NBCUniversal’s Programming for Day 13 of the XXII Olympic Winter Games

Ok, we’re reaching to the final days of the Sochi Olympic Games. On Thursday, there’s the ladies free skate in figure skating. It will be aired live in its entirety on NBCSN starting at 10 a.m. and be shown later in truncated form on NBC. Another highlight on Thursday is the women’s hockey gold medal […]

NBCUniversal’s Programming for Day 12 of the XXII Olympic Winter Games

For Wednesday, we begin to head into the home stretch of the 2014 Winter Olympics. The quarterfinals in men’s hockey will take place throughout Wednesday morning and into the early afternoon. Sweden vs. Slovenia and Finland vs. Russia will air on NBCSN at 3 a.m. ET and 7:30 a.m. ET, respectively. Then Canada vs. Latvia […]

NBCUniversal’s Programming for Day 11 of the XXII Olympic Winter Games

NBCSN will air a hockey tripleheader of single elimination games beginning at 3 a.m. ET with Slovenia-Austria, then Russia vs. Norway at 7:30 a.m. and then Czech Republic vs. Slovenia at noon. MSNBC will carry Switzerland vs. Latvia also at noon ET. U.S. skiing medal hopeful Mikaela Shiffrin of Vermont makes her Olympic debut in […]

NBCUniversal’s Programming for Day 10 of the XXII Olympic Winter Games

Now we’re into the final week of the 2014 Sochi Games. First, Bob Costas returns to his traditional hosting post after being out for six days. He’ll host both Olympic Primetime and Late Night. Bob Costas returned to NBC Olympics studios at IBC in Sochi 2day to prep 2 resume hosting duties Monday night (Feb17) […]

NBCUniversal’s Programming for Day 9 of The XXII Olympic Winter Games

On Sunday, there are a lot of things going on at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. The US men’s hockey team doesn’t have much time to celebrate its win over Russia as it has to play against Slovenia. NBCSN has the game at 7:30 a.m. ET with pregame starting at 7:15. Lindsey Jacobellis is […]

NBC Universal’s Programming for Day 7 of the XXII Olympics Winter Games

On Friday, there are a few glamor sports at the Sochi Olympics with medals on the line on Friday. That includes men’s figure skating, the men’s super combined in alpine skiing, women’s skeleton, men’s ski jumping at the large hill as well as curling and hockey. Once again, NBCSN will air 12 hours of coverage […]

NBCUniversal’s Programming for Day 6 of the XXII Olympic Winter Games

On Thursday, men’s hockey gets into high gear as both Team Canada, Team Russia and Team USA will all be in action. In addition, men’s figure skating begins as Russia’s Yevgeny Plushenko starts his farewell to Olympic competition in the short program. Team USA hopes to build its resume in men’s curling vs. Great Britain […]

NBCUniversal Programming for Day 5 of the XXII Olympic Winter Games

On Wednesday, several sports will hand out medals in Sochi. The women’s downhill at Rosa Khutor will take place early and the U.S.A.’s most decorated female skier, Julia Mancuso will be on the slopes in hopes of winning another medal. She won bronze in the Super Combined on Monday. Speed skater Shani Davis hopes to […]

NBCUniversal’s Programming for Day 4 of the XXII Olympic Winter Games

Medals will be handed out in cross country skiing, women’s ski jumping, women’s luge, plus curling and women’s hockey continues. And let us not forget that the halfpipe will be taking place on Tuesday and that means that American Shaun White will go for an unprecedented third gold medal in that sport. Also the pairs […]

NBCUniversal’s Programming for Day 3 of the XXII Olympic Winter Games

The 2014 Sochi Games really kick in on Monday as the curling competition begins in earnest. Both the USA men’s and women’s teams will be in action. In addition, CNBC and USA Network begin their coverage of the Olympics with their daily shows. USA Network airs the U.S. women taking on Switzerland live at 5 […]

Your 2014 Winter Olympics Viewing Primer

Now that the XXII Olympic Winter Games are here, it’s time to provide you a quick viewing primer on which the networks that will carry the events. You know that NBC will carry Olympic programming over a span of 18 nights beginning on Thursday, February 6 and lasting until Sunday, February 23. But what about […]

NBCUniversal Goes All In for the 2014 Winter Olympics

As we transition from the Super Bowl to the Winter Olympics, we note that NBCUniversal will go all out to ensure you know that’s it’s covering the games. As it did with the 2012 Summer Games in London, NBCU will utilize its various resources to promote the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Sochi is a […]

NBCUniversal to Offer More Than 1,500 Hours of the 2014 Winter Olympics

We’re continuing to get announcements from NBCUniversal about its coverage plans for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Sochi is a warm water port city in Russia which averages 50 degrees in the month of February. This announcement involves the amount of hours that will be devoted to the Winter Games both on television […]

Various Wednesday Linkage

Let’s do some linkage for you today. Austin Karp at Sports Business Daily notes that ESPN’s ratings in July dropped double digits in primetime. ESPN Ombudsman Robert Lipsyte talks about the poor timeslot for the Nine for IX documentary series, moving Outside the Lines, the ESPY’s and the return of Keith Olbermann. Richard Deitsch of […]

NBC Unveils First 130 Matches of its 2013-14 English Premier League Schedule

In the first year of its three-year contract with the English Premier League, NBC Sports Group has announced the first three months of its 2013-14 schedule. Overall, 130 matches will be available either on TV or online. There will be 69 available on television through NBC, NBC Sports Network, CNBC, Telemundo and mun2. The remaining […]

NBC Sports Group Crows About NHL Stanley Cup Conference Final Ratings

NBC certainly has reason to be proud as a peacock over its ratings for the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, particularly the Conference Final round. Despite airing nine games out of a possible 14 as both the Eastern and Western Conference Finals went short, NBC and NBC Sports Network averaged just under 2.65 million viewers, the […]

NHL on NBC Announcing Assignments Through May 23, 2013

We have the NHL on NBC announcing teams for the Stanley Cup Conference Semifinal Round through next Thursday, May 23. Check it out in the grid below. Tues., May 14   7:30 p.m. Ottawa (7) @ Pittsburgh (1) NBCSN Dave Strader, Brian Engblom 10 p.m. San Jose (6) @ Los Angeles (5) NBCSN John Forslund, […]