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
“NEWS ACCESS RULES APPLICABLE FOR THE BROADCAST OF THE GAMES OF THE XXXI OLYMPIAD, RIO DE JANEIRO, 5-21 AUGUST 2016” – The title of the document from the International Olympic Committee that is prohibiting without exception the use of GIFs of memorable Olympics moments.. The full text reads: “Internet and Mobile Platforms Notwithstanding any other applicable … Read moreThe GIFless Olympics
The summer Olympics are set.. Brazil is ready? Maybe.. The opening ceremonies begin tonight even if there are still pollutants in water and mosquitoes on the loose. Zika was the big fear.. other fears have come since. A sampling for some headlines potentially paints a not so rosy scenario concerning the Rio Games … CNN … Read moreLET THE GAMES BEGIN
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
The Olympics are set to begin soon and with that heralded open also in attendance will be fears of volcanoes, earthquakes, and war between Iran and Israel Mossad believes an hit squad may be planning a terror attack… London worried that Iran has missiles capable of reaching its city.. Tension build for ’12’s games..
First of all, I can say this: I don’t like that China made Team USA’s Olympic clothing anymore than the next person. I type this, of course, on a computer make in India.. and read about the story on an iPhone made in China. Oh and of course Congress was outraged too. I am sure … Read moreAll that anger about made in China Team USA outfits
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