Matthew Perry in 'Go On' (Photo: NBC)

NBC Gives Olympic Boost to Two New Comedies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matthew Perry and Crystal the monkey are standing on the shoulders of Michael Phelps, Gabby Douglas and other Olympic champions. NBC has vigorously promoted its fall schedule during the network’s exclusive Summer Games broadcasts. But it’s awarded a preview opportunity to just two comedies: “Go On,” starring Perry, and “Animal Practice,” […]

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London Olympics Are a Huge Boost to NBC’s ‘Today’ Show

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s hopes that the London Olympics would boost the struggling “Today” show have been rewarded and then some. The once-dominant morning news show beat ABC’s “Good Morning America” by an average of 1.6 million viewers each day last week, the Nielsen ratings company said Monday. That’s the most dominant week for […]

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