Advertising revenue generated from the NFL has collapsed due to the anti-patriotic antics against the flag and national anthem by its players and the big wigs are saying ‘enough is enough’!
In the past few weeks, some smaller advertisers had been pulling ads, but now…
Here come the big boys!
NBCUniversal’s head of advertising, Linda Yaccarino admitted on Friday during a keynote interview that anthem protesters have hurt ratings and stated that NBC advertisers are now threatening to pull their ads should NBC continue to cover the anthem protests.
Deadline Hollywood reports:
While NBC’s advertisers have not complained publicly about the protests, as the head of Papa John’s did this week, Yaccarino described plenty of angst behind the scenes.
“There is a list of advertisers that have made themselves very clear: ‘If you continue to cover the political coverage of the issue, we will not be part of the