Ads Selling Briskly for Super Bowl, CBS Says

Network reports nearly 80% of inventory in event is sold.

CBS is close to selling out approximately 80% of its ad inventory for Super Bowl XLIV, according to a person familiar with the situation, a sign that the sports-advertising marketplace may be recovering more quickly than other TV venues.

CBS is still hesitant to force a price point into its discussions but has sought between $2.5 million and $3 million for a 30-second spot in the game, according to this person.

Read more at Advertising Age.