Tag Archives: Brian Williams

How Many Millennials Actually Watch Jon Stewart?

Conventional wisdom holds that Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show on Viacom’s Comedy Central is so valuable because it’s a magnet for millennials, the magic 18-29 demographic that marketers lust after. From yesterday’s Wall Street Journal piece about “growing concerns on Wall Street that … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging The GOP Presidential Primary Debate

Full disclosure: The hardworking staff only saw the first and last half-hours of Wednesday night’s MSNBC Republican presidential primary slapfight, but a little of this crowd goes a long way. So . . . • If you picked “Ronald Reagan” … Continue reading

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Peggy Noodnik: Mitt Romney=Brian Williams

From Peggy Noonan’s latest Wall Street Journal column: All candidates for president are network or local. Romney is a network anchorman—sleek, put together, the right hair, a look of dignity. He’s like Brian Williams. Some candidates are local anchormen—they’re working … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘Osama Bin Laden Is Dead’

After the hardworking staff (and the Missus) watched Sunday night’s episode of AMC’s excellent series The Killing, we switched over to the 11 O’Clock News only to find this: Osama Bin Laden Is Dead. So, in the interest of keeping … Continue reading

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Brian Williams, NBC AncHuckster

Sunday night’s Emmy Awards weren’t bad, but the same can’t be said of NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams’ cameo, in which he flogged NBC’s Saturday Night Live Emmy-nominated writers. Washington Post TV critic Lisa Moraes thought it was swell … Continue reading

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