He loves me, he loves me not, he loves me, he loves me not.
While it appears that many at NBC are more than happy to see Brian Williams stay away from 30 Rock for good, the NY Daily News says that one person wants him back.
And it happens to be new NBC News boss Andy Lack.
The Daily News writes that Lack is looking for a way to put Brian Williams back behind the "Nightly News" desk, sources tell the Daily News — and Williams has told confidants he won't leave the network unless he's fired.
"Andy believes viewers want him (Williams) back," the source said. "The feeling is that (Williams') problem seems to be more with the media and other reporters than his viewers — if Andy can figure out a way to get him back on the air he will do it."
Lack, a long-time Williams pal, returned to NBC in early March, and as chairman of NBC News will have the final say over the anchor's fate. He and Williams go back a long way — he served as the president of the news division from 1993 to 2003 and had a hand at positioning Williams for the "Nightly News" position in the first place.
He will not make a decision about Williams' fate until the network's internal probe is complete, a source familiar with the investigation said.
Word of Lack's continuing support for the embattled anchor comes amid reports that NBC News executives hope to force his resignation by leaking damaging details from its ongoing internal investigation into Williams.
Despite the investigation and pressure to resign, Williams has been digging in.
"It's been Brian's position all along that he will not resign," a source close to Williams said. "If he leaves it will not be his decision."
The will he stay or will he go game continues.