While NBC News kept Brian Williams up late for a special report on the government shutdown last night, and ABC News focused its late-night newsmag Nightline on the same subject for a minute or so, and cable news networks continued what TVNewser best described as “bizarro New Year’s Eve”-like coverage of the shutdown — complete with onscreen countdown clocks and shots of the Statue of Liberty. ABC’s late-night host Jimmy Kimmel tackled the serious subject on his show, taking a camera outside his Hollywood studio to gauge people’s understanding of the health-care debate behind the shutdown. It was not pretty:
By LISA DE MORAES, TV Columnist | Tuesday October 1, 2013 @ 9:43am PDTTags: Brian Williams, Jimmy Kimmel, Nlightline
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