Even the anchor of the NBC Nightly News isn’t immune to having his show cancelled, as Brian Williams found out yesterday. Rock Center with Brian Williams has been cancelled after two low-rated seasons. The program is expected to stay on the schedule through next month.
Williams issued a statement regarding the cancellation and wrote, “I’m so proud of the work we did. Our people got shot at for this broadcast. They pulled countless all-nighters. They investigated, cajoled, hustled and cared deeply. They won awards, won the respect of their colleagues and produced great television journalism.”
One of the awards that he mentions went to Bob Costas for his memorable telephone interview with Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky, who was later convicted of child molestation.
What do you think? Will you be sorry to see Rock Center leave the air? Do you think that it’s better than the other news shows?