HD Olympic Holdouts
- NBC UPS OLYMPICS' DAILY DOSE. Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;6/10/2004, Vol. 283 Issue 47, p4
Reports on the coverage of the Olympic events from Athens, Greece at NBC television network. Transmission to the 124 high-definition-equipped affiliated television stations; Broadcast of the sports event in the cable networks of National Broadcasting Co. Inc.; Amount paid by the company for the...
- Games Deliver for NBC's Cable Networks. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;8/30/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 35, p52
Reports on the ratings garnered by cable networks of NBC for their coverage of the 2004 Athens Olympics in Greece. Increase in the rating of USA Network; Growth in the rating of CNBC.
- NBC Pledges Better High-def Games in '06. Antonoff, Michael; Fenton, Brian C. // Sound & Vision;Nov2004, Vol. 69 Issue 9, p16
Provides information on the problems encountered by people who watched the 2004 Athens Olympics in Greece in their high-definition television in the U.S. Lost of coverage on some events; Background on some technical errors; Statement issued by NBC regarding their coverage of the Olympics.
- Pix Are Pretty, But HD Delay Bugs Viewers. Donohue, Steve // Multichannel News;8/30/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 35, p1
Reports on the television broadcasting of the 2004 Athens Olympics in Greece by NBC station in high definition. Failures of the coverage; Causes of the failures; Reaction of U.S. viewers on the coverage.
- All Olympics, All the Time. Romano, Allison // Broadcasting & Cable;8/16/2004, Vol. 134 Issue 33, p12
Reports on the decision of NBC to divide its 2004 Olympics TV coverage with several cable stations. Difficulty of NBC to accommodate the TV coverage of the 2004 Olympic games; Coverage of boxing and other sports to be managed by CNBC and MSNBC; Information on the Olympics Web site of NBC.
- RUSH HD. // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;9/4/2008 Guide to HD TV Programming, Vol. 23, p14
The article focuses on Rush HD, the first-ever high-definition television channel in the U.S. that is dedicated to adventure sports. It states that the channel is available on Cablevision's iO digital cable service. An overview of the channel's signature programming is offered. The channel was...
- Driving for More HDTV. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;10/10/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 42, p24
Reports on the plan of Fox Sports Net (FSN) to increase the number of live sports events that it will broadcast in high-definition TV in 2006. Overview of sports leagues covered by the cable network; Number of FSN's regional sports networks; Costs associated with the enhanced service; Addition...
- ESPN High-Def Touchdown. Dobrow, Larry // Sound & Vision;Jan2004, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p109
Provides information on the television broadcasting of the National Football League games in high-definition (HD) format by cable network ESPN. Difference between watching the game on a conventional television and in high-definition; Advantage of the broadcast to ESPN; Technical personnel...
- TUNING INTO HD. Porter, Stephen // Computer Graphics World;Feb2005, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p28
This article focuses on high-definition television (HDTV). Some 40 network television shows and a smattering of sports and special events were being shot and Simulcast in HD, cable networks such as HBO and Showtime were broadcasting some movies in HD, and a few pioneers like HDNet and the...