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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 11:  Simone Manuel of the United States celebrates after winning gold in the Women's 100m Freestyle Final on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

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 […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 10:  Gold medalist Kristin Armstrong of the United States shows her medal to her son Lucas William Savola after the medal ceremony for the Cycling Road Women's Individual Time Trial on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Pontal on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

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 […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 09:  Michael Phelps of the United States celebrates winning gold in the Men's 200m Butterfly Final on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

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 […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 08:  Lilly King of the United States celebrates winning gold in the Women's 100m Breaststroke Final on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

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) […]

on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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.) […]

at the Olympic Village ahead of the Rio  2016 Olympic Games on August 2, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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 […]

xxxx during the final round on day four of the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon on July 17, 2016 in Troon, Scotland.

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 […]

TROON, SCOTLAND - JULY 11:  Detail of a flag during previews ahead of the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon on July 11, 2016 in Troon, Scotland.  (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

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

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 […]

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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 […]

Sports Emmy Awards

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 […]

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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 […]

TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 19: NBC commentators Cris Collinsworth and Al Michaels reports from the sidelines as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers host the Seattle Seahawks at Raymond James Stadium on October 19, 2008 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

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 […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 08:  A detail of the official National Football League NFL logo is seen painted on the turf as the New York Giants host the Atlanta Falcons during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at MetLife Stadium on January 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

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 […]

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 12: A detail of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs logo is painted under the ice while the New York Rangers host the Ottawa Senators in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 12, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

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 Divisional Playoffs

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 Wild Card

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 […]

NFL Playoffs

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 […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 13: The NFL shield is painted in gold and black after a game between the Cleveland Browns and the New York Jets  at MetLife Stadium on September 13, 2015 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The new color scheme is to commemorate this years' Super Bowl witch will be the 50th edition. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

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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