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  1. Lester Holt on His Rise to the Top and Replacing Friend Brian Williams: "This Wasn't About Us"

    8:55 am 4/5/2016

    Holt, named one of THR's 35 Most Powerful People in Media in the New York issue, publishing Wednesday, took over the anchor chair at NBC News during crisis. He now dominates ratings (and the newsroom) with a quiet, understated confidence that reveals more work ethic than ego — hence, that "Iron Pants" nickname.Read more

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  2. Iowa Caucuses: Voter Drops F-Bomb on MSNBC During Brian Williams’ Primetime Return

    9:51 pm 2/1/2016

    The audio cut away from the live feed, and Williams quickly broke in to apologize for the "bit of French" that had slipped into the caucus coverage.Read more

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  3. Megyn Kelly Poses Tough Questions to Jeb Bush, Caitlyn Jenner, Brian Williams and Others

    12:00 pm 1/4/2016

    "How can we trust you to run the government when you can't even run a successful campaign?" the Fox News host asked of the Republican presidential candidate.Read more

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  4. NBCUniversal's Ron Meyer Defends Brian Williams: "Good Man" Who "Did a Not-Good Thing"

    1:02 pm 10/6/2015

    The vice chairman discussed 'Furious 7' and the hardest part of his job for The Hollywood Reporter and Loyola Marymount University's 'The Hollywood Masters' interview series.Read more

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  5. The Hollywood Masters: Ron Meyer On Brian Williams

    12:16 pm 10/6/2015

    Ron Meyer discusses the television crisis of 2015 involving his friend Brian Williams and the newscaster's recent return to the anchor desk on MSNBC.Read more

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  6. Michael Wolff on MSNBC: More Embarrassment Possible in "Straight News" Shift, Brian Williams' Return

    6:30 am 9/30/2015

    The disgraced anchor's arrival leads new NBC News chief Andy Lack's strategic move away from liberal chatter to a real news operation. One problem: That doesn't work on cable.Read more

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  7. John Oliver Jokes Pope Francis "Brought Brian Williams Back from the Dead"

    11:35 am 9/28/2015

    "It's a miracle," the HBO host proclaimed before pointing out an unusual focus of Williams' coverage of the pope's visit to the U.S.Read more

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  8. Brian Williams Returns to MSNBC, Anchors Coverage of Pope Francis' Arrival in U.S.

    1:14 pm 9/22/2015

    Wearing a navy blue suit jacket, light blue shirt and blue striped tie, Williams appeared rested as he began anchoring MSNBC's coverage of the pope's visit to the U.S.Read more

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  9. Brian Williams to Make MSNBC Debut on Sept. 22

    9:04 am 9/10/2015

    With the anchor's six-month suspension concluded, he'll return on the first day of Pope Francis' U.S. visit.Read more

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  10. Michael Wolff: How Brian Williams Will Save MSNBC

    9:30 am 6/24/2015

    The anchor’s "demotion" by NBC News execs (who consulted Roger Ailes) is a win-win for the network, as the proven star brings a new audience and a compelling personal narrative to a struggling network known for a "comical march of characters."Read more

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