Olympics 2012: The Top 10 TiVo'd Moments
From Gabby Douglas' gold medal win to Michael Phelps' botched finish in the men's 200-meter, these are the most watched, re-watched, paused and pored over moments of the 2012 Games.
This story first appeared in the August 17 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.
1. AUG. 2, 11:27 P.M.
Gabby Douglas wins gold in women's all-around gymnastics final.
2. JULY 31, 8:59 P.M.
U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney makes a perfect landing in the vault.
3. AUG. 2, 11:15 P.M.
Douglas performs her second-to-last run on the floor exercise event of the women's all-around final.
4. JULY 31, 9:54 P.M.
Douglas, on the uneven bars, nails a difficult transition and sticks her landing.
5. AUG 2, 10:23 P.M.
U.S. gymnast Aly Raisman nearly touches the balance beam as she momentarily loses her composure.
6. JULY 31, 10:11 P.M.
Michael Phelps botches his finish in the men's 200-meter breaststroke and loses the gold medal by .05 seconds to Chad Le Clos of South Africa.
7. JULY 31, 10:57 P.M.
Russian gymnast Anastasia Grishna loses her balance in a difficult floor exercise maneuver.
8. AUG 2, 11:03 P.M.
Phelps beats U.S. rival Ryan Lochte in a close 200-meter individual medley race as the crowd cheers on both swimmers.
9. JULY 31, 11:16 P.M.
The U.S. women's gymnastics team stares intently at the scoreboard in anticipation of the judge's final scores.
10. AUG. 2, 10:02 P.M.
After Russian Aliya Mustafina adds pressure by scoring high on the uneven bars, the U.S.' Douglas strikes back, jumping from the lower bar to the upper bar and performing a handstand on each.
The 10 most TIVo'd moments are through Aug. 5 and do not include the Opening Ceremony.
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