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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Poehler, Biden boost Meyers' 'Late Night' debut

    Poehler, Biden boost Meyers' 'Late Night' debut
    Seth Meyers took the “Late Night” stage Monday night like a man who didn’t have anything to prove. His approach to his hosting debut was suggestive not of a much-hyped beginning, but of a Tuesday night show a couple of years into a...
  • NBC News' Tom Brokaw reveals cancer diagnosis

    NBC News' Tom Brokaw reveals cancer diagnosis
    NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw revealed on Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a type of cancer than affects the white blood cells in bone marrow. The 74-year-old former anchor of "NBC Nightly News" is currently...