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NBCUniversal To Offer Record Hours Of Rio Games Coverage Across NetworksPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 29 / 16
NBCUniversal yesterday unveiled its plans for an unprecedented 6,755 hours of programming for the Rio Games. NBC will broadcast 260.5 hours of coverage, including Opening and Closing Ceremonies, swimming, gymnastics, and track and field. NBCU will present 2,084 hours of Olympic linear programming ac...
During last night''s "Fox Sports News," Keith Olbermann reported that NBC is "deep in discussions" to bring Marv Albert back for the network''s basketball coverage this season. Olbermann cited "indust
ABC''s "MNF" analyst Dan Dierdorf said in a statement yesterday that ABC Sports "informed my representatives at The Marquee Group that no substantial offer to extend my contract would be forthcoming.
The NBA has signed with U.K.-based ITV Network Unlimited to broadcast NBA games through 2001, as well as non-game programming, on both ITV and ITV2, its new digital terrestrial channel. The deal was f
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The Mets have "knocked" Tim McCarver out of their broadcasting booth after 16 years and replaced him with Tom Seaver, according to Murray Chass of the N.Y. TIMES. Under a two-year contract, Seaver wil
The Expos have "turned down an opportunity to receive a healthy dose of national exposure," according to Marty York of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, who writes that CTV''s SportsNet recently offered the E
MONDAY NIGHT SHUFFLE? USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke reports that negotiations between ABC Sports and "MNF" analyst Dan Dierdorf are "so sensitive" that The Marquee Group President Bob Gutkowski has become
Fox''s broadcast of Super Bowl XXXIII helped the network win the week among total viewers and adults 18-49, according to Lynette Rice of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The game''s 40.2/61 Nielsen rating cont
Entercom Seattle, the parent company of KIRO-Radio, the Seahawks'' flagship radio station, has filed a lawsuit against former Seahawks Owner Ken Behring for "poison[ing] the fans'' attitudes" toward t