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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‘Today’s Natalie Morales Named Correspondent on ‘Rock Center’

“Today’s” Natalie Morales has signed on as a correspondent on NBC’s upcoming newsmagazine, “Rock Center with Brian Williams.” Morales joins previously announced correspondents Harry Smith, Kate Snow, Ted Koppel, Meredith Vieira, Richard Engel, Dr. Nancy Snyderman, Matt Lauer and Ann Curry. “A familiar face at NBC News, Natalie brings a breadth of experience to ‘Rock […]

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A Final ‘Early Show’ For Anchor Harry Smith

By FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK — Harry Smith finished 2010 by ending his run on CBS’ “Early Show” after two stints at the morning anchor desk that totaled 17 years. In a brief look back before his Friday signoff, Smith described his chief emotion as “one of gratitude, absolute gratitude” for his estimated 4,500 broadcasts. […]

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Did CBS Make Right Picks for ‘Early Show’ Revamp?

CBS shocked TV viewers Tuesday with the announcement that it was firing most of its ‘Early Show‘ line-up. Morning TV without Dave Price and, um, the other ones? Say it ain’t so! We don’t mean to denigrate those “other ones” – Harry Smith and Maggie Rodriguez. Smith, 59, has served CBS News faithfully and professionally […]

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CBS Overhauls ‘The Early Show,’ Anchors Axed

BY: David Bauder NEW YORK – CBS News is completely overhauling ‘The Early Show‘ broadcast team. Co-anchors Harry Smith and Maggie Rodriguez are out, along with weather forecaster Dave Price. The news of the shuffle came Tuesday from a person with knowledge of the discussions who spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was […]

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