NBC Delighted By SNL Mocking GOP Over Government Shutdown

October 7th, 2013 3:53 PM
On Monday, the hosts of NBC's Today eagerly played clips of Saturday Night Live bashing Republicans over the government shutdown. In the morning show's 7 a.m. ET half hour, fill-in co-host Tamron Hall played a clip of SNL host Miley Cyrus doing a parody music video blaming the GOP for the shutdown and gushed: "I think she [Cyrus] might become a member of the five-timers club. You know, the group…

NBC's Vieira To Gingrich: Is A Strong Tea Party Good for GOP

May 18th, 2010 1:23 PM
NBC's Meredith Vieira, on Tuesday's Today show, in a segment breaking down today's primary races with Newt Gingrich, cited a possible Rand Paul win over Trey Grayson in the GOP Kentucky Senate primary fight as an example of the Tea Party's strength and actually wondered if that was a cause of concern for the GOP. Vieira pressed the former Speaker of the House: "If Rand Paul wins, that's good news…

SNL's Seth Myers on Palin's 'Rude Double-Entendre' Claim: 'That's

November 18th, 2009 11:28 AM