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MSNBC Contributor Slams Media, Andrea Mitchell, for 'Disgustingly Biased' Coverage - Posted 2 days ago
During a segment on "Ronan Farrow Daily," MSNBC contributor and Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal took on the media--and MSNBC--for "disgustingly biased"... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama Makes Statement on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Investigation - Posted 2 days, 3 hours ago
This morning, broadcast networks provided special coverage of President Obama's statement on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 investigation. The president called for investigators to gain immediate and full access to the crash site, calling on Russian President Vladimir Putin to help facilitate an op... [TVNewser]

Congressman Gets Bumped from MSNBC for LeBron James News - Posted July 11, 2014
While substituting for Andrea Mitchell this afternoon, Luke Russert cut a Congressman's interview short to cover the big breaking news of the day: ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric, Andrea Mitchell Featured at Aspen Ideas - Posted June 30, 2014
The Aspen Ideas Festival continues this week, and this year, msnbc.com is using the occasion to partner with Bing for the first of a series of six interactive chats called "The Great Debate." MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Aereo Suspends Service | The View Loses Two - Posted June 30, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Aereo Suspends Service | The View Loses Two - Posted June 30, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Subrata De Leaves MSNBC for ABC News - Posted June 17, 2014
Subrata De is joining ABC News as VP of newsgathering, TVNewser has learned. De takes over for Kate O'Brian who ... [TVNewser]

A Busy Friday for Senator John McCain - Posted June 13, 2014
As potential U.S. action in Iraq drew saturation coverage on TV news today, Senator John McCain lent his voice. The Arizona Senator, who has urged President Obama to "get a new national security team," appeared on cable news five times across MSNBC, Fox News, and CNN. He started on "Morning Joe" and "New... [Fishbowl NY]

A Busy Friday for Senator John McCain - Posted June 13, 2014
As potential U.S. action in Iraq drew saturation coverage on TV news today, Senator John McCain lent his voice. The Arizona Senator, who has urged President Obama to "get a new national security team," appeared on cable news five times across MSNBC, Fox News, and CNN. He started on "Morning Joe" and "New... [FishbowlNY]

A Busy Friday for Senator John McCain - Posted June 13, 2014
As potential U.S. action in Iraq drew saturation coverage on TV news today, Senator John McCain lent his voice. The Arizona Senator, who has urged President Obama to "get a new national security team," appeared on cable news five times across MSNBC, Fox News, and CNN. He started on "Morning Joe" and "New... [TVNewser]

Networks' D-Day +70 Coverage Plans - Posted June 4, 2014
Broadcast and cable news networks will provide special coverage this week for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France. "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" is doing a weeklong series, with... [TVNewser]

NBC's Andrea Mitchell on Making Her Career - Posted May 28, 2014
NBC's Andrea Mitchell recently sat down with Washingtonian magazine to discuss the start and growth of her career and the personal toll of emotional stories. Mitchell, who was pursuin... [FishbowlDC]

DCNewsers In Profile: Greta, Andrea, Jake - Posted May 28, 2014
FNC's Greta Van Susteren has been deemed one of the 100 most powerful women in the world by Forbes, the only on-air journalist o... [TVNewser]

Longtime ABC News Anchor 'Mad' About Being Left Out of Barbara Walters' Farewell - Posted May 19, 2014
When 25 women in TV news were invited to take the stage for Barbara Walters' final... [TVNewser]

Your Saturday Guide to White House Correspondents' Weekend - Posted May 1, 2014
Tonight marks the start of White House Correspondents' Weekend and we have your Saturday lineup. From the 2014 Annual Garden Brunch to a new and ticketed "Secret" brunch, of course the dinner, and to... [FishbowlDC]

Cable News Takes Home Social Media Shorty Awards - Posted April 8, 2014
TVNewser was at last night's Shorty Awards in New York City, where both MSNBC and Al Jazeera America won awards for their respective social media activities. Our sister site Lost Remote has the full awards recap. MSNBC.com won the best use of ... [TVNewser]

NBC News Toasts Cheryl Gould: 'She Came to the Newsroom With a Fresh Perspective' - Posted April 8, 2014
Current and former NBC News talent, executives and producers gathered at 30 Rock last night to celebrate Cheryl Gould, who is ... [TVNewser]

Q1 2014 Ratings: MSNBC Tops CNN, But Sheds Viewers - Posted April 1, 2014
Despite a strong March for CNN, MSNBC held on to the second-place spot among the cable news networks in both total day and primetime during the first quarter of 2014. But like CNN and HLN, MSNBC was down compared to the year-ago quarter in both dayparts. The ratings for Q1 2014 (Nielsen... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview, 3.21 - 3.23 - Posted March 21, 2014
Who's on the public affairs shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Mitt Romney, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Capt. Sully Sullenberger, oceanographer Dave Gallo, ... [FishbowlDC]

O'Bama's St. Paddy's Day Statement on Ukraine - Posted March 17, 2014
Notably drunk and with lips as green as a leprechaun's pecker, President Obama raised a glass to "those crazy a$$#@%#s in Crimea" at a short press conference today on the Ukrainian crisis. He also gave a "special shout-out" to Russian President Vladimir Putin who he said "acted all hard and s#%t,"... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview, 3.7 - 3.9 - Posted March 7, 2014
Who's on the public affairs shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Guest Host Charlie Rose, Frmr VP Dick Cheney, Rep. Paul... [FishbowlDC]

Tina Brown, Madeleine Albright, Friends to Solve Ukraine Crisis Tonight - Posted March 5, 2014
Powerful ladies of Washington unite! Tina Brown is gathering together some A-list names tonight to discuss the situation in Ukraine at a "Women in the World" cocktail reception at the Fairmont Hotel. Some of the women attending include: Anita Dunn, Cheryl M... [FishbowlDC]

More Correspondents Travel to Ukraine - Posted March 4, 2014
More correspondents are up and running from Ukraine as Russian and Ukrainian forces remain in a tense standoff in the country's Crimea region. Secretary of State John Kerry, who flew to Kiev overnight, meets with government officials there today. Several correspondents are traveling to Kiev with Secretary Kerry, ... [TVNewser]

Ronan Farrow and Joy Reid's Week One Ratings - Posted March 3, 2014
A tough debut week for new MSNBC hosts Ronan Farrow and ... [Fishbowl NY]

Ronan Farrow and Joy Reid's Week One Ratings - Posted March 3, 2014
A tough debut week for new MSNBC hosts Ronan Farrow and ... [FishbowlNY]

Ronan Farrow and Joy Reid's Week One Ratings - Posted March 3, 2014
A tough debut week for new MSNBC hosts Ronan Farrow and ... [TVNewser]

NPR's Madhulika Sikka and Friends Celebrate Recently Published Book - Posted February 27, 2014
Friends of NPR Executive Editor Madhulika Sikka hosted a very touching book party Wednesday night at Elizabeth's on L to celebrate the release of Sikka's first book, ... [FishbowlDC]

Sec. of State John Kerry to Andrea Mitchell: Staff 'Extremely Nervous' About Twitter Return - Posted February 26, 2014
Appearing on MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports" this afternoon, Secretary of State John Kerry talked about his return to Twitter after an almost year absence. "My staff is extremely nervous, but that's alright," Kerry said. Kerry temporarily signed off from his @JohnKerry handle upon becoming Secretary of State last April. ... [Lost Remote]

Sec. of State John Kerry to Andrea Mitchell: Staff 'Extremely Nervous' About Twitter Return - Posted February 26, 2014
Appearing on MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports" this afternoon, Secretary of State John Kerry talked about his return to Twitter after an almost year absence. "My staff is extremely nervous, but that's alright," Kerry said. Kerry temporarily signed off from his @JohnKerry handle upon becoming Secretary of State last April. ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Ronan Farrow, Joy Reid Join the MSNBC Lineup - Posted February 24, 2014
"I grew up watching the greats of TV news...Murrow, Cronkite, Colbert," 26-year-old Ronan Farrow said at the top of his first "Ronan Farrow Daily," one of two new shows on MSNBC today. An opening segment on the turmoil in Ukraine was fronted by NBC... [TVNewser]

Andrea Mitchell 'Thrilled' With MSNBC Show's Move to Noon - Posted February 21, 2014
In addition to Ronan Farrow and Joy Reid's upcoming MSNBC debuts, is the timeslot change for MSNBC's long-running daytime host ... [TVNewser]

Mika Brzezinski Has a New Toughest 'Get'...Her Father - Posted February 21, 2014
You would think the easiest guest bookings for TV news hosts would be family, but MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski showed that's not always the case this morning on "Morning Joe." "Is my dad coming on today?" Brzezinski asked at the top a segment on ongoing violence ... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview, 2.7 - 2.9 - Posted February 7, 2014
Who's on the public affairs shows this weekend? Glad you asked: PBS's "Washington Week" : Janet Hook of WSJ, Jim Tankersley of ... [PRNewser]

Weekend Show Preview, 2.7 - 2.9 - Posted February 7, 2014
Who's on the public affairs shows this weekend? Glad you asked: PBS's "Washington Week" : Janet Hook of WSJ, Jim Tankersley of ... [FishbowlDC]

FBDC Tweeterboard: Washington Anchors - Posted February 6, 2014
Yesterday we took a look at the social standing of the DC publications, now it's time to turn our attention to those network anchors who call our fair city home. FishbowlDC took a look at the Twitter followers of some of DC's biggest television persona... [FishbowlDC]

5 Things to Know About The New NBCNews.com - Posted February 4, 2014
After a year of work, the new NBCNews.com debuts overnight tonight, just in time for premium traffic coming from the Sochi Olympics coverage. At an unveiling this morning at 30 Rock, NBC News President Deborah Turness says ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Changes 'Will Strengthen the Flow of our Programming,' Says Griffin - Posted January 27, 2014
News in the morning. Opinion in the afternoon. That sums up the changes coming to MSNBC's daytime schedule. The network's progressive turn, which is a proven success in the evenings, will now begin much earlier, at 1pmET as di... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Broadcast Networks - Posted January 27, 2014
Here's what the broadcast networks have planned for President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday. ABC: Diane Sawyer and ... [TVNewser]

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]

Ask MSNBC What Is Wrong with National News - Posted January 24, 2014
FULL DISCLOSURE: This is not a political diatribe about the foot-in-mouth disease most national news reporters seem to have when it comes to a zeal to become a "personality" instead of doing their effin' job as a "reporter." FULLER DISCLOSURE: When you see the video, you will laugh out loud, so please... [PRNewser]

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]

The Top Correspondents and Stories on Network Evening News in 2013 Were... - Posted January 10, 2014
NBC News correspondent Tom Costello got the most airtime on the evening newscasts in 2013 with 303 minutes on "NBC Nightly News." David Muir was next with ... [TVNewser]

FBDC FaceRace: Washington Anchors - Posted January 3, 2014
Yesterday we took a look at the social standing of the DC publications, now it's time to turn our attention to those network anchors who call our fair city home. FishbowlDC analyzed the Facebook pages of some of DC's biggest television pe... [FishbowlDC]

FBDC Tweeterboard: Washington Anchors - Posted January 3, 2014
Yesterday we took a look at the social standing of the DC publications, now it's time to turn our attention to those network anchors who call our fair city home. FishbowlDC took a look at the Twitter followers of some of DC's biggest television personali... [PRNewser]

FBDC Tweeterboard: Washington Anchors - Posted January 3, 2014
Yesterday we took a look at the social standing of the DC publications, now it's time to turn our attention to those network anchors who call our fair city home. FishbowlDC took a look at the Twitter followers of some of DC's biggest television personali... [FishbowlDC]

Ken Strickland's Year-End Note to the NBC News Washington Bureau - Posted December 31, 2013
In his year-end note to the NBC News Washington bureau, bureau chief Ken Strickland touted the D.C. staffers as a group that has "integrity, excellence, passion, and occasionally some fun." He singled out ... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview 12.27 - 12.29 - Posted December 27, 2013
Who's on the weekend shows this week? Glad you asked: --CBS's "Face the Nation": Guest Host: Major Garrett, Frmr. Dir. of NSA Michael Hayden, WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

MacNeil Lehrer Reunited on MSNBC - Posted November 20, 2013
During coverage of the wreath-laying at the gravesite of Pres. John F. Kennedy today, MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell... [TVNewser]

DC Journos Gather For Discussion; Almost Certainly No Yelling Involved, Maybe - Posted November 13, 2013
Are you a reasonable person? Do you prefer level-headed and subdued discussions about things like "politics" and "news" and "America's place in the world"? In other words, are you BOOOOOOORRRRIIIIING/a responsible member of society? If so, then you will love this event. Virtually no yelling guaranteed! It doesn'... [FishbowlDC]

Remembering Jessica Savitch, 30 Years After Her Death - Posted October 18, 2013
In the early 1980s, with cable in its infancy and network anchors dominating the airwaves, one of the most identifiable, and beloved, was NBC's Jessica Savitch. A pion... [TVNewser]

Andrea Mitchell to Receive National Press Club's Fourth Estate Award - Posted October 4, 2013
NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell will receive the 2013 Fourth Estate Award, the National Press Club's prize for a journalist "who has made significant contributions to the field through a lifetime of excellence,... [TVNewser]

Media Critic's Cancer is in Remission - Posted October 2, 2013
Journalists in Washington and elsewhere may want media critic Richard Grenell to go away -- in the polite sense -- just get the hell out of their faces sort of thing. But he's not going anywhere. In fact, Grenell's cancer is in remission. He t... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: 'F' Bomb, Shark Tank, Tennis Anyone? - Posted October 1, 2013
There's no saucy langauge allowed at Al Jazeera America. A new employee in the New York City newsroom was reprimanded for using the "F" word recently, says Page Six. The employee was told that swearing is not part of the Al Jazeera culture. CNBC has licensed the off-network cable rights to ABC's... [TVNewser]

Iran's President Woos U.S. Media Outlets - Posted September 25, 2013
The new president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, is in New York City for the annual UN General Assembly meeting. Along the way, he has been holding something of a media tour for U.S. outlets, talki... [TVNewser]

Weiner's Finger Farewell: Who Said it, Wrote it Best? - Posted September 11, 2013
As everyone knows by now, New York mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner bid adieu to reporters last night by giving at least one of them the middle finger. But how did the Fourth Estate report it and who said it best? Here we lay it all out for you. The Good MSNBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Mark Halperin Searches for Inner Journo Children - Posted September 11, 2013
TIME Editor-at-Large Mark Halperin is nothing if not deep. Maybe it's his relatively new fully grown facial hair that's making him so introspective? When I grow up I want ... [FishbowlDC]

Here Are The TV News Reporters Congress Follows on Twitter - Posted September 3, 2013
TV news reporters and anchors are terrific sources of news and analysis when it comes to Congress. So it isn't surprising that members of Congress aggressively follow certain members of the news media on Twitter. New York... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama: 'I Have Decided the U.S. Should Take Military Action,' But Will Seek Congressional Authorization First - Posted August 31, 2013
In the Rose Garden this afternoon, President Obama said he has decided the United States "should take military action" against Syria, but he said he will wait for an authorization from the out-of-session Congress first. The Saturday statement, during the long Labor Day holiday sent the news networks... [Fishbowl NY]

Pres. Obama: 'I Have Decided the U.S. Should Take Military Action,' But Will Seek Congressional Authorization First - Posted August 31, 2013
In the Rose Garden this afternoon, President Obama said he has decided the United States "should take military action" against Syria, but he said he will wait for an authorization from the out-of-session Congress first. The Saturday statement, during the long Labor Day holiday sent the news networks... [FishbowlNY]

Pres. Obama: 'I Have Decided the U.S. Should Take Military Action,' But Will Seek Congressional Authorization First - Posted August 31, 2013
In the Rose Garden this afternoon, President Obama said he has decided the United States "should take military action" against Syria, but he said he will wait for an authorization from the out-of-session Congress first. The Saturday statement, during the long Labor Day holiday sent the news networks... [TVNewser]

ABC, CBS, NBC Break In with Pres. Obama Comments on Syria - Posted August 30, 2013
With cameras clicking and flashbulbs popping, and with the leaders of Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia on either side of him, Pres. Obama spoke about the situation in Syria. Obama's remarks were recorded by the pool and fed out around 2:45pmET. They followed Secy. of State ... [TVNewser]

Chris Matthews And Wife Kathleen Matthews Fill-In On MSNBC - Posted August 19, 2013
On the same day that MSNBC revealed that "Hardball" host Chris Matthews would be losing one of his afternoon hours to make way... [TVNewser]

Andrea Mitchell Celebrates 35 Years At NBC News - Posted July 31, 2013
Today marks 35 years at NBC News for Andrea Mitchell. Mitchell, who joined NBC in 1978 as a general correrspondent, has served as Congressional correspondent, White House correspondent and foreign affairs correspondent, amon... [TVNewser]

Journos React to 'This Town' in Good and Cozy Ways - Posted July 8, 2013
Mark Leibovich's new book, This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral-Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!-in America's Gilded Capital, has caused quite a stir inside the beltway. As an inside look into Washington's cul... [PRNewser]

Journos React to 'This Town' in Good and Cozy Ways - Posted July 8, 2013
Mark Leibovich's new book, This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral-Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!-in America's Gilded Capital, has caused quite a stir inside the beltway. As an inside look into Washington's cul... [FishbowlDC]

Production Wraps on 'The Chris Matthews Show' - Posted July 5, 2013
The syndicated weekend public affairs program, "The Chris Matthews Show" is wrapping up production after 11 years. And the final three broadcasts, airing over the next three weekends, feature 17 of the show's most prominent guests. The sev... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: MSNBC Hangouts, NBC Sports, Ifill - Posted June 14, 2013
MSNBC is planning a number of Google+ Hangouts next week, each tied to a different issue related to marriage equality. MSNBC talent Thomas Roberts, Chris Hayes, ... [TVNewser]

Correspondents Don Gas Masks To Cover Escalating Protests In Turkey - Posted June 11, 2013
Protests in Istanbul, Turkey have been slowly escalating all day, with the police lobbing tear gas at the protesters, and the protesters responding in kind by lighting fireworks in the direction of the police. CNN has been simulcasting CNN International for an hour or so now, with Arwa Damon on the ground... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 11, 2013
Quotes of the Day BuzzFeed reporter likes onesies "When I launch my presidential twitter feed, I will of course advertise myself as a 'adult onesie aficionado.'" -- BuzzFeed's Evan McMorris-Santoro... [FishbowlDC]

Will Wolf Blitzer's Air Time 'Be Getting Shorter and Shorter?' - Posted June 2, 2013
The Daily News's gossip item about Wolf Blitzer ... [FishbowlLA]

Will Wolf Blitzer's Air Time 'Be Getting Shorter and Shorter?' - Posted June 2, 2013
The Daily News's gossip item about Wolf Blitzer ... [TVNewser]

Four Journos Gain Entrance Into Hall of Fame - Posted May 22, 2013
Four journalists will be inducted into the Hall of Fame of the D.C. Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists on June 11 at the National Press Club. Inductees include NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell, ... [FishbowlDC]

An Arrest in Boston Blasts? Depends Which Network You're Watching - Posted April 17, 2013
Around 1:30 this afternoon, CNN's John King went on the air reporting from one of his sources that a suspect in the Boston blasts has been identified. Fox News's Catheri... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Correspondent to Host Google+ Hangout With Secretary of State John Kerry - Posted April 15, 2013
Andrea Mitchell, chief foreign affairs correspondent for left-leaning MSNBC, will host a Google+ Han... [SocialTimes.com]

Surprise 50th Party for Joe Scarborough - Posted April 10, 2013
Mika Brzezinski, MSNBC president Phil Griffin and the UAE's Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef Al Otaiba threw a 50th ... [TVNewser]

Cable Nets Cover Lone Star College Stabbing - Posted April 9, 2013
... [TVNewser]

Women in the World, Brought to you by Women in TV News - Posted April 5, 2013
NBC News special correspondent Chelsea Clinton was among the tvnewsers leading panels at today's Women in the World conference. But it was her mother who got a thunderous applause and shouts of ... [TVNewser]

Five Years of 'Andrea Mitchell Reports' - Posted April 4, 2013
Andrea Mitchell has worked for NBC News since 1978, but today her MSNBC program, "Andrea Mitchell Reports," celebrates its fifth anniversary. She took a look back at some of the program's biggest moments over the past five years this afternoon: ... [TVNewser]

Yellin and Mitchell Grace Elle - Posted March 22, 2013
Who are the most influential women in Washington? According to Elle, two of the 10 "luminaries" are journalists. In a feature, CNN's Jessica... [FishbowlDC]

Elle, Gucci Honor 10 Washington Luminaries - Posted March 22, 2013
ELLE and Gucci celebrated 10Washington "luminaries" at a private dinner Wednesday night at the home Italian Ambassador, Claudio Bisogniero. ELLE Editor-in -Chief Robbie Myers and Gucci A... [FishbowlDC]

February 2013 Ratings: Dayside Strong For MSNBC, But Primetime Slips - Posted February 26, 2013
February 2013 wasn't bad for MSNBC, especially considering all the political news a year ago. The cable channel generally saw declines (as its competition did), but was the only channel to be flat in the adults 25-54 demo in primetime, and remained number two behind FNC. The ratings for Febru... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage: NBC News - Posted February 8, 2013
NBC's coverage of President Obama's 2013 State of the Union Address will begin at 8:45 PM Tuesday with an online web show at NBCNews.com, with network coverage kicking in at 9 Pm ET. "NBC Nightly News" and "Rock Center" anchor Brian Williams ... [TVNewser]

Hillary Clinton Makes The Rounds In Advance Of Her Departure - Posted January 30, 2013
In her last full week as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton made the TV rounds to talk about U.S. foreign policy and her own legacy. The interviews were serious, wide-ranging, and not too confrontational. Clinton even threw in a bit of praise for CNN during that network's interview. After the interviewer Jill... [TVNewser]

Hillary Clinton Grants Fox News Exit Interview, As Bill O'Reilly Talks To Colin Powell - Posted January 28, 2013
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is granting an exit interview to Fox News Channel's "On the Record with ... [TVNewser]

When Should Reporters Disclose Connections? - Posted January 23, 2013
Let's get this out of the way: conflicts of interest are rife in the TV news business. CBS News president (and former Fox News executive) David Rhodes is the brother of one of President Obama's advisers Ben Rhodes... [TVNewser]

Ashley Judd Mixes, Mingles With Journos - Posted January 21, 2013
Actress and pretend Senate hopeful Ashley Judd held court in Atlantic Publisher David Bradley's gorgeous kitchen last night at his pre-inaugural bash. The party, dubbed "Downton Bradley" for its hoity-toity... [FishbowlDC]

Ashley Judd Mixes, Mingles With Journos - Posted January 21, 2013
Actress and pretend Senate hopeful Ashley Judd held court in Atlantic Publisher David Bradley's gorgeous kitchen last night at his pre-inaugural bash. The party, dubbed "Downton Bradley" for its hoity-toity... [PRNewser]

Frank Luntz on NBC: 'I Hope I Don't Lose a Contract Because of It' - Posted January 21, 2013
Fox News contributor, the Republican pollster Frank Luntz, who is a former analyst for MSNBC, was back on NBC News this morning. Andrea Mitchell caught... [TVNewser]

The Most Covered Stories And Most Utilized Correspondents Of 2012 - Posted January 16, 2013
The Tyndall Report has released its analysis of the network evening newscasts in 2012. As usual, it provides insight into the differences between the newscasts on ABC, CBS and NBC, as well as who the "most valuable players" are, so to speak. ... [TVNewser]

Fictional News Anchor Sits On Hot Story in ABC's 'Scandal' - Posted January 11, 2013
Before a holiday hiatus ABC's political drama "Scandal" left us hanging with the fictional President Fitzgerald Grant fighting for his life in the hospital and his conniving vice president assuming the position as commander in chief. The second season resumed last night with ... [FishbowlDC]

ABC's Raddatz Skips 'ZeroDarkThirty' Red Carpet, Examiner's Schwab Walks It - Posted January 9, 2013
When we first showed up to last night's screening of ZeroDarkThirty at the Newsuem, Politico's Tim Mak was persuading a press handler to let him inside the event. He had a ticket in hand but wasn't on the list. "There a... [FishbowlDC]

John Heilemann Makes Lindsey Graham Joke on 'Morning Joe;' Edited Out of 8am Reair - Posted November 28, 2012
Just after 6am, on "Morning Joe" this morning, Joe, Mika and guest John Heilemann were talking about yesterday's New York Times ... [TVNewser]

10 Men Not to Bang in Washington - Posted November 14, 2012
By Betsy Rothstein and Eddie Scarry In the wake of the scandal swirling around now former CIA Director David Petraeus, we've decided to create a quick tip sheet for large-breasted women who are considering affairs with high-powered (some hideous) men in Washington. Here's who not to sleep with if you're getting... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 13, 2012
Quotes of the Day D.C. book shop takes pride in Petraeus mistress video "Kind of weird that the video circulating in most news reports of Paula Broadwell is of her reading from her Petraeus bio at our store." -- Politics & Prose. Petraeus scandal fatigue... [FishbowlDC]

NBC's Andrea Mitchell Breaks News of CIA Director David Petraeus Resignation - Posted November 9, 2012
NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell had the scoop of the day (even if it was a Friday news dump): CIA Director David Petraeus was resigning over an extra-marital affair. Mitchell reported the news on MSNBC at 2:51pmET, adding "... [TVNewser]

NBC News Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
"NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams heads up NBC's coverage from Rockefeller Plaza -- dubbed Democr... [Fishbowl NY]

NBC News Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
"NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams heads up NBC's coverage from Rockefeller Plaza -- dubbed Democr... [FishbowlNY]

NBC News Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
"NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams heads up NBC's coverage from Rockefeller Plaza -- dubbed Democr... [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]

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]

Weekend Anchors Head to Battleground States - Posted October 20, 2012
NBC's Lester Holt and ABC's David Muir are hitting the road and will anchor their newscasts from Florida tomorrow. Holt will anchor from The University of Tampa while Muir... [Fishbowl NY]

Weekend Anchors Head to Battleground States - Posted October 20, 2012
NBC's Lester Holt and ABC's David Muir are hitting the road and will anchor their newscasts from Florida tomorrow. Holt will anchor from The University of Tampa while Muir... [FishbowlNY]

Weekend Anchors Head to Battleground States - Posted October 20, 2012
NBC's Lester Holt and ABC's David Muir are hitting the road and will anchor their newscasts from Florida tomorrow. Holt will anchor from The University of Tampa while Muir... [TVNewser]

He Was Fast, But Not That Fast - Posted October 15, 2012
During MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports" this afternoon, there quite the typo in one of the on-screen graphics. See if you can spot it (via @BenDimiero): Yeah, Einst... [TVNewser]

Biased My Ass! - Posted October 10, 2012
Thanks to Newsbusters, a new feature is born. It's called "Biased My Ass" and it concerns the avalanche of conservative media outlets coming down hard on so-called members of the "mainstream media" for being good liberally biased soldiers in the tank for President Obama and the rest of the Democrat... [FishbowlDC]

NBC News Sets Vice Presidential Debate Plans - Posted October 10, 2012
NBC News has set coverage plans for Thursday's Vice Presidential debate at Centre College in Kentucky. Brian Williams will anchor from New York, as he did for last week's Presidential debate from Denver. Willi... [TVNewser]

Voted Down | Why Not | No Winners - Posted October 8, 2012
TVNewser: MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell is not happy with President ... [Fishbowl NY]

Voted Down | Why Not | No Winners - Posted October 8, 2012
TVNewser: MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell is not happy with President ... [FishbowlNY]

Andrea Mitchell Not Cool With Being in an Obama Ad - Posted October 8, 2012
MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell dedicated a few moments of "Andrea Mitchell Reports" to address the new campaign ad from the Obama campaign, an ad that features her "fact checking" Mitt Romney. As we noted earlier NBC sent a letter to the Obama campaign, and now Mitchell herself ... [TVNewser]

Presidential Campaigns Still Using Journalists In Attack Ads - Posted October 8, 2012
For the entire Presidential campaign, there has been some controversy over the campaigns using video of TV journalists in their ads, particularly their attack ads. Despite constant complaining from the TV networks, it doesn't seem to be slowing down. Take this brand new ad from the Obama campaign, which prominently features... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams to Anchor NBC's Debate Coverage - Posted October 3, 2012
NBC News will cover the first presidential debate tonight from 9pm-11pmET. The broadcast will be anchored by Brian Williams in New York. Williams will be joined by ... [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]

Andrea Mitchell: MSNBC Reluctant To Play Obama Tape Because It Hasn't Been Authenticated - Posted September 19, 2012
A few days after a four month old tape of Mitt Romney speaking at a private fundraiser went public, a 14 year old tape of then-state senator Obama has surfaced, in which he calls for "redistribution." The new old tape has been making the cable news rounds (particularly on Fox News), it... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Roberts, Raddatz, Mitchell - Posted September 10, 2012
"Good Morning America"'s Robin Roberts checks into the hospital today to begin treatment for MDS. She wrote a brief blog post to fans thanking them for their support. "As momma use to say: 'We all got somethin'!'Lifting you up as you have for me...This too shall pass." ... [TVNewser]

A Kennedy Spits up on Andrea Mitchell - Posted September 4, 2012
On MSNBC tonight, Andrea Mitchell got a little too close to the newest member of the Kennedy clan. Just as Chris Matthews tossed to Mitchell... [Fishbowl NY]

A Kennedy Spits up on Andrea Mitchell - Posted September 4, 2012
On MSNBC tonight, Andrea Mitchell got a little too close to the newest member of the Kennedy clan. Just as Chris Matthews tossed to Mitchell... [FishbowlNY]

Scenes from (Almost) Day One at the RNC - Posted August 27, 2012
This TVNewser arrived in Tampa this morning, just as Tropical Storm Isaac's outer bands continued to lash Florida's west coast. The Republican National Convention, already shortened by a day because of Isaac, has change... [TVNewser]

NBC News, Telemundo Reveal DNC, RNC Coverage Plans - Posted August 20, 2012
NBC News and Telemundo have announced their coverage plans for the 2012 Democratic and Republican national conventions. As expected, NBC will not have coverage on the Wednesday of the DNC, due to the NFL kickoff game. It will make up for that with two hours of coverage on Thursday, however. ... [TVNewser]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted August 14, 2012
Today we have another installment of: "Ask Piranhamous Anything." And we do mean anything. Send your queries to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com. This isn't an advice column -- Piranhamous doesn't know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do -- and worse, he doesn't care. Try to keep... [FishbowlDC]

With Ryan Comes Spark in Journalistic Tone - Posted August 13, 2012
Journalists were as invested as anyone in Mitt Romney's VP pick. After all, they're the ones stuck covering these two for the next th... [FishbowlDC]

News Nets Produce Special Reports on Mitt Romney Selection of Paul Ryan as VP - Posted August 11, 2012
At 9:20, Mitt Romney took to the stage with the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, VA as his backdrop. At 9:28, he brought out his running mate on the Republican presidential ticket, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan. NBC News began its special report at 9am with Brian W... [TVNewser]

Maria Bartiromo: 'I hope I don't have regrets for not having children at some point' - Posted July 2, 2012
MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell and CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo are in Colorado for the Aspen Ideas Festival. Bartiromo anchored her weekend show, and Mitchell hosted her MSNBC show today from the festival. And while there, Mitchell interviewed Bartiromo for genConnect. Th... [TVNewser]

CNN, FNC Fail in Early Reporting of Health Care Ruling - Posted June 28, 2012
The expediency of TV news is not meeting well with the depth involved in the ruling on the Affordable Care Act of 2010, more commonly known as Obamacare. "Be cautious with us, we're trying to do the best we can," said Bill Hemmer on Fox News,... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 25, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Getting ready for my new gig at @CNN. Is @wolfblitzer ready for THIS?!?!" -- CNN's newest employee John Berman, who is going to work on CN... [FishbowlDC]

Fox News Calls Out NBC/MSNBC Twice in Primetime - Posted June 21, 2012
We've already told you about how on his show last night Neil Cavuto took o... [TVNewser]

Take Me Out To The (Soft)Ball Game - Posted June 21, 2012
Wednesday night was the 4th annual Congressional Women's Softball game. It's one of the official kickoffs of summer for D.C. and it pits a gathering of female journos against a bi-partisan collection of female politicians. The journos were led by team captains ... [FishbowlDC]

TVNewsers Wear Pink at DC Breast Cancer Event - Posted June 20, 2012
Television personalities donned pink last night for the fourth annual Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer, a yearly event that raises awareness and funds for breast cancer causes hosted by a group of Washington, DC-based female journalists. The group includes breast cancer survivor ... [TVNewser]

More Creative Clip Editing, This Time on Fox News - Posted June 20, 2012
Sigh. Remember yesterday when we noted how MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports" cut off Mitt Romney as he spoke about going to a WaWa convenience store, effectively changing the meaning and point of w... [TVNewser]

TV News Personalities: Prepare to be Pinked - Posted June 19, 2012
Female TV news personalities in Washington aren't as vindictive and cutting as other cities. Sure, they're fiercely competitive when it comes to breaking stories. But each year they come together to socialize and raise money for a worthy cause and, in the process, submit themselves to being called ... [PRNewser]

What Does MSNBC Have Planned For 3 PM? - Posted June 12, 2012
With Dylan Ratigan departing MSNBC later this month, and Martin... [TVNewser]

Bono a Billionaire? Rocker Debunks Facebook IPO Rumor During MSNBC Interview - Posted May 18, 2012
As we noted in our post about Facebook mania on cable news, one of the big Facebook IPO-related stories making the rounds today was that U2 frontman Bono is now a billionaire and the richest rock star on earth, thanks to his early investment in the social networking company. Coincidentally, Bono appeared... [TVNewser]

NBC News Makes Pitch to Advertisers, As 'Rock Center' Hits New Viewership Low - Posted March 16, 2012
[caption id="attachment_116521" align="alignright" width="378" caption="Matt Lauer and Steve Capus at the NBC News/MSNBC upfront."][/caption] NBC Newsers always like to say they are part of one big family. But in a family that big, with several making millions of dollars a year -- even a select few in the double-digit millions -- th... [TVNewser]

How the Sandra Fluke Story Unfolded - Posted March 5, 2012
Before last week, the name Sandra Fluke had only entered the discussion in a column by TIME humorist ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: White, Raddatz, King - Posted March 5, 2012
TVNewser hears that Mark White, who had been EP of Bloomberg TV's morning programs, has left the company. White joined Bloomberg in 2009. No replacement has been named. ABC News chief foreign correspondent ... [TVNewser]

Rush Limbaugh Apologizes to Sandra Fluke - Posted March 3, 2012
Rush Limbaugh apologized to Georgetown Law School student Sandra Fluke today several days after he called her a "slut" on his radio show. Fluke had appeared before Democratic lawmakers last month at a hearing on women's health. On his show Wednesday, Limbaugh called Fl... [FishbowlLA]

Rush Limbaugh Apologizes to Sandra Fluke - Posted March 3, 2012
Rush Limbaugh apologized to Georgetown Law School student Sandra Fluke today several days after he called her a "slut" on his radio show. Fluke had appeared before Democratic lawmakers last month at a hearing on women's health. On his show Wednesday, Limbaugh called Fl... [TVNewser]

Slut-ese Continues... - Posted March 2, 2012
We're not the only ones who get called sluts for presenting ideas and opinions. TWT's Paige Winfield Cunningham ... [FishbowlDC]

President Obama Calls Sandra Fluke Shortly Before MSNBC Interview - Posted March 2, 2012
After several media appearances by Sandra Fluke in the past 24 hours, President Obama called the Georgetown Law School student this afternoon, shortly before she appeared on MSNBC's "... [TVNewser]

NBC News To Air Super Tuesday Primetime Special - Posted February 29, 2012
NBC News will air a one-hour special in primetime next Tuesday, looking at the GOP "Super Tuesday" primary results. "NBC Nightly News" and "Rock Center" anchor Brian Williams will anchor the special, which airs from 10-11PM. He will b... [TVNewser]

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]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [Fishbowl NY]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [FishbowlNY]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [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]

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]

Mitchell to Sen. Shelby: 'With All Due Respect...' - Posted December 7, 2011
The expression "With all due respect" has to be among Washington's most priceless phrases because its loose translation is, "This is going to seriously piss you off..." or ""You're a f--king idiot, so pay attention for two seconds and listen to what I'm about to say, please." It's the politician's way... [FishbowlDC]

Ann Curry to Interview VP Joe Biden in Iraq - Posted November 29, 2011
NBC "Today" anchor Ann Curry is currently in Iraq, where she will interview Vice President Joe Biden. The Biden interview will air on "Today" this Thursday. In addition Curry will report for "Today" and "NBC Nightly News" from Iraq tomorrow. Curry also called into MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports" this afternoon: ... [TVNewser]

At CPJ Gala, Dan Rather Criticizes Corporate Media, While Comcast CEO Brian Roberts Promises Journalistic Independence For NBC News - Posted November 23, 2011
Last night the Committee to Protect Journalists held its annual gala at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City. The bulk of the event was to honor journalists who risked their lives to cover the news, and along the way a few well-known faces showed ... [TVNewser]

October 2011 Ratings: MSNBC Down Double Digits in Primetime - Posted November 1, 2011
MSNBC was down across the board this month. Compared to October 2010, the network is down in -2% in total viewers and -10% in A25-54 viewers for total day; in primetime, the network is down -... [TVNewser]

Sunday Morning Panels: Only Males Need Apply - Posted October 28, 2011
We're cutting to the chase. No flowery intro needed to delve into a topic we know you've awaiting all week long: the number of mushroom heads that will appear on this weekend's political talk shows. As usual, MSNBC's Chris Matthews wins the... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Morning Panels: Only Males Need Apply - Posted October 28, 2011
We're cutting to the chase. No flowery intro needed to delve into a topic we know you've awaiting all week long: the number of mushroom heads that will appear on this weekend's political talk shows. As usual, MSNBC's Chris Matthews wins the... [TVNewser]

Washington Fetes Whitaker's Family Memoir - Posted October 28, 2011
[caption id="attachment_54600" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="Whitaker with wife Alexis Gelber "][/caption] Looking for a way to pass the time while you wait out this weekend's wintry weather? If so, you're in luck because Mark Whitaker... [FishbowlDC]

Media to Honor Kotb at Komen Gala - Posted October 27, 2011
This Friday at the Kennedy Center Susan G. Komen will host its annual "Honoring the Promise" gala. In addition to the swanky affair, the organization's Women in Media Committee will hold a special VIP reception to honor NBC Today co-host Hoda Kotb. Now in it... [PRNewser]

Media to Honor Kotb at Komen Gala - Posted October 27, 2011
This Friday at the Kennedy Center Susan G. Komen will host its annual "Honoring the Promise" gala. In addition to the swanky affair, the organization's Women in Media Committee will hold a special VIP reception to honor NBC Today co-host Hoda Kotb. Now in it... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Morning Panels: Only Males Need Apply - Posted October 21, 2011
This week we once again assess the number of ding-a-lings scheduled to appear on the Sunday morning talk show roundtables. This feature appears to be catching on. At a Cartoons & Cocktails event at the Newseum last night, a FishbowlDC reader asked about the frame for our beautiful artistic penis picture.... [PRNewser]

How the Evening Newscasts Reported the Death of Muammar Gaddafi - Posted October 21, 2011
The three U.S. evening newscasts spent a combined 32 minutes and 45 seconds on the killing of Muammar Gaddafi on their newscasts Thursday evening, extending their first blocks beyond the 10-minute mark. [caption id="attachment_93994" align="alignright" width="300" caption="A Libyan news anchor smiles while reporting the news of Muammar Gaddafi's death, as shown on... [TVNewser]

TVNewsers Wear Purple To Show Their 'Spirit' - Posted October 20, 2011
People across the country today participated in "Spirit Day," wearing purple as a sign of support for LGBT youth. The movement, started by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, counted several visible people as champions of the anti-bullying cause: morning anchors, evening anchors and cable anchors on several networks were... [TVNewser]

TVNewsers Wear Purple To Show Their 'Spirit' - Posted October 20, 2011
People across the country today participated in "Spirit Day," wearing purple as a sign of support for LGBT youth. The movement, started by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, counted several visible people as champions of the anti-bullying cause: morning anchors, evening anchors and cable anchors on several networks were... [Fishbowl NY]

TVNewsers Wear Purple To Show Their 'Spirit' - Posted October 20, 2011
People across the country today participated in "Spirit Day," wearing purple as a sign of support for LGBT youth. The movement, started by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, counted several visible people as champions of the anti-bullying cause: morning anchors, evening anchors and cable anchors on several networks were... [FishbowlNY]

VandeHei Voices Disdain for Habitual Tweeting - Posted October 18, 2011
Mark McKinnon, political communications strategist and columnist for The Daily Beast, chatted with Politico's Executive Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

NBCU Breakfast: SJP, Andy Cohen, and Keeping It Real When Marketing to Moms - Posted October 4, 2011
[caption id="attachment_28163" align="alignleft" width="368" caption="Bravo's Andy Cohen, Sarah Jessica Parker, NBC News' Andrea Mitchell (who moderated the panel discussion), and Lauren Zalaznick, chairman, Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media at NBCUniversal Photo by: Jason DeCrow/NBCUniversal"]... [PRNewser]

So, How's Your UN Week Going? - Posted September 21, 2011
It's UN week here in New York, where diplomats tie up traffic and ring up tabs. Eric Shawn has been covering the goings-on at the UN for Fox News. CNN's man at the UN is Richard Roth, and NBC's chief foreign affairs cor... [Fishbowl NY]

So, How's Your UN Week Going? - Posted September 21, 2011
It's UN week here in New York, where diplomats tie up traffic and ring up tabs. Eric Shawn has been covering the goings-on at the UN for Fox News. CNN's man at the UN is Richard Roth, and NBC's chief foreign affairs cor... [FishbowlNY]

So, How's Your UN Week Going? - Posted September 21, 2011
It's UN week here in New York, where diplomats tie up traffic and ring up tabs. Eric Shawn has been covering the goings-on at the UN for Fox News. CNN's man at the UN is Richard Roth, and NBC's chief foreign affairs cor... [TVNewser]

One Event: Andrea Mitchell. SJP. Andy Cohen. - Posted September 13, 2011
On Tuesday Oct. 4, NBC's Chief Foreign Correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC Expanding 'Lean Forward' Campaign to Dayside Anchors - Posted September 8, 2011
MSNBC is preparing to expand its "Lean Forward" branding campaign to its dayside anchors. The channel is beginning work on ads featuring its dayside news team, with "Daily Rundown" anchor Chuck Todd starring in the first of the new ads: ... [TVNewser]

To Andrea Mitchell With Love From D.C. Journos - Posted September 8, 2011
Several Washington journalists are sending love and well wishes to NBC Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell. Mitchell announced Wednesday on her program that she has breast cancer. Typically the shameless plugs on MSNBC's "T... [FishbowlDC]

Andrea Mitchell Reveals That She Has Breast Cancer, Says Prognosis 'Terrific' - Posted September 7, 2011
At the end of her MSNBC program this afternoon, NBC's Chief Foreign Affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell revealed that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Mitchell went on to explain that despite the diagnosis, it was caught in its earl... [TVNewser]

Andrea Mitchell Reveals That She Has Breast Cancer, Says Prognosis 'Terrific' - Posted September 7, 2011
At the end of her MSNBC program this afternoon, NBC's Chief Foreign Affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell revealed that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Mitchell went on to explain that despite the diagnosis, it was caught in its earl... [Fishbowl NY]

Andrea Mitchell Reveals That She Has Breast Cancer, Says Prognosis 'Terrific' - Posted September 7, 2011
At the end of her MSNBC program this afternoon, NBC's Chief Foreign Affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell revealed that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Mitchell went on to explain that despite the diagnosis, it was caught in its earl... [FishbowlNY]

Cablers Head to Iowa for Straw Poll Coverage - Posted August 11, 2011
Yesterday we told you what the network Sunday morning shows were up to this weekend, now it is the cablers turn to put their focus on Iowa. With the Iowa Straw Poll slated for Satur... [TVNewser]

It's Summer Superlatives Time! - Posted August 10, 2011
Our sister blog FishbowlDC is in the middle of its Summer Superlatives poll, and plenty of TV news personalities are in the running. In the "best on-air personality" category, the ... [TVNewser]

Debt Deal Negotiations Keep Some Anchors Very Busy - Posted August 1, 2011
The debt deal negotiations Sunday kept some anchors working all day (and night) long. On ABC... [GalleyCat]

Debt Deal Negotiations Keep Some Anchors Very Busy - Posted August 1, 2011
The debt deal negotiations Sunday kept some anchors working all day (and night) long. On ABC... [TVNewser]

Minor Annoyance: Police Officer Confiscates NYT John Harwood's Outdated Press Pass on Capitol Hill - Posted July 21, 2011
NYT and CNBC political analyst John Harwood was spotted Wednesday on the first floor of the Senate side of Capitol with NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

Live From Aspen - Posted June 27, 2011
The Aspen Ideas Festival, presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, begins today. The following news men and women will broadcast live from Aspen. Some were mentioned in Politic... [FishbowlDC]

Bill O'Reilly explains what makes Fox News different - Posted May 24, 2011
The media was the subject of Bill O'Reilly's Talking Points Commentary last night. O'Reilly took a shot at NBC, criticizing Andrea Mitchell for her commentary on "Meet the Press." He also lambasted Media Matters and praised Orbitz ... [TVNewser]

Panel Discussion: Covering the Middle East - Posted May 10, 2011
On May 17th we'll hear "Perspectives from the Field" on Middle East reporting from a panel of well-known journalists moderated by NBC's MTP Host ... [PRNewser]

As New Yorkers Celebrate Bin Laden's Death, WNBC Provides Unrivaled Local Coverage - Posted May 2, 2011
Following the dramatic announcement late Sunday night that the U.S. had killed Osama bin Laden, New York's WNBC stayed in breaking news mode long after ... [TVSpy]

Bin Laden Killed: Cable Channels Call In Big Guns To Cover the News - Posted May 2, 2011
Updated: With the unexpected announcement that President Obama would be making a statement late Sunday night, the cable news channels scrambled to get their top anchors on-air. Fox News was first to confirm the news that Osama Bin Laden was dead at 10:40 PM ET. Geraldo Rivera was at the desk at... [TVNewser]

Greenspan: Hepburn 'almost up to Andrea's standard' - Posted April 28, 2011
Tuesday night at the Newseum was a real charmer. NBC News chief foreign correspondent Andrea Mitchell and her husband of 14 years, former Fed Chairman,... [FishbowlDC]

Sarah Palin Not Getting Enough Media Attention? - Posted April 20, 2011
Well, how times have changed. As Donald Trump finds himself squarely in the political news cycle, team Sarah Palin is complaining of a lack of coverage on the networks. Slate's Dave Weigel writes about a se... [TVNewser]

Where Does Andrea Mitchell Get Her News? - Posted April 20, 2011
NBC correspondent and MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell reveals her media diet to The Atlantic. From which TV news outlets does Mitchell ge... [TVNewser]

FT Party: Characteristically Pretty in Pink - Posted April 16, 2011
Anderson House, off Dupont Circle ... [PRNewser]

Cable Plans for Obama's Deficit Reduction Speech - Posted April 13, 2011
The cable networks are planning special coverage around Pres. Obama's fiscal responsibility address at George Washington University this afternoon. On CNN, Wolf Blitzer, along with ... [TVNewser]

Leist Named NBC Senate Producer - Posted April 4, 2011
The domino effect on promotions at NBC's Washington bureau continues today as Libby Leist is named Senate Producer for the network. Leist, a 10-year NBC vet and Senior Producer of "The Daily Rundown" will fill the void left by ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlDC Interview: NBC's Antoine Sanfuentes - Posted March 25, 2011
It was no shocker when NBC News announced that ... [PRNewser]

The other international news - Posted March 16, 2011
While much of the cable and broadcast news time is being spent in Japan, the networks are also keeping their eyes on the situation in North Africa and the Middle East. CNN's Wolf Blitzer, CBS News' W... [TVNewser]

Andrea Mitchell: Red Carpet-Ready Workaholic - Posted March 8, 2011
US News & World Report's Washington Whispers column profiled NBC's "ageless whirlwind" Andrea Mitchell... [FishbowlDC]

Andrea Mitchell: 'There are a lot of older women on the air now, we've got something to offer' - Posted March 7, 2011
"At a time in her life when many of her contemporaries are trading in their press passes for a ticket to retirement's easy street," writes... [TVNewser]

Donald Rumsfeld Grilled By Bill O'Reilly - Posted March 4, 2011
If you thought MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell's interview with former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld was tough, wait until you see Fox News host Bill O'Rei... [TVNewser]

WSJ's Mullins and Farnam Take Swipes at Media - Posted March 3, 2011
WSJ's Brody Mullins and WaPo's Tim Farnam accepted the National Press Foundation's Dirksen award Tuesday night at the Washington Hilton along with NBC's Andrea Mitchell and CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

A Tale of Two Interviews: Donald Rumsfeld on CBS' 'Late Show' and MSNBC's 'Andrea Mitchell Reports' - Posted February 22, 2011
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has been making the rounds to talk about his new memoir, Known and Unknown. Last night he was a guest on the "Late Show with David Letterman," and his afternoon appeared on MSNBC's "Andrea Mitch... [Fishbowl NY]

A Tale of Two Interviews: Donald Rumsfeld on CBS' 'Late Show' and MSNBC's 'Andrea Mitchell Reports' - Posted February 22, 2011
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has been making the rounds to talk about his new memoir, Known and Unknown. Last night he was a guest on the "Late Show with David Letterman," and his afternoon appeared on MSNBC's "Andrea Mitch... [FishbowlNY]

Ronald Reagan Centennial Coverage - Posted February 5, 2011
Former President Ronald Reagan would have turned 100 years old tomorrow. So this weekend, the news networks are offering special programming honoring the legacy of the 40th President of the United States. CNN chief national correspondent John K... [Fishbowl NY]

Ronald Reagan Centennial Coverage - Posted February 5, 2011
Former President Ronald Reagan would have turned 100 years old tomorrow. So this weekend, the news networks are offering special programming honoring the legacy of the 40th President of the United States. CNN chief national correspondent John K... [FishbowlNY]

Gridiron Loosens Rules After 126 Years - Posted January 25, 2011
In a move that is unprecedented by The Girdiron Club, they are advertising for a Sunday afternoon post-dinner reception and performance through the Harvard Club of Washington, D.C. In past years the exclusive white-tie Gridiron dinner event has been strictly invitation only. "Looks like they're hurtin... [FishbowlDC]

Steve Burke breaks bread with his (soon-to-be) new NBC News employees - Posted January 20, 2011
NBC News and MSNBC anchors filled New York City's Gotham Hall this afternoon for the annual upfront presentation -- a luncheon put on by the NBC News sales team to entice advertisers and agencies to keep NBC News and MSNBC top of mind when they are spending ad dollars. NBC News... [Fishbowl NY]

Steve Burke breaks bread with his (soon-to-be) new NBC News employees - Posted January 20, 2011
NBC News and MSNBC anchors filled New York City's Gotham Hall this afternoon for the annual upfront presentation -- a luncheon put on by the NBC News sales team to entice advertisers and agencies to keep NBC News and MSNBC top of mind when they are spending ad dollars. NBC News... [FishbowlNY]

Steve Burke breaks bread with his (soon-to-be) new NBC News employees - Posted January 20, 2011
NBC News and MSNBC anchors filled New York City's Gotham Hall this afternoon for the annual upfront presentation -- a luncheon put on by the NBC News sales team to entice advertisers and agencies to keep NBC News and MSNBC top of mind when they are spending ad dollars. NBC News... [TVNewser]

Cablers Ready for Live 112th Congress Coverage - Posted January 5, 2011
Today marks the first day of the 112th Congress, which brings with it several ceremonies --- including the swearing-in and the election of the Speaker of the House. The cablers are all ready for the coverage. Fox News Channel will start their coverage within normal programming at 11:30amET, which will include repo... [TVNewser]

MTP's Gregory Gives Rare Praise on Scarf - Posted December 20, 2010
In the rarest of shout-outs in the world of serious Sunday morning political programming, NBC MTP Host David Gregory gave Mark McKinnon high praise for his chic, non-bulky herringbone scarf. Gregory must have had it pl... [PRNewser]

Gordon Brown's Washington Book Fete - Posted December 12, 2010
Saturday evening, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown kicked off his five-day book tour in the United States at an event in Washington D.C.. Hosted by Tammy Haddad and Ted Greenberg, Connie Milstein and J.C. de La Haye St. Hilaire, the fete took place at the Jefferson... [FishbowlDC]

Haddad Honored - Posted December 9, 2010
Media maven Tammy Haddad was feted for her work with the Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) last night. The event was hosted by Susan Axelrod and ... [FishbowlDC]

Author Graham Moore's Presidential Perks - Posted December 2, 2010
[caption id="attachment_26255" align="aligncenter" width="502" caption="Novelist Graham Moore with VP Joe Biden "][/caption] Dealing with the spotlight from a famous mother or father can be drag. Just ask ... [FishbowlDC]

Mitchell, Wuerker Win Press Awards - Posted November 30, 2010
The National Press Foundation is doling out accolades. Lucky and hardworking recipients include NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent correspondent Andrea Mitchell, who will receive the 2010 Taishoff Broadcasting Award. Another award recipient is Politico's Matt Wuerker, who will receive $2500 for the 2010 ... [FishbowlDC]

Martin Bashir Makes MSNBC Debut - Posted November 16, 2010
His daytime show may not yet have a premiere date, but MSNBC's Martin Bashir has finally made his debut on the network. Bashir was a guest on "Andrea Mitchell Reports" during the 1 PM hour today, to talk about ... [TVNewser]

Spacey Hits DC for 'Casino Jack' Premiere - Posted November 11, 2010
Journos flooded the Landmark E St. Cinema last night for the Washington premiere of "Casino Jack," the late George Hickenlooper's film about power lobbyists Jack Abramoff and Michael Scanlon who famously defrauded severa... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 4, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Compassion "I always feel bad for the loser believe it or not." -- FNC "On the Record" host Greta Van Susteren... [FishbowlDC]

Election 2010: NBC News, MSNBC Slate Midterm Coverage Plans - Posted October 19, 2010
NBC News and MSNBC have slated their coverage plans for the 2010 midterm elections. On the broadcast network, "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams will lead coverage during the 6:30 PM newscast ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 19, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Reporter praises boss "A @duke friend emails to let me know @politico's John Harris... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 15, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Obama's hair getting grayer? "Superficial side note on Obama on MTV -- is his hair grayer now? Did he stop dyeing it?" -- Human Events investigative editor ... [FishbowlDC]

2pm MSNBC slot has a name: 'News Nation wth Tamron Hall' - Posted October 11, 2010
The 2pmET timeslot on MSNBC now has a name: "News Nation with Tamron Hall" debuted today. This is the show Donald Trump hinted at last month when he wa... [TVNewser]

This Just in to NBC News: The Latest on Liz Lemon - Posted October 1, 2010
NBC's "30 Rock" regularly features some of the other employees at the real "30 Rock," and talent from NBC news is no exception. In this week's episode, "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams returns to the show, with a surprising cameo from MSNBC anchor and NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell: ... [TVNewser]

With Amanpour Settling In, NBC Feels Out the State of the Sunday Shows - Posted September 21, 2010
NBC News, through market research firm Vision Critical, has put out a survey asking consumers about the Sunday morning public affairs shows, with a particular focus on "Meet the Press" and ABC's "This Week," according to a copy obtained by TVNewser. There were a number of questions about the two programs, covering... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 20, 2010
Quotes of the Day Imminent hives "Sensing before 8 a.m. that today will give me hives at some point doesn't bode well." -- The Washington Examiner's Feature Editor Jacque Jo Bland in a Monday morn... [FishbowlDC]

Mitchell on Ahmadinejad Interview: 'One of the most complicated challenges I've faced' - Posted September 17, 2010
NBC News chief foreign correspondent Andrea Mitchell has experienced a lot in her 16 years on the beat. But she calls this week's interview with Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad "one of the most complicated challenges I've faced." "I think lar... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 24, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Strange development: Reporter finds Bristol, Tripp in dreams "Had a dream about Bristol Palin last night. She lived in my closet with baby Tripp and asked me to get her a rum and coke." She adds, "This is when you know your job has consumed your life..." - The Washington... [FishbowlDC]

Philadelphia Feeder WCAU Sends Another Anchor to the Net - Posted August 19, 2010
As the only child of a big-shot realtor, new NBC hire Kristen Welker knows the three keys to success. Location, location, location. Formerly the weekend anchor at NBC-owned WCAU in Philadelphia, Welker ... [TVNewser]

DCNewsers Beat the Heat by Heading to Aspen - Posted July 7, 2010
With temperatures topping 100 degrees in Washington and New York, Aspen sounds awfully nice right about now. And that's where a bunch of tvnewsers are this week for the annual Aspen Ideas Festival. Moderators and participants include NBC's ... [TVNewser]

Congressional Women's Softball Game: Journos v. Members - Posted June 16, 2010
We're not generally in favor of reporters lobbing softballs to Members...but tonight is different. This evening, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Rep. Jo Ann Emerson, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Sen. Lisa Murkowski, will face off against the women members of the Capitol Hill press corp led by CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted May 26, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day CNN's Yellin seeks red carpet advice "I asked a tv star for advice - what to do on red carpet. She said if you get nervous laugh like you were punched in the gut! It worked!" And later: "Walked the red carpet...that was so crazy! Fun but so odd... [FishbowlDC]

Good News for Bloomberg's Lakshmanan! - Posted May 19, 2010
Earlier this week we told you about Bloomberg correspondent Indira Lakshmanan and her son Devan who recently relapsed with leukemia. In order to survive, four-year-old Devan is in desperate ... [FishbowlDC]

Note to BP CEO: Please Stop Talking - Posted May 14, 2010
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Kate Snow on Her 'First Day at a New School' - Posted May 11, 2010
Kate Snow, who departed the weekend edition of ABC's "Good Morning America" in March, had her first official day in the NBC office... [TVNewser]

Attorney General Holds Press Conference on Bombing Attempt Suspect - Posted May 4, 2010
This afternoon, Attorney General Eric Holder held a press conference in Washington announcing that the suspect in the failed Time Square bombing attempt will face terrorism and WMD charges. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, FBI Deputy Director John Pistole, and NY Police Commissioner Ray Kelly also spoke. (Holder's remarks here.) The... [TVNewser]

Correspondents' Dinner: Kim Kardashian holds Court at Tammy Haddad's Power Brunch - Posted May 1, 2010
Kim Kardashian with FNC's Greta Van Susteren and her husband John Coale at the annual Garden Party at the home of Tammy Haddad ahead of tonight's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. What's a brunch without ... [TVNewser]

Swag Bags Like Whoa @Time & People Magazine Party - Posted May 1, 2010
More on the party to come but we couldn't help but gush over Time and People magazines celeb-caliber swag bags that guests walked with after last night's swanky party at the St. Regis Hotel. Media-types like CNN's Edie Emery, ... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Flock to The Week's Opinion Awards - Posted April 21, 2010
The Week held their annual Opinion Awards last night at the W Hotel. This year's event recognized WaPo wunderkind Ezra Klein, TNR's Jonathan... [FishbowlDC]

Allbritton Opens up $24 Million Home for Prom Weekend - Posted April 12, 2010
Promgoers watch out. In addition to Politico Publisher Robert Allbritton and wife, Elena, holding court at their rarely seen $24 million Georgetown home for Sunday brunch, Politico will publish a special magazine edition of the paper devoted to the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner weekend. The glossy is expected to... [FishbowlDC]

Inside the Book Party of Time Editor Richard Stengel - Posted April 2, 2010
Photo credit: Julie Fischer Photography An intimate party was held Thursday night celebrating the release of Time magazine managing editor Rick Stengel's tome Mandela's Way: Fifteen Lessons on Life, Love and Courage. The Aspen Institute's W... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 2, 2010
Gov. Haley Barbour: "I made fun of that question with reporters because you get tired of being asked the same question over and over and over again." -- the Mississippi Gov. responds to MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell. Mitchell prompted him, saying that during the governors' conference he told reporters that if "we all saw... [FishbowlDC]

2010 Gracie Award Winners Announced - Posted February 24, 2010
The American Women in Radio and Television organization has announced the winners of the 2010 Gracie Allen Awards, for "programming created for women, by women and about women, as well as individuals who have made exemplary contributions to the industry." A gala will be held in LA on May 25th.... [TVNewser]

Gracie Awards Doled Out - Posted February 24, 2010
The American Women in Radio & Television has announced their 35th annual Gracie Awards. NBC cleaned up - even with its prison lock-up show. "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams":Outstanding Hard News Feature on "Unlikely Refugees." MTP: "Outstanding Interview Program or Feature" ... [FishbowlDC]

Journos' Snow Remarks - Posted February 10, 2010
NBC's Andrea Mitchell "Total white out wind picking up with great NBC snow driver, we can barely see traffic signals. The few plowed rds now covered again," she tweeted. WaPo's Chris Cillizza "The last #snowmageddon was kind of fun," he... [FishbowlDC]

Palin Hand Writing Jokes Continue - Posted February 9, 2010
After Sarah Palin delivered the keynote at the Tea Party Convention Saturday evening, ... [TVNewser]

Mitchell puts Kibosh on Kardashian Talk - Posted February 5, 2010
NBC's Andrea Mitchell and Chuck Todd are discussing the upcoming Super Bowl. Todd wonders how many camera shots of Kim Kardashian (whose boyfriend Reggie Bush plays for the New Orleans Saints) there will be. After Todd mentioned Kardashian a few times, Mitchell wasn't having it. "Let me try to clean this up by... [FishbowlDC]

Mitchell Helps Biden Remember His Oscar Pick - Posted February 2, 2010
Don't put V.P. Joe Biden in charge of the Oscars anytime soon - unless he plans to bring NBC's Andrea Mitchell along for the ride. As V.P. Joe Biden failed to remember the name of his own Oscar favorite, "Avator", during an interview on her MSNBC show "Andrea Mitchell Reports" this... [FishbowlDC]

VPOTUS, FLOTUS Make NBC News Rounds - Posted February 2, 2010
Today on MSNBC, Andrea Mitchell will sit down with Vice President Joe Biden. The live interview will air on "Andrea Mitchell Reports" at 1pmET. Then tomorrow on "Today" Matt Lauer sits down with first lady ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Dayside Changes: Return to Single-Anchor Shows; Themed Hours Go Away - Posted January 26, 2010
MSNBC is streamlining its dayside schedule and doing away with the themed hours focused on the economy and politics. It's a back-to-basics approach for the network's daytime news hours which slipped to fifth place in December, behind FNC, CNN, HLN and CNBC between 9am-4pm. TVNewser has learned that eff... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Broadcast Networks - Posted January 26, 2010
Tomorrow evening, President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address to Congress just after 9pmET. Gov. Bob McDonnell will provide the GOP response. Here are the special coverage plans we're hearing for the broadcast networks. ABC News' ... [TVNewser]

Journos Turn Up to Game Change Soiree - Posted January 19, 2010
Savannah Guthrie, Michael Feldman and Game Change authors. On Monday night, Time and New York magazines hosted a party at the W Hotel's P.O.V. bar to celebrate Mark Halperin and John Heilemann's ... [FishbowlDC]

Williams to Clooney: "It's Driving Me Crazy Where I've Heard Your Name Before" - Posted January 13, 2010
NBC's Nightly News anchor Brian Williams, chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell, and D.C. bureau chief ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Shows on Sarah Palin's Debut. Stephanopoulos: 'I Was in this Transition' - Posted January 13, 2010
In a new segment called the Morning Mix, "Good Morning America" anchors Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos discussed, among other things, Sarah Palin's debut as a Fox News commentator/analyst on "The O'Reilly Factor." ... [TVNewser]

Cub Scouts Horsing Around on Set - Posted January 11, 2010
NBC's Andrea Mitchell brought the Cub Scouts on the tour of the studio Sunday. She brought them by the set of the new show, "The Daily Rundown," which aired for the first time today on MSNBC. They had no official thoughts on Fox News's ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview for 01.10.10 - Posted January 8, 2010
• NBC's Meet the Press: Gov. Tim Kaine (D-VA), RNC Chairman Michael Steele, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-CA) with NBC's Andrea Mitchell & Chuck Todd • CBS' Face the Nation: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Rep. Pet... [FishbowlDC]

Washington TV Newsers Dominate Airtime - Posted January 6, 2010
News consultant Andrew Tyndall added up the airtime of the nation's top network news correspondents (anchors excluded) over the last decade. NBC's Andrea Mitchell topped... [FishbowlDC]

Which TVNewser Logged the Most Facetime During the Last Decade? - Posted January 5, 2010
News consultant Andrew Tyndall has added up minutes each network news correspondent spent on the air in the last decade. And the winner? NBC's ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Putting Final Touches on "Daily Rundown" - Posted January 5, 2010
"Daily Rundown", a new MSNBC 9 a.m. morning program to be hosted by the network's Chuck Todd and Savannah Guthrie, is in its bells and whistles stage as the show prepare... [FishbowlDC]

New MSNBC Dayside Schedule Leaked? - Posted December 28, 2009
Over the weekend ICN was first to report that someone posted the new MSNBC schedule -- supposedly "effective... [TVNewser]

Special Climate Change as Copenhagen Conference Begins - Posted December 7, 2009
As scientists and world leaders head to Copenhagen this week for the Climate Conference, you can expect some special coverage from the networks. Tonight, Campbell Brown anchors special coverage in her CNN program at 8pmET titled, "Global... [TVNewser]

Palin and Rep. Frank Entertain at Gridiron's First Tweet-able Dinner - Posted December 6, 2009
Times are a-changin' for the Gridiron Club. For the first time in its 124-year history, the Gridiron lifted its "off the record" rule at a dinner and allowed tweeting, CNN reported first (and tweeted). USA Today's Susan Page, CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Early Sunday Show Listings - Posted November 25, 2009
This Sunday after Thanksgiving... • David Gregory will moderate NBC's "Meet the Press" with guests Pastor Rick Warren, author of "The Purpose Driven Life" and foundation co-chairs Bill and Melinda Gates. • On CBS, Harry Smith will substitute for ... [FishbowlDC]

Power Problems Persist at NBC News Washington - Posted November 16, 2009
NBC's Washington bureau has been having power problems all day. Politico's Michael Calderone emailed bureau chief Mark Whitaker about it this morning. Whitaker w... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 30, 2009
• NBC's Meet the Press: President Obama's 2008 presidential campaign manager David Plouffe, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, "Where Men Win Glory" author Jon Krakauer and NBC's Jim Miklaszewski and Andrea Mitchell • ... [FishbowlDC]

Last Night: Book Parties & Screenings - Posted October 20, 2009
• DC's media types also turned out last night for a screening of HBO's documentary "By the People: The Election of Barack Obama" at MPAA with filmmakers Amy Rice and Alicia Sams. NYT's Jeff Zeleny, the New Yorker's ... [FishbowlDC]

Newsers Turn Out For Helen Thomas-Craig Crawford Book Party - Posted October 20, 2009
TVNewser was there as friends and colleagues feted veteran newswoman Helen Thomas and MSNBC political analyst Craig Crawford at their book party in Washington, DC last night. The pair have collaborated on ... [TVNewser]

A Word You'd Rather Not Hear from Andrea Mitchell: "BALLS" - Posted October 15, 2009
In a discussion about covering 3 Mile Island, Andrea Mitchell shares a story with Rachel Maddow about asking her bureau chief if it ever occurred to him that "men's balls are as vulnerable as women's ovaries?" Now, I love Andrea Mitchell as much as the next guy but hearing her... [FishbowlDC]

'Has it occurred to you that men's balls are as vulnerable as women's ovaries?' - Posted October 15, 2009
•NBC News' Andrea Mitchell and MSNBC's Rachel Maddow sit down for a new series of promo videos for NBC's "A Woman's Nation," which begins next week and is guest edited by Maria Shriver... [TVNewser]

Who's Betsy Cline? - Posted October 14, 2009
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MSNBC Control Room Fail - Posted October 9, 2009
If you were watching MSNBC this afternoon, you may have noticed a lot of promos. TVNewser has learned there have been control room technical issues all afternoon. At 1:55pmET today Andrea Mitchell finished her show, but ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 9, 2009
• NBC's Meet the Press: Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI), Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), NBC military analyst and former US Southern Command Commander-in-chief Ret. Gen. Barry McCaffrey and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Ret. Gen. Richard Myers and a roundtable with Atlantic Media political director Ron Brownstein, WSJ's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 10.08.09 - Posted October 8, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy (one-day-belated) 13th birthday to Fox News ... [FishbowlDC]

Broadcasters Interrupt Morning Shows for Obama/Brown/Sarkozy Iran News - Posted September 25, 2009
At 8:43am this morning the presidents of the U.S and France and the Prime Minister of Great Britain appeared to make a statement about Iran revealing a second uranium enrichment site. Pres. Obama, French President Sarkozy and British Prime Minister Brown are accusing Iran of concealing the plant. ... [TVNewser]

Sunday's "MTP" Guests: Bill Clinton and David Paterson - Posted September 23, 2009
David Gregory gave us a preview to this Sunday's show in an MSNBC appearance on "Andrea Mitchell Reports" just a few minutes ago... Former President Bill Clinton and NY Governor David Paterson (D) will be Gregory's guests on "Meet the Press." Both are promoted on the Sunday show's website as "exclusive." ... [FishbowlDC]

House of Haddad Celebrates WuDunn & Kristof - Posted September 14, 2009
Last Thursday evening, guests at the home of Tammy Haddad were given the chance to chat up of Pulitzer Prize winners and co-authors of "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide," Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn. The two were being honored by "Mothers Day Every Day," a campaign founded... [FishbowlDC]

FishbookDC: Vote for Washington's "Hardest Working" Journo - Posted September 2, 2009
FishbookDC: Cast Your Vote for Hardest Working Washington Journo of 2009(polls) ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbookDC: Remaining Candidates Revealed - Posted September 1, 2009
Cutest Couple CNN's Dana Bash & John King Examiner's Kiki Ryan & Bloomberg's Tim Burger Bloomberg's ... [FishbowlDC]

Kennedy Funeral: Quotes from the Morning - Posted August 29, 2009
During today's funeral Mass coverage for Sen. Kennedy, there was ample time for newsers to add their own color to the proceedings. We've collected a small sample of the quotes we heard that supplemented this morning's coverage as we flipped between networks. Shepard Smi... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted August 29, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Senator John Kerry (D-MA), Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), Bob Shrum, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin and Maria Shriver CBS' Face the Nation: Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) and Georgetown University sociologist Michael Eric Dyson ABC's... [FishbowlDC]

Kennedy Coverage on TV Tonight and Tomorrow - Posted August 28, 2009
Tonight a "Celebration of Life Memorial Service" will be held for Senator Ted Kennedy at the JFK Library in Boston. Saturday, the Senator's funeral services will be held in Boston and in Arlington National Cemetery. Here's how it will be covered (via TVNewser): CNN: Beginning at 7pmET, Campbell Brown and Wolf Blitzer... [FishbowlDC]

Kennedy Funeral : Broadcast Network Plans - Posted August 28, 2009
And here are some the early details of how Sen. Kennedy's funeral mass in Boston and burial service in Arlington National Cemetery will be covered by the broadcast networks tomorrow: Saturday morning, Kate Snow will anchor "GMA" from the JFK Library in Boston. A... [TVNewser]

Kennedy Coverage: Thursday Broadcast Network Plans - Posted August 27, 2009
As you've seen on cable this afternoon- Senator Kennedy and family are motorcading to Boston from Hyannis. The approximate arrival time is 4pm at the JFK Library. The Senator will lie in repose at the library from 6pm on. TVNewser has compiled the following network coverage plans:... [FishbowlDC]

Kennedy : Thursday Broadcast Network Plans - Posted August 27, 2009
Today's schedule for Sen. Edward Kennedy's memorial services: 1pm Motorcade to Boston, Approx 4pm Arrive at JFK library in Boston, 6pm-11pm Sen. Kennedy will lie in repose at the library. The network coverage plans are as follows: ABC's Charlie Gibson will anchor portions of the motorcade in special reports as well... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 08.27.09: A Kennedy Edition - Posted August 27, 2009
Good Morning FBDC! Check out front pages of the country's newspapers at newseum.org. NEWS NOTES | NEWSPAPERS | TV | RADIO | ... [FishbowlDC]

Cable Differs on Healthcare Meetings - Posted August 11, 2009
The AP's David Bauder writes about this afternoon's cable news coverage, or lack of coverage, of the first of three Pres. Obama town hall meetings this week as he continues to sell healthcare reform. Fox News Channel cut away from President Barack Obama's town hall meeting on health care reform Tuesday as... [TVNewser]

Todd Gets One-on-One With President in Elkhart - Posted August 5, 2009
NBC chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd is getting some one-on-one time ... [FishbowlDC]

Sonia Sotomayor Hearings Underway - Posted July 13, 2009
The Sonia Sotomayor confirmation hearings are underway on Capitol Hill. The three cable news channels are covering them live, as is PBS. HLN is keeping a small box in the lower right corner reminding anyone watching in an airport that the hearings are on. And PBS is doing it old-school --... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted July 10, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and a roundtable with former adviser to Pres. George W. Bush, Karen Hughes, NBC's Andrea Mitchell, Democratic Strategist Bob Shrum and Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

TV Reporters Go Fishing - Posted July 7, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [Fishbowl NY]

TV Reporters Go Fishing - Posted July 7, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin Takes Correspondents Fishing - Posted July 7, 2009
In addition to the interview given to FNC's Dan Springer earlier yesterday, Gov. Sarah Palin also explained ... [TVNewser]

Is There More TV In Sarah Palin's Future? - Posted July 6, 2009
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough mused it just may be a possibility that we'll see Sarah Palin on Fox News. From the newly launched Mediaite, an excerpt from yesterday's "Morning Joe": Scarborough: I do know this though: Roger Ailes is a smart guy. Roger Ailes understands that the conservative b... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Round-Up - Posted July 6, 2009
• Kal Penn has finally arrived to work in DC. WaPo's Reliable Source reports today was the former "House" actor's first day on the job as an associate director in the White House's Office of Public Engagement. • Former embed reporters ... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker (NBC Edition): Schiavocampo, Jones, Mitchell.. - Posted July 6, 2009
> NBC's Mara Schiavocampo is in Ghana ahead of Pres. Obama's trip there later this week. On the DailyNightly blog she writes, "there will be tons of video which we'll be filing for Nightly News and the Nightly News Web site. We'll be blogging regularly right here and posting original text... [TVNewser]

DC Heads To Aspen For Ideas Festival 2009 - Posted June 29, 2009
Andrea Mitchell, Bob Schieffer and Katharine Weymouth are among just some of the Washingtonians flocking to Colorado this week for the 2009 Aspen Ideas Festival. Hosted by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, the festival run... [FishbowlDC]

RTCA Dinner Wrap-Up - Posted June 21, 2009
We think the President said it best- "The jokes may not be as good, but neither is the guest list." There were no TomKat or Ashton and Demi sightings. The biggest star (and highest dress slit) in the room was former Miss California ... [FishbowlDC]

More RTCA Dets: CBS Pre-Parties, Maddow Guest Bartends At MSNBC After-Party, Gibbs To Play MC Rove - Posted June 18, 2009
Ok, we're kidding about Robert Gibbs playing this year's MC Rove, but we have learned of a few more legitimate details to share with you about tomorrow evening's RTCA dinner... • CBS News is hosting a pre-party on the second floor of the convention center. There will be a live band and... [FishbowlDC]

Remembering Russert: DC And Beyond Reflect - Posted June 15, 2009
This past Saturday marked the one year anniversary of the death of Tim Russert. The journalism icon was remembered this weekend throughout DC and beyond- with tributes in his hometown newspaper, The Buffalo News, on NBC by his former colleagues, and also by his former competitors. "Meet the Press" anchor David Gregory... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted June 5, 2009
What we almost missed today... • Stephen Colbert is in Iraq, taping and performing shows for troops. "Operation Iraqi Stephen: Going Commando" airs on Comedy Central next week. • Margaret Carlson hosted a ... [FishbowlDC]

Nerd Prom: That's A Wrap - Posted May 11, 2009
Some leftover inside scoops from the WHCD, affectionately called Nerd Prom by DC journos... • The real story with Ben and Jen-- Jennifer Garner cancelled on host CBS earlier last week and Ben Affleck at the last minute because he was "very sick." • We spotted ... [FishbowlDC]

The After-Parties: Vanity Fair & Bloomberg - Posted May 10, 2009
So just who made the cut at the highly exclusive Vanity Fair/Bloomberg after-party at the gorgeous residence of French Ambassador Pierre Vimont? It was impossible to get in if you weren't on the list- Gossip Girl's Chace Crawford got turned away at first, but we saw him inside shortly after. No pics... [FishbowlDC]

Haddad Hosts Annual WHCD Brunch - Posted May 10, 2009
This was the scene at Tammy Haddad's annual pre-WHCD garden brunch. Who wasn't there? To name a few we saw... ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted May 8, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari CBS' Face the Nation: Former Vice President Dick Cheney ABC's This Week: National Security advisor General James Jones and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and a roundtable with ABC's Sam Donaldson, Cokie Roberts and ... [FishbowlDC]

David Gregory To Anchor Weekly MSNBC Show - Posted May 7, 2009
In an interview with the Baltimore Sun's David Zurawik, NBC's David Gregory confirmed what has been buzzed about for a few days - that he'll be hosting a one-hour weekday show on MSNBC. When asked for specifics on the heightened MSNBC presence, Gregory said, "What I'm going to try to do is... [TVNewser]

Time 100 Party Draws DC A-Listers - Posted May 5, 2009
Photo from The Page and by Getty Tonight is Time Mag's 100 List's big night and many are traveling up from DC to... [FishbowlDC]

Awards, Panel & DC Journo A-Listers At The Week's Opinion Awards - Posted April 28, 2009
There were more than plenty DC journos on hand last night at the St. Regis Hotel to see David Axelrod introduce David Brooks as The Week's ... [FishbowlDC]

Mark Whitaker: The FishbowlDC Interview - Posted April 7, 2009
Say hello "good afternoon, Sir" to Mark Whitaker. One of the most powerful players in news media, Whitaker is Senior Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief for NBC News... but I didn't need to tell you that. What do... [FishbowlDC]

Williams, Bartiromo, Mitchell Pack Bags for G20 - Posted March 25, 2009
NBC News announced coverage plans for the G20 Summit in London next week. • Brian Williams will anchor Nightly News from London Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. • Maria Bartiromo will anchor CNBC's "Closing Bell" Wednesday and Thursday. • ... [TVNewser]

TVNewsers Attend Gridiron Dinner - Posted March 23, 2009
While the President was not in attendance, there were still plenty of politicians and journalists at the annual Gridiron Dinner in Washington, D.C. this weekend. One tvnewser wh... [TVNewser]

Obama Missed, But The Show Must Go On - Posted March 23, 2009
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger arrives at the Gridiron Club Dinner. Photo for WaPo by Dominic Br... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 03.13.09 - Posted March 13, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 03.03.09 - Posted March 3, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

It's 3:30am in Seoul... - Posted February 19, 2009
And Andrea Mitchell still looks fantastic anchoring MSNBC. ... [FishbowlDC]

Flight 3407 Crash: Cable News Notes - Posted February 13, 2009
Below are some notes about the cable news coverage of the Flight 3407 crash (and some Twitter reaction and anonymous tips after the jump). Also, last night a tipster noted how long it took any cable news network to report the news — members of an Aviat... [TVNewser]

"Getting There is Half the Fun; Being There is All of It!" - Posted February 11, 2009
Did you know Bob Schieffer's favorite film is Being There? Quite fittingly, it's the story of a man who simply regurgitates everything he's heard on TV, and in doing so, becomes the st... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted February 6, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Sen. John Ensign (R-NV), Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), and Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN), and WashPost's... [FishbowlDC]

Andrea Mitchell's MySpace Following Is Like a Lifetime Movie - Posted January 28, 2009
Okay. I worked with her over the years at NBC/MSNBC, so to learn that Andrea Mitchell is on MySpace is a little disconcerting. This was revealed in a great read in the New Y... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Morning Reading List, 01.28.09 - Posted January 28, 2009
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

TVNewsers To Pack Cafe Milano for Brit Hume Salute - Posted January 6, 2009
The salute to Brit Hume event at Cafe Milano Thursday night is shaping up to be one of the hottest pre-inaugural parties of the season. The invitation only event is attracting numerous Beltway and TV news bold face names. In addition to a host of Fox Newsies, TVNewser has learned ... [TVNewser]

Who Got the Most Airtime in '08? - Posted January 6, 2009
Andrew Tyndall... [TVNewser]

NBC, via MSNBC, First with Richardson Withdrawal News - Posted January 4, 2009
NBC's Andrea Mitchell was first to report that New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has withdrawn his nomination as Commerce Secretary. Richardson is citing a pending investiga... [TVNewser]

Israel-Gaza Ground War Changes Cable Plans - Posted January 3, 2009
The cable news channels have been covering breaking news from Gaza for much of the afternoon. The official word of Israeli Defense Force ground troops moving in to Palestinian territory was reported around 1:40pmET this afternoon, but had been expected for days. Fredricka Whit... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted January 2, 2009
Meet The Press: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and a roundtable with The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg, BBC World News America's Katty Kay, Al-Arabiya's Hisham Mel... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted December 19, 2008
Meet The Press: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and a roundtable with CNBC's Erin Burnett, Chicago Sun-Times' Carol Marin, NBC's Andrea Mitchell and... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.17.08 - Posted December 17, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC cafeteria is featured above? Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning... [FishbowlDC]

Whitaker: "We Can't Let Up" - Posted December 16, 2008
Following a news conference today in which President-elect Barack Obama dodged questions related to Gov. Rod Blagojevich, NBC Washington bureau chief ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted December 12, 2008
Meet The Press: IL Attorney General Lisa Madigan, MI Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D), former MA Gov. Mitt Romney (R), former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina... [FishbowlDC]

On Day One, Moderator Meets the Press That Will Cover Him - Posted December 7, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist For a guy who has busted moves with Karl Rove and Mary J. Blige, Davi... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted December 5, 2008
Meet the Press: President-elect Obama. This Week: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Ron Gettelfinger, President, United Auto Workers, The Wall Street Journals' Pe... [FishbowlDC]

Names the Same, But A Date More Certain For Meet the Press Announcement - Posted November 25, 2008
Mark it on your calendars, newsies. It appears Dec. 7 may be the day we learn who the new moderator, or moderators, of Meet the Press will be. The LATimes' Matea Gold reports, "According to network sources, that may be ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.20.08 - Posted November 20, 2008
Good morning Washington. What D.C. street is featured in the above picture? Think you know? Drop us an email and we'll give you the correct answer (and list the correct guessers) in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort... [FishbowlDC]

Reporters, On Campaign Life - Posted November 20, 2008
High-profile members of the media met on Tuesday night at the Folger Shakespeare Library for a Vanity Fair-sponsored discussion of election coverage, including NBC's Andrea Mitchell, former White House communications officer Dan Bartlett, Frank Rich ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted November 14, 2008
Meet the Press: Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI), Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL), BP Capital Management founder/chair T. Boone Pickens and a roundtable with New York Times' Tom Fried... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.10.08 - Posted November 10, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.06.08 - Posted November 6, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Update: What's Next For "Meet" - Posted November 2, 2008
In Saturday's New York Times, Jacques Steinberg provides an update on his last "Meet the Press" host-replacement analysis. He prominently highlights Chuck Todd and David Gregory as potential replacements (FishbowlDC guesses not Gregory) but... Mr. Gregory has struggled to get critical air time on "NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams" -- in part,... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric For Meet the Press?: "Speculation Is Nothing More Than Idle Chitchat" - Posted November 1, 2008
The NYTimes' Jacques Steinberg tries to get to the bottom of who will be the permanent moderator of Meet the Press, once ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.29.08 - Posted October 29, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Brian Williams Along with Brokaw and Mitchell to Anchor from Studio 8G on Election Night - Posted October 28, 2008
NBC News and cable news networks, MSNBC and CNBC, have released details about their election night programming. As has been previously reported, Rockefeller Plaza will be turned into "Election Plaza" with an electoral map on the ice rink and, according to the press release, McCain and Obama banners "rising 16 stories up... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 17, 2008
Meet The Press: Former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell (Ret.), NBC's political director Chuck Todd, David Brooks of the New York Times, Jon Meacham of Newsw... [FishbowlDC]

Who Is This 40 year old? - Posted October 14, 2008
Find out after the jump... ... [FishbowlDC]

"Link Journalism" Goes Mainstream on Web - Posted October 13, 2008
One of the main differences between online journalism outlets and the older journalistic institutions is online's willingness to link to competitors. The New York Times' Brian Stelter writes how, in some instances, that norm is changing. Stelter cites two examples: NBC's local affiliates and his own newspaper... [TVNewser]

Andrea & Alan: How To Cover? - Posted October 13, 2008
NBC's Andrea Mitchell is married to former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan. So how should that affect her coverage of the current financial crisis? The New York Times' Brian Stelter ... [FishbowlDC]

Greenspan & Mitchell: The Non-Disclosure Disclosure - Posted October 13, 2008
The New York Times' Brian Stelter picks up on a recent Columbia Journalism Review article about how MSNBC afternoon anchor (and NBC's chief foreign affair correspondent) Andrea Mitchell covers the financial crisis given that Mitchell is ma... [TVNewser]

Presidential Debate Round #2 - Posted October 7, 2008
Here are some of the coverage plans for tonight's town hall style debate at Belmont University in Nashville moderated by NBC's Tom Brokaw. All the following networks will carry the debate. • ABC: The team of Gibson, Sawyer and Stephanopolous will anchor again, this time from three different cities. Charlie Gibson wi... [TVNewser]

Covering the Veeps - Posted October 2, 2008
The cablers have been employing countdown clocks more than eight hours before the debate tonight, and all networks are gearing up for coverage: • ABC — Charlie Gibson, Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos anchor from New ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.01.08 - Posted October 1, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Dow Dives as House Votes - Posted September 29, 2008
Breaking: The cable news and business networks are covering the House vote on the $700 billion bailout bill. As the tally continued to an eventual "No" vote, the dow took a nose dive, at one point down 705 points. On MSNBC, Andrea Mitchell and House producer/reporter Mike Viqueira discussed the rules... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted September 26, 2008
Meet the Press: Bill Clinton. Tom Brokaw will moderate a debate between Colorado Senate candidates Mark Udall (D) and Bob Schaffer (R). Face the Nation: ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.26.08 - Posted September 26, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

The Politics of Bailing Out - Posted September 26, 2008
This is a video of our Senator Barbra Boxer busting on ... [FishbowlLA]

The Ticker: Elephants, "Propagandists," Babies... - Posted September 25, 2008
> CJR's Megan Garber writes about the elephant in the control room. How NBC's Andrea Mitchell has to navigate carefully around the reporting of the economic meltdown. She's married to a central figure in the saga: former Fed. Chairman ... [TVNewser]

Media Responds to "Unprecedented" Restrictions on Palin Access - Posted September 24, 2008
In the wake of Gov. Sarah Palin and the McCain campaign's press access restrictions yesterday at the UN, the cablers discussed the issue last night and this morning. On Fox News, Bill O'Reill... [TVNewser]

When The Tide Turned At MSNBC - Posted September 10, 2008
In a must-read in the New York Observer, Felix Gillette gets the story behind the story of MSNBC's decision to take Keith Olbermann and ... [TVNewser]

Triumph Talks to TVNewsers - Posted September 8, 2008
There were many correspondents at the Conventions this year, but one show — Late Night with Conan O'Brien — sent a dog. Triumph the Insult Comic Dog made his presence known, chatting with several tvnewsers during one of the segments that aired last week (see all of Triumph's reports at the... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Removes Olbermann & Matthews From Election Anchor Duties - Posted September 7, 2008
With less than 60 days until the election, MSNBC is replacing Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews as co-anchors of prime time political coverage and replacing them with NBC White House correspondent David Gregory. For months the network has... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted September 5, 2008
Meet The Press: Sen. Joe Biden and New York Times' Tom Friedman. Face The Nation: Sen. John McCain. This Week: Sen. Barack Obama and a roundtable with T... [FishbowlDC]

Andrea Mitchell and the "Balloon Wielding Thugs" - Posted September 5, 2008
Following the conclusion of Sen. John McCain's speech on MSNBC, anchor Keith Olbermann threw it to various reporters around the Convention. But when he went to ... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly Pens NBC Script - Posted September 1, 2008
Bill O'Reilly's current syndicated column takes on a familiar topic for him — NBC News and bias. But this time, O'Reilly wonders how a Nightly newscast, "might look sometime soon," by assuming the voice of ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted August 29, 2008
Meet the Press: Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) and a roundtable with presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, NBC's David Gregory, NBC's Andrea Mitchell... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted August 29, 2008
And now, St. Paul. • On Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace speaks with Sen. John McCain. It will be McCain's first sit down interview since announcing Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate. • On CBS, ... [TVNewser]

A Noun, A Verb, And Joe Biden for VP: The MSM Scoops New Media - Posted August 23, 2008
So Biden it is. The news arrived late this evening about twelve hours ahead of the much ballyhooed text and/or email we were all supposed to personally receive from Barack Obama... [Fishbowl NY]

A Noun, A Verb, And Joe Biden for VP: The MSM Scoops New Media - Posted August 23, 2008
So Biden it is. The news arrived late this evening about twelve hours ahead of the much ballyhooed text and/or email we were all supposed to personally receive from Barack Obama... [FishbowlNY]

MSNBC Going Live Tomorrow - Posted August 22, 2008
Not too surprisingly, there won't be much doc block on MSNBC tomorrow, or Olympics. Instead, the network will be live from 6amET-10pmET, "in preparation for the announcement of Senator Barack Obama's running mate." We tend to think that will already have happened. Alex Witt anchors an hour to start the morning, followed by... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Sets Hourly Convention Anchors - Posted August 21, 2008
Tom Brokaw will be among the six daytime anchors responsible for an hour at both the Democratic and Republican conventions. Others include Andrea Mitchell, ... [TVNewser]

Kurtz: Mitchell Gave Obama Campaign "Free Shot" At McCain - Posted August 18, 2008
Earlier today, Howard Kurtz held his weekly chat where he covered such topics as information leaks, his vacation time, and Andrea Mitchell airing anonymous acusations from the Obama campaign. Some excerpts: ... [FishbowlDC]

McCain Campaign Requests Meeting with NBC's Capus - Posted August 18, 2008
Politico's Mike Allen reports that John McCain's campaign manager Rick Davis has fired off ... [TVNewser]

Chris Matthews Recovering From Pneumonia - Posted August 15, 2008
MSNBC's Chris Matthews has been off Hardball this week as he recovers from a bout of pneumonia. Matthews was felling sick last weekend but went to work Monday. He later went to the doctor and was diagnosed with pneumonia. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.15.08 - Posted August 15, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of medi... [FishbowlDC]

Reporters Briefed on DNC Details - Posted August 11, 2008
The Democratic National Convention Committee held a conference call this morning for reporters covering the convention. TVNewser was on the line as we'll be there in Denver, covering the "news about the news." Chris will be in Minneapolis to cover the RNC a week later. Gov. ... [TVNewser]

Almost Noon Reading List, 08.06.08 - Posted August 6, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Mu... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted August 1, 2008
Meet the Press: Sens. John Kerry (D-MA) and Joe Lieberman (I-CT), and a roundtable with NBC's Andrea Mitchell, NBC's Chuck Todd and PBS' ... [FishbowlDC]

NBC To Stream Convention Coverage on Mobile - Posted August 1, 2008
The Olympics aren't the only big event NBC is taking mobile. The network, together with its cable brethren MSNBC and CNBC, will make more than 200 hours of news coverage from the upcoming Democratic and Republican National Conventions available on its NBC News 2 Go and NBC Mobile channels, Fierce Mobil... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Morning Reading List, 07.30.08 - Posted July 30, 2008
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Morning Reading List, 07.28.08 - Posted July 28, 2008
Good morning Washington. At what D.C. restaurant/lounge was the above photo taken? Let us know. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Andrea Mitchell, On the Air and On The Road - Posted July 25, 2008
As chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell is charged with reporting on the diplomatic beat for all NBC News platforms. This week, that has meant covering Sen. Barack Obama's overseas trip and his meetings with heads of state. She has appeared on the Today show and Nightly News every day this... [TVNewser]

Critiquing the Press and Their Obama - Posted July 25, 2008
WaPo's Howard Kurtz sums up the media coverage of Barack Obama's week abroad; what the trip meant for the candidate and the press following him. ...even as the likes of NBC's Andrea Mitchell... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.23.08 - Posted July 23, 2008
Good Morning Washington. Who is the congressman stripping down in the above photo? Let us know. (Photo Credit: New York Social Diary) Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop u... [FishbowlDC]

Mitchell: "You're Seeing...What Some Would Call Fake Interviews" - Posted July 22, 2008
At this hour, Sen. Barack Obama is holding a news conference in Jordan, which the cable news networks are carrying. But last night Newsbusters reported on NBC's chief foreign affairs correspondent ... [TVNewser]

NBC/MSNBC Announces TCA Panel - Posted July 17, 2008
Insiders at the Television Critics Association press tour tell TVNewser that NBC News president Steve Capus, political director Chuck Todd, and correspondents/anchors Andrea Mitchell, ... [TVNewser]

The "New Form" For MSNBC Mornings - Posted July 14, 2008
New York Magazine's Mark Binelli takes a look at Morning Joe, which was born from the firing of Don Imus last year. ... [TVNewser]

Wolfson Debuts on FNC, Murphy This Sunday - Posted July 11, 2008
New FNC contributor Howard Wolfson made his debut last night on Hannity & Colmes. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.11.08 - Posted July 11, 2008
Good Morning Washington. I really doubt you're going to guess what local trail the above picture was taken on, but knock yourselves out. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.11.08 - Posted March 11, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | JOBS Most of you ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.12.08 - Posted February 12, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's the birthday of Abe Lincoln and Sen. Arlen Specter. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | BOOKS | ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted December 28, 2007
Meet the Press: Mike Huckabee and Barack Obama. Face the Nation: John Edwards, CBS's Lara Logan and Politico's John Harris. Fox News Sunday: Fred Thompson and David Yepsen with a panel of Fred Barnes, Mara Liasson, Bill Kristol and Juan Williams. This Week: Sens. John McCain and Hillary Clinton... [FishbowlDC]

A Toast For Betsy's 16th - Posted November 15, 2007
Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham hosted a lunch for "Meet the Press"'s Betsy Fischer yesterday, to celebrate Fischer's 16 years with the program. VIPs included Mary Matalin, Andrea Mitchell, Tammy Haddad, Dee Dee Myers, Capricia Marshall, Katie Thompson, Susan Hi... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.24.07 - Posted October 24, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think global warming is no big deal. An ABC release announced, "For the twenty-fourth time in twenty-six weeks, 'World News with Charles Gibson' was the #1 evening newscast among Adults 25-54. The ABC broadcast averaged a 2.1/9 a... [FishbowlDC]

Andrea Mitchell: The FishbowlDC Interview - Posted June 14, 2007
Say hello to NBC's Andrea Mitchell. What word do you routinely misspell? Ahmadenijad What's the name of your cell phone ring? classic ring What time did you get up this morning? 5am When did you last cry and why? watching a Today show interview with the family of a soldier killed in Iraq ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 06.01.07 - Posted June 1, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think tanning is not so much sexy, but cancer causing. The Association of Health Care Journalists launched a new website. Check out Norah O'Donnell ... [FishbowlDC]

Will Other Washingtonians Say "No" To "Imus"? - Posted April 11, 2007
MediaMatters has the comprehensive list of Imus guests for 2007, including such Washingtonians as Howard Fineman, Tim Russert, Andrea Mitchell, David Brooks, Mary Matalin, Bob Schieffer, Chris Matthews, Judy Woodruff, Jim Lehrer, Evan Thomas, Pat Buchanan, Chris Wallace, Paul Begala, Howard Kurtz, David Shuster, Thomas Friedman, George Stephanopoulos, Kelly O'Donnell, Jim... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 03.19.07 - Posted March 19, 2007
Most of your brackets are already broken. Stupid Duke. More on AssignmentZero. "For Bookstores, a Real Page-Turner: Digital or Paper? Take Your Pick." Look out ... [FishbowlDC]

Andrea Mitchell to Speak at UMUC - Posted March 6, 2007
From the release: Andrea Mitchell, chief foreign affairs correspondent for NBC News, will give a special keynote lecture at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) as a part of the school's Academic Speaker Series. Mitchell will speak about her memoir, "Talking Back: ...to Presidents, Dictators, and Assorted Scoundrels." The book follows... [FishbowlDC]

Finding Something to Gripe about Greenspan's BEA Appearance - Posted February 19, 2007
AP's Hillel Italie picked up on the story that Alan Greenspan, who will be Book Expo America's keynote speaker this year, will be interviewed by NB... [GalleyCat]

Greenspan to be BEA Keynote Speaker - Posted February 16, 2007
Book Expo America has announced in a press release sent earlier today that former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan will appear as the conference's Keynote Speaker on Friday, June 1 at 11am. He will be joined by Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent for NBC News (and Greenspan's wife), who will... [GalleyCat]

Taking Out The Trash, 02.14.07 - Posted February 14, 2007
From the few shows we offered you, "Grey's Anatomy" seems to be your favorite, with "24" a close second. Tipsters wrote in upset that we hadn't included "Ugly Betty," "Dirt" and "The Office." An ABC release announced that "World News with Charles Gibson" is "the #1 evening newscast among Total Viewers, Adults... [FishbowlDC]

Imus Doesn't Really Believe Russert - Posted February 13, 2007
This morning, Don Imus explained some of his thoughts on the Scooter Libby trial. He said that he finds it hard to believe Tim Russert's claim that he learned of Valerie Plame's identity from Bob Novak's column. Imus said he doesnt know how both Andrea Mitchell and David Gregory could know... [FishbowlDC]

Carson Daly | Andrea Mitchell | Foo Fighters | Observer | MTV To Cut 500 - Posted February 12, 2007
Carson Daly: Wants Conan's 12:30 slot at NBC. [B&C] Is Andrea Mitchell: "Scooter" Libby's best hope? [... [Fishbowl NY]

Carson Daly | Andrea Mitchell | Foo Fighters | Observer | MTV To Cut 500 - Posted February 12, 2007
Carson Daly: Wants Conan's 12:30 slot at NBC. [B&C] Is Andrea Mitchell: "Scooter" Libby's best hope? [... [FishbowlNY]

Russert To Testify Today - Posted February 7, 2007
From CourtTV's Savannah Guthrie: Today, prosecutors are expected to call Tim Russert of NBC News to the witness stand. (Although at the snail's pace the trial's been moving, don't hold your breath.) And we now know the defense intends to call another NBC correspondent: Andrea Mitchell, the network's chief foreign affairs correspondent. The... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 01.22.07 - Posted January 22, 2007
Oooh! George Stephanopolous beat out Tim Russert. Will the ratings say the same? An NBC release announced that "Meet The Press with Tim Russert" topped "the competition in all categories during the week ending Sunday, January 14," attracting 4.511 million total viewers. That is 30% more than CBS's "Face the Nation", 44%... [FishbowlDC]

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