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London Olympics 2012

London Olympics 2012

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  1. Olympic Gold Medalist Allyson Felix Visits the Set of 'Scandal'

    9:28 am PDT 08/14/2012
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    After hearing of the show, Olympian Allyson Felix reveals that she watched the entire first season the day she won her gold medal. The track star brought her London Olympic medals to the set of ABC's drama 'Scandal'. READ MORE

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  2. Highlights and Lowlights of The London Olympics

    2:06 pm PDT 08/13/2012
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    THR's high and lowlights of the London 2012 Olympic Games. READ MORE

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  3. Olympics 2012: London Games Rank as Most-Watched Event in U.S. History

    1:43 pm PDT 08/13/2012
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    Besting the past two Summer Games by double digits, NBC's oft-controversial coverage slides past Beijing with a total of 219.4 million viewers over 17 days. READ MORE

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  4. Style Notes: Michael Phelps for Louis Vuitton, Jessie J Suits Up for the Olympics

    1:10 pm PDT 08/13/2012
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    THR breaks down the day's hottest fashion headlines. READ MORE

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  5. Box Office Report: 'Bourne Legacy' Hit by Olympics, Drops to $38.1 Mil Opening

    11:05 am PDT 08/13/2012
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    Sunday estimates from Universal showed the spy reboot opening to $40.3 million, but the final day of the London Olympics and Closing Ceremony kept many moviegoers at home. READ MORE

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  6. Olympics 2012: Closing Ceremony Draws More Viewers in Key European Markets

    7:27 am PDT 08/13/2012
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    The star-studded London event featuring the likes of the Spice Girls outperformed the Beijing 2008 closing in Germany and France. READ MORE

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  7. Olympics 2012: London Mayor Boris Johnson Busts a Move to the Spice Girls (Video)

    6:27 am PDT 08/13/2012
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    Nobody had a better time at Sunday's closing ceremony. READ MORE

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  8. Olympics 2012: London Mayor Touts Theater Ticket Spending Gain

    6:00 am PDT 08/13/2012
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    Boris Johnson also says the public transport system in the British capital held up and was used by such famous athletes as NBA stars LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. READ MORE

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  9. Olympics 2012: Danny Boyle Plans DVD of Opening Ceremony

    4:07 am PDT 08/13/2012
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    The release will provide additional video material and look to shed light on some of the open questions surrounding the spectacle. READ MORE

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  10. Olympics 2012: BBC Reaches Biggest Average Audience With Closing Ceremony

    3:10 am PDT 08/13/2012
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    The U.K. public broadcaster reached a peak viewership of 26.3 million, just below the 26.9 million for Danny Boyle's opening ceremony. READ MORE

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  11. Olympics 2012: British Newspapers Bid Farewell to the Summer Games

    2:07 am PDT 08/13/2012
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    With headlines like "Goldbye" and "We're World Beaters...Dream GB," the tabloids and others celebrate the country's big medal haul and the successful Olympics. READ MORE

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  12. Olympics 2012: India Celebrates Historic Medal Haul

    1:42 am PDT 08/13/2012
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    Indian media celebrate the country's largest-ever Olympics contingent and biggest medal haul. READ MORE

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  13. Olympics 2012: Twitter Users Sent More Than 150 million Summer Games Tweets

    1:27 am PDT 08/13/2012
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Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps drew the most messages during the London Olympics, while the Spice Girls set a closing ceremony record of 116,000 tweets per minute. READ MORE

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  14. Olympics 2012: NBC Criticized for Interrupting Closing Ceremony to Preview 'Animal Practice'

    12:40 am PDT 08/13/2012
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    Surprised viewers also took the network to task for editing out parts of the ceremony, including performances by Muse and Ray Davies of the Kinks. READ MORE

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  15. Olympics 2012: Inside the Closing Ceremony

    11:46 pm PDT 08/12/2012
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    The Spice Girls were among the performers. READ MORE

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  16. Olympics 2012: DirecTV Goes Dark During Closing Ceremony

    10:36 pm PDT 08/12/2012
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    UPDATED: The company has apologized to Los Angeles area viewers including "Modern Family's" Sarah Hyland and Eric Stonestreet who were frustrated over missing about 30 minutes of Sunday night's broadcast. READ MORE

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  17. Closing Ceremony of the London Olympics: Review

    8:00 pm PDT 08/12/2012
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    With a lineup that featured The Who, Annie Lennox, The Spice Girls, Madness, The Pet Shop Boys, George Michael, Liam Gallagher, Take That and Fatboy Slim, the London Olympics signoff ceremony was a Brit-pop orgy. READ MORE

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  18. Gabby Douglas Among 'Today's' Olympics Contributor Team

    6:03 pm PDT 08/12/2012
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    The gymnast and her teammates are among the athletes who will appear on the NBC morning program this week. READ MORE

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  19. Olympics 2012: Star-Studded Closing Ceremony Brings Summer Games to an End

    4:10 pm PDT 08/12/2012
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    A who's who of the British music industry entertained the crowd at London's Olympic Stadium. READ MORE

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  20. Olympics 2012: Kate Moss, Lily Donaldson and Naomi Campbell Strut Their Stuff at the Closing Ceremony

    3:30 pm PDT 08/12/2012
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    An ode to British fashion designers and Brit models is part of the closing ceremonies, which include George Michael, Annie Lennox and the Spice Girls. READ MORE

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  21. Olympics 2012: London Games Draw Big Audiences in European Markets

    8:39 am PDT 08/12/2012
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    Like in the U.K., broadcasters in Germany and France have seen higher ratings than for the Beijing 2008 Olympics. READ MORE

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