TVLine Items: Voice Supersizes, Jim Lehrer Steps Down at PBS, and More TV News to Know
Brace yourselves: NBC is expanding its Voice. Starting Tuesday, June 7, the Peacock will air two-hour live installments of its hit new reality competition series. The Voice is currently in the midst of its pre-taped “battle” rounds, but once that’s complete, the supersized fun begins.
Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…
• After 36 years, Jim Lehrer has announced his departure as anchor of PBS’ Newshour, effective June 6. However, the veteran newsman will still appear on many Friday evening programs as a moderator.
• Keith Olbermann has chosen a few commentators for his upcoming Current TV news show, Countdown with Keith Olbermann (premiering Monday, June 20): Documentarian Michael Moore; comedian Richard Lewis; and filmmaker Ken Burns.
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