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Brian Williams Reportedly 'Insulted' By 'Rock Center' Cancellation

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.22.2013 | Media

"Rock Center" ended its run on Friday night, as Brian Williams closed out the newsmagazine that, despite its ambitions, could never find its footing i...

'Rock Center' Lays Off Staffers

Posted 05.24.2013 | Media

NBC News has laid off some of the production staff for "Rock Center" as the show wraps up, TV Newser reported Friday. Staffers received their sever...

Brian Williams Mourns Loss Of 'Rock Center'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.11.2013 | Media

Brian Williams lamented the demise of "Rock Center" on Friday. The newsmagazine was canceled by NBC after a year of low ratings and constant timesl...


The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.10.2013 | Media

NBC canceled its primetime newsmagazine "Rock Center with Brian Williams" on Friday. The New York Times was first to report that the program had been ...

Brian Williams Clashes With Ari Emanuel

Posted 03.24.2013 | Media

Ari Emanuel was reportedly so dissatisfied with an interview he and his brothers sat for with Brian Williams that he sent NBC a "fiery legal letter," ...

Brian Williams Reportedly Distancing Himself From NBC News Show

Posted 12.26.2012 | Media

Brian Williams is reportedly ready to put some space between himself and "Rock Center With Brian Williams." New York Post's Page Six said Wednesda...


Posted 11.30.2012 | Media

"Rock Center With Brian Williams" has been moved again, this time to Friday night at 10 p.m. NBC announced the scheduling change — along with th...

NBC Schedules 'Do No Harm' Premiere & The '30 Rock' Finale

Posted 11.30.2012 | TV

"Do No Harm" is heading to NBC Thursdays. The new medical drama starring Steven Pasquale will premiere on Thursday, January 31 at 10 p.m. EST, the sam...

Fox News' Curious Black Out

Nick Penniman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Nick Penniman

Isn't there a moral obligation at a company like Fox News to use its primetime hours to cover a massive, tragic, still-breaking news story?

How Chelsea Clinton's NBC Contract Is Holding Her Back

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.11.2012 | Media

Chelsea Clinton has not been actively campaigning for President Obama during the 2012 election cycle because of her contract with NBC News, the New Yo...

Laura Bassett

Panetta: Military's Handling Of Rape Is 'An Outrage' | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said in an interview this week with NBC's Natalie Morales that the military's tendency to sweep rape cases unde...

Are Women Their Own Worst Critics?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 09.23.2012 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Have we become so vigilant about how we look that we've lost sight of the fact that we're all in this together?

Another Change For 'Rock Center'

Posted 05.31.2012 | Media

NBC is moving its prime time newsmagazine show, "Rock Center with Brian Williams," to a new time slot for the second time since the program's debut in...

'Rock Center With Brian Williams' Pulled For May Sweeps

Posted 05.14.2012 | Media

NBC has pulled "Rock Center With Brian Williams" for the remainder of May Sweeps. The newsmagazine show will be replaced by reruns of "Law and Ord...

Bridging the Authenticity Gap: A Common Cause Joins Generations

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 07.07.2012 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Together we are recognizing the negative impact that unrealistic beauty has on body image and self-esteem -- and together we are finally saying, "we have had enough."

WATCH: Killing Bin Laden Was The 'Most Important' Day Of My Presidency

Posted 05.03.2012 | Media

A year after the killing of Osama bin Laden, President Barack Obama reflected on the decision he made to carry out the deadly raid. In an interview...

It's About That Time

Brett C. Di Resta | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics
Brett C. Di Resta

Sensationalizing opposition research may make for good television. But gathering facts, unearthing the truth, revealing sins of omission and countering false information makes for good, honest campaigns.

WATCH: Meredith Vieira Speaks Out About Explosive Interview With JFK Intern

Posted 02.10.2012 | Media

NBC's Meredith Vieira debuted in her new role Wednesday as she sat down with Brian Williams during the network's prime time magazine show "Rock Center...

WATCH: Behind The Scenes Of Meredith Vieira's Exclusive

Posted 02.07.2012 | Media

Former "Today" show host Meredith Vieira will debut in her new role on NBC Wednesday night. As a special correspondent for NBC News, Vieira has interv...

Networks Resort To Trickery In An Attempt To Lift Ratings | BILL CARTER | Posted 04.03.2012 | Media

This is the kind of programming sleight of hand that executives seize on as they seek to gain every possible edge in the television ratings game, at a...

Meredith Vieira Debuts In New NBC Role

Posted 02.01.2012 | Media

Meredith Vieira will make her debut appearance on "Rock Center with Brian Williams" at 9 p.m. on February 8 -- and her first interview is with Mimi Al...

WATCH: Colbert Talks About His Super PAC

Posted 03.14.2012 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert rocked the political world on Thursday with his announcement that he is forming an exploratory committee to run for president in South...

WATCH: Chelsea Clinton Makes Her NBC News Debut

Posted 02.12.2012 | Media

Chelsea Clinton made her debut on NBC News Monday night, filing a report from her home state of Arkansas on "Rock Center." Clinton's sudden transfo...

WATCH: Fallon Opens Up About Bachmann Scandal

Posted 12.06.2011 | Comedy

The recent mini-scandal that erupted after Michele Bachmann appeared on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" to the song "Lying Ass Bitch" played by house b...

Tina Fey Reveals Her Unexpected Maternity Leave Habit

Posted 11.15.2011 | Parents

When you're pregnant, maternity leave sounds great, doesn't it? Three whole months off -- you can finally reorganize your kitchen, or maybe you'll pen...