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Doldrums: Broadcast Ad Sales Growth Slows in July

adage.com — SMI Data Suggests Scatter Market May Be on the Wane Media bosses during the most recent earnings season raved about the strength of the scatter market, but the July ad sales figures suggest that the once-torrid broadcast market may be cooling down.

Nightmare in Rio: NBC's Olympics Ratings Down 15% Vs. London

As NFL Season Approaches, DraftKings Goes All-In On Gronk

NBC Makes Up for Rio Ratings

adage.com — The Olympics Having missed its ratings guarantees in Rio, NBC in the coming weeks may be on the hook for some holdover Olympics make-goods, but for the most part media buyers say they are satisfied with how the network has handled its Summer Games shortfall.

More Than 3,000 In-House Ads In NBC's Olympics Coverage

Comedy Central Pulls the Plug on 'The Nightly Show'

adage.com — Low Ratings, Little Viral Buzz Dooms 'Colbert Report' Replacement Less than two years after it launched as the successor to "The Colbert Report," Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" has reached a dead end.

Despite delivering ratings below those of the 2012 London Games, NBC won't pay make-goods to advertisers, calling Rio de Janeiro's Olympics the "most economically successful Games in history," according to NBC Sports Chairman Mark Lazarus | Crain's New Yo

crainsnewyork.com — Despite delivering an audience that hasn't quite measured up to that which it promised its advertisers, NBC on Thursday said the ratings for the 2016 Summer Olympics are meeting its expectations, and that it is currently not on the hook for make-goods.

Despite Missing Olympics Guarantees, NBC Isn't In Make-Goods

Every Little Bit Helps: Cable, Digital Lift Olympics Ratings

adage.com — Bonus Eyeballs Could Help Make Up for Rio Underdeliveries A string of American triumphs in the pool and a near-flawless turn by U.S. women's gymnastics team on Tuesday night powered NBC to its strongest ratings of the 2016 Rio Summer Games, as some 33.4 million viewers tuned in for the network's primetime Olympics program.

Blame It on Rio: Summer Olympics Ratings Sag

adage.com — The Olympics NBC's coverage of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics got off to a less than auspicious start Friday night, as the opening ceremony was the lowest-rated Summer Games launch in nearly a quarter-century.
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