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The Morning Ticker: Sharpton, Ramos, Rascon - Posted 4 days, 7 hours ago
MSNBC host Al Sharpton put himself at the center of the news this weekend. Following the choke-hold death of suspect Eric Garner while in NYPD custody last week, Sharpton led a march and press appearances ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, July 15 - Posted July 16, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 215 | MSNBC: 75 | CNN: 97 | HLN: 89 Primetime: FNC: 283 | MSNBC: 150 | CNN: 100 | HLN: 118 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, July 1 - Posted July 2, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 229 | MSNBC: 77 | CNN: 79 | HLN: 90 Primetime: FNC: 373 | MSNBC: 156 | CNN: 131 | HLN: 105 4p: 5p: 6p 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, July 1 - Posted July 2, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 229 | MSNBC: 77 | CNN: 79 | HLN: 90 Primetime: FNC: 373 | MSNBC: 156 | CNN: 131 | HLN: 105 4p: 5p: 6p 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, July 1 - Posted July 2, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 229 | MSNBC: 77 | CNN: 79 | HLN: 90 Primetime: FNC: 373 | MSNBC: 156 | CNN: 131 | HLN: 105 4p: 5p: 6p 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, June 13 - Posted June 16, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 210 | MSNBC: 91 | CNN: 85 | HLN: 91 Primetime: FNC: 241 | MSNBC: 144 | CNN: 85 | HLN: 115 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, May 29 - Posted May 30, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 213 | MSNBC: 71 | CNN: 91 | HLN: 103 Primetime: FNC: 280 | MSNBC: 110 | CNN: 207 | HLN: 135 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

May 2014 Ratings: MSNBC Reclaims #2 - Posted May 28, 2014
With the search for Malaysian Air Flight 370 dying down, MSNBC reclaimed the outright second-place spot on the cable news leaderboard in May, besting CNN in both total day and primetime. But the network hit a series of seven-year lows in both total day and primetime this month. The ratings for Ma... [TVNewser]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [Fishbowl NY]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [FishbowlNY]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, April 25 - Posted April 28, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 198 | MSNBC: 117 | CNN: 94 | HLN: 87 Primetime: FNC: 206 | MSNBC: 158 | CNN: 120 | HLN: 158 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Joe Klein is Turning to Fox News Because CNN Has 'Gone in the Toilet' - Posted April 28, 2014
As Time Inc. prepares to spin off from Time Warner, TIME columnist Joe Klein says he can now speak candidly about soon-to-be former corporate sibling CNN. "It is such an embarrassment to our profession that CNN has gone in the toilet the way it has," Klein told PBS' Jeff Greenfield last night... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly Bets David Gregory Isn't The Only One Being Analyzed - Posted April 22, 2014
On last night's "The Kelly File," Megyn Kelly took on NBC News reportedly hiring a psychologist for "Meet the Press" moderator David Gregory, suggesting Gregory isn't the only on... [TVNewser]

All the Media News, That's Fit To Air - Posted April 14, 2014
While the three evening newscasts and the network morning shows often look the same -- with the same lineup of stories, often airing at the same time -- the two media criticism shows, prov... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Ingraham & ABC, MSNBC Tour, 'Dateline' Ratings - Posted April 14, 2014
Laura Ingraham has joined ABC News as a contributor. Ingraham, who was welcomed on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" yesterday, also contributes to Fox News as Bill O'Reilly's fill-in, and continues with her radio s... [TVNewser]

'SNL' Lampoons CNN Alerts, Al Sharpton - Posted April 13, 2014
Last Saturday night, "Fox & Friends" got another send-up on "Saturday Night Live." Last night CNN's breaking news alerts and MSNBC host ... [TVNewser]

Daily News and Post are Enjoying the Sharpton Informant Story - Posted April 9, 2014
                      The New York Daily News and The New York Post are really en... [Fishbowl NY]

Daily News and Post are Enjoying the Sharpton Informant Story - Posted April 9, 2014
                      The New York Daily News and The New York Post are really en... [FishbowlNY]

Al Sharpton Calls Story That He Was an FBI Informant 'Crazy' - Posted April 8, 2014
MSNBC host Rev. Al Sharpton doesn't deny a Smoking Gun report claiming he was an FBI informant, but he calls the story old news... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, April 3 - Posted April 4, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 234 | MSNBC: 122 | CNN: 132 | HLN: 91 Primetime: FNC: 349 | MSNBC: 213 | CNN: 176 | HLN: 103 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Mass Shooting at Ft. Hood, TX; Ivan Lopez Identified as Shooter - Posted April 2, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="220063,220064,220065,220066"] A mass shooting at Ft. Hood, Texas this afternoon has the news networks in continuing coverage tonight. The shots rang out at 4:50pmCT. The gunman has been identified as 34-year-old Ivan Lopez, an enlisted soldier, who killed himself. At least four people are dead, including Lopez, and 14 others... [Fishbowl NY]

Mass Shooting at Ft. Hood, TX; Ivan Lopez Identified as Shooter - Posted April 2, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="220063,220064,220065,220066"] A mass shooting at Ft. Hood, Texas this afternoon has the news networks in continuing coverage tonight. The shots rang out at 4:50pmCT. The gunman has been identified as 34-year-old Ivan Lopez, an enlisted soldier, who killed himself. At least four people are dead, including Lopez, and 14 others... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, March 25 - Posted March 26, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 298 | MSNBC: 113 | CNN: 220 | HLN: 98 Primetime: FNC: 418 | MSNBC: 211 | CNN: 321 | HLN: 97 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Al Sharpton: 'Mr. O'Reilly and Others Can Be There or Not, But I'll Be There' - Posted February 28, 2014
Al Sharpton responded last night to President Obama's shout-out to him and Bill O'Reilly... [TVNewser]

Can Pres. Obama Unite Bill O'Reilly and Al Sharpton? - Posted February 27, 2014
At his "My Brother's Keeper" initiative speech this afternoon, President Obama slipped in a shout-out to Fox News' Bill O'Reilly and MSNBC's Al Sharpton... [TVNewser]

February 2014 Ratings: MSNBC Remains #2 in Primetime, Total Day - Posted February 25, 2014
MSNBC remained in second place, ahead of CNN, in total day and primetime in both total viewers and the A25-54 demo. The ratings for February 2014 (Nielsen Live + Same Day data): Primetime (Mon-Sun): 722,000 Total Viewers / 230,000 A25-54 T... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Hosts Haven't Responded to 10,000 Petitions From NBC Writers-Producers - Posted February 21, 2014
MSNBC primetime hosts haven't responded to over 10,000 petitions dropped off yesterday by employees from NBCUniversal-owned Peacock Productions seeking better workplace rights. Upon arriving at MSNBC, these workers requested Rachel Maddow... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, February 12 - Posted February 14, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 261 | MSNBC: 112 | CNN: 98 | HLN: 81 Primetime: FNC: 350 | MSNBC: 208 | CNN: 96 | HLN: 108 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Jeff Zucker, Al Sharpton Attend White House State Dinner - Posted February 12, 2014
There were a handful of TVNewsers in attendance at last night's White House State Dinner in honor of French president Fran ois Hollande: according to the official guest list, CNN president Jeff Zucker, MSNBC host ... [TVNewser]

Joy Reid: 'Fascinated' by Conservative POV, 'Cable Should Be a Debate' - Posted February 7, 2014
From her early career working in radio and TV in Miami, to running the African-American site TheGrio.com, to most recently serving as one of MSNBC's go-to guests and fill-in hosts, Joy Reid says she's ready for "The Reid Report." And she has ... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: Sochi, Reid, Leno - Posted February 5, 2014
NBC has released the TV schedule for the first two days of the Sochi Olympics. The competition kicks off tomorrow night from 8pm-11pm with figure skating, men's and women's snowboarding, and w... [TVNewser]

January 2014 Ratings: MSNBC Back to #2 - Posted January 28, 2014
MSNBC had its best month since last January and was back in second place, ahead of CNN, in total day and in primetime in both total viewers and the A25-54 demo. The network ... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Cable Networks - Posted January 26, 2014
Here's what the cable news networks have planned for President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night. Fox News: Bret Baier will take over from ... [Fishbowl NY]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Cable Networks - Posted January 26, 2014
Here's what the cable news networks have planned for President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night. Fox News: Bret Baier will take over from ... [FishbowlNY]

Rotating Cast to Host MSNBC's Noon Hour - Posted January 8, 2014
Ari Melber, of MSNBC's "The Cycle," will be among a rotating cast of hosts for the network's Noon hour, when Alex Wagner moves t... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, January 2 - Posted January 3, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 259 | MSNBC: 155 | CNN: 106 | HLN: 70 Primetime: FNC: 359 | MSNBC: 205 | CNN: 153 | HLN: 53 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, January 2 - Posted January 3, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 259 | MSNBC: 155 | CNN: 106 | HLN: 70 Primetime: FNC: 359 | MSNBC: 205 | CNN: 153 | HLN: 53 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Most Memorable Stories of 2013 for TV News Hosts Were... - Posted January 1, 2014
TV news wrapped 2013 with end-of-year review shows featuring signature moments, and TVNewser asked some of broadcast and cable news' biggest stars what their top stories of last year were. "GMA's" Ginger Zee picked tw... [Fishbowl NY]

The Most Memorable Stories of 2013 for TV News Hosts Were... - Posted January 1, 2014
TV news wrapped 2013 with end-of-year review shows featuring signature moments, and TVNewser asked some of broadcast and cable news' biggest stars what their top stories of last year were. "GMA's" Ginger Zee picked tw... [FishbowlNY]

The Most Memorable Stories of 2013 for TV News Hosts Were... - Posted January 1, 2014
TV news wrapped 2013 with end-of-year review shows featuring signature moments, and TVNewser asked some of broadcast and cable news' biggest stars what their top stories of last year were. "GMA's" Ginger Zee picked tw... [TVNewser]

Al Sharpton to Interview Michelle Obama - Posted December 18, 2013
The Rev. Al Sharpton used his Instragram account (left) to announce that an interview with First Lady Michelle Obama airs tomorrow on his radio show, with portio... [TVNewser]

Santa Claus Joins Cable News Wars - Posted December 13, 2013
The cable news wars between Fox News and MSNBC escalated this week, with Fox News and MSNBC taking shots at each other over everything from deceptive editing to Santa Claus. On "The O'Reilly Factor" Tuesday, Bill O'Reilly called Al Sharpton a "flat out deceiver" after Sharpton aired a clip of O'Reilly calling... [TVNewser]

Real Cable Host, Fake Anchorman on 'SNL' - Posted December 8, 2013
An actor-turned-fake news anchor and a minister-turned-real cable host joined Paul Rudd and One Direction on Saturday Night Live last night. Keenan Thompson played pre-weight loss Al Sharpton while ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, November 25 - Posted November 26, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 272 | MSNBC: 140 | CNN: 97 | HLN: 62 Primetime: FNC: 375 | MSNBC: 118 | CNN: 109 | HLN: 63 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Launches New App With Live Streaming, On Demand Clips - Posted November 12, 2013
Hot off the heels of the MSNBC.com relaunch, the cable channel has launched a new app for iPhone, iPad and iTouch. The app allows users... [Lost Remote]

Chuck Todd to Interview President Obama - Posted November 7, 2013
NBC News White House correspondent Chuck Todd will sit down with President Obama for an interview that will focus on the Obamacare rollout. The interview, at the White House this afternoon, will cover "the launch of healthcare.gov... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, November 5 - Posted November 6, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 352 | MSNBC: 129 | CNN: 116 | HLN: 89 Primetime: FNC: 593 | MSNBC: 244 | CNN: 224 | HLN: 91 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11/11:30p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Plans For 50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination - Posted October 30, 2013
MSNBC will cover the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination with special primetime programming on Friday, November 22. Chris Matthews will host both the 7pmET and the 8pmET hours: the first hour, ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Schedules Primetime 'Advancing The Dream' Event - Posted August 26, 2013
MSNBC will air a two-hour primetime special "Advancing the Dream: Live from The Apollo," on Friday, September 6. As the name suggests, the special will air live from the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, and will be hosted by "PoliticsNation" host ... [TVNewser]

The 'Dream' Ticker: #DreamDay, 'PoliticsNation,' Lemon - Posted August 23, 2013
NBC News is launching a social media campaign called #DreamDay tied to the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Users (and NBC News talent) can submit brief videos beginning with "I have a dream that...". Lost Remote has more. MSNBC's "PoliticsNation" will be live from the National Mall tonight from 6-8... [TVNewser]

Chris Matthews and Ed Schultz, By The Numbers - Posted August 23, 2013
When Ed Schultz moves to 5pm next week on MSNBC, he'll be taking over a timeslot held by "Hardball" for the last 8 years (as well as an earlier stint at 5pm in 2000-2001). "Hardball" is MSNBC's longest running show. In fact, it's older ... [TVNewser]

Cablers Set To Cover 'March On Washington' Anniversary - Posted August 17, 2013
The cable news channels all have special coverage planned for the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "March on Washington." Al Sharpton will kick things off on MSNBC with a two-hour "PoliticsNation" from the natio... [TVNewser]

The Al Sharpton/Bill O'Reilly Feud Marches On - Posted July 31, 2013
On "Politicsnation," MSNBC host Al Sharpton presented "An open letter to Bill O'Reilly" about race in America. The segment continued the back and forth between the men over the last week or so, a back and forth that ... [TVNewser]

Don Lemon Comments Become Part Of Al Sharpton/Bill O'Reilly Debate - Posted July 30, 2013
MSNBC host Al Sharpton and Fox News host Bill O'Reilly have continued their very public back and forth discussion on race on their respective programs. As we noted last week, Sharpton and O'Reilly dedicated segments on their progra... [TVNewser]

Al Sharpton Takes Aim At Bill O'Reilly Over Race - Posted July 26, 2013
MSNBC host Al Sharpton dedicated a long segment on "PoliticsNation" yesterday evening to discussing conservative commentators who have criticized President Obama and other officials publicly about race. Sharpton focused most of his commentary on Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, using his comments about visiting Sylvia's restaurant ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, July 18 - Posted July 19, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 222 | MSNBC: 143 | CNN: 180 | HLN: 102 Primetime: FNC: 333 | MSNBC: 192 | CNN: 381 | HLN: 141 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, July 18 - Posted July 19, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 222 | MSNBC: 143 | CNN: 180 | HLN: 102 Primetime: FNC: 333 | MSNBC: 192 | CNN: 381 | HLN: 141 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, July 18 - Posted July 19, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 222 | MSNBC: 143 | CNN: 180 | HLN: 102 Primetime: FNC: 333 | MSNBC: 192 | CNN: 381 | HLN: 141 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Al Sharpton Taking Show to Chicago? - Posted July 2, 2013
Al Sharpton will be among the MSNBC hosts in New Orleans later this week for the Essence Festival. But Sharpton could soon be taking ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, June 28 - Posted July 1, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 237 | MSNBC: 132 | CNN: 176 | HLN: 262 Primetime: FNC: 227 | MSNBC: 154 | CNN: 163 | HLN: 273 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC To Broadcast From Essence Festival - Posted June 15, 2013
MSNBC will broadcast live from The Essence Festival July 4 weekend. The channel is bringing a good chunk of its on-air talent to the festival, which celebrates African American culture and music. Al Sharpton, ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, June 3 - Posted June 4, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 277 | MSNBC: 108 | CNN: 97 | HLN: 97 Primetime: FNC: 383 | MSNBC: 130 | CNN: 126 | HLN: 128 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, May 29 - Posted May 30, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 299 | MSNBC: 89 | CNN: 111 | HLN: 112 Primetime: FNC: 363 | MSNBC: 183 | CNN: 131 | HLN: 161 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

A Surprise Anchor Appearance and Al Sharpton on 'SNL' - Posted May 19, 2013
Last night's "Saturday Night Live" featured a farewell appearance for "Stefon," played by Bill Hader, who is leaving the show after this season. Stefon, it seems, was leaving "Weekend Update" anchor Seth Meyers for someone new... a prominent TV news anchor. WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, May 7 - Posted May 8, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 331 | MSNBC: 107 | CNN: 297 | HLN: 234 Primetime: FNC: 419 | MSNBC: 169 | CNN: 438 | HLN: 255 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, April 23 - Posted April 24, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 291 | MSNBC: 130 | CNN: 200 | HLN: 176 Primetime: FNC: 356 | MSNBC: 171 | CNN: 269 | HLN: 181 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, April 23 - Posted April 24, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 291 | MSNBC: 130 | CNN: 200 | HLN: 176 Primetime: FNC: 356 | MSNBC: 171 | CNN: 269 | HLN: 181 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, April 23 - Posted April 24, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 291 | MSNBC: 130 | CNN: 200 | HLN: 176 Primetime: FNC: 356 | MSNBC: 171 | CNN: 269 | HLN: 181 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart to CNN: 'You Spent An Hour Debating the Merits of Your Own Fiction.' - Posted April 18, 2013
CNN, Fox News and the AP -- but mostly CNN -- are taking some shots this morning for their inaccurate reporting yesterday that an arrest had been made in the Boston blasts. The AP's media reporter David Bauder, in his story today: "... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, April 11 - Posted April 12, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 248 | MSNBC: 132 | CNN: 118 | HLN: 189 Primetime: FNC: 285 | MSNBC: 228 | CNN: 160 | HLN: 250 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

World of Wonder Resurrects Celebrity Call-In Show Ring My Bell - Posted March 20, 2013
Has it really been that long? More than two decades after Ring My Bell first launched in 1991 as a Channel 4 UK live broadcast, the World of Wonder series is being dialed up for a second Web revival. The first episode premieres on the company's YouTube channel Thursday, March 21. In... [FishbowlLA]

Phil Griffin On Primetime Shakeup: 'This began with Ed coming to me' - Posted March 15, 2013
MSNBC president Phil Griffin talks to The Daily Beast's Lloyd Grove about this week's primetime shakeup at the channel. Ed... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage: MSNBC - Posted February 9, 2013
MSNBC's State of the Union coverage, anchored by Rachel Maddow and Chris Matthews, begins at 8pmET Tuesday night. Maddow and Matthews wi... [TVNewser]

Heckled or Not Heckled? MSNBC is Looking into Selective Editing, Other Nets Too - Posted January 30, 2013
MSNBC is facing criticism today about the editing of a portion of the legislative hearing on guns in Hartford, CT earlier this week. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Heckled or Not Heckled? MSNBC is Looking into Selective Editing, Other Nets Too - Posted January 30, 2013
MSNBC is facing criticism today about the editing of a portion of the legislative hearing on guns in Hartford, CT earlier this week. ... [FishbowlNY]

Tamron Hall: 'Our show is not an opinion show, but it's not a show that's afraid of opinions' - Posted January 23, 2013
MSNBC's Tamron Hall is the subject of Mediabistro's latest So What Do You Do? interview. Hall talks about her new role on the "Today" show, how she ... [TVNewser]

Inauguration 2013: MSNBC Coverage Plans - Posted January 17, 2013
MSNBC's coverage of President Obama's second inauguration kicks off on Sunday with "Up with Chris Hayes" and "Melissa Harris-Perry," both of w... [TVNewser]

Darrell Hammond Impersonates Al Sharpton on Current TV's Sandy Relief Benefit - Posted December 15, 2012
Joy Behar's comedy fundraiser for victims of Hurricane Sandy aired Current TV Friday night. The event was taped Monday at the 92nd Street Y and included appearances from Larry David, Colin Quinn and Wendy Williams. Behar asked former SNL cast member Darrell Hammond who the most interesting voice in politics is. Hammond... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Hosts, 'Influential Progressives,' Visit The White House For Economic Intel - Posted December 4, 2012
A number of MSNBC hosts, including Rachel Maddow, Al Sharpton, ... [Fishbowl NY]

MSNBC Hosts, 'Influential Progressives,' Visit The White House For Economic Intel - Posted December 4, 2012
A number of MSNBC hosts, including Rachel Maddow, Al Sharpton, ... [FishbowlNY]

Robin Roberts, MSNBC on Ebony Power 100 List - Posted November 2, 2012
Ebony magazine has revealed its Power 100 list of the most influential African Americans. On the list, Pres. Barack and Michelle Obam... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and Chris Matthews anchor the network's election night coverage beginning at 6pmET Tuesday, along with Rev. ... [TVNewser]

Where to Watch the Final Presidential Debate - Posted October 22, 2012
Tonight is the third and final Presidential debate of this election cycle. CBS' Bob Schieffer moderates at Lynn University in Boca Raton. Here's a round up of what the cable and broadcast networks have planned... ... [TVNewser]

Where to Watch the Second Presidential Debate - Posted October 16, 2012
Tonight's Presidential debate, moderated by CNN's Candy Crowley, will be held at Hofstra University at 9pmET. Here's a round-up of what the broadcast and cable networks have planned. On ABC News, ... [TVNewser]

The SNL Chris Matthews: 'I feel bad for whoever had to move the podium afterwards because Obama took a giant dump behind it' - Posted October 7, 2012
Rachel Maddow, S.E. Cupp, Rev. Al Sharpton and ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Primetime Hosts to Lead Debate Coverage - Posted October 3, 2012
MSNBC's coverage of the first presidential debate kicks off tonight at 8pmET with Rachel Maddow hosting along with Chris Matthews, ... [TVNewser]

Q3 2012 Ratings: MSNBC Boosted By Conventions, Olympics - Posted October 2, 2012
With the Democratic and Republican conventions, the Olympics, and plenty of political news, MSNBC had a very strong Q3, growing double digits in both primetime and total day, and in total viewers and adults 25-54. The ratings for Q3 2012: Primetime (Mon-Sun): 935,000 Tota... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Education Nation, Viral O'Brien, Romney's 'View' - Posted September 19, 2012
NBC News has fleshed out the schedule for the annual Education Nation summit, which will kick off Sunday. Former Secy. of State Condoleeza Rice and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will both participate. The summit will also feature interviews with ... [TVNewser]

Al Sharpton: He Smells Great, and Is Apparently 'The Next Chris Rock' - Posted September 19, 2012
MSNBC host Al Sharpton is the subject of a pair of very positive profiles in The New York Observer ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Harry, Ball, Charlie Rose Badonkadonk - Posted August 22, 2012
CNN anchors Piers Morgan and Richard Quest discuss the Prince Harry nude photos burning up the web today. Morgan shares some experiences from his days as a tabloid editor to explain why the UK media may have been a bit slow to post them: ... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: Burnett, Sharpton, Hannity - Posted July 24, 2012
On "OutFront," CNN's Erin Burnett anchors live from a refugee camp in Mali reporting on Islamist militants that have taken over northern Mali forcing more than a quarter million people to flee. CNN 7pmET. On "PoliticsNation," Rev. Al Sharpton will interview ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Evening Ticker: Burnett, Sharpton, Hannity - Posted July 24, 2012
On "OutFront," CNN's Erin Burnett anchors live from a refugee camp in Mali reporting on Islamist militants that have taken over northern Mali forcing more than a quarter million people to flee. CNN 7pmET. On "PoliticsNation," Rev. Al Sharpton will interview ... [FishbowlNY]

The Evening Ticker: Burnett, Sharpton, Hannity - Posted July 24, 2012
On "OutFront," CNN's Erin Burnett anchors live from a refugee camp in Mali reporting on Islamist militants that have taken over northern Mali forcing more than a quarter million people to flee. CNN 7pmET. On "PoliticsNation," Rev. Al Sharpton will interview ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Responds to Sean Hannity Comment Regarding Al Sharpton - Posted July 19, 2012
MSNBC is taking issue with a comment Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity made in his interview last night with George Zimmerman. Hannity... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's 'PoliticsNation' Brings Back The TV Reenactment, Applies It To Politics - Posted July 10, 2012
Ah, the television reenactment, long a staple of cable TV genres like history, and of shows like "America's Most Wanted," but hardly commonplace on TV news. Yesterday, however, Al Sharpton on MSNBC's "PoliticsNation" decided to give it a go, hiring actors to portray attendees at a Mitt Romney fundraising event in... [TVNewser]

April 2012 Ratings: A Mixed Bag For MSNBC - Posted May 1, 2012
MSNBC was the #2 cable news network for the month of April, delivering a clear win over CNN in both Total Day and Primetime. Compared to April 2011, however, the network is down -5% in Total Viewers and ... [TVNewser]

Al Sharpton on Mitt Romney: 'He reminds me of this guy Spanky I went to school with' - Posted April 26, 2012
On NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" last night, MSNBC host Al Sharpton was a guest. Sharpton talked about the National Action Network and the Trayvon Martin shooting, but he also talked politics. Regarding Mitt Romney's VP search, he said: "He reminds me of this guy Spanky I went to school with who... [TVNewser]

George Zimmerman Charged with 2nd-Degree Murder - Posted April 11, 2012
The cable networks went into overdrive this evening with the news that George Zimmerman was in police custody a... [TVNewser]

George Zimmerman to Be Charged In Trayvon Martin Shooting - Posted April 11, 2012
The Washington Post reported right around 2 PM that George Zimmerman would be charged by state prosecutors in the shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin. The exact charges will be announced in a press conference at 6 PM ET. ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Shift from Newschannel to POV Network - Posted April 11, 2012
InsideCableNews, which digs into the on-the-air and behind-the-scenes inner workings of the cable news channels had a long -- very long -- piece about how ... [TVNewser]

March and Rally Lead, in Part, by MSNBC Host - Posted March 31, 2012
MSNBC host Al Sharpton is among the civil rights activists leading a rally at this hour in Sanford, FL calling for an escalation in peaceful civil disobedience and economic sanctions if ... [TVNewser]

CNN Goes 'Beyond Trayvon,' Searches for Solutions - Posted March 30, 2012
More than 12 hours after "Starting Point," CNN's Soledad O'Brien finished her Thursday moderating a town hall on the Trayvon Martin... [TVNewser]

Al Sharpton's Role as Host/Activist 'Confusing' but 'the Way We Are Moving in the Journalism Industry' - Posted March 29, 2012
MSNBC president Phil Griffin, is responding to critics of his 6pm host Al Sharpton for being both a activist in the case for Trayvon Martin... [TVNewser]

March & Q1 2012 Ratings: MSNBC Reclaims Second Place in Cable News - Posted March 27, 2012
MSNBC beat CNN in both primetime and Total Day this month to reclaim the outright #2 spot among the cable news networks. Compared to the same month last year, MSNBC was up +3% in Total Viewer... [TVNewser]

Trayvon Martin 'Sideshow' Comes to Cable News - Posted March 27, 2012
For more than 10 days after Trayvon Martin was shot, his death was not national news. Now, a month after the killing, the story is consuming cable news. On one channel, a host/activist Al Sharpton has set up camp in Sanford, ... [TVNewser]

POLL: Al Sharpton 'Playing Both Sides' as Host and Activist - Posted March 26, 2012
Tampa Bay Times TV critic Eric Deggans, raised this question on "Reliable Sources" yesterday about the Rev. Al Sharpton both covering and participating in the Trayvon Martin story. Is [G... [TVNewser]

Trayvon Martin and the Coverage of the Coverage - Posted March 26, 2012
As the national media intensified its coverage of the Trayvon Martin killing last week, the coverage of the coverage is also going under the microscope. Geraldo Rivera's conclusion ... [TVNewser]

Columnist: Al Sharpton's 'PoliticsNation' 'among the boldest and most interesting shows on MSNBC' - Posted March 23, 2012
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Tony Norman writes about MSNBC "PoliticsNation" anchor ... [TVNewser]

How the Death of Trayvon Martin Became Not 'Just A Florida Story' - Posted March 20, 2012
A Grand Jury examination, a Justice Department investigation and some dramatic 911 calls were enough to take the story of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin out of Florida and into the national conversation. Martin was shot to death by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford, FL Feb. 26. In its initial ... [TVNewser]

Cable Networks Set Illinois Primary Coverage - Posted March 19, 2012
The 2012 election season continues tomorrow as Illinois voters head to the polls for the latest GOP primary. As usual, the cable networks will be covering the results. Here's a look at what they have planned. Fox News will air regularly scheduled primetime programming until 11pmET, wh... [TVNewser]

Technical Difficulties Delay Harris-Perry - Posted March 5, 2012
Melissa Harris-Perry was shortchanged by about five minutes on her MSNBC show Saturday. MSNBC tells TVNewser a graphics problem delayed the start of the broadcast until almost 10:05am. Viewers were treated to back-to-back-to-back MSNBC "Lean... [TVNewser]

Networks Slate Special Coverage of Super Tuesday - Posted March 5, 2012
Voters in 10 states head to the polls tomorrow to weigh in on the next GOP Presidential candidate. Here's the plan for Super Tuesday coverage on the broadcast and cable news and business networks. The broadcast networks: "Nightly News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Sharpton, Maddow Featured in Vanity Fair - Posted March 1, 2012
MSNBC hosts Rachel Maddow and Al Sharpton are featured in the April issue of Vanity Fair. Sharpton, interviewed by George Wayne, t... [TVNewser]

Network Plans for the Arizona and Michigan Primaries - Posted February 27, 2012
Voters in Michigan and Arizona go to the polls tomorrow. Polls close at 8pmET in Lower Michigan and most of the U.P. And and hour later, at 9pmET, in the Westernmost counties which are in the Central Time Zone. Polls close at 9pmET in Arizona. FNC will be live from 9pm -... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (MSNBC Edition): Buchanan, Ratigan, Sharpton... - Posted February 21, 2012
What's next for former MSNBC contributor Pat Buchanan? "We're doing fine," he tells the Daily Caller. "I've been on television a lot. And I'm free no... [TVNewser]

Al Sharpton, MSNBC Catch the 'Linsanity' - Posted February 17, 2012
MSNBC has produced a very special "Lean Forward" ad featuring "PoliticsNation" host Al Sharpton. The ad features Sharpton talking about something that is bringing America together: "Americans have hope again, there is real change in the air!" Sharpton exclaims. Of course, he is referring to new York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Smith, Sharpton, MSNBC... - Posted February 17, 2012
Fox News' Shepard Smith will host an hourlong special tomorrow on Glen Campbell's struggle with Alzheimer's. In addition to speaking with the singer, Smith also interviews Maria Shriver, who lost her father to the disease last year. The special airs Saturday at 10pmET. An SUV waiting to pick up ... [TVNewser]

TV News Coverage of the Death of Whitney Houston - Posted February 11, 2012
The news of the death of Whitney Houston broke at 7:57pmET, when the Associated Press sent a breaking news alert and Tweet announcing the news. The cable news networks began covering the story moments later, without yet knowing a cause... [Fishbowl NY]

TV News Coverage of the Death of Whitney Houston - Posted February 11, 2012
The news of the death of Whitney Houston broke at 7:57pmET, when the Associated Press sent a breaking news alert and Tweet announcing the news. The cable news networks began covering the story moments later, without yet knowing a cause... [FishbowlNY]

O'Donnell Calls Trump a 'Buffoon,' Trump Responds: 'Lawrence is the Dumbest Man on Television' - Posted February 10, 2012
Donald Trump and MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell are at it again. The latest brouhaha started when Trump was asked by CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Cable Networks Scale Back Coverage of Tonight's Primary, Caucus Results - Posted February 7, 2012
Voters in three states -- Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri -- will weigh in today on the 2012 GOP Presidential nominee. In a departure from recent ... [TVNewser]

Networks Plan Special Coverage as Voters Head to the Polls in Florida - Posted January 31, 2012
Primary season continues as voters head to the polls in Florida today, and the broadcast and cable networks have scheduled special coverage for the election results tonight. CNN's coverage, hosted by Wolf Blitzer, ... [TVNewser]

Broadcast, Cable Networks Plan State of the Union Coverage - Posted January 24, 2012
All four major broadcast networks, along with the cable news channels and the business networks, are planning special coverage for President Obama's third State of the Union address. The broadcast networks will kick off special coverage beginning at 9pmET -- anchored by ... [TVNewser]

Public Viewing for Etta James Friday in Inglewood - Posted January 24, 2012
The family of the legendary R&B singer will allow the public to pay their last respects at a viewing on Friday. Etta James, a Los Angeles native, died last ... [FishbowlLA]

Politico, with its 'Terminator Reporters,' Turns Five - Posted January 23, 2012
"It's truly a news organization that acts its age: a petulant 5-year-old concerned with only trivial matters," says David Gregory roasting Politico on its 5th birthday. Politico.com launched Jan. 23, 2007, the day of that year's State of the Union address. Early this morning, the site put up this video with... [TVNewser]

Advice from Al Sharpton: More than $50 Bucks is Too Much for a Haircut - Posted January 19, 2012
New York magazine recently interviewed Reverend Al Sharpton for its "21 Questions" column. For those of you craving i... [Fishbowl NY]

Advice from Al Sharpton: More than $50 Bucks is Too Much for a Haircut - Posted January 19, 2012
New York magazine recently interviewed Reverend Al Sharpton for its "21 Questions" column. For those of you craving i... [FishbowlNY]

Cable News Plans for the First-in-the-Nation New Hampshire Primary - Posted January 9, 2012
With last week's marathon Iowa Caucus coverage behind them, the cable networks have turned their attention to New Hampshire, where the nation's first... [TVNewser]

Cable Networks Plan Special Coverage For Iowa - Posted January 2, 2012
Like their broadcast counterparts, the cable networks are getting an early start to the new year in Iowa ahead of Tuesday's caucus. On Fox News, Megyn Kelly, ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC 2011: Holds #2 In Primetime, But Slips To #3 In Total Day - Posted December 28, 2011
Despite falling to #3 in total day viewers, primetime remained a source of strength for MSNBC in 2011. The network finished in the #2 spot, with almost all primetime programs showing ratings growth. The ratings for 2011: Primetime (Mon-Sun): 775,000 total viewers / 242,000 A25-54 ... [TVNewser]

Al Sharpton Is Ok With 'SNL' Mocking Him... But Stay Away From the Blueberry Pie! - Posted December 13, 2011
MSNBC "PoliticsNation" host Al Sharpton was mocked by "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, but he seems to be taking it in s... [TVNewser]

Greta Van Susteren, Al Sharpton Parodied on 'Saturday Night Live' - Posted December 11, 2011
On the cold open to last night's "Saturday Night Live," Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren (as played by Kristen Wiig) had on as guests GOP candidates "Newt Gingrich" and "Rick Santorum," and were joined by the moderator of the upcoming Newsmax/Ion TV debate, Donald Trump... [TVNewser]

Al Sharpton Leans Forward, With Blueberry Pie (VIDEO) - Posted November 23, 2011
MSNBC "PoliticsNation" host Al Sharpton is the latest MSNBC talent to get his own "Lean Forward" ad, and it is a doozy. Sharpton, standing on a stoop in his native Brooklyn, recalls a tale about blueberry pie, and how it relates to the GOP. WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

'Now With Alex Wagner' Debuts Monday on MSNBC - Posted November 11, 2011
"Now with Alex Wagner," the newest addition to the MSNBC daytime lineup, will debut on Monday, the network a... [TVNewser]

Which Fox News Host Does Al Sharpton Dine with Twice a Year? - Posted October 29, 2011
Al Sharpton's media diet is the subject of The Atlantic Wire's "What I Read" this week, and the MSNBC host -- who admits he Googles himself ... [TVNewser]

Bill Clinton Phones in to MSNBC Meeting - Posted October 28, 2011
Former Pres. B... [TVNewser]

Al Sharpton: 'I'm Jon Stewart without the cursing' - Posted October 20, 2011
Rev. Al Sharpton tells Jon Stewart he's enjoying hosting a show on MSNBC. "It's good. I like it. I can be me. I debate people. I'm not trying to act objective," says Sharpton. "You're a newsman. You shouldn't have to be objective," joked Stewart. Sharpton: "That's right. I'm Jon Stewart without the cursing...... [TVNewser]

Tamron Hall on MSNBC's Primetime: 'I have great admiration for them. But it's not something I am interested in' - Posted October 11, 2011
MSNBC's Tamron Hall tells Atlantic Wire what makes her show -- during MSNBC's mid-afternoons -- different than what MSNBC primetime is all about: ... [TVNewser]

A Number of Newsers Make Root 100 List, Despite Odd Absences - Posted October 5, 2011
The Root has released its 2011 list of the most influential African Americans, and many TV news personalities are present. Leading the way are CNN anchors Soledad O'Brien... [TVNewser]

After GOP Debate, MSNBC Lines up Maddow, Matthews, Sharpton and More for Analysis - Posted September 1, 2011
Now that it's settled that Pres. Obama will address the Congress -- and the nation -- on the jobs issue next Thursday, MSNBC has announced plans for the GOP debate the night before. The debate, moderated by NBC's Brian Williams and Politico's John ... [TVNewser]

Al Sharpton: I Won't be a Robot. But I won't be James Brown Either - Posted August 30, 2011
Al Sharpton made his official debut as the host of MSNBC's 6pm hour, now called "PoliticsNation," despite being the substitute host most of the summer. "Let me tell you from the outset," said Sharpton as he closed his first show. "I'm not going to be a robotic host reading the teleprompte... [TVNewser]

Hurricane Irene Could Change Coverage Plans for Dedication of MLK Jr. Memorial - Posted August 25, 2011
The cable networks are planning special coverage Sunday morning for the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial in Washington, D.C. But Hurricane Irene could scrap some of the outdoor anchor positions the nets had been planning. And while the event will go on rain or shine, the ceremony... [TVNewser]

A Tale of Two Segments: Righteous Indignation and a Ridiculous Flub on MSNBC - Posted August 10, 2011
When you have 24 hours of time to fill, there will always be moments of greatness... and moments that are not so great. MSNBC saw both yesterday, with the high point being a powerful, emotional editorial on the economy and Wahington from Dylan Ratigan and a silly flub from Al Sharpton... [TVNewser]

July 2011 Ratings: Schultz, 'Joe' and 'Hardball' Up at MSNBC, O'Donnell Down - Posted August 2, 2011
With a major political story to cover in the form of the debt-ceiling debate, MSNBC did not succumb to the Summer ratings doldrums that can so easily grip TV networks in July. Quite to the contrary, the network was up double-digits nearly across the board, albeit with a significant exception. The ratings... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Potential Al Sharpton Hiring Draws Criticism From African American Journalists - Posted July 22, 2011
The Maynard Institute's Richard Prince takes a critical look at MSNBC's apparently imminent hiring of Al Sharpton to hos... [TVNewser]

Cenk Uygur: 'I am out at MSNBC. Now, whose decision was this?' - Posted July 21, 2011
As we first reported over the weekend, Cenk Uygur is no longer hosting the 6pm show on MSNBC, in fact he's done with MSNBC. Late yesterday, from his Young Turks studio, Uygur announced, "I am OUT at MSNBC." In an 12-minute explanation Uygur pulls back the curtain into the world of cable... [TVNewser]

Phil Griffin to be Honored by National Action Network at The Keepers of the Dream Awards - Posted February 7, 2011
MSNBC president Phil Griffin will be honored by the National Action Network (NAN) at the 13th annual Keepers of the Dream Awards on April 6. The awards are given in April each year to mark the anniversary of Martin Luther King's ... [TVNewser]

As Sunshine & Sachs Grows, Holiday Party Remains on the Down Low - Posted December 7, 2010
"More top-secret than WikiLeaks, More intrusive than a TSA pat down." The annual Sunshine & Sachs party is tonight, and as is tradition, it's not a cattle call. The notably secretive and unmarketed firm run by Shawn Sachs and poli-celeb publicist legend Ken Sunshine traditionally let... [PRNewser]

A Fair & Balanced Discussion of Glenn Beck's Rally? - Posted August 28, 2010
Tomorrow Howard Kurtz will be talking about Glenn Beck's rally, among other topics, with his panel on CNN's "Reliable Sources." He's got liberal talker Bill Press booked, as well as ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's 'Restoring Honor' Rally Underway - Posted August 28, 2010
At 10amET Glenn Beck's 8/28 "Restoring Honor" rally got underway. Here's how it looked on the cable news channels. • The rally is being carried live on C-SPAN. • On MSNBC, reporter/producer ... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough on Glenn Beck: 'Maybe He's Taking Stupid Pills' - Posted August 27, 2010
Glenn Beck is getting it from all sides as the countdown to his "Restoring Honor" rally is now at 19 hours and 59 minutes (it says so on his website). This morning, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinsk... [TVNewser]

C-SPAN to Broadcast Glenn Beck's 'Restoring Honor' Rally - Posted August 26, 2010
C-SPAN will be covering Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally at the Lincoln Memorial this Saturday, with Sarah Palin among those expected to attend. Coverage begins 10amET. Beck was on the ... [TVNewser]

Jay Leno's Media Mentions: ESPN, Fox News, MSNBC - Posted October 27, 2009
In his monologue last night, Jay Leno talked up several media stories, including fired ESPN analyst Steve Phillips, declining newspaper circulation, and the White House war on Fox News... complete with a presidential prop: ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Anchor Introduces Rev. Al Sharpton When She's Really Interviewing Rev. Jesse Jackson - Posted October 21, 2009
Around 2:30pmET this afternoon, MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer was introducing a segment on unemployment and brought in her guest: "Joining me now to talk about this and the nation's real problem of joblessness, the Rev. ... [TVNewser]

Party For Joy. Walters, Whoopi and More Gather at the Oak Room - Posted September 24, 2009
"The View" co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar and Barabara Walters celebrate Behar's new HLN show at the Plaza Hotel last night. The famed Oak Room at New York's Plaza Hotel was the setting for a party last night to celebrate the launch of HLN's "... [TVNewser]

Don Imus in Talks to Bring Radio Show to Fox Business Network - Posted August 10, 2009
TVNewser has confirmed with a source close to the negotiations that Fox Business Network executives are in talks with Don Imus to bring his radio show to the 22-month old network. AllYourTV.com, which first reported the news Friday night, reports the... [TVNewser]

NBCU Launches TheGrio.com - News And Video For African Americans - Posted June 9, 2009
NBC Universal launched TheGrio.com yesterday, a news and video site focusing on topics that appeal to African Americans. Al Sharpton and Chicago radio personality ... [MediaJobsDaily]

NBC News Launches An African American News Site - Posted June 8, 2009
NBC News and Three Part Media LLC have teamed to launch TheGrio.com, a "video centric news site" aimed at the African American community. The site will aggregate related video and news stories from NBC News, O&Os, affiliates and msnbc.com, as well as feature contributors like Rev. Al Shar... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Is the New York Post Comparing Obama to a Rabid Monkey? - Posted February 18, 2009
Hopefully this is not how the New York Post intends to celebrate Black History Month. It's not entirely clear who thought this was a good idea but this is the cartoon, by Sean Delonas, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Is the New York Post Comparing Obama to a Rabid Monkey? - Posted February 18, 2009
Hopefully this is not how the New York Post intends to celebrate Black History Month. It's not entirely clear who thought this was a good idea but this is the cartoon, by Sean Delonas, ... [FishbowlNY]

FNC at 9pm: An End and a Beginning - Posted January 9, 2009
The final "Hannity & Colmes" airs tonight on Fox News at 9pmET, and for the first time in 12 years, a new program will air in the slot beginning on Monday. For tonight's final show, Mike Huckabee, John Kasi... [TVNewser]

The RNC, the Magic Negro and the LA Times - Posted December 31, 2008
In March, David Ehrenstein penned a piece... [FishbowlLA]

The Ticker: (Youth Vote Edition): Palestra, UWIRE, Early... - Posted August 25, 2008
> The Columbus Dispatch writes about the four Ohio college students who will be contributing convention reports for Fox News Channel as part of their partnership with Palestra.net. The reporters, "represent people 18 to 24, college-age viewers, people who admittedly don't watch a lot of cable ... [TVNewser]

Sharpton, Jackson, Others Respond to N-Word Revelation - Posted July 17, 2008
The broadcast news divisions and cable news networks have been talking today about TVNewser's report that Rev.... [TVNewser]

Breaking: What Else Jesse Jackson Said on That FNC Tape - Posted July 16, 2008
Exclusive: TVNewser has been sent the transcript of what Jesse Jackson said Sunday morning July 6, as he prepared for an interview on Fox & Friends Weekend. Below is the partial transcript we received in our tips box, and confirmed to be authentic b... [TVNewser]

Michael Vick-- Nobody's Best Friend - Posted July 20, 2007
Nike and the NFL have riled up local dog lovers by refusing to dump Atlanta Falcons Michael Vick, who has been indicted for running a dog fighting operation. Nike did suspend the Zoom Vick V shoe , but activists say "too little, too lat... [FishbowlLA]

NABJ: Keep Imus Off The Air - Posted July 19, 2007
Al Sharpton might okay with it, but the National Association of Black Journalists has wee bit of a problem with Imus' rumored return to the airwaves. Says NABJ president Bryan Monroe: "NABJ and A... [Fishbowl NY]

NABJ: Keep Imus Off The Air - Posted July 19, 2007
Al Sharpton might okay with it, but the National Association of Black Journalists has wee bit of a problem with Imus' rumored return to the airwaves. Says NABJ president Bryan Monroe: "NABJ and A... [FishbowlNY]

Al Sharpton Protests TMZ's Beyonce 'Roboho' Post - Posted July 10, 2007
'Roboho' no-no? It's been awhile, but we finally have another post-Imus media sensitivity moment: Al Sharpton has launched a protest campaign against TMZ. TMZ's staff referred to Beyonce Knowles' BET Awards outfit [a... [Fishbowl NY]

Al Sharpton Protests TMZ's Beyonce 'Roboho' Post - Posted July 10, 2007
'Roboho' no-no? It's been awhile, but we finally have another post-Imus media sensitivity moment: Al Sharpton has launched a protest campaign against TMZ. TMZ's staff referred to Beyonce Knowles' BET Awards outfit [a... [FishbowlNY]

Imus Producer Takes On Sharpton: 'You Terrorized These Spineless, Thumbsucking Executives' - Posted May 14, 2007
Bernard McGuirk, Don Imus' longtime producer who lost his job in wake the Imus' "nappy-headed 'hos" firestorm, on Fox News' Hannity & Colmes, facing off against Al Sha... [Fishbowl NY]

Imus Producer Takes On Sharpton: 'You Terrorized These Spineless, Thumbsucking Executives' - Posted May 14, 2007
Bernard McGuirk, Don Imus' longtime producer who lost his job in wake the Imus' "nappy-headed 'hos" firestorm, on Fox News' Hannity & Colmes, facing off against Al Sha... [FishbowlNY]

Star Columnist: Imus Gave 'Black People An Excuse' - Posted April 13, 2007
We've read dozens of articles and received thousands — thousands — of e-mails on the Imus scandal this week, each seemingly with its own take and, like our poll, pretty much evenly-divided in terms of support. At this point, we... [Fishbowl NY]

Star Columnist: Imus Gave 'Black People An Excuse' - Posted April 13, 2007
We've read dozens of articles and received thousands — thousands — of e-mails on the Imus scandal this week, each seemingly with its own take and, like our poll, pretty much evenly-divided in terms of support. At this point, we... [FishbowlNY]

Obama: Fire Imus - Posted April 11, 2007
Heat on Imus Dealing with Al Sharpton is one thing. But, when it comes to the court of public opinion, though, African-American presidential hopeful and media darling Barack Obama could be a death blow. "I understand MSNBC has suspended Mr. Im... [Fishbowl NY]

Obama: Fire Imus - Posted April 11, 2007
Heat on Imus Dealing with Al Sharpton is one thing. But, when it comes to the court of public opinion, though, African-American presidential hopeful and media darling Barack Obama could be a death blow. "I understand MSNBC has suspended Mr. Im... [FishbowlNY]

Jews, Mexicans, Blind Black Musicians: Imus' History Of Hate Talk - Posted April 9, 2007
The Imus-'Nappy 'Hos' incident on April 4 may have shocked people like Al Sharpton, but it shouldn't have shocked WFAN, MSNBC or the show's listeners whatsoever. A rece... [Fishbowl NY]

Jews, Mexicans, Blind Black Musicians: Imus' History Of Hate Talk - Posted April 9, 2007
The Imus-'Nappy 'Hos' incident on April 4 may have shocked people like Al Sharpton, but it shouldn't have shocked WFAN, MSNBC or the show's listeners whatsoever. A rece... [FishbowlNY]

Imus: 'I Am Not A Racist' - Posted April 9, 2007
That's what Don Imus said on his radio show (simulcast on MSNBC) this morning. Over the weekend, Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson were among the growing chorus calling for Imus' head on a platter. Imus, who is scheduled to appear on ... [Fishbowl NY]

Imus: 'I Am Not A Racist' - Posted April 9, 2007
That's what Don Imus said on his radio show (simulcast on MSNBC) this morning. Over the weekend, Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson were among the growing chorus calling for Imus' head on a platter. Imus, who is scheduled to appear on ... [FishbowlNY]

James Brown's Gold Casket Arrives In New York - Posted December 28, 2006
AP: Pallbearers lifted the gold casket carrying "Godfather of Soul" into a horse-drawn carriage on Thursday for a procession through Harlem to the historic Apollo Theater, where thousands of fans waited to pay their respects to the late James Brown... [Fishbowl NY]

James Brown's Gold Casket Arrives In New York - Posted December 28, 2006
AP: Pallbearers lifted the gold casket carrying "Godfather of Soul" into a horse-drawn carriage on Thursday for a procession through Harlem to the historic Apollo Theater, where thousands of fans waited to pay their respects to the late James Brown... [FishbowlNY]

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