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NBC: THERE SHOULD HAVE BEEN MORE TAPE DELAYED OLYMPICS COVERAGE

August 15, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

NBC may have boasted on Tuesday that its coverage of the London Olympics drew more viewers in the U.S. than any event in TV history, but it apparently believes it could have done better — if it had only tape-delayed a few more events for primetime viewing. Turning aside the sometimes vociferous complaints about the […]

NBC SETS ITS OWN OLYMPIC RECORDS

July 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

After a weekend of spectacular ratings success, it seemed clear that NBC’s decision to blanket its Olympics coverage over cable and Internet outlets has not resulted in cannibalizing its broadcast audience. On Saturday, ordinarily the least-watched day of the week for broadcast television, 28.7 million viewers tuned in, setting a record for an opening night […]

REPORT: EBERSOL AND COMCAST CLASH OVER OLYMPICS

April 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC Sports and Olympics chief Dick Ebersol is locking horns with Comcast, NBC’s new owners, over the network’s bid for the 2014 and 2016 Olympics, the New York Post reported today (Tuesday). The newspaper quoted one source as saying, “This is a big test of what Dick’s role is.” Under previous owner GE, Ebersol had […]