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  1. Fifteen Women Honored at U.K.'s Women In Film And TV Awards

    4:00 am PST 12/07/2012
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    The celebration of female industry input honored BBC presenter Clare Balding, director of sport Barbara Slater and Olympics opening ceremony producer Tracey Seaward. READ MORE

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  2. Olympian David Boudia to Judge ABC's Celebrity Diving Series (Exclusive)

    9:00 am PST 11/29/2012
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    The diver who earned the gold in the 10-meter event at the London Games joins Greg Louganis on the three-person panel. READ MORE

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  3. 'Go On': Olympian Misty May-Treanor Sets the Stage for Ryan's Recovery (Exclusive Video)

    8:30 am PST 11/27/2012
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    In an exclusive clip from Tuesday's "Back, Back… It's Gone" episode, the gold medalist invites Ryan to the beach as she attempts to help him net a new love interest. READ MORE

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  4. McKayla Maroney, President Obama Meet, Are Not Impressed (Photo)

    7:27 am PST 11/17/2012
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    The young Olympian, whose disappointed stare was caught in a candid photo that launched the summer's biggest meme, was uninspired by a White House visit Thursday. READ MORE

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  5. BBC to Revive Sports Entertainment Show for Holiday Special With U.K. Olympics Stars

    5:51 am PST 11/14/2012
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    The U.K. public broadcaster will air a year-end edition of "Superstars," which used to draw big ratings, with the likes of long-distance runner Mo Farah. READ MORE

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  6. Revolver to Release London Olympics Film 'First' in U.K.

    6:51 am PDT 11/01/2012
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    Caroline Rowland's story of 12 first-time Olympic athletes will debut Nov. 6 with London 2012 organizer and former Olympian Sebastian Coe set to attend. READ MORE

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  7. U.K.'s ITV Commissions Diving Show With Olympic Diver Tom Daley

    9:01 am PDT 10/31/2012
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    The commercial broadcaster aims to bring "Splash!" to British screens with Daley on board to feature in the celebrity reality show. READ MORE

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  8. Comcast: NBCUniversal Broke Even on London Olympics, Expects Profits From Future Games

    5:55 am PDT 10/26/2012
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    UPDATED: The entertainment company recorded a $120 million profit from the Summer Games in the third quarter. READ MORE

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  9. NBCUniversal Reports Higher Third-Quarter Financials Driven by Olympics

    4:05 am PDT 10/26/2012
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    UPDATED: The company, led by CEO Steve Burke, posted a $120 million profit for the Summer Games and improved film and cable network group results for the quarter. READ MORE

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  10. London Olympics Ticket Sales Boost Third-Quarter Economic Growth in U.K.

    2:50 am PDT 10/25/2012
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    The country emerged from recession as the Summer Games boosted growth by roughly 0.2 percentage points. READ MORE

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  11. Olympics 2012: Government Says Cost of London Games Came in $604 Million Under Budget

    8:30 am PDT 10/23/2012
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    British officials cite cost savings for spending on security, transport and construction. READ MORE

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  12. Canada's CBC Taps U.S. Sports Marketing Vet as Olympics Pointman

    10:56 am PDT 10/15/2012
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    Jeffrey L. Orridge helped the pubcaster land the Canadian rights to the 2014 and 2016 Games. READ MORE

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  13. Fox Sports VP Calls Soccer, Not Baseball, 'Next National Pastime'

    5:41 pm PDT 10/02/2012
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    At a panel during Advertising Week in New York, media executives talk up the future of live TV sports. Soccer is cheered while NBC's treatment of the Olympic Games gets a thumbs down. READ MORE

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  14. NBC Olympics President Defends Lack of Paralympics Live Coverage

    3:48 am PDT 09/28/2012
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    UPDATED: Gary Zenkel tells a conference in London that U.S. audiences and advertisers are "fatigued" following the Summer Olympics given the two events follow each other so closely. READ MORE

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  15. Olympians Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Conor Dwyer Dive Into NY Fashion Week

    12:57 pm PDT 09/13/2012
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    The gold medal winners navigate the treacherous waters of the New York style scene this week, sitting front row at several shows and surfacing at a Details bash. READ MORE

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  16. U.K.'s Channel 4 Expands Paralympics Coverage Amid Strong Ratings

    3:23 am PDT 09/03/2012
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    While a report questions that the network can make a profit, it has started off with better than usual viewership. READ MORE

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  17. U.K.'s Channel 4 Paralympics Peak Audience Drops on First Day of Competitions

    4:55 am PDT 08/31/2012
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    Following the opening ceremony, some viewers complained though about the amount of commercial breaks. READ MORE

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  18. U.K.'s Channel 4 Draws Biggest Audience in Over A Decade With Paralympics Opening Ceremony

    2:25 am PDT 08/30/2012
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    The network drew a peak audience of 11.2 million viewers and an average of 7.6 million. READ MORE

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  19. Gabby Douglas' Interview With Oprah Winfrey Sparks Firestorm Online (Video)

    6:05 pm PDT 08/28/2012
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    The Olympic gymnast said she was called a "slave" at a gym where she used to train, but the facility's CEO denies her claims and a former teammate's mother hits Facebook to weigh in. READ MORE

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  20. Paralympics 2012: Organizers Say London Is Ready for Another Big Sports Event

    8:52 am PDT 08/28/2012
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    Organizers say the Games, which are nearly sold out, may follow the Summer Olympics, but they are "not an after-thought." READ MORE

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  21. Paralympics 2012: Five Things to Know About the Opening Ceremony

    2:58 am PDT 08/28/2012
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    Just weeks after the end of the Summer Olympics, London gears up to open another big sports event with a spectacle supervised by filmmaker Stephen Daldry. READ MORE

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