Bob Costas on his NBC Olympics Future: 'I’d Like to Leave When it’s My Decision'

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Bob Costas on his NBC Olympics future: “I’d like to leave when it’s my decision”

"You don’t want to overstay your welcome,” Costas, who will be working his 12th Olympic games in Rio, said in an interview with fellow NBC Football Night in America colleague Dan Patrick. Patrick brought up this week's news that Mike Tirico was joining NBC Sports (Tirico has been mentioned as a possible Olympics successor to Costas ). “At least he’s one of my Syracuse guys,” Costas said in response.


Live will have familiar faces fill in after Michael Strahan departs

Anderson Cooper, Andy Cohen, Seth Meyers and Josh Groban are expected to sit-in opposite Kelly Ripa after Strahan’s departure on May 13.


NBC’s Hairspray Live! adds Martin Short and Derek Hough

They are the latest big names joining the NBC cast alongside Jennifer Hudson and Harvey Fierstein.


Hell on Wheels
’ final episodes finally get a premiere date

The second half of the AMC series’ fifth and final season kicks off on June 11.


Which network shows are on the bubble? — Criminal Minds is poised to return for next season

According to Variety, John Stamos’ Grandfathered looks dead while Rob Lowe’s The Grinder is “too close to call.”


Bravo announces 6 new unscripted shows, including shows from Andy Cohen and Ryan Seacrest

Then & Now With Andy Cohen will look back at Baby Boomer and Gen X pop-culture, while Seacrest will produce a real-estate reality show. Oklahoma City will follow a group of female friends in the oil industry and The Lodge will focus on the staffers of a ski lodge.


America’s Next Top Model will keep the same logo on VH1

ANTM is returning with the vague tagline: "This fall the runway gets a revamp.”


E! is bringing its red carpet coverage to the Met Gala for the first time

Giuliana Rancic will broadcast live from the red carpet in NYC on Monday, followed the next night by a Met Gala-themed Fashion Police.