Topic: NBC Universal Inc.
NBC's $40 million severance to Conan O'Brien is worth 15 lifetimes of work for the average American. But it's no lollapalooza on Wall Street.
01/19/2010 02:06 pm
Former Vice President Dick Cheney has been the Obama administration's chief critic, often fueling talk show hosts like Rush Limbaugh. But by agreeing to help President Obama raise money for victims of the Haiti earthquake, George W. Bush is playing by more genteel political rules.
01/17/2010 12:46 pm
Global News Blog Port-au-Prince, Haiti: From George Clooney to Lance Armstrong, celebrities tap star power to urge giving
To boost donations after the Haiti earthquake, MTV and George Clooney are teaming up to host a two-hour telethon on Jan. 22, while magician David Blaine will conduct a 72-hour Magic Marathon in Times Square.
01/15/2010 04:19 pm
'Tonight Show' host Conan O'Brien said Tuesday he would not move his show back 30 minutes to accommodate 'The Jay Leno Show' at 11:35 p.m., putting NBC on the spot.
01/12/2010 08:02 pm
Sarah Palin’s new role as a Fox News contributor is the perfect platform for the celebrity politician.
01/11/2010 05:25 pm
The White House stepped up its defense of Senate majority leader Harry Reid. But Republicans claim his racially insensitive comments resemble those made by Trent Lott in 2002, which led to his resignation as majority leader.
01/11/2010 02:18 pm
NBC announced Sunday that it is planning to move Jay Leno's talk show to 11:30 p.m. Conan O'Brien and Jimmy Fallon would shift back a half hour – if they accept the deal.
01/10/2010 05:00 pm
Illinois' ousted governor is all over the media, boosting his star power. Will that help Blagojevich when his corruption trial starts in June? It might, some analysts now say.
01/08/2010 06:14 pm
NBC's experiment with a prime time comedy hour appears to be a flop, with reports that the network is pushing the faltering 'Jay Leno Show' back to its old late-night slot.
01/08/2010 04:42 pm
Sarah Palin’s appearance is a coup for a movement now getting grudging respect from mainstream commentators. But will the feisty Tea Party movement coalesce with the GOP’s old guard?
01/06/2010 03:16 pm