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“The Happiest Morning!”
Nov
28

For your weekend viewing pleasure: 25+ exclusive pics from Johnny’s arrival Thursday in Russia plus new vids. Plus: never-before-seen Johnny rehearsal pics have just been made available. Get the link on the blog and don’t miss these!

Video — 2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards: Female Race of the Year
Nov
24

Olympic figure skater and NBC commentator Johnny Weir teams up with six-time Olympic medalist Rebecca Soni at USA Swimming’s annual Golden Goggle Awards to present the trophy for Female Race of the Year.

All The Tara And Johnny Reaction GIFs You Never Knew You Needed
Nov
21

Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, our figure skating commentating Queens, are the best at acting out shady GIFs.

NBC Continues 2014 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series Coverage This Weekend
Nov
21

Three-time U.S. figure skating champion Johnny Weir, 1998 Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski, and play-by-play announcer Steve Schlanger will host coverage.

“My Dream Continues”
Nov
19

In today’s blog: the final set of exclusive Bollywood program pics, and a translation of a wonderful Japanese interview! Plus an Instagram vid you don’t want to miss.

‘Fashion Police’: 5 Joan Rivers Replacement Choices Better Than Kathy Griffin
Nov
19

Here are five additional candidates Zap2it thinks would be perfect to join the reigning panel when “Fashion Police” returns. On the list: Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir.

2014 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series Continues With Grand Prix Russia This Sun. at 4 pm ET ON NBC
Nov
13

Three-time U.S. figure skating champion Johnny Weir, 1998 Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski, and play-by-play announcer Steve Schlanger will handle coverage.

The Moment Johnny Weir Cried in Sochi
Nov
13

Olympian and gay ice skater Johnny Weir on his love for Russia, that one time he called LGBT activists ‘idiots’ (and then apologized), and the importance of a great pair of leggings.

Weir TV Documentary Hits Putin LGBT Woes
Nov
12

The documentary presents the tension between the aspirations of the athletes to compete in the historic Olympic Games, including gay athletes, and the strongly-felt need to not stand by silently while Russia passed new anti-gay laws,

Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir Analyze Grand Prix Season at Halfway Point
Nov
12

Two-time Olympian Weir said before the season he was “terrified” of skaters performing to music with vocal lyrics. Now that he’s seen it? “It can work for and against a skater,” Weir said. “So far, it’s been more against skaters than it is for them.”

Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski Discuss Collisions in Figure Skating
Nov
11

In reviewing Saturday’s collision between Yuzuru Hanyu and Han Yan, Weir said group warm-ups are like “six bulls on the ice all fighting and jostling for space” and likened navigating the rink to driving through traffic.

12 Rising Sports Media Stars Take On Ray Rice, Washington Redskins and LA’s Potential NFL Team
Nov
07

TheWrap picks the dynamic, risk-taking and compelling faces in broadcasting who are powering up the ranks of the industry. On the list: Olympic-figure-skaters-turned-NBC-broadcasters Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski.

“We Got This!”
Nov
07

For your weekend viewing pleasure: endless screencaps / captions / video of Johnny & Tara on The Meredith Vieira Show, plus: exclusive all-new video of Johnny’s latest interviews and more!

Proof That Tara Lipinski And Johnny Weir Are Officially America’s Newest Sweethearts
Nov
05

How well does the ice-skating commentating duo actually know each other? BuzzFeed’s BFF game reveals all!

Video — Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski Play Frozen Frenzy | The Meredith Vieira Show
Nov
04

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski play a fun game of ‘Frozen Frenzy’! Can they beat the clock and help the audience members win a special prize?

Video — Johnny Weir & Tara Lipinski “IN A MINUTE” | The Meredith Vieira Show
Nov
04

Learn everything you need to know about besties Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski…in a minute!

Figure Skating Has All the Elements of Great Sport and Theater
Nov
04

The other thing that makes this a great television sport is the incredible Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir. In a field where blandness sets the standard, these two rival John McEnroe for frankness and insight.

Video — The Meredith Vieira Show Teaser: Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski, & Jewel!
Nov
03

Sneak peek of tomorrow’s episode: Johnny and Tara play a rousing game of “Frozen Frenzy,” to see how quickly Johnny can get Tara dressed in winter wear while sporting old school roller skates.

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.