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Alison Stewart's Path from Anchor to Author: 'It's a Little Bit Art, a Little Bit Archeology' - Posted August 19, 2013
When it comes to career paths, Alison Stewart prefers jungle gyms to ladders. "Instead of 'climbing the ladder' and going straight up through the ranks, you zig zag your way up, like on a jungle gym" says Stewart, refere... [TVNewser]

'World News Now' Celebrates 20 Years - Posted January 6, 2012
While NBC celebrates 60 years of "Today" next week, today ABC is marking 20 years of "World News Now." ABC News president Ben Sherwood calls the overnight news show, "the unsung hero of our news division." And to the production team, "You all have the confidence and creativity to take risks... [TVNewser]

New Year, New High for '60 Minutes' - Posted January 4, 2012
Sunday's New Year's Day edition of "60 Minutes" finished as the third most-watched show of the week and was the most-watched non-sports program of the holiday week. The program, which started late due to the overrun of the San Diego-Oakland game, drew 14.45 million Total Viewers to rank #3 for the week.... [TVNewser]

Alison Stewart to report for '60 Minutes' Sunday - Posted December 30, 2011
Former MSNBC anchor Alison Stewart is reporting a story for Sunday's "60 Minutes." Stewart got the first interview with 19-year-old Sam Eshaghoff, an Emory Univ... [TVNewser]

Rachel Maddow Likes the Fox News/Fox Business Christmas Cards: 'Cartoony. I Like That' - Posted December 22, 2011
MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show" had their holiday party last night at the home of show EP Bill Wolff, who wore a tuxedo we hear, and his wife Alison Stewart. ... [TVNewser]

PBS 'Need to Know' Wants to Know About Its Future - Posted January 31, 2011
The weekly PBS newsmagazine "Need to Know" is in the awkward position of not knowing what its future holds. As The NY Times notes, PBS has not decided whether to renew the program yet. Like all PBS programs, the sh... [TVNewser]

What Kathy Griffin Didn't Say During CNN's New Year's Eve - Posted January 1, 2011
Is it news when something doesn't happen? Kathy Griffin was not yanked off CNN last night. Griffin, who referred to last night's outing as "Yank Watch 2011," kept it clean during her co-hosting of CNN's New Year's Eve special alongside ... [FishbowlLA]

Jon Meacham Leaving Newsweek, What About 'Need to Know?' - Posted August 3, 2010
•Our sister blog FishbowlNY has been all over the sale of New... [TVNewser]

Tom Shales Apologizes To Alison Stewart - Posted May 18, 2010
Washington Post television critic Tom Shales apologized to PBS "Need To Know" co-host Alison Stewart in a Q&A with readers today. Kathy Lee never whimpered about the reviews, I don't thi... [TVNewser]

Jeremy Hubbard Leaving 'World News Now;' Rob Nelson to Join - Posted May 13, 2010
First on TVNewser: "World News Now," ABC's middle-of-the-night news program, is about to see another change at the anchor desk. TVNewser has learned that Jeremy Hubbard, who joined t... [TVNewser]

Need To Know's Alison Stewart Reponds To Tom Shales - Posted May 13, 2010
We linked to a review of the new PBS public affairs show "Need to Know" by WaPo's Tom Shales on Monday. Today, TVNewser heard from the show's co-host, ... [TVNewser]

Tom Shales: PBS' Need To Know a 'Streamlined Tripe Dispenser' - Posted May 11, 2010
Television critic Tom Shales of The Washington Post tuned into the premiere of the new PBS program Need to Know on Friday and, uh, he was not impressed. Shales compared the new program's tone and content t... [TVNewser]

WaPo's Shales Calls Meacham 'Pompous and Dreary' - Posted May 11, 2010
WaPo's Tom Shales was online earlier today chatting harshly on a range of topics. They included Betty White's SNL appearance (he loves her), PBS host and Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham (he can't ... [FishbowlDC]

PBS' 'Need to Know' Debuts Tonight - Posted May 7, 2010
PBS' new series "Need to Know," anchored by Alison Stewart and Jon Meacham premieres this evening on PBS. The show replaces "NOW on PBS" and "Bill Moyers Journal" on Frid... [TVNewser]

'I think a lot of times the blog is better than the show' - Posted May 7, 2010
That's MSNBC host Rachel Maddow talking with NYO's Felix Gillette about her newish online endeavor, The Maddow Blog. The Maddow Blog is one of the more ambitious attempts to date by an MSNBC star trying to rise above the low expectations of the genre. "We felt like we had an aud... [WebNewser -]

'World News Now' Stage Manager to Give his Final Cue - Posted April 29, 2010
Friday morning on World News Now (yes, you'll either have to stay up really late, or wake up really early) the show will say goodbye to Peter Grimm who has been World News Now's stage manager for the past 17 years. Grimm, who we hear will sleep in until Noon on Monday,... [TVNewser]

Rather, Colbert, Bloomberg Celebrate Bill Moyers - Posted April 28, 2010
Bill Moyers and his PBS program "Bill Moyers Journal" hit the airwaves for their final broadcast this Friday after almost 40 years after Moyers launched the initial "Journal." New York's THIRTEEN has ... [TVNewser]

'NOW on PBS' Concludes Run This Month - Posted April 7, 2010
Following the cancellation of "Worldfocus," "NOW on PBS" will be the next PBS program to end its run this spring. "PBS made a strategic decision to reallocate resources as part of a broad effort to reinvigorate public affairs coverage on t... [TVNewser]

Alison Stewart, Newsweek's Jon Meacham in Talks for PBS' 'Need to Know' - Posted March 9, 2010
•The new PBS public affairs series "Need to know," which launches May 7th and is produced by WNET in New York, is in discussions with Newsweek editor Jon Meacham and former MSNBCer Alison Stewart to co-anchor the program, according to Elizabeth Jensen... [TVNewser]

Amy Robach and Andrew Shue Tie the Knot - Posted February 7, 2010
Weekend Today co-anchor Amy Robach had a pretty special birthday yesterday -- she got married. Robach married "Melrose Place" actor Andrew Shue. The ceremony and reception, at The Lighthouse on Manhattan's west side, was attended b... [TVNewser]

Time Warner Center Hosts Annual NLGJA Benefit - Posted March 20, 2009
More than 300 TVNewsers packed Time Warner Center's 10th floor event space last night for the 14th annual NLGJA Headlines and Headliners benefit and silent auction. CNN's Soledad O'Brien emceed the event which raised more than $130,000 for NLGJA's annual programs and scholarships. In attendance: ... [TVNewser]

9pm Battle: Colmes, Ayers on "Hannity," Clooney, Iseman on "King" - Posted February 23, 2009
It's going to be a ratings battle tonight at 9pmET, as FNC and CNN each have unique line-ups. Alan Colmes makes his first return appearance to the 9pmET hour, and he'll be bringing his former co-host, Sea... [TVNewser]

CNN's New Year's Eve Tops on Cable - Posted January 2, 2009
Most cable news viewers chose CNN's New Year's Eve Live special to ring in 2009. The Anderson Cooper-Kathy Griffin special drew 2.31M Total Viewers from 11pmET-1amET and 1.61M in the A25-54 demo. FNC's UParty 2009 with Megyn Kelly and ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted December 26, 2008
Meet the Press: David Axelrod. Richard Wolffe of Newsweek, Todd Purdum of Vanity Fair and Michelle Singletary of the Washington Post. This Week: Sen. Bob... [FishbowlDC]

Alison Stewart to Guest Host Maddow - Posted November 18, 2008
MSNBC alum, and all-around TV sweetheart Alison Stewart (so says Chris, who worked with her too) will be guest hosting The Rachel Maddow Show tonight and tomorrow night. This comes after some not-so-great reviews for ... [TVNewser]

NPR Cancels Bryant Park Project - Posted July 13, 2008
The NYTimes' Elizabeth Jensen reports Bryant Park Project, a National Public Radio morning broadcast hosted by former MSNBC/NBC anchor Aliso... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.20.07 - Posted July 19, 2007
Good morning Washington. Trader Joe's is the favorite grocery stop. An NBC release announced that "Meet the Press with Tim Russert" "was the No. 1 Sunday morning public affairs program, winning the week ending Sunday, July 15, 2007." On Sunday, "Meet ... [FishbowlDC]

Countdown's 'Ho' Graphic: Olbermann's Done This Sort Of Thing Before - Posted July 19, 2007
There's some furor building over a graphic [above] shown on Tuesday's Countdown With Keith Olbermann — guest-hosted by Alison Stewart — which referred to embattled Louisiana Senator ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Countdown's 'Ho' Graphic: Olbermann's Done This Sort Of Thing Before - Posted July 19, 2007
There's some furor building over a graphic [above] shown on Tuesday's Countdown With Keith Olbermann — guest-hosted by Alison Stewart — which referred to embattled Louisiana Senator ... [FishbowlNY]

So That's Where Alison Stewart Went Off To... - Posted April 27, 2007
(earlier) From NPR: Emmy and Peabody-Award-winning broadcast journalist Alison Stewart and NPR reporter Luke Burbank have been named hosts of NPR's upcoming news and information on-air and online programming for Adults 25-44, to make its premiere on all media platforms in September 2007. The centerpiece of the new 24-hour service, announced in... [FishbowlDC]