NBC NEWS AND MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE OF THE BOSTON MARATHON EXPLOSIONS
BRIAN WILLIAMS TO ANCHOR PRIMETIME SPECIAL AIRING TONIGHT AT 10P ET/7PM PT, SIMULCAST AVAILABLE ON NBCNEWS.COM
NBC News' Brian Williams, Matt Lauer, Lester Holt, Ron Allen, Pete Williams, Katy Tur and MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski , Chris Jansing, and others to Report
NEW YORK, NY - April 15, 2013 - NBC News and MSNBC will continue to provide comprehensive, late breaking coverage of the tragic explosions that went off during the Boston Marathon earlier today.
In addition to an hour-long primetime special airing tonight at 10p ET/ 7pm PT, following are the programming details across all platforms. Updates will be released as they become available -
Monday, April 15
6:30pm - 7:30pm ET
Brian Williams will anchor a special one-hour edition of "NBC Nightly News," featuring live reports from Boston, MA. A simulcast of the broadcast will be available on NBCNews.com.
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow will host a special edition of "The Rachel Maddow Show" live from Boston.
Primetime team to lead breaking news coverage on the network throughout the evening. MSNBC will have extended, live coverage at 11p and midnight ET.
10pm ET / 7pm PT
Anchored by Brian Williams, an NBC News hour-long primetime special with reports from Matt Lauer, Lester Holt, Ron Allen, Pete Williams, Katy Tur and others.
Tuesday, April 16
"TODAY," 7am - 11am ET
Matt Lauer will anchor live from Boston, Lester Holt will be on the ground; Savannah Guthrie will anchor from New York.
"Morning Joe," 6-9am ET
Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski will be live from Boston.
Chris Jansing will be live from Boston, reporting throughout the day.
For the latest breaking news, photos and video from NBC News, visit NBCNews.com, Facebook.com/NBCNews and @NBCNews on Twitter.
Live video from the scene: http://www.nbcnews.com/video/nbcnews.com/51546697
Up to the minute coverage: http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/15/17764747-2-explosions-rock-finish-of-boston-marathon-widespread-injuries-reported?lite
New York City and DC increase security in response to the explosions: