provides the TOUR with valuable advisory services and expertise that continue to enhance our technological capabilities and benefit our tournaments, broadcast partners, players and fans in many ways.”

Meanwhile, the PGA TOUR and Rocket Mortgage announced an extension of the title sponsorship for the Rocket Mortgage Classic through 2027. “From the very beginning, Dan Gilbert’s vision was to bring a world-class golf event to Detroit, shining a light on the city and raising money for partners doing amazing work in our community. Since then, Rocket Mortgage, the tournament team and the PGA TOUR have all worked tirelessly to establish an event that has a lasting impact on golf fans as well as neighborhoods throughout Detroit,” said Jay Farner, CEO of Rocket Mortgage and Rocket Companies. “We have built tremendous momentum and won multiple awards for our event from the PGA TOUR. But, more importantly, we have been able to take on very important initiatives, like helping to bridge the digital divide in Detroit. We are looking forward to seeing the impacts of this tremendous event for many more years to come.”

AEG and the LA Kings inked a “first-of-its-kind” partnership with ZippyPaws, a dog toy and accessory maker based in California. The multiyear agreement, brokered by AEG Global Partnerships, makes ZippyPaws the first official dog toy of the LA Kings and includes brand-tailored activations and pet-focused community outreach initiatives across Southern California.

Coaches Vs. Racism teamed with the Big 10, College Coaches, Historical Black Colleges and Universities, and professional sports teams to promote awareness of Social Injustice, Economic Divide, Equality, Reform, and Systemic Racism (SEERS). As part of their mission, Coaches Vs. Racism has created the HBCU Roundball Experience, bringing Big 10 Schools, major Universities and HBCU teams together for competition. The inaugural game pits the University of Michigan Wolverines vs. Prairie View A&M University Panthers on Nov, 13.

DIGITAL, DATA & TECH

Endeavor is adding OpenBet to its portfolio, picking up the sports-gambling tech company for $1.2 billion. According to Endeavor, the acquisition will complement its position in sports betting. The Endeavor strategy revolved around IMG Arena, which works with more than 470 sportsbook brands worldwide to provide official live streaming video and data feeds for more than 45,000 sports events annually.

Tubi released key findings from The Sports Streaming Audience, a commissioned study in partnership with consumer strategy firm Magid, to understand the current state of sports streaming. According to the findings, more than half of the U.S. adult population display an active interest in four or more sports and spend on average 5.4 hours per week consuming sports content. Sports also ranks as the fastest growing segment within the OTT ecosystem. In line with Tubi’s ad experience, there is a strong preference for ad-supported streaming for sports – more than half (56%) of the total sample prefer watching streaming sports with commercial breaks integrated into the event, if they can get it for free.

FuboTV launched its first e-commerce venture: Fubo Shop, an online store selling exclusive branded merchandise from fuboTV and its forthcoming Fubo Sportsbook. Fubo Shop offers an assortment of clothing and accessories from sweatshirts, t-shirts, long-sleeved shirts and vests to baseball caps, hats, all customized with logos from fuboTV, Fubo Sportsbook and more. “Since our public offering on the New York Stock Exchange one year ago, consumers and retail investors have inundated us with requests for more personal ways to connect with our brand,” said David Gandler, co-founder and CEO, fuboTV. “We’re grateful for their ongoing support, and hope they enjoy the variety of new clothing and accessories options to help them show their fubo pride.”

ESPORTS

LEARFIELD and Electronic Arts announced the return of the collegiate esports league, LevelNext, with competition kicking off first with EA SPORTS Madden NFL 22. Kicking off on October 13, college students across the country will go head-to-head in seven weeks of Madden NFL 22 competition comprising a regular season, playoffs, and championship. During the live broadcast finals on November 18, the top collegiate players will be crowned the LevelNext Madden National Champion on behalf of their university. “The LevelNext Madden National Championship completes an extensive ecosystem of football competitive gaming giving fans the opportunity to connect via NFL, collegiate athletics, or professional esport licensed competition,” said Matt Marcou, Madden NFL Competitive Gaming Commissioner. “Madden NFL continues to stand out as preeminent entertainment with recent esports broadcast viewership skyrocketing. We look forward to growing franchise fandom in key youth demographics in partnership with LEARFIELD through centralized collegiate competition.”

Blizzard set a date for this year’s Hearthstone World Championship. On December 18-19, the top eight players from around the world will face-off in the Hearthstone World Championship for their share of the $500,000 prize pool and a spot in the Hall of Champions. The final four competitors to head to World Championship will be decided in the coming weeks. Grandmasters 2021 Season 2 concludes on October 10, where the champions for the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Europe will be decided. Following the conclusion of Grandmasters Season 2, the final spot will go to China’s Gold Series champion, which will be determined in early November.

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, the nation’s oldest historically black athletic conference, and the National Junior College Athletic Association Esports, the national governing body for two-year college esports in the United States, are partnering up with a focus on the collective growth and development of collegiate esports and gaming across their respective associations. The CIAA and NJCAAE will collaborate on programming geared towards initiating growth within the gaming and esports industry, identifying competitive gaming opportunities among CIAA and NJCAAE institutions, and developing relationship and college recruiting pipelines between each associations’ respective membership.

Comcast Spectacor named Russell Arons as President of G4. Arons will usher in a new phase of G4 when it officially returns on linear, OTT, and streaming channels later this year. “Russell’s proven expertise in the entertainment and gaming industries makes her exceptionally poised to lead the launch and growth of the return of G4 with a new, digital-first approach,” said Dave Scott, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Spectacor. “As we proceed toward our launch, Russell’s leadership will ensure that G4 is developing and acquiring creative content that is meaningful and engaging to the growing gaming and pop culture enthusiast community.”

INDUSTRY & ROSTER MOVES

ESPN promoted Freddy Rolón to Senior Vice President, Programming and Scheduling. Rolón is responsible for leading the overall content strategy and schedule for ESPN’s linear networks, including ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPNEWS. He will also continue to oversee all aspects of the ESPN Deportes’ linear and digital business.

SeventySix Capital announced the initial closing of its second fund to invest in game-changing sports betting, esports and sports tech companies. Investors in the new fund include: Robert Nutting (Owner, Pittsburgh Pirates) and AMBSE Ventures, a portfolio company of Arthur M. Blank (Owner Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC). Notable athlete investors include Emmanuel Sanders, Alejandro Bedoya, James Develin, Brian Westbrook, and DeMarco Murray. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority is a return investor.

LiveLike added to its leadership team, naming Hurriyeh Iftikhar and Miles McDonald to the newly-created positions of VP, marketing and VP, business development, respectively.

Tempus Ex Machina, a technology and data company for the sports and entertainment industry, announced that strategic executive Sidhant Rao joined the tech startup. As head of revenue and partnerships, Rao will have a tremendous impact in driving Tempus Ex Machina’s future growth. He will be responsible for leading business development to strengthen the company’s competitive position and identifying strategic business opportunities to drive long term growth.

ZRG announced the hire of Nzinga “Zing” Shaw into dual roles for the company. Shaw becomes the first President of TurnkeyZRG, the sports & entertainment talent recruiting firm acquired by ZRG last year. Additionally, Shaw will take over as parent company ZRG’s Managing Director, Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer (internal) and Global Practice Head of ZRG’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (“DEI”) client-facing practice (external).

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