NBC’s Tom Brokaw appeared on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night.
The droll former anchorman made a number of jokes at his own expense and mocked his post-retirement ubiquity on both NBC and MSNBC—which includes acting as interim host of Meet the Press and moderating a presidential debate—by Read More
In recent weeks, as NBC executives continue to search for a long term replacement for the late Tim Russert as the moderator of Meet the Press, several TV news insiders have speculated to the Media Mob that Ted Koppel was a possibility.
So much for that.
Today, TV Newser has an Read More
No long-term decisions have been made, but Brian Williams will host Meet the Press this Sunday.
His guests will include Lindsey Graham and Joseph Biden, the scheduled guests for Meet the Press on June 16 before Tim Russert’s sudden death last week. Jacques Steinberg of The New York Times has the news Read More
Yesterday afternoon, politicians, journalists, news executives, friends and family members gathered at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. for a 90-minute memorial service honoring the late Tim Russert.
The moving ceremony reached an emotional peak when Mr. Russert’s 22-year-old son Luke took the stage and spoke eloquently about his father’s unfailing optimism, his faith Read More
Leon Neyfakh tracks the latest bookish fad: Picking up girls (or boys) using a galley: "This is what happens when someone reads a galley (a.k.a. ARC, or advance reading copy) in public: publishing people take notice and begin to wonder about certain things. There’s the galley’s provenance, of course. But what about its owner? Read More
At 1:30 p.m., the line of mourners on Mount Saint Alban in Washington, D.C., for Tim Russert, NBC Washington bureau chief and host of Meet the Press, who died so suddenly last week at the age of 58, stretched all the way from the front doors of the St. Albans School Refectory out to Wisconsin Read More
He was a fixture in Washington, one of the most influential people in a city where power is the only currency that matters. From Capitol Hill to K Street to the suburban boxes of Alexandria, Va., Tim Russert was a man to be courted, flattered and envied. He was the best politician never to run Read More
Another tribute to the late Tim Russert, this time from Late Night with Conan O’Brien on Hulu.com. On Friday, just a few hours after Mr. Russert’s death was announced, Mr. O’Brien said in his monologue, "This is pretty shocking for us He’s been a pretty good friend to me and us here at Read More
This morning, Luke Russert made an appearance on NBC’s Today where he spoke to Matt Lauer and Meredith Viera about his late father, Tim Russert, who passed away of a heart attack on Friday afternoon.
The segment began with a moving photograph, taken by the Associated Press on Sunday morning, which captured Read More
On Sunday morning, Tom Brokaw hosted a special edition of Meet the Press, honoring the late Tim Russert. He was joined in the Meet the Press studio in Washington D.C. by James Carville, Mary Matalin, Mike Barnicle, Gwen Ifill, Doris Kearns Goodwin, and MTP Executive Producer Betsy Fischer. Maria Shriver patched in from Read More