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How Much NBC Made In Ad Sales For The Winter Olympics

Chloe Kim holding the American flag.

PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 13: Gold medalist Chloe Kim of the United States celebrates during the victory ceremony for the Snowboard Ladies' Halfpipe Final on day four of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park on February 13, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

The 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea are wrapping up. They were a profitable one for NBC.

The network has had the rights to the Olympics for roughly 20 years.

They started broadcasting the Summer Games in 1998. They started broadcasting the Winter Games in 2002.

NBC announced today that the network has had a profitable games for the fourth-straight Olympics. They sold a ton of ads.

How much, exactly? Close to $1 billion.

"NBC says this is the fourth consecutive Olympics network will make a profit, finished with $920M+ in ad sales, a Winter Olympics record."

That's a decent haul.

Coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics continues today on NBC with the closing ceremonies.

It's only two and a half years until the next Summer Games...