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Meredith Vieira on Ann Curry's 'Today' Exit: 'That Was Such a Bad Time' - Posted 2 days ago
Two years after Ann Curry's now-infamous exit from the "Today" show, Curry's pre... [TVNewser]

NBC Sources Tell Daily Beast's Lloyd Grove 'Gregory is Toast' - Posted July 24, 2014
Yesterday, the New York Post's "Page Six" reported that David Gregory's tenure as host of NBC's "Meet ... [FishbowlDC]

Pres. Obama Makes Statement on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Investigation - Posted July 21, 2014
This morning, broadcast networks provided special coverage of President Obama's statement on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 investigation. The president called for investigators to gain immediate and full access to the crash site, calling on Russian President Vladimir Putin to help facilitate an op... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Microsoft to Cut 18,000 Jobs | Aereo Faces Setback - Posted July 18, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Microsoft to Cut 18,000 Jobs | Aereo Faces Setback - Posted July 18, 2014
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DC Media Cover Downed Malaysia Airlines Jet - Posted July 17, 2014
This morning, a Malaysia Airlines jet flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down along the Ukraine/Russia border. Anderson Cooper quickly took over coverage for CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Malaysia Airlines Jet Shot Down in Ukraine - Posted July 17, 2014
Cable news networks scrambled this morning to cover a Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down along the Ukraine/Russia border. All three broadcast networks provided special coverage of the crash. NBC News cut in at 11:39amET with Matt Lauer... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer Dares Brian Williams to Take Ice Bucket Challenge - Posted July 15, 2014
It's 81 degrees in New York City today, but on this morning's "Today" show, Matt Lauer was likely quite a bit colder. Responding to a challenge issued by Hall of Fame golfer Greg Norman, Lauer participated in the "ice bucket challenge," which has fairly simple rules: record yourself getting a bucket... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of June 30 - Posted July 11, 2014
"Good Morning America" wins another week in the mornings in both viewers and the younger demo, but NBC's "Today" posted its closest total viewer gap with "GMA" since the Winter Olympics in Sochi. "Today" cut the gap, which still gives "GMA" a +311,000 viewer lead, by 59% vs. the ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Shares Wedding Details on 'Today' - Posted July 9, 2014
Katie Couric visited her former show this morning to promote an upcoming "Stand Up To Cancer" telecast and share details from her recent ... [TVNewser]

'Today' Anchors Throw Savannah Guthrie a Baby Shower - Posted July 9, 2014
Savannah Guthrie's "Today" show colleagues -- Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb, Tamron Hall and ... [TVNewser]

Can Matt Lauer Pull off the Shorts Suit? - Posted June 21, 2014
Matt Lauer showed off his new summer threads Friday on "Today," displaying his shorts suit outfit. "I looked at myself a second ago, I don't think I look quite as great," Lauer said, saying he doesn't look as good as musician Pharrell Williams does in shorts suit. "That time you spent in the... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Tapes Final Edition of 'Katie' - Posted June 12, 2014
Katie Couric taped the final edition of her syndicated talk show "Katie" today. The final new shows will air in the coming weeks, followed by repeats through the summer. "Katie" ... [TVNewser]

Sheila Balistreri Signs Off From KTUU - Posted June 2, 2014
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10 Things NBC's 'Today' Learned From A Rare Step Into The Limelight By Priscilla Chan - Posted May 30, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

Pres. Obama Accepts VA Secretary Eric Shinseki's Resignation - Posted May 30, 2014
[gallery ids="226827,226828,226830"]Broadcast networks provided special coverage this morning for President Obama's statement on the VA scandal investigation, in which he announced his acceptance of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki's resignation. CBS News broke in at 11:14amET with Margaret Brennan anchoring from New York and CBS News' Chief White House Correspondent ... [TVNewser]

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan Donate $120M To Bay Area Schools In Low-Income Communities - Posted May 30, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg... [AllFacebook]

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]

Broadcast Networks Cover 9/11 Museum Dedication Ceremony - Posted May 15, 2014
[gallery ids="225119,225120,225121"]Broadcast networks broke in for special coverage of the 9/11 Memorial Museum opening this morning, where President Obama and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke. ABC News broke in at 10:05amET with George Stephanopoulos anchoring from New York. "World News" weekend anchor ... [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]

Turness: 'Homegrown Talent with Perhaps a Few Surprises' to Fill In For Savannah Guthrie - Posted May 8, 2014
NBC News president Deborah Turness talks to The New York Times' Bill ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Couric Back to NBC? | Logan's CBS Return Unsure | #AmazonCart Launches - Posted May 6, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Couric Back to NBC? | Logan's CBS Return Unsure | #AmazonCart Launches - Posted May 6, 2014
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Katie Couric Heading Back to the 'Today' Show? - Posted May 5, 2014
The New York Post reports Katie Couric is having informal conversations about filling in... [TVNewser]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [Fishbowl NY]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [FishbowlNY]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [TVNewser]

Your Saturday Guide to White House Correspondents' Weekend - Posted May 1, 2014
Tonight marks the start of White House Correspondents' Weekend and we have your Saturday lineup. From the 2014 Annual Garden Brunch to a new and ticketed "Secret" brunch, of course the dinner, and to... [FishbowlDC]

Savannah Guthrie Dreamt She Kissed a Colleague; Matt Lauer Hates the Orange Couch - Posted April 30, 2014
It's National Honesty Day, honestly. So this morning the "Today" show anchors revealed a truth they've been keeping secret. "I had a dream that I kissed a member of the 'Today' show cast who shall remain nameless," Savannah Guthrie admitted. "Male or female?"... [TVNewser]

Despite Being Held Captive, Vice News' Simon Ostrovsky Wants to Return to Ukraine - Posted April 28, 2014
Days after being freed from captivity in Eastern Ukraine, Vice News reporter Simon Ostrovsky recounted being captured and beaten by Russian insurgents for three days and nights. "The first night was really terrible," Ostrovsky told ... [TVNewser]

TVNewsers on Gotham, Variety Power Lists - Posted April 26, 2014
Gotham and Variety were both out this week with power lists featuring female television personalities and executives. In Variety's "Power of Women" issue, the "New York Impact" list featured Fox Business Network anchor Maria Bartiromo, NBC Universal News Group chairman ... [TVNewser]

Jenna Lee Pregnant With First Child - Posted April 25, 2014
At the end of "Happening Now" this afternoon, co-anchor Jenna Lee announced she and husband Leif Babin are expecting their first child around, appropriately enough, Labor Day. "As my team knows, I like to double and triple source everyt... [TVNewser]

NBC News Crew on Mt. Everest As Avalanche Hits - Posted April 18, 2014
NBC News had a crew in place at a Mt. Everest base camp this morning when an avalanche struck killing at least 13 Sherpas who guide climbers to the summit of the world's highest peak. Jonathan Fierro is a producer with NBC's Peacock Producti... [TVNewser]

The Hollywood Reporter's Annual '35 Most Powerful People in New York Media' - Posted April 16, 2014
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]

Savannah Guthrie on Pregnancy: 'Honestly Didn't Know If I'd Ever Get This Chance' - Posted April 14, 2014
"Today" co-anchor Savannah Guthrie is expecting her first child with husband Mike Feldman this summer, and announced today she'll be delivering updates about her pregnancy through a new blog, "Savannah's Maternity Musings." "I'm 42 years old,... [TVNewser]

Savannah Guthrie's Baby to Receive the Non-Stop Coverage America Deserves - Posted April 14, 2014
Oh joy! Just like in that dream we had that one time, ex-DC journo Savannah Guthrie is starting ... [FishbowlDC]

Jon Bon Jovi, Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie Honored for Service - Posted April 10, 2014
USA WEEKEND held their Make a Difference Day Luncheon today at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, with special guests Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Jon Bon J... [FishbowlDC]

Jon Bon Jovi, Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie Honored for Service - Posted April 10, 2014
USA WEEKEND held their Make a Difference Day Luncheon today at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, with special guests Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Jon Bon J... [PRNewser]

Heather Childers Isn't the First Anchor to Mix Up the NCAA and the NAACP - Posted April 9, 2014
This morning the "Today" show played a clip of Fox News anchor Heather Childers who mistakenly called the UConn Huskies "the 2014 NAACP national champs." Of course, they're the NCAA champions. Childers corrected herself on air, and on Twitter wrote, "Just misspoke. Fuel 4 late night comics ;)" "I guess you guys... [TVNewser]

TV News Covers Pittsburgh-Area High School Stabbings - Posted April 9, 2014
All three cable news networks covered a school stabbing spree that happened at a Pittsburgh-area high school this morning, where at least 20 are currently injured after a male student started stabbing people. It isn't clear yet if he stabbed only students, or a mix of students and adults. Fox News first... [Fishbowl NY]

TV News Covers Pittsburgh-Area High School Stabbings - Posted April 9, 2014
All three cable news networks covered a school stabbing spree that happened at a Pittsburgh-area high school this morning, where at least 20 are currently injured after a male student started stabbing people. It isn't clear yet if he stabbed only students, or a mix of students and adults. Fox News first... [FishbowlNY]

TV News Covers Pittsburgh-Area High School Stabbings - Posted April 9, 2014
All three cable news networks covered a school stabbing spree that happened at a Pittsburgh-area high school this morning, where at least 20 are currently injured after a male student started stabbing people. It isn't clear yet if he stabbed only students, or a mix of students and adults. Fox News first... [TVNewser]

Cynthia McFadden Says Good Morning to 'Today' - Posted April 7, 2014
A week after signing off ABC News, Cynthia McFadden made her first appearance on NBC News. McFadden, NBC's senior legal and investigative correspondent, was on the "Today" show talking about the Oscar Pistorius trial. "Cynthia M... [TVNewser]

Hillary Clinton Sees Media Double Standard Toward Women - Posted April 4, 2014
At a "Women in the World" event in New York City last night, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressed her view of a double standard in how women are tal... [TVNewser]

Al Roker Recovering From Shoulder Surgery - Posted April 3, 2014
With Al Roker recovering from shoulder surgery, a 2D version of Mr. Roker appeared in Rockefellre Pllaza (right). This morning Matt Lauer said Roker's doing well following t... [TVNewser]

Yesterday, NBC's 'Today' Had an Awkward April Fool's Joke - Posted April 2, 2014
ICYMI: The cast of NBC's 'Today Show' tried to break out the funny on April Fool's Day. More specifically, newly blushing soon-to-be bride Savannah Guthrie and her executive producer. As in, on live television. And that's when the #TVFail awkward moment happened for all of us to enjoy. Guthr... [PRNewser]

Carson Daly and Fiancee Expecting Third Child - Posted March 25, 2014
It's a "Today" baby boom: Carson Daly and his fiancee, Siri Pinter, are expecting their third child this summer. Daly, who has a 5-year-old son and a 1-year-old daughter with Pinter, announced the news yesterday on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." The due date for Baby Daly is just one week... [TVNewser]

Networks Cover Announcement: 'MH370 Ended in the Southern Indian Ocean' - Posted March 24, 2014
The broadcast networks all interrupted their programming around 10amET to cover the Malaysian Prime Minister's announcement that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 "ended in the southern Indian Ocean." [gallery ids="218548,218549,218552"] ABC News aired a special report with "Good Morning America's" Josh Elliott anchoring along with correspondent ... [TVNewser]

Coverage of Pres. Obama's Statement on Ukraine - Posted March 20, 2014
President Obama will make a statement at 11amET on the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. NBC News will break into NBC's broadcast network with a special report from Savannah Guthrie ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: FiveThirtyEight Is Live | Sony Layoffs Begin | Carney to Resign? - Posted March 18, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: FiveThirtyEight Is Live | Sony Layoffs Begin | Carney to Resign? - Posted March 18, 2014
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Congratulations Savannah! - Posted March 17, 2014
A big FBDC congrats to Savannah Guthrie who is now both preggers and hitched! That actually sounds terrible to us -but we are hedonistic ne'er-do-wells, so what do we know? The former NBC WH Correspondent made the announcements today on "Today." As you can see in the video below, her co-workers at... [FishbowlDC]

Savannah Guthrie of TODAY Marries Top DC PR Pro - Posted March 17, 2014
Today in It's Not Gossip If It's True news, this morning Savannah Guthrie of TODAY took the opportunity to tell her co-hosts that she ran off and got married over the weekend...to Glover Park Group PR pro and self-described "recovering political hack" Mike Feldman. We did! pic.twitter.com/Rn73rpsRai... [PRNewser]

After Getting Married Over the Weekend, Savannah Guthrie Announces Pregnancy - Posted March 17, 2014
Savannah Guthrie and Mike Feldman were married over the weekend outside her hometown Tucson, she announced on the "Today" show this morning. "We are so excited and overjoyed and feel so blessed," Guthrie said. At the wedding, Guthrie and Feldman announced to their guests -- using the audio that announces an NBC... [TVNewser]

Savannah Guthrie to 'Girls' Star: 'Spoiler Alert, I'm Not' Willing to Bare All for Show Part - Posted March 8, 2014
In an interview with "Girls" star Lena Dunham this morning on "Today," Savannah Guthrie pitched herself as the fifth girl in the crew, but put her foot down when the topic of nudity came up. "Spoiler alert, I'm not," Guthrie said when Dunham said she is cautious about considering her for a... [TVNewser]

NBC's Peacock Productions Pays For Interview with Reeva Steenkamp's Mother - Posted March 5, 2014
NBC's London-based production unit Peacock Productions UK has agreed to pay the family of Reeva Steenkamp, the woman who was shot and killed by Oscar Pistorius, "a very modest licensing fee" for a series of interviews. June Steenkamp, Reeva's mother, appeared exclusive... [TVNewser]

Today Show Hosts Get Photoshopped - Posted February 27, 2014
Here's what happens when experts at Cosmopolitan add the magic of photoshop to the cast of the Today show. The changes we immediately noticed? Matt Lauer became less bald, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Today Show Hosts Get Photoshopped - Posted February 27, 2014
Here's what happens when experts at Cosmopolitan add the magic of photoshop to the cast of the Today show. The changes we immediately noticed? Matt Lauer became less bald, ... [FishbowlNY]

Savannah Guthrie Helps Seth Meyers Prepare for 'Worst Guests' - Posted February 24, 2014
The media blitz for Seth Meyers has included a THR cover story, weekend coverage in the New York Times and down-the-hall air time this morning on Today. Tonight, it's finally time for the affable Weekend Update anchor to sho... [Fishbowl NY]

Savannah Guthrie Helps Seth Meyers Prepare for 'Worst Guests' - Posted February 24, 2014
The media blitz for Seth Meyers has included a THR cover story, weekend coverage in the New York Times and down-the-hall air time this morning on Today. Tonight, it's finally time for the affable Weekend Update anchor to sho... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of February 10 - Posted February 21, 2014
As expected, the "Today" show won its first week in 18 months in both total viewers and the younger demo. But the other ratings story emerging from week one of the Sochi Olympics is that "Today's" morning competition didn't l... [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]

Morning Shows Wear Red For Women's Heart Health - Posted February 7, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="212836,212839,212840,212841,212842,212845,212847,212921" orderby="rand"] Anchors and correspondents across the morning shows wore red on the air today for National Wear Red Day, which raises awareness for women's heart health. Among those participating: ABC's Robin Roberts, Ginger Zee, ... [TVNewser]

VIDEO: Mark Zuckerberg Chats With Savannah Guthrie Of 'Today' About Facebook's First 10 Years - Posted January 31, 2014
With the 10-year anniversary of Facebook's founding coming up Tuesday, Feb. 4, Co-Founder and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

'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]

NBC News Close to Filling 'Today' SVP Job - Posted January 28, 2014
Remember that org chart that NBC News boss Deborah Turness shared a couple weeks ago -- this one, with the gaping hole where the SVP of the "Today" show should be. ... [TVNewser]

Who Did Savannah Guthrie Like Working With More: Ann Curry or Meredith Vieira? - Posted January 23, 2014
Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer went on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" tonight, because ... well, just because. Host Andy Cohen, a former morning show producer himself, didn't go easy on his 30 Rock colleagues, peppering both with questions abou... [Fishbowl NY]

Who Did Savannah Guthrie Like Working With More: Ann Curry or Meredith Vieira? - Posted January 23, 2014
Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer went on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" tonight, because ... well, just because. Host Andy Cohen, a former morning show producer himself, didn't go easy on his 30 Rock colleagues, peppering both with questions abou... [FishbowlNY]

Today Show Models Team USA Olympic Opening Ceremony Outfits - Posted January 23, 2014
The things you have to do to stay employed at the Today show. This morning, the Today show hosts -- Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie... [Fishbowl NY]

Today Show Models Team USA Olympic Opening Ceremony Outfits - Posted January 23, 2014
The things you have to do to stay employed at the Today show. This morning, the Today show hosts -- Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie... [FishbowlNY]

Gov. Christie Spent 15 Minutes on the Phone with Mika Brzezinski Following Bridge Apology - Posted January 20, 2014
Coverage of bridgegate continues on MSNBC -- and NBC, where a Savannah Guthrie, Joe Scarborough interview was simulcast on "Today"... [TVNewser]

Kate Does All the Talking in 'Today' Interview - Posted January 16, 2014
Savannah Guthrie played a dentist this morning on "Today" in what turned out to be an uncomfortable interview with Kate Goslin and her teenage twins, Mady and Car... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion on the 'Today' Show - Posted January 16, 2014
Sam Champion dropped in on former rival the "Today" show this morning. Last month, the longtime "Good Morning America" meteorologist signed on with The Weather Channel, which is part-owned by NBCUniversal. Using his new NBC id, Champion was welcomed into the studio, got hugs all around, and pulled up a chair... [TVNewser]

'Today' Golden Globes Red Carpet Special - Posted January 11, 2014
"Today" co-hosts will host a live red carpet special from the Golden Globes Sunday night right before the big award ceremony. Matt Lauer, Sa... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Phillips, Report, Guthrie - Posted January 9, 2014
Kyra Phillips is returning to CNN as an investigative reporter and fill-in anchor. Phillips, who joined CNN in 1999, spent the last 18 months at sister network HLN hosting "Raising America." What do local TV news directors think of the national networks? TVNewsCheck has conducted their ... [TVNewser]

It's 'Rise to Shine' for 'Today' - Posted January 6, 2014
"Today" is out with a week-long promotional blitz with eyes on retaking the morning news lead from "GMA," The New York Times reports. Beginnin... [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]

Savannah Guthrie's Birthday Celebration - Posted December 27, 2013
Savannah Guthrie celebrated her birthday on the "Today" show this morning with a basket of gifts delivered by her fianc , Mike Feldman. Guthrie, who joked that she is "42 chronologically, but I'm still emotionally 14," received several wedding-themed gifts -- as well as a fire extinguisher to keep handy as... [TVNewser]

Real Anchors at 'Anchorman' Fete Party Like its 1979 - Posted December 23, 2013
Several "Today" show anchors went back in time Friday night to celebrate the "Anchorman 2" at New York's Crosby Street Hotel. Classy on the Rocks, as it was dubbed, was the brainchild of Christina Geist, wife o... [TVNewser]

'Today' Stumbles Through 'Jingle Bells' - Posted December 19, 2013
Mumbling, bumbling, and failed singing of "Jingle Bells" make up the "Today" holiday blooper reel. "Dashing through the snow," Matt Lauer started. "On a one-horse open sleigh," Savannah Guthrie sang next, immediately realizing her mistake. "In... it's a classic!," Lauer jokingly corrected her. "You don't start changing ... [TVNewser]

Savannah Guthrie Gets Exclusive with Stranded Nevada Family - Posted December 15, 2013
The "Today" show's Savannah Guthrie will interview the Nevada family that survived two days of sub-zero-temperatures last week. James Glanton... [AllTwitter]

Savannah Guthrie Gets Exclusive with Stranded Nevada Family - Posted December 15, 2013
The "Today" show's Savannah Guthrie will interview the Nevada family that survived two days of sub-zero-temperatures last week. James Glanton... [TVNewser]

NBC's Christmas in Rockefeller Center Hits 7-Year High in Demo - Posted December 5, 2013
NBC's annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" special, hosted by "Today" show anchors Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, ... [TVNewser]

Savannah Guthrie's Journey With Jackie Kennedy's Secret Service Agent - Posted November 18, 2013
The news networks have begun what will be a week of stories about the Kennedy assassination, leading up to Friday's 50th anniversary. This morning on "Today," Savannah Guthrie talked with ... [TVNewser]

Obama: 'We Fumbled the Rollout on this Health Care Law' - Posted November 14, 2013
Leading up to the president's remarks on Obamacare, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and House Speaker John Boehner each held news conferences, which were b... [TVNewser]

Savannah Guthrie Shares Memories of Her Uncle With Down Syndrome - Posted November 12, 2013
As part of the "Today" show's #InspiredBy week, Savannah Guthrie shared the story of how her uncle, who had Down syndrome, continues to inspire her. Guthrie, whose mother and sister also appeared on "Today" to remember her uncle, ... [TVNewser]

NBC's 'Today' Men Tossing The Razors For 'No Shave November' - Posted November 1, 2013
It will be a November to remember on NBC's "Today," as the show's men are letting their facial hair grow for "No Shave November." Matt Lauer, Al Roker... [TVNewser]

Morning Shows Dress Up as TV Icons For Halloween - Posted October 31, 2013
[gallery columns="5" ids="201859,201860,201861,201862,201871"] After last year's on-air parties were canceled in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Halloween was back in full swing today on the morning shows. On "Today," Al Roker was Mr. T from "The A-Team," ... [TVNewser]

Full Nelson | Angry Yelpers | Loopy Lauer - Posted October 30, 2013
GalleyCat: On the heels of a third studio album in 16 months (To All The Girls...), on which he duets with everyone from Dolly Parton to Sheryl Crow, 80-year-old Willie Nelson has decided to give the autobiography th... [Fishbowl NY]

Full Nelson | Angry Yelpers | Loopy Lauer - Posted October 30, 2013
GalleyCat: On the heels of a third studio album in 16 months (To All The Girls...), on which he duets with everyone from Dolly Parton to Sheryl Crow, 80-year-old Willie Nelson has decided to give the autobiography th... [FishbowlNY]

How Savannah Guthrie Really Feels When Matt Lauer Makes a Mistake - Posted October 30, 2013
After eating chicken heart on the "Today" show yesterday morning, Savannah Guthrie flew out to Los Angeles for an appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Guthrie told a funny story about a recent mistake ... [TVNewser]

Chris Christie is Dressing Up as Savannah Guthrie for Halloween - Posted October 29, 2013
On the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey governor Chris Christie made the morning show rounds to talk about his state's storm recovery progress. On "Today," Christie also talked about Halloween, which he will celebrate this year for the first time in two years, joking with Matt La... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Cheney, Gannett, Sochi - Posted October 21, 2013
Former Vice President Dick Cheney is making the rounds for his new book, "Heart: An American Medical Odyssey." Cheney talked with CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta for a segment on "60 Minutes" last night, parts of which will air on CNN's AC360 tomorrow night. NBC's ... [TVNewser]

Maria Shriver Returns to 'Today' - Posted October 18, 2013
NBC News special anchor Maria Shriver filled in for Savannah Guthrie this morning, returning to the "Today" show anchor desk for the first time since 1998. The show looked back at some of her more memorable "Today" moments, prompting Natalie Morales... [TVNewser]

Dick Cheney Making TV Rounds To Promote Book - Posted October 18, 2013
Former Vice President Dick Cheney is making the TV rounds to promote a new book he wrote about his medical history. Heart: An American Medical Odyssey, was co-written by Cheney and his cardiologist. Cheney is kicking off his TV tour Sunday night on CBS newsmagazi... [Fishbowl NY]

Dick Cheney Making TV Rounds To Promote Book - Posted October 18, 2013
Former Vice President Dick Cheney is making the TV rounds to promote a new book he wrote about his medical history. Heart: An American Medical Odyssey, was co-written by Cheney and his cardiologist. Cheney is kicking off his TV tour Sunday night on CBS newsmagazi... [FishbowlNY]

Dick Cheney making TV Rounds To Promote Book - Posted October 18, 2013
Former Vice President Dick Cheney is making the TV rounds to promote a new book he wrote about his medical history. Heart: An American Medical Odyssey, was co-written by Cheney and his cardiologist. Cheney is kicking off his TV tour Sunday night on CBS newsmagazi... [TVNewser]

Morning Shows Wear Purple in Honor of GLAAD Spirit Day - Posted October 17, 2013
Morning show anchors wore purple this morning in observance of Spirit Day, GLAAD's annual anti-bullying campaign. Among the participants: NBC's Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and ... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw To Host NBC News Special Remembering 50th Anniversary of JFK's Death - Posted October 17, 2013
NBC News will air a primetime special remembering the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. Former "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw will host the special, which will air 50 years to the day Kennedy was killed in Dal... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: October 6 - Posted October 10, 2013
A split decision for the Sunday public affairs shows on the first week of the shutdown: ABC's "This Week" won in total viewers and NBC's "Meet the Press," hosted this week by Savannah Guthrie, won in the A25-54 demographic. "... [TVNewser]

Afternoon Reading List 10.7.13 - Posted October 7, 2013
Rand Paul grilled on "Meet The Press": HuffPost's Katherine Fung posted a piece on Sen. Rand Paul's appearance on Sunday's "MTP." The appearance wasn't pretty. NBC "TODAY Sho... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Shows Go Pink to Kick Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Posted October 1, 2013
Today is the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and anchors and correspondents across the morning shows were decked out in pink this morning for the cause. NBC's Savannah Guthrie, CBS' Charlie Rose and Nancy Cordes, Fox News' ... [TVNewser]

Here's The 'Today' Scene From 'The Michael J. Fox Show' - Posted September 28, 2013
NBC premiered its new comedy series "The Michael J. Fox Show" this week, and as we reported back in May, the team from "Today" makes a guest appearance as, well, themselves. Early on in the episode, Fox's "Mike Henry," a local news anchor, runs into ... [Fishbowl NY]

Here's The 'Today' Scene From 'The Michael J. Fox Show' - Posted September 28, 2013
NBC premiered its new comedy series "The Michael J. Fox Show" this week, and as we reported back in May, the team from "Today" makes a guest appearance as, well, themselves. Early on in the episode, Fox's "Mike Henry," a local news anchor, runs into ... [FishbowlNY]

Here's The 'Today' Scene From 'The Michael J. Fox Show' - Posted September 28, 2013
NBC premiered its new comedy series "The Michael J. Fox Show" this week, and as we reported back in May, the team from "Today" makes a guest appearance as, well, themselves. Early on in the episode, Fox's "Mike Henry," a local news anchor, runs into ... [TVNewser]

New 'Today' Set 'A Place Where the Newsroom Meets the Living Room' - Posted September 13, 2013
Deborah Turness has only been at the helm of NBC News for five weeks, but the new set of the "Today" show speaks to her vision for the future... [TVNewser]

Orange is the New Carson Daly - Posted September 12, 2013
The second busiest man in show business (after Ryan Seacrest) has yet another new gig. On the vanguard of the network TV morning show firmament. The ... [Fishbowl NY]

Orange is the New Carson Daly - Posted September 12, 2013
The second busiest man in show business (after Ryan Seacrest) has yet another new gig. On the vanguard of the network TV morning show firmament. The ... [FishbowlNY]

9/11 12 Years Later - Posted September 11, 2013
On this 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the cable news networks are giving significant coverage to the remembrances in Lower Manhattan. Fox News and CNN began coverage around 8:40amET ahead of the national moment of silence led by Pres. and Mrs. Obama and Vice President and Mrs. Biden. FNC's ... [TVNewser]

Jorge Ramos: Why Wasn't Univision Granted an Interview with President Obama? - Posted September 9, 2013
President Obama makes his case for military intervention in Syria today with interviews on six networks: ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, CNN and Fox News. Univision anchor Jorge Ramos took to Twitter to ask why his network wasn't a part of the media blitz: ... [TVNewser]

This Was Wolf Blitzer's Idea - Posted September 9, 2013
CBS's Scott Pelley, PBS's Gwen Ifill, Fox News' Chris Wallace, ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Anthony Weiner Dismisses Questions About His Wife in Defiant 'Today' Interview - Posted September 9, 2013
While "CBS This Morning" was airing Charlie Rose's interview with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and "Good Morning America" was prepping for a performance by Lady Ga... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama Continues Syria Push with Network Interviews - Posted September 9, 2013
The New York-based network news anchors heading to Washington, DC this morning to interview Pres. Obama. The interviews are back-to-back beginning at 3:55pmET. Each network gets 7 minutes. And the interviews are embargoed for air until 6pmET. Drawing from a hat, the order had been determined as this: NBC, CNN, CBS,... [TVNewser]

'Today' Show's New Set Delayed a Week - Posted September 9, 2013
The "Today" show was planning to unveil its new set in Studio 1A today, but, like any big remodeling project, there's a delay. "We are currently putting the finishing touches on the new set, and we are thrilled with how it has... [TVNewser]

TIME's Mark Halperin Working 'The George' - Posted September 6, 2013
TIME Editor-at-Large and Senior Political Analyst Mark Halperin's strange facial hair, a dark mustache paired with a salt and pepper beard, is getting lots of... [PRNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of August 26 - Posted September 6, 2013
"CBS This Morning" still trails its morning show competitors by millions of viewers, but it was the only morning newscast to show growth compared to the same week last year. CTM grew its total viewer audience +14% and ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of August 26 - Posted September 6, 2013
"CBS This Morning" still trails its morning show competitors by millions of viewers, but it was the only morning newscast to show growth compared to the same week last year. CTM grew its total viewer audience +14% and ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of August 26 - Posted September 6, 2013
"CBS This Morning" still trails its morning show competitors by millions of viewers, but it was the only morning newscast to show growth compared to the same week last year. CTM grew its total viewer audience +14% and ... [TVNewser]

Big Morning for 'Today:' Manning, Anderson, Jenner and One Direction - Posted August 22, 2013
NBC's breakfast show had an outsized helping of news this morning, including an interview with kidnapped Hannah Anderson, a revelation from just-sentenced WikiLeaker ... [TVNewser]

Savannah Guthrie Getting Strange Shout-Outs - Posted August 19, 2013
Last week Wendy's fast food restaurant chain took notice of her new red-hued locks. "Welcome to the club," they wrote on Twitter. Even The Christian Post got in on the action, writing a ... [FishbowlDC]

'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]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of August 5 - Posted August 15, 2013
"Good Morning America" wins another week in the morning, and by its largest margins over NBC's "Today" in more than five months. Compared to the same week last year the ABC morning program showed the most growth in the ... [TVNewser]

Savannah Guthrie Gets The 'Elle' Treatment - Posted August 13, 2013
NBC "Today" co-anchor Savannah Guthrie is profiled in the September issue of Elle magazine. Guthrie's co-hosts Matt Lauer, Al Roker and Natalie Morales de... [TVNewser]

Kathie Lee Wants To 'Hoda On Your Kotb' - Posted August 10, 2013
It was Hoda Kotb's birthday Friday, and her "Today" fourth-hour co-host Kathie Lee Gifford decided to put together a special present for her colleague. The result: a music video and an original song "I Want to Hoda on Your Kotb." Matt Lauer, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 19, 2013
  NO DIGGING FOR GOLD: "My friend Angela spotted me on the CNN feed in her newsroom in Rochester! Glad I wasn't picking my nose! :-)" -- ABC12's Ted Fioraliso. This T... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of July 8 - Posted July 18, 2013
For the second time in three weeks, the "Today" show wins in the ad-friendly A25-54 demo while "Good Morning America" remains No. 1 in total viewers. But of all three shows, it was No. 3 "CBS This Morning" that showed the most growth. Compared to ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of July 8 - Posted July 18, 2013
For the second time in three weeks, the "Today" show wins in the ad-friendly A25-54 demo while "Good Morning America" remains No. 1 in total viewers. But of all three shows, it was No. 3 "CBS This Morning" that showed the most growth. Compared to ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of July 1 - Posted July 15, 2013
ABC's "Good Morning America" wins another week and showed the most growth in the mornings. "GMA" was up +15% in total viewers and up +11% in the demo during the July 4 holiday week. "CBS This Morning" was also up +15% in viewers, but down -7% in the demo. And for the... [TVNewser]

'Good Morning America' Sees Biggest Morning Lead in 21 Years - Posted July 9, 2013
ABC's "Good Morning America" finishes the second quarter of 2013 as the most-watched morning show, winning its fourth consecutive quarter -- a feat not accomplished since 1993-1994. Not to be outdone, "CBS This Morning" also had a big Q2, its best -- and the closest competitively to NBC's "Today" -- since... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of June 17 - Posted June 27, 2013
"Good Morning America" wins the week and shows big growth compared to the same week last year. The show's winning streak is now at 44 weeks -- its longest stretch at No. 1 in more than 21 years. The A... [TVNewser]

'Today' Interviews SCOTUSblog Intern That Starred In Viral Supreme Court Video - Posted June 27, 2013
On "Today" this morning, Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Natalie Morales interviewed Dan Stein. Who is Dan Stein, you may ask? He is an intern for SCOTUSblog, and the star of a... [TVNewser]

California Stations Cover High Court Decisions on Gay Marriage - Posted June 26, 2013
The Supreme Court of the United States handed down two decisions on gay marriage this morning, a ruling on the federal Defense of Marriage Act and another on California's Proposition 8. In San Francisco and Los Angeles, local stations had continuing coverage of the rulings. In Los Angeles, ABC O... [TVSpy]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of June 10 - Posted June 20, 2013
"Good Morning America" continues to lead the pack in the a.m. The ABC show has been the leading morning show among total viewers for 10 months -- its longest stretch at No. 1 in more than 21 years. "GMA" is up +13% in total viewers and up +12% in the... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Education Nation, 'Frontline,' Growing Up Online - Posted June 10, 2013
The 2013 edition of NBC News' "Education Nation" will once again be hosted at the New York Public Library. The summit will be held October 6-8, and will feature panels hosted by NBC News talent. Education Nation content will also be featured across NBCU's properties. A new PBS "Frontline" documentary will be... [TVNewser]

Glenn Greenwald Accuses Mika Brzezinski Of Using 'White House Talking Points' - Posted June 10, 2013
The Guardian's Glenn Greenwald continues to make the TV news rounds, following the revelation yesterday that a man named Edward Snowden is the source behind the NSA leaks. This morning Greenwald appeared on NBC's "Today" and MSNBC's "Morning Joe." He appeared on ABC's "This Week" and CNN's "Reliable Sources" yesterday.... [TVNewser]

The P.M. Ticker: BBC, Success, Sandy - Posted June 6, 2013
BBC News correspondent Ian Pannell and cameraman Darren Conway were awarded the David Bloom Award at last night's Radio/Television Correspondents' Association Dinner. Pannell and Conway were recognized for their reporting from Syria. ... [TVNewser]

'Today' Team Tackles 'Tough Mudder' - Posted June 1, 2013
The anchor team at NBC's "Today" got down and dirty--quite literally--this week, as they tackled an abbreviated version of the infamous "Tough Mudder" obstacle course. The course makes for great TV, which might explain why the team from "Fox & Friends" ran through a similar version just two weeks ago, but... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: 'Killing Kennedy,' Newswomen, Velshi - Posted May 28, 2013
The TV adaptation of Bill O'Reilly's book "Killing Kennedy" has signed up Rob Lowe to play President Kennedy and Ginnifer Goodwin to play Mrs. Kennedy. Lee Harvey Oswald has not yet been cast. Vanity Fair didn't ... [TVNewser]

Vanity Fair's 'Best Dressed Newsmen' - Posted May 27, 2013
Vanity fair presents a list of the top 10 "best dressed newsmen." What was the magazine looking for in style? "His wardrobe should be dynamic enough to hold our attention but not so outr as to distract from the evening broadc... [TVNewser]

'Today' Goes Coast-to-Coast, 'Hoping that the Past is the Past' - Posted May 22, 2013
"It was unlike anything I've ever seen up close." That's Willie Geist's assessment of a day of reporting on the aftermath of Monday's EF5 tornado in Moore, OK. "I think what you can't convey is the scope of the damage." W... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 14, 2013
Quotes of the Day "Smoke was coming out of my phone yesterday." -- NBC "TODAY" Show's Savannah Guthrie on announcing her engagement to Michael Feldman Monday. ... [FishbowlDC]

'Today' Team Pops Up In Trailer For New NBC Michael J. Fox Comedy - Posted May 13, 2013
NBC is holding its upfront presentation at Radio City Music Hall this morning, and one of the new comedies for the Fall has a TV news plotline. "The Michael J. Fox Show," starring, well, Michael J. Fox, has the actor and comedian playing... [TVNewser]

Michael J. Fox to Play WNBC Anchor in New NBC Comedy - Posted May 13, 2013
NBC has released the trailer for "The Michael J. Fox Show," slated to premiere this fall. Michael J. Fox plays Mike Henry, a former anchor suffering from Parkinson's disease who returns to the WNBC anchor desk (... [TVSpy]

NBC's Savannah Guthrie Is Engaged - Posted May 13, 2013
NBC's "Today" broke some news about itself this morning, as co-anchor Savannah Guthrie revealed that was she became engaged over the weekend to Mike Feldman, a managing director and political adviser at the Glover Park Group, and a former adviser to Vice President ... [TVNewser]

Sorry, Prince Harry, Savannah's Off the Market - Posted May 13, 2013
NBC "TODAY" Show host Savannah Guthrie was all smiles this morning as she revealed her engagement to political consultant Mike Feldman, setting off a flurry of reactio... [FishbowlDC]

Boring Guy Tom Hanks Tops '100 Most Trusted People in America' List - Posted May 7, 2013
Reader's Digest just published a piece titled the "100 Most Trusted People in America" and Tom Hanks took the top spot. This is not sur... [FishbowlLA]

Robin Roberts Tops TV News Personalities on 'Most Trusted' List - Posted May 7, 2013
Several television news journalists have landed on Reader's Digest list of "The 100 Most Trusted People in America." At #12, "Good Morning America" anchor ... [TVNewser]

Chris Christie To Co-Host NBC's 'Today' May 24 - Posted May 7, 2013
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who recently underwent lap-band surgery to lose weight, according to the New York Post, will be a special guest co-host on NBC's "Today" later this month. To end the morning show's "Great American Adventure" road trip the week of May 20 (and May Sweeps), the program will... [TVNewser]

'Good Morning America,' 'Today,' 'CBS Sunday Morning' Secure Daytime Emmy Nominations - Posted May 1, 2013
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 40th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, and TV news shows and personalities are well-represented. The awards will air on HLN June 16. In the "Outstanding Morning Program" category, NBC's "Today," ABC's "Good Morning America" and "CBS Sunday... [TVNewser]

Cable News Networks Fodder for Obama, O'Brien at White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted April 27, 2013
The cable news networks were a prime target for both President Obama and Conan O'Brien at Saturday night's White House Correspondents' Dinner, held at the Washington D.C. Hilton. Obama kicked off his remarks by acknowledging Fox News s... [Fishbowl NY]

Cable News Networks Fodder for Obama, O'Brien at White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted April 27, 2013
The cable news networks were a prime target for both President Obama and Conan O'Brien at Saturday night's White House Correspondents' Dinner, held at the Washington D.C. Hilton. Obama kicked off his remarks by acknowledging Fox News s... [FishbowlNY]

Kathie Lee Gifford Wanted to Publish an Ad Defending Matt Lauer - Posted April 26, 2013
The extensive bashing of Matt Lauer has left him with few fans, but ... [Fishbowl NY]

Kathie Lee Gifford Wanted to Publish an Ad Defending Matt Lauer - Posted April 26, 2013
The extensive bashing of Matt Lauer has left him with few fans, but ... [FishbowlNY]

Fired Bismarck Anchor A.J. Clemente Makes the Morning Show Rounds: 'When I First Saw the Clip, It Was Gut-Wrenching' - Posted April 24, 2013
Former KFYR anchor A.J. Clemente, who was fired from the Bismarck NBC affiliate after anchoring just one newscast for sayin... [TVSpy]

A.J. Clemente Gets a Pep Talk from Tom Brokaw - Posted April 24, 2013
In the span of two hours this morning, A.J. Clemente got a chuckle out of Matt Lauer, he got a pep talk from ... [TVNewser]

TV Critics on Coverage of Boston Bombings - Posted April 21, 2013
At the end of a long week, TV critics weigh in on the coverage of the Boston bombings. In DailyDownload, media critic David Zurawik lists his highs and lows of Friday's coverage: "The perfo... [Fishbowl NY]

TV Critics on Coverage of Boston Bombings - Posted April 21, 2013
At the end of a long week, TV critics weigh in on the coverage of the Boston bombings. In DailyDownload, media critic David Zurawik lists his highs and lows of Friday's coverage: "The perfo... [FishbowlNY]

TV Critics on Coverage of Boston Bombings - Posted April 21, 2013
At the end of a long week, TV critics weigh in on the coverage of the Boston bombings. In DailyDownload, media critic David Zurawik lists his highs and lows of Friday's coverage: "The perfo... [TVNewser]

Ann Curry, Jim Bell and 'Operation Bambi' - Posted April 19, 2013
As we told you yesterday, the first excerpts -- and, in fact, the first several chapters -- of Brian Stelter's Top of the Morning deals with ... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: Davis, Curry, Guthrie, - Posted April 17, 2013
Longtime ABC executive Preston Davis died Monday. Davis, 63, was the retired president of Broadcast Operations & Engineering. Davis joined ABC in 1976, beginning as an engineer in Washington, DC. He was the first African-American president of any division at ABC. In an interview with NBC's Ann Curry airing on Friday's "Rock... [TVNewser]

Morning Shows Focus on Human Impact of Boston Bombings - Posted April 16, 2013
Wall-to-wall coverage of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon continues into the second day. ABC News, NBC News and CBS News all broadcast special reports for President Obama's remarks from the White House press briefing room at 11:30amET. Lester Holt anchored from Boston on NBC, Anthony Mason... [TVNewser]

Savannah Guthrie to Interview President Obama - Posted April 14, 2013
Savannah Guthrie will interview President Obama this week on "Today." David Gregory announced the news at the close of today's... [TVNewser]

Separated at Birth: NBC's Savannah Guthrie - Posted April 12, 2013
Today we mix and match NBC "TODAY Show" host Savannah Guthrie and Lifetime TV's newest "Army Wives" character Maggie Hall played by actress Torrey Devitto. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of April 1 - Posted April 11, 2013
A year ago ABC's "Good Morning America" was rapidly gaining on NBC's "Today" show which had held the crown of morning show leader for more than 16 years. During this week last year "GMA" lost to "Today' by 190,000... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of March 25 and Q1 2013 - Posted April 4, 2013
For the first time in 19 years "Good Morning America" has won a Q1 in Total Viewers and for the first time in 20 years, "GMA" has taken the A25-54 demo in Q1. The ABC morning show won last week in both measurements as well, though "Today" got close in the... [TVNewser]

Devious Duo | Watch and Tweet | Done Deen - Posted March 29, 2013
TVNewser: Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie think people getting fired because... [Fishbowl NY]

Devious Duo | Watch and Tweet | Done Deen - Posted March 29, 2013
TVNewser: Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie think people getting fired because... [FishbowlNY]

Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer Poke Fun At Media Coverage - Posted March 29, 2013
NBC "Today" co-anchors Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer had a little fun at the expense of the non-stop media coverage that the program has been seeing over the last few weeks. Lauer tweeted a picture of himself exiting a room in response to Guthrie's "middle finger salute." Guthrie responded by re-tweeting... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of March 18 - Posted March 28, 2013
The "Today" show can't catch a break. The NBC morning show, which has seen an endless stream of stories about the show's troubling year, was expecting to win last week in the younger demo -- in fact Nielsen fast nationals put the younger viewer win at its biggest since December. But... [TVNewser]

'Today' Superfan Returns, While Another Faints - Posted March 28, 2013
It was a good day and a bad day to be in the crowd outside of NBC's "Today" studio this morning. The good news: "Today" "superfan" Linny Boyette returned to the program after a long absence. Boyette had a health scare, and was welcomed back by ... [TVNewser]

HLN Gets a New Name: Hysterical Ladies Network (and Dr. Drew) - Posted March 22, 2013
To say it's been a rough year for the "Today" show, would be an understatement. The once-dominant morning program is settling in to second place, as new top producers, on-air talent and show segments meld in the hopes of catching on with viewers and regaining the top spot. Meanwhile, star anchor ... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Geist, Squawk, Guthrie - Posted March 22, 2013
CBS correspondent Bill Geist is getting steamy for a segment on "CBS Sunday Morning." Geist's segment is about erotic romance novels, and based on the picture CBS sent over (see right) he really went in-depth. C... [TVNewser]

Networks Up Early For Pope Francis' Inaugural Mass - Posted March 19, 2013
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NBC News Group Makes Ad Sales Pitch At Upfront - Posted March 14, 2013
The NBC News Group, including NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC, held an upfront presentation today at the New York Public library in midtown Manhattan. The Celeste Bartos Forum in the Library was lit up in shades of purple and blue, as media buyers and advertisers mingled with NBC News executives and... [TVNewser]

Still No Pope After Another Conclave Vote - Posted March 13, 2013
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Cardinals On The Morning Shows, As The Pope Prepares To Depart The Vatican - Posted February 28, 2013
With Pope Benedict XVI about to retire, the network morning shows all had interviews with Cardinals to preview the spectacle, and talk about next steps. "Today," "Good Morning America" and 'CBS This Morning" all spoke to Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, while "CBS This Morning" also spoke to Cardinal Francis... [TVNewser]

Pope Benedict Coverage: NBC - Posted February 27, 2013
Savannah Guthrie will be live from Rome tomorrow morning for NBC's coverage of Pope Benedict's final day as head of the Roman Catholic church. Guthrie will anchor special reports at 5amET and 6amET before co-anchoring "Today" from Rome... [TVNewser]

Anchors Gone Good: 'Today' Does PSAs - Posted February 16, 2013
Have you ever wanted to see Matt Lauer inside of a chimney? Or Savannah Guthrie doing hard labor? Or Natalie Morales in her pajamas? Then "Today" has just the ticket for you. This week NBC morning program decided that the anchors should "gi... [TVNewser]

Friday Morning Stir - Posted February 15, 2013
-Andrew Simon, formerly partner/chief creative officer at Toronto-based Blammo Worldwide, has taken the CCO role at fellow Canadian agency, Cundari. -Cheil Worldwide has hired Jordan Waid, who prev... [AgencySpy]

The Ticker: Greta, Harris, Harlem Shake - Posted February 13, 2013
Greta Van Susteren will be anchoring tonight's "On the Record" from Big Bear, CA covering the Christopher Dorner story. Perhaps she'll get someone on the record who can sort it all out. FNC's Harris Faulkner ... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage: NBC News - Posted February 8, 2013
NBC's coverage of President Obama's 2013 State of the Union Address will begin at 8:45 PM Tuesday with an online web show at NBCNews.com, with network coverage kicking in at 9 Pm ET. "NBC Nightly News" and "Rock Center" anchor Brian Williams ... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Blizzard, Oscar, Jones - Posted February 7, 2013
A blizzard expected to hit the Northeast tomorrow and continue into Saturday is keeping the "Today" show in New York City. Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie had planned to anchor from Chicago Friday. ABC's Katie Co... [TVNewser]

John Harbaugh Making The Rounds, Including His Favorite Morning Show - Posted February 4, 2013
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh is making the TV rounds after leading his team to a Super Bowl championship last night. Obviously CBS had the scoop last night during the post-game coverage, but the Harbaugh interview tour continues today. The Ravens coach appeared on "CBS This Morning" and on "Today." One... [TVNewser]

Exclusives That Aren't: First Lady's Dress Designer Jason Wu Makes TV Rounds - Posted January 22, 2013
If you were watching NBC's "Today" this morning around 8:10 AM, you may have seen designer Jason Wu talking about the inauguration dress he designed for First Lady Michelle Obama. "And designer Jason Wu is with us exclusively, our belle of the ball," ... [TVNewser]

Hoda Kotb on Life 'Working Out the Way It's Supposed to' - Posted January 22, 2013
In a business known for big egos and petty jealousies, Hoda Kotb is a dose of Zen. Life "is working out the way its supposed to work out," Kotb tells TVNewser, reflecting on her 15th anniversary with NBC News. Co-anchoring the fourt... [TVNewser]

The Bush Who is in Washington for the Inauguration - Posted January 21, 2013
The two Presidents Bush will not be attending today's second Inauguration of Pres. Obama. But former first daughter and granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager is there. The NBC News contributor was on set with ... [TVNewser]

Morning Shows in Overtime for Inauguration - Posted January 21, 2013
ABC's and CBS's morning shows are going beyond the normal 9am end time covering the run up to the ceremonial Inaugruation -- the real one was yesterday. Anchors and correspondents are in... [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... [FishbowlLA]

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]

'Today' Anchors Judge Weird Human Tricks On 'Tonight Show, Have 'Wardrobe Malfunction' On Red Carpet - Posted January 13, 2013
On "The Tonight Show" late Friday evening, host Jay Leno had the "Today" crew of Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and ... [FishbowlLA]

'Today' Anchors Judge Weird Human Tricks On 'Tonight Show, Have 'Wardrobe Malfunction' On Red Carpet - Posted January 13, 2013
On "The Tonight Show" late Friday evening, host Jay Leno had the "Today" crew of Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of December 31 - Posted January 10, 2013
The morning show ratings race begins 2013 with a split. "Good Morning America" takes a win in total viewers while NBC's "Today" wins in younger viewers, its first in 7 weeks. But #3 "CBS This M... [TVNewser]

Synergy! NBC's '1600 Penn' Locks Up NBC News Cameos - Posted January 7, 2013
NBC recently launched a comedy series about a dysfunctional family in the White House, "1600 Penn." Given the political undercurrent of the program, it is no surprise that news reports can occasionally play a role in the show's plot. According to "1600 Penn"'s creator, speaking at the Television Critics Association Winter pres... [TVNewser]

News Pro Names '12 To Watch in TV News' - Posted December 21, 2012
TV Week's News Pro magazine has assembled a list of "12 to Watch in TV News." Unsurprisingly, incoming CNN president Jeff Zucker, who says "just beca... [TVNewser]

Richard Engel And His Team Thought They Would Die In Syria - Posted December 21, 2012
In their interview with "Rock Center" last night, NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel, along with his production team, said that they believed they would die in Syria. Engel, cameraman John Kooistra , producers Ghazi Balkiz, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of December 10 - Posted December 20, 2012
While "Good Morning America" maintained its #1 spot in the mornings, and saw total viewer growth, all three shows saw a decline in the crucial A25-54 viewership compared to the same week last year. Add... [TVNewser]

Connecticut School Shooting: Saturday Coverage Plans - Posted December 14, 2012
Coverage of Friday's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, will continue Saturday on the broadcast and cable networks. On ABC, weekday anchor George Stephanopoulos will anchor "Good Mornin... [Fishbowl NY]

Connecticut School Shooting: Saturday Coverage Plans - Posted December 14, 2012
Coverage of Friday's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, will continue Saturday on the broadcast and cable networks. On ABC, weekday anchor George Stephanopoulos will anchor "Good Mornin... [FishbowlNY]

Connecticut School Shooting: Saturday Coverage Plans - Posted December 14, 2012
Coverage of Friday's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, will continue Saturday on the broadcast and cable networks. On ABC, weekday anchor George Stephanopoulos will anchor "Good Mornin... [TVNewser]

'Today' Anchors Meet Their Viewer Look-Alikes - Posted December 12, 2012
After a recent segment on look-alikes, the "Today" team spent the past two weeks combing through viewer submissions to find doppelgangers for Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of November 19 & November Sweeps - Posted November 30, 2012
"Good Morning America" has won its first November sweeps in more than 18 years ranking as the #1 morning show in total viewers (first since Nov. 1995) and A25-54 viewers (first since July 1994). "GMA" led "Today" by +467,000 total viewers and +28,000 younger viewers for the month. Compared to the... [TVNewser]

Debating Anderson Cooper's Twitter Fight - Posted November 21, 2012
Anderson Cooper's Twitter backlash toward a viewer was a topic on the "Today" show's third hour this morning. "Cooper," explained Willie Giest, "has been rep... [TVNewser]

NBC TODAY's Al Roker and Savannah Guthrie Offer Warm and Pointless Thanksgiving Thoughts - Posted November 20, 2012
Sometimes hosts of the upcoming Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade shouldn't be interviewed before, after or during the fact. What are NBC's Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker grateful for and what are their Thanksgiving traditions? Who cares? Even they don't know or seem to care, but they manage to pull a variety... [PRNewser]

Al Roker and Savannah Guthrie Preview Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - Posted November 20, 2012
This year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade coverage on NBC will be hosted by regular Al Roker, Matt Lauer and for the first time, "Today" co-host Savannah Guthrie. NBCUDirect spoke to both Guthrie and Roker, who previewed their coverage, and their... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of November 5 - Posted November 15, 2012
The week of the Presidential election was a strong one for ABC's "Good Morning America" and CBS' "CBS This Morning," with both programs seeing substantial ratings increases from the same week last year. ... [TVNewser]

NBC Affiliates Reflect on 'Today' Show's Struggles - Posted November 13, 2012
As NBC News prepares a shift in the executive ranks at "Today," Broadcasting & Cable's Michael Malone ... [TVSpy]

NBC Affiliates Express 'Today' Concerns - Posted November 13, 2012
Yesterday evening NBC announced a new role for "Today" executive producer Jim Bell at NBC Sports, and reports trickled out about new leadership at ... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of October 29 - Posted November 9, 2012
Not only have ratings reports been delayed due to Hurricane Sandy, but the overall national numbers may be skewed as markets like New York and Philadelphia did not carry the morning broadcasts for much of last week in addition to the millions of homes without power. As a result, ABC and CBS... [TVNewser]

Democracy Plaza Readies For Its Close-Up - Posted November 6, 2012
For the third-straight Presidential election, NBC is turning the skating rink and Rockefeller Plaza around it, into its election news hub "Democracy Plaza." An outline of the United States lies a half inch under the ice, and will be filled in as each state goes red for Romney or blue for... [TVNewser]

'We Want to Welcome the Newest Member of the Today Family' - Posted November 3, 2012
Erica Hill co-hosted her first Weekend "Today" show this morning alongside longtime anchor Lester Holt. And, as has become a tradition at "Today", Holt paused... [TVNewser]

NBC News Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
"NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams heads up NBC's coverage from Rockefeller Plaza -- dubbed Democr... [Fishbowl NY]

NBC News Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
"NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams heads up NBC's coverage from Rockefeller Plaza -- dubbed Democr... [FishbowlNY]

NBC News Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
"NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams heads up NBC's coverage from Rockefeller Plaza -- dubbed Democr... [TVNewser]

In Sandy's Wake, NBC Expands 'Today,' Plans Primetime Special - Posted October 30, 2012
The "Today" show's four hours are dedicated to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as the superstorm continues to move inland. Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie are reporting... [TVNewser]

Body Image Blogger Calls Out Haters on Today - Posted October 23, 2012
In case you haven't heard of "Humans of New York", here's a quick primer: The page, run by a photographer named Brandon, blew up on Facebook in recent months thanks to its candid portraits of the fascinating people who pass through our nation's biggest city on any given day. The project ran... [PRNewser]

Where to Watch the Final Presidential Debate - Posted October 22, 2012
Tonight is the third and final Presidential debate of this election cycle. CBS' Bob Schieffer moderates at Lynn University in Boca Raton. Here's a round up of what the cable and broadcast networks have planned... ... [TVNewser]

'Today' Has Two 'Exclusives,' Provided You Don't Watch CBS - Posted October 22, 2012
NBC's "Today" had two "exclusive interviews" this morning, although both people had already been interviewed on CBS News. Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner was interviewed by Savannah Guthrie this morning, touted as a "Today" exclusive. The only problem is that ... [TVNewser]

'CBS This Morning' Book Club, Naturalization Ceremony On NBC Among Sweeps Stunts - Posted October 16, 2012
With November's ratings sweeps period approaching, the network morning shows are preparing special programming to take advantage of the event. "CBS This Morning" is launching an interactive book club for viewers that will culminate next month. The initiative, dubbed, "CBS This Morning Reads," is kicking off with a re-release of Team of... [TVNewser]

Where to Watch the Second Presidential Debate - Posted October 16, 2012
Tonight's Presidential debate, moderated by CNN's Candy Crowley, will be held at Hofstra University at 9pmET. Here's a round-up of what the broadcast and cable networks have planned. On ABC News, ... [TVNewser]

NBC News Sets Vice Presidential Debate Plans - Posted October 10, 2012
NBC News has set coverage plans for Thursday's Vice Presidential debate at Centre College in Kentucky. Brian Williams will anchor from New York, as he did for last week's Presidential debate from Denver. Willi... [TVNewser]

'Good Morning America' Is Not Just Winning, But Winning Big - Posted October 4, 2012
A once in a generation shift is occurring on TV. The "Today" show which had dominated mornings for 16 years, ceded that crown in April. Now, not only is "Good Morning America" consistently winning in both total viewers and the younger demo, the ABC morning show is doing so by wider... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of September 24 - Posted October 4, 2012
It's been six months since "Good Morning America" broke the "Today" show's 16-year winning streak. And for "GMA" the wins keep coming. The week also marked the start of the 2012-13 ratings se... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams to Anchor NBC's Debate Coverage - Posted October 3, 2012
NBC News will cover the first presidential debate tonight from 9pm-11pmET. The broadcast will be anchored by Brian Williams in New York. Williams will be joined by ... [TVNewser]

The AP Profiles Norah O'Donnell - Posted October 1, 2012
The AP's David Bauder profiles new "CBS This Morning" co-anchor Norah O'Donnell. Bauder talks a bit about her car... [TVNewser]

'Today' Show Producer: Leave Matt Lauer Alone! - Posted September 26, 2012
NBC's perennial ratings champion "Today" recently made some fairly big changes by ... [PRNewser]

'Today' EP: Matt Lauer 'Should not bear any of the blame' for Ann Curry Transition - Posted September 26, 2012
THR's Marissa Guthrie peppered "Today" show EP Jim Bell with questions ... [TVNewser]

Education Nation, The U.N. and CGI: Obama and Romney Make the Rounds in New York City - Posted September 25, 2012
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Morning Chatter - Posted September 25, 2012
Quotes of the Day Congratulations to...MSNBC's Willie Geist for being hired for the 9 a.m. hour of The TODAY Show. He will no longer do the Way Too Early program but will continue to have a presence on Morn... [FishbowlDC]

David Gregory Still has the Moves - Posted September 14, 2012
Sunday morning David Gregory will be all politics on "Meet the Press," but this morning -- filling in for Matt Lauer -- he joined the "Today" show's Savannah Guthrie, Nata... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of September 3 - Posted September 13, 2012
"Good Morning America" wins another week in both total viewers and younger viewers: the first time in 17 years the show has had back-to-back weekly wins against "Today" in the demo. Compared to the same week last ... [TVNewser]

Coverage Turns To The Middle East As Ambassador To Libya Killed - Posted September 12, 2012
President Obama will speak shortly about the situation in Libya, in which the U.S. ambassador to the still-young nation was killed by Islamic militants. Mitt Romney also made a brief public statement at 10:15 AM condemning the attacks. Ambassador Chris Stevens died as he and a group of embassy employees went to... [TVNewser]

E!'s Flamboyant Correspondent Interviews Savannah - Posted September 4, 2012
This just in from Piranhamous in Charlotte..."The guy kid from the Tonight Show interviewing the chick from the Today Show. There was lots of fake laughing." Above is NBC's TODAY Show co-host Savannah Guthrie and E!'s openly ... [FishbowlDC]

Mass Shooting Near Empire State Building - Posted August 24, 2012
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Is Al Roker Ok? How Well Do Fox News Hosts Know The Bible? Today In Odd Morning Show Moments - Posted August 21, 2012
Reddit user "CoLmes" spotted this odd moment on NBC's "Today" (which appears to have happened last week). Al Roker, Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer are tal... [TVNewser]

NBC News, Telemundo Reveal DNC, RNC Coverage Plans - Posted August 20, 2012
NBC News and Telemundo have announced their coverage plans for the 2012 Democratic and Republican national conventions. As expected, NBC will not have coverage on the Wednesday of the DNC, due to the NFL kickoff game. It will make up for that with two hours of coverage on Thursday, however. ... [TVNewser]

'Today' Back in the U.S., Trying to Keep the Gold - Posted August 13, 2012
The Today show team returned to Rockefeller Plaza this morning by red double-decker bus, a nod to the last three weeks spent in London covering the Summer games. "You notice they did a little remodeling while we were gone," said Matt Lauer. "Take... [TVNewser]

Where Do Anchors Abroad Go When They Have Some Free Time? - Posted August 10, 2012
At Wembley with @nmoralesnbc watching USA women soccer!!! twitter.com/SavannahGuthri... -- Savannah Guthrie (@SavannahGuthrie) August 9, 2012 Working at a major event abroad like the Olympics may se... [TVNewser]

London 2012: Producing 'Today' From Afar - Posted August 9, 2012
Between the basketball arena and the athletes village, in the northeastern section of the Olympic Park in London, NBC has set up what seems like a small village with one purpose: to broadcast "Today" live from the Olympic games. There is a control room, a green room and production offices in mak... [TVNewser]

Tearful Lolo Jones on New York Times: 'It Was Just Heartbreaking. I Don't Think I Should Be Ripped Apart by Media' - Posted August 8, 2012
Lolo Jones, who finished fourth in the finals of the 100M hurdles Tuesday, went on "Today" this morning and, fighting back tears, said a Saturday New York Times story that compared her to Anna Kournikova, the former tennis pro known more for... [TVNewser]

Jim Bell on Savannah Guthrie, Olympic Ratings, and Tape Delays - Posted August 1, 2012
SiriusXM host Chris Russo spoke with "Today" show EP Jim Bell, who is also executive producer for NBC's coverage of the London Olympics. Russo and Bell ... [Fishbowl NY]

Jim Bell on Savannah Guthrie, Olympic Ratings, and Tape Delays - Posted August 1, 2012
SiriusXM host Chris Russo spoke with "Today" show EP Jim Bell, who is also executive producer for NBC's coverage of the London Olympics. Russo and Bell ... [FishbowlNY]

Jim Bell on Savannah Guthrie, Olympic Ratings, and Tape Delays - Posted August 1, 2012
SiriusXM host Chris Russo spoke with "Today" show EP Jim Bell, who is also executive producer for NBC's coverage of the London Olympics. Russo and Bell ... [TVNewser]

How's the 'Today' Show Doing from London? - Posted August 1, 2012
'Today' anchors Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker, Natalie Morales and Hoda Kotb take on Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhuasser, of the U.S. Beach Volleyball team on Wednesday's show. Yesterday ... [TVNewser]

Is Hoda Kotb An Emergency 'Today' Olympics Replacement? In A Word: No - Posted July 31, 2012
The New York Daily News splashed NBC "Today" anchors Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie on its front page this morning, ... [TVNewser]

The Olympics Ticker: Games Begin, Social Olympics, 'Today' Arrives - Posted July 25, 2012
The first Olympic competition took place this morning, two days before the Opening Ceremony. Women's soccer preliminaries aired on MSNBC with Great Britain beating New Zealand, 1-0. Also today, the USA women beat France, 4-2. TVSpy reports NBC News and NBC's 10 owned TV stations are joining forces for the social... [TVNewser]

Colorado Shooting: Network Special Reports For First Court Appearance - Posted July 23, 2012
The broadcast networks are planning special reports for the 11:30 AM court appearance of James Holmes, the man who opened fire in a Colorado movie theater, killing 12 and wounding dozens of others. On CBS, Scott Pelley will anchor, joined by correspondent John Miller. On ABC ... [TVNewser]

Colorado Shooting: Ann Curry To Anchor 'Dateline' On NBC And Co-Anchor 'Today' With Savannah Guthrie, As News Takes Over Primetime - Posted July 20, 2012
Former "Today" anchor Ann Curry will return to NBC tonight to anchor the network's coverage of the shooting in Colorado. Curry will anchor a special edition of "Dateline" live from Aurora, Colorado at 9 PM, and will a... [TVNewser]

Colorado Shooting: President Obama to Address Nation At 11:20 AM ET - Posted July 20, 2012
President Obama will address the nation to comment on the tragic shooting in Aurora Colorado at 11:20 AM ET. The President has spoken with the Mayor of Aurora, and released a statement saying that he was "shocked and saddened" by the shooting. Mitt Romney released a statement saying "Ann an... [TVNewser]

WPIX Takes a Victory Lap in Morning; Beats WNYW, Edges Today - Posted July 18, 2012
WPIX is flexing its muscle in morning. The Nielsen overnight ratings for yesterday's show is some great news for Channel 11. The PIX Morning News claims a huge victory in the advertiser-friendly Adults 25 to 54 demographic. Not only did WPIX defeat its main competition in the 7 a.m. hour, WNYW with... [Fishbowl NY]

WPIX Takes a Victory Lap in Morning; Beats WNYW, Edges Today - Posted July 18, 2012
WPIX is flexing its muscle in morning. The Nielsen overnight ratings for yesterday's show is some great news for Channel 11. The PIX Morning News claims a huge victory in the advertiser-friendly Adults 25 to 54 demographic. Not only did WPIX defeat its main competition in the 7 a.m. hour, WNYW with... [FishbowlNY]

Today Facebook Page Passes One Million Likes - Posted July 18, 2012
NBC's "Today" passed an arbitrary but fun social media milestone late yesterday, as its Facebook fan page passed one million likes. This morning the co-anchors went out to Rockefeller Plaza to talk about the accomplishment. Fans in the Plaza were given orange t-shirts and foam fingers, and were encouraged to "get... [TVNewser]

'GMA' Close To 'Today' In The Demo Last Week, Capus: 'Today' 'A small piece of this entire portfolio' - Posted July 16, 2012
Last week was Savannah Guthrie's first official week as co-host of NBC's "Today," and the preliminary ratings indicate that the trend of "Good Morning America" catching up to "Today" has not s... [TVNewser]

'GMA' Close To 'Today' In The Demo Last Week, Capus: 'Today' 'A small piece of this entire portfolio' - Posted July 16, 2012
Last week was Savannah Guthrie's first official week as co-host of NBC's "Today," and the preliminary ratings indicate that the trend of "Good Morning America" catching up to "Today" has not s... [Fishbowl NY]

'GMA' Close To 'Today' In The Demo Last Week, Capus: 'Today' 'A small piece of this entire portfolio' - Posted July 16, 2012
Last week was Savannah Guthrie's first official week as co-host of NBC's "Today," and the preliminary ratings indicate that the trend of "Good Morning America" catching up to "Today" has not s... [FishbowlNY]

Jethro Nededog on Joining Celebuzz - Posted July 16, 2012
It's been a month since Jethro Nededog switched to the professional channel of Celebuzz senior editor, TV. But one thing remains the same - he is reporting once more to good friend and mentor Joseph Kapsch. ... [FishbowlLA]

'GMA' Winning This Week's Ratings Battle With 'Today' - Posted July 13, 2012
This was Savannah Guthrie's first week as co-host of the Today show, but it may not be an overall ratings winner. ... [PRNewser]

'GMA' In Strong Position To Win Savannah Guthrie's First Official Week On 'Today' - Posted July 12, 2012
As we have noted, ABC's "Good Morning America" topped NBC's "Today" in both total viewers and adults 25-54 Monday and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of July 2 - Posted July 12, 2012
"Good Morning America" wins the holiday week in Total Viewers, and "Today" continues its winning streak in younger viewers, but "CBS This Morning" is showing the most growth. "GMA's" win over "Today" was by the largest margin in 17 years, with a +243,000 viewer difference. "Today" which saw a week of substit... [TVNewser]

In Early Ratings, 'GMA' Takes Tuesday - Posted July 11, 2012
According to preliminary Nielsen fast affiliate data "Good Morning America" placed first Tuesday in both Total Viewers and A25-54 viewers. "GMA" had +151,000 lead on "Today" in Total Viewers (4.326M vs. 4.175M) and an +11,000 lead among younger viewers (1.690M vs. 1.679M). The show was also #1 on Monday and Friday. In... [TVNewser]

'Good Morning America' Beats 'Today' in Savannah Guthrie's Debut - Posted July 10, 2012
In preliminary fast affiliate numbers for Monday, "Good Morning America" topped "Today" in both Total... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Gupta, Dateline, Savannah - Posted July 9, 2012
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta is in Cambodia, reporting on a mysterious illness that has been killing children there. Gupta is reporting for all CNN programs and platforms about the mystery illness, which has killed mo... [TVNewser]

Revolving Door: 'Good Afternoon America'; Guthrie on 'Today'; and more - Posted July 9, 2012
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Savannah Guthrie Makes Official Debut as 'Today' Co-Host - Posted July 9, 2012
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Savannah Guthrie And Matt Lauer Make Formal 'Today' Debut - Posted July 9, 2012
This morning was the first official day behind the anchor desk for the new "Today" anchor team of Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie. After the opening credit, which included the voiceover announcer saying "Savannah Guthrie" for the first time, Lauer formally welcomed her to the program. WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted July 6, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Dave Price Gets Started on ... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted July 6, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Dave Price Gets Started on ... [FishbowlNY]

Bill Geist Reveals Parkinson's Diagnosis on 'CBS Sunday Morning' - Posted July 2, 2012
Longtime CBS News correspondent Bill Geist announced on "CBS Sunday Morning" that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. "I've had it for years, told no one, not even my kids. I didn't want them to worry, didn't want to be seen as 'the sick guy.' Today, I'm telling you." WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

Capus on Curry at 'Today:' 'We Gave Her a Year to Prove Herself' - Posted July 1, 2012
Following Friday's naming of Savannah Guthrie as "Today" show co-anchor, NBC News president Steve Capus ... [TVNewser]

'Today' Mishandles Ann Curry's Departure - Posted June 29, 2012
Savannah Guthrie was officially named the new Today... [AgencySpy]

Today for Savannah | Quits for TomKat | Kelly Leaves Mornings - Posted June 29, 2012
TVNewser: Just as the tears dried from Ann Curry 's dismis... [Fishbowl NY]

Today for Savannah | Quits for TomKat | Kelly Leaves Mornings - Posted June 29, 2012
TVNewser: Just as the tears dried from Ann Curry 's dismis... [FishbowlNY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted June 29, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Christina Cuomo New EIC of Manhattan, June 27 ... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted June 29, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Christina Cuomo New EIC of Manhattan, June 27 ... [FishbowlNY]

Former KVOA, KMIZ Reporter Savannah Guthrie Named 'Today' Co-Host - Posted June 29, 2012
NBC made it official today: Savannah Guthrie has been named co-host of the "Today" show, one day after Ann Curry ... [TVSpy]

Savannah Guthrie Named Co-Anchor of NBC's 'Today' - Posted June 29, 2012
It's official: NBC News has named Savannah Guthrie the new co-anchor of "Today." Guthrie, who co-anchored the program this morning, will officially debut on July 9. The announcement of her promotion comes a day after ... [TVNewser]

Savannah Gets the Slot - Posted June 29, 2012
Savannah Guthrie has officially been named co-anchor of NBC News' "Today." She replaces Ann Curry, who left in an awkwardly sa... [FishbowlDC]

'Today' Show Moves On ... And About That Ann Curry Highlight Reel - Posted June 29, 2012
These are days of transition at the "Today" show. After Ann Curry's emotional farewell Thursday, ... [TVNewser]

A Dark Day at 'Today' - Posted June 28, 2012
As noted by TVNewser contributor Alissa Krinsky on Twitter, it's probably not a coincidence that Savannah Guthrie and Natalie Morales both wore black this morning on "Today." For her part, on her final day, Curry wore red. In her ... [TVNewser]

CNN, FNC Fail in Early Reporting of Health Care Ruling - Posted June 28, 2012
The expediency of TV news is not meeting well with the depth involved in the ruling on the Affordable Care Act of 2010, more commonly known as Obamacare. "Be cautious with us, we're trying to do the best we can," said Bill Hemmer on Fox News,... [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]

Savannah Guthrie Thwacks Starbucks - Posted June 26, 2012
What is with journalists and their coffee? Last year in April Savannah Guthrie's former TV co-host Chuck Todd complained about poor service at an airport Starbucks. "Is it Starbucks company policy that their airport locations have to run ineffici... [FishbowlDC]

Natalie Morales Is Preferred Choice to Replace Ann Curry on 'Today' - Posted June 25, 2012
Natalie Morales is the preferred pick to replace Ann Curry on NBC's "Today" show, at least among TVSpy readers. According to ... [TVSpy]

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]

Business As Usual--At Least On-Air--On NBC's 'Today' This Morning - Posted June 21, 2012
Despite the leaks last night about NBC's intention to move Ann Curry off of the "Today" anchor's desk, it was business as usual this morning on the program... at least on-air. Ann read the pre-credit headlines, and after welcoming viewers to the program, she and ... [TVNewser]

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]

Survey Says? NBC Wants To Know What You Think About 'The Professionals' - Posted June 8, 2012
The third hour of NBC's "Today" show was devoted to a full hour of "Today's Professionals" where Star Jones, Donny Deutsch and Dr. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Survey Says? NBC Wants To Know What You Think About 'The Professionals' - Posted June 8, 2012
The third hour of NBC's "Today" show was devoted to a full hour of "Today's Professionals" where Star Jones, Donny Deutsch and Dr. ... [FishbowlNY]

Survey Says? NBC Wants To Know What You Think About 'The Professionals' - Posted June 8, 2012
The third hour of NBC's "Today" show was devoted to a full hour of "Today's Professionals" where Star Jones, Donny Deutsch and Dr. ... [TVNewser]

Joy Bauer Feted For 'Joy Fit Club' Book - Posted June 7, 2012
[caption id="attachment_131663" align="alignright" width="375" caption="Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford along with author and 'Today' contributor Joy Bauer and EP Jim Bell"][/caption]TVNewser dropped by the Eventi Hotel the other evening for a book party thrown by "Today" show EP ... [TVNewser]

Day Runs Into Night for Matt Lauer - Posted May 31, 2012
Old habits are hard to break. Just ask Matt Lauer. It was a long work day for the morning show veteran, who filled in tonight on Nightly News for the ... [Fishbowl NY]

Day Runs Into Night for Matt Lauer - Posted May 31, 2012
Old habits are hard to break. Just ask Matt Lauer. It was a long work day for the morning show veteran, who filled in tonight on Nightly News for the ... [FishbowlNY]

TVNewser's 2012 Guide To Graduation Speakers - Posted May 4, 2012
'Tis commencement season, and so without further ado, we present TVNewser's fifth annual list of who's-speaking-where-and-when at America's colleges and universities (in alphabetical order): ABC/CNN's Christiane Amanpour: ... [TVNewser]

TIME & People Throw WHCA Cocktail Party - Posted April 28, 2012
The parties are underway in Washington D.C. ahead of the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner. Last night at the St. Regis, TIME and People threw a cocktail party with drop-ins from a bunch of boldface tvnewsers all enjoying custom flavored custards by Shake Shack. TIME's Managing Edi... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer Goes Viral (At Least His Jacket Does) - Posted April 26, 2012
This morning a meme was created on NBC's "Today." Anchor Matt Lauer opted to go plaid, and everyone on staff had a few words to say about the outfit: ... [TVNewser]

TV News Personalities Top Of Mind at 'Time 100' Gala - Posted April 25, 2012
Our sister blog FishbowlNY was at the "Time 100" gala last night, and caught up with a few of the honorees and guests on the red carpet. Among them was NBC "Today" anchor Savannah Guthrie, who talked about her colleague Matt La... [TVNewser]

(VIDEO) Rolling out the Red Carpet for TIME 100 - Posted April 25, 2012
[caption id="attachment_58827" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Honorees Matt Lauer and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, with Time managing editor Rick Stengel. "][/caption] They come from all walks of life. They are actors, musicians, world leaders, and sports figures--and that just scratches the s... [Fishbowl NY]

(VIDEO) Rolling out the Red Carpet for TIME 100 - Posted April 25, 2012
[caption id="attachment_58827" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Honorees Matt Lauer and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, with Time managing editor Rick Stengel. "][/caption] They come from all walks of life. They are actors, musicians, world leaders, and sports figures--and that just scratches the s... [FishbowlNY]

Goldie Hawn to Attend Allbritton's Hangover Brunch - Posted April 25, 2012
Politico Publisher Robert Allbritton and his wife, Elena, are opening up their expansive home for Sunday brunch the morning after the White House Correspondents' Dinner. It's their third year hosting the exclusiv... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 24, 2012
Quotes of the Day Tweet of the Day: "Lethargic" -- Greenwire's Jessica Estepa. A piece of advice "Savvy therapists should run digital ads targeti... [FishbowlDC]

NBC To Stream All Olympic Events Online... But There's a Catch - Posted April 18, 2012
Fans of the Olympics, rejoice! NBCUniversal is planning to stream just about every single Olympics event and medal ceremony live online, fulfilling a longstanding request of sports fans everywhere. In addition, NBC will offer multiple viewing angles and cameras, allowing viewers to choose which concurrent gymnastics event to watch, or which... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: April 1, 2012 - Posted April 6, 2012
In its first week as an hour-long show, "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" wins the Sunday morning race... with an asterisk. The numbers only reflect the first half hour. As we ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 4, 2012
Quotes of the Day NBC TODAY show's Savannah Guthrie's feet brought to us by NBC Investigative Correspondent Jeff Rossen... [FishbowlDC]

Sarah Palin Joins Lamestream Media, At Least For an Hour - Posted April 3, 2012
At 7am Sarah Palin sat patiently on the "Today" show couch -- with a stack of newspapers, a running gag going back to the 2008 Katie Couric interview when she... [TVNewser]

A Big Weekend for 'Face the Nation' - Posted March 30, 2012
This is a big few days for the CBS Sunday public affairs show "Face the Nation." Today the show launched a shiny new website, which is he... [TVNewser]

NBC News Makes Pitch to Advertisers, As 'Rock Center' Hits New Viewership Low - Posted March 16, 2012
[caption id="attachment_116521" align="alignright" width="378" caption="Matt Lauer and Steve Capus at the NBC News/MSNBC upfront."][/caption] NBC Newsers always like to say they are part of one big family. But in a family that big, with several making millions of dollars a year -- even a select few in the double-digit millions -- th... [TVNewser]

NBC News To Air Super Tuesday Primetime Special - Posted February 29, 2012
NBC News will air a one-hour special in primetime next Tuesday, looking at the GOP "Super Tuesday" primary results. "NBC Nightly News" and "Rock Center" anchor Brian Williams will anchor the special, which airs from 10-11PM. He will b... [TVNewser]

Manhattan's A-List Turns Out for Harvey Weinstein's Giants Pep Rally - Posted February 1, 2012
I've been covering Wednesday's at Michael's for five years and have never seen anything like the head-spinning scene that unfolded there today. Harvey Weinstein and Stev... [FishbowlLA]

Katie Couric, Roger Ailes, Piers Morgan and Matt Lauer Walk Into a Super Bowl Pep Rally... - Posted February 1, 2012
If it seemed like TV news was particularly quiet this afternoon, it was likely because New York's Michaels restaurant hosted a pre-Super Bowl "Pep Rally," and just about everyone was there. Don't believe us? Among the attendees were Fox News CEO ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 27, 2012
Quotes of the Day: The Moon Edition To the Moon, Newt "THEY ARE STILL DEBATING GOING TO THE MOON." -- The New Yorker's Washington writer Ryan Lizza. "This portion of... [FishbowlDC]

Game On! NBCU to Smother Super Bowl - Posted January 25, 2012
It's more than just a game... it's an opportunity to absolutely blanket TV viewers with the spoils of your consolidated company. Call it Super Bowl everywhere. NBC TV may have the rights to Super Bowl XLVI, but if you turn on just about any NBCU channel or watch any NBC-produced program you... [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]

Broadcast Networks Gear Up For Iowa Caucus - Posted January 1, 2012
It's officially a new year, and although this political cycle may feel like it has gone on forever already, Tuesday marks the official kickoff to the 2012 presidential election. As we ... [TVNewser]

2011 TVNewser Challenge: The Results - Posted December 29, 2011
Time for the results of the TVNewser Challenge. One year ago, we asked, and you answered, making predictions for the Year in TV News. And just to let you, we'll publish our 2012 TVNewser Challenge tomorrow afternoon. Where will Katie Couric be working at the end of 2011? CBS News -- ... [TVNewser]

Savannah Guthrie Celebrates the Big 4-0 On 'Today' - Posted December 27, 2011
This morning on NBC's "Today," Savannah Guthrie filled in for Ann Curry. Today also happens to be Guthrie's 40th birthday, a fact which Matt Lauer was not about to let pass at the very top of the program. Later on, Lauer also busted out some childh... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 19, 2011
Quotes of the Day "The impromptu Hitchens memorial outside his Kalorama apt. building." -- Photograph by Roll Call's Shira Toeplitz... [FishbowlDC]

Barney Bristles at Savannah's Questions - Posted November 29, 2011
NBC "TODAY show" host Savannah Guthrie deser... [FishbowlDC]

Al Roker & Savannah Guthrie to Co-Host Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting - Posted November 16, 2011
Savannah Guthrie has been named co-host of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting special two weeks from tonight on NBC. Al Roker is back to co-host. Thi... [Fishbowl NY]

Al Roker & Savannah Guthrie to Co-Host Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting - Posted November 16, 2011
Savannah Guthrie has been named co-host of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting special two weeks from tonight on NBC. Al Roker is back to co-host. Thi... [FishbowlNY]

Al Roker & Savannah Guthrie to Co-Host Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting - Posted November 16, 2011
Savannah Guthrie has been named co-host of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting special two weeks from tonight on NBC. Al Roker is back to co-host. Thi... [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]

Michael Jackson Documentary Still On, MSNBC Says - Posted November 10, 2011
Despite objections from the estate of Michael Jackson, MSNBC will go ahead with plans to air a documentary about the pop star's relationship with Dr. Conrad M... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Interviews with Conrad Murray, and a Juror Who Found Him Guilty - Posted November 9, 2011
NBC News will air Savannah Guthrie's pre-verdict interview with Dr. Conrad Murray tomorrow and Friday on the "Today" show. Murray, who is in custody following the guilty verdict in the death of Mich... [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]

Network Special Reports as President Obama Announces Complete Troop Withdrawal From Iraq - Posted October 21, 2011
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Network Special Reports as President Obama Announces Complete Troop Withdrawal From Iraq - Posted October 21, 2011
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Savannah Guthrie and Chuck Todd Take a Ride in DC's Karaoke Cab - Posted October 10, 2011
Apparently, there is a cab in Washington, DC in which passengers can sing karaoke on the way to their destination. And apparently -- as NBC's Savannah Guthrie found out for a "Today" show segment -- karaoke is a great way to embarrass your co-workers. In this case, NBC's chief White House... [TVNewser]

Ahoy! 'Today' Crew Walks the Plank, Talks Pirate - Posted September 24, 2011
So, this happened. On NBC's "Today" this week, Al Roker, Natalie Morales and Savannah Guthrie took part in International Talk Like a Pirate Day by, well, by talking and dressing like pirates: ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: Battle of the Guest Hosts - Posted August 25, 2011
Last weekend, guest moderators filled in for each of the Big Four's Sunday public affairs shows: Savannah Guthrie moderated "Meet The Press," Jake Tapper ... [PRNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of August 15 - Posted August 25, 2011
As usual, "Today" was the most-watched morning show for the week of August 15-19. The NBC program has gained +3% in total viewership compared to the same week last year, and is down slightly, -2%, in the A25-54 demographic. ... [TVNewser]

DC Stations Report on Virginia Earthquake - Posted August 23, 2011
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Christine O'Donnell on 'Today': Piers Morgan's Gay Marriage Questions were 'Creepy' - Posted August 19, 2011
Former Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell walked out on CNN's Piers Morgan earlier this week while promoting her book. This morning, she appeared on NBC's "Today" to talk about the book, but Savannah G... [TVNewser]

Separated at Birth: CNBC's Becky Quick and... - Posted July 27, 2011
Today we pair CNBC's Squawk Box anchor Becky Quick, whom we've seen make several appearances on MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" since Savannah Guthrie's departure to the TODAY Show and Scrubs star and Canadian-born actress Sarah Chalke. This is never a perfect science, but we think Quick could pass for Chalke if... [FishbowlDC]

Savannah Guthrie's Mom Drops By 'Today' - Posted July 18, 2011
NBC's Savannah Guthrie, a self-proclaimed "kitchen catastrophe," enlisted the help of Al Roker to cook her mom's famous strawberry rhubarb pie for a taped "Show and Tell" segment on this morning's "Today" show. There were few hiccups -- after being told to seal the pie crust, Guthrie asks, "Do we have... [TVNewser]

A First and Lasts at Today's Obama News Conference - Posted June 29, 2011
Comings and goings for the TV press corps at today's White House news conference. This is the first newser for Jessica Yellin, as CNN's Chief White House correspondent. And this could... [TVNewser]

Aditi Roy to report for NBC News in Los Angeles for the summer - Posted June 13, 2011
Philly.com reports WCAU morning anchor Aditi Roy, is getting "a national tryout" on NBC News. Roy, co-anchors mornings on the NBC O&O, will work out of NBC's Los Angeles bu... [TVNewser]

Savannah Guthrie might be the tallest 'Today' show anchor ever - Posted June 9, 2011
Ann Curry's seat at the big table opened up other anchor chairs at "Today" for Natalie Morales and Savannah Guthrie who both cut their teeth at MSNBC. Morales is now news anchor while continuing to co-host the 9am hour, while Guthrie, who is c... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 2, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY ... [FishbowlDC]

Savannah Says Being Bad is How You Get to be Good - Posted May 16, 2011
MSNBC's Savannah Guthrie was in Tuscon over the weekend to deliver the commencement address at the University of Arizona, her alma mater. While she was there, the Mountain Oyster Club School of Journalism chatt... [FishbowlDC]

Mika Brzezinski shows her value at book party - Posted May 11, 2011
[caption id="attachment_65894" align="alignleft" width="270" caption="Mika Brzezinski and "Morning Joe" EP Chris Licht"][/caption] Monday night, Michael's Resaturant was the scene of a party for Mika Brzezinski and her new book "... [TVNewser]

Chuck Todd: 'Al Roker Can Stuff It' - Posted May 11, 2011
MSNBC's Savannah Guthrie appeared on "The Daily ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Erin Burnett's Teary CNBC Sign-off - Posted May 6, 2011
It takes a lot for grizzled CNBC veteran Mark Haines to get teary. This morning he did when he said goodby to his "Squawk on the Street" co-host Erin Burnett... [TVNewser]

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]

Time-People Party a Blend of Pomp, Cynicism and Booze - Posted May 4, 2011
The fallout from WHCD continues. The TIME-People party on Friday night at the St. Regis was jammed with members of the media with nearly all networks and publications represented. We spotted CNN's Wolf Blitzer by the bar, NBC's Norah O'Donnell by the couches, FNC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Palin and Cee Lo Create Spectacle at MSNBC After Party - Posted May 3, 2011
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Sarah Palin Parties with the Main (or is it Lame?) stream Media - Posted May 1, 2011
Seeming to put politics aside for a few hours -- not one but two GOP governors stopped in to the MSNBC After Party last night at the Italian Embassy in Washington DC: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie -- often the target of MSNBC's opiniona... [GalleyCat]

What brought Sarah Palin and Matthew Morrison to the same event? - Posted April 30, 2011
[caption id="attachment_64045" align="alignnone" width="550" caption="Sarah and Todd Palin along with Greta Van Susteren and Bill Press."][/caption] Last year at the annu... [Fishbowl NY]

What brought Sarah Palin and Matthew Morrison to the same event? - Posted April 30, 2011
[caption id="attachment_64045" align="alignnone" width="550" caption="Sarah and Todd Palin along with Greta Van Susteren and Bill Press."][/caption] Last year at the annu... [FishbowlNY]

TVNewsers take TIME to Party - Posted April 30, 2011
Last night People & TIME hosted their White House Correspondents' Dinner cocktail party at the St. Regis in DC. The event drew a mix of celebs and media. Several tvnewsers from ABC, CNN, NBC, MSNBC and FNC showed up including: Norah O'Donnell (below, left with Arianna Huffington, Savannah Guthrie (bel... [TVNewser]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted April 18, 2011
Watch out. The White House Soup of the Day as announced by MSNBC's Savannah Guthrie on "The Daily Rundown" is... 15 bean. While there were no obvious Beeno jokes, Chuck Todd begged to differ: "Come on guys there's only one soup of the day today and tonight, it's Matzoh Ball Soup! Passover!" ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Blooper: 'Hi Samantha!' - Posted April 18, 2011
This morning MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" reported on a Supreme Court challenge to President Obama's health care law. Co-Host ... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted April 14, 2011
The White House Soup of the Day, as told to us by MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" is... Chili Con Carne. "It's not a soup, but it's a good one. Chili Con Carne cause everything's better with Carne," quipped Co-host Chuck Todd. We're not sure whether this was an unusual shout-out to Jay Carney,... [FishbowlDC]

Savannah's Blooper - Posted April 8, 2011
It happens to the best of TV journalists. Today's award for funniest mistake goes to MSNBC's "Daily Rundown" Co-host Savannah Guthrie, who was flying solo this morning when she had a slip of the tongue that nearly sent her into laughter. "Budget cock... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Leist Named NBC Senate Producer - Posted April 4, 2011
The domino effect on promotions at NBC's Washington bureau continues today as Libby Leist is named Senate Producer for the network. Leist, a 10-year NBC vet and Senior Producer of "The Daily Rundown" will fill the void left by ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlDC Interview: NBC's Antoine Sanfuentes - Posted March 25, 2011
It was no shocker when NBC News announced that ... [PRNewser]

Hey, Isn't That... - Posted February 27, 2011
Kathy Griffin? The kooky comic was spotted at L2 on Friday night. Griffin, who had just wrapped a performance at the Kennedy Ce... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Journos - Posted February 15, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Tschida gets backhanded (?) compliment "Complained about looking old. Photographer said "Just don't get another facelift." ANOTHER? weird but kind of a compliment i guess." -- ABC7's ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted January 31, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Hands-down favorite weekend observation "Why do I get the feeling this guy is actually kind of a loser?" -- NJ's Susan Davis in a weekend tweet, with the accompanying photograph, above. ... [FishbowlDC]

Steve Burke breaks bread with his (soon-to-be) new NBC News employees - Posted January 20, 2011
NBC News and MSNBC anchors filled New York City's Gotham Hall this afternoon for the annual upfront presentation -- a luncheon put on by the NBC News sales team to entice advertisers and agencies to keep NBC News and MSNBC top of mind when they are spending ad dollars. NBC News... [Fishbowl NY]

Steve Burke breaks bread with his (soon-to-be) new NBC News employees - Posted January 20, 2011
NBC News and MSNBC anchors filled New York City's Gotham Hall this afternoon for the annual upfront presentation -- a luncheon put on by the NBC News sales team to entice advertisers and agencies to keep NBC News and MSNBC top of mind when they are spending ad dollars. NBC News... [FishbowlNY]

Steve Burke breaks bread with his (soon-to-be) new NBC News employees - Posted January 20, 2011
NBC News and MSNBC anchors filled New York City's Gotham Hall this afternoon for the annual upfront presentation -- a luncheon put on by the NBC News sales team to entice advertisers and agencies to keep NBC News and MSNBC top of mind when they are spending ad dollars. NBC News... [TVNewser]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted January 4, 2011
It only sounds fancy. That's what MSNBC "Daily Rundown" Co-host Chuck Todd deduced today while announcing Ribollita, the White House Soup of the Day. "It's not the fanciest of soups, but it sounds fancy," he explained. Co-host Savannah Guthrie had an entirely different reaction to the soup, saying that at least she... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted December 15, 2010
The White House Soup of the Day is... Split pea. "More people will be eating today than normal," reasons co-host Chuck Todd of MSNBC's "Daily Rundown" because of the cold. "A lot of us would like to be splittin' this week but I have a feeling the Senate's not allowing it. Better call... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted December 13, 2010
Watch out White House Press Corps. Today is apparently Bean Day at the White House and things could get popping. "Why just have one or two beans when you can have 15?" asks MSNBC "The Daily Rundown's" co-host Savannah Guthrie, who announced the soup just moments ago. "It's, uh, Legume Day," added a... [FishbowlDC]

Gordon Brown's Washington Book Fete - Posted December 12, 2010
Saturday evening, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown kicked off his five-day book tour in the United States at an event in Washington D.C.. Hosted by Tammy Haddad and Ted Greenberg, Connie Milstein and J.C. de La Haye St. Hilaire, the fete took place at the Jefferson... [FishbowlDC]

Willie Geist DC Party - Posted November 18, 2010
At the home of NBC's Norah O'Donnell and chef Geoff Tracy in Washington, DC last night, people celebrated MSNBC's Willie Geist... [TVNewser]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted November 17, 2010
The White House Soup of the Day, as reported by MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" is... Asparagus and Feta. Co-host Chuck Todd is solo today sans Savannah Guthrie. He remarked, "This is one I always love because it's adventursome. Its Asparagus and Feta. Feta's never bad to put on anything -- soup, salad, steak.... [FishbowlDC]

Obama's Late Night Newser: Who Covered It? - Posted November 12, 2010
President Barack Obama held a departure news conference in Seoul, South Korea last night at 2:45amET. The tvnewsers were there in full force to talk about trade agreements with South Korea. But which cable news networks took the event live? ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 12, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY A sea of media: International press filing center at the G20 in Seoul. Photo credit: MSNBC's Savannah Guthrie. Controlling the shakes ... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day (Indian Style) - Posted November 8, 2010
There's a twist on today's White House Soup of the Day as presented by MNSBC's The Daily Rundown. The soup: Dal Qureshi (delivered to the all-night filing center in India, where co-host Savannah Guthrie is working during POTUS's 10-day trip to India). "They bring in food because we really never leave,"... [FishbowlDC]

Obama Called on Who? - Posted November 3, 2010
Today's presser with President Obama ran 57 minutes. He called on the following reporters: Ben Feller, AP Savannah Guthrie, NBC Mike Emanuel, Fox News C... [FishbowlDC]

Networks Cover Post-Election Obama Presser; Fox News Called on Third - Posted November 3, 2010
Just after 1 PM ET, President Obama held a press conference at the White House where he addressed the results of yesterday's elections, and the future of his agenda. The big three broadcasters all took it live: ... [TVNewser]

White House Yogurt of the Day - Posted November 2, 2010
In a two-hour version of MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" today, they've added a White House Yogurt of the Day to the lineup. Said co-host Savannah Guthrie: "Without further ado, we present you with the White House Yogurt of the Day. Today's special, a good one for those needing endurance is..." Banana yogurt. >... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted October 26, 2010
The White House Soup of the Day, as alerted to us by MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown," with hosts Chuck Todd and Savannah Guthrie is... Minestrone. At first Todd had high hopes for oatmeal, saying, It's the White House oatmeal of the day. Oh no , never mind, it's the Soup of the... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted October 20, 2010
The White House Soup of the Day, as reported by MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" is... Navy Bean. Hosts Savannah Guthrie and Chuck Todd had no commentary on the soup today. Instead, the show played the Village People's "In the Navy" throughout the reveal. ... [FishbowlDC]

Election 2010: NBC News, MSNBC Slate Midterm Coverage Plans - Posted October 19, 2010
NBC News and MSNBC have slated their coverage plans for the 2010 midterm elections. On the broadcast network, "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams will lead coverage during the 6:30 PM newscast ... [TVNewser]

Party with the 'Powerful' at Time's "40 Under 40" Party Tonight - Posted October 14, 2010
Time celebrates its first list of "40 under 40" Rising Stars in U.S. Politics tonight with a party in Washington at Zentan Restaurant. Those expected in the crowd include Time Managing Editor, Richard Stengel, W... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted October 7, 2010
The White House Soup of the Day, as reported by MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" is... Chicken. "Always a good fall favorite," remarked co-host Chuck Todd. "Chicken. They need a little something else with this - chicken jalapeno, black bean chili, something that's not just that. "Salsa," suggests co-host Savannah Guthrie. ... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted October 5, 2010
The White House Soup of the Day, as reported by MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" is: Miso. "Miso not happy about that," said Co-host Chuck Todd. Replied Co-host Savannah Guthrie, "Miso not happy you don't have a joke." Todd: "What is it, warm dish water?" ... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted September 29, 2010
The White House Soup of the Day, as reported by MSNBC's The Daily Rundown, is: Mushroom Florentine. "It'll be delicious," remarked co-host Savannah Guthrie. Her other half, Chuck Todd, managed to momentarily turn into culinary critic, saying, "When I see Florentine and spinach I automatically want to add feta."... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted September 15, 2010
Today's White House Soup of the Day is... Potato Leek. As reported by MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown," co-hosts Chuck Todd and Savannah Guthrie today sounded underwhelmed by the choice. Chuck (in a flat tone): "A reporter's favorite soup. We love leek soup." Savannah (agreeable but unenthused): "Indeed, we do." ... [FishbowlDC]

Chuck Todd: A Whiz in the Men's Room - Posted September 14, 2010
MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" hosts Savannah Guthrie and Chuck Todd tackled a dirty subject this morning - a new hand washing study that says women wash their hands far more frequen... [FishbowlDC]

Guthrie Calls Cillizza a 'Big Political Dork' - Posted September 13, 2010
Politics always associates so easily with dorkiness. The Delaware primary between U.S. Senate hopeful Mike Castle and Christine O'Donnell race is heating up with prognosticators not really knowing which way the wind will sway for the Tea Party backed candidate. "You never know what is going to happen, but Christine O'Donnell is... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted September 10, 2010
The White House Soup of the Day, as alerted to us by MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown," is New England Clam Chowder. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, who appeared on the program this morning, revealed the soup. Co-hosts Savannah and Chuck brought White House Oatmeal into the mix this morning, with Savannah... [FishbowlDC]

Fishbowl's Finest: Savannah Guthrie - Posted August 24, 2010
Our other beauty for today is the bright blue-eyed NBC White House Correspondent and MSNBC host of "The Daily Rundown" ... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted August 23, 2010
The White House Soup of the Day, as alerted to us by MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown," was told to us by a solo Chuck Todd this morning - Savannah Guthrie is on vacation. The soup is: Lentil. "Really? Plain old Lentil? No beef no pork?" Todd asked, clearly disappointed by the choice. ... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted August 19, 2010
The White House Soup of the Day as alerted to us by MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" is....Chicken Tortilla. Savannah Guthrie gives the floor to Chuck Todd to react on it. Todd dedicates the soup to White House Deputy Communications Director Jen Psaki... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted August 13, 2010
MSNBC's Chuck and Savannah, co-hosts of "The Daily Rundown," have announced the always important White House Soup of the Day today. It's crab bisque. "Something fishy going on at the White House," remarked Savannah Guthrie. Chuck Todd... [FishbowlDC]

New EPs for 'Daily Rundown,' 'Andrea Mitchell Reports' - Posted August 12, 2010
MSNBC has announced some new changes among its dayside executive producers, TVNewser has learned. Jennifer Suozzo is now EP of "Andrea Mitchell Reports," the program she helped launch in 2008. ... [TVNewser]

'Can Anyone Help My Daughter Meet Justin Bieber?' - Posted August 11, 2010
For MSNBC's Mika Brezinski, who's frequently on her BlackBerry or laptop, technology is just a routine part of daily life. But monitoring her kids' online activity hasn't been as effortless. In an essay titled "Internet Intervention" in September's Ladies' Home Journal... [TVNewser]

Axelrod Goofs Up Mid-Joke - Posted August 5, 2010
White House top political advisor David Axelrod appeared on MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" with hosts Savannah Guthrie and Chuck Todd. While making a joke about... [FishbowlDC]

Gibbs Welcomes Journos to New Seats, Savannah Caught E-mailing - Posted August 3, 2010
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs reacted to journalists assuming their brand new seats today, as determined by the White House Correspondents' Association on Sunday. Big changes included AP moving front-and-center and Fox News getting a front row seat, while TWT and U.S. News & Wo... [FishbowlDC]

Savannah Fans Unite, Nothing X-Rated - Posted August 3, 2010
MSNBC's Savannah Guthrie has fans who have taken their liking of her to a new level - they've created an online fan club to show their love. The site is called: "Fans of Savannah." ... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted August 3, 2010
Today's White House Soup of the Day, as reported by MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" is Minestrone. Co-host Savannah Guthrie was none too impressed. "I hate to be Debbie Downer this week, but I'm not into Minestrone," she said. "Can we have some Italian Wedding soup?" Co-host Chuck Todd wasn't as critical of... [FishbowlDC]

How to Cook for Joe Scarborough - Posted July 28, 2010
Sweet delicious corporate synergy. "Morning Joe" co-anchors Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are appearing on tonight's "Top Chef" as the guest diners along with fellow MSNBCers Kelly O'Donnell, ... [TVNewser]

Washington Media Make Top Chef - Posted July 27, 2010
What do NBC's Luke Russert, NBC's Kelly O'Donnell, Matt Cooper, MSNBC "Morning Joe" hosts Mika Brzezinski and ... [FishbowlDC]

Chuck Todd is "Ballsy" - Posted July 22, 2010
Don't believe us? Just ask Savannah Guthrie. Check out Guthrie's reaction to the NBC White House correspondent's slip of the tongue during yesterday's Daily Rundown... ... [FishbowlDC]

NPR on Savannah Guthrie and the Ideological Shift in Cable News - Posted July 20, 2010
NPR's "Morning Edition" profiled NBC's Savannah Guthrie today. Interestingly, the profile morphs into an analysis of the current ideological state of ... [TVNewser]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted July 2, 2010
"A real snore at the White House today..." remarks MSNBC's "Daily Rundown" co-host Savannah Guthrie. The soup? Tomato. ... [FishbowlDC]

Ass Talk - Posted June 8, 2010
MSNBC's Savannah Guthrie walked right into ass territory this morning on the "The Daily Rundown" with co-host Chuck Todd. But she thought about it and justified saying it. "If the President can say it, ... [FishbowlDC]

Chuck Todd and Savannah Guthrie: Not Your 'Cookie-Cutter Anchors' - Posted May 24, 2010
NBC's Chuck Todd and Savannah Guthrie are profiled by ... [TVNewser]

Courtovich Hosts Journos For Annual Gaucho - Posted May 24, 2010
Courtovich took this pic of Gaucho decorations. Jim Courtovich, managing partner of Kearsarge Global Advisers, hosted his annual Gaucho party Saturday night. And he delivered with a great m... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough and Savannah Guthrie: TV Gourmands - Posted May 13, 2010
•Do you like fine food with your "Morning Joe?" How about clever cross-network integration? Well does NBC Universal have a crossover opportunity for you! Bravo announced that the new season of "Top Chef," set in Washington DC and premiering June 16, will feature "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough and NBC News... [TVNewser]

Kate Snow on Her 'First Day at a New School' - Posted May 11, 2010
Kate Snow, who departed the weekend edition of ABC's "Good Morning America" in March, had her first official day in the NBC office... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama Selects Elena Kagan for SCOTUS; Network Coverage - Posted May 10, 2010
• ABC's Diane Sawyer anchors from ABC headquarters along with George Stephanopoulos from ABC's Times Square Studios, Jake Tapper, Terry Moran and ... [TVNewser]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted May 6, 2010
The White House Soup of the Day as alerted to us by MSNBC's Savannah Guthrie of "The Daily Rundown" is El Paso Chicken. ... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC Knows How to Party - Posted May 4, 2010
If you're just getting back to work now, it's probably because you were dancing the night (and next day) away at MSNBC's post-WHCD party. While Cap File and Bloomberg's after-parties called it a wrap around 2 A.M., guests of MSNBC grooved into the wee hours of the morning at the... [FishbowlDC]

Swag Bags Like Whoa @Time & People Magazine Party - Posted May 1, 2010
More on the party to come but we couldn't help but gush over Time and People magazines celeb-caliber swag bags that guests walked with after last night's swanky party at the St. Regis Hotel. Media-types like CNN's Edie Emery, ... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted April 27, 2010
As alerted to us by MSNBC's Savannah Guthrie, co-host of "The Daily Rundown," the White House Soup of the Day is: Ribolitta, an Italian soup, she explains, made from bread, beans and vegetables. ... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Flock to The Week's Opinion Awards - Posted April 21, 2010
The Week held their annual Opinion Awards last night at the W Hotel. This year's event recognized WaPo wunderkind Ezra Klein, TNR's Jonathan... [FishbowlDC]

WHCA to Give Thousands in Awards on Prom Weekend - Posted April 19, 2010
The White House Correspondents's Association is scheduled to give $132,500 in award scholarship funding to 18 journalists from five "prestigious" universities. The association will honor the students on Friday April 30 at the Atlantic Media Offices in Washington, D.C. with a lunch and panel discussion. White House Press Secretary ... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Versus the Volcano - Posted April 16, 2010
The Icelandic volcano erupting ashes across Europe is giving D.C. journalists trouble today as they struggle to pronounce the impossible. "The volcano is named Eyjafjallajokull," tweeted CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller. "Common pron... [FishbowlDC]

FLOTUS Makes TV Rounds on Trip to Mexico - Posted April 13, 2010
First Lady Michelle Obama is taking her first solo international trip to Mexico this week (after a pit stop in Haiti, sharing a tarmac with actor Ben Stiller) and she's getting the POTUS treatment. She'll sit-down with CNN for an interview that will air on "The Situation Room," ... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC's 'Morning Joe' Returns to Manhattan and Parental Hosts (Mostly) - Posted March 30, 2010
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" was broadcast from D.C. Monday with hosts Willie Geist and Savannah Guthrie, who normally hosts "The Daily Rundown". The show returns to Manhattan Tuesday with hosts ... [FishbowlDC]

The Mice Will Play...Savannah and Willie to Host 'Morning Joe' - Posted March 29, 2010
Willie Geist and Savannah Guthrie step in to host MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Monday morning. Geist tweeted on ... [FishbowlDC]

Glass's Insider Take on Gridiron - Posted March 22, 2010
Politico's Andy Glass, a longtime member of the Gridiron Club, offers his annual take on the off-the-record dinner from this past weekend. Read the story here. With Glass's story comes an accompanying video below. AP's Edith Ledere... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted March 16, 2010
As alerted to us by Savannah Guthrie and Chuck Todd of MSNBC's "Daily Rundown", it's Ancho Chili Butternut Squash. (Imagine butternut squash added to this soup. We could find squash soup and ancho chili, but not blended. This is a... [FishbowlDC]

Keith Olbermann Off Tonight Following Last Evening's Special Comment - Posted February 25, 2010
Keith Olbermann will not co-host the special edition of "Countdown" on MSNBC tonight as previously announced. Instead, Chris Matthews will host a special "Hardball" with ... [TVNewser]

Rock On: NBC and ABC Trash Talk - Posted February 23, 2010
Banter breaks out among Capitol Hill and White House TV correspondents. ABC's Jake Tapper: Dear NBC News executives: please tell @SavannahGuthrie and @ChuckTodd to stop blasting Blind Melon from their booth. thanks, Team ABC. MSNBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview 02.21.10 - Posted February 19, 2010
• NBC's Meet the Press: General David Petraeus, Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R-MN), WaPo's E.J. Dionne, WSJ's Peggy Noonan, Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN), Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD). • CBS' Face the Nation: Exclusive interview with for... [FishbowlDC]

Obama's First Presser Since July - Posted February 9, 2010
Major Garrett taking a pic of POTUS. Twitpic by Savannah Guthrie from @savannahguthrie President Obama made a surprise appearance in the White House briefing room this afternoon. When he entered, he joked with NBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Henry Stalks Anchors on POTUS's Off-Record Lunch - Posted January 27, 2010
CNN 's senior White House correspondent Ed Henry played reporter today with national news anchors who lunched with President Obama today in a traditional off-... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC Dayside Changes: Return to Single-Anchor Shows; Themed Hours Go Away - Posted January 26, 2010
MSNBC is streamlining its dayside schedule and doing away with the themed hours focused on the economy and politics. It's a back-to-basics approach for the network's daytime news hours which slipped to fifth place in December, behind FNC, CNN, HLN and CNBC between 9am-4pm. TVNewser has learned that eff... [TVNewser]

Familiar Faces in New Places: A Week of Debuts - Posted January 22, 2010
There have been a number of premieres or debuts this week -- and last -- so here's a quick summary in case you missed them: Former CNNer Erica... [TVNewser]

Risque Red Sweater Leads to "Merv the Perv" on "Morning Joe" - Posted January 22, 2010
<img alt="090610scarborough.jpg" src="/fishbowlDC/files/original/090610scarborough.jpg" width="175" height="212" "It's just a sweater, but they're turning me into 'Merv the Perv'," complained MSNBC's "Morning Joe" ... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Turn Up to Game Change Soiree - Posted January 19, 2010
Savannah Guthrie, Michael Feldman and Game Change authors. On Monday night, Time and New York magazines hosted a party at the W Hotel's P.O.V. bar to celebrate Mark Halperin and John Heilemann's ... [FishbowlDC]

Guthrie Is a Fresca - Posted January 16, 2010
•FishbowlDC interviews NBC/MSNBC's Savannah Guthrie about her favorite journalists, her most memorable interview, soda, and why she resembles Mary Tyler Moore. Check it out here. ... [TVNewser]

The FishbowlDC Interview With Savannah Guthrie - Posted January 15, 2010
Say hello to Savannah Guthrie. She is one of NBC's two White House correspondents and co-host of MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" each morning at 9 a.m. alongside the network's other White Ho... [FishbowlDC]

Daily Caller Party Bursting with People -- and Coats - Posted January 13, 2010
The Daily Caller launch party was the place to be last night for Washington D.C.'s political party crowd. In attendance: Former Time scribe Matt Cooper and Scooter Libby, former Chief of Staff to former V.P. Dick Cheney (in the same room) From the Daily Caller: ... [FishbowlDC]

Guthrie Reacts to "Daily Rundown" - Posted January 11, 2010
MSNBC's Savannah Guthrie was on air with host Contessa Brewer this afternoon when Brewer asked about the first day of the new "Daily Rundown" show that Guthrie hosts with ... [FishbowlDC]

'Daily Rundown' Books First Exclusive - Posted January 8, 2010
•MSNBC's new morning political program hosted by White House correspondents Savannah Guthrie and Chuck Todd, "The Daily Rundown," will premiere Monday and will feature an exclusive interview with White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel. "The Daily Rundown" ... [TVNewser]

"The Daily Rundown's" First Guest Is... - Posted January 8, 2010
MSNBC's new show, "The Daily Rundown," hosted by Chuck Todd and Savannah Guthrie debuts Monday. It's sure to begin on a fiery note as the first guest is: White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel. Guthrie a... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC Putting Final Touches on "Daily Rundown" - Posted January 5, 2010
"Daily Rundown", a new MSNBC 9 a.m. morning program to be hosted by the network's Chuck Todd and Savannah Guthrie, is in its bells and whistles stage as the show prepare... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC Prez: 'We're Going to Get into a More Aggressive Headline and Information Programming' - Posted December 28, 2009
The AP's David Bauder writes about the changes ahead for MSNBC's daytime schedule and speaks with MSNBC president Phil Griffin, who admits t... [TVNewser]

Savannah Guthrie Lands on Odd LA Times List - Posted December 28, 2009
It's nice to be a 2010 face to watch (unless of course your surname is Woods, Edwards or Sanford). But it's hard to grasp the sense of the LA Times's 19 "Faces to Watch in 2010". First, a list of 19 people? Second, who lands on a list with Ellen... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC Cancels 'Dr. Nancy' - Posted December 23, 2009
Breaking: TVNewser has learned MSNBC has canceled "Dr. Nancy" the NoonET health/medical show hosted by Dr. Nancy Snynderman. The cancellation of "Dr. Nancy" is yet another daytime programming move by MSNBC, which has fallen to 4th and, on some days, 5th place in the daytime ratings. Last week, the network announced it... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Says Ratigan Move Not Related to Ratings - Posted December 17, 2009
This week, MSNBC announced two major changes to its daytime line-up starting in 2010. "Morning Meeting with Dylan Ratigan," which aired from 9-11amET has been canceled. Ratigan will move t... [TVNewser]

Chuck and Savannah's "Daily Rundown" Coming to MSNBC Morning - Posted December 14, 2009
They blog, they tweet, they're on Facebook, all as they report for "Today," "Nightly" and MSNBC on the biggest beat in Washington. And now, NBC White House correspodents Chuck Todd and Savannah Guthrie will ring in the new year with a new show on MSNBC. "Daily Rundown" will take over the 9am hour... [FishbowlDC]

Dylan Ratigan Moving to 4 PM on MSNBC - Posted December 14, 2009
With the announcement that Chuck Todd and Savannah Guthrie will be getting their ... [TVNewser]

Chuck Todd, Savannah Guthrie Share New MSNBC Show - Posted December 13, 2009
NBC News White House correspondents Chuck Todd and Savannah Guthrie will be anchoring a new program for MSNBC, ... [TVNewser]

Quinn, Gillespie & Associates Ring in the Holiday Season in Style - Posted December 9, 2009
VandeHei, Stoddard, Allen, Quinn and kiddies. Last night was a big night for holiday parties - the Brunswick Group held court at L2, Scene Bisnow celebrated at Public Bar but the evening's big ticket event was hosted by Quinn, Gillespie & Associates on the... [FishbowlDC]

Salahis Latest: Oh, The Plot Thickens - Posted December 2, 2009
There have been a few developments on State-Dinner-Party-Crashing-Gate that we wanted to fill you in on... We told you earlier this week that the House Homeland Security Committee plans to hold a hearing tomorrow on the "breakdown of security arrangements" the night of President Obama's first State Dinner. While we're still waiting to... [FishbowlDC]

Savannah Guthrie Mentions "Bravo Connection" During Nightly News Story on the Salahis - Posted December 1, 2009
On NBC Nightly News, White House correspondent Savannah Guthrie delivered on something Matt Lauer teased this morning: "a dramatic and unexpected turn" in the saga of Tareq and Michaele Salahi. ... [TVNewser]

UPDATED Sunday Show Preview - Posted November 8, 2009
• NBC's Meet the Press: Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey, Gov. Haley Barbour (R-MS), Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA), NYT's David Brooks, WaPo's E.J. Dionne, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, Republican strategist Ed Gillespie and NB... [FishbowlDC]

Late Reading List 10.22.09 - Posted October 22, 2009
What we know and what we're reading this Thursday (besides "Goatee Gamble" and "Karaoke in the Capital")... TV | NEWS NOTES | WEST WING REPORTAGE | AWARDS & EVENTS TV Whoops! MSNBC's Contessa Brewer called Jesse Jackson Al Sharpton on... [FishbowlDC]

Obama 'Not Losing Sleep Over' Fox News - Posted October 22, 2009
In an interview with NBC White House correspondent Savannah Guthrie, President Obama discussed the administration's recent position on Fox News for the first time publicly: ... [TVNewser]

Guthrie Gets Obama Interview Today - Posted October 21, 2009
NBC White House correspondent Savannah Guthrie will sit down with the President shortly this morning for an interview that's part of the "A Woman's Nation" series. This is Guthrie's first one-on-one with President Obama and will air on "Nightly News" tonight, "Today" tomorrow and MSNBC. ... [FishbowlDC]

Today's Reading List 10.12.09 - Posted October 12, 2009
Embedded video from CNN Video Hope you're enjoying a three-day Columbus Day weekend. Happy Birthday to Chris Wallace (h/t Playbook). And now, hopefully, everything you need to know in DC media today in one post... NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE | NEWS NOTES | AW... [FishbowlDC]

Media Types Turn Out for Meridian Ball - Posted October 5, 2009
George Stephanopoulos and Ali Wentworth, ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Brian Williams to Anchor from Pittsburgh for G-20 - Posted September 18, 2009
NBC's Brian Williams will anchor "Nightly News" from Pittsburgh, PA next week during the G-20 summit. WH correspondents Chuck Todd and Sa... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 09.18.09 - Posted September 18, 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. What know and what we're reading this Friday morni... [FishbowlDC]

DC Media Does the Ambassador's Ball, District Sample Sale and Charity All in One Night - Posted September 17, 2009
FBDC ran into TWT's Stephanie Green at Kate Michael's Fashion Fights Poverty event last n... [FishbowlDC]

House of Haddad Celebrates WuDunn & Kristof - Posted September 14, 2009
Last Thursday evening, guests at the home of Tammy Haddad were given the chance to chat up of Pulitzer Prize winners and co-authors of "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide," Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn. The two were being honored by "Mothers Day Every Day," a campaign founded... [FishbowlDC]

Kennedy Coverage on TV Tonight and Tomorrow - Posted August 28, 2009
Tonight a "Celebration of Life Memorial Service" will be held for Senator Ted Kennedy at the JFK Library in Boston. Saturday, the Senator's funeral services will be held in Boston and in Arlington National Cemetery. Here's how it will be covered (via TVNewser): CNN: Beginning at 7pmET, Campbell Brown and Wolf Blitzer... [FishbowlDC]

Kennedy Funeral : Broadcast Network Plans - Posted August 28, 2009
And here are some the early details of how Sen. Kennedy's funeral mass in Boston and burial service in Arlington National Cemetery will be covered by the broadcast networks tomorrow: Saturday morning, Kate Snow will anchor "GMA" from the JFK Library in Boston. A... [TVNewser]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Briefing - Posted August 12, 2009
Grandma's Safe: Health care and yesterday's N.H. town hall -- surprise, surprise -- stole the spotlight at today's briefing. Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was asked whether POTUS's having to explain that the government wouldn't kill Grandma was a sign that it was important to move a bill by the original August... [FishbowlDC]

Todd Gets One-on-One With President in Elkhart - Posted August 5, 2009
NBC chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd is getting some one-on-one time ... [FishbowlDC]

Ow, Ow... Chuck Todd's Spicy! - Posted August 3, 2009
Savannah Guthrie may have been stealing her NBC colleague, chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd's flavor earlier today, but the last time we checked Todd was still "spicy." ... [FishbowlDC]

Savannah Guthrie, New Chief WH Correspondent? - Posted August 3, 2009
Today on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Savannah Guthrie was introduced as the "Chief White House Correspondent," a title bestowed on NBC's ... [TVNewser]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Press Briefing - Posted July 30, 2009
Too Cool for School: Bracing ourselves for perhaps the most highly anticipated "beer summit" this town has ever seen, reporters continued to hammer away at press secretary Robert Gibbs on the logistics for this evening's Gates-Crowley-Obama meet. Multiple requests for a fuller readout or soundbite opportunity were rebuffed. "We're his students,... [FishbowlDC]

Guthrie Anchors Weekend Nightly - Posted July 20, 2009
NBC's Savannah Guthrie took a break from the White House briefing room ... [FishbowlDC]

RTCA Dinner Wrap-Up - Posted June 21, 2009
We think the President said it best- "The jokes may not be as good, but neither is the guest list." There were no TomKat or Ashton and Demi sightings. The biggest star (and highest dress slit) in the room was former Miss California ... [FishbowlDC]

More RTCA Dets: CBS Pre-Parties, Maddow Guest Bartends At MSNBC After-Party, Gibbs To Play MC Rove - Posted June 18, 2009
Ok, we're kidding about Robert Gibbs playing this year's MC Rove, but we have learned of a few more legitimate details to share with you about tomorrow evening's RTCA dinner... • CBS News is hosting a pre-party on the second floor of the convention center. There will be a live band and... [FishbowlDC]

Mike Allen's "Surprise" Birthday Party, Brought To You By Starbucks - Posted June 18, 2009
Most of DC wakes up to him, even more of DC wonders if and when he ever sleeps, Politico's Mike Allen never seems to stop. So last ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlDC's WH Correspondents Poll: TV Big 5 - Posted June 16, 2009
Over the weekend, HuffPo posted a poll asking their readers to vote for their favorite WH correspondent but only offered up 9 choices and left off a few key players like CBS News' Chip Reid. So we created our own poll to see what FishbowlDC's readers thought about the networks'... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted May 15, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: DNC's Tim Kaine and RNC's Michael Steele and a roundtable with CFR president Richard Haas, Newsweek's Jon Meacham, WSJ's Peggy Noonan and NJ's Ron Brownstein CBS' Face the Nation: R... [FishbowlDC]

The After-After-Party: Feldman's - Posted May 10, 2009
Michael Feldman hosted a late night after-after-party with Michael Kives and Philippe Reines in Dupont. Late night partiers included Chace Crawford, ... [FishbowlDC]

The After-Parties: Vanity Fair & Bloomberg - Posted May 10, 2009
So just who made the cut at the highly exclusive Vanity Fair/Bloomberg after-party at the gorgeous residence of French Ambassador Pierre Vimont? It was impossible to get in if you weren't on the list- Gossip Girl's Chace Crawford got turned away at first, but we saw him inside shortly after. No pics... [FishbowlDC]

Haddad Hosts Annual WHCD Brunch - Posted May 10, 2009
This was the scene at Tammy Haddad's annual pre-WHCD garden brunch. Who wasn't there? To name a few we saw... ... [FishbowlDC]

Enchanted, Surprised, Troubled and Humbled at Time & People - Posted May 9, 2009
Larry Hackett and Sandra Sobieraj Westfall of People Magazine and Time Magazine's Richard Stengel and Michael Duffy kicked off the WHCA Dinner we... [FishbowlDC]

Get to Know: WH Correspondents 40 & Under - Posted May 7, 2009
Erin McPike gets personal with the new regime of young correspondents on journalism's most prestigious beat in Capitol File's latest issue that will be unveiled at their post-WHCD party on Saturday evening. ... [FishbowlDC]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Press Briefing - Posted May 4, 2009
SCOTUS Idol: Supreme Court Justice David Souter's retirement announcement still hangs over the news cycle as anticipation of his replacement pick has heated up. Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, fending off speculation that POTUS will prioritize race and gender, outlined a veritably bi-partisan list of traits for the ideal candidate, "whether it's... [FishbowlDC]

Justice Westin? Justice Guthrie? - Posted May 1, 2009
Maybe if ABC's Jake Tapper had any input... some not serious suggestions from his Twitter page: possible ABC News candidates (w/JDs) for Supreme Court: David Westin, Bob Woodruff... [FishbowlDC]

Awards, Panel & DC Journo A-Listers At The Week's Opinion Awards - Posted April 28, 2009
There were more than plenty DC journos on hand last night at the St. Regis Hotel to see David Axelrod introduce David Brooks as The Week's ... [FishbowlDC]

Young and the Press List - Posted April 17, 2009
Some on the "press list" and some on the "guest list," journos came out in swarms to last night's Young and the Guest List party hosted by Washington Life Magazine. The super-chic soiree was held at last year's site for ARTOMATIC - a soon-to-be occupied office building on 1st St.... [FishbowlDC]

How The Evening Newscasts Covered the Tea Parties - Posted April 15, 2009
• NBC Nightly News led with two stories on tax day. Lee Cowan reported on the tea parties while Savannah Guthrie reported on the White House message of middle class tax cuts. In his open, Brian Williams said the tea parties were, "organiz... [TVNewser]

Mark Whitaker: The FishbowlDC Interview - Posted April 7, 2009
Say hello "good afternoon, Sir" to Mark Whitaker. One of the most powerful players in news media, Whitaker is Senior Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief for NBC News... but I didn't need to tell you that. What do... [FishbowlDC]

Why Won't David Gregory Follow Me? - Posted March 19, 2009
NBC's Jamie Gangel takes at look at the Twittering habits of her colleagues and more on the Today Show... .msnbcLinks {font-size:11px; font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: #999; margin-top: 5px; background: transparent; text-align: center; width: 425px;} .msnbcLinks a {text-decoration:none !important; border-bottom: 1px dotted #999 !important; font-weight:normal !important; height: 13... [FishbowlDC]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Press Briefing - Posted March 12, 2009
Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word: 21 minutes late today, no official delay and no explanation, which leads this reporter to wonder: What if they had a briefing and nobody came? "Naptime!": One day after the blogosophere lit up with the lighthearted jab at the Wall Street Journal one from its... [FishbowlDC]

It's Here. Washington Life's 2009 The Young & The Guest List - Posted March 9, 2009
And now the moment we've all been waiting with bated breath for... Washington Life Magazine's 2009 The Young & the Guest List is here. The annual collection of 250 of the "mo... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted February 13, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Obama senior advisor David Axelrod and a political roundtable of National Journal's Ron Brownstein, WaPo's Eugene Robinson, Politico's Roger Simon and WSJ's ... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: ABC, CBS, MSNBC... - Posted February 3, 2009
> ABC News will begin a series, "Afghanistan: Where Things Stand," across all platforms on Sunday. Included will be reports from senior foreign affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz, who was embedded recently with troops in Kabul. > Before the Super Bowl, there was CBS News' 48 Hours Mystery. On Saturday, it was... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.09.09 - Posted January 9, 2009
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]

Correspondents Trade Winter Coats for Board Shorts - Posted December 26, 2008
WaPo's Philip Rucker, himself on assignment in Honolulu, reports on the correspondent corps covering Pres.-elect Obama's Hawaii vacation. It... [TVNewser]

Chuck Todd Gets His Own Promo - Posted December 22, 2008
FishbowlDC noticed a promo NBC is running for newly-named Chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd.... [TVNewser]

Newsers Don't "Waste" Their Question to Obama On Blago - Posted December 19, 2008
At a news conference called to announce the final members of his cabinet, Pres.-elect Barack Obama took only three questions. None was about Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The first question wa... [TVNewser]

Richard Engel to the White House? - Posted December 17, 2008
TVNewser hears NBC's chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel may be headed to the White House for the network. Engel has been with NBC since just after the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003. He's reported extensively on the war and has also served as Beirut bureau chief a... [TVNewser]

Who Gets to Ask a Question at News Conference, Day 3? - Posted November 26, 2008
For the past couple days, as President-elect Barack Obama has held daily news conferences, we've been keeping track of which journalists get to ask the questions. Politico's ... [TVNewser]

Who Got the Questions Today? - Posted November 25, 2008
Politico's Michael Calderone gives the rundown of which reporters got to ask the questions at today's President-elect ... [TVNewser]

Three Strikes, You're Out - Posted November 25, 2008
During Barack Obama's first press conference as president-elect (held on Nov. 7), he fielded questions from the Associated Press, NBC, ABC, CBS, Reuters, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, CNN and the New York Times. At the time, ... [FishbowlDC]

NBC's Savannah Guthrie Gets Sarah Palin One-on-One - Posted October 14, 2008
In an update to one of our stories from earlier today, about Gov. Sarah Palin not doing interviews with some of the news media, including NBC... [TVNewser]

Covering the Veeps - Posted October 2, 2008
The cablers have been employing countdown clocks more than eight hours before the debate tonight, and all networks are gearing up for coverage: • ABC — Charlie Gibson, Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos anchor from New ... [TVNewser]

O'Donnell Switches Beats - Posted November 29, 2007
TVNewser's Chris Ariens got his hands on an internal NBC email, announcing that Kelly O'Donnell is leaving the White House beat to become a Capitol Hill correspondent. John Yang replaces her at the White House. She will be joining the producing team of Ken Strickland and Mike Viqueira who continue to provide... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.13.07 - Posted September 13, 2007
Good morning Washington. The "Biggest Tuesday In Hip-Hop History" -- 50 Cent. We hear Savannah Guthrie is a new general bureau correspondent for NBC. Another tipster tells us, "Peter Hamby, who used to be t... [FishbowlDC]

Guthrie Named NBC News Correspondent - Posted September 12, 2007
Savannah Guthrie has been named NBC News correspondent, effective immediately, FishbowlDC has learned. She will be based out of D.C. and will contribute to all NBC News properties, including "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," "Today" and MSNBC. The announcement was made today by NBC News President Steve Capus. Background info on... [FishbowlDC]

Court TV Closes DC Bureau - Posted August 7, 2007
(earlier on FishbowlDC) FishbowlDC has learned that CourtTV is closing their DC Bureau. No word yet on future plans for lead correspondent Savannah Guthrie. We hear that the decision to close the bureau stems from Court TV's new ownership, Turner, which is moving the network in... [FishbowlDC]

Post-It Notes Are The New White Smoke - Posted March 1, 2007
From Court TV's Savannah Guthrie: Another day, another revelation-free note from the jury in the Scooter Libby trial. The jurors have asked for more office supplies: a "big Post-It" pad for their easel. Not exactly a window into the jury's collective soul, but perhaps an indication that they are nowhere near... [FishbowlDC]

Russert To Testify Today - Posted February 7, 2007
From CourtTV's Savannah Guthrie: Today, prosecutors are expected to call Tim Russert of NBC News to the witness stand. (Although at the snail's pace the trial's been moving, don't hold your breath.) And we now know the defense intends to call another NBC correspondent: Andrea Mitchell, the network's chief foreign affairs correspondent. The... [FishbowlDC]

CourtTV Launches A Blog - Posted January 31, 2007
Check it out here. You can even read about how Washington Correspondent Savannah Guthrie (a hottie) is having a "Bad Hair Trial." ... [FishbowlDC]

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