Why do we love our grandparents so much? Part of the reason I think has to do with the tremendous natural affection and affinity that kids have for older people, whether they are their actual grandparents or not.
I've produced more pilots than United Airlines, and they've all been disasters. Every audition I ever took in my life I lost.
I loved Harry Truman with all my heart and soul.
The TV weatherman has always been one of the best, most secure jobs. They change anchors, they change the set, producers come and go. But the weather person hangs on forever!
Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question.
When you hit the big time, big money, big egos, people don't talk. You have no friends.
It was a big story and yesterday's soup. Who cares?
I still start to get panicky each morning before I go on television. I'll say, 'I'm in awful shape, something is wrong,' and if I start to look like I'm going off the deep end, Jimmy Straka, the stage manager, will say, 'You're all right. Calm down.' Then Bryant Gumbel will grab me by the leg or something.
The only way to predict if there's a cloud on your horizon due to glaucoma is to get tested. No matter what the diagnosis, the forecast is for clear vision in the years ahead.
Everyone complains about the weather, but nobody ever seems to do anything about it.
I run me like a conglomerate, because that's what I am.
I'm a country boy.
I'm not the dumbest guy that ever lived.
There is something endearing about the weatherman.
Everything I've ever done in my life has been a fluke.
Remember Judy Garland? She retired 40 times.
These days, you have to have a gimmick to do the weather. You have to have an act.
Now that I'm a grandfather myself, I realize that the best thing about having grandkids is that you get the kid for the best part of the ride - kind of like owning a car for only the first 10,000 miles. You can have your grandchildren for a couple of days and then turn them back over to the parents.
I'm Southern Baptist, not a meteorologist.
Tom Browkaw said it best. He said NBC could survive without him or the rest of the news division, but not Nancy Fields.