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Sunday 12/12 NBC broadcast of GP Final (noon-2 pm ET)

Discussion in 'TV ALERTS' started by Sylvia, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. Sylvia

    Sylvia Prepping for club comp. season!

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    Just a reminder that NBC is scheduled to broadcast GP Final highlights tomorrow (Sunday) from noon-2 pm Eastern time - check your local TV listings to confirm the times in your area.
     
  2. Lara

    Lara It's JJ style!

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    Bump - I just checked my guide and was surprised so hope no one misses this.
     
  3. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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    Well now its coverage of the Metrodome roof collapse.
     
  4. ilovepaydays

    ilovepaydays Well-Known Member

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    Words cannot express how nice it is to hear Terry Gannon's voice again in figure skating coverage....
     
  5. ChelleC

    ChelleC Well-Known Member

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    No kidding. I'm so glad Terry's back. He and Tracy Wilson are a very enjoyable commentating team.
     
  6. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

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    I know men & ladies are kind of the big ticket events in the US, but I would've much rather seen the top 2 in dance and also the pairs, which skated much better than the men, IMO.
     
  7. Sylvia

    Sylvia Prepping for club comp. season!

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    I would expect NBC to show Davis/White's winning FD. So far Amodio has been chacked from the broadcast -- wonder if Flatt will receive a mercy chack (probably not since NBC has already shown her warming up backstage)
     
  8. MR-FAN

    MR-FAN Kostner Softie

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    I don't know, i'd say the top 3 men skated amazingly here.
     
  9. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, Sylvia. They better show that!

    Eh, Oda fell twice, Kozuka was tentative and Chan was kind of lackluster.... disappointing after the great SPs.
     
  10. MR-FAN

    MR-FAN Kostner Softie

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    To each their own I guess, I loved the top 3. I thought Oda gave his best performance of the season (falls and all), Kozuka skated great (not as good as TEB, but still as swoon worthy as ever) and Chan... you say lackluster I say brilliant :p That was one amazing performance to me
     
  11. LadyNit

    LadyNit moving right along

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    But the ladies were glorious, and I'm glad that US casual fans will get a chance to see it.
     
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  12. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

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    I agree. They totally brought it. :respec:
     
  13. MR-FAN

    MR-FAN Kostner Softie

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    Awwww! Oda congratulating Chan was cute :D
     
  14. JamieElena

    JamieElena Well-Known Member

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    i was hoping we'd get a little pink panther action too, figured they could at least show us the winners in dance and pairs....but it's looking like there's not gonna be enuf time unless they seriously gloss over Rachel.
     
  15. pollyanna

    pollyanna In denial

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    Sincerely hope so. Not that often that USA wins gold in dance in major international comps and Davis and White deserve to be seen by casual fans leading up to the next Olys.

    I haven't seen the competition yet so I can't wait! How often do we get such a clean comp from the ladiezzzz?
     
  16. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

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    WTF - only clips of the D/W's free dance? :lynch: NBC :rolleyes:
     
  17. Sylvia

    Sylvia Prepping for club comp. season!

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    Boo NBC. We wanted to see D/W's complete FD!!! :mad:
     
  18. pollyanna

    pollyanna In denial

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    NBC SUCKS SO MUCH!! :mad:
     
  19. Theatregirl1122

    Theatregirl1122 Enjoying Vicarious Voids!

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    You suck NBC!
     
  20. semogal

    semogal Well-Known Member

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    At least you saw some skating, my NBC affiliate is showing church services.
     
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  21. LadyNit

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    I want some Pink Panther action too. :cat:

    But I guess the network feels the need to set the stage for Ladies. Makes sense, since they clearly have no interest in featuring pairs or dance ever...meh.
     
  22. JamieElena

    JamieElena Well-Known Member

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    i'd've rather seen highlights of the 5th place men's finisher and all of the 1st place winners in dance's program. ugh NBC!
     
  23. JamieElena

    JamieElena Well-Known Member

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    ugh...poor Rachel...it looks like she's just doing a practice run-thru at home. NBC has no mercy.
     
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  24. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

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    Rachael's issues have been well discusses, but she really should get her money back for that choreography - it's just dated and tragic.
     
  25. LadyNit

    LadyNit moving right along

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    sigh. Racheel's in betweens are totally dismal. She looks like she's skating a practice session without any intention to actually skate full out.

    it went on forever (quoting Tracy) for both Rachael AND the rest of us too. :scream:
     
  26. pollyanna

    pollyanna In denial

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    I'm really sorry :( - happens to me a lot, but thankfully not today.

    I really don't get it. How can they generate interest if they don't televise the discipline? And the USA has been SO much more successful in ice dance these past 5 years than ever before; how can they build up athlete interest if they don't televise the event?

    That makes far too much sense for NBC. :rolleyes:

    Okay, off the bitch wagon for now. I'm just going to sit back and enjoy the top 5 ladies.
     
  27. JamieElena

    JamieElena Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I'm excited to see all of them in HD today.

    Miki's skate didn't speak to me yday AM, but it did on the broadcast - ditto for Kozuka.
     
  28. JamieElena

    JamieElena Well-Known Member

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    Bobrova sighting during the backstage footage of Alyssa.
     
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  29. LilJen

    LilJen Reaching out with my hand sensitively

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    Duh, didn't know this was on until now. Was going to drive up to the rink for synchro but the weather is iffy. Haven't gotten to see Akiko's skate yet. Yea for Jewish Japanese programs! You can't help but root for Akiko, knowing what she's been through and seeing how excited she always seems to enjoy skating.
     
  30. pollyanna

    pollyanna In denial

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    I love watching Akiko Suzuki. So much joy in her skating. She looks like she truly loves to skate and skates for no other reason. :respec: