NBC Debuts Early Nightly Vlog As CBS Readies Theirs

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Yesterday, NBC debuted the Early Nightly, a daily video blog hosted by Nightly News anchor Brian Williams, a day after CBS announced it would offer a “web-exclusive rundown on-camera from the newsroom” starting September 5.

The timing is odd if coincidental, according to the Bible of TVNewser:

NBCers have been talking about and testing the Early Nightly for about two months. If anything, CBS is copying NBC, not the other way around — Couric is starting a blog next September, 15 months after Williams.

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