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NBCUniversal and Universal Sports to Air Coverage of Youth Olympic Games

As part of the current deal that has NBCUniversal airing the Olympics through 2020, the NBC Sports Group and Universal Sports will cover the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, Communist China this month. NBC, NBCSN and Universal will combine for 54.5 hours of coverage. And to show it’s committed to this set of games, Josh […]

English Premier League

NBCUnivision Receives Decent Overnight Rating for EPL Championship Sunday

Let’s continue our soccer theme today. NBC Sports has announced that English Premier League Championship Sunday during which all 10 fixtures were aired simultaneously across the networks of NBCUniversal received a 1.56 overnight rating. Fox and ESPN went all balls-to-the-wall in 2011-12 and received a 0.87 over five Nielsen-rated networks when it began this type […]

English Premier League

NBC Posts Network Assignments for English Premier League’s Championship Sunday

Whether it’s Championship Sunday or Relegation Sunday, it’s the same. The final day of the English Premier League will be covered by 10 NBCUniversal networks. All ten games will be aired live. And as Manchester City and Liverpool fight it out for first place plus teams fight for positioning in the UEFA Champions and Europa […]

Olympics

BREAKING NEWS: NBCUniversal Extends Olympics Rights Through 2032

Here’s a deal that would make former NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol proud. NBCUniversal, the home of the Olympics dating back to 1988 will continue its current deal that would have expired in 2020 with the Tokyo games and extended it through the year 2032. This gives NBC rights to all platforms, broadcast and cable […]

NBCUniversal’s Programming for Day 14 of the XXII Olympic Winter Games

Men’s hockey on NBCSN will take center stage on Friday morning, Day 14 of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. NBCSN’s live coverage includes the men’s curling bronze medal match between Communist China and Sweden at 3 a.m. ET and the women’s ski cross competition. The women’s 4×6 biathlon relay will be seen live after […]

NBCUniversal’s Programming for Day 13 of the XXII Olympic Winter Games

Ok, we’re reaching to the final days of the Sochi Olympic Games. On Thursday, there’s the ladies free skate in figure skating. It will be aired live in its entirety on NBCSN starting at 10 a.m. and be shown later in truncated form on NBC. Another highlight on Thursday is the women’s hockey gold medal […]

NBCUniversal’s Programming for Day 12 of the XXII Olympic Winter Games

For Wednesday, we begin to head into the home stretch of the 2014 Winter Olympics. The quarterfinals in men’s hockey will take place throughout Wednesday morning and into the early afternoon. Sweden vs. Slovenia and Finland vs. Russia will air on NBCSN at 3 a.m. ET and 7:30 a.m. ET, respectively. Then Canada vs. Latvia […]

NBCUniversal’s Programming for Day 11 of the XXII Olympic Winter Games

NBCSN will air a hockey tripleheader of single elimination games beginning at 3 a.m. ET with Slovenia-Austria, then Russia vs. Norway at 7:30 a.m. and then Czech Republic vs. Slovenia at noon. MSNBC will carry Switzerland vs. Latvia also at noon ET. U.S. skiing medal hopeful Mikaela Shiffrin of Vermont makes her Olympic debut in […]

NBCUniversal’s Programming for Day 10 of the XXII Olympic Winter Games

Now we’re into the final week of the 2014 Sochi Games. First, Bob Costas returns to his traditional hosting post after being out for six days. He’ll host both Olympic Primetime and Late Night. Bob Costas returned to NBC Olympics studios at IBC in Sochi 2day to prep 2 resume hosting duties Monday night (Feb17) […]

NBCUniversal’s Programming for Day 9 of The XXII Olympic Winter Games

On Sunday, there are a lot of things going on at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. The US men’s hockey team doesn’t have much time to celebrate its win over Russia as it has to play against Slovenia. NBCSN has the game at 7:30 a.m. ET with pregame starting at 7:15. Lindsey Jacobellis is […]

NBC Universal’s Programming for Day 7 of the XXII Olympics Winter Games

On Friday, there are a few glamor sports at the Sochi Olympics with medals on the line on Friday. That includes men’s figure skating, the men’s super combined in alpine skiing, women’s skeleton, men’s ski jumping at the large hill as well as curling and hockey. Once again, NBCSN will air 12 hours of coverage […]

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