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WATCH: Fallon's Christmas Mad Lib With Patton Oswalt, T.I., BriWi & More

Posted 12.23.2011 | Comedy

Jimmy Fallon continued his holiday tradition of reading "Twas The Night Before Christmas" on Thursday, but this time around he brought in some friends...

WATCH: Brian Williams For President Campaign Announced

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 08.21.2011 | Comedy

What's better than Brian Williams slow-jamming the news? Brian Williams making the news by running for president. Of course, the NBC Nightly News hos...

Friday Talking Points [107] -- What A Week

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Much of the frenzied activity took place this week behind closed doors (and most decidedly not on C-SPAN), as health care reform entered its final negotiating phase.

Live From New York, It's....Barack Obama?

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

None other than Barack Obama, showing up in the cold open as a surprise guest in a Hallowe'en party thrown by Hillary Clinton (played with icy smugness by Amy Poehler). A presidential candidate on SNL? Guess BriWi's gravitas is safe.

Fact-Checking BriWi On The Daily Show

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last Thursday night NBC anchor Brian Williams joined Jon Stewart on the Daily Show for their usual friendly bantering which, as usual, veered occasion...

Bride of BriWi

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

We wrote yesterday of Brian Williams' trip to Afghanistan, and mentioned an anecdote from Williams' blog about his field producer, Subrata De. De acco...

RTCA Dinner: Pics and Nuggets

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

We're chiming with coverage of Wednesday's Radio and Television Correspondent's Dinner in D.C. — check out our exclusive interview with featured...

Jon Stewart to BriWi: "Which Candidate Are You Biased Against?"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last night Jon Stewart hosted his good friend and frequent guest Brian Williams to The Daily Show for a spirited discussion in which they covered a wi...

In The Midst of McCain-Obama Iraq Sparring, A Debate Flashback: Did BriWi Step On Hillary's Line?

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I went back to the transcript. Hillary tried to pipe up -- but it was at that point that moderator Brian Williams insisted on breaking for a commercial. He told her to "hold that thought" -- but when they came back from commercial, Williams kicked off with a change of subject and a question for...Obama.

BriWi Bookends, Barack Benefits? The Theoretical Implications of an SNL Rerun

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Brian Williams-hosted SNL, rerun last night, will have neatly bookended the strike since Williams's show, broadcast on Nov. 3, 2007, was the last live SNL to run before the strike kicked off on Nov. 5, 2007.

That Other Horserace: Charlie Gibson Back On Top This Week In Nightly News War

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The past year has been spent in heated battle between NBC's Brian Williams and ABC's Charlie Gibson for the the number-one newscasts.

Brian Williams Named "Top Flirt"

StarPulse.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Brad Pitt and Marie Osmond, along with Brian Williams, head the list of flirts compiled by Flirtologist Jill Spiegel. "These well-known flirts engage ...

Hillary Clinton Delivers Most-Watched "Meet The Press" In Almost Three Years

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hillary Clinton brought a ratings bonanza this "Meet the Press" this week, delivering an audience of 4.71 million viewers to the network — it's ...

Brian Williams Drops Yiddish, Loves His Nickname

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ETP had the opportunity to chat with "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams in New Hampshire on Tuesday night shortly after he delivered the newscast to an anxious nation.

Charlie Gibson's War: Won On The Weekend, Lost In The Week

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ABC's Charlie Gibson kicked off last week's New Hampshire primary coverage on a high after hosting the back-to-back GOP and Dem debates — which ...

Anchor Wars: Williams And Gibson End The Year Neck-And-Neck

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

While the nation's attention is focused on the horserace in Iowa, another one is about to be decided — barely. Today is the last day of 2007, an...

Media Winners of 2007

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's that time again — time for ETP's Media Winners of the Year, an arbitrarily-selected and subjectively-evaluated list of people and/or entiti...

Holiday Sign-Offs: How Did The Anchors Address The Christmas Conundrum?

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's the latest front in the War on Christmas: The Anchor Sign-Off! How, in these loaded PC times where even Mike Huckabee can't have a floating cross...

Katie Couric Can't Catch A Break

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Katie Couric has had a rough ride, but lately, things seemed to have stabilized. Late in the summer, she blunted the potentially disastrous effects of...

Live From New York, A Show By Family, For Family

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 01.14.2013 | Media

Here's ETP's recap of Saturday night's Live SNL stage show at the UCB, from host Michael Cera's monologue to musical guest Yo La Tengo to Will Forte's golden-sheathed codpiece to what Norah Jones and Fred Armisen's naked butt have in common.

Rainy Days and Mondays: Hello, Cleveland!

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sometimes we like to title our posts with song and movie references that force our readers to guess at what the hell we mean. Tonight, we went double ...

NBC News Wins Ratings Race This Week. Hat Tip: SNL?

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So! Here we have our answer to the question of whether hosting SNL would bring ratings magic to Brian Williams, host anchor of "NBC Nghtly News": Yes!...

Barack And BriWi: Forget About Gravitas, What About Bias?

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

For those who are looking for it, Saturday's Obama cameo on SNL could be construed as an implicit endorsement.

Why This Buffoon Commands A BriWi Paycheck

Silicon Alley Insider | Michael Learmonth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Glenn Beck hosts a little-watched, scarcely-promoted show on CNN's Headline News, but he just signed a radio deal worth $50 million over five years. W...

BriWi on SNL: We Show The Clips, You Decide

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams hosts SNL.