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  • Brian Williams' departure from 'NBC Nightly News' marks the end of the almighty anchor

    Brian Williams' departure from 'NBC Nightly News' marks the end of the almighty anchor
    Brian Williams' departure from "NBC Nightly News" draws a curtain on an era of almighty evening news anchors. The legendary CBS newsman Walter Cronkite defined the network anchor in the 1960s and '70s as a trusted, calm paternal figure providing a...
  • NBC's Holt ready to take over as 'Nightly' anchor

    New "Nightly News" anchor Lester Holt says he doesn't believe the broadcast needs to take special steps to rebuild trust among viewers following Brian Williams' demotion, even as NBC's first advertisement promoting him lauds his dependability. "If I...
  • Spieth's ascent means millions in Under Armour media exposure

    Spieth's ascent means millions in Under Armour media exposure
    Jordan Spieth’s U.S. Open victory means millions of dollars in media exposure for Under Armour, which scored a marketing coup in January when it extended its endorsement deal with the player for another 10 years. Spieth on Sunday became the...
  • Lester Holt: NBC is lucky to have him

    Lester Holt: NBC is lucky to have him
    Lester Holt this week takes over as anchor of "NBC Nightly News," a position he richly deserves.  Holt conducted himself with such professionalism, class and integrity that he saved NBC News during the Brian Williams debacle. At CBS, Bob Schieffer...
  • A newsman gone astray will return to NBC seeking redemption

    In 1974, CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite made a cameo appearance as himself on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." That was a very big deal. Big-time TV newsmen, especially Cronkite ("the most trusted man in America") didn't put their credibility on the line by...
  • Fox Sports coverage of U.S. Open is refreshing

    Fox Sports coverage of U.S. Open is refreshing
    After three days of watching the tournament on television, I think Fox Sports is doing a good job with its coverage of the U.S. Open. Announcer Joe Buck sounds as knowledgeable and comfortable at the Open as he is at NFL and Major League Baseball games....
  • NBC's new anchor Lester Holt rose steadily to top

    While Lester Holt's ascension to full-time anchor of NBC's "Nightly News" came as a result of Brian Williams' stunning downfall, no one can say he hasn't worked hard to take advantage of an opportunity. The California-born Holt becomes the first African-...
  • 'Astronaut Wives Club' premiere touches down with so-so ratings

    'Astronaut Wives Club' premiere touches down with so-so ratings
    "The Astronaut Wives Club" had a little trouble with blastoff Thursday night. ABC's new period drama - billed as kind of a Space Age "Real Housewives" — delivered 5.5 million total viewers, with a lackluster 1.1 rating in the crucial 18 to 49...
  • 'Astronaut Wives Club': No ratings liftoff

    UPDATED: Most viewers were more interested in a "Big Bang Theory" rerun than ABC's look at the first astronauts' wives. "The Astronaut Wives Club" averaged 5.5 million viewers in its premiere Thursday. The ABC drama ran third in the time slot to CBS'...
  • Move provides second chance for MSNBC as well as Brian Williams

    Move provides second chance for MSNBC as well as Brian Williams
    Brian Williams and MSNBC have a lot invested in second chances. Williams was officially demoted by NBC News on Thursday for false statements he has made on and off the air regarding his coverage in the field. He will lose his anchor chair on "NBC...
  • Brian Williams will leave 'NBC Nightly News' and join MSNBC

    Brian Williams will leave 'NBC Nightly News' and join MSNBC
    Brian Williams, the popular NBC News anchor who became embroiled in controversy over false statements he made about his reporting, will no longer be the anchor of the network's evening newscast and will be assigned to handling breaking news on cable...