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Michael Phelps to make TV cameo on ‘Suits’

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The most decorated Olympian of all time is returning … to the small screen.

Michael Phelps is set to shoot a few scenes for USA Network legal drama “Suits” this week in Toronto. The episode, its winter premier, with Phelps will air in early 2014.

Phelps will play himself. The show is set at a fictional law firm trying to land Phelps as a client. Phelps also appeared on “The Apprentice” in 2005 and “Shaq Vs.” in 2009.

It’s safe to assume Phelps’ cameo will be a bit longer than his scene on “Entourage” in 2008.

Phelps hosted “Saturday Night Live” in 2008, which included this bit, among others:

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Bob Costas’ report 100 days out from Rio (video)

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Bob Costas reported from Rio de Janeiro for NBC News on Wednesday, 100 days out from the Opening Ceremony.

In the clip below, Michael PhelpsSimone Biles and even Brazil soccer legend Pelé comment on preparing for the first Games in South America.

Costas finished the clip with a stand-up from Copacabana Beach, where beach volleyball will take place in August.

VIDEO: Bob Costas picks biggest storyline of Rio Olympics

NBC, Snapchat, Buzzfeed partner for Olympic Trials, Rio Games

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NBC Olympics will partner with Snapchat for daily “Live Stories” and an NBC Rio Olympic Discover channel (co-produced with Buzzfeed) during the U.S. Olympic Trials and the Rio Games.

The Live Stories allows Snapchatters attending select U.S. Olympic Trials events and the Rio Games to contribute photo and video Snaps to the Snapchat-curated story.

The Live Stories will include behind-the-scenes and fan moments, and Snapchat will feature NBC’s Rio Olympic brand marks, logos and more.

The Discover channel will be live from Aug. 4 (one day before the Opening Ceremony) through Aug. 22 (one day after the Closing Ceremony).

From NBC Sports Group:

Buzzfeed will leverage NBC’s access to athletes, as well as clips and shots from inside and outside Rio Olympic venues, to bring Snapchatters a fresh, mobile-first look at the Games.

MORE: Full Olympic Trials broadcast schedule