Here’s a look at women’s skaters to watch, with takes from NBC figure skating analysts Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir.
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!”
Outstanding Documentary nominees include EPIX’s ‘To Russia With Love,’ from Sundance Productions, executive producers Johnny Weir and Laura Michalchyshyn.
Among the nominees for Outstanding Documentary: ‘To Russia With Love,’ with Johnny Weir as executive producer and host/interviewer.
Included in the gallery: Тёма, the Japanese chin owned by Johnny Weir (Team USA , Figure Skating).
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.
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!
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.
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’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
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!
Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski preview the 2015 US Figure Skating Championships. NBC’s live coverage begins Saturday, January 24 (check local listings).
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!
Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lawrence, and Johnny Weir all claim a place in Entertainment Weekly’s roundup of top achievements.
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.
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.
Special year-end post: 70+ gorgeous exclusive new pics to ring out 2014, from one of my fav Johnny events of the year!
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.
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!
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.