Friday, February 16, 2018

Next Tuesday Night's Olympic Coverage Shrinks by Hour on 2/20

Posted: 02/16/2018 07:26:00 PM
Type: Duration
Message:
SCHEDULE / DURATION / START AND END TIME CHANGES: On Tuesday 2/20 Olympic Primetime now airs 8:00pm-11:30pm ET (previously 8:00pm-12:30am ET). Olympic Prime Plus now airs 12:05am-1:00am ET (previously 1:05am-2:00am ET). Olympic Prime West now airs 8:30pm-9:05pm PT. Olympic WC Encore now airs 11:35pm-3:05am MT and 10:35pm-2:05am PT. Olympic Primetime Repeat now airs 1:00am-4:30am ET, 12:00am-3:30am CT, and 2:05am-4:30am PT. Start time for Local News in all time zones has also been changed. The following feeds have been added for Mtn stations: Olympic Prime West (9:30pm-10:05pm MT) and Olympic Primetime Repeat (3:05am-4:30am MT). Please see the updated schedule and contingencies on this day for further details. At this time formats for Olympic Primetime, Prime Plus, and WC Encore are TBD. Format changes will be posted ASAP.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Tomorrow's Prime Olympics Just Shrank by 90 Minutes



Posted: 02/14/2018 03:04:17 PM
Type: Duration
Message:
SCHEDULE / DURATION / START AND END TIME CHANGES: On Thursday 2/15 Olympic Primetime now airs 8:00pm-11:00pm ET (previously 8:00pm-12:30am ET). Olympic Prime Plus now airs 11:35pm-1:00am ET (previously 1:05am-2:00am ET). Olympic WC Encore now airs 11:35pm-2:35am MT and 10:35pm-1:35am PT. Olympic Primetime Repeat now airs 1:00am-4:00am ET, 12:00am-3:00am CT, and 1:35am-4:30am PT. Start time for Local News in all time zones has also been changed. The following feeds have been added for Mtn stations: Olympic Prime West (9:30pm-10:05pm MT) and Olympic Primetime Repeat (2:35am-4:30am MT). Please see the updated schedule and contingencies on this day for further details. At this time formats for these Olympic programs are TBD. Format changes will be posted ASAP.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Title Switch for Super Bowl Special on Sunday

Posted: 02/02/2018 12:58:18 PM
Air Date: 02/04/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: NBC SPORTS
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: Title Change
Message:
Title changed to: NFL SPECIAL: ROAD TO THE SUPER BOWL. 


I'm confused by the inability to lock in program names, which have been used for years, until the last minute.  

Traffic departments just roll their eyes when they see stuff like this on a Friday afternoon.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

30 Minute A.P. BIO Inserted Tonight at 1:36am

Posted: 01/31/2018 05:54:13 PM
Air Date: 02/01/2018 Thursday
Start Time: 01:36:25 AM [ET]
Show Name: A.P. BIO
Duration: 00:30:35
Type: New Booking
Message:
A.P.BIO is now booked.

This change was sent out after close of business for Eastern Time.  Not sure what's behind it.

Fox Grabs Thursday Night Football

Nothing from NBC yet, but it looks like Fox has committed to five years of NFL for Thursday night.

Until Upfronts, we won't know what NBC plans for Thursday night, but it won't be football.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

This Friday Night, Half Hour of NBC Promos Begins @ 1:37am

Posted: 01/24/2018 06:19:33 PM
Air Date: 01/26/2018 Friday
Start Time: 02:04:15 AM [ET]
Show Name: RISE
Duration: 00:02:46
Type: New Booking
Message:

RISE is now booked. 

Posted: 01/24/2018 06:18:21 PM
Air Date: 01/26/2018 Friday
Start Time: 02:00:19 AM [ET]
Show Name: THE VOICE
Duration: 00:03:56
Type: New Booking
Message:
THE VOICE is now booked.


Posted: 01/24/2018 06:17:23 PM
Air Date: 01/26/2018 Friday
Start Time: 01:58:48 AM [ET]
Show Name: CHAMPIONS
Duration: 00:01:31
Type: New Booking
Message:

CHAMPIONS is now booked 

Posted: 01/24/2018 06:16:15 PM
Air Date: 01/26/2018 Friday
Start Time: 01:53:19 AM [ET]
Show Name: WILL & GRACE
Duration: 00:05:29
Type: New Booking
Message:
WILL & GRACE is now booked.


Posted: 01/24/2018 06:15:22 PM
Air Date: 01/26/2018 Friday
Start Time: 01:51:15 AM [ET]
Show Name: A.P. BIO
Duration: 00:02:04
Type: New Booking
Message:
A.P. BIO is now booked.


Posted: 01/24/2018 06:14:10 PM
Air Date: 01/26/2018 Friday
Start Time: 01:45:59 AM [ET]
Show Name: THE GOOD PLACE
Duration: 00:05:16
Type: New Booking
Message:
THE GOOD PLACE is now booked.


Posted: 01/24/2018 06:12:46 PM
Air Date: 01/26/2018 Friday
Start Time: 01:44:29 AM [ET]
Show Name: GOOD GIRLS
Duration: 00:01:30
Type: New Booking
Message:
GOOD GIRLS is now booked.


Posted: 01/24/2018 06:11:45 PM
Air Date: 01/26/2018 Friday
Start Time: 01:37:25 AM [ET]
Show Name: THIS IS US
Duration: 00:07:04
Type: New Booking
Message:
THIS IS US is now booked.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Timeless Takes 10pm Sunday Slot in March

Posted: 01/22/2018 02:26:28 PM
Air Date: 03/11/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 07:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR
Duration: 03:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message:
AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR: USA VS THE WORLD is now booked.


Posted: 01/22/2018 02:14:19 PM
Air Date: 03/11/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 10:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: TIMELESS
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message:
TIMELESS is now booked on Sunday 3/11 through 5/13.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

TGIThursday; TGIThursday

Posted: 01/18/2018 06:42:15 PM
Air Date: 02/05/2018 Monday
Start Time: 10:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: NBC SPORTS
Duration: 00:59:30
Type: New Booking
Message:
NBC SPORTS: THE BEST OF U.S. - THE 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS is now booked. Please advise clearance.


Posted: 01/18/2018 06:24:05 PM
Air Date: 02/05/2018 Monday
Start Time: 10:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: NBC SPORTS
Duration: 00:59:30
Type: New Booking
Message:
NBC SPORTS: THE BEST OF U.S. - THE 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS is now booked.

I'm not sure what the double posting within 10 seconds means, nor the fact it's not been corrected. 

But my clients have this program in inventory now, replacing "The Brave." 

Nothing But Title Changes In Sports Specials This Weekend

Posted: 01/18/2018 11:57:52 AM
Air Date: 01/20/2018 Saturday
Start Time: 05:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: WINTER SPORTS
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message:
USSA #10: TOYOTA US GRAND PRIX: SNOWBOARD SLOPESTYLE is now booked. Please see format tab and contingencies for details. Clearance assumed based on previously advised clearance for this time period, unless otherwise notified.


Posted: 01/18/2018 11:55:35 AM
Air Date: 01/20/2018 Saturday
Start Time: 04:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: WINTER SPORTS
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: Duration
Message:
TITLE CHANGE / DURATION CHANGE / FORMAT CHANGE: USSA #9: TOYOTA US GRAND PRIX: SKI SLOPESTYLE now airs 4pm-5pm ET (previously scheduled 4pm-6pm ET). Please see updated format tab contingencies for details. Clearance assumed based on previously advised clearance for this time period, unless otherwise notified.

Posted: 01/18/2018 11:52:58 AM
Air Date: 03/24/2018 Saturday
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: WINTER SPORTS
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: Title Change
Message:
Title changed to: USSA #13: US ALPINE CHAMPS.

Posted: 01/18/2018 11:51:03 AM
Air Date: 01/28/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 02:30:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: WINTER SPORTS
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: Title Change
Message:
Title changed to: USSA #12: FREESTYLE CUP (AERIALS). Please see updated contingencies for details.

Posted: 01/18/2018 11:50:01 AM
Air Date: 01/21/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 05:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: WINTER SPORTS
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: Title Change
Message:
Title changed to: USSA #11: TOYOTA US GRAND PRIX. Please see updated contingencies for details.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

When CNBC Can't Deliver Enough Rich People

Posted: 01/16/2018 06:27:24 PM
Air Date: 06/23/2018 Saturday
Start Time: 09:00:00 AM [ET]
Show Name: HORSE RACING
Duration: 04:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message:
ROYAL ASCOT is booked. Please advise clearance.

 https://www.cnbc.com/2017/06/23/royal-ascot-horse-racing-fanatics-head-to-the-races-in-their-best-outfits.html

Billboard Music Awards on May 20th

Posted: 01/16/2018 06:02:21 PM
Air Date: 05/20/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 06:30:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: NIGHTLY NEWS
Duration: 00:30:00
Type: Feed
Message:
FEED PRE-EMPT/ADJUSTMENT: Feed #3 and Feed #4 are pre-empted this day. Feed #2 is available to PT stations this day only. Please advise clearance if your normal feed is pre-empted.


Posted: 01/16/2018 03:24:39 PM
Air Date: 05/20/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 08:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: 2018 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
Duration: 03:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message: The 2018 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS is booked.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

TGIF Just Can't Wait for January Prime Changes

Posted: 01/11/2018 07:28:48 PM
Air Date: 03/04/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 07:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: DATELINE NBC
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message:

DATELINE NBC is now booked on Sunday 3/4 through 5/20, except on 3/18.

Posted: 01/11/2018 07:27:02 PM
Air Date: 01/24/2018 Wednesday
Start Time: 08:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message:
LAW & ORDER: SVU is now booked.


Posted: 01/11/2018 07:26:02 PM
Air Date: 01/21/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 10:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message:
ELLENS GAME OF GAMES is now booked.


Posted: 01/11/2018 07:24:24 PM
Air Date: 01/21/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 09:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message:
ELLENS GAME OF GAMES is now booked.


Posted: 01/11/2018 07:23:23 PM
Air Date: 01/21/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 08:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: LITTLE BIG SHOTS
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message:
LITTLE BIG SHOTS is now booked.


Posted: 01/11/2018 07:22:34 PM
Air Date: 01/21/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 07:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: LITTLE BIG SHOTS
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message:
LITTLE BIG SHOTS is now booked.

1/13 Update:  I forgot Monday is a day off for 30 Rock, which means many took Friday off.  All I can say is CBS worked on Friday, and even updated their competitive at 5pm Manhattan time.  But, this IS Comcast.

Friday, January 5, 2018

So, Now We Know What's On Sundays

Posted: 01/05/2018 08:16:46 PM
Air Date: 01/30/2018 Tuesday
Start Time: 09:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: NBC NEWS SPECIAL
Duration: 01:59:30
Type: New Booking
Message: NBC NEWS SPECIAL: STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS is now booked.

Posted: 01/05/2018 07:57:27 PM
Air Date: 03/18/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 09:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: GENIUS JR.
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message:
GENIUS JR. is now booked on Sunday 3/18 through 5/13.


Posted: 01/05/2018 07:55:04 PM
Air Date: 03/18/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 08:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: LITTLE BIG SHOTS
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message:
LITLLE BIG SHOTS is now booked on Sunday 3/18 through 5/18.


Posted: 01/05/2018 07:52:09 PM
Air Date: 03/18/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 07:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: LITTLE BIG SHOTS
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message:
LITTLE BIG SHOTS is now booked.

 I waited until Friday, January 12th, but there's still no mention of what will air in the 10pm slot.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

NBC Sports Specials Shuffled

Posted: 01/04/2018 05:05:34 PM
Air Date: 06/02/2018 Saturday
Start Time: 04:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: TRACK & FIELD
Duration: 02:00:00
Type: Time Change
Message: IAAF DIAMOND LEAGUE: ROME now airs 4-6pm ET (previously scheduled 3-5pm ET). Please re-advise clearance. 

Posted: 01/04/2018 05:03:41 PM
Air Date: 06/02/2018 Saturday
Start Time: 03:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: GOLF
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message: GOLF SPECIAL: DRIVEN is booked. Clearance assumed based on previously advised clearance for this time period, unless otherwise notified.
Posted: 01/04/2018 04:53:44 PM
Air Date: 03/18/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 02:30:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: GOLF
Duration: 04:00:00
Type: Duration
Message: ARNOLD PALMER INVITATIONAL PRESENTED BY MASTERCARD now airs 2:30-6:30pm ET (previously booked 2:30-6pm ET). Please see updated format tab. Please re-advise clearance. 
Posted: 01/04/2018 04:22:37 PM
Air Date: 06/30/2018 Saturday
Start Time: 01:30:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: ACTION SPORTS
Duration: 01:30:00
Type: New Booking
Message: DEW TOUR is booked. Please advise clearance. 
Posted: 01/04/2018 04:20:26 PM
Air Date: 06/24/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 02:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: ACTION SPORTS
Duration: 02:00:00
Type: Program Deletion
Message: RED BULL #3 is deleted. 2-2:30pm ET reverts to local time. 


Posted: 01/04/2018 04:18:36 PM
Air Date: 06/17/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 04:30:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: ACTION SPORTS
Duration: 01:30:00
Type: Program Deletion
Message: RED BULL #2 is deleted. 4:30-6pm ET reverts to local time. 


Posted: 01/04/2018 04:16:33 PM
Air Date: 04/29/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 02:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: ACTION SPORTS
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: Title Change
Message: Program title changed to AIR RACE: CANNES. 
Posted: 01/04/2018 04:14:32 PM
Air Date: 04/21/2018 Saturday
Start Time: 01:30:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: ACTION SPORTS
Duration: 01:30:00
Type: Program Deletion
Message: RED BULL #1 is deleted. 1:30-2pm ET reverts to local time. 
Posted: 01/04/2018 04:08:51 PM
Air Date: 02/03/2018 Saturday
Start Time: 02:30:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: SOCCER
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message: THIS IS FOOTBALL (SOCCER SPECIAL) is booked. Clearance assumed based on previously advised clearance for this time period, unless otherwise notified.
Posted: 01/04/2018 04:04:47 PM
Air Date: 02/03/2018 Saturday
Start Time: 02:30:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: SOCCER
Duration: 00:30:00
Type: Program Deletion
Message: PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE is deleted.

 Posted: 01/04/2018 04:03:14 PM
Air Date: 02/03/2018 Saturday
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: SOCCER
Duration: 02:00:00
Type: Format
Message: Please see updated format for PREMIER LEAGUE: ARSENAL V. EVERTON.

Posted: 01/04/2018 03:56:35 PM
Type: Announcements
Message: Team match-ups announced for the following dates: 11/13, 1/20, 2/3, 2/10 and 2/24. Please see contingencies for details.
Posted: 01/04/2018 03:33:14 PM
Air Date: 01/14/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE
Duration: 02:30:00
Type: Announcements
Message:
Teams matchup update for Sunday 1/14: NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE: DETROIT @ CHICAGO. Contingencies have been updated to reflect new team names. 

Posted: 01/03/2018 07:41:33 PM
Air Date: 05/06/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 02:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: NBC SPORTS SPECIALS
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: Time Change
Message: START TIME/DURATION/FORMAT CHANGE: ROLEX EQUESTRIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS now airs 2-3pm ET (previously scheduled 1:30-3pm ET). Please see updated format tab for details.1:30-2pm ET reverts to local time. Clearance assumed based on previously advised clearance, unless otherwise notified.
Posted: 01/03/2018 07:36:28 PM
Air Date: 06/16/2018 Saturday
Start Time: 04:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: NBC SPORTS SPECIALS
Duration: 02:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message: NBC SPORTS SPECIAL TBD is now booked. Please advise clearance.

 Posted: 01/03/2018 07:35:18 PM
Air Date: 04/21/2018 Saturday
Start Time: 02:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: NBC SPORTS SPECIALS
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message: NBC SPORTS SPECIAL TBD is now booked. Please advise clearance.

Posted: 01/03/2018 07:30:36 PM
Air Date: 04/15/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 02:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: NBC SPORTS SPECIALS
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message: LAUREUS WORLD SPORTS AWARDS is now booked for Sunday 4/15. Please advise clearance.
Posted: 01/03/2018 07:28:05 PM
Air Date: 04/22/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 02:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: NBC SPORTS SPECIALS
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: Program Deletion
Message: LAUREUS WORLD SPORTS AWARDS is deleted (moves to 4/15). 2-3pm ET reverts to local time.
Posted: 01/03/2018 07:11:26 PM
Air Date: 02/03/2018 Saturday
Start Time: 03:30:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: NBC SPORTS SPECIALS
Duration: 01:00:00
Type: Time Change
Message:
START TIME/DURATION CHANGE/FORMAT CHANGE: NFL SPECIAL on Saturday 2/3 now airs 3:30-4:00pm ET (was previously 3:00-4:00pm ET). Please see updated format tab for details. Clearances assumed based on previously advised clearances for this time period, unless otherwise notified.

Posted: 01/03/2018 12:44:41 PM
Air Date: 02/25/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE
Duration: 03:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message:
NHL ST. LOUIS @ NASHVILLE is booked for Sunday 2/25. Clearance assumed based upon previously advised clearance for this time period, unless otherwise notified. 
Posted: 01/03/2018 12:43:17 PM 
Air Date: 02/18/2018 Sunday 
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM [ET]  
Show Name: NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE 
Duration: 03:00:00 
Type: New Booking
Message: NHL PHILADELPHIA @ NY RANGERS is booked for Sunday 2/18. Clearance assumed based upon previously advised clearance for this time period, unless otherwise notified.

Posted: 01/03/2018 12:41:59 PM
Air Date: 02/11/2018 Sunday
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE
Duration: 03:00:00
Type: New Booking
Message:
NHL PITTSBURGH @ ST. LOUIS is booked for Sunday 2/11. Clearance assumed based upon previously advised clearance for this time period, unless otherwise notified.



 

Monday, January 1, 2018

NBC NFL Playoff & Wild Card Games

Posted: 01/01/2018 09:21:57 AM
Air Date: 01/13/2018 Saturday
Start Time: 03:30:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
Duration: 04:30:00
Type: Announcements
Message: Confirming: NBC NFL Divisional Playoff Game = Sat. 1/13/18: TBD @ Philadelphia, 3:30p ET. Divisional Scenario #1. APT national schedule will be updated morning of 1/2/18.

Posted: 12/31/2017 09:02:42 PM
Air Date: 01/06/2018 Saturday
Start Time: 07:30:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
Duration: 04:00:00
Type: Announcements
Message: Confirming: NBC NFL Wild Card Game = Sat. 1/6/18: Atlanta @ LA Rams, 7:30p ET. Wild Card Scenario #2. 
APT national schedule will be updated morning of 1/2/18. NFL Divisional weekend (1/13-14) schedule info TBA.