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2008-12-07 19:21:06

NBC News announced Sunday that David Gregory has been made the host of the network's Meet the Press program. The 38-year-old chief White House correspondent will take over the program starting next Sunday. The announcement was made by Tom Brokaw, served as temporary host since last June after the death of Tim Russert, the program's longtime moderator. I've thought a lot about what it means to succeed somebody like Tim Russert, Gregory said in an appearance Sunday on Meet the Press. He added,...

2008-06-22 12:00:22

News anchor Tom Brokaw will serve as interim moderator of the U.S. TV program Meet the Press for the next few months, NBC News President Steve Capus says. The NBC News official said Sunday Brokaw will serve as a worthy interim successor to late Press host Tim Russert, who died of a heart attack June 13. To have someone of Tom's stature step up and dedicate himself to ensuring its ongoing success is not only a testament to his loyalty to Tim, but his enduring commitment to NBC News and our...

2006-04-05 20:20:33

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Now that Katie Couric has announced her historic decision to join CBS News, NBC is faced with a big decision of its own: how to chart the future of "Today." Despite reports that a deal with "The View" co-host (and former CBS News veteran) Meredith Vieira was imminent, NBC News executives stressed that they weren't going to make an announcement about a co-host Wednesday. Nor would they talk about the future of "Today" publicly,...

2006-04-04 07:31:09

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Intense speculation swept two network news divisions on Monday that Katie Couric, co-host of NBC's top-rated morning show "Today," is about to jump to rival CBS and become its evening news anchor, a move many in the industry see as a gamble. Two people familiar with the situation told Reuters they believed Couric, 49, has reached a tentative deal with CBS that would make her the first woman installed as the sole permanent anchor of a major...

2006-04-03 21:15:37

Please read in 14th paragraph ... narrowed the ratings gap between the two last spring ... instead of ... narrowed the ratings gap between the two earlier this year. By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Intense speculation swept two network news divisions on Monday that Katie Couric, co-host of NBC's top-rated morning show "Today," is about to jump to rival CBS and become its evening news anchor, a move many in the industry see as a gamble. Two people familiar with the situation...

2006-04-03 21:26:48

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Intense speculation swept two network news divisions on Monday that Katie Couric, co-host of NBC's top-rated morning show "Today," is about to jump to rival CBS and become its evening news anchor, a move many in the industry see as a gamble. Two people familiar with the situation told Reuters they believed Couric, 49, has reached a tentative deal with CBS that would make her the first woman installed as the sole permanent anchor of a major...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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