The graphic says it all. So does prevailing, vocal criticism on the Internet, especially at social media sites. NBC’s television coverage of the 2012 London Olympics has been a huge failure.
The cameras are working. The commentators are doing what commentators do, for better or worse. There’s lots of London Olympics 2012 on a handful of television channels, and as long as you have cable or satellite service all of those channels are “free”. But despite all those channels and the fact that you can get a live feed of every event over the Internet if you know how and fight your way through the small roadblocks to do that, NBC seems to think they’re still working in 1970. Or . . . OK, maybe NBC just thinks it’s still 2008.