Viewers Who Know Results Still Watch Telecasts
Aug03

Viewers Who Know Results Still Watch Telecasts

Cool it on the NBC Olympic bashing. The network reported Thursday that its independent researchers are finding that people who know the results of London events before they are shown on tape delay are more – not less – likely to watch them. Seems like NBC knows what it’s doing by tape-delaying marquee events like swimming and gymnastics for prime time’s big audience. The findings from a survey conducted on Sunday:...

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Tweetmaster General Of The Summer Olympics
Aug01

Tweetmaster General Of The Summer Olympics

  These are the Twitter Olympics, and for sure enjoyment and exhilaration, no one beats actor Samuel L. Jackson’s patriotic, passionate and profane tweets. If you haven’t been following Uncle Samuel, do so now. Some of his best so far: OK! Getting that MOLYMPICPHUKKEN Fevah! GO TEAM USA!!!!! Now, for that Field Hockey Gold….how we feelin’? Speak up MUFEXPERTFUKKUHZ! Ahhight!! Good MUPFUGHKEAN Beamin’!!...

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Tuning Up For London Olympics
Jul25

Tuning Up For London Olympics

The Olympics are here. The U.S. women kick off against France on Wednesday in their first soccer match (noon, EDT, NBCSC). Meanwhile, Danny Boyle puts the finishing touches on Friday’s Opening Ceremonies with today’s dress rehearsal. While we wait for some final leaks before we post about the OC, let’s sift through the unofficial 86-track playlist for the opening ceremony that has been published. The songset includes...

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Muse’s ‘Survival’ Official Song Of London Olympics
Jul03

Muse’s ‘Survival’ Official Song Of London Olympics

Muse’s upcoming new single, “Survival,” has been chosen as the official song for the 2012 Olympic Games (July 27-Aug. 12) in London. The track is from Muse’s upcoming sixth studio album, “The 2nd Law.” Matt [Bellamy] wrote the song with the Olympics in mind. It’s about total conviction and pure determination to win.” The song will be played throughout the Games, including when athletes enter the stadium,...

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