Keyword: nbc

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • Donald Trump tweets NBC, 'SNL' should be tested by courts after Christmas parody sketch

    12/16/2018 4:31:49 PM PST · by Blue House Sue · 35 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 11/16/18 | Tyler McCarthy
    Donald Trump called for courts to test NBC and “Saturday Night Live” in a fiery tweet on Sunday that followed the final airing of the sketch show until the New Year. “SNL” wrapped up a year of political humor directed at the Trump administration with a parody of the Christmas movie “It’s a Wonderful Life,” in which it posited a world wherein Donald Trump, played by Alec Baldwin, was never elected president of the United States. The sketch, which featured returning guest stars Ben Stiller as Michael Cohen, Robert De Niro as Robert Mueller and Matt Damon as Brett Kavanaugh,...
  • Todd Grills Schumer for Dems Confirming Bush Judge 11 Years Ago

    12/16/2018 2:54:35 PM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | December 16, 2018 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    Recently, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor of Texas struck down the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a ObamaCare) on the grounds that since the law’s “tax” was currently at zero it was now unconstitutional. Fresh from whining about it on Sunday Today, moderator Chuck Todd grilled Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer during Meet the Press because he and other Democrats confirmed the Judge after President George W. Bush nominated him back in 2007. Todd became indignant when he pounced on Schumer with a quote from his former staffer Brian Fallon, who was having a conniption on Twitter because of the ruling: Let...
  • NBC Hypes Calls for Gun Sale Waiting Period to Prevent Suicide

    12/16/2018 8:28:27 AM PST · by rktman · 61 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 12/15/2018 | Brad Wilmouth
    Saturday's Today show on NBC spent almost two minutes highlighting an obituary for a suicide victim in Vermont that is part of an effort to encourage new laws that would require a 24-hour waiting period before purchasing a gun ..... Co-host Sheinelle Jones set up the segment by recalling that the CDC recently reported that the number of gun-related deaths per year is at the highest level in about 40 years. Co-host Peter Alexander then added: "This morning, an obituary for a young man who took his own life is going viral, his parents now calling for stricter gun control...
  • A REAL scandal is the one sided coverage...NBC & Democrat spin machines like Saturday Night Live...

    12/16/2018 10:49:33 AM PST · by SMGFan · 26 replies
    Real Donald Trump Twitter ^ | President Trump
    A REAL scandal is the one sided coverage, hour by hour, of networks like NBC & Democrat spin machines like Saturday Night Live. It is all nothing less than unfair news coverage and Dem commercials. Should be tested in courts, can’t be legal? Only defame & belittle! Collusion?
  • Deal on sex harassment claims in Congress forces lawmakers to pay out of their pockets

    12/16/2018 6:41:51 AM PST · by Baynative · 58 replies
    NBC ^ | 12/12/18 | Rebecca Shabad, Garrett Haake, Alex Moe and Leigh Ann Caldwell
    WASHINGTON — After months of negotiations, lawmakers in the House and Senate have reached an agreement on Wednesday on legislation that would address how sexual harassment claims are dealt with in Congress, it was announced Wednesday. The legislation would hold members of Congress personally liable for awards and settlements stemming from harassment and related retaliation they personally commit, including those who leave office. They can no longer pay out settlements with taxpayer funds and would be required to foot the bill within 90 days or their wages could be garnished.
  • Jenny McCarthy says she was once asked to 'act Republican' while on 'The View'

    12/12/2018 11:13:58 PM PST · by knighthawk · 44 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 12 2018 | Mariah Haas
    enny McCarthy is speaking out about her time on "The View." During an appearance on "Watch What Happens Live" on Tuesday, the "Masked Singer" star, 46, revealed that creator Barbara Walters once wanted her to "act Republican." "... When I was on there, it was really hilarious, because they initially had me come on to be the pop culture girl because they wanted to change it," McCarthy explained to host Andy Cohen.
  • Kathie Lee Gifford is leaving 'Today'

    12/11/2018 7:21:43 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 28 replies
    CNN ^ | December 11, 2018 | Brian Stelter
    New York (CNN Business) — Television icon Kathie Lee Gifford will bid farewell to NBC's "Today" show next April. "As we all know, Kathie Lee's plate has been overflowing lately with film, music and book projects, and after giving us eleven extraordinary years, she's decided to focus her attention full-time on those other creative endeavors," NBC News President Noah Oppenheim wrote in an internal memo Tuesday morning. Oppenheim called her a "legend" for her "enduring and endearing talents in morning television." Gifford has co-hosted the 10 a.m. hour of "Today" with Hoda Kotb since 2008. The hour is known for...
  • ABC, NBC Hype President Trump’s ‘Inevitable’ Impeachment By Dems

    12/10/2018 7:52:34 PM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | December 9, 2018 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    According to recent court filings, President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen told federal prosecutors that he was directed by the then-candidate to pay hush money to two women to help sway the outcome of the 2016 election. Even though Cohen admitted he had previously lied under oath to Congress, ABC and NBC spent part of their Sunday morning news programs suggesting it was all over for the Trump administration. “We now have a president of the United States who has essentially been implicated in a felony by his own Justice Department,” boasted ABC anchor Dan Harris to chief global...
  • Matt Lauer Reportedly Working On Scathing Tell-All About His ‘Today’ Scandal

    12/10/2018 12:31:28 AM PST · by conservative98 · 38 replies
    Celebrity Insider ^ | DEC 8, 2018 | Suzy Kerr
    Matt Lauer just won’t go away. Following reports that the disgraced Today host is planning on making a comeback to television, insiders now claim he is working on a tell-all memoir about his scandal. Sources say that Lauer’s new book will explore his behind-the-scenes fights with Megyn Kelly and Ann Curry. The memoir will also talk about his marriage to Annette Roque and document his exit from Today. “He’s going to give a blow-by-blow of his dramatic dismissal and reveal what really happened behind closed doors at NBC when he was there for two decades,” an insider dished. According to...
  • Come On: Nets Made Bush’s Funeral About Trump’s Behavior

    12/06/2018 4:43:32 PM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | December 6, 2018 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    They just couldn’t help themselves. During their Wednesday evening reports on the deeply touching and emotional funeral service for the late President George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral, broadcast networks ABC, CBS, and NBC had to get in their digs against President Trump for his behavior (or lack thereof). One even touted how Trump managed to keep his mouth shut about Bush all week. In the midst of their stories on the funeral service, both ABC and CBS noted the tension between President Trump and the Clintons. “The Trumps and Clintons did not shake hands,” reported CBS Evening News...
  • Megyn Kelly looks glum in New York and more star snaps

    11/29/2018 2:54:19 PM PST · by conservative98 · 60 replies
    NY Post Page Six ^ | November 29, 2018
    November 29, 2018 Megyn Kelly looks glum as she leaves her apartment in New York.
  • Elijah Cummings says U.S. must let caravan migrants enter: 'That's the law'

    11/25/2018 1:35:26 PM PST · by jazusamo · 123 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Valerie Richardson
    Rep. Elijah Cummings, ranking member of the House Oversight Committee, said Sunday that caravan migrants seeking asylum should be able to enter the country immediately, challenging President Trump’s efforts to keep them in Mexico while their cases are processed. “That’s not the law. They should be allowed to come in, seek asylum. That’s the law,” Mr. Cummings said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Asked if he would support changing the law, the Maryland Democrat said, “No.”
  • Here's a Saudi 'war game' scenario demonstrating the peril of a post-Khashoggi period for the US

    11/24/2018 8:45:23 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    CNBC ^ | November 24, 2018 | Fred Kempe
    • A nightmare scenario involving a potential armed showdown between Saudi Arabia and Iran would put America and President Trump in a high-stakes dilemma. • U.S. policy performs best when focused on a longer-term strategic purpose. In the Middle East, the approach must be on preventing any new conflicts, ending civil wars and unlocking the region's human potential while opposing extremism, writes Atlantic Council President and CEO Fred Kempe. • The U.S. and its Western allies should leverage the post-Khashoggi crisis to achieve some good in the Middle East, Kempe writes....
  • How Brenda Snipes and other black election workers got falsely targeted by Trump

    11/24/2018 1:21:31 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    NBC News ^ | November 24, 2018 | Janell Ross
    “What you see Trump and Rick Scott and other Republicans doing here is counting on the power of racism to serve as fact," said an Emory University professor. Most weeks the Broward County Elections Office, nestled in the Lauderhill Mall just off US 441 in Lauderhill, Florida, isn’t the kind of place that draws a crowd. But on Election Day earlier this month, as Bob Henry Sr. stood in the parking lot closest to the county office, what he saw looked like something just short of a mob. The parking lot had become a locus for the frustrated, the distrustful,...
  • Celtics' Kyrie Irving says he's not planning to celebrate Thanksgiving: 'F--- Thanksgiving'

    11/21/2018 9:24:27 PM PST · by Kazan · 69 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | 11/22/1028 | By Jack Maloney
    The Boston Celtics' early season struggles continued on Wednesday night with a 117-109 loss to the New York Knicks. Down by as much as 26, the Celtics made a big comeback in the fourth quarter, but fell short, largely due to some clutch shooting by Trey Burke. Now just 9-9 on the season, there will be plenty to discuss in regards to the Celtics' inability to meet expectations. At the same time, there will also be plenty of discussion about one of Kyrie Irving's postgame quotes, in which he made it clear he doesn't celebrate Thanksgiving. MassLive's Tom Westerholm was...
  • Chuck Todd rips 'absurd' White House rules: No serious journalist will follow these

    11/20/2018 11:11:49 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 106 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/20/18 | Michael Burke
    NBC host Chuck Todd on Tuesday criticized the White House's new rules for reporters at presidential news conferences, calling them "absurd" and predicting that journalists won't follow them. "These aren’t exactly pro first amendment rules. I assume there isn’t a single serious journalist in the WH press corps who would abide by these absurd 'rules.' Manners is one thing, but regulating follow ups is a form of censorship," he wrote in a tweet. The White House announced the new rules on Monday after restoring the press credential of CNN reporter Jim Acosta. It had been revoked last week after he...
  • ‘They Invaded’: ABC, NBC Ignore Tijuana Locals Protesting Against the Caravan

    11/19/2018 7:11:12 PM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | November 196, 2018 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    The camp set up for the Central American migrant caravan in Tijuana was on “lockdown” on Sunday as Mexican residents of the city attempted to storm the area in protest. The unwelcome arrival of the caravan had put tremendous pressure on Tijuana’s resources resulting in many locals taking to the streets in opposition. It was a serious and dangerous development that went completely unreported during ABC’s World News Tonight and NBC Nightly News Monday evening. The CBS Evening News kept up its record of being the only broadcast network evening program treating the caravan seriously. In a news brief, anchor Jeff...
  • Since Firing Megyn Kelly, the “Today Show” is Thriving

    11/15/2018 3:33:45 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 18 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | November 14, 2018 | Brian Steinberg
    Megyn Kelly’s ouster at the Today Show was great for the franchise’s viewership, according to Variety, with Nielsen reporting an impressive 10% bump in advertiser’s coveted 25-54 demographic during the third hour Kelly used to host. There’s been a 4% jump in viewership for Today as a whole. But will the boost endure? Kelly was booted on October 26, just two days after defending the use of blackface on her program. The cancellation of Megyn Kelly Today topped off 12 months of tumult that’s plagued Today, beginning with Matt Lauer’s alleged sexual misconduct and ouster in October 2017. But it...
  • Is NBC News Faker Than CNN? It Was On Monday.

    11/13/2018 4:54:24 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 17 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) Seems like there is a lesson to be learned in here somewhere. – So, lessee here…the pro-Trump Republican gubernatorial candidate in Arizona, Doug Ducey, easily won his race by more than 150,000 votes. Meanwhile, the Trump-avoiding GOP senatorial candidate, Martha McSally, who basically campaigned as the second coming of despicable RINO Jeff Flake, lost her race by about 48,000 votes at the latest count. Hmmmm. How do we explain that? Think maybe there’s a cause and effect kind of thing going on there? Nah, must be something else, because your fake news...
  • SNL brings on wounded veteran politician to get revenge on Pete Davidson

    11/11/2018 1:50:39 AM PST · by SMGFan · 46 replies
    EW ^ | November 11, 2018
    This week’s edition of Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update served as a sequel of sorts to last week’s episode. Pete Davidson followed up on his insult of newly-elected Congressman Dan Crenshaw by bringing the politician on to the show to get his revenge and share a serious message about respecting veterans. Crenshaw, a Republican politician and military veteran who lost his eye in Afghanistan in 2012, had been targeted by Davidson as part of SNL’s midterms preview. Davidson mocked the politician’s injury, saying he looked like a “hitman in a porno.” Davidson had quickly added, “I’m sorry, I know he...