Tag: Sports TV

Sounds of the Games: NBC doesn’t plan on adding crowd noise

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One of Molly Solomon's favorite memories from the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics was watching Lindsey Vonn in the start house. Cameras would focus on the...

After lengthy wait, Paul Tagliabue heads to Hall of Fame

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During Paul Tagliabue’s 17-year stint as commissioner, the NFL experienced labor peace, saw skyrocketing television deals, construction of new stadiums across the nation, and...

Her story: 1st time all-female broadcast crew calls MLB game

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — There was history — and her story, too — in the broadcast booth at Tropicana Field on Tuesday night. ...

NBA Finals up over last year, but post 4th-lowest average

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NEW YORK — Television ratings for the NBA Finals and playoffs posted sizable increases over last year. But that was the only good news...

IndyCar inks new NBC Sports deal, 2 races to run on Peacock

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IndyCar announced an extension with NBC Sports on Tuesday that guarantees a majority of its races will be on the main network broadcast rather...

Shark bites new viewers for Discovery in 33rd year

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NEW YORK — Shark Week just finished its 33rd edition on Discovery, a television event so old that one advertising executive joked it could...

Phelps to work as NBC commentator, correspondent at Olympics

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STAMFORD, Conn. — Michael Phelps will be part of NBC's Olympics coverage as a correspondent and swimming commentator, the network announced Monday. ...

Japan girds for a surreal Olympics, and questions are plenty

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TOKYO — After a yearlong delay and months of hand-wringing that rippled across a pandemic-inflected world, a Summer Games unlike any other is at...

New this week: ‘Zola,’ ‘Ted Lasso’ and a Felicity Jones film

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Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. ...

Peyton Manning teams up with brother, ESPN for MNF MegaCast

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ESPN has finally landed Peyton Manning as a “Monday Night Football” commentator. It's just not in a way anyone expected, and it won't be...