Forty years ago, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Eve special was created to give young people an alternative to a seasonal institution, bandleader Guy Lombardo.
Will Drake and Tony Bennett be the next to pair off on one of Bennett’s “Duets” tunes? Maybe not. But the rapper and crooner are among the guest who’ll perform on NBC’s “New Year’s Eve With Carson Daly” special on Dec. 31.
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 […]
UPDATED: Naughty NBC “Late Night” bandleader Questlove now has to run his song choices by “three different NBC execs” in the wake of his ill-considered decision to play a song called “Lyin’ Ass Bitch” to “welcome” Michele Bachmann when she appeared on the show last month. According to a story in Rolling Stone magazine reported […]
As most of the entertainment world and the internet was doing yesterday, “The Daily Show” had their own take on the Brian Williams vs. The Fire Alarm incident on Tuesday night’s “NBC Nightly News.” Jon Stewart and company decided to stick it to their buddy, making fun of the fact that the former volunteer fireman […]
Besides being one of the funniest people on TV, Brian Williams is known for his calm nature, even when he’s reporting from the hottest of hotspots around the world. But even the coolest among us can get flustered by a piercingly-loud fire alarm. That’s what BriWi had to contend with last night on the “NBC […]
NEW YORK — Chelsea Clinton is going to work for NBC News. The network said Monday that it has hired the 31-year-old Clinton to work on projects for the “NBC Nightly News” and Brian Williams‘ newsmagazine “Rock Center.” She will do projects in the “Making a Difference” series, generally positive stories about individuals and companies. […]
Brian Williams put on an informative, even entertaining show Monday night with the debut of his new prime-time news program “Rock Center.” The show aired at 10/9c, the time slot formerly occupied by “The Playboy Club,” which was the fall season’s first canceled series. “Rock Center” seems designed to take advantage of two NBC assets. […]
At 10 pm on October 31, NBC debuts a new prime time series: “Rock Center with Brian Williams“. “It’s the first time in many years a magazine show has been launched from scratch,” says Williams, who has filled the network’s storied studio 3B with personal mementoes. “All to make for a rich experience,” he says. […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Williams’ NBC newsmagazine continues to add top talent as it approaches a Halloween night debut. NBC said Wednesday that TV veteran Tom Bettag (beh-TAG’) is joining “Rock Center” as a segment producer. Bettag was the executive producer of “Nightline” with Ted Koppel and before that ran the “CBS Evening News” […]