Tonight's TV Hot List: Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010
Winter Olympics8/7c NBC With a win on this track in last year's World Cup, America's Shauna Rohbock has to be considered a favorite in tonight's women's bobsled final. With partner Michelle Rzepka, she's got some momentum, having also won the final World Cup event of this season. Lindsey Vonn races again tonight in what has been her weakest event this season, the giant slalom; but her teammate Julia Mancuso won the gold in this race in 2006. There are two exciting events in short-track: Apolo Ohno skates in the prelims of the wild 500m men's sprint (he led wire-to-wire to win gold in this event in Torino); and the frenetic women's 3000m relay. "I feel like we have a really good shot at the podium in the relays," says U.S. skater Katherine Reutter. "We've become a very deep team." In freestyle skiing, China has been the dominant force in women's aerials; and in cross-country, the men's 4x10km relay final has traditionally been the sport's most thrilling race.Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., American Idol, Shear Genius and Real World.
Wed, Feb 24, 2010