CBS to televise eight Thursday night NFL football games

by Reuters
Wednesday, 5 February 2014 17:30 GMT

LOS ANGELES, Feb 5 (Reuters) - U.S. broadcast network CBS, a unit of CBS Corp, will air eight Thursday night National Football League games during the 2014 season, the network and the league said on Wednesday.

The eight early-season games on CBS also will be simulcast on the NFL Network cable channel, the NFL and CBS said in a statement. The agreement is for the 2014 season with an additional year at the NFL's option.

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