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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • Tease, please

     
    Every two years, now, I have to renew this plea on behalf of all of us who care about the Olympics enough to watch the prime-time broadcasts but not enough to want to know instantly who won which slippy-slidey contest......
  • Paley Center Debuts Olympic Broadcast Archive Exhibit

    Just in time for the Winter Olympics, the Paley Center for Media has opened a new historical exhibit featuring archival recordings of U.S. broadcasts of the Olympic Games. With more than 1,300 hours of Olympic and Olympic-related programs, The U.S....
  • James C. Dowdle, former Tribune Co. executive, dies

    James C. Dowdle, former Tribune Co. executive, dies
    James C. Dowdle, a born salesman known for his flashy ties and sharp intuition about the television industry, played a key role in the transformation of Tribune Co. into a major media conglomerate. In 1981 when Mr. Dowdle joined the company, Tribune was...
  • Oscar Pistorius wept, prayed after shooting girlfriend, witness says

    Oscar Pistorius wept, prayed after shooting girlfriend, witness says
    PRETORIA, South Africa -- In the minutes after he fatally shot his girlfriend, South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius wept, prayed and begged that she would survive, according to testimony in his murder trial Thursday by a Pretoria radiologist who was one...
  • Rachel Marsden: Pre-Olympic partnerships offer security hope for Sochi

    At the London 2012 Olympics, various media outlets probed the notion of the Olympic athletes' village being a giant bed-hopping venue -- a phenomenon that not only disgusted my mother every time she heard it mentioned (which was often) but also puzzled me...
  • Producers Maintain Their Family Bond With 007

    In an era when studios are increasingly relying on franchises to boost their bottom lines, it's no small feat to be the gatekeeper of the longest-running film series in Hollywood history. For nearly two decades, Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson,...
  • Another royal baby! William's cousin Zara Phillips has a girl

    Another royal baby! William's cousin Zara Phillips has a girl
    Royal baby fever! Zara Phillips, Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter, has given birth to a girl just six months after Phillip's cousin Prince William welcomed Prince George. The 16th in line to the British was born Friday at Gloucestershire Royal...
  • NHK Broadcasts 8K Super Hi Vision For First Time

    HONG KONG - Japanese public broadcaster NHK has for the first time transmitted video signals in 8K definition over a significant distance. The successful experiment - broadcasting from Hitoyoshi to a receiving station 27 km away - is a major step forward...
  • Ross collects honor

    April Ross, a Costa Mesa resident and former Newport Harbor High volleyball standout, has been named 2013 Female Beach Athlete of the Year by USA Volleyball. Ross, a 2012 Olympic silver medalist who played with three partners, played in nine domestic and...
  • OneRepublic Founder Joins 'The Voice' as In-House Producer, Songwriter

    "The Voice" is beefing up its professional talent roster, as Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic joins the NBC series as its first-ever in-house producer and songwriter. Tedder, who served as an adviser this season on "The Voice," co-founded OneRepublic and...
  • 'See It' Button Should Be the Game-Changer Pay TV Desperately Needs

    TV Everywhere may finally live up to its name, thanks to a new initiative from Comcast. The nation's largest cable operator chose Twitter to be the first partner for its new See It feature, which embeds buttons in tweets that can make live or VOD content...
  • Bob Costas to host NBC's prime-time, late-night Winter Olympics

    Bob Costas to host NBC's prime-time, late-night Winter Olympics
    Bob Costas will serve as host for NBC's prime-time and late-night coverage of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Costas has been prime-time host for every NBC-covered Olympic Games since 1992, including the 2012 London Games, which was the most-...