That's according to an article by TV Week.
The network this month axed Weather Plus, its four-year partnership with local stations that offered local and national weather on their digital stations. NBC Universal announced that Weather Plus would be phased out by year's end.
According to TV Week, some NBC stations have already begun airing the 24-hour high-def sports network in its spot. Called Universal Sports, the channel will provide more than 2,400 hours of live programming a year in addition to 5,000 hours of past highlights.
The channel, which will emphasize Olympic favorites such as skiing, track and field and gymnastics, will begin airing the World Cup Ski Season from October through March, TV Week reports.
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