Connie Britton Now Online

Connie Britton's Interview Is Now Online!

The actress talks Spin City, Friday Night Lights, Nashville and more!

Goodnight, Chet. Goodnight, David, and Goodnight for NBC News

Goodnight, Chet. Goodnight, David.

The Huntley Brinkley Report signed off for the final time 45 years ago, on July 31, 1970.

Vince Gilligan's Advice: Go Down Swingin'

Vince Gilligan's Advice: Go Down Swingin'

The Breaking Bad creator encourages you to follow your passion.

Happy 80th birthday, Diahann Carroll!

Happy 80th Birthday, Diahann Carroll!

The actress shares what socially responsible television means to her.

Perry Wolff now online

Perry Wolff's Interview Is Now Online!

The writer/producer talks A Tour of the White House, "The Selling of the Pentagon," and more!

Remembering Marlene Sanders

Remembering Marlene Sanders

The pioneering news correspondent/anchor passes away at age 84.

And The Nominees Are...

And The Nominees Are ...

The Archive congratulates our interviewees nominated for this year's Emmy Awards!

Alf Clausen now online

Alf Clausen's Interview Is Now Online!

The composer talks Moonlighting, ALF, and over 25 years of The Simpsons.

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Goodnight, Chet. Goodnight, David, And Goodnight For NBC NewsBlog post imageHuntley was in New York, Brinkley in Washington, D.C. From these two East Coast cities, Chet Huntley and David Brinkley co-anchored The Huntley Brinkley Report from October 29, 1956 to July 31, 1970. When the program ended, Brinkley remained with NBC...

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New from the Archive of American Television Presents DVD Series

Omnibus: Mr. Lincoln

A tele-biography by renowned author, screenwriter, and film critic James Agee, Mr. Lincoln (1952) earned wide acclaim as the centerpiece of OMNIBUS' inaugural season. Starring: Royal Dano and Joanne Woodward.