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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Confirmed: Ted Koppel Joins Brian Williams Show

It’s official: Veteran ABC newsman Ted Koppel is headed to NBC, joining “Rock Center with Brian Williams,” the network announced Thursday. “A pioneer of broadcast journalism, Ted has touched every major news event spanning nearly five decades, and not only does he bring a tremendous amount of experience to the broadcast, he is a tireless […]

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ABC’s ‘Nightline’ Begins Summertime Series

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – ABC’s “Nightline” is creeping into prime time this summer — or maybe it’s just getting creepy. The late-night show begins a summertime series at 10 p.m. EDT Wednesday, covering topics such as satanic possession, religious miracles, psychics and out-of-body experiences. Later in the summer, the “Nightline” […]

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Koppel’s Son Died from Overdose of Drugs, Alcohol

BY: Colleen Long Associated Press Writer NEW YORK – The son of former ABC News anchor Ted Koppel, who was found dead in a stranger’s apartment after a day of bar-hopping, overdosed on a lethal combination of drugs and alcohol, the medical examiner’s office said Friday. Andrew Koppel’s May 31 death was ruled an accident. […]

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Partner Devastated by NY Death of Ted Koppel’s Son

NEW YORK — The longtime partner of former ABC News anchor Ted Koppel‘s son says she’s devastated by his death in New York City. Ilona Lieberman released a statement Wednesday saying she will always remember Andrew Koppel as a “generous, loving and compassionate father, partner and friend.” The 40-year-old Koppel was found dead Monday in a Manhattan […]

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