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Sports Illustrated Media Awards: The Best and Worst of 2014
Dec
19

Our pick for Newcomer of the Year: Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, the breakout stars of the Sochi Games who are now NBC’s No. 1 team on figure skating.

2014 ISU Grand Prix of FIgure Skating Final This Sunday at 4 PM ET on NBC
Dec
18

NBC Sports Group’s lead figure skating commentary team of Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski & Terry Gannon will host the two-hour telecast, with analyst Tracy Wilson on-site in Barcelona, Spain.

2014: The Year in Sports Media
Dec
18

A love/hate season in review. Who do we love? Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski, the colorfully honest (and colorfully dressed) commentators who were the stars of the Sochi Olympics.

Photo Gallery — InStyle’s Style 100: The Best Looks and Trends of 2014
Dec
18

On the list: Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski, who gave new meaning to the term “color commentators” at the Sochi Olympics with a star-making turn rink-side.

Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski Review 2014 (and Try to Predict What Kind of King George Will Be)
Dec
18

Get the commentating duo’s take on their best Sochi memory, who they’d want in their Ellen DeGeneres-style Oscar selfie, and their pick for 2014′s song of the year.

Best of 2014: How Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski Became the Breakout Stars of Sochi
Dec
17

We chatted with Weir and Lipinski to learn five secrets to their Sochi success. Included on their list: their unflappable broadcasting co-star, “Uncle Terry” Gannon.

Video — Kathie Lee & Hoda to Host NBC’s “A TOAST TO 2014!,” 12/31
Dec
16

Hear from an all-star celebrity cast as they weigh in on 2014′s most memorable moments, including interviews with Johnny Weir & Tara Lipinski and more.

The Snow King: Finale
Dec
16

Another round of 75+ new Snow King pics and all-new videos from Moscow! Plus: yes, you can send holiday greetings to Johnny, and East Coast fans: don’t forget that you can see him in Albany, NY, this Saturday, Dec. 20!

Photo Gallery — Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski as Hockey Analysts
Dec
12

Figure skating commentators Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski aren’t shy about bluntly critiquing skaters’ outfits. Some of their more colorful comments could also apply to hockey uniforms and players of the present and past.

TV.com’s Top 100 Everything of 2014, Vol. 1: Items 100–91
Dec
10

Clocking in at no. 99 on the list: Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, who were broadcasting gold at the Sochi Olympics. In fact, they were so good together that NBC handed them a promotion.

“Be Happy Ever, Ever, Ever”
Dec
09

70+ exclusive new Snow King pics AND a must-see exclusive video from the show, plus beautiful tributes to Johnny from Snow King attendees. And: hey, you can go see him in Albany, NY, on December 20!

Champion Figure Skater Johnny Weir to Make Special Appearance at Empire State Plaza Ice Rink December 20
Dec
09

The free event in Albany, NY, begins at 11 am and will include a skating demonstration and meet-n-greet with Weir, a three-time U.S. champion and two-time Olympian.

Evgeni Plushenko Performs 8-Turn Jump at the Premiere of the “Snow King”
Dec
05

In the role of Gerda is 35-year-old figure skater Irina Slutskaya, and the role of Kai is skated by American Johnny Weir. The noted sportswoman joked about her star partner: “the worst thing is two single skaters on the ice who try to skate as a pair.”

The Snow King: First Look
Dec
05

35+ photos from the preview performance in Moscow, including gorgeous exclusives, plus: video clips, interviews, and bonus press conference pics!

Photo Shoot — “The Snow Queen” Male Version: Plushenko, Slutskaya, Weir Among the New Year’s Show Skaters
Dec
05

Breathtaking scenery, complex acrobatics, miracles of grace and famous athletes were all part of the private screening presentation of Evgeni Plushenko’s “The Snow King.”

Random Russia Roundup
Dec
04

Endless pics/vids leading up to the debut of The Snow King in Moscow, including more adorable shots & clips of Johnny + kids from the master class!

“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.