Brian Williams will go to MSNBC


Brian Williams is down, but not out.

NBC and Williams have come to a tentative agreement that will keep Williams at the network after his six-month suspension ends in August, people with knowledge of the agreement said.

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It will likely be announced sometime Thursday.

Williams will not be returning to the “NBC Nightly News” anchor chair; his fill-in Lester Holt will become the program’s permanent anchor.

The appointment makes Holt the first black solo anchor of a weekday network nightly newscast.

So what will Williams do? His portfolio will include a position on MSNBC, NBC’s struggling cable news channel. “He will be the face of MSNBC,” handling big breaking news stories, one of the people said on condition of anonymity.  MORE

18 Comments on Brian Williams will go to MSNBC

  1. If they need someone to help out with the Weather, maybe he can do the global warming reports.

    : )

  2. NBC, MSNBC, for that matter he could go to CBS, ABC, CNN….
    at this point, WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE ?!

  3. Well if they’re right it shouldn’t come as any surprise since Williams has never been a journalist it’s only right that he ends up at a news network that hasn’t any. Look for MSNBC to tie themselves around Williams and make him the focal point their network.

  4. Inspired by the most trusted man in news, Walt the Crank, who nightly told Americans that Nixon’s illegal war in Viet Nam was lost, they’ll call it, “And that’s the way it was,” by Buyin Williams.


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