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Meredith Vieira on Ann Curry's 'Today' Exit: 'That Was Such a Bad Time' - Posted 1 day, 3 hours ago
Two years after Ann Curry's now-infamous exit from the "Today" show, Curry's pre... [TVNewser]

NBC Olympics Nominated for Four Primetime Emmys - Posted July 11, 2014
Among the Emmy nominations announced yesterday, NBC Sports is up for four Creative Arts Emmy nominations for the 2014 Sochi Opening Ceremony. The ceremony, hosted by Matt Lauer, ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters' Return to ABC Wins the Night - Posted June 29, 2014
Barbara Walters' exclusive interview with Peter Rodger on "20/20" Friday was the #1 broadcast program of the night in the two young demos: A18-49 and A25... [TVNewser]

This Cable News Host Isn't Headed to 'The View' - Posted June 27, 2014
As speculation about who will replace Sherri Shepherd and ... [TVNewser]

The TV Ticker: FNC, CNN, NBC, CNBC - Posted June 27, 2014
Fox News has a new special report airing this weekend hosted by Chris Wallace. "Fox News Reporting: Iraq and the Rise of a Terrorist State" airs first tonight at 10pmET, with encores tomorrow night and Sunday night. On CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday, Brian Stelter will talk about the significance ... [TVNewser]

'Peacock Lounge' Part of 30 Rock Upgrades - Posted June 25, 2014
Comcast is looking beyond the top of the rock -- it plans to replace the neon GE logo with the NBC peacock -- to the inside of the art deco building. 30 Rock is about to get a comprehensive upgrade which will restore much of the original 1930s design of the... [TVNewser]

The NBC Ticker: Jansing, Vieira, Wagner - Posted June 24, 2014
FishbowlDC reports on Chris Jansing's first day as NBC's new Senior White House Correspondent. Jansing covered the Summit on Working Families. The former MSNBC anchor's DC start comes on J... [TVNewser]

Two Dozen Women of TV News, Barbara Walters' Legacy, Join Her on Her Final 'View' - Posted May 15, 2014
For weeks we've been writing about the legacy of Barbara Walters. This afternoon, that legacy came to life in the finale of her final "The View," taped at ABC's West Side studios, and airing tomorrow. TVNewser was there as more than two d... [Fishbowl NY]

Two Dozen Women of TV News, Barbara Walters' Legacy, Join Her on Her Final 'View' - Posted May 15, 2014
For weeks we've been writing about the legacy of Barbara Walters. This afternoon, that legacy came to life in the finale of her final "The View," taped at ABC's West Side studios, and airing tomorrow. TVNewser was there as more than two d... [FishbowlNY]

Two Dozen Women of TV News, Barbara Walters' Legacy, Join Her on Her Final 'View' - Posted May 15, 2014
For weeks we've been writing about the legacy of Barbara Walters. This afternoon, that legacy came to life in the finale of her final "The View," taped at ABC's West Side studios, and airing tomorrow. TVNewser was there as more than two d... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Farewell: 'True, I Was the First Female Co-Host... But Also True, I Was a Flop' - Posted May 15, 2014
It was a star-studded farewell for Barbara Walters at New York City's Four Seasons restaurant tonight. From comedian Joan Rivers to commissioner ... [Fishbowl NY]

Barbara Walters Farewell: 'True, I Was the First Female Co-Host... But Also True, I Was a Flop' - Posted May 15, 2014
It was a star-studded farewell for Barbara Walters at New York City's Four Seasons restaurant tonight. From comedian Joan Rivers to commissioner ... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 'Blood Moon' - Posted April 21, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos a... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Amy Robach Inspires at NLGJA Gala, Plus a TV News Selfie - Posted March 21, 2014
ABC's Amy Robach lit up the room last night as host NLGJA's Healdines & Headliners event. Robach, who has three more chemotherapy treatments in her fig... [TVNewser]

Amy Robach Hosts Headlines & Headliners - Posted March 20, 2014
Tonight is the annual NLGJA Headlines & Headliners benefit in New York City. ABC's ... [TVNewser]

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]

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]

'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... [TVNewser]

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]

Fat to Go | First Host | A New King - Posted February 14, 2014
AppNewser: Taco Bell will soon allow people to order food via their Smartphones, thus making obesity a little bit more convenient. TVNewser: Tonight ... [Fishbowl NY]

Fat to Go | First Host | A New King - Posted February 14, 2014
AppNewser: Taco Bell will soon allow people to order food via their Smartphones, thus making obesity a little bit more convenient. TVNewser: Tonight ... [FishbowlNY]

Fat to Go | First Host | A New King - Posted February 14, 2014
AppNewser: Taco Bell will soon allow people to order food via their Smartphones, thus making obesity a little bit more convenient. TVNewser: Tonight ... [GalleyCat]

The Ticker: Frankel, Raman, Schur - Posted February 14, 2014
Bethenny Frankel's daytime talker has been canceled. The show had been losing affiliate clearances for a potential second season, mostly to Meredith Vieira's upcoming ... [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]

Meredith Vieira Wonders: When Was Last Time Russian Police Choir 'Got Lucky' - Posted February 10, 2014
This morning's Today show reprise of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs choir covering Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" looked and sounded even better than the group's smash-hit performance during Sochi's opening night. With the added, sideline benefit of a dancing Al Roker and other NBC show personalities, c... [Fishbowl NY]

Meredith Vieira Wonders: When Was Last Time Russian Police Choir 'Got Lucky' - Posted February 10, 2014
This morning's Today show reprise of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs choir covering Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" looked and sounded even better than the group's smash-hit performance during Sochi's opening night. With the added, sideline benefit of a dancing Al Roker and other NBC show personalities, c... [FishbowlNY]

'Today' Ticker: Top Job, Iced Out, Snowed In - Posted January 30, 2014
SportsBusinessDaily reports ESPN will not let VP Programming & Production Jamie Horowitz out of his contract. He had been in talks to fill the open "Today" show SVP jo... [TVNewser]

Meredith Vieira's Show Will Have a Band - Posted January 25, 2014
Meredith Vieira talks with THR about why, after several years of several offers, she decided now is the right time to host a daytime talk show. ... [TVNewser]

Meredith Vieira: 'Concerned' About Sochi Security - Posted January 14, 2014
Former "Today" co-host Meredith Vieira is ready for her role covering the Sochi Olympics for NBC, but ... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer Celebrates His Birthday With Jane Pauley, Bryant Gumbel and Just for Men - Posted December 30, 2013
Just a few days after Savannah Guthrie celebrated her birthday on "Today," it was Matt Lauer's turn to celebrate. Lauer, who anchored the show with guest hosts ... [Fishbowl NY]

Matt Lauer Celebrates His Birthday With Jane Pauley, Bryant Gumbel and Just for Men - Posted December 30, 2013
Just a few days after Savannah Guthrie celebrated her birthday on "Today," it was Matt Lauer's turn to celebrate. Lauer, who anchored the show with guest hosts ... [FishbowlNY]

Matt Lauer Celebrates His Birthday With Jane Pauley, Bryant Gumbel and Just for Men - Posted December 30, 2013
Just a few days after Savannah Guthrie celebrated her birthday on "Today," it was Matt Lauer's turn to celebrate. Lauer, who anchored the show with guest hosts ... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of September 23 - Posted October 3, 2013
The three network morning shows averaged a combined 13.15 million viewers last week, the most for this comparable week since the week of Sept. 25, 2006, when 13.24 million tuned in to the three morning shows, which also happened to be ... [TVNewser]

Elizabeth Smart to Reveal Story of Captivity to Meredith Vieira - Posted October 1, 2013
NBC's Meredith Vieira interviews Elizabeth Smart for a one hour special airing this Friday. Smart was 14 in 2002, when a kidnapper s... [TVNewser]

The PM Ticker: Malala, B&C HOF, Vine - Posted September 23, 2013
CNN's Christiane Amanpour will interview Malala Yousafzai, the girl shot by the Taliban for trying to get an education. The interview will be conducted live at New York's 92nd Street Y, and will air as a special called The Bravest Girl in the World on CNN Sunday, Oct. 13 at 7PM. The... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: Vieira, ALMA, Velshi - Posted August 26, 2013
Former "Today" anchor Meredith Vieira is launching a YouTube channel called "LIVES." The channel comes as Vieira plans a new syndicated talk show for Fall, 2014. HuffPost has more. MSNBC ... [TVNewser]

'Today' Remembers Studio 1A Before Renovation - Posted August 16, 2013
Today is the last day in the current Studio 1A for the NBC "Today" team. As we reported last week, the show will originate from Rockefeller Plaza over the next few weeks, before unveiling the new set on September 9. Some pieces of the current set will be sent to the... [TVNewser]

On Her Final Show, Joy Behar Says To Barbara Walters: 'F*ck Harry Reasoner' - Posted August 9, 2013
Today ABC aired Joy Behar's final edition of "The View" as co-host. It was a star-studded affair, with Regis Philbin, Joan Rivers and Meredith Vieira all stopping b... [Fishbowl NY]

On Her Final Show, Joy Behar Says To Barbara Walters: 'F*ck Harry Reasoner' - Posted August 9, 2013
Today ABC aired Joy Behar's final edition of "The View" as co-host. It was a star-studded affair, with Regis Philbin, Joan Rivers and Meredith Vieira all stopping b... [FishbowlNY]

'Today' Show Brings on New Director - Posted July 30, 2013
Rob George has been named director of NBC's "Today," TVNewser has learned. For the last three seasons George has been the director of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" He replaces ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Miller, Rodriguez, Vieira - Posted July 17, 2013
Sunlen Miller will join CNN Newsource as a national correspondent based in Washington. Miller joins from ABC News where she was a White House and Senate reporter. She also reported on weekends for ABC's DC affiliate WJLA. Andre Rodriguez has been promoted to CBS News North Bureau ... [TVNewser]

NBC Owned Stations Pick Up 'The Meredith Vieira Show' - Posted July 17, 2013
"The Meredith Vieira Show" has been sold to the NBC Owned Television Stations for its Fall 2014 debut, NBCUniversal announced today. It is not a surprise that the NBC Owned Station Group would be the first to pick u... [TVSpy]

Talk It Up | Let Them All Know | Not Good Enough - Posted July 9, 2013
TVNewser: Meredith Vieira has a new daytime talk show. The first episode... [Fishbowl NY]

Talk It Up | Let Them All Know | Not Good Enough - Posted July 9, 2013
TVNewser: Meredith Vieira has a new daytime talk show. The first episode... [FishbowlNY]

It's Official: Meredith Vieira Daytime Talk Show Moving Forward - Posted July 9, 2013
NBCUniversal will launch a new syndicated daytime talk show hosted by former "Today" co-anchor Meredith Vieira in the Fall of 2014. "The Meredith Vieira Show" will originate from New York City, and will tape on a set designed to look like Viei... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Diller Regrets Newsweek | SI's Gay Player Scoop | Vieira Snubs Stelter - Posted April 30, 2013
EDITOR'S NOTE: We apologize for the recent delays in the Morning Media Newsfeed. We've switched platforms for the newsletter, and with that came one too many bugs. Our tech team has promised us that the newsletter will be delivered at its usual time going forward. We know that the Morning Media... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Diller Regrets Newsweek | SI's Gay Player Scoop | Vieira Snubs Stelter - Posted April 30, 2013
EDITOR'S NOTE: We apologize for the recent delays in the Morning Media Newsfeed. We've switched platforms for the newsletter, and with that came one too many bugs. Our tech team has promised us that the newsletter will be delivered at its usual time going forward. We know that the Morning Media... [FishbowlNY]

Meredith Vieira is Not Interested in Today Show Gossip, Defends Matt Lauer - Posted April 29, 2013
You can go ahead and count Meredith Vieira among ... [Fishbowl NY]

Meredith Vieira is Not Interested in Today Show Gossip, Defends Matt Lauer - Posted April 29, 2013
You can go ahead and count Meredith Vieira among ... [FishbowlNY]

'Today' Execs Tried to 'Nudge Curry Off the Co-Host Track' as Early as 2003 - Posted April 18, 2013
The first excerpts of Brian Stelter's upcoming book Top of the Morning, went online this morning, and will be featured in Sunday's New Yo... [TVNewser]

TV News Booker Finds the Right Hotel Can Make All The Difference - Posted February 26, 2013
Keeping a booking producer at one of the top hotels in Los Angeles on Oscar night, paid off for CBS News. While ABC, which carried the Oscars, sent the entire "GMA" team to Hollywood, and even NBC's "Today" had Al Roker and Meredith Vieira there, only one show got an interview... [TVNewser]

The Weekend Ticker: Granddad, Spanx, Greed - Posted February 16, 2013
Tom Brokaw has his first grandson. Brokaw's daughter, Sarah Brokaw gave birth to Archer Thomas Merritt Brokaw Monday. Brokaw and his wife Meredith have six granddaughters. Meredith Vieira does not ... [TVNewser]

NBC, Meredith Vieira In Talks For Daytime Show - Posted January 17, 2013
As I suspected last week week, NBC is talking to former "Today" co-anchor and "The View" host Meredith Vieira... [TVNewser]

Sandra Lee Serves Up a New Magazine and Novel; Hoda Kotb Celebrates Book Number Two with Today Show Gang - Posted January 16, 2013
Every time I think it can't get anyone more Fellini-esque at 55th and Fifth, another Wednesday at Michael's proves me wrong. All that was missing today was a lion tamer and clown shot out of a cannon. There were so many 'acts' going on simultaneously I hardly knew where to look. While... [Fishbowl NY]

Sandra Lee Serves Up a New Magazine and Novel; Hoda Kotb Celebrates Book Number Two with Today Show Gang - Posted January 16, 2013
Every time I think it can't get anyone more Fellini-esque at 55th and Fifth, another Wednesday at Michael's proves me wrong. All that was missing today was a lion tamer and clown shot out of a cannon. There were so many 'acts' going on simultaneously I hardly knew where to look. While... [FishbowlNY]

Sandra Lee Serves Up a New Magazine and Novel; Hoda Kotb Celebrates Book Number Two with Today Show Gang - Posted January 16, 2013
Every time I think it can't get anyone more Fellini-esque at 55th and Fifth, another Wednesday at Michael's proves me wrong. All that was missing today was a lion tamer and clown shot out of a cannon. There were so many 'acts' going on simultaneously I hardly knew where to look. While... [FishbowlLA]

The Ticker: Piers & Guns, Tantaros & Radio, Bush & Christmas - Posted December 19, 2012
"Piers Morgan Tonight" will have a LIVE "Guns in America" special tonight addressing the tragedy in Newtown, CT. Newark, NJ Mayor Cory Booker, former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge, Tucson survivor ... [TVNewser]

'Madam' Meredith Vieira Returns To 'General Hospital' - Posted December 10, 2012
10 years ago, former "Today" co-anchor Meredith Vieira guest-starred on the legendary ABC soap "General Hospital" as Bree Flanders, the proprietor of an upscale call-girl service. On Friday, December 14, Vieira will return to... [TVNewser]

'Today' Toasts Jim Bell - Posted December 3, 2012
The cast and crew of NBC's "Today" (including former co-anchor Meredith Vieira) held an on-air toast to honor executive producer Jim Bell today. Bell is moving to NBC Olympics, where he will lead the network's coverage of the Games. NBC has the rights to the 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2020 games. "He... [TVNewser]

Meredith Vieira on 'Today,' 'Going through more of a difficult time than we did a few years ago' - Posted November 17, 2012
Former NBC "Today" co-anchor Meredith Vieira was a guest on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" this week, and one of the topics of discussion was her tenure on the program, and where things stand now. Vieira rebuffed Morgan's efforts to say whether she would ever return to the program and had nothing... [TVNewser]

Meredith Vieira: 'It's the Worst Pain I Have Ever Felt in my Life' - Posted September 25, 2012
Former "Today" show anchor, and current "Rock Center" contributor Meredith Vieira is nursing a sore hand after a contestant on another show she hosts, "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" gave her a high-five that required some medial attention. ... [TVNewser]

(UPDATE) Top 14 Terrible Stills Courtesy of Current TV - Posted September 24, 2012
At most networks, the media relations team is hypervigilant (read: bordering on psychotic) about the pictures used to rep the talent. Let's just say we may have once used a picture of CNN's Wolf Blitzer with makeup pads over his eyes that nearly made the entire building blow up. At Current... [PRNewser]

Top 14 Terrible Stills Courtesy of Current TV - Posted September 24, 2012
At most networks, the media relations team is hypervigilant (read: bordering on psychotic) about the pictures used to rep the talent. Let's just say we may have once used a picture of CNN's Wolf Blitzer with makeup pads over his eyes that nearly made the entire building blow up. At Current... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 20, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- the Hollywood edition From the Dept. of Bragiculture... "Don't wanna brag but I just got an email from Jessica Alba." -- TPM's Sara Libby. ... [FishbowlDC]

Meredith Vieira To 'View' Co-Host Joy Behar: I can see why Romney might avoid you guys - Posted September 20, 2012
Former "View" moderator Meredith Vieira joined her former colleague Joy Behar on her Current TV program last night, and Mitt Romney's thoughts on going on "The View" came up. "Wouldn't you be [afraid] if you wer... [TVNewser]

'Good Morning America's' Lara Spencer Adds a Side Job: Reality Show Host - Posted September 17, 2012
"Good Morning America" co-anchor Lara Spencer is adding a side job to her portfolio this Fall, when she pulls double duty as the host of HGTV reality show "Flea Market Flip." Spencer will host the competition series, which sees two teams track do... [TVNewser]

A New Set for Today Show? - Posted August 6, 2012
While "Today" is away in London, it appears the show is getting a new set back in New York. Newscast Studio has a picture of streetside Studio 1A with its windows blacked out and wrapped with a sign that reads, "A new way to loo... [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]

The Morning Ticker: de Nies, Vieira, Van Susteren... - Posted July 27, 2012
Former ABC News correspondent Yunji de Nies is joining Honolulu station KITV as news anchor. Starting Sept. 10, de Nies will co-anchor the 6 and 10pm newscasts. de Nies left ABC News in June, returning to her native Hawaii. Tonight on NBC she'll be co-hosting the London O... [TVNewser]

Mitt Romney Also Sitting Down With NBC News For Pre-Olympics Interview - Posted July 24, 2012
Presumptive GOP Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney isn't limiting his appearances to cable news this week. Romney will sit d... [TVNewser]

Women's Soccer Star Hope Solo: Team Was Drunk During 2008 'Today' Interview - Posted July 13, 2012
The Olympics are almost here, and the U.S. Women's National Team is considered a strong medal contender in this year's games in London. Goalie Hope Solo, who recently tested positive for a banned substance, but will still be participating in the Olympics, tells ESPN... [TVNewser]

(Video) With Ann Curry Pushed Aside, Savannah Guthrie Expected to Get Spot on Today Couch - Posted June 28, 2012
The rumors have been running rampant. The speculation has been speeding through the blogosphere. This morning it became a reality! A teary-eyed Ann Curry left the Today Show as co-anchor with ... [Fishbowl NY]

(Video) With Ann Curry Pushed Aside, Savannah Guthrie Expected to Get Spot on Today Couch - Posted June 28, 2012
The rumors have been running rampant. The speculation has been speeding through the blogosphere. This morning it became a reality! A teary-eyed Ann Curry left the Today Show as co-anchor with ... [FishbowlNY]

Ann Curry Says Emotional Goodbye to 'Today': 'This Is Not as I Expected to Ever Leave This Couch' - Posted June 28, 2012
After nearly 15 years with "Today," and the last year as co-host Ann Curry is exiting the NBC News morning show, she announced at the close of this morning's broadcast. "This is not easy to say, but today is go... [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]

TMZ: Meredith Vieira Nixed Return to 'Today' - Posted June 21, 2012
TMZ reports that former "Today" co-anchor Meredith Vieira was asked if she was interested in returning to the program. ... [TVNewser]

Who Should Replace Ann Curry? - Posted June 21, 2012
According to a report from The New York Times, followed up on by TVNewser, Ann Curry is leaving NBC's "Today" show. ... [TVSpy]

NY Times: NBC Negotiating With Ann Curry To Step Aside As 'Today' Co-Anchor - Posted June 20, 2012
Want to know why the New York Times ran a long piece painting a critical look at NBC "Today" co-anchor Ann Curry? ... [Fishbowl NY]

NY Times: NBC Negotiating With Ann Curry To Step Aside As 'Today' Co-Anchor - Posted June 20, 2012
Want to know why the New York Times ran a long piece painting a critical look at NBC "Today" co-anchor Ann Curry? ... [FishbowlNY]

NY Times: NBC Negotiating With Ann Curry To Step Aside As 'Today' Co-Anchor - Posted June 20, 2012
Want to know why the New York Times ran a long piece painting a critical look at NBC "Today" co-anchor Ann Curry? ... [TVNewser]

Where Was Ann Curry This Morning? - Posted June 5, 2012
This Saturday, Ann Curry marks one year as "Today" co-anchor. But as we mentioned earlier,... [TVNewser]

How Long will Matt Lauer Anchor 'Today?:' 'The Best Answer is, How Long Will I Continue to Love It?' - Posted June 5, 2012
NBC's Matt Lauer was alongside his former co-anchor Meredith Vieira this morning as the two anchored the culmination of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. In add... [TVNewser]

Meredith Vieira Headlines 'Today' Show's Queen Elizabeth Jubilee Coverage - Posted June 1, 2012
"Today" began its coverage from London for Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee this morning. Former co-anchor, now special correspondent Meredith Vieira fronted the coverage and will be joined by Matt Lauer on Tuesday. "Weekend Today" continues the coverage tomorrow -- which is Epsom Derby Day, if you didn't know. On Sunday, the... [TVNewser]

NBC News Nabs First Interview with Sean Goldman, Two Years After His Return to the U.S. - Posted April 25, 2012
Eleven-year-old Sean Goldman, the subject of an international custody battle which ended in 2009, will speak out for the first time since his return to the U.S. NBC's Meredith Vieira interviewed Goldman for a story a... [TVNewser]

Ann Curry Talks 'Today' Ratings at Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Ann Curry was one of the eight women honored at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria today. In her acceptance speech, Curry praised her female colleagues in tele... [TVNewser]

Ann Curry Talks 'Today' Ratings at Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Ann Curry was one of the eight women honored at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria today. In her acceptance speech, Curry praised her female colleagues in tele... [Fishbowl NY]

Ann Curry Talks 'Today' Ratings at Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Ann Curry was one of the eight women honored at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria today. In her acceptance speech, Curry praised her female colleagues in tele... [FishbowlNY]

Ann Curry, Tyra Banks, Peggy Noonan Receive 2012 Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Eight influential women were honored this afternoon at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards. The event was held at the Waldorf-Astoria and emceed by NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Ann Curry, Tyra Banks, Peggy Noonan Receive 2012 Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Eight influential women were honored this afternoon at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards. The event was held at the Waldorf-Astoria and emceed by NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan. ... [FishbowlNY]

Honesty | Swallow it All | Do it - Posted April 17, 2012
TVNewser: Meredith Vieira, on what she did after she h... [Fishbowl NY]

Honesty | Swallow it All | Do it - Posted April 17, 2012
TVNewser: Meredith Vieira, on what she did after she h... [FishbowlNY]

Meredith Vieira On Matt Lauer's 'Today' Contract - Posted April 17, 2012
During a "Piers Morgan Tonight" interview with Meredith Vieira last night, Morgan asked the former "Today" host where she was when she heard the news of Matt Lauer... [TVNewser]

NBC's Alec Baldwin Trashes NBC's 'Today' on Twitter - Posted April 11, 2012
Actor Alec Baldwin, who stars in the NBC comedy "30 Rock," took shots at another NBC program on Twitter Wednesday morning. Baldwin has been dealing with a stalker, and it has made international headlines. In response, a number of journalists have been staked outside of his New York apartment, including, apparently,... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer Signs New Contract With NBC, Staying at 'Today' 'Long-Term' - Posted April 5, 2012
As has been rumored for a few weeks now, Matt Lauer has officially signed a new contract with NBC, one tha... [Fishbowl NY]

Matt Lauer Signs New Contract With NBC, Staying at 'Today' 'Long-Term' - Posted April 5, 2012
As has been rumored for a few weeks now, Matt Lauer has officially signed a new contract with NBC, one tha... [FishbowlNY]

Matt Lauer Signs New Contract With NBC, Staying at 'Today' 'Long-Term' - Posted April 5, 2012
As has been rumored for a few weeks now, Matt Lauer has officially signed a new contract with NBC, one tha... [TVNewser]

'Today' Wins Monday, During Katie Couric Week on 'GMA' - Posted April 3, 2012
Katie Couric's return to mornings subbing on "Good Morning America" did not result in a win for the #2 morning show. The "Today" show, where Couric spent 16 years, topped "Good Morning America" Monday accord... [TVNewser]

Revolving Door: 'Newsroom,' Couric on 'GMA,' Palin on 'TODAY' - Posted April 2, 2012
The trailer for Aaron Sorkin's new ... [PRNewser]

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]

A 'Nervous' Katie Couric on 'Good Morning America' While 'Today' Teases 'Legend' - Posted April 2, 2012
"We're glad to have Katie Couric here," said George Stephanopoulos at the start of this morning's "Good Morning America" where Couric is sitting in all w... [TVNewser]

A Kiss Before Flying. Jane Velez-Mitchell Has No 'Issues' at NLGJA Fundraiser - Posted March 30, 2012
Actual news got in the way of last night's annual New York fundraiser for the journalism group NLGJA. Soledad O'Brien, who was to co-host with her HLN colleague Jane... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer: 'The Last NBC News Star From the Era When Broadcast Still Ruled' - Posted March 26, 2012
With NBC News and Matt Lauer reportedly closing in on the terms of a new contract, New York's Gabe Sherman... [TVNewser]

The Common Thread of 'Person to Person' and 'Rock Center' - Posted February 9, 2012
The NBC and CBS news divisions each programmed an hour of primetime Wednesday nig... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Wentworth, Knox, Harris-Perry... - Posted February 1, 2012
Ali Wentworth, the comedienne, actress, mother and wife of ABC's George Stephanopoulos is getting her own Web show on ABC's parent, Disney. "Daily Shot" will be filmed at the Steph-worth kitchen table and on location, and will provide parents a daily dose of news, celebrity gossip, sports headlin... [TVNewser]

Reuniting Anchors and Reliving 60 Years of Today - Posted January 13, 2012
This morning "Today" dedicated most of its broadcast to its 60th anniversary celebration, kicking off with an introduction from Matt Lauer: ... [TVNewser]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [Fishbowl NY]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [FishbowlNY]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [TVNewser]

A Few More Minutes with Andy Rooney - Posted January 12, 2012
Friends and colleagues from across the TV spectrum joined Andy Rooney's four children this morning at Rose Hall, bidding farewell to the CBS News essayist, who died Nove... [TVNewser]

As 'Today' Prepares for 60 Year Celebration, Matt Lauer Celebrates 15 Years Behind the Anchor Desk - Posted January 6, 2012
Next Friday, January 13, NBC's "Today" will bring back a slew of former anchors, including Meredith Vieira, Katie Couric, Bryant Gumbel, Tom Brokaw, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of November 7 - Posted November 17, 2011
Americans' search for Matt Lauer on the global map helped give "Today" its best viewership in almost six months -- since the week of May 23 w... [TVNewser]

'Today' Anchors at Book Signing - Posted November 16, 2011
Stephen Battaglio's new coffee table book, From Yesterday to TODAY is in bookstores now. The book looks back on the NBC News program's 60 years -- when, in 1952, Dave Garroway ushered in a new era in morning broadcasting. (A sentiment heard this week ... [TVNewser]

Royals, Rockers On Halloween Morning Shows - Posted October 31, 2011
Today is Halloween, which means that on the network morning shows, the anchors were forced to wear silly costumes in an effort to entertain viewers... and each other. On NBC's "Today," the crew dressed up as the Royal Family following the Royal Wedding, with Matt Lauer as Prince William, Ann Curry as... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams Filling In for Matt Lauer on 'Today' Friday - Posted October 27, 2011
"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams will continue his "Rock Center" publicity tour later this week with a stop on NBC's morning program "Today." Williams will not be a guest however: instead he will be filling in for Matt Lauer, who will be out that morning. Williams last co-hosted "Today" back in... [TVNewser]

Meredith Vieira: Ghost Hunter - Posted October 23, 2011
Former "Today" co-anchor Meredith Vieira may have left the daily morning program, but she is still a part of the NBCUniversal family. In addition to her upcoming role as a correspondent on "Rock Center," Vieira will be appearing on the NBCU-owned Syfy channel... as a ghost hunter: ... [TVNewser]

Natalie Morales Latest NBCer to Join 'Rock Center' Roster - Posted October 18, 2011
NBC's upcoming primetime newsmagazine "Rock Center with Brian Williams" continues to add high-profile contributors. The latest addition is NBC "Today" news anchor and third hour co-host Natalie Morales. Morales will stay on in her current role with "Today," in addition to her new "Rock Center" gig. "Rock Center" is slated ... [TVNewser]

WFTV Anchor Team Set To Appear On 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' - Posted October 14, 2011
WFTV anchors Greg Warmoth and Vanessa Echols are putting their 14-year on-air partnership to the ... [TVSpy]

Ted Koppel Named Special Correspondent For NBC's 'Rock Center with Brian Williams' - Posted October 13, 2011
In a move that has been widely speculated, NBC News has named Ted Koppel as a special correspondent to "Rock Center With ... [TVNewser]

For First Time in 18 Seasons, Network Morning Shows Add Younger Viewers; Add Total Viewers for First Time in 7 Seasons - Posted September 22, 2011
What is going on with the broadcast networks? They're adding viewers when cable and the Internets say they shouldn't be. On Tuesday ... [TVNewser]

Meredith Vieira Named Special Correspondent on NBC's 'Rock Center with Brian Williams' - Posted September 13, 2011
Yesterday, we told you that the NBC primetime newsmagazine slated to debut this fall would be called "Rock Center with Brian Williams." Today, the show also gets a specia... [Fishbowl NY]

Meredith Vieira Named Special Correspondent on NBC's 'Rock Center with Brian Williams' - Posted September 13, 2011
Yesterday, we told you that the NBC primetime newsmagazine slated to debut this fall would be called "Rock Center with Brian Williams." Today, the show also gets a specia... [FishbowlNY]

Meredith Vieira Named Special Correspondent on NBC's 'Rock Center with Brian Williams' - Posted September 13, 2011
Yesterday, we told you that the NBC primetime newsmagazine slated to debut this fall would be called "Rock Center with Brian Williams." Today, the show also gets a specia... [TVNewser]

Jim Bell: 'The competition is as fierce as ever' - Posted August 12, 2011
"Today" show EP Jim Bell took some time today to give a pat on the back to the staff -- including the interns. In a memo, obtained by TVNewser, Bell writes, "it's worth noting that the news and this show never take vacations and I am extremely proud of how ... [TVNewser]

'Today' show 'Don't Stop Believen'' video featuring Meredith Vieira, Matt Lauer, Abe Vigoda, Jimmy Fallon and more - Posted June 12, 2011
It was a few days delayed as NBC had to get the rights clearances for the use of Journey's "Don't Stop Believen,'" but here's the video from Wednesday's farewell to Meredith Vieira on "Today." ... [TVNewser]

Ann Curry's First Big Interview Since Becoming 'Today' Co-Anchor: President Barack Obama - Posted June 9, 2011
Newly minted NBC "Today" co-anchor Ann Curry will interview President Barack Obama next week, her first major interview since taking on the new role. The interview, which NBC is billing as exclusive, will be broadcast Tuesday Jun... [TVNewser]

Revolving Door: 'Seismic' Changes Across Broadcast Programming - Posted June 9, 2011
[caption id="attachment_22366" align="alignleft" width="180" caption="Ann Curry takes over from Meredith Vieira starting today on 'Today.'"][/caption] ... [PRNewser]

Meredith Vieira's 'Today' Show Sendoff - Posted June 8, 2011
Meredith Vieira's final "Today" show was filled with laughs, tears, surprises -- and a lot of music. Bruno Mars' "Just the Way You Are" was a sort of theme song for the two hours. Vieira also got a serenade from Carole King singing "You've Got a Friend," then, in the following segment,... [TVNewser]

Dirty Wendy | The Joke | Whine On - Posted May 31, 2011
SocialTimes: An ex-Wendy's employee posted a YouTude video that documented various health code violations at one of the chain's locations in upstate New York. Noted: Never eat at any Wendy's in upstate New York. TVNewser: Watch ... [Fishbowl NY]

Dirty Wendy | The Joke | Whine On - Posted May 31, 2011
SocialTimes: An ex-Wendy's employee posted a YouTude video that documented various health code violations at one of the chain's locations in upstate New York. Noted: Never eat at any Wendy's in upstate New York. TVNewser: Watch ... [FishbowlNY]

Ellen Degeneres Pranks Meredith Vieira - Posted May 31, 2011
Outgoing "Today" co-anchor Meredith Vieira is making the TV rounds as she prepares to leave the iconic NBC morning show. Monday she appeared on syndie program "The Ellen Degeneres Show," where she was promptly pranked by Ellen, before explaining her decision to leave: ... [TVNewser]

Meredith Vieira Talks Leaving 'Today,' and That 'Jerk' Matt Lauer - Posted May 25, 2011
NBC "Today" co-anchor Meredith Vieira appeared on "The Tonight Show" last night, and talked to Jay Leno about her decision to leave the show, as well as her colleagues. "I love the show, but it is a very difficult show to do, the hours are tough and I want to spend more... [TVNewser]

Mary Hart's Final 'Entertainment Tonight' - Posted May 20, 2011
The season of lasts continues on TV. Tonight is Mary Hart's final "Entertainment Tonight." During the final show, which was taped yesterday, Hart was surprised by former co-hosts Bo... [TVSpy]

'GMA' EP on Vieira departure: 'She's a formidable talent and that's going to be an issue for them' - Posted May 9, 2011
The Hollywood Reporter's Lacy Rose chats up "Good Morning America" Senior EP ... [Fishbowl NY]

'GMA' EP on Vieira departure: 'She's a formidable talent and that's going to be an issue for them' - Posted May 9, 2011
The Hollywood Reporter's Lacy Rose chats up "Good Morning America" Senior EP ... [FishbowlNY]

Chuck Todd to solo anchor 'The Daily Rundown' - Posted May 9, 2011
As Savannah Guthrie moves to the "Today" show as co-anchor of the third hour next month -- leaving the DC Fishbowl for the New York one -- her MSNBC show will go on without her, says NBC News president ... [TVNewser]

Guthrie Steps Up to Third Hour of 'Today' Show - Posted May 9, 2011
As first reported by NYT, NBC's White House correspondent Savannah Guthrie will become a new co-host for the third hour of the "Today" show. NBC announced the news late this morning. With ... [FishbowlDC]

Meredith Vieira leaving 'Today:' The News Conference - Posted May 9, 2011
There's a news conference happening right now on the anchor changes coming to "Today." Taking part: Steve Capus... [TVNewser]

Lara Spencer returns to 'Good Morning America' - Posted May 9, 2011
On the morning Meredith Vieira announced she is leaving NBC's "Today," former "The Insider" host Lara Spencer made a return to her ABC roots and "Good Morning America." After the "Welcome Back" video, which took Spencer from Wisteria Lane to Times Square and a few stops in between, ... [TVNewser]

Meredith Vieira announces she's leaving 'Today;' Ann Curry, Natalie Morales, Savannah Guthrie upped at #1 Morning Show - Posted May 9, 2011
This morning on "Today" Meredith Vieira announced she is leaving NBC's leading morning broadcast. Vieira, who will depart in June, says she hopes "to stay in the NBC family, that is my goal, it just won't be sitting at the couch every day." The announcement of Ann Curry, who's been with the... [TVNewser]

Kathie Lee Gifford. Michelle Obama. Dance-Off - Posted May 7, 2011
This week, the fourth hour of NBC's "Today" was talking about Michelle Obama's plan to fight obesity, and the fact that she was trying to get kids to dance to help burn calories. Co-host Kathie Lee Gifford took that as a challenge, and the Obama/Giffords dance-off was born: ... [TVNewser]

David Goldman to Interact with Dateline Viewers on Facebook - Posted May 6, 2011
Do you have a question for David Goldman, the New Jersey father who won a bitter, prolonged custody battle for his son, Sean, after his late ex-wife's family attempted to keep the boy in Brazil? ... [SocialTimes.com]

Ann Curry in Pakistan - Posted May 4, 2011
Ann Curry was not on the "Today" show this morning, and now we know why. She's on her way to Pakistan to report the latest on the aftermath of the death of Osama Bin Laden for "Today" and "Nightly News." The Bin Laden ne... [TVNewser]

Bin Laden Killed: Morning Show Coverage - Posted May 2, 2011
"Good morning. Osama Bin Laden is dead," that is how Meredith Vieira opened the "Today" show this morning as all the networks continued coverage... [TVNewser]

Report: Meredith Vieira leaving 'Today'; Ann Curry, Natalie Morales to be Upped - Posted April 29, 2011
This morning Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira were side-by-side for what might turn out to be their final big event co-anchoring together. ... [TVNewser]

HuffPost LOVES Sensationalizing With All Caps - Posted April 28, 2011
WE CAN HARDLY CONTAIN OURSELVES AT THE CHANCE TO CHANNEL HUFFPOST's "EAT THE PRESS" EDITOR JASON LINKINS TODAY AS WE SHOW YOU WHAT HUFFPOST MEDIA DOES TO SENSATIONALIZE ITS STORIES AND SLAM NEWS TO THEIR READERS. Under the Twitter handle @HuffPostMedia, here's h... [FishbowlDC]

Royal Wedding Viewer Guide: Where to Watch - Posted April 28, 2011
Have you heard? There is some sort of wedding happening tomorrow. Yes, the broadcast and cable news organizations are all planning coverage of the Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton tomorrow morning, with most beginning at 4 ... [TVNewser]

Tornadoes Top Story on Morning Shows - Posted April 28, 2011
The network morning shows are all in London to cover the Royal Wedding tomorrow, but breaking news back home was the top story. All three programs led with the tornadoes and storms tearing through the south. On NBC's "Today," Meredith Vieira and Matt Lauer opened the program, then threw to ... [TVNewser]

Today Anchors Leave... - Posted April 22, 2011
That headline was not our own. That's what the "Today" show's publicist titled her press release on this May sweeps series. Cute. Playing into all ... [TVNewser]

'Today' EP Jim Bell: Rumors of Matt Lauer Departure 'Ludicrous' - Posted April 21, 2011
The Hollywood Reporter's Marisa Guthrie talks to "Today" executive producer Jim Bell about being #1 ... [TVNewser]

WATCH: How Monica Lewinsky figures into the Matt Lauer, Katie Couric, Meredith Vieira Revolving Door - Posted April 13, 2011
The image to your left is supposed to be Matt Lauer and Katie Couric living life like it's the 90's -- paired again on a daytime talk show in this century. At least that's wha... [TVNewser]

The $500 Million 'Today' show question - Posted April 8, 2011
The AP's David Bauder tries to make sense of this week's double whammy at the $500 million (that's what it earned last year) "Today" show -- the reports that one, if not both, of the primary anchors might be leaving ... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of March 28 - Posted April 7, 2011
While the news about the morning shows has been about who's coming and who might be going, the weekly ... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer in 2007 to TVNewser: 'There will come a time where I stop doing this, and at that point it will be all about family.' - Posted April 7, 2011
Who saw this one coming? The out-of-left-field report from "Entertainment Tonight" that Matt Lauer will be following Meredith Vieira out the "Today" show door next year... [Fishbowl NY]

Matt Lauer in 2007 to TVNewser: 'There will come a time where I stop doing this, and at that point it will be all about family.' - Posted April 7, 2011
Who saw this one coming? The out-of-left-field report from "Entertainment Tonight" that Matt Lauer will be following Meredith Vieira out the "Today" show door next year... [FishbowlNY]

TV Guide: Meredith Vieira To Leave NBC's 'Today' Later This Year - Posted April 5, 2011
TV Guide reports that NBC "Today" co-anchor Meredith Vieira is expected to leave the program once her contract expires later thi... [TVNewser]

From Barbara Walters to Meredith Vieira, the Women of 'Today' - Posted April 2, 2011
Barbara Walters, Jane Pauley, Katie Couric and Meredith Vieira, participated in a piece earlier this week celebrating the women of "Today." It's part of a seri... [TVNewser]

NBCUniversal's Royal Wedding Plans: Everyone Goes to London - Posted March 28, 2011
NBCUniversal announced its coverage plans of the upcoming Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton, and NBC News and MSNBC play a big part. Just about every NBCU network will have wedding coverage, including NBC, MSNBC, E!, Bravo, Telemundo and even The Weather Channel. ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Thomas Roberts to host annual NLGJA event - Posted March 24, 2011
MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts will host the NLGJA's 16th annual Headlines and Headliners event in New York tonight. What makes this interesting is that Roberts is the first openly gay TV journalist to host the event which benefits the organization ... [TVNewser]

Charlie Sheen Gets a Comic Book - Posted March 8, 2011
There's not much left to laugh at when it comes to Charlie Sheen. Per tonight's latest "Sheen's Korner" Intern... [GalleyCat]

Charlie Sheen Gets a Comic Book - Posted March 8, 2011
There's not much left to laugh at when it comes to Charlie Sheen. Per tonight's latest "Sheen's Korner" Intern... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of February 21 - Posted March 3, 2011
NBC's "Today" show stayed on top of the morning show ratings last week with a 430K lead over #2 ABC's "Good Morning America," but that's the smallest gap in more than three years. "Today" anchor Matt Lauer was off all week and co-host ... [TVNewser]

Lindsay Lohan: The Voice of Reason? - Posted March 1, 2011
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Day after Oscars, 'GMA' outperforms 'Today' in one measurement. 'Today' leads in demo that counts - Posted March 1, 2011
Was it Charlie Sheen? The Oscars? The new EP? Whatever the reason (probably the middle one), "Good Morning America" outperformed the "Today" show by 87,000 Total Viewers Monday morning. As we reported Sunday night, it's big events like these which can give ... [TVNewser]

Man Jumps Over Barricade at 'Today' - Posted February 22, 2011
An odd moment this morning on NBC's "Today": A man jumped over the barricade separating the anchors and crew from the crowd in Rockefeller Plaza, shouting something to the effect of "I am God's gift to music!" before being tackled by NBC security and the NYPD. Or as Meredith Vieira said: "We are... [TVNewser]

Former Cable News Anchor Laurie Dhue: 'Now that the genie is out of the bottle, I just want to help people' - Posted February 9, 2011
Meredith Vieira sat down with Laurie Dhue this morning to talk about her now public struggle with alcoholism. Dhue ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck on NBC's 'Today': 'Do You Really Think That People Don't Know the Things That I Say?' - Posted January 19, 2011
Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck went on NBC's "Today" this morning -- his first ever visit -- to promote his new self-help book The 7. Beck and his co-author Dr. Keith Ablow sat down with Meredith Vieira to discuss the book. When Vieir... [TVNewser]

And the Most Influential Tweet of 2010 Goes to... - Posted December 14, 2010
Co-founder of Twitter Biz Stone sat down with Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira, and Ann Curry on "Today" show this morning to talk about the most influenti... [TVNewser]

Who Wants A 'Zucker Punch'? - Posted December 13, 2010
The "Today" show holiday party at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers brought in some holiday cheer and celebration for 15 years as the ... [TVNewser]

Who Gets Credit for 'Today' Show's 15-year Win Streak? - Posted December 11, 2010
It's a major TV milestone, that will be celebrated in a low-key way. Today NBC's "Today" show celebrates 15 years as the nation's #1 morning show. Look for a promo to air Monday during the show which will thank viewers for sticking with the program all these years. So who gets the credit... [TVNewser]

Robert Gibbs Makes His Morning Show Rounds - Posted December 1, 2010
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Watch: Matt Lauer Cracks Up at Package Shrinkage - Posted November 30, 2010
"Today" show co-anchor Matt Lauer got a strong case of giggles this morning during a segment with Jean Chatzky on the rising price of food. Lauer's co-anchor Meredith Vieira was no help either. ... [TVNewser]

Behind the Scenes at the 2010 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - Posted November 25, 2010
This morning NBC will air the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from New York City, with parade veteran and "Today" co-anchor Matt Lauer leading the coverage. NBCU Direct spoke to Lauer, Meredith Vieira and Al Roker about their favorite parad... [TVNewser]

Al Roker and Meredith Vieira: NYC Marathon Champs - Posted November 8, 2010
"Today'"s Al Roker and Meredith Vieira ran in the New York City marathon yesterday, with both completing the grueling 26.2 mile course. They were still able to make it in to the office on time this morning, an... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Halloween: This Year It's All About Pop Culture - Posted October 29, 2010
The secret has been revealed: NBC's "Today" hosts celebrated Halloween with a "pop culture extravaganza." Does this beat last year's ewok-humping "Star Wars" theme? Trick question: Nothing beats "Star Wars." ... [TVNewser]

Female Newsers Make Forbes 'Power Women' List - Posted October 9, 2010
A number of high profile female news anchors made the Forbes list of the world's 100 most powerful women. The top ranked newser on the list was "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric, who came in at number 22. ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric back to 'Today?' 'Ridiculous' Says Insider - Posted September 30, 2010
There's another Page Six report about Katie Couric possibly returning to the "Today" show when her CBS News contract expires next year. But a top NBC News insider tells TVNewser the report is "ridiculous." ... [TVNewser]

Wall-to-Wall with Every NBC News Morning Host - Posted September 23, 2010
This afternoon NBC Universal held a luncheon touting its morning shows, "Today," "Morning Joe," and "Squawk Box" to advertisers, media buyers and the press. Every morning host was there, participating in a lighthearted panel discussion moderated by "NBC Nightly News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

'Today' Anchors Tell Their First-Job Stories - Posted September 10, 2010
Earlier this week "Today" co-anchor Matt Lauer went back to his old paper route as part of a programming stunt, "Today's First-Jobs." Since then, the other anchors from the program have shared their experiences. Take, for example, Al Roker at the ... [TVNewser]

Friedman: Katie Couric Should Return to NBC - Posted September 1, 2010
MarketWatch media columnist Jon Friedman has a suggestion for NBC News: bring back Katie Couric when her deal with CBS expires next... [TVNewser]

Meredith Vieira Throws Out First Pitch at Fenway - Posted August 23, 2010
"Today" show co-anchor Meredith Vieira threw out the first pitch at Friday evening's Boston Red Sox game, though it seems her co-host Matt Lauer was not entirely impressed by her form. Vieira was there to promote the Jimmy Fund telethon, which raises money for cancer research. Unfortunately, she didn't bring much... [TVNewser]

Who is That Guy on 'Today?' It's Linny, Of Course - Posted August 20, 2010
The name Linny Boyette is not a household one, but avid readers of TVNewser may recognize it. Linny is "Today's" biggest fan, coming to the show every morning from his home in the Bronx. Boyette has been profiled ... [TVNewser]

Blago's Agency Issues Release Touting 'Today' Show's Get - Posted August 19, 2010
The Today Show's Meredith Vieira has the first interview with convicted liar and former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich tomorrow morning at 7... [PRNewser]

Blago Begins Making the Rounds Post-Trial - Posted August 19, 2010
Three days after being found guilty on one of 24 counts in the case against him -- the jury was hung on the others -- former Gov. Rod Blagojevich will begin making the network news show rounds. Tomorrow, he will be... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Back to the 'Today' Show? - Posted July 21, 2010
Katie Couric began tonight's CBS Evening news with the media coverage of the Shirley Sherrod saga. "It was an extraordinary scene on national tele... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist Fills in for Matt Lauer on 'Today' - Posted June 30, 2010
MSNBC's "Way Too Early" host Willie Geist made his debut as Matt Lauer's fill-in on the "Today" show today, increasing his visibility 25 fold, from a couple hundred thousand v... [TVNewser]

13-Year-Old Girl Says 'C**t' on 'Today' Show - Posted June 10, 2010
During an interview this morning with Meredith Vieira, Kayla Manson, a thirteen year old girl charged as an accomplice in the beating of a mid... [TVNewser]

NBC News Responds to New Matt Lauer Affair Allegations - Posted May 19, 2010
Matt Lauer has already shot down the rumors, his co-anchor M... [TVNewser]

NBC's "Today" Celebrates YouTube Anniversary - Posted May 17, 2010
In case you missed it earlier, today is YouTube's fifth anniversary. To help celebrate, NBC's "Today Show" had its anchor team of Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Hoda & Kathie Lee's No Makeup Zone: 'So glad we did it...and so glad we are NOT doing it tomorrow!' - Posted May 14, 2010
Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford did something on the 4th hour of NBC "Today" show yesterday that most people are not used to seeing on-air talent do: hosted... [TVNewser]

KNBC Newsroom Staffer Wins Mega Millions - Posted May 6, 2010
She wanted KFC, he wanted BBQ, now they're millionaires. Los Angeles KNBC-TV overnight assignment editor Jacki Cisneros and her husband Gilbert, who'd recently lost his job, were the lucky ... [TVNewser]

Correspondents' Dinner: The MSNBC After Party - Posted May 4, 2010
Okay... we finally got around to pulling these pictures from our camera. They are from MSNBC's White House Correspondents' Dinner after-party. The boldfacers we saw: Alec Baldwin, FBN's Charlie Gasparino, the enti... [TVNewser]

Cursing, Horse Accidents: The 'Today' Show's Interesting Morning - Posted April 30, 2010
Well, it was an some morning on the "Today" show. First, Meredith Vieira was demonstrating the dangers of trying to drive and text, but ended up demonstrating the dangers of trying to drive, text, and anchor a morning show. (Original, unbleeped version here, via ... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of March 29 - Posted April 8, 2010
The "Today" show was the #1 network morning show last week, but down from the week prior, while "GMA" added 40,000 Total Viewers week-to-week. Meredith Vieira and Al Roker were off last week. Season... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of Mar. 22 - Posted April 1, 2010
After a lower-rated week due, in part, to the start of Daylight Saving Time, all three morning shows saw week-to-week increases in viewership. NBC's "Today" show was the top rated program, followed by ABC's "Good Morning America," and CBS' "Early Show." George Stephanopo... [TVNewser]

Devout Scientologist Kirstie Alley's New Diet Products Are Not in Anyway Related to Scientology...Wink Wink - Posted March 16, 2010
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Behar, Maddow Among GLAAD Award Recipients - Posted March 14, 2010
Last night, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation held its 21st GLAAD Media Awards in New York City, and some newsers were among the 24 announced winners. HLN's Joy Behar received... [TVNewser]

Meredith Vieira Extends Deal with 'Today' Show - Posted March 2, 2010
•NBC's Meredith Vieira has extended her deal with the network and the "Today" show until September 2011, reports TVGuide's Stephen Battaglio. Her current contract would have expired in September. ... [TVNewser]

Leno's Back at Late Night Line-Up: American Heroes and Zeros - Posted February 22, 2010
NBC's revival of their prime time line-up, er Jay Leno moving back to late night, starts next week. His guests include athletes who won gold at the Olympics like Apolo Ohno, ... [FishbowlLA]

Backstage at 'Today' in Vancouver - Posted February 20, 2010
USA Today explores behind the scenes at the NBC "Today" show, where strange schedules, weird weather, and an overwhelming number of activities have kept things interesting for everyone. The Pacific timezone also presen... [TVNewser]

Amy Robach and Andrew Shue Tie the Knot - Posted February 7, 2010
Weekend Today co-anchor Amy Robach had a pretty special birthday yesterday -- she got married. Robach married "Melrose Place" actor Andrew Shue. The ceremony and reception, at The Lighthouse on Manhattan's west side, was attended b... [TVNewser]

'Today' Gearing Up for Vancouver - Posted February 4, 2010
NBC's "Today" show begins broadcasting from Vancouver next week for the XXI Winter Olympics. Matt Lauer will be in Vancouver starting Tuesday -- he's in the torch relay Thursday -- with ... [TVNewser]

David Goldman Interview to Appear on 'Today,' 'Dateline' - Posted December 26, 2009
NBC's Meredith Vieira is sitting down with David Goldman for his first, exclusive interview since being reunited with his son, Sean, earlier this week. The interview first airs on Monday's "Today" show. On January 8th, NBC will air a special two-hour ... [TVNewser]

Stephanopoulos Has Ratings Hill to Climb - Posted December 15, 2009
Preliminary numbers are in for the new GMA with co-anchor George Stephanopoulos. The show, which was the first broadcast with the new anchor team of Stephanopoulos, ... [TVNewser]

Media -- Old and New -- Gather at The Plaza for Mediaite Party - Posted December 9, 2009
Katie Couric, Meredith Vieira, Hoda Kotb, Ann Curry, Deborah Feyerick, and ... [TVNewser]

Comcast to Gain Control of NBCU. Meredith Vieira on 'Today:' 'We've Been Sold!' - Posted December 3, 2009
"Good Morning. We've been sold." That's how Meredith Vieira opened the Today show this morning with the news that General Electric had signed an agreement to sell control of NBC Universal to Comcast. NBCU head honcho Jeff Zucker will hold a town hall meeting for employees at 1pmET, answering questions about what... [TVNewser]

VP Biden Appeared On All Three Network Morning Shows Today - Posted December 2, 2009
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Salahis on "Today": "Truth Will Soon Come Out" - Posted December 1, 2009
Amidst reports this morning that this wasn't their first party crash and the Pentagon refuting their claims that their invitation came from DOD, Tareq and Michaele Salahi, the now infamous White House party crashers, are appearing exclusively on the "Today Show" from the Washington bureau of NBC News. While Matt Lauer... [FishbowlDC]

Lauer Checks in on 'People of the Year' - Posted November 26, 2009
If you didn't get enough of Matt Lauer during this morning's parade, you can catch him tonight in "NBC's People of the Year" special. TVNew... [TVNewser]

Who Will Al Roker Murder Next? Matt Lauer: 'We Were Wondering Why He Didn't Kill Ann' - Posted November 25, 2009
Last night, TVNewser headed out Greenwich Village for the release party for Al Roker's new mystery novel, "Morning Show Murders." Matt, Meredith and Ann were there, as were Steve Capus... [TVNewser]

Letterman, Halderman Lawyers Make Morning Show Rounds - Posted November 11, 2009
The attorneys for both David Letterman (Daniel Horwitz) and Joe Halderman (Gerald Shargel) appeared together this morning on ABC's "Good Morning America" with Chris Cuomo, CBS' "The Early Show" with ... [TVNewser]

The 'Today' Show's Star Wars Halloween Spectacle - Posted October 30, 2009
The NBC 'Today' show hosts dressed up as "Star Wars" characters on an elaborate set outside the studio for Halloween. Al Roker as Han Solo might be worth it alone. Plus, the Darth Vader reveal. Also, did ... [TVNewser]

Tom Delay, Now a Lifeline - Posted October 26, 2009
Now that his "Dancing" days are over, this week, Tom Delay, known as the hammer during his time in Congress, is the "Ask the Expert" on "Who Wants to be a Millionaire." The show, hosted by the Today show's Meredi... [TVNewser]

"If They're Going for a Big Name to Replace a Big Name, Who's Bigger than George?' - Posted October 21, 2009
We're curious - is it George? Despite media reports to the contrary, George Stephanopoulos' coronation as new co-anchor of "Good Morning America" is not a ... [TVNewser]

'Balloon Boy' Vomits - Posted October 16, 2009
•Falcon "balloon boy" Heene threw up on two morning shows today, during interviews with Diane Sawyer on ABC's "Good Morning America" and Meredith Vieira on NBC's "Today" show. The gift that keeps giving. Videos after the jump. ... [TVNewser]

'Has it occurred to you that men's balls are as vulnerable as women's ovaries?' - Posted October 15, 2009
•NBC News' Andrea Mitchell and MSNBC's Rachel Maddow sit down for a new series of promo videos for NBC's "A Woman's Nation," which begins next week and is guest edited by Maria Shriver... [TVNewser]

War Correspondents Speak Out On Afghanistan. Engel: 'I Honestly Think it's Probably Time to Start Leaving the Country' - Posted October 9, 2009
Richard Engel of NBC News and Lara Logan of CBS News are two of the longest-serving correspondents covering the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. But during this week, as the 8th anniversary of the U.S. invas... [TVNewser]

Now It's Kate's Turn to Talk - Posted October 3, 2009
Jon Gosselin made the TV rounds Thursday, including an interview with CNN's Larry King, now Kate Gosselin will sit down with ... [TVNewser]

'Today' Gets Surprisingly Raunchy - Posted October 1, 2009
The thing about having animals on your show is that you never know exactly what's going to happen. You have to be ready for anything. Even so: ... [TVNewser]

Broadcasters Interrupt Morning Shows for Obama/Brown/Sarkozy Iran News - Posted September 25, 2009
At 8:43am this morning the presidents of the U.S and France and the Prime Minister of Great Britain appeared to make a statement about Iran revealing a second uranium enrichment site. Pres. Obama, French President Sarkozy and British Prime Minister Brown are accusing Iran of concealing the plant. ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: 60 @ 42, Jacko, Walmart... - Posted September 23, 2009
> On the 42nd season premiere of "60 Minutes" this Sunday, an exclusive interview with the general in charge of the war in Afghanistan, a report on efforts to find money to repay the victims of Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff and a feature on the still lively earnings of dead celebrities.... [TVNewser]

Wow! Lesley Stahl's Online Surprise?: 'That We're a Success' - Posted September 1, 2009
When will "60 Minutes" get another full-time female correspondent, Lesley Stahl? "Good question," says Stahl, who joined "60" in 1991. "I have no idea. They [my bosses] know I think we should have more women. I think it would be wonderful. It would be great for the audience." Ove... [TVNewser]

Whole "Today" Show Team Heading to Vancouver - Posted August 12, 2009
It seems like the Beijing Summer Olympics just happened, but NBC is already knee-deep in plans for the 2010 Winter Olympics six months from now in Vanouver, Canada. The Today show has announced that for just the second time in the show's history, the entire crew -- ... [TVNewser]

Kate Gosselin Gives First Post-Separation Interview to Meredith Vieira - Posted August 6, 2009
NBC News announced that Kate Gosselin will sit down with Meredith Vieira for a live interview on the Today show Monday. This is Gosselin's first television interview, other than the ... [TVNewser]

The A.M. Ticker: Talent, Obama, Joshi... - Posted July 24, 2009
> Wednesday's "America's Got Talent" was the night's most-watched show with 11.3M Total Viewers. In addition to he talent competition, Wednesday's show included Meredith Vieira's interview with "Britain's Got Talent" runner-up Susan Boyle. >... [TVNewser]

NY Media Gather For Cronkite|Which Journos Were Called On At Last Night's Presser?|Tribune Seeks Millions For Bonuses|National Geographic Publishes Readers Photos|Everyone Trusts Jon Stewart - Posted July 23, 2009
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NY Media Gather For Cronkite|Which Journos Were Called On At Last Night's Presser?|Tribune Seeks Millions For Bonuses|National Geographic Publishes Readers Photos|Everyone Trusts Jon Stewart - Posted July 23, 2009
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ABC's Terry Moran And President Obama To Spend Day Together - Posted July 22, 2009
ABC announced last night that Nightline's Terry Moran will spend a day in the life of President Obama next week. Moran will join him on the road for a town hall meeting Thursday in Shaker Heights, Ohio and then for an interview on his health care plans. Nightline will air "Day in... [FishbowlDC]

ABC's Terry Moran to Spend a Day in the Life of Pres. Obama - Posted July 21, 2009
NBC's Meredith Vieira spoke with him exclusively yesterday, CBS's Katie Couric, exclusively today. And on Thursday, ABC's Terry Mor... [TVNewser]

Finally, Meredith Vieira's Susan Boyle Sit-Down - Posted July 17, 2009
Six weeks after she thought she would be getting a sit-down with Susan Boyle, NBC's Meredith Vieira finally corralled the Scottish singer yesterday. The interview will air Wednesday ... [TVNewser]

TV Coverage Plans For Michael Jackson Memorial Service - Posted July 6, 2009
Michael Jackson's memorial service is tomorrow at the Staples Center in LA. Here's how the nets and cable will cover the service, via TVNewser: • ABC: Charlie Gibson will anchor live coverage "Remembering Michael Jackson" at 1pmET, joined by "Nightline" anchor ... [FishbowlDC]

NBC/MSNBC Plans for Michael Jackson Memorial - Posted July 5, 2009
NBC will televise Michael Jackson's memorial service on Tuesday. Details are not finalized about who will anchor. As we mentioned yesterday on Twitter, NBC New LA correspondent Chris Jansing will anchor MSNBC's live coverage of the memorial service. > Update: ... [TVNewser]

Michael Jackson: Morning Show Notes - Posted June 26, 2009
The Today show was split with Matt Lauer in New York and Meredith Vieira in Hollywood. The first hour was devoted to Jackson, with ... [TVNewser]

Michael Jackson 1958-2009: TV News Notes - Posted June 25, 2009
• ABC News will present a special "20/20" tonight at 9pmET/PT. "The Life and Death of Michael Jackson" will be anchored by Barbara Walters and Martin Bashir. Walters will then anchor the 10pm special on the life of Farrah Fawcett. &bu... [TVNewser]

"The Lesson for Women is That It's OK if Everybody Doesn't Like You" - Posted June 10, 2009
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Call 911. There's a network correspondent who wants less face time. "People think you're insane in this business if you don't want to be on TV all the time," says ABC's Claire Shipman. "The more you're on, the more ... [TVNewser]

Erin Burnett Co-Anchors Today All Week - Posted June 8, 2009
CNBC's Erin Burnett stepped into the Today show spotlight this morning, co-anchoring the NBC morning program while Meredith Vieira is on vacation all this week. It is the firs... [TVNewser]

Meredith Vieira's Slightly Revised Trip to London - Posted June 1, 2009
It was a "special split edition of Today" this morning, according to Meredith Vieira, who anchored from London. Why? Well according to the NBC release sent yesterday: "On Monday, June 1 on "Today," ... [TVNewser]

Carl Quintanilla Interviewed By Meredith Vieira...For a News Release - Posted May 26, 2009
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla hosts a one-hour special, "The Oprah Effect," tomorrow night at 9pmET (10pmPT). And in a unique move, he was interviewed recently "exclusively" for the network's news release about the special by Today show anchor Meredith Vieira. PRNewser ... [TVNewser]

100 Days and 100 Beautiful People - Posted April 29, 2009
As you've likely heard, People Magazine debuted its "World's Most Beautiful People" issue today. News media folks that made the cut this year are CBS' Katie Couric, NBC's Natalie Morales, NBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Video: Exclusive Interviews Live at the Matrix Awards - Posted April 28, 2009
mediabistro.com was on the scen... [Fishbowl NY]

Video: Exclusive Interviews Live at the Matrix Awards - Posted April 28, 2009
mediabistro.com was on the scen... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 04.28.09 - Posted April 28, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. It is day 99 covering the Obama administration an... [FishbowlDC]

Celebrating The "Superior Species" - Posted April 27, 2009
Meredith Vieira is a BFOM: a "Big Fan of Matrix." The Today show anchor not only emceed this year's Matrix Awards, honoring extraordinary achievements by women in the communications industry, she is also a past winner. "This is a room full of such accomplished women, it's a little mind-boggling," Vieira told TVNewser... [TVNewser]

"30 Rock" Allows NBC Newsers To Play Against Type - Posted April 24, 2009
"30 Rock" has brought a sort of pseudo-reality to NBC, where the network is owned by Scheinhardt Wig Company and executives can oversee both television and microwave oven programming. It also provides a place for NBC News personalities to...expand their horizons. Meredith Viei... [TVNewser]

ABC World News Wins Overseas Award - Posted April 23, 2009
ABC News picked up an Overseas Press Club Award last night — the only broadcast network to win an award. World News with Charles Gibson won for the David Kaplan Award for best TV spot news reporting from abroad. The winning series of segments, "China's Earthquake," featured correspondents Stephanie Sy and ... [TVNewser]

Where In The Hospital Is Matt Lauer? - Posted March 23, 2009
Today show anchor Matt Lauer was absent from the show this morning after a bicycling run-in with a deer on Long Island over the weekend. Lauer separated his shoulder after he "slammed on his brake and went over his handlebars," said co-anchor ... [TVNewser]

Time Warner Center Hosts Annual NLGJA Benefit - Posted March 20, 2009
More than 300 TVNewsers packed Time Warner Center's 10th floor event space last night for the 14th annual NLGJA Headlines and Headliners benefit and silent auction. CNN's Soledad O'Brien emceed the event which raised more than $130,000 for NLGJA's annual programs and scholarships. In attendance: ... [TVNewser]

Cramer's First Comments About Daily Show Interview - Posted March 19, 2009
CNBC's Jim Cramer and Erin Burnett appeared on the Today show this morning, and at the end of the segment Meredith... [TVNewser]

For Today Show's Newsreader, May Sweeps Stunt is News To Her - Posted March 13, 2009
Yesterday NBC's Ann Curry Tweeted about her hectic schedule:All the time people say, hey how are you doing? My honest answer t... [TVNewser]

CNN Sponsors, O'Brien Hosts NLGJA Benefit - Posted March 12, 2009
One week from tonight, CNN's Soledad O'Brien hosts the 14th annual NLGJA Headlines & Headliners benefit at CNN's headquarters. (The one in New York; the main HQ is in Atlanta. Thanks, tipsters.) And the tvnewsers will be out in force: from NBC News, ... [TVNewser]

As The Irish Invade GMA, "Today" Goes to Ireland - Posted March 6, 2009
With February ratings month pushed into March, sweeps began yesterday, and the morning shows are taking advantage. This morning, Good Morning America aired its much-promoted, first-ever morning show concert appearance by U2 (more on that later on TVNewser, with exclusive in-the-crowd video.)... [TVNewser]

"30 Rock" Leaves 30 Rock For Larry King Guest Spot - Posted February 27, 2009
Three weeks ago it was NBC's Matt Lauer making an appearance. Last night it was Larry King's... [TVNewser]

Oscars Morning: "Slumdog" Cast/Crew Live on Today - Posted February 23, 2009
The Oscar-winning director of Slumdog Millionaire Danny Boyle, as well as the producer and editors, who also took home awards, and some of the cast of the sleeper hit all appeared live on the Today show this morning, still in their Oscar attire. It was 4am pacific time. ... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams to Co-Anchor Today Tomorrow - Posted February 19, 2009
NBC's Brian Williams will co-anchor NBC's Today show in the morning alongside Matt Lauer, "so Meredith can take a morning off," he announced on tonight's Nightly News. One of the last ... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Andre Leon Talley -- Media Star! - Posted February 11, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE We missed Blythe Danner by a day. Too bad, I would have loved to have asked her what she thinks of her daughter's goofy -- but strangely compelling -- Web site, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Andre Leon Talley -- Media Star! - Posted February 11, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE We missed Blythe Danner by a day. Too bad, I would have loved to have asked her what she thinks of her daughter's goofy -- but strangely compelling -- Web site, ... [FishbowlNY]

GMA Has Octuplet Mom's Mom Exclusive - Posted February 9, 2009
While "Today" aired more of Ann Curry's exclusive interview with Octo-mom Nadya Suleman, including first pictures of the babies, Good Morning America had an exclusive with Grandma. ... [TVNewser]

Frank Radice Joins NATAS as President/CMO - Posted February 4, 2009
Frank Radice, who spent the last 37 years as a TV producer and marketer, has been named President and Chief Marketing Officer of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Until last year, Radice was EVP of The NBC Agency, a job he'd held since 2002. Radice joine... [TVNewser]

What's the Weather in Tampa? "Moist" - Posted January 30, 2009
In a likely preview of something you'll see tonight on "The Soup," here's Meredith Vieira telling viewers of the Today show what the weather is like in Tampa at the Super Bowl site (via Newsbusters):... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: NBC, BBC, Bloomberg... - Posted January 28, 2009
> Today show anchor Meredith Vieira reports for Dateline this Friday on an international parental kidnapping case. It airs at 10pm. For Sunday's West Coast-only Dateline, Natalie Morales reports on a man who shot his wife's 18-year-old lover. ... [TVNewser]

MTP Makes Way For Super-Sized Sunday "Today" - Posted January 27, 2009
The Today show is super-sizing this Super Bowl Sunday and will air from 9-11amET/8-10amCT. Meet the Press with David Gregory will air live following "Today" at 11amET/10amCT. Sunday's "Today" show will feature weekday anchors Meredith Vieira, Al Roker... [TVNewser]

About That Today Show Interview with the Hero Pilot: Delayed "A Couple Days" - Posted January 19, 2009
This morning, the Today show's Matt Lauer explained the booking of Capt. Chesley Sullenberger, the pilot of USAirways flight 1549. NBC News announced Saturday afternoon that Capt. Sully would give his first interview to "Today" this morning. He was scheduled to be with us this morning for his first interview s... [TVNewser]

Networks Cover Hudson Plane Landing, Day Two - Posted January 16, 2009
The network morning shows spent significant time this morning covering the Hudson River plane crash yesterday. Harry Smith anchored from the wreckage this morning on CBS' The Early Show, while the Today's ... [TVNewser]

More Companies Embrace the Slippery Slope of 'Consulting' - Posted January 12, 2009
Dan Abrams caused a bit of a stir last month when he announced he was starting the media consulting firm Abrams Research, but lately it's beginning to look as though he might just be at the forefront of a new trend. First off is a story from ... [Fishbowl NY]

More Companies Embrace the Slippery Slope of 'Consulting' - Posted January 12, 2009
Dan Abrams caused a bit of a stir last month when he announced he was starting the media consulting firm Abrams Research, but lately it's beginning to look as though he might just be at the forefront of a new trend. First off is a story from ... [FishbowlNY]

Vieira, Bartiromo, Spelling Form Marketing Agency - Posted January 12, 2009
AgencySpy writes about the announcement today that NBCU is forming a marketing agency made up of 26 women to offer "marketing and gen... [TVNewser]

Today Goes Prime Time - Posted December 16, 2008
Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira, Al Roker and ... [TVNewser]

Macy's Parade Two-Fer - Posted November 27, 2008
NBC and CBS will both be carrying the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade this morning. On NBC, Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira and ... [TVNewser]

Ending a Week of Going To the "Ends of the Earth" - Posted November 20, 2008
It was a typical morning at the Today show — atypical. The teen stars of the new movie, "Twilight," were there, CNBC's Jim Cramer talked about the market lows, Dr. ... [TVNewser]

This is Today...on CBS? - Posted October 31, 2008
Meredith Vieira, as Pinocchio for this morning's Today show Halloween costume contest, played her part well. During a toss to break during the 8:30 half hour, Vieira said, "But first, this is Today on CBS." As her nose grew, Matt Lauer, as Humpty Dumpty, just groaned (as opposed to cracking up).... [TVNewser]

Lauer Roasted At Friar's Club - Posted October 25, 2008
Today show anchor Matt Lauer was the butt of many jokes during his roast at the Friar's Club, as were many others in attendance. From the TV news crowd, joining Lauer were Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

Ailes, Lauer, 60 Minutes Set For Hall of Fame - Posted October 20, 2008
10 new members to the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame will be inducted tomorrow night, spanning the tube from Showtime to ESPN. A few will be from the TV news world as well, and each of the inductees are profiled on the B&C site: • ... [TVNewser]

Cramer Back on Today, and Elsewhere - Posted October 7, 2008
CNBC's Jim Cramer appeared yesterday morning on the Today show, and issued a stern warning to sell stocks. His comments caused an uproar, with one columnist today ... [TVNewser]

Water-Ready Anchors Prep for This Year's 'Ends of the Earth' - Posted September 22, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist First on TVNewser: 'Today' is going to the ends of the Earth. Again. Matt Lauer, Ann Curry and Al Roker will pack up their extreme-weather gear in November as the show reprises its geograph... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Couric, Lehrer, Logan... - Posted September 22, 2008
> The New York Times' Steven McElroy reports Katie Couric will be participating in the upcoming roast of Matt Lauer. Other ro... [TVNewser]

The Broadcast Networks at 8:46:26 - Posted September 11, 2008
The 9/11 Commission Report shows American Airlines Flight 11 impacting the World Trade Center North Tower at 8:46ET. This morning, at that time, 7 years later, the three broadcast networks had different strategies for coverage. ABC news produced a special report beginning at 8:... [TVNewser]

Natalie Morales Welcomes Luke - Posted September 10, 2008
People.com reports NBC's Natalie Morales gave birth to a healthy baby boy, Luke, yesterday. "Mom, Dad, baby Luke and big brother Josh are all doing just great," said Today anchor ... [TVNewser]

Today Show Hits Battlegrounds - Posted September 8, 2008
This morning Steve is on an excellent adventure as ABC News and USA Today kick off their "50 States, 50 Days" campaign coverage. (You can follow his Twitter updates on the right hand column of the blog.) Look for his report later today. And this morning, NBC's Today show announced it will... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts and the Evening Anchors - Posted September 3, 2008
As Meredith Vieira finished her interview and Robin Roberts got into place, Katie said hello to her former Today show colleague, senior broadcast producer Don Nash. As Vieira walked off the platform, she returned telling the anchors, "Robin just ... [TVNewser]

Network Anchors Sit Down, for Stand Up To Cancer - Posted September 3, 2008
This week the term 'anchor' doesn't really fit. On Sunday Katie Couric, Charlie Gibson and Brian Williams were along the Gulf Coast, on Tuesday they'd arrived in St. Paul, on Friday they'll be in Los Angeles. The assignments along the Gulf a... [TVNewser]

Brian, Charlie, Katie To Make the Morning Rounds After Their Evening Shows - Posted September 3, 2008
TVNewser has learned that after they finish their broadcasts at 7pmET tonight (barring breaking news), Katie Couric, Charlie Gibson and Brian Williams... [TVNewser]

So, Who's Going to Get the Sarah Palin Interview? Meredith Vieira Hopes She Does - Posted September 3, 2008
It may have taken more than a year, but Today show co-anchor Meredith Vieira tells TVNewser, 'America's First Family' has jelled and is now running at full steam. "Last November it all came together," Vieira says of the nation's #1 morning show. We caught up with Vieira a... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Roots, Tastes, Trips... - Posted August 22, 2008
> Next week begins a special Today show series, "Roots," where each anchor explores their heritage and family lineage. Monday begins with Meredith Vieira's trip to Faial in the Azores. > New York Magazine's Grub Street profile... [TVNewser]

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]

Today Says Zaijian to America - Posted July 30, 2008
The Today show announced its coverage plans for next week's Summer Olympics in Beijing. And for the first time, all four anchors will report live from an international Olympic Games. The show could also be called "Tonight" for the time they're there; with a 12-hour time difference Today will air at... [TVNewser]

Two Concerts, Six Blocks and Seven Million Viewers* - Posted July 25, 2008
Within just a few blocks of each other, two distinctly different sounds emanated from Midtown Manhattan this morning. While tween sensation Miley Cyrus performed on the plaza at NBC's Today show, singer-songwriter ... [TVNewser]

Football Day In America - Posted July 22, 2008
NBC Sports' TCA panel took place yesterday, with Football Night in America hosts Keith Olbermann and Dan Patrick, among others. Broadcasting & Cable's ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.15.07 - Posted October 15, 2007
Good morning Washington. Thank you notes on paper are a sweet gesture. "FBN: The Schedule" Drudge reports that Imus is bac... [FishbowlDC]

Pinpointing The Precise Moment The iPhone Jumped The iShark - Posted July 2, 2007
Looking for the precise moment future generations will point to while discussing when the iPhone jumped the iShark? You could do worse than ... [Fishbowl NY]

Pinpointing The Precise Moment The iPhone Jumped The iShark - Posted July 2, 2007
Looking for the precise moment future generations will point to while discussing when the iPhone jumped the iShark? You could do worse than ... [FishbowlNY]

Paris Denies NBC Post-Pen Pay-Per-Interview - Posted June 22, 2007
One of the few vaguely interesting media questions remaining in the Paris Hilton's jailhouse saga is who, aside from front-runner Barbara Walters, will land an exclusive interview with post-penitentiary Paris — and, more important... [Fishbowl NY]

Paris Denies NBC Post-Pen Pay-Per-Interview - Posted June 22, 2007
One of the few vaguely interesting media questions remaining in the Paris Hilton's jailhouse saga is who, aside from front-runner Barbara Walters, will land an exclusive interview with post-penitentiary Paris — and, more important... [FishbowlNY]

Robbed At The Mirror Awards - Posted June 14, 2007
Andersen, Auletta, Kurtz also shut out The first annual Mirror Awards were presented at a Meredith Vieira-hosted luncheon today at the W hotel in Midtown, and our mediabistro.com mothership — a finalist in the media information services category — lost to ... [Fishbowl NY]

Robbed At The Mirror Awards - Posted June 14, 2007
Andersen, Auletta, Kurtz also shut out The first annual Mirror Awards were presented at a Meredith Vieira-hosted luncheon today at the W hotel in Midtown, and our mediabistro.com mothership — a finalist in the media information services category — lost to ... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Al & Meredith Talk Skateboarding - Posted May 30, 2007
On the menu today: a tasty stew of media moguls and television titans with a dash of talking heads to spice things up. After making the rounds and checking in with some of our favorite regulars, we were thrilled to chat with our good pals Today's Meredith ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch at Michael's: Al & Meredith Talk Skateboarding - Posted May 30, 2007
On the menu today: a tasty stew of media moguls and television titans with a dash of talking heads to spice things up. After making the rounds and checking in with some of our favorite regulars, we were thrilled to chat with our good pals Today's Meredith ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 05.24.07 - Posted May 24, 2007
Good morning Washington. Snoop wins. An NBC release announced a new feature, "Today on the Trail." "The series, which will air regularly leading up to the '08 elections, will feature 'Today' anchors and correspondents backstage with the candidates and... [FishbowlDC]

Vieira: NBC Made Right Call To Air VT Shooter Footage - Posted April 24, 2007
While Meredith Vieira's replacement on The View spent the afternoon setting the bar at a new low with her expletive-laden diatribe against Donald Trump, Rupert Murdoch and the New York Post at... [Fishbowl NY]

Vieira: NBC Made Right Call To Air VT Shooter Footage - Posted April 24, 2007
While Meredith Vieira's replacement on The View spent the afternoon setting the bar at a new low with her expletive-laden diatribe against Donald Trump, Rupert Murdoch and the New York Post at... [FishbowlNY]

Rosie Goes 'No Bullsh*t' at Matrix Awards - Posted April 24, 2007
The last place we'd expect to hear the "f" word is the New York Women in Communications Matrix Awards but, thanks to emcee Rosie O'Donnell, the usually inspiring event had some cringe-inducing moments that raised more than a few eyebrows during Monday's lo-o-ng afternoon at the Waldorf. The View moderator did... [Fishbowl NY]

Rosie Goes 'No Bullsh*t' at Matrix Awards - Posted April 24, 2007
The last place we'd expect to hear the "f" word is the New York Women in Communications Matrix Awards but, thanks to emcee Rosie O'Donnell, the usually inspiring event had some cringe-inducing moments that raised more than a few eyebrows during Monday's lo-o-ng afternoon at the Waldorf. The View moderator did... [FishbowlNY]

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