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As “Rock Center” prepares for its final broadcast next month, NBC News is in the process of laying off some of the show’s production staff, an NBC spokesperson confirms to TVNewser. The layoffs are expected to affect less than 20 people from the “Rock Center” staff, who were notified of the cuts Thursday. Show More Summary
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Friday night sees the last episodes of "Touch" and "Vegas" -- while the axed "Rock Center" is NBC's top performer. read more
NBC News head Pat Fili-Krushel said he was “proud” of Rock Center with Brian Williams in an internal memo sent to network employees. Fans of the anchor were shocked to learn that the news magazine had been canceled by the folks at NBC. The show’s demise is reportedly the end result of low ratings in [...]Show More Summary
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Head of the NBC News Group Pat Fili-Krushel announced on late Friday afternoon that the news magazine "Rock Center with Brian Williams" would be cancelled after its final airing on June 21. “I would like to thank Brian, Alex, David and the entire “Rock Center” team for their efforts. Show More Summary
NBC is pulling the plug on Brian Williams' newsmagazine "Rock Center" after a short, troubled life where it failed to find a consistent home on the network's prime-time schedule. The network said Friday that the show would soon be ending. Show More Summary
In a serious blow to NBC News and Brian Williams, it was announced Friday that NBC is canceling Rock Center. TVNewser moments ago published a note from NBC News Group chief Pat Fili-Krushel sent to staff Friday afternoon: read more
NBC has canceled Rock Center with Brian Williams after two seasons. The weekly newsmagazine debuted on October 31, 2011, airing on Mondays until January 30, 2012. The show switched to Wednesdays at 9 temporarily before returning to its Monday 10 pm timeslot. The program then moved back to Wednesdays until it was removed from the NBC lineup [...]Show More Summary
The wave of cancellations at NBC in the past couple of days has extended to the news division. Newsmagazine "Rock Center with Brian Williams" is going off the air after two seasons.
The show was meant to be a showpiece for the anchor Brian Williams, but it moved around the schedule and had a hard time finding an audience.
Because not even the news is safe from being declared no longer “right” for NBC, Rock Center With Brian Williams has also been canceled, a mere two years after it first began the experiment of covering world events with handsomeness....Show More Summary
The struggling news magazine never took off in ratings, getting shuffled to Friday nights earlier in the season. read more
NBC has pulled the plug on "Rock Center," the prime-time news magazine hosted by "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams, after just two seasons, the network said late Friday.
Less than two years after its primetime debut, NBC has pulled the plug on its newsmagazine show Rock Center with Brian Williams. The show will air its final episode on May 21.