12:38 AM EDT 10/22/2014
Originally posted 10/20/2014 10:50PM
Saturday Night Live just added a new face to the cast of its 40th season.
Leslie Jones is the latest lady to join the show as a full-fledged cast member after becoming a writer earlier this year.
Jones first auditioned for the coveted spot last fall as one of twelve finalists, but the role was ultimately offered to Sasheer Zamata.
Originally posted 10/14/2014 06:45AM
Dr. Nancy Snyderman of NBC has apologized for breaching voluntary quarantine after being exposed to the Ebola virus in Liberia.
Originally posted 09/24/2014 06:10PM
Shiver me timbers, Christopher Walken is almost unrecognizable as a pirate!
Originally posted 09/04/2014 08:00AM
She's known as an expert at extracting information out of others, but these days, storied journalist Meredith Vieira is opening up about her own story.
As she launches her new NBC daytime talk show, The Meredith Vieira Show, premiering next Monday, the wife and mother of three sat down for this week's issue of PEOPLE to discuss the woman behind the journalist – and the choices that have led her to where she is today.
Originally posted 08/15/2014 07:00AM
Embattled Meet the Press moderator David Gregory is leaving NBC News and Chuck Todd will replace him on the venerable Sunday morning public affairs program, NBC said Thursday.
Todd begins his new role on Sept. 7. He remains as NBC News' political director, but will relinquish his duties as Chief White House correspondent and anchor of MSNBC's The Daily Rundown. He has been a frequent guest on Meet the Press as a political analyst.
The 42-year-old Todd came to NBC in 2007 after working for National Journal's The Hotline, where he was editor-in-chief.
Originally posted 07/17/2014 08:35AM
The highs and lows of the NBC page program (like fetching nachos from Yankee Stadium) were frequent plot points on Tina Fey's beloved comedy 30 Rock, which featured Jack McBrayer as Kenneth, the perennially put-upon and relentlessly cheerful page.
According to Regis Philbin's appearance on Late Night Wednesday, 30 Rock might not have been that far off.
Originally posted 07/13/2014 06:30PM
Katherine Heigl is not hard to work with. She promises!
Originally posted 07/13/2014 03:00PM
A pirate's life is a wonderful life – for Christopher Walken.
Originally posted 03/31/2014 07:45AM
Man in the news Josh Elliott was not a physical presence on Monday's Good Morning America, but his spirit was there.
After teasing the East Coast storm, L.A. quake and an Arizona student riot, GMA co-anchor George Stephanopoulos announced at the top of the show from behind his desk, "First, a little news of our own."
Originally posted 02/27/2014 07:15PM
After bidding a bittersweet goodbye to Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe, Parks and Recreation returns Thursday with plenty of Pawnee action. Though Ann and Chris are gone, there's now room for other characters to take the spotlight – and we're hoping Retta's Donna Meagle gets more time to shine.
Speaking to PEOPLE, Retta revealed she's pushing for love. Donna has enjoyed a wild dating life, but Retta thinks it's time for a real relationship.
"I want there to be a romantic interest in her future, and I keep bringing it up to our executive producer," Retta says. "I've kind of put it in his brain, and I believe that he shall hook a sister up, as they say."
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