NBC Clamps Down on Questlove After Bachmann Incident

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 […]

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Chelsea Clinton Hired by NBC News

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. […]

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From Syria to Stewart: The Debut of ‘Rock Center’

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. […]

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‘Rock Center’s Brian Williams Gets Personal with XFINITY TV

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. […]

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NBC Adds ‘Nightline’ Veteran to Brian Williams’ Newsmagazine

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” […]

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