UPDATE: As the comments mention, FTVLive has an even more sensational entry on Zucker courtesy of a forthcoming issue of Radar. As there is no link, because the article is not online yet, and because FTVLive is a pay site, I am not going to quote it.
But now he’s a 40-year-old wunderkind without any recent wunders to his credit, apart from his own ascension. In fact, one could argue, he has barely managed, like a corporate Indiana Jones, to outrun the implosions (Today!) and collapses (NBC Entertainment!) that have taken place right behind and beneath him. His replacement as head of entertainment, Kevin Reilly, took over a year and a half ago, just as Friends and Frasier went off the air, thus making the prime-time void someone else’s awful, do-or-die problem to fix. (According to Jack Welch himself, the second of the five stages GE inevitably goes through in response to a crisis is “containment,” which means you “try to make the problem disappear by giving it to someone else to solve.”)