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NBC’s “The Biggest Loser’s” resident doctor, Robert Huizenga, confirmed with the  Daily Mail that the reality show has been canceled after 17 seasons. Former contestant Joelle Gwynn, who appeared on the show in 2008, is being sued by Huizenga. She made claims the show’s trainer Bob Harper supplied contestants illegal diet pills, Ephedra extract pills and…

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Sony Pictures Television’s series, “Timeless,” airing Monday nights on NBC, features three episodes dealing with the never-before-told stories of three African Americans who played integral roles in American history and culture. These stories of interest include: “Space Race” (EP 107) which follows the ground-breaking work done by African American physicist and mathematician Katherine Johnson and…

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Rapper and comedian Nick Cannon isn’t down for losing his street cred. The 36-year-old who hosts the hit reality talent competition series “America’s Got Talent” made an off-script joke during his stand-up special that didn’t sit well with NBC. In a special that aired Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 on Showtime, he says NBC wanted him to…

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Nick Cannon has been a household name for years and helped to cement his status as a prime-time staple on TV with his gig as the host of “America’s Got Talent.” But according to news reports, Cannon put his lucrative job with the NBC talent show on the line recently when he made a “black…

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Christopher Nelson is a senior assignment editor for NBC News. He has been a part of the broadcast television network’s evolution to a multi-platform content provider and has worked across broadcast and digital formats. In addition to editing, Nelson is also a reporter and writer. In a previous stint with NBC News, Nelson was a researcher…

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Amber Payne is the first managing editor of NBCBLK, a section within NBCNEWS.COM that launched in early 2015. With its focus on stories “by, for, and about the Black community,” Payne is charged with cultivating writers and editors who can elevate the conversation about Black identity, politics and culture today. Since it’s launch, NBCBLK has…

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Name: Shaquille Brewster Position: Producer Assignment: NBC News Education: Howard University For the previous year, Shaquille Brewster has been a campaign embed for NBC News serving as a digital journalist and producer while covering the presidential candidates. Brewster shoots political events, provides live transmission, posts on social media, produces segments, writes articles for digital platforms under deadline,…

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Rashida Jones Managing Editor MSNBC Hampton University, B.A. Rashida Jones is managing editor of MSNBC. Upon her hiring, MSNBC VP and executive editor, Yvette Miley wrote to the staff, “Rashida, a highly-sought after newsroom leader, has always been someone I wanted on our team … She is a visionary who understands strategy and how to…

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Morgan Radford Correspondent NBC News Columbia University, M.S. Harvard University Bachelor of Arts, B.A. Few television correspondents have risen as quickly as Morgan Radford. Still a student less than five years ago, she is currently a correspondent for NBC News and appears on the TODAY Show, NBC Nightly News and MSNBC.  She’s reported on deadly floods…

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Janelle Richards Producer Nightly News with Lester Holt/NBC News Columbia University, M.S. Spelman College, B.A. As a producer for Nightly News with Lester Holt, Janelle Richards has covered the most compelling stories of the last few years, including the Freddie Gray protests in Baltimore, the Charleston church shooting, and the Amtrak train derailment. Her work has…

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Leslie Jones has been invited to cover the Olympic Games for NBC after impressing the bosses with her commentary. The Ghostbusters actress caught the attention of the network thanks to her lively tweets about the sporting spectacle, which is taking place in Rio de Janeiro, and after a fan suggested her commentary would boost TV ratings and…

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It’s uncanny how much Amber Stevens West favors the Knowles girls. While her gift is not performing on global stages like Beyoncé or deejaying like Solange, it’s a recurring compliment that she acknowledges. West takes the call for this interview as she’s leaving LAX and headed home after a trip to San Francisco. Within 10…

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The highly anticipated remake of The Wiz directed by Kenny Leon debuted on Thursday, Dec. 3 on NBC. Although the cast was laden with star power, the lead role of Dorothy was played by newcomer Shanice Williams. Williams was joined by Queen Latifah, Ne-Yo, David Alan Grier, Common,  Elijah Kelly and the Queen of Soul Mary J. Blige for…

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Atlanta-based, Virgin islands-bred R. City affectionately known as Rock City were featured on Tuesday night’s episode of NBC’s “The Voice.” Brothers Timothy and Theron Thomas performed their platinum single, “Locked Away” featuring Adam Levine in front of a packed house and Levine’s fellow judges, Gwen Stefani, Pharrell and Blake Shelton, on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. The…

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