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  • Friday's Opening Ceremony sets an Olympic record for TV viewers

     
    NBC paid a lot of money to televise the London Summer Olympics and at least for one night that was money well spent. Friday's coverage of the opening ceremonies attracted an average of 40.0 million viewers, which is nearly 6 million more than the...
  • NBC wins big Sunday with Olympics

     
    THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED:   Swimming and gymnastics pulled viewers to NBC's Sunday coverage of the London Olympics.   National ratings showed NBC averaged 36 million viewers Sunday.    Through the first three nights in London, NBC is averaging 35.8...
  • Olympics still golden Friday; how strong is Fox News Channel?

     
    Michael Phelps celebrates winning the 100-meter butterfly, which brought him his 17th gold medal. Photo credit: David Eulitt/Kansas City Star/MCT THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The Summer Olympics dominated the Friday ratings, although the London Games...
  • Fashion News: Lady Gaga's fragrance will be the first black perfume

     
    Haus Laboratories has posted a short video clip on the making of Lady Gaga's soon-to-be-released fragrance, Fame....
  • Summer Olympics 2012: Gymnast Jonathan Horton keeps an eye on Japan and China

     
    "There was so much effort put into that medal and such a great story that goes behind it," says gymnast Jonathan Horton, who rallied in 2008 to take home the bronze for USA....
  • Gold-medal political advice for Mitt Romney

     
    You basically have two choices when it comes to the issue of your tax returns. The first is to hang tough and ignore public opinion, the demands of the Democrats and even the cool counsel of many in your own......
  • This weekend: London Olympics; ‘Breaking Bad’; ‘True Blood’

     
    The biggest show on Earth, the Summer Olympics, begins Friday.  The London Games, a sports miniseries headlined by swimmers, gymnasts and track stars, will dominate television for the next 17 days. NBC offers the Opening Ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Friday....
  • Muslim athletes, fasting, and the Olympics

     
    Religion News Service reporter Omar Sacirby writes about Muslim atheletes competing in the Olympics during Ramadan: Surprisingly, winning one when you’re fasting for Ramadan is not that much harder.  At least, not for Suleiman Nyambui of Tanzania,...
  • Men's gymnastics results from the Summer Olympics team finals

     
    The team finals for men's gymnastics at the 2012 Summer Olympics were filled with drama after a nail-biter of a finish....
  • Bob Costas on Summer Olympics 2012's Opening Ceremony: 'I think in Beijing they retired the trophy'

     
    "There was so much bundled into that one moment, and you had tens of thousands of people all more or less thinking the same thing: Here's a guy who once was the most controversial athlete on the planet, and now he's a figure of reconciliation."...
  • Olympics: Michael Phelps, Gabby Douglas boost audience

     
    Michael Phelps, left, shows of the gold medal, and Ryan Lochte displays the silver for the 200-meter individual relay. Photo credit: Nhat V. Meyer/San Jose Mercury News/MCT THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The Olympics posted another stellar performance in the...
  • This weekend: Olympics, Marilyn Monroe, ‘True Blood’

     
    Marilyn Monroe is honored Saturday, the day before the 50th anniversary of her death. TCM will serve up her best films: "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" at 4:15 p.m., "The Seven Year Itch" at 6 p.m., "Some Like It Hot" at 8 p.m., "Bus Stop" at 10:15 p.m. and...