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SNL’s Colin Jost and Michael Che Take Weekend Update to the Conventions

Count Saturday Night Live's Michael Che among the electorate who are "politicked out."

How Lester Holt Went From Nearly Unemployed to NBC Nightly News Anchor

Fifteen years ago, Lester Holt was demoted and being "pushed toward the door" at WBBM, the CBS TV station in Chicago, where he was the main news anchor. Today, he has one of the rarest jobs in TV: anchor of a network evening newscast.

Lester Holt Named NBC Nightly News Anchor, but Brian Williams Stays With the Network

Brian Williams will be permanently pulled from the anchor chair of NBC Nightly News but will remain with the network, anchoring breaking news for MSNBC.

End of the Click-through? New Facebook Tool Lets Publishers Post Stories Directly to the News Feed

Mobile Facebook users may soon spend less time navigating directly to a publisher's website to check out an interesting article. Instead, they'll find some of that content posted directly to the News Feed, thanks to Facebook's new venture: Instant Articles.

ABC News Catches NBC News in Ratings and Revenue, but Innovation Poses Challenges

They call it the "mobile majority"—and it's changing the way Americans access media. According to a report released this morning by the Pew Research Center, 39 of the top 50 digital news websites—and associated applications—get more traffic from mobile devices than from desktop computers.

Headed Into the Upfront, NBC Should Brace for the Brian Williams Question

In 2012, Brian Williams took the stage at the NBC News upfront presentation to address "the elephant in the room"—not the dismal ratings of the since-canceled Rock Center With Brian Williams, but the fact that Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee "are just baked, permanently hammered." The line, classic Williams, got a good laugh from the assembled buyers, editors and network h

Why Did This Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Ditch His NBC Gig for a Pot Pub?

Not so long ago, the idea of a marijuana news site would have probably conjured up images of smoking paraphernalia and stoner jokes. But as marijuana legalization has become an increasingly important political and social topic, it’s also begun to attract more serious media attention.

Jamie Horowitz Jumps From ESPN to NBC’s Today Show

The worst-kept secret in morning news officially was let out of the bag today, as NBC confirmed that veteran ESPN producer Jamie Horowitz will take the helm at the Today show.

NBCUniversal Invests in Mobile Startup NowThis News

As the audience for TV news ages, NBCUniversal News Group wants to make sure that it has a pulse on those mobile-first millennials.

Why Are the Newtown Tapes Different From Everything on Broadcastify?

NBC was the first to say it out loud: "The families of the victims of the Newtown, Conn. shootings made it public that they did not want the 911 tapes to be released," NBC News president Deborah Turness told staff this morning in a memo shared with press.