Saints Loss: Non-Call of the Game

Not much was made of this play, but during the replay it was pretty clear Ben Obomanu made the catch and a “football move” before the ball was dislodged by Jabari Greer. The pass was ruled incomplete and Saints head coach Sean Payton looked incensed. But because the pass was ruled incomplete, Payton couldn’t challenge […]

Video: Ted Williams Intros Today Show

The power of the internet is amazing. Ted Williams’ life has done a 180 in the past 48 hours. The original YouTube video featuring the homeless Williams pandhandling and showing off his voice in Columbus, Ohio has climbed to more than 12 million views. This morning, Williams appeared for a couple of lengthy interviews on […]

Richard Engel: Anchoring is Nerve-Wracking

NBC’s Richard Engel filled in on MSNBC’s anchor desk last week…and he wasn’t crazy about it. He called the experience nerve-wracking. Engel admitted he’d been worrying about it the night before. Not so much because he’s averse to live TV–he’s not–it was reading the teleprompter, since he’s never done it before, and–as he shared with […]

Breaking: NBC Universal Restructuring

The team that will head NBC Universal after the deal with Comcast closes was officially announced moments ago. The most interesting tidbits: Bob Greenblatt will become Chairman, NBC Entertainment, responsible for all aspects of prime time and late night programming, business affairs, West Coast research, marketing, public relations, scheduling and NBC Universal Media Studios. Most […]

Video: Brian Williams Interview

 

Monday: Live from Venice

I’ll be reporting live from Venice on Monday’s editions of WDSU News at 4 and 5. Look for updates here and on my Twitter page. NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams will also broadcast live from there. We are planning to interview Williams during the 4 p.m. news and shoot a few stories down there as […]

Local Couple on 'The Marriage Ref'

Covington residents David and Susan Harper will appear on tonight’s installment of ‘The Marriage Ref’ on NBC. Check out my story from last night to hear about their odd argument that will be featured on the show. Seinfeld creator Larry David, pop icon Madonna and actor Ricky Gervais appear on tonight’s celebrity panel.

NBC: Jay Leno is Done in Primetime

NBC is now confirming what numerous news outlets have reported for days. Jay Leno’s primetime show, The Jay Leno Show, will go off the air when the Olympics begin next month. TMZ.com reports Leno will take over Conan O’Brien’s time slot — at least for the first half hour. NBC chairman Jeff Gaspin added that he wants […]

'Balloon Boy' throws up on Today Show

Conan Returns After 'Tonight Show' Injury

Conan O’Brien couldn’t finish taping last Friday’s “The Tonight Show” after suffering a concussion during a stunt with Teri Hatcher. Conan returned to the show last night and discussed the frightening experience.

NBC Nightly News: 13 Seasons on Top

Some good news for NBC – The NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams won the 2008-2009 season and was the only network newscast to gain viewers year-to-year. That makes 13 seasons on top for the NBC broadcast. According to the NBC press release, “Nightly” was the only newscast to show year-to-year growth. “Nightly” added 88,000 viewers this […]