THIS JUST IN: Browns/Lions Set (Yawn) For Local TV
August 18, 2009
The sure-to-be-thrilling, breathtakingly exciting Cleveland Browns preseason tilt with the Detroit Lions will not be blacked out.
The Plain Dealer’s Tony Grossi reports that the team has reached a deal with Gannett NBC affiliate WKYC/3 to ensure local TV carriage of the Saturday night contest, despite some 4,800 unsold tickets just over a day before the NFL’s blackout deadline.
The financial details, and disposition of the unsold tickets, is apparently undisclosed.
Our blogging colleague at WKYC, Frank Macek, has more here…