Quote of the Day

"To understand Japan's exuberant reaction to Tokyo winning the 2020 Games, just remember what happened here two-and-a-half years ago: The earthquake and tsunami that killed 15,000 people."
-- NBC's Anne Thompson, on the IOC picking Tokyo over Istanbul and Madrid. ("Today," NBC, 9/9)
Monday September 9, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 253 Print This Issue

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  • I Left My Heart In San Francisco

    Fox got off to a strong start with its NFL coverage yesterday, as the national window featuring Packers-49ers set a new Week 1 overnight ratings record for the net. The 17.8 rating for the window is up from a 17.2 overnight for the net’s Week 1 national window last year, which also featured 49ers-Packers. Fox aired its “Fox NFL Sunday” pregame show from Times Square yesterday and earned a 4.0 overnight, marking the show’s best Week 1 rating since ’03. Meanwhile, NBC earned a 16.6 overnight for the Giants-Cowboys “SNF” opener, down 8% from a 18.0 rating for Peyton Manning's Broncos debut against the Steelers last year, the net’s best regular-season NFL primetime overnight ever. The 16.6 rating ...

  • Put A Ring On It

    THE DAILY is on the ground in Buenos Aires at the 125th IOC session.

  • Trading Places

    Tom Garfinkel named Dolphins President & CEO as he, Mike Dee swap positions.

  • A Home To Call Your Own

    Davis prefers new Raiders stadium be built on current site.

  • Reflection Period

    IOC reviewing its TOP sponsor program for future Games.

  • Timing Issue

    MLS TV viewership drop seen as bad timing with rights deals looming.

  • Father Of Mine

    Canes' Peter Karmanos fires son Jason over "family matter."

  • Lose Yourself

    ESPN defends Eminem's "awkward" booth appearance.

  • Today My Life Begins

    Bruno Mars is picked to play halftime of Super Bowl XLVIII in New Jersey.

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