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NHL on NBC Announcing Assignments for 04/23/2014

We have the assignments for the NHL on NBC not just for tonight but through Friday. In addition, NBC has released its broadcast schedule for Saturday as well. As expected, Boston-Detroit will go into NBC’s spot at 3 p.m. ET and other games go to NBCSN in primetime. Tonight, CNBC and NBCSN will divide three […]

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NHL on NBC Announcing Assignments for 04/22/2014

Four games tonight across the NBC Sports Group and two of them are simulcasts. NHL Network is airing Game 4 of Tampa Bay at Montreal through CBC. NBCSN is taking Game 3 of San Jose-Los Angeles from Comcast SportsNet California. Boston-Detroit on NBCSN and New York Rangers at Philly on CNBC are NBC Sports productions. […]

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NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on NBC Sports Group — Day 1

I’ll do my best to post these daily as they come in. The Stanley Cup Playoffs begin tonight starting one of the best postseasons in sports. CNBC and NBCSN will be involved with three games tonight. It begins with Montreal at Tampa Bay on CNBC at 7 p.m. ET. This will be a CBC simulcast […]

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NBC Sports Group Will Be All Over 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

For the third straight year, every NHL Stanley Cup postseason game will be aired nationally across the platforms of the NBC Sports Group. Utilizing NBC, NBCSN, CNBC and NHL Network as well as streaming on the NBC Sports Live Extra app, fans will be able to watch every single playoff game from the first round […]

The Nominees for the 35th Annual Sports Emmy Awards

The nominees are out. A few interesting developments for this year’s Emmys. In the play-by-play category, Al Michaels is noticeably absent. Marv Albert, Mike Breen, Joe Buck, Bob Costas (?) and Mike Emrick are nominees. I guess the Academy decided to put Bob in this category in addition to his customary Studio Host nomination. For […]

NBCSN/NBC to Air Two NHL Stadium Series Games This Weekend from LA and NYC

The NHL Stadium Series, games played in outdoor arenas, begins this weekend as games are played in Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles and Yankee Stadium in New York. Both games will be aired nationally through the auspices of the NBC Sports Group. NBCSN will provide coverage of the game from Chavez Ravine on Saturday at […]

NBC Unveils its On-Air Talent Roster for the 2014 Sochi Olympics

Ok, NBC has finally set its lineup for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Sochi is a warm water city in Sochi which averages 50 degrees in February and cost over $51 billion to construct. This are a few revisions from the lineup I posted earlier this month from the NBC Sports Pressbox website. […]

NBC’s Announcers and Hosts for the 2014 Sochi Olympics

We don’t have a press release yet, but based on the information from NBC Sports’ public relations website, we’re able to cull the announcers for each sport for the 2014 Winter Olympics which will be held in Sochi, a warm weather city in Russia that averages 50 degrees in February. I’ll list the on-air commentators […]

NBC Airs the 2014 NHL Winter Classic Live from the Big House

The game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Detroit Red Wings was supposed to be played earlier this year, but due to the lockout, it was scrapped, however, the NHL did keep the event intact so it could be played this season. So on January 1 at 1 p.m. ET at the venerable Michigan […]

NBC Sports Network Quotage for 2013 Stanley Cup Final Game 3

Ok, let’s post the quotage from tonight’s Game 3 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final which ended with a Boston Bruins win putting them halfway to the Championship. Still a long way to go, however, and of course, anything can happen. Here’s the quotage from the game as seen on NBC Sports Network. 2013 STANLEY […]

Some Sunday Sports Media Thoughts

Time for another sports media post. All done in bullet form. Check it out The big sports media story on Friday was Bill Simmons whining on Twitter that a joke that he made about Dwayne Wade for a segment on SportsCenter got cut. He then tweeted that being in the studio for the NBA over […]

NHL on NBC Announcing Assignments for May 13, 2013

Two Games 7 tonight. Toronto at Boston at 7 p.m. ET on CNBC. NBC will staff this game for the first time since Game 1. Dave Strader and Brian Engblom will call it. Then at 8 p.m. ET, it’ll be the New York Rangers at the Washington Caps with Mike Emrick, Ed Olczyk and Pierre […]

NHL on NBC Assignments for May 12, 2013

Just received the NHL on NBC announcing assignments for Mother’s Day. I’m posting them now. NBC Sports Group will staff the Washington Caps-New York Rangers and Detroit Anaheim games. NBC Sports Network will simulcast the CBC feed for Boston-Toronto. So two Games 6 and one Game 7. It’s a night where all three series could […]

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 […]