Posts Tagged ‘ NBC ’

PBS Launches Video Portal

Apr 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Streaming Video, Video

The public television network PBS is taking some of its viewers’ favorite programs and making them available via its newly-launched video portal,  Today’s debut of the streaming site marks the first time that programming from a variety of series producers has been available in from one location. The new video site features a broad […]

NBC To Debut Tina Fey’s 30 Rock Online

Oct 17th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

It looks like NBC is hoping to capitalize on the fact that Tina Fey is hotter online than off by debuting her show 30 Rock online.  According to MediaPost, NBC plans to debut the full season premiere online seven days before its on-air takeoff. The debut will be streamed on starting Oct. 23, as well […]

Apple “Let’s Rock” Event Delivers No Surprises

Sep 9th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players

Apple’s Let’s Rock event today offered anticipated updates to the iTunes and Apple’s iPod lines, but failed to do two things that many were hoping for: eliminate concerns over Steve Jobs’ health and offer “one more thing” – an unexpected introduction with some “wow”.  Jobs noted wryly that “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated,” […]

Why NBC Didn’t Cash In on Olympics Video

Aug 23rd, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that NBC failed to cash in on interest in the Olympics with its online presence: NBC’s decision to limit the amount of Olympics footage on its Web site has ticked off sports fans. But that decision could also dog the network in another way: will generate just $5.75 […]

Olympics Fans Frustrated By NBC’s Online Coverage

Aug 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Last week, we asked Is It Too Early To Declare NBC’s Online Olympic Coverage A Failure? If your comments are any indication, the answer is a resounding “No!”. A lot of Podcasting News readers are frustrated with the hassles of NBC’s 2008 Olympic coverage. Here’s a sampling of what readers had to say about NBC’s […]

BitTorrent Downloads Reveal Huge Unmet Demand For Olympics Coverage

Aug 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

NBC says that as much as 8% of its Olympic audience is viewing the event online, but it’s becoming clear that there’s a huge number of people that that are turning to unofficial channels because of restrictions and limitations of official Olympics coverage. In fact, the number of people turning to unofficial Olympic offerings appears […]

Why Teens Are Skipping The Olympics

Aug 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, Internet TV, Video

Teens are skipping the Olympics this year.

Only 46 percent of teens surveyed by Harris Interactive showed any interest in watching the Olympics.

Here’s why.

Is It Too Early To Declare NBC’s Online Olympic Coverage A Failure?

Aug 11th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Video

Last week, while we were wondering whether NBC risked losing the online audience with all the barriers it puts in front of people wanting to watch the Olympics, everybody else seemed to be worried that NBC’s Olympic coverage might melt the Internet. Three days into the Olympics, the Internet hasn’t melted and it’s starting to […]

NBC: Internet Video Fueling Interest In Olympics

Aug 11th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Video

NBC’s Olympics coverage appears to be getting a boost in interest from its Web presence, according to the company: More viewers tuned in to watch the first two prime-time Olympics telecasts on NBC than any Summer Games in a decade. Friday night’s taped opening ceremony attracted 34.2 million people, up 35% from the last summer […]

NBC To Use Internet Video As “Minor League” For Late-Night TV

Jul 21st, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

NBC has announced that it will be using Internet video as a sort of minor league training grown for late-night television. It’s announced that Jimmy Fallon will be the Late Night replacement for Conan O’Brien when Mr. O’Brien takes over the Tonight show next year. Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer for Late Night said that he […]