Tara and Johnny

Tara and Johnny

United States

Figure skating legends, turned commentators, now pop culture icons but more importantly, best friends. Enjoy the ride with Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir on NBC.


Ep. 20: Mommy holds court; Todd Kap makes an appearance  

T&J are going a bit batty with their crazy schedule in Stamford. The kids give us an behind the scenes look at the National Dog Show, which will air on NBC on Thanksgiving Day. Plus Todd Kap joins the podcast to clear all the misconceptions of who he is, & Johnny holds court at hotel lobby bar.

Ep. 19: Ready for the Holidays  

T&J are together again Stamford doing their NBCSN duties..T&J talk about their plans for the upcoming Thanksgiving. They reach back in their memory banks and talk about their toys they had as kids, plus Poor Tara shares her story on how her Mom would get her toys from Toys R Us during Christmas time.

Ep. 18: The evolution of #MommyDontLike  

T&J return from Stamford after broadcasting the Rostelecom Cup in Moscow event for NBCSN and their fans were rather upset they couldn't find them, so they took to Social Networks with the hash tag #MommyDontLike. Plus T&J discuss how excited they are to do the National Dog Show for NBC on Thanksgiving Day.

Ep. 17: Meet the new Johnny Football; Missing house keys and Taco Bell  

T&J return from Stamford after broadcasting Skate Canada for NBCSN on Sunday morning. Later that day, it dawned on Johnny that he should to train to become a NFL kicker. Meanwhile Tara got picked up from the airport from Todd-Kap & they made a stop at Tara's fave Taco-Bell.. But on the way home Todd-Kap realized he forgot forgot the house keys.

Ep. 16: Night Terrors in Chicago; Learning about the Cubs  

T&J return from an eventful Skate America 2016 just outside of Chicago. The lack of AC in Tara's hotel room caused her to have night terrors, & Johnny went nuts over the construction in hotel that began at 7am, plus the duo learn about the Cubs in the World Series.

Ep. 15: Surviving Hurricane Matthew; Johnny visits Los Angeles  

Tara talks about her terrifying time in South Carolina during Hurricane Matthew. Johnny goes LA, & nutty ways to heal yourself when you are an athelete.

Ep. 14: Johnny's social media sabbatical; Bike riding; Parents and technology  

Tara is in South Carolina & Mommy Lipinski is bugging Tara to go bike-riding at 5am, T&J crack on their parents & technology, & Johnny takes a Social Media Sabbatical over the weekend & can't take it.

T&J Inside Lingo; Will you be my bridesman?  

Tara & Johnny talk about their inside lingo, how Tara asked Johnny to be her Bridesman, fall decorating during a LA heat wave, Johnny's moving day, and nightmares.

Ep. 12: Shoe swap in Stockholm, Montana, and Johnny's haircut  

Tara and Johnny detail their respective vacations-including a shoe swap in Stockholm and a horse wandering off in Montana, plus Johnny explains his process for his new haircut.

Ep. 11: Skating culture, St. Barts and Skin Care  

Skating season is right around the corner, so Tara and Johnny give you a primer about what to expect. Plus, they discuss St. Barts, their skin care regimen and skating culture.

Ep. 10: Doggy drama; Remembering their first fight  

Tara and Johnny are back with their other best friends-their dogs! The best friends talk about being reunited with their dogs after a long absence, plus they remember their first fight and how far they've come since Sochi.

Ep. 9: Home Sweet Home; Mommy Weir stops by  

Tara and Johnny are back in the USA! They discuss their Rio adventures and a very special guest who knows Johnny best stops by the show: Mommy Weir. She talks about being a skating mom, raising Johnny and her first impressions of Tara.

Ep. 9: Part 2 of David Feherty conversation; When to give up on Olympic dreams  

David Feherty returns to the podcast to discuss golf's popularity, their experiences at the Olympics, Feherty's first impressions, plus Tara and Johnny discuss the timing that went into giving up their Olympic dream and the decision for other athletes.

Ep. 7: BONUS-Reflecting on favorite Olympic memories, swag  

Just before leaving Rio, Tara and Johnny talk about free Olympic swag, their favorite memories as Olympians, and doing the Ice Capades.

Ep. 6: Golf Channel's David Feherty stops by; Ryan Lochte  

Tara and Johnny visit with Golf Channel's David Fehrhety, marvel at David's accent & ask how he got into broadcasting, plus give their take on the Ryan Lochte story. The duo also talk about finally finding something they weren't sure they would find in Rio: A Starbucks.

Usain Bolt's big run; Johnny's big catch and Brazilian adventures  

Tara and Johnny discuss Tara and Todd Kap's trip to see Christ The Redeemer, the joys of Olympic doping tests, Johnny fishing In a boa, & Usain Bolt's incredible glamour shot.

Ep. 4: Final Five; Hotel bathtub Olympic swimming  

Tara and Johnny discuss mosquitoes, their reenactment Olympic swimming in the hotel bathtub, & assortment of food in Rio, plus the Final Five.

Ep. 3: Experiencing Rio and Olympic magic  

Tara and Johnny are finally in Rio! They detail their latest excursions, how hard it can be to fully experience the Olympics magic while competing, plus their foray into Snapchat and shaping young minds at the NBC Sports intern dinner.

Part 2: Rio's culture; Stephan Rabimov on Opening Ceremony fashion  

Tara and Johnny discuss getting ready for Rio plus DEPESHA publisher Stephan Rabimov joins the podcast to discuss what countries will be wearing during the Opening Ceremony.

Part 1: How Tara and Johnny came to be; Getting ready for Rio  

In Part 1, Tara and Johnny explain how they became friends, what they are doing to prepare for Rio, and how they describe their role as NBC commentators.

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