This will be a big Olympic night on NBC, but I hope you're ready to lose some sleep over it.
Given that I'm in China, I really don't know how NBC is handling the Olympics back home. But I do know that there are going to be some very late starting and finish times for a couple of key events tonight. Michael Phelps swims for gold medal No.6 sometime a little after 10 p.m. Eastern. (He should get it, but it's never for sure -- what if he has another goggle goof?)
The other marquee event is the women's gymnastics final, the one that may well feature America's Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin going 1-2?
That baby is tentatively supposed to end at 1:07 a.m. Eastern time. Yes, 1:07 a.m. And it might go a few minutes longer. So take a nap or something if you really want to see the pixies. By the time they finish, even Michael Phelps will already be in bed.
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