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Don't Look For Rihanna to Play the Super Bowl Anytime Soon...

“CBS and the NFL punished Rihanna for being a victim of domestic abuse”: http://www.vox.com/xpress/2014/9/16/6217791/rihanna-cbs-nfl-run-this-town-controversy

Now this issue is not black and white. I mean, I don’t believe anything really is anyway. 464 more words

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Rihanna to CBS: 'Fu** You'

Last week, CBS made waves after canceling a pre-game opener featuring Rihanna on Jay-Z’s “Run this Town,” in the wake of the Ray Rice domestic violence scandal. 191 more words


Why is CBS punishing Rihanna instead of the NFL and Ray Rice?

It hasn’t been a good week for the National Football League.

Thanks to the whole Ray Rice domestic abuse fiasco, the spotlight has been squarely put on the league, who has been criticized for its mishandling of the affair as well as having other issues such as drug abuse, bullying, and inadequate treatment of head injuries splashed once again all over the media. 189 more words

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Ray Rice Controversy Prompts CBS To Rework 'Thursday Night Football's' Rihanna Opening

CBS had plans to open tonight’s broadcast of “Thursday Night Football” with comedy and music. In the wake of an ongoing scandal over actions by suspended Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice that has engulfed the National Football League, CBS will instead focus on analysis and commentary. 342 more words


2014 NFL Viewing Guide

At the beginning of any NFL season, whether they’re spinning for public consumption or believing it with fiber and soul, sports network executives will praise the NFL schedule-makers for setting them up with a great slate of games. 2,587 more words


NFL Games To Take Over Thursday Nights On CBS

NEW YORK (CBSLA.com/AP) — “The Big Bang Theory” is one of the few television shows that can approach the NFL in viewership. CBS executives still didn’t hesitate to temporarily move TV’s top-rated comedy to a different night to make room for football. 841 more words


CBS Seeks More Than $500K for Ads in 'Thursday Night Football'

CBS is seeking more than half a million dollars for a 30-second spot in its coming “Thursday Night Football” broadcasts,which will be simulcast on cable’s the NFL Network — the latest signal that TV networks believe live football gives them a greater advantage in reaching the large crowds of consumers their sponsors expect. 341 more words