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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...
A 23-page academic investigation led by MN-based Carleton College''s economics department concludes that "the more and longer white players are on the court during an NBA game, the higher" the TV rati
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sports events. All times are ET. The numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR MLS: Galaxy-MetroStars 4/11 ABC 3:0
PEOPLE: CBS has officially named ex-49ers coach George Seifert to its NFL studio team as an analyst (CBS)....In Philadelphia, a deal between WYSP-FM and local sportscaster Garry Cobb to become the col
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ESPN''s 19th annual coverage of the NFL Draft will feature 17 hours of coverage on Saturday and Sunday on ESPN and ESPN2. ESPN''s "War Room Cams" and Sprint''s video- conferencing technology will prov
Reports that ESPN will "hike its rates" by 20% on August 1 and implement an annual 20% increase until 2006 has drawn reaction from the cable industry, according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES.
BASKETBALL: During tonight''s Knicks/Raptors game, MSG Network, in conjunction with SporTVision Systems, will launch the first area public test of a new technology, AIRf/x, which measures the vertical
Canada''s major junior hockey league is close to signing a deal with CTV Sports Net "that would significantly increase the Canadian Hockey League''s [CHL] exposure both on national and regional levels
NC-based Total Sports has agreed to acquire an equity position in golf.com. Under terms of the deal, Total Sports becomes an operational partner in the Web site, which is comprised of a consortium tha
Michelle Kwan has signed an exclusive four-year deal with Walt Disney Network TV to star in several ice skating specials on ABC, according to Eric Olson of DAILY VARIETY. As part of the deal, Kwan "ma
Due to the return of the NFL to CBS, the U.S. Open women''s final will move from Sunday to Saturday, taking place between the men''s semifinals, according to Langdon Brockinton of MEDIAWEEK. The women