NBC News http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25524/all en U.S. TV anchorman Gregory won't face charges over gun clip http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/us-tv-anchorman-gregory-wont-face-charges-over-gun-clip <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - The District of Columbia has declined to prosecute NBC News anchor David Gregory for displaying an illegal high-capacity gun clip on a broadcast, a prosecutor said on Friday.</p> <p>District of Columbia Attorney General Irvin Nathan said his office would not seek to charge Gregory for showing the 30-round magazine on the Dec. 23 broadcast of "Meet the Press" in part because it was an element of the renewed debate about firearms.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/us-tv-anchorman-gregory-wont-face-charges-over-gun-clip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Labor Law National Broadcasting Company NBC News Television in the United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 23:00:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733447 at http://www.globalpost.com Viacom names TV anchor Deborah Norville to its board http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130321/viacom-names-tv-anchor-deborah-norville-its-board <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Viacom Inc named TV journalist Deborah Norville and World Economic Forum advisor Cristiana Falcone Sorrell to its board of directors on Thursday.</p> <p>Norville, anchor of the newsmagazine TV show Inside Edition, has also been a correspondent and anchor for a variety of CBS news programs and co-host of NBC's morning show Today.</p> <p>Falcone Sorrell is a senior advisor to the chairman of the World Economic Forum. She is also a consultant with the Inter-American Development Bank.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130321/viacom-names-tv-anchor-deborah-norville-its-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deborah Norville NBC News Technology Television Television in the United States Thomson Reuters Thu, 21 Mar 2013 20:30:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5790349 at http://www.globalpost.com US TV icon Barbara Walters set to retire in 2014: reports http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130328/us-tv-icon-barbara-walters-set-retire-2014-reports <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US broadcasting icon Barbara Walters, 83, is poised to announce her retirement next year in the coming weeks, US news media reported Thursday.</p> <p>The New York Times, quoting "an executive familiar with the newswoman's plans," said a formal announcement of Walter's retirement would likely be made on "The View," a daytime talk show on ABC that she co-hosts.</p> <p>It would be followed by a number of specials and retrospectives on Walters' long career at ABC News, which she joined in 1976 after a long stint as co-host of the NBC breakfast show "Today," the source said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130328/us-tv-icon-barbara-walters-set-retire-2014-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barbara Walters NBC News Religion Television Television in the United States AFP Thu, 28 Mar 2013 23:01:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5796675 at http://www.globalpost.com TV's Barbara Walters laughs off talk of retirement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130401/tvs-barbara-walters-laughs-talk-retirement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US television news icon Barbara Walters, 83, laughed off reports of her imminent retirement Monday, indicating she has no immediate plans to draw a line under her long and storied career.</p> <p>Chatting with Whoopi Goldberg and other fellow co-hosts of her ABC daytime talk show "The View," a vivacious Walters said "nothing is going on" regarding her future after more than a half-century on US television.</p> <p>"There was an assumption I would be making an announcement today. However, here I am and I have no announcement to make," she said to loud applause from the studio audience.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130401/tvs-barbara-walters-laughs-talk-retirement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barbara Walters NBC News Television Television in the United States AFP Mon, 01 Apr 2013 19:31:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5798771 at http://www.globalpost.com NBC pulls plug on Brian Williams' newsmagazine 'Rock Center' after short, troubled life http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130510/nbc-pulls-plug-brian-williams-newsmagazine-rock-center-after <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - NBC is pulling the plug on Brian Williams' newsmagazine "Rock Center" after a short, troubled life where it failed to find a consistent home on the network's prime-time schedule.</p> <p>The network said Friday that the show would soon be ending.</p> <p>"Rock Center" premiered on Halloween 2011 and news executives preached patience then, saying it would take a while to get established. Bob Costas' interview with Jerry Sandusky about the Penn State child sexual abuse case was its biggest coup.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130510/nbc-pulls-plug-brian-williams-newsmagazine-rock-center-after" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NBC NBC News Sports Television Television in the United States War The Canadian Press Fri, 10 May 2013 22:16:00 +0000 The Canadian Press 5835320 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED: Pioneer US TV anchor Barbara Walters to retire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130513/corrected-pioneer-us-tv-anchor-barbara-walters-retire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Barbara Walters, who in 1976 became the first woman to anchor one of the daily network television news shows, announced late Sunday that she will retire next year.</p> <p>Walters, 83, began her career in TV journalism in 1961 at NBC's morning news and entertainment program "The Today Show." Fiteen years later she moved to rival ABC to co-host the influential "Evening News," a first for a female journalist.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130513/corrected-pioneer-us-tv-anchor-barbara-walters-retire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barbara Walters Human Interest NBC News Technology Television Television in the United States AFP Mon, 13 May 2013 09:00:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5836500 at http://www.globalpost.com Pioneer US TV anchor Barbara Walters to retire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130513/pioneer-us-tv-anchor-barbara-walters-retire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Barbara Walters, who in 1976 became the first woman to anchor one of the daily network television news shows, announced late Sunday that she will retire next year.</p> <p>Walters, 83, began her career in TV journalism in 1961 at NBC's morning news and entertainment program "The Today Show." Fifteen years later she moved to rival ABC to co-host the influential "Evening News," a first for a female journalist.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130513/pioneer-us-tv-anchor-barbara-walters-retire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barbara Walters Human Interest NBC News Technology Television Television in the United States AFP Mon, 13 May 2013 15:09:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5836723 at http://www.globalpost.com Pioneer US TV anchor Barbara Walters to retire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130513/pioneer-us-tv-anchor-barbara-walters-retire-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Barbara Walters, who in 1976 became the first woman to anchor one of the daily network television news shows, announced late Sunday that she will retire next year.</p> <p>Walters, 83, began her career in TV journalism in 1961 at NBC's morning news and entertainment program "The Today Show." Five years later she moved to rival ABC to co-host the influential "Evening News," a first for a female journalist.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130513/pioneer-us-tv-anchor-barbara-walters-retire-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barbara Walters Human Interest NBC News Technology Television Television in the United States AFP Mon, 13 May 2013 15:32:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5836738 at http://www.globalpost.com Pioneer US TV anchor Barbara Walters to retire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130513/pioneer-us-tv-anchor-barbara-walters-retire-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Celebrated US journalist Barbara Walters, as famous for blazing trails for women in TV news as she is for her political and celebrity interviews, officially announced Monday her retirement next year.</p> <p>"In the summer of 2014, a year from now, I plan to retire from appearing on television at all," Walters, 83, announced on "The View," the late-morning talk show she co-hosts on ABC television.</p> <p>"It has been an absolutely joyful, rewarding, challenging, fascinating and occasionally bumpy ride. I wouldn't change a thing," she said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130513/pioneer-us-tv-anchor-barbara-walters-retire-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barbara Walters Human Interest NBC News Television Television in the United States AFP Mon, 13 May 2013 17:30:37 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5836787 at http://www.globalpost.com Pioneer US TV anchor Barbara Walters to retire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/entertainment/130513/pioneer-us-tv-anchor-barbara-walters-retire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Barbara Walters, who in 1976 became the first woman to anchor one of the daily network television news shows, announced late Sunday that she will retire next year.</p> <p>Walters, 83, began her career in TV journalism in 1961 at NBC's morning news and entertainment program "The Today Show." Fifteen years later she moved to rival ABC to co-host the influential "Evening News," a first for a female journalist.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/entertainment/130513/pioneer-us-tv-anchor-barbara-walters-retire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barbara Walters Entertainment Human Interest NBC News Technology Television Television in the United States Mon, 13 May 2013 17:31:17 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5836794 at http://www.globalpost.com Pioneer US TV anchor Barbara Walters to retire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130513/pioneer-us-tv-anchor-barbara-walters-retire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Barbara Walters, who in 1976 became the first woman to anchor one of the daily network television news shows, announced late Sunday that she will retire next year.</p> <p>Walters, 83, began her career in TV journalism in 1961 at NBC's morning news and entertainment program "The Today Show." Fifteen years later she moved to rival ABC to co-host the influential "Evening News," a first for a female journalist.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130513/pioneer-us-tv-anchor-barbara-walters-retire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barbara Walters Human Interest NBC News Technology Television Television in the United States Tourism Mon, 13 May 2013 17:31:54 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5836800 at http://www.globalpost.com Pioneer US TV anchor Barbara Walters to retire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130513/pioneer-us-tv-anchor-barbara-walters-retire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Barbara Walters, who in 1976 became the first woman to anchor one of the daily network television news shows, announced late Sunday that she will retire next year.</p> <p>Walters, 83, began her career in TV journalism in 1961 at NBC's morning news and entertainment program "The Today Show." Fifteen years later she moved to rival ABC to co-host the influential "Evening News," a first for a female journalist.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130513/pioneer-us-tv-anchor-barbara-walters-retire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barbara Walters Human Interest NBC News Technology Television Television in the United States Well being Mon, 13 May 2013 17:39:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5836830 at http://www.globalpost.com Pioneer US TV anchor Barbara Walters to retire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/health-and-home/130513/pioneer-us-tv-anchor-barbara-walters-retire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Barbara Walters, who in 1976 became the first woman to anchor one of the daily network television news shows, announced late Sunday that she will retire next year.</p> <p>Walters, 83, began her career in TV journalism in 1961 at NBC's morning news and entertainment program "The Today Show." Fifteen years later she moved to rival ABC to co-host the influential "Evening News," a first for a female journalist.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/health-and-home/130513/pioneer-us-tv-anchor-barbara-walters-retire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barbara Walters Human Interest NBC News Technology Television Television in the United States Health and Home Mon, 13 May 2013 17:40:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5836841 at http://www.globalpost.com NBC hires Deborah Turness of Britain's ITV as news division president; 1st woman to hold job http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130520/nbc-hires-deborah-turness-britains-itv-news-division-preside <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - NBC went out of the company and out of the country to find a president for its news division, on Monday naming the first woman to hold the top job.</p> <p>Deborah Turness, former editor of ITV News in Britain, replaces Steve Capus, who resigned earlier this year, and will begin her new job in August.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130520/nbc-hires-deborah-turness-britains-itv-news-division-preside" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deborah Turness NBC News RCA Television Television in the United States The Canadian Press Mon, 20 May 2013 15:48:26 +0000 The Canadian Press 5842081 at http://www.globalpost.com NBC News looks to Britain for its new president http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130520/nbc-news-looks-britain-its-new-president <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Liana B. Baker</p> <p>(Reuters) - Deborah Turness, a former top TV news editor in Britain, will take over as NBC News president in August, at a time when it is looking to turn around the fortunes of its news division.</p> <p>Turness will replace Steve Capus, who left the network in February. She will report to Patricia Fili-Krushel, chairman of NBCUniversal News Group, who oversees the news unit's business operations. NBC is owned by Comcast Corp.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130520/nbc-news-looks-britain-its-new-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Broadcasting Company NBC News NBC Universal Television in the United States Thomson Reuters Mon, 20 May 2013 17:16:52 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5842178 at http://www.globalpost.com