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Juju Chang Named Anchor of 'Nightline' - Posted March 27, 2014
As Cynthia McFadden packs for NBC, ABC is wasting no time in announcing her replacement at "Nightline." ABC lifer ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Dan's Bar, Sean's House, Jay's Goodbye - Posted February 10, 2014
"Nightline" co-anchor Dan Abrams has applied for a transfer of a liquor license at a restaurant space in Tribeca. The community board will take up the issue Wednesday night. Fox News host ... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer and Joan Rivers Do Christmas in January | Catching Up With Anne Fulenwider - Posted January 15, 2014
It must have been the summer-like temperatures (well, it was above freezing) that brought out plenty of media mavens (Frank Bennack, David Carey, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Matt Lauer and Joan Rivers Do Christmas in January | Catching Up With Anne Fulenwider - Posted January 15, 2014
It must have been the summer-like temperatures (well, it was above freezing) that brought out plenty of media mavens (Frank Bennack, David Carey, ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 22, 2013
TAN MOM IMPERSONATOR?: "In DC at @hilaryr's dinner with the fabulous @diananyad." -- HuffPost's Arianna Huffingto... [FishbowlDC]

ABC Hires its Own Sanjay Gupta - Posted July 18, 2013
Just a warning -- you might want take a shower after reading this. Inexplicable slime can be hard to wash off. CNN has Sanjay Gupta. NBC News has ... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Zinczenko, NAMIC, Martin - Posted July 18, 2013
ABC News is adding former NBC News contributor and Men's Health editor David Zinczenko as health and wellness editor. Zinczenko, a good friend of ABC News anchor Dan Abrams, will appear on all programs and platforms. The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NA... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Abrams Joins Nightline | Deen's Alleged Racism | Plain Dealer Layoffs - Posted June 20, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Abrams Joins Nightline | Deen's Alleged Racism | Plain Dealer Layoffs - Posted June 20, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Dan Abrams Joins Nightline - Posted June 19, 2013
Dan Abrams, the man behind the Abrams Media empire, is joining ABC's Nightline as an anchor and chief legal affairs anchor. Abrams is also getting an expanded role on Good Morning America and pretty much everywhere els... [Fishbowl NY]

Dan Abrams Joins Nightline - Posted June 19, 2013
Dan Abrams, the man behind the Abrams Media empire, is joining ABC's Nightline as an anchor and chief legal affairs anchor. Abrams is also getting an expanded role on Good Morning America and pretty much everywhere els... [FishbowlNY]

Dan Abrams To Become 'Nightline,' Chief Legal Affairs Anchor For ABC News - Posted June 19, 2013
Following the news that Terry Moran would be leaving "Nightline" to become chief foreign correspondent for ABC ... [TVNewser]

Afternoon Chatter - Posted May 30, 2013
Quotes of the Day "I think the press is thin-skinned. They're good at dishing it out and they're lousy at taking it. ...What they're getting is a dose of medicine that they dish out with politicians everyday." -- Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this morning in r... [FishbowlDC]

Sorry, Prince Harry, Savannah's Off the Market - Posted May 13, 2013
NBC "TODAY" Show host Savannah Guthrie was all smiles this morning as she revealed her engagement to political consultant Mike Feldman, setting off a flurry of reactio... [FishbowlDC]

Bridget Williams Named President of Abrams Media - Posted May 3, 2013
Bridget Williams has been named the new president of Dan Abrams' Abrams Media... [Fishbowl NY]

Bridget Williams Named President of Abrams Media - Posted May 3, 2013
Bridget Williams has been named the new president of Dan Abrams' Abrams Media... [FishbowlNY]

Mediaite.com Adds LA Bureau Chief - Posted January 8, 2013
Dan Abrams, founder of the mediaite.com website network, had a lot of exciting news to share on Monday. For starter... [FishbowlLA]

Party for Jeffrey Toobin's Latest Book, 'The Oath' - Posted September 14, 2012
Politics and law were the hot topics at Time Warner Center last night as colleagues, friends and family came out to fete Jeffrey Toobin and his n... [TVNewser]

4 Ways to Milk Neil Armstrong's Death - Posted August 27, 2012
HOW TO MAKE IT ABOUT ME? No matter how you look at it, astronaut Neil Armstrong's death prompted some especially grotesque reactions this weekend from Washington journalists. Namely, they took the opportunity to milk the hero's death for greater purposes. In other words, they asked themselve... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 6, 2012
Quotes of the Day The Donald heaps praise on CBS' Bob Schieffer "Bob Schieffer of Face The Nation is doing well in the ratings--- I like him because he treated me very fairly." -- Donald Trump. Sandusky...Ohio? "It's sad, when ... [FishbowlDC]

Mediaite’s Dan Abrams Fires Back at THR Report* - Posted July 2, 2012
Exhibit A is today's Hollywood Reporter item by Eriq Gardner titled "Fashion Photographer Sues Mediaite Over Photographs of Kate Moss' Sister." Exhibit B is a response to that article on Mediate from site owner ... [GalleyCat]

Mediaite’s Dan Abrams Fires Back at THR Report* - Posted July 2, 2012
Exhibit A is today's Hollywood Reporter item by Eriq Gardner titled "Fashion Photographer Sues Mediaite Over Photographs of Kate Moss' Sister." Exhibit B is a response to that article on Mediate from site owner ... [FishbowlLA]

TV News Veterans (And Viewers) Respond to Ann Curry's 'Today' Exit - Posted June 28, 2012
When Ann Curry announced her departure from "Today" this morning, reactions quickly poured in. On the "Today" Facebook page, every comment on the wall from visitors was about Ann, with most saying that they were not pleased with the decision. Within 4 minutes of posting the story about Ann's new role,... [TVNewser]

Mediaite's Family Circus - Posted May 29, 2012
The good folks over at Mediaite sure had a fantastic Memorial Day weekend. And by fantastic, we mean they stuck their heads in a meat grinder and pressed the on button. No, no, that's not exactly true. What they actually did was engage in warfare with The Daily Beast columnist and... [FishbowlDC]

Dan Abrams to Launch Celebrity Chef Site - Posted April 30, 2012
The Dan Abrams empire is about to expand once again. This time, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Dan Abrams to Launch Celebrity Chef Site - Posted April 30, 2012
The Dan Abrams empire is about to expand once again. This time, ... [FishbowlNY]

It's War! Daily Caller and Mediaite White House Writer Engage in Bitter Battle - Posted April 23, 2012
Whatever truce allegedly existed between The Daily Caller and Mediaite's Tommy Christopher is kaput. Ill feelings toward Christopher erupted this weekend when the DC's TV writer ... [FishbowlDC]

Lara Spencer Loves A Good Yard Sale, and Parties for Books about Yard Sales - Posted April 13, 2012
Lara Spencer, once host of PBS's "Antiques Roadshow," loves a good roadside sale. And now she's written a book about it. So last night, designer Jonathan Ad... [TVNewser]

Will Katie Couric's Morning Return Give Rise to GMA? - Posted April 2, 2012
ABC went dancing with its star today, and she didn't miss a step. Katie Couric's guest-hosting stint on 'Good Morning America' came off with nary a hiccup. Despite a six-year absence from the a.m. game, she seamlessly picked up where she left... [TVNewser]

Nancy Grace Defends Her Whitney Houston Comments on GMA - Posted February 16, 2012
HLN host Nancy Grace appeared on "Good Morning America" this morning, where she and ABC News legal analyst Dan Abrams argued about Grace's recent comments regarding the death of Whitney Houston. "Who let her slip or pushed her underneath that water?," ... [TVNewser]

Dan Abrams is Launching a Food Site - Posted January 27, 2012
Dan Abrams, founder of Mediaite and a slew of other sites, spoke to Ad Age today about ... [Fishbowl NY]

Dan Abrams is Launching a Food Site - Posted January 27, 2012
Dan Abrams, founder of Mediaite and a slew of other sites, spoke to Ad Age today about ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 3, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- The Mindmeld Edition: A melding of everything worthy, weird and otherwise from the past four days. Journo's cat sets her alarm clock "The cat stepped on my iPhone dock alarm clock last night and set it to go off at 7 a.m. Which it did. Which was... [FishbowlDC]

Real Housewife Melissa Gorga Dishes on Her Sister-in-Law From Hell - Posted November 30, 2011
Slow moving holiday tourists and presidential motorcades be damned. Nothing could keep the faithful away from Michael's today. With the place decked out in its holiday finery, the mood was like a swanky office party on steroids. While the usual suspects and a cool visitor from California (producer/composer ... [FishbowlLA]

Mogulite Relaunching as 'The Jane Dough' - Posted November 29, 2011
When FishbowlNY first heard about Mogulite -- an addition to the Dan Abrams empire -- we wondered if more ink dedicated to rich people and CEOs was nec... [Fishbowl NY]

Mogulite Relaunching as 'The Jane Dough' - Posted November 29, 2011
When FishbowlNY first heard about Mogulite -- an addition to the Dan Abrams empire -- we wondered if more ink dedicated to rich people and CEOs was nec... [FishbowlNY]

Jared Kushner and Dan Abrams Talk, World Stops Spinning - Posted October 27, 2011
      Late yesterday afternoon, Adweek br... [Fishbowl NY]

Jared Kushner and Dan Abrams Talk, World Stops Spinning - Posted October 27, 2011
      Late yesterday afternoon, Adweek br... [FishbowlNY]

TV, Wall Street Bigwigs Fete Erin Burnett at CNN Launch Party - Posted September 28, 2011
[caption id="attachment_89793" align="alignleft" width="585" caption="Mark Whitaker, Jim Walton, Anderson Cooper, Erin Burnett, Piers Morgan and Ken Jautz"][/caption] Last night CNN feted its newest anchor, Erin Burnett, at Robert restaurant at The Muse... [Fishbowl NY]

TV, Wall Street Bigwigs Fete Erin Burnett at CNN Launch Party - Posted September 28, 2011
[caption id="attachment_89793" align="alignleft" width="585" caption="Mark Whitaker, Jim Walton, Anderson Cooper, Erin Burnett, Piers Morgan and Ken Jautz"][/caption] Last night CNN feted its newest anchor, Erin Burnett, at Robert restaurant at The Muse... [FishbowlNY]

Casey Anthony Found Not Guilty of Murder - Posted July 5, 2011
"You are seeing the inside of a stunned courtroom." Those were Nancy Grace's first words following the not guilty verdict against Casey Anthony in the murder of her daughte... [TVNewser]

Good Afternoon FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 13, 2011
Please excuse the tardiness today. We've been tending to news, lunch, questions from readers about ugly footwear on Twitter and garden variety laziness. Enjoy the weekend thoughts from some of your favorite (or least favorite) Washington journos and other random personalities. QUOTES of the DAY ... [FishbowlDC]

Eliot Spitzer: 'I sympathize with Anthony Weiner' - Posted June 8, 2011
Mediaite founder Dan Abrams -- also a reporter and legal analyst for ABC News -- turned the tables on CNN's Eliot Spitzer last night. Abrams was on to talk about the media coverage of Weinergate, but mid-way through the conversation, he said to the former New York Governor who resigned office... [TVNewser]

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

Dan Abrams Lashes Back After Greta Van Susteren Blasts Mediaite - Posted May 16, 2011
Another Monday, another weekend media feud to report. This time it's between Fox News' Greta Van Susteren and blogul Dan Abrams... [Fishbowl NY]

Dan Abrams Lashes Back After Greta Van Susteren Blasts Mediaite - Posted May 16, 2011
Another Monday, another weekend media feud to report. This time it's between Fox News' Greta Van Susteren and blogul Dan Abrams... [FishbowlNY]

Oprah, Morgan Freeman and Mythbusters: Discovery Woos Advertisers and Media Buyers at Upfront Soiree - Posted April 15, 2011
Yesterday evening Discovery Communications held its annual upfront presentation, wooing advertisers and media buyers, while previewing upcoming programming and networks. With a suite of channels that includes Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet and OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, there was plenty of ground to cover. Luckily, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Oprah, Morgan Freeman and Mythbusters: Discovery Woos Advertisers and Media Buyers at Upfront Soiree - Posted April 15, 2011
Yesterday evening Discovery Communications held its annual upfront presentation, wooing advertisers and media buyers, while previewing upcoming programming and networks. With a suite of channels that includes Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet and OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, there was plenty of ground to cover. Luckily, ... [FishbowlNY]

ID Unveils Slate as Paula Zahn Premieres Season Four - Posted April 15, 2011
Investigation Discovery announced its 2011-2012 programming slate at its upfront presentation in New York yesterday afternoon. The announcements came just days before former CNN and Fox News anchor Paula Zahn premieres season four of her ID series "On the Case with Paula Zahn." ... [TVNewser]

Dan Abrams Hires Peter Lauria For Mogulite - Posted April 11, 2011
Dan Abrams' new site Mogulite, which will detail the trials and tribulations of media moguls not unlike Abrams himself, is set to launch April 25th. We're very curious about Mogulite, especially since we heard that it aims to "... [Fishbowl NY]

Dan Abrams Hires Peter Lauria For Mogulite - Posted April 11, 2011
Dan Abrams' new site Mogulite, which will detail the trials and tribulations of media moguls not unlike Abrams himself, is set to launch April 25th. We're very curious about Mogulite, especially since we heard that it aims to "... [FishbowlNY]

Amy Tennery Named Managing Editor of Dan Abrams' New Blog Mogulite - Posted April 4, 2011
Dan Abrams has picked Amy Tennery to serve as the managing editor of his new site Mogulite, a blog about media moguls -- a group of p... [FishbowlLA]

Amy Tennery Named Managing Editor of Dan Abrams' New Blog Mogulite - Posted April 4, 2011
Dan Abrams has picked Amy Tennery to serve as the managing editor of his new site Mogulite, a blog about media moguls -- a group of p... [Fishbowl NY]

Amy Tennery Named Managing Editor of Dan Abrams' New Blog Mogulite - Posted April 4, 2011
Dan Abrams has picked Amy Tennery to serve as the managing editor of his new site Mogulite, a blog about media moguls -- a group of p... [FishbowlNY]

AMC taps ABC's Dan Abrams for crime series - Posted March 28, 2011
Beginning tonight, ABC News legal analyst Dan Abrams will host a series of 3-5 minute documentary-style vignettes for AMC. The stories will air each night, featuring an unsolved mystery and lead up to Sunday's premiere of the new drama "The Killing." The six unsolved crimes include the 1996 murder of... [TVNewser]

Dan Abrams Defends Huffington Post From the "Strikers" - Posted March 21, 2011
Huffington Post had an unlikely ally today -- Dan Abrams, founder of digital media company Abrams Media, wrote a post on ... [Fishbowl NY]

Dan Abrams Defends Huffington Post From the "Strikers" - Posted March 21, 2011
Huffington Post had an unlikely ally today -- Dan Abrams, founder of digital media company Abrams Media, wrote a post on ... [FishbowlNY]

Dan Abrams Makes His ABC News Debut - Posted March 1, 2011
Former MSNBC host and GM and NBC News legal analyst Dan Abrams made his ABC debut on "Good Morning America" this morning. As was the case on seemingly every other TV news program over the last couple of days, the topic of discussion was Charlie Sheen: ... [TVNewser]

Dan Abrams (Officially) Signs with ABC News - Posted February 28, 2011
Mediaite founder and former MSNBC host, GM and NBC legal analyst Dan Abrams is joining ABC News. As we reported in Janua... [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]

Dan Abrams In Talks To Join ABC News as Legal Analyst For 'GMA' - Posted January 24, 2011
After a long negotiation with both NBC News and ABC News, NBC legal analyst and former MSNBC host and GM Dan Abrams is closing in on a deal that would have him joining ABC News as a legal analyst, multiple people familiar with the situation tell TVNewse... [TVNewser]

OWN: A Test of the Oprah Brand, An Opportunity for Other Brands - Posted January 4, 2011
Despite a launch that the AP calls "rather quiet" Oprah's new OWN cable network launched this weekend with an average of one million viewers on its first two nights, the New York Post... [PRNewser]

Abrams Media Network Launching Three New Sites - Posted December 6, 2010
Abrams Media Network founder Dan Abrams told The New York Times' ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Dan Abrams's Empire Grows - Posted December 6, 2010
The owner of Mediaite, Styleite, and three other properties is planning to add another three in early 2011, the New York Times reports. Mogulite will cover famous business personalities, Mary Sue will be a technology news blog for wom... [MediaJobsDaily]

Dan Abrams Re-Ups for Season 2 of 'Chasing Justice' - Posted November 29, 2010
Dan Abrams has inked a deal with Investigation Discovery to host a second season of "Chasing Justice." The 30-minute crime and justice newsmagazine is p... [TVNewser]

Mark Joyella Brings His TV Expertise To Mediaite - Posted November 15, 2010
Mediaite publisher Dan Abrams happily ... [Fishbowl NY]

Mark Joyella Brings His TV Expertise To Mediaite - Posted November 15, 2010
Mediaite publisher Dan Abrams happily ... [FishbowlNY]

Former TVNewser, Mediaite Senior Editor Steve Krakauer joins CNN - Posted November 15, 2010
Steve Krakauer, (far right in the pantheon of TVNewser editors, sans Stelter who showed up after this picture was taken) is leaving the media beat and joining CNN as digital producer for Piers Morgan... [TVNewser]

Burberry Buddies - Posted October 29, 2010
What do Mediate founder Dan Abrams, Glover Park Group's Michael Feldman and Fox 5's ... [FishbowlDC]

NY Mag's 'Chasing Fox': The Takeaway for MSNBC - Posted October 4, 2010
New York magazine's "Chasing Fox" cover story this week is a lengthy, in-depth look at the state of the cable news channels. TVNewser will be highlighting the takeaways from the article for each of the three networks today. For MSNBC, the article paints a com... [TVNewser]

Dan Abrams Boasts, Bob Garfield Rants at Advertising Week 2010 Panel - Posted September 29, 2010
An Advertising Week 2010 panel Wednesday afternoon in New York provided a news nugget from ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Dan Abrams: "We're Making a Profit" - Posted September 29, 2010
For those working at Mediaite, here's some good news. Founder of Abrams Media, publisher of Mediaite, Dan Abrams says his company will soon be profitable. And here's some news for those wa... [MediaJobsDaily]

MSNBC Proves the Power of Cable - Posted September 20, 2010
In today's Washington Post, Howard Kurtz writes about MSNBC, profiling NBC News president Steve Capus along the way: ... [TVNewser]

Dan Abrams Lands Deal for 'Women Are Better' Book - Posted September 13, 2010
Media personality Dan Abrams has landed a book deal squarely in the middle of the gender war battlefield. His new book, Man Down: Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt That Women Are Better Cops, Drivers, Gamblers, Spies, World Leaders, Beer Tasters, Hedge Fund Managers, and Just About Everything Else... [GalleyCat]

Dan Abrams, NBC Chief Legal Analyst, Blog Publisher, Digital Strategy Firm Owner - Posted July 15, 2010
As one can tell from this headline, Dan Abrams wears many hats. PRNewser has been covering Abrams for a few years now, ever since the former MSNBC general manager ... [PRNewser]

Separated at Birth: Dan Abrams And... - Posted July 12, 2010
Mediaite's founder Dan Abrams (interviewed on Sunday by WaPo's Howard Kurtz on CNN's "Reliable Sources") and act... [FishbowlDC]

Dan Abrams On His Agency: Don't Call Us A PR Firm - Posted July 12, 2010
NBC chief legal analyst Dan Abrams -- who has also launched a blog network and digital consulting firm in the last ye... [PRNewser]

Body of Former FNC Producer Found at Bottom of Cliff - Posted July 7, 2010
Former Fox News producer Julianne Rolle died over the weekend -- her body found at the bottom of a cliff near her father's Southern California home. Rolle, a native of San Pedro, California attended UCLA, before heading to New York where she was a producer for Fox News Chan... [TVNewser]

Mediaite Turns 1 - Posted July 6, 2010
Today is Mediaite's 1st birthday. Watch the anniversary video below. Mediaite Founder Dan Abrams looks back on the funny reactions people had to the name of his website: "It is hard to believe its been a full year since our newbie website with the awkward-sounding name was welcomed to the blogosphere with accolades... [FishbowlDC]

Investigation Discovery Adds NBC's Dan Abrams to Lineup - Posted June 28, 2010
Discovery Communications' Investigation Discovery channel continues to add well-known television news personalities to its lineup. The latest addition is NBC legal analyst Dan Abrams, who will host 'Chasing Justice with Dan Abrams.' The series will feature re-purposed content from... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Hoda Kotb, Dan Abrams & George Stephanopoulos Brave the St. Pat's Crowds - Posted March 17, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE The hardcore Michael's regulars weren't about to let a little thing like the Saint Patrick's Day parade get in the way of their power lunch today. After a slow start, the dining room filled up nicely with plenty of media mavens and talking heads. The Today show's ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Hoda Kotb, Dan Abrams & George Stephanopoulos Brave the St. Pat's Crowds - Posted March 17, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE The hardcore Michael's regulars weren't about to let a little thing like the Saint Patrick's Day parade get in the way of their power lunch today. After a slow start, the dining room filled up nicely with plenty of media mavens and talking heads. The Today show's ... [FishbowlNY]

Keith Olbermann Is Asked to Apologize to Floyd Abrams - Posted March 11, 2010
B&C reports that the First Amendment Advisory Council of the Media Institute has issued an open letter to MSNBC's Keith ... [TVNewser]

Social Media Week Panel Delves Into The Role Of Social Media Editors - Posted February 3, 2010
Since it's Social Media Week here in New York, we thought we would take a minute to highlight an interesting panel from yesterday afternoon. Sister blog WebNewser was on the scene at the Time & Life bui... [Fishbowl NY]

Social Media Week Panel Delves Into The Role Of Social Media Editors - Posted February 3, 2010
Since it's Social Media Week here in New York, we thought we would take a minute to highlight an interesting panel from yesterday afternoon. Sister blog WebNewser was on the scene at the Time & Life bui... [FishbowlNY]

New York Magazine's Vulture Blog Expands - Posted February 1, 2010
New York magazine's blogs -- from Daily Intel to Vulture to Grub Street -- represent an interesting mini-empire on the Web. Unlike the disparate sites owned by say, Dan Abrams or ... [Fishbowl NY]

New York Magazine's Vulture Blog Expands - Posted February 1, 2010
New York magazine's blogs -- from Daily Intel to Vulture to Grub Street -- represent an interesting mini-empire on the Web. Unlike the disparate sites owned by say, Dan Abrams or ... [FishbowlNY]

Abrams On His Latest Site: Geekosystem To Cover Everything From Gamma Ray Bursts To Zelda - Posted January 25, 2010
When MSNBC's Dan Abrams launched Mediaite.com last July, it raised a host of questions: what was the media news site's relationship to Abra... [Fishbowl NY]

Abrams On His Latest Site: Geekosystem To Cover Everything From Gamma Ray Bursts To Zelda - Posted January 25, 2010
When MSNBC's Dan Abrams launched Mediaite.com last July, it raised a host of questions: what was the media news site's relationship to Abra... [FishbowlNY]

FishbowNY Readers Respond: Dan Abrams The Most Influential New Yorker in 2009 - Posted December 24, 2009
When we asked our readers who influenced the New York media scene the most in 2009, some of you scoffed at our entries. "Did you seriously put ... [Fishbowl NY]

FishbowNY Readers Respond: Dan Abrams The Most Influential New Yorker in 2009 - Posted December 24, 2009
When we asked our readers who influenced the New York media scene the most in 2009, some of you scoffed at our entries. "Did you seriously put ... [FishbowlNY]

Who Was New York's Most Influential Media Person In 2009? - Posted December 17, 2009
If you've been keeping track, we're doing our end of the year polls here in the 'Bowl, and we're quizzing our readers about the biggest people, events, and products of 2009. Next week we're going to gather all your data and throw it out the window...no just kidding, we'll be giving... [Fishbowl NY]

Who Was New York's Most Influential Media Person In 2009? - Posted December 17, 2009
If you've been keeping track, we're doing our end of the year polls here in the 'Bowl, and we're quizzing our readers about the biggest people, events, and products of 2009. Next week we're going to gather all your data and throw it out the window...no just kidding, we'll be giving... [FishbowlNY]

Media -- Old and New -- Gather at The Plaza for Mediaite Party - Posted December 9, 2009
Katie Couric, Meredith Vieira, Hoda Kotb, Ann Curry, Deborah Feyerick, and ... [TVNewser]

Mediate Launch Party, With Three New Sites in the Works - Posted December 9, 2009
Five months after it went live, Dan Abrams held a launch party for his website Mediaite last night. The party at the Plaza Hotel, sponsored by Bing, was hosted by Dan and his father, noted first amendment attorney Floyd Abrams. It was a mix of old media and new, as reps... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Mediaite Launches Three More Niche Sites - Posted December 8, 2009
Lets face it, New York media rankings are interesting to a small group of people: the power players involved, and their parents. So it was surprising when MSNBC's Dan Abrams launched his muc... [Fishbowl NY]

Mediaite Launches Three More Niche Sites - Posted December 8, 2009
Lets face it, New York media rankings are interesting to a small group of people: the power players involved, and their parents. So it was surprising when MSNBC's Dan Abrams launched his muc... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch: Special Evening Edition as Michael's Celebrates 20 Years - Posted November 5, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE As much as we enjoy observing the social customs of the various media tribes during our Wednesday lunches at Michael's, we jumped at the chance to mingle with the natives last night as they roamed free from the pecking order in the dining room. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Special Evening Edition as Michael's Celebrates 20 Years - Posted November 5, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE As much as we enjoy observing the social customs of the various media tribes during our Wednesday lunches at Michael's, we jumped at the chance to mingle with the natives last night as they roamed free from the pecking order in the dining room. ... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch: Charlie Rose, Dan Abrams & The Rain-Soaked Usual Suspects - Posted October 28, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The biblical rain kept most of the moguls and media mavens away today. So, rather than people watch, I passed the time by flipping through the latest issue of Avenue featur... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Charlie Rose, Dan Abrams & The Rain-Soaked Usual Suspects - Posted October 28, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The biblical rain kept most of the moguls and media mavens away today. So, rather than people watch, I passed the time by flipping through the latest issue of Avenue featur... [FishbowlNY]

Attribution or Retribution? - Posted September 22, 2009
On "Countdown" last night Keith Olbermann put Mediaite on the "Worsts" list. On the site yesterday, Mediaite speculated about Olbe... [TVNewser]

Cataloging Hacks-Turned-Flack - Posted August 24, 2009
Journalists leaving their posts to take up careers in public relations is not a new thing, though it seems to be accelerating lately with the doom and gloom hitting the media business. My co-editor Joe Ciarallo recently asked "... [PRNewser]

Mediaite.com's Colby Hall On The Menu: His Site's Success, Obama's Op-Ed And HuffBook - Posted August 17, 2009
... [Fishbowl NY]

Mediaite.com's Colby Hall On The Menu: His Site's Success, Obama's Op-Ed And HuffBook - Posted August 17, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 07.30.09 - Posted July 30, 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. What we know and what we're reading this Thursday ... [FishbowlDC]

Is Obama Administration Killing Newspapers?|Why Mags Will Never Get Their Ad Pages Back|GossipCop.com Launches|Local N.Y. Paper Ditches Free Website Model|J-School Grad Are Still Hopeful - Posted July 29, 2009
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Is Obama Administration Killing Newspapers?|Why Mags Will Never Get Their Ad Pages Back|GossipCop.com Launches|Local N.Y. Paper Ditches Free Website Model|J-School Grad Are Still Hopeful - Posted July 29, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

"I Don't Want to Come on Television and be Lectured by You About What I Should and Shouldn't be Doing" - Posted July 29, 2009
Dan Abrams, who remains an MSNBC analyst, meaning he still gets a paycheck from the Peacock, has launched another new Web site. And he went on MSNBC to promote it. Nice. "Gossipcop is the place to go when you want to correct the record and get the story right," said Abrams. But the... [TVNewser]

Oprah Tops ForbesWoman's List Of Media's Most Powerful Women - Posted July 15, 2009
Long before Mediaite.com was just a twinkle in Dan Abrams' eye, Forbes was ranking the richest people in the world, the... [Fishbowl NY]

Oprah Tops ForbesWoman's List Of Media's Most Powerful Women - Posted July 15, 2009
Long before Mediaite.com was just a twinkle in Dan Abrams' eye, Forbes was ranking the richest people in the world, the... [FishbowlNY]

The Printed Blog Stops Printing|Gannett Names New Communciations VP|Newspaper Ad Fail|Kliger Joins TV Guide|Bercovici Not Working For Mediaite -- Now He's Ranked 152 - Posted July 7, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Printed Blog Stops Printing|Gannett Names New Communciations VP|Newspaper Ad Fail|Kliger Joins TV Guide|Bercovici Not Working For Mediaite -- Now He's Ranked 152 - Posted July 7, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [FishbowlNY]

Abrams Research's Mediaite Launches Today - Posted July 6, 2009
Howard Kurtz published the first MSM look at Mediaite last night in his Media Notes column. Mediaite, the editorial venture that's part of business image consultancy Abrams Research has drawn fire for lack of church-and-state sep... [PRNewser]

Morning Reading List 07.06.09 - Posted July 6, 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 NBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Abrams Talks PR v. Journalism|Kitfield Wins Third Defense Reporting Prize|Google Won't Buy A Paper|AP Offers Buyouts|A Thrillist.com Party In Pictures - Posted May 21, 2009
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Abrams Talks PR v. Journalism|Kitfield Wins Third Defense Reporting Prize|Google Won't Buy A Paper|AP Offers Buyouts|A Thrillist.com Party In Pictures - Posted May 21, 2009
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Dan Abrams at Media Relations Summit: Bullish on Social Media, Still Mum on Clients - Posted May 19, 2009
Yesterday was Rather, today is Abrams. Dan Abrams, that is, CEO of ... [PRNewser]

Griffin on the Menu: "I Want Personalities Vested in the Programming" - Posted May 18, 2009
Today on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu we kicked off "Decision-Maker Week" with MSNBC President Phil Griffin. He talked about the ratings success, post-election, of MSNBC. "I think cable news is in a good position," says Griffin. "In the middle of that is real... [TVNewser]

Keith Olbermann on "Sleazy Gossip." Dan Abrams Responds - Posted May 15, 2009
On his show last night, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann responded to a story on CityFile.com, about his previously unexplained absence for several nights in late April. CityFile's story, picked up on a variety of oth... [TVNewser]

Can Ed Schultz Improve MSNBC's 6pm Ratings? - Posted May 13, 2009
That is the question raised by Politico's Michael Calderone today, who profiled MSNBC's Ed Schultz. ... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Dishing With Dolly Parton - Posted April 22, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Sure, it's fun checking in with the media mavens and moguls during our weekly Wednesday outings at Michael's, but sometimes it's the random celebrity sighting that can be the most entertaining. When I heard that ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Dishing With Dolly Parton - Posted April 22, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Sure, it's fun checking in with the media mavens and moguls during our weekly Wednesday outings at Michael's, but sometimes it's the random celebrity sighting that can be the most entertaining. When I heard that ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 04.21.09 - Posted April 21, 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 92 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Covering Columbine: 10 Years Later - Posted April 20, 2009
10 years ago today, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold entered their high school in a Denver suburb, looking to kill hundreds of their classmates. ... [TVNewser]

Jon Fine Examines Dan Abrams and the Rise of the "Journalist-Consultant" - Posted April 9, 2009
It's been about five months since former MSNBC anchor and general manager Dan Abrams launched Abrams Rese... [PRNewser]

A Conflict-of-Interest-Off Between Abrams and Fine - Posted April 8, 2009
When Abrams Research CEO Dan Abrams appeared yesterday on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast, we asked him about the recent column by Businessweek's Jon Fine which was cr... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted April 8, 2009
Wall Street Journal to charge more for online content- FishbowlNY Literary agent Jarred Weisfeld on ... [FishbowlLA]

Abrams on the Menu: "We Have Not Had Any Problems With Any Potential Ethical Issues" - Posted April 7, 2009
Abrams Research founder and CEO Dan Abrams joined us on the Menu podcast today, while stepping in for Glynnis as co-host was mediabistro.com managing editor Rebecca Fox. We talked to Abrams ab... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu Welcomes Back Dan Abrams - Posted April 7, 2009
Today on the Menu we continue to celebrate our four month anniversary week by welcoming back Dan Abrams. Abrams appeared on the podcast in ou... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Menu Welcomes Back Dan Abrams - Posted April 7, 2009
Today on the Menu we continue to celebrate our four month anniversary week by welcoming back Dan Abrams. Abrams appeared on the podcast in ou... [FishbowlNY]

A Week of 2nd Appearances on the Menu - Posted April 5, 2009
One thing we've learned about the media is it's always good to take any opportunity to celebrate a milestone. So we figured — let's give that a shot. To mark the first four months of mediabistro.com Morning Media Menus, this week we're bringing back guests from some popular past podcasts. We kick... [TVNewser]

March is Maddow's Lowest-Rated - Posted April 1, 2009
As we reported yesterday, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Show is up 98% in Total Viewers and 70% in the A25-54 demo compared to the show that occupied the time slot in March '08. Maddow was an instant hit and is currently the network's second-highest rated show. But March '09, Maddow's sixth... [TVNewser]

New Media Blog Coming To The Market? - Posted March 26, 2009
Our sister publication, FishBowlNY, has an interesting update to our Dan Abrams story, with exclusive content from Abrams and his right-hand woman Rachel... [MediaJobsDaily]

Abrams: 'I Have Not Offered the Job to Anyone' - Posted March 26, 2009
After reading the New York Observer article about Dan Abr... [Fishbowl NY]

Abrams: 'I Have Not Offered the Job to Anyone' - Posted March 26, 2009
After reading the New York Observer article about Dan Abr... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 03.26.09 - Posted March 26, 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 66 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Where Can You Turn for Breaking News on David Gregory's Hair? - Posted March 25, 2009
From Webnewser: Fox News' late night news/comedy hybrid "Red Eye" debuted a new segment this week from ombudsman Andy Levy (@AndyLevy), called "Twitter News." Why the need to know the "latest going-ons" on Twitter? "Twitter is now considered by many to be the most important s... [FishbowlDC]

Where David Gregory's Hair and Dan Abrams' Bus Ride is Breaking News - Posted March 25, 2009
Fox News' late night news/comedy hybrid "Red Eye" debuted a new segment this week from ombudsman Andy Levy (@AndyLevy), called "Twitter News." Why the need to know the "latest going-ons" on Twitter? "Twitter is now considered by many to be the most important source of news in the history of humankind,"... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Two Dans (Rather & Abrams) To Keynote Bulldog Reporter Media Conference - Posted March 18, 2009
Dan Rather and Dan Abrams will deliver the two keynote addresses at this year's Bulldog Reporter Media Relations Summit. On Monday, May 18 Rather will deliver an address titled "The Future of the News." The following day Ab... [TVNewser]

Never A Snow Day In News - Posted March 2, 2009
After his two hours on Good Morning America, ABC's weather anchor Sam Champion appeared live on Regis and Kelly from Times Square. He later tweeted about the appearance: "Stood out in the cold to talk to Regis and Kelly about this big nor-easter...they are always fun! My ears r frozen!"... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Schonfeld, Glor, Abrams... - Posted February 18, 2009
> CNN co-founder Reese Shonfeld shared his thoughts on the cable news ratings this week in a Huffington Post blog. His main point: as Obama's ratings go down, FNC's will go up. > CBS' ... [TVNewser]

Twitter or Facebook? What's Best For Business? - Posted February 17, 2009
Abrams Research, headed by former MSNBC exec and anchor Dan Abrams, released its first Social Media Survey today. They surveyed more than 200 people at New York's social media week last week. Here's what they found: • Most people would recommend businesses use Twitter over any other social media site: 40% to just... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Lunch: Andre Leon Talley -- Media Star! - Posted February 11, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE We missed Blythe Danner by a day. Too bad, I would have loved to have asked her what she thinks of her daughter's goofy -- but strangely compelling -- Web site, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Andre Leon Talley -- Media Star! - Posted February 11, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE We missed Blythe Danner by a day. Too bad, I would have loved to have asked her what she thinks of her daughter's goofy -- but strangely compelling -- Web site, ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Menu: January 16 - Posted January 16, 2009
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Dan Abrams On Today's "Menu" - Posted January 15, 2009
Dan Abrams, founder and CEO of Abrams Reseach and NBC News legal correspondent, joined us this morning on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu. We discussed the future of Abrams Research as well as ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: January 15 - Posted January 15, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network — Dan Abrams... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Menu: January 15 - Posted January 15, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network — Dan Abrams... [FishbowlNY]

Chuck Todd Chats Live - Posted January 14, 2009
He's NBC News' political director. Last month he became White House correspondent as well. As of last week, he's also a pub... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: January 14 - Posted January 14, 2009
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More Companies Embrace the Slippery Slope of 'Consulting' - Posted January 12, 2009
Dan Abrams caused a bit of a stir last month when he announced he was starting the media consulting firm Abrams Research, but lately it's beginning to look as though he might just be at the forefront of a new trend. First off is a story from ... [Fishbowl NY]

More Companies Embrace the Slippery Slope of 'Consulting' - Posted January 12, 2009
Dan Abrams caused a bit of a stir last month when he announced he was starting the media consulting firm Abrams Research, but lately it's beginning to look as though he might just be at the forefront of a new trend. First off is a story from ... [FishbowlNY]

Vieira, Bartiromo, Spelling Form Marketing Agency - Posted January 12, 2009
AgencySpy writes about the announcement today that NBCU is forming a marketing agency made up of 26 women to offer "marketing and gen... [TVNewser]

Abrams Research: Journalists Say "Media Dropped The Ball" Before Financial Crisis - Posted January 9, 2009
Abrams Research, the media strategy firm founded by Dan Abrams in November, has put out its first report, and it relates to the economic crisis. The firm "surveyed 100 top members of the business and financial media," including the CNBC, CNN and the Wall Street Journal, to see their though... [TVNewser]

Dan Abrams on the "Intellectually Consistent" MSNBC Prime Time - Posted January 5, 2009
In the Winter edition of Trump Magazine, former MSNBC anchor and GM Dan Abrams talks about life before and after (even though he'll still contribute to NBC & MSNBC) TV, as CEO of Abrams Research. The profile gets into the conflict of interest angle that has already been do... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.16.08 - Posted December 16, 2008
Good morning Washington. The above picture is from what DC restaurant? Think you know? Then email us with your guess and we'll publish the correct guessers in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? ... [FishbowlDC]

What Surprised Michael Wolff Most About Rupert Murdoch May Also Surprise You! - Posted December 10, 2008
The party for Michael Wolff's much ballyhooed official Rupert Murdoch biography The Man Who Owns the News was held last night at the stunning penthouse of Milk Studios on the West... [Fishbowl NY]

What Surprised Michael Wolff Most About Rupert Murdoch May Also Surprise You! - Posted December 10, 2008
The party for Michael Wolff's much ballyhooed official Rupert Murdoch biography The Man Who Owns the News was held last night at the stunning penthouse of Milk Studios on the West... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch: Carl Bernstein: Bush 'Straight Talk' Book Would Sell - Posted December 3, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE Reports of the death of the power lunch are, by the looks of things at Michael's today, most definitely premature. It will be a sure sign of the apocalypse when the regulars at 55th & Fifth stop showing up to cook up their next big move over burgers and... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Carl Bernstein: Bush 'Straight Talk' Book Would Sell - Posted December 3, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE Reports of the death of the power lunch are, by the looks of things at Michael's today, most definitely premature. It will be a sure sign of the apocalypse when the regulars at 55th & Fifth stop showing up to cook up their next big move over burgers and... [FishbowlNY]

GQ Manages to Party On in Style - Posted December 3, 2008
Not all the media parties have been canceled! Last night FBNY attended GQ's Men of Style four floor high shindig at the Louis Vuitton store on 5th Ave with a whole of very expensive looking people. The event was held in honor of this year's most "stylish" men: ... [Fishbowl NY]

GQ Manages to Party On in Style - Posted December 3, 2008
Not all the media parties have been canceled! Last night FBNY attended GQ's Men of Style four floor high shindig at the Louis Vuitton store on 5th Ave with a whole of very expensive looking people. The event was held in honor of this year's most "stylish" men: ... [FishbowlNY]

Abrams: "I Would Hope My Brethren In The Media Would Celebrate The Idea" - Posted November 25, 2008
Dan Abrams is stumped. Last week the former MSNBC anchor announced he was launching Abrams Research, a consulting business which would, among ot... [TVNewser]

Ex-Gawker Editor Speculates on Why Denton Shuttered Valleywag - Posted November 20, 2008
Over at the L.A. Times ex-Gawker editor (and recent Radaronline scribe) Choire Sicha is speculating as to w... [Fishbowl NY]

Ex-Gawker Editor Speculates on Why Denton Shuttered Valleywag - Posted November 20, 2008
Over at the L.A. Times ex-Gawker editor (and recent Radaronline scribe) Choire Sicha is speculating as to w... [FishbowlNY]

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

"If It's Bad For 'Journalism' It's Bad For My Business" - Posted November 19, 2008
Following today's announcement about Dan Abrams' new business venture, Abrams Research, questions have been raised about the ethical implicatio... [TVNewser]

The New Abrams Report? A Research Business - Posted November 19, 2008
Dan Abrams's next act: research. Over the past few months the former MSNBC anchor has been quietly setting up Abrams Research, a consultancy meant to help business executives handle PR challenges. TVNewser has learne... [TVNewser]

What's Dan Abrams Up To? - Posted November 17, 2008
MSNBC's Dan Abrams may be absent from the airwaves of late, but insiders tell us that may not be the case for long. Meanwhile, Page Six reveals he's keepin... [TVNewser]

Dan Abrams' New Role - Posted November 14, 2008
Portfolio's Jeff Bercovici catches up with Dan Abrams about his cameos in a new fictionalized teleplay of the Valerie Plame-... [TVNewser]

October Ratings - MSNBC: "We Tamed the Giant of Larry King" - Posted October 27, 2008
Brian Williams couldn't do it. Neither could Joe Scarborough, Rita Cosby, ... [TVNewser]

America's Funniest Writers Talk Politics - Posted October 22, 2008
Does Dan Abrams have a future in comedy? Based on his very fun moderating skills during a panel of comedy writers at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater on Monday night it's certainly not out of the question. 23/6.com (one of our favo... [Fishbowl NY]

America's Funniest Writers Talk Politics - Posted October 22, 2008
Does Dan Abrams have a future in comedy? Based on his very fun moderating skills during a panel of comedy writers at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater on Monday night it's certainly not out of the question. 23/6.com (one of our favo... [FishbowlNY]

"Dork" Abrams Hosts "Cool Kids" Comedy Writers - Posted October 21, 2008
Leaving the home of Saturday Night Live, MSNBC's Dan Abrams hosted a lively panel of comedy writers at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater last night. "Pencils Down: America's Funniest Writers Talk Politics," which was a 23/6 event, took place in front of a standing-room... [TVNewser]

Two Weeks In, Maddow A Hit For MSNBC - Posted September 22, 2008
With two weeks under her TV belt, Rachel Maddow has become a bonafide hit for MSNBC. Last week the program was #2 in cable news in both the A25-54 demo and in Total Viewers at 9pmET, beating CNN's Larry ... [TVNewser]

All Good Things Must Come to an Objective End, Also Olbermann - Posted September 8, 2008
After weeks of rumored behind-the-scenes tension MSNBC has announced that it is removing Chris Matthews and ... [Fishbowl NY]

All Good Things Must Come to an Objective End, Also Olbermann - Posted September 8, 2008
After weeks of rumored behind-the-scenes tension MSNBC has announced that it is removing Chris Matthews and ... [FishbowlNY]

Adam... Dan... Whatever - Posted August 28, 2008
At the end of his NoonET hour, Dan Abrams was on with presidential candidate Ralph Nader. Nader was talking about how little coverage he is getting from the big 3 networks and how he... [TVNewser]

The Verdict is Out But Abrams is Still In, For Now - Posted August 21, 2008
The final edition of Verdict aired tonight on MSNBC. But it also may have been the beginning of the end of Dan Abrams' 11-year run with NBC News and MSNBC. He's been a correspondent, anchor and general manager of the third place cable news network and when ... [TVNewser]

Rush Limbaugh's Take on Maddow Gets Olbermann Talking - Posted August 21, 2008
Although he didn't end up with the Worst Person award last night (that spot reserved for Bill O'Reilly), Keith Olbermann put ... [TVNewser]

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

Maddow's Show to be Called...The Rachel Maddow Show - Posted August 20, 2008
MSNBC sent out the release on yesterday's news, that Rachel Maddow would be getting her own show on the network. Calling it "a smart look at politic... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.20.08 - Posted August 20, 2008
Good morning Washington. A little college tear drops in memory of Leroi Moore. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

What's Next for Dan Abrams? - Posted August 19, 2008
He's been chief legal correspondent, anchor, and executive. So what will be Dan Abrams' next act? If you ask insiders, and we did, it may not be with NBC. Abrams final Verdict airs Thursday night on MSNBC. He's being replaced by ... [TVNewser]

Final Verdict: Maddow Replacing Abrams - Posted August 19, 2008
After speculation dating back to December, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow will get her own show. The New York Times' ... [TVNewser]

The Hamptons: Bringing TVNewsers Together - Posted August 18, 2008
The Huffington Post's Danny Shea has the photo breakdown of this weekend's "A Taste of the Good Life" party in The Hamptons. All cablers were represented, as MSNBC's Dan Abrams, CNN's ... [TVNewser]

That Nightly Guy on the Daily Show - Posted August 1, 2008
In between trips to Tehran and Beijing, NBC's Brian Williams made a trip to the west side of Manhattan and the Daily Show. Williams talked about his interview Monday with Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, complete with words braggadocio and raprochment:... [TVNewser]

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

The Ticker (p.m. edition): Abrams, CNN.com, Purple... - Posted July 31, 2008
> MSNBC anchor Dan Abrams will be switching networks and appearing on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live tonight. Abrams is anchoring Verdict from Los Angeles all week. > CNN.com announced Nielsen named it the "No. 1 news gateway" for June. It is ... [TVNewser]

July Ratings: Countdown Continues Count Up in Viewers - Posted July 29, 2008
Countdown with Keith Olbermann grew 49% year-to-year in the A25-54 demo. The program came in second in the demo at 8pmET during July, averaging 334,000 to CNN's 192,000 (excluding July 4). Rachel Maddow filled in for Olbermann nine times of the 20 weeknights this ratings period. The O'Reilly Factor, again, finished... [TVNewser]

Gotham Profiles MSNBC's Abrams - Posted July 28, 2008
MSNBC's Dan Abrams is featured in this month's Gotham magazine. Abrams talks about his newish show Verdict, what it's all about, (covering "the big stories...through the eyes of a lawyer") and his stint as MSNBC general manager. ... [TVNewser]

Abrams Makes the TCA Party Rounds - Posted July 21, 2008
From an insider covering the TCA press tour: MSNBC's Dan Abrams, who is not scheduled to be on the NBC News panel today, was seen at the CBS/CW/Showtime party Friday night. Word is t... [TVNewser]

Rove, Abrams and Varsity Journalism - Posted July 16, 2008
One more storyline from the FNC TCA panel centers around one journalist in particular: Roger Catlin of the Hartford Cour... [TVNewser]

FNC Panel Post-Mortem - Posted July 16, 2008
Monday's Fox News TCA panel featured some already-noted fireworks, but what else? • The Sun-Sentinel's Tom Jicha sees a difference in the tone of certain panels: "Comp... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: CNBC, FNC, MSNBC... - Posted July 15, 2008
> CNBC announced the new schedule for Fast Money and Mad Money during the Olympics. From August 11-22, Fast Money will air 1-1:30pmET, and 1-2pmET on Fridays. Mad Money airs 1:30-2:00pmET (Monday-Thursday), and for a full hour at 11pmET. > Madonna's brother, ... [TVNewser]

Michael Smerconish's Multi-Channel Tryout For "The Big Leagues" - Posted July 7, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist He may not look it, but Michael Smerconish is as Swiss as the Toblerone triangle. The ubiquitous TV/radio talker, who subbed for Bill O'Rei... [TVNewser]

Dan Abrams and Shuster's Apology - Posted September 28, 2007
FishbowlDC hears that MSNBC General Manager Dan Abrams asked David Shuster to apologize for Wednesday's Rep. Marsha Blackburn incident and even wrote the bulk of Shuster's on-air apology. We also hear that an on-air explanation of this episode is not expected today, with MSNBC hoping to pretend the entire episode never happened. Blackburn's... [FishbowlDC]

Trade Round-Up: Sept. 24, 2007 - Posted September 24, 2007
Resident Evil Reigns Supreme Milla Jovovich and her Resident Evil franchise again took the top spot at the boxoffice over the weekend. The Sony horror pic Resident Evil: Extinction raked in an estimated $24 million while the Jessica Alba, Dane Cook romantic comedy Good Luck Chuck... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.06.07 - Posted September 6, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think tattoos are low rent. An ABC release announced, "For the just-completed Memorial Day to Labor Day period (May 28-September 2), 'World News with Charles Gibson' was the #1 evening newscast among Total Viewers, Househo... [FishbowlDC]

Torch-Passing, TVNewser Style - Posted July 26, 2007
For a couple hours, the back room at Michael's was transformed into a television news executive bender, a happy hour in honor of our outgoing TVNewser, Brian Stelter [right], and incoming TVNewser, er, 'Newsers: Chris Ariens, Diane Clehane, Alissa Kinsky and Philadelphia Inq... [Fishbowl NY]

Torch-Passing, TVNewser Style - Posted July 26, 2007
For a couple hours, the back room at Michael's was transformed into a television news executive bender, a happy hour in honor of our outgoing TVNewser, Brian Stelter [right], and incoming TVNewser, er, 'Newsers: Chris Ariens, Diane Clehane, Alissa Kinsky and Philadelphia Inq... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Tina Brown, Downright Subdued - Posted March 14, 2007
On the menu at today's lunch: a tasty stew of pop culture icons, publishing legends and power brokers — with a side of TV's young-ish guns. There must have been big things afoot. Instead of the usual glad-handing and table-hopping, most diners were deep in conversatio... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch at Michael's: Tina Brown, Downright Subdued - Posted March 14, 2007
On the menu at today's lunch: a tasty stew of pop culture icons, publishing legends and power brokers — with a side of TV's young-ish guns. There must have been big things afoot. Instead of the usual glad-handing and table-hopping, most diners were deep in conversatio... [FishbowlNY]

Taking Out The Trash, 02.06.07 - Posted February 6, 2007
Most of you have no interest Sunday talk shows. Too early in the morning? Fox gets the Giuliani love on his big presidential announcement day. B&C reports that MSNBC GM Dan Abrams... [FishbowlDC]

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