has announced that it has expanded its offering of television news programming to mobile devices through an alliance with Transpara. NBC News shows to be sent to mobile devices will include "Today," "Nightly News with Brian Williams" and "Meet the Press."

Several MSNBC shows are going mobile too, including "Harball with Chris Matthews" and the "Rachel Maddow Show."

Here's the press release.

Last week in San Francisco, I spoke with president and publisher about the continued growth of the site and the continuing growth of online video news consumption.  We spoke after the conclusion of the Beet.TV Online Video Roundtable in San Francisco.

— Andy Plesser, Executive Producer