We missed Sigourney Weaver by a day. Oh well. As much as we felt like heading to the beach today, the siren’s call of Michael’s beckoned, so we made our way to 55th and Fifth for our weekly Wednesday lunch. The scene was bustling with...Show More Summary
Late baseball player Glenn Burke wrote in his 1995 memoir (which is being re-released today) about the aftermath of his public coming out. read more
As promised, Bill Maher was the first of several comedians to deliver commentary on HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel this week. Using his "New Rules" format, Maher got some silly jokes about high school bowling and skateboarding video games out of the way before moving on to more fertile territory: the NFL's domestic violence issues.
HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel is adding a new segment with a comedic spin this year, where various different comedians will take on certain aspects of the sports industry.
Bill Maher will debut a new segment on Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel in which comedy talent affiliated with HBO will close the show with some take on an element of the sports industry. Maher will close the February 24 edition of Real...Show More Summary
In 1994, “Today Show” anchors Bryant Gumbel and Katie Couric had a discussion about this new thing called the Internet that became the stuff of legend. Then Couric asked a legendary question: “Allison, can you explain what Internet is?” That moment is the foundation of a fun ad by BMW that debuted during the Super […]
Former “Today” show hosts Bryant Gumbel and Katie Couric relived an infamous conversation they once had about the internet in a BMW commercial during last night’s Super Bowl. While the veteran TV Newsers couldn’t surpass Budweiser’s lost dog for the No. 1 spot, USA Today‘s 2015 Ad Meter considers Gumbel and Couric’s the 18th best commercial of the night.
BMW's Super Bowl ad harked back to a now-infamous 1994 clip from the show when the presenters were perplexed by the internet and struggled to explain to viewers how to email the program. “What is ‘internet’ anyway,” Gumbel said, “DoShow More Summary
The product: BMW i3 electric car The premise: In 1994, TV anchors Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel puzzle over this newfangled thing called “The Internet.” “That little mark with the ‘a’ and then the ring around it?” asks Gumbel. “At,” says a woman off-camera. “See, that’s what I said,” says Gumbel. “Katie said she thought […]
Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel show us how much technology has changed in 21 years in the 2015 Super Bowl commercial for BMW. The news anchors flash back to a clip from 1994 where they are trying to understand the internet and email addresses. “Allison, can you explain what internet is” Katie says. Back in [...]
In 1994, we lived in a world where no one understood the Internet. Today, we live in a world where I can't get people to understand that my hybrid car has exactly 0 miles of electric-only range and doesn't plug into the wall. Hopefully,...Show More Summary
Bryant Gumbel and Katie Couric are together again and still clueless about technology. The former Today Show hosts were reunited not on a morning show couch but in BMW’s i3 electric car for a Super Bowl ad that has them … Read more ...
Does "@" mean "at" or "around"?
Post by Jenny Erikson. If you're still skeptical of electric cars, it may help to remember there was once a time when no one understood the Internet either. That's the idea behind BMW's latest ad, set to air during Super Bowl Sunday....Show More Summary
BMW has two new brand ambassadors for its Super Bowl ad this year: former “Today Show” anchors Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel. But the automaker may want to call Couric in to quickly brush up on the brand rulebook. The brand's SuperShow More Summary
For BMW’s Super Bowl spot, “Newfangled Idea,” Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners look back at an entertaining (and slightly embarrassing) 1994 Today show clip with Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel in which the hosts act more than a little...Show More Summary
There’s a new YouTube video going viral, one that hilariously shows co-hosts Bryant Gumbel and Katie Couric together back in 1994, when both are trying to figure out whether the @ sign means “at” or “about” or “around” — and what exactly...Show More Summary
From the sexiest cheeseburger you've ever seen, to a flashback of Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel trying to decode the Internet, here is a look at this year's Super Bowl ads.
NBC now embraces the humor of a 1994 clip showing 'Today' hosts Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel befuddled by the Internet.
This new spot for the BMW i3 starring Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel is an early frontrunner for best Super Bowl ad of 2015.