• Network: NBC
  • Series Premiere Date: Feb 10, 2006
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Summary: The 2006 Winter Olympics were held in Turin (Torino), Italy, and the surrounding Alpine ski resorts west of the city. The region hosted 2,500 athletes, 650 referees and judges, 2,500 coaches and team officials and 2,300 members from the International Olympic Committee, national Olympic committees and sports federations. In addition, there were 10,000 members of the media and 6,000 guests of Olympic sponsors. Eighty-four medals were awarded in 15 sports: Alpine Skiing Biathlon Bobsled Cross-Country Skiing Curling Figure Skating Freestyle Skiing Hockey Luge Nordic Combined Short-Track Speedskating Skeleton Ski Jumping Snowboarding Speedskating The official Turin logo represented the Mole Antonelliana, the landmark of Turin. The design is supposed to depict crystals of ice forming the spire in a web, to represent "new technologies and the eternal Olympic spirit of communion among peoples." The Opening Ceremony began the Games on Friday, February 10, 2006. Day One of competition took place on Saturday, February 11, 2006. The Closing Ceremony was held on Sunday, February 26, 2006. Bob Costas hosted NBC's coverage of the Games. Jim Lampley served as host for the daily late night program. Mary Carillo hosted the daily Olympics skating show "Olympic Ice" along with Canadian skaters Jamie Sale and David Pelletier (2002 co-gold medalists in the pairs competition). For more features, check out the TV.com Viewers Guide to the 2006 Winter Olympics.


Network: NBC
Genre(s): Sports, Reality
Seasons: 1
Cast Credit
Duncan Kennedy Analyst-Luge
Tim Ryan Commentator-Alpine Skiing
Brian Williams (II) Star
Scott Hamilton Analyst-Figure Skating
John Morgan Analyst-Bobsled, Skeleton
Bob Costas Host
Bill Clement Hockey Cable TV Broadcasts-Host
Marco Balich Producer And Artistic Manager, Opening And Closing Ceremonies
Todd Brooker Analyst-Alpine Skiing
Mary Carillo Host
Jim Lampley Host
Jimmy Roberts Contributor
Tom Hammond Commentator-Figure Skating
Tracy Wilson Analyst-Ice Dancing
Dick Button Analyst-Figure Skating
Ted Robinson Commentator-Short Track
Melissa Stark Reporter
Bob Papa Commentator-Bobsled, Luge, Skeleton
Carol Lewis Analyst-Bobsled, Skeleton
Bob Neumeier Reporter-Bobsled, Luge, Skeleton
Sandra Bezic Analyst-Figure Skating
Andrea Joyce Reporter-Figure Skating
Jamie Sale Host-Olympic Ice
David Pelletier Host-Olympic Ice
Dan Hicks Commentator-Speedskating
Kenny Albert Commentator-Hockey
Len Berman Commentator-Biathlon
Mike Emrick Commentator-Hockey
Robbie Floyd Reporter-Freestyle Skiing
Brian Hayward Analyst-Hockey
Pierre McGuire Reporter-Lead Team-Hockey
Peter McNab Analyst-Hockey
Joe Micheletti Analyst-Women's Hockey, Reporter-Men's Hockey
A. J. Mleczko Analyst-Women's Hockey
Steve Podborski Commentator-Freestyle Skiing
Chad Salmela Analyst-Biathlon
Dave Strader Commentator-Hockey
Trace Worthington Analyst-Freestyle Skiing
John Figure Skating-Ice Dancing-Great Britain Figure Skating-Ice Dancing-Great Britain