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Brian Williams to Depart MSNBC and NBC News

Brian Williams, a staple of NBC News and MSNBC for nearly three decades, will depart the company at the end of the year. Williams, who currently anchors MSNBC’s 11 p.m. hour, “has informed us he would like to take the coming months to spend time with his family,” MSNBC president Rashida Jones said in an […]

Newsmax Host and Guests Skewered After Mocking President Biden’s Senior Dog, Champ

"He’s in better shape than any of you — and smarter than all of you combined," said Keith Olbermann.

Terry Press on How the “Media Bubble” Became Her Support Group During the Trump Era (Guest Column)

Veteran marketing executive and former CBS Films chief Terry Press opens up about her devotion to the news ‘peeps’ who helped ‘this scarred citizen’ make sense of chaos during the Trump era.

Brian Williams Getting His Own MSNBC Show Through Election

The former NBC anchor, with about 245 hours of cable coverage under his belt in 2016, will host the program weeknights at 11 p.m. ET.

Dallas Police Shooting Sends Network News Anchors to Texas as Cable News Goes Wall-to-Wall

All three broadcast evening news anchors have been dispatched to the scene of the deadly shooting of five police officers.

Dallas Shootings: Brian Williams Returns to NBC as Part of Coverage

The former 'Nightly News' anchor covered breaking news live from Dallas, where gunmen fatally shot five police officers and injured several more.

Lester Holt on His Rise to the Top and Replacing Friend Brian Williams: “This Wasn’t About Us”

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.

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

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.

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

"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.

NBCUniversal’s Ron Meyer Defends Brian Williams: “Good Man” Who “Did a Not-Good Thing”

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.

Michael Wolff on MSNBC: More Embarrassment Possible in “Straight News” Shift, Brian Williams’ Return

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.

John Oliver Jokes Pope Francis “Brought Brian Williams Back from the Dead”

"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.