NBCU Buys Universal Sports Programming

The former Universal Sports Network programming will join the NBC Sports Group portfolio.

NBCU Shuttering Universal Sports Network

Universal Sports Network, the mostly Olympic sports channel co-owned by InterMedia Partners and NBCUniversal, is shutting down Nov. 16. NBCU, which holds an 8% stake in the channel, will pick up USN’s rights to the Olympic sports — the company has U.S. broadcast rights to the Olympic Games through 2032.