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Lester Holt Makes History As First African-American Solo Nightly News Broadcast Anchor

Lester Holt is the new permanent anchor of NBC Nightly News, in a move by the network last week to retain Brian Williams but in a far different capacity. Lester Holt has manned the NBC Nightly News desk since the start of Williams’s suspension for misrepresenting some of his involvement reporting on the Iraq war. In addition to being the …

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Ann Curry Treatment: Is Brian Williams In for the Same?

Ann Curry was fired from her position as co-host of the Today show several years back, and is rarely seen on the network any more. Is this the same treatment Brian Williams will receive now that it’s confirmed he won’t return to NBC Nightly News, but will instead be replaced by Lester Holt on a permanent basis? Us Weekly reported …

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Lester Holt, Stefan Holt: ‘Like Father-Like Son’ Interaction on NBC

Lester Holt is presently serving as anchor for the NBC Nightly News show while Brian Williams is on his six-month suspension from the network. On Monday, Lester had a fun broadcasting experience that not all news anchors can claim. You see, Lester Holt’s son, Stefan Holt, followed in his dad’s footsteps. Stefan anchors an NBC morning show in Chicago, but …

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Savannah Guthrie Subs for Lester Holt, Who Subs for Brian Williams on ‘NBC Nightly News’

Savannah Guthrie filled in for Lester Holt on NBC Nightly News Monday, as Holt had a ‘family emergency’ he was called away to handle. Lester Holt has been named as the substitute anchor for Brian Williams, who was suspended by the network for six months, pending an investigation into his habit of not-quite-telling the truth. It was speculated back when …

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Allison Williams’ Wedding Hampered By Brian Williams Scandal, Says Father Is An Honest Man

Allison Williams has postponed her wedding to College Humor co-founder Ricky Van Neen. Partly because of work, but also because the scandal that led to her father, Brian Williams, being suspended by NBC News. Brian Williams recently confessed that he exaggerated his reporting on the crisis in Iraq back in 2003. During a Q&A with Seth Meyers at 92Y in …

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Allison Williams Talks to Seth Meyers, Defends Dad Brian Williams

Allison Williams spoke with Seth Meyers during a question and answer session at the 92Y in New York on Wednesday, and as one would expect, the topic turned to her famous dad, Brian Williams. Brian Williams, of course, was suspended for six months from NBC’s Nightly News, after admitting he falsely retold a story about being in a helicopter that …

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Allison Williams Breaks Silence on Disgraced Dad, Brian Williams, Calling Him ‘A Really Good Man’

Allison Williams defended her dad, NBC anchor Brian Williams, on Wednesday. As Seth Meyers questioned her about her work on Girls during an appearance on Late Night, Allison Willimas spoke out publicly for the first time in defense of her father, calling the suspended anchor, “an honest man, a truthful man,” and, “I know you can trust him.” “This has …

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Wendy Williams Says Fire Brian Williams After Iraq War Memory Lie

Wendy Williams, the New Jersey talk-show host, is among the many critics calling for NBC’s Brian Williams to be fired following his apparent Iraq War memory fabrication. “I really have very little to nothing to say about the next story, because my answer is fire him and he has no more credibility with me, period,” Wendy Williams said Friday on …

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Tom Brokaw Didn’t Say He Wanted Brian Williams Fired

Tom Brokaw is speaking out about a media rumor that claims he demanded NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams be fired. In fact, Brokaw–from whom Brian Williams took over the news anchor position back in 2004–said he hadn’t commented on the situation at all. The situation involves an untruth that Brian Williams says was forgetfulness rather than a lie. He …

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Allison Williams Gets Motorboated in the A*s on ‘Girls,’ While Brian Williams Watches

Allison Williams has done something most women would positively cringe at even thinking of doing. She appeared in a raunchy sex scene on an episode of Girls–knowing full well that her dad, NBC News anchor Brian Williams–would be watching. Brian Williams actually watched the entire episode during the Girls season four premiere at Lincoln Center in New York City earlier …

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Allison Williams Talks Sex Scenes, Likes Causing Discomfort

Allison Williams flew past fans on their TV screens during the Christmas season as the star of Peter Pan, and now she’s back–and talking about sex scenes. How might that make her dad, NBC News anchor Brian Williams feel? Clearly it doesn’t bother his daughter, as she admits to loving the sex scenes–even the awkward ones she plays on the …

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Allison Williams: Luckiest Boy-Girl in the World

Allison Williams said she is the luckiest “boy-girl” in the world. No, she’s not confused about her gender. However the daughter of NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams does play a boy in her lead role in Peter Pan Live! The live NBC event will air on Thursday, December 4th. A new promo clip was just released. Allison Williams admits …

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