NPR is ending the 21-year-run of “Talk of the Nation” in June, and will replace it with an expanded edition of “Here & Now” from Boston-based WBUR.
NPR says Michele Norris is returning to the network in a new role after a leave of absence from the afternoon news show “All Things Considered.”
The chatty mechanics on NPR’s “Car Talk” are pulling in to the garage.
WASHINGTON — NPR’s quiz show “Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me” is making the leap from radio to television. The show debuts Friday evening on BBC America. The first show will be a year-in-review special. Host Peter Sagal, scorekeeper Carl Kasell and a panel including Paula Poundstone and Alonzo Bodden will discuss the year’s events. […]
NEW YORK –NPR’s “Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me” is coming to TV for the first time. The comedic radio quiz show will debut on BBC America with a year-in-review special Dec. 23. Host Peter Sagal, scorekeeper Carl Kasell and a panel including Paula Poundstone and Alonzo Bodden will discuss 2011’s biggest events. When “Wait […]
By Lucas Shaw LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – So long Glenn Beck, we hardly missed you. That is what Fox News is saying in announcing that “The Five,” which replaced Beck’s show in July, will continue as a regularly scheduled program at 5 p.m. We speculated last month that the show could become Beck’s permanent replacement. […]
Prospect Park’s Online Network Gets A Name — And Susan Lucci? Fans have wondered if the online AMC can possibly work without the show’s most recognizable actress, Susan Lucci, especially since the show’s ABC finale ended with Erica being publicly dumped by her longtime love Jack and vowing to win him back. According to Lucci, […]
BY: BEN NUCKOLS WASHINGTON – PBS says it was contacted by the same fake Muslim group that arranged a meeting with an NPR executive and secretly videotaped him calling the tea party racist. PBS spokeswoman Anne Bentley said Wednesday that they had an initial conversation with the Muslim Education Action Center but had concerns about […]
WASHINGTON – A senior executive at National Public Radio who had a role in the firing of commentator Juan Williams has resigned. NPR announced Thursday that Senior Vice-President for News Ellen Weiss has resigned, but gave no reason for that step. NPR simultaneously announced the completion of a review of the October firing of Williams, who […]
WASHINGTON – Newly released FBI files depict the Nixon White House role in ordering an investigation into newsman Daniel Schorr, whose tough reporting got him on the president’s infamous enemies list. According to one section among hundreds of pages from Schorr’s FBI file, the Nixon White House had the bureau conduct a background investigation in […]