And though, we have to deal with results being spoiled by journalists in London and Twitter, the last thing we thought we would have to deal with is NBC themselves spoiling results. But that’s exactly what happened Monday night.
NBC was set to air Missy Franklin’s gold medal performance in the 100m backstroke after one last commercial break. A commercial break that contained a promo for interview with gold medal winning swimmer Missy Franklin on Tuesday’s edition of the Today Show. And just like that, anyone who didn’t know that Missy Franklin had won, now did.
Here’s the promo: