Netflix nears deal for NFL games, Bloomberg News reports

By Thomson Reuters May 15, 2024 | 8:05 AM

(Reuters) -Netflix is finalizing a deal to buy exclusive rights to stream two National Football League (NFL) games on Christmas Day, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, as the streaming giant ramps up its live programming.

The company will pay less than $150 million per game, the report said, citing people familiar with the matter.

The NFL plans to announce its 2024-25 schedule on Wednesday.

Netflix and NFL did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comments.

(Reporting by Harshita Mary Varghese; Editing by Shilpi Majumdar)