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Katie Ledecky, of the United States, swims to the gold medal in the women's 800-meter freestyle final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 31, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Olympic attention to mental health: Can NBC coverage pivot?The willingness of athletes, led by Simone Biles, to talk about the pressures they face as elite athletes on the Olympics stage, has forced a look at how NBC presents the Games to the public
The Associated Press23 hours ago
FILE - Bob Odenkirk arrives at the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards on Feb. 8, 2020, in Santa Monica, Calif. The "Better Call Saul" star says he "had a small heart attack" but will "be back soon." The 58-year-old actor took to Twitter Friday, July 30, 2021, to make his first public statement since collapsing on the show's New Mexico set three days earlier. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Bob Odenkirk says he had a small heart attack, will be back“Better Call Saul” star Bob Odenkirk says he “had a small heart attack” but will “be back soon.”
The Associated Press1 day ago
This image provided by Bounce shows Deji LaRay, left, and Thomas Q. Jones in a scene from "Johnson," which premieres Aug. 1, 2021, on Bounce TV. (DeWayne Rogers/Bounce via AP)
TV show 'Johnson' takes glimpse into Black male perspectiveThe new television series “Johnson” is being viewed as the male version of “Sex in the City” and “Insecure.”
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1982 file photo, Ron Popeil, the man behind those late-night, rapid-fire television commercials that sell everything from the Mr. Microphone to the Pocket Fisherman to the classic Veg-a-Matic, sits surrounded by his wares in his office in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Ron Popeil, the quintessential TV pitchman and inventor known to generations of viewers for hawking products including the Veg-O-Matic, the Chop-O-Matic, Mr. Microphone and the Showtime Rotisserie and BBQ, died Wednesday, July 28, 2021 his family said. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
Ron Popeil was the sizzle of American ingenuity, personifiedRon Popeil, an American original who died this week at 86, thrived in the world of infomercials and home-shopping channels
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, March 4, 2020, file photo, children's book author and illustrator Marc Brown, an Erie, Pa., native, meets with Grandview Elementary School students in Millcreek Township, Pa. Brown is a three-time Emmy award winner and the creator of the "Arthur" television series adapted from his books. “Arthur” will soon come to an end. Kathy Waugh, an original developer of the show, said during a podcast released Wednesday, July 28, 2021, that PBS Kids plans to end the long-running children’s series after 25 seasons. The final season will air in 2022. (Jack Hanrahan/Erie Times-News via AP, File)
'Arthur' to end on PBS Kids after 25-season stint“Arthur” will soon come to an end
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2020, file photo, Bob Odenkirk speaks at the AMC's "Better Call Saul" panel during the AMC Networks TCA 2020 Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. Odenkirk collapsed on the show's New Mexico set Tuesday, July 27, 2021, and had to be hospitalized. Crew members called an ambulance that took the 58-year-old actor to a hospital, where he remained Tuesday night, a person close to Odenkirk who was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter told The Associated Press. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
Bob Odenkirk condition stable after 'heart related incident'“Better Call Saul” star Bob Odenkirk had a “heart related incident” when he collapsed on the show’s New Mexico set, and his condition is stable as he recovers at a hospital
The Associated Press3 days ago
Luigi Samele of Italy, left, loses his saber as he competes against Kim Junhgwhan of South Korea in a men's individual semifinal Sabre competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Chiba, Japan. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
NBC's Tokyo Olympics viewership gets off to rough startNBC Universal is still waiting to see if there will be a surge of interest in viewership for the Tokyo Summer Olympics
The Associated Press4 days ago
South Korea's Jeoung Youngsik competes during the table tennis men's singles third round match against Greece's Panagiotis Gionis at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Greek TV commentator fired for remark about SKorean athleteA sports commentator in Greece who made an on-air remark about a South Korean athlete at the Tokyo Olympics that the station called racist has been fired The country’s state-run broadcaster says it has ended its collaboration with veteran journalist Dimosthenis Karmiris as a guest commentator following comments he made after Jeoung Young-sik beat Panagiotis Gionis of Greece in men’s table tennis
The Associated Press4 days ago
NBC mum on Chinese complaints about map during ceremonyNBC is not responding to complaints from China over how the network depicted the country's map when its athletes marched in the opening ceremony at the Tokyo Olympics
The Associated Press5 days ago
In this combination photo, Deidre Hall, from left, arrives at the 45th annual Daytime Emmy Awards on April 29, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif., Jackee Harry attends Lupus LA's Hollywood Bag Ladies Luncheon on Nov. 1, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. and Lisa Rinna attends An Unforgettable Evening on Feb. 27, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif.. The NBC soap opera "Days of our Lives" is getting its own spinoff for Peacock. The streaming service announced Monday, July 26, 2021, it has ordered five episodes of "Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem." The series will feature both past and present characters of the series, including Hall as Dr. Marlena Evans, Rinna as Billie Reed and Harry as Paulina Price. (AP Photo)
'Days of our Lives' gets Peacock limited series spinoff The NBC soap opera “Days of our Lives” is getting its own spinoff for Peacock
The Associated Press5 days ago
Kim Bui, of Germany, performs on the vault during the women's artistic gymnastic qualifications at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Olympic broadcasters curb sexual images of female athletesEach Olympics aims to set the highest level of television standards
The Associated Press5 days ago
United States' Kevin Durant (7) walks off the court with teammates after a men's basketball preliminary round game against France at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. France won 83-76. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Slam dunk: NBC brings back iconic NBA theme for OlympicsThe soundtrack of the NBA a generation ago has made its way to the Tokyo Olympics
The Associated Press5 days ago
Fireworks illuminate over the National Stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
NBC estimates 17 million in US saw opening of Tokyo OlympicsNBC says an estimated 17 million people in the United States saw the opening of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday
The Associated Press6 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 27, 1987, file photo, Jackie Mason poses in his dressing with a globe as he stars in his own Broadway show in New York. Mason, a rabbi-turned-jokester whose feisty brand of standup comedy got laughs from nightclubs in the Catskills to West Coast talk shows and Broadway stages, has died. He was 93. Mason died Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Manhattan, the celebrity lawyer Raoul Felder told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Carlos Rene Perez, File)
Jackie Mason, comic who perfected amused outrage, dies at 93Jackie Mason, a rabbi-turned-jokester whose feisty brand of standup comedy got laughs from nightclubs in the Catskills to West Coast talk shows and Broadway stages, has died
The Associated Press7 days ago
People sit in an empty tribune during a volleyball team training session at Ariake Arena at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Sounds of the Games: NBC doesn't plan on adding crowd noiseOne of Molly Solomon’s favorite memories from the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics was watching Lindsey Vonn before she skied
The Associated Press9 days ago
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