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Mike Tirico Officially Takes Over NBC’s ‘Sunday Night Football’ Play by Play

NBC’s Sunday Night Football will have a new — albeit familiar — voice next season. Mike Tirico will officially take over as play by play announcer for the network’s primetime showcase, an NBC Sports spokesperson confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. The veteran sportscaster, who has called a handful of SNF games in the past few […]

TV Ratings: ‘Sunday Night Football’ Hits 6-Year High With Tom Brady’s New England Return

Tom Brady’s first game against his longtime team drew a huge audience for NBC on Sunday night. Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 19-17 win over the New England Patriots delivered the biggest Sunday Night Football audience for NBC since 2015 and is on track to be the second most-watched game in the 15-year history […]

NBC Leads Premiere Week Ratings Thanks to NFL, Dick Wolf

A big audience for Sunday Night Football and solid returns from its Dick Wolf-produced Chicago and Law & Order franchises helped NBC lead the first week of the 2021-22 season by a sizable margin over its broadcast rivals. The same-day ratings for the week, however, also show how much appointment viewing has shifted away from […]

NBC: 2022 Super Bowl Ads Almost Sold Out, Holding Back Spots for Last-Minute Buyers

Live sports continue to be the standard bearers for TV advertising, if new details from NBC Sports are any indication. On a call with reporters Wednesday, NBC Sports advertising sales chief Dan Lovinger said that inventory for NBC’s coverage of Super Bowl LVI on Feb. 13, 2022, is essentially sold out, with only a few […]

2020-21 TV Ratings: Complete 7-Day Ratings for Broadcast Network Series

The CW’s All American was the 135th most watched show on the English-language broadcast networks this season — but it also stands alone among primetime series. The high school football drama is the only network primetime show that grew both its total audience and its adults 18-49 rating in 2020-21 in Nielsen’s seven-day ratings. It’s […]

‘SNL’ Finishes Atop Demo Ratings for First Time in Its History

For the first time in its history, Saturday Night Live finished ahead of every other entertainment show in the ratings — not just in late night, but across all of ad-supported TV. The NBC series wrapped its 46th season as the top entertainment program (i.e., not including sports telecasts) among adults 18-49. It’s the top-rated […]

Peacock Had a “Fantastic Launch,” Says Comcast CEO

Brian Roberts also talked about the Summer Olympics in Tokyo and NFL remaining a "big priority" during rights renewal talks during an investors conference appearance.

Live NFL Games Are Coming to Movie Theaters In Canada

The deal between the pro league and Canada's Cineplex will see live Sunday Night Football games play on the big screen north of the border.

TV Ratings: ‘Sunday Night Football’ Holds After Holiday Weekend

The Chiefs-Broncos game is virtually unmoved from the prior Sunday's matchup.

TV Ratings: ‘The Simpsons’ Leads Sunday’s Scripted as Many Drop in Return

It's a good night for 'NCIS: Los Angeles' and '60 Minutes' — less so for 'Last Man on Earth' and 'Quantico.'

CBS, NBC Split Rights to Thursday Night Football

The $450 million deal gives each network five games to be simulcast on NFL Network.

Odell Beckham Jr.’s One-Handed Catch Has Internet, Hollywood Abuzz

"That may be the greatest catch I've ever seen in my life"