NBC brass insisted that Mr. Scott and Gumbel make up, and so they quickly did, not less than publicly. Mr. Scott, who informed a reporter that the memo “lower like a knife,” had the final chuckle. The weatherman was quickly incomes $1 million a yr from NBC, despite the fact that he was seldom on the air for greater than three minutes an hour. And a call-in ballot in USA At present, taken quickly after the hubbub developed, reported that 27,300 individuals thought Mr. Scott’s climate segments helped the present. Solely 854 took an unfavorable view of him.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/native/obituaries/willard-scott-dead/2021/09/04/bcb61e6c-f511-11e5-9804-537defcc3cf6_story.html | Willard Scott, ‘At present’ present weatherman and resident merrymaker, dies at 87