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SpongeBob SquarePants’ “Sweet Victory” Spikes in Streams After Super Bowl Halftime Cameo

On the day of the big game and the day following, “Sweet’s” on-demand streams (audio and video combined) surged by 566 percent in the U.S., as compared to the two previous days, according to Nielsen Music. The song’s streams jumped to 310,000 on Feb. 3 and Feb 4 (combined) versus just 46,000 on Feb. 1 and Feb. 2. – Keith Caulfield, Billboard via The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2GxLNHm
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Hollywood Reporter’s Guide to the Super Bowl

In addition to the game airing on CBS, it can be streamed on CBSSports.com, the CBS Sports App and CBS All Access. The preshow festivities will be available to live stream beginning Sunday at 12 p.m. ET. – Katherine Schaffstall, The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2HRYm2G

Facebook Decides Against Thursday Night Football Bid

[Facebook] hasn’t shied away from expensive sports rights, and its lack of interest in the NFL Thursday package doesn’t indicate that it’s backing off, said the person, who asked not to be identified discussing private information. The company has streamed live Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, college football and European soccer games in the past two years. It offered $600 million for the rights to an Indian cricket league, losing out to Fox, and has been boosting its budget for content, including live sports and original shows. – Scott Soshnick / Eben Novy-Williams, Bloomberg Technology http://ift.tt/2rqJgJ5
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