NBC Picks Kardashians Over Moment of Silence

It airs interview with Kris Jenner instead of cutting away
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 11, 2012 3:24 PM CDT
This image released by NBC shows host Savannah Guthrie, left, listening to TV personality Kris Jenner from "Keeping Up with the Kardashians."   (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer)
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(Newser) – If you were watching cable or regular TV today at 8:46, chances are you looked on as the nation observed a moment of silence for the 9/11 attacks. Unless you were watching the Today show, of course, which opted to air an interview with Keeping Up With the Kardashians star Kris Jenner, reports TVNewser. She talked about her boob job. It was, as Mediaite points out, an "interesting programming choice" for NBC, especially considering rivals Good Morning America and CBS Good Morning cut away to the 9/11 ceremonies. (The NBC affiliate in New York City did, too.) New York mag's Daily Intel has a priceless screen grab comparing the network coverage at 8:46.

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