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NBC to Al Roker: Take It Down a Notch

NBC reportedly takes 'Today' weatherman to task for 'saying weird things'

(Newser) - Looks like NBC management wasn't as impressed with Al Roker's record-breaking 34-hour weathercasting marathon as the rest of the world. NBC brass recently held an "Al Roker intervention" to tell the Today show weatherman to tone it down and stick to deciphering the Doppler after a series... More »

Spencer Vs. Al, Round 2

Plus, Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag want their own show—of course

(Newser) - The inexhaustible Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag are at it again, re-fueling their feud with Al Roker and campaigning for their own show. Pratt insulted Roker via Twitter (“WEATHERMAN I thought you were out of town today getting your stomache [sic] stapled again?” among other gems) when the couple’... More »

'Drunk' Ewoks Storm Today Show, Blogosphere

Halloween segment turns into fun-size free-for-all

(Newser) - The weekend's hottest viral video is a Today show segment that began with Halloween decorating tips and ended with a pair of Ewoks running wild. The Star Wars-themed show saw the Return of the Jedi supporting players earn a leading role by fighting, moonwalking, swilling a Boo-tini, and humping Al... More »

Celebs' Fave Smartphone Apps

Katie Couric, Ivanka Trump share the best apps for iPhone, Blackberry, Palm

(Newser) - Got a smartphone, but just not sure where to start with the apps? New York magazine has the faves of some famous New Yorkers:
  • Jimmy Fallon, Bionic Eye for iPhone: “Basically, you aim your camera down the street and it will show you floating graphics of where, say, the
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Speidi to Roker: We Forgive You

...but who are you, again?

(Newser) - Heidi and Spencer Pratt still aren’t sure exactly who Al Roker is, but they forgive him for taking them to task yesterday on Today. “I forgive you,” Heidi told Roker through Us. “It’s OK. The devil gets into all of us sometimes. You’re forgiven.... More »

Speidi vs. Al Roker: It Is On

(Newser) - An interview with Al Roker on NBC’s Today show took a lot out of Heidi and Spencer Pratt, RyanSeacrest.com reports. “I'm still trying to figure out, was the weatherman asking us questions?” Spencer asked, befuddled. “I thought we were getting interviewed by Matt Lauer or something.... More »

Rutgers Coach Fires at Imus

(Newser) - Rutgers coach Vivian Stringer struck back at Don Imus in a press conference today, calling his comments " deplorable, despicable and unconscionable"—but confirming that her players will meet with the foul-mouthed radio host. Stringer says her players are "valedictorians, future doctors, musical prodigies," not the' "... More »

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