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After ten nights of Olympics coverage, Comcast's (CMCSA) NBCUniversal averages 33.6M primetime...

After ten nights of Olympics coverage, Comcast's (CMCSA) NBCUniversal averages 33.6M primetime viewers, up a brisk 12.4% from the 2008 Beijing Games. NBC's margin of victory for the period over second-ranked CBS is the largest in Nielsen's history. As part of its ratings dominance, the Today show beat Good Morning America for the first time in five weeks.
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  • James Sands
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    Olympic viewing was greatly controlled. I was not able to watch because I don't have an adequate account with Cox Communications.

     

    This is why I went long on DISCA and SNI. Internet streaming still has major barriers before it can compete with traditional TV viewing platforms.

     

    Netflix will have a rough go of it.
    9 Aug 2012, 10:07 AM Reply Like
  • WMARKW
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    NBC coverage, while extensive, was a bust as far as I am concerned. In the last two nights, I still have not seen replay of the 100 meter and 200 meter men's finals. I'm sure who won, I just haven't seen it.

     

    Enough of Beach Volleyball to fill me up for the next 3 decades.

     

    Hardly any field events shown (shot, javelin, discus).

     

    Didn't see the 1500 meter. No schedule ever shown anywhere that I know of, etc. etc.
    9 Aug 2012, 03:33 PM Reply Like
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