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2013-08-02 20:21:04

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael J. Fitzpatrick, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO ) "It has been a bad two weeks for Americans with concerns about the stigma that surrounds mental illness. For all the progress that has been made in recent years, Dr. Phil of the CBS Distribution Network and Brian Williams of the NBC...

2013-02-28 16:25:30

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Williams, Anchor and Managing Editor of NBC Nightly News, opened up to Jonathan Tisch, Chairman of Loews Hotels & Resorts and a co-owner of the New York Giants, in front of a sold out crowd at the 92nd Street Y Wednesday evening. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/NY68718 ) Twenty years ago this week, Williams was saying goodbye on the noon news at WCBS in New York City one day before starting his career at NBC News when he...

2012-12-21 12:21:58

- Majority of Canadians watch a live sporting event every week - - TSN is the #1 specialty channel in Canada and the top digital destination for sports fans - - TSN set audience increases and record ratings for key properties including GREY CUP, NHL Playoffs, UEFA EURO 2012, and coverage of Canada's women's soccer team - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/UJSa98 TORONTO, Dec. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - With new data from BBM Canada showing that the vast majority of Canadians watch sports...

2012-11-26 20:20:49

- 5.8 million watch on TSN and RDS, up 28% compared to last year - - More than one in three Canadians watch some part of the broadcast - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/QHg48w TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - The 100(th) GREY CUP scored big on - and off - the field last night, as the country united to watch one of the biggest sporting events in Canadian history on TSN and RDS. Preliminary overnight data from BBM Canada confirms that the 100(th) GREY CUP delivered an average...

2012-11-01 07:28:23

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the widespread devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, the networks of NBCUniversal -- including NBC, Bravo, CNBC, E!, G4, MSNBC, Style, Syfy and USA - will join forces to air a one-hour live benefit telethon, "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together," on Friday, November 2 (8-9 pm ET). Hosted by NBC "Today" anchor Matt Lauer, the telethon will be broadcast from the New York studios of NBC at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. It will air live across the...

2012-07-12 10:22:16

NEW YORK, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Clickspring Design was nominated for an Emmy in the set design category for NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams/Rock Center located in Studio 3B in Rockefeller Center. The awards will be handed out at the 33rd Annual News and Documentary Award Ceremony October 1, at the Rose Theater at Lincoln Center. NBC's Studio 3B serves as home to two distinct broadcast genres: hard news and a magazine format. The unifying factor is anchor Brian Williams, and...

2012-06-21 02:25:32

NEW YORK, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Clickspring Design was awarded the North American BDA Gold award for Set Design at PromaxBDA's International Conference Awards Party, held at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles on June 14. PromaxBDA is the world's leading association of broadcast and multimedia designers, and the BDA awards are considered the most prestigious for creative endeavors in this field. The award was for NBC'S Studio 3B: NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams and Rock Center....

2012-05-17 10:23:23

NBC's Brian Williams is GW University's Commencement Speaker WASHINGTON, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amidst growing daily protests at George Washington University, coalition leaders call on NBC's Brian Williams to condemn Carlos Slim's predatory monopolistic practices and join the Latino and community activists who are demanding that George Washington University sever ties and not honor such a man who amassed his fortune on the backs of the Mexican poor. Juan Jose...

2012-03-01 12:34:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brian Williams, anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News and host of Rock Center, will address graduates of the George Washington University at its commencement on the National Mall, Sunday, May 20, 2012. Mr. Williams will receive an honorary doctorate degree and speak to an estimated 25,000 graduates and guests. International businessman and philanthropic leader Carlos Slim, and internationally renowned artist Clarice Smith...

2012-02-27 05:04:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Decades ago there were just a few names that dominated the news world. Everyone knew who Walter Conkrite, David Brinkley and Chet Huntley were. And, the odds were good it was one of those men who gave people their evening dose of national and world news. Today, that is not the case. Yes, there are still the big three anchors, but there are also the multitude of news personalities on all the various cable stations and even a radio...