Archive for July 31st, 2012

Olympics: NBC Continues to Have Increases For Daytime, Late Night Coverage

Though understandably not as big a draw on a workday as on the weekend, daytime coverage of the 2012 London Olympics scored good numbers on NBC Monday.

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Writer Briefly Suspended From Twitter For Posting NBC Sports Exec’s E-Mail Address

A British writer suspended from the social networking website ‘Twitter’ for posting the company e-mail address of an NBC executive has had his account reinstated.

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Olympics: Final Ratings Rise For Monday’s Primetime Window; Four-Night Average Best Since 2002

After a drop in the overnights, final ratings and viewership for the fourth night of the 2012 London Olympics continued to rank as the best in years.

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Olympics: Cable News Nets MSNBC, CNBC See Viewership Gains

The 2012 London Olympics has not just been a boon for NBC and NBC Sports Network.

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Olympics: Not Surprisingly, NBC Sports Net Sets Records For London Games

From the no-surprise department, NBC Sports Network — a channel whose only impressive ratings days in any given year are attributable to the Stanley Cup Final — has set viewership records for the 2012 London […]

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Gottlieb Leaves ESPN For CBS Sports

CBS Sports has picked up another acerbic ESPN personality.

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Sprint Cup: Opposite Olympic Competition, Brickyard 400 Earns Record Low Rating

Opposite afternoon coverage of the Olympics that attracted an audience on par with the NBA Finals or NCAA Final Four, the NASCAR Brickyard 400 unsurprisingly suffered a decline in ratings on Sunday.

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Olympics: Monday’s Primetime Window Suffers Slight Decline in Overnights

For the first time during the 2012 London Olympics, overnight ratings declined for primetime coverage on NBC.

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Big Names: ESPN Adds Former College Hoops Coaches (Also: Jalen Rose, Rachel Nichols)

ESPN has added a pair of former college basketball analysts. Meanwhile, Jalen Rose will also be working college hoops this season, and Rachel Nichols will be on the sidelines for ‘Monday Night Football.’

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Rain, Olympics, Send FOX Into MLB Hiatus on Lower Note

With rain pushing back the start of Red Sox/Yankees and the Olympic Games providing hefty competition, baseball on FOX earned low numbers Saturday.

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