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TV Bites – The 2016 Summer Olympic Games

olympicsNeena says goodbye to NBC and gives us a perspective on coverage from the rest of the worlds point of view.

This won’t be my usual “NBC vs. CBC: Who Did it Better?” Olympics column. For one thing, it’s just no longer a question: of course CBC did a better job; they always do. For another thing, for the first time since NBC began broadcasting the Summer Olympic games in 1988, I didn’t bother to watch the Olympics on NBC. Not. One. Minute. After the better part of three decades of NBC obnoxiously tape-delaying just about everything – regardless of time zone – I didn’t see the point, given that I’m fortunate enough to live close enough to U.S./Canada border to get CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) signals and their superior live coverage…more