#NBCFail Hashtag Revived (Again) For Abysmal Olympics Coverage

NBC Olympics coverage

Just in case you don’t own a television, NBC is totally ruining the Olympics right now. Again.

At issue are dramatic tape delays and website issues, while there also exists a dramatic amount of hostility for NBC sportscaster Chris Colinsworth. Folks on Twitter have revived the classic #NBCfail hashtag to express their rage (you’ll remember that #NBCfail was a favorite during the 2012 Olympics).

According to the social analytics site Topsy, the #NBCfail hashtag was used more than 8,000 times on Friday, thanks to the network’s tape-delayed opening ceremony broadcast.

Here’s a sample of the frustration:

Oh yeah, there’s a petition:

If you’re beating your head against the wall while yesterday’s Olympics are playing on your TV, there’s really only one thing you can do:

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Dusten Carlson
Dusten has written for web and print and currently spends his time working on his upcoming graphic novel. He is also almost 30 and still has all of his hair.


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