Monday, July 22, 2019

MICHAEL STRAHAN JOINS KELLY ON LIVE!

September 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Revealing one of television’s worst-kept secrets, Kelly Ripa today (Tuesday) introduced the person who will replace Regis Philbin as her co-host on Live!. As Michael Strahan stepped on stage to the cheers of the audience, Ripa greeted him with hugs and kisses — and balloons. Strahan remarked, “You know how you say it’s a dream […]

OPENING CEREMONY PRAISED; NBC SCORNED AT OLYMPICS’ START

July 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

If NBC was hoping to win back the goodwill and admiration of viewers with its $1-billion Olympics package, it certainly got off on the wrong foot on Friday as it delayed the telecast of the Opening Ceremony until primetime in the U.S., refused to make it available online, and actively policed the Internet to make […]

LIVE 30 ROCK ROCKS!

October 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Thursday night’s special live edition of NBC’s 30 Rock may not have provided much that could be considered special, TV writers observed today (Friday), but it did boost its audience by 43 percent from last week to 6.63 million. Nevertheless, it remained in third place in its time period, well below the 10.14 million viewers […]