Monthly Archives: July 2012

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

Golf Big Break Atlantis: Reunion — Golf Channel, 9 p.m. Feherty: John Daly (season finale) — Golf Channel, 10 p.m. MLB American League Anaheim Angels at Texas — ESPN/Fox Sports West/Fox Sports Southwest, 7 p.m. Baltimore at New York Yankees — MASN/YES, 7 p.m. Detroit at Boston — Fox Sports Detroit/NESN, 7 p.m. Chicago White […]

Canadian Olympic Broadcast Consortium Programming For Day 3 of 2012 Olympics

Now let’s move to the Canadian Olympic Broadcast Consortium’s programming schedule for Monday. Lots of stuff on CTV, Sportsnet, TSN, RDS, V and others. Day 3 Highlights: Monday, July 30 Canada Takes on Great Britain in Women’s Basketball; British Diving Phenom Tom Daley Set to Make a Splash; USA’s Ryan Lochte Goes for More Gold […]

NBCUniversal Programming For Day 3 of the 2012 Olympics

Let’s do the programming posts for the Olympics now. NBC has provided the Olympic programming schedule for Monday on the networks of NBCUniversal. Lots of stuff to go over as once again, it’s a full day of events from Badminton to Basketball to Beach Volleyball to Equestrian to… to… you get the idea. NBC Sports […]

Day 1 of 2012 Olympics Brings Big Numbers To NBC

Day 1 of the Games of the XXX Summer Olympics brings some amazing final ratings for the National Broadcasting Company. Primetime saw a rating of 15.8 and a 29 share which is 14% higher than the opening night of the Communist China Olympics. Average viewership was 28.7 million and that is the most watched opening […]

NFL AM Debuts Monday on NFL Network

NFL Network’s new morning show will get its full-fledged debut Monday morning at 6 a.m. ET. After hearing about the set, hosts and format, the show finally premieres this week and just in time for training camp and the beginning of the 2012 preseason. We have the NFL AM guest roster for its debut on […]

NBC Sets New Standard for Olympic Day 1 Overnight Rating From Non-US Site

There were complaints on Twitter about the holding of glamor events like the men’s 400 Individual Medley in swimming for primetime, but people still watched. And yes, that event was online at and on its mobile apps, but there were complaints of video lagging. I was able to see it online without problems, but […]

Canada's Olympic Broadcast Consortium Programming for Day 2 of the 2012 Olympics

Canadians will have plenty of action to watch on Sunday. Clara Hughes is back in the Summer Olympics cycling for the first time since 2000. In women’s diving, the Maple Leaf has two medal chances. Take a look at what the Olympic Broadcast Consortium has in store for Canadians on Sunday. Day 2 Highlights: Sunday, […]

NBCUniversal Programming For Day 2 of the 2012 Olympics

Ok, here are the listings for Day 2 of the Games of the XXX Summer Olympiad in London. Once again, NBC starts early at 7 a.m. ET/PT. NBC Sports Network hits the air at 4 a.m. ET and Bravo and CNBC have their respective sports. MICHAEL PHELPS CONTINUES HIS QUEST FOR MOST OLYMPIC CAREER MEDALS […]

You Watched The 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony in Record Droves

You know the complaints about NBC holding the Opening Ceremony for primetime and not putting it online? Well, those complaints are going to continue falling on deaf ears. Last night, Americans made the London Opening Ceremony the most watched Summer Olympics gala ever. The numbers are staggering. Almost 41 million people watched. 40.7 million, to […]

NBC Cleans Up With 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony

We can complain about tape delays, find pirated feeds, talk about it on Twitter, but when the ratings are all said and done, NBC can wave the ratings in our collective faces and say, “This is why the show was tape delayed!!” Last night’s overnight ratings for the London Olympics Opening Ceremony was the highest […]

Some Thoughts on NBC's Early Olympic Coverage

Let’s do some bullet point thoughts on NBCUniversal’s coverage of Days -2 through 0 of the 2012 Olympics. I’ll go backwards starting with coverage of the Opening Ceremony and then the live soccer coverage on Wednesday and Thursday. I can start with NBC’s tape delayed coverage of the Opening Ceremony which became a huge issue […]

NBCUniversal Programming For Day 1 of the 2012 Olympics

Now that the Opening Ceremony is over, it’s time for Olympic action in earnest. The soccer action on Wednesday and Thursday was just an appetizer. Tomorrow, there’s boxing, gymnastics, swimming. tennis, and a whole plethora of sports. The networks of NBCUniversal will out in full force onb Saturday. NBC Sports Network starts its coverage at […]

Fox Saturday Baseball Features Red Sox-Yankees; Joe Buck Returns

After taking two weeks off, Joe Buck and Tim McCarver are back on Fox Saturday Baseball. Chris Myers got the assignment to be #1 guy while Joe was gone and didn’t do all that badly in his place. With Red Sox-Yankees being the main game and being sent to 77% of the country, Joe and […]