In her first network Sunday public affairs show appearance since becoming National Security Adviser, Susan Rice will go one-on-one with David Gregory tomorrow on “Meet the Press.” Rice will discuss the chaos and bloody tug of war in Ukraine which overnight took a new turn. Rice will also discuss America’s strained relationship with Russia. Until 2010, Rice’s husband Ian Cameron was the executive producer of NBC’s Sunday show rival, “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” which tomorrow will be hosted by Martha Raddatz.
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After a year of work, the new NBCNews.com debuts overnight tonight, just in time for premium traffic coming from the Sochi Olympics coverage.
At an unveiling this morning at 30 Rock, NBC News President Deborah Turness says the new site is about “tearing down the walls that traditionally have divided TV and digital.” The new site will be a “continuous consumption model” that continues the story whether it was born first digitally or it originally aired on TV.
TVNewser attended this morning’s event. Here are our 5 takeaways from the new site…
Here’s what the broadcast networks have planned for President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday.
ABC: Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos will anchor from Washington, D.C. They will be joined by Jonathan Karl, Martha Raddatz and Jeff Zeleny before and after the President’s speech. Sawyer will also anchor “World News” from D.C.
NBC: Brian Williams will anchor from Washington, D.C. He will be joined on set by David Gregory, Chuck Todd and Andrea Mitchell. Capitol Hill correspondent Kelly O’Donnell will report from inside the House chamber. Williams will also anchor “Nightly News” from D.C.
CBS: Scott Pelley will anchor from Washington, D.C. He will be joined by Bob Schieffer and Norah O’Donnell. CBS News will also have chief White House correspondent Major Garrett and Congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes reporting during primetime.
Univision: Univision will air the speech on cable network Galavision. Enrique Acevedo will anchor.
ABC, CBS, and NBC will carry President Obama‘s end-of-year news conference this afternoon at 2pmET.
“CBS Evening News” anchor Scott Pelley will anchor CBS News’ coverage from New York.
The cable news networks went into overtime last night as a multi-national deal requiring Iran to temporarily halt its nuclear program came together.
NBC’s David Gregory anchored for MSNBC. The network also produced a special report for NBC stations and had Ann Curry in Geneva where, as Gregory put it, she had “exclusive access to these talks.” Harris Faulkner anchored for Fox News. She too anchored a special report for FOX stations, also seen on FBN, during the president’s remarks just after 10:30pm. Wolf Blitzer was in for CNN. Blitzer wrapped up at 11pmET. MSNBC remained in breaking news coverage until 11:07 and FNC stayed with the story until 11:25pm.
Guthrie’s piece reports on the current NBC personalities—and potential outsiders—who might replace the long tenured anchor if he exits.
Which member of the NBC family could possibly fill Lauer’s shoes? Both Willie Geist, who is the co-host of “Today’s” 9amET hour, and “Meet The Press” moderator David Gregory, could be in the running. Both of their Q scores, which measures audience likability toward on-air personalities, are higher than Lauer’s, with Gregory’s standing out highest among the key adult women demo at 18 compared to Geist’s 14.
Other contenders mentioned in the piece—albeit long shots—are Ryan Seacrest and “Today” digital host Carson Daly, with the latter having ”the weakest emotional connection” to female viewers, according to a Q score executive.
Outside the streets of Rockefeller Plaza, Anderson Cooper is also mentioned as a possibility, but unlikely since he is negotiating a new deal with CNN while also continuing to contribute to “60 Minutes.”
News networks are planning special coverage ahead of the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. The storm made landfall Oct. 29, 2012.
Brian Williams will join David Gregory on Sunday’s “Meet the Press.” On the “Today” show, Matt Lauer reports from the Rockaways area of New York City and Al Roker will be live along the Jersey Shore. Williams will anchor “Nightly News” Tuesday from Breezy Point in Queens, much of which burned to the ground on the night of Oct. 29. Lester Holt, Ann Curry, Stephanie Gosk, Katy Tur and Dylan Dryer will all contribute reporting for NBC News.
Amy Robach will report from Breezy Point and Ginger Zee will be at the Jersey Shore for all ABC News programs and platforms. David Muir, Aaron Katersky and Dan Kloeffler will contribute reports as well.
A spokesperson says the network will cover the anniversary “within our regularly scheduled news broadcasts.”
FNC senior correspondent Rick Leventhal will report from several New Jersey towns, providing updates on the rebuilding process. Additionally, “Special Report with Bret Baier” will provide coverage Monday and Tuesday looking back on the devastation and its aftermath.
Elizabeth MacDonald will host “Sandy: One Year Later,” a day-long, special on Monday. MacDonald will be live from Belle Harbor, NY to explore what homeowners are facing a year after the disastrous storm.
TV news reporters and anchors are terrific sources of news and analysis when it comes to Congress. So it isn’t surprising that members of Congress aggressively follow certain members of the news media on Twitter. New York looked at the outlets and journalists that Congress follows on the social site, breaking it down by party affiliation.
Politico’s Mike Allen is the most followed journalist by both Republicans and Democrats, but things top end up splitting down ideological lines from there.
The top TV news journalist is NBC’s Chuck Todd, who places second to Allen. Fox News’ Chad Pergram is number three, with CNN’s Jake Tapper fourth. NBC’s David Gregory is sixth, ABC’s George Stephanopoulos is seventh, FNC’s Bret Baier is eighth, MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough is ninth and CNN’s Dana Bash is 10th.
Republicans and Democrats do differ in their tastes, however. MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow has more follows than any other TV personality among Democrats, while Andrea Mitchell places sixth. Chris Matthews, Anderson Cooper and Chris Hayes also make the cut in the top 20. Among Republicans, Fox News dominates, With Pergram second, Baier third, Karl Rove fourth and Dana Perino fifth. Sean Hannity, Greta Van Susteren, Megyn Kelly, Mike Huckabee and Neil Cavuto also crack the top 20.
NY Mag has more here.
NBC News will re-air an edition of “Meet the Press” from August 25, 1963, 50 years to the day after it aired originally. The episode featured an interview with Martin Luther King Jr., and aired just three days before his “I have a dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
NBC will air “Meet the Press’ Special Edition: Remembering the Dream” on its 10 owned & operated stations and on New England Cable News, and is offering it to affiliates, who may air it immediately before or immediately after Sunday’s new edition of the program.
“Dr. King’s message resonates as strongly today as it did fifty years ago,” said David Gregory, moderator of “Meet the Press,” in a statement. “This Sunday, we will relive this powerful moment in our nation’s history through the lens of the ‘Meet the Press’ archives as we reflect on the state of the American dream.”
More information, below.