NBC's headaches in Rio include well-publicized hazards like the Zika virus and shaky infrastructure. But the network faces another conundrum with this summer's Olympics — how to get Americans who…
First, let's consider the title: "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" – an E! tag-along reality/sitcom hybrid about the Olympic swimmer – appears to derive its name from a "South Park" song about skater…
It was water, water everywhere in the desert, as celebs gathered at the Bellagio in Las Vegas for One Night for One Drop, a March 22 gala in honor of World Water Day. So Olympic swimmers Missy…
Before every race, as he's making his way to the starting blocks, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps blasts Afrojack and Steve Aoki's "No Beef."
As NBCU plans to cover its first Olympics as a Comcast company, the network is aiming to use a number of platforms to wind up on the winner's platform. It's a gameplan that includes streaming video…
A week after signing a deal with Kellogg's, swimming phenom Michael Phelps has been set to host the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live." Earlier this week, beach volleyball champ Misty…
Aside from "Mad Men," which I couldn't wait to see (for a recap visit Cynthia Littleton's On the Air blog), all regular programming has been put on hold for me during the Olympics. I'm a Games geek…