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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...

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2009-04-29 22:39:11

U.S. TV weatherman Al Roker has been named host of Wake Up with Al, a new weekday morning program, The Weather Channel said Wednesday. The network's Stephanie Abrams will serve as co-host of the one-hour program that will air weekdays from 6-7 a.m. ET beginning this summer. Roker, a seven-time Emmy Award-winner, has been the weather and feature reporter on NBC's Today program since 1996. He plans to continue his duties with that show, as well as his own series. Simply put -- Al Roker is...

2009-04-22 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- MLB Advanced Media, the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, announced today that it has hired award-winning anchor, sportscaster and journalist Keith Olbermann as an at-large columnist. Olbermann's columns, currently available three times per week at keitholbermann.mlblogs.com, will provide fans with his "Baseball Nerd" perspective of the game across various platforms. He also is the first national journalist hired as part of...

2009-04-02 14:39:51

MSNBC says it will begin telecasting in 1080i High Definition starting June 29. The announcement was made Thursday at the Cable Show in Washington, D.C., by MSNBC President Phil Griffin. MSNBC is in the best competitive place its ever been, beating CNN in prime time last month and continuing incredible growth, Griffin said. Broadcasting in HD is only going to help us build on the great success we've had so far this year, and will give viewers what they've been asking for, a full high...

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2009-03-23 10:40:00

Bicycle rider Matt Lauer was forced to miss Monday's taping of the Today show after he was hurt trying to avoid a collision with a deer on Long Island, N.Y. He was riding his bike over the weekend and he had a run-in with a deer, Today co-host Meredith Vieira said. The 51-year-old Lauer's shoulder was injured when he was thrown from his bike while trying not to hit the animal, but Vieira said his sense of humor appeared fine as he quipped in an e-mail that he thought the deer was hired by the...

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2009-03-10 10:34:27

The U.S. morning television program Today is planning a special two-day live broadcast from Ireland in honor of St. Patrick's Day, NBC said. On March 16, Today hosts Meredith Vieira and Al Roker will broadcast live from Powerscourt Gardens in County Wicklow, a sprawling country estate and one of Ireland's most famous houses and gardens. The following day, they will broadcast live from The Dublin Castle in Dublin City Centre and from along the route of the St. Patrick's Festival Parade....

2009-02-13 13:04:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is from Betsy McCaughey, Ph.D., the author of the recent Bloomberg.com article, "Ruin Your Health With the Obama Stimulus Plan." If Keith Olbermann of MSNBC could defend the health provisions slipped into the stimulus bill on their merits, he wouldn't be resorting to personal attacks on me. Olbermann calls me a shill funded by the drug industry (2-12-2009). That's not true. I am not paid by the pharmaceutical industry or by the...

2009-02-05 13:25:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Killeen Furtney Group, a Los Angeles marketing and public relations firm, announced today that their client, Ms. Nadya Suleman, mother of octuplets born last week, has selected Ann Curry, NBC anchor, to tell her story. SOURCE Killeen Furtney Group


Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.