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  • CW renews 'Arrow,' 'The Vampire Diaries,' 'Supernatural' and more

    CW renews 'Arrow,' 'The Vampire Diaries,' 'Supernatural' and more
    The CW is on an early renewal spree, announcing Thursday that "Arrow," "Reign", "The Originals," "The Vampire Diaries" and "Supernatural" will return next season. CW president Mark Pedowitz, in a statement, listed the reasons. The Tuesday pairing of...
  • Obama's new TV vices? 'True Detective,' 'Game of Thrones,' report says

    Obama's new TV vices? 'True Detective,' 'Game of Thrones,' report says
    While you're sitting on the couch watching TV this weekend and feeling like you should be doing something more with your life, take comfort in the fact that the leader of the free world might be doing the exact same thing! President Obama is scheduled...
  • Bob Costas Out Yet Again for NBC's Olympics Coverage

    Bob Costas will once again sit out NBC's primetime and late night coverage of the Winter Olympics due to an eye infection. Matt Lauer will once again fill in. Costas has been sidelined the past few days with an eye infection. He told Lauer on the...
  • Bill Murray reveals his planned Oscar speech to Charlie Rose

    Bill Murray talked to Charlie Rose for the full hour of Rose's PBS program this week. Like most interviews with the great Murray, it was full of great, candid insight and this time, Rose even got Murray to reveal what he was planning to say for his...
  • Comcast to buy Time Warner Cable! RIP Sid Caesar.

    After the coffee. Before making sure I see Derek Jeter play again. The Skinny: Spent last night on the late-breaking story that Comcast had a deal to buy Time Warner Cable and will now spend today working on follow-ups. With that in mind, forgive this...
  • Get ready -- 2014 is the year of the biblical epic!

    "IF the soundtrack of America's love affair with the Beatles began with 'I Want to Hold Your Hand,' its first, indelible visual backdrop was New York City. From the 4,000 fans who greeted them on February 7th at JFK airport -- newly named in memory of the...
  • Pennsylvania Olympics feature real winter games

    Pennsylvania Olympics feature real winter games
    "Welcome to NBC's exclusive coverage of Pennsylvania's first Real Winter Olympics. I'm your host Bob Costas, and with me here is movie and television personality Mr. T, beloved by Pennsylvanians because of his iconic role as boxer Clubber Lang in 'Rocky...
  • Commentary: ESPN gives the cold shoulder to the Olympics

    Commentary: ESPN gives the cold shoulder to the Olympics
    ESPN bills itself as the Worldwide Leader in Sports. Based on that, women's basketball is bigger worldwide than the Winter Olympics. Nothing against the Connecticut Huskies, but do they really warrant more airtime than Bode Miller, the U.S. women's...
  • NBC's Olympics Ratings Healthy While Its Host Is On the Mend

    In sports parlance, Bob Costas remains day-to-day for NBC. The longtime NBC Olympics host continues to be sidelined due to an eye infection that has left him "very frustrated," according to of Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBC Sports Group. Lazarus spoke...
  • Critic's Notebook: Sochi Games don't live down to the negative hype

    Critic's Notebook: Sochi Games don't live down to the negative hype
    Despite the grim and often overtly political pre-Games coverage of what became known as Putin's Olympics, the only crises to have occurred in Sochi thus far are Shaun White's failure to medal in the half-pipe and Bob Costas' wicked eye infection. The...
  • NBC Olympics host Bob Costas faces 'slow' recovery from eye infection

    NBC Olympics host Bob Costas faces 'slow' recovery from eye infection
    Eye-yi-yi: Viewers may not see much of Bob Costas for a while as the NBC Olympics host continues to battle an eye infection that has temporarily taken him off the air.  "It's a slow process," Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBC Sports Group, said in a...
  • 'Colbert Report's' 'Buddy Cole' helps Olympic athletes seem 'not gay'

    'Colbert Report's' 'Buddy Cole' helps Olympic athletes seem 'not gay'
    Russia's anti-gay laws have been a source of concern for many Americans heading into the Olympic Games, but Stephen Colbert appears to have the solution. On Tuesday's "Colbert Report," he sent "self-avowed man's man" Buddy Cole to meet with the U.S. men's...