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1 year 1 month ago

First Lady jokes about hosting 'Tonight Show'

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama says she's eyeing another job in 2016 and, contrary to speculation, it doesn't involve running for public office. During her first appearance on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon," the host asked her Friday to consider a Michelle-Hillary ticket for president in 2016. The latter is...

1 year 1 month ago

Television Photojournalist Opening at KOAA 5

KOAA and KOAA.com, the Cordillera owned #1 NBC affiliate in Colorado Springs-Pueblo, CO, is seeking a Photojournalist. Candidate will gather facts, interviews and b-roll for stories as needed, both alone, and with a reporter. Post news and breaking news from the field to our social media platforms. There is a...

2 years 1 month ago

70-year-old qualifies for London Olympics

TOKYO (AP) - Seventy-year-old Japanese equestrian Hiroshi Hoketsu has qualified for the London Olympics. Hoketsu qualified by winning an international dressage meet in France on Thursday. Japanese equestrian officials said Sunday an announcement will be made soon on whether he will actually compete in London. Hoketsu will turn 71 on...

2 years 2 months ago

Changing trends in Super Bowl ads

NEW YORK (AP) - If you're expecting to be shocked by all the Super Bowl ads, don't hold your breath: There won't be many surprises. About 20 of the roughly 36 Super Bowl advertisers put their TV commercials online before Sunday's broadcast. That's a major shift: It's up from...

2 years 10 months ago

Meloni not returning to SVU this fall

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Christopher Meloni isn't coming back to NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" when it returns this fall. The actor and Universal Media Studios were unable to come to terms on a new contract, according to a person familiar with the situation, who spoke Tuesday on...

3 years 1 month ago

Biggest Loser auditions today

The casting call for NBC's reality show, "The Biggest Loser," is taking place in Denver today. Auditions will be held at the Grizzly Rose in Denver Saturday, March 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The stop is part of a 13-city audition tour for next season.Some people in Chicago,...

3 years 1 month ago

USOC, NBC collaborate with Ameritrade

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The U.S. Olympic Committee has teamed with NBC to sign a sponsorship deal with TD Ameritrade that pairs the use of the Olympic rings with a prearranged deal for commercial time during London 2012 broadcasts. The agreement, announced Thursday, is the first the USOC...

3 years 3 months ago

Golden Globes most watched show

NEW YORK (AP) - The Nielsen Co. says Sunday's Golden Globes ceremony was seen by almost 17 million TV viewers. It beat all network competition in its time period, slightly exceeding last year's audience for the film and TV awards show. According to time zone-adjusted Nielsen "fast national" figures...

3 years 7 months ago

Get your tweet on the Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jimmy Fallon wants your tweet to be part of the Emmy Awards. Fallon, host of the ceremony on NBC, said Friday the public will get to submit an introduction through Twitter for up to 15 Emmy presenters. Fallon will read the best one as each...

3 years 8 months ago

'30 Rock' actor speaks up for organ donation

Actor Grizz Chapman of NBC's "30 Rock" is serving as an advocate for organ donation, just a month after undergoing a kidney transplant. Spokeswoman Anne Finn says Chapman will speak Thursday at New York's Montefiore Medical Center at an event observing National Minority Organ Donor Awareness Day. Chapman...

3 years 8 months ago

7 shot, 3 dead at Connecticut beer distributor

Seven people were shot at a beer distribution company in Manchester, Conn., early Tuesday morning, police told NBC station WVIT. Police confirmed that the alleged shooter is dead. The incident happened at Hartford Distributors, about 10 miles east of Hartford, police said. Officials said people are "down,"...

3 years 8 months ago

Conductor Mitch Miller dies at age 99

Mitch Miller, the goateed orchestra leader who asked Americans to "Sing Along With Mitch" on television and records, has died at age 99. His daughter, Margaret Miller Reuther, says her father died in New York City after a short illness. Miller was a key record executive at Columbia...

3 years 10 months ago

Curious raccoon invades news set

A curious raccoon dropped into a TV newsroom in Flint, Michigan Thursday during the morning news. The morning show team heard some noise coming from behind the set and quickly found the source was "Rusty" the raccoon. Rusty made his way in through an open garage door. ...

3 years 11 months ago

Betty White to host SNL

Betty White never expected to be on Saturday Night Live, much less host it. At 88, she's by far the show's oldest host ever. A movie with Sandra Bullock and a Super Bowl Snickers commercial have boosted White's profile in recent months, but she's been a TV regular since...

4 years 4 days ago

Sting, Lady Gaga to headline TODAY concerts

For its 15th consecutive year, NBC's TODAY is bringing some of the biggest names in music to rock the Plaza, including Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Christina Aguilera and Carrie Underwood. This year's "Toyota Concert Series on TODAY" kicks off on May 14 with a performance by Sting. Grammy Award-winning...

4 years 6 days ago

Tina Fey as Sarah Palin returns to 'SNL'

She's back and wearing leather. Tina Fey reprised her impression of Sarah Palin on "Saturday Night Live" while hosting the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday night. It was Fey's first performance as the former Alaska governor since her iconic impressions during the 2008 presidential campaign when Palin was the...

4 years 4 weeks ago

SNL staffer finds, returns 4-carat diamond

30 Rock was a lucky number for a Manhattan woman who lost her engagement-ring diamond inside NBC's famed Saturday Night Live studios. Bree Candee and her husband were attending a SNL rehearsal last weekend celebrating her birthday. After leaving 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the couple continued celebrations at a Midtown...

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