The Winter Olympics brings up many questions about the sports themselves. But people are also wondering whether announcers might use the big time difference between Sochi and the U.S. to improve their coverage.
That idea came up over at Quora, the question-and-answer site:
Answered by Jim Bell, executive producer, NBC Olympics:
“Announcers call the events in real time & much of our coverage is live on our cable networks. For events that play on tape delay (all of our prime time coverage, e.g.), there are occasions — usually because we need to adjust our segment lengths — when we will re-voice certain things.”
We’re keeping an eye out for interesting topics that pop up at Quora during the games; you can see our last (more wide-ranging) post here. And feel free to ask your own question in the comment section, or at Quora.
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