- Bob Costas and Meredith Vieira are among the many NBC anchors who haven't been pronouncing "Beijing" correctly. (It's Bay-jing, not Bay-zhing.) Bonus points to Brian Williams for getting it right. [AP]
- Nearly 40 million viewers tuned in to watch Michael Phelps win his eighth gold medal on Saturday night, making it NBC's most viewed Saturday night program in 18 years. [TV Decoder]
- Elle's Anne Slowey and Nina Garcia don't get along. As if you couldn't have guessed. [NYM]
- Former Bush advisor Dan Bartlett is joining CBS as an analyst. [MB]
- Wendy Williams's television talk show is going national. [MediaWeek]
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