FSN, Pac-10 Reach Extension


FSN’s exclusive rights to 18 Pac-10 Conference football games per season and 35 Olympic sports events were extended under a multiyear pact between the network and the conference.

The two parties agreed to a multiyear renewal covering national basketball rights in May.

FSN also has the rights to distribute games live and delayed during an exclusive 30-day window, including exclusive game replays via video-on-demand, wireless and Internet platforms.

And Fox College Sports gained the right to carry all games and events FSN televises, as well as access to the Pac-10’s library of archived football and Olympic sports events.

Financial terms were not released.

“The conference is important to us and continues to play a vital role in both our national and regional programming, creating a solid core of quality product for FSN, FCS and all of our affiliated regional sports networks, especially FSN Arizona, FSN Bay Area, FSN Northwest, FSN Prime Ticket and FSN West in Los Angeles,” FSN president Bob Thompson said in a prepared statement.