Rebecca Lowe to Make Her NBC Olympics Debut in Sochi

This from NBC Sports, English Premier League host Rebecca Lowe will branch out to sports other than soccer for the first time and become a weekday and weekend daytime host for NBCSN in Sochi come February. Lowe has been a solid host for NBC/NBCSN’s EPL coverage since The Group began airing games back in August. […]

Sunday Night Football Heads to DC

On Sunday, NBC airs the less-than-attractive New York Football Giants at DC NFL Matchup. Matt Yoder at Awful Announcing explains why the game wasn’t flexed out despite the records of both teams. Another factor was NBC’s Thanksgiving Night game in Baltimore. The Sunday Night Football production truck could easily drive the 32½ miles from Baltimore […]

NBC’s Football Night in America Quotage for Week 12 of the 2013 NFL Season

And we conclude the Sunday NFL pregame quotage with NBC’s Football Night in America. Check it all out. NOTES & QUOTES FROM “FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA” — WEEK 12 “Amazing how this relationship has evolved over the years.” – Scott Pioli on Peyton Manning and Tom Brady occasionally exchanging information “I had no idea we […]

NBC’s Football Night in America Quotage for Week 9 of the 2013 NFL Season

We end the quotage posts with NBC’s Football Night in America. Check it out. NOTES & QUOTES FROM “FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA” — WEEK 9 “Drew Brees today was truly rattled.” – Rodney Harrison on Jets defense “Make a foot running the ball, please!” – Dungy on Chargers “There is some void of leadership somewhere […]

NBC’s Football in America Quotage for Week 7 of the 2013 NFL Season

We finish the NFL Sunday pregame quotage with NBC’s Football Night in America which looked at the day’s games from Week 7 and a preview of tonight’s Denver-Indy game. It included interviews with Peyton Manning of Denver and Andrew Luck of Indianapolis. It’s all below for you. NOTES & QUOTES FROM “FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA” […]

NBC’s Football Night in America Quotage for Week 5 of the 2013 NFL Season

Let’s complete the quotage for Week 5 of the NFL season with NBC’s Football Night in America. Here’s what was said on Sunday evening. NOTES & QUOTES FROM “FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA” — WEEK 5 “The Redskins nickname is offensive to Native Americans. In 2013, we need to get that name changed.” – Tony Dungy“He’s […]

NBC Previews Sunday Night Football for Week 3 of the 2013 NFL Season

And with the Chicago Bears taking on the Pittsburgh Steelers, NBC has its preview of the premier primetime game of the week. Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Michele Tafoya will be at Heinz Field for the game. Bob Costas will be at the game to host Football Night in America and he’ll be joined by […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, September 2 — 8, 2013

Lots of things happening in sports media this week. The NFL returns in the next seven days. College Football goes into its second week. Baseball heads into its final month of the regular season. Soccer goes into World Cup qualifying. The PGA Tour takes the week off and we bid adieu to Fox Soccer. TELEVISION […]

The Keith Olbermann Timeline

Let’s take a look where Keith Olbermann has worked over the years. It’s a very interesting timeline. 1976 — Reporter for United Press International. 1979 — Joins UPI Radio. 1980 — Joins the RKO Radio Network. 1981 — Joins CNN Sports 1984 — Works at WCVB in Boston as the 11 p.m. sportscaster. 1985 — […]

NBC Sports Network Crowing About 1st Quarter Viewership

I received this from NBC Sports Network today touting its viewership in the first quarter of 2013. The release states that viewing of the network is up 14% across the board as compared to this time last year. Thanks to live NHL programming for most of the quarter, NBCSN has seen a 14% rise in […]

NBC Sports Group Crows About Its 58 Sports Emmy Nominations

NBC received a total of 58 nominations for the 34th annual Sports Emmy Awards. The NBC Sports Group consisting of NBC, NBC Sports Network, Golf Channel, Bravo, CNBC, MSNBC and received the most nominations of any sports media group over ESPN, Fox Sports Media Group, CBS and Turner Sports. Of course, NBC is coming […]

34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards Nominations Announced

Just received this from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the full press release of the nominations for the 34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards. NBC Sports Group received the most nominations with 58 followed by ESPN with 43 and Turner in third with 27. Bob Costas was nominated yet again for Outstanding Studio […]

NBC Sports Group To Air Programming From New Orleans During Super Bowl Week

It may not have the Big Game this year, but that is not stopping the NBC Sports Group from having live programming during Super Bowl Week in New Orleans. Thanks to the Dan Patrick Show and the launch of its new Michelle Beadle-driven show, “The Crossover,” NBC Sports Network will have a live presence in […]

Dan Patrick’s “The Box Score” Added to NBC Sports Network

It used to be the only way you could watch “The Box Score,” the wrap-up show for The Dan Patrick Show was online. Then DirecTV picked up it to compliment its airing of the DP show. Now starting on Monday, January 7, NBC Sports Network will begin airing the show. The half-hour program which airs […]