> “Welcome to the Nantucket Film Festival — where Jews come to be honored,” cracked NBC’s Brian Williams, as he emceed the annual Film Festival this weekend. The event honored actor/director Harold Ramis. “I never thought I’d say this but how do you follow Brian Williams?,” joked Ramis.
> NPR’s Scott Simon will guest anchor BBC World News America tonight sitting in for Matt Frei. Frei is in Pakistan preparing reports for a special series later this week.
> Wednesday, July 29, CNBC debuts “Ultimate Fighting: Fistful of Dollars.” Scott Wapner travels to Germany and goes inside the UFC Octagon with controversial front man Dana White, and billionaire backers Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta.
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