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  • 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...
  • Fox's Tuesday Comedies Gobbled Up By the Olympics

    Fox's first-run comedies struggled to attract much of an audience Tuesday opposite the Winter Olympics as NBC again easily beat its combined broadcast competition. According to Nielsen estimates, Olympics action including figure skating, snowboarding and...
  • Will Forte to star in new Fox comedy 'Last Man on Earth'

    Will Forte to star in new Fox comedy 'Last Man on Earth'
    Former "Saturday Night Live" performer Will Forte will star in the title role of a new Fox comedy "Last Man on Earth" that will premiere during the middle of the next broadcast season. Forte, who has earned positive notices for his supporting role in...
  • Sochi Olympics audience levels exceed NBC's expectations

    Sochi Olympics audience levels exceed NBC's expectations
    Despite Bob Costas' persistent eye infection, a heat wave in Sochi and slightly lower NBC prime-time numbers compared with four years ago, NBCUniversal executives are giving the Winter Olympics a high score. Audience levels have exceeded the network'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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...