Calling them "breakout stars" from the Sochi Winter Games, NBC Sports has promoted Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its lead broadcast team for figure skating.
The former Olympians will work with play-by-play announcer Terry Gannon.
“We’re excited that viewers will be treated to this team’s informative and entertaining commentary for many years to come, all while looking fabulous,” said Jim Bell, executive producer of NBC Olympics.
The new team succeeds Tom Hammond, Scott Hamilton and Sandra Bezic.
"They set the bar high," Bell said.
Hamilton will remain with NBC as a special contributor and Hammond is...