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U.S. Figure Skating Championships Women’s Preview
Jan
21

Here’s a look at women’s skaters to watch, with takes from NBC figure skating analysts Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir.

The Inside Edge: Weir Ups Dancers’ Creepy Factor
Jan
21

Champion figure skater Johnny Weir offered star-making tips to senior ice dancers Anastasia Cannuscio and Colin McManus, who “were happy to take whatever advice he wanted to give us!”

26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Nominees Announced
Jan
21

Outstanding Documentary nominees include EPIX’s ‘To Russia With Love,’ from Sundance Productions, executive producers Johnny Weir and Laura Michalchyshyn.

And the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Nominees Are…
Jan
21

Among the nominees for Outstanding Documentary: ‘To Russia With Love,’ with Johnny Weir as executive producer and host/interviewer.

Gallery — 12 Pets of Olympians Caught on Camera
Jan
20

Included in the gallery: Тёма, the Japanese chin owned by Johnny Weir (Team USA , Figure Skating).

Is The Idea Of American Figure Skating’s ‘Ice Princess’ Dead?
Jan
20

Weir hit on how sensibilities have changed when asked in October if he had any role models as a skating commentator or public figure. “For me, it’s 100 percent Kim Kardashian,” he shot back. And the reporters listening to Weir laughed.

“Be Happy”
Jan
20

Megapost: tons of exclusive Johnny pics/video from Russia to Japan to the US! Includes the final series of Snow King picspam from St. Petersburg, new Japan photos, plus: all the Johnny & Tara you need to get ready for US Nats LIVE coverage this weekend!

Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir Make U.S. Championships Predictions
Jan
19

NBC figure skating analysts Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir recently shared their men’s and women’s podium picks for this week’s U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

Is Figure Skating Ready to Come Out of the Closet?
Jan
18

Weir and Lipinski’s commentating has drawn wide praise and very much opened the question of whether they can make figure skating feel more relevant even in the absence of Americans racking up big medal counts at international events.

NBC to Air Three Weekends of Figure Skating Coverage
Jan
15

NBC’s coverage begins this weekend with two preview programs for the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, hosted by NBC Sports Group’s lead figure skating commentary team: Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski, and Terry Gannon

GANBATTE, Johnny!
Jan
15

40+ wonderful new pics from Japan, including exclusives! Wishing Johnny the best of luck at the Medal Winners Open competition in Tokyo tomorrow. Check out all the beautiful banners the Japanese fans made for him!

Video — Johnny and Tara’s US Figure Skating Championships Preview
Jan
13

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski preview the 2015 US Figure Skating Championships. NBC’s live coverage begins Saturday, January 24 (check local listings).

The Snow King: St. Petersburg
Jan
13

All-new exclusive pics/vids from the second leg of The Snow King tour, with more to come in part 2, plus: good luck to Johnny at Medal Winners Open! And get ready for US Nationals coverage with Johnny & Tara beginning this weekend!

Photo Gallery — 10 Red Carpet Style Superlatives of 2014
Jan
12

Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lawrence, and Johnny Weir all claim a place in Entertainment Weekly’s roundup of top achievements.

CANY to Present Benefit Screening of “To Russia WIth Love” Next Week
Jan
08

The documentary by Sundance Productions follows Olympian and NBC commentator Johnny Weir and other LGBT athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi as they choose whether to risk their own safety by speaking out against Russia’s anti-gay laws.

Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir Liven up NBC’s Booth
Jan
03

The pair – along with the third member of their trio, former N.C. State basketball star Terry Gannon – will be rinkside at the Coliseum this month for the U.S. championships, an event Weir won three times and Lipinski once.

Champion
Dec
31

Special year-end post: 70+ gorgeous exclusive new pics to ring out 2014, from one of my fav Johnny events of the year!

Top 14 Of 2014: Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games
Dec
29

On the list: fashion-forward Olympians Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski. As the commentators for daytime figure skating coverage in Sochi for NBC Sports Network, the two were an immediate hit with viewers.

Video — Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir’s New Year’s Resolutions
Dec
28

The figure skating and fashion sensations reveal what they hope to accomplish in 2015. Watch more on NBC’s ‘A Toast to 2014!’ December 31 at 8/7c!

Audio — Decorated Figure Skater Johnny Weir Meets Fans In Albany
Dec
28

Three-time National Champion, two-time Olympian and NBC Sports commentator Johnny Weir was in Albany last weekend and chatted with WAMC’s Jessica Bloustein Marshall while he was there.