The life span for other variety series in the s rarely exceeded two seasons, and their total number had dwindled substantially from the heyday of variety shows in the s.
Also while in high school, he was the editorial editor for the school newspaper. He later called leaving college one of his "great regrets. The following year he covered news in the Washington, D.
His and NBC's Katrina coverage was widely praised, and Williams in particular was applauded "for venting his anger and frustration over the government's failure to act quickly to help the victims.
For "outstanding" work as anchor and managing editor of the Nightly News, he received one Emmy in for Nightly News coverage of the Hurricane Katrina two in one in two in one in one in and one in Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.
The last show aired on June 21, In JanuaryWilliams also added the role of chief elections anchor for MSNBC and subsequently debuted in the new role during coverage of the Iowa caucuses.
Other activities[ edit ] Williams frequently appeared on The Daily Show as a celebrity guest interviewed by Jon Stewart and inmade regular cameos as a giant head sidekick looking on Jon Stewart and helping out with pronunciations of foreign names and occasionally other foreign affairs all beginning at the premiere of the new Daily Show set.
He appeared on the Weekend Update segment of Saturday Night Live on the season 32 premiere hosted by Dane Cook and then hosted a season 33 episode on November 3, With this episode, Williams was the first, and so far only, sitting network news anchor to host SNL.
Williams appeared on Sesame Street again in a episode, reporting for Sesame Street Nightly News about the "mine-itis" outbreak, becoming a victim. A mash-up video created by Fallon, where Williams appears to rap to hip-hop instrumentals, became viral within a few hours.
During an appearance on July 26,he demonstrated a skilled vocal impersonation of TV personality Regis Philbin. He has also appeared on Late Night with Conan O'Brienwhere he took part in numerous skits and interviews.
In the episode " The Ones ", he is seen at home receiving proposition calls meant for Tracy Jordan. He also is seen once on the show taunting Tina Fey's character, Liz Lemon.
In Aprilon the West Coast installment of the 30 Rock season 6 live show, Williams portrayed a news anchor covering the Apollo 13 story. Please help to create a more balanced presentation.
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On February 4,Williams apologized for and recanted his disproven Iraq War story that he had told on a Nightly News broadcast on January 30, He claimed that a military helicopter he was traveling in had been "forced down after being hit by an RPG. However, the soldiers who piloted Williams' helicopter in Iraq said no rocket-propelled grenades had been fired at the aircraft, a fact that Williams did not dispute and apologized for.
InWilliams said that he was "at the Brandenburg Gate the night the wall came down", while CBS and other sources report that Williams did not arrive until November 10, the day after the gates between the two halves of Berlin were opened.
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