Posts Tagged ‘NBC’

NBC Admits Police Warned Them About Bringing Ammo Magazine Into D.C.

It's been two months since D.C. Attorney General Irv Nathan decided not to prosecute Meet the Press host David Gregory for possessing an illegal, unloaded ammunition magazine on Gregory's NBC show. But in a previously unreleased document, Meet the Press' lawyer admits what police have been claimed all along—that the network was advised not to [...]

D.C. Won’t Prosecute David Gregory Over Gun Magazine

Looks like NBC's David Gregory won't have to turn to the life of a fugitive, after all. Despite waving around a 30-round magazine that's illegal under District law on a Dec. 23 Meet the Press broadcast, Gregory won't be prosecuted, D.C. attorney general Irv Nathan announced in a letter this afternoon.

D.C. May Or May Not Have Talent

Do you have talent? If so, you may want to head to the auditions for the NBC show America's Got Talent, which run Nov. 5-6 at the Washington Convention Center. The auditions are "open to any age any talent."
Any talent! The possibilities are nigh endless. I polled Washington City Paper staff and my colleagues suggested the following:

Making ethically [...]

McGregor Out at DeMatha?

Update 1:02 PM: According to the school, Bill McGregor has officially resigned.
Word out of Hyattsville is that Bill McGregor will announce he's quitting as DeMatha's head football coach today.
Such a move has been rumored for more than a week, but McGregor's exodus, if that indeed happens, will come as huge news in the local and [...]

News4’s Pat Collins Looking for 15 Inches of Fun During Thundersnow

News4 reporter Pat Collins is looking for a little more than a good snowball fight tonight. He wants '15 inches of fun' while he's out there. Can't wait for the follow-up to this report:

Ten Men Out: Ever Heard of a High School Football Game Being ‘Fixed’?

This week, for the profit-centristic print version of Washington City Paper, I wrote about Bernie Dancel, who gives a lot of money away to do-gooder efforts all across the region. My story focused mainly on the money Dancel's given to the football program at Our Lady of Good Counsel, which heads into the 2010 [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: No ‘The Kids Are Alright’ During the Super Bowl Halftime?

The king of ultimate fighting promotions, UFC, makes its local debut tonight at the Patriot Center. UFC boss Dana White says at least 7,000 tickets have already been sold for the show, which will be televised on Spike TV.
Luke Thomas calls the Fairfax card "arguably the most significant combat sports event since Tyson fought at [...]

NBC-4 Takes On Nickles’ Sexism With Sexist Headline

Leave it to NBC-4 (or if you prefer WRC-TV), operators of the worst local news site, to slap a story with some real news value with a sexist headline. The station follows the Nickles-Cheh story with a piece headlined: "D.C. Catfight!"
First Nickles referred to Cheh as an angry woman. Now, a local news channel throws [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Who the Hell Would Buy a Redskins Scratch Ticket Now?

How over are the Redskins?
So over that on WRC, Lindsay Czarniak did her sports report Sunday night without ANY visible Skins logos on her person. (Fact.)
So over that Sonny Jurgensen didn't tussle with Jim Zorn in his postgame interview. (Fact.)
So over that starting this week, the Virginia Lottery has changed first prize for its $20 [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: It’s 9/11! Did You Pay $23.99 Plus Shipping for Dan Snyder’s Commemorative Hat?

Great Moments in Capitalism™, Special 9/11 Edition
On this date in 2005: Get your Tragedy Hats!
None of the Redskins marketing endeavors under Dan Snyder dropped the jaw faster than the "Redskins Flag Hat" that went on sale on the team's web site and at FedExField at the beginning of the 2005 season.
For $23.99 plus shipping where [...]