Bob Costas makes return to NBC's Olympics coverage

Costas had miss six straight nights thanks to a bout of pink eye.

Bob Costas made his triumphant return to hosting NBC's primetime coverage Monday after missing six straight nights due to a nasty bout of pink eye.

He opened the broadcast with a joke: "Welcome to NBC's primetime coverage on this Monday — I'm Bob Costas, sitting in tonight for Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira."

Lauer and Vieira stepped in to handle the primetime hosting duties while Costas was out.

So, how did he look upon his return?

A lot better than when he last saw him.

Here's the "new" Bob Costas:

Here's the "old" Bob Costas:


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