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Ratings: Sochi Winter Olympics Close Below Vancouver, Trip Up Amazing Race Premiere

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NBC’s coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics‘ closing ceremony on Sunday night averaged about 15.3 million total viewers and a 3.3 demo rating, down 29 and 40 percent from the Vancouver 2010 games’ farewell fete. READ MORE


Winter Olympics 2014: 10 Things We Learned From the Sochi Games

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There were celebrations of victory. There were heartbreaking defeats. There were a lot of jokes about Bob Costas’ infected eyes.

The 2014 Winter Olympics included their fair share of highs and lows, and we’ve compiled our favorite highlights from the last two weeks in Sochi, Russia. READ MORE


Ratings: NBC's About a Boy Samples Well, Olympics Hit a New Low

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Saturday night’s all right for fightin’, at least according to Elton John, but it’s not your typical spot to find a network series premiere.

Of course, with NBC airing its penultimate night of Winter Olympics coverage from Sochi, Russia, the Peacock net used the opportunity to launch its small-screen adaptation of About a Boy. The gamble resulted in … READ MORE


Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 15?

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Is it terrible to admit that when I turned on coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics from Sochi, Russia, today, I treated coverage of the Ladies’ 30KM Mass Start cross-country ski race as little more than background noise?

My initial lack of respect, however, quickly gave way to something close to awe …READ MORE


Ratings: Olympics Hit Low, Shark Tank Drops

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NBC’s primetime coverage of the Winter Olympics on Friday averaged 14.6 million total viewers and a 3.5 demo rating, dropping …READ MORE


TVLine's Performer of the Week: Emmy Rossum

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A weekly feature in which we spotlight shining stars

THE PERFORMER | Emmy Rossum

THE SHOW | Shameless

THE EPISODE | “Iron City”

THE AIRDATE | Feb. 16, 2014 READ MORE


Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 14?

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Imagine careening down a frozen mountain, trying to maintain control as your skis fly over not only the natural terrain but a host of obstacles placed in your path.

Now imagine doing it with a bunch of competitors hot on your booted heels, and you’ve got a sense of what ski cross is like — and possibly a newfound respect for …READ MORE


Ratings: Olympics Dip, Idol Hits an All-Time Low

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NBC’s primetime coverage of the Winter Olympics on Thursday averaged 20 million total viewers and a 4.9 demo rating, down just a tenth from the night prior but …READ MORE


Ratings: Super Fun Night Ends on a Low Note, Olympics Tick Up, Idol Boys on Par With Girls

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ABC’s Super Fun Night wrapped its freshman run with numbers that were so far from super.

In its second week facing the Winter Olympics and with a repeat for a lead-in, the Rebel Wilson-starrer drew …READ MORE


Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 12?

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With two excellent runs down the giant slalom course Wednesday at the Winter Olympics, American Olympic skiier Ted Ligety split from his competition and secured his place as the event’s gold medal finisher. READ MORE