NBCSN is set to show nightly blocks of Olympic programming over the next two weeks, covering the 2016 Rio Games (April 13-15), the 2012 London Games (April 16-19), the 2008 Bejing Games (April 20-21), and sport-specific programming (April 22-26).
"I think I can bring a uniqueness to the job. My mantra as a producer is let’s innovate and search for fresh ways to tell the athlete stories. So whenever I go into a new project, a new show, I always ask the question to my team, how do we enrich the experience for the viewer?"
"What has emerged for me is a strong desire to delve into something new—to build on my experience in news, sports, and entertainment so I can broaden and deepen my leadership role in the content universe."
CBC's average primetime audience rose to 3 million for the PyeongChang Olympics, up from the 2.7 million they had in Sochi. Over 85 per cent of the Canadian population watched some of the Games. That's a contrast to the declines NBC has seen.