NBC And U.S. Olympic Committee Partner For 2014 And 2016 Paralympic Games

By | Tuesday September 24, 2013 @ 7:25am PDT

NEW YORK – The Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will receive an unprecedented 116 combined hours of coverage in the United States, the International Paralympic Committee announced today, as NBC Olympics and the United States Olympic Committee have partnered to acquire the U.S. media rights to the next two Paralympic Games.

NBC and NBCSN will combine to air 50 hours of television coverage for March’s Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, starting on March 7 with the Opening Ceremony. It will be followed by daily coverage of all five Paralympic sports in the Sochi program, before the Games’ Closing Ceremony is broadcast on March 16.

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London Olympics Will Break Even For NBC, Comcast Says

By | Wednesday August 1, 2012 @ 6:24am PDT

“We are way ahead of where we thought we would be,” NBCUniversal chief Steve Burke told analysts this morning in a call to discuss Comcast earnings. London will break even and “given the trends, we stand to make money on … Read More »

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NBC And Panasonic Team To Offer 2012 Olympics In 3D

The 3D broadcasts will come a day after the events, and won’t include everything. Still, this is the first time the the Olympics will be available here in 3D. NBC will offer more than 200 hours of 3D broadcasts to every pay TV … Read More »

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Comcast Hints That ‘Harry Potter’ Will Go To Additional Universal Parks: UBS Confab

Comcast CFO Mike Angelakis says that The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter was so successful for Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure that it became “a reset mechanism” for the theme park. But he stopped short of confirming reportsRead More »

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Jim Bell To Top NBCU’s Olympics Coverage

By | Tuesday August 30, 2011 @ 7:57am PDT
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Today executive producer Jim Bell will executive produce NBCUniversal’s coverage of the 2012 London Olympics. He will succeed former NBC Sports chairman Dick Ebersol, who executive produced every Olympics from 1992 until his abrupt … Read More »

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