Al Michaels distinguished by NBC as “Member Emeritus” after 36 NFL prime time seasons; Thursdays next

AL MICHAELS FORMALLY BACK IN – ON NBC Iconic broadcaster Al Michaels formalized his broadcast […]


Tony Kubek, 86, a longtime Yankee and NBC MLB broadcaster, lives quietly with family in Wisconsin

A quarter-century ago, network television weekly ferried baseball across the land. Today streaming, cable, and […]


Michaels and Collinsworth finish their enjoyable NBC run with a fun broadcast of LA Super Bowl

Sports Broadcast Journal Super Bowl Commentary and Notes Joe Cool: In lead-up to the […]


Week #18 at stake; ESPN’s Herbie will show us what he knows about NFL; Fox and CBS both have DHers

From a business perspective, few will argue that the NFL is brilliant. Each decision is so […]


Week #17 of #18: Decision time; TV geographic splits to accommodate regional races

The penultimate weekend of the NFL season. All the league’s 32 teams will be in […]


NBCUniversal’s reputation as a legitimate purveyor of news will be tested during the Olympic

NBC will begin televising the Beijing Olympics from China on February 3d, even though […]


Halby’s Morsels: Amazon’s NFL plans; The older guys calling games; NBC’s rough stretch

ESPN’s Chris Fowler did a workmanlike job hosting the Heisman Trophy presentation Saturday night. […]


College Football, Week #13: Fox presents #2 Ohio St at #5 Michigan; CBS has Iron Bowl at Auburn

Broadcast notes The headline game, rankings notwithstanding, is on Fox, Saturday at noon, #2 at […]


NFL media members pounce on Aaron Rodgers for lacking transparency about being vaccinated

Ever since his misleading comments about being immunized against Covid-19, Aaron Rodgers has arguably […]


College Week #10: Fifteen of the top-25 in action on ESPN; Yelping Gus has Ohio State at Nebraska

WEEK #10 College Football Schedule Broadcast Notes: Yes, Michigan-Michigan State was riveting last Saturday. But […]


Beijing Olympics: Did the NBA provide a sneak preview of how NBC will cover Chinese politics?

 Will NBCUniversal cover the political situation in China during the Beijing Olympics? Arguably, of […]


Politicians talk but there’s no strong drive to exit the Beijing Games or for NBC to limit its coverage

Another Olympics controversy; Many political leaders are critical of NBCUniversal for televising the Beijing […]