NBC News’ Chris Hansen has done his share of hidden camera work, most notably confronting would-be child predators. Even for him, meeting a man willing to carry out a hit was a chilling experience.
Ann Curry is returning to “The Today Show” to cover the aftermath of the shocking shooting tragedy in Colorado.
Correspondent Natalie Morales ended up in tears when she put herself and her 8-year-old son through the same parenting test that “Dateline NBC” is subjecting others to for a series that starts Sunday.
Jennifer Hudson surprised many when, just months after a family tragedy that saw her mother, brother and nephew murdered, she returned to the stage to sing the Star-Spangled Banner at Super Bowl XLIII. But as the “Dreamgirls” star and former “American Idol” favorite sees it, she didn’t have a choice — her murdered brother wouldn’t […]
During its run, NBC’s “To Catch a Predator” was typically in the position of stopping crime. But now the show has found itself in its own legal entanglement. A U.S. District Court judge has denied NBC’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought against it by Anurag Tiwari, clearing the way for the suit to go […]
By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Friday marked the 15th anniversary of the Fox News Channel, and after 10 years as the most-watched network in cable news, what’s left to conquer? The networks. Having beat the original cable news channel, CNN, at its bread and butter of breaking news, Roger Ailes and his boys […]
BY: DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK – Lester Holt will replace Ann Curry as host of the newsmagazine “Dateline NBC” when it begins its 20th season on Sept. 23. The NBC News veteran will keep his job as co-anchor of the “Weekend Today” show. Curry, who is now co-anchor with Matt Lauer of the first half […]
Here’s another thing that stings about the set-up that allegedly nailed NBC’s own “gotcha” reporter Chris Hansen: The TV host may have lost his shot for a promotion at the network, according to the New York Post. Hansen was reportedly in line to become a lead anchor of “Dateline NBC” after Ann Curry was elevated […]
NEW YORK – NBC News is bringing a veteran CBS and BBC journalist on board to run Brian Williams’ new newsmagazine, which it hopes to get on the air this fall. The network said Wednesday it has hired Rome Hartman to be executive producer of its newsmagazine. Hartman worked at CBS News for more than […]
By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – After a season of earthquakes, tsunamis and political violence, television networks from ABC to E! are betting that many Americans will want to rise before dawn next week to bask in the splendor of the royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton. Coverage generally begins […]