NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is ordering up a new comedy for fall from “Scrubs” creator Bill Lawrence and an updating of the `70s cop drama “Ironside.” The revived “Ironside” stars Blair Underwood as the paralyzed lawman who uses a wheelchair. That memorable character was originally played by Raymond Burr. Another new drama, “Chicago PD,” […]
Veteran newsman Ted Koppel says NBC hasn’t done Brian Williams any favors by shuffling the newsmagazine “Rock Center” around its schedule.
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – NBC will premiere its new drama “Do No Harm” at 10 p.m. on January 31, NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt said Friday. The premiere date takes advantage of the one-hour series finale of “30 Rock,” which will air at 8 p.m. on that same night. “Do No Harm” stars “Rescue Me” […]
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News unsuccessfully went back to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to request an interview for this week’s prime-time special on the Mormon faith after he began to seem more open to talking about it. The single-topic “Rock Center” episode will air Thursday as originally planned, said the show’s executive producer, […]
Brian Williams’ “Rock Center” newsmagazine moves this week to its third time slot in less than six months. NBC insists the show is in no danger of cancellation despite low ratings.
“American Idol,” which stabilized last week after a period of declining ratings, stayed on an even keel Wednesday night and pushed Fox to an overall win for the night, according to preliminary numbers.
A repeat of CBS’ “Two and a Half Men” drew the night’s top ratings Monday, but Fox took an overall win with the combination of “House” and the new J.J. Abrams drama “Alcatraz.”
Despite ABC’s “The Bachelor” dropping to a series low Monday night, a repeat-heavy roster from the competition still gave the network an overall ratings win, according to preliminary numbers.
By Lucas Shaw Chelsea Clinton filed her first report with NBC’s “Rock Center” on Monday, returning to her home state of Arkansas to profile Annette Dove, a woman who runs a program for disadvantaged children. Clinton’s profile is part of NBC News’ “Making a Difference” series and Brian Williams, host of “Rock Center” and anchor […]
By Kimberly Potts (TheWrap) New NBC News special correspondent Chelsea Clinton will make her “Rock Center with Brian Williams” debut on Monday with a story from her home state, Arkansas. Clinton will profile the founder of a Pine Bluff, Ark., afterschool and summer program that provides tutoring, mentoring and nutrition programs for children ages three […]