This OTS could have gone really bad, really fast if someone hadn’t paid attention to spacing.
NBC Nightly News
Since NBCUniversal‘s 2008 acquisition of the Weather Channel, the cable network’s maps and graphics have popped up all across the NBC family — including “NBC Nightly News,” MSNBC and CNBC — but now at least one property has veered away from that practice.
Although NBC News‘ graphics department made quick work of removing Brian Williams‘ name from anything that would show up on air, at least one instance still appeared on the “NBC Nightly News” set Wednesday evening — on substitute anchor Lester Holt‘s mug.
In addition to removing Brian Williams‘ name from the “NBC Nightly News” opening sequence, NBC News has also removed his name from the graphics used on its social media profiles on at least three major services.
Amid its breathless, seemingly nonstop coverage of the scandal embroiling “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams, CNN managed to gives its own media correspondent double billing of sorts by placing him twice in the same five-box.
David Letterman, whose late night talk show interview has become one of the pivotal video clips in the case against “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams, took the opportunity to get a laugh out of the situation on last night’s episode.