Articles tagged olympics, nbc

4 May 2009 // 1:00 AM

There are plenty of reasons why Chuck is currently on the verge of cancellation. Its location on Monday nights leading into Heroes was supposed to

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12 Mar 2009 // 9:00 AM

‘Kings’-makers hope their NBC series gets royal ratings

Some television shows are easy to explain. “CSI” is about those who collect clues. “Law & Order” focuses on catching and prosecuting criminals. “Kings” is

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2 Feb 2009 // 3:05 AM

Where the heck were the “Deal or No Deal” models? During Sunday’s Super Bowl pregame extravaganza, NBC trotted out personalities from pretty much every

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16 Dec 2008 // 12:03 PM

To judge from the reactions, you would think that Conan O’Brien had been put in handcuffs and driven off to the courthouse on corruption

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10 Dec 2008 // 4:36 AM

NBC would like you to believe that its strange scheme to install Jay Leno in a weeknight show at 10 p.m. is a bold stroke

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16 Oct 2008 // 4:07 AM

It sounds like a sure blockbuster. Take a lush tropical setting, throw in pirates, cannibals, buried treasure, a couple dashing castaways, action, adventure, and, of

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25 Aug 2008 // 3:50 AM

Beijing Olympics end, and focus turns to London 2012

BEIJING—The most expensive and lavish Olympic Games in history came to a close Sunday as Beijing officially passed the Olympic flame to London, and

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BEIJING—The venues were great, the competition was exciting and no major international incident stained the Olympic Games that concluded here Sunday. Yet was that

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BEIJING - Seven years ago, when Beijing was awarded the 2008 Olympic Games, China set out to sow gold, following the old proverb that says, “To

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BEIJING - There’s a famous Chinese saying, first spoken by the old revolutionary Deng Xiaoping, that people here repeat all the time. It goes

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21 Aug 2008 // 9:00 PM

Beijing 2008

Gaming should have evolved a bit over the course of the last twenty four years.

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BEIJING—Television viewers around the world are tuning into the Beijing Games in record numbers, and it’s likely to fill the coffers of the

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20 Aug 2008 // 4:50 AM

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18 Aug 2008 // 3:18 AM

Time to clear the air: That’s not smog hovering over Beijing, swallowing entire office buildings like a mighty python. It’s just “a funny

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15 Aug 2008 // 6:05 AM

This country is crazy about table tennis

BEIJING—Historians have long marveled that the relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic China really began to defrost because of table

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BEIJING—A week into the Summer Games, athletes brim with praise for the Olympics venues, rain has mercifully cleared the skies of smog and China

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14 Aug 2008 // 10:50 AM

We’re talking Olympic TV today, because at the moment, what else is there? And the first point is the worn-out carping from sportscasters and

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14 Aug 2008 // 3:02 AM

BEIJING - Situated in the heart of Olympic complex, the Games can’t help but pass through the “Today Show” set. Of course, it is

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13 Aug 2008 // 5:06 AM

More reasons not to believe your own eyes

We suspected from the start that the voice of that little girl in the opening ceremony was fake. And now that the rest of the

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13 Aug 2008 // 3:51 AM

BEIJING - Police in Beijing dragged away and roughed up a British television journalist Wednesday as he observed a group of foreigners holding a demonstration

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Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

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"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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