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What's Really Going On With Lester Holt At NBC?

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 04.21.2015 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Lester Holt's first report card as NBC's choice to fill in for suspended anchor Brian Williams as "Nightly News" anchor found him ma...

Brian Williams - The Last Celebrity News Anchor

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 04.14.2015 | Media
Robbie Vorhaus

Gone are the days of Cronkite, Rather, Brokaw, Jennings, Sawyer, and now Williams. Mark your calendars: Tuesday, February 10, 2015, ended the era of the celebrity, legacy news anchor.

Brian Williams Lied to Us, but the World Hasn't Ended, and We Have More Diversity

Richard Fowler | Posted 04.13.2015 | Media
Richard Fowler

While mainstream media laments and prognosticates about their comrade's fall from grace, now is the time for America to see the blessing in disguise: our nation's diversity is starting to be reflected in the news we watch.

Why it may be Willie Geist's Moment

Mark Joseph | Posted 04.11.2015 | Media
Mark Joseph

Geist is not your father's sidekick, for unlike Ed McMahon, it's abundantly clear that this current gig is just a stop on the way to a much larger role that Geist gets closer to with each broadcast.

Lester Holt Explains Where Brian Williams Is

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.10.2015 | Media

Lester Holt took a minute during NBC's "Nightly News" on Monday night to explain to viewers why the show's regular anchor, Brian Williams, wasn't on t...

Weather Reporter Was NOT Ready To Go On Camera

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.04.2014 | Media

There's not being ready to go on camera. And then there's really, really not being ready. Like, not even a little bit. This was the unfortunate cas...

Katherine Fung

NBC News Host Celebrates Milestone | Katherine Fung | Posted 09.26.2013 | Media

Lester Holt has seen a lot in his time at “Weekend Today.” On Sunday, Holt will mark his ten-year anniversary hosting the show. Since he start...

Brian Williams Updates Viewers Medical Leave

Posted 08.19.2013 | Media

Brian Williams updated viewers on his knee replacement surgery, which he successfully underwent earlier this month. After living with chronic pain ...

Newest 'Today' Host Greeted With Criticism

Posted 11.05.2012 | Media

Erica Hill made her debut appearance on the weekend edition of the "Today" show on Saturday, causing a social media stir from devoted viewers. Afte...

WATCH: 'Today' Celebrates Major Milestone

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.16.2012 | Media

"Weekend Today" spent its Sunday morning broadcast celebrating a major television milestone: 25 years on the air. Former “Weekend Today” ancho...

Lester Holt To Pepperdine: NBC Reconsidered My Application 23 Years After Rejecting Me

Posted 04.30.2012 | College

Lester Holt, anchor of the weekend editions of NBC's Today and Nightly News said it took gall to apply to NBC as an 18-year-old in a commencement addr...

Andrew Zimmern Feeds Roadkill To Reluctant 'Today Show' Hosts

Posted 01.23.2012 | Home

Andrew Zimmern stopped by the "Today Show" on Saturday, January 21 to promote the new season of his show, "Bizarre Foods America", airing Monday, Janu...

Lester Holt Named New 'Dateline' Host

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 11.19.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Lester Holt will replace Ann Curry as host of the newsmagazine "Dateline NBC" when it begins its 20th season on Sept. 23. The NBC Ne...

Radiation Found On Lester Holt, NBC Crew In Japan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC News' Lester Holt—who is in Japan covering the earthquake and nuclear crisis there—revealed on Wednesday's "Today" show that minor traces of r...

Why Harvey Levin Should Be President of CNN

Mike Hegedus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Hegedus

In Egypt, American journalists, particularly the television ones, are learning the difference between covering a controlled war, being embedded with friendly troops, and covering a fluid, live, dangerous situation.

PHOTOS: Lester Holt Reports From Afghanistan For Thanksgiving

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC's Lester Holt has been in Afghanistan since Friday, reporting on the war there from military bases across the country. He anchored the "Today Show...

It's Thanksgiving -- Frisk You

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael B. Laskoff

Let's consider five things far worse than having your 'junk' examined in the airport.

Arianna Guest Stars On 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 12.13.2011 | Comedy
Huff TV

Think Washington is an unfashionable town where people just sit around and talk politics? Arianna makes a guest appearance on Friday night's "Late Nig...

BP Chairman's Unfortunate Choice of Words: Once Again the Media Fanned Hysteria Over Absolutely Nothing

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Russnow

I am not a fan of BP, and the oil company deserves the heap of criticism tossed its way, but I believe the media has once again behaved outrageously.

NBC Nightly News "Making A Difference" Week Profiles Celebrity Causes

Huffington Post | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

All this week, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams will be featuring celebrities who "make a difference" in local communities and around the world. F...

Alicia Keys Works With Keep A Child Alive, Featured on "Making A Difference"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Alicia Keys was featured on "NBC Nightly News" tonight as part of their "Making A Difference" series. Though the series typically focuses on ordinary ...

Inside The Secret Service: Lester Holt Plays President During Secret Service Drill (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC's Lester Holt did a report on the Secret Service for the "Today Show." Holt takes an in depth look at their training and the great lengths they go...

Jason Linkins

CNBC Anchors Change Tune On Obama (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

For a long while, CNBC has been one of the White House's most fervent critics, what with all the "wealth destruction" and the support for "loser's mor...