The one thing that consistently does make Brian Williams stand out as a news anchor is that, unlike many others out there, he’s not exactly afraid to poke fun at himself even while keeping his credibility.
The newest example of this? Thursday night, Williams took part in the newest popular “Slow Jam the News” segment on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” The subject matter was something we have heard quite a bit about lately in Occupy Wall Street, and Jimmy took plenty of opportunities to make the Wall Street analogies as twisted and perverse as popular (even while Williams stood there with a straight face).
The anchor did have an extra incentive for showing up — beginning Monday night, his new magazine “Rock Center” is expected to premiere on NBC in order to provide a different alternative to some of the other programming going on.
What do you think about this segment?