The network announced the deal Friday night after more than two months of negotiations, giving no details. The former Fox News Channel transplant has been off the air since late October after suggesting that it was OK for white people to wear blackface on Halloween.
In a memo to staff, NBC News chief Noah Oppenheim called the 65-year-old Gifford “one of the most enduring and endearing talents in morning television. In short — she is a legend.”
NBC didn’t address Kelly’s future at the network. But negotiations over her exit from NBC are underway, according to a person familiar with the talks.
Her exit is not official yet, but it is likely to be announced in the days ahead, according to sources with knowledge of the matter. There had been speculation that she would remain with the network in a lesser role — but the sources said that’s not happening.
The city’s force wasn’t mentioned in the spoof but the actresses wore Baltimore police patches on their uniforms. The Baltimore Sun wrote a brief about the skit.
Draper Media, the parent company of WBOC-TV, a CBS affiliate based in Maryland, has entered into a purchase agreement for WRDE-LD, an NBC affiliate serving the Delmarva peninsula as Coast TV.
Here’s a look at what happened on this date in history.
Melody Harlan has excelled in several activities as a fourth grader in Virginia. Now the 9-year-old wunderkind takes her advanced intellect to the national stage.
Jameela Jamil explains why “The Good Place” so “forking” hilarious (no cursing in the afterlife).
Reports show that somebody we might know could be up to replace Matt Lauer at the Today show.
Wayans’ new movie “Naked” is now streaming on Netflix, while his new sitcom “Marlon” premieres Wednesday on NBC.
Actor Chris Sullivan dishes on “This Is Us,” which returns from its mid-season break on Tuesday night.
In a world of jaded cynicism, NBC’s “This Is Us” is the perfect wholesome antidote this holiday season.
In 2014, TODAY style editor Bobbie Thomas decided to put an end to the whispers when she talked about her struggles with infertility on national TV. Now, she wants others to speak up and do the same.
Martin Short calls Maya Rudolph the “Mozart” of comedy in “Maya & Marty,” which wraps Tuesday on NBC.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.