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Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted 2 days, 5 hours ago
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Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted 2 days, 5 hours ago
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Hollywood Reporter Lists 35 'Most Powerful People in New York Media' - Posted 3 days, 1 hour ago
It's list time! The Hollywood Reporter's annual "most powerful people in New York media" list is out, and it features some staples (Roger Ailes) and some newcomers (... [GalleyCat]

The Hollywood Reporter's Annual '35 Most Powerful People in New York Media' - Posted 3 days, 3 hours ago
Television news executives and personalities are well represented on The Hollywood Reporter's annual "35 Most Powerful People in New York Media" list. From the executive ranks: CBS News chairman Jeff Fager and president D... [TVNewser]

Six Months In, 'MediaBuzz' Delivers Second-Highest Show Ever - Posted March 11, 2014
Howard Kurtz's "MediaBuzz" delivered its second-highest ratings ever on Sunday, the six-month anniversary of its debut. During a busy news cycle that includes the continuing conflict in Ukraine and the search for the missing Malaysian plane, the Fo... [TVNewser]

Bob Costas to Bill O'Reilly: NBC Olympics Coverage Criticism 'Entirely Out of Context' - Posted March 4, 2014
Appearing on the "O'Reilly Factor" last night, NBC primetime Olympics host Bob Costas defended criticism of his commentary about Russian President Vladamir Putin during the Sochi Olympics. Starting with the fact he was reluc... [TVNewser]

Bob Costas to Appear on 'O'Reilly Factor' Tonight - Posted March 3, 2014
NBC's Bob Costas will be a guest on a live edition of the "O'Reilly Factor" tonight, recounting his recent experience anchoring the Olympics in Sochi while commenting on the tumultuous situation between Russia and Ukraine. Toward the end of his Olymp... [TVNewser]

Bob Costas Co-Chairs The Dan Patrick Show - Posted February 28, 2014
Post-Sochi, Bob Costas spent nearly two full hours this morning hanging out with Dan Patrick in the Man Cave. The NBC Sports colleagues began of course by revisiting the Winter Olympics eye mess, followed by a series of high-profile phone-in guests. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Bob Costas Co-Chairs The Dan Patrick Show - Posted February 28, 2014
Post-Sochi, Bob Costas spent nearly two full hours this morning hanging out with Dan Patrick in the Man Cave. The NBC Sports colleagues began of course by revisiting the Winter Olympics eye mess, followed by a series of high-profile phone-in guests. ... [FishbowlNY]

Thanks to Billy Bush, Olympic Announcers Gliding from Russian Rink to Red Carpet - Posted February 25, 2014
The massive media attention paid during the Sochi Winter Olympics to Bob Costas' eye problems and replacement-duty by Matt Lauer and ... [Fishbowl NY]

Thanks to Billy Bush, Olympic Announcers Gliding from Russian Rink to Red Carpet - Posted February 25, 2014
The massive media attention paid during the Sochi Winter Olympics to Bob Costas' eye problems and replacement-duty by Matt Lauer and ... [FishbowlNY]

Bob Costas Talks of Brutality in Ukraine Amid 'Vladimir Putin's Games' - Posted February 21, 2014
Twenty minutes into the penultimate night of Olympic competition from Sochi, Bob Costas took a few minutes to highlight today's gold medal-winning ... [Fishbowl NY]

Bob Costas Talks of Brutality in Ukraine Amid 'Vladimir Putin's Games' - Posted February 21, 2014
Twenty minutes into the penultimate night of Olympic competition from Sochi, Bob Costas took a few minutes to highlight today's gold medal-winning ... [FishbowlNY]

Bob Costas Talks of Brutality in Ukraine Amid 'Vladimir Putin's Games' - Posted February 21, 2014
Twenty minutes into the penultimate night of Olympic competition from Sochi, Bob Costas took a few minutes to highlight today's gold medal-winning ... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer Teases Bob Costas' Travel Plans: 'You Taking The Red-Eye?' - Posted February 21, 2014
On the "Today" show this morning, Matt Lauer poked a little fun at colleague Bob Costas over Costas' Olympic battle with an ... [TVNewser]

'Fox & Friends' Scooter Race Goes Awry - Posted February 18, 2014
A "Fox & Friends" segment on new toys crashed and burned this morning when several of the anchors attempted to race scooters and skateboards in the studio. Steve Doocy crashed into the camera on his skateboard, Elisabeth Hasselbeck lost control of her scooter and ... [TVNewser]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 'The Beatles -- A Grammy Salute' - Posted February 18, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos p... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Fallon Debuts | Costas Returns | Roberts for Pre-Oscars - Posted February 18, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Fallon Debuts | Costas Returns | Roberts for Pre-Oscars - Posted February 18, 2014
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'I'm Bob Costas Sitting in Tonight for Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira' - Posted February 17, 2014
Bob Costas returned to NBC's Olympic coverage tonight, dry eyes -- and wit -- intact. "I'm Bob Costas sitting in tonight for Matt Lauer and ... [Fishbowl NY]

'I'm Bob Costas Sitting in Tonight for Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira' - Posted February 17, 2014
Bob Costas returned to NBC's Olympic coverage tonight, dry eyes -- and wit -- intact. "I'm Bob Costas sitting in tonight for Matt Lauer and ... [FishbowlNY]

Meredith Vieira Back on Primetime Saturday, After Watching Team USA Hockey Thriller - Posted February 15, 2014
Meredith Vieira will be back tonight hosting NBC Olympics primetime and late night as Bob Costas continues to recover from an eye infection. Earlier today Vieira was among the spectators as Team USA Hockey beat Russia in an eight-round shootout final. NBC says the game was the most streamed hockey game... [Fishbowl NY]

Meredith Vieira Back on Primetime Saturday, After Watching Team USA Hockey Thriller - Posted February 15, 2014
Meredith Vieira will be back tonight hosting NBC Olympics primetime and late night as Bob Costas continues to recover from an eye infection. Earlier today Vieira was among the spectators as Team USA Hockey beat Russia in an eight-round shootout final. NBC says the game was the most streamed hockey game... [FishbowlNY]

Meredith Vieira Back on Primetime Saturday, After Watching Team USA Hockey Thriller - Posted February 15, 2014
Meredith Vieira will be back tonight hosting NBC Olympics primetime and late night as Bob Costas continues to recover from an eye infection. Earlier today Vieira was among the spectators as Team USA Hockey beat Russia in an eight-round shootout final. NBC says the game was the most streamed hockey game... [TVNewser]

How Shannon Bream Kept Reporting Through Incurable Eye Condition - Posted February 14, 2014
Fox News correspondent Shannon Bream can relate to Bob Costas. While an eye infection has sidelined the NBC Olympics anchor for most of this week, Bream ... [Fishbowl NY]

How Shannon Bream Kept Reporting Through Incurable Eye Condition - Posted February 14, 2014
Fox News correspondent Shannon Bream can relate to Bob Costas. While an eye infection has sidelined the NBC Olympics anchor for most of this week, Bream ... [FishbowlNY]

How Shannon Bream Kept Reporting Through Incurable Eye Condition - Posted February 14, 2014
Fox News correspondent Shannon Bream can relate to Bob Costas. While an eye infection has sidelined the NBC Olympics anchor for most of this week, Bream ... [TVNewser]

Meredith Vieira to Make NBC Olympics History - Posted February 14, 2014
Bob Costas' bad fortune will result in history tonight as Meredith Vieira becomes the first woman to anchor NBC's Olympic primetime coverage. "I'm really worried becau... [TVNewser]

Tighten it Up | Lauer Power | Fancy Man - Posted February 13, 2014
APPNewser: Here's a pretty cool app called "Hemingway" that -- you guessed it -- will tell you if your sentences are too long. Long... [Fishbowl NY]

Tighten it Up | Lauer Power | Fancy Man - Posted February 13, 2014
APPNewser: Here's a pretty cool app called "Hemingway" that -- you guessed it -- will tell you if your sentences are too long. Long... [FishbowlNY]

Matt Lauer Will Be Back For Third Night of Olympics Coverage - Posted February 13, 2014
Matt Lauer will host a third night of NBC's Olympics primetime and late night for the ailing Bob Costas as Costas continues to battle an eye infection. Before Wednesday's primetime, Jim Bell, who is running the show in Sochi for NBC, and worked with Lauer ... [TVNewser]

Reporters in Sochi Won't Leave Gay Russians Alone - Posted February 12, 2014
The Sochi Olympics -- so far -- have only two narratives: What's the deal with Bob Costas' eyes and how the Russian government oppresses its gay citizens. While the former is extremely interesting, its the latter tha... [Fishbowl NY]

Reporters in Sochi Won't Leave Gay Russians Alone - Posted February 12, 2014
The Sochi Olympics -- so far -- have only two narratives: What's the deal with Bob Costas' eyes and how the Russian government oppresses its gay citizens. While the former is extremely interesting, its the latter tha... [FishbowlNY]

Matt Lauer Back for Second Night of Olympic Hosting - Posted February 12, 2014
Matt Lauer will be back hosting NBC's Olympics primetime coverage tonight as Bob Costas recovers from an eye infection. Lauer filled in last night and was back on "Today" ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Brokaw Has Cancer | Lauer Replaces Costas | U.S. Press Freedom Drops - Posted February 12, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Brokaw Has Cancer | Lauer Replaces Costas | U.S. Press Freedom Drops - Posted February 12, 2014
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Matt Lauer Will Be Filling in for Bob Costas, As Eye Infection Spreads - Posted February 11, 2014
Bob Costas's eye infection, most likely pink eye, is getting worse. So much so, that Matt Lauer will be filling in for him on NBC's primetime... [TVNewser]

ICYMI: Sadness Prevails -Facebook, Leno, and Sochi - Posted February 7, 2014
Okay, so maybe you think the Facebook Look Back movies are lame, but this one might change your mind. - by David Cohen at AllFacebook... [FishbowlDC]

Bob Costas Begins Sochi Olympics Coverage With Eye Infection - Posted February 6, 2014
Between the missing shower curtains, brown tap water and computer hacking affecting journalists covering the Sochi Games, NBC's ... [TVNewser]

Bob Costas Begins Sochi Olympics Coverage With Eye Infection - Posted February 6, 2014
Between the missing shower curtains, brown tap water and computer hacking affecting journalists covering the Sochi Games, NBC's ... [Fishbowl NY]

Bob Costas Begins Sochi Olympics Coverage With Eye Infection - Posted February 6, 2014
Between the missing shower curtains, brown tap water and computer hacking affecting journalists covering the Sochi Games, NBC's ... [FishbowlNY]

Bob Costas Makes News During 'Sunday Night Football,' Calls 'Redskins' Name 'An Insult' - Posted October 14, 2013
Last December, NBC Sports anchor Bob Costas used his halftime commentary segment during "Sunday Night Football" to advocate ... [TVNewser]

Rich Eisen Has a Little Extra Fun at Dodger Stadium - Posted May 28, 2013
NFL Network anchor Rich Eisen and radio host Dan Patrick were recently runners-up at the Sports Emmys to perennial winner Bob Costas... [FishbowlLA]

NBC's Kentucky Derby Plans - Posted May 4, 2013
This afternoon thousands of dapper people will file into Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. They will sip mint juleps, wear funny hats and make "trifecta" wagers after pretending to read the book on handicapping. Yes, the Kentucky Derby is here, and NBC, which paid good money for... [TVNewser]

Bob Costas Criticizes CBS For Not Covering 'Augusta's history of racism and sexism' During The Masters - Posted April 12, 2013
The Masters golf tournament is currently being played at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. CBS Sports has the exclusive TV rights for all the late-round action. NBC Sports' Bob Costas--admittedly not a neutral bystander--took aim at CBS'... [TVNewser]

TV News Dominates THR '35 Most Powerful' - Posted April 10, 2013
The Hollywood Reporter released its 2013 "35 Most Powerful People In Media" list, and TV news dominates the winners. The list... [TVNewser]

NBC's 'Interview' With Jerry Sandusky Isn't What It Seems - Posted March 24, 2013
Tomorrow NBC's "Today" will feature former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky speaking "in his own words." Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of child sex abuse last year. As we noted when we reporte... [FishbowlLA]

NBC's 'Interview' With Jerry Sandusky Isn't What It Seems - Posted March 24, 2013
Tomorrow NBC's "Today" will feature former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky speaking "in his own words." Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of child sex abuse last year. As we noted when we reporte... [TVNewser]

NBC's 'Today' Secures Jerry Sandusky Interview For Monday - Posted March 22, 2013
Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky--who was convicted of 45 counts of child sex abuse last year--is speaking out for the first time since the conviction. Sandusky will be appearing on NBC's "Today" show Monday, where "he will explain in his own words what he says ... [TVNewser]

Bob Costas Talks Gun Control On 'Reliable Sources' - Posted January 27, 2013
Just a few weeks before the awful shooting in Newtown, CT, NBC Sports anchor Bob Costas dedicated his NFL halftime commentary to the issue of gun control. The impetus was the murder suicide of NFL player Jovan Belcher and his wife. On CNN's "Reliable Sources" this morning, Costas talked to Howard Kurtz... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: CNBC Alarm Clock, New Costas Show, Zakaria Special - Posted January 10, 2013
CNBC has released a new app for Apple and Android devices. The app, the CNBC Alarm Clock, lets users wake up to the voice of CNBC anchors or hosts (like the soothing Jim Cramer), and immediately get the latest financial information. More info on the app after the jump. On Sunday evening,... [TVNewser]

Female Debate Moderators Candy Crowley, Martha Raddatz Make THR's 'Rule Breakers' List - Posted December 19, 2012
CNN's Candy Crowley and ABC's Martha Raddatz were the female moderators of this year's Presidential and Vice-Presidential debates, landing the pair on The... [TVNewser]

NBC Sports Cuts Deal With Yahoo! - Posted December 10, 2012
Yahoo! keeps cutting deals with media companies in an effort to diversify its content portfolio. The latest partner is NBC Sports, which will bring its sports reportage and expertise to Yahoo! Sports. The deal is similar to the wide-ranging deal ... [TVNewser]

One Little "F" Changes Everything in WTMJ Graphic - Posted December 7, 2012
During its noon news, Milwaukee NBC affiliate WTMJ aired an unfortunate misspelling while promoting its 3 p.m. "Sound Off!" segment. The focus of Monday's segment was NBC broadcaster Bob Cost... [TVSpy]

Bob Costas Talks To Bill O'Reilly, And Dedicates Show To Guns - Posted December 6, 2012
As promised, last night NBC Sports anchor Bob Costas appeared on Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor" to talk about his commentary during the "Sunday Night Football" game this week. Costas is also dedicating a large portion of his NBC Sports Network show tonight to gun violence. Guests, ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell and FNC's Bill O'Reilly to Interview Bob Costas - Posted December 4, 2012
MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell speaks with NBC's Bob Costas tonight for Costas' first television interview since his comments on gun control Sunday night followi... [TVNewser]

Gun Control Fight on 'Hannity:' 'Why don't you shut up, just please shut up!' 'No, You Shut Up!' - Posted December 4, 2012
The murder-suicide that rocked the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs over the weekend, and Bob Costas' commentary about it Sun... [TVNewser]

Bob Costas Uses NFL Halftime Commentary To Advocate For Gun Control - Posted December 3, 2012
NBC Sports anchor Bob Costas used his weekly halftime commentary segment during "Sunday Night Football" to advocate for something that had little to do with sports: gun control. The impetus was a tragic shooting in Kansas City, when Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher ... [TVNewser]

NBC News Shakes Up Management Team, New EP at 'Rock Center' - Posted October 9, 2012
NBC News has shaken up its leadership team, promoting DC bureau chief Antoine Sanfuentes (left) to senior VP of NBC News, promoting David Verdi to senior VP of new... [TVNewser]

Olympics Burn Brightly for WNBC Atop the Weekly Ratings - Posted August 8, 2012
The London Olympics easily won the week for WNBC, despite the flood of complaints the network received about its handling of the prime time, tape-delayed coverage. The seven days included in the weekly survey by Nielsen, earned the Top 7 spots, blowing away the competition in the process. Proving the popularity of women's... [FishbowlLA]

Olympics Burn Brightly for WNBC Atop the Weekly Ratings - Posted August 8, 2012
The London Olympics easily won the week for WNBC, despite the flood of complaints the network received about its handling of the prime time, tape-delayed coverage. The seven days included in the weekly survey by Nielsen, earned the Top 7 spots, blowing away the competition in the process. Proving the popularity of women's... [Fishbowl NY]

Olympics Burn Brightly for WNBC Atop the Weekly Ratings - Posted August 8, 2012
The London Olympics easily won the week for WNBC, despite the flood of complaints the network received about its handling of the prime time, tape-delayed coverage. The seven days included in the weekly survey by Nielsen, earned the Top 7 spots, blowing away the competition in the process. Proving the popularity of women's... [FishbowlNY]

VIDEO: NBC-Affiliate's Sports Director Blows Up at Bob Costas After Olympic Coverage Goes Long - Posted August 6, 2012
WTLV sports director Dan Hicken, who has been covering sports for the Jacksonville NBC-affiliate since the 80s, delivered an angry on-air rant against Bob Costas and ... [TVSpy]

NBC Sets More Olympics Ratings Records, But Not Without Tape Delayed Controversy - Posted July 31, 2012
Every single night so far of NBC Olympics coverage has broken previous Olympics ratings records, this despite the controversy over tape delay. Through the weekend NBC averaged 35.8 million viewers in London, five million more than Beijing, and over a million more than the previous record-holder, Atlanta. That isn't t... [TVNewser]

2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony Most Watched Ever For NBC, More Than 40 Million Tune In - Posted July 28, 2012
NBC's coverage of the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 London Olympics was the most watched opener ever, with an average of over 40 million Americans tuning in. This was despite (or due to?) a tape delay that meant that U.S. viewers would see the events unfold hours after they actually happened in... [FishbowlLA]

2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony Most Watched Ever For NBC, More Than 40 Million Tune In - Posted July 28, 2012
NBC's coverage of the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 London Olympics was the most watched opener ever, with an average of over 40 million Americans tuning in. This was despite (or due to?) a tape delay that meant that U.S. viewers would see the events unfold hours after they actually happened in... [TVNewser]

CBS News Leads The Way In 2012 News And Doc Emmy Nominations - Posted July 12, 2012
For the second straight year, CBS News led the way in nominations for the 2012 News and Documentary Emmy Awards. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominations this morning.... [TVNewser]

Cash, Cramming and Ann Curry During NBC London Olympics Press Conference - Posted June 27, 2012
We are 30 days from the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, and in a press conference held in the "Saturday Night Live" studio in New York, and on a conference call with reporters today, network executives and Olympics primetime host ... [TVNewser]

Sandusky Prosecutor Doesn't Think NBC Error Will Result in Successful Appeal - Posted June 25, 2012
Pennsylvania's Attorney General Linda Kelly told CNN's Soledad O'Brien this morning she doesn't think NBC's mistaken edit of Jerry ... [TVNewser]

Poorly Edited NBC News Interview Could be Used in a Jerry Sandusky Appeal - Posted June 24, 2012
It's been revealed that at Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse trial, jurors were shown a "Today" show version of Sandusky's interview with Bob Costas that NBC News admits "included a technical glitch." Reuters reports the "Today"... [FishbowlLA]

Glitch in NBC News Interview Could be Used in a Jerry Sandusky Appeal - Posted June 24, 2012
It's been revealed that at Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse trial, jurors were shown a "Today" show version of Sandusky's interview with Bob Costas that NBC News admits "included a technical glitch." Reuters reports the "Today"... [TVNewser]

Unaired Clip From NBC Jerry Sandusky Interview Airs on 'NBC Nightly News' - Posted June 19, 2012
As we noted yesterday, prosecutors in the trial of former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky asked NBC News for the full transcript of Bob Costas's interview with Sandusky, and may use it as evidence against him. Last night on "NBC Nightly News," the ne... [TVNewser]

Unaired Portions of NBC Sandusky Interview Could Become Evidence in Trial - Posted June 18, 2012
Portions of NBC's interview with former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky could become evidence in his molestation trial. Last November NBC Sports anchor Bob Costas ... [TVNewser]

Kentucky Derby Draws 14.8 Million to NBC - Posted May 8, 2012
Saturday's coverage of The Kentucky Derby on NBC proved to be a ratings windfall. 14.8 million people watched I'll Have Another win the Derby in a last-length upset. The ratings were up slightly from 2011, though down from 2009 and 2010, when more than 16 million people tuned in to watch... [TVNewser]

Bob Costas and 'Today' Lead NBC's Kentucky Derby Coverage - Posted May 3, 2012
NBC has announced its programming for the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. As usual, Bob Costas will be leading the charge for the network, while a number of other NBCU properties get in the game as well. NBC... [TVNewser]

NBC Olympics Slates Anchors, Correspondents for 2012 Games - Posted April 26, 2012
NBC Olympics has announced its anchors and correspondents for the upcoming 2012 games in London. Not surprisingly, Bob Costas will be anchoring NBC's primetime coverage. This will be Costas' 10th Olympics, and ninth as primetime host.... [TVNewser]

Hollywood Reporter's 'New York Issue' Lists 35 Most Powerful People in Media - Posted April 11, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter is getting its New York fix with its Spring issue. Inside, the magazine lists the "35 Most Powerful People in The Media," which i... [Fishbowl NY]

Hollywood Reporter's 'New York Issue' Lists 35 Most Powerful People in Media - Posted April 11, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter is getting its New York fix with its Spring issue. Inside, the magazine lists the "35 Most Powerful People in The Media," which i... [FishbowlNY]

Meredith Vieira Returns to 'Today' For London Olympics Coverage - Posted April 2, 2012
The "legend" who returned to "Today" this morning was revealed to be Meredith Vieira who anchored the show from 2006 to 2011. Matt Lauer announced Vieira... [TVNewser]

In Philly, Sandusky Arraignment Is News Of The Day - Posted December 7, 2011
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In Philly, Sandusky Arraignment Is News Of The Day - Posted December 7, 2011
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Nice Try | Talking the Talk | Nothing is Fun - Posted November 15, 2011
PRNewser: Bob Costas got rave reviews for his interview with Jerry Sandusky, a man who showered with kids but is not a pedophile. According to Sa... [Fishbowl NY]

Nice Try | Talking the Talk | Nothing is Fun - Posted November 15, 2011
PRNewser: Bob Costas got rave reviews for his interview with Jerry Sandusky, a man who showered with kids but is not a pedophile. According to Sa... [FishbowlNY]

Bob Costas Explains How He Got the Jerry Sandusky Interview - Posted November 15, 2011
Just a couple hours before "Rock Center" went on the air last night, word got out that NBC Sports anchor Bob Costas got an interview with Jerry Sandusky. How that interview came to be is a story in itself. This morning on "Morning Joe" Costas explained to Willi... [TVNewser]

Bob Costas Praised for Sandusky Interview - Posted November 15, 2011
Sports broadcaster Bob Costas is drawing cheers this morning following last night's Rock Center interview with former Penn State assis... [PRNewser]

Ratings: ABC Dominates With Giffords Interview, Sandusky Leads 'Rock Center' To Ratings High - Posted November 15, 2011
ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer's interview with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband former astronaut Mark Kelly was easily ... [TVNewser]

At 10 PM, Exclusive Interviews On Three Channels - Posted November 14, 2011
Tonight at 10 PM news viewers have a veritable glut of exclusive interviews to choose from. NBC just announced that on "Rock Center," Bob Costas has the first interview (via phone) with former Penn State coach Jerry... [TVNewser]

Bonds to Confront Bonds-hating Fan on New Show - Posted August 19, 2011
Major League Baseball all-time home run king Barry Bonds* will ... [SportsNewser]

Al Michaels and Bob Costas Team Up Friday Night Mets/Giants Game on MLB Network, SNY - Posted July 6, 2011
For the first time, sportscasting giants Bob Costas and Al Michaels team up to call a baseball game. Friday night, NBC Sports colleagues Costa... [FishbowlLA]

Al Michaels and Bob Costas Team Up Friday Night Mets/Giants Game on MLB Network, SNY - Posted July 6, 2011
For the first time, sportscasting giants Bob Costas and Al Michaels team up to call a baseball game. Friday night, NBC Sports colleagues Costa... [Fishbowl NY]

Al Michaels and Bob Costas Team Up Friday Night Mets/Giants Game on MLB Network, SNY - Posted July 6, 2011
For the first time, sportscasting giants Bob Costas and Al Michaels team up to call a baseball game. Friday night, NBC Sports colleagues Costa... [FishbowlNY]

Grantland Profiles Long Deceased Sports Paper The National - Posted June 10, 2011
It's been an up an down week for Bill Simmons' new online startup Grantland. The Atlantic proclai... [FishbowlLA]

Bob Costas Is Ready For The 137th Kentucky Derby - Posted May 6, 2011
When you have 22 Sports Emmys, you can get away with ridiculous photos like this. [H/T Jimmy Traina, Photo via Maria Menounos]... [SportsNewser]

HBO, NBC Big Winners At 32nd Annual Sports Emmy Awards - Posted May 3, 2011
HBO and NBC were the big winners Monday night in New York at the 32nd annual Sports Emmy Awards with seven wins each. Three of seven HBO's awards were for Hard Knocks: Training Camp With the New York Jets. The football series won for Outstanding Post Production Audio/Sound, Outstanding Camera Work, and... [SportsNewser]

ESPN Leads Networks With 36 Sports Emmy Nominations - Posted March 22, 2011
With 36 nominations, ESPN leads all networks for the upcoming Sports Emmy Awards, to be held May 2 at Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City. In a distant second and third were HBO and NBC with 22 and 20 nominations, respectively. The most honored event was NB... [SportsNewser]

MLB Network Revives Jackie Robinson, Babe Ruth, Ted Williams for Interstitial Ad 'All In One Place' - Posted February 22, 2011
MLB Network is rolling out an unusual interstitial branding campaign, titled "All In One Place." The ad features a slew of all-time great MLB players, from Jackie Robinson to Babe Ruth, Ted Williams to Sandy Koufax, and even modern players like Alex Rodriguez and Ken Griffey Jr--in their old team uniforms. The players... [SportsNewser]

NBC Sports Crew Discusses 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic - Posted December 21, 2010
With the 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic less than two weeks away, announcers ... [SportsNewser]

Bob Costas to Narrate MLB Network's 'The Pitching Paradigm' - Posted September 16, 2010
MLB Network's Bob Costas has been tapped to narrate a documentary for the channel about pitching,"MLB Network Behind the Seams: The Pitching Paradigm." The hour-long doc, which is from MLB Productions,will air Friday, September 18 at 7 PM . Among t... [SportsNewser]

Ann Curry, 'Showing Some Love' to Bob Costas - Posted September 15, 2010
It all started when Ann Curry finished reading a news story this morning on Today... and then attempted to top it off with a joke. The story concerned an Italian manufacturer's new "... [TVNewser]

Mike Florio, Pro Footbal Talk Going to Sunday Nights - Posted September 2, 2010
When NBC Sports partnered with football blog Pro Football Talk and its founder Mike Florio last year, the goal was to boost the company's web presence. Now it seems, it is going both ways. Florio ... [SportsNewser]

Larry King's Next Gig: 'Bob Costas West' - Posted July 3, 2010
Earlier this week outgoing CNN host Larry King was interviewed by MLB Network. Anchor Greg Amsinger introduced King as "One of the biggest free agents in the world right now," and... [TVNewser]

NBC's Capus Tells Staff No More Luger Death Video - Posted February 14, 2010
NBC News president Steve Capus has ordered that the video of the crash of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili no longer be shown on NBC News and MSNBC programs, without his permission. It's a policy also apparently adopted by NBC Sports as well. Last night, before introduc... [TVNewser]

News, Not Sports, is Headline At the Start of Opening Ceremony Coverage on NBC - Posted February 12, 2010
NBC's coverage of the Opening Ceremony of the Vancouver Winter games did not begin the way so many have in the past -- with celebration and hope. Instead Bob Costas and Matt Lauer opened NBC's coverage with the som... [TVNewser]

Sports PR Execs Debate Effectiveness of Mark McGwire's Quick Confessional Tour - Posted January 19, 2010
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Ari Fleischer Handling Mark McGwire Steroid Admission - Posted January 12, 2010
Former George W. Bush press secretary Ari Fleischer is in the sports PR business, in a big way. First came news he was handling the NCAA College Football Bow... [PRNewser]

Brian Williams to Have Canadian Competiton During Olympics... From Brian Williams - Posted December 21, 2009
When NBC's Brian Williams heads to Vancouver in February to cover the 2010 Winter Olympics for "Nightly News", he'll have some competition from the Bob Costas of Canada -- whose name happens to b... [TVNewser]

"Technical Difficulties" During Lauer's Wide-Ranging Interview with Pres. Obama - Posted February 1, 2009
In one of the most heavily promoted interviews of the year, (yes, even more than Blago) Matt Lauer's 12 minute sit-down with Pres. Obama in the White House Map Room experienced the dreaded "technical difficulties." Seven minutes into the interview the President's audi... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.01.08 - Posted October 1, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

You Say Beijing, I Say Beijing: Who's Right, Williams or Costas? - Posted August 16, 2008
So, we come to find out, and if you've been listening closely you may have heard it, that the pronunciation of the host city of the XXIX Olympiad hasn't been consistent on NBC. Nightly News anchor ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.11.08 - Posted August 11, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Matt Lauer to Co-Host Beijing Opening Ceremony - Posted August 1, 2008
The NYTimes' Richard Sandomir reports Matt Lauer is being tapped to co-anchor the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics alongside ... [TVNewser]

Bob Costas: L.A. Sucks - Posted July 17, 2007
FishbowlLA correspondent Dan Cox reports from the Television Critics Association tour: The second Television Critics Association session that followed NBC Entertainment president Ben Silverman's coming out party was an assembly of ex-NFL players and broadcasters around NBC's Sunday Night Football (formerly known as Monday Night ... [Fishbowl NY]

Bob Costas: L.A. Sucks - Posted July 17, 2007
FishbowlLA correspondent Dan Cox reports from the Television Critics Association tour: The second Television Critics Association session that followed NBC Entertainment president Ben Silverman's coming out party was an assembly of ex-NFL players and broadcasters around NBC's Sunday Night Football (formerly known as Monday Night ... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Teddy, Liz & The Gang - Posted February 21, 2007
The dining room at Michael's was buzzing today with moguls and media mavens who did more than the usual amount of table-hopping between bites — standing-room only in the bustling lounge as the regulars and requisite movers and shakers were out in force. (Liz! Lesley! T... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch at Michael's: Teddy, Liz & The Gang - Posted February 21, 2007
The dining room at Michael's was buzzing today with moguls and media mavens who did more than the usual amount of table-hopping between bites — standing-room only in the bustling lounge as the regulars and requisite movers and shakers were out in force. (Liz! Lesley! T... [FishbowlNY]

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