Tag: NBC

SNL Hits Roy Moore Over Sex Abuse Accusations in Cold Open

This week’s “Saturday Night Live” took aim at Alabama Republican Senate nominee Judge Roy Moore after he was accused of having inappropriate relations with an underage female when he was 32-years-old. In the skit, Moore, played by Mikey Day, met with Beck

Flake: ‘I Didn’t Vote for This President Last November’

Wednesday on NBC’s “Today,” Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) revealed he didn’t vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election and said those conservative Republicans that had done so made a “Faustian bargain” by voting for Trump. Partial

Megyn Kelly Dances as NBC Show Ratings Continue to Struggle

Thursday on NBC’s “Megyn Kelly Today,” hosts Megyn Kelly and guest Hoda Kotb tried to gin up some excitement for her program as it has been plagued with low ratings since its beginning. Kelly’s show launched late last month but has yet

NFL Broadcasters Ignore Anthem Protests as Ratings Crater

As the NFL’s 2017 season began, all the league’s broadcast partners were deeply interested in showing the national anthem in order to highlight the protests by millionaire players. But, as Week 6 hit and ratings had slipped to record lows, those same broadcasters began to end their attention on the protests to avoid angering millions of NFL fans.

Flashback: NBC Minimized Rape Accusation Against Bill Clinton

NEW YORK — Amid questions about why NBC did not utilize a months-long investigation by its own freelance correspondent Ronan Farrow into accusations of sexual assault and harassment by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, it may be instructive to recall the network’s controversial treatment of the story told by Bill Clinton’s rape accuser, Juanita Broaddrick.