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Bob Costas blasts NBC's 'Animal Practice' Olympics' blunder
This you have to watch: Bob Costas this week on “Conan,” whacking NBC's idiotic decision to break into the closing ceremonies with a preview of bad new sitcom, “Animal Practice.” It is priceless. He tells Coco that NBC had a very tough balancing decision to make . . . "Pete Townsend ["The Who” were bumped until after the preview] or monkey in a lab coat.”
He then noted, “You'll attest, Conan, that when it comes to the tough calls, NBC usually gets 'em right . . ." He is referring to Conan — but may also be referring to the “Today Show” decision to air a Kris Jenner interview Tuesday instead of break away for a moment of silence (it was after all, 9/11). NBC News did, however, apologize to affiliates, per a report.