By Nina Golgowski. It may have arguably been the first time in this summer's Olympics a tape delay would have been useful. Scroll down for video. Live streaming: While the exposure was ever-so slight and possibly oblivious unless viewers were looking for it, it was enough to launch a firestorm in reaction among viewers. Ratings are some 30 per cent higher than NBC had privately predicted, meaning NBC can sell more commercial time than anticipated and charge higher prices for it.
NBC Botches Coverage by Airing Olympic Women's Water Polo Wardrobe Malfunction
50 Classic Wardrobe Malfunctions (Female Athlete Edition) | Water polo, Olympic water polo, Sports
Some things are left better off under the water—like all the stuff that goes on below the surface of a water polo match. NBC found this out on Wednesday, as Yahoo! And there it was, for all the world to see, or at least everyone watching the U. There are a couple of shocking aspects to this. The first is that NBC was actually showing something live. In an Olympics where it feels like 95 percent of the coverage is tape delayed, NBC executives have to be swearing at the heavens when one of the few things they show live happens to result in them breaking what I assume is a whole chapter of FCC rules. The second shocking thing is that this hasn't happened yet.
NBC should probably stop using underwater cameras for the women's water polo matches. During the women's match between the United States and Spain, one player was shown pulling down another's swimsuit on live television. While NBC usually uses a time-shifted broadcast of the Olympic sports, they accidentally aired the " wardrobe malfunction " live which resulted in bare breasts and nipple exposed.
Introduced in the 19 th century over in Scotland, the sport was considered water rugby during its earlier days. Given the aggressiveness of the sport, we still consider rugby a huge influence. As of , it became an Olympic sport. In this article, we put the accomplishments aside taking a look at some of the most revealing attires.