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Discovery sees record Winter Olympics engagement

Discovery has reported record Olympic Winter Games viewership and engagement on its digital platforms, as the household appeal of discovery+ drove significantly higher consumption and numbers of new paid subscribers compared to PyeongChang 2018. Concluding on February 20th, Beijing 2022 produced strong results across Discovery’s European television network and streaming products. discovery+ drove an increased […]

February 23, 2022

NBC Sports selects MediaKind for Winter Games production

NBC Sports has selected MediaKind to provide video contribution and distribution solutions for its production of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. NBCUniversal provides coverage of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games (to February 20th), featuring a record 2,800+ hours of coverage across NBC, Peacock, USA Network, CNBC and the NBC Sports app. The Opening […]

February 16, 2022

NBC Sports selects EVS’ LiveCeption Signature solution for Winter Games

NBC Sports has selected EVS’ LiveCeption Signature solution for its production of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games, from Beijing, China, February 2–20. The announcement was made by Darryl Jefferson, VP of Post Operations and Digital Workflow, NBC Sports & Olympics, and Quentin Grutman, Chief Customer Officer at EVS. NBCUniversal provides coverage of the 2022 Olympic […]

February 16, 2022

Survey: 30% UK plan to watch Winter Olympics daily

Half of UK sports viewers plan on tuning into the Winter Olympics this week with female sports fans slightly more interested in the games than their male counterparts, according to a survey by global strategic consultancy Altman Solon. The Winter Olympics survey was conducted in mid-January with more than 2,500 respondents across the UK, France, […]

February 4, 2022

Survey: Over 70% of UK plan to watch Winter Olympics

Consumer insights provider Toluna has released a study about the 2022 Winter Olympics and media choices. The survey questioned 1,244 people in the UK and found that 71 per cent are going to watch the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics with, perhaps surprisingly, the majority of respondents planning to watch the games live on television. Additional […]

January 26, 2022

Survey: More viewers to watch Winter Olympics via highlights

Ahead of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, GWI, an audience insights company, surveyed a total of 10,266 consumers. Aged 16-64 across nine markets (UK, US, France, Germany, Italy, India, Brazil, Japan and China). The research, which used a mixture of GWI Zeitgeist from this month and GWI Sports datasets, revealed: Appetite for the Winter Olympics […]

January 25, 2022

Discovery brings “cinematic vision” to Winter Games

Discovery has announced plans that it says will “push the physical and virtual boundaries of sports production to new extremes and mark a new frontier in the coverage of the Olympic Games”.With just over a week to go until the Opening Ceremony of Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, Discovery has revealed how it intends to […]

January 24, 2022

BBC to offer over 300 hours of live Winter Games

The BBC will broadcast more than 300 hours of live coverage across BBC One and BBC Two, with even more coverage available on a second live digital stream on BBC iPlayer, Red Button and the BBC Sport website, to bring fans all the best moments and events as the Games unfold in host city Beijing. […]

January 12, 2022

Peacock to stream 2022 Winter Olympics in US

Peacock will be the streaming home of the 2022 Winter Olympics in the US, offering viewers the ability to live stream all of NBCUniversal’s coverage of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games from Beijing, China, available on the service’s premium tier, from February 2nd to 20th. Peacock will present live streaming coverage of every event of […]

January 6, 2022

Infront, StreamAMG launch Ski and Snowboard Live

Infront, the sports media company, has partnered with sports OTT specialists StreamAMG to launch Ski and Snowboard Live, a new direct-to-consumer (DTC) service for the US market. Audiences in the US can now access live streams from international events of the FIS Alpine, Snowboard, Freestyle Ski and Cross Country World Cup, all with English commentary. […]

November 22, 2021