NBC Defends Today Show Kardashian Koverage

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At 8:46 this morning, practically all major networks turned their coverage to the moment of silence observed in New York City and Washington, D.C. on behalf of the thousands who died on September 11, 2001.

Except for NBC. It aired an interview with Kris Jenner instead.

What was the program thinking?!?

Kris Jenner on Today Set

“The Today Show dedicated a considerable amount of time to September 11th coverage this morning throughout the entire show,” a spokesperson for NBC News said in a statement to TV Line, defending the network's decision.

And there is truth to that: Today did dedicate time to a special 9/11 package.

However, considering NBC Universal also owns E!, the plugging of Keeping Up With the Kardashians over a national period of mourning doesn't exactly look good.

What do you think of The Today Show interviewing Jenner over taking part in this honoring?

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Indefensible and disgusting.

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NBC / MSNBC, official site of the Obama reelection

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WTF! Why on earth NBC would disrespect 9/11 for the likes of that family is pathetic...

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Trash promoting trash!

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This is a Manhattan based station, therefore the fact that they did not pay tribute to the 9/11 moments of silence is quite disrespectful.

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Typical NBC... who cares what's going on with the US' white trash?.. tell her & Bruce to go for another face lift.. nice job NBC...lowlifes..

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what is that Trashy Jenner known for these days? for cheating on her husband, what is her daughter known for? XXX... like mother like daughter.

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wow NBC! this is an all time low. Way to supplement respecting our fellow fallen with dirt.

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Bad call, NBC...not only for not showing respect for 9/11 at 8:46am, but for even interviewing that trashy Kris Jenner period. #TeamGMA #BoycottAllThingsKartrashian