NBC Delays Meet the Press Announcement

Leaks about Gregory irk higher-ups; other contenders fuming
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 4, 2008 9:00 AM CST
NBC News chief White House correspondent David Gregory speaks during a taping of "Meet the Press," April 8, 2007.    (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – NBC, peeved about leaks that David Gregory is the next host of Meet the Press, may delay the announcement, the New York Post reports. Ongoing arguments over Tim Russert’s replacement are “at a new peak,” with other NBC talent fuming about being passed over. Chuck Todd, another top contender, may have tipped off the media and thus ruined Gregory’s coronation, originally planned for Sunday.