Golf Channel Cites Growth Due To NBC Ownership

Philly.com, Wednesday, January 16, 2013 2:26 PM
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Golf Channel claims that it's the" fastest-growing cable channel," having increased its number of daily viewers by 36% from 2010 to 2012, a jump it credits to "new NBC corporate bosses who have insisted on higher-quality live and non-live programs," writes Bob Fernandez. "One of NBC's first moves: canceling 'Golf's Amazing Videos,' which featured 3-iron shots to the groin and other silliness." Read more about the channel as a case history in growth -- including the "controversy" of the Tennis Channel's claims that the Golf Channel is favored by its owner, Comcast -- in this post. 

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