The ongoing coverage of Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath dominated TV for almost the entire week. We picked a few highlights for this week’s Top Five. Watch …
A four-day campaign mounted by NBC News to raise awareness about the employment challenges facing U.S. military veterans concluded with a pledge from its own parent company to hire 1,000 of them.
Affable anchorman Brian Williams has TV’s top-rated evening newscast — NBC’s “Nightly News.” But his prime-time show, “Rock Center,” is struggling. Here’s why.
Matt Lauer got the coveted assignment of interviewing President Obama before the Super Bowl on NBC, but an item in the New York Post says NBC News anchor Brian Williams coveted the interview too.
NBC News and former anchor Tom Brokaw are objecting to a new Mitt Romney campaign commercial that consists mostly of a 1997 “NBC Nightly News” report about Newt Gingrich.
Five weeks into the new network TV season, it isn’t a network show topping our weekly Top Five this week. Instead, it’s a news story — the death of a dictator. 1) The 42-year reign of Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi comes to a fatal conclusion: The story of Gadhafi’s death after six months of civil war […]
By DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK — There’s new life in broadcast television’s evening news shows, in part because of forces once thought poised to kill the genre off. Despite repeated death knells for the ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts, they’ve just completed a TV season where all three grew their audiences for the first […]
Sarah Palin insisted Sunday that history was on her side when she claimed that Paul Revere’s famous ride was intended to warn both British soldiers and his fellow colonists.
The tornadoes that ripped through seven southern U.S. states this week have left more than 300 dead and thousands of people devastated. In one NBC Nightly News report, survivors of a Mississippi declared, “Our lives are shattered.” In another report, people said, “We just started crying.” A couple quick facts: The U.S. has more tornadoes […]