Medals for Olympic Anchors...
The Olympic anchors on NBC and CTV are absolutely amazing and definitely deserve recognition.
It's a tough call picking favorites because they're all good. For some Winter Olympics, there's been anchors that I haven't really liked, but that's not the case this year.
I've been watching CTV every morning. It's been anchored by Beverly Thomson and Jay Onrait. What a great morning show it's been because of them. NBC can't even compete here.
At night, it's just a matter of who's covering what sport when. But I've really been loving the Canada-themed stories that Mary Carillo has been doing. So far, her dog sledding "Mary's Moment" has been my absolute favorite.
With that said, here's my favorite anchors of the 2010 Winter Olympics...
BRONZE - Bob Costas, NBC - He always does a great job bouncing between the different events without stopping the momentum.
SILVER - Brian Williams, CTV - A phenomenal Olympic anchor who seems to be having the time of his life. It makes it even more fun to watch when you know the anchor is having a great time too.
GOLD - Mary Carillo, NBC - You can tell Mary's also having a blast - both in studio and throughout her pre-taped segments. In addition to the NBC late night anchoring, her Mary's Moments where she explores the wonders of Canada are priceless. That's where Mary is really at her best. And her sign-off the other night was awesome - she had a deep conversation with the studio moose as the late night coverage ended - too funny!
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