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Jimmy Kimmel Takes On Quibi Peacock MNF &#038 More at Disney Upfronts

Jimmy Kimmel Takes On Quibi, Peacock, MNF & More at Disney Upfronts

EDT (ABC/Randy Holmes)[/caption]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 Will Direct a Biopic of Olympic Hero Kerri Strug

Olivia Wilde Will Direct a Biopic of Olympic Hero Kerri Strug

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

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 &#038 Sonic At The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Adds Dream Events

"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[...]

Mario &#038 Sonic At The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Will Have 2D Events

"Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020" Will Have 2D Events

A weird and awesome reveal from SEGA at Gamescom 2019 this week as Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be going 2D. SEGA announced that the game will be featuring classic 2D appearances of both Mario and Sonic characters in ten specific events. It's basically an old-school throwback special to the […]


American Horror Story Season 9: Emma Roberts Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy Confirmed

'American Horror Story' Season 9: Emma Roberts, Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy Confirmed

While fans of FX's American Horror Story are still settling themselves down from last season Murder House/Coven crossover season Apocalypse, the horror anthology's co-creator Ryan Murphy has proven a regular "chatterbox" about AHS's future (see below) – and now we have some casting announcements for the upcoming ninth season of AHS. Murphy took to Instagram […]

Several Overwatch League Players to Attend Olympic Committee Esports Summit

Several Overwatch League Players to Attend Olympic Committee Esports Summit

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[...]

[Olympics] Tonight Is the Closing Ceremony for the Winter Games

[Olympics] Tonight Is the Closing Ceremony for the Winter Games

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

[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[...]

The Walking Dead Season 8: Making the Case for Walker Olympics 2018

The Walking Dead Season 8: Making the Case for Walker Olympics 2018

With less than a week to go before the show's mid-Season 8 return, AMC is reminding The Walking Dead fans who might still be caught up in Winter Olympic fever that the show has some serious advantages over the international competition. I mean, strap skis onto some walkers and you could have a righteously cool […]

[Olympics] Adam Rippon DECLINES Offer To Be NBC Correspondent

[Olympics] Adam Rippon DECLINES Offer To Be NBC Correspondent

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 And today[...]

[Olympics] Tonight We Get The Mens Free Skate (aka Long) Program

[Olympics] Tonight We Get The Men's Free Skate (aka Long) Program

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,[...]

[Olympics] Tonight We Get The Mens Short Program Skate

[Olympics] Tonight We Get The Men's Short Program Skate

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[...]

[Olympics] And The Medal Results for Pairs Skating Are&#8230.

[Olympics] And The Medal Results for Pairs Skating Are….

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[...]

[Olympics] Heres When to Catch the NBC Events Starting Tonight

[Olympics] Here's When to Catch the NBC Events Starting Tonight

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[...]

[Olympics] All 45 Russian Athletes Have LOST Appeal Will Not Be Allowed To Compete

[Olympics] All 45 Russian Athletes Have LOST Appeal, Will Not Be Allowed To Compete

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.https://twitter.com/AP/status/961788647946244096The official IOC Media twitter account has since tweeted this msg:https://twitter.com/iocmedia/status/961792765674733568You may recall that Russia was banned from participation by the IOC because of a[...]

[Olympics] The Mens and Pairs Short Skate Team Event Is Happening RIGHT NOW

[Olympics] The Men's and Pairs Short Skate Team Event Is Happening RIGHT NOW

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.[caption id="attachment_789648" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Commentators Terry Gannon, former Olympians Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir[/caption]We'll be live updating with performances (which you can livestream here) and the scores:The short[...]

[Olympics] Mens and Pairs Figure Skating Starts TONIGHT on NBC

[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

[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.[caption id="attachment_789045" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Herbert Kratky / Shutterstock.comINNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA - JANUARY 20 Mikhail Vaskov (RUS) and his partner from the Czech Republic beat team Estonia[...]