Coverage of the Summer Olympics from Beijing helped NBC run circles around its competish last week, delivering what appears to be the most decisive weekly victory on record for any net.
The Olympics may have turned the Beijing sky blue, but the outlook for the box office is gray.
Aside from "Mad Men," which I couldn't wait to see (for a recap visit Cynthia Littleton's On the Air blog), all regular programming has been put on hold for me during the Olympics. I'm a Games geek…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
No Phelps, no problem for NBC on Sunday night, as the Summer Olympics again put up some impressive numbers in primetime -- more than doubling the primetime demo deliveries of ABC, CBS and Fox.
Blighty's unexpected cache of Olympic gold medals -- the U.K. is third behind China and the U.S. -- gave a huge boost to local TV viewing figures.
The wonderful changes wrought on the Chinese capital for the Olympic Games means the quality of the air in Beijing is the best it's been in a decade, and so into the second week of the world's…
Michael Phelps continues to deliver some splashy ratings for NBC's coverage of the Beijing Games, as the swimmer's pursuit of a record eighth gold medal contributed to the net's largest aud on a…
Tibetan rights campaigners staged a daring protest in Beijing Friday when they rappelled down the half-built new headquarters of state broadcaster China Central Television to unfurl a "Free Tibet"…
While Beijing's scowling policemen have made headlines, the Olympic Games have prompted plenty of humor in the Chinese capital, especially online.
A staggering 17.7 million people have streamed video of an Olympic event on their computer or cell phone during the first five days of the Beijing Games.