08:15 PM EDT 08/15/2014
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."
Originally posted 02/21/2014 10:40AM
CeeLo Green may be leaving NBC's The Voice, but the singer has plenty of things on his plate to keep him busy.
He will be joining Lionel Richie on tour for a slew of summer dates starting in May. He'll also be making his movie debut in the upcoming film Can A Song Save Your Life. And Green says he'll also be juggling several projects for NBC.
"NBC and I plan to continue our relationship with several new co-ventures including a new music show, while we also explore our ideas for me to create and host a new show of my own," Green told Ellen DeGeneres after announcing his departure from The Voice. "I will not go quietly into the night ... expect more great music and entertainment done in my own unique unmistakable and undeniable way."
Originally posted 02/18/2014 07:00AM
American ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White will be going home with Olympic gold medals to add to their collection – bronze from the new figure skating team event and silver from the 2010 Olympics – and the first Olympic ice dancing title for the United States.
Originally posted 02/17/2014 12:10PM
Alpine ski racer Bode Miller's emotional Olympic moment is getting as much attention as his accomplishment – a bronze medal in the men's super-G.
Originally posted 02/12/2014 08:00AM
When Rachel Frederickson revealed her new, size 0-2 figure on the Feb. 4 finale of NBC's The Biggest Loser, she thought she would wow friends, family and viewers – and maybe win the title of Biggest Loser.
She did win, but the 24-year-old voice actress also ignited a firestorm of controversy about her dramatically slimmed-down figure, down to 105 lbs. from her starting weight of 260 lbs. (At 5'4", her height-weight ratio puts her BMI at 18, below the threshold doctors consider normal.)
Sitting down with PEOPLE in Los Angeles, just days after she made headlines for her striking transformation, Frederickson says she maintained a 1,600-calorie daily diet, working out six hours a day in the three months before the finale.
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