Following a sustained ratings slide, NBC is shaking up its Sunday morning newsmakers show, “Meet the Press,” by replacing moderator David Gregory with the network’s resident political wonk, Chuck Todd.
NBC said Thursday that Gregory, who has been the host of the show for nearly six years, would be exiting the network after 20 years.
“I leave NBC as I came — humbled and grateful,” Gregory said on Twitter. “I love journalism and serving as moderator of ‘Meet the Press’ was the highest honor there is.”
NBC’s Sunday morning public affairs talk show has the distinction of being television's longest-running...