GAMES OF THE XXIII OLYMPIAD, THE {1984 LOS ANGELES OLYMPICS} {1984/08/11}, PART 8: MEN'S PLATFORM DIVING, TRACK & FIELD (WOMEN'S 4X100 RELAY) (TV)

Summary

This program presents a portion of coverage of the 1984 Summer Games of the XXIII Olympiad from Los Angeles. Highlights of this portion include coverage of the following events and topics: Anchor sports commentator Jim McKay presides throughout this portion and introduces various events and highlights. Sports commentator Al Michaels recaps the 50 kilometer walk event and Raul Gonzalez’s (Mexico) gold medal win. He also highlights various upcoming events. Howard Cosell previews various upcoming boxing events. Sports commentator Jack Whitaker provides a retrospective of men's platform diving and previews the upcoming diving competitions. Sports commentator Bob Beattie recaps the men's volleyball game between Italy and Canada and highlights the upcoming game between the United States and Brazil. McKay an incident in the women’s 3,000-meter race. Sports commentator Cynthia Potter and Whitaker cover the men's 10-meter platform diving event and recount the standings after six dives. Michaels recaps various women’s track and field events and interviews sports commentator O.J. Simpson as they discuss the women’s 4 x 100m relay event. Sports commentators Jane Frederick and Michaels cover the finals of the men's high jump event. Dwight Stones (USA) is successful at his first attempt of 7''1 3/4'. Whitaker and Potter cover the eighth round of the Men's Platform diving. Greg Louganis (USA) gains the lead. McKay profiles track and field athlete Carl Lewis (USA), discussing his early and recent career. Michales covers the finals of the men's 4 x 100m relay race. The United States wins with a time of 37.83, a new world record. Notable commercials and/or promos include: L.C. Greenwood and Bert Jones for Miller Lite beer; and Robert E. Brennan for First Jersey Securities stock brokerage firm.


Details

  • NETWORK: ABC
  • DATE: August 11, 1984 Saturday 7:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 01:15:53
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T86:0469
  • GENRE: Sports
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Diving, 10m platform men
  • SERIES RUN:
  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - Red Lobster^TV - Commercials - Boeing^TV - Commercials - General Electric^TV - Commercials - United Airlines^TV - Commercials - IBM^TV - Commercials - Miller High Life^TV - Commercials - Chevrolet^TV - Commercials - Beatrice^TV - Commercials - Centrum^TV - Commercials - Levi's^TV - Commercials - Arco^TV - Commercials - Atari^TV - Commercials - Transamerica^TV - Commercials - McDonalds^TV - Commercials - Minute Maid^TV - Commercials - Miller Lite^TV - Commercials - Kellogg^TV - Commercials - Lipton^TV - Commercials - Kodak^TV - Commercials - Johnson Controls^TV - Commercials - Extra - Wrigley's sugarfree gum^TV - Commercials - First Jersey Securities

Credits

  • Jim McKay … Anchor Sports Commentator
  • Howard Cosell … Sports Commentator
  • Jack Whitaker … Sports Commentator
  • Bob Beattie … Sports Commentator
  • Marty Liquori … Sports Commentator
  • Cynthia Potter … Sports Commentator
  • O.J. Simpson … Sports Commentator
  • Jane Frederick … Sports Commentator
  • Al Michaels … Sports Commentator
  • Carl Lewis … Athlete
  • Dwight Stones … Athlete
  • Raul Gonzalez … Athlete
  • Greg Louganis … Athlete
  • L.C. Greenwood … Talent, Miller Lite Commercial
  • Bert Jones … Talent, Miller Lite Commercial
  • Robert E. Brennan … Talent, First Jersey Securities Commercial