Recent Posts tagged with Versus

NBC Sports Network Shifts Schedule on Launch Day

Its first official day on the air and the industry’s newest 24/7 all-sports network has already proven itself skilled at working on the fly. Monday saw Versus officially become the NBC Sports Network and while NBC Sports Group had a full lineup of programming scheduled to mark the event, a shifting of the start time […]  More

NBC Sports Group Breaks the Ice on College Hockey with 16-Game Slate

The NBC Sports Group will air 16 live college hockey games this season on NBC Sports Network, including four from the Hockey East Tournament (one Quarterfinal, both Semifinals and the Final). This season’s schedule, which marks the first time that the NBC Sports Group will air college hockey games, was developed through partnerships with numerous […]  More

Hockey Fans Enjoy Increased NBC Coverage on Versus

Versus’s days are numbered, and the network has never been stronger. With the clock ticking down in the final months of the brand known as Versus, NBC Sports Group has already implemented the infrastructure that will take its place when the channel officially becomes NBC Sports Network on Jan. 2. All it takes is a […]  More

Vancouver Bloggers Join NBC Sports Digital Team

NHL bloggers Jason Brough and Mike Halford have joined NBC Sports Digital to be the featured writers for ProHockeyTalk on NBCSports.com. Previously, Brough and Halford penned the Orland Kurtenblog for the Vancouver Province and hosted the KB Radio show on TEAM 1040 in Vancouver. Brough and Halford will become the lead voices on NBCSports.com’s ProHockeyTalk, […]  More

VERSUS Presents “Out. The Glenn Burke Story,” About First Openly Gay Major League Baseball Player

“Out. The Glenn Burke Story,” which documents Burke’s legacy as the first openly gay Major League Baseball player, will have its national premiere on VERSUS on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 10 p.m. ET. Nominated for a Northern California Area Emmy Award and for Outstanding Documentary at the 22nd Annual GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against […]  More

Versus Rebranded as NBC Sports Network

As expected, NBC announced that Versus will officially be rebranded as the NBC Sports Network, with the change taking effect on Jan. 2. The NBC Sports Network will serve as the NBC Sports Group’s 24/7 cable platform. Many NBC Sports production and programming elements have already been introduced on Versus since the merger – such […]  More

SMT, VERSUS Partner To Track Cyclists in the Tour de France

As the peloton of the 98th Tour de France cycles across the French countryside, climbs to the summit of le Galibier, and passes through les Champs Élysées, SportsMedia Technology (SMT) is providing VERSUS with its signature race technology at every stage. SMT, a provider of data-integration, graphics-presentation, and video-enhancement solutions for the sports and entertainment […]  More

NHL & NBC Sports Group Embark on Groundbreaking Media Sales Venture

Following the groundbreaking media rights agreement that will keep the NHL on NBC through the 2020-21 season, the National Hockey League and NBC Sports Group have strengthened their relationship even further by creating a unique sales venture that will streamline national U.S. NHL media sales for the next five years. “Joining forces with NBC enables […]  More

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