Ah it’s the opening weekend of the Olympics… USA! USA! USA! The Olympics are always fun to watch, and for me they’ll bridge the gap to football season. Anyways there was quite a lot of complaining on twitter today about the coverage by NBC. There was tape delay of some of the premier events like swimming.
The online webcasts didn’t always work. All the stations covering the games from the obvious like NBC to Bravo? were confusing.
Were sports fans being too hard on NBC? I mean events that were set for primetime could be seen online… (if it worked). Just go to NBCSports.com to find coverage listing. If you wanted to watch, it was somewhere.
My biggest gripe was the tape delay. In a world of instant information most everyone knew the results of Ryan Lochte of the Michael Phillips race moments after it ended. The event could have been shown on television by NBC in the afternoon, and then shown again in primetime. Come on it’s America. If U.S athletes are winning medals, we are going to watch it again at night. A lot of people would have preferred to see it live. Ok Maybe I’m wrong so let’s see what you out there think.
Are you happy with NBC’s coverage?