| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
As the party that is 2013 draws to a close, we observe that the TV news business has been filled with outstanding coverage of the year's challenging and important stories, including the Syrian civil war, the death of Nelson Mandela, the U.S. government...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The raging controversy over comments made by "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson in GQ magazine and A&E's decision to suspend him from the remaining episodes of the upcoming fifth season arrive at the end of a year that has no shortage of culture war dust-...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Many of the "Today" show's core anchors were off for the holidays Monday, so NBC called in two veterans to join Matt Lauer on his birthday. Former "Today" anchors Bryant Gumbel and Jane Pauley returned for a one-day-only tour of duty in an effort to...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 11:07 AM
"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts certainly generated a lot of headlines in 2013, most of which had to do with the popular newswoman's health. At the close of the year, Roberts is opening up about her personal life, as she publicly...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 7:48 AM
We say goodbye to 2013, then start 2014 with football and new episodes. The highlights this week:
Bryant Gumbel and Jane Pauley return to co-host "Today" at 7 a.m. Monday on NBC. They'll be there for the day with Matt Lauer, and they will look at news...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Lillo Brancato Jr., the actor best known for playing a small-time wannabe hood executed by Tony Soprano on HBO's acclaimed series "The Sopranos," was paroled on Tuesday.
According to the Associated Press, Brancato has been serving a 10-year sentence for...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:30 AM
NBCUniversal is about to test the upper limit of the atmosphere, or at least its ability to appeal to TV viewers
In a pact that clearly aims to create another universal TV moment like the 1969 telecast of Neil Armstrong stepping foot on the surface of...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is the gift that keeps on giving for late-night comedians. On Wednesday, Jimmy Kimmel couldn't get the actual Rob Ford to speak, but he had the next best thing: "Parks and Recreation's" Jim O'Heir doing his best Rob Ford impression....
| Nov 10, 2013
Following a survey, there are now discussions going on at the Department of Motor Vehicles over how employees who deal with the public should dress for work.
Right now, the general guidelines call for employees to dress "casual business." Good luck, of...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:02 PM
The United States is sending an aircraft carrier to the Philippines to help speed up relief efforts after a typhoon killed an estimated 10,000 people, with fears the toll could rise sharply as rescuers reach more devastated towns.
The USS George...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:54 AM
I can’t wait to see watch Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford interact with our own Steve Martorano on NBC’s “Today” show between 10 and 11 a.m. Thursday.
Martorano — who owns eponymous restaurants in Fort Lauderdale,...