NBC Criticized For Airing Avalanche-Sabres Media Notes ESPN's "GameDay" Reaches Milestone Dan Dakich, Tom Izzo Downplay Spat Pebble Beach Finale Down From Last Year Media Notes CBS' Q4 Ad Revenue Hurt By Fewer "TNF" Games Court Sets Date For Arguments In MASN Case Dakich Slated To Call Next Michigan State Game Trump Passing On Filling Out Bracket For ESPN
SBD/May 20, 2011/Media
CBC Won't Broadcast Cup Final In 3D After Net Becomes Downbeat On Medium
Published May 20, 2011
MORE THAN WAS INTENDED: In Toronto, Sarah Millar notes a woman "flashed her breasts" during Wednesday's Game Two of the Sharks-Canucks Western Conference Finals, and the CBC "broadcast everything ... on its 'Hockey Night in Canada' telecast, which airs the game live, without a delay." Canucks Sports & Entertainment Coordinator of Media Relations & Publications Jen Rollins Thursday in an e-mail said the fan was "evicted from the game without incident." Rollins: "We are following up with her today to help ensure incidents of this nature don't happen again." Versus VP/Communications Meier Raivich noted that his net "did not broadcast the flashing" (TORONTO STAR, 5/20). CBC Head of Media Relations Jeff Keay said that the footage "was picked up by an in-house camera that the broadcaster doesn't control." Keay added that the net has "'no plans at this time' to institute a tape delay to prevent similar images hitting the airwaves in future" (VANCOUVER SUN, 5/20).
DAN THE MAN: The GLOBE & MAIL's Bruce Dowbiggin reported NBC is "bringing back Dan Patrick to host Games 5-7 of the Stanley Cup final." However, the net is "not bringing back" analyst Jeremy Roenick (GLOBESPORTS.com, 5/18).