'NFL, Skydance Partner for Sports Content Venture

for Sports Content Venture

The National

Football League is taking a serious pass at making premium content, entering a joint production

The NFL

and its NFL Films division announced Tuesday it will work Skydance’s sports vertical to

The studio

behind “Top Gun: Maverick” has experience in scripted and unscripted film, TV, animation and interactive

The football

league entered into the deal via its strategic investment arm 32 Equity

“We feel

this partnership truly matches two companies who are considered among the best at what they

Inaugural development

properties and their respective mediums were not immediately clear

5 billion grossing

“Top Gun” sequel, the biggest release in Paramount Pictures history

Founded 60

years ago in New Jersey, NFL Films has had surprising longevity and has produced series like “

” Its autonomous

slate will move forward outside the Skydance deal’s purview

Profits Up 39% on

Subscribers, Revenue Growth