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Follows 

The Huntley-Brinkley Report (1956) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Network (1976)
Saturday Night Live: Christopher Lee/Meat Loaf (1978) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the cold opening
Saturday Night Live: Kate Jackson/Delbert McClinton (1979) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Fred Silverman sketch
Saturday Night Live: Richard Benjamin/Rickie Lee Jones (1979) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the cold opening
Saturday Night Live: Elliott Gould/Kid Creole & the Coconuts (1980) (TV Episode)
Anchorpersons Roger Mud and David Brinkley referenced during cold opening
Saturday Night Live: Steve Martin/Sting (1987) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Weekend Update
The Golden Girls: Letter to Gorbachev (1987) (TV Episode)
This show's theme music is heard.
Murphy Brown: Set Me Free (1988) (TV Episode)
Miles mentions competition with the three network anchors
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Boy Meets Girl II (1992) (TV Episode)
While changing TV channels, Parker's dad asks his wife if she wants "Jennings or Brokaw."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Space Travellers (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow: "This is the 'NBC Nightly News.'"
Married with Children: Heels on Wheels (1993) (TV Episode)
NBC is announced to be on sale. Peggy calls them and asks: "If I buy the news division do I get to use Tom Brokaw any way I want to?" She's offered Bryant Gumbel instead and declines.
Homicide: Life on the Street: M.E., Myself and I (1996) (TV Episode)
Higby refers to Tom Brokaw.
Law & Order: Disciple (1999) (TV Episode)
mentioned by a witness to determine when dead body was "delivered" to ER ("Tom Brokaw" was on TV)
What Really Happened on September 11th: Stand Down (2002) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Barrie.
Law & Order: Patient Zero (2003) (TV Episode)
Charlotte Swan refers to Tom Brokaw's news broadcasts about the War on Terror.
The Simpsons: Bart-Mangled Banner (2004) (TV Episode)
TV report on Bart's "crime"
Saturday Night Live: Steve Martin/Prince (2006) (TV Episode)
a character appears on the show
Saturday Night Live: Antonio Banderas/Mary J. Blige (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced on Weekend update
Saturday Night Live: Brian Williams/Feist (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced throughout the show
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 10 June 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
This program was referenced.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.95 (2009) (TV Episode)
John Williams' theme music is the subject of a $100,000 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.34 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $100,000 question
30 Rock: Future Husband (2010) (TV Episode)
Brian Williams taunts Avery, saying, "Hey, CNBC, Nightly News rules!"
30 Rock: ¡Qué Sorpresa! (2011) (TV Episode)
Avery is in competition to become the show's financial reporter
Faithful Word Baptist Church: The Gospel According to Bono (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Steven.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.93 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Lester Holt anchors the show on weekends
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Reese Witherspoon/David Sedaris/Rae Sremmurd (2014) (TV Episode)
Brian Williams refers to his 10-year anniversary as anchor
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Brian Williams/Victoria Justice/Joshua Topolsky (2015) (TV Episode)
Brian Williams talks about his news show
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Lester Holt/Rob Corddry/Brothers Osborne/Josh Freese (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Lester Holt

Featured in 

Quantum Leap: Star-Crossed - June 15, 1972 (1989) (TV Episode)
A clip is featured of John Chancellor reporting on George McGovern's presidential campaign.
American Dream (1990)
A clip of Tom Brokaw reporting on the strike is shown.
The Panama Deception (1992)
Clips are shown.
Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995) (TV Movie)
Spin (1995)
Clips featuring Tom Brokaw are shown.
The '70s (2000) (TV Movie)
Part of a montage of happenings during the Watergate scandals
Goodbye 2000 (2000) (TV Movie)
The Laramie Project (2002) (TV Movie)
NBC 75th Anniversary Special (2002) (TV Special)
Miracle (2004)
On TV.
Paper Clips (2004)
Tom Brokaw introduces a piece on the news show about the paper clips project.
I Love the '90s (2004) (TV Series)
Footage from this daily news show was edited into this mini-series.
Frontline: The Persuaders (2004) (TV Episode)
Clips of 'Decision 2004' shown.
How It Began (2004) (Video)
clips shown
Inside Deep Throat (2005)
John Chancellor anchor reading about 'The Report of The Commission on Obscenity and Pornography' (archive sound)
Sometimes in April (2005) (TV Movie)
The news show relays the facts of the genocide in Rwanda in this movie.
America Undercover: Left of the Dial (2005) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown
The War Tapes (2006)
A few clips seen
We Are Marshall (2006)
John Chancellor reports on the plane crash
I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal (2007)
A clip is shown from this TV program.
Bigger Stronger Faster* (2008)
Brief clip of Brian Williams report
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
A clip is shown of Tom Brokaw delivering election results in 1992.
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 4 June 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Features clips from an undated broadcast.
W. (2008)
watched on TV twice
Media Malpractice: How Obama Got Elected and Palin Was Targeted (2009) (Video)
Multiple clips are featured.
Cleanflix (2009)
Tom Brokaw reporting on Cleanflix editing of copyrighted movies
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.75 (2010) (TV Episode)
an altered clip from the show is shown
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.76 (2010) (TV Episode)
an altered clip from the show is shown
Saturday Night Live: Zach Galifianakis/Vampire Weekend (2010) (TV Episode)
Zach appears in the background of an "NBC Nightly News" taping.
The People vs. George Lucas (2010)
A clip is featured.
Amish Grace (2010) (TV Movie)
Reporting by Brian Williams and Ann Curry is featured.
Fair Game (2010)
A clip is featured.
30 for 30: June 17th, 1994 (2010) (TV Episode)
Several clips are featured.
30 for 30: Jordan Rides the Bus (2010) (TV Episode)
A clip is featured.
30 for 30: Little Big Men (2010) (TV Episode)
A clip is featured.
Love & Other Drugs (2010)
watched on TV/poster seen
30 for 30: The Best That Never Was (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips are featured.
30 for 30: Pony Excess (2010) (TV Episode)
Several clips are featured.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.36 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip of Brian WIlliams' Nov. 12 story on how cats drink milk
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.54 (2010) (TV Episode)
President Obama, depicted smoking, is inserted in an altered clip of a Robert Gibbs press conference, with lead-in by Brian Williams
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.57 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip of Brian Williams
We Were Here (2011)
Clip shown.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.97 (2011) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of Brian Williams closing the February 16 newscast
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.117 (2011) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of Tom Costello reporting on air traffic controller training
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.127 (2011) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of Brian Williams presenting story on Libya
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.130 (2011) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of story on Czech president Vaclav Klaus taking pen
Catching Hell (2011)
Clips are featured.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.185 (2011) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of report on Wendi Deng
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.208 (2011) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of story on "talking dog"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.6 (2011) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of President Obama giving speech near bridge
Conan: The Unbearable Lightness of Light Beer (2011) (TV Episode)
Doctored clip shown during the Conologue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.45 (2011) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of Brian Williams coping with a studio fire alarm
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.47 (2011) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of Brian Williams coping with a studio fire alarm
The Other Dream Team (2012)
Clips are featured.
The Announcement (2012) (TV Movie)
A clip is featured.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.103 (2012) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of report on Mississippi and Alabama primaries
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.111 (2012) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of report on potential baldness cure
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.130 (2012) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of Brian Williams report on Dick Cheney
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.194 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip of news report regarding Jimmy Kimmel's move to 11:35
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.17 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip of Brian Williams report on American Airlines
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.105 (2013) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of report on viral video of pig rescuing goat
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.141 (2013) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of report on President Obama golfing with three senators
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.147 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip of Brian Williams edited into fake "24" promo
30 for 30: The Price of Gold (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips are featured.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Bradley Cooper/Tim McGraw (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips of Brian Williams and Lester Holt edited to form rap song "Rapper's Delight"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kevin Bacon/Jeff Musial/Ty Dolla Sign/Ann Wilson (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip of Andrea Mitchell report on Ukraine crisis
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Brian Williams/Christina Hendricks/Chef Ilan Hall (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips edited to create effect of Brian Williams rapping "Gin and Juice"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Seth MacFarlane/Thandie Newton/Rascal Flatts (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips of Brian Williams edited to depict him rapping "Rapper's Delight"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jennifer Lopez/Keenen Ivory Wayans (2014) (TV Episode)
Several segments of news anchor Brian Williams are edited together so it appears he is rapping "Baby Got Back"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Liam Neeson/Terry Gilliam/Tim McGraw (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips included in "I've Got Good News and Good News" segment
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Michael Keaton/Gwen Stefani (2015) (TV Episode)
Various clips of Brian Williams edited to look like he is rapping Snoop Dogg's "Who Am I (What's My Name)"
The Walk (2015)
Archival footage shown
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Joel McHale/Sara Bareilles (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip of October 21, 2014 report on ISIS
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Clive Owen/Rachel Dratch/Tim Gunn/Jeremy Gara (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip of October 23 report on Jeb Bush campaign
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Trevor Noah/David Cross/X Ambassadors/Glenn Kotche (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip of January 10 report on El Chapo's recapture
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Paul Giamatti/Aubrey Plaza/Frank Bruni/Josh Freese (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip from January 19 report on the Flint water crisis
30 for 30: The '85 Bears (2016) (TV Episode)
A clip is featured.
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee: Episode #1.1 (2016) (TV Episode)
A clip of democratic debate is shown
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Anthony Mackie/Renée Elise Goldsberry/Neal Brennan (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip of February 21 report on Donald Trump
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Tom Hiddleston/Maisie Williams/Rooney (2016) (TV Episode)
Clips from April 10 report on Donald Trump's campaign for convention delegates
O.J.: Made in America: Part Four (2016) (TV Episode)
clips used

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dana Carvey (1999) (TV Special)
Spoofed in the "NBC Nightly News" segment, with Dana as Tom Brokaw
The Simpsons: Bart vs. Lisa vs. the Third Grade (2002) (TV Episode)
Among others, this episode spoofs NBC news program.
Saturday Night Live: Steve Martin/Prince (2006) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in NBC Nightly News of the future skit

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