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2009-07-17 09:49:20

Meredith Vieira has landed an exclusive interview with Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle for the Today show, NBC announced Friday. Vieira's sit-down chat with the Britain's Got Talent star is slated to air next Wednesday. Boyle shocked the world this year with her incredible voice on the British version of the hit NBC series 'America's Got Talent,' the network said in a release. But in the wake of her second place finish and questions about her health, she has not spoken out about her...

2009-07-15 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB), a global leader in education technology, announced today that it has partnered with NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News to offer colleges, universities and K-12 schools and districts the ability to enhance instruction with a vast repository of digital news and supplemental content developed for educational use. Under the agreement, Blackboard and NBC News will work together to support the use of news...

2009-07-08 12:54:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Gollust has been appointed executive vice president, Corporate Communications, for NBC Universal. The announcement was made today by Jeff Zucker, president and chief executive officer of NBC Universal, to whom she will report. The appointment is effective July 13. Gollust succeeds Cory Shields, who was recently named Executive Vice President, Global Policy Strategies and Alliances for NBC Universal. Gollust will be responsible for communications...

2009-06-30 18:01:00

A Groundbreaking Television Event Will Bring Viewers on an International Hunt for an Accused Terrorist NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, July 20, join NBC News for a groundbreaking television event when it sets forth on an international hunt for an accused terrorist with "The Wanted" at 10 PM ET. "The Wanted" brings together an elite team with backgrounds in intelligence, unconventional warfare and investigative journalism. The show focuses on real operators, in search of real...

2009-06-16 08:16:00

Redesign Sponsored by Sprint, BluePhone and Gateway Redesign Makes it Easier Than Ever to Access Breaking News and Video from CBS News New Look and Feel, Plus More Original and Exclusive Content from CBS News, Columnists and Content Partners, Including: WASHINGTON UNPLUGGED Web Series with Bob Schieffer Moving to Daily Format and Introducing 48 HOURS CRIMESIDER Blog from 48 HOURS MYSTERY NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS News today unveiled the next generation of CBSNews.com...

2009-06-11 10:20:00

BALTIMORE, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC and Retirement Living TV (RLTV) have entered into a licensing deal for the rebroadcast rights to the television institution Meet the Press. For 61 years, Meet the Press has featured headline-making interviews with world-leaders and U.S. newsmakers. The agreement allows RLTV to rebroadcast each week's program after its first airing on the NBC network. This deal serves as a continuation of a partnership that has involved shared content and...

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2009-06-11 10:56:48

NBC News' Today program has announced plans to air We The People, a special week-long series about Hispanic America. Set to begin Monday, the series will cover a wide range of issues facing the Hispanic community and examine the successes and challenges of Hispanics across the United States, NBC said in a release. The segments will include reports from Today correspondents such as Natalie Morales, Carl Quintanilla, Maria Celeste Arraras, Dr. Nancy Snyderman, Miguel Almaguer, Kerry Sanders...

2009-06-03 13:20:00

Progressives Energized, Overwhelmingly Approve of Obama and His Agenda; Jon Stewart Bests Stephen Colbert, Rachel Maddow Over Keith Olbermann WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Progressives gathered at this week's "America's Future Now" conference found a lot to like in President Obama's first 100 days, but they are very focused on health care reform as their highest priority, according to a straw poll of participants conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research for the Campaign...

2009-05-28 11:03:00

ONE-HOUR BEHIND-THE-SCENES SPECIAL TO AIR ON NBC MAY 31 AT 7 PM/ET TAYLOR SWIFT PERFORMS ON "TODAY" SUMMER CONCERT SERIES MAY 29 NEW YORK and NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- This Sunday night, Taylor Swift fans will have front row seats and backstage access to this summer's hottest concert ticket, the Taylor Swift FEARLESS 2009 Tour, when NBC offers a one-hour, exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Taylor's first-ever headlining tour and her life on the road. "Dateline: On Tour With...

2009-05-27 13:27:00

NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- First stop, Maryland, a sleepy crabbing town along Highway 50. Tom Brokaw discovers one woman's story of triumph during a time of economic upheaval. A bank determines she's too much of a risk and a community steps in. Today, Wednesday, May 27, at 7/6c, USA Network will offer the first in a series of short monthly broadcast updates, "Dispatches From The Road," featuring Tom Brokaw's inspiring encounters with real Americans during his Highway 50 road trip...