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  • ESPN, FOX Lead Sports Emmy Awards Noms

    The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences have announced the nominees for the 35th annual Sports Emmy Awards. ESPN leads with the most network nominations at 30, followed by FOX with 18. HBO has 15 noms, and NBC and NBCSN are tied with 14. Hulu...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: "Arrow" on CW.

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: "Arrow" on CW.
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 30 - April 5, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Arrow Slade (Manu Bennett) makes...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Social in Sochi: The Internet has fun with the Sochi Olympics

    Social in Sochi: The Internet has fun with the Sochi Olympics
    The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi are quickly becoming known for the offbeat moments and social media attention as much as the competitions themselves. From the poor condition of Sochi hotel rooms to U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner's negative...
  • Greg Schwem: Is it too late to reconsider Chicago's Olympic bid?

    Now that the Olympic flame has been extinguished and the Royal Family has gone back to doing whatever it is the Royal Family does, Chicagoans such as myself can only ask, "What if?" What if Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel had strutted across the stage at...
  • Snowboarder Shaun White withdraws from Olympics slopestyle event

    Snowboarder Shaun White withdraws from Olympics slopestyle event
    SOCHI, Russia -- The Olympics, in an continual effort to reinvent itself and stay relevant, is willing to try just about anything to connect with a younger audience. Its latest try already has gotten the attention it hoped for but not in a good way. A...
  • NBC Embraces Online Coverage for Olympics -- Finally

    As NBCUniversal prepares for its 18-day onslaught of Winter Olympics coverage starting Thursday, it'll be rolling out a revised Olympics game plan that brings it up to speed with the fast-changing media world. Some aspects of the Sochi Games will be...
  • 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...
  • Bob Costas' eye infection: Matt Lauer will fill in Tuesday night

    Bob Costas' eye infection: Matt Lauer will fill in Tuesday night
    Bob Costas had told Olympics viewers that the "minor infection" in his left eye should be cleared up by the weekend. Anyone watching NBC's coverage of the Sochi Games on Monday night knows that didn't happen. In fact, the ailment seems to have gotten...
  • Bob Costas: Why 'Redskins' is racist

    Bob Costas: Why 'Redskins' is racist
    In response to my remarks on NBC about the Washington Redskins team name controversy, Jonah Goldberg writes of his love and respect for words. So why, then, play so fast and loose with them?  Goldberg twice refers to my comments as a "tirade." I defy...
  • 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...