Rock Center? Is it a music show?

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    Brian Williams has struggled to raise his peculiarly named news show from the ratings doldrums since it's premier (some would say aptly) on Halloween 2011. Why pick a stupid name like "rock center"? What does it mean? Did Williams' handlers decide that he had credibility problems so they needed a boffo name to hammer home the impression that the show was no longer the typical left wing tripe that NBC and Williams is known for?
     
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    Not heard of it.
    Unless it is about music, it was a stupid choice for a title.
     
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    ...Rockefeller Center, where NBC is headquartered.

    You know, 30 Rock isn't a sitcom about stones, either.
     
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    I've heard of that show, but never watched it.
    Rock on.
     
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    The CBS suits obviously thought it was a cool name. They're the same people who think paying a top news reader $5-10 million a year is worth it. Knuckleheads.
     
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    Sad to see NBC these days. Their primetime lineup is a bomb once again.
     

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