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  • Got a complaint? Kurt Andersen will see you now

    Got a complaint? Kurt Andersen will see you now
    The line between fantasy and fact has always been blurry for Kurt Andersen. The BarbieWorld casino in Las Vegas, the TV show of obituaries called “Finales,” the helicopter journalism on the Chopper Channel, Adam Sandler’s remake of the...
  • Oscars: Forrest Gump, Bruce Dern take bows

    Oscars: Forrest Gump, Bruce Dern take bows
    Television turns to the Academy Awards in a big way as Sunday's ceremony looms. Ellen DeGeneres starts hosting Hollywood's biggest event at 8:30 that night on ABC. ABC will offer the special "Countdown to Oscar" at 8 p.m. Thursday. Robin Roberts and...
  • Tamron Hall to co-host third hour of 'Today'

    Tamron Hall to co-host third hour of 'Today'
    Tamron Hall will co-host the 9 a.m. hour of "Today," it was announced Monday on the NBC morning program. Hall, a regular "Today" fill-in host, will join fellow hosts Al Roker, Natalie Morales and Willie Geist in the third hour of the broadcast. The...
  • Tamron Hall joins third hour of NBC's 'Today'

    Tamron Hall joins third hour of NBC's 'Today'
    NBC said MSNBC anchor Tamron Hall would join "Today" as a co-host in the 9 a.m. hour of the program, elevating her from fill-in status. Hall will appear with the rest of that hour's regular crew, which includes Al Roker, Willie Geist and Natalie...
  • New York Mayor De Blasio's new headache: his scofflaw motorcade

    New York Mayor De Blasio's new headache: his scofflaw motorcade
    NEW YORK -- It's enough to make Mayor Bill de Blasio wish for more snow. The mayor appeared to settle a snow spat with NBC meteorologist Al Roker on Monday, which erupted when Roker criticized De Blasio for not closing schools during the most recent...
  • Garrick Utley has died at 74, Tom Brokaw announces

    Garrick Utley has died at 74, Tom Brokaw announces
    Former NBC journalist Garrick Utley has died at age 74 after a long battle with cancer, the network announced Friday. He also had worked at ABC News and CNN before retiring. Former NBC anchor Tom Brokaw announced Utley's passing in a note to NBC...
  • After the hype, Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' is strangely muted

    After the hype, Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' is strangely muted
    With the notable exception of those breathless minutes in which U2 and members of the Rutgers Marching Band seemed to be standing way too close to the edge of the top of Rockefeller Center, the debut of "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" was...
  • Sochi Olympics TV moment: Steven Holcomb and the workaday medalist

    Sochi Olympics TV moment: Steven Holcomb and the workaday medalist
    The Olympics were designed as a collection of sports for the everyman -- amateur athletes taking breaks from day jobs to do grueling things that, if they do them long enough and hard enough, may allow them to hang a medal in the family room one day....
  • Wretched winter grips Northeast; huge Pennsylvania Turnpike pileup

    WASHINGTON--Mother Nature had scant love for the eastern portion of the United States on Valentine’s Day, continuing a streak of miserable and deadly weather that has turned much of the nation into a snowy, icy mess and caused a major pileup on...
  • Another winter storm pummels Eastern Seaboard

    Another winter storm pummels Eastern Seaboard
    NEW YORK — The sixth storm of a long, exhausting winter paralyzed residents up and down the Eastern Seaboard on Thursday as millions struggled with nasty commutes, widespread power outages, government closures, canceled flights and icy messes....
  • Twitter fight: Al Roker, weatherman, takes on New York Mayor De Blasio

    Twitter fight: Al Roker, weatherman, takes on New York Mayor De Blasio
    NEW YORK -- He’s been in charge for only about a month, but New York’s Mayor Bill de Blasio has already angered one famous city resident: Al Roker, weatherman of NBC and Weather Channel fame, who took off on the mayor on Twitter.  Despite...
  • Beyonce performs at Michelle Obama's 50th birthday, shares pics

    Mrs. Carter goes to Washington — again! Beyonce helped pal Michelle Obama, you know, the first lady of the United States, celebrate her 50th birthday at the White House on Saturday. The "XO" singer, 32, who also performed at President Obama's...