In 2012, Brian Williams took the stage at the NBC News upfront presentation to address "the elephant in the room"—not the dismal ratings of the since-canceled Rock Center With Brian Williams, but the fact that Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee...Show More Summary
Kate Davis talked to Art Beat about her attraction to the bass and writing her own songs before a recent performance at Black Rock Center for the Arts in Germantown, Maryland. Kate Davis’ ’40s-style jazz rendition of Megan Trainor’s pop hit “All About That Bass” has garnered more than 8 million views on YouTube since September. Show More Summary
Nickelodeon's live action musical comedy series School Of Rock has found its Dewey Finn. Actor/comedian Tony Cavalero has been tapped to take on the role played by Jack Black in the 2003 Paramount feature. School Of Rock centers on Finn,...Show More Summary
Gotta ketchup 'em all! Rock Center's short-lived Pokémon store (2001-2005) sold the odd piece of Pikachu-themed candy — we should know, we were there all the time — but it was nothing like this deluxe Pikachu burger, which is set to be served at a pop-up café in Tokyo that's themed entirely around the little guy. Show More Summary
Today, Narconon has gone under extensive investigation, with many sites closing down. NBC’s Rock Center even did a special on it after two patients were mistreated and died. Read more
? The Monarch Room is now offering any oyster from its raw bar menu for $1 as part of its Oyster Happy Hour, Monday to Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. [Grub Street] ? The Summer Garden & Bar at Rock Center Cafe is set to open for summer on May 10. Show More Summary
Surprise! You're on Candid Tonight Show. Jimmy Fallon and Jon Hamm took to the Rock Center rooftop to photobomb some tourists. Cute bit, but why skimp on the surprised reactions? Show us some real human emotion, not just two dudes sharing a hoagie. (Are hoagies the hot new photobooth accessory?)... More »
Looks a little different now. My kind of town.
Maria Jose Marquez had no idea when she arrived in New York City with her boyfriend in late January from Buenos Aires that she would leave the Big Apple a week later with an elegant diamond ring on... To view the full story, click the title link.
Every Friday we round up some stories you might have missed this week and publish them in one neat little post. Think of it as our gift to you, only it’s not really free because you’re repaying us in likes and shares. No…thank YOU. Your...Show More Summary
The giant 76-feet-tall Norway Spruce that was cut down in Connecticut is now propped up, Weekend at Bernie's-style, in Rockefeller Center. Go join the Hieronymus Bosch tableau and lap up some of the bloody sap that's dripping, inexorably,...Show More Summary
“Rock Center with Brian Williams,” took home the 2013 Robert F. Kennedy Award for outstanding International TV journalism last night. The award, presented by the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, went to the “Rock Center” story called “Lobster Trap,” which investigated the brutal reality behind the culinary delicacy. Show More Summary
When we last checked in on Barack Obama discussing Benghazi on the network news, he was reassuring Brian Williams on the October 25 “Rock Center” that “We’re going to do a full investigation.” It’s a year later and it’s still “we are going to.” Last fall, Williams and Obama posed as curious for answers on how this disaster happened. Show More Summary
Order the biscuit box. Grub hears that the Carroll Gardens restaurant is making its way uptown: Chef Robert Newton is doing a two-week residence at Rock Center Café from September 6 to 20. The à la carte menu items range from $10 to $27 and include Seersucker's excellent Southern specialties like fried chicken and sweet-corn pudding. Show More Summary
A TVNewser tipster tells us Harry Smith is in talks to join CNBC. Smith joined NBC News two years ago as a correspondent for “Rock Center.” That show aired its final broadcast last month. Smith, who spent 25 years at CBS News, has also...Show More Summary
What is it about the folks at NBC News who seem to think that they can routinely selectively and deceptively edit what people say in order to misconstrue their words and meaning? A few weeks ago, a web-only Rock Center video was published...Show More Summary
In a June 24 report for NBC’s Rock Center, video for a story was deceptively edited and misleading voice overs added to quotes from an Hasidic Rabbi that made it seem as if the Rabbi was insisting that allegations of sex abuse should only be handled internally, within the community, and should not be taken to police. Show More Summary
In a June 24 report for NBC’s Rock Center, video for a story was deceptively edited and misleading voice overs added to quotes from an Hasidic Rabbi that made it seem as if the Rabbi was insisting that allegations of sex abuse should only be handled internally, within the community, and should not be taken [...]
In a June 24 report for NBC's Rock Center, video for a story was deceptively edited and misleading voice overs added to quotes from an Hasidic Rabbi that made it seem as if the Rabbi was insisting that allegations of sex abuse should only be handled internally, within the community, and should not be taken to police. Show More Summary
NBC's malicious editing is not limited to portraying a one-sided view of politics and race but also religion. This past weekend NBC Rock Center aired an interview of Avraham Berkowitz. Rather than modify their narrative, NBC edited the interview and used the rabbi's words in a context that grossly distorted his views.