Mountain West Media Rights Fact Sheet

Mountain West Media Rights Fact Sheet

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Mountain West Media Rights Fact Sheet

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Mountain West Media Rights Fact Sheet


Everything you need to know about the Mountain West media rights deal.


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CBS Sports and Fox Sports are taking over.

Here is all of the basic info you need ot know for Mountain West football and basketball which includes networks and the number of games.

PLATFORMS:

• CBS, CBS Sports Network and CBS All-Access.

• FOX, FS1 and FS2.

TERMS: Six-year agreement. (2020-21 through 2025-26 athletic seasons).

RIGHTS FEES: Combined $270 million over six years with additional third-tier rights currently in negotiation.

ANNUAL FOOTBALL COVERAGE

CBS Networks:

• 23 games on linear CBS or CBSSN.

• Minimum of three (3) games annually on CBS.

• Maximum of five (5) Friday windows, not including special dates.

• Ten (10) additional games available for CBS All Access or linear carriage.

• First seven (7) picks of MW-controlled games, then alternating selection with FOX.

• Rights to all Boise State Conference road games.

FOX Networks:

• MW Football Championship Game on FOX or FS1. Games can be played Friday or Saturday.

• 16-23 regular-season games.

• Minimum of seven (7) games annually on FOX or FS1.

• Maximum of five (5) Friday windows, not including special dates.

• Rights to all Boise State home games.

Hawaii Football

• Maximum of four (4) Hawai’i games may be selected collectively by the two networks each year.

Broadcast Windows

• Saturday Kick-Off: 11:00 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. (FOX)/8:00 p.m. (CBS) local time.

• Friday Kick-Off: 5:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. (FOX)/8:00 p.m. (CBS) local time.

ANNUAL MEN’S BASKETBALL COVERAGE

CBS Networks:

• MW Men’s Basketball Championship Game on CBS.

• Game must be played on NCAA Tournament selection weekend.

• Quarterfinals and Semifinals on CBSSN.

• Thirty-two (32) games on linear CBS or CBSSN. • Minimum of two (2) annually on CBS.

• Ten (10) additional games available for CBS All Access or linear carriage.

• First twelve (12) picks of MW-controlled games then alternating selection with FOX.

FOX Networks:

• 16-32 regular-season games.

• Minimum of 12 annually on FOX or FS1. All remaining games on FS1 or FS2.

• Between the two partners, MW men’s basketball windows anticipated to include most nights of the week.

Broadcast Windows:

• Saturday Tip-Offs: 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. local time.

• Sunday Tip-Offs: 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. local time.

• Weekday Tip-Offs: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. local time.

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