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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.”
35+ photos from the preview performance in Moscow, including gorgeous exclusives, plus: video clips, interviews, and bonus press conference pics!
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.”
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!
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!
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.
Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, our figure skating commentating Queens, are the best at acting out shady GIFs.
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.