My Interview With Law & Order: SVU’s Kelli Giddish

Kelli talks about the highly-anticipated season 15 premiere, what’s ahead this season and how the cast is trying to make a difference.

Watch: NBC’s Brian Williams Addresses Elon University Grads

Guest Post: 10 Tips for Breaking Into Broadcast News

Chris Pollone is a freelance correspondent for NBC News Channel. Prior to moving to New York City he worked at the NBC affiliate in Birmingham, Ala. for 11 years. Today, he shares his 10 tips for breaking into broadcast news:

Former Alabama reporter gives up a lot, gains a lot in move to New York City

You’d think that standing on 5th Avenue, just yards from the Empire State Building, with police, tourists and business people swarming everywhere, would drive home the reality that I was finally reporting on the nation’s biggest stage.

Jimmy Fallon and Jay Leno Address ‘Tonight Show’ Rumors With Duet

Going Old School in the WDSU Garage

Fletcher Mackel Begs Jimmy Fallon to Follow Him on Twitter

WDSU sports anchor Fletcher Mackel has been stalking tweeting Jimmy Fallon for years trying to get the late night host to follow him by sending him annual “Happy Birthday” tweets and informing the comedian that Fletcher and his twin brother Travers share Fallon’s birthdate. He has obviously been unimpressed. What happened yesterday? Jimmy Fallon started following […]

Katherine Webb on ‘Today’: “I Don’t See Why Any Woman Wouldn’t Be Flattered”

‘Today’ Viewers Upset About Another Anchor Change

There was a time in the not-too-distant past when NBC’s ‘Weekend Today’ split the anchoring duties among three people — Lester Holt, Amy Robach and Jenna Wolfe. Robach left a few months ago to join ABC News and ‘Weekend Today’ decided to hire Erica Hill, formerly of CBS’ latest morning incarnation, to anchor both days. […]

[VIDEO] Ann Curry’s Tearful TODAY Farewell

TV Critic Ed Bark nails what many were probably thinking while watching Ann Curry say goodbye this morning. Matt Lauer has been widely reported as the main reason for Curry’s ouster and her body language spoke volumes. A note on Bark’s review: It was Natalie Morales on the couch with Matt, Al and Ann, not Savannah Guthrie.

Matt Lauer, King of Morning Television

Matt Lauer has anchored the ‘Today’ Show for 17 years, longer than any other person. And he’ll be in his chair at least a few years longer after agreeing to a new, multi-year contract worth an estimated $25 million a year. “The only question was whether he wanted to continue to do the job and […]

Matt Lauer Staying at ‘Today’

Matt Lauer will stick around to co-host ‘Today’ on NBC for a long time. On this morning’s show, Lauer announced the signing of his long-anticipated new contract. Lauer has been a fixture on ‘Today’ since 1994 and the show has been number one since 1995. Often when you see people on TV, then meet them, […]

[VIDEO] The New Orleans Playboy Club

Here’s a look back at the New Orleans Playboy Club with two people who worked there — a former Playboy bunny and New Orleans Jazz legend Ellis Marsalis, Jr.

Dinner Meet-Up

My colleague Travers Mackel and I got together with one of NBC’s finest Sunday night. Dwaine Scott is a photographer for NBC News and ends up in New Orleans quite a bit. Watch the Today Show and NBC Nightly News on Tuesday for the stories Dwaine shot with correspondent Tom Costello.

Video: Keith Olbermann Out at MSNBC