NBC will name Chuck Todd the new host of "Meet the Press" as soon as Thursday afternoon, according to people with direct knowledge of the network's plans.
The sources confirmed widespread speculation that David Gregory, who moderated the show for the past six years, will be replaced by Todd, and is expected to leave NBC.
The people spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to comment on the record. One said that the transition will be swift -- so swift that Gregory will not even host "Meet the Press" this weekend.
NBC, Meet the Press, Aug. 10, 2014. Chuck Todd pretends that President Obama has not already articulated just what his overall views on foreign policy are after years on end of Todd being a member of the White House press corps. Read more here.. http://crooksandliars.com/2014/08/if-chuck-todd-had-paid-attention-hed-know