Does NBC Stand For “Now Buying Celebs?”

By Brian 

“NBC has agreed to pay as much as $1 million for Paris Hilton‘s first after-jail interview, which will appear on the ‘Today’ show,” today’s New York Post alleges.

ABC’s Barbara Walters “was the front-runner” until Jeff Zucker personally called Hilton’s father Rick. “The sit-down will be conducted by Meredith Vieira.”

$1 million? Really?

An e-mailer writes: “What does NBC News stand for? Now Buying Celebrities News Entertainment Without Standards.”

“Last week it was $2 million for interviews with Princes.” (Technically, it was $2.5 million for a tribute concert.) “This week it’s $1 million for Paris,” the e-mailer says…