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2008-07-02 06:00:37

By Gary Levin *Wiped clean. The premiere of ABC's comedy stunt series Wipeout Tuesday scored 10 million viewers, ranking as the summer's biggest premiere among adults ages 18 to 49 and the week's top program in that measure. (Sunday's repeat drew another 5.1 million).

2008-06-25 15:03:08

By Paul Huggins, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Jun. 25--Chris Lilly of Decatur will test his secret recipe for barbecue chicken in white sauce in a live competition of NBC's "Today" show on Thursday morning.

2008-06-24 02:29:54

By Zap2It, Chicago Jun. 23--NBC News is turning to one of its elder statesmen to host "Meet the Press" this election season. Former "Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw will take over as moderator of the show starting Sunday (June 29).

2008-06-21 09:00:30

By MATEA GOLD By Matea Gold Los Angeles Times NEW YORk Every weekday evening, Katie Couric is the picture of sobriety on the "CBS Evening News." Viewers who miss the impish humor the anchor exhibited on "Today" probably don't know that it's still possible to catch glimpses of Couric, unplugged - and in a medium that's light-years away from the staid environs of broadcast news.

2008-06-17 21:00:00

By JESSICA HESLAM During a touching tribute on yesterday's "Today" show, Luke Russert was asked about his late father Tim's role as a journalist and broadcaster.

2008-06-15 00:00:11

If it's Sunday, it's "Meet the Press," as Tim Russert said so many times in his unmatched 16 { years as moderator of network television's longest-running show.

2008-06-14 06:00:00

Power broker, Journalist, Commentator And -- most importantly -- a father and son, television lost a leading figure in Tim Russert, leaving an industry struggling to absorb a huge loss.

2008-03-14 12:00:30

NBC "Today" anchor, Al Roker, announced The New York Times best-selling children's novel "Chasing Vermeer" by author Blue Balliett and illustrated by Brett Helquist, as Al's Book Club For Kids next book pick.

2006-09-05 19:05:59

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) - Television sweetheart Katie Couric debuted on Tuesday as "CBS Evening News" anchor and the first woman to solo host a newscast on one of the country's three major broadcast networks.

2006-08-31 14:28:07

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Burdened with a reputation for being "perky" and "fluffy," Katie Couric debuts as "CBS Evening News" anchor next week amid network hopes she can stem the tide of younger viewers fleeing to Internet and cable.

Word of the Day
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.