The 'Lights (TV show)

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The 'Lights
Starring David Diamante
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Running time 6 AM - 9 AM ET in 20 minute time blocks
Production company(s) NBCUniversal
Original channel NBC Sports Network
Picture format 480p (SDTV),
1080i (HDTV)
Original run August 13, 2012 (2012-08-13) – present
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The 'Lights is a daily morning sports highlights program on NBC Sports Network that launched in August 2012. The Lights is different from ESPN's SportsCenter because it is presented as repeating 20-minute segments in which scores and replays from the previous day's games are shown with David Diamante acting as the unseen anchor. Split-screen coverage includes highlights on one side while the screen's other side shows comments, like interviews or post-game press conferences, pertaining to the highlights. Originally for 2 hours from 7-9 AM., the program has since expanded to 3 hours from 6-9 AM. [1] [1]

The program was placed on hiatus during the Stanley Cup Playoffs and was scheduled to be re-tooled to re-air in late August 2013. However, as yet, the program has not returned to the air.[2] As of December 2014, infomercials fill the time slot.

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  1. ^ a b Hiestand, Michael (24 July 2012). "NBCSN to Get AM Sports Highlights Show With Unseen Host". USA Today. Retrieved 15 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Ourand, John (July 1, 2013). "Ratings not living up to demand for highlights-heavy shows". Sports Business Journal. Retrieved September 4, 2013.