NFL demands Prytania Theater be a 'No Show' for Super Bowl

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by Associated Press

wwltv.com

Posted on February 4, 2010 at 8:54 AM

The NFL is taking a hard line with the tiny Prytania Theater.

The New Orleans theater -- the only single screen theater still operating in Louisiana -- canceled the movie and threw open the doors for anyone who wanted to watch the New Orleans Saints' NFC championship game on their 32-by-16-foot screen.

People who attended had a great time. Many hoped to be back for the Super Bowl. But that won't happen.

The Prytania got a cease and desist order from the NFL saying not to show any more games -- or else.

Co-owner Robert Brunet said Wednesday night that the league says the 300-seat theater showing the football game infringes on their product and also affects television ratings.
 

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