Archive: August 3, 2008 - August 9, 2008

Day One: Al Trautwig, "Mr. Overdramatic"

Because gymnastics is a marquee event for NBC, I suppose we can't stop Al "Mr. Overdramatic" Trautwig, but we can try to contain him. Trautwig is the NBC announcer most likely not to let the action do the talking during...

By Paul Farhi | August 9, 2008; 11:07 PM ET | Comments (9)

Welcome: Let the Real Games Begin

Ready, folks, for two weeks of non-stop gymnastics and kayaking and judo and "Go for the Gold!" exhortations from McDonald's and Visa? I sure am. Now that we've gotten past the Opening Ceremonies (see Tom Shales' review), the world is...

By Paul Farhi | August 9, 2008; 10:20 AM ET | Comments (3)

The Games On TV

Stay tuned as Style's media and pop culture reporter Paul Farhi reports about the television coverage of the Olympic games....

By Nancy Kerr | August 7, 2008; 7:35 PM ET | Comments (0)

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