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The Young Turks Score $4 Million in Equity Funding - Posted April 16, 2014
The most intriguing aspect of today's TYT Network news is the background of the person at the head of equity fund Roemer, Robinson, Melville & Co. Buddy Roemer is a former Louisiana Governor and, as such, has delivered to the former Current TV and current Internet gang the group's first ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Young Turks Score $4 Million in Equity Funding - Posted April 16, 2014
The most intriguing aspect of today's TYT Network news is the background of the person at the head of equity fund Roemer, Robinson, Melville & Co. Buddy Roemer is a former Louisiana Governor and, as such, has delivered to the former Current TV and current Internet gang the group's first ... [FishbowlNY]

The Young Turks Score $4 Million in Equity Funding - Posted April 16, 2014
The most intriguing aspect of today's TYT Network news is the background of the person at the head of equity fund Roemer, Robinson, Melville & Co. Buddy Roemer is a former Louisiana Governor and, as such, has delivered to the former Current TV and current Internet gang the group's first ... [GalleyCat]

The Young Turks Hit Indiegogo Home Stretch - Posted December 3, 2013
Last week, just ahead of Thanksgiving, The Young Turks majestically hit their Indiegogo goal of $250,000. Helping greatly in that regard were Sean Mackinlay (Canada), Brian Weissman (Seattle) and Diana Francisco (Agoura Hills, CA), who each ponied up $5,000 to have a camera named after them; and New Jersey resident Stephen... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Young Turks Hit Indiegogo Home Stretch - Posted December 3, 2013
Last week, just ahead of Thanksgiving, The Young Turks majestically hit their Indiegogo goal of $250,000. Helping greatly in that regard were Sean Mackinlay (Canada), Brian Weissman (Seattle) and Diana Francisco (Agoura Hills, CA), who each ponied up $5,000 to have a camera named after them; and New Jersey resident Stephen... [FishbowlNY]

The Young Turks Are Crowd-Funding Their New Studio - Posted October 8, 2013
The long and winding road continues for a program that began in 2002 as Sirius XM's first original talk show. The Young Turks, back to online-only, have moved from their Culver City Current digs to a corner of the massive YouTube Space LA. But the plan is to soon occupy a new... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Young Turks Are Crowd-Funding Their New Studio - Posted October 8, 2013
The long and winding road continues for a program that began in 2002 as Sirius XM's first original talk show. The Young Turks, back to online-only, have moved from their Culver City Current digs to a corner of the massive YouTube Space LA. But the plan is to soon occupy a new... [FishbowlNY]

Cenk Uygur Says Goodbye to Current TV - Posted August 16, 2013
Last night, Cenk Uygur officially bid adieu to Current. After two years in Culver City, the broadcast side of The Young Turks went dark to make way for next Tuesday's official launch of Al Jazeera America. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cenk Uygur Says Goodbye to Current TV - Posted August 16, 2013
Last night, Cenk Uygur officially bid adieu to Current. After two years in Culver City, the broadcast side of The Young Turks went dark to make way for next Tuesday's official launch of Al Jazeera America. ... [FishbowlNY]

WATCH: A Most Wonderful Way to Remember Michael Hastings - Posted June 19, 2013
Yesterday was a tough day for Cenk Uygur. Just moments before going live Tuesday as host of The Young Turks on Current, he had learned of the death of BuzzFeed, Rolling Stone and TYT contributor Michael Hastings. Uygur was close to tears at one point; the program separately ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WATCH: A Most Wonderful Way to Remember Michael Hastings - Posted June 19, 2013
Yesterday was a tough day for Cenk Uygur. Just moments before going live Tuesday as host of The Young Turks on Current, he had learned of the death of BuzzFeed, Rolling Stone and TYT contributor Michael Hastings. Uygur was close to tears at one point; the program separately ... [FishbowlNY]

The Young Turks Throw Themselves a Big Party - Posted May 10, 2013
Some epic Internet math was laid out last night at YouTube's Space LA by The Young Turks COO Steve Oh. Speaking to a snazzily-dressed crowd of fellow TYT Network personnel, show fans and supporters, he tried to frame just how staggering one billion YouTube views for the show - reached April... [FishbowlLA]

Separated at Birth: The Dave Zirin Edition - Posted May 3, 2013
With news of Jason Collins breaking this past week, The Nation's Sports Editor, Dave Zirin, has been making the rounds. On a recent appearance with Current TV's John Fugelsang, we weren't sure if it was Zirin or another Current host, Ce... [FishbowlDC]

After Al Jazeera Acquisition, The Future of Current TV Hosts Up In The Air - Posted January 6, 2013
With Al Jazeera's purchase of Current TV complete, speculation has turned to what it means for Current's lineup of hosts. So far, only one on-air personality has announced their plans. Jennifer Granholm, who hosts "The War Room." will continue on for a little while more before leaving the network in the Spring. "We'll... [TVNewser]

Where Do The Young Turks Go from Here? - Posted January 4, 2013
As The Young Turks' tireless host Cenk Uygur reminded this week in the aftermath of the acquisition of Current TV by Al Jazeera, a key portion of the enterprise is not part of the deal. The separate online half of the weekday political analysis program is independently... [GalleyCat]

Where Do The Young Turks Go from Here? - Posted January 4, 2013
As The Young Turks' tireless host Cenk Uygur reminded this week in the aftermath of the acquisition of Current TV by Al Jazeera, a key portion of the enterprise is not part of the deal. The separate online half of the weekday political analysis program is independently... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Roseanne Barr vs. the 'Duopolistic Fundraising Machine' - Posted September 28, 2012
Roseanne Barr dropped by The Young Turks to chat with host Cenk Uygur about her presidential campaign. Ahead of tonight's airing ... [GalleyCat]

Roseanne Barr vs. the 'Duopolistic Fundraising Machine' - Posted September 28, 2012
Roseanne Barr dropped by The Young Turks to chat with host Cenk Uygur about her presidential campaign. Ahead of tonight's airing ... [FishbowlLA]

The Ticker: Muir, Current, 60's 45th... - Posted September 26, 2012
With a week to go until the first Presidential debate, ABC's David Muir sat down with GOP candidate Mitt Romney this afternoon in Toledo. The interview airs tonight on "World News with Diane Sawyer... [TVNewser]

(UPDATE) Top 14 Terrible Stills Courtesy of Current TV - Posted September 24, 2012
At most networks, the media relations team is hypervigilant (read: bordering on psychotic) about the pictures used to rep the talent. Let's just say we may have once used a picture of CNN's Wolf Blitzer with makeup pads over his eyes that nearly made the entire building blow up. At Current... [PRNewser]

Top 14 Terrible Stills Courtesy of Current TV - Posted September 24, 2012
At most networks, the media relations team is hypervigilant (read: bordering on psychotic) about the pictures used to rep the talent. Let's just say we may have once used a picture of CNN's Wolf Blitzer with makeup pads over his eyes that nearly made the entire building blow up. At Current... [FishbowlDC]

Kiss a Little Ass, Maybe Get a Little TV Time - Posted August 21, 2012
The Daily Caller's Matt Lewis was on vacation last week, so he was running "best of" columns to fill the void. The one he chose to run on Thursday gives Mediaite's ... [FishbowlDC]

A Former Vice President Will Host A Cable News Channel's Convention Coverage - Posted August 8, 2012
Current TV just announced that one of its co-founders, former Vice President Al Gore, will lead Current TV's coverage of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Gore will be joined by former Michigan Governor and "The War Room" host, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Former Vice President Will Host A Cable News Channel's Convention Coverage - Posted August 8, 2012
Current TV just announced that one of its co-founders, former Vice President Al Gore, will lead Current TV's coverage of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Gore will be joined by former Michigan Governor and "The War Room" host, ... [FishbowlNY]

A Former Vice President Will Host A Cable News Channel's Convention Coverage - Posted August 8, 2012
Current TV just announced that one of its co-founders, former Vice President Al Gore, will lead Current TV's coverage of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Gore will be joined by former Michigan Governor and "The War Room" host, ... [TVNewser]

6 TV Tips for Mediaite's Tommy Christopher - Posted August 8, 2012
Earlier, out of the goodness of his stinging heart, Piranhamous offered six tips that The Daily Caller's Ma... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlLA Set Visit: The Young Turks - Posted June 29, 2012
Watching yesterday from the second floor Culver City control room as The Young Turks' tireless host Cenk Uygur conducted a split-screen interview about - what else - contentious DC politics, FishbowlLA marveled at the talent everyone there talks about. His ability to do an entire, fast-paced current affairs program without benefit... [FishbowlLA]

FishbowlLA Set Visit: The Young Turks - Posted June 29, 2012
Watching yesterday from the second floor Culver City control room as The Young Turks' tireless host Cenk Uygur conducted a split-screen interview about - what else - contentious DC politics, FishbowlLA marveled at the talent everyone there talks about. His ability to do an entire, fast-paced current affairs program without benefit... [GalleyCat]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 18, 2012
Quotes of the Day Father's Day Treats: "Cleaning the pot after making rice krispy treats." -- Mr. Norah O'Donnell (i.e. Chef Geoff, husband to CBS Chief White House... [FishbowlDC]

Howie Kurtz, Matt Lewis Spar over Neil Munro's Interruption of Pres. Obama - Posted June 17, 2012
On "Reliable Sources" this morning, just after reporting the news of the death of Rodney King, Howard Kurtz asked his guests Current TV's ... [TVNewser]

Ex-KTTV Anchor Dorothy Lucey to Co-Host 'The Young Turks' on Current TV Tonight - Posted June 15, 2012
Dorothy Lucey, who was ousted from KTTV last month after 17 years at the ... [TVSpy]

Dorothy Lucey Makes a Left Turn to... Current TV!? - Posted June 15, 2012
Although recently departed Good Day LA co-host Dorothy Lucey is a "self-professed political junkie," it's safe to say ... [FishbowlLA]

Cenk Uygur: 'At MSNBC, You Felt the Machine in the Room Every Day' - Posted June 9, 2012
Current TV's Cenk Uygur gives a wide-ranging interview to Talking Points Memo, offering his thoughts on everything from... [TVNewser]

Bill Press Strikes Back at Fox News: 'They're Very Good at the Name Calling, Aren't They?' - Posted June 8, 2012
Bill Press' remarks earlier this week calling the National Anthem "an abomination" have ignited a war of words between the Current TV host and Fox News. On Wednesday, Sean Hannity ... [TVNewser]

David Pakman Joins The Young Turks Network - Posted May 31, 2012
Leave it to the youthful and inventive host of Web program The David Pakman Show to turn today's announcement into a viewer guessing game. Per the video below, Pakman (pronounced "Pack-munn") shared a bunch of voicemails from Wednesday and overnight, in response to his request for viewers to surmise the identity... [FishbowlLA]

Either Cenk Uygur Has Had a Psychotic Break, Or The Young Turks Need to Pony Up for Better Transcriptions - Posted May 22, 2012
Think it might be time for The Young Turks to fire the clearly foreign transcription service that does the subtitles for their YouTube videos. Because TYT's deaf audience is going to think Cenk Uygur is a stroke victim. Very first line from the transcript: "rolling stone ... [GalleyCat]

Either Cenk Uygur Has Had a Psychotic Break, Or The Young Turks Need to Pony Up for Better Transcriptions - Posted May 22, 2012
Think it might be time for The Young Turks to fire the clearly foreign transcription service that does the subtitles for their YouTube videos. Because TYT's deaf audience is going to think Cenk Uygur is a stroke victim. Very first line from the transcript: "rolling stone have an article ... [FishbowlLA]

Cenk Uygur Calls Bill O'Reilly a Nazi. Twice. - Posted April 18, 2012
On his Current TV show last night, Cenk Uygur was discussing the group Color of Change and how Bill O'Reilly had referred to groups like it, as fascists. "Alright Bill -- you want to play name-calling games?," said Uygur. "No problem. You are a goddamn Nazi. That's what you are, OK?... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cenk Uygur Calls Bill O'Reilly a Nazi. Twice. - Posted April 18, 2012
On his Current TV show last night, Cenk Uygur was discussing the group Color of Change and how Bill O'Reilly had referred to groups like it, as fascists. "Alright Bill -- you want to play name-calling games?," said Uygur. "No problem. You are a goddamn Nazi. That's what you are, OK?... [FishbowlNY]

Cenk Uygur Calls Bill O'Reilly a Nazi. Twice. - Posted April 18, 2012
On his Current TV show last night, Cenk Uygur was discussing the group Color of Change and how Bill O'Reilly had referred to groups like it, as fascists. "Alright Bill -- you want to play name-calling games?," said Uygur. "No problem. You are a goddamn Nazi. That's what you are, OK?... [TVNewser]

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

Current TV's Bringing Truth Back To Journalism - Posted March 21, 2012
From hiring Keith Olbermann and Internet pioneer ... [TVSpy]

Current TV's Bringing Truth Back To Journalism - Posted March 21, 2012
From hiring Keith Olbermann and Internet pioneer ... [10,000 Words]

Current TV's Joel Hyatt: 'We are all in as a political and news network' - Posted March 21, 2012
From hiring Keith Olbermann and Internet pioneer Cenk Uygur to expanding into daytime with original p... [FishbowlDC]

CurrentTV Takes Out Full Page New York Times Ad - Posted January 30, 2012
There's a full page ad for CurrentTV on B5 of the Business section of today's New York Times. It's what's missing that interesting. While the ad features pictures of hosts Cenk Uygur and ... [TVNewser]

Keith Olbermann Currently Not Anchoring Iowa - Posted January 3, 2012
Current TV sent out a reminder email this afternoon about their Iowa coverage tonight., which, as Brian Stelter first reported last week, does not include their all-star anchor Keith Olbermann: Tonight, Tuesday, January 3rd at 7pm EST, Politicall... [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]

Keith Olbermann Won't Anchor Current TV's Primary Coverage - Posted December 29, 2011
Despite being the cornerstone of Current TV's progressive primetime, and its biggest star, it appears Keith Olbermann won't be a part of the network's Iowa Caucus or New Hampshire Primary coverage. NYT's Brian Stelter ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Keith Olbermann Won't Anchor Current TV's Primary Coverage - Posted December 29, 2011
Despite being the cornerstone of Current TV's progressive primetime, and its biggest star, it appears Keith Olbermann won't be a part of the network's Iowa Caucus or New Hampshire Primary coverage. NYT's Brian Stelter ... [FishbowlNY]

Cenk Uygur Wins TYT Fantasy Football League--Pretty Happy About It - Posted December 29, 2011
The Young Turks just posted some funny behind-the-scenes footage of Cenk Uygur celebrating victory over his fantasy football league. Those of you who have never spent days agonizing over whether Mike Shanahan is going to ine... [GalleyCat]

Current TV Counts Down to The Young Turks - Posted November 23, 2011
Ahead of the December 5 debut of The Young Turks on Current TV, the show has been introducing website visitors to various behind-the-scenes team members. It's a great way to put a different face on the program. The ... [FishbowlLA]

'The Young Turks' To Debut on Current TV Dec. 5 - Posted November 10, 2011
Current TV has announced that "The Young Turks" will debut on the channel December 5. In September, Current picked up the program--led by former MSNBC anchor ... [TVNewser]

Erin Burnett Gets OutFront on Wrong Foot - Posted October 7, 2011
Erin Burnett flanked by her CNN bosses, EVP and managing editor Mark Whitaker, left, and EVP in charge of CNN Ken Jautz, right. We're thinking CNN's... [TVNewser]

Current TV Hires New Executive Vice President of Technology - Posted September 21, 2011
Current TV continues to staff up. One day after Cenk Uygur took his online show to Current, the network has announced it's hiring CNN and NBC vet Jason Odell to ... [FishbowlLA]

Cenk Uygur To Go On Keith Olbermann's Show - Posted July 21, 2011
Didn't see this coming. Cenk Uygur, who got his show on MSNBC because of the departure of Keith Olbermann, then proceeded to burn mo... [TVNewser]

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

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted July 21, 2011
Quotes of the Day DOG ATTENDS LUAU: "Is this dog abuse? Duffy spent today at Pet Smart & attended a luau." -- Former TBD Community Engagement Director Steve Buttry... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlLA Editor on MSNBC - Posted June 21, 2011
Your favorite FishbowlLA editor (face it), Tina Dupuy, was on Cenk Uygur's MSNBC show on Friday. Watch the clip above!... [FishbowlLA]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 17, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY "...Choosing a tie like that -- one that's impossible to ignore -- when you're resigning just suggests one thing: maybe you actually enjoy all this attention. Which means you really are an a--hole, after all."... [FishbowlDC]

Rush Limbaugh Makes Fun of Cenk Uygur's Name - Posted June 10, 2011
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Liberals!? In Hollywood?! OMG!! - Posted June 2, 2011
You mean everyone in Hollywood doesn't lean Mel Gibson?! Your favorite FishbowlLA editor Tina Dupuy and Cenk Uygur discuss th... [FishbowlLA]

MSNBC's Cenk Uygur: 'I plan to beat Fox and be number one in the ratings' - Posted February 9, 2011
MSNBC's Cenk Uygur sat down with news magazine AlterNet to talk about MSNBC, Fox News, and his web show "... [TVNewser]

Clues About The Huffpo AOL Deal - Posted February 7, 2011
Yes, hindsight is 20/20 and now it's all clear why Huffington Post was acting weird and now that we think about it - corporate. One clue was taking down content provided for free from its bloggers. A notable one (and the only one brave enough to let us use his name) is... [FishbowlLA]

TYT's Cenk Uygur Interview With Julian Assange - Posted December 23, 2010
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Dylan Ratigan Too Sick to Interview Assange - Posted December 22, 2010
Unfortunately for MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan, he's missing out on interviewing Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange this afternoon. Ratigan is ill and has been out since yesterday. Network execs were hoping he'd recover quickly, but it didn't come to pass. "Dy... [FishbowlDC]

The Young Turks Talk Journalism - Posted December 10, 2010
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MSNBC names Cenk Uygur Contributor, Substitute Anchor - Posted October 21, 2010
FishbowlLA scoops that YouTube celebrity Cenk Uygur is now a paid contributor for MSNBC, which will include regular segments and fil... [TVNewser]

FBLA Exclusive: Cenk Uygur Signs as a Contributor at MSNBC - Posted October 21, 2010
The host of The Young Turks - YouTube sensation Cenk Uygur told us that he is now a paid contributor at MSNBC. He w... [FishbowlLA]

Cenk Uygur to Host 'Countdown' Tonight - Posted October 19, 2010
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The Young Turks in the LAT - Posted September 8, 2010
James Rainey has discovered The Young Turks and their Internet talk show thingy. We of course follow the plight of Cenk Uygur and crew closely because they're down the street - they film out of a building owned by Mel Brooks on Wilshire - and they're... [FishbowlLA]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 19, 2010
Quote(s) of the day This begs for a blond joke...pronto "Question: How much do you tip the plumber for a 20 minute job fixing the water heater that costs $175?" And then she adds, "I must be the only person on the planet who didn't know you don't tip the plumber, haha thx." -... [FishbowlDC]

Cenk Uygur's Daily Show Cameo - Posted August 19, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Cenk Uygur Becoming MSNBC Friday Regular - Posted July 16, 2010
•Cenk Uygur, host of talk-radio show "The Young Turks," tweets, "I will be appearing on MSNBC at 3PM ET EVERY Friday from ... [TVNewser]

Cenk Uygur Filling in for Dylan Ratigan - Posted July 6, 2010
Cenk Uygur of the Young Turks is guest-hosting for Dylan Ratigan today on his MSNBC show. Uygur topped the TVNewser poll in early 2009 when the network was said to be searching for a new 10pm host. He's appeared as a guest ... [TVNewser]

The Young Turks' Uygur Subs For Dylan Ratigan Today - Posted July 6, 2010
YouTube talk show star, Streamy runner-up Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks is filling in for ... [FishbowlLA]

2nd Annual Streamys: Twice the Size, Half the Heart - Posted April 12, 2010
Last year the first annual Streamy Awards was the little show that could. This year it was the big show that didn't. The first year the show was at the Wadsworth Theater in Westwood. The red carpet was a w... [FishbowlLA]

The Young Turks Do Their First Spin-Off, A Movie Review Show - Posted February 17, 2010
As we've written about in the past, if anyone is in the position to do to television what blogs did to newspapers, it's our local yokels The Young Turks. Their Internet based show is averaging half a million views a day on YouTube and today they announced show number two on... [FishbowlLA]

TYT in Fast Company - Posted November 24, 2009
Our local rebels The Young Turks and Cenk Uygur are profiled in December's issue of Fast Company. See if you recognize the author. Go see. From the article: Uygur doesn't look like a rebel, but there is something... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA Exclusive: Why Didn't CNN Cover a Protest of CNN? - Posted November 10, 2009
Last Thursday there were protests outside the CNN buildings in three cities for the public option aspect of health care reform. The protests organized by Democracy for America and The Young Turks were asking CNN to paint a more accurate picture of what polls say the American people want. Anyway, CNN was... [FishbowlLA]

CNN Never Covered Being Protested in Three Cities - Posted November 9, 2009
Last Thursday the CNN studios in three cities were the si... [FishbowlLA]

Olbermann 10pm Repeat Not Going Anywhere - Posted October 28, 2009
The AP's David Bauder reports that MSNBC is so pleased with the numbers that Keith Olbermann's 10pmET repeat is pulling, that the network is continu... [TVNewser]

The Flamer Movement Burns Into LA - Posted September 23, 2009
This is ... [FishbowlLA]

CNN Holding Auditions for New Show - Posted September 8, 2009
FishbowlLA has an exclusive report about auditions that are being held for a new liberal vs. conservative co-hosted talk show at CNN. There is no word on when the show will air or what it will replace on the current CNN line-u... [TVNewser]

CNN Searches For Conservative, Liberal Voices To Square Off - Posted September 8, 2009
Our colleagues at FishbowlLA have some exclusive news today: CNN is auditioning talent in the hopes of casting one conservative and one liberal host for a new "C... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN Searches For Conservative, Liberal Voices To Square Off - Posted September 8, 2009
Our colleagues at FishbowlLA have some exclusive news today: CNN is auditioning talent in the hopes of casting one conservative and one liberal host for a new "C... [FishbowlNY]

FBLA Exclusive: CNN is Auditioning Talent for New Show - Posted September 8, 2009
According to our CNN source, the "most trusted name in news" is casting for a new Crossfire type of Hannity and Colmes show. Meaning: they're auditioning liberal personalities and conservative personalities to co-host one show. Way to really break the mold, CNN. No word on who or what the show wou... [FishbowlLA]

Viral Video's Panel at Netroots Nation - Posted August 15, 2009
On the final day of Netroots Nation was the Viral Video panel with some hard-hitters in the "industry." The moderator was Mathew Filipowicz a comedian and film maker at Headzup. On the panel was Sam Seder of Air America, ... [FishbowlLA]

Exclusive: Cenk Uygur Reacts to MSNBC Calling Off Their Search for a 10PM Show - Posted March 31, 2009
MSNBC has decided not to find another show for the 10PM time slot. Our sister site, TVNewser talked to Keith Olbermann about the announcement: The fact that the 10pm replay is more... [FishbowlLA]

Programming Notes... - Posted February 20, 2009
• Friday, 6pmET MSNBC - TVNewser's 10pm poll front-runner Cenk Uygur will be a guest on 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. • Sunday, 10amET CNN - Bernard Goldberg, author of "A Slobbering Love Affair" is back (he ... [TVNewser]

One More Time: Vote For MSNBC's 10pm Host - Posted February 19, 2009
We've written about the potential for a new 10pmET host on MSNBC a few times since MSNBC president Phil Griffin floated the idea last month. The ... [TVNewser]

Weigh-In: Seder vs. The Young Turks - Posted February 19, 2009
The LAT ran a story about an open programming slot on MSNBC (we'd argue it's the entire weekend line-up - hello Locked Up? - but no one asked us). From Matea Gold's piece: The grass-roots campaigns were triggered by the news that the cable channel is contemplating creating a new show... [FishbowlLA]

Write-in Vote For The Young Turks: We Hear You - Posted January 31, 2009
Ever since we re-posted the MSNBC 10pm host poll yesterday, we began receiving emails and comments asking why Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks wasn't on the... [TVNewser]

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

Colbert...Sued! - Posted September 19, 2007
In today's Poll of the Day, you're (so far) betting that Stephen Colbert could take down Jon Stewart in a fist fight. But, now, Colbert is being taken down himself by Air America host Cenk Uygur (via Washington Whispers). ... [FishbowlDC]

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