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NBC. Skating coverage....am I missing something?

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by FSWer, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. FSWer

    FSWer Well-Known Member

    Say,does anyone know why NBC. is NOT showing the Pairs and Dance Disciplines until 2013?
  2. PDilemma

    PDilemma Well-Known Member

    No idea. Not showing pairs is not new. But they used to show some dance. So far this season, I think we've seen one dance program. Can't remember if it was V/M or D/W.
  3. Sylvia

    Sylvia Prepping for club comp. season!

    It was Davis/White at Skate America.
  4. jamesy

    jamesy shut in

    They also showed V/M at SC.
  5. FSWer

    FSWer Well-Known Member

    I agree. But it also doesn't look like there showing much Dance either.
  6. Carolla5501

    Carolla5501 Well-Known Member

    Ratings? Advertising?
  7. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

    The coverage here is so sad! :wuzrobbed I would much rather see ice dancing coverage instead of the current field of ladies. :shuffle:
  8. stjeaskategym

    stjeaskategym Well-Known Member

    Singles skating will always be the focus here in the US. Occasionally they will show an ice dance program since North America is having so much great success in it. But you can always bet that if there are only 2 hours allotted on NBC for a skating competition, it will be for singles.

    Hopefully next year there will be more skating on NBC and their other channels when the contract with Universal Sports expires.
  9. The Fly On The Wall

    The Fly On The Wall Active Member

    So thankful for Canadian TV!!!!!
  10. nursebetty

    nursebetty New Member

    This is such a thorn in my side. S&S are my favorite skaters (pairs). Last season I watched a whole broadcast waiting for the pairs and was so p*ssed at the end. Went to the NBC site to ask why. Got a response that basically said they didn't have time to read or respond. That particular show the men were falling left and right and still they didn't replace it by pairs. :mad: I would have boycotted NBC, but the olympics were on NBC.