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
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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 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
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
If Jimmy Fallon has Brian Williams as his NBC partner in crime, then perhaps Seth Meyers can have Lester Holt. As Meyers said on Late Night last night, NBC sent him and Holt out around New York City to see if they could survive a "forced friendship."
NBC newsman Brian Williams "performed" another rap for "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." The call this time is Snoop Dogg's "Gin and Juice," watch above, it's just as delightful as "Rapper's Delight" from back in February.Fallon reveals that the creator of these masterpieces is John McDonald from the "Tonight Show" staff. Show More Summary
We know that NBC loves to lob softball questions at First Lady Michelle Obama when interviewing her, and apparently they also enjoy it when others do the same. On Saturday’s Today show, co-anchor Lester Holt brought on Nene Sy, a high...Show More Summary
With the search for a missing Malaysian passenger airliner heading into its 10th day, MSNBC anchor Ronan Farrow and NBC News reporter Lester Holt utilized a new tool in the effort to understand what may have led to that plane’s disappearance: video games.
NBC’s Lester Holt, ABC’s Robin Sproul and CBS’ Bill Plante accepted their First Amendment Awards from the RTDNF last night at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. In his speech accepting the Leonard Zeidenberg First Amendment Award,...Show More Summary
Jimmy Fallon scored another hit from "The Tonight Show" with a music video showing NBC News' Brian Williams and Lester Holt rapping the Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight."Holt, a former Chicago news anchor, and Williams didn't perform the rap live, but Fallon's team did an amazing job taking snippets from news reports to make the video. Show More Summary
This has to be the best thing we’ve watched all day. It’s Jimmy Fallon’s first week hosting “The Tonight Show” and he’s already knocked it out of the ballpark. Monday he shared a dance video he made with Will Smith
The most remarkable thing about this piece of Internet glory is how well-timed all of the cuts are...
On Wednesday, "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon's audience was treated to a mashup of NBC News' Brian Williams and Lester Holt performing the old-school hip-hop track, “Rapper's Delight,” originally performed by the Sugarhill gang in 1979. Kudos to whoever edited this masterpiece.
We're so happy that Jimmy Fallon is keeping all our favorite sketches even though he moved to The Tonight Show, particularly the one where his staff makes anchor Brian Williams rap. Brian Williams and Lester Holt Perfectly Cover ‘Rapper’s Delight’ – VIDEO first appeared on Rickey.org • The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
Okay, so it’s not a “cover” per se, as the entire song is spliced together from news clips of both anchors, but it doesn’t matter — it’s tight. Especially the part where Lester Holt comes in and the two are dueting. “Hotel, motel, Holiday Innnn…” SO GOOD. Jimmy Fallon is seriously bringing it his first week on the job [...]