NBC has not been good.

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  1. Govnor

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    My main issues with how NBC has handled its coverage. note this comes from a non-cable house hold, we just watch NBC.

    - Commercials every 5-10 mins is just over the top. I think NBC must be in terrible shape financially to have to do this.
    - Holding back the main events (read 100m final etc) until 11pm so that people have to watch until they see what they want with no guidance on when any particular event will actually be on.
    - Swimming, Gymnastics, Track, Rowing, a bit of Tennis, V-ball and water polo. Rinse and repeat. Maybe try and throw something different in there, just for a change. It is the Olympics!!!

    Am I being fair here???

    yes I know all of you with the BBC are laughing at this!
     
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  2. vkartikv

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    Not to mention them not showing the mens 100m final live! I watched it live on the internet but I'm sure there's millions who did not have live access to it.
     
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  3. Govnor

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    Yeah, that was nuts. It was Sunday, not Tuesday.
     
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    Definitely not laughing brah, feel for you guys in such a big sporting nation that are getting shafted by the TV goons.
     
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  5. r2473

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    NBC should allow every person in the world live access to all events on demand and commercial free.

    Cooking dinner and doing the dishes would be nice too.

    I'm also still overweight even though I've watched "like a million hours" of Olympics. WTF NBC. I expected to lose 10 lbs.
     
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    i can't even log into it after providing my account info. what a bunch of bullocks
     
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    I got mad yestrday. I was watching the handball started to get into it and Montenegro was pushing and commercial. Right in the middle of a transition they go out. Come back and there are about 5 points scored that we will never see.

    Thats my only complaint. Commercials mid play is not good. I was waiting for them to go out mid dive last night. Wouldnt shock me at all.
     
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  8. Govnor

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    That is a bit extreme. Some commercials, for sure. But not every 5-10 mins, all the time.

    Also - this is only for the USA. Other nations will have much better coverage, no need for them to try and watch NBC.
     
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  9. norbac

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    Thank God for Direct TV. As far as NBC and sports, they just don't mix.
     
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    .....NorBaC.....
     
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    I personally am not a fan of all of the interviews that they keep doing. It is fine to do it occasionally, but they seem to have an interview every hour. Don't they actually have some sports to show?
     
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