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Olympic Viewing Picks for August 12, 2016

All Times Eastern NBC 10 a.m. – Noon Track & Field – Qualifying Rounds (LIVE) Women’s 10,000m – Gold Medal Final Men’s Water Polo – United States vs. Montenegro (LIVE) Noon – 2 p.m. Swimming – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) Rowing – Gold Medal Finals Track & Field – Qualifying Rounds 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Swimming […]

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 11, 2016

All Times Eastern NBC 10 a.m. – Noon Rowing – Semifinals and Gold Medal Finals Women’s Water Polo – United States vs. Communist China (LIVE) Noon – 2:30 p.m. Swimming – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) 2:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Women’s Beach Volleyball – Fendrick/Sweat (United States) vs. Uklova/Birlova (Russia) (LIVE) Men’s Beach Volleyball – Dalhausser/Lucena (United […]

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 10, 2016

All Times Eastern NBC 10 a.m. – Noon Men’s Beach Volleyball – Gibb/Patterson (United States) vs. Herrera/Gavira (Spain) (LIVE) Men’s Water Polo – United States vs. France (LIVE) Noon – 2 p.m. Swimming – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) 2 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Women’s Volleyball – U.S. vs. Serbia (LIVE) 3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Women’s Cycling […]

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 9, 2016

All Times Eastern NBC 10 a.m. – Noon Men’s Beach Volleyball – Dalhausser/Lucena (United States) vs. Virgen/Ontiveros (Mexico) (LIVE) Women’s Water Polo – United States. vs. Spain (LIVE) Noon – 2 p.m. Swimming – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) Rowing – Semifinals and Quarterfinals 2 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Men’s Volleyball – United States. vs. Italy (LIVE) […]

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 8, 2016

All Times Eastern NBC 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Rowing – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) Men’s Water Polo – U.S. vs. Spain (LIVE) Swimming – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) Canoe/Kayak – Whitewater Qualifying (LIVE) 2 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Women’s Volleyball – U.S. vs. Netherlands (LIVE) 3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Men’s Beach Volleyball – Gibb/Patterson (U.S.) […]

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 6-7, 2016

All Times Eastern Saturday, August 6 NBC 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Rowing – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) Men’s Cycling – Road Race (LIVE) Men’s Water Polo – United States vs. Croatia (LIVE) 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Men’s Cycling – Road Race (LIVE) Swimming – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) 2:30 p.m. -4:15 p.m. Rowing – Qualifying Heats […]

NBC/Golf Channel’s 1st Open Championship Could Not Have Gone Any Better

The new home of The Open Championship got an early present with American Phil Mickelson leading after 18 and then 36 holes and then match play between Mickelson and eventual champion Henrik Stenson on Saturday and Sunday. And through it all, Golf Channel and NBC stayed on top of the drama providing pictures and replays […]

NBC and Golf Channel will be all over The Open Championship

NBC Sports has been looking forward to the day when it got back into the Major golf business and after losing the U.S. Open in 2014 to Fox, it was hoping to find an event to bring its Big Event strategy back to golf. Last year, it was able to do that by obtaining the […]

Mike Tirico’s First Assignments for NBC are Open Championship, Olympics and NFL

Yesterday when NBC announced its record 170 commentators for next month’s Rio Olympics, one name that was noticeably absent was Mike Tirico who officially joined the Peacock at the beginning of this month. Well, NBC has released his first three assignments for its Sports Group and one will be a familiar setting, next week’s Open […]

NBC to use a record 170 announcers for 2016 Rio Olympics

The announcement is out. With a month to go until the Opening Ceremony, NBC has released the list of the record 170 combined play-by-play and color commentators for the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Some of the usual suspects are back, Bob Costas as NBC Primetime host, Dan Hicks and Rowdy Gaines on […]

Winners of the 37th Sports Emmy Awards

On Tuesday, May 10 at Frederick P. Rose Hall at Lincoln Center in New York, the Sports Emmy Awards were handed out to the national sports networks nominated in a number of categories. FS1 was the network that received the most with 8 awards. NBC was next with 7 followed by FoxSports.com with 6 then […]

BREAKING NEWS: ESPN’s Mike Tirico heads for NBC

From Sports Business Daily’s John Ourand, one of ESPN’s mainstays, Mike Tirico will be leaving ESPN and Monday Night Football and departing for NBC. In the short-term, Tirico will be the new voice of NBC’s half of Thursday Night Football. In the long-term, Tirico can fill so many roles. With Al Michaels and Bob Costas […]

NBC Unveils Its Sunday Night Football and Thursday Night Football Schedule

NBC is in its 10th anniversary season of Sunday Night Football and its inaugural season in airing Thursday Night Football. =NBC will air 19 regular season primetime games as part of the SNF package, 17 Sunday night games with the traditional Thursday night season opener which this year will be a rematch of Super Bowl […]

2016 NFL Schedule Has Been Released

It’s out. The entire 256-game schedule is here. This is another season of transition for the National Football League. We have two television networks producing Thursday Night Football, CBS and NBC. Twitter will stream the ten TNF games that are on network television. Instead of streaming the three games in the UK, the London contests […]

NHL 2016 1st Round Playoff Schedule

With the NHL regular season over, it’s now time for the 0ne 0f the best postseasons in sports. In the United States, the networks of NBC Sports Group will be airing games, NBC, NBCSN, CNBC and USA Network will be involved. NHL Network will also air a few contests when necessary. In Canada, CBC, Sportsnet […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Divisional Weekend, 01/16-17/2016

All Times Eastern Saturday, January 16 Studio and Pregame Shows NFL Matchup — ESPN2, 8:30 a.m. Postseason NFL Countdown — ESPN, 10 a.m. NFL GameDay First — NFL Network, 10 a.m. NFL GameDay Morning — NFL Network, noon NFL Today — CBS, 3:30 p.m. Football Night in America — NBC, 7:30 p.m. NFL GameDay Highlights […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Wild Card Weekend, 01/09-10/2016

All Times Eastern Saturday, January 9 Studio and Pregame Shows NFL Matchup — ESPN2, 8:30 a.m. NFL Championship Chase: Wildcard Weekend — ESPN2, 9 a.m. NFL GameDay First — NFL Network, 10 a.m. Postseason NFL Countdown — ESPN, noon NFLGameDay Morning — NFL Network, noon Postseason NFL Coundown — ABC/ESPN, 3 p.m. The NFL Today […]

2016 NFL Playoff Times for Wild Card and Divisional Weekends Announced

The NFL waited until the last possible moment to release the times for the Wild Card and Divisional Playoff Weekends. For the Wild Card Weekend, the NFL threw convention out the window by having an AFC doubleheader on Saturday, January 9 with Kansas City at Houston and Pittsburgh at Cincnnati while Sunday, January 10 will […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Week 17, 01/03/2015

All Times Eastern NFL Viewing Maps (the506.com) DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket channel assignments Studio and Pregame Shows NFL Matchup — ESPN, 6:30 a.m. NFL GameDay First — NFL Network, 7 a.m. That Other Pregame Show — CBS Sports Network, 9 a.m. NFL GameDay Morning — NFL Network, 9 a.m. NFL Insiders: Sunday Morning — ESPN, […]

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