Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 10?
Confession time: I used to think ice dancing was traditional figure skating’s bedazzled, less talented, grin-too-wide, show-off sibling – a watered-down, jump-free version of what the real athletes were doing.
Of course, I was very wrong. READ MORE
Ratings: Olympics Rebound from Consecutive Lows, Perform Best Against The Walking Dead
NBC’s Winter Olympics coverage on Sunday night averaged 21.1 million total viewers and a 4.8 rating during primetime, improving upon two consecutive nights of ratings lows. READ MORE
Bode Miller's Tearful Olympic Interview: Did the Questions (and Extreme Closeup) Go Too Far?
As a kid, I used to get a special thrill from the intro to ABC’s Wide World of Sports — especially the tagline about “the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.”
Last night, however, NBC apparently decided that “the discomfort of heartbreaking tears” trumped both of those elements — or at least that was the widespread response to an interview of Bode Miller that the network aired after …READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL
Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 9?
After disappointing showings in both the men’s downhill and super-combined, it was finally U.S. Alpine skier Bode Miller‘s time to shine on Sunday at the Winter Olympics, capturing a bronze medal in the super-G. READ MORE
Winter Olympics' Saturday Ratings Mark New Low; Bob Costas Eyes a Monday Night Return
NBC’s coverage of the Winter Olympics Day 8 averaged 16.6 million total viewers and a 4.2 demo rating, marking a consecutive low for the 2014 games (beneath Valentine’s Night’s 19.1 mil/4.5). READ MORE
Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 8?
It wasn’t 1980. It wasn’t the Miracle on Ice. It wouldn’t even decide who stands on the podium to receive a medal.
But the preliminary-round men’s ice hockey game between Team USA and Team Russia, which ended in an eight (!)-round shootout, was nothing if not an edge-of-your-seat thriller. READ MORE
Ratings: Winter Olympics Hit Low on Friday
NBC’s coverage of the Winter Olympics in Sochi on Friday night averaged 19.1 million total viewers and a 4.5 demo rating, per fast nationals. READ MORE
Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 7?
Anyone else feel like they wanna give the collected men’s Olympic figure skating contingent a big hug?
Even though 19-year-old Japanese phenom Yuzuru Hanyu came away from Friday’s free skate with a gold medal …READ MORE
Ratings: Rake Holds Steady Vs. Winter Olympics
Fox’s Rake pulled off the improbable this Thursday night, holding steady in the demo — with a 1.1 rating — opposite the mighty Winter Olympics.
In total viewers, the freshman drama …READ MORE
Meredith Vieira Pulls Olympics Duty Tonight, First Woman Ever to Serve as Solo Host
Meredith Vieira will fill in for Bob Costas as host of NBC’s Winter Olympics coverage this Friday night. READ MORE