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  • Sochi Olympics TV moment: NBC's Hannah Kearney challenge

    Sochi Olympics TV moment: NBC's Hannah Kearney challenge
    Note: This is part of an ongoing series documenting the Sochi Olympics from a TV perspective. Every morning of the Games, we’ll look at a key moment from the previous day that NBC captured, elevated, honored, bungled or otherwise reported in a...
  • Talking TV: Is this the weirdest Olympics ever?

    Talking TV: Is this the weirdest Olympics ever?
    Gracie Gold and Bode Miller. Katie Uhlaender’s helmet, Johnny Quinn’s bathroom door and Hannah Kearney’s tweet. Daft Punk, snowflake malfunction and David Remnick. Why all the pre-Games negativity and, seriously, should the United States...
  • Bob Costas to Take Night Off from Olympics Due to Eye Infection

    NBC's Bob Costas will be replaced by Matt Lauer on the network's primetime coverage of the Winter Olympics on Tuesday due to a worsening eye infection that has troubled the veteran anchor throughout the Sochi games. Costas made the announcement on the...
  • Original Episodes of Monday Series Take a Ratings Hit Opposite Winter Olympics

    All six of the firstrun episodes of series airing Monday on the broadcast networks lost some of their young-adult audience from the previous week, as NBC's coverage of the Winter Olympics stole some viewers and dominated another night. At the Peacock,...
  • Matt Lauer replaces Bob Costas for Olympics coverage

    Matt Lauer replaces Bob Costas for Olympics coverage
    Bob Costas' eye infection that has been causing American Olympics viewers much discomfort while watching NBC's coverage of the Games has finally sent the sportscaster back to the bench. Costas will be sitting out NBC's primetime and late-night...
  • Oscar Pistorius to face gun charges unrelated to murder case

    Oscar Pistorius to face gun charges unrelated to murder case
    South African runner Oscar Pistorius was indicted Wednesday on two new charges that are believed to allege he fired guns in public during separate incidents that occurred before he killed his girlfriend in his apartment in February. Already indicted...
  • Jillian Barberie joins KABC TalkRadio after TV mishaps and flops

    Jillian Barberie joins KABC TalkRadio after TV mishaps and flops
    Jillian Barberie, whose stints at KTTV Fox 11 and KTLA Channel 5 were clouded by clashes with colleagues, brash behavior and low ratings, has finally gotten a new gig — on radio. Barberie will host a new afternoon show on TalkRadio 790 KABC AM...
  • Olympics 2014: Matt Lauer takes over for Bob Costas, how'd he do?

     
    Matt Lauer kicked off his first Olympics broadcast with, "I saw him in the hotel this morning. He looked a little like the loser in a prize fight, so if anyone deserves a night off, it's Bob. Bob, if you're watching, get better, relax, we'll see you...
  • Charter plots next move. Gerwig lands plum role. Costas on DL.

    Charter plots next move. Gerwig lands plum role. Costas on DL.
    After the coffee. Before getting one of those Shia LaBeouf bags. The Skinny: I feel bad that I haven't been watching any of the Winter Olympics. Of course, I don't feel so bad that I'll tune in Wednesday night. Wednesday's headlines include Charter's...
  • Bob Costas will be sidelined by eye infection for a second night

    Bob Costas will be sidelined by eye infection for a second night
    Bob Costas has been tearing up a lot lately. The NBC sports broadcaster said so in a "Today" show phone interview Wednesday, blaming sensitivity to light due to a viral infection in both eyes. We suspect, however, it might have something to do with...
  • Matt Lauer to Host Olympics Coverage for NBC Again Tonight, Costas Still Out

    Bob Costas will be sidelined at least another night and Matt Lauer will once again host NBC's coverage of the Olympics. Costas called in to the "Today" show Wednesday morning to tell Lauer he would be "coming out of the bullpen again tonight."...
  • 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...