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The Meredith Vieira Show for November 4: Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski, & Jewel!
Oct
31

Olympic figure skaters Johnny Weir & Tara Lipinski chat about their close relationship, their outrageous sense of style, and more with Meredith Vieira on Tuesday, November 4.

Can TV Really Change the World? Just Ask ‘To Russia With Love’
Oct
30

The power of what has happened for Vlad as he seeks out a safer and more comfortable life is profound. It happened because of a film that set out to uncover some truths, ask many questions and seek some answers.

‘To Russia With Love’: Can Johnny Weir Save Russia’s Gays?
Oct
29

The flamboyant figure skater stars in a searing new documentary that reminds us that, long after the Olympics over, more—much more—must be done to help Russia’s oppressed gays. ‘To Russia With Love’ premieres Oct. 29 on EPIX.

Video — Johnny Weir Talks With NBC New York About “To Russia With Love”
Oct
29

Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir sits down with Contessa Brewer to talk about the premiere of the documentary “To Russia With Love” on EPIX on Oct. 29 at 8 p.m.

Video — Johnny Weir Gets Serious About Gay Plight In Russia With New Doc
Oct
29

Premiering October 29 on Epix, ‘To Russia with Love’ looks at the Sochi Games both as a public spectacle and the backdrop for an ongoing human-rights crisis.

Tara & Johnny: Back At It!
Oct
29

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski: NBC’s lead figure skating broadcast team needs a power couple name. Submit your suggestions to Team USA!

Audio — The Outfield: Olympic Champ Johnny Weir on Being Executive Producer of New EPIX Documentary
Oct
29

Olympian Johnny Weir talks about his role as both interviewer/host and executive producer of the LGBT documentary, ‘To Russia With Love,’ premiering Wednesday, October 29, 8 pm ET on EPIX.

Audio — The Outfield: Olympian Johnny Weir on Flamboyant Stereotypes and Closeted Athletes
Oct
29

Three-time US champion figure skater, two-time Olympian and World medalist Johnny Weir talks to OutQ’s Eddie Robinson about his career achievements and personal style.

Audio — The Outfield: Olympian Johnny Weir on His Persona When the Cameras Shut Off
Oct
29

Who exactly is the real Johnny Weir? The Olympian opens up to OutQ’s Eddie Robinson.

Audio — The Outfield: Olympian Johnny Weir Says He’s Not an Activist
Oct
29

Just how does Johnny Weir label himself? The Olympic skater explains.

Audio — The Outfield: Olympian Johnny Weir Talks About His New NBC Sports Gig With Tara Lipinski
Oct
29

Two-time Olympian Johnny Weir, now NBC’s lead figure skating announcer, talks about his partnership with fellow skater and co-NBC broadcaster Tara Lipinski.

Johnny Weir Fights Gay Intolerance in EPIX Documentary
Oct
28

‘To Russia With Love’ — premiering Wednesday, October 29, 8 pm ET — looks at the experiences of activists living in Sochi, Russia, while also examining the safety concerns of LGBT athletes vying to compete at the Sochi Olympics.

Reddit AMA: “Hi, I’m Johnny Weir…”
Oct
28

“Hi, I’m Johnny Weir. I’m an Olympic figure skater and Olympic analyst for NBC, and executive producer of ‘To Russia With Love.’ AMAA!”

‘To Russia With Love’ — New Doc Film Follows Johnny Weir
Oct
27

Johnny Weir, Billie Jean King and gay Russian teenager Vlad win over hearts in the upcoming documentary, ‘To Russia With Love,’ premiering Wednesday, October 29, 8 pm ET / 7 pm CT on Epix.

Exclusive Video — “To Russia with Love”: Johnny and His Mom | EPIX
Oct
27

In this exclusive mother-son interview, Johnny Weir and his mother talk about Johnny’s childhood and his passion for skating. ‘To Russia With Love’ premieres Wednesday, October 29, 8 pm ET / 7 pm CT only on EPIX.

Exclusive Video — “To Russia with Love”: Johnny’s Message | EPIX
Oct
27

In this exclusive interview, Johnny Weir talks about what he hopes fans will take away from the message of ‘To Russia with Love.’ The documentary premieres Wednesday, October 29, 8 pm ET / 7 pm CT only on EPIX.

Johnny Weir on “To Russia With Love,” Empathy, and Divorce
Oct
27

Weir, just appointed NBC’s primary figure skating announcer, discussed with Next Magazine the making of his new documentary—premiering Wed., Oct. 29, 8 pm ET on EPIX—and, yes, his high-profile divorce.

“To Russia With Love” Revisits Sochi Olympics Controversy
Oct
27

Premiering Oct. 29 at 8/7c on premium network Epix — the film chronicles the events before, during and after the Sochi Games in relation to the 2013 Russian “anti-gay propoganda” law. Openly gay figure skater Johnny Weir is the film’s star attraction.

“To Russia With Love”: A New Documentary About Sochi
Oct
26

The film is startling in the way in which flamboyant and outspoken figure skater and commentator Johnny Weir speaks out against the anti-gay laws, the camera following his every move.

Johnny Weir: “Russia—A Very Tough Country”
Oct
26

In a wide-ranging interview with Russia’s Sport Express, Johnny Weir speaks frankly about his competitive career, his critics, and his continued love of the ice.