NBCUniversal’s Programming for Day 16 of the XXII Olympic Games

So we’ve finally reached the end of the 2014 Winter Olympics. The last medals to be handed out will be the four-man bobsled which will be aired live on NBCSN at 4 a.m. ET, the men’s hockey gold medal to either Canada or Sweden and that game will be seen live on NBC starting with […]

USA-Canada Hockey Semifinal Now the Most-Streamed Event for NBC; Thursday Primetime Ratings Down from ’06 & ’10

Friday’s USA-Canada men’s hockey semifinal game has become NBC’s most-streamed event surpassing Super Bowl XLVI. Overall, 2.122 million unique users streamed the game as compared to the Super Bowl’s 2.105 users. And what makes the more recent numbers more impressive is that the Olympics require authentication of users’ cable and satellite accounts while the Super […]

NBC’s Olympic Primetime Fall Below Vancouver and Turin for the 2nd Time

Last Saturday was the first time that NBC’s primetime ratings for the Sochi Games had fallen below both Vancouver’s and Turin’s levels. Now you can Tuesday night’s primetime to that. On Tuesday which had no figure skating, NBC registered an 11.2 rating with an 18 share. That’s below Vancouver’s rating in 2010 for the comparable […]

NBC’s Sunday Primetime Ratings Rebound After Two Consecutive Lows

From NBC Sports, we have the ratings for Sunday night’s Olympic presentation. After posting the two lowest-rated nights of the games on Friday and Saturday, NBC made a market correction on Sunday. The Sunday ratings garnered a 12.1 number with a 19 share, down from Vancouver’s 13.2/21 in 2010, but up 4% from Turin’s 11.6/18 […]

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 […]

NBC Olympics to Offer Live Programming on .com and Live Extra App Including Gold Zone

NBC continues to make daily announcements about its Olympic programming. Coming in February, will debut several new online features for its site and the NBC Sports Live Extra App. One particular feature that returns from London is Gold Zone which will take viewers to wherever the action is in Sochi. Unlike London, there will […]

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 […]

NBC and Yahoo Forge Digital Alliance for the Olympics and Other Things

For years, NBC and Yahoo have been fighting it out over how many people have been visiting their respective websites for Olympic news. Yahoo usually crows about the traffic hitting its site in huge numbers over This has made NBC execs see red over the Yahoo proclamations. But on Monday, the two companies which […]

NBC’s Olympics Website Relaunches has relaunched today, this being 100 days to the Opening Ceremony at Sochi, a warm water port city in Russia. The site looks much cleaner than it did when it was tooled for London. will cover all 15 sports in the 2014 Winter Games and provide athlete bios, videos plus offer “TV Everywhere” […]

Complete List of Winners for the 34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards

Let’s go over the entire list of those who won hardware in the 34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards. The awards were handed out at Frederick P. Rose Hall at Lincoln Center in New York. Overall, NBC Sports Group has reason to crow with 23 Emmys, the most of any sports media group. Turner Sports was […]

34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards Winners

The 34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards were handed out tonight in New York at Frederick P. Rose Hall at the Time Warner Center. Thanks to Josh Krulewitz, ESPN public relations maven, I can list the individual winners. I’ll have a full list from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences tomorrow and I’ll post […]

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 […]