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Topic: NBC News

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

Buyers and advertisers measure the impact

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…

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

Smoking out the stigma of a growing industry

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…

Jamie Horowitz Jumps From ESPN to NBC’s Today Show

Veteran producer joins the morning wars on Dec. 1

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…

NBCUniversal Invests in Mobile Startup NowThis News

Aims to ensure reach of millennials

As the audience for TV news ages, NBCUniversal News Group wants to make sure that it has a pulse on those mobile-first millennials. The media conglomerate has taken a minority stake…

Why Are the Newtown Recordings Different From Everything on Broadcastify?

Networks struggle with controversial tape

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…

Vivian Schiller Leaves NBC for Twitter

Joins social media giant as head of news

Vivian Schiller will join Twitter during early January in a newly created position, head of news, leaving NBC News after two-and-a-half years of leading the network's digital division. The move appears…

GOP Votes to Punish NBC, CNN Over Hillary Clinton Programming

Won't partner with the nets for 2016 debates

The Republican National Committee unanimously voted this morning not to partner with CNN and NBC News for any presidential debates during the 2016 election cycle, a rebuke of the networks’ plans…

RNC Threatens NBC, CNN Over Hillary Clinton Programming

Priebus says he'll pull support for 2016 debates on both media outlets

It's only 2013 and Hillary Clinton hasn't even declared she's a presidential candidate yet—but already the 2016 presidential election is getting nasty. The GOP took NBC and CNN to task…

It’s Official: Deborah Turness Named President of NBC News

U.K. news sets sail for New York on August 5

A little more than a week after word began circulating that ITV News editor Deborah Turness was on the verge of being named president of NBC News, Pat Fili-Krushel made…

NBC’s Go On Will Not

Network cancels Matthew Perry sitcom

The ax continues to fall at NBC, which over the last several hours has severed ties with three of the four freshman comedies that were still in contention for a…

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