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Bob Costas Actually Has Something Critical To Say About NBC's Olympic Coverage

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Well, finally. Someone at NBC has admitted that its coverage of the Olympics wasn't absolutely perfect.

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Bob Costas was on Conan last night and didn't care for NBC's decision to delay the—already tape-delayed—performance by The Who during the closing ceremony. For an hour, in mid-ceremony, NBC paused things to broadcast a show about a monkey.

"I'm sure you'd be the first to attest, Conan, that when it comes to the tough calls, NBC usually gets them right," Costas told O'Brien.

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