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AUDIO — The Tara and Johnny Podcast, Episode 59: #Blessed

Tara and Johnny: “She’s an Olympic champion. He is a two-time Olympian. Together, they’re figure skating royalty turned NBC commentators. And now they’re pop culture icons. But more importantly, they’re best friends. NBC presents: ‘Tara and Johnny.’ Here’s Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir.”

In this episode, Tara and Johnny talk about their crazy schedules heading into the holiday season as they gear up for the Olympics. Then, they discuss Johnny’s trip to perform in NYC, and finish up with #FanKorner.

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AUDIO — The Tara and Johnny Podcast, Episode 58: The Question Game

Tara and Johnny: “She’s an Olympic champion. He is a two-time Olympian. Together, they’re figure skating royalty turned NBC commentators. And now they’re pop culture icons. But more importantly, they’re best friends. NBC presents: ‘Tara and Johnny.’ Here’s Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir.”

In this episode, Tara and Johnny get to know each other a little bit better by playing a question game. They find out they had a lot of similar experiences while growing up: both of them were born in Pennsylvania, and both had a love for horseback riding before figure skating. They finish off by discussing their favorite songs, favorite movies, and favorite cities in the world.

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Nathan Chen, Adam Rippon, Jason Brown Highlight NBC Sports’ Coverage of 2017 Grand Prix Final

NBC Sports: NBC Sports Group presents 10 hours of 2017 ISU Grand Prix Final coverage from Nagoya, Japan, this week, where the top six skaters after six Grand Prix events will compete against each other. Live coverage begins tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 7, at 4:30 a.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, and continues throughout the week, culminating this Sunday, Dec. 10, at 4 p.m. ET on NBC.

Terry Gannon handles play-by-play on NBC, joined by 1998 Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski and three-time U.S. champion Johnny Weir.

For the first time since 2009, three Americans will compete in the men’s competition: reigning U.S. champion Nathan Chen, the only man to win two Grand Prix events this season, 2016 U.S. champion Adam Rippon, who finished second to Chen at Skate America, and 2014 Olympian Jason Brown.

The ice dance competition will feature three American teams: siblings and three-time world medalists Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani; two-time world medalists Madison Chock and Evan Bates; and Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue.

Read more here.

 

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AUDIO — Ice Talk, Episode 52: Johnny Weir Previews the Grand Prix Final

IceNetwork: Podcast host Nick McCarvel is joined by three-time US champion, two-time Olympian, World bronze medalist, and NBC lead figure skating analyst Johnny Weir, who returns to Ice Talk to help preview the competition at this week’s Grand Prix Final in Nagoya, Japan.

Please note that this interview was recorded before today’s news regarding the IOC’s decision to ban Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

This is Johnny’s portion of the podcast only. For the full episode, please visit the IceNetwork website.

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VIDEO — Johnny Weir Skates to ‘My Way’ at the Torino 2006 Winter Olympics | Music Monday

Olympic Channel: Team USA’s Johnny Weir skates to the Frank Sinatra classic ‘My Way’ during the Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games figure skating Gala.

Enjoy more memorable musical moments from the Olympic Games with our Music Mondays: http://bit.do/MusicMondayENG

 

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AUDIO — The Tara and Johnny Podcast, Episode 57: Thanksgiving and Skate America

Tara and Johnny: “She’s an Olympic champion. He is a two-time Olympian. Together, they’re figure skating royalty turned NBC commentators. And now they’re pop culture icons. But more importantly, they’re best friends. NBC presents: ‘Tara and Johnny.’ Here’s Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir.”

In this episode, Tara and Johnny share their travel days from hell, talk about Thanksgiving, recap the weekend at Skate America, and finish up with #FanKorner.

Subscribe now to ‘Tara and Johnny’ on Art19 (below) or iTunes.

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Fall into Holiday Mode as Jane Krakowski and Johnny Weir Light the Tree at Bryant Park

PulsdNYC: The Rockefeller tree is far from the only evergreen in town! See The Lights Before Christmas, an original ice skating tale narrated by actress Jane Krakowski (30 Rock). Olympians Johnny Weir, Meryl Davis, Charlie White, and more will perform, followed by the lighting of the 55-foot Norway Spruce and open public skating.

The free event begins at 6 pm December 1, and is open to the public.

Read more here.


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VIDEO — Satoko Miyahara Wins Free Skate, Takes Gold at Skate America

NBC Sports: Satoko Miyahara tallied a score of 143.31 in the free skate, edging out her teammate from Japan, Kaori Sakamoto, by just over 3 points total to take the gold. With commentary by NBC Sports lead figure skating analysts Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski, and Terry Gannon.

If the video won’t play, please watch on NBC Sports’ website.

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VIDEO — Bradie Tennell Delivers Strong Free Skate to Earn Bronze at Skate America

NBC Sports: The United States’ Bradie Tennell doesn’t let any nerves show as she performs a near-flawless free skate at Skate America. With commentary by NBC Sports lead figure skating analysts Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski, and Terry Gannon.

If the video won’t play, please watch on NBC Sports’ website.

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VIDEO — Ashley Wagner Stops Program, Withdraws from Skate America

NBC Sports: Ashley Wagner surprised the crowd by ending her free skate early and withdrawing from Skate America due to medical reasons. With commentary by NBC Sports lead figure skating analysts Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski, and Terry Gannon.

If the video won’t play, please watch on NBC Sports’ website.

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