FLASH: RIO RATINGS PLUMMET

NBC Olympic coverage is falling like a rocket from outer space.. Early ratings are large but still the lowest since 1996.. Friday night opening ceremonies were delayed by NBC to ensure that people driving home would see them.. But Early returns give the broadcast network’s coverage an overnight 16.5 rating among households.. It stands as … Read moreFLASH: RIO RATINGS PLUMMET

How not to host the games: Show the flag of a nation you are constantly threatening with nuclear annihilation

Olympics, 2012 style It’s tough to put on a show in the modern age. Sure, the Olympians are trained and ready and they even have thousands of condoms at their disposal, but it takes a flag mishap to cause a major diplomatic fiasco before the games even begin (officially) So here is how things went … Read moreHow not to host the games: Show the flag of a nation you are constantly threatening with nuclear annihilation

Olympic fever in Capitol after Team USA outfits be made in China

News yesterday has agitated Congress. Numerous members of the body spoke out on the floor of the House about Team USA’s Olympics outfits made in China.  The 2012 USA uniform was unveiled on NBC’s Today Show.. Ralph Lauren created the look and it was based off of the 1948 games that were also in London. But where … Read moreOlympic fever in Capitol after Team USA outfits be made in China