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  • Fueled by an extended interview with several members of Bowe Bergdahl‘s platoon, Megyn Kelly‘s “The Kelly File” topped all of cable news in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic Thursday. It was the third time this week the show has topped “The O’Reilly Factor” in the demo and the first time ever Kelly has beaten O’Reilly in total viewers. It was also the highest rated total-viewer delivery of 2014 for Kelly.

  • NBCNews.com today launched a beta site building off the site’s February redesign. “We believe in experimenting and testing as we develop new products and features,” executive editor of NBCNews.com Gregory Gittrich wrote in a note to staff this afternoon.

  • CNN International has announced four brands — Hublot, Hyundai Motor, Embratur and Nikon — will sponsor multi-platform coverage of the 2014 World Cup.

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5 Things to Know About The New NBCNews.com

Homepage DesktopAfter 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…

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NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com Make a Slew of Hires

NBC News Digital has made a slew of personnel announcements today, affecting both NBCNews.com and MSNBC.com, which will launch this Summer.

NBCNews.com has named Hilary Frey editorial director for news, while MSNBC.com has named Dafna Linzer managing editor. Frey was most recently editor-in-chief of Yahoo! News, while Linzer was a senior investigative reporter at ProPublica.

In addition, NBCNews.com has promoted Dick Belsky to Managing Editor of News. There are a number of other additions to both sites, all of them noted after the jump.

Note from MSNBC.com VP and executive editor Richard Wolffe:
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NBC News Digital Names Editors For NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com

Now that NBC News Digital has two different news websites to work with, the company is solidifying the leadership at the sites.

NBCNews.com will be led by Gregory Gittrich as VP and executive editor. Gittrich joins NBCNews.com from the NBC Owned Stations group, where he had been VP of digital media. He will report to senior VP and chief digital officer Vivian Schiller.

As for MSNBC.com: regular MSNBC guest and political analyst Richard Wolffe will become VP and executive editor for the site, still slated to launch early next year. He will report jointly to MSNBC president Phil Griffin and Schiller.

Elsewhere: Jennifer Brown has been promoted to VP an executive editor of Today.com. She had been GM of the site. Ryan Osborn has been promoted to VP of digital innovation. Andrew Locke has been upped to VP of mobile and devices, while John Keegan has been named VP of technology strategy.

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