NBC’s Coverage of 2008 French Open Men’s Semifinal Was Awful

NBC, you suck. Your coverage of this year’s French Open Men’s Semifinal matches was AWFUL. You grab the rights to broadcast but you do an absolutely horrible job, making it thoroughly un-enjoyable. Instead of airing at 7 AM to cover Nadal v. Djokovic live, NBC obviously aired their stupid morning show. They started airing the French Open at 10 AM and decide to air the tape of an already completed match (Nadal v. Djokovic). Not only that, over 3 hours they couldn’t even air the complete match because literally half of the 3 hour period was filled with commercials. Maybe more! Seriously, I’d walk away when a commercial came on, come back, watch tennis for 30 seconds, and another commercial break would start.

They skipped almost the entire second set. Commercials aired every few minutes. It was so unbearably annoying. I understand TV networks need to make money but it was just so obvious NBC cared nothing about covering the French Open but instead just wanted to fill a weak spot in their schedule to sell ad slots.

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Shelby GT500KR is the New KITT

I used to watch Knight Rider when I was a I kid and I thought KITT was the coolest car ever. I just read that NBC is creating a new Knight Rider TV movie and that the new KITT is the Shelby GT500KR. I’m sorry muscle car enthusiasts, but that’s an ugly KITT. KITT is supposed to be a sleek vehicle, not some bulky monster like the Shelby. I smell another failed Knight Rider revival, considering they can’t even get the car right.