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  • NBC Sochi Olympics ratings dip; Bob Costas to return

    NBC Sochi Olympics ratings dip; Bob Costas to return
    NBC's prime-time Sochi Olympics ratings have failed to achieve the same high levels as four years ago when the games were held in a compatible time zone in Vancouver, Canada. The nine- to 12-hour time difference between Sochi, Russia, and the U.S....
  • Americans Andrew Weibrecht, Bode Miller medal in super-G at Sochi

    Americans Andrew Weibrecht, Bode Miller medal in super-G at Sochi
    SOCHI, Russia -- Kjetil Jansrud won the fourth consecutive Olympic super-giant slalom gold medal for Norway, topping an early run by eventual bronze medalist Bode Miller U.S. and then watching a late charge fall just short by silver medalist Andrew...
  • TV ratings: Olympics slip from 2010; 'American Idol' down slightly

    TV ratings: Olympics slip from 2010; 'American Idol' down slightly
    NBC's Sochi Olympics prime-time coverage featuring figure skating, freestyle skiing, speed skating and skeleton pulled in an average of 22.9 million viewers Thursday, according to preliminary numbers from Nielsen.  That's down 9% from the comparable...
  • TV ratings: Wednesday's Olympics down from Vancouver 2010

    TV ratings: Wednesday's Olympics down from Vancouver 2010
    NBC's prime time Olympics coverage Wednesday was down from the comparable night for 2010's Vancouver games, but it still put a dent in "American Idol."  NBC's prime time Sochi Olympics telecast, with Matt Lauer subbing again for Bob Costas, averaged 20....
  • Sochi Olympics audience levels exceed NBC's expectations

    Sochi Olympics audience levels exceed NBC's expectations
    Despite Bob Costas' persistent eye infection, a heat wave in Sochi and slightly lower NBC prime-time numbers compared with four years ago, NBCUniversal executives are giving the Winter Olympics a high score. Audience levels have exceeded the network's...
  • Sochi Olympics: Eric Frenzel wins gold in Nordic Combined, normal hill

    Sochi Olympics: Eric Frenzel wins gold in Nordic Combined, normal hill
    SOCHI, Russia — Eric Frenzel of Germany led after ski jumping and then powered home on the cross-country course to win the gold medal Wednesday in the Nordic combined individual normal hill at the Sochi Olympics. Frenzel, last year's World Cup...
  • Tuesday's TV best bets for Sochi Olympics

    Tuesday's TV best bets for Sochi Olympics
    PAIRS FIGURE SKATING The rich history of Russian pairs skating will once again be on display. Its dominance was so great that some incarnation of Russia won 12 straight golds from 1964 until 2006. Then it was shut out in Vancouver in 2010. This Games...
  • Bode Miller poised to make 'epic' final run in men's downhill

    Bode Miller poised to make 'epic' final run in men's downhill
    SOCHI, Russia — Bode Miller hasn't won a World Cup race since December 2011, the Beaver Creek downhill in Colorado. He is 36 years old and coming off micro-fracture knee surgery that forced him to miss all of last season. He was born in the...
  • Sochi Olympics TV moment: NBC's Hannah Kearney challenge

    Sochi Olympics TV moment: NBC's Hannah Kearney challenge
    Note: This is part of an ongoing series documenting the Sochi Olympics from a TV perspective. Every morning of the Games, we’ll look at a key moment from the previous day that NBC captured, elevated, honored, bungled or otherwise reported in a...
  • Advertisers make $900-million bet on Olympic Winter Games

    Advertisers make $900-million bet on Olympic Winter Games
    The lighting of the Olympic flame in Russia will launch a nearly $900-million bet by U.S. advertisers that this year's Winter Games will become a feel-good event for television audiences. Leading up to Friday's official opening of the XXII Olympic...
  • Sochi Olympics: Marit Bjoergen wins gold in 15-kilometer skiathlon

    Sochi Olympics: Marit Bjoergen wins gold in 15-kilometer skiathlon
    SOCHI, Russia — Marit Bjoergen earned an emotional victory in the women's 15-kilometer skiathlon Saturday, giving the Norwegian cross-country skier her fourth career Olympic gold medal a day after her teammate's brother died. Bjoergen pulled...