Olympics opening ceremony ratings slip for NBC

Performers celebrate the opening of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea

Performers celebrate the opening of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea

USA viewers tuned in to a tape-delayed broadcast on Friday night that showed rehearsal footage from December, when Intel's light show broke the Guinness World Record for flying the most drones, 1,280, simultaneously.

During the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics, South Korean figure skater Yuna Kim was chosen to light the Olympic cauldron, signaling the official start to the games.

In an extraordinary moment that could hardly be fathomed one month ago, North and South Korea have entered the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium together.

But he said he also wanted to warn the world against falling for the glossy image of the two Koreas who marched in the opening ceremony under one flag. But privately, officials said, Pence expressed concern to Moon about his more conciliatory tone toward North Korea.

"We are taking secure operations and, in line with best practice, we're not going to comment on the issue because it is an issue that we are dealing with", Sung continued.

Russian Federation is rumored to be behind the attack, with some believing it's retribution for the nation getting banned from the Olympics over its Kremlin-backed doping ring.

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Pence and Moon took two very different diplomatic approaches to the North Korean delegation's attendance at the games in Pyeongchang.

The IOC and the two Koreas signed a tripartite agreement on January 20 in Lausanne that set out the details of North Korea's Olympic participation, including the number of athletes, the sports they would take part in as well as their joint march.

The Winter Olympics typically see a bit more ratings vacillation than its summer counterpart.

At South Korea's Blue House, the sister of the North Korean leader left a warm message.

North Korean cheerleaders cheer the unified Korean team ahead of its women's preliminary round ice hockey game against Switzerland in Gangneung, South Korea, at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Feb. 10, 2018.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, shook hands Saturday with Kim.

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