Boxing Insider Notebook: Pacquiao, Mayweather, Rigondeaux, Chisora, and more…. | BoxingInsider.com The following is the Boxing Insider notebook for the week of November 5th to November 12th, covering the comings and goings in the sport of boxing that you might have missed. 11/13/2013 - 5:20 pm | View Link
Figure Skater Johnny Weir Defends His NBC Olympics Gig In Russia Despite The Country’s Gay Discrimination I don’t need to break any laws or wear a rainbow pin to show people that I support gay rights ... If it’s good enough for Elton John, it’s good enough for me. Every country’s going to have its issues.” 10/25/2013 - 9:59 am | View Link
NBC Olympics President Defends Lack of Paralympics Live Coverage Gary Zenkel, president of NBC Olympics, on Friday defended NBC's limited Paralympics coverage here in the host city of this year's Olympics and Paralympics, citing audience fatigue and limited financial support from advertisers. NBC had been ... 09/27/2012 - 11:48 pm | View Link
IOC defends NBC's tape-delayed Olympics coverage (CBS/AP) The International Olympic Committee has defended NBC for not showing the men's 100-meter final live on its main network. Usain Bolt dashed to victory in the signature event of the London Olympics on Sunday at 4:50 p.m ET. NBC broadcast ... 08/6/2012 - 11:56 am | View Link
NBC defends Olympics coverage while acknowledging mistakes (Reuters) - NBC Sports Group Chairman Mark Lazarus gave an impassioned defense of the network's Olympics coverage on a ... about tape-delaying events to air in prime-time by noting that NBC's stable of TV networks has so far aired two-thirds ... 08/2/2012 - 7:30 am | View Link
NBC defends Olympics coverage: Critics a 'loud minority' NBC Sports Group Chairman Mark Lazarus and NBC Research Group President Alan Wurtzel defended the network’s Summer Olympics coverage strategy during a conference call with reporters Thursday morning. Here’s the duo taking on several burning ... 08/1/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
HBO leads all television networks with nine Golden Globe nominations. Netflix, which didn't exist as a programming source a couple of years ago, snagged six nominations -- more than stalwarts ABC, CBS and NBC.
When actor Steve Carell made an appearance Wednesday on the British morning show Daybreak to promote his upcoming movie Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, he decided to take a cue from his co-star Will Ferrell. After Carell finished with the interview, he wandered over to hijack the weather update from meteorologist Laura Tobin and offer his unique expertise.
Comedy actor Jason Segel will be playing writer David Foster Wallace in the upcoming film The End of The Tour. The movie is adapted from the 2010 book, Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip With David Foster Wallace, by Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky, who traveled with Wallace in 1996.
Oprah Winfrey, who often feels like the nation’s unofficial matriarch, says she never had children because “my kids would hate me.” While her best friend was writing down potential baby names in seventh grade Home-Ec classes, “I was having daydreams about how I could be Martin Luther King,” Oprah told the The Hollywood Reporter in a recent interview.