TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Brian Williams Filling In for Matt Lauer on ‘Today’ Friday

“NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams will continue his “Rock Center” publicity tour later this week with a stop on NBC’s morning program “Today.”

Williams will not be a guest however: instead he will be filling in for Matt Lauer, who will be out that morning. Williams last co-hosted “Today” back in February 2009, when he filled in for Meredith Vieira:

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Williams will also anchor “Nightly” that evening. The NBC anchor always seems to be game for an appearance, whether on one of the network’s comedy shows, or on the local station when the anchors need a break, as happened earlier this year following Hurricane Irene.

Mediabistro Course

Create Quick Video for the Web

Create Quick Video for the WebLearn how to shoot, edit, and encode online video! Starting October 4, write video scripts and story outlines, shoot and edit film, and broadcast your work on video-sharing sites like YouTube and Vimeo. Students will get hands-on experience with a Canon HDV camera and Final Cut in this course. Register now!