When Josh Elliott left ABC and “Good Morning America” for NBC in March 2014, it seemed like a move that could have substantial repercussions, with Elliott tabbed by many as the successor to either Bob Costas or Matt Lauer. That hasn’t happened, though, with Elliott himself saying last May that his contract is only with NBC Sports (why he hasn’t appeared on NBC’s “Today”...
In addition to his work at HBO, MLB Network and of course, NBC, Bob Costas is known to be one of the many distinguished alumni of Syracuse University and in particular, the Newhouse School of Public Communication where noted sportscasters Marv Albert, Ian Eagle, Sean McDonough, Beth Mowins, Dave Pasch, Dick Stockton, Mike Tirico and thousands of others graduated. It appears that...
A source has informed Page Six that the alleged cause of the disturbing pinkeye that (Bubonic) plagued Bob Costas in Sochi during the Winter Olympics and prompted him to be pulled off the air was caused by botched Botox procedure. Costas, whose unfortunately timed condition became comedic fodder, missed six days as the prime-time host […]The post Was Bob Costas’ Sochi pink eye...
.@MLauer hosts both primetime and late night tonight. Bob returns to host both shows tomorrow night (Monday). pic.twitter.com/iSGK5t2nSR — NBCSportsPR (@NBCSportsPR) February 16, 2014 You know NBC has been waiting to make this announcement since Bob Costas had to step away ffrom the Olympic Primetime anchor desk to recover from his bout with pink eye. It's been the subject of...
Between Bob Costas' stanky eye and him dropping a "***** Riot" on air, we can just go ahead and wrap these Games up and call it an Olympics.
Bob Costas is tasked with weaving the societal issues of the Sochi Olympics together with the athletic events from his lofty perch. Ultimately that was going to lead to the incredible television moment of him saying the words "***** Riot" on national television. That happened on night one when he also happened to have a weird infection in his left eye that just added to the....
If you saw Bob Costas doing Olympics work on NBC at all Thursday, your first question probably was “what the heck is up with Bob Costas’ eye?” and why is he wearing glasses? Turns out that the veteran broadcaster developed an eye infection that prevented him from putting in contact lenses, which is why he’s […]
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