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The Tuesday Ticker: Kass, McGlarry, Guns... - Posted December 9, 2014
Sam Kass is leaving the White House and moving to New York, where his wife, MSNBC host Alex Wagner, is based. Kass, formerly the Obama family chef, headed up the First Lady's "Let's Move" initiative. The Obama family attended the wedding of Kass and Wagner ... [TVNewser]

Alex Wagner Will Host 'After the ALMAs' - Posted October 10, 2014
MSNBC's Alex Wagner will host After the ALMAs, a special program that will air live from Pasadena tonight at 11pmET immediately following the America Latino Media Arts Awards, also airing on MSNBC. Wagner will be joined by Telemundo and MSNBC anchor Jos D az-Balart... [TVNewser]

Phil Griffin on MSNBC Daytime: 'Tough Stretch' but 'In This for the Long-term' - Posted October 1, 2014
On the same day ratings showed a 7-year low for MSNBC, TVNewser spoke to network president Phil Griffin at a ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, Sept. 15 - Posted September 16, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 259 | MSNBC: 76 | CNN: 107 | HLN: 80 Primetime: FNC: 402 | MSNBC: 109 | CNN: 127 | HLN: 60 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

POLITICO Magazine Celebrates Latest Issue - Posted September 11, 2014
[caption id="attachment_132019" align="alignleft" width="360"] Photo credit: Rod Lamkey for POLITICO[/caption] Last night in the library at DAR Constitution Hall, POLITICO Magazine celebrated its latest issue, which named the top 50 persons challenging American politics, that ... [FishbowlDC]

The Morning Ticker: Justice, Gnazzo, Gifford - Posted September 3, 2014
At a 5amET news conference in Estonia, carried live on the cable news networks, Pres. Obama vowed that "justice will be served" in the deaths of two journalists beheaded by ISIS militants. "Those who make the mistake of harming Americans will learn that we will not forget," said Obama. Cory Gnazzo ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Vice Sells Stake to A&E | Chelsea Clinton Leaves NBC News - Posted September 2, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Vice Sells Stake to A&E | Chelsea Clinton Leaves NBC News - Posted September 2, 2014
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MSNBC Host Alex Wagner Marries Sam Kass, With Obama Family Attending - Posted September 1, 2014
MSNBC daytime host Alex Wagner married Sam Kass Saturday in the hamlet of Pocantico Hills, north of New York City. Kass is the personal chef for ... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Wagner Wedding, Turner Move, Rivers' Health - Posted August 29, 2014
Politico reports President Obama will attend the wedding of MSNBC host Alex Wagner to the Obama family chef Sam Kass on Saturday. The couple will marry at at Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hill... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 14 - Posted August 15, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 268 | MSNBC: 126 | CNN: 166 | HLN: 88 Primetime: FNC: 367 | MSNBC: 204 | CNN: 240 | HLN: 118 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Who Will Replace Chuck Todd on MSNBC? - Posted August 15, 2014
As Chuck Todd ascends to the coveted moderator chair at "Meet the Press," his morning anchor chair at MSNBC lies vacant. Over the years, MSNBC has filled many of its vacancies through its bench of contributors. Some guests turned hosts include ... [TVNewser]

July 2014 Ratings: MSNBC Has Lowest Primetime Demo in Eight Years - Posted July 29, 2014
MSNBC placed third in viewers and fourth in A25-54 demo viewers in total day this month. In primetime, the network finished second in viewers and third in the demo; the latter was the network's lowest in eight years--since July 2006. The ratings for July 2014 (Nielsen Live + Same Day data): ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, July 17 - Posted July 18, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 341 | MSNBC: 91 | CNN: 276 | HLN: 113 Primetime: FNC: 570 | MSNBC: 184 | CNN: 488 | HLN: 131 4p: 5p: 6p 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Networks Pivot From Ukraine to Gaza as Israel Launches Ground Offensive - Posted July 17, 2014
Shortly before 4pmET, cable and broadcast networks turned from Ukraine -- where they have spent most of the day reporting on Malyasia Airlines flight 17, which was shot down near the Russian border this morning -- to Gaza, where Israel has just launched a ground offensive after several days of violence... [TVNewser]

The AM Ticker: Wagner, O'Brien, Univision - Posted July 17, 2014
MSNBC's "Now with Alex Wagner" delivered its lowest ratings ever in the A25-54 demographic Tuesday with only 19,000 viewers. Wagner's show premiered in January. ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, June 26 - Posted June 27, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 202 | MSNBC: 60 | CNN: 85 | HLN: 91 Primetime: FNC: 306 | MSNBC: 101 | CNN: 163 | HLN: 157 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The NBC Ticker: Jansing, Vieira, Wagner - Posted June 24, 2014
FishbowlDC reports on Chris Jansing's first day as NBC's new Senior White House Correspondent. Jansing covered the Summit on Working Families. The former MSNBC anchor's DC start comes on J... [TVNewser]

Lawrence O'Donnell on Crash Recovery: 'It's Been a Real Clearing of the Head' - Posted June 9, 2014
MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell went on Alex Wagner's show this afternoon to talk about his recovery from a ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Forgets the Bleep Button, Again - Posted June 9, 2014
"The Cycle" didn't end on a high note this afternoon when MSNBC forgot its bleep button during a segment on marijuana. "Calm down motherf*ckers, you win by default," comedian Dave Chappelle said during a clip ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

MSNBC Forgets the Bleep Button, Again - Posted June 9, 2014
"The Cycle" didn't end on a high note this afternoon when MSNBC forgot its bleep button during a segment on marijuana. "Calm down motherf*ckers, you win by default," comedian Dave Chappelle said during a clip ... [FishbowlNY]

MSNBC Forgets the Bleep Button, Again - Posted June 9, 2014
"The Cycle" didn't end on a high note this afternoon when MSNBC forgot its bleep button during a segment on marijuana. "Calm down motherf*ckers, you win by default," comedian Dave Chappelle said during a clip ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, May 30 - Posted June 2, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 185 | MSNBC: 95 | CNN: 71 | HLN: 105 Primetime: FNC: 262 | MSNBC: 104 | CNN: 66 | HLN: 107 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Station Standoff, Wagner's Advice, #MaketheCase - Posted May 13, 2014
A man has barricaded himself inside WMAR, the ABC affiliate in Baltimore, after he forced his way into the building by repeatedly ramming the building with a truck. TVSpy is covering the situation. MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, May 5 - Posted May 6, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 242 | MSNBC: 83 | CNN: 96 | HLN: 89 Primetime: FNC: 291 | MSNBC: 107 | CNN: 105 | HLN: 124 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Friday WHC Weekend Guide - 8 Parties, One Night - Posted April 30, 2014
Yesterday we gave you a rundown of what's to come the Thursday before White House Correspondents' Weekend. Now we're back with everything taking place on Friday -a full-on cluster of eight events taking place throughout the city. Just keeping track of all of them has been a hassle! Check out the list,... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Pulitzers Announced | Google Buys Drone Maker | Relativity Eyes Maker Studios - Posted April 15, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Pulitzers Announced | Google Buys Drone Maker | Relativity Eyes Maker Studios - Posted April 15, 2014
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Lawrence O'Donnell Will Be Off MSNBC for Several Weeks After Car Accident - Posted April 14, 2014
Lawrence O'Donnell will be off the air for several weeks after being involved in a car accident over the weekend while vacationing. Here's MSNBC's statement: "Lawrence O'Donnell and his brother Michael were injured in a taxi acc... [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]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, April 2 - Posted April 3, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 271 | MSNBC: 109 | CNN: 200 | HLN: 85 Primetime: FNC: 446 | MSNBC: 166 | CNN: 430 | HLN: 85 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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Q1 2014 Ratings: Despite Strong March, CNN Third For the Quarter - Posted April 1, 2014
CNN had its third-lowest overall quarter in primetime total viewers in 23 years (since 1991), ranking behind only the second quarter of 2012 and the ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, March 12 - Posted March 13, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 284 | MSNBC: 138 | CNN: 229 | HLN: 97 Primetime: FNC: 360 | MSNBC: 213 | CNN: 309 | HLN: 93 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Cesar Chavez Film Premiers at Newseum - Posted March 12, 2014
MSNBC's Alex Wagner and Voto Latino's Maria Theresa Kumar will be on hand at the Newseum next Tuesday for the DC premier of the film Cesar Chavez, about the labor leader and civil rights activist. Along with cast members America Ferrera and Rosario Dawson, and Director Diego Luna, they will have... [FishbowlDC]

TVNewsers Head to South by Southwest - Posted March 7, 2014
South by Southwest Interactive starts today (the music portion starts Monday) and various tvnewsers will be there. MSNBC's Alex Wagner will be a on a panel today. "Way Too Early" host Thoma... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, February 25 - Posted February 26, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 235 | MSNBC: 112 | CNN: 75 | HLN: 62 Primetime: FNC: 319 | MSNBC: 165 | CNN: 87 | HLN: 71 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, February 25 - Posted February 26, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 235 | MSNBC: 112 | CNN: 75 | HLN: 62 Primetime: FNC: 319 | MSNBC: 165 | CNN: 87 | HLN: 71 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, February 25 - Posted February 26, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 235 | MSNBC: 112 | CNN: 75 | HLN: 62 Primetime: FNC: 319 | MSNBC: 165 | CNN: 87 | HLN: 71 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [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]

Chris Hayes on O'Reilly Super Bowl Interview: 'What Are You Doing, Why Is This Happening?' - Posted February 5, 2014
Chris Hayes took his 8pm counterpart Bill O'Reilly to task last night on "All In" for O'Reilly's Super Bowl interview with President Obama. "The interview itself...what are you doing, why is this happening?" Hayes said. "Who sits there across from the president of the United States and says, 'you're a nanny state... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, January 29 - Posted January 30, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 293 | MSNBC: 199 | CNN: 152 | HLN: 79 Primetime: FNC: 417 | MSNBC: 321 | CNN: 169 | HLN: 100 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11/11:30p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, January 29 - Posted January 30, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 293 | MSNBC: 199 | CNN: 152 | HLN: 79 Primetime: FNC: 417 | MSNBC: 321 | CNN: 169 | HLN: 100 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11/11:30p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

MSNBC Shaking up Daytime Schedule - Posted January 27, 2014
First on TVNewser: MSNBC is set to announce changes to its daytime lineup, perhaps as early as today. Cable news newcomer Ronan Farrow (far right) will host his new show at 1pmET, sources tell TVNewser, wh... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, January 21 - Posted January 23, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 302 | MSNBC: 162 | CNN: 106 | HLN: 65 Primetime: FNC: 440 | MSNBC: 269 | CNN: 188 | HLN: 123 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

In Profile: Wagner, Ratigan, Kohn - Posted January 23, 2014
MSNBC's Alex Wagner and her fianc , White House chef Sam Kass, are profiled in Vogue. "Alex has that one rare quality that is imperative for success in this business," MSNBC president ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, January 14 - Posted January 15, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 273 | MSNBC: 152 | CNN: 102 | HLN: 75 Primetime: FNC: 362 | MSNBC: 279 | CNN: 120 | HLN: 93 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, January 14 - Posted January 15, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 273 | MSNBC: 152 | CNN: 102 | HLN: 75 Primetime: FNC: 362 | MSNBC: 279 | CNN: 120 | HLN: 93 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, January 14 - Posted January 15, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 273 | MSNBC: 152 | CNN: 102 | HLN: 75 Primetime: FNC: 362 | MSNBC: 279 | CNN: 120 | HLN: 93 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Will Tamron Hall Stay with NBC? - Posted January 14, 2014
It's contract time for MSNBC anchor Tamron Hall, who also fills in on "Today." TVGuide reports Hall is negotiating for a co-host role on the thi... [TVNewser]

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]

MSNBC Disputes Report Rachel Maddow Influences Management, Personnel Decisions - Posted January 6, 2014
MSNBC is disputing a National Review Online report that suggests Rachel Maddow holds significant power in both network edito... [TVNewser]

Report: Thomas Roberts Tapped to Host 'Way Too Early' on MSNBC - Posted January 2, 2014
MSNBC's Thomas Roberts will be waking up earlier, tapped to host "Way Too Early" at 5:30am, The Daily Caller ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Report: Thomas Roberts Tapped to Host 'Way Too Early' on MSNBC - Posted January 2, 2014
MSNBC's Thomas Roberts will be waking up earlier, tapped to host "Way Too Early" at 5:30am, The Daily Caller ... [FishbowlNY]

Report: Thomas Roberts Tapped to Host 'Way Too Early' on MSNBC - Posted January 2, 2014
MSNBC's Thomas Roberts will be waking up earlier, tapped to host "Way Too Early" at 5:30am, The Daily Caller ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Cuts at NBC News? | Wagner Gets Bashir Slot | Sacco Fired After Tweet - Posted December 23, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Cuts at NBC News? | Wagner Gets Bashir Slot | Sacco Fired After Tweet - Posted December 23, 2013
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Alex Wagner Moving to 4pm on MSNBC - Posted December 20, 2013
First on TVNewser: Alex Wagner will be the new 4pmET host on MSNBC starting January 13, TVNewser has learned. Wagner takes over the hour from Martin Bashir... [TVNewser]

'Now' to Produce Female Power Hour - Posted December 13, 2013
"Now with Alex Wagner" is having an all women's hour today for its second annual "Women in Leadership" show. "As far as women have come -- both politically and socially -- the fundamental issue of equality still remains," Wagner told TVNe... [TVNewser]

Shots Fired at LAX - Posted November 1, 2013
[gallery ids="202107,202106,202108"] A gunman opened fire this morning at Los Angeles International Airport, injuring at least three people and prompting a terminal evacuation and a ground stop at LAX. Fox News was the first to report the news at 12:42pmET. CNN was next at 12:44pmET and MSNBC followed at 12:46pmET. For the... [TVNewser]

CBS, PBS and HBO Lead News And Documentary Emmy Winners - Posted October 2, 2013
The 34th News and Documentary Emmy Awards were handed out last night at Jazz at Lincoln Center, located in the Time Warner Center. "Frontline" EP David Fanning accepted a lifetime achievement Emmy, with presenters includi... [TVNewser]

Alex Wagner and Sam Kass to Marry? - Posted September 27, 2013
BuzzFeed's Dorsey Shaw has the picture proof that MSNBC host Alex Wagner i... [FishbowlDC]

The Evening Ticker: 'Fox & Friends,' Wagner, 'Shark Week' - Posted August 13, 2013
It looks as though FNC's "Fox & Friends" will be joining the "Today" show in getting a shiny new set next month. NewscastStudio has more on what is happening in Studio E. The last major set upgrade (including the debut of the "curvy couch") ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Evening Ticker: 'Fox & Friends,' Wagner, 'Shark Week' - Posted August 13, 2013
It looks as though FNC's "Fox & Friends" will be joining the "Today" show in getting a shiny new set next month. NewscastStudio has more on what is happening in Studio E. The last major set upgrade (including the debut of the "curvy couch") ... [FishbowlNY]

The Evening Ticker: 'Fox & Friends,' Wagner, 'Shark Week' - Posted August 13, 2013
It looks as though FNC's "Fox & Friends" will be joining the "Today" show in getting a shiny new set next month. NewscastStudio has more on what is happening in Studio E. The last major set upgrade (including the debut of the "curvy couch") ... [TVNewser]

Ezra Klein: Better With or Without Facial Hair? - Posted June 20, 2013
WaPo's Ezra Klein has finally reached puberty! The evidence came last night as we caught a glimpse of him on MNSBC's "Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell" program hosted by Alex Wagner. Is he going for a seasoned look? Is he trying to grow up too fast? We know our preferences where Ezra's facial hair... [FishbowlDC]

Chris Matthews And Ashleigh Banfield Among 'The Newsroom' Paid Consultants - Posted June 19, 2013
With season two of HBO's "The Newsroom" right around the corner, The Hollywood Reporter reveals that HBO and Aaron Sorkin ... [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]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 5, 2013
Quotes of the Day "Nobody loves a thin man. This is the new Chris Christie's problem." -- WaPo Associate Editor and columnist David Ignatius on the Governor of New Jersey holding a special Senate election a month early, a move that will cost New Jersey some $24 million. Ignatius introduced the entirely... [FishbowlDC]

May 2013 Ratings: MSNBC Hits Six-Year Low in Primetime - Posted May 29, 2013
MSNBC's ratings woes continued in May. The network dropped to fourth place among the cable news channels this month, hitting a six-year low in primetime and a four-year low i... [TVNewser]

'Today' Gets Backstage at TIME 100 - Posted April 24, 2013
The "Today" show had a backstage pass for last night's TIME 100 gala in New York. Matt Lauer cond... [TVNewser]

The Iraq War: 10 Years Later - Posted March 19, 2013
10 years ago, "Shock and Awe" kicked off the Iraq War. It was a made-for-TV war, with explosions rocking the skies above Baghdad, and correspondents reporting live on cable news from their hotel balconies. TV news not only covered the war, but promoted it as well, regularly featuring guests who b... [TVNewser]

NBC News Group Makes Ad Sales Pitch At Upfront - Posted March 14, 2013
The NBC News Group, including NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC, held an upfront presentation today at the New York Public library in midtown Manhattan. The Celeste Bartos Forum in the Library was lit up in shades of purple and blue, as media buyers and advertisers mingled with NBC News executives and... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama: New Gun Law Opponents 'Want to Gin Up Fear or Higher Ratings or Revenue' - Posted January 16, 2013
... [TVNewser]

2012 Ratings: Election Powers MSNBC To Record Ratings - Posted January 4, 2013
2012 was a banner year for MSNBC, with the network seeing by far the most growth of all the cable news channels. The network placed second in both total and demo viewers in both primetime and total day. The ratings for 2012: Primetime (Mon-Sun): 905,000 total viewers / 287,000 A25-54 ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Rock Center, Claman, Stein - Posted November 30, 2012
NBC's primetime newsmagazine "Rock Center" is once again moving to a new timeslot. Starting January 31, 2013, "Rock Center" will vacate Thursdays at 10 PM to make room for drama "Do No Harm," and will move to Fridays at 10 PM February 8. Fox Business anchor Liz Claman is being honored as... [TVNewser]

The New York Election Ticker: Empire State Building, Times Square, Rockefeller Center - Posted November 6, 2012
CNN is trying to one-up NBC in the "let's project electoral votes on buildings" contest. CNN will power lights showing Obama and Romney's electoral totals on the Empire State Building. You can see a photo of the spire as it will look tonight here. Unlike 30 Rock, The Empire State Building... [TVNewser]

October 2012 Ratings: MSNBC Has Strongest Month In Years - Posted November 1, 2012
The Presidential debates and the last leg of the campaign led to one of MSNBC's strongest months in years. The network saw more growth compared to October 2011 than either of its cable news competitors. The ratings for October 2012: Primetime (Mon-Sun): 1,443,000 Total Vi... [TVNewser]

Details Includes Odd Pick in Next Wave of Pundits - Posted October 25, 2012
Despite being fired, unemployed and absent from the FNC airwaves for the last two months, Michelle Fields is included in Details magazine's "Next Wave of Political Pundits." The list was published online yesterday. There's little reas... [FishbowlDC]

Donald Trump & the NBC News/Entertainment Industrial Complex - Posted October 24, 2012
On CNBC this afternoon, John Harwood said of reality TV host Donald Trump: "Yesterday Donald Trump was on our air saying he would have a major announcement ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Alex Wagner to GWU - Posted October 19, 2012
George Washington University will honor MSNBC's Alex Wagner with its "Jackie and Rachel Robinson Society Community Recognition Award" next week. Quick! Somebody make sure Mediaite's ... [FishbowlDC]

The P.M. Ticker: Cramer, Wagner, Henry - Posted June 21, 2012
Is Cramer to blame for the Facebook IPO? A source of the Daily News gossip column Gatecrasher thinks so. While Morgan Stanley is getting the brunt of it, the firm is blaming CNBC for "engaging in some pre-IPO hyping of their own." MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Alex Wagner: 'We Are Not Firing Shots Across the Bow' - Posted June 11, 2012
Politico's Dylan Byers takes a look at the evolution of MSNBC's "Now with Alex Wagner," which debuted in Novemb... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Toasts Chris Hayes at a Book Party for 'Twilight of the Elites' - Posted June 8, 2012
TVNewser stopped in to the Kimberly Hotel last night for a book party thrown by MSNBC president Phil Griffin in honor of Chris Hayes, w... [TVNewser]

It's a Conference Goddammit! - Posted May 14, 2012
We can hardly wait for MSNBC host Chris Hayes to sweep back into Washington for what is sure to be a bouncy, boisterous affair. Hopefully he'll have busloads of Uppers and his perpetually unknown guests and will have worked on his people skills... [FishbowlDC]

TIME & People Throw WHCA Cocktail Party - Posted April 28, 2012
The parties are underway in Washington D.C. ahead of the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner. Last night at the St. Regis, TIME and People threw a cocktail party with drop-ins from a bunch of boldface tvnewsers all enjoying custom flavored custards by Shake Shack. TIME's Managing Edi... [TVNewser]

D-Lister Actor Pinches Woman's Behind at Elle Party - Posted April 27, 2012
Richard Kind. Heard of him? Well, he's not that kind. In fact, he behaved like kind of a d--k at a private dinner last night at Washington's Ritz hotel to honor women in media like CBS's Norah O'Donnell and MSNB... [FishbowlDC]

Stars to Dine With Journos Pre-WHCD - Posted April 18, 2012
That swank dinner and after party two days prior to the White House Correspondents' Dinner is back again this year. Consider this an anti-War on Women act. The Creative Coalition will host a private dinner to celebrate leading women in media with Lanmark Technology Inc. and ELLE at 8 pm on Thursday,... [PRNewser]

Stars to Dine With Journos Pre-WHCD - Posted April 18, 2012
That swank dinner and after party two days prior to the White House Correspondents' Dinner is back again this year. Consider this an anti-War on Women act. The Creative Coalition will host a private dinner to celebrate leading women in media with Lanmark Technology Inc. and ELLE at 8 pm on Thursday,... [FishbowlDC]

Rachel Maddow 'Drifts' to Top of Best Sellers List - Posted April 6, 2012
MSNBC hosted a party at Manhattan's Ace Hotel last night in celebration of Rachel Maddow's first book, Drift, which tops the New York Times ... [TVNewser]

Cable Networks Plan Louisiana Primary Coverage - Posted March 24, 2012
Voting in Louisiana's GOP primary is underway, and the cable networks will offer varying degrees of coverage when the polls close at 9pmET tonight. Here's what they have planned: On Fox News, Harris Faulker will anchor a live "Fox Report" at 10pmET. She will also provide live cut-ins beginning at 8pmET. Al... [TVNewser]

Fishbowl5 with Tommy Christopher - Posted January 23, 2012
The chatter has turned increasingly loud among Washington reporters that Mediaite's White House correspondent Tommy Christopher desperately wants to be invited on one of those fun-loving, free-wheeling panel-like shows on... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Turns 5. Let the Roasting Begin. - Posted January 23, 2012
Five years isn't really that long, but Politico has seen rapid growth and a lot of success since it first began in 2007. So on a highly self-congratulatory note on Monday, Politico released a video with clips of several high-profile political players roasting the publication on its half-decade mark. "Five ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Staff Changes at MSNBC - Posted January 6, 2012
Some internal moves at MSNBC this week, and one new face added to the contributor mix. TVNewser has learned Robert Traynam, a former Comcast Network host, will join as a political analyst, while continuing as a columnist for Phi... [TVNewser]

2011 TVNewser Challenge: The Results - Posted December 29, 2011
Time for the results of the TVNewser Challenge. One year ago, we asked, and you answered, making predictions for the Year in TV News. And just to let you, we'll publish our 2012 TVNewser Challenge tomorrow afternoon. Where will Katie Couric be working at the end of 2011? CBS News -- ... [TVNewser]

Meghan McCain Officially Joins MSNBC - Posted November 21, 2011
MSNBC has made official what we reported a few weeks ago: Meghan McCain is joining the network as a contributor. She made her first regular appearance as a paid member of the MSNBC family on "NOW with Alex Wagner" during the no... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's 'Now' and FNC's 'On the Record' Ratings - Posted November 15, 2011
A couple of highlights from cable news ratings yesterday. At NoonET MSNBC debuted "Now with Alex Wagner." With 325,000 Total Viewers and 72,000 A25-54 viewers the show came in third in the timeslot behind FNC (1.03M/240K) and CN... [morningmedianewsfeed]

MSNBC's 'Now' and FNC's 'On the Record' Ratings - Posted November 15, 2011
A couple of highlights from cable news ratings yesterday. At NoonET MSNBC debuted "Now with Alex Wagner." With 325,000 Total Viewers and 72,000 A25-54 viewers the show came in third in the timeslot behind FNC (1.03M/240K) and CN... [FishbowlNY]

MSNBC's 'Now' and FNC's 'On the Record' Ratings - Posted November 15, 2011
A couple of highlights from cable news ratings yesterday. At NoonET MSNBC debuted "Now with Alex Wagner." With 325,000 Total Viewers and 72,000 A25-54 viewers the show came in third in the timeslot behind FNC (1.03M/240K) and CN... [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]

Political Analyst Alex Wagner to Host New NoonET Show on MSNBC - Posted October 20, 2011
MSNBC political analyst Alex Wagner is getting her own show, TVNewser has learned. At some point in the next few months, the channel will debut a new NoonET program hosted by Wagner, who was most recently with the Huffington Post, and before... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted July 7, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY FishbowlDC Reader Larry Kelly sent this photograph of his glorious front porch in Ohio where he sits in a rocking chair and reads and tweets. He explains that the cabin shell was built in 1836. Kelly was an avid tweeter during WeinerGate.... [FishbowlDC]

After Downsizing, Huffington Post Media Group Staffs Up - Posted March 14, 2011
Just two business days after it was out with the old at AOL and Huffington Post Media Group, it was in with the new, as the division created by the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Henneberger Seeks Funding to Resume Politics Daily - Posted March 14, 2011
We hear that Politics Daily Editor-in-Chief Melinda Hennenberger, who was formally laid off last week from HuffPost/AOL, is seeking venture capital to reassemble the Politics Daily team at a new sit... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted December 14, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY White House scribe all Scrooged out "Waiting for Obama to make remarks at diplomatic corps' WH xmas party involves sitting through quite a few holiday singalongs #Scrooged -- Politics Daily's White House Correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

Middle of the Night Banter - Posted November 3, 2010
What are journalists like in the wee hours of Election Night? Some attended parties, others did TV hits and still others were holed up in bed with a dangerous combination of champagne and computers (thank you FamousDC for that excellent imagery). To give you a sense, we've rounded up the best... [FishbowlDC]

NJ Parties Like the Pink Panther - Posted October 29, 2010
It was Night 4 of NJ's flurry of launch parties at the rented space on E St. Thursday night was thought to be the mother of parties so far. The room was packed. So much so, that partygoers periodically slipped out into the cool air when they couldn't take the crowding.... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 21, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Reporter takes in Arizona from the road "Still loving Arizona." But before that, "Nobody breaks and loses more pairs of sunglasses than I do. Nobody." -- RealClearPolitics's ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 15, 2010
Quotes of the Day Bristol talks abstinence, hip shaking with Greta Asked about what are the good parts about being in the spotlight, Bristol Palin told FNC's Greta Van Susteren Tuesday night on her progam, "I have a huge platform to talk about... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted July 9, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Press room smells rank, journo charges "Press room at the WH smells like hella crazy wildly bad garbage. Blame it on the #heatwave also my face is, like, melting?" - Alex Wagner, Politics Daily's White House correspondent, in a tweet earlier this week. And now for t... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlNY Summer Music Preview: Who Was Your First? - Posted May 23, 2007
With the 2007 summer concert season upon us — one marked by the heralded return of rock relics like the Police and Genesis — FishbowlNY (inspired by Concert.TV's tagline) asked selected media types to recount their first time ... at a live sho... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlNY Summer Music Preview: Who Was Your First? - Posted May 23, 2007
With the 2007 summer concert season upon us — one marked by the heralded return of rock relics like the Police and Genesis — FishbowlNY (inspired by Concert.TV's tagline) asked selected media types to recount their first time ... at a live sho... [FishbowlNY]

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