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5 Shows After Dark: I Am Legitimately Excited About This

By Genevieve Burgess | Miscellaneous | August 12, 2012 |

By Genevieve Burgess | Miscellaneous | August 12, 2012 |

“London Gold” on NBC at 7:00pm ET. This is a 90 minute special presentation preceding the closing ceremonies where Bob Costas and Al Michaels will highlight stories and moments from the Olympics which, if you’ve been watching the Olympics, is likely highly unnecessary and annoying. Much like a great deal of NBC’s Olympic coverage, particularly the parts where they, you know, didn’t bother airing Olympic events during their primetime Olympic coverage.

“2012 Olympic Summer Games” on NBC at 8:30pm ET. This is the actual closing ceremonies featuring a whole collection of British artists. I am sad that the Olympics are ending, despite my frustrations with NBC. But I can’t be sad for too long because…

“Air Jaws Apocalypse” on Discovery at 9:00pm. SHARK WEEK, OO HA HA!

“Breaking Bad” on AMC at 10:00pm ET.

“Animal Practice” on NBC at 10:38pm. Series premiere. I swear to god, you guys, if they interrupt the PREVIOUSLY RECORDED closing ceremonies to air this damn show I will burn down NBC. Except probably not, because I’m already anticipating that will happen because that’s how low my expectations are at this point.

Genevieve Burgess hates NBC’s handling of the Olympics just as much as NBC apparently hates her.

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