"The cable network will cease operation and USA Network will begin "carrying and/or simulcasting certain NBC Sports programming" later this year, according to a memo obtained by CNN Business. The Wall Street Journal was the first to report the news.
That programming shift to USA Network, another NBCUniversal-owned cable channel, includes the National Hockey League and NASCAR races."
Post by Darth Onyx [BLM] on Jan 23, 2021 13:21:09 GMT -5
They weren't weighed down with rights spending like ESPN, but barely anyone watched the channel. And you take all the problems cable sports channels have had and you compound them with the pandemic and it's surprising more of them haven't followed NBC Sports' example.