NBC's 'Nightly News' Slates Return of Brian Williams THR

After taking several weeks off to deal with knee-replacement surgery, "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams will return after Labor Day, The Hollywood Reporter's Live Feed reports.

Lester Holt, who has been filling in for Williams, told viewers that doctors have given Williams the green light to return, and that he would be back on the Tuesday after Labor Day.

Williams announced on his Aug. 1 show that he would undergo the surgery.

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