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  • Bad weather has had local cable crews scrambling, too

    Like the administrators, coaches, players and fans, the TV people who cover the area's high school games are tired of having their schedules continually revamped by the weather. Friday night was supposed to be the biggest night of the basketball...
  • Meredith Vieira to Become First Woman to Host Olympics Primetime Show Solo

    Bob Costas will once again be forced to sit out NBC's Friday night coverage of the Winter Olympics and will be replaced by Meredith Vieira, the first woman to ever host the primetime coverage solo. Costas has been out sick all week with an eye infection....
  • Sochi Olympics: Meredith Vieira steps in for ailing Bob Costas

    With Bob Costas still recovering from an eye infection, former "Today" cohost Meredith Vieira will anchor NBC's prime-time and late-night coverage Friday of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.   "It's an honor to fill in for him," Vieira said Friday...
  • Joel McHale will host the White House Correspondents' Dinner

    Joel McHale will host the White House Correspondents' Dinner
    It's still unknown if "Community" will reach its long-stated goal of six seasons and a movie, but Joel McHale will at least get an opportunity to plead his case to President Obama. The "Community" star and "The Soup" host has been announced as the host of...
  • Olympics 2014: Meredith Vieira to fill in for Bob Costas as first solo woman host ever

     
    While Bob Costas continues to recover from that nasty eye infection he's got, Meredith Vieira will fill in for him during primetime Winter Olympics coverage on Friday night (Feb. 14), making history in the process....
  • Olympics: Sickly Bob Costas still wins ratings race

    Olympics: Sickly Bob Costas still wins ratings race
    UPDATED: It will be a different Olympics without Bob Costas Tuesday night. Suffering pinkeye, he will vacate his hosting duties to Matt Lauer of "Today." But Costas and NBC easily won Monday night by averaging 22.4 million viewers in prime time,...
  • Bob Costas To Return To Olympics Primetime After Six-Day Absence

    NBCUniversal said Bob Costas, the sportscaster who has led the network's primetime Olympics coverage since 1998, would return to the chair for Monday night's telecast on the Peacock "Our national nightmare is over," joked Jim Bell, executive producer...
  • NBC Sochi Olympics ratings dip; Bob Costas to return

    NBC Sochi Olympics ratings dip; Bob Costas to return
    NBC's prime-time Sochi Olympics ratings have failed to achieve the same high levels as four years ago when the games were held in a compatible time zone in Vancouver, Canada. The nine- to 12-hour time difference between Sochi, Russia, and the U.S....
  • Winter Olympics: NBC Defends Reporter's Questioning in Bode Miller Interview

    Amid mounting criticism, NBC Olympics exec producer Jim Bell defended the conduct of NBC reporter Christin Cooper during her interview Sunday with bronze-medal skiing winner Bode Miller. Cooper's exchange with Miller has turned controversial as she...
  • Bob Costas: What NBC Olympic host was doing as eye infection healed

    Bob Costas: What NBC Olympic host was doing as eye infection healed
    Walking at night, sitting in dark rooms and watching Syracuse basketball — these are just a few of the fun things NBC Olympics host Bob Costas did while recovering from an eye infection that knocked him off the air last week. Costas was set to...
  • Interviewing Darrell Hammond: 'Saturday Night Live' alum talks about Fallon getting 'Tonight Show,' Meyers getting 'Late Night'

     
    Former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Darrell Hammond’s name has been showing up in the news lately, but the stories aren’t about him. Darrell Hammond Hammond, who left the show in 2009, saw his name pop up because Seth Meyers.....
  • Olympics Lift NBC to Easy Ratings Victory for the Week

    The first weekend of the Winter Olympics lifted NBC to an easy primetime ratings victory in key demos last week as the net beat the combined totals of its rivals and moved into a tie with Fox for the season leadership among young adults. Four nights of...