|Boring Wedding: April 29th|
NBC has scaled back its coverage of the Royal wedding because executives think that Prince William and Kate Middleton are ‘too boring’.
The network’s team of producers and presenters will go to London later than planned because they don’t believe America cares that much about the event.
The number of pre-taped packages about the Royal couple has also been cut in half to avoid ‘viewer fatigue’.
Stripped back: NBC's Today Show, hosted by Meredith Vieira and Matt Lauer, was due to begin reporting live from London a full week before the Royal wedding
Stripped back: NBC's Today Show, hosted by Meredith Vieira and Matt Lauer, was due to begin reporting live from London a full week before the Royal wedding NBC's Brian Williams, was due to head to London to broadcast his ¿Nightly News¿ beginning Wednesday, April 27
NBC's Brian Williams, was due to head to London to broadcast his Nightly News show beginning Wednesday, April 27
‘The U.S. public's interest was not what they thought,’ an NBC insider told the New York Post.
NBC’s move comes as rival TV networks show no signs of reducing their coverage. ABC has vowed to devote 20 hours to the Royal Wedding starting at 4am ET with a special edition of ‘Good Morning America’.
CBS News will have Katie Couric in London two days before the wedding and she will anchor the footage on the day itself. CNN has unveiled its ‘global, multi-platform coverage’ of the big day with Piers Morgan, Anderson Cooper, Richard Quest and Cat Deeley presenting.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1378163/NBC-scales-royal-wedding-coverage-William-Kate-boring.html#ixzz1JwfOlEJl
Actually ALL Brits are boring. Especially the Royals.