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August 17, 2008

NBC has best Saturday since 1990

-- Michael Phelps' record eighth gold medal catapulted NBC to its best Saturday night ratings since 1990, with almost 40 million tuning in around 11 p.m. EDT to watch Phelps and the U.S. team win the 4x100m medley relay at the Beijing Olympics.

-- Michael Phelps wins 8; NBC wins, too.

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