12/05/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

NBC Opens With Tim Russert Mention (VIDEO)

NBC opened its election night coverage at 7 pm with a special mention of their late colleague Tim Russert. Brian Williams, sitting alongside Tom Brokaw and Andrea Mitchell, concluded his opening remarks by saying, "It is a night our friend Tim Russert would have loved. We'll cover it here in his spirit tonight."