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Family of Tamir Rice seek justice, change

The family of Tamir Rice sat down with Today Show host Lester Holt on Sunday to tell the nation they are seeking justice and want change.

Proud Father Brian Williams Will Skip Thursday’s ‘Nightly News’

With Allison Williams starring in tonight’s “Peter Pan Live!” event, Brian Williams is taking the night off from “NBC Nightly News” to be a proud dad. Lester Holt will anchor in his absence and Williams will be back in his usual chair...Show More Summary

Brian Williams Debunks Peeing Meterologist Report on ‘NBC Nightly News’ (Video)

When a report went viral that NBC meteorologist Mike Seidel got caught on camera peeing in the woods during a live weekend appearance with Lester Holt, NBC News decided Brian Williams needed to discuss it on NBC Nightly News tonight. Yes, it's come to…

Did NBC Nightly News Go Live To A Man Who Was Taking A Piss?

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

It sure looks like Weather Channel meteorologist Mike Seidel was relieving himself when Lester Holt threw to him during his coverage of the storms in North Carolina. What else could he have been doing? Read more...

Halloween 2014: Talk Show Hosts Dress as Amal Alamuddin, Elsa and More!

Ellen DeGeneres married George Clooney. Lara Spencer rode around in a stroller. And Lester Holt sang some blues with Al Roker on stage. Indeed, Halloween 2014 got off to a creative and hilarious start this morning, as numerous talk show...Show More Summary

Lester Holt Thanks Jimmy Fallon For ‘Dateline’ Shout Outs

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” has made a habit of mentioning fellow-NBC show “Dateline” whenever possible. For example, during a recent interview with Ben Affleck, Fallon mentioned that “Gone Girl is like ‘Dateline’, the best...Show More Summary

Dateline Celebrates Premiere with Facebook Free-for-All and Live-Tweeting

To celebrate Dateline’s season premiere tonight, Lester Holt and the Dateline correspondents will engage with fans in a pre-show “Facebook free-for-all,” followed by live-tweeting during the show. At 8PM, Andrea Canning, Josh Mankiewicz,...Show More Summary

‘Today’ Anchors Get Fit

After this morning’s “Today” show, the anchors headed down the east coast to Baltimore for the Shine a Light Health and Wellness Expo. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined Lester Holt, Erica Hill, Jenna Wolfe, Dylan Dreyer...Show More Summary

Evening News Ratings: Week of August 25

In Diane Sawyer’s final week, which was actually a half-week since her last day was Wednesday, “World News” came within 40,000 viewers of No. 1 “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams,” with Lester Holt sitting in for the vacationing Williams. That’s...Show More Summary

Pres. Obama Calls on ‘Big Cheese’ Chuck Todd First, In Todd’s Last Briefing for NBC News

The broadcast networks broke in Thursday afternoon to carry remarks from President Obama. Lester Holt anchored for NBC, Amy Robach for ABC and Maurice DuBois anchored on CBS as Pres. Obama delivered a statement on the U.S. economy, the continued ISIS threat in Iraq and Syria and the crisis in Ukraine. Show More Summary

Liberal Senator Who Left the GOP Hailed By NBC As 'A Giant of Vermont'

When conservative Sen. Jesse Helms died in 2008, Brent Bozell wrote about how NBC substitute anchor Lester Holt could only talk about what he opposed: "He staked out firm positions against everything from communism and foreign aid to civil rights and modern art." NBC reporter Martin Savidge called Helms an "ultra-rightist." But when Sen. Show More Summary

The Story Behind the Ice Bucket Challenge

Matt Lauer has done it, so has Shepard Smith and Rachel Maddow. NBC’s Dylan Dryer did it late last week, then on Saturday challenged her “Today” colleagues Erika Hill, Lester Holt and Jenna Wolfe. They accepted. So where did the ice bucket challenge start? “CBS This Morning” had the back-story this morning. Show More Summary

Cross One Off Lester Holt’s Bucket List: Jamming With ‘The Roots’

Last night, Lester Holt got out of the anchor chair to live out a longtime musical fantasy. The “Today” and “Nightly News” weekend anchor, who has performed with his base guitar everywhere from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville to NBC’s...Show More Summary

Seth Meyers Tries To Be Best Friends With Keith Morrison Of 'Dateline'

Seth Meyers is taking another shot at becoming best friends with a cable news guy. While his first attempt with NBC's Lester Holt didn't go so well, Meyers tried again on Wednesday night with NBC's "Dateline" correspondent Keith Morrison. Let's...Show More Summary

Boston's Holt Scores Twice in 2-1 Win Over Twins

6 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Brock Holt scored both Boston runs, Jon Lester weathered a shaky start and pitched six-plus strong innings as the Red Sox held off the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Tuesday night.

Must-See Late Night Clip: Brian Williams Raps ‘Baby Got Back’ on Fallon

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

The last time Jimmy Fallon made NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams "rap" a classic hip hop song, he got a special assist from Lester Holt. But when Fallon premiered Williams' version of Sir Mix-a-Lot's "Baby Got Back" last night, it was the Today show's Kathie Lee Gifford who had the killer cameo.

Red Sox Win 7th Straight, Beat Rays 4-0

7 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Jon Lester pitched seven shutout innings and Brock Holt drove in two runs with one of his four doubles to lift the Boston Red Sox to their seventh straight win, completing a three-game sweep over the reeling Tampa Bay Rays with a 4-0 victory on Sunday.

Cable Coverage of Canonization Ceremony

The U.S. cable news networks carried live coverage of the canonization ceremony early this morning for Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II. NBC’s Lester Holt anchored an NBC News special report which was simulcast on MSNBC, starting at 4amET. Show More Summary

Seth Meyers, Lester Holt Try To Be Best Friends (And Fail)

Seth Meyers decided to make more of an effort to befriend some of the other hosts on NBC Thursday night in a segment he called "Forced Friendship." The "Late Night" host said that NBC encourages its hosts to "get along and be friends."...Show More Summary

Lester Holt keeps a straight face on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'

Now that Seth Meyers is settling in as the host of "Late Night," the powers that be at NBC have decided it’s time for him to branch out and get to know the rest of the family. With that in mind, on Thursday "Late Night" paired Meyers...Show More Summary

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