| Sep 27, 2011
| 10:43 PM
Early in his presidency, Barack Obama's aversion to governing and addiction to going on television, led me to write that when the going gets tough, Obama goes on TV.
Here we go again with the president moving from camera setup to camera setup talking...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 10:28 AM
NBC said Monday it will replace "The Playboy Club" with its news program "Rock Center with Brian Williams" beginning Oct. 31.
After three low-rated episodes, NBC has axed the Chicago-set sudser about Bunnies in the first of Hugh Hefner's Playboy Clubs in...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 6:50 AM
I won't retrace the whole issue here, but CBS News is long overdue for some praise at this blog for investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson excellent work on the Department of Justice's "Operation Fast and Furious."
The blowback from the White House...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 3:07 PM
In the new world of endless channels and multiple ways to watch TV, you almost never see as dramatic a change in viewing as the one unfolding in Baltimore this fall.
After a year of speculation about how the end of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" would affect...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 12:27 PM
What do you do for the Dr. Steve Show?
I’m the Executive Producer of “The Dr Steve Show”
What’s your hometown?
I was born in Brooklyn, raised in Staten Island, own a home in Long Beach Long Island, but live in Hell’s...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 4:27 PM
Eight Republican candidates for president gather today at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley for a 105-minute debate that is likely to focus on the race’s new front-runner, Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
Perry, who vaulted into the lead among ...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 3:12 PM
NBC released its midseason schedule for 2012, and missing from it are "Community" and "Prime Suspect."
Both ratings-starved but critically praised series have been pulled from the schedule. A spokesman from NBC has told me that "Prime Suspect" "is still...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 8:03 AM
For all the big journalists associated with Brian Williams' "Rock Center," it was sportscaster Bob Costas who put this self-important, over-promoted newsmagazine on the map Monday with his exclusive interview of former Penn State football coach Jerry...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 8:18 AM
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky insisted in an interview Monday night he is "innocent" of charges that he sexually abused young boys, denying to NBC's Bob Costas that he's a pedophile.
In a telephone interview with NBC's "Rock...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:01 AM
I don’t know why Jerry Sandusky or his attorney thought it was a good idea to launch a media offensive and submit to interviews on NBC and CNN on Monday night.
Perhaps what passes for a brain trust on Team Sandusky thought it was better than...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 1:56 PM
What does it say about NBC News and its priorities that it hired Chelsea Clinton as a correspondent for Brian Williams' overblown "Rock Center" newsmagazine? And why are some people still talking about the interview Bob Costas did last Monday with accused...