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  • NBC Embraces Online Coverage for Olympics -- Finally

    As NBCUniversal prepares for its 18-day onslaught of Winter Olympics coverage starting Thursday, it'll be rolling out a revised Olympics game plan that brings it up to speed with the fast-changing media world. Some aspects of the Sochi Games will be...
  • Sochi Olympic organizers prepare for a rainy — and sunny — day

    SOCHI, Russia — The sun shines brightly as a gentle breeze rustles palm trees along the shore. The forecast calls for a mostly clear sky with mild temperatures through the week. Welcome to the Winter Olympics. The 2014 Sochi Games will take...
  • Men's super-giant slalom

    When: Feb. 16. Best of the U.S.: Bode Miller, Ted Ligety, Travis Ganong. Best of the rest: Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway), Patrick Kueng (Switzerland), Jan Hudec (Canada). U.S. chances to medal: Miller won silver behind Svindal's gold in Vancouver...
  • Women's ski cross

    Women's ski cross
    When: Feb. 21. Best of the U.S.: As in Vancouver four years ago, none qualified. Best of the rest: Marielle Thompson and Kelsey Serwa of Canada, Katrin Mueller and Fanny Smith of Switzerland, and Ophelie David of France. U.S. chances to medal: None....
  • Advertisers make $900-million bet on Olympic Winter Games

    Advertisers make $900-million bet on Olympic Winter Games
    The lighting of the Olympic flame in Russia will launch a nearly $900-million bet by U.S. advertisers that this year's Winter Games will become a feel-good event for television audiences. Leading up to Friday's official opening of the XXII Olympic...
  • Sochi Olympics TV moment: NBC's Hannah Kearney challenge

    Sochi Olympics TV moment: NBC's Hannah Kearney challenge
    Note: This is part of an ongoing series documenting the Sochi Olympics from a TV perspective. Every morning of the Games, we’ll look at a key moment from the previous day that NBC captured, elevated, honored, bungled or otherwise reported in a...
  • Saturday's Olympics Action on NBC Down in Ratings From 2010

    NBC of course dominated the ratings race on Saturday, the first official night of competition, though its numbers came in below the 2010 Winter Games from Vancouver. According to preliminary national estimates from Nielsen, NBC's primetime coverage...
  • Sochi Olympics audience levels exceed NBC's expectations

    Sochi Olympics audience levels exceed NBC's expectations
    Despite Bob Costas' persistent eye infection, a heat wave in Sochi and slightly lower NBC prime-time numbers compared with four years ago, NBCUniversal executives are giving the Winter Olympics a high score. Audience levels have exceeded the network's...
  • Even During the Olympics, ABC's 'GMA' Defeats NBC's 'Today'

    NBC is hopeful that it can use the Olympics to funnel more viewers into morning program "Today," but on Tuesday at least, the show couldn't top ABC's "Good Morning America." After "Today" prevailed on Monday of this week, Tuesday saw "GMA" average 6.42...
  • NBC's Olympics Ratings Healthy While Its Host Is On the Mend

    In sports parlance, Bob Costas remains day-to-day for NBC. The longtime NBC Olympics host continues to be sidelined due to an eye infection that has left him "very frustrated," according to of Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBC Sports Group. Lazarus spoke...
  • TV ratings: Wednesday's Olympics down from Vancouver 2010

    TV ratings: Wednesday's Olympics down from Vancouver 2010
    NBC's prime time Olympics coverage Wednesday was down from the comparable night for 2010's Vancouver games, but it still put a dent in "American Idol."  NBC's prime time Sochi Olympics telecast, with Matt Lauer subbing again for Bob Costas, averaged 20....