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OLYMPICS GO OUT WITH A RATINGS BANG

August 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC’s coverage of the London Olympics ended with solid ratings for the closing ceremony. The three-hour primetime telecast averaged 26.92 million viewers, peaking in the 9:00 p.m. hour with 32.63 million — up 32 percent over the closer of the Beijing Olympics four years ago, according to preliminary overnight ratings from Nielsen Research. The other […]

CUBAN’S HDNET TO BECOME POP-CULTURE OUTLET AXS

January 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

While older folks are likely to associate the Axis as the World War II alliance of Hitler, Mussolini and Tojo, the younger generation may soon identify the name with the rebranded HDNet. Spelled AXS and pronounced “access,” the channel is a partnership of Cuban, Ryan Seacrest, concert promoters AEG, and the Creative Artists Agency. It’s […]