Talk about making an introduction.
Rookie news anchor A.J. Clemente left a lasting impression on NBC’s viewers in North Dakota Sunday night, when his first words on air at his new job were “f—ing sh-t.”
The admittedly nervous Clemente was just being introduced by the television announcer when viewers heard the easily audible phrase, which he said oblivious to the fact his microphone was on.
Comcast-owned NBC Sports is setting viewership and ratings records for the Summer Olympics. The network is whipping the competition on head-to-head ratings.The network might even make money. London 2012 banner at The Monument. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) How could this be? After all, the opening ceremony was a flop. The tape-delayed broadcasts and [...]
Image via CrunchBase NBC and Facebook announced today a deal with the London Olympics, reports The New York Times. Users of Facebook will be reminded about NBC’s Olympic coverage, and viewers of NBC’s coverage will be "nudged" to talk about the Games on Facebook. The virtuous circle is part of a [...]
Is Comcast Corp. (CMCSA) on the verge of getting regulatory approval to acquire a controlling stake in NBC Universal (NBCU)? A recent change at the helm of NBCU indicates this. Yesterday, Comcast and General Electric Co. (GE), the current owner of NBCU said in a joint statement that the existing COO of Comcast, Mr. Steve Burke will succeed the incumbent CEO of NBCU Mr. Jeff Zucker by 2010 end.