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August 13, 2008: Olympics coverage reigns; 'Wanna Bet' improves
Comments: 0 | Categories: Olympics , Ratings , Video
Ratings for NBC’s Beijing Olympics coverage held steady Tuesday to once again lead NBC to a nightly victory. Coverage of women’s gymnastics, swimming, beach volleyball...

August 12, 2008: Transcript: If NBC Universal produced the opening ceremony instead of China...
Comments: 3 | Categories: Olympics , Opening Ceremony
Commentator Hulk Hogan: We're here live at the opening ceremony for the Olympic Games, brother! I'm so excited to be here at the Inglewood Forum....

August 12, 2008: Olympics coverage wins Monday ratings race
Comments: 0 | Categories: Olympics , Ratings
NBC's Olympic coverage continues to trend as the best-rated Summer Games in 12 years with last night's lineup ranking higher the other four major broadcast...

August 11, 2008: Olympics coverage dominates Sunday
Comments: 0 | Categories: Olympics , Ratings
NBC's coverage of the Beijing Olympics continued to pound the competition Sunday night. The network's nearly tenfold dominance in the broadcast ratings included coverage of...

August 11, 2008: NBC responds to Olympic fakery accusations
Comments: 147 | Categories: NBC , Olympics , Opening Ceremony , Video
Article Templatehttp://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid1119669402http://www.brightcove.com/channel.jsp?channel=769341148 The glow of NBC's Olympic ratings victory threatens to be sullied this morning by reports that the Beijing Olympic Committee and the network...

August 10, 2008: NBC's Olympics ratings roll continues
Comments: 6 | Categories: NBC , Olympics , Ratings
Coming off a record-setting opening ceremony, NBC's first night of Olympic competition Saturday continued to show elevated viewership. Saturday night's coverage of swimming, men's gymnastics...

August 9, 2008: Ten observations about the Olympics opening ceremony
Comments: 3 | Categories: 2008 , Olympics , Opening Ceremony , Review
All the superlatives were earned. Epic. Stunning. A true event. Many will watch this more than once, buying it on Blu-ray to show off their...

August 9, 2008: Record ratings for NBC's Olympic opening ceremony
Comments: 150 | Categories: 2008 , NBC , Olympics , Opening Ceremony , Ratings
[Updated, 1:04 p.m.] -- NBC’s Olympic dream of ratings fireworks came true. The network’s coverage of the Games got off to a roaring start Friday...

August 8, 2008: NBC opening ceremony rating predictions
Comments: 5 | Categories: Olympics , Opening Ceremony , Ratings
It’s been four years. That’s the rub. Nowadays network executives bristle if you compare their program ratings to one year ago, let alone four. So...

August 8, 2008: Olympics opening ceremony reviews
Comments: 61 | Categories: Olympics , Opening Ceremony , Review
NBC's telecast: -- Tom Shales: "Eye-poppers gave way to jaw-droppers, stunners were followed by dazzlers." -- Barry Garron: "'This is an Olympics unlike any other,'...

August 7, 2008: Olympics; Shawn Ryan; 'Hole in the Wall'
Comments: 0 | Categories: Barack Obama , Olympics
-- Dish Network is partnering with NBC to give viewers the option of watching Olympics coverage on six screens at once -- an enjoyably familiar...

July 31, 2008: YouTube yanks Olympics Opening Ceremony video
Comments: 29 | Categories: Olympics , Opening Ceremony , Video
- REVIEW/UPDATE [08/08/2008]: Opening Ceremony reviews are coming in from around the world... -- UPDATE: NBC's opening ceremony telecast sets ratings record... YouTube has yanked...

July 21, 2008: Olympics opening ceremony to have 15,000 performers
Comments: 17 | Categories: Olympics , TCA
TCA -- NBC Sports promised that China is planning to stage the most spectacular opening ceremony ever seen, featuring 15,000 performers and directed by Zhang...










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