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After taking to social media to announce she was considering ending her social media commentary on NBC's Winter Olympics after finding her posts repeatedly blocked, NBC wants to make it clear that actress, comedian & SNL alum Leslie Jones is more than welcome to keep working her comedic magic Explaining that a "third-part error" result[...]
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So if you haven't figured it out by now, NBC is in the midst of its 27-week coverage of the Winter Olympics from China Okay, it's only like three weeks but it feels close to seven months And that's not taking anything away from the athletes and the competition No, our scorn, cynicism & snarkiness[...]
U.S. Winter Olympics Team Adds Timothy LeDuc, First Nonbinary Athlete
Their fusion style combining both gender roles and distributing the characteristics evenly creates a dynamic, unique style for Cain-Gribble and LeDuc that has a good chance in the 2022 Olympics next month in Beijing. This weekend in Nashville, Tennessee, the U.S Figure Skating Championships took place for all disciplines: ice dance, women's and men's singles,[...]
It Appears Olympic Gold Medalist Gable Steveson Has Signed With WWE
 In the company's first-ever NIL deal, Steveson will join the WWE roster while defending his NCAA title for the University of Minnesota." Nick Khan, WWE President and Chief Revenue Officer expanded on the statement when speaking with ESPN.com today. "We all saw his physical ability prior to and at the Olympics What we also saw was that[...]
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Now combine that with four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, who withdrew from the first round of the team gymnastics competition at the Tokyo Olympics in order to focus on her mental health (with the team going on to win the Silver medal) We're guessing you can figure out where things are about to get ugly,[...]
A little more than two weeks, NBC revealed it had shut down production on Ultimate Slip 'N Slide after the Bobby Moynihan and Ron Funches-hosted reality competition series was hit with a microscopic parasite that reportedly resulted in "up to 40 crew members fell violently ill" that resulted in an outbreak of "awful explosive diarrhea"[...]
Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – The Official Video Game Announced
Even though the Olympics didn't happen last year, we're still getting Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – The Official Video Game SEGA revealed the details today as they will be releasing a realistic Olympic Games sports title in which you will compete in several different events happening at the games happening in Tokyo (Whenever they actually[...]
Thanksgiving with the 99: The Best Brooklyn 99 Turkey Day Episodes
On Friday, Susan Rovner, Chairman, Entertainment Content, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, confirmed that the 99th precinct will be opening its doors again in August- after the Tokyo Summer Olympics "It will launch in August, coming out of the Summer Olympics, which is a coveted slot We can think of nothing more deserving than giving it[...]
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EDT (ABC/Randy Holmes) Always willing to bite the hand that gives him the platform to do it, Kimmel didn't stop with ABC: TikTok, Quibi, Peacock, NBC/The Olympics, ratings, broadcast television, and more Here's a look at our favorite takeaways from Kimmel's roast (which was pre-recorded before the killing of George Floyd and resulting global protests), starting[...]
Olivia Wilde's new film Don't Worry baby casts three roles.
Olivia Wilde, fresh off the success of her excellent film Booksmart, will next direct a biopic of Olympics hero Kerri Strug The film will be produced by Riverstone Pictures and Pulse Films, and is written by Ronnie Sandahl It will be titled Perfect, and will follow the struggles of USA gymnast Kerri Strug as she[...]
Kobe Bryant, NBA Icon, Has Passed Away at Age 41
He forced a trade to the Los Angelous Lakers and spent the next 20 years piling up numerous achievements, including 5 NBA titles, two Gold Medals playing on Team USA at the Olympics, two NBA Finals MVP awards, one NBA MVP award, and retired third all-time in scoring, at 33,643 points He was passed on[...]
"Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020" Adds Dream Events
Essentially, these are imaginary games that they would hope to have in the Olympics someday if the tech and skills actually existed You can read more about all three below along with some pictures and a trailer to show it off Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be released in the[...]
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A couple of weeks ago we reported that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) were going to be holding a summit to discuss the possible inclusion of esports into the Olympics in some fashion Apparently, many of you reading it were passionate about it on both sides of[...]
The 2018 Winter Olympics are drawing to a close tonight, and the closing ceremonies are upon us It's been a stellar two weeks of competition in PyeongChang, with subpar coverage (seriously, get your act together, NBC) and some surprise wins. The medal count for this year ended about how we thought it would; Norway once again[...]
[Olympics] #SlideAPose Is Just as Adorable an Idea as You Think It Is
As the Winter Olympics head toward their official closing ceremony on Sunday, February 25th from the Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang, South Korea (which you can watch live on the NBC network starting at 6 a.m ET; or catch the taped replay at 8 a.m ET), the Olympic Channel (the official social media account for the International[...]
Adam Rippon
One of our favorite fabulous personalities from this Winter Olympics has to be Team USA mens skater Adam Rippon The sparkly spinner helped nab the bronze medal for Team USA's skate during the team event, and his quadless solo programs were no slouch when compared with the multi 4-rotation jumps his competitors were landing[...]
After last night's Olympics skating action, it's time for even more figure skating with the men's free skate (aka long program). Previously we had the team skate events where the various countries entered competitors in four different skating disciplines; pairs, men's, women's, and ice dancing.  Team Canada took home the gold, The Olympic Athletes of Russia took silver,[...]
There have already been two Olympics figure skating medal ceremonies in PyeongChang, and tonight the men's short program kicks their point accumulation towards the podium. Previously we had the team skate events where the various countries entered competitors in four different skating disciplines; pairs, men's, women's, and ice dancing.  Team Canada took home the gold, The Olympic[...]
The Olympics have been going in earnest for almost a week now, and the medals are starting to stack up for the various counties in events across the board. Three days ago the results of the team skate events were revealed after the competitions in Mens, Womens, pairs, and ice dancing The rules for such were[...]
We are SO READY for the Olympics opening ceremonies tonight! We've been talking a lot about the PyeongChang Winter Games over the past week, and it's only gonna get more frequent starting this weekend. Tonight, the cauldron lighting and Opening Ceremonies air on NBC (they keep saying LIVE, but seeing as how it ALREADY HAPPENED, that's[...]
This story is breaking, but The AP has reported that the ongoing appeals of the Russian athletes looking for special dispensation to compete in this year's Winter Olympics have been denied. BREAKING: All 45 Russian athletes lose appeals to sports' highest court against exclusion from the Pyeongchang Olympics. — The Associated Press (@AP) February 9, 2018 The official[...]
Tonight's Olympics coverage on NBC includes several events, but the thing we are here for right now: the Men's and pairs short skate and team events are happening. Commentators Terry Gannon, former Olympians Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir We'll be live updating with performances (which you can livestream here) and the scores: The short program started with hometown[...]
[Olympics] Men's and Pairs Figure Skating Starts TONIGHT on NBC
While yes, officially the Winter Olympics haven't had their cauldron lighting and opening ceremony yet (that's tomorrow night), things are kicking off in a big way tonight in PyeongChang. Over on NBC (the official carrier of the Olympics in the US again), we're going to get one of the highly anticipated events starting at 5 p.m[...]
[Olympics]  This Is Not A Drill- Curling Is On RIGHT NOW
Sure, the official opening ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympics isn't until Friday night on NBC, but as we've been telling you for the last two weeks, the events start early. Herbert Kratky / Shutterstock.comINNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA – JANUARY 20 Mikhail Vaskov (RUS) and his partner from the Czech Republic beat team Estonia and Italy in the[...]