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Brian Williams Breaks Silence in Interview with Matt Lauer

“It has been torture,” Brian Williams said of his suspension from NBC News. Williams spoke to NBC’s Matt Lauer in his first interview since the suspension was announced and he spoke about his past mistakes, the present, and his future. NBC News announced yesterday that Williams will move to MSNBC […]

NBC Names Lester Holt as Anchor of Nightly News; Brian Williams Moved to MSNBC

  NBC has announced that Lester Holt will be the permanent and new anchor of NBC Nightly News. Brian Williams, the now former anchor, will serve as a breaking news anchor on MSNBC, NBC’s cable news channel. Williams was an anchor on MSNBC, including a program called The News, from 1996 […]

Report: Brian Williams to Remain at NBC, But Not Nightly News

CNN’s Brian Stelter is reporting that NBC and Brian Williams have come to a temporary agreement regarding Williams’s status at the network. According to Stelter, Williams will remain at NBC, but he will not longer anchor NBC Nightly News. Stelter has said on Twitter and the Wall Street Journal has […]

Savannah Guthrie Stepping in for Lester Holt Tonight

Savannah Guthrie filled in for Lester Holt on NBC Nightly News this evening. Holt, who is currently filling in for Brian Williams during his six month suspension, was unable to appear due to a family emergency. Holt has been anchoring Dateline, Weekend Today, and NBC Nightly News weekdays and weekends […]

Brian Williams Suspended 6 Months from NBC Nightly News

NBC News President Deborah Turness has announced that Brian Williams has been suspended for six months with no pay. Lester Holt will continue to anchor NBC Nightly News in Williams’s absence. Turness said that she, NBC Universal CEO Steve Burke, and NBC Universal News Group President Pat Fili-Krushel came to the decision […]