How Much Does It Cost a Channel to Host the Super Bowl?

How Much Does It Cost a Channel to Host the Super Bowl?

A television network spends upwards of $1 billion to air NFL games, including the Super Bowl. NBC, CBS and Fox have rights to air the Super Bowl in a rotating schedule until 2023.

NBC pays approximately $1.05 billion to air the Super Bowl in 2015, 2018 and 2021. The price includes rights to regular-season night games and playoff games. CBS pays approximately $1.08 million to air the Super Bowl in 2016, 2019 and 2022. This price includes most regular-season afternoon games in the American Conference and playoff games. Fox pays approximately $1.15 billion to air the Super Bowl in 2017, 2020 and 2023. This price includes most regular-season afternoon games in the National Conference and playoff games.