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Olympics TV Ratings Haven’t Fallen More Than Broadcast TV as a Whole

Through the first week of the Summer Olympics, NBCUniversal’s primetime audience has fallen precipitously — by almost 42 percent — compared to the last summer games in 2016. Given the way…

Maria Taylor Joins NBC Sports, Makes Debut During Olympics Opening Ceremony Coverage

Just a few days after leaving ESPN, Maria Taylor has found a new TV home. Taylor has joined NBC Sports, making her debut for the network during its primetime coverage of the Tokyo Olympics

Maria Taylor Leaving ESPN Amid Network Fallout Over Leaked Audio

Maria Taylor is on the move. The ESPN host and reporter, who has led the channel’s NBA pregame show NBA Countdown, is leaving the channel after the two sides were unable to come to terms on a…

Can An Olympics Without Fans Still Be Must-See TV?

Can an Olympic games without any fans in attendance make for must-see TV? It’s a question NBC executives are surely asking themselves after the Japanese government declared a new state of…

“We Will Not Ignore It”: How NBC Plans to Manage the Tokyo Olympics Amid a Pandemic

In its marketing push for the Tokyo Olympics, NBC is promoting it as the first post-COVID global event, the beginning of a return to something closer to a pre-pandemic normal. But that does not…

NBC Ices Hockey Analyst’s Claim That He Was Fired for Being a Heterosexual Man

Former NHL player and NBC Sports commentator Jeremy Roenick, a heterosexual man, failed to convince a New York federal judge that he was terminated because of his gender and sexual orientation…

NBCU Details Tokyo Olympics Coverage Plans

With the Tokyo Olympics still on the schedule to kick off in late July, NBCUniversal is outlining its coverage plans for the games, totaling some 7,000 hours of programming between two…

NBC to Air Olympics Opening Ceremony Live From Tokyo

The morning broadcast in the U.S. will be a first for the network.

How the Shutdown of NBCSN Could Be a Lifeline for USA Network

NBCUniversal's general entertainment cable channel stands to inherit a lot of the programming from the soon-to-shutter sports net.

NBC Sports Suspends Jeremy Roenick for Inappropriate Comments About Colleagues

NBC Sports has suspended hockey analyst Jeremy Roenick after remarks he made about colleagues on a podcast.

Animal Planet Boss Susanna Dinnage Steps Down to Run Premier League

Animal Planet global head Susanna Dinnage is stepping down to run the English Premier League, the U.K.-based pro soccer league heavily steeped in lucrative TV and streaming rights.

NBC Hires Paul Azinger to Replace Johnny Miller as Lead Golf Analyst

NBC Sports is hiring Paul Azinger as its lead golf analyst, with hopes he can deliver his own brand of sharp, candid observations that made Johnny Miller such a strong presence in the broadcast booth…