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American Security Personnel Offer Exclusive for FOX News Documentary - Posted August 27, 2014
FOX News Channel will present "13 Hours at Benghazi" hosted by chief political anchor Bret Baier on Friday, September 5 at 6pm. The documentary features an exclusive interview with three American security personnel, revealing for the first time their identiti... [FishbowlDC]

Fox News to Premiere '13 Hours at Benghazi' - Posted August 27, 2014
Days before the two-year anniversary of the terrorist attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens, at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, Fox News will air a special documentary. "13 Hours At Benghazi," hosted by Bret Baie... [TVNewser]

Washington Wonks Get Wet - Posted August 20, 2014
[gallery ids="236114,236115,236116"] Have you heard about this? People pouring icy water over their heads to raise awareness and money for ALS? Well, several Washington wonks got in on the action over the last couple of days. CBS's Bob Schieffer, NBC's Andrea Mitchell and FNC's ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier and Andrea Mitchell Both Nominate Chuck Todd for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - Posted August 19, 2014
Days after being named the new host (effective Sept. 7) of NBC's "Meet the Press," Chuck Todd has already been called out twice by his colleagues. Yesterday, MSNBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Robin Williams Dead at Age 63 - Posted August 11, 2014
The death of Robin Williams has taken over as the lead story on cable news. Williams took his own life this morning at his home near Tiburon, CA in Marin County. He was pronounced dead at 12:02pmPT. The official cause of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Robin Williams Dead at Age 63 - Posted August 11, 2014
The death of Robin Williams has taken over as the lead story on cable news. Williams took his own life this morning at his home near Tiburon, CA in Marin County. He was pronounced dead at 12:02pmPT. The official cause of ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 7 - Posted August 8, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 239 | MSNBC: 64 | CNN: 143 | HLN: 107 Primetime: FNC: 388 | MSNBC: 126 | CNN: 235 | HLN: 162 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 7 - Posted August 8, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 239 | MSNBC: 64 | CNN: 143 | HLN: 107 Primetime: FNC: 388 | MSNBC: 126 | CNN: 235 | HLN: 162 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 7 - Posted August 8, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 239 | MSNBC: 64 | CNN: 143 | HLN: 107 Primetime: FNC: 388 | MSNBC: 126 | CNN: 235 | HLN: 162 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

FishbowlDC Round 1 Superlative Winners: Jake Tapper, Ken Vogel, Kevin Cirilli - Posted August 7, 2014
The results of Round 1 of Fishbowl Superlatives are in. Last week, we asked y'all to name the Hottest TV Personality, Most in Need of a Reality Show, and the Future/Former Boy Band Member. Nearly 5,000 votes later, we ... [PRNewser]

FishbowlDC Round 1 Superlative Winners: Jake Tapper, Ken Vogel, Kevin Cirilli - Posted August 7, 2014
The results of Round 1 of Fishbowl Superlatives are in. Last week, we asked y'all to name the Hottest TV Personality, Most in Need of a Reality Show, and the Future/Former Boy Band Member. Nearly 5,000 votes later, we ... [FishbowlDC]

Pres. Obama Holds News Conference From U.S./Africa Leaders Summit - Posted August 6, 2014
President Obama held a news conference this evening as the three-day U.S./Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, DC drew to a close. The president spoke about progress being made in both the economies and governance of many African nations. The press event was delayed more than an hour. As the start times of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pres. Obama Holds News Conference From U.S./Africa Leaders Summit - Posted August 6, 2014
President Obama held a news conference this evening as the three-day U.S./Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, DC drew to a close. The president spoke about progress being made in both the economies and governance of many African nations. The press event was delayed more than an hour. As the start times of... [FishbowlNY]

Pres. Obama Holds News Conference From U.S./Africa Leaders Summit - Posted August 6, 2014
President Obama held a news conference this evening as the three-day U.S./Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, DC drew to a close. The president spoke about progress being made in both the economies and governance of many African nations. The press event was delayed more than an hour. As the start times of... [TVNewser]

FOX5's Steve Chenevey, The Hill's Kevin Cirilli, POLITICO's Ken Vogel Leading Superlatives - Posted August 4, 2014
Last week we announced nominees in FishbowlDC's 2014 Summer Superlatives in three categories Hottest TV Personality, Most in Need of a Reality Show, and Future/Former Boy Band Members. Before we announce Round 2 of 3, we're here wi... [FishbowlDC]

Voting Now Live for Round 1 of FishbowlDC Summer Superlatives 2014 - Posted July 31, 2014
Well here we are - at the start of FishbowlDC's 2014 Summer Superlatives, ready for you to cast your votes for those nominated in three categories: Hottest TV Personality, Most in Need of a Reality Show, and Future/Former Boy Band Members... [FishbowlDC]

The Top 10 Things Overheard at The Hill's '50 Most Beautiful' Celebration - Posted July 30, 2014
Last night at Poste, The Hill celebrated its annual "50 Most Beautiful" list, a nod to this town's most beautiful - or not - members of Congress, Congressional staffers, campaign aides, lobbyists, and other Capitol... [FishbowlDC]

The Top 10 Things Overheard at The Hill's '50 Most Beautiful' Celebration - Posted July 30, 2014
Last night at Poste, The Hill celebrated its annual "50 Most Beautiful" list, a nod to this town's most beautiful - or not - members of Congress, Congressional staffers, campaign aides, lobbyists, and other Capitol... [PRNewser]

The Top Cable News Shows in July Were... - Posted July 30, 2014
Fox News had the top 14 programs in total viewers and the top nine programs in the key A25-54 demographic in July 2014. As usual, "The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,832,000 total viewers and 446,000 demo viewers. "The... [TVNewser]

TV Newsers Land on DC's Most Beautiful List - Posted July 29, 2014
FishbowlDC reports on The Hill's annual "50 Most Beautiful" people on Capitol Hill list. And this year's list includes some faces from TV news. Those making the cut include Fox News' ... [TVNewser]

The Hill Names the '50 Most Beautiful' - Posted July 29, 2014
It's that day. That one day a year The Hill publishes its "50 Most Beautiful" list, and you can't help but laugh, just a bit. The 11th annual list recognizes the Beltway's "best-looking," relevant to the audience. So not necessarily all of the actually hot people you see around town, but the... [FishbowlDC]

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

Members of Congress, Media, and Athletes Headline Kastles Charity Classic - Posted July 16, 2014
Last night at the Kastles Stadium at the Smith Center, the third annual Washington Kastles Charity Classic Set brought together members of Congress, national media and professional athletes to raise money for Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), Best Buddies, DC Public Education Fund, and Food & Friends. In the end, Team... [FishbowlDC]

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

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

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

Bret Baier: 'Rachel Maddow Makes Some Good Points Sometimes' - Posted June 24, 2014
In an interview with The Daily Caller, Bret Baier had some kind words for one of his competitors at MSNBC. "I think ... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly on 'Obama Basher,' 'Liberals,' and 'Anti-Obama Situation' at Fox News - Posted June 19, 2014
Bill O'Reilly went up and down the Fox News talent roster last night at New York City's 92nd Street Y, offering his take on his colleague's views on President Obama. "You have Doocy, who's an Obama basher," O'Reilly told colleague Geraldo Rivera, who interviewed him. "Then... [TVNewser]

Ratings: Hillary Clinton's Back-to-Back CNN, Fox News Interviews - Posted June 18, 2014
Hillary Clinton capped off the television portion of her book tour... [TVNewser]

Hillary Clinton's CNN Town Hall, Joint Interview with Bret Baier and Greta Van Susteren - Posted June 18, 2014
[caption id="attachment_128160" align="alignright" width="368"] Photo Credit: CNN's David Holloway[/caption] Rounding out weeks of interviews and exclusives on the topic of her new book Hard Choices, Hillary Clinton... [FishbowlDC]

Hillary Clinton Wraps Network Interviews with Town Hall on CNN, Ping Pong on Fox News - Posted June 17, 2014
Following ABC, CBS and NBC interviews last week, Hillary Clinton finished a round of network news interviews related to her new book, "Hard Choices," with a live town hall on CNN followed by a live joint interview today on Fox News.... [TVNewser]

FOX News' Greta Van Susteren Talks Hillary Clinton Interview Prep Ahead Tonight's Special - Posted June 17, 2014
FOX News Channel's Greta Van Susteren posted a video to her Facebook page late this afternoon previewing tonight's joint interview by her and Bret Baier of Hillary Clinton on the former Secretary of State's Hard Choices. In the video, Van Susteren calls out people's surprise of Clinton agreeing to sit... [FishbowlDC]

FOX News' Greta Van Susteren Talks Hillary Clinton Interview Prep Ahead Tonight's Special - Posted June 17, 2014
FOX News Channel's Greta Van Susteren posted a video to her Facebook page late this afternoon previewing tonight's joint interview by her and Bret Baier of Hillary Clinton on the former Secretary of State's Hard Choices. In the video, Van Susteren calls out people's surprise of Clinton agreeing to sit... [PRNewser]

Greta Van Susteren Has Received a Lot of Advice for Tonight's Hillary Clinton Interview - Posted June 17, 2014
Ahead of her and Bret Baier's joint interview with Hillary Clinton tonight, Greta Van Susteren took to her Facebook page to talk about the buildup to the interview. "I've gotten so much advice...almost to the point where it makes you a little nervous," Van Susteren said. "The big trick here is to... [TVNewser]

News Reporters Located Benghazi Terror Suspect Long Before the U.S. Government Did - Posted June 17, 2014
The arrest of Benghazi terror attack suspect Ahmed Abu Khattala Sunday, and revealed late this morning, begs an important question: can U.S. cable news channels locate a terror suspect more quickly than the U.S. government? Fox News, CNN, and CBS News were able to track down and interview Khattala after... [TVNewser]

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

Pres. Obama: 'We Will Not Be Sending U.S. Troops Back Into Combat in Iraq' - Posted June 13, 2014
President Obama delivered a statement on Iraq from the South Lawn of the White House shortly before noon. The broadcast and cable networks all provided live coverage of his remarks on the increased violence in the region. On NBC, David Gregory anchored from Washington with Peter Alexander at the White House and... [TVNewser]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 6.13.14 - Posted June 13, 2014
From FishbowNY to TVNewser, here are the top stories across Mediabistro. AllTwitter World Cup Brazil 2014- The Most Social Sporting Event in History ... [FishbowlDC]

Politics Aside, Bret Baier Finds a New Beat - Posted June 12, 2014
As he rose through the journalism ranks, Fox News' Bret Baier prided himself on out-hustling his competitors. But the last several years have presented the "Special Report" anchor with a heart-wrenching challenge mostly... [TVNewser]

Cable News Network Ratings of Eric Cantor's Primary Defeat - Posted June 11, 2014
Ratings are in for Tuesday night's defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by Tea Party challenger ... [PRNewser]

Cable News Network Ratings of Eric Cantor's Primary Defeat - Posted June 11, 2014
Ratings are in for Tuesday night's defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by Tea Party challenger ... [FishbowlDC]

Bret Baier: Cantor Loss 'Biggest Political Story We've Seen in Decades' - Posted June 11, 2014
FNC's Bret Baier is officially ready for the midterms. "This definitely puts you in election mode," Baier tells TVNewser following coverage of Eric Cantor's loss last night in hi... [TVNewser]

How Cable News Hosts Reacted to Eric Cantor Defeat - Posted June 11, 2014
Cable news might occasionally be criticized for predictable political coverage, but last night, top anchors and reporters reacted to an unpredicted political stunner: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's defeat in Virginia's congressional primary. "His loss marks a huge victory for the Tea Party movement," ... [TVNewser]

Eric Cantor Loss is 'Shocking,' 'Stunning' and All-Encompassing on Cable News - Posted June 10, 2014
Jaws dropped in network newsrooms across the country tonight as House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his congressional primary to Tea Party challenger Dave Brat... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: BBC News to Cut 500 | Networks Book Clinton - Posted June 4, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: BBC News to Cut 500 | Networks Book Clinton - Posted June 4, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

And the CBS News Interview with Hillary Clinton Goes To... - Posted June 3, 2014
Jane Pauley will interview Hillary Clinton on "CBS Sunday Morning" on June 15 as part of Clinton's book tour for "Hard Choices." The CBS interview rounds out the big three broadcasters, as well as CNN and Fox News, that have confirmed interviews with the presumptive presidential candidate. So here's the order: ABC:... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Stops By 'Today,' 'O'Reilly Factor' on Book Tour - Posted June 3, 2014
Bret Baier's book about his son's heart problems, "Special Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage, and Love," is out today. The Fox News Channel anchor stopped by the fourth hour of the "Today" show this morning with his wife Amy and his two sons, Paul and Daniel, to share their... [TVNewser]

Hillary Clinton to Hold Town Hall on CNN; Cynthia McFadden Gets NBC Interview - Posted June 3, 2014
Hillary Clinton's calendar is filling up with more TV news interviews tied to her new memoir. This morning CNN announced the former Secretary of State will take part in a live town hall meeting that will be moderated by CNN's ... [TVNewser]

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

Hillary Clinton: 'Definiton of Talking to Americans' Not Confined to Sunday Shows - Posted May 30, 2014
POLITICO reports exclusive excerpts from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's upcoming book "Hard C... [TVNewser]

POLITICO Lands Exclusive for Hard Choices Benghazi Chapter - Posted May 30, 2014
Hillary Clinton's forthcoming Hard Choices is again back in the spotlight after POLITICO exclusively obtained "Benghazi: Under Attack," the chapter that chronicles the September 2012 events in... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Prometheus Buys Mediabistro | FNC Books Clinton | Fox's Reilly to Step Down - Posted May 30, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Prometheus Buys Mediabistro | FNC Books Clinton | Fox's Reilly to Step Down - Posted May 30, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

FNC's Bret Baier and Greta Van Susteren Snag Hillary Clinton Interview - Posted May 29, 2014
What sounds more fun for Hillary Clinton than sitting down for an interview with Fox News' Bret Baier? Adding ... [FishbowlDC]

Bret Baier, Greta Van Susteren Get Joint Interview with Hillary Clinton - Posted May 29, 2014
As part of her book tour, former Secy. of State Hillary Clinton will be sitting for a joint interview with both FNC's Bret Baier and ... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Shows in May Were... - Posted May 29, 2014
Fox News had the top 14 programs in total viewers and the top eight programs in the key A25-54 demographic in May 2014. As usual, "The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,136,000 total viewers and 308,000 demo viewers. "The... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Top Cable News Shows in May Were... - Posted May 29, 2014
Fox News had the top 14 programs in total viewers and the top eight programs in the key A25-54 demographic in May 2014. As usual, "The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,136,000 total viewers and 308,000 demo viewers. "The... [FishbowlNY]

The Top Cable News Shows in May Were... - Posted May 29, 2014
Fox News had the top 14 programs in total viewers and the top eight programs in the key A25-54 demographic in May 2014. As usual, "The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,136,000 total viewers and 308,000 demo viewers. "The... [TVNewser]

May 2014 Ratings: Fox News #1 For 149 Straight Months - Posted May 28, 2014
Fox News marked its 149th consecutive month as the most-watched cable news network in May, beating MSNBC and CNN combined in total viewers and ranking sixth among all ad-supported cable networks in both total day and primetime. The network had the top 14 shows in total viewers and the top eight... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Clinton/ABC, Ifill/ANWC, CNBC/FNC - Posted May 21, 2014
Hillary Clinton's first interviews to promote her new book, "Hard Choices," go to ABC News. Diane Sawyer will interview Clinton for a primetime special that will air June 9 and Robin Roberts will interview her live on "GMA" Jun... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Gregory, Merger, Baier - Posted May 8, 2014
The Baltimore Sun's David Zurawik praises David Gregory for moderating Maryland's first debate among the Democratic candidates for governor last night. The "Meet the Press" host "quickly sharpened the focus and heightened conflict among two of the candidates," ... [TVNewser]

TVNewser Show... in a Minute - Posted May 7, 2014
As we start planning for the next TVNewser Show & Media Job Fair, here's a look back at last week's event at which more than 900 people gathered to talk shop, learn about the future of the business, or find a job... and there was cake. ... [TVNewser]

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

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

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

Bret Baier: 'After I Saw that, I Said 'We Are Dropping the Ball on that Coverage' - Posted May 2, 2014
Bret Baier is taking a cue from John Oliver. The Fox News "Special Report" host was watching Oliver's inaugural show on HBO last Sunday when it hit him that the world's big... [TVNewser]

Thanks for Helping Celebrate 10 Years of TVNewser - Posted May 1, 2014
On Tuesday we celebrated 10 years of TVNewser at the TVNewser Show and Job Fair. More than 900 job seekers and seminar participants packed the New Yorker Hotel for a day of hot TV news topics: there were drones and there was cake. We talked about the future of Aereo, the... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Shows in April Were... - Posted April 30, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="181922,199730,195563,178164"]Fox News had the top 14 cable news programs in total viewers and the top eight in the key A25-54 demographic for the month of April, 2014. "The O'Reilly Factor" was number one in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,476,000 and 412,000, respectively. "The Kelly File" was second... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Top Cable News Shows in April Were... - Posted April 30, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="181922,199730,195563,178164"]Fox News had the top 14 cable news programs in total viewers and the top eight in the key A25-54 demographic for the month of April, 2014. "The O'Reilly Factor" was number one in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,476,000 and 412,000, respectively. "The Kelly File" was second... [FishbowlNY]

The Top Cable News Shows in April Were... - Posted April 30, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="181922,199730,195563,178164"]Fox News had the top 14 cable news programs in total viewers and the top eight in the key A25-54 demographic for the month of April, 2014. "The O'Reilly Factor" was number one in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,476,000 and 412,000, respectively. "The Kelly File" was second... [TVNewser]

At the TVNewser Show, Bret Baier, Aereo Panel and Drones - Posted April 29, 2014
The TVNewser Show is underway at the New Yorker hotel. So far we've heard from Bret Baier, who compared covering Washington to "drinking from a fire hose -- it's nonstop." We've heard about the legality of Aereo and the keys to reaching millennials from Fusion's Alicia Menendez and HLN's ... [TVSpy]

At the TVNewser Show, Bret Baier, Aereo Panel and Drones - Posted April 29, 2014
The TVNewser Show is underway at the New Yorker hotel. So far we've heard from Bret Baier, who compared covering Washington to "drinking from a fire hose -- it's nonstop." We've heard about the legality of Aereo and the keys to reaching millennials from Fusion's Alicia Menendez and HLN's ... [SocialTimes.com]

At the TVNewser Show, Bret Baier, Social TV, and Drones - Posted April 29, 2014
The TVNewser Show is underway at the New Yorker hotel. So far we've heard from Bret Baier, who compared covering Washington to "drinking from a fire hose -- it's nonstop." We've heard about the legality of Aereo and the keys to reaching millennials from Fusion's Alicia Menendez and HLN's ... [TVNewser]

At the TVNewser Show, Bret Baier, Social TV, and Drones - Posted April 29, 2014
The TVNewser Show is underway at the New Yorker hotel. So far we've heard from Bret Baier, who compared covering Washington to "drinking from a fire hose -- it's nonstop." We've heard about the legality of Aereo and the keys to reaching millennials from Fusion's Alicia Menendez and HLN's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

At the TVNewser Show, Bret Baier, Social TV, and Drones - Posted April 29, 2014
The TVNewser Show is underway at the New Yorker hotel. So far we've heard from Bret Baier, who compared covering Washington to "drinking from a fire hose -- it's nonstop." We've heard about the legality of Aereo and the keys to reaching millennials from Fusion's Alicia Menendez and HLN's ... [FishbowlNY]

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

Howard Kurtz: Fox News 'Fell Seriously Short' on Cliven Bundy Coverage - Posted April 28, 2014
On "MediaBuzz" yesterday, Howard Kurtz criticized his network's coverage of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's "blatantly racist comments" last week. "In my view, Fox News fell seriously short on this story on Thursday," Kurtz said, noting that throughout that day, there was virtually no mention of Bundy's comments until "Special Report with ... [TVNewser]

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

Fox at the White House... Not that Fox - Posted April 18, 2014
The Wall Street Journal's Carol E. Lee has an A1 story about a Fox at the White House. Not Ed Henry, Wendell Goler, or ... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: Baier, Bourdain, Williams - Posted April 14, 2014
Bret Baier and his wife Amy co-chaired the Children's Ball benefiting Children's National Medical Center over the weekend. The event raised $10.8 million dollars for the hospital -- the most money ever raised at a single charity event in the nation's capital.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Evening Ticker: Baier, Bourdain, Williams - Posted April 14, 2014
Bret Baier and his wife Amy co-chaired the Children's Ball benefiting Children's National Medical Center over the weekend. The event raised $10.8 million dollars for the hospital -- the most money ever raised at a single charity event in the nation's capital.... [FishbowlNY]

The Evening Ticker: Baier, Bourdain, Williams - Posted April 14, 2014
Bret Baier and his wife Amy co-chaired the Children's Ball benefiting Children's National Medical Center over the weekend. The event raised $10.8 million dollars for the hospital -- the most money ever raised at a single charity event in the nation's capital.... [TVNewser]

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

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

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

How Bret Baier Uses Social Media to Get Outside The Beltway - Posted April 2, 2014
Fox News' Bret Baier talks to USA Today (video after the jump) about how he leverages social media and technology for eve... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Sunday, March 30 - Posted April 1, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 172 | MSNBC: 149 | CNN: 179 | HLN: 112 Primetime: FNC: 137 | MSNBC: 160 | CNN: 201 | HLN: 121 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Marsalis, Baier, Harris-Perry - Posted March 28, 2014
CBS News Cultural Correspondent Wynton Marsalis makes his "60 Minutes" debut Sunday reporting a story on jazz pianist Marcus Roberts. Roberts, who lost his sight as a child, has inspired a generation of jazz musicians. FNC's Bret Baier hosts another "Fox News Reporti... [TVNewser]

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

MSNBC and Fox News Hosts Hold Affordable Care Act Live Chats - Posted March 25, 2014
MSNBC and Fox News hosts are embracing social media to discuss the Affordable Care Act as the sign-up deadline is now less than a week away. Our sister site Lost Remote reports MSN... [TVNewser]

The P.M. Ticker: NSA, '60,' Rapid... - Posted March 25, 2014
Tonight on FNC's "Special Report" Bret Baier has an exit interview with outgoing NSA director Gen. Keith Alexander. Baier asks Alexander what the NSA really has in terms of personal emails or content in their databases. 11.3 million people watched Sunday's "60 Minutes" making it the ... [TVNewser]

Before Sign-Up Deadline, MSNBC and Fox Hosts Hold Affordable Care Act Live Chats - Posted March 25, 2014
She's still fairly new as a daily MSNBC host, but Joy Reid is jumping head first into social media, hosting a Google+ Hangout live chat this afternoon alongside New York Times correspondent and medical doctor ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Before Sign-Up Deadline, MSNBC and Fox Hosts Hold Affordable Care Act Live Chats - Posted March 25, 2014
She's still fairly new as a daily MSNBC host, but Joy Reid is jumping head first into social media, hosting a Google+ Hangout live chat this afternoon alongside New York Times correspondent and medical doctor ... [Lost Remote]

Dan Savage on his HUMP! Tour, Sex in DC, and the GOP - Posted March 20, 2014
Earlier today, FishbowlDC had the opportunity to speak with love and sex advice columnist Dan Savage, in advance of the DC stop of his amateur adult film festival, H... [FishbowlDC]

2014 TVNewser Bracket Challenge, Who's In? - Posted March 20, 2014
The NCAA college basketball tournament begins today, and with it comes the start of the 2014 TVNewser Bracket Challenge. Once again, some of of the best and brightest on-air and behind-the-scenes names in TV news compete to be the last one standing. 2013's winner, "CBS This Morning" EP ... [TVNewser]

TVNewser Show Price Break Ends Thursday - Posted March 18, 2014
The TVNewser Show is coming together. As part of the lineup we've got Fox News anchor Bret Baier, Fusion anchor ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Pays Tribute to Former 'Special Report' Intern, Professional Soccer Player - Posted March 13, 2014
"Special Report" host Bret Baier paid tribute last night to his former intern and Major League Soccer player Shawn Kuykendall, who died at the age of 32 from cancer. "He will be forever remembered as a man of faith and laughter," Baier said of his former intern, adding that Shawn loved time... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier on Cigars, Spirits and Reporting - Posted March 3, 2014
Sean Hannity isn't the only Fox News anchor who takes his liquor seriously. In an ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier to Keynote TVNewser Show, April 29 - Posted February 27, 2014
Fox News "Special Report" anchor Bret Baier will be the morning keynote speaker for the TVNewser Show, April 29 in New York City. This being an election year, we'll talk wit... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Shows in February Were... - Posted February 26, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="181922,199730,195563,178164"] Fox News had the top 13 programs in total viewers and the top five programs in the key A25-54 demographic in January 2014. As usual, "The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,937,000 total viewers and 450,000 demo... [TVNewser]

ICYMI: Bret Baier Has One Hell of a Poker Face and Other News... - Posted February 24, 2014
[caption id="attachment_123293" align="alignright" width="334"] Bret Baier tries really hard to win a charity poker match.[/caption] Stories from around the web that you might have missed. Some poker players wear shades and ball caps to hide... [FishbowlDC]

ICYMI: Bret Baier Has One Hell of a Poker Face and Other News... - Posted February 24, 2014
[caption id="attachment_123293" align="alignright" width="334"] Bret Baier tries really hard to win a charity poker match.[/caption] Stories from around the web that you might have missed. Some poker players wear shades and ball caps to hide... [PRNewser]

Bret Baier 'Ready For a Rap-Off' With Brian Williams - Posted February 24, 2014
Long before Jimmy Fallon got the idea to edit together clips of Brian Williams "rapping," another news anchor that's on in the 6pmET hour tried his hand at "Rapper's Delight" -- live. The Dai... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bret Baier 'Ready For a Rap-Off' With Brian Williams - Posted February 24, 2014
Long before Jimmy Fallon got the idea to edit together clips of Brian Williams "rapping," another news anchor that's on in the 6pmET hour tried his hand at "Rapper's Delight" -- live. The Dai... [FishbowlNY]

Bret Baier 'Ready For a Rap-Off' With Brian Williams - Posted February 24, 2014
Long before Jimmy Fallon got the idea to edit together clips of Brian Williams "rapping," another news anchor that's on in the 6pmET hour tried his hand at "Rapper's Delight" -- live. The Dai... [TVNewser]

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

The Fox Ticker: Smith, Greta, Baier - Posted February 13, 2014
Shepard Smith chimed in on the Al Roker/Mayor Bill De Blasio feud this afternoon. "Man that Al Roker's mad...I don't know what's wrong with him," he said near the top of his show. ... [TVNewser]

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]

Who Do These TVNewsers Pick to Win the Super Bowl? - Posted January 31, 2014
Sports commentators have been making their picks for two weeks, so TVNewser rounded up some network anchors and reporters to get their picks for Super Bowl XLVIII. "I like the Broncos by 7," "Special Report" host Bret Baier predicts. "Peyt... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Who Do These TVNewsers Pick to Win the Super Bowl? - Posted January 31, 2014
Sports commentators have been making their picks for two weeks, so TVNewser rounded up some network anchors and reporters to get their picks for Super Bowl XLVIII. "I like the Broncos by 7," "Special Report" host Bret Baier predicts. "Peyt... [FishbowlNY]

Who Do These TVNewsers Pick to Win the Super Bowl? - Posted January 31, 2014
Sports commentators have been making their picks for two weeks, so TVNewser rounded up some network anchors and reporters to get their picks for Super Bowl XLVIII. "I like the Broncos by 7," "Special Report" host Bret Baier predicts. "Peyt... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Ratings: Fox News Beats CNN, MSNBC Combined in Total Viewers - Posted January 29, 2014
The early ratings are in for the 2014 State of the Union: Fox News was first in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic. MSNBC and CNN traded off for second place, with MSNBC finishing second in total viewers and CNN finishing second in the demo. It was the lowest-rated State of... [TVNewser]

Shep Smith Sat Next to Wolf Blitzer at the White House Lunch - Posted January 28, 2014
On his Fox News program this afternoon, Shepard Smith revealed the real reason why anchors and correspondents like to go to D.C. for the State of the Union: the annual White House lunch. "It doesn't matter who t... [TVNewser]

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

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

The Tale of Bret Baier's Wrinkled Pants - Posted January 11, 2014
Bret Baier, who celebrated his fifth anniversary as the anchor of Fox News' "Special Report" on Monday, talked with Real Clear Politics this week about the milestone. He recalls a very funny story about viewer reaction to his wrinkled pants after he made his debut: ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier, In a Car, With Other People, Talking - Posted January 9, 2014
Bret Baier sits down and puts on his seat belt for a mobile interview with Tom Bevan and Charlie Stone of Real Clear Politics about his five years as host of "Special Report." Not sure how we feel about this "Morning Commute" interview format. It's lik... [FishbowlDC]

Bret Baier Marks 5 Years as Anchor of 'Special Report' - Posted January 6, 2014
Bret Baier will celebrate his fifth anniversary as anchor of "Special Report" tonight. Baier began at Fox as the network's Atlanta bureau chief in 1998, running the operation out of his garage with a fax machine and a cell phone. He took over for ... [TVNewser]

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

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

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]

The Top Cable News Shows in 2013 Were... - Posted January 2, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="183857,199730,154542,182197"] Fox News had the top 14 programs in total viewers and the top nine programs in the key A25-54 demographic in 2013. As usual, "The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,771,000 total viewers and 438,000 demo viewers.... [TVNewser]

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

Nov. 2013 Ratings: Fox News Primetime #2 Among All Cable Networks - Posted November 26, 2013
Fox News finished its 143rd consecutive month as the number one cable news network in November, beating MSNBC and CNN combined in both total day and primetime. FNC was second in all of cable news in primetime this month, finishing behind only ESPN. But like its competitors, Fox News saw double-di... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nov. 2013 Ratings: Fox News Primetime #2 Among All Cable Networks - Posted November 26, 2013
Fox News finished its 143rd consecutive month as the number one cable news network in November, beating MSNBC and CNN combined in both total day and primetime. FNC was second in all of cable news in primetime this month, finishing behind only ESPN. But like its competitors, Fox News saw double-di... [FishbowlNY]

Nov. 2013 Ratings: Fox News Primetime #2 Among All Cable Networks - Posted November 26, 2013
Fox News finished its 143rd consecutive month as the number one cable news network in November, beating MSNBC and CNN combined in both total day and primetime. FNC was second in all of cable news in primetime this month, finishing behind only ESPN. But like its competitors, Fox News saw double-di... [TVNewser]

DC Journo-Land: It's Not All Meanness and Backbiting - Posted November 21, 2013
Tis the season y'all! The holidays bring out the best in everyone (except Uncle Ray, in which case the holidays just bring out conspiracy theories) and DC Journo-Land is no exception. Some of DC's biggest names -and their ... [FishbowlDC]

The Evening Ticker: Kotb, Baier, Donaldson... - Posted November 12, 2013
Hoda Kotb has signed a new contract with NBC News where she will remain the co-host of the 4th hour of "Today." Kotb has been with NBC since 1998. Bret... [TVNewser]

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

October 2013 Ratings: Fox News #1 For 142 Consecutive Months - Posted October 29, 2013
As usual, Fox News was the top-rated cable news channel in October, closing in on 12 straight years at number one in total day and primetime. Fox News ranked third in primetime and fourth in total day among all ad-supported cable channels for the month. But like its competition, the network... [morningmedianewsfeed]

October 2013 Ratings: Fox News #1 For 142 Consecutive Months - Posted October 29, 2013
As usual, Fox News was the top-rated cable news channel in October, closing in on 12 straight years at number one in total day and primetime. Fox News ranked third in primetime and fourth in total day among all ad-supported cable channels for the month. But like its competition, the network... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: Muir, Krauthammer, Crowley - Posted October 27, 2013
Ahead of the Monday launch of Fusion, David Muir will anchor "ABC World News" from Miami tonight and tomorrow. Bret Baier anchored "Charles Krauthammer: A Life That Matters" on Fox News this weekend... [TVNewser]

Networks Plan Sandy Anniversary Coverage - Posted October 26, 2013
News networks are planning special coverage ahead of the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. The storm made landfall Oct. 29, 2012. NBC Brian Williams will join ... [TVNewser]

Networks Plan Sandy Anniversary Coverage - Posted October 26, 2013
News networks are planning special coverage ahead of the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. The storm made landfall Oct. 29, 2012. NBC Brian Williams will join ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Networks Plan Sandy Anniversary Coverage - Posted October 26, 2013
News networks are planning special coverage ahead of the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. The storm made landfall Oct. 29, 2012. NBC Brian Williams will join ... [FishbowlNY]

Secret Service Agent Saw White House Staff Dancing Like Seinfeld's Elaine - Posted October 24, 2013
As you might imagine, ex-Secret Service agent Dan Bongino is not warming the hearts of his former bosses these days. He's also not on the best of terms with his own brother, a Secret Service agent whose team was entwined in the Colombia prostitute scandal last year. "It has strained o... [FishbowlDC]

Cable Covers 11th Hour of Debt Deal, Government Restart - Posted October 16, 2013
The president appeared in the White House briefing room this evening following the Senate vote, but before the House vote, on a budget deal that reopens the government and raises the debt ceiling. "I want to thank the leadership for coming together and getting this done. Hopefully ne... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cable Covers 11th Hour of Debt Deal, Government Restart - Posted October 16, 2013
The president appeared in the White House briefing room this evening following the Senate vote, but before the House vote, on a budget deal that reopens the government and raises the debt ceiling. "I want to thank the leadership for coming together and getting this done. Hopefully ne... [FishbowlNY]

Cable Covers 11th Hour of Debt Deal, Government Restart - Posted October 16, 2013
The president appeared in the White House briefing room this evening following the Senate vote, but before the House vote, on a budget deal that reopens the government and raises the debt ceiling. "I want to thank the leadership for coming together and getting this done. Hopefully ne... [TVNewser]

As Debt Vote Looms, Cable News Channels Weigh Options - Posted October 16, 2013
As Congress prepare to vote on a possible compromise in the government shutdown/debt ceiling battle, cable news executives are keeping an eye on things to see how it develops. If the deal falls through, or the votes go late, expect live coverage through primetime and beyond. As of now Fox News is... [TVNewser]

In Profile: Piers Morgan, Bret Baier - Posted October 15, 2013
CNN's Piers Morgan is profiled by the tabloid he once edited, the Daily Mirror: "I try and give them a good picture and they're quite happy and move on," he says. "I have no time for whinging hypocritical celebrities. I use the media to promote my TV shows and books... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier: 'I Am Not Sean Hannity' - Posted October 14, 2013
Fox News anchor Bret Baier spoke to an audience at his alma mater, DePauw University, Saturday morning and adamantly declared, "I am not Sean Hannity." Oh really? Who knew? In all seriousness, Baier spoke about journalism to a reporte... [FishbowlDC]

Ed Henry On Walking Out Of WH Briefing: 'It wasn't a protest from me, I had a job to do' - Posted October 14, 2013
Fox News White House correspondent Ed Henry explained why he walked out of a White House press briefing on Friday. Henry walked out after Press Secretary ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 9, 2013
Things that make you go huh? "the H is O" -- CNN's Jake Tapper. To which a follower wondered, "The W the F does that mean?" TPM"s Igor Bob... [FishbowlDC]

'Special Report' Runs in Support of Paul Baier - Posted October 8, 2013
Recently, the team from Fox News Channel's "Special Report" came up with an idea to help an organization in need under the banner "Special Report Gives Back." They decided their first act would help someone close to home. So on Sunday, the team ran the Race for Every Child benefiting Children's... [TVNewser]

George Will Makes Fox News Debut - Posted October 7, 2013
George Will made his Fox News debut Friday night on "Special Report with Bret Baier." "We know you and your old friend, Dr. [Charles] Krauthammer are huge baseball enthusias... [TVNewser]

Woman Tries to Ram White House Gate, Takes Police on Chase Through Capitol Hill - Posted October 3, 2013
[gallery columns="4" ids="199062,199063,199064,199071" orderby="rand"] The U.S. Capitol building is on lockdown after multiple gunshots were reported in the area at 2:20pmET. MSNBC was the first cable news network to report the news at 2:26:08 p.m. Fox News was seconds later at 2:26:26 p.m., followed by CNN at 2:28:28. All three networks went immediately... [TVNewser]

George Will Jumps From ABC to Fox News - Posted October 1, 2013
Political columnist and author George Will is joining Fox News as a contributor, executive vice president of news Michael Clemente announced today. Will jumps to Fox News afte... [TVNewser]

Government Shutdown Spurs Bizarro News Years Eve-Style Coverage on Cable News - Posted October 1, 2013
[gallery columns="4" ids="198606,198607,198608,198609"] At midnight, the federal government effectively shut down, with only critical personnel continuing to work. Among the broadcast networks, only NBC News offered a special report, anchored by Brian Williams. ABC News covered at 12:37 on "Nightline." On cable news, coverage of the shutdown was like a bizarro New Year's Eve,... [TVNewser]

Cable News Channels Plan Special Coverage For Government Shutdown Showdown - Posted September 30, 2013
With the strong possibility of a government shutdown happening tonight, the general cable news channels and the business news channels are planning to have special coverage this evening. Fox News will have its usual primetime lineup until 11 PM, when a second, live hour of "On the Record with ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier's Son On the Mend after Third Heart Surgery - Posted September 23, 2013
Bret Baier's son Paul is now home from the hospital four days after undergoing his third open heart surgery. "We're heading home!," Baier wrote on Twitte... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, September 18 - Posted September 19, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 234 | MSNBC: 141 | CNN: 113 | HLN: 78 Primetime: FNC: 306 | MSNBC: 245 | CNN: 123 | HLN: 93 4p: 5p: 6p/6:30p: 7p/7:30p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, September 18 - Posted September 19, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 234 | MSNBC: 141 | CNN: 113 | HLN: 78 Primetime: FNC: 306 | MSNBC: 245 | CNN: 123 | HLN: 93 4p: 5p: 6p/6:30p: 7p/7:30p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, September 18 - Posted September 19, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 234 | MSNBC: 141 | CNN: 113 | HLN: 78 Primetime: FNC: 306 | MSNBC: 245 | CNN: 123 | HLN: 93 4p: 5p: 6p/6:30p: 7p/7:30p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier's Son Undergoes Third Open Heart Surgery - Posted September 19, 2013
Bret Baier's 6-year-old son, Paul, underwent open heart surgery of his young life this morning. Just after 3pmET, Baier Tweeted, "Looking good-Paul's in CICU -his surgeon is very pleased. ... [TVNewser]

Dennis Kucinich, Greg Palkot Interview Syria's Bashar al-Assad for Fox News - Posted September 18, 2013
On Sept. 7, Fox News Channel contributor and former Rep. Dennis Kucinich... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier's Son Preps for Heart Surgery - Posted September 18, 2013
For those following the periodic heart surgeries of Fox News anchor Bret Baier's young son, Paul, there's another operation coming up tomorrow. My son,Paul, just finished his pre-op tests-his open heart surgery is tomorrow AM. He was a champ-here getting X-rays pic.twitter.com/FyucXOpyrB -- Bret Baier (@BretBaier) ... [FishbowlDC]

Errors Along the Way During Navy Yard Rampage Reporting - Posted September 17, 2013
Several media outlets covering the chaos in Washington, DC Monday learned the hard way that lesson from journalism 101: first be right, then be first. With the investigation into the Navy Yard shooting stretching into the evening, until police became confident Aaron Alexis acted alone, parts of the nation's capital remained... [TVNewser]

The WebNewser Ticker: Watson & OZY, Baier & Bing, 'Stars' & Facebook - Posted September 16, 2013
Former MSNBC anchor Carlos Watson's new site, OZY.com launches today. And he's got some heavy hitters behind it, including Laurene Powell Jobs. OZY's goal is to get ahead of the news, offering "short, thoughtful profiles of 'the new and the next' -- new peo... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Tweets 4-Hour Amtrak Delay - Posted September 11, 2013
Bret Baier is on his way -- very slowly -- to New York to anchor a 9/11-themed "Special Report." Unfortunately, he chose Amtrak over the shuttle. The train suspended service between Wilmington and Baltimore after overhead wires were damaged in Maryland. Needless to say, it's been a frustrating, 4+ hour experience. really?... [TVNewser]

Coverage Plans for President Obama's Speech - Posted September 10, 2013
The broadcast and cable news networks have planned special reports ahead of President Obama's primetime address tonight. Here's what they have planned for the speech, which is scheduled for 9pmET. NBC News: Brian... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama Continues Syria Push with Network Interviews - Posted September 9, 2013
The New York-based network news anchors heading to Washington, DC this morning to interview Pres. Obama. The interviews are back-to-back beginning at 3:55pmET. Each network gets 7 minutes. And the interviews are embargoed for air until 6pmET. Drawing from a hat, the order had been determined as this: NBC, CNN, CBS,... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, September 5 - Posted September 6, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 273 | MSNBC: 108 | CNN: 118 | HLN: 95 Primetime: FNC: 375 | MSNBC: 171 | CNN: 150 | HLN: 104 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Battle of the Twitterati - Posted September 3, 2013
New York Magazine's Daily Intelligencer blog has a compelling series of charts out today on members of Congress and their preferred Twitter followers. Heavy hitters include The Hill, Politico, C-SPAN and Roll Call, which make both Democratic and Republican lists. But this has to burn a li... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

The Most Watched Cable News Programs in August Were... - Posted August 28, 2013
Fox News had the top 13 programs in August in total viewers, and the top 11 programs in the key adults 25-54 demo. "The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2.36 million total and 369,000 demo viewers. "The Five" and... [TVNewser]

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

Report: Megyn Kelly Moving to 'Hannity' Timeslot on Fox News - Posted August 8, 2013
Megyn Kelly is set to take over the 9pmET hour when she returns from maternity leave this Fall, according to the Drudge Report. Fox News announced a ... [TVNewser]

Bipartisan Policy Center Solicits Birthday Wishes for Bob Dole (Yes, We're Serious) - Posted July 22, 2013
You'd think a mention in the number three slot of the famed birthday section of Politico Mike Allen's Playbook would be a sufficient birthday wish for former Sen. Bob... [FishbowlDC]

The AM Ticker: Tennis, FNC, Rock - Posted July 19, 2013
Some of Washington's most notable journalists played tennis against the people they cover last night at the Washington Kastles Charity Classic. Bret Baier, David Gregory, Ed Henry and ... [TVNewser]

Howard Kurtz's First Fox News Appearance - Posted July 9, 2013
Howard Kurtz made his first appearance on Fox News late today on "Special Report." Bret Baier introduced Kurtz saying he'd front an occasional media criticism se... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Sunday, June 30 - Posted July 2, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 131 | MSNBC: 148 | CNN: 120 | HLN: 107 Primetime: FNC: 98 | MSNBC: 185 | CNN: 144 | HLN: 153 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly Moving to Primetime at Fox News - Posted July 2, 2013
Megyn Kelly is moving to primetime for Fox News Channel, the network announced this afternoon. But to which hour is not known. Since 2010, Kelly has anchored the two-hour afternoon show "America Live." "Megyn is an exceptional talent who ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Megyn Kelly Moving to Primetime at Fox News - Posted July 2, 2013
Megyn Kelly is moving to primetime for Fox News Channel, the network announced this afternoon. But to which hour is not known. Since 2010, Kelly has anchored the two-hour afternoon show "America Live." "Megyn is an exceptional talent who ... [FishbowlNY]

Megyn Kelly Moving to Primetime at Fox News - Posted July 2, 2013
Megyn Kelly is moving to primetime for Fox News Channel, the network announced this afternoon. But to which hour is not known. Since 2010, Kelly has anchored the two-hour afternoon show "America Live." "Megyn is an exceptional talent who ... [TVNewser]

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

Fox News Fashion: Bob Beckel's Suspenders And Bret Baier's Tie - Posted June 1, 2013
Two of Fox News Channel's most alliterative on-air personalities have had their fashion choices put under the microscope recently. On Thursday, "The Five" co-host Bob Beckel shared his story of how and why he started wearing suspenders. Spoiler alert: it involves the suspender savant himself, Larry King. WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

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

Editorials Condemn Government Snooping Of Journalists, As Rosen Investigation Expands - Posted May 22, 2013
The Department of Justice didn't just examine Fox News correspondent James Rosen's email records, they acquired his home and cell ph... [TVNewser]

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

TV News To Cover (And Possibly Be Part Of) Benghazi Hearing - Posted May 8, 2013
This morning starting at 11:30, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing on what exactly happened during the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya that resulted in the deaths of four people, including the U.S. Ambassador to Libya. Fox News and CNN are planning live c... [TVNewser]

George W. Bush on Jenna's Job: 'Continuing the Warm Relations the Bush Family Has With the National Press' - Posted April 25, 2013
All five living presidents are at the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, on the campus of Southern Methodist University, in Dallas this morning. The cable news networks are carrying the event in its entirety, with speeches given by former Pres. Clinton and Pres. Obama. When it... [TVNewser]

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

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

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

Bret Baier, Dana Perino To Interview George W. Bush For Fox News - Posted April 22, 2013
Former President George W. Bush may be giving his first TV interview to ABC's Diane Sawyer and his first... [TVNewser]

Fishbowl5 With ABC7's Rebecca Cooper - Posted April 17, 2013
Today is an especially heartening day for ABC7's Rebecca Cooper, who is emceeing the Childhelp Day of Hope today at the Capitol. The event brings awareness to child abuse in America and dates back to the President Reagan administration. Coo... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 16, 2013
Quotes of the Day: Boston Marathon Bombing Aftermath "DC ON ALERT: Outside White House, Pennsylvania Ave again closed to pedestrians." -- NBC News' Peter Alexander with accompanying photograph. ... [FishbowlDC]

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

Q1 2013 Ratings: Fox News #1 For 45 Quarters - Posted April 2, 2013
Fox News continued its dominant hold of the leaderboard in the first quarter of 2013, marking 45 consecutive quarters as the highest-rated cable news network. But like CNN and MSNBC, Fox News is down for the quarter. The ratings for Q3 2013 (Nielsen Live + Same Day data): Primetime (Mon-Sun): ... [TVNewser]

The AM Ticker: Roberts, Baier, Al Jazeera - Posted March 29, 2013
"Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts will be filling in for Kelly Ripa on "Live with Kelly and Michael" next Monday. Roberts will join Michael Strahan in interviewing Laurence Fishburne, among other guests.... [TVNewser]

How Bret Baier Spends His Sundays - Posted March 25, 2013
"Splash," a Sunday supplement to the Chicago Sun Times, profiles Fox News anchor Bret Baier, and how he spends his Sundays. Not just any Sunday, min... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Jokes About Wife's Credit Card Use - Posted March 25, 2013
It's the puff piece to end all puff pieces. You couldn't buy a story more puffy and praising about Fox News "Special Report" anchor Bret Baier as reported Sunday in Splas... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 21, 2013
Quotes of the Day Oh no she didn't. "I just wrote a Scandal scene that actually made me blush while writing it. Did not know that was possible." -- Shanda Rhimes, creator of ABC's provocative Washington-oriented drama "Scandal." As of late, viewers have been treated to strange shower scenes betw... [FishbowlDC]

Does Dr. Baier Make House Calls? - Posted March 19, 2013
For the purposes of this post we'll refer to FNC's Bret Baier as Dr. Baier. Why not? In May he will moderate a panel at the Becker's Hospital annual meeting in Chicago, where Dr. Baier will speak to about 600 healthcare leaders. It's for a good cause. Bai... [FishbowlDC]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, March 12 - Posted March 13, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 263 | MSNBC: 117 | CNN: 116 | HLN: 108 Primetime: FNC: 406 | MSNBC: 250 | CNN: 143 | HLN: 161 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

HLN's Robin Meade, FNC's Bret Baier Duke it Out For Pediatric Cancer - Posted March 5, 2013
Fox News Channel anchor Bret Baier and HLN anchor Robin Meade put aside their competing loyalties this weekend to pose for a few pictures at the Patrick Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament for St. Jude Kids in Palm Desert, Calif. TVNewser hears Baier played in the golf tournament and Meade, who ... [TVNewser]

Ex-Politico's Karin Tanabe: 'I was Terrified' - Posted March 1, 2013
Ex-Politico staffer Karin Tanabe revealed last night that there will be a sequel to her fictional book The List. "There's got to be a sequel," she said at a party celebrating the publication of her first book. Though ... [FishbowlDC]

February 2013 Ratings: Fox News On Top Despite Year-Over-Year Declines - Posted February 26, 2013
Fox News remains the top cable news network, beating MSNBC and CNN combined in both Total Day and primetime for the month of February. Despite being up for the month, Fox News -- like the other cable news networks -- was down year-over-year. The ratings for February, 2013 (Nielsen Live + Same... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier: 50 Months Leading The Pack, But Still Shaking Things Up - Posted February 26, 2013
Leading up to the 2012 election, Fox News Channel's "Special Report with Bret Baier" was one of the must-see programs for politics junkies. Baier himself was tapped to co-anchor the channel's election coverage alongside ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 26, 2013
Quotes of the Day AUNTIE OF THE CENTURY: "This is what 100 years old looks like on my amazing great aunt, Helen Forbrich. Happy birthday, Auntie Helen!" -- WaPo's Karen Tumulty. ... [FishbowlDC]

State of the Union Coverage: Fox News - Posted February 8, 2013
Bret Baier will anchor Fox News' State of the Union coverage beginning at 8:55pmET Tuesday. Baier will be joined by Juan Williams, ... [TVNewser]

President Obama Takes Oath, Chief Justice Roberts Uses Notes, For Second Swearing In - Posted January 20, 2013
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Morning Chatter - Posted January 17, 2013
Quotes of the Day "That's nice that they brought Ed Schultz out this morning," a reader wrote in. World's most boring assignment "I'm at the @PressClubDC to cover the @USEnergyAssn's Electric Power panels." -- SNLEnergy Transmission reporter ... [FishbowlDC]

Pres. Obama: New Gun Law Opponents 'Want to Gin Up Fear or Higher Ratings or Revenue' - Posted January 16, 2013
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Inauguration 2013: Fox News Coverage Plans - Posted January 15, 2013
Fox News Channel's 2013 Presidential Inauguration coverage will begin Sunday morning and continue through Monday night, with Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Looks Back At Four Years of 'Special Report' - Posted January 7, 2013
On January 5, Fox News anchor Bret Baier marked his fourth anniversary as the anchor of "Special Report." On his program Friday evening, he looked back on the very first day in the anchor chair, when he stepped in for Brit Hume. WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

2012 Ratings: Fox News Number One For 11 Straight Years - Posted January 4, 2013
2012 saw Fox News mark 11 years as the number one cable news channel in total viewers and the demo, though the election didn't provide much in the way of a ratings bump, with the network only up a bit in total viewers, and down slightly in the demo. Primetime: 2.043 million... [TVNewser]

Cable Networks Conclude Long New Year's Day Coverage as House Passes Fiscal Cliff Bill - Posted January 1, 2013
20 hours after the Senate voted for a bill to keep the U.S. from taking a full plunge off the fiscal cliff, the House passed the package. But during those 20 hours, it was a day of "will they?" or "won't they vote?" on the cable news channels, which, as this... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cable Networks Conclude Long New Year's Day Coverage as House Passes Fiscal Cliff Bill - Posted January 1, 2013
20 hours after the Senate voted for a bill to keep the U.S. from taking a full plunge off the fiscal cliff, the House passed the package. But during those 20 hours, it was a day of "will they?" or "won't they vote?" on the cable news channels, which, as this... [FishbowlNY]

Cable Networks Conclude Long New Year's Day Coverage as House Passes Fiscal Cliff Bill - Posted January 1, 2013
20 hours after the Senate voted for a bill to keep the U.S. from taking a full plunge off the fiscal cliff, the House passed the package. But during those 20 hours, it was a day of "will they?" or "won't they vote?" on the cable news channels, which, as this... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 26, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- Home for the Holidays Edition HOLIDAY JOKESTER: "My favorite 2012 picture of Steve Buttry." -- Mimi Buttry, wife of Steve Buttry. But... [FishbowlDC]

Did Fox News Ban Gun Control Segments After Newtown Shooting? - Posted December 18, 2012
In the aftermath of Friday's school shooting in Newtown, New York's Gabe Sherman reports that Fox News producers were instructed this week... [TVNewser]

'Special Report' Slots Spending Series - Posted December 17, 2012
Fox News Channel's "Special Report with Bret Baier" is planning a weeklong series on the Fiscal Cliff this week. While the shooting in Newtown will rightly be the big news story, the upcoming fiscal deadline is not lost on any jour... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier's Son Resting After Seventh Heart Surgery - Posted December 14, 2012
Five-year old Paul Baier, the son of Fox News anchor Bret Baier, is resting comfortably after undergoing his seventh angioplasty. Our sister blog FishbowlDC has more. It was only a year ago that the younger Baier... [TVNewser]

Son of Fox News Anchor Recovering After Surgery - Posted December 13, 2012
The son of Fox News anchor Bret Baier has a history of heart problems. The 5-year-old, Paul, was born with a rare, congenital heart defect. Over the years, he's undergone numerous surgeries to improve his condition. ... [FishbowlDC]

Karl Rove Back on Fox News - Posted December 11, 2012
Karl Rove was back on Fox News last night appearing on "Special Report with Bret Baier." It was Rove's first appearance on the channel in 27 days. Last week, N... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 3, 2012
Quotes of the Day West Wing Sophia: Sophia Nelson, columnist for the theGrio.com and Essence, visited the White House last week and snapped a ... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted November 30, 2012
A sprinkling of things we think you ought to know... Washingtonians are happy, even ... [FishbowlDC]

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

Bret Baier Expertly Recovers From 'Earthquake' - Posted November 28, 2012
This is why Fox News' Bret Baier anchors the network's flagship newscast. Last night during "Special Report"s Grapevine segment, the camera fixed on Baier had technical difficulties. It violently shook just as Baier ended the segment, throwing the anchor out of the shot before it steadied. With years of on-air reporting under... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 26, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- The Holiday Edition. "Not sure what it says that a photo of me bloated with a pillow under my shirt is my most-liked Instagram photo ever." -- ... [FishbowlDC]

Bret Baier Slims Down For Election Day: 'I feel proud of this guy' - Posted November 5, 2012
Fox News anchor Bret Baier offers a candid look at his r... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Takes Aim at '60 Minutes' Over Edited-Out Benghazi Question - Posted November 5, 2012
On FoxNews.com, Bret Baier has an op-ed taking aim at the venerable CBS newsmagazine "60 Minutes... [TVNewser]

FNC and Fox's Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
Fox News Channel will have Megyn Kelly and Bret Baier anchoring on election night, while ... [TVNewser]

October 2012 Ratings: Fox News Tops All Cable Channels - Posted November 1, 2012
October 2011 was a big one for cable news, with the Presidential debates and the final leg of the campaign generating huge numbers for cable news. Fox News was the biggest beneficiary, placing number one in primetime among all ad-supported cable channels for the month. The last time FNC placed number... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 26, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Gotta be 65 degrees on a terrific autumn night" -- FNC's Chief White House Correspondent Ed Henry. ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Megyn Kelly on Debate Coverage: 'Let's not start criticizing the moderator before she's moderated' - Posted October 16, 2012
The Presidential debates have brought interest in the election to a fever pitch, and for Megyn Kelly and Bret Baier -- who are the face ... [TVNewser]

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

Morning Chatter - Posted October 15, 2012
Quotes of the Day FALSE EYELASH ALERT: TWT's Senior Op-ed columnist Emily Miller tests out fake eyelashes for the first time. She appears pleased w... [FishbowlDC]

Martha Raddatz Did Not Lehrer It Tonight - Posted October 11, 2012
Mostly praise is being heaped on ABC's Martha Raddatz for her turn as moderator of tonight's Vice Presidential debate. Republican reaction is less glowing, as Raddatz is being criticized for interrupting Rep. Ryan more than VP Bide... [TVNewser]

Martha Raddatz Did Not Lehrer It Tonight - Posted October 11, 2012
Mostly praise is being heaped on ABC's Martha Raddatz for her turn as moderator of tonight's Vice Presidential debate. Republican reaction is less glowing, as Raddatz is being criticized for interrupting Rep. Ryan more than VP Bide... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Martha Raddatz Did Not Lehrer It Tonight - Posted October 11, 2012
Mostly praise is being heaped on ABC's Martha Raddatz for her turn as moderator of tonight's Vice Presidential debate. Republican reaction is less glowing, as Raddatz is being criticized for interrupting Rep. Ryan more than VP Bide... [FishbowlNY]

Lost Luggage on the way to the VP Debate for both Megyn Kelly and Shepard Smith - Posted October 11, 2012
Megyn Kelly was anchoring her show from Danville, KY in a shirt she bought at the local Walmart. That's because Delta decided her bag should spend the night in Detroit, instead of making it through to Kentucky. But that's not all, Shepard Smith's bag also missed the flight to Kentucky, but... [TVNewser]

Fox News Channel Sets VP Debate Plans - Posted October 9, 2012
Fox News Channel has solidified its coverage plans for the Vice Presidential Debate on Thursday. As with the first Presidential debate, Megyn Kelly and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 9, 2012
Quotes of the Day "I like it, it's not true, but it's all fun." -- MSNBC's Chris Matthews, who couldn't stop playing SNL's impersonator of himself on his program Monday. The impersonator accentuated Matthews' propensity to interrupt his guests, a behavior which he somehow has no clue that he does. ... [PRNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, October 3 - Posted October 4, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 726 | MSNBC: 456 | CNN: 478 | HLN: 62 Primetime: FNC: 2.160 | MSNBC: 1.488 | CNN: 1.855 | HLN: 75 ... [TVNewser]

Kelly, Baier to Lead Fox News' Debate Coverage - Posted October 2, 2012
Fox News has set coverage plans for the first Presidential debate, which will take place Wednesday night from the University of Denver in Colorado. Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: MSN, Baier, Colbert - Posted October 1, 2012
Now that Microsoft has separated itself from MSNBC.com (save for a content-sharing arrangement), one of its first orders of business is to launch a new news operation, according to Mashable. "Staffers in Redmond, Wash. and New York will be responsible for 24/7 news coverage, largely made up of short, 300 to... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 1, 2012
QUOTES of the DAY Ingraham handles "stupid b-i-t-c-h" remark When a follower asked conservative radio host Laura Ingraham over the weekend, "Are you not a stupid biatch," she replied, "Very confused--thought it ... [FishbowlDC]

Bret Baier: 'Sometimes I think reporters in Washington get caught up in their list of questions' - Posted September 27, 2012
With the election in the final stretch, Fox News Channel's Bret Baier reflects on his toughest interviews in Naples Illustrated: The to... [TVNewser]

Bernard Goldberg Trashes Ted Koppel's Report On Partisan Cable News - Posted September 25, 2012
On last night's "O'Reilly Factor," Bernard Goldberg appeared in one of his typically meta segments to talk about last week's rumble between Bill O'Reilly and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 18, 2012
QUOTES of the DAY "I dunno how politicians wake up each morning and forget every phone everywhere is a multimedia recording device, but thank god they do." -- BuzzFeed Washington Bureau Chief John Stant... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 17, 2012
Quotes of the Day "The mismanagement of this campaign has been mindboggling." -- MSNBC's Joe Scarborough on "Morning Joe" this morning regarding Mitt Romney's presidential campaign. ... [FishbowlDC]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted September 14, 2012
Get ready for 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... [PRNewser]

Scott Pelley Gets First Post-DNC Interview With Pres. Obama - Posted September 7, 2012
President Obama will give his first post-DNC interview to "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley tomorrow in St. Petersburg, FL. Excerpts will run on "Face the Nation" Sunday and "CBS This Morning" Monday, with the full interview to air on the "CBS Evening News" next week. Mitt Romney sat down today with... [TVNewser]

Cable Ranker: During RNC, Fox News is Top Cable Network; Has #2 Show on all of TV - Posted September 5, 2012
Coverage from the Republican National Convention made Fox News the #1 cable network last week. FNC also had the #1 cable news telecast, Thursday's 10pmET hour which drew 9.06 million viewers. That broadcast ranks as the #2 show on all of TV last week, behind Tuesday's edition of NBC's "America's Got... [TVNewser]

Need a Lift at the DNC? Call on Fox News - Posted September 4, 2012
As they did in Tampa for the RNC, Fox News has decked out a fleet of SUVs for use by delegates and attendees of the DNC. I noticed the SUVs parked in downtown Charlotte, and the drivers asking people if they wanted rides. Fox News tells us they have 10 cars offering... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 4, 2012
QUOTES of the DAY BOSOM BUDDIES: If they do nothing else, conventions bond people together in unfathomable ways. The Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson poses with FishbowlDC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Bret Baier on Fans, Ratings and Being a 'Political Junkie' - Posted August 30, 2012
Bret Baier is about 15 minutes into "Special Report" when the first fan stops by. "Love your show. Watch it every night," she tells him eagerly. "Never miss it." Baier, luckily in a commercial break at the time, smiles and waves, abandoning... [TVNewser]

In Covering RNC Roll Call, Differing Tactics on Cable News - Posted August 28, 2012
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Bret Baier on Convention Coverage: 'We try to have a good time on the set' - Posted August 24, 2012
Fox News Channel anchor Bret Baier is the subject of a pair of profiles today detailing his preparation and thoughts about the upcoming conventions. The "Special Report" anchor ... [TVNewser]

Fishbowl Summer Superlatives - THE RESULTS Part Deux - Posted August 24, 2012
On Thursday, we began rolling out the results of our Summer Superlatives and today, you get to meet the rest of the winners. Thanks for voting. Today's results kicks off with the Best Dressed category. This cage match was between Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 22, 2012
Quotes of the Day Kewl news story, BB - "good morning- i am on the red eye from los angeles..will be touching down soon. a great 4 days with the family- see you 2nite at 6pm!!" - FNC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Bret Baier And Megyn Kelly To Lead Fox News Channel's RNC Coverage - Posted August 21, 2012
Fox News has announced its coverage plans for the RNC. Special primetime coverage will run each night from 10-11:30 PM, anchored by Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly... [TVNewser]

The AM Ticker: Woodward, Drought, Fox Map App - Posted August 14, 2012
As he did for his last two books, journalist Bob Woodward is giving his first interview for his new book The Price of Politics to ABC'a ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Paul Ryan Edition): Brit, Greta, Dan - Posted August 13, 2012
FNC's Brit Hume gets the first sit-down solo interview with GOP VP candidate Paul Ryan. Hume talks with Ryan tomorrow in Denver. Portions will air throughout the day, with the full interview on "Special Report with Bret Baier" at 6... [TVNewser]

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]

Mitt Romney to Announce VP Pick Saturday Morning; Paul Ryan Expected Running Mate - Posted August 10, 2012
Fox News broke into the 11pmET reair of "The O'Reilly Factor" with the news that Mitt Romney would be announcing his VP pick in the morning. Carl Cameron confirmed the announcement would be on the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, VA at 9amET. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mitt Romney to Announce VP Pick Saturday Morning; Paul Ryan Expected Running Mate - Posted August 10, 2012
Fox News broke into the 11pmET reair of "The O'Reilly Factor" with the news that Mitt Romney would be announcing his VP pick in the morning. Carl Cameron confirmed the announcement would be on the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, VA at 9amET. ... [FishbowlNY]

Mitt Romney to Announce VP Pick Saturday Morning; Paul Ryan Expected Running Mate - Posted August 10, 2012
Fox News broke into the 11pmET reair of "The O'Reilly Factor" with the news that Mitt Romney would be announcing his VP pick in the morning. Carl Cameron confirmed the announcement would be on the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, VA at 9amET. ... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Baier, Diaz-Balart, CNN Heroes - Posted August 10, 2012
Bret Baier is hosting a primetime special on Fox News examining American cities on the verge of bankruptcy. "Fox News Reporting: Cities Going Broke" airs tonight at 10pmET. Telemundo anchor Jose Diaz-Balart is guest hosting the 2pmET hour on MSNBC next ... [TVNewser]

Get a Convention Facial Courtesy HuffPost - Posted August 10, 2012
There's no bigger advocate of unplugging and recharging and sleeping for at least seven hours a night than HuffPost Publisher Arianna Huffington. She's bringing that philosophy to the party conventions. ... [PRNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 2, 2012
Quotes of the Day Brave TV journo reports on wild dogs "Story on wild killer dogs. I'm live in their favorite hunting ground. Nah... I'm not nervous. but looking forward to gettin out a here." -- ABC7's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 30, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Good morning. A cup of coffee with my son Daniel outside- before getting ready for work. ... [PRNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 30, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Good morning. A cup of coffee with my son Daniel outside- before getting ready for work. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 23, 2012
Quotes Of The Day "Twitter is really becoming a zoo of rude, selfish people." -- FNC's Greg Gutfield to his colleague ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 18, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Can't believe this is all I'm packing for 30 days in Costa Rica. Life gets a lot lighter without cameras" -- D.C. based Editorial Photographer ... [FishbowlDC]

What a Racket! Journos Take to the Courts - Posted July 17, 2012
Tonight, two teams -- one the Stars and one the Stripes -- composed of folks from Congress, the Administration, Ambassadors, national media and players on the WTT Champion Washington Kastles team will join together in Kastles Stadium for a memorable team tennis match with 100 percent of the ticket proceeds going... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 12, 2012
Quotes of the Day Words to Live By: Ever Heard of Google? "I don't know about you guys, but every time b4 I report an 'exclusive' I'm all up in Google News making sure that it actually is one." -- Capital NY's Joe Pompeo. ... [FishbowlDC]

Bret Baier's Son Achieves Fishbowl Fame - Posted July 5, 2012
Over the weekend FNC anchor Bret Baier officially inducted his son, Paul, into the FishbowlDC Hall of Fame. Not really, but could anything be more quintessential Fishbowl? "My son Paul's first catch!! Happy 4th! Enjoy your Independence Day," wrote Baier. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 2, 2012
Quotes of the Day You've been warned. "I swear if Pepco hits us with a rolling brown out I'm marching on Potomac and lighting every rich person I find on fire. Fair warning." -- Soon to be Buzzfeed Washington Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

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 26, 2012
Quotes of the Day Incest Desk: On Sunday Politico's Senior Political Reporter Jonathan Martin appeared on NBC's "Meet the Press" as part of the ro... [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]

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]

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]

Scott Walker Wins Wisconsin Recall Vote - Posted June 5, 2012
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Scott Walker Wins Wisconsin Recall Vote - Posted June 5, 2012
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Scott Walker Wins Wisconsin Recall Vote - Posted June 5, 2012
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Cable Networks Schedule Primetime Coverage of Wisconsin Recall Election - Posted June 4, 2012
Polls close in the Wisconsin recall election tomorrow night at 9pmET/8pmCT. The cable news networks will cover the results throughout primetime programming. Here's what they have planned. On Fox News, Bret Baier will anc... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 4, 2012
Quotes of the Day Journo stops to tweet touching moment "Sitting on porch with Fix Jr as nice wind blows and temps in 70s. Hard to imagine a better day." -- WaPo's Chris Cillizza. I... [FishbowlDC]

Daily Caller Scribe to Obama: Meet With Me! - Posted May 29, 2012
Where is President Barack Obama and why in the hell hasn't he met with The Daily Caller's Matthew Boyle yet?! That's the question on everyone's Boyle's mind in a self-promotional email he s... [FishbowlDC]

Bret Baier: 'Don't Tell O'Reilly That He's Not a News Show' - Posted May 18, 2012
Fox News Channel's James Rosen secured an EXCLUSIVE! interview with Fox News host Bret Baier for the FoxNews.com series "Power Play." "Are you, in fact, nervous right now?" Rosen asked Baier. He wasn't. Rosen then asked about the ratings for Baier's "Special Report." "Number 3 in all of cable news, behind those... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 16, 2012
Quotes of the Day Politico Dylan Byers' "sexy-ass" beard gets notice... [FishbowlDC]

Suave Bret Baier Kills Hater With Kindness - Posted May 9, 2012
FNC's Bret Baier is as smooth as ever this week as he handles a viewer, who, well, won't be watching him anymore. May have something to do with that shiny new contract he signed with the network through 2016. Who cares if Micky watches or not? Bret Baier (@BretBaier) 5/8/12 11:22 AM Sorry to... [FishbowlDC]

Bret Baier Re-Signs with Fox News Channel - Posted May 8, 2012
TVNewser has learned Fox News will soon announce that "Special Report" host Bret Baier has signed a new contract that keeps him at the channel through the 2016 elections. Baier's current deal had another 18 months on it, but FNC wanted to secur... [TVNewser]

Networks to Carry President Obama's Address From Afghanistan - Posted May 1, 2012
President Obama will address the nation from Afghanistan at 7:30pmET tonight.The broadcast, cable and business networks are all planning to carry the remarks, expected to run about 10 minutes. Brian Williams will ancho... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Networks to Carry President Obama's Address From Afghanistan - Posted May 1, 2012
President Obama will address the nation from Afghanistan at 7:30pmET tonight.The broadcast, cable and business networks are all planning to carry the remarks, expected to run about 10 minutes. Brian Williams will ancho... [FishbowlNY]

Networks to Carry President Obama's Address From Afghanistan - Posted May 1, 2012
President Obama will address the nation from Afghanistan at 7:30pmET tonight.The broadcast, cable and business networks are all planning to carry the remarks, expected to run about 10 minutes. Brian Williams will ancho... [TVNewser]

Titans, Moguls and a Presidential Candidate Pay Respects to Mike Wallace - Posted May 1, 2012
If the news business was like football, Mike Wallace would be its MVP. But if news was a beauty contest, Wallace would never have been Mr. Congeniality. That's what hundreds of Mike Wallace's friends, colleagues and family -- four gen... [TVNewser]

A Recap of the Allbritton Garden Brunch (That We Weren't Invited To.) - Posted April 30, 2012
In the aftermath of the White House Correspondents' Dinner, many revelers sought comfort in brunch yesterday morning to help heal the wounds from the night before. We have already reported on t... [FishbowlDC]

Cable News Plans For Primaries in Connecticut, Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island - Posted April 24, 2012
Primaries are being held today in five states: Connecticut, Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. The cable networks will cover the results tonight in primetime. On Fox News, Bret Baier will anchor a live "Special Report" at 11... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 17, 2012
Quotes of the Day HuffPost media writer Jason Linkins eats the above ham on a biscuit in gravy over the weekend. Why we have to be subjected to this cream ... [FishbowlDC]

In Defense of Hilary Rosen - Posted April 16, 2012
As Washington journalists waded through the muck of self-righteousness last week, you'd have thought Hilary Rosen was a pariah for saying that "Ann Romney has never worked a day in her life." WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

Fox News vs. Newt Gingrich: Bret Baier Adds It Up - Posted April 13, 2012
Fox News anchor Bret Baier fought back against GOP candidate Newt Gingrich's assertion that the channel has been in the tank for Mitt Romney ... [TVNewser]

Cable Networks Cover DC, MD, WI Primaries - Posted April 2, 2012
Primary season continues tomorrow as voters in Maryland, Wisconsin and Washington, DC head to the polls. Here's what the cable networks have planned for tomorrow night: On Fox News, Bret Baier will anchor a live "Special Report" at 11pmET. Baier will also anchor live cut-ins throughout FNC's usual primetime programming. ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Has Big Ears - Posted March 23, 2012
Don't believe me, just ask him. Bret Baier of Fox News is known to mix it up with his followers. He answers personal questions all the time. He takes criticisms and responds to them out in the open. When one of his Twitte... [FishbowlDC]

The Afternoon Ticker: O'Donnell, Baier, Current TV - Posted March 20, 2012
CBS News correspondent Norah O'Donnell is one of Elle's "10 Most Powerful Women in DC." "'The more I think about it, the more convinced I am that Norah O'Donnell's departure...may be the biggest defection NBC has endured... [TVNewser]

The Battle of Bret Baier and David Shuster - Posted March 20, 2012
Showdown, the new book by David Corn has gotten the attention of Fox News. HuffPost reports that last... [FishbowlDC]

Obama: 'Fed by Fox News, they hear Obama is a Muslim 24/7,' Bret Baier: No Way! - Posted March 20, 2012
A new book written by Mother Jones DC bureau chief David Corn alleges that President Obama blamed Fox News for some of his early troubles during a meeting with labor leaders. Corn writes: Fed by Fox News, they hear Obama is a Muslim 24/7, and it begins to seep in...The Republicans... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Gets Gust of Hate - Posted March 20, 2012
A man in Shenandoah (in other words, "God's country") pretty much doesn't care for Bret Baier or Fox News. Here's how Baier valiantly handled the hater after he retweeted what "hardnoks" wrote. "U ask Mitt why his campaign cost so much.... [FishbowlDC]

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

How to Sell News Corp.'s 'Crown Jewel' Fox News - Posted March 19, 2012
Fox News plans to parlay its stability and its place the number one cable news channel to advertisers during this upfront season. "We don't have new programming, but a good story in the elections that drive ratings," Roger Domal, vp of ad... [TVNewser]

Mississippi, Alabama Primary Coverage Ratings - Posted March 14, 2012
As primary nights go, the Mississippi, Alabama and Hawaii contests were probably the least-covered weekday GOP face-offs so far on the cable networks. Fox News and MSNBC stuck to their regular programs last night with a heavy dose of exit poll and vote count coverage. CNN was in primary overload coverage... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mississippi, Alabama Primary Coverage Ratings - Posted March 14, 2012
As primary nights go, the Mississippi, Alabama and Hawaii contests were probably the least-covered weekday GOP face-offs so far on the cable networks. Fox News and MSNBC stuck to their regular programs last night with a heavy dose of exit poll and vote count coverage. CNN was in primary overload coverage... [FishbowlNY]

Cablers Gear Up For Coverage of Alabama, Mississippi and Hawaii Primaries - Posted March 12, 2012
Tomorrow Alabama and Mississippi will host GOP primary elections, while Hawaii hosts its GOP caucus. As usual, the cable news channels are presenting special coverage--to varying degrees. CNN has the most special coverage, with a two-hour "America's Choice" special from 8-10... [TVNewser]

'You called me Bret. That's OK.' - Posted March 9, 2012
House Majority Whip Eric Cantor appeared on Neil Cavuto's FBN show, and apparently forgot who was interviewing him. WATCH (4:00 in and 6:00 in): Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com Cantor appeared on ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 9, 2012
Quotes of the Day On the Red Carpet: The media throng at the Newseum last night for the screening of "Game Change" was decidedly well behaved. More on the evening later... MSNBC's Joe Scarborough's Morning Oo... [FishbowlDC]

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

Primary Talk with Ed Schultz and Bret Baier - Posted March 5, 2012
The cable newsers are talking about tomorrow's Super Tuesday. >> MSNBC's Ed Schultz talked with Boston.com about primary nights at MSNBC: "It's basically a crap shoot. Normally, about an hour before we go on the air we get a briefing from polling experts, and we get a pretty good idea of the... [TVNewser]

Washington Caucus Coverage - Posted March 2, 2012
We know you can't wait for Super Tuesday, but hold your horses. First, Washingtonians vote tomorrow. Here's the cable coverage: CNN's Wolf Blitzer leads an hour of coverage from 8-9pmET joined ... [TVNewser]

UPDATED: FNC Goes 'Space Cowboy' for Primary Analysis - Posted February 29, 2012
Following Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's victories in the Arizona and Michigan primaries, Fox News panelists broke out their finest bandanas for dorkfest analysis. Seen above are FNC's Chris Wallace... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 29, 2012
Quotes of the Day Rolling Stone writer annoys himself "So yeah I deleted that last tweet because I was starting to annoy myself." -- Rolling Stone's Michael Hastings. HuffPost ... [FishbowlDC]

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

Threatening Letters Sent to Media Organizations - Posted February 23, 2012
Three congressional offices as well as some media organizations, including Fox News, have received threatening letters recently. On "Special Report" last night Bret Baier reported that Fox News headquarters in New York received one such let... [TVNewser]

Baier Dodges the Flu - Posted February 21, 2012
It's the time of year that journos, especially those on TV dread the most. Flu season. It strikes when you're least expecting it and it can wreak havoc on your work schedule. Fortunately, for now, Bret Baier of Fox News has avoided i... [PRNewser]

Baier Dodges the Flu - Posted February 21, 2012
It's the time of year that journos, especially those on TV dread the most. Flu season. It strikes when you're least expecting it and it can wreak havoc on your work schedule. Fortunately, for now, Bret Baier of Fox News has avoided i... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 21, 2012
Quotes of the Day "The @DCCC is selling shirts with a crying @SpeakerBoehner that say: 'Weeper of the House'" -- USA Today's Susan Davis. ... [FishbowlDC]

Sarah Palin on 'The Five,' John Roberts anchoring 'Special Report' - Posted February 15, 2012
Sarah Palin made it The Six on Fox News's "The Five" tonight. "Just in the neighborhood, so I thought I'd stop by," said Palin who talked about her son Trig getting new glasses, referred to ... [TVNewser]

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

Bret Baier to FNC Critics: 'Give Me Three Days. Watch My Show' - Posted February 6, 2012
"Brit built this foundation," Fox News anchor Bret Baier says of his predecessor ... [TVNewser]

Newt Meets the Press; CNN's Caucus Cam: 'It's Just Hideous How the Media has Been Handling this Entire Thing' - Posted February 5, 2012
After another Mitt Romney primary win -- this time at the Nevada Caucuses -- Newt Gingrich decided to hold a press conference, instead of a second-place-ain't-so-bad spe... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Newt Meets the Press; CNN's Caucus Cam: 'It's Just Hideous How the Media has Been Handling this Entire Thing' - Posted February 5, 2012
After another Mitt Romney primary win -- this time at the Nevada Caucuses -- Newt Gingrich decided to hold a press conference, instead of a second-place-ain't-so-bad spe... [FishbowlNY]

Neil Cavuto: 'I almost relish it when they dismiss us, when they say we're going nowhere.' - Posted February 1, 2012
Neil Cavuto, meet Kevin Costner. "I think of it as like a 'Field of Dreams' thing," says Cavuto as he prepares to anchor his fourth night of live political coverage (five if you count The State of the Union) this month. "If people see yo... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Neil Cavuto: 'I almost relish it when they dismiss us, when they say we're going nowhere.' - Posted February 1, 2012
Neil Cavuto, meet Kevin Costner. "I think of it as like a 'Field of Dreams' thing," says Cavuto as he prepares to anchor his fourth night of live political coverage (five if you count The State of the Union) this month. "If people see yo... [FishbowlNY]

Operation 'Butter Up FNC' in Full Force by Politico - Posted February 1, 2012
Politico has been working diligently to defrost its icy relationship with Fox News as of late. And it appears to be paying off, or at least moving in a cozier direction. FishbowlDC has learned that FNC's media relations department has been for... [FishbowlDC]

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

Gingrich: No More Journalists Moderating Debates - Posted January 31, 2012
GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says that if he becomes the party nominee, he won't participate in any debates in which reporters are the moderators. We are sorry to break the news to you ... [TVNewser]

Bella Santorum - Posted January 30, 2012
Reporting on a presidential campaign is exhausting work. Jumping from state to state; sometimes following the same candidate for weeks at a time. A certain bond often forms between the media and a candidate. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) was famous for having a great relationship with t... [FishbowlDC]

Bella Santorum - Posted January 30, 2012
Reporting on a presidential campaign is exhausting work. Jumping from state to state; sometimes following the same candidate for weeks at a time. A certain bond often forms between the media and a candidate. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) was famous for having a great relationship with t... [PRNewser]

Which Newsers Made the Guest List at Presidential Lunch? - Posted January 25, 2012
HuffPo's Michael Calderone has the guest list from Tuesday's State of the Union luncheon, which has become an annual gathering of journalists ahead of the president's address. Shepard Smith, who anchored FOX coverage, was there. Smith wasn't alone enjoying lunch. The... [TVNewser]

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

Neil Cavuto on FBN: 'Kicking off at 6p and going until... whenever.' - Posted January 21, 2012
Neil Cavuto, who covered the late, late show also known as the Iowa Caucus on Fox Business, is back at it today on both Fox News and Fox Business. "We planned this out in a two-fold fashion," Cavuto says. "First, we go live on Saturday on F... [TVNewser]

FNC 'Special Report' Campaign Coverage 'Most Balanced' - Posted January 19, 2012
Correction: This post originally misidentified the anchor of "Special Report" as Shepard Smith. It is actually Bret Baier. A new study by the C... [FishbowlDC]

A Blogger's Blather on Boy Scout Bret Baier - Posted January 17, 2012
The News and Observer, out of Raleigh, NC, sat down with Bret Baier to talk about his "meteoric" rise from a local reporter to hotsh... [FishbowlDC]

Behind the Scenes at FNC's South Carolina Debate - Posted January 17, 2012
The New York Times' Jeremy Peters spent the day Monday getting inside access to ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Challenges Newt Gingrich's Use of the Media to Attack Mitt Romney - Posted January 16, 2012
Out of the gate at tonight's GOP debate in South Carolina, Bret Baier's first question to Newt Gingrich was meant to, in Baier's words, "clear the air." It went to... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Challenges Newt Gingrich's Use of the Media to Attack Mitt Romney - Posted January 16, 2012
Out of the gate at tonight's GOP debate in South Carolina, Bret Baier's first question to Newt Gingrich was meant to, in Baier's words, "clear the air." It went to... [FishbowlLA]

For Debate Moderator Bret Baier, a Return to South Carolina - Posted January 16, 2012
Bret Baier, who will be moderating his fifth debate of this primary cycle tonight, is making a return to a state he once called home. Baier tells The... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Grabs Rick Santorum After Sky Live Shot - Posted January 10, 2012
This will make Rupert Murdoch proud. Outside St. Anselm College in Manchester this morning Bret Baier was doing a live shot for Fox Business. Standing next to him was Rick Santorum -- the former FNC contributor now running for president -- doin... [TVNewser]

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

Ali And Ed: Together Again - Posted January 9, 2012
Watch out Bret Baier. Old feelings resurfaced over the weekend as FNC's Ed Henry ate prime rib with CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Talk Less, Say More - Posted January 9, 2012
The complex rules of Twitter cannot seem to contain Bret Baier of Fox News. By now, we all know the drill: 140 characters to say your piece. This becomes a bigger problem when you try and quote or retweet something from someone else. We admire B... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted January 4, 2012
(A Sprinkling of Things we Think you Ought to Know...)                   Edith and Carolyn get punchy with King and Blitz-- The Iowa Caucuses went on and on and on last night. B... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 4, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- Behind the Curtain in Des Moines The Rachels: RealClearPolitics' Scott Conroy says on Twitter, "What they're watching at ... [FishbowlDC]

Cablers Stay Up Late, Start Early Covering Closest GOP Presidential Contest Ever - Posted January 4, 2012
The only thing closer than last night's vote, ending at 2:33pmET, is no finish at all (2000 anyone?) With just 8 votes, Mitt Romney took first place in the Iowa Caucuses over Rick ... [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]

10 Moments That Hooked Us in 2011 - Posted December 31, 2011
The year 2011 was the year the 7-second TV delay failed miserably, that members of Congress behaved badly and Weiner headlines became something of an art form. Today we've pooled our wisdom into ano... [morningmedianewsfeed]

10 Moments That Hooked Us in 2011 - Posted December 31, 2011
The year 2011 was the year the 7-second TV delay failed miserably, that members of Congress behaved badly and Weiner headlines became something of an art form. Today we've pooled our wisdom into ano... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 15, 2011
Quotes of the Day "I'm probably going to drunk dial Wolf Blitzer. It's going to be a Situation Room." -- Comedian Kathy Griffin on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night, describing what she was going to do while hosting New Year's Eve on CNN with Anderson Cooper. Incidentall... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 13, 2011
Quotes of the Day Speaker's Sat. plans didn't include GOP debate ".@SpeakerBoehner, did you watch the GOP presidential debate? 'Saturday night? I don't think so.'" -- The Takeaway's Congressional radio correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

Bret Baier: Your Carriage With Politico Awaits - Posted December 9, 2011
There may be no love lost between Fox News PR and Politico after they declared Politico scribes unfit for their airwaves in a recent quote to The Daily Caller. But there is a heated romance going ... [PRNewser]

FNC's Bret Baier: 'A Very Gentle Demeanor With A Very Tough Underlying Message' - Posted December 9, 2011
A Politico profile of Fox News Channel's Bret Baier gives some insight on how the "Special Report" anchor -- whose recent sit-down with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FNC's Bret Baier: 'A Very Gentle Demeanor With A Very Tough Underlying Message' - Posted December 9, 2011
A Politico profile of Fox News Channel's Bret Baier gives some insight on how the "Special Report" anchor -- whose recent sit-down with ... [FishbowlNY]

Bret Baier's Son 'Doing Well' Following Fifth Angioplasty - Posted December 7, 2011
Fox News anchor Bret Baier Tweeted this photo this afternoon, from Children's National Medical Center not long after his 5-year-old son Paul emerged from his fifth angioplasty. (Baier holds up his iPad which was playing the movie "Rio") Paul has suf... [TVNewser]

FNC's Baier Shares of Son's Angioplasty - Posted December 7, 2011
Messages and prayers for FNC anchor Bret Baier came pouring in on Twitter last night after Baier shared news about his son, Paul, who has had serious health problems from birth. "A little anxious tonight," he wrote. "My 4 1/2 ye... [FishbowlDC]

What Guests Get After Being 'Grilled' By Bret Baier - Posted December 6, 2011
Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren blogs about a certain knickknack that guests on "Special Repor... [TVNewser]

November 2011 Ratings: Fox News Still Dominant, But Down - Posted November 30, 2011
In the month of November Fox News had the 13 most-watched shows in cable news. In younger viewers 9 of the top 10 shows air on Fox News and the network was the third most-watched cable news channel after ESPN and USA. The ratings for November, 2011: Primetime (Mon-Sun): 1.739M Total Viewers /... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Uses Google+ to Hangout with Mitt Romney - Posted November 16, 2011
FNC's Bret Baier hosted his first Hangout on Google+ yesterday, where a group of people, via webcam, can discuss topics that interest them. Sort of like "The Five" with people you don't know. In his first Hangout Baier got GOP ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Hosts 'Fight for Iowa' Special; Greta Gets interview with Mrs. Herman Cain - Posted November 11, 2011
Greta Van Susteren won't be on FNC tonight, but that doesn't mean she's not working. Politico reports Van Susteren will sit down for... [TVNewser]

Cablers Cover Herman Cain's Response To Sexual Harassment Accusations - Posted November 8, 2011
... [TVNewser]

Ed Henry: The Wet Look - Posted November 1, 2011
Please Fox News Channel, give Ed Henry a stint on the weather beat. We want him out in hurricanes in a bright yellow slicker and those Hawaiian shorts he wore while trailing POTUS in Hawaii and taking Hula lessons. Or in a monsoon. A tornado could also be a breath of... [FishbowlDC]

Bret Baier: Loudest Critics of FNC 'Usually Don't Watch My Show' - Posted October 31, 2011
Fox News Channel's Bret Baier tells Atlantic Wire about interacting with viewers online, something he devotes a portion of time each day ... [TVNewser]

Fox News to Host Two More GOP Debates - Posted October 20, 2011
Fox News has announced it will host two more Republican presidential debates. One in Iowa the other in South Carolina in the coming months. "We are pleased to host these additional Republican presidential debates and provide viewers an opportunity to gain more insight into the nominees at such critical junctures in the... [TVNewser]

Incest Desk: Examiner in Bed with FNC - Posted October 18, 2011
This morning we present a very special "Incest Desk" to unveil the ongoing love affair between the Washington Examiner and Fox News. It's not only the Yeas & Nays gossip column that's guilty of having makeout sessions with FNC all over town, it's now the editorial page, which has an even deeper... [FishbowlDC]

Fox News (Officially) Turns 15 - Posted October 7, 2011
After weeks of celebrating across the country, today Fox News Channel officially turns 15 years old. The cable network launched on October 7, 1996 and has spent the last 10 years as the top-rated cable news channel on television. As this clip that aired on "Fox & Friends" show... [TVNewser]

With Friends Like David Shuster... - Posted September 28, 2011
...Who needs enemies at Fox News? Over the weekend Current TV's feisty substitute anchor David Shuster took a caveman's club to the Fox News commentators who moderated the most recent GOP presidential debate. He aired his grievances on CNN's "Rel... [FishbowlDC]

Fox News/Google Debate: The Review Roundup - Posted September 23, 2011
Last night Fox News hosted its latest Republican debate, this time with Google as a co-sponsor. What did the media reporters and observers think of the format and questions? The Washington Post's Erik Wemple ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Gives a Sneak Peek at Tonight's Debate - Posted September 22, 2011
Fox News and Google are in the middle of their final preparations for tonight's GOP Presidential debate. In advance of the debate, moderator Bret Baier shot a video giving a tour and preview of the event, featuring special guest and Fox News executive Michael Clemente: ... [TVNewser]

WOFL Will Broadcast Thursday's Evening News From Site of Fox News-Google GOP Debate - Posted September 21, 2011
WOFL, the Fox owned-and-operated station in Orlando, will broadcast Thursday's evening newscasts from the Orlando Convention Center, the site of the Fox News-Google Republican presidential debate. "Late assignment," WOFL anchor ... [TVSpy]

Fox News/Google GOP Debate Expands to Two Hours - Posted September 21, 2011
Tomorrow's republican presidential candidates debate in Orlando is being super-sized. The debate, which was to run 1 hour 45 minutes will now be 2 hours since former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson made the cut. Moderator ... [TVNewser]

AnonymASS Tipster of the Day - Posted September 12, 2011
It's always risky doling out this award on a Monday, which is why we're making it "of the day" and not "of the week." We want to keep all our options open as the week marches on. Our tipster writes: "Why do you guys continue to kiss Ed Henry's ass? He's a terrible... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: Battle of the Guest Hosts - Posted August 25, 2011
Last weekend, guest moderators filled in for each of the Big Four's Sunday public affairs shows: Savannah Guthrie moderated "Meet The Press," Jake Tapper ... [PRNewser]

FNC's Baier Faces Groundswell of Reaction - Posted August 12, 2011
Things are getting otherworldly on FNC's Bret Baier Twitter feed as he gets doused with reaction to last night's GOP presidential debate in Ames, Iowa, which he moderated with Fox News Sunday's ... [FishbowlDC]

FNC's Bret Baier, Chris Wallace Draw Praise from Critics for Debate Moderation - Posted August 12, 2011
The panel of moderators from last night's Republican Presidential primary debate on Fox News drew high praise from TV critics and political observers for their handling of the debate. FNC anchors Bret Baier and ... [TVNewser]

A Newsman in the Making: Bret Baier's Son - Posted August 10, 2011
We're on a vicious crusade to get FNC's Bret Baier's seriously cute son, Paul, to moderate Thursday's debate in Ames, Iowa. We know Bret's on deck to do it. We also know Paul may not exactly be qualified -- a... [FishbowlDC]

Who's Helping Bret Baier Prepare for Iowa Debate? - Posted August 10, 2011
Ahead of tomorrow's Republican presidential debate on Fox News Channel, moderator Bret Baier requested advice from an unlikely source -- his four-year-old son, Paul. The "Special Report" anchor is in Ames, Iowa, for the debate, which is tomorrow at 9 p.m. on FNC: Watch the latest video... [TVNewser]

Politico Picks '50 Politicos to Watch': Which TVNewsers Made The List? - Posted July 29, 2011
Politico's annual "50 Politicos to Watch" list is out, and this year -- as the 2012 election cycle looms -- it features a slew of Washington, DC-based television folk. NBC anchor David Gregory, who helms the top-rated "Meet t... [TVNewser]

Networks to Carry Presidential Debt Ceiling Address in Primetime - Posted July 25, 2011
Updated: President Obama will address the nation for around 15 minutes at 9 PM ET tonight, and the broadcast networks are all planning to carry it. Update: House Speaker John Boehner will present a statement of his own following the President. Boehner's statement is expec... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Networks to Carry Presidential Debt Ceiling Address in Primetime - Posted July 25, 2011
Updated: President Obama will address the nation for around 15 minutes at 9 PM ET tonight, and the broadcast networks are all planning to carry it. Update: House Speaker John Boehner will present a statement of his own following the President. Boehner's statement is expec... [FishbowlNY]

White House Aide Who Called Bret Baier a 'Lunatic' Apologized 'Profusely' - Posted July 18, 2011
In documents revealed last week, related to the now two-year-old fight between the White House and Fox News Channel, an Obama Administration aide called Fox News anchor Bret Baier, "a lunatic." This morning on Brian Kilmeade's ... [TVNewser]

When Nothing is Left on the Cutting Room Floor - Posted June 21, 2011
Last night at the top of his show, Jon Stewart talked about his interview with Chris Wallace on "FOX News Sunday," specifically a portion that was left out of the TV version of the interview. "The unedited version of the show had, what I thought, was the take-away moment of the... [TVNewser]

Baier on Doing 'The Daily Show': 'You always go back and say, 'Man, I wish I had said something different' - Posted June 20, 2011
Fox News Channels Bret Baier talks to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about the state of TV news, political coverage, and his recent appearance on "The Daily... [TVNewser]

How FNC's Bret Baier Avoids the 'Crap Trap' - Posted June 20, 2011
In a recent interview in Men's Health, FNC anchor Bret Baier addressed the "I Don't Give a Crap Trap." This involves the ever challenging balancing act between family and work. In a story headlined "Dad vs. Job" the interv... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 20, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Journo risks meat purchase at convenience store "Took a chance on some carne adovada at a convenience store in Alexandria after Dave Alvin show (typically terrific). Adovada almost as good."... [FishbowlDC]

Greg Gutfeld to host Glenn Beck on Friday UPDATE - Posted June 15, 2011
He just celebrated his 1,000th episode of "Red Eye", now Greg Gutfeld is moving on up on the Fox News schedule. Gutfeld ... [TVNewser]

Nancy Grace on Casey Anthony: 'This trial plays out like a classic Greek tragedy' - Posted June 4, 2011
Part 2 of 2: America's fascination with the Casey Anthony trial continues. At the end of Day 8 of proceedings, Nancy Grace's HLN show drew 517,000 A25-54 viewers, the second-most watched show (after "The O'R... [AllTwitter]

How Journos Handle Delicate Underwear Verbiage - Posted June 2, 2011
Today we take a penetrating look at how journalists (and comedian Jon Stewart) tackle the terrain of describing a photograph that may or may not be Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) suspicious package. Cox Radio's Jamie Dupree gets the creativity award for this one, and not only because of the name of... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 2, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY ... [FishbowlDC]

Weinergate: Rep. Anthony Weiner does one-on-one interviews with networks - Posted June 1, 2011
NBC's Luke Russert, Fox News's Bret Baier, CBS's Nancy Cordes, CNN's Wolf Blitzer and ABC's Jo... [TVNewser]

Bin Laden operation a hot topic at first GOP debate - Posted May 6, 2011
Fox News' Bret Baier is on his way back to Washington this morning after moderating last night's first-in-the-nation GOP primary debate. Fox News had set specific criteria for a... [TVNewser]

Finally! FNC's Bret Baier Awards Media Matters Research Fellow Trivia Prize - Posted May 4, 2011
We can all breathe easier now that FNC's Bret Baier has finally seen the light. Yesterday he awarded that Media Matters research fellow who has been on his ass for weeks now the grand prize for his weekly Twitter trivia contest,... [FishbowlDC]

Sarah Palin Struggles to Name Influential Journalists at Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2011
Sarah Palin, who rocketed to fame after being unable to form a single coherent answer during an interview with Katie Couric, had a ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin Struggles to Name Influential Journalists at Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2011
Sarah Palin, who rocketed to fame after being unable to form a single coherent answer during an interview with Katie Couric, had a ... [FishbowlNY]

Palin and Cee Lo Create Spectacle at MSNBC After Party - Posted May 3, 2011
... [PRNewser]

Bin Laden Killed: Pres. Obama Hosts Congressional Dinner in Support of Military - Posted May 2, 2011
Pres. Obama is dining with a bi-partisan congressional group at the White House tonight honoring Congress' support for the U.S. military. It just happens to come at the end of day that saw one of the most successful military operations in recent memory. Fox News broke in to "The O'Reilly Factor"... [TVNewser]

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]

Sarah Palin Parties with the Main (or is it Lame?) stream Media - Posted May 1, 2011
Seeming to put politics aside for a few hours -- not one but two GOP governors stopped in to the MSNBC After Party last night at the Italian Embassy in Washington DC: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie -- often the target of MSNBC's opiniona... [GalleyCat]

What brought Sarah Palin and Matthew Morrison to the same event? - Posted April 30, 2011
[caption id="attachment_64045" align="alignnone" width="550" caption="Sarah and Todd Palin along with Greta Van Susteren and Bill Press."][/caption] Last year at the annu... [morningmedianewsfeed]

What brought Sarah Palin and Matthew Morrison to the same event? - Posted April 30, 2011
[caption id="attachment_64045" align="alignnone" width="550" caption="Sarah and Todd Palin along with Greta Van Susteren and Bill Press."][/caption] Last year at the annu... [FishbowlNY]

FNC's Bret Baier Makes Surprise Peace Offering to Media Matters Fellow - Posted April 21, 2011
In a stunning turn of events, FNC's Bret Baier saw it in his heart this week to unblock the Media Matters research fellow who has tr... [FishbowlDC]

FNC's Baier Understandably Squashes a Fellow's Dreams - Posted April 12, 2011
FNC's Bret Baier, you are no fool. Most importantly, you're staying one step ahead of Eric Hananoki, that little liberal bastard fellow over a... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted April 11, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY The Cherry Blossoms by Washington freelance photographer Patrick Ryan, whose blog is www.snarkinfested.com. ... [FishbowlDC]

Letter to Bret Baier: Watch Out for the Fellow - Posted April 8, 2011
Dear ... [PRNewser]

Down to the Wire Deal Keeps Government Open and Cablers Reporting - Posted April 8, 2011
Around 10:30, the cable networks began reporting on a deal to keep the government running. The ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Down to the Wire Deal Keeps Government Open and Cablers Reporting - Posted April 8, 2011
Around 10:30, the cable networks began reporting on a deal to keep the government running. The ... [FishbowlNY]

Glenn Beck Pre-empted for Shutdown Coverage - Posted April 8, 2011
On Wednesday, Fox News announced Glenn Beck was going to be leaving his 5pm time-slot at some point later this year. And we've just learned, he won't be on the air tonight, either. ... [TVNewser]

NPR: Bret Baier 'The Next Generation' of FNC Anchor - Posted April 8, 2011
NPR's David Folkenflik profiles Fox News Channel anchor Bret Baier, who he calls "the next generation of Fox News anch... [TVNewser]

Postcard to Bret Baier: We Understand - Posted April 6, 2011
Look Bret Baier, we understand where you're coming from. You're an anchor for FNC and Media Matters, which bashes your network every hour on the hour, has some lowly wonkoid research fellow enter your Twitter trivia contest. And he ... [FishbowlDC]

Q1 2011 Ratings: Fox News #1 for 9 Years - Posted March 29, 2011
Fox News Channel has been the most-watched news channel for 37 consecutive quarters in Total Viewers for both total day and primetime -- a streak that began nine years ago, with Q1 2002. Here's how the network finished in Q1 2011: Primetime (Mon-Sun): 1.921M Total Viewers / 470K A25-54 ... [TVNewser]

Nets to carry Pre-Prime Presidential Address on Libya - Posted March 26, 2011
The broadcast networks plan special reports at 7:30pmET Monday as Pres. Obama addresses the situation in Libya from the National Defense University. This means the evening newscasts will have to update for the West Coast. And most Mountain time zone stations which air national news at 5:30, will not get a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nets to carry Pre-Prime Presidential Address on Libya - Posted March 26, 2011
The broadcast networks plan special reports at 7:30pmET Monday as Pres. Obama addresses the situation in Libya from the National Defense University. This means the evening newscasts will have to update for the West Coast. And most Mountain time zone stations which air national news at 5:30, will not get a... [FishbowlNY]

Bret Baier, The 'Human Shield' of Fox News, Goes on 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' - Posted March 25, 2011
Fox News anchor Bret Baier was a guest on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" last night, and the interview ran long. Way long. Typically interviews run about five minutes, Baier's interview was so long the "Daily Show" team cut it up into three five-minute segments. Not surprisingly, the ideology of Fox... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier and Jennifer Griffin in Afghanistan - Posted March 7, 2011
Friday, after anchoring "Special Report," Fox News Channel's Bret Baier finished packing his bags and headed for Kabul. Over the weekend he taped an interview with Gen. David Petraeus, for his first and only nat... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 7, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY ... [FishbowlDC]

Fox News announces temporary suspension of Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum as Contributors - Posted March 2, 2011
Fox News' Bret Baier just announced that the network has put a 60-day suspension on the paid contributor deals with both Newt Gingrich and ... [TVNewser]

February 2011 Ratings: FNC Dominates, and Not Just with Opinion Shows - Posted March 1, 2011
February marked Fox News Channel's 110th month as the most-watched news channel. Primetime (Mon-Sun): 1.917M Total Viewers / 461K A25-54 Total Day (Mon-Sun): 1.114M Total Viewers / 285K A25-54 With major news out of north Africa and the Middle East in February, ... [TVNewser]

FNC's Bret Baier: Barrel of Laughs? - Posted March 1, 2011
FNC's Bret Baier isn't exactly known for his sense of humor. Excluding, of course, renditions of "Rapper's Delight." But that hasn't stopped FNC from trying to market him as such. Fox News Insider runs a regular feature: "Bret Baier's Daily Dose of Laughs." The most recent: Baier giggling with his panel at... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 24, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Whose got the ugliest, most loathsome facial/neck/seeping into chest hair in America? Meet America's non-journalist Ian Murphy, the Buffalo Beast's prank caller who appeared on MSNBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

How Catholic is Bret Baier? - Posted February 17, 2011
So Catholic that... Bret Baier, the Fox News anchor, has been asked to speak at a fundraiser in Lafayette, Ind. on March 12. The point is to raise money for Pope John Paul II, a 4-year-old private Catholic school with app... [FishbowlDC]

What's With Journos and Monster Trucks? - Posted February 3, 2011
It seems an odd way for buttoned-up Washington journalists to spend their weekends. But recently we've observed that both NBC "MTP" Host David Gregory and FNC anchor Bret Baier have enjoyed trips to weekend Monster truck shows. It's fine if they go. To each his own and all that. But please, boys,... [FishbowlDC]

January 2011 Ratings: Fox News on Top for 9 Years; Beats MSNBC, CNN Combined - Posted February 1, 2011
Fox News Channel remained the #1 news channel in January, 2011. This marks FNC's ninth anniversary at number one. The network overtook CNN in January 2002. The network was down -21% in Total Viewers and -31% in younger viewers compared to January 2010 (Total Day, Mon-Sun), which was a big month... [TVNewser]

Which TV News Anchors and Hosts Had Lunch With President Obama Today? - Posted January 25, 2011
This afternoon, as is tradition, President Barack Obama had lunch at the White House with a bevy of journalists, including anchors and hosts for the broadcast and cable news channels. So, who attended? Fox News Channel's Shepard Smith spilled (some of) the beans: ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted January 25, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY C-SPAN as a sleep aid "No offense to C-SPAN, but if you have trouble falling asleep, it's awesome." -- Ed Rendell, NBC News Political Analyst on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this morning. Politico allows 'fart' into fea... [FishbowlDC]

Bret Baier: Fox News Anchor, Charity Golfer, Rapper? - Posted January 24, 2011
Fox News' Bret Baier attended the 52nd annual Bob Hope Classic in California, but it wasn't his golf swing that had his fellow golfers talking. Baier performed Sugarhill Gang's classic "Rapper's Delight" on Friday night. The "Special Report" host mig... [TVNewser]

Hey Mediaite: Cite Much? - Posted January 24, 2011
We're usually friendly with our media acquaintances over at Mediaite, the New York-based cite run by Dan Abrams. But today they blatantly steal a post FishbowlDC ran first on Saturday af... [FishbowlDC]

Networks and Cable Channels Roll Out Key Talent For 2011 State Of The Union Coverage - Posted January 24, 2011
All four major broadcast networks, along with the cable news channels, are bringing out the big name talent for coverage of the 2011 State of The Union address Tuesday evening. On the broadcast networks, NBC has Brian Williams... [TVNewser]

Ratings Analysis: Tucson Memorial Service a Big Draw For Cable News Channels - Posted January 13, 2011
The memorial service honoring the victims of the Tucson shooting was a big draw for the three cable news channels last night. Fox News led the way, drawing nearly three million viewers in primetime, including 725,000 A 25-54. The network drew around three and a half million viewers during the service itself,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ratings Analysis: Tucson Memorial Service a Big Draw For Cable News Channels - Posted January 13, 2011
The memorial service honoring the victims of the Tucson shooting was a big draw for the three cable news channels last night. Fox News led the way, drawing nearly three million viewers in primetime, including 725,000 A 25-54. The network drew around three and a half million viewers during the service itself,... [FishbowlNY]

Joined in Hope: FNC's Bret Baier and Alice Cooper - Posted January 10, 2011
Bret Baier, FNC anchor and '92 grad of DePauw Univ... [FishbowlDC]

Networks, Cablers Plan Special Coverage Sunday Night - Posted January 9, 2011
Many of the broadcast networks and cable news channels will have special coverage Sunday night, covering the aftermath of the events in Tucson, Arizona. Brian Williams is slated to anchor a special edition of "Dateline" from Tucson at 8 PM tonight on NBC. On c... [TVNewser]

Networks, Cablers Plan Special Coverage Sunday Night - Posted January 9, 2011
Many of the broadcast networks and cable news channels will have special coverage Sunday night, covering the aftermath of the events in Tucson, Arizona. Brian Williams is slated to anchor a special edition of "Dateline" from Tucson at 8 PM tonight on NBC. On c... [FishbowlLA]

Cable Coverage: Shooting of Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Others, at Event in Tucson - Posted January 8, 2011
... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly to Interview President Barack Obama on the Fox Broadcast Network Super Bowl Sunday - Posted January 6, 2011
Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly will interview President Barack Obama on the Fox broadcast network Super Bowl Sunday, an FNC spokesperson confirms to TV... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bill O'Reilly to Interview President Barack Obama on the Fox Broadcast Network Super Bowl Sunday - Posted January 6, 2011
Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly will interview President Barack Obama on the Fox broadcast network Super Bowl Sunday, an FNC spokesperson confirms to TV... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Good Afternoon FishbowlDC Readers - Posted December 24, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY CNN Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry never ceases to amaze when it comes to Hawaiian sunset photographs. Merry Christmas Ed, you lucky __, for getting to spend all that time in Hawaii. Weird fact of the day that you s... [TVNewser]

What does Christmas Mean to Fox News? - Posted December 24, 2010
Glenn Beck, Bret Baier, Geraldo Rivera, Mike Huckabee and other Fox News Channel t... [TVNewser]

Ed Schultz, MSNBC's 'Fiery Populist,' Gets Profiled - Posted December 21, 2010
The Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz profiles MSNBC host Ed Schu... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Re-Ups With Fox News Channel - Posted December 14, 2010
Fox News Channel has signed "Special Report" anchor Bret Baier to a new, multi-year contract extension, the network says. Baier will continue to serve as the anchor of "Special Report" under the new deal. He has led the show since January, 20... [TVNewser]

Cablers Cover Charles Rangel Censure Vote - Posted December 2, 2010
Just before 6 PM ET, all three cable news channels covered the House vote to censure Representative Charles Rangel (D-NY). Wolf Blitzer anchored for CNN, Chris Matthews for MSNBC and Bret Baier broke into the end of ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier & Bono on World Aids Day - Posted December 1, 2010
Fox News Channel's Bret Baier hosts a "World Aids Day" special tonight for "Special Report." Baier sat down with Bono and former President George W. Bush for the special. "Special Report" was ranked 2nd among Total Viewers and 5th in A25... [TVNewser]

November '10 Ratings: News Programs Power Fox News During Election Month - Posted December 1, 2010
For the big midterm election month, Fox News held its firm lead over the cable news pack, but it was its news programming that really shined, outrating many of the channel's opinion shows. Today Day (Mon-Sun): 1.20M total viewers/308K A25-54 Primetime (Mon-Sun): 2.15M total viewers/527K A25-54 Special Report wit... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 19, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Coffee free reporter "Day #4 of no coffee and I'm still alive? Who would have guessed?!" -- Gannett Content Manager Laura Cochran in a tweet earlier this week. Keep your eyes... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Raise 75K for CNN Camerman: 'We Wake up Knowing we Did a Great Thing' - Posted November 18, 2010
Jerry Thompson (back to camera) embraces John Wallace, a cameraman for Fox News who organized the fundraiser. FNC's ... [FishbowlDC]

CBS News' '60 Minutes' Snags First Post-Election Interview with President Obama - Posted November 4, 2010
CBS Newsmagazine "60 Minutes" has secured the first post-election sit-down interview with President Obama. The interview will be conducted by correspondent Steve Kroft later today in the Oval Office. The interview will air on "60 Minutes" this Sunday, November 7. Kroft also got the first post-2008 election interview with... [TVNewser]

Acclaimed Journalist Ryan Seacrest to Interview President Obama Tomorrow - Posted November 1, 2010
President Obama has really been making the rounds in the days leading up to the midterm elections. Last week he appeared on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," and this week he goes mano-e-mano against arguably his toughest opponent yet... ... [TVNewser]

Fox News Bringing Out Weekday Talent This Weekend in Advance of Midterm Elections - Posted October 29, 2010
Fox News Channel's weekday talent will be working overtime for the network this weekend. On Sunday, the network's "A" lineup will be on-air all day, providing the latest information leading up to Tuesday's midterm elections. The only major talent not hosting their regular show that day will be ... [TVNewser]

Election 2010: Fox News & FOX-TV Midterm Election Coverage - Posted October 27, 2010
Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly are set to co-anchor the 2010 midterm election coverage on Fox News Channel. Coverage begins at 6pmET Tuesday with "Special Report w... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 17, 2010
Quotes of the Day Touched by the White House "WH always beautiful in morning light." - CNN Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry in... [FishbowlDC]

The TVNewser Draft - Posted September 12, 2010
In a couple weeks you're going to see a new TVNewser -- just the design, we're not changing the content. And with Kevin's departure last week, we are in the process of hiring a new co-editor. I think you'll like who we've selected. The new TVNewser will mirror the design of our... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Steps Up - Posted September 11, 2010
The Baltimore Sun's David Zurawik profiles Fox News Channel's Bret Baier who will be FNC's main political anchor for the mid-terms, taking over for longti... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier and Carl Cameron to Moderate Connecticut Candidate Debates - Posted September 8, 2010
FNC's Bret Baier and Carl Cameron have been tapped to moderate Connecticut candidate debates next month in Hartford. Baier will host an October 4 U.S. Senate face-off between Democrat ... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama's Oval Office Address: News Notes - Posted August 31, 2010
President Obama's second Oval Office address was carried on the four broadcast networks as well as the cable news networks tonight. On NBC, Brian Williams anchored. On ABC Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos shared the set. ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier's With Roger Ailes: Major Garrett Never Got Addicted to TV - Posted August 27, 2010
WMAL's "Grandy Group Show" featured FNC's anchor of "Special Report" Bret Baier on the show today. Baier spoke on a variety of topics, including why Major Garrett left FNC for National Journal. Baier ... [FishbowlDC]

Major Garrett Leaves Fox News - Posted August 25, 2010
Breaking: Fox News Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett announced today that he is leaving the network "to return to his roots in print journalism." Wendell Goler and ... [TVNewser]

Who Else Has POTUS's Birthday? - Posted August 4, 2010
There are more D.C. journalist/political types who share President Obama's birthday today. Here's the roundup: Former White House reporter Helen Thomas The Hill's Managing Editor Bob Cusack Washington City Paper's Manag... [FishbowlDC]

Fox News Gets Front Row Seat in the White House Briefing Room - Posted August 1, 2010
Earlier today, the White House Correspondents Association met to decide what to do with that empty front row seat in the briefing room. Now Michael Calderone from Yahoo! News reports that the ... [TVNewser]

'There's No Mention of Shirley Sherrod. No Playing of the Clip' - Posted July 28, 2010
Tonight on "Special Report" Bret Baier fast-forwards through Fox News programming from Monday, July 19 to debunk a claim made by Howard Dean during an appearance on MSNBC earlier this week. It all goes back to the Shirley Sherrod case and whethe... [TVNewser]

Who Was 'Snookered?' News Nets Dig In to the Shirley Sherrod Story - Posted July 21, 2010
Former-USDA employee Shirley Sherrod is still making headlines this morning across the news nets. Sherrod was pressured to resign Monday after an edited video of remarks she made led to allegations of racism. After reviewing the tape thoroughly, the NAACP, which had initially d... [TVNewser]

Bouncing Baby Baier - Posted July 8, 2010
Congrats to Fox News anchor Bret Baier and wife Amy who welcomed Daniel Bret Baier into the world yesterday. A healthy baby boy, Daniel is the Baier's second son. Paul was the family's first child. Message from the proud papa below: Our #2 son... Daniel Bret Baier arrived into this world... [FishbowlDC]

Papa Baier Welcomes New Baby Baier - Posted July 8, 2010
Fox News anchor Bret Baier had a happy Wednesday: his wife, Amy, gave birth to their second son yesterday afternoon. From the "Special Report" Facebook page: Daniel Bret Baier arrived into this world at 3:22pm on Wednesday 7/7/10 at an impressive 7lbs 13 ounces! Mom is doing well, ... [TVNewser]

TV News Reporters Torn Between Politics and a Pitcher - Posted June 13, 2010
Later today, Washington Nationals rookie pitcher Stephen Strasburg will make his second start against the Cleveland Indians. Strasburg is the toast of DC, striking out 14 batters in his major league debut last Tuesday. Tuesday was also an election day, with ... [TVNewser]

It's Election Night: Where's CNN? - Posted June 9, 2010
It's 11:13 p.m. Tuesday night. There are a slew of political primaries taking place around the country. And where is CNN? Slate's chief political correspondent and CBS contributor John Dickerson said on Twitter: "On CNN it's like there aren't elections to... [FishbowlDC]

Bourge Says No to Tennis Shoes and Dress Pants - Posted May 28, 2010
Bourge says he wouldn't be caught in this ensemble. In a witty response to our "Whose Shoes" feature yesterday (the shoes belonged to FNC's Bret Baier), Christian Bourge, who writes The Disenchanted Journo blog, explains why wh... [FishbowlDC]

Whose Shoes: Revealed - Posted May 27, 2010
The guesses for today's "Whose Shoes" ran the gamut of the Washington Examiner's Byron York to Christian Bourge, who writes The Disenchanted Journo, to FNC's Major Garrett. Other guesses included: Newsweek's ... [FishbowlDC]

Journo Trash Talks for a Good Cause, Pol Pretends to be Someone Else - Posted May 17, 2010
The jokesters: Reps. Simpson and Latham Despite the soggy weather, a variety of scribes, politicians and friends turned out for the 7th annual Hole-in-One for Cornerstone Kids Golf Tournament today at the Kenwoood Golf & Country Club in Bethesda. The event was to raise money for Cornerstone School, a financially struggling private school... [FishbowlDC]

Cable Newsers Covering State Primaries - Posted May 17, 2010
Tomorrow, May 18 will see a number of key statewide Republican and Democratic primaries, including elections in Pennsylvania, Arkansas and Kentucky. When there is politics involved, you can bet the cable newsers will be all over it. MSNBC has Chris Matthews and ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Hosting Primary Campaign Special - Posted May 13, 2010
•Fox News' Bret Baier hosts an "Inside Campaign 2010" special this weekend as the network goes behind the scenes in a handful of GOP and Democrat primary campaigns, particularly the upcoming races in Arkansas and Pennsylvania. ... [TVNewser]

A Heartwarming Award for Bret Baier - Posted May 6, 2010
The American Heart Association honors FNC anchor Bret Baier Friday night at this year's "Heart's Delight," the 11th annual event of its kind. Baier will receive the Leadership Award Heart Association. He'll be guest of honor at their annual Vintners dinner held in Andrew Mellon Auditorium. More th... [FishbowlDC]

Who Wore It Best: Amy Baier or Kim Kardashian? - Posted May 4, 2010
Who wore it best? Greta Van Susteren's WHCD date, Kim Kardashian or the lovely Amy Baier, wife of FNC's Bret Baier, who rocked her royal blue belly to the Allbritton Brunch over the weekend? ... [FishbowlDC]

Arrest in Times Square Bomb Attempt - Posted May 4, 2010
Here's how the cable news networks reported the overnight arrest of a suspect in the Times Square bomb plot. MSNBC reported the arrest at 12:06amET with NBC's Pete Williams breaking the news, along with WNBC anchor ... [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]

FNC's Caroline Shively Gives Birth to Baby Boy - Posted April 30, 2010
•Fox News correspondent Caroline Shively gave birth to a 11 pound 7 ounce baby boy yesterday. "Special Report" anchor ... [TVNewser]

FD, Quinn-Gillespie Party For White House Correspondents - Posted April 28, 2010
FishbowlDC recaps the pre-White House Correspondent's Dinner party held by D.C. power PR firms FD and Quinn-Gillespie last night: Like a party game, at periodic intervals, someone would turn and ask, "Who's the most important person in this room?" ... [PRNewser]

Gibbs to Kurtz: 'I don't think many people have to watch Fox to understand the political slant that they have' - Posted April 18, 2010
White House press secretary Robert Gibbs is a guest on CNN's "Reliable Sources" this morning with the cable news channels a hot topic. HOWARD KURTZ: Let me ask you about Fox. The -- the White House campaign against Fox News. Did that end when Fox's Bret Baier was invited into... [TVNewser]

TV News Top 10: Roger Ailes #1; Three NBC Execs Share #2 - Posted April 14, 2010
In concert with the NAB/RTDNA conference going on this week in Las Vegas, TVWeek has unveiled its annual Top 10 list of The Most Powerful in TV News. Fox News chairman and co-founder Roger Ailes... [TVNewser]

What the Inside of Bret Baier's House Looks Like - Posted April 7, 2010
The Washington, D.C. home of Fox News "Special Report" anchor Bret Baier and his wife Amy is featured in Washington Life magazine this month. (h/t J$P) Photos below. ... [TVNewser]

Life Inside FNC's Baier's Elegant Home - Posted April 7, 2010
What's life like inside FNC anchor Bret Baier's home with his wife, Amy? The sub-headline of Washington Life's spread seems to say it all: Fox News Anchor Bret Baier and his wife Amy pay homage to elegant family living Not to be missed: the claw foot bathtub! ... [FishbowlDC]

Q1 2010 Ratings: Dominant Fox News Has Best Quarter in Network History - Posted March 30, 2010
In the first quarter of 2010, Fox News drew its largest total day audience averages for any quarter in the network's nearly 14 year history; its second largest in primetime. Total day (Mon-Sun): 1.30M Total / 354K A25-54 Prime (Mon-Sun): 2.32M Total / 594K A25-54 FNC was the only network to show growth in... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes: 'Fox Has Taken More Incoming; We Have a Bigger Bull's-Eye on Us Than Anybody' - Posted March 24, 2010
Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes is interviewed by the Chicago Tribune's ... [TVNewser]

V.P. Drops F-Bomb - Posted March 23, 2010
FNC's Bret Baier reporting that V.P Joe Biden dropped the F-Bomb today at the historic health care signing. Baier came on air to analyze the moment and mentioned the "slip". Biden said that signing the bill was a "Big F--king Deal" and that was picked up on the microphone. Baier said on-air:... [FishbowlDC]

Coverage Notes for Health Care Vote - Posted March 20, 2010
Here are some notes for cable news coverage this Sunday as the health care reform bill heads to a vote tomorrow afternoon: • Fox News Channel will be live Saturday and Sunday. Weekday anchors Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum will be in for "America's Newsroom at 9amET, and ... [TVNewser]

Inside Washington's RTCA Dinner - Posted March 18, 2010
Politicians and journalists descended upon the Washington Convention Center last night for the 2010 Radio and TV Correspondent's Association dinner. We spoke to CNN's Candy Crowley who was looking forward to sharing the table with Kathy Griffin, but thought the crowd noise might be a problem. She told us, "I'm worried I... [TVNewser]

Brett Baier Scores With Pres. Obama Interview - Posted March 18, 2010
Bret Baier's "Special Report" was the second highest-rated show on cable news last night in Total Viewers (2.907M) as Baier interviewed Pres. Obama for the first ... [TVNewser]

Dana Perino to Guest Host Fox & Friends - Posted March 18, 2010
•PRNewser reports former White House press secretary for Pres. Bush Dana Perino will be filling in on Fox & Friends tomorrow. PRNewser also has the video of Perino on F&F this morning talking about Pres. Obama's inter... [TVNewser]

FNC Party Draws Animated Mix of Journos, Pols, Bigwigs And a String Quartet - Posted March 18, 2010
If you're a political star gazer, the FNC pre-party to the Radio & TV Correspondent's Dinner was the place to be Wednesday night as famous faces filled the room adorned in spring. As guests poured in and the party reached comfortable capacity, partygoers were greeted by a giant red Fox News... [FishbowlDC]

Bret Preps for Obama - Posted March 17, 2010
On the Row 2 Seat 4 blog on FoxNews.com, the questions are turned on Bret Baier as he prepares for his interview today with Pres. Obama -- FNC's first since November. There's probab... [TVNewser]

Baier to Interview Obama - Posted March 16, 2010
Relations between the White House and Fox News keep getting warmer and warmer. Or so it appears by the interview schedule. Last Sunday Chris Wallace interviewed White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on "Fox News S... [FishbowlDC]

FNC's Pre-Dinner Soiree to Entertain Obama Officials, Valerie Jarrett Tops Guest List - Posted March 16, 2010
No matter that the Obama Administration was once at odds with Fox News, officials are on the guest list and set to attend the only pre-party to the RTCA dinner Wednesday night. Those planning to be FNC guests for the evening include Obama's Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowksi,... [FishbowlDC]

Health Care Summit: Coverage Plans - Posted February 24, 2010
On Thursday, President Obama is holding a bipartisan health care summit in Washington. Here are the coverage plans so far for the cable networks: Wo... [TVNewser]

Washington Life's "YGL" Issue Hits Newsstands - Posted February 9, 2010
"Young & the Guest List," Washington Life's annual roundup of roughly 200 (more this year) of the metro area's top innovators under the age of 40 just hit newsstands. This year's list includes 152 men, 112 women, 2 diplomats 35 CEOs and 44 folks from the White House and Cap... [FishbowlDC]

FNC's Angle Elected to Gridiron Club - Posted February 5, 2010
This just in from USA Today's Susan Page via Twitter: "Jim Angle elected to 125-yr-old Gridiron Club, 1st member from @foxnews. (By t... [FishbowlDC]

100 Months at #1 for 'FOX Report,' 'Special Report' - Posted February 3, 2010
As of January 2010's close, Fox News' "Special Report" and "FOX Report" both hit 100 consecutive months as the top rated cable news programs in their time slots. Shepard Smith, who has been anchoring "FOX Report" for ... [TVNewser]

Fishbowl5 With Bret Baier: The Unwrinkled Anchor - Posted February 3, 2010
A year ago January FNC anchor Bret Baier replaced Brit Hume, now a senior political analyst. Baier's show, "Special Report", marks 100 months at #1 in its respective cable time slot. We chatted with Ba... [FishbowlDC]

Anchors Attend White House Lunch Ahead of SOTU - Posted January 27, 2010
Today, news anchors join President Obama at the White House for the usual off-the-record lunch before the State of the Union address. TVNewser has confirmed that ABC's Diane Sawyer, CBS' ... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Cable 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 cable news networks. ... [TVNewser]

'O'Reilly Factor' Tops NBC Primetime Programming - Posted January 22, 2010
Fox News' 8pmET "O'Reilly Factor" was the top rated cable news show last night, but it also drew more viewers than "Community" and "Parks and Recreation" the NBC broadcast sitcoms that run during the 8pm time-slot. Bill O'Reilly's show also had more total viewers than Jay Leno. Last night's 4.8 million... [TVNewser]

Clemente on Obama Hour: 'It's Not What People Expect from Fox' - Posted January 22, 2010
FishbowlDC's Betsy Rothstein talks with FNC SVP of news Michael Clemente about the network's Obama special premiering this weekend. "Wha... [TVNewser]

FNC's Obama Special: "In His Own Words" - Posted January 22, 2010
Will FNC's special on President Obama this weekend escalate the already contentious relationship between the White House and FNC? Michael Clemente, senior V.P. of news for FNC in New York, hints that like everything "lightening rod... [FishbowlDC]

Special Election Night Ratings: FNC's Best Night Since Election '08; Best Night Ever for 'Hannity' - Posted January 21, 2010
Scott Brown wasn't the only winner Tuesday night. Fox News Channel put up its best numbers since Election Night 2008. FNC was the #1 news channel in all day-parts, beating the three cable news channels comb... [TVNewser]

Networks Call Massachusetts Special Election for Scott Brown. Republican Wins Ted Kennedy's Senate Seat - Posted January 19, 2010
At 9:21pmET, the Associated Press called the Massachusetts special election for the late Ted Kennedy's Senate seat for Republican Scott Brown... [TVNewser]

Covering the Massachusetts Senate Race - Posted January 18, 2010
Here's who's heading to -- or already in -- Massachusetts for tomorrow's close Senate race to fill Ted Kennedy's seat. • Fox News - Molly Line and ... [TVNewser]

2009 TVNewser Poll Results: Glenn Beck & Bret Baier - Posted December 29, 2009
As we begin to wrap up our look a the 2009 TVNewser predictions polls, this question: The Most Successful New Anchor, Compared to '08 Ratings, Will Be... 38% of you said Glenn Beck. And you're right. But perhaps the surprise of the year got just 10% of the votes in our poll... [TVNewser]

Senate Holds Christmas Eve Health Care Reform Vote - Posted December 24, 2009
At 7amET, the U.S. Senate held its final vote on the health care reform bill, and it passed 60-39. Bret Baier came in during "Fox & Friends" to anchor Fox News coverage of the vote from Washington beginning around 6:55amET. Just before 6:30amET, MSNBC broke away from a special edition of "Morning Joe"... [TVNewser]

Lieberman Hate Fest: He's a "pinata" and a "senatorial prostitute" - Posted December 20, 2009
The media had a field day with Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) this week because of his controversial stance on the national health care reform bill. As reported on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday, ... [FishbowlDC]

Brit Hume: 'I'd like to be Bret Baier' - Posted December 18, 2009
Politico profiles Fox News "Special Report" host Bret Baier who took over the program from ... [TVNewser]

Caption Contest: Rachel Maddow and Roger Ailes at Last Night's White House Christmas Party - Posted December 16, 2009
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and Fox News chairman Roger Ailes were among the guests at last night's holiday party for tvnewsers at the White House. Leave your captions to the pricele... [TVNewser]

Quinn, Gillespie & Associates Ring in the Holiday Season in Style - Posted December 9, 2009
VandeHei, Stoddard, Allen, Quinn and kiddies. Last night was a big night for holiday parties - the Brunswick Group held court at L2, Scene Bisnow celebrated at Public Bar but the evening's big ticket event was hosted by Quinn, Gillespie & Associates on the... [FishbowlDC]

November '09 Ratings: FNC, O'Reilly Top Cable News - Posted December 2, 2009
Fox News beat CNN, HLN, and MSNBC combined in both total day and primetime. In primetime, FNC averaged 2.62M Total Viewers and 714K in the demo, both up from October. The network finished third in all of cable f... [TVNewser]

Plans for Obama's Afghanistan Address - Posted December 1, 2009
Tonight, all of the news networks -- broadcast and cable -- will be carrying President Obama's 8pmET address to the nation from West Point. Here are the coverage plans we have so far. Check out FishbowlDC's comprehensive list for more. ... [TVNewser]

Remillard Takes Reins at C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" - Posted November 19, 2009
Veteran TV producer Michele Remillard became Executive Producer of C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" this week. A veteran of Fox News for 11 years, Michele launched "Beltway Boys" and was a top producer at "Special Report with Bret Baier." Earlier in her career, Michele helped launch "Hardball with ... [FishbowlDC]

FNC, CNBC Alum Michele Remillard Joins C-SPAN - Posted November 19, 2009
•Veteran TV producer Michele Remillard has been named Executive Producer of C-SPAN's live morning interview/call-in program "Washington Journal." A veteran of Fox News for 11 years, Remillard launched "Beltway Boys" and was a top producer at "Special Report with Bret Baier... [TVNewser]

Obama in Alaska - Posted November 12, 2009
It was interesting to watch how the cable news channels covered Pres. Obama's speech to troops at Elemendorf AFB in Alaska this evening. On Fox News, Bret Baier broke in to "Glenn Beck" at 5:40pmET to anchor coverage. The network carried Obama's remarks until 5:45pm, and pro... [TVNewser]

November '09 Elections: Cable Plans - Posted November 2, 2009
Tomorrow, polls will open following an off-year election season that's included closely followed races in Virginia, New Jersey, and New York. Here is a rundown of special coverage on the cable networks: Wolf Blitzer will be in D.C. anchoring... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly on White House Fight: 'There's Two Commentators on Fox That Really Don't Like Barack Obama: Glenn Beck & Sean Hannity' - Posted October 30, 2009
FNC's Bill O'Reilly, in Halloween get-up, on ABC's "The View" this morning. This is one for the ages. Bill O'Reilly, dressed as a vampire, j... [TVNewser]

Late Reading List 10.22.09 - Posted October 22, 2009
What we know and what we're reading this Thursday (besides "Goatee Gamble" and "Karaoke in the Capital")... TV | NEWS NOTES | WEST WING REPORTAGE | AWARDS & EVENTS TV Whoops! MSNBC's Contessa Brewer called Jesse Jackson Al Sharpton on... [FishbowlDC]

Maddow/Olbermann Invited to White House Chat with Obama, But Fox Isn't a News Organization? - Posted October 21, 2009
Here's a curious turn in the White House vs. Fox News fight. On Monday, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann and Rachel Maddow were among several people who attended an off-the-record briefing with Pres. Obama at the White House. Sources tell us other attendees at the two-and-a-half hour chat included ... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly: "Ms. Dunn is Seeing the World through the Prism of the other Media, like NBC News and CNN" - Posted October 12, 2009
The Fox News coverage on Fox News continued this evening as Brit Hume appeared on his former show "Special Report" to deliver a commentary on the White House offensive against the network. Then it was Bill O'Reilly's turn. In his Talking Points Commentary O'Reilly credited his "hard news" colleagues including ... [TVNewser]

W is for Wow! What a Night... - Posted October 9, 2009
The uber-fab fete for last night's opening of the W Hotel ranks as one of the most exciting events this year. The old Hotel Washington wore subtle pinstripes and bold lace. "Everyone thinks of Washington power as pinstripes, but the truth is -- the real power is in a lacy negligee," said... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Notes - Posted October 5, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy • Senator Rachel Maddow? The... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck a Hot Topic on the Sunday Shows - Posted October 4, 2009
On Fox News Sunday, with substitute host Bret Baier, GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham was asked whether Glenn Beck represents the Republican party. "No," was Graham's answer, adding, "It's not the kind of political analysis I buy into." Then later on CNN's... [TVNewser]

Batters-- and Baier-- Up! - Posted September 25, 2009
After a busy week of broadcasting live from the UN, interviewing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and exclusiv... [FishbowlDC]

U.S. Newsers Interview World Leaders - Posted September 23, 2009
With the U.N. General Assembly meeting in full swing, the tvnewsers have had access to some major world figures this week: Katie Couric sat down with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran this morning for an interview that will air this evening. ... [TVNewser]

White House Slams CNN over Potomac . What About the other Nets? - Posted September 11, 2009
Perhaps this was not the best day to be conduct a training exercise on the Potomac River, not far from the Pentagon which was attacked eight years ago this morning. Still, when reports began to surface that a suspicious vessel had been spotted on the Potomac, CNN went into high gear.... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 09.11.09 - Posted September 11, 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 Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Cable Plans for Obama's Address to Congress - Posted September 8, 2009
Wednesday evening, President Obama will address the joint session of congress at 8pmET. On Friday, we reported that ABC, NBC, and CBS would be carrying the address and the subsequent GOP response (FOX broadcasting would not). Now, we've got full evening plans for the three cable news networks: ... [TVNewser]

Vote Now: FishbookDC 2009's "Most Likely to Be a Headline" - Posted September 1, 2009
If it's not him, it's his house, dog or wife. Any way you look at it, FNC's Bret Baier is always in the headlines. Then there's Washington's original Wonkette - Ana Marie Cox. More snark than bite, she has maintained her shock jockette status as one of the city's most talked... [FishbowlDC]

FishbookDC's Summer Superlative Candidates: The "Mosts" - Posted August 31, 2009
The long-awaited moment is finally here. We reviewed your nominations and narrowed them down to those that were well-supported or well-deserved. Below are your 2009 candidates for the "most" categories. Voting will begin (for real this time) tomorrow. Until then, start planning your votes. Most Likely to be... [FishbowlDC]

Upcoming Interviews: Baier in Jerusalem with Israeli Pres., Bloomberg in Texas with Gates - Posted August 28, 2009
• Fox News' Bret Baier is traveling to Jerusalem for an interview Monday with Israeli President Shimon Peres on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, life for Israelis residing in Sderot and the future of peace in the region. The "Special Report" anchor will spend the day with the Israeli President and the show... [FishbowlDC]

Media Minxes Flock to Film Screening - Posted August 28, 2009
Though many in the media were covering the death of Senator Kennedy on Wednesday evening, a few notables still made it out to a special screening of "The September Issue," a documentary about Vogue Editor Anna Wintour. TWT's Green and Glover tell us that among the sea of skin-tight cocktail dresses ... [FishbowlDC]

Billie Jean King on Bret Baier: "He's a Wild Man" - Posted July 28, 2009
Just hours before the Washington Kastles defeated the Springfield Lasers to win the World Team Tennis championship, some of DC's top media personalities showed off their own skills in a celebrity match. If you were brave enough to kick it court-side in Sunday's sweltering heat, you would have caught Bret... [FishbowlDC]

Cablers in the News: Wolf, Bret, Shep & Greta - Posted July 27, 2009
• Get personal with CNN's Wolf Blitzer in the latest Reader's Digest. The Situation Room anchor is currently reading Tom Ricks' "The Gamble," his morning reading list includes Politico, HuffPost, Drudge, WaPo and NYT (online), he loves "Entourage" and- our personal fave Wolf fun fact- he's c... [FishbowlDC]

Tonight's Presidential Presser: How Cable's Covering It - Posted July 22, 2009
FNC: Bret Baier will host FNC's live coverage of the President's 8pmET press conference this evening. Baier will be joined by Fox News contributors columnist Charles Krauthammer, Weekly Standard's Steve Hayes and NPR's ... [FishbowlDC]

Cable's Prime Shake-Ups Tonight - Posted July 22, 2009
MSNBC has changed up its schedule tonight due to Pres. Obama's news conference: (all times ET) 8pm - Obama News Conference 9pm - "Rachel Maddow Show" (LIVE) 10pm - "Hardball" (LIVE) 11pm - "Ed Show" (LIVE) As for CNN, they sent a release about their programming: CNN political anchor Wolf Blitzer will lead the network's live, special... [TVNewser]

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]

Fox News Remembers Tony Snow - Posted July 10, 2009
Sunday marks the one year anniversary of Tony Snow's passing and to honor the former White House press secretary and Fox News contributor, the network will air packages in remembrance. They'll include words from friends and colleagues, including President George HW Bush, President George W Bush, Bill O'Reilly, ... [FishbowlDC]

And Now For the Next Big Live Event... Sonia Sotomayor - Posted July 7, 2009
As we were live blogging the Michael Jackson memorial service it got us thinking about the next big live news event - the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, which begins Monday. So far, here's what you can expect: the cable news channels are planning on taking the Senate Judiciary... [TVNewser]

Fox's Baier: Special Report's "A Job Of A Lifetime" - Posted July 6, 2009
Fox Special Report anchor Bret Baier tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in a profile about his still fairly new gig-- "It's a job of a lifetime for a guy like me who loves politics and being in the middle of things." On ratings: "I did interviews before [Barack] Obama came into office, and... [FishbowlDC]

Bret Baier: "I Couldn't Be Happier Where We Are" - Posted July 6, 2009
FNC Special Report anchor Bret Baier, a former Atlantan, is profiled by ... [TVNewser]

Top Home Decorating Tips From Bret Baier - Posted July 1, 2009
We first got a peek inside the Baier's home in WaPo's Style section, and next up for Fox's Bret Baier is Better Homes & Gardens. This mag's blog features the "Special Report" anchor's ... [FishbowlDC]

At Home With Bret Baier - Posted June 26, 2009
The new home of FNC Special Report anchor Bret Baier is the focus of a photo spread in The Washington Post's "Home" section. Baier lives in the 7,500-square-foot Nor... [TVNewser]

Cablers Scramble to Cover Michael Jackson News - Posted June 25, 2009
The cable news networks have been covering the news that Michael Jackson was rushed to UCLA Medical Center after suffering a heart attack. At 5:20pmET TMZ.com reported Jackson had died after paramedics were unable to revive him. As ... [TVNewser]

A Few Fox News Notes... - Posted June 22, 2009
• Shepard Smith will anchor a special edition of "Studio B" today about the situation in Iran at 3pm today. Smith also anchored two hours of Fox's cable news coverage this Saturday night. TVNewser reports the hour will feature correspondents from various locations including London, Jerusalem, the State Dept. a... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted June 9, 2009
What we almost missed today... • The Fresno Bee caught up with Fox's Bret Baier. On taking over from Brit Hume, Baier says, "I am proud of what we have been able to do and I think our numbers and the network numbers show that we are striki... [FishbowlDC]

Bret Baier on the Road to Special Report - Posted June 9, 2009
The Fresno Bee chats up "Special Report" anchor Bret Baier about his rise through the Fox ranks. On taking over from ... [TVNewser]

May Ratings: FNC Beats MSNBC and CNN Combined Again - Posted June 2, 2009
Fox News was the top rated cable news network in May 2009, beating CNN and MSNBC combined in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo in prime time. Fox News had the top 9 programs on cable news during prime time (Total Viewers), with The O'Reilly Factor, Hannity, Glenn Beck Program, On... [TVNewser]

Fox's Baier Visits NBC's Today - Posted June 2, 2009
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Bret Baier Appears on NBC's Today Show - Posted June 1, 2009
FNC anchor Bret Baier appeared on NBC's Today show this morning, along with his wife and son, to discuss his son's recovery from congenital heart defects. We've written about the ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Stephen Hayes to FNC - Posted May 4, 2009
FishbowlDC hears that CNN contributor Stephen Hayes is headed over to Fox News. A source tells us that they expect Hayes to join the 6.00PM hour with FNC's Bret Baier. ... [FishbowlDC]

FNC SVP: "Fox News Fits Our World" - Posted May 4, 2009
John Timpane of the Philadelphia Inquirer takes an in-depth look at Fox News "in the Age of Obama," for a front-page story today. The conc... [TVNewser]

Anchor Chairs: The White House Seating Chart - Posted April 23, 2009
As part of a TIME photo essay — "Obama's First 100 Days: Behind-the-Scenes Photos" — Time.com features a pic of the seating chart used for February's White House press luncheon. The guest list included ABC's ... [TVNewser]

What Fox News Show is the White House Senior Staff Watching "Every Night"? - Posted April 13, 2009
TVNewser: "Special Report" anchor Bret Baier is profiled in the News & Observer (N.C.), and relays a story about a recent run-in with White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel. Baier says Emanuel told h... [FishbowlDC]

What Fox News Show is the White House Senior Staff Watching "Every Night"? - Posted April 13, 2009
"Special Report" anchor Bret Baier is profiled in the News & Observer (N.C.), and relays a story about a recent run-in with White House Chief of Staff ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Biden, Beck, Baier... - Posted April 4, 2009
> On Tuesday, CNN's Wolf Blitzer and Gloria Borger will interview Vice President Joe Biden. The entire interview will air during the 6pm hour of The Situation Room on Tuesday. > ICN ... [TVNewser]

Baier Doesn't Mind If His Viewers Don't Always Agree With Him - Posted April 3, 2009
Do people prefer to watch shows that reinforce their opinions or that challenge them? Fox News' senior vice president of programming Bill Shine... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 04.02.09 - Posted April 2, 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. Its day 73 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Q1 2009 Ratings: FNC Tops CNN and MSNBC Combined in Prime Time Total Viewers - Posted March 31, 2009
Fox News Channel was the 2nd highest rated cable channel on all of television during the first quarter of 2009 in prime time Total Viewers. CNN was 17th and MSNBC 24th for the first three months of the year. FNC beat CNN and MSNBC combined and gained the most compared to... [TVNewser]

Tonight's News Conference Coverage Plans - Posted March 24, 2009
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC will take President Barack Obama's second prime time news conference live tonight at 8pmET. It will also be covered on the financial news networks (CNBC, FBN and Bloomberg) and on cable news. Here's how the newser will affect the cablers: CNN: Wolf Blitzer, Campbell Brown, ... [FishbowlDC]

Networks and Cablers To Cover Obama's Prime Time Newser - Posted March 24, 2009
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC will take President Barack Obama's second prime time news conference live tonight at 8pmET. It will also be covered on the financial news networks (CNBC, FBN and Bloomberg) and on cable news. Here's how the newser will affect the cablers: • CNN — Wolf Blitzer, Campbell Brown,... [TVNewser]

Baier Takes Special Report to the Web - Posted March 11, 2009
Fox News' Special Report with Bret Baier is launching a new 15-minute webcast tonight at 7pm after the show airs for an hour at 6pm. Special Report Online will air on the web every Wednesday evening. Viewers online watching the webcast will be able to interact with Baier and the Special Report... [FishbowlDC]

It's Here. Washington Life's 2009 The Young & The Guest List - Posted March 9, 2009
And now the moment we've all been waiting with bated breath for... Washington Life Magazine's 2009 The Young & the Guest List is here. The annual collection of 250 of the "mo... [FishbowlDC]

"Better-Than-Average Lunch" With the Anchors at the White House - Posted February 24, 2009
Not a bad guest list for lunch at the White House this afternoon... Charlie Gibson, Brian Williams, Katie Couric, Bob Schieffer, ... [FishbowlDC]

Anchors Describe Obama Lunch on Web - Posted February 24, 2009
President Barack Obama met with 10 members of the press today over lunch at the White House — two from each network. The guest list consiste... [TVNewser]

February Ratings: FNC Beats CNN and MSNBC Combined in Total Viewers - Posted February 24, 2009
Fox News was the ratings leader during prime time and total day during February 2009 — its 86th month on top. FNC averaged more Total Viewers than CNN and MSNBC combined in prime time and total day. FNC had nine out of the top 10 programs in cable news last month in... [TVNewser]

Plans For Obama Address - Posted February 24, 2009
Every network will cover President Barack Obama's Address to Congress tonight at 9pmET (right after our TVNewser Summit party tonight in NYC — it's not too late to RSVP). Following Obama's speech is Gov. Bobby Jindal's Republican respon... [TVNewser]

Coverage Plans For Obama Address - Posted February 24, 2009
From TVNewser... Every network will cover President Barack Obama's Address to Congress tonight at 9pmET. Following Obama's speech is Gov. Bobby Jindal's Republican response. Each network's coverage plans after the jump. ABC: Charles Gibson and ... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck Thinks Bret Baier Looks Like He "Should Be On 'Leave it to Beaver'" - Posted February 19, 2009
During last night's "Special Report" tease on Glenn Beck's 5pmET show, Beck abruptly changed the topic after Bret Baier finished. "You look like somebody who should be on 'Leave it to Beaver,'" he said. "That's really wonderful," said Baier sarcastically. After the exchange, Beck said "He's going to hate me" (... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: FNC, BBC, MSNBC... - Posted February 12, 2009
> Bret Baier hosts an FNC special, "Trillion with a T," Saturday at 10pmET. FNC compiled exclusive interviews over the past month with Senators, Congressmen and other interest groups of all sides. > Darwin or Lincoln? BBC World News America takes a look at the two historical figures, who share a... [TVNewser]

Morning Viewing List 02.10.09 - Posted February 10, 2009
Walter Isaacson discusses the idea that newspapers are making a mistake putting everything on the Internet for free on last night's Daily Show. .cc_box a:hover .cc_home{background:url('http://www.comedycentral.com/comedycentral/video/assets/syndicated-logo-over.png') !important;}.cc_links a{color:#b9b9b9;text-decoration:none;}.cc_show a{color:#707070;text-decoration:none;}.cc_title a{color:#868686;... [FishbowlDC]

Baier Profiled on Entertainment Tonight - Posted February 9, 2009
Following FNC anchor Bret Baier's profile in People Magazine last month, Entertainment Tonight had a segment on Baier's son's struggle to survive on Friday's program. Included in the report was home video and an emotional interview with Baier and his wife:... [TVNewser]

Schedule Shake-Ups As Cablers Cover Obama Newser - Posted February 9, 2009
Every major network will cover President Barack Obama's news conference tonight at 8pmET, which is expected to last the full hour, as will the cablers (and business news networks). How will they shake up their schedule? In very different ways: • CNN — ... [TVNewser]

With Obama in White House, FNC's Ratings Grow - Posted February 6, 2009
Two weeks into President Barack Obama's time in the White House, with a changed line-up to go with the change on 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Fox News Channel is posting stronger ratings than during the end of ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: NBC, FNC, ABC... - Posted February 3, 2009
> Once the numbers were officially tallied, Sunday night's Super Bowl was in fact the most-viewed Super Bowl ever, with an average of 98.7 million viewers. Nielsen also estimated 151.6 million viewers watched some of the game, meaning it was the most-viewed TV program ever in the U.S. > FishbowlDC... [TVNewser]

Get Ready For Anchor Baseball: President Obama's Rotating Interview Plan - Posted February 3, 2009
Later this afternoon, five of the most prominent anchors on television will gather outside the Oval Office and wait their turn for 10 minutes with the President of the United States. ABC's Charlie Gibson, CBS' ... [TVNewser]

Baier Reflects on Son's Recovery - Posted January 29, 2009
"Special Report" anchor Bret Baier is profiled, along with his son, Paul, in the upcoming issue of People Magazine. Baier's son is now 19-months-old, and continues his remarkable recovery from... [TVNewser]

Baier Anchors "Democracy's Big Day" - Posted January 16, 2009
FNC's new lead political coverage anchor Bret Baier is profiled by Multichannel News' ... [TVNewser]

Bush Address: How Networks Will Cover - Posted January 15, 2009
President George W. Bush delivers his farewell address tonight, live at 8pmET (actually, we're told it's officially at 8:01:30). Here's how the networks will cover: • ABC — Charlie Gibson anchors. ... [TVNewser]

"Hannity" Goes HD, Embraces New Media - Posted January 14, 2009
Since the network launched in October 1996, Fox News Channel has had just two programs at 9pmET — "Hannity & Colmes" and the two-day-old "Hannity." Sean Hannity's new solo program premiered on Monday ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.14.09 - Posted January 14, 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]

Garrett Named Senior WH Correspondent - Posted January 13, 2009
ABC, CBS, NBC and CNN have all named their White House correspondents for the new administration, and now Fox News has made their selection as well. Major Garrett has been named Senior White House Correspondent today, after following ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.13.09 - Posted January 13, 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]

FNC Announces Inauguration Plans - Posted January 12, 2009
FNC begins its inauguration coverage at 8:30amET and continues through the Inaugural Ball at 9pmET, anchored by Bret Baier (in the morning and evening) and Chris Wallace (in the afternoon). Some notes: • Shepard Smith anchors on FOX from 9... [TVNewser]

Baier Off To Strong Start As Permanent Anchor - Posted January 7, 2009
"Special Report with Bret Baier" premiered Monday, and the program's new anchor averaged 409,000 in the A25-54 demo and 1,852,000 Total Viewers. ... [TVNewser]

Still Time To Vote... - Posted January 7, 2009
The 2009 TVNewser Challenge started on December 31, and more than 25,000 votes streamed in over the long weekend. But there's still time! Voting closes tomorrow night. Some notes so far: • Unlike last year's razor-thin margin, NBC Nightly News is currently predicted by 59% to take 1st place this year. Think it... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.07.08 - Posted January 7, 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]

Bret Baier Drops "Fair and Balanced" in Sign-Off - Posted January 6, 2009
This is day two for Bret Baier as anchor of "Special Report." WaPo's Howard Kurtz talked with Baier about his new role and how he differs from his predece... [TVNewser]

Murdoch & Ailes Throw a Party for Brit Hume - Posted December 24, 2008
News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch and Fox News/Fox Business chairman & CEO Roger Ailes are hosting a party for outgoing Fox News anchor ... [TVNewser]

Brit Hume Signs Off - Posted December 23, 2008
A tribute to Brit Hume (featuring President George W. Bush, Charlie Gibson, his "Special Report" heir Bret Baier and more) and his final thoughts tonight (... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier to be Named Host of "Special Report" - Posted December 23, 2008
Breaking: Fox News will name Bret Baier as the new anchor of "Special Report," TVNewser has learned. Baier becomes anchor of the show after the New Year. He had been Brit Hume's primary ... [TVNewser]

Networks Prep New Technology For Election Night - Posted October 30, 2008
Broacasting & Cable's Glen Dickson previews the new technology being used by CNN for Election Night, including a system to "teleport" correspondents from around the country i... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith to Anchor FOX - Posted October 28, 2008
Shepard Smith will anchor election night coverage on the FOX broadcast network on Tuesday, just as he did four years ago. But TV Week's Michele Greppi ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.10.08 - Posted October 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]

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]

Convention Bites: Day #2 - Posted September 2, 2008
• Philip Alongi Jr., son of NBC News convention coverage executive producer Phil Alongi, is singing the National Anthem tonight at the start of this evening's session. • According to preliminary numbers, CBS News' prime time Hurricane/RNC ... [TVNewser]

Convention Eve: FNC - Posted August 24, 2008
Courtesy of GretaWire, a look inside Braun's Bar & Grill, the site of the FOX Experience at the Democratic Convention (nice chandeliers). For a complete hourly breakdown of Foxnews.com's online coverage, click here:... [TVNewser]

How the Cablers Have Covered (or Not Covered) the Edwards Story - Posted August 4, 2008
Since the John Edwards National Enquirer story broke more than a week ago, the cablers have largely ignored it. There are ... [TVNewser]

Baier Family Gives Back - Posted August 1, 2008
Fox News correspondent Bret Baier, his wife Amy, and Amy's parents have donated $1 million to the hospital that treated their newborn son. The Washington Post ... [TVNewser]

Who Should Replace Hume on "Special Report"? - Posted July 16, 2008
TVNewser has a poll asking just that (and Bret Baier is winning so far)... ... [FishbowlDC]

After Brit Hume: Who Will Be the 6pm Host? - Posted July 16, 2008
With yesterday's news that longtime FNC anchor Brit Hume would be stepping away from the anchor desk, we got to thinking: who should be the next host of Special Report, or whatever show will be on at 6pmET on Fox News? The easy choice is Bre... [TVNewser]

Tony Snow's Death: The Fox News Sunday Tribute - Posted July 13, 2008
The Vice President of the United States, the king of talk radio, White House correspondents and Fox News regulars all gathered this morning on Fox News Sunday to honor the life of and work of the show's founding host, Tony Snow. ... [TVNewser]

Tony Snow's Death: FNC Programming - Posted July 12, 2008
Fox News has announced changes to its programming tonight and tomorrow. At 8pmET, Bill O'Reilly anchors a live special edition of The O'Reilly Factor. This is followed by live special editions of On The Record with Greta Van Susteren at 9pmET and Geraldo At Large at 10pmET. The three programs repeat in... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.18.08 - Posted January 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. Today in D.C. history, Marion Barry said "bitch set me up." Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | BOOKS | JOBS ... [FishbowlDC]

Fox Movement... - Posted February 5, 2007
FishbowlDC hears that Fox News National Security Correspondent Mike Emanuel is going to the White House to work with Bret Baier (what's left of his ever slimming frame) and Wendell Goler. Also, continue to keep... [FishbowlDC]

Tony Blankley's Looking Good - Posted February 1, 2007
Forget the Bret Baier weight loss plan...has anyone seen how good Tony Blankley's been looking recently? ... [FishbowlDC]

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