Recent Posts tagged with Dick Ebersol

Madden, HBO Sports Highlight 31st Sports Emmys

In a night dominated by HBO and HBO Sports’ nine wins, the presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award to legendary sports broadcaster John Madden stole the show at the 31st Annual Sports Emmy Awards. Last year’s Lifetime Achievement honoree, NBC Universal Sports and Olympics Chairman Dick Ebersol, joined Dallas Cowboys owner/GM Jerry Jones in presenting […]  More

Vancouver 2010: NBC Lacked Foresight in Olympics Bid

The news that NBC will lose about $200 million on the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver has resonated throughout the struggling network. It all goes back to 2003, when NBC paid $820 million for the 2010 Games and $1.18 billion for the 2012 Games in London, greatly outbidding both Fox and ESPN for the rights. According […]  More

Ebersol: NBC Will Lose Money on 2010 Olympics

Dick Ebersol, chairman of NBC Universal Sports and Olympics executive producer, says that NBC will lose money on the Winter Olympics for the first time in network history in 2010. Ebersol attributes this to the drastic increase in license rights for the 2010 and 2012 Olympics, rather than a lack of advertising sales. Although advertising […]  More

Password must contain the following:

A lowercase letter

A capital (uppercase) letter

A number

Minimum 8 characters