A new survey from Gallup shows that 59 percent of Americans plan to watch "a great deal" or "fair amount" of the London games — approximately the same percentage of the country that watched the last three Summer Olympics. But despite NBC's plans to livestream thousands of hours of coverage online, 85 percent of Americans who plan to watch the games say they will do so only or mostly on TV, while only 4 percent of people plan to watch only or mostly online.
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