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My First Big Break: Glenn Beck
Beck remembers how his father urged him to talk about things on the radio that were of personal significance, a shift that led him to success.

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'The O'Reilly Factor' Plans 'Killing Lincoln' Preview Show - Posted 2 days, 9 hours ago
Fox News Channel will air the film "Killing Lincoln" on Tuesday, Dec. 30 at 9 pm ET. The film is based on Bill O'Reilly's 2011 New York Times best-seller by the same name, so it makes sense that FNC will have a little cross-promotion. ... [TVNewser]

Vice's Shane Smith Hints at HLN Acquisition: 'We Believe We Could Do a Better Job' - Posted December 3, 2014
Is Vice founder and CEO Shane Smith pondering an acquisition of HLN? He sure hinted as much in a conversation with Jeff Jarvis at the Paley... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: North Korea Doesn't Deny Breach | ABC News Debuts GoStream - Posted December 3, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: North Korea Doesn't Deny Breach | ABC News Debuts GoStream - Posted December 3, 2014
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Sad Day | Long List | Maybe Not - Posted November 17, 2014
GalleyCat: R.A. Montgomery, author and publisher of the beloved Choose Your Own Adventure book series, has died. We choose to be saddened by this loss, and will turn to page 17. FishbowlDC:... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sad Day | Long List | Maybe Not - Posted November 17, 2014
GalleyCat: R.A. Montgomery, author and publisher of the beloved Choose Your Own Adventure book series, has died. We choose to be saddened by this loss, and will turn to page 17. FishbowlDC:... [FishbowlNY]

Cenk Uyghur on Glenn Beck's Mystery Illness: 'Let Me Be On the Record Here. Not Buying It' - Posted November 15, 2014
Young Turks host Cenk Uyghur is "not buying" the recent news that Glenn Beck fought his way through a m... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cenk Uyghur on Glenn Beck's Mystery Illness: 'Let Me Be On the Record Here. Not Buying It' - Posted November 15, 2014
Young Turks host Cenk Uyghur is "not buying" the recent news that Glenn Beck fought his way through a m... [FishbowlNY]

Cenk Uyghur on Glenn Beck's Mystery Illness: 'Let Me Be On the Record Here. Not Buying It' - Posted November 15, 2014
Young Turks host Cenk Uyghur is "not buying" the recent news that Glenn Beck fought his way through a m... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck is the New Walt Disney - Posted November 15, 2014
Now that he's gotten a clean bill of health, Glenn Beck is back at work. In an interview with VICE, Beck reveals he's working on a three-part miniseries on Nikola... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Reveals Serious Health Problems - Posted November 10, 2014
On TheBlaze this evening, Glenn Beck revealed he has been battling a serious neurological illness that even the best medical professionals couldn't quite diagnose. Beck says doctors told him he had 5-10 years, after which he would not be able to fu... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Vargas, Mukpo, Sexton, Warren - Posted October 22, 2014
Elizabeth Vargas will return to work at ABC News next week. Vargas has completed a second stint in an alcohol rehabilitation center. Vargas first checked in to rehab last November, returned to ABC in January, but had a ... [TVNewser]

No One Trusts BuzzFeed - Posted October 21, 2014
Another interesting tidbit from that massive Pew Research Center study we mentioned this morning is that no one seems to trust BuzzFeeed [insert LOL and/or :( here]. The site was the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

No One Trusts BuzzFeed - Posted October 21, 2014
Another interesting tidbit from that massive Pew Research Center study we mentioned this morning is that no one seems to trust BuzzFeeed [insert LOL and/or :( here]. The site was the ... [FishbowlNY]

Bill Simmons Returns to ESPN - Posted October 15, 2014
As Bill Simmons returns today to ESPN after serving out his three-week suspension, a number of questions linger. All of which are solid... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bill Simmons Returns to ESPN - Posted October 15, 2014
As Bill Simmons returns today to ESPN after serving out his three-week suspension, a number of questions linger. All of which are solid... [FishbowlNY]

Jane Velez Mitchell Show Canceled - Posted October 14, 2014
Breaking: Jane Velez Mitchell's nightly HLN show has been canceled, part of deep cuts at CNN today. Velez Mitchell will be leaving the network, as will the staff of the show. In all about 15 HLN employees, we've learned. Velez M... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jane Velez Mitchell Show Canceled - Posted October 14, 2014
Breaking: Jane Velez Mitchell's nightly HLN show has been canceled, part of deep cuts at CNN today. Velez Mitchell will be leaving the network, as will the staff of the show. In all about 15 HLN employees, we've learned. Velez M... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NYT Cuts Staff, NYT Opinion | Jeter Launches 'Players' Tribune' - Posted October 2, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: NYT Cuts Staff, NYT Opinion | Jeter Launches 'Players' Tribune' - Posted October 2, 2014
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The Morning Ticker: Williams, Hinojosa, Beck - Posted October 1, 2014
Brian Williams picked up the tab last night for his "Nightly News" team at Rosa Mexicano celebrating their Emmy wins. "Nightly" won for breaking news coverage of the tornado in Moore, OK and, along with CBS, was honored for coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings. Former CNN correspondent Mar... [TVNewser]

TheBlaze Figures 300,000+ Are Opposed to Comcast/Time Warner Cable Deal - Posted September 9, 2014
Glenn Beck's TheBlaze, which aspires to grow its cable distribution, continues its fierce opposition to the proposed Comcast acquisition of Time Warner Cable. In a new filing to the FCC today, John B. Simpson, a consultant hired by TheB... [TVNewser]

As Time Warner Ends Vice Talks, A&E Plans $250M Stake in Media Company - Posted August 29, 2014
The New York Times' Jonathan Mahler scoops that Time Warner has ended negotiations with Vice Media. The talks, which have been going on for months, included a plan to... [TVNewser]

Turner Offers Buyouts to Hundreds of Employees; Will Also Seek 'Additional Reductions in Staffing' - Posted August 26, 2014
Breaking: CNN and HLN are beginning a process of offering buyouts to hundreds of employees today. The Turner networks are among those feeling t... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Journalist Freed in Syria | WaPo Editorials Stop Using 'Redskins' - Posted August 25, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Journalist Freed in Syria | WaPo Editorials Stop Using 'Redskins' - Posted August 25, 2014
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Time Warner Talked with Glenn Beck About Replacing HLN with The Blaze - Posted August 22, 2014
He once hosted a show on the network, but a new report claims there were talks of turning HLN into Glenn Beck's The Blaze. Even as Time Warner continues discussions with Vice media, the Wall Street Journal's Keach Hagey ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time Warner Talked with Glenn Beck About Replacing HLN with The Blaze - Posted August 22, 2014
He once hosted a show on the network, but a new report claims there were talks of turning HLN into Glenn Beck's The Blaze. Even as Time Warner continues discussions with Vice media, the Wall Street Journal's Keach Hagey ... [FishbowlNY]

Time Warner Talked with Glenn Beck About Replacing HLN with The Blaze - Posted August 22, 2014
He once hosted a show on the network, but a new report claims there were talks of turning HLN into Glenn Beck's The Blaze. Even as Time Warner continues discussions with Vice media, the Wall Street Journal's Keach Hagey ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck: TV News Will Change to Be 'More Personal, More Human' - Posted August 11, 2014
In part two of a "Reliable Sources" interview with Brian Stelter, Glenn Beck forecasted a TV news landscape that looks far different in a decade. "I think they're all going to change, I think television itself is going to change dramatically," Beck said. "It will be more personal, it will be more... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck: 'Somebody Stupid is Going to do Something Stupid and it Will Escalate' - Posted August 3, 2014
"Reliable Sources" has released a preview of this morning's Glenn Beck interview. Brian Stelter sat down with the former Fox News host, and CEO of Mercury Radio Arts to talk about polarization in the nation. "I believe that we are in -- I think we're a country in civil war," says Beck.... [TVNewser]

The Saturday Ticker: Beck, Meade, Williams - Posted August 2, 2014
Glenn Beck will be a guest on CNN's "Reliable Sources" tomorrow. The CEO of Mercury Radio Arts, and former Fox News host, will talk about where he plans to take his media empire next. HLN's Robin Meade gets guest co-hosts from the sports world for "Morning Express" next week. Former LA L... [TVNewser]

The Saturday Ticker: Beck, Meade, Williams - Posted August 2, 2014
Glenn Beck will be a guest on CNN's "Reliable Sources" tomorrow. The CEO of Mercury Radio Arts, and former Fox News host, will talk about where he plans to take his media empire next. HLN's Robin Meade gets guest co-hosts from the sports world for "Morning Express" next week. Former LA L... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Saturday Ticker: Beck, Meade, Williams - Posted August 2, 2014
Glenn Beck will be a guest on CNN's "Reliable Sources" tomorrow. The CEO of Mercury Radio Arts, and former Fox News host, will talk about where he plans to take his media empire next. HLN's Robin Meade gets guest co-hosts from the sports world for "Morning Express" next week. Former LA L... [FishbowlNY]

Weekend Show Preview - 8.3.14 - Posted August 1, 2014
On Monday we gave you the ratings for the July 27 Sunday Shows in the DC Market. Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Highlights include Hillary Clinton on "Al Punto," Valerie Jarrett o... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview - 8.3.14 - Posted August 1, 2014
On Monday we gave you the ratings for the July 27 Sunday Shows in the DC Market. Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Highlights include Hillary Clinton on "Al Punto," Valerie Jarrett o... [PRNewser]

David Remnick Cites Glenn Beck to Explain Russian Media - Posted July 23, 2014
The New Yorker editor David Remnick, a Russophile who is fluent in Russian, gave his take on the country's politics and media last night. To explain today's Russian media, Remnick evoked a former cable news star. "Imagine if Glenn Beck were appointed by the president," Remnick told ... [TVNewser]

REPORT: Politics Pages Bucking Trends Of Slashed Facebook Organic Reach - Posted July 14, 2014
It's no secret that Facebook pages have seen their ... [AllFacebook]

Glenn Beck Says Press to 'Take Out Their Anger' on Hillary Clinton - Posted July 8, 2014
On TheBlaze TV today, Glenn Beck predicted that if Hillary Clinton runs for President in 2016, press will "take out their anger of being betrayed by this administration" on her. "Hilla... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck: Hillary Clinton Will 'Pay the Price' for Pres. Obama's Treatment of Press - Posted July 8, 2014
Glenn Beck predicts that if Hillary Clinton runs for president, she'll face a tough road to the White House thanks to President Obama. "Hillary Clinton is going to pay the price of this administration...not by the Americ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Coulson Gets 18 Months | SiriusXM Fires Opie & Anthony's Cumia - Posted July 7, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Coulson Gets 18 Months | SiriusXM Fires Opie & Anthony's Cumia - Posted July 7, 2014
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The FishbowlNY 60-Second Interview with Joe Pompeo - Posted May 13, 2014
You read the headline right. To highlight Capital New York's ongoing and very informative Q&A series "60-Second Interview," we decided to throw that format at the man who came up with the idea - senior reporter Joe Pompeo. We wanted to adhe... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The FishbowlNY 60-Second Interview with Joe Pompeo - Posted May 13, 2014
You read the headline right. To highlight Capital New York's ongoing and very informative Q&A series "60-Second Interview," we decided to throw that format at the man who came up with the idea - senior reporter Joe Pompeo. We wanted to adhe... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: CBS News, Webby Awards, Beck - Posted April 23, 2014
CBS News will air the results of a six-month-long investigation on spinal-fusion surgery on tomorrow morning's "CBS This Morning." The investigation looked at government databases to see how often doctors have performed the surgeries, and what the results were. The 18th Annual Webby Awards voting closes tomorrow, with this year's winners set... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Ticker: CBS News, Webby Awards, Beck - Posted April 23, 2014
CBS News will air the results of a six-month-long investigation on spinal-fusion surgery on tomorrow morning's "CBS This Morning." The investigation looked at government databases to see how often doctors have performed the surgeries, and what the results were. The 18th Annual Webby Awards voting closes tomorrow, with this year's winners set... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: CBS News, Webby Awards, Beck - Posted April 23, 2014
CBS News will air the results of a six-month-long investigation on spinal-fusion surgery on tomorrow morning's "CBS This Morning." The investigation looked at government databases to see how often doctors have performed the surgeries, and what the results were. The 18th Annual Webby Awards voting closes tomorrow, with this year's winners set... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
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Fox News to Debut Daytime Ensemble Show - Posted April 16, 2014
Fox News has announced plans for a new 12pmET show called "Outnumbered" that will feature a rotating ensemble of four female hosts and one male host. The show will debut April 28. In the new daytime lineup, "Happening Now," anchored by Jon Scott and ... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Beck, Couric, Andrade - Posted April 1, 2014
One of the Boston Marathon bombing victims has filed a defamation lawsuit against Glenn Beck and his company TheBlaze. Saudi Arabian student Abdulrahman Alharbi, who was injured by the bombing, is suing Beck for calling him a suspect after he was cleared by authorities. ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck: 'I Hate Politics. I Always Have' - Posted March 10, 2014
Glenn Beck talks to National Review about his transition from HLN to Fox News to TheBlaze. Beck -- who ... [TVNewser]

Will NewsmaxTV Be the QVC of News? - Posted March 6, 2014
Chris Ruddy is taking a business built on magazine subscriptions, newsletters, self-help books, and vitamin supplements and adding a cable channel to the mix. Ruddy, the conservative (but registered Independent) co-founder of Newsmax, ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's 'TheBlaze' Skeptical of Comcast/TWC Deal - Posted February 13, 2014
The CEO of Glenn Beck's network TheBlaze says Comcast's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable is not in the intere... [TVNewser]

Why You Won't See Bieber's Arrest on Al Jazeera America - Posted January 23, 2014
At least one cable news network is staying away from today's Justin Bieber drama: Al Jazeera America has not covered the pop star's arrest aside from a brie... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck: 'I Made an Awful Lot of Mistakes' at Fox News - Posted January 22, 2014
Appearing on "The Kelly File" last night, Glenn Beck said he had "an awful lot of fun" and made "an awful lot of mistakes" during his time at Fox News. "I wish I could go back and be more uniting in my language," Beck told Megyn Kelly. "Because I think I played... [TVNewser]

N.S. Bienstock Acquired by United Talent Agency - Posted January 22, 2014
N.S. Bienstock, one of the nation's biggest and most well-known agencies for TV news talent, has been acquired by United Talent Agency (UTA). Bienstock agents represent more than 600 TV news anchors, reporters and producers including Bill O'Reilly, ... [TVNewser]

In Case You Missed It: Tom Sherwood, Chemical Company Exec Get Roughed Up - Posted January 14, 2014
Good reads from across the web you might have missed: Vince Grey's campaign strategy: beat up Tom Sherwood -both figuratively and literally. by ... [FishbowlDC]

In Defense of Jake Tapper - Posted January 12, 2014
Embattled CNN anchor Jake Tapper took to Facebook last night to defend himself against the onslaught of criticism he has received over his Friday interview with former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell. "We need to have open, honest, and yes u... [PRNewser]

In Defense of Jake Tapper - Posted January 12, 2014
Embattled CNN anchor Jake Tapper took to Facebook last night to defend himself against the onslaught of criticism he has received over his Friday interview with former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell. "We need to have open, honest, and yes u... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Justice (As In Victoria), More Will Ferrell - Posted December 19, 2013
Facebook Weekly Highlig... [AllFacebook]

Rupert Murdoch Stops By 'The Five' - Posted December 11, 2013
News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch stopped by the set of "The Five" Monday, visiting the show's co-hosts before they went on-air Tuesday. Nice to have @FoxNews studios right downstairs; last night @rupertmurdoch popped in to see @FNTheFi... [TVNewser]

Capital New York's Sexiest 60-Second Interview Yet - Posted December 10, 2013
One of the features of Capital New York's brand new "Media Pro" morning newsletter is something called The 60-Second Interview. Participants so far have included Curbed CEO Lockhart Steele, Hollywood Reporter editorial director ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Capital New York's Sexiest 60-Second Interview Yet - Posted December 10, 2013
One of the features of Capital New York's brand new "Media Pro" morning newsletter is something called The 60-Second Interview. Participants so far have included Curbed CEO Lockhart Steele, Hollywood Reporter editorial director ... [FishbowlNY]

Glenn Beck Armed For O'Reilly Appearance - Posted November 26, 2013
Glenn Beck brought along a century-old rifle for his appearance on the "O'Reilly Factor" last night. Beck was on to talk about his new book, "Miracles and Massacres," which focuses on untold American stories, one of which Beck says was the not so righte... [TVNewser]

George W. Bush Wants to Help Convert All the Jews - Posted November 8, 2013
Say you're an organization with a mission that might strike some (note that we said "some") as...unusual. Provocative. Offensive, even. Who do you choose as a respectable public figure to help you raise money and get your message out there? For the Messianic Jewish Bible In... [PRNewser]

Afternoon Reading List 11.05.13 - Posted November 5, 2013
Press secretary spars with reporter: HuffPost reported yesterday that during a heated White House briefing, reporter Jon Karl of ABC News pressured White House press secretary Jay Carn... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck is a Grandfather - Posted October 22, 2013
Glenn Beck's daughter Hannah gave birth to a baby daughter this afternoon: Welcome, Lorelai Didonato. Ten fingers, ten toes, all happy. #hannahsbaby -- Glenn Beck (@glennbeck) October 22, 2013   Hannah was married l... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Glenn Beck is a Grandfather - Posted October 22, 2013
Glenn Beck's daughter Hannah gave birth to a baby daughter this afternoon: Welcome, Lorelai Didonato. Ten fingers, ten toes, all happy. #hannahsbaby -- Glenn Beck (@glennbeck) October 22, 2013   Hannah was married l... [FishbowlNY]

The Blaze Opens its D.C. Doors Today - Posted September 16, 2013
The Blaze, the right-leaning media operation owned by Glenn Beck, opened its Washington Bureau today. A spokesperson informed that 10 people reported for duty led by senior Washington correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck: We'll 'Put [the evening newscasts] out of business in the next three to five years' - Posted September 6, 2013
Former Fox News host and TheBlaze founder Glenn Beck is the subject of this week... [TVNewser]

HuffPost Live Shutters LA Studio, Lays Off Staff - Posted August 29, 2013
The Huffington Post's HuffPost Live online video network, is betting big on international growth, part of an effort to be... [TVNewser]

A Little Birdy Tells Us... - Posted August 22, 2013
That The Blaze will soon open its office doors at 400 North Capitol in the same building as MSNBC, C-SPAN and Fox News. Glenn Beck's right-wing news outlet is definitely upping its presence in D.C. with three new recent hires here that include Oliver Darcy, ... [FishbowlDC]

TheBlaze Uses AJAM Launch To Make Carriage Push - Posted August 20, 2013
With Al Jazeera America launching today, Glenn Beck and his company TheBlaze are making an effort to encourage viewers to request that their cable or satellite provider add their channel to their lineup. On his radio show t... [TVNewser]

The Digital Ticker: Krakauer, Smee, Ashburn - Posted August 19, 2013
Former TVNewser editor Steve Krakauer is leaving CNN, where he is senior digital producer, for Glenn Beck's TheBlaze, where he will be VP of Digital Content. "The Blaze is at the forefront of understanding the new ways people consume news and entertainment," says Krakauer. "Being able to help shape where it's... [TVNewser]

Afternoon Reading List 08.14.13. - Posted August 14, 2013
WaPo can't be Politico and shouldn't try, says ex-Politico writer -- The recent sale of WaPo to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos... [FishbowlDC]

AJAM Adds Three Business Correspondents, TheBlaze Adds a White House Correspondent - Posted August 5, 2013
Al Jazeera America continues to staff up with abandon, announcing three new hires for "Real Money with Ali Velshi." The new correspondents are ... [TVNewser]

WATCH: Five Questions for 'The Five' - Posted July 11, 2013
When "The Five" debuted two years ago today, Fox News execs gave the show a trial run at 5pmET. It was replacing the wildly popular Glenn Beck show. "The Five" quickly established itself on the Fox News schedule, and, on its second anniversary, is the second most-watched program on cable news. As... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: Reyes, Beck, Rosen - Posted July 8, 2013
Fusion, the upcoming cable news channel from ABC News and Univision, has named Anhelo Reyes as VP of marketing. Reyes joins Fusion from Nickelodeon, where she was VP of strategic property planning and marketing. The Blaze founder Glenn Beck hosted a live show this holiday weekend called "Man ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Evening Ticker: Reyes, Beck, Rosen - Posted July 8, 2013
Fusion, the upcoming cable news channel from ABC News and Univision, has named Anhelo Reyes as VP of marketing. Reyes joins Fusion from Nickelodeon, where she was VP of strategic property planning and marketing. The Blaze founder Glenn Beck hosted a live show this holiday weekend called "Man ... [FishbowlNY]

The Evening Ticker: Reyes, Beck, Rosen - Posted July 8, 2013
Fusion, the upcoming cable news channel from ABC News and Univision, has named Anhelo Reyes as VP of marketing. Reyes joins Fusion from Nickelodeon, where she was VP of strategic property planning and marketing. The Blaze founder Glenn Beck hosted a live show this holiday weekend called "Man ... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: Forbes, Skipper, Wallenda - Posted June 26, 2013
Forbes has released its 2013 "Celebrity 100" list, and two names familiar to TV news viewers made the cut. The Blaze's Glenn Beck checks in at #34, with Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity at #72. ... [TVNewser]

WATCH: With 500 Shows Down, 'The Five' Looks Back - Posted June 25, 2013
When it debuted almost two years ago, Fox News Channel's "The Five" was billed as a temporary replacement for Glenn Beck's program. Today, the show celebrates its 500th episode and now ranks as FNC's second most-watched program. Last month it had a 12-day hot streak as the #1 program in all... [FishbowlDC]

WATCH: 'The Five' at 500, Best Moments From FNC's Hit Show - Posted June 25, 2013
When it debuted almost two years ago, Fox News Channel's "The Five" was billed as a temporary replacement for Glenn Beck's program. Today, the show celebrates its 500th episode and now ranks as FNC's second most-watched program. Last month it had a 12-day hot streak as the #1 program in all... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WATCH: 'The Five' at 500, Best Moments From FNC's Hit Show - Posted June 25, 2013
When it debuted almost two years ago, Fox News Channel's "The Five" was billed as a temporary replacement for Glenn Beck's program. Today, the show celebrates its 500th episode and now ranks as FNC's second most-watched program. Last month it had a 12-day hot streak as the #1 program in all... [FishbowlNY]

WATCH: The Best Moments from 'The Five,' According to 'The Five' - Posted June 25, 2013
When it debuted almost two years ago, Fox News Channel's "The Five" was billed as a temporary replacement for Glenn Beck's program. Today, the show celebrates its 500th episode and now ranks as FNC's second most-watched program. Last month it had a 12-day hot streak as the #1 program in all... [TVNewser]

WATCH: 'The Five' at 500, Best Moments From FNC's Hit Show - Posted June 25, 2013
When it debuted almost two years ago, Fox News Channel's "The Five" was billed as a temporary replacement for Glenn Beck's program. Celebrating its 500th show today, "The Five" is now FNC's second most-watched show, and last month had a 12-day hot streak as the #1 program in all of cable... [TVSpy]

Howard Kurtz Has History of Ripping Fox News - Posted June 20, 2013
How awkward. As first reported by Mediaite, CNN's Howard Kurtz is jumping ship and landing on t... [PRNewser]

Glenn Beck Acquires Dallas Studio - Posted June 20, 2013
Glenn Beck's company Mercury Radio Arts has aquired the The Studios at Las Colinas in Irving, TX and will rename it Mercury Studios. Beck has been renting the studio since 2012, when he moved his radio and TV operation from New York to Texas. The 72,000 square foot facility, which boasts thr... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: BET, TheBlaze, ID - Posted June 7, 2013
BET is airing a BET News special tonight at 7:30, focusing on the upcoming George Zimmerman trial. "Justice For Trayvon: Our Son is Your Son," will feature interviews with attorney Mark O'Mara, actor Jamie Foxx and others. TheBlaze, Glenn Beck's TV network and media company, continues to expand. The company announced today... [TVNewser]

Former Fox News Anchor Laurie Dhue Joins TheBlaze - Posted June 4, 2013
Laurie Dhue is officially joining Glenn Beck's TheBlaze as an anchor and host. She will continue to host "For the Record," an original documentary series, as w... [TVNewser]

Afternoon Reading List 05.30.13 - Posted May 30, 2013
The state of conservative media -- Oliver Willis, a professional Fox News hater for Media Matters, ... [FishbowlDC]

Cablevision Adding Glenn Beck's TheBlaze To Channel Lineup - Posted May 1, 2013
TheBlaze, the TV channel founded by former HLN and Fox News host Glenn Beck, has signed up its second major pay-TV provider. Cablevision, which has over three million subscribers in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tri-state area will be adding the channel to i... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cablevision Adding Glenn Beck's TheBlaze To Channel Lineup - Posted May 1, 2013
TheBlaze, the TV channel founded by former HLN and Fox News host Glenn Beck, has signed up its second major pay-TV provider. Cablevision, which has over three million subscribers in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tri-state area will be adding the channel to i... [FishbowlNY]

Cablevision Adding Glenn Beck's TheBlaze To Channel Lineup - Posted May 1, 2013
TheBlaze, the TV channel founded by former HLN and Fox News host Glenn Beck, has signed up its second major pay-TV provider. Cablevision, which has over three million subscribers in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tri-state area will be adding the channel to i... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Ms. Magazine Editor Dies | HuffPost Live Goes Cable | AOL Music Axed - Posted April 29, 2013
Editor's Note: Due to a technical error, Morning Media Newsfeed was not sent this morning. The problem has now been fixed, and the newsletter will return to its normal schedule on Tuesday. [emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Ms. Magazine Editor Dies | HuffPost Live Goes Cable | AOL Music Axed - Posted April 29, 2013
Editor's Note: Due to a technical error, Morning Media Newsfeed was not sent this morning. The problem has now been fixed, and the newsletter will return to its normal schedule on Tuesday. [emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] ... [FishbowlNY]

Glenn Beck: Cable News Offices A 'Pit Of Despair' - Posted April 27, 2013
Former HLN and Fox News host Glenn Beck received an award from the Tribeca Film Festival this week, and shared some--strong--opinions on the world of cable news. ... [TVNewser]

Lawrence O'Donnell Would Love To Meet Glenn Beck - Posted April 13, 2013
Las Vegas magician and "Celebrity Apprentice" contestant Penn Jillette appeared on Glenn Beck's TheBlaze TV this week. Jillette, a libertarian who is as comfortable with the Hollywood set as he is with Republicans like Donald Trump, is good friends with MSNBC host ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lawrence O'Donnell Would Love To Meet Glenn Beck - Posted April 13, 2013
Las Vegas magician and "Celebrity Apprentice" contestant Penn Jillette appeared on Glenn Beck's TheBlaze TV this week. Jillette, a libertarian who is as comfortable with the Hollywood set as he is with Republicans like Donald Trump, is good friends with MSNBC host ... [FishbowlNY]

No, The History Channel Did Not Want Satan to Look Like President Obama - Posted March 18, 2013
Media relations in the Internet age is a funny thing, isn't it? Today representatives from The History Channel and the producers of its extremely successful series The Bible had to reach out to various media outlets ... [PRNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Dedicates His Show To His Own Anger - Posted March 12, 2013
Cable news loves to talk about itself. The inflated egos and sense of worth assures that talking heads (and, yes, even anchors) will talk about themselves and their competition with some frequency. Fox News' Bill O'Reilly took it to the next logical step last night, dedicating multiple segments to last week's argument... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Morgan, Paul, Burgundy - Posted March 7, 2013
CNN is changing the name of Piers Morgan's program. Starting Monday the 9pmET show will be called "Piers Morgan Live," and it will be, yes, live. The name is a throwback to the days of "Larry King Live." ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's The Blaze Begins TV Push - Posted February 25, 2013
Former Fox News host Glenn Beck is planning to take on his former employer more directly than he ever has before. His media company, TheBlaze, which includes a news site and TV network, is making a push for traditional cable and satellite compa... [TVNewser]

Meghan McCain Not Hacked, Her Sad Tweets Were 'On Purpose' - Posted February 11, 2013
Occasional blogger Meghan McCain sent out pleas yesterday to a couple of her critics, hoping to get some one-on-one time. Translation: Nobody's thinking about Meghan McCain these days, so she's willi... [FishbowlDC]

This is Where the Paywall Works - Posted February 8, 2013
The so-called "News Paywall" has been a subject of debate and ire for plenty of publishers, journalists, business owners and practically anyone with an opinion since The New York Times famously established their 10 article limit in March of 2011. One popular opinion is that paywalls never work -- an audience... [10,000 Words]

This is Where the Paywall Works - Posted February 8, 2013
The so-called "News Paywall" has been a subject of debate and ire for plenty of publishers, journalists, business owners and practically anyone with an opinion since The New York Times famously established their 10 article limit in March of 2011. One popular opinion is that paywalls never work -- an audience... [TVSpy]

Former CNN President Regrets Not Being Able to Hire Keith Olbermann - Posted February 2, 2013
Former CNN/US president Jon Klein joined HuffPost Live Friday to discuss ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Stu, Stone, Hope - Posted January 29, 2013
Glenn Beck's TheBlaze is launching an initial run of a new show, "Wonderful World of Stu," with Stu Burguiere, Beck's longtime radio executive producer and co-host. The 30-minute weekend show will premiere on February 2 at 10pmET. After the jump, a promo for the show. Bloomberg TV correspond... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Ticker: Stu, Stone, Hope - Posted January 29, 2013
Glenn Beck's TheBlaze is launching an initial run of a new show, "Wonderful World of Stu," with Stu Burguiere, Beck's longtime radio executive producer and co-host. The 30-minute weekend show will premiere on February 2 at 10pmET. After the jump, a promo for the show. Bloomberg TV correspond... [FishbowlNY]

Conway Cliff Named VP of Program Development at TheBlaze - Posted January 8, 2013
Former CNN and HLN executive producer Conway Cliff has been named vice president of program development at TheBlaze, Glenn Beck's network. In his new role,... [TVNewser]

Yup, Glenn Beck Tried To Buy Current TV - Posted January 3, 2013
When Current TV was put on the block, a number of companies inquired about putting in a bid to purchase it. One of those buyers was former Fox News host Glenn Beck, who would have turned the channel into The Blaze, his digital TV network. Before Al-Jazeera bought Current TV, TheBlaze looked... [TVNewser]

News Pro Names '12 To Watch in TV News' - Posted December 21, 2012
TV Week's News Pro magazine has assembled a list of "12 to Watch in TV News." Unsurprisingly, incoming CNN president Jeff Zucker, who says "just beca... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 11, 2012
Quotes of the Day SEAT WITH A VIEW: "Fantastic morning window view on Amtrak to DC." -- Callie Schweitzer, Director of Marketing and Project... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: TheBlaze, Black In America, Zimmermann - Posted December 5, 2012
TheBlaze, the TV and web network founded by Glenn Beck, is launching a reality competition series. "Pursuit of the Truth" will feature 20 documentary filmmakers competing for the chance to win financing and distribution for their film concept. It will debut in Spring, 2013. More information is after the jump. CNN is... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 29, 2012
Quotes of the Day   Madame Secretary can do whatever she pleases "Guy @ state Dept LGBT event asks attendees to turn off phones, but 'Madame Secretary, you're welcome to text any time.'" -- Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Journalists Discuss Glenn Beck's Pee (i.e. Dos Equis) - Posted November 28, 2012
In what looks to be an ongoing antagonistic relationship between The Daily Caller and BuzzFeed, last night a couple of reporters engaged in some light to medium flow banter about Glenn Beck's urine. Things heated up late las... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck Annotates New Novel For Copia App Readers - Posted November 20, 2012
Authors Glenn Beck and Harriett Parke have digitally annotated their new novel, ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Glenn Beck Publishes 'Author's Cut' of Novel - Posted November 20, 2012
Would you read a novel annotated by your favorite author? Conservative author Glenn Beck just released an "author's cut" of his new novel. ... [GalleyCat]

Journo Picks World's Most Unusual Baby Name - Posted November 13, 2012
A hearty congratulations to The Daily Caller's media scribe Matt Lewis for possibly picking the most outlandish baby name he could find. "Happy to welcome Becket Wilberforce Lewis to the world! 8 lb 5 oz," -- Lewis announced on Twitt... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck's Graphics Package Still Has A Place On Fox News - Posted November 12, 2012
GBTV founder Glenn Beck may have left Fox News Channel almost a year and a half ago, but his graphics live on at the network. Just after 2:30 PM this afternoon, transitioning from a commercial to "America Live," Beck's graphics package was (very) briefly featured on the screen. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 8, 2012
Quotes of the Day Spoken like a true gentleman with bad hair "Pervert alert. Rep. Weiner is back on twitter. All girls under the age of 18, block him immediately." -- former possible thought about it for 20 minutes GOP Presidential hopeful ... [FishbowlDC]

More Election Night Coverage Plans - Posted November 5, 2012
The typical broadcasters and cable news channels aren't the only ones covering tomorrow's Presidential election Here are some of the other coverage highlights from other cable channels, and online. C-SPAN: Will simulcast "Politico Live" from 7 PM until the acceptance/con... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Sells Blue Jeans Now - Posted October 15, 2012
When we last made a list of celebrities who really need to start their own clothing lines (because these are things we do), we didn't really think to include former talk show host and Mediabistro friend Glenn Beck. We just never really thought of fashion as his most passionate cause, you... [PRNewser]

The Ticker: Robertson, Bloomberg CEOs, Beck Jeans - Posted October 15, 2012
CNN correspondent Nic Robertson has been honored for his work covering the conflict in Syria. Robertson received the Prix Bayeux TV award for a report from the Syrian town of Zabadani earlier in January. The Prix Bayeux honors war correspondents of all stripes. Bloomberg TV is planning a panel discussion of four... [TVNewser]

Q3 2012 Ratings: Fox News' Bill O'Reilly Marks 50 Straight Quarters at #1 - Posted October 2, 2012
Fox News continued its dominant hold on the cable news leaderboard in the third quarter of 2012. Led by Bill O'Reilly's "The O'Reilly Factor," which just completed its 50th straight quarter at #1, the network claimed the top 10 programs in cable new... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Q3 2012 Ratings: Fox News' Bill O'Reilly Marks 50 Straight Quarters at #1 - Posted October 2, 2012
Fox News continued its dominant hold on the cable news leaderboard in the third quarter of 2012. Led by Bill O'Reilly's "The O'Reilly Factor," which just completed its 50th straight quarter at #1, the network claimed the top 10 programs in cable new... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: Schieffer, Novak, Beck... - Posted September 20, 2012
"Face the Nation" originates from New York Sunday as Bob Schieffer speaks with former Pres. Bill Clinton. The annual Clinton Global Initiative gets underway Sunday. Clinton is on "The Daily Show" tonight. CNBC has plucked ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Unplugged Tonight - Posted September 20, 2012
Glenn Beck, a standup comedian? It's not such a stretch, actually. The dramatic newsman will perform live on stage tonight in a comedy routine they're calling "Glenn Beck Unelectable 2012," put on by The Blaze and sponsored by Fath... [FishbowlDC]

Dish Network Wants Glenn Beck to Punch Eliot Spitzer - Posted September 13, 2012
Dish Network has gone all out in an effort to promote its new offerings to American cable cutters--and to distract the public from... [PRNewser]

Eliot Spitzer, Glenn Beck and Boxing Announcer Michael Buffer Step Into a Boxing Ring... - Posted September 13, 2012
We attended a bizarre news conference in New York today, where legendary boxing announcer Michael Buffer introduced Current TV host Eliot Spitzer and TheBlaze founder (and former Fox News host) ... [TVNewser]

DISH CEO Pooh Poohs Idea That AMC Shows Will be Back On DISH Anytime Soon - Posted September 13, 2012
[caption id="attachment_68018" align="alignright" width="300"] Eliot Spitzer, Michael Buffer and Glenn Beck[/caption] At a bizarre press conference here in New York, the CEO of satellite TV company DISH Network said that there did not appear to be an end in sight regarding the ongoing carriage feud between DISH and AMC ... [FishbowlLA]

DISH CEO Pooh Poohs Idea That AMC Shows Will be Back On DISH Anytime Soon - Posted September 13, 2012
[caption id="attachment_68018" align="alignright" width="300"] Eliot Spitzer, Michael Buffer and Glenn Beck[/caption] At a bizarre press conference here in New York, the CEO of satellite TV company DISH Network said that there did not appear to be an end in sight regarding the ongoing carriage feud between DISH and AMC ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

DISH CEO Pooh Poohs Idea That AMC Shows Will be Back On DISH Anytime Soon - Posted September 13, 2012
[caption id="attachment_68018" align="alignright" width="300"] Eliot Spitzer, Michael Buffer and Glenn Beck[/caption] At a bizarre press conference here in New York, the CEO of satellite TV company DISH Network said that there did not appear to be an end in sight regarding the ongoing carriage feud between DISH and AMC ... [FishbowlNY]

Glenn Beck's TheBlaze Goes Traditional, Becomes Cable and Satellite Channel - Posted September 12, 2012
TheBlaze, the web-TV network from former Fox News host Glenn Beck, is becoming a more traditional cable and satellite channel and launching on DISH Network. TheBlaze will still be available to buy a la carte online, but now some DISH Network households will have access to it as well. Those DISH... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Fugelsang Show, 'NY Med,' Olympic Diss - Posted August 1, 2012
Current TV is adding another new primetime show hosted by a comedian. Following the announcement of Joy Behar's new program, Current says it will add a show hosted by John Fugelsang in primetime. Fugelsang says his new show "will be an attack ad on apathy; taking the flag back from... [TVNewser]

John Fugelsang Gets a Current TV Show - Posted August 1, 2012
FishbowlLA was lucky enough to be at the Pantages this past weekend for the LA stop of Stephanie Miller's "Sexy Liberal Comedy Tour."... [FishbowlLA]

Glenn Beck's Call for Service in Restoring Love Event - Posted July 30, 2012
On Saturday night, Glenn Beck held another of his "Restoring" events. This one, Restoring Love, was held at Cowboys Stadium outside Dallas, and was carried on Beck's GBTV. CBN ... [TVNewser]

Marc Lamont Hill On Why He Went On Fox News: 'I wanted to be a public defender' - Posted July 25, 2012
Former Fox News contributor Marc Lamont Hill is the latest subject in Mediabistro's "So What Do You Do?" series. Considering that your views ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Wilkow, Kenny, Mystery - Posted July 17, 2012
TheBlaze, Glenn Beck's web-TV venture is adding a "primetime" commentary program to its lineup. Sirius/XM talk radio host Andrew Wilkow will join the company and host his own hour-long program, starting later this Summer. A name and launch date are yet to be determined. TheBlaze (formerly GBTV) now has 35 hour... [TVNewser]

'The Five' Celebrates One Year with Big Gains - Posted July 11, 2012
"The Five" is celebrating its first birthday today with ratings gains. "The Five" is starting to out-perform the show it replaced: Glenn Beck. For the month of June, "The Five" is up +14% in Total Viewers and +5% in A25-54 viewers vs. June 2011... [TVNewser]

Herman Cain Launching His Own Web TV Network - Posted July 2, 2012
Former GOP Presidential candidate Herman Cain wants a piece of this Internet TV action. Cain is launching a new web-TV network called "Cain TV" on July 4. The official Facebook page has some details on the venture, as well as a long and... interesting... trailer. The logline of Cain TV? "... [TVNewser]

Q2 2012 Ratings: With Fox News Down in Prime, Daytime Shines - Posted June 26, 2012
Fox News continues its reign as the cable news king, but the News Corp. news channel is not immune to the slowdown in cable news. This was Fox's lowest quarter since the second quarter 2008. In primetime, Fox News is down -1% in total viewers and down -14% in younger viewers.... [TVNewser]

Revolving Door: 'The Newsroom' debuts, More on Ann Curry - Posted June 25, 2012
The media has been very busy weighing in ... [PRNewser]

So Long GBTV, Glenn Beck's Web TV Network To Rebrand As TheBlaze - Posted June 18, 2012
One year after officially announcing his new web-TV venture GBTV, former Fox News host Glenn Beck is cha... [morningmedianewsfeed]

So Long GBTV, Glenn Beck's Web TV Network To Rebrand As TheBlaze - Posted June 18, 2012
One year after officially announcing his new web-TV venture GBTV, former Fox News host Glenn Beck is cha... [FishbowlNY]

So Long GBTV, Glenn Beck's Web TV Network To Rebrand As TheBlaze - Posted June 18, 2012
One year after officially announcing his new web-TV venture GBTV, former Fox News host Glenn Beck is cha... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck, Geraldo Rivera Expand Radio Deals - Posted June 11, 2012
Who says radio is dead? Former Fox News host Glenn Beck has re-signed with Premiere Radio Networks, while current Fox News anchor Geraldo Rivera is expandi... [TVNewser]

Blaze Editor-in-Chief Says Cupp Won't Likely Sue - Posted May 23, 2012
An editor for The Blaze, the sister site of GBTV, says conservative commentator S.E. Cupp won't likely try to sue Hustler for photoshopping a penis into her mouth for a new feature. More on their minds is who will denounce it? ... [FishbowlDC]

Will S.E. Cupp Sue Hustler? - Posted May 23, 2012
S.E. Cupp, a conservative commentator who works for GBTV, is in a bit of a pickle. She appears in Hustler, but not in the way you might think. The Blaze, a sister company to GBTV that is owned by Mercury Inc. which is owned by ... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck Shows Off His New Dallas Studio - Posted May 22, 2012
As we have noted, former Fox News host and GBTV founder Glenn Beck recently moved his studio from New York to Dallas, Texas. One of the biggest benef... [TVNewser]

James Patterson, Arianna Huffington & More Recall Ditching Some Career Advice -- Yes, Ditching - Posted May 17, 2012
Sure, we've all heard our share of career advice and applied it to succeed on the job and land a new one. But according to a piece on Forbes, some successful (and we do mean successful) media folks were pretty happy to ditch some career advice they were given. According to... [MediaJobsDaily]

Glenn Beck Moves Up on Forbes' Most Powerful Celebrities List - Posted May 16, 2012
Jennifer Lopez, Oprah Winfrey and Justin Bieber are at the top of Forbes' annual Most Powerful Celebrities list. Unveiled today, the list is compiled based on earnings ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck: My First Big Break - Posted May 10, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "My First Big Break," we hear from radio personality, author, former Fox News host and GBTV founder Glenn Beck... [TVSpy]

Glenn Beck: My First Big Break - Posted May 10, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "My First Big Break," we hear from radio personality, author, former Fox News host and GBTV founder Glenn Beck... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck on Radio: 'The Most Powerful Form of Communication Out There' - Posted May 8, 2012
On Thursday, mediabistroTV will present the next installment of our series "My First Big Break," featuring radio personality, author, GBTV founder and former Fox News host Glenn Beck. Beck, who got his first taste of the radio business at the surprisingly young age of 12, a... [TVNewser]

Did the Obama Campaign Take the Lead from MSNBC with New 'Forward' Slogan? - Posted April 30, 2012
The Obama re-election campaign has a new 7-minute short film called simply "Forward." The ad begins with the economic meltdown in 2008, with clips from TV news reports by CBS's Anthony Mason, NBC's ... [TVNewser]

Behind the Scenes With the Bawdy Julie Mason - Posted April 26, 2012
When we heard that Julie Mason was leaving her post as White House Reporter for Politico to begin a radio show on SiriusXM's P.O.T.U.S. channel, we were intrigued. While many reporters love to hear themselves talk, not everyone can... [FishbowlDC]

TV Talkers Make Talkers List of Heavy Hundred - Posted April 19, 2012
Ed Schultz spent a little time on his MSNBC show last night talking about Talkers, the radio industry magazine and its 2012 Heavy Hundred list. ... [TVNewser]

Vegas Radio Personality Hopes to Have LA 'Answer' - Posted April 16, 2012
This week, KRLA 870 AM operates under the slogan "Intelligent. Conservative. Talk Radio." and offers Glenn Beck weekday mornings from 6am to 9am. But that will change next week when Las Veg... [FishbowlLA]

GBTV To Bring in $40 Million in Revenue This Year, Will (Eventually) Go 24/7 - Posted March 15, 2012
The Wall Street Journal profiles Glenn Beck's web-TV service GBTV, as well as his larger media company Mercury Radio Arts. There... [TVNewser]

GBTV Launching Nightly News Program - Posted January 9, 2012
Former Fox News host Glenn Beck's web-TV network GBTV is adding a nightly newscast... sort of. The network will launch "Real News From The Blaze" at 7 PM on January 18. The program will feature a number of Blaze staffers with cable news backgrounds, incl... [TVNewser]

Keith Olbermann Has a Point Regarding the Quality of Current TV's Production Values - Posted January 5, 2012
One of the points of contention between Keith Olbermann and Current TV allegedly concerns production values. Olbermann's program has had a number of technical glitches since debuting on Current, some of which are to be expected, but many of which were inexcusable, most notably lost satelli... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's GBTV Orders Post-Apocalyptic Preparedness Reality Series - Posted December 13, 2011
Former Fox News host Glenn Beck's GBTV has ordered its first reality show, and it is a doozy. The program "Independence USA," follows a dad, Frank Belcastro, as he and his family learn to live "Off the grid," for when society collapses. ... [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]

GBTV Orders Animated Series - Posted November 15, 2011
GBTV is getting into the animation business. The web-TV network founded by former Fox News host Glenn Beck has signed a development deal with Icebox, a production company that has on its staff writers who have worked on shows such as "South Park," "The Simpsons," "King of the Hill" and "24." The... [TVNewser]

Why MSNBC Analyst Pat Buchanan Won't be on MSNBC to Promote his Book - Posted November 9, 2011
He once hosted a two-hour show on the network, but these days Pat Buchanan couldn't get on MSNBC if he checked in at security under the name Bill Press. Buchanan ... [TVNewser]

GBTV Adds to Production Staff. More Live Events In The Future? - Posted November 1, 2011
GBTV, the Internet-TV network founded by former Fox News host Glenn Beck, is adding to to its production staff. The Company has promoted Eric Pearce to VP ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Cameos on IFC's 'Onion News Network' - Posted October 31, 2011
Former Fox News host Glenn Beck may no longer have a cable TV show, but in a new interview with IFC's "Onion News Network," he reveals that he was originally up for the role of anchor on ONN's "FactZone": ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Glenn Beck Cameos on IFC's 'Onion News Network' - Posted October 31, 2011
Former Fox News host Glenn Beck may no longer have a cable TV show, but in a new interview with IFC's "Onion News Network," he reveals that he was originally up for the role of anchor on ONN's "FactZone": ... [FishbowlNY]

Which Fox News Host Does Al Sharpton Dine with Twice a Year? - Posted October 29, 2011
Al Sharpton's media diet is the subject of The Atlantic Wire's "What I Read" this week, and the MSNBC host -- who admits he Googles himself ... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Takes a Cue From Glenn Beck, Will Ask Viewers to 'Restore the USA' - Posted October 27, 2011
Former Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck has had something of a monopoly on "Restoring" things. Beck has held a pair of rallies, "Restoring Honor" and "Restoring Courage," encouraging people to take action. Now Fox News 8 PM host... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Plugs GBTV on NBC's 'Today' - Posted October 26, 2011
Former Fox News host Glenn Beck appeared on NBC's "Today" to talk about his new book, as well as his web-TV venture, GBTV. "I think the networks are a thing of the past," Beck told Kathie Lee Gifford, when asked about his departure from Fox. He also got extremely emotional when talking about... [TVNewser]

The FishbowlDC Interview With The Root's Top Byrd - Posted October 21, 2011
Say hello to The Root's Publisher Donna Byrd. Prior to ... [FishbowlDC]

Friday Odds and Ends - Posted October 14, 2011
-Thanks to Lance Bass... [AgencySpy]

Fox News Channel's 'The Five' Notches Permanent Spot at 5 PM - Posted October 3, 2011
Fox News Channel's Summer replacement series "The Five" is no longer a Summer replacement. FNC has announced that the program will become the permanent 5 PM show going forward. "The Five" lau... [TVNewser]

Thursday Morning Stir - Posted September 22, 2011
-Facebook's... [AgencySpy]

Glenn Beck: GBTV 'Has Got To Be Bigger Than Me' - Posted September 14, 2011
"I argued that the network shouldn't be called GBTV," Glenn Beck says. "I don't want it about me, I want it bigger than me, it has got to be bigger than me." We are standing in GBTV's basement studio in midtown Manhattan, not too far from the News Corp. building, whe... [TVNewser]

10 Commentators the Right and Left Love to Hate - Posted September 14, 2011
Washington Whispers went to the North and South Poles of political/media watchdoggery to find out who are the 10 Commentators the Right and Left Love to Hate. Not too many surprises here. Most of those on the left who the right hates work (or worked) for MSNBC, and most of the those... [TVNewser]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Glenn Beck, Michael Arrington, and Bilbo Baggins - Posted September 13, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we talk about fantasy football, Fashion Week, Tim ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Glenn Beck, Michael Arrington, and Bilbo Baggins - Posted September 13, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we talk about fantasy football, Fashion Week, Tim ... [FishbowlNY]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Glenn Beck, Michael Arrington, and Bilbo Baggins - Posted September 13, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we talk about fantasy football, Fashion Week, Tim ... [TVSpy]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Glenn Beck, Michael Arrington, and Bilbo Baggins - Posted September 13, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we talk about fantasy football, Fashion Week, Tim ... [TVNewser]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Glenn Beck, Bilbo Baggins, and Amazon's Tablet - Posted September 13, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we talk about fantasy football, Fashion Week, Tim ... [GalleyCat]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Glenn Beck, Bilbo Baggins, and Amazon's Tablet - Posted September 13, 2011
In this week's episode of 5 Things You Need to Know This Week, we talk about fantasy football, Fashion Week, Tim ... [FishbowlLA]

Glenn Beck Back on Fox News to Promote GBTV - Posted September 13, 2011
Glenn Beck dropped by his old workplace this morning, appearing on "Fox & Friends" to promote GBTV. Beck was also on "The O'Reilly Factor" last night (clip after the jump). In addition, CBS News's Michelle Miller reported on Beck's launch this morning for the "Early Show." Images below from last night's... [TVNewser]

Double Your Pain | Offerings | Flower Power - Posted September 12, 2011
TVNewser: In case you want double the annoyance in the same amount of time -- Glenn Beck is going to be on "The O'Reilly Factor" tonight. Media... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Double Your Pain | Offerings | Flower Power - Posted September 12, 2011
TVNewser: In case you want double the annoyance in the same amount of time -- Glenn Beck is going to be on "The O'Reilly Factor" tonight. Media... [FishbowlNY]

Glenn Beck Returns to Fox News Channel - Posted September 12, 2011
Glenn Beck is returning to Fox News Channel tonight to promote what he calls "the biggest risk of my professional life" -- the ... [TVNewser]

Here's Glenn Beck's New Set for GBTV - Posted August 30, 2011
Glenn Beck is back from his world tour and is preparing for his 9/12 launch of GBTV from a new set at the iconic NEP studios in Midtown Manhattan. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Here's Glenn Beck's New Set for GBTV - Posted August 30, 2011
Glenn Beck is back from his world tour and is preparing for his 9/12 launch of GBTV from a new set at the iconic NEP studios in Midtown Manhattan. ... [FishbowlNY]

Former CNN Contributor Amy Holmes Joins Glenn Beck's GBTV - Posted August 9, 2011
Former CNN political contributor Amy Holmes is joining former Fox news host Glenn Beck's GBTV as news anchor for The Blaze. Holmes will be tasked with a... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Inspires Confusion & Conspiracy Theories at Barnes & Noble - Posted August 4, 2011
Conservative radio host and author Glenn Beck caused ... [GalleyCat]

Glenn Beck Setting Up Radio & TV Studio in Dallas - Posted July 11, 2011
Glenn Beck is putting away the polo and pulling out the cowboy hat. After numerous reports -- including this one which includes pictures of the home Be... [TVNewser]

Casey Anthony Acquittal Special Reports - Posted July 5, 2011
Fox News will produce a breaking news special on the Casey Anthony verdict today at 5pmET. The hour replaces a ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck: 'I Hope I Have Earned Some Level of Your Trust' - Posted June 30, 2011
The final broadcast of "The Glenn Beck Show" was a little bit of everything: a look back, a glimpse into the future and a frank assessment of the reasons behind Beck's Fox News Channel departure. Beck, who ad-lib... [TVNewser]

Fox News to debut 'The Five' in Glenn Beck Timeslot - Posted June 30, 2011
Fox News Channel will debut a new program called "The Five" airing in Glenn Beck's soon-to-be vacated timeslot beginning Monday, July 11 and running through the summer. The show, a "The View"-like ensemble program, will feature a roundtable of fi... [TVNewser]

It's Not Just Glenn Beck. Here's What Else Comes to an End Today - Posted June 30, 2011
Today marks the end of ColorofChange.org's campaign against Glenn Beck. It was almost two years ago when Beck went on "Fox & Friends" and said that Pres. Obama had "a deep-seeded hatred for white people." ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck a Focus of the Media On His Last Day at Fox News Channel - Posted June 30, 2011
This afternoon, Fox News host Glenn Beck will sign off the cable channel, moving his show to his web-TV channel, GBTV. To mark the occasion, Beck has been the subject of a slew of articles today, recapping his career and attempting to... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck: 'It is time to roll up the sleeves and stop pointing out the problems' - Posted June 27, 2011
Glenn Beck has four more shows left on Fox News Channel. He said so on his radio show today. After going on a rant about New York Times media columnist David Carr's comments on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last Friday (Huff... [TVNewser]

Van Jones Considering Legal Action against Fox News - Posted June 20, 2011
Almost two years after he resigned as "green jobs" czar in the Obama White House, due in part to pressure from G... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Van Jones Considering Legal Action against Fox News - Posted June 20, 2011
Almost two years after he resigned as "green jobs" czar in the Obama White House, due in part to pressure from G... [FishbowlNY]

Van Jones Considering Legal Action against Fox News - Posted June 20, 2011
Almost two years after he resigned as "green jobs" czar in the Obama White House, due in part to pressure from G... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck and Keith Olbermann Bet Big On Risky Moves - Posted June 17, 2011
In Politico today, Keach Hagey looks at the big bets being made by outgoing Fox News host Glenn Beck and former MSNBC host ... [TVNewser]

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]

Media Matters to Booze Over Beck's Departure - Posted June 8, 2011
The liberal watchdog organization Media Matters is hosting a special rooftop happy hour on June 27th with Democratic political strategist Paul Begala and Media Matters founder David Brock. The cause for celebration is FNC ... [FishbowlDC]

FNC's Political Sex Scandal Special Report - Posted June 7, 2011
Glenn Beck has one less show to host for Fox News Channel. This Friday, Beck's live 5pm hour is being pre-empted for a taped special called, "Bad Behavior: Political Sex Scandals," hosted by Greta Van Susteren. The special looks at the recent... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's Last Day On Fox Slated for June 30 - Posted June 2, 2011
Fox News host Glenn Beck's last day at the channel is currently slated for June 30, according to Mediaite. As we... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Launches Publishing Division - Posted June 1, 2011
Radio host and author Glenn Beck has expanded his "multi-book, multi-imprint co-publishing agreement" with Simon & Schuster. At the same time, Beck will launch Mercury Ink, a publishing division co-published by Simon & Schuster and Beck's Mercury Radio Arts. In August, Mercury Ink will publish ... [semanticweb.com]

Glenn Beck's Company Launching Publishing Division - Posted June 1, 2011
Mercury Radio Arts, the production company owned by outgoing Fox news host Glenn Beck, is getting into the publishing business. The company ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Talks GBTV with Bill O'Reilly - Posted May 27, 2011
This week we broke the news that outgoing Fox News host Glenn Beck would be launching a web-based TV channel called GBTV once he leaves the cable network. On his weekly visit with Bill O'Reilly, the primet... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Planning Web TV Channel GBTV, Tagline: 'The Truth Lives Here' - Posted May 25, 2011
Outgoing Fox News host Glenn Beck and his company, Mercury Radio Arts, are developing a new service called "GBTV," which will be a web-based TV channel, according to sources familiar with the matter as well as trademark applications filed by the company. ... [TVNewser]

Media Personality Glenn Beck Creates Groupon Site - Posted May 25, 2011
[caption id="attachment_63742" align="alignnone" width="564" caption="Photo credit: Nicholas Roberts for The New York Times"][/caption] Earlier this week Glenn Beck and his company Mercury Radio Arts unexpectedly announced that they were moving into the social shopping network with an ecommerce discount s... [SocialTimes.com]

Who advised the White House adviser on the fight with Fox News? - Posted May 22, 2011
Where to begin? There's a lot in Gabriel Sherman's 6,000-word New York magazine cover story on Fox News, specifically its chairman and CEO Roger Ailes. There's what led up to Glenn Beck's departure; the dinner Ailes hos... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted May 16, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Photograph by Film/TV Producer Tammy Garnes in Atlanta on Sunday at Spelman College graduation. The commencement speaker was first lady Michelle Obama. Ro... [FishbowlDC]

O'Reilly to Beck: 'I thought you [were] kind of winding down... you've got more people hating you.' - Posted May 14, 2011
Glenn Beck calls his fake vomit reaction to a naked from-the-neck-down Meghan McCain "juvenile" but went on to tell Bill O'Reilly... [TVNewser]

What does Sen. John McCain think of Glenn Beck dumping on his daughter? - Posted May 12, 2011
On his radio show yesterday, Glenn Beck pretended to vomit while watching a naked from-the-shoulders-up Meghan McCain who was part of a PSA for skin cancer. It didn't take long for Cindy McCain to react to Beck's antics, via Twitter. But during an ... [TVNewser]

Two Hour 'Special Report' will Pre-empt 'Glenn Beck' - Posted April 29, 2011
Fox News is airing another 2-hour "Special Report" today at 5pmET, pre-empting "The Glenn Beck Program." Much to talk about tonight: Pres. Obama touring storm-ravaged Alabama then heading to Florida for the Shuttle launch this afternoo... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck begins Fox News exit: 'We're not going to get anybody else into the boat at this point' - Posted April 25, 2011
On Good Friday's edition of his Fox News show, Glenn Beck began with, "The final chapter begins of 'The Glenn Beck Program.'" Beck, in front of a studio audience and getting emotional -- though no tears -- said, "We're not going to get anybody else into the boat at this point.... [TVNewser]

Beck to Huckabee: 'If you are this thin skinned ... it might be best for you to stay on the sidelines' - Posted April 22, 2011
It started Tuesday when ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck: 'MSNBC. I mean how long does that stay in business like that?' - Posted April 22, 2011
The media -- specifically MSNBC -- was a big topic last night as Glenn Beck went on Bill O'Reilly's show. The conversation kicked off with a clip from Andrew Breitbart's interview with ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck labels Mike Huckabee 'Progressive.' Huck calls Beck 'inept' - Posted April 21, 2011
Fox Newsers Glenn Beck... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough, Al Jazeera Reporter Ayman Mohyeldin Make 'Time 100' - Posted April 21, 2011
This year's "Time 100" list is out, and a number of TV and media figures made the cut. MSNBC's Joe Scarborough is ... [TVNewser]

Drudge's Midas Touch - Posted April 18, 2011
The Washington Examiner isn't the only Washington outlet obsessed with Drudge hits. This morning The Daily Caller tweeted this after getting a hit for its Glenn Beck story: "just hit @Drudge_Report - the Daily Caller: Conservatives hit Glenn Beck for taking content with... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck: I will be leaving New York City - Posted April 17, 2011
Glenn Beck wrapped up a week of road shows in Albany last night and it appears Beck is not only leaving Fox News, he's also leaving the New York area. Beck says he's sold his Connecticut mansion, which had been listed for ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Glenn Beck: I will be leaving New York City - Posted April 17, 2011
Glenn Beck wrapped up a week of road shows in Albany last night and it appears Beck is not only leaving Fox News, he's also leaving the New York area. Beck says he's sold his Connecticut mansion, which had been listed for ... [FishbowlNY]

Glenn Beck: I will be leaving New York City - Posted April 17, 2011
Glenn Beck wrapped up a week of road shows in Albany last night and it appears Beck is not only leaving Fox News, he's also leaving the New York area. Beck says he's sold his Connecticut mansion, which had been listed for ... [GalleyCat]

ABC News Investigates Regular Cable News Advertiser Accused Of Fraud - Posted April 14, 2011
If you have ever spent an extended period of time watching Fox News or CNN, you have probably seen an advertisement for TaxMasters, a company which promises to help people reduce the amount of money they owe the IRS. On last night's "World News" and "Nightline," ABC News ... [TVNewser]

WATCH: How Monica Lewinsky figures into the Matt Lauer, Katie Couric, Meredith Vieira Revolving Door - Posted April 13, 2011
The image to your left is supposed to be Matt Lauer and Katie Couric living life like it's the 90's -- paired again on a daytime talk show in this century. At least that's wha... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck 2.0: What Happens Next? - Posted April 13, 2011
Outgoing Fox News host Glenn Beck is the subject of an in-depth piece by the New York Observer. The weekly paper compares Beck to the fictional m... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck off the Fox News air this week - Posted April 11, 2011
Glenn Beck is on tour this week -- Richmond tonight, Cleveland tomorrow night -- so he's going to have fill-ins this week on his Fox News show. TVNewser has learned Judge ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Top of Mind on CNN's 'Reliable Sources' - Posted April 10, 2011
Outgoing Fox News 5 PM host Glenn Beck was the big story on CNN's "Reliable Sources" today. TV critic David Zurawik joined CNN contributor Amy Holmes and radio host Bill Press to talk about the Beck/Fox breakup with host Howard Kurtz. ... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Jon Stewart Channels Glenn Beck... For One Last Time - Posted April 8, 2011
With the news Wednesday that Glenn Beck would be departing Fox News Channel later this year, "The Daily Show" parodied the host for one last (?) time last night. Host Jon Stewart ... [TVNewser]

The Glenn Beck/Fox News Fallout - Posted April 6, 2011
With the news that Glenn Beck will be leaving Fox News Channel, critics, supporters and pundits are all weighing in on the matter. The Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz seems to have ... [TVNewser]

From Christopher Hitchens to Kim Kardashian: TIME's List of Most Influential - Posted April 4, 2011
... [FishbowlDC]

Which TV News People Should make The 'Time 100'? - Posted April 4, 2011
Time magazine has opened the polling for its 2011 "Time 100," letting readers vote on who the 100 most influential people are this year. Right now there are 203 candidates on the list, and only ... [TVNewser]

Is Dylan Ratigan the next Glenn Beck (without the apocalypse talk)? - Posted March 29, 2011
MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan is taking his show on the road again tomorrow for the final leg of its "Steel on Wheels" tour. Ratigan will anchor from Stillwater, Oklahoma as part of a three-day energy summit. "It wasn't just money for a TV show, it was shared values," Ratigan tells us in part... [TVNewser]

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]

Who Called Glenn Beck a 'biological android' and Fox News 'alternative media for old people'? - Posted March 28, 2011
In a wide-ranging feature story this week, New York magazine profiles professional conspiracy-theorist Alex Jones. Jones, who hosts a radio show and manages a number of websites, is an outspo... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck v. Fox News: The Taiwanese Animation - Posted March 28, 2011
The folks at Taiwan's Next Media Animation, the ones who brought you the animated retelling of Tiger Woods' falling out with his wife, are at it again. This time they've got an animated piece about Glenn Beck and why he might part ways with Fox News when his contract expires in... [TVNewser]

'I know the difference between journalism and a slogan. Keeping them honest is a slogan.' - Posted March 24, 2011
Twenty-seven years after suffering a heart attack he didn't know was a heart attack, CNN exile Aaron Brown will undergo triple-bypass surgery today in Phoenix. "Some part of me has known for a long time that at some point, the piper that is heart di... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck TV? The Challenges Beck Would Face If He Tries to Launch His Own Cable Channel - Posted March 23, 2011
In today's NY Times, Brian Stelter reports that Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck is seriously contemplating launching his ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's TV Advertiser Problem Could Play Into Contract Negotiations - Posted March 22, 2011
An old problem is rearing its head again, as talks of Glenn Beck possibly leaving Fox News return. Beck's advertiser problem is not a new one, but with his contract set to expire in December, and no firm commitment that he will return to FNC in p... [TVNewser]

Joel Cheatwood expected to leave Fox News, join Glenn Beck's Mercury Radio Arts - Posted March 21, 2011
After revolutionizing local TV news in the 1990s and developing talent for a new kind of cable news in the 2000s, Joel Cheatwood is ready for his next act, and it involves one man: Glenn Beck... [TVNewser]

President Glenn Beck? - Posted March 18, 2011
On his program yesterday, Fox News host Glenn Beck delivered his own version of an Oval Office address. The topic: Japan. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com What do you think? Would you vote for a President Beck?... [TVNewser]

House Votes to Defund NPR - Posted March 17, 2011
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that effectively would end government funding of National Public Radio. The bill now goes to the U.S. Senate, where it has effec... [TVNewser]

Critics Praise, Attack Cable News Coverage of Japan Crisis - Posted March 16, 2011
Television critics are weighing in on the coverage of the crisis in Japan. Not surprisingly, they are not all in agreement about the quality of the coverage. The Hollywood Reporter's Tim Goodman ... [TVNewser]

Cable Network Ranker: Japan Propels FNC and CNN Toward Top of Chart - Posted March 15, 2011
The situation in Japan boosted CNN by 17 spots in primetime and 20 spots in total day, while pushing Fox News channel's to third overall in total day for the week of March 7th-March 13. As was the case the last two weeks, FNC placed 2nd of all cable networks in primetime,... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck earthquake comments get people talking - Posted March 15, 2011
The commentariat is reacting to Glenn Beck's latest controversial comments -- this time about the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. On his radio show yesterday Beck said: "I'm not saying God is, you know, causing earthquakes -- well I'm not not saying that either! "What God does is God's business, I have... [TVNewser]

Ira Glass on 'On the Media' - Posted March 14, 2011
... [FishbowlLA]

Fox News Preempting 'Glenn Beck' For Quake Coverage - Posted March 11, 2011
With the fallout from the earthquake and tsunamis expected to continue throughout the day, Fox News says it will be preempting this afternoon's installment of "Glenn Beck." Instead, Shepard Smith will anchor an hour of coverage following the lat... [TVNewser]

The Atlantic: Ailes 'Shows about the way discourse will be conducted in the coming journalistic era' - Posted March 9, 2011
The Atlantic has a long piece about the current state of journalism from James Fallows. ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck: Has Everyone Dulled to His Edge? - Posted March 8, 2011
Glenn Beck's ascension in the talk radio and TV news stratosphere had a pulpy blend of polarization, right wing Muscle Milk, and a pint of vitriolic I.P.A. The longer Beck stuck his neck out the more feathers he ruffled; the more feathers he ruff... [PRNewser]

What's Glenn Beck's future with Fox News? - Posted March 7, 2011
In today's New York Times, David Carr explores the stunning rise and slow fall of ... [TVNewser]

Vanity Fair On Glenn Beck: 'Incoherence isn't a bug in Beck's software program, it's the primary directive' - Posted March 4, 2011
In the same item that trashes CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Keith Olbermann: Issues With Management Didn't Stop Them From Hiring Me Back (Or trying To) - Posted March 3, 2011
At the Paid Content 2011 conference this afternoon, Current Media chief news officer and soon-to-be 8 PM host Keith Olbermann sat on a panel with Current co-founder Joel Hya... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Keith Olbermann: Issues With Management Didn't Stop Them From Hiring Me Back (Or trying To) - Posted March 3, 2011
At the Paid Content 2011 conference this afternoon, Current Media chief news officer and soon-to-be 8 PM host Keith Olbermann sat on a panel with Current co-founder Joel Hya... [FishbowlNY]

Keith Olbermann: Issues With Management Didn't Stop Them From Hiring Me Back (Or trying To) - Posted March 3, 2011
At the Paid Content 2011 conference this afternoon, Current Media chief news officer and soon-to-be 8 PM host Keith Olbermann sat on a panel with Current co-founder Joel Hya... [TVNewser]

February Ratings ... and more Glenn Beck news - Posted March 1, 2011
The Financial Times picks up on the current Glenn Beck meme -- how "Prominent US conservatives have begun to distance themselves" fro... [TVNewser]

February 2011 Top Cable News Shows - Posted March 1, 2011
Fox News Channel had the top 11 cable news programs in total viewers and 11 of the top 15 shows in the key 25-54 demo in February. As usual "The O'Reilly Factor" was #1 in both categories with just under 3.2 million viewers on average, including 770,000 A25-54. The top MSNBC program in... [morningmedianewsfeed]

February 2011 Top Cable News Shows - Posted March 1, 2011
Fox News Channel had the top 11 cable news programs in total viewers and 11 of the top 15 shows in the key 25-54 demo in February. As usual "The O'Reilly Factor" was #1 in both categories with just under 3.2 million viewers on average, including 770,000 A25-54. The top MSNBC program in... [FishbowlNY]

Glenn Beck apologizes for Reform Judaism remarks. 'I was wrong on this and I apologize for it' - Posted February 24, 2011
On the radio this morning, Glenn Beck lead his show with an apology for comments he made Tuesday about rabbis of ... [TVNewser]

ADL: Glenn Beck should apologize for linking Reform Judaism to radical Islam - Posted February 23, 2011
The Anti-Defamation League is calling on radio talk show and Fox News host Glenn Beck to apologize for comments he made on his radio show yesterday. Beck's point was that rabbis of Refor... [TVNewser]

Colin Cowherd Not Afraid To Speak His Mind - Posted February 6, 2011
DALLAS - When it comes to ESPN's Colin Cowherd, there are two types of ... [TVNewser]

Colin Cowherd Not Afraid To Speak His Mind - Posted February 6, 2011
DALLAS - When it comes to ESPN's Colin Cowherd, there are two types of ... [SportsNewser]

Letters to WSJ: 'I do not support this misguided campaign against Fox News' - Posted February 1, 2011
In the News Corp.-owned The Wall Street Journal this morning, there are two letters to the editor written by two leading Jewish American voices, in opposition to the ad taken out last week by a group of rabbis which condemned ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Gets Bumped for Shepard Smith Egypt Coverage - Posted January 28, 2011
Fox News Channel preempts Glenn Beck at 5pmET to cover the unrest in Egypt with anchor Shepard Smith. Beck's program is usually taped in advance. ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Gets Bumped for Shepard Smith Egypt Coverage - Posted January 28, 2011
Fox News Channel preempts Glenn Beck at 5pmET to cover the unrest in Egypt with anchor Shepard Smith. Beck's program is usually taped in advance. ... [FishbowlLA]

Jon Stewart Wants Glenn Beck on 'The Daily Show' - Posted January 20, 2011
On "The Daily Show" last night, host Jon Stewart discussed Fox News host Glenn Beck's comments about him on "Today." Stewart invited Beck on the program to promote his book, and even off... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck on NBC's 'Today': 'Do You Really Think That People Don't Know the Things That I Say?' - Posted January 19, 2011
Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck went on NBC's "Today" this morning -- his first ever visit -- to promote his new self-help book The 7. Beck and his co-author Dr. Keith Ablow sat down with Meredith Vieira to discuss the book. When Vieir... [TVNewser]

Tucson Survivor: 'It looks like Palin, Beck, Sharron Angle & the rest got their first target' - Posted January 14, 2011
Eric Fuller, who was shot in the knee during Saturday's massacre in Tucson, has been making the media rounds this week. And as the week went on, his blame has gone beyond accused gunman Jared Lee Loughner. "Early Show" co-anchor Chris Wragge was among the first to talk with Fuller on Tuesday.... [TVNewser]

The Onion News Network On CNN, FNC, MSNBC: 'We Will Never Misinform The Public As Much As They Do' - Posted January 13, 2011
Earlier today IFC held a lunch to celebrate the launch of its own cable news operation, The Onion News Network. Anchors "Brooke Alvarez" (played by former Fox News Channel anchor Suzanne Sena). "Tucker Hope" (played by ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters, Sanjay Gupta, & Glenn Beck Make Forbes' '10 Most Influential Celebrities' List - Posted January 13, 2011
Forbes magazine released "The 10 Most Influential Celebrities" list today -- defining influence as "the power to affect people or events, especially when that power is based on pre... [TVNewser]

The Tucson Shootings: Media on Media Crime - Posted January 11, 2011
The cable opinion shows all came out last night, after Saturday's events in Tucson, and put the blame for the shooting spree squarely on Jared Lee Loughner -- but some also pointed fingers at each other for inflaming harsh political rhetoric that has become the bread and butter of cable news. ... [TVNewser]

Howard Kurtz: 'There are crazy people out there, but we can't all be responsible for what they do' - Posted January 10, 2011
Shortly after the horrific shooting in Tuson, Ariz. on Saturday, the fingers started pointing at who was to blame for the shooting, and "The Daily Beast"'s ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Hires Former HuffPost CEO Betsy Morgan to Head 'The Blaze' - Posted January 5, 2011
Former Huffington Post CEO and CBSNews.com General Manager Betsy Morgan has been named president of Glenn Beck's Web venture, ... [UnBeige]

Glenn Beck Hires Former HuffPost CEO Betsy Morgan to Head 'The Blaze' - Posted January 5, 2011
Former Huffington Post CEO and CBSNews.com General Manager Betsy Morgan has been named president of Glenn Beck's Web venture, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Glenn Beck Out at WOR, Replaced by Mike Gallagher - Posted January 4, 2011
Glenn Beck is a successful talk show host on TV and radio. But his syndicated radio show is losing the top market. The program, which airs on WOR 710 from 9 a.m. from noon each morning, is being yanked due to low ratings. Veteran WOR morning man ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Glenn Beck Out at WOR, Replaced by Mike Gallagher - Posted January 4, 2011
Glenn Beck is a successful talk show host on TV and radio. But his syndicated radio show is losing the top market. The program, which airs on WOR 710 from 9 a.m. from noon each morning, is being yanked due to low ratings. Veteran WOR morning man ... [FishbowlNY]

Who were the Most Influential TV News Tweeters of 2010? - Posted January 3, 2011
The year 2010 saw great opportunity for tvnewsers to take advantage of Twitter. Klout.com ranked the most influential tweeters in categories such as politicians, tech companies, and music -- obviously Justin Bieber ... [TVNewser]

Experian Hitwise Search Data Lists for 2010 - Posted December 29, 2010
'Tis the season for year-end lists, so Experian Hitwise chimed in with some of its own, revealing its 10 most searched terms for 2010, as well as most visited Web... [Inside Mobile Apps]

2010 TVNewser Challenge Results; You Guys Are Smart - Posted December 29, 2010
On New Year's Eve 2009 we trotted out the TVNewser Poll machine and asked you to make some predictions for 2010. We asked: Which cable news network will draw the most viewers for the 2010 State of the Union? CNN 23% C-SPAN... [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]

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg an Upset Winner of TIME 2010 Person of the Year - Posted December 15, 2010
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has more important things to worry about, lik... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

TIME Readers Choose WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange as Person of the Year; Will Editors Follow Suit? - Posted December 14, 2010
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appears to be one s... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

I Want Media's Person Of The Year Is... - Posted December 13, 2010
This year's Media Person of the Year, according to I Want Media's readers, is none other than WikiLeaks founder and frequent flier ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

I Want Media's Person Of The Year Is... - Posted December 13, 2010
This year's Media Person of the Year, according to I Want Media's readers, is none other than WikiLeaks founder and frequent flier ... [FishbowlNY]

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Still in First Place in TIME Person of the Year Voting - Posted December 8, 2010
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may be cooling his heels in a London jail, bu... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Glenn Beck, Jon Stewart on TIME Person of the Year Readers Choice List - Posted December 8, 2010
TIME's Person of the Year readers choice poll is open -- and will be until Sunday. More than 1.1 million have voted so far. In the top 10: Glenn Beck, Jon Stewart & ... [TVNewser]

The Charitable Glenn Beck - Posted December 8, 2010
Fox News personality Glenn Beck raised more for charity in 2010 than any other celebrity, according to CharityFolks.com, who reports that he raised over $1 million for the Special Operations ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck on Covering Radical Revolutionaries: 'Even Fox News doesn't even cover it' - Posted December 6, 2010
On Glenn Beck's talk radio show this morning, he went on a rant about how the media isn't covering radical revolutionaries, questioning even the stat... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's Live Performance Draws 2,500 People, Thousands More Across the Country - Posted December 3, 2010
Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck took his show on the road again last night playing to a crowd of 2,500 at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh. The road show was to pro... [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]

Glenn Beck: Coming Soon to Theaters - Posted November 29, 2010
Fox News Channel's Glenn Beck is now promoting his new speech "Broke," which will be simulcast in theaters on December 2 with an encore on December 8. Beck will be giving a speech live in Pittsburgh, Pa. to promote his new book of the same n... [TVNewser]

The Onion News Network to Debut in January - Posted November 20, 2010
Come January, there will be a new cable news outlet in town. The Onion News Network will premiere on IFC January 21 at 10 PM, the network says. ONN is a TV spin-off of the popular web series, which is itself a spin-off of the satirical newspaper The Onion. While The Onion... [TVNewser]

Fox News' Megyn Kelly in GQ: 'You may have heard that we're number one' - Posted November 19, 2010
TVNewser learns that "America Live" anchor Megyn Kelly is in the 2010 GQ Men of the Year issue, which hit newsstands this week. Kelly is the... [TVNewser]

Fox News Chief Roger Ailes Speaks Out About Glenn Beck, Political Donations - Posted November 17, 2010
In a wide-ranging interview with The Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz, Fox News Channel CEO Roger Ailes we... [TVNewser]

What Did Glenn Beck Think of his 'SNL' Parody? - Posted November 16, 2010
As we mentioned yesterday, "Saturday Night Live" poked some fun at Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck over the weekend, with Fred Armisen's President Obama saying he "doesn't know what he is talking about," only to have Bill Hader's take ... [TVNewser]

SNL's 'Obama': 'Let me be clear. Glenn Beck has no idea what he's talking about.' - Posted November 14, 2010
At the beginning of last night's "Saturday Night Live," Chinese president Hu Jintao, (Bill Hader) accused President Barack Obama (Fred Armisen) of spending $200 million a day on his trip through Asia. "Jintao" told "Obama" that he heard it from Glenn Beck, prompting "Obama" to say: "Again, let me be clear.... [TVNewser]

Arianna Huffington thinks Roger Ailes is one of the most powerful people in media - Posted November 13, 2010
Arianna Huffington told Forbes magazine what her idea of being powerful ... [TVNewser]

Obama's Late Night Newser: Who Covered It? - Posted November 12, 2010
President Barack Obama held a departure news conference in Seoul, South Korea last night at 2:45amET. The tvnewsers were there in full force to talk about trade agreements with South Korea. But which cable news networks took the event live? ... [TVNewser]

Time Magazine's 2010 Person Of The Year Panel Discussion: Of Bond Villains And Being Bamboozled - Posted November 11, 2010
Last night, Time magazine presented a panel discussion on the candidates for its upcoming Person of the Year issue, due on newsstands December 15th. This year's panel, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time Magazine's 2010 Person Of The Year Panel Discussion: Of Bond Villains And Being Bamboozled - Posted November 11, 2010
Last night, Time magazine presented a panel discussion on the candidates for its upcoming Person of the Year issue, due on newsstands December 15th. This year's panel, ... [FishbowlNY]

Coming Soon: The Gustavo Dudamel Trilogy - Posted November 9, 2010
The hero is a dashing, 29-year-old Venezuelan musical prodigy who has revitalized the Los Angeles Philharmonic. The respective worlds he must conquer are governed by the crusty, intim... [FishbowlLA]

Inside Media: Dana Milbank on Glenn Beck - Posted November 4, 2010
On Saturday, November 06, 2010 at 2:30 PM, Washington Post syndicated columnist Dana Milbank will discuss his new book "Tears of a Clown: ... [FishbowlDC]

WABC Talkers Hannity, Imus, and Limbaugh Named to Newsweek Power 50 - Posted November 4, 2010
Newsweek compiled its Power 50, a list of the highest-earning political figures of 2010. The grouping, gathered by intelligence and research firm Wealth-X, includes several big name media personalities. Rush Limbaugh is atop the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC Talkers Hannity, Imus, and Limbaugh Named to Newsweek Power 50 - Posted November 4, 2010
Newsweek compiled its Power 50, a list of the highest-earning political figures of 2010. The grouping, gathered by intelligence and research firm Wealth-X, includes several big name media personalities. Rush Limbaugh is atop the ... [FishbowlNY]

October 2010 Ratings: Fox News Dominance Continues; But Down From Last Year - Posted November 2, 2010
Fox News Channel is still on top of the cable news heap, but the network is down -4% in Total Viewers and down -11% in younger viewers for Total Day viewing (Mon-Sun). It was a mixed bag in primetime (Mon-Fri/8-11pm) with FNC seeing growth (+2%) in Total Viewers, but down -8%... [TVNewser]

2 Million Watch 'Rally to Restore Sanity' on Comedy Central - Posted November 1, 2010
The numbers are in, and Comedy Central says that two million people tuned in to watch the "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" on the channel Saturday, from noon to 3 PM ET. The rally was also televised in full on C-SPAN, and was streamed on Comedycentral.com. An additional 570,000 people streamed... [TVNewser]

Analyzing Jokes may not be all That Funny - Posted November 1, 2010
Here's a wonky contribution for the day, complete with boring statistics and a dry as dust quote from the president of the organization. A new unfunny study by Center for Media and Public Affairs is out on late-night talk show hosts and who they tend to target. Jon Stewart and David Letterman... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Gets Stewart/Beck Rallies Confused - Posted October 30, 2010
Until just moments ago, Politico posted a photograph of the Glenn Beck rally as the main picture on its home page to depict Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's Sanity and Fear rallies from today. Soon, that photograph turned into a pumpkin -- literally. The Daily Caller's Jon Ward f... [FishbowlDC]

How are the Networks Going to Cover the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear? - Posted October 29, 2010
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," Stewart announced "The Rally to Restore Sanity" on September 16. That same night, Stephen Colbert announced on "The Colb... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's Call for Chamber of Commerce Donations Nets $300,000 - Posted October 21, 2010
Fox News host Glenn Beck donated $10,000 to the Chamber of Commerce, according to U.S. News & Wor... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Announces New Book, 'Broke,' Via Facebook - Posted October 21, 2010
Sure, he has a hit TV show and a wide-reaching radio program, but to announce his latest book, Fox News hsot Glenn Beck took to Facebook and Twitter. Shortly after 11 AM ET, Beck tweeted th... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Jon Stewart to Larry King: 'This is Not a Political Rally' - Posted October 21, 2010
Last night "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart appeared on CNN's "Larry King Live" where Stewart and cohort Stephen Colbert's "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" was top of mind. Stewart told King that it "is not a political rally" and when King s... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Pokes Fun of CNN hiring 'the Hooker Guy' - Posted October 18, 2010
Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck came down hard on CNN for its lack of creativ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck: 'I'm not Dying' - Posted October 13, 2010
An update on Glenn Beck's health issues: He's going to be fine. On his radio show this mo... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Reveals Health Issues - Posted October 8, 2010
Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck revealed on his radio program this morning that he is dealing with some health problems, and that he will be taking time off next week to undergo tests. From Beck's website, ... [TVNewser]

NYT's Herbert Insults Beck, Praises Olbermann - Posted October 7, 2010
GWU School of Media and Public Affairs hosted a forum Wednesday on new media and journalistic standards and apparently NYT Columnist Bob Herbert thinks FNC's Glenn Beck... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck Hires Video Crew to Cover 'One Nation' Rally - Posted October 4, 2010
On Saturday, more than 300 liberal groups representing thousands of people banded together on the National Mall in an effort to outshine August's "Restoring Honor" rally put on by Fox News Channel's Glenn Beck... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Meets Donald Duck - Posted October 4, 2010
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NY Mag's 'Chasing Fox': The Takeaway for FNC - Posted October 4, 2010
Reading the New York magazine cover story on the cable news channels, one can't help but notice that it appears as though Fox News Channel is above it all. In a sense, it is. As the top network, FNC always has a target on its back, at the same time, it... [TVNewser]

Who Else Does Rick Sanchez think is a Bigot? - Posted October 1, 2010
The TV news blog-buzz of the day is about CNN anchor Rick Sanchez and comments he made on Pete Dominick's satellite radio show yesterday. Mediaite has the audio and transcript of the interview in which Sanchez called ... [TVNewser]

The Problem with Politicized Programs: Ad Sales - Posted September 30, 2010
In his New York Times Magazine cover story about Fox News host Glenn Beck, author Mark Leibovich writes about Beck's ratings, and touches upon the... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC - Posted September 30, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Rain and fave movies "With all the rain I ask this question: what's your favorite movie to watch on a rainy day? Mine? Casablanca. (@ C-SPAN 6th floor)" - C-SPAN Digital and Media Specialist Jeremy Art in a Thurs... [FishbowlDC]

Tea Party Coloring Book for Children - Posted September 29, 2010
Really Big Coloring Books has published the most political children's book of the year--The Tea Party Coloring Book for Kids!. Sample photos are included above. The 32-page book retails for $3.59, introducing children to the growing political movement championed by bestselling authors like ... [GalleyCat]

Tea Party Coloring Book for Children - Posted September 29, 2010
Really Big Coloring Books has published the most political children's book of the year--The Tea Party Coloring Book for Kids!. Sample photos are included above. The 32-page book retails for $3.59, introducing children to the growing political movement championed by bestselling authors like ... [GalleyCat]

How is the Relationship Between Glenn Beck and Fox News? - Posted September 29, 2010
In a lengthy cover story in this Sunday's New York Times Magazine, Mark Leibovitch profiles Fox News Channel's Glenn Beck. ... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly 'The Fairest Guy in the Temple of Doom' on 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' - Posted September 28, 2010
Last week Jon Stewart made an appearance on "The O'Reilly Factor," last night, Bill O'Reilly returned the favor. Fox News Channel's 8 PM host was a guest on last night's "The Daily Show," where the discussion was more meta than political. The hospitality of talk show hosts, ... [TVNewser]

Poll: Bill O'Reilly, Glenn Beck Most Loved and Loathed TV News Hosts - Posted September 27, 2010
Politico and George Washington University revealed results from a new poll this morning. In addition to more standard political questions, the poll also asked about the media habits of respondents. What did the results ... [TVNewser]

CNN Shift: Jon Klein on his dismissal: 'It came out of left field' - Posted September 24, 2010
Getting shot as a way of being fired isn't always a bad thing, says Jonathan Klein. "It's like a sudden 'Sopranos' ending to your job," says Klein, who earlier today had compared his sudden departure as CNN/U.S. president to getting shot. "There's something to be said for quick an... [TVNewser]

CNN Shift: Scot Safon, From Marketing the News to Producing It - Posted September 24, 2010
Scot Safon brought drama to TNT and Politics to CNN. His branding campaigns, including TNT's We know Drama and the newschannel's CNN=Politics are felt on the air and in the air at Turner. But can this marketing guru program a news network? I suppose that depends ... [TVNewser]

CNN Shift: Who Are Ken Jautz and Scot Safon? - Posted September 24, 2010
With Jon Klein's departure from CNN, two longtime Turner executives will be taking on new roles. Ken Jautz becomes EVP of CNN/U.S. and Scot Safon takes over for Jautz at HLN. ... [TVNewser]

Stephen Colbert on 'KFA in the USA' - Posted September 23, 2010
Stephen Colbert talked with George Stephanopoulos on "Good Morning America" this morning about his "March To Keep Fear Alive" rally next month. Colbert took a shot at ... [TVNewser]

C-SPAN Archives a Treasure Trove of Material for News Orgs - Posted September 23, 2010
Whenever there is a political story that the cable news channels aren't covering (or at least aren't covering in full) there is a good chance C-SPAN will be there. Did CNN or Fox News cover the 2008 Libertarian Party convention? Nope. Did any of them air the entirety of Glenn Beck... [TVNewser]

Thousands Attend Glenn Beck Event in Chicago Suburb - Posted September 20, 2010
Glenn Beck rallied a crowd of more than 5,000 in Hoffman Estates, Illinois Saturday night for an event hosted by the Illinois Republican Party and the Midwest Tea Party Coalition. Former ABC News correspondent Eric Horng, w... [TVNewser]

What Role Did the Media Play in the Tea Party Movement? - Posted September 20, 2010
In his column this morning, NY Times media columnist David Carr tackles the ever-diminishing line between the media and politics. With Glenn Beck's ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Headlines Event in Obama's Back Yard - Posted September 18, 2010
Fox News host Glenn Beck will be in the Chicago suburb of Hoffman Estates t... [TVNewser]

US Rep. Cites Glenn Beck in Gold Dealers Investigation - Posted September 17, 2010
U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner (D-NY) is opening an investigation into TV gold dealers... and cites hosts like Glenn Beck who he says "drive a false narrative." Specifically, Wei... [TVNewser]

Which Broadcasters Have the Most 'Buzz?' - Posted September 17, 2010
MarketWatch.com's Jon Friedman counts down his top 12 broadcasters that are "making a difference," or in other words: Let me put it this way. If any one of these folks walked through Michael's restauran... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert Planning Glenn Beck-Style Rally in Washington - Posted September 17, 2010
Last month, Fox News Channel's Glenn Beck took over the National Mall in Washington DC for his "Restoring Honor" rally. Last night, "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart and "Colbert Report" host ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Addresses Those Nasty 'Glenn Beck Sex Tape' Rumors - Posted September 15, 2010
Yesterday on his eponymous Fox News program, Glenn Beck discussed a rather bizarre article in supermarket tabloid the Globe that said First Lady Michelle Obama was shopping around a sex tape... starrin... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck, Brian Williams Praise Jon Stewart, Stewart Praises Fox News - Posted September 13, 2010
In a cover story in New York magazine, Chris Smith goes behind the scenes at "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," and examines its influence in the popular culture. A... [TVNewser]

Florida Runs Your News - Posted September 10, 2010
Growing up in South Florida, I should have known I would someday end up somehow involved in TV news. For better or worse, the state of Florida -- and in particular the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale market -- has had maybe the biggest impact on the television news industry outside New York... [TVNewser]

Pastor Cancels Planned Koran Burning - Posted September 9, 2010
The planned burning of Korans on Saturday by a Florida church has been canceled, according to the pastor, Terry Jones. Jones made the announcement just after 5 PM ET. CNN and MSNBC covered the news and the subsequent press conference: ... [TVNewser]

Chris Wallace, Don Imus Talk Glenn Beck - Posted September 9, 2010
"Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace appeared on Fox Business Network's "Imus in the Morning" earlier today. Wallace spoke to host Don Imus about a number of subjects, including Fox News opinion host Glenn Beck. Imus asked about Wallace's questions ... [TVNewser]

Piers Morgan: CNN's New Lineup will be 'Provocative, Aggressive and Ballsy" - Posted September 8, 2010
Newly minted CNN 9 PM host Piers Morgan knows he is not a familiar journalistic face to American audiences. He also knows that the cable news landscape is full of big personalities and opinions. Morgan has no intention of aping the competition, or using hi... [TVNewser]

Andrew Napolitano Filling in for Glenn Beck This Week - Posted September 7, 2010
•This just in, courtesy of Twitter. Judge Andrew Napolitano will be filling in for ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: August 29 - Posted September 2, 2010
This Sunday, NBC's "Meet the Press" won the day, but was down in total viewers week-to-week along with CBS' "Face the Nation" and ABC's "This Week." "This Week" held its #2 spot in the demo, where there was little movement for the three. Only "Fox News Sunday," which featured ... [TVNewser]

Hostage Situation at Discovery Communications HQ - Posted September 1, 2010
The big three cable news channels as well as CNBC and FBN are all covering an apparent hostage situation at the Silver Spring, Maryland headquarters of Discovery Communications. ... [TVNewser]

Cable News Ratings: Saturday Glenn Beck Rally Coverage - Posted August 31, 2010
Though none of the cable news networks -- save C-SPAN -- provided full coverage of Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally in Washington on Saturday, CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC did provide some coverage to varying degrees. Here's a look at the data we have: During the 10am-1pmET block, Fox, which was... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Launches News and Opinion Website - Posted August 31, 2010
Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck is launching a news and information website, which he is calling The Blaze. Scott Baker, form Breitbart TV, will serve as editor. Mediaite's S... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Funny or Die: Jewel and Sarah Palin - Posted August 31, 2010
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Ari Fleischer: Glenn Beck is 'Creepy,' 'Weird,' 'Zany' - Posted August 30, 2010
The former press secretary to President George W. Bush has weighed in on Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck's rally Sunday, and it does not sound like he is a huge fan. Ari... [TVNewser]

Obama on Beck. Beck on Obama - Posted August 30, 2010
Okay. We think we have one more Glenn Beck rally story in us. This one's about what Pres. Obama said about Beck, and what Beck said about Pres. Obama. First, Pres. Obama during his interview with ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Glenn Beck Rally Chyron Fail - Posted August 30, 2010
There are three big mistakes in this CNN chyron, which was spotted by Spud over at Inside Cable News. Can you spot all three of them? First, that is definitely not Sarah Palin speakin... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck to Chris Wallace: 'I Have No Desire to be President of the United States' - Posted August 29, 2010
Following his rally yesterday which was attended by upwards of 300,000 people, Glenn Beck went on "FOX News Sunday" with Chris Wallace. Wallace asked if that kind of massive turnout could trans... [TVNewser]

A Fair & Balanced Discussion of Glenn Beck's Rally? - Posted August 28, 2010
Tomorrow Howard Kurtz will be talking about Glenn Beck's rally, among other topics, with his panel on CNN's "Reliable Sources." He's got liberal talker Bill Press booked, as well as ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's 'Restoring Honor' Rally Underway - Posted August 28, 2010
At 10amET Glenn Beck's 8/28 "Restoring Honor" rally got underway. Here's how it looked on the cable news channels. • The rally is being carried live on C-SPAN. • On MSNBC, reporter/producer ... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough on Glenn Beck: 'Maybe He's Taking Stupid Pills' - Posted August 27, 2010
Glenn Beck is getting it from all sides as the countdown to his "Restoring Honor" rally is now at 19 hours and 59 minutes (it says so on his website). This morning, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinsk... [TVNewser]

ABC News Online Gets Glenn Beck's Name Wrong - Posted August 27, 2010
Good going, ABC News. You know these conspiracy theorist types think typos mean something. They are giving hints or showing bias or something. They're the media's Freudian slips. Glenn Beck,... [FishbowlLA]

C-SPAN to Broadcast Glenn Beck's 'Restoring Honor' Rally - Posted August 26, 2010
C-SPAN will be covering Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally at the Lincoln Memorial this Saturday, with Sarah Palin among those expected to attend. Coverage begins 10amET. Beck was on the ... [TVNewser]

VBS.TV Interviews Reason's Michael Moynihan - Posted August 19, 2010
The latest episode of VBS.TV's "Politicians, Pundits and Other People" is out, reports the show's producer Elizabeth Glover. Today's guest is: Michael Moynihan, senior editor ... [FishbowlDC]

How Glenn Beck Just Might Get the 8pm Slot on Fox News - Posted August 19, 2010
On his radio show this morning, FNC host Glenn Beck talked about his upcoming rally at the Lincoln Memorial. Just how many attendees would it take for Bill O'Reilly to hand over the 8pm hour to Beck? Watch: ... [TVNewser]

'D-List' Makes Bestseller List - Posted August 19, 2010
•Nancy Grace's latest novel "Death on the D-List" debuted at number 13 in the fiction NYT Bestseller list. On her show last week, the HLN host announced that she would donate proceeds from this book, her follow up to "The Eleventh Victim... [TVNewser]

Breaking Coverage: Blagojevich Verdict - Posted August 17, 2010
At 5:30pmET, CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC began reporting breaking news that former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich had been found guilty of one of 24 counts in the case against him. The jury was hung on the other 23. (Full story.) Shepard Smith broke into ... [TVNewser]

FBN's Gerri Willis Makes 'GMA' Debut - Posted August 12, 2010
It looks like that ABC News takedown of Goldline and Glenn Beck hasn't stopped Fox News talent from appearing on ABC News programs. This morning Fox Business Network's Gerri Willis was a guest on ABC's... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly Questions Why Beck Doesn't Cover 'Culture War' Issues - Posted August 12, 2010
Glenn Beck made another appearance on "The O'Reilly Factor" last night and Bill O'Reilly asked the 5pm host, "Why don't you do the culture warrior stuff?" In an interesting exchange, Beck said he tries to cover "general faith," but explained regarding the gay marriage movement: "I think we have bigger fish to... [TVNewser]

Nancy Grace Appears on 'The O'Reilly Factor' - Posted August 11, 2010
Viewers might have seen double last night, as HLN's 8 p.m. host Nancy Grace appeared on one of her competitor's programs, Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor." Grace was there to promote her new book Death on the D-List, but also spoke about the Arizona pri... [TVNewser]

Colbert Interviews Dylan Ratigan - Posted August 11, 2010
"Are you the guy who gets the facts, talking points from the White House every day or does that go straight to Rachel?" A socks-less Dylan Ratigan appeared on "The Colbert Report" last night where the MSNBC host was interrogated by Stephen Colbert about his time at CNBC and his use of... [TVNewser]

Variety's Lowry on Fox News: 'If It Scares, It Airs" - Posted August 10, 2010
Variety television critic Brian Lowry has his sights set on Fox News for his latest column, "Fox's Summer of Fear.' Lowry is no stranger to TV news criticism, and has ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Trades Insults with Stephen King - Posted August 6, 2010
On conservative host Bill O'Reilly's show last night, author and conservative personality ... [GalleyCat]

Fox News Helps Drive News Corp. Earnings - Posted August 4, 2010
This afternoon News Corp. presented its fourth quarter earnings, with CEO Rupert Murdoch, COO Chase Carey and CFO ... [TVNewser]

Fox News SVP Disagrees with Account of Beck Meeting - Posted August 3, 2010
A senior Fox News executive is refuting the account we posted earlier today of a meeting between Roger Ailes and Si... [TVNewser]

Fox News Execs Meet Following Beck Holocaust Comments - Posted August 3, 2010
Yahoo! News' Michael Calderone writes of a July 26 meeting involving Fox News chairman and founder Roger Ailes... [TVNewser]

Maddow Vs. O'Reilly, O'Reilly Vs. Beck - Posted July 23, 2010
Last Night MSNBC's 9 p.m. host Rachel Maddow dedicated a segment to Fox News, specifically, FNC's 8 p.m. host Bill O'Reilly: ... [TVNewser]

Keith Olbermann's Special Comment on Shirley Sherrod; Glenn Beck's Special Comment on Keith Olbermann - Posted July 22, 2010
Keith Olbermann took a vacation from this vacation last night to deliver a 12-minute Special Comment on the Shirley Sherrod case, blaming, well just about everyone for Sherrod's 48-hour fall from grace: "We, the howling fools of the far right, the stand-aside pathetic bureaucrats of the Department of Agriculture, the whole... [TVNewser]

NY Times Praises Glenn Beck on Sherrod Case - Posted July 22, 2010
Fox News host Glenn Beck has received quite a bit of praise for his restraint regarding the Shirley Sherrod ... [TVNewser]

The Shirley Sherrod News Cycle - Posted July 21, 2010
This is how quickly the news cycle has moved on the Shirley Sherrod story. Last night and again ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck, Bill O'Reilly and Geraldo Rivera Walk Into Yankee Stadium... - Posted July 21, 2010
Oh, to have a seat behind these three. Yes, that is Geraldo Rivera, Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck, taking in last night's game between the... [TVNewser]

ABC News' Brian Ross Investigating Glenn Beck Advertiser - Posted July 19, 2010
ABC News chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross is setting his sights on Fox News Channel host ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck May Be Going Blind - Posted July 19, 2010
•Radio & Fox News host Glenn Beck revealed over the weekend that he may be going blind. Beck told the crowd at his "American Revival" meeting in Salt Lake City that he'd been diagnosed with macular dystrophy. Beck joked, "I said: 'is that Jerry Lewis thing, because I should have given... [TVNewser]

Choose Your Ruined Future with the Literary Dystopia Quiz - Posted July 19, 2010
We've ... [GalleyCat]

Glenn Beck U Coming to a Computer Near You - Posted July 6, 2010
Do you have any plans for the week of July 12? No? Well you do now. Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck has unveiled the curriculum for Glenn Beck University, an online ser... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Glenn Beck Sells Over 132,000 Copies of The Overton Window in a Week - Posted June 29, 2010
According to Nielsen Bookscan figures, conservative host Glenn Beck sold over 132,000 copies of The Overton Window in a single week--topping the bestseller list in the... [GalleyCat]

Beck Sells Over 132,000 Copies of Overton; Toobin Signs New Deal - Posted June 29, 2010
•The numbers are in and FNC host Glenn Beck sold over 132,000 copies of his new novel The Overton Window in one week's time. As we reported ... [TVNewser]

Variety's Lowry: TV News Embracing the 'Wackadoodle Demographic' - Posted June 28, 2010
Variety television critic Brian Lowry writes about television's embrace of what he calls the "wackadoodle demographic." Not limited to ghost hunting shows on Syfy, Jesse Ventura's conspiracy show on TruTV or apocalyptic programm... [TVNewser]

Beck's 'Overton Window' to Debut at Top of NYT Bestsellers - Posted June 24, 2010
Glenn Beck's new novel "The Overton Window" will debut at the top of the New York Times Bestsellers List for adult fiction on July 4th. This will be Beck's sixth consecutive #1 bestseller. Publisher Simon & Schuster is saying that Beck is the only author to have had ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Producer Goes After The Weekly Standard. 'A Hit Piece Barely Worthy of Media Matters' - Posted June 23, 2010
Glenn Beck's radio EP/head writer Stu tears in to the conservative "Weekly Standard" for its story "The Two Faces of the Tea Party" which claims CNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Fox News Inks New Deal With Greta Van Susteren - Posted June 15, 2010
Fox News has signed a multi-year contract extension with its 10 p.m. anchor, Greta Van Susteren, The New York Times' Brian Stelter ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Radio Hits 400 Affiliates - Posted June 14, 2010
•With the addition of Los Angeles' KRLA-AM on July 6th, Fox News host Glenn Beck's radio show will now be carried by 400 affiliates nationwide. When the program launched in 2002, it was carried on just 47 stations. ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Tapped For Sirius/XM's 'Author Confidential' - Posted June 12, 2010
•Fox News host Glenn Beck will appear on Sirius XM satellite radio's 'Author Confidential' program. Beck is promoting his upcoming novel The Overton Window, the trailer of which can be viewed here. The show airs on Sir... [TVNewser]

Trailer for Glenn Beck's New Book - Posted June 10, 2010
•Our publishing blog GalleyCat has the brand new, totally surreal trailer for Fox News host Glenn Beck's new fiction book, The Overton Window, which will be released June 15th. The book trailer features the poem "Gods of the Copybo... [TVNewser]

Which TV News Star Put His Connecticut Home Up For Sale? - Posted June 9, 2010
The answer is after the jump. According to Business Insider, it is Fox News host Glenn Beck, whose Connecticut home is on the block for a cool $4 million, a little less than what he paid for it in 2005. Beck is also the subject ... [TVNewser]

Suze Orman Undergoes Emergency Appendectomy - Posted June 8, 2010
CNBC host and personal finance expert Suze Orman underwent emergency appendectomy surgery on Sunday. "Suze went to Chicago to celebrate her birthday and didn't expect to leave her appendix behind," a CNBC spokesperson tells TVNewser. "Northwestern Hospi... [TVNewser]

Stewart Calls Out Beck Over IDF Footage - Posted June 4, 2010
After Glenn Beck's claim on Fox News that other news outlets were not airing the Israeli Defense Forces' footage from the Gaza flotilla, Jon Stewart and "The Daily Show" collected every instance of that same footage airing on the other cable and broadcast networks the 24 hours prior: ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Taking Heat For Malia Obama Comments - Posted May 28, 2010
Update: Beck calls the comments "a stupid mistake." Original post: Fox News' Glenn Beck is facing some heavy (and justified) criticism following comments he made about Malia Obama. HuffPost's Jason Linkins ... [TVNewser]

Nonsense - Posted May 28, 2010
•Writer Alexander Zaitchik has released his hardcover examination of the Fox News' Glenn Beck host this week, Common Nonsense. ... [TVNewser]

Lewis Black Takes on Glenn Beck - Posted May 13, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Glenn Beck: Satellite Radio Patriot - Posted May 12, 2010
•Fox News host Glenn Beck is joining the lineup of Sirius XM's Patriot channel. Beginning May 17 Beck's radio show The Glenn Beck Program will air on the channel from 9 a.m. to 12 p.... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Mocks Rick Sanchez - Posted May 10, 2010
On his radio show, Fox News' Glenn Beck mocked CNN anchor Rick Sanchez Friday, calling him "the biggest dope ever on television." Beck and his pals... [TVNewser]

Dylan Ratigan on Complex 'Truth to Power' Mission - Posted May 3, 2010
MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan is funny and animated and has a lot of complex thoughts - one simple one being that he has zero plans to ever insult any fellow MSNBC host, especially not Keith Olbermann on air (he'... [FishbowlDC]

Sarah Palin: Glenn Beck 'An Inspiring Patriot' - Posted April 29, 2010
TIME Magazine has named Glenn Beck among its TIME 100 this year and commissioned former-Governor and current Fox News contributor Sarah Palin to pen ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Thriller Cover Chosen - Posted April 27, 2010
A few weeks ago conservative Fox News host Glenn Beck let readers help pick the cover for his upcoming thriller, The Overton Window. His readers have spoken, choosing a... [GalleyCat]

Donny Deutsch Off the Air after Criticism of Keith Olbermann - Posted April 21, 2010
TVNewser has learned Donny Deutsch, who'd been filling in on the 3pmET hour this week on MSNBC, won't be anchoring for the rest of the week after a segment yesterday seemed to criticize his colleague ... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly on 'The View' and Howard Stern - Posted April 20, 2010
Before anchoring her own 2-hour show, Fox News Channel's Megyn Kelly made a couple of other media stops this morning -- incongruous as they were. Kelly was on Howard Stern's Sirius XM radio show where she played the game "Marry, F--k, Kill," where a guest is given three people sh... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Responds to Sedition Charge: 'I love my country' - Posted April 20, 2010
On last weekend's syndicated "The Chris Matthews Show", TIME magazine's Joe Klein charged that some of the speech coming from radio & TV talker Glenn Beck, and others, is seditious: "I did a little bit of research just before this show - it's on this little napkin here. I looked up the... [TVNewser]

Matthew Hiltzik: Goldman Sachs Should Lay Low - Posted April 20, 2010
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'Is TV Starting a New Civil War?' - Posted April 16, 2010
"A generation ago, no matter how divided their politics, Americans got their news from the same source," writes TV Guide's Ileane Rudolph, in a story titled 'Is TV Starting a New Civil War?'. "The advent of politically partisan cable news networks changed the game." According to Rudolph, FNC's ... [TVNewser]

'Hannity' Cincinnati Show Canceled, Fox News Execs 'Furious' - Posted April 15, 2010
Sean Hannity was all set to broadcast his show from a Cincinnati Tea Party event tonight, but was recalled to his Manhattan studio by "furious" executives late today. Hannity had been promoting the appearance on his sho... [TVNewser]

59% of Tea Partiers Like Glenn Beck - Posted April 15, 2010
Happy tax day. CBS News and The New York Times took a poll on the Tea Party. Some of the highlights: • 18% of Americans are Tea Party supporters. One percent of Tea Partiers are black, 89% are white. • 63% say they get the majority of their political and current events news on... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Readers Help Pick Cover for His New Novel - Posted April 13, 2010
In a bit of unexpected social networking news, conservative pundit and author Glenn Beck is seeking reader's opinions about his next book cover. His site offered four different covers with a decidedly post-apoc... [GalleyCat]

The Most Powerful People in TV News - Posted April 13, 2010
TVWeek has released their "10 Most Powerful in TV News" list today. Who else but Fox News President Roger Ailes (who has long been called the "most powerful name" in news) tops the list. For as much as cable and national news channels squabble amongst themselves, all vying to be on... [FishbowlDC]

Don Imus: "Our Job Is To Monitor the Freak Parade" - Posted April 12, 2010
Don Imus — whose Imus in the Morning radio show is simulcast on FBN — is profiled (subscription required) by Crain's New York Business reporter Matthew Flamm, who writes that "mor... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Earns $13 Million a Year in Publishing - Posted April 8, 2010
A new Forbes magazine profile looks at the media empire of conservative personality Glenn Beck, revealing a surprising fact--publishing appears to be the most lucrative arm of his business. The author and talk show host pulls in $13 million a year through his print operations, dwarfing the ... [GalleyCat]

Jim Cramer Parody on 'South Park' - Posted April 8, 2010
CNBC's Jim Cramer is the latest newser to get the Eric Cartman treatment. On last night's "South Park," Cartman hosted a Facebook podcast called "Mad Friends," a parody of "Mad Money" with all the CNBC graphics and effects. The show delivered a pretty funny satire of ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck, the $32 Million Man - Posted April 8, 2010
Best-selling books, sold-out stage shows, a long-running radio show and the second most-watched cable news show -- that's how Glenn Beck rolls. And last year, he brought in $32 million, ... [TVNewser]

Joy Behar Doesn't Hate Glenn Beck - Posted March 31, 2010
HLN's Joy Behar appeared on Jay Leno's "Tonight" show last night and had this to say about her appearance on Glenn Beck's "I hate Glenn Beck" list: "Glenn, listen I don't hate you. "Sincerely, Glenn Beck, from the bottom of my heart, I don't hate you. I ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's New Novel - Posted March 30, 2010
•Fox News host Glenn Beck has unveiled his new novel, The Overton Window, which will be published by Threshold Editions (Simon & Schuster) this summer. GalleyCat has the details. ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Unveils His Upcoming Novel - Posted March 30, 2010
Over the last few years, conservative host Glenn Beck has emerged as a publishing star. This summer, he'll test the waters with an adult novel published by Threshold Editions--the Simon & Schus... [GalleyCat]

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]

Balfe Named Among '40 Under 40' - Posted March 29, 2010
•President of Mercury Radio Arts, Glenn Beck's multimedia production company, Christopher Balfe is named among Crain's NY 40 Under 40. The 31-year-old quit his consulting job at Accenture i... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly Praises Beck, Susteren, Insults MSNBC and CNN - Posted March 29, 2010
Newsmax interviews FNC's Bill O'Reilly and gets an earful about MSNBC and CNN. Not surprisingly, O'Reilly has much to say about how "nice" Glenn Beck and Greta Van Susteren are and why he believes MSNBC and CNN are not working. CNN declined ... [FishbowlDC]

Bob Beckel on Glenn Beck: He 'Goes Well Beyond Conservatism to Some Very Strange Places' - Posted March 26, 2010
Bob Beckel, from the left, and Cal Thomas, from the right, are both Fox News analysts. They both also co-author an op-ed column in USA Today called Common Ground which also has a video version. Thursday's topic... Fox News. "The questions I ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck to Address James Cameron Comments - Posted March 24, 2010
Director James Cameron took a swipe at Fox News' Glenn Beck during a recent publicity event for the release of "Avatar" on DVD, according to the Hollywood... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Devotes Half of 'Daily Show' to Glenn Beck Parody - Posted March 19, 2010
On "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart spent roughly half the program last night on an elaborate and detailed send-up of Glenn Beck. Stewart goes after everything from Beck's mannerisms to his chalk board device to his argument style. The largest portion is below: ... [TVNewser]

Ailes to the DC Staff: No More Shooting Inside the Tent - Posted March 17, 2010
Fox News founder and chairman Roger Ailes dropped in to the Washington Bureau this afternoon for an impromptu talk to the troops ahead of tonight's RTCA dinner. Sources inside the packed newsroom tell TVNewser Ailes started by telling staffers what a great job they're doing.... [TVNewser]

Book Trailer Attack Ad Takes on Karl Rove Memoir - Posted March 16, 2010
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WaPo: 'Tension' at Fox News over Glenn Beck? - Posted March 15, 2010
In his latest column, WaPo's Howie Kurtz examines Glenn Beck's standing within the Fox News organization, writin... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama Chastises Adviser for Watching Too Much TV - Posted March 15, 2010
During this weekend's Women in the World event hosted by The Daily Beast, Pres. Obama's senior adviser Valerie Jarrett admitted to a daily cable television habit. "I watch Morning Joe every morning," she told CBS' ... [TVNewser]

'World News' Looks at Glenn Beck 'Social Justice' Comments - Posted March 12, 2010
Sharyn Alfonsi delivered a report for "ABC World News" tonight about Fox News' Glenn Beck and his recent comments about Christianity and the term "social justice." Rev. Jim Wallis of the Sojourners, who recently... [TVNewser]

Sojourners Urge Christians to Stop Watching Beck - Posted March 11, 2010
FNC's Glenn Beck has upset the Sojourners. They are angered by his recent comments that "communists are on the left, and the Nazis are on the right" but that "both subscribe to one philosophy ... social justice." (Some may note that Beck, on the day after his "I wasted your time"... [FishbowlDC]

Massa Mess: Big Beck Ratings, Not so for King - Posted March 10, 2010
Glenn Beck may not have thought much of his interview with former Rep. ... [TVNewser]

Beck Says No More Tickle Talk - Posted March 10, 2010
"There are more disturbing things than tickle fights going on right underneath our nose," said FNC's Glenn Beck on his show this afternoon. Beck declared that after dedicating an hour last night to ex-Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.), his show is now a Massa-free zone. "Man, how do people sleep at night?" he said,... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck: 'I Think This Is the First Time I Have Wasted an Hour of Your Time' - Posted March 9, 2010
"America, I'm gonna shoot straight with you," Glenn Beck said near the conclusion of his apparently frustrating chat with Rep. Eric Massa on Fox News. "I think I've wasted your time. I think this is the first time I have wasted an hour of your time. I apologize for that."... [TVNewser]

Eric Massa Also Appearing on 'Larry King' Tonight - Posted March 9, 2010
Former Rep. Eric Massa (D-NY), whose seat in the U.S. House is vacant as of today, will appear on CNN's "Larry King Live" tonight at 9pmET. His first TV interview goes to G... [TVNewser]

Interesting Evening Gets... - Posted March 8, 2010
•As we mentioned, Larry King will have documentary filmmaker Roger Ross Williams tonight and HLN's Joy Behar will have his Oscar interrupter, Elinor Burkett, tomorrow night. Also tonight, MSNBC will have Ken Starr on "Countdown" (... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Previews 'Insider Extreme' - Posted March 8, 2010
•Glenn Beck offered a free online preview today of "Insider Extreme" at GlennBeck.com. Over 17,000 people signed on to check out the new subscription service, which Beck says "will revolutionize the medium and give people a never-before-seen exclusive peek into my world." WebNewser has ... [TVNewser]

Beck/Couric/Imus Publicist on Mediabeat - Posted March 3, 2010
This week, our guest on mediabistro.com's Media Beat series was Matthew Hiltzik, the personal publicist for some big-name newsers, including Glenn Beck, Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

Media Beat: Matthew Hiltzik On How To Pitch Yourself At An Interview, And Other PR Trends - Posted March 3, 2010
In part three of our interview with Hiltzik Strategies founder Matthew Hiltzik, we talk about agency vs. in house PR, Hiltzik's biggest PR mentors, and how PR professionals should pitch themselves during interviews. "Don't look at your resume as very linear...it's more about in terms of the type of skills and the... [PRNewser]

Media Beat: Matthew Hiltzik Talks Toyota, Media Polarization and More - Posted March 2, 2010
PRNewser sits down with Hiltzik Strategies founder Matthew Hiltzik for part two of the latest interview in our mediabistro.com Media Beat series. In this segment, we talk about a number of recent PR issues, including Toyota's communications strategy in regards to their recent recall. "It does sort of seem that Toyota sat... [PRNewser]

Media Beat: Matthew Hiltzik On Representing Some of the Biggest Names in Media - Posted March 1, 2010
PRNewser sits down with Hiltzik Strategies founder Matthew Hiltzik for the latest interview in our mediabistro.com Media Beat series. Hiltzik has spent time working with the brothers Harvey and Bob Weinstein at Miramax. He also worked with Hillary Clinton's senate campaign in 2000, among other political work. More recently, Hiltzik formed his... [PRNewser]

8.8 Earthquake Strikes Chile Overnight - Posted February 27, 2010
The U.S. cable news networks are providing coverage this morning of an 8.8 earthquake that struck central Chile overnight, along the Pacific coast. This is the most powerful earthquake to hit the region in 50 years -- since 1960's 9.5 quake, the biggest in recorded history. FNC, CNN and MSNBC are r... [TVNewser]

HLN Marks 5 Years of Personalities - Posted February 22, 2010
HLN celebrated the five year anniversary of its relaunch as a personality-driven news network over the weekend. Executive VP of CNN Worldwide Ken Jautz, who oversees HLN, tells TVNewser, "The fact that we've nearly tripled our primetime ratings since we relaunched 5 years ago is a testament to the hard work and... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck at CPAC: 'Progressivism is the Cancer in America' - Posted February 20, 2010
Fox News host Glenn Beck opened ... [TVNewser]

10 Things You Didn't Know About Glenn Beck - Posted February 18, 2010
FNC's Glenn Beck is the cover story in USA WEEKEND magazine this week and the author, Dennis McCafferty, lists 10 items many people might not know about the host garnered from a conversation in Beck's Manhattan office. Among t... [TVNewser]

Rachel Maddow at CPAC - Posted February 18, 2010
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow stopped by the Conservative Political Action Conference today in Washington, DC, reports Politico's Michael Cal... [TVNewser]

Maddow Tells Beck to 'Back Off' - Posted February 17, 2010
Rachel Maddow devoted an entire segment of her MSNBC show to Glenn Beck last night and a back-and-forth that developed involving her characterization of his statements about Global Warming. "I commend Mr. Beck for his success," she said. "I wish his giant audience all the best. He has made a... [TVNewser]

WaPo's Dana Milbank to Write Glenn Beck Book - Posted February 16, 2010
•WaPo's "Washington Sketch" columnist Dana Milbank is working on a new book about Fox News' Glenn Beck called "Tears of a Clown." Our publishing industry blog, GalleyCat, has more details on the book that's to be published l... [TVNewser]

New Book about Glenn Beck: Tears of a Clown - Posted February 16, 2010
Send in the clowns! Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank is writing a new book about conservative personality Glenn Beck entitled Tears of a Cl... [GalleyCat]

Ratigan vs. Beck on Climate Change - Posted February 12, 2010
It's a chalkboard-off. Dylan Ratigan uses a chalkboard and the red phone while challenging Glenn Beck's Wednesday global warming segment. Clips from the two shows after the jump. (h/t Mediaite) ... [TVNewser]

Greta Van Susteren and Glenn Beck Get the SNL Treatment Again - Posted February 7, 2010
Happy big dig Sunday to our friends in the Mid-Atlantic. Enjoy this clip from Saturday Night Live -- a send-up of "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" and her guests, ... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly Defends Fox News Against Stewart's Criticisms - Posted February 5, 2010
On "The Factor," Bill O'Reilly spent his "talking points" segment last night defending the Fox News lineup from the criticisms leveled by Jon Stewart, who appeared on the show this week. Specifically, O'Reilly took on Stewart's critiques of Sean Hannity... [TVNewser]

Inaugural Daily Beast Book Probes Glenn Beck's Publishing Career - Posted February 5, 2010
Today The Daily Beast launched its publishing line, Beast Books--an experimental step from the blogosphere into the world of publishing. The series opened with ... [GalleyCat]

Jon Stewart: 'Fox News is the Most Passionate and Sells the Clearest Narrative of Any News Organization' - Posted February 3, 2010
Jon Stewart entered Bill O'Reilly's "No Spin Zone" late this afternoon for the first time in more than five years. Bef... [TVNewser]

Cable News Program Rankings: FNC Nabs Top 13 - Posted February 2, 2010
In January, Fox News had the top 13 cable news programs in both total viewers and the demo starting with Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity, and Glenn Beck in the three spots. It's the first time in 5 years they've had the top 13 in the A25-54 demo. Her... [TVNewser]

CPAC Showin' Bloggers The Love - Posted February 2, 2010
It's the most wonderful time of the year! No, not Christmas but an event similarly filled with joy and wonderment! The Conservative Political Action Conference!!! CPAC returns to Washington Februaury 18-20th. This year, RedState is sponsoring the Blogger's Lounge which will be in the main ballroom for the first time.... [FishbowlDC]

Charting Glenn Beck's Ratings - Posted February 1, 2010
•As you may have noticed, we've had more ratings graphs on the site lately. Here's one TVbytheNumbers posted showing how the ratings have changed since Glenn Beck took over the Fox News 5pmET time slot in January of 2009. Click to enlarge. (h/t ... [TVNewser]

How HuffPost Editor Blogs on Arianna - Posted February 1, 2010
Some might see it as a conflict of interest: live blogging about your boss. Jason Linkins, editor of HuffPost's "Eat the Press", live blogs the Sunday morning talk shows. This Sunday was more coverage of the usual characters, except this time, his boss, ... [FishbowlDC]

Showbiz Tonight Moves to 5pm - Posted February 1, 2010
First on TVNewser: HLN's "Showbiz Tonight" is moving to 5pmET and will now air as a live program beginning Monday, March 29. The entertainment show will continue to run at 11pmET with updates if necessary. SBT, which celebrates five years on HLN later this month, is produced out of New York and... [TVNewser]

Walters, Brown, Ailes, and Huffington: Notable Moments From 'This Week' - Posted January 31, 2010
Barbara Walters filled in as guest anchor today on ABC's This Week. The program featured Walters' interview of Massachusetts Senator-elect Scott Brown, as well as a roundtable discu... [TVNewser]

Which Newser Debuted at #2 on the Poll of 'Favorite' TV Personalities? - Posted January 25, 2010
Both Fox News' Glenn Beck and Bill O'Reilly made the top ten in a ... [TVNewser]

Senior Producer Named for 'Glenn Beck' - Posted January 25, 2010
TVNewser has learned that Tiffany Siegel is now the Senior Producer of Glenn Beck's program on Fox News Channel. Siegel had worked with Beck since 2006 during... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Celebrates One Year at Fox News - Posted January 19, 2010
Today, Fox News commemorated the first anniversary of Glenn Beck's show with a montage of "congratulatory" messages from some of the network's top anchors including Neil Cavuto, Bill O'Reilly, ... [TVNewser]

New White House Comms Director Takes Same View of Fox. 'We Don't Feel an Obligation to Treat them Like we Would Treat a CNN or an ABC or an NBC' Fox News Responds - Posted January 18, 2010
The White House has a new communications director -- Dan Pfeiffer -- but the message is the same when it comes to Fox News Channel. During a video interview... [TVNewser]

Gresham Striegel, Glenn Beck Producer, Leaves Fox News for MSNBC - Posted January 15, 2010
First on TVNewser: Fox News veteran producer Gresham Striegel has left the network, and this week began a new job at MSNBC. Striegel, who worked 13 years at FNC on programs ranging from "The Crier Report", to "Your World with Neil Cavuto," to "Fox & Friends," was most recently the senior producer... [TVNewser]

LA Times Slams FNC, Praises CNN for Haiti So Far - Posted January 15, 2010
The LATimes' James Rainey takes Fox News to task for their lack of primetime coverage of the earthquake in Haiti in the early going, while praising CNN for its "determination to stick with the news." When critics... [TVNewser]

James Rainey to FNC: 'Heck of a Job Brownie' on the Haiti Coverage - Posted January 15, 2010
Miles from a cataclysm, a post-doomsday story of massive human suffering, a disaster that launched a thousand ships to help ease the cruelty and indifference of nature, Fox News Channel decided to run bubblegum interviews with new contributor also-ran/quitter Sarah Palin. LAT media columnist James Rainey called them on it. He... [FishbowlLA]

Glenn Beck Gets Sarah Palin for the Hour from a Pricey Perch - Posted January 13, 2010
Glenn Beck interviewed new Fox News contributor Sarah Palin for the full hour on his show this afternoon. The program was taped earlier today, no... [TVNewser]

FNC's Beck's Definition of "Live" is Questionable - Posted January 13, 2010
What is up with Fox News's Glenn Beck? On this afternoon's show, in which he interviewed former V.P. hopeful and former Alaskan Gov. Sarah Palin, he continuously declared the show as... [FishbowlDC]

Beck to Keynote CPAC - Posted January 13, 2010
Fox News' Glenn Beck will be the closing speaker at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on February 20th. On ... [TVNewser]

PR Pros Sound Off on NBC Late Night Fiasco; Agency Continues To Pitch 'Tonight Show' Content - Posted January 13, 2010
Several PR executives sounded off to the Times David Carr... [PRNewser]

No Matter How Murdoch Feels, Fox News' Roger Ailes Makes Bank - Posted January 11, 2010
A profile of Roger Ailes in The New York Times yesterday highlighted the tension between the Fox News... [morningmedianewsfeed]

No Matter How Murdoch Feels, Fox News' Roger Ailes Makes Bank - Posted January 11, 2010
A profile of Roger Ailes in The New York Times yesterday highlighted the tension between the Fox News... [FishbowlNY]

Imagine Watching Larry King in 152 Glorious Inches - Posted January 10, 2010
...or Katie Couric, Bill O'Reilly, Brian Williams... you get the idea. We stopped by the Panasonic booth to check out this 152" plasma HDTV at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. This is a prototype and may never go on sale to the publi... [TVNewser]

'The Good Wife' Takes on Cable News Commentators - Posted January 6, 2010
Is this "The Good Wife" character supposed to be Glenn Beck and Bill O'Reilly? The L.A. Times Show Track blog thinks so. In context of the episode however, Duke Roscoe might be more far more reminiscent of another commentator. ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Responds to 'Major News Organization' Which Questioned His Death in a Plane Crash - Posted January 4, 2010
Glenn Beck is back on the air after a vacation which, like Rush Limbaugh, also brought the radio, and TV talker to a beachfront location (not Hawaii, though. Further east, we're told). Beck explains the plane crash story and also recounts running into Katie Co... [TVNewser]

Happy New Year From FishbowlNY! - Posted December 31, 2009
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Happy New Year From FishbowlNY! - Posted December 31, 2009
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FishbowlDC's "Overexposed in '09" - Posted December 30, 2009
Yep, 'tis the season for annual year in review "lists." And though we too find them annoying, we couldn't help but to create one of our own. So, we give you "Overexposed in '09" - 9 news topics that we'd rather see benched for 2010. 9. Michelle's Magic Gar... [FishbowlDC]

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]

The Real Stephen Colbert Talks Glenn Beck and 'The Stupid Bar' - Posted December 23, 2009
The Atlantic's James Warren, who's also a regular MSNBC contributor, writes about a recent Second City panel discussion, in which ... [TVNewser]

What Are Your Top 5 Cable News Stories in 2009? - Posted December 23, 2009
•The season of year-end lists is just beginning and ICN has one for its top five cable news industry storylines of 2009, which includes CNN's primetime, FBN's decision to bring aboard Don Imus, MSNBC's dayside, ... [TVNewser]

TechCrunch Announces PR 'Crunchie' Award Finalists - Posted December 23, 2009
TechCrunch giving awards to PR firms is like Glenn Beck giving out a Pulitzer Prize. TechCrunch loves PR firms just about as much as Beck loves the "liberal" media. That being said, the finalists for the "Best Tech PR" Crunchie Award are: Brew Media Relations LaunchSquad OutCast Communications ... [PRNewser]

The Man Behind Glenn Beck? A 31-Year-Old 'Insurgent of 2010' - Posted December 22, 2009
'Tis the season for lists -- when the ins and outs, bests and worsts are compiled for all to click. This week The New York Observer has its list of "Insurgents of 2010," described as "the punks who will make this city hum again." They profile 31-year-old Chris Balfe who runs the... [TVNewser]

Jay Leno to Glenn Beck: 'I Must Say,You Are a Polarizing Figure' - Posted December 19, 2009
Those were the first words Jay Leno said last night as he welcomed FNC host Glenn Beck on the NBC show. Beck responded, "Me? I'm not a polarizing guy... I find myself just being a dad saying the things that have to be said. Beck's tea party and 9/12 mentions got... [TVNewser]

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]

2009 Is Fox News' Best Ratings Year Ever - Posted December 17, 2009
Fox News, which launched in 1996, will finish out 2009 with the network's best ratings in its history, averaging 2.2 million Total Viewers in primetime (551,000 in the A25-25-54 demo). B&C reports: FNC topped the competition in all dayparts: morning (1 mi... [TVNewser]

Media Beat: Dan Rather on Dan Rather - Posted December 16, 2009
In part III of this week's Media Beat interview with Dan Rather, TVNewser columnist Gail Shister goes all name association with Rather getting his thoughts on Glenn Beck, Katie Couric and ... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly, Beck v. 'Law & Order' - Posted December 11, 2009
On this week's episode of "Law & Order: SVU," a character serving as an attorney (John Larroquette) likened Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, and Bill O'Reilly to "a cancer spreading ignorance and hate." (h/t ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Takes on Glenn Beck for Being a Shill for Gold - Posted December 11, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Sneak Peak at NJ's Insiders Poll - Posted December 10, 2009
National Journal revealed its Insiders Poll this afternoon on MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports." The announcement was followed by a s... [FishbowlDC]

Olbermann Names ABC News Correspondent 'Worst Person' - Posted December 10, 2009
It was an all-media WPITW list last night on MSNBC's "Countdown." Keith Olbermann awarded the bronze to "Fox & Friends" EP Lauren Petterson for defending this graphic, the silver to ... [TVNewser]

Barbara and Bill, Tonight on The Factor - Posted December 9, 2009
•Barbara Walters will be on "The O'Reilly Factor" tonight talking about this year's "Most Fascinating" list, which includes Bill O'Reilly's colleague ... [TVNewser]

Jake Tapper Tops 'This Week' Poll - Posted December 8, 2009
Last Friday we asked, If George Takes the GMA Job, Who Should Host "This Week?" After nearly 1,700 votes, 28% of you thought ABC News White House correspondent Jake Tapper (aka @jaketapper) should get the gig, followed by PBS' ... [TVNewser]

"Twitter Guys" Take Top Media Person(s) Of 2009 Prize - Posted December 7, 2009
We called it. Last week, when faced with two "Person of the Year" polls, we predicted that the "Twitter Guys," Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

"Twitter Guys" Take Top Media Person(s) Of 2009 Prize - Posted December 7, 2009
We called it. Last week, when faced with two "Person of the Year" polls, we predicted that the "Twitter Guys," Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone and ... [FishbowlNY]

Beck Named Among Walters' 'Most Fascinating' - Posted December 2, 2009
Barbara Walters will highlight Glenn Beck among her "10 Most Fascinati... [TVNewser]

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]

Tis The Season...For Person Of The Year Polls - Posted December 1, 2009
Since it's now December (eek) the year that was 2009 is coming to a close. And you know what that means: for the next few weeks, end of the year lists and "best of" retrospectives will be filling up all of the magazines and Web sites that we love to read. In... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tis The Season...For Person Of The Year Polls - Posted December 1, 2009
Since it's now December (eek) the year that was 2009 is coming to a close. And you know what that means: for the next few weeks, end of the year lists and "best of" retrospectives will be filling up all of the magazines and Web sites that we love to read. In... [FishbowlNY]

Jonah Goldberg's Million Dollar Book Deal - Posted November 25, 2009
Following blockbuster books by Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck, publishers are chasing conservative scribes. Conservative columnist Jonah... [GalleyCat]

GalleyCatnip: Borders UK Struggles with Distributors - Posted November 23, 2009
Three UK book distributors have temporarily stopped supplying Borders UK amidst worries about the company's future. An anonymous sales director explained to The Bookseller: "We really hope they can get through this, everyone will try to help them. But if w... [GalleyCat]

On The Menu: New Moon, Rupert Murdoch Dissing Google and Glenn Beck - Posted November 23, 2009
It's the start of a short week, and the promise of turkey is making it difficult for us to concentrate on today's media news. Thankfully, Jason Boog of GalleyCat and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

On The Menu: New Moon, Rupert Murdoch Dissing Google and Glenn Beck - Posted November 23, 2009
It's the start of a short week, and the promise of turkey is making it difficult for us to concentrate on today's media news. Thankfully, Jason Boog of GalleyCat and ... [FishbowlNY]

On the Menu: Glenn Beck and "Twilight" - Posted November 23, 2009
This morning on the Menu, GalleyCat's Jason Boog and AgencySpy's Matt Van Hoven talked about the ubiquitous Glenn Beck: the radio show, the TV show, the stage shows, the books and now ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Plans Rally "At the Feet of Abraham Lincoln" - Posted November 21, 2009
As he wrapped up a two-day, seven-city book tour with a rally at the Florida retirement community The Villages today, Glenn Beck wrote an open letter on GlennBeck.com. Beck writes that he is "meeting with some of the best minds in the country that believe in limited government, maximum freedom and the... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Bites Back - Posted November 21, 2009
He'll be at The Villages retirement community in Florida this afternoon announcing "The Plan" for his show in 2010, but if you missed it from earlier this week, here's Glenn Beck striking back at South Park, The New Yorker, Playboy, "The Daily Show" and SNL, over unflattering stories and portrayals --... [TVNewser]

What's Glenn Beck Planning? - Posted November 20, 2009
Glenn Beck will be in Florida tomorrow wrapping up a two-day, seven-city speaking and book-signing tour. During his stop at The Villages retirement community north of Orlando, Beck promises to reveal how his Fox News show will look come January, which is t... [TVNewser]

Are News Corp's PR Changes and Rupert Murdoch's Recent Gaffes Related? - Posted November 19, 2009
Earlier this week, we reported that News Corporation chief marketer Gary Ginsberg, who also has a crisis communication... [PRNewser]

Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck, On Tour Together - Posted November 16, 2009
Glenn Beck and Bill O'Reilly are taking their acts on the road this winter for the Bold & Fresh Tour. (Guess which one is... [TVNewser]

Who Will Be TIME Person of the Year? - Posted November 13, 2009
FishbowlNY's Amanda Ernst has the picks from last night's TIME magazine Person of the Year panel. Barbara Walters, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 11.13.09 - Posted November 13, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! MSNBC threw Jeff Corwin a party at Occidental last night to celebrate "100 Heartbeats," a book and documentary on endangered species and climate change. What we... [FishbowlDC]

'South Park' Parodies Glenn Beck - Posted November 12, 2009
Apparently, this is what Eric Cartman would look like if he were Glenn Beck and in charge of your elementary school announcements. Live Feed has more clips from last night's episode. ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Returns - Posted November 11, 2009
•Glenn Beck returned to the air today after undergoing emergency surgery for appendicitis last ... [TVNewser]

Daily Show Accuses Hannity of Misrepresenting Protest Footage - Posted November 11, 2009
Jon Stewart and company catch Sean Hannity using footage from Glenn Beck's 9/12 protest coverage in a segment about last Thursday's anti-health-care-reform rally, which had a smaller attendance: ... [TVNewser]

Fired Post Editor Comes Forwards With Allegations - Posted November 10, 2009
Rupert Murdoch just can't catch a break these days: He's waging war against Google... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fired Post Editor Comes Forwards With Allegations - Posted November 10, 2009
Rupert Murdoch just can't catch a break these days: He's waging war against Google... [FishbowlNY]

Rupert Murdoch on Glenn Beck's 'Racist' Comment - Posted November 9, 2009
In an interview with Sky News Australia, News Corp. chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch responded to a question about Glenn Beck's comment from July when Beck said he believed President Obama is "a racist." ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Makes Bestseller History with New Book - Posted November 9, 2009
Fox News' Glenn Beck will now have five consecutive New York Times Bestsellers with the release of his new book, The Christmas Sweater: A Picture Book. The book will debut at #1 on the November 15th children's picture book bestseller list, which, according... [TVNewser]

Wanda Sykes on FOX, Makes Fox News a Punchline - Posted November 9, 2009
Wanda Sykes' new show premiered Saturday night on FOX-TV, and for much of the show the comedienne took shots at Fox News and conservative talkers. Sykes began her monologue with, "Let me be the first person on FOX not to pick on President Obama." From there, most of the sho... [TVNewser]

Stewart: Glenn Beck Is Under Siege From Within - Posted November 6, 2009
We're not sure how many Glenn Beck fans read FishbowlNY, but if you are familiar with the talk show host's conspiratorial style, you'll appreciate Jon Stewart's impression from last night's "Daily Show." ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Stewart: Glenn Beck Is Under Siege From Within - Posted November 6, 2009
We're not sure how many Glenn Beck fans read FishbowlNY, but if you are familiar with the talk show host's conspiratorial style, you'll appreciate Jon Stewart's impression from last night's "Daily Show." ... [FishbowlNY]

Could Glenn Beck Take Over Oprah's Syndicated Slot? - Posted November 6, 2009
With the news that Oprah Winfrey may take her daily talk show away from broadcast affiliates and to her own OWN cable network, that got us wondering: should Glenn Beck, now t... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 11.06.09 - Posted November 6, 2009
Happy birthday to Leah Kohl and an early shout out to Tino Anthony who will celebrate this Sunday. Good morning FishbowlDC! Here's what we're reading over coffee, toast and a little marionberry jam this fine Friday morning... ... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck Recovering from Surgery - Posted November 5, 2009
An update posted on GlennBeck.com reports that Beck is doing well and in recovery following the ... [TVNewser]

New Mom Julie Chen Returns to Early Show - Posted November 5, 2009
New mom and Early Show anchor Julie Chen returned to the show this morning to chat with her co-anchors about the joys of motherhood. Chen, who is married to CBS Corp. CEO ... [TVNewser]

FishbowlNY Editor On The Menu: Layoffs, Glenn Beck and Election Night - Posted November 5, 2009
FishbowlNY editor Amanda Ernst joined the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast this morning, where she and hosts Jason Boog of G... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlNY Editor On The Menu: Layoffs, Glenn Beck and Election Night - Posted November 5, 2009
FishbowlNY editor Amanda Ernst joined the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast this morning, where she and hosts Jason Boog of G... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 11.05.09 - Posted November 5, 2009
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Glenn Beck's Got Appendicitis - Posted November 4, 2009
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John Stossel: 'Suddenly, Now that I am at Fox, Critics are Leaping to Attack Me' - Posted November 4, 2009
Before most of the election day results started coming in last night, Bill O'Reilly took some time to talk with FBN's John Stossel about the criticism he got in this New York Times story for speaking to anti-healt... [TVNewser]

The Video Wall: O'Reilly, Olbermann, Sawyer, Berman - Posted November 3, 2009
> FNC's Bill O'Reilly discusses polarization in the news media with Bernie Goldberg. > MSNBC's Keith Olbermann responds to Campbell Brown's ... [TVNewser]

Hannity, Beck Follow Race in Upstate NY - Posted November 3, 2009
Do Glenn Beck and Sean Hannity have an unusual interest in one of today's elections? Mediaite's Steve Krakauer ... [TVNewser]

Former Rush Limbaugh Spokesperson Launches PR Firm - Posted November 3, 2009
Veteran radio PR executive Amir Forester launched her own firm today, Forester Public Relations. Forester has experience handling media talent and laun... [PRNewser]

Joy Behar and Her 'Cooler Head' - Posted November 3, 2009
•Politico takes a look at how Joy Behar has settled into her role at HLN. In the profile, Behar, who is using much of Glenn Beck's old HLN staff, says, "I don't know if I should rat them out, but they are much more on my page than ... [TVNewser]

Limbaugh Discusses Beck, Conservative Media - Posted November 1, 2009
Rush Limbaugh appeared in an interview with Chris Wallace on "Fox News Sunday" this morning. The discussion turned to Glenn Beck and whether or not Beck is tapping into "the fear and the anger" on the right. Limbaugh also said he is "kind of pro... [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]

Morning Reading List 10.30.09 - Posted October 30, 2009
CBS' Mark Knoller tweets this pic this morning: "Trick or Treat. Gremlins, goblins and Knoller. (Mark o' Lantern by ... [FishbowlDC]

Democratic Operative Turned Glenn Beck's Publicist - Posted October 28, 2009
The Washington Post profiles Matthew Hiltzik, personal publicist to, among others, Glenn Beck. The story wonders how a former democratic operative -- he worked on Hillary Rodham Clinton's Senate ca... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Publicist Matthew Hiltzik: 'My Job Is To Look Out For His Personal Business Interests' - Posted October 28, 2009
How much credit can Glenn Beck's publicist Matthew Hiltzik take for Beck's rise to stardom? According to a story by the Washington Post's ... [PRNewser]

Glenn Beck Is Voldemort? - Posted October 28, 2009
At a Homeland Security Committee hearing Thursday, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) referred to FNC's Glenn Beck as "He Who Shall Not Be Named," which is the nickname used for Voldemort, the villain in the Harry Potter series. She was discussing the recent focus on the White House policy "czars." ... [TVNewser]

October '09 Ratings: Fox News Unchallenged at the Top - Posted October 27, 2009
Fox News won every major ratings category in October, especially with its dominant prime time line-up. In total day, FNC averaged 1.23M total viewers and 337k in the demo. In prime time, the averages are 2.59M and 692k, respectively, with no one else coming close. The Huffington Post notes that the network had... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's Armed Guard - Posted October 21, 2009
Page Six reports Glenn Beck is now "traveling with an armed guard." Guests at the other day's preview of Broadway musical "Memphis" noticed Beck was closely accompanied -- even to the men's r... [TVNewser]

What's MSNBC Saying with that FOX Graphic? - Posted October 19, 2009
Today on the 5pmET edition of "Hardball", Chris Matthews had a "WHITE HOUSE vs. FOX" graphic in the lower right corner. While Matthews and guests Pat Buchanan and ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Tops 1M Viewers in Demo Thursday, #1 on Cable News - Posted October 17, 2009
On Thursday, with the Anita Dunn-FNC frenzy still percolating, Glenn Beck had the #1 show on cable news in the A25-54 demo averaging 1M viewers. Beck was second only to ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Gets Choked Up Talking About Common Sense and Breaking Curfews - Posted October 15, 2009
In a segment that began with a montage of old videos, including the Mean Joe Green Coke commercial, set to the old Paul Anka song "Times of your Life," Glenn Beck equated teenagers staying out past curfew, with what's happening in the U.S. today.... or something like that. And he got... [TVNewser]

The Video Wall: Beck, Stewart, Ferguson, KATU - Posted October 15, 2009
> Glenn Beck doing impersonations of Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann. > Jon Stewart's take on coverage of the Baucus health care plan and Sen. Olym... [TVNewser]

Olbermann on Malkin: 'A Big Mashed-up Piece of Meat with Lipstick on It.' Malkin Responds - Posted October 14, 2009
Keith Olbermann went after conservative pundit Michelle Malkin last night saying her "knee jerk fascistic hatred" led to threats against an author who spoke at New Jersey elementary school the same day that ... [TVNewser]

The Video Wall: Gupta, Batt, Matthews, Ferguson - Posted October 14, 2009
> CNN's Sanjay Gupta sits down with Stephen Colbert to talk about his new book. > Joy Behar brings in Mad Men's Bryan Batt (a.k.a. Salvatore Romano) and colu... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Installs Red Phone for White House 'So You Can Correct the Mistakes as They Happen' - Posted October 13, 2009
Glenn Beck stayed on offense during his show today, installing a red phone on his set. The office of White House communications director Anita Dunn was given the number -- the only ones given the number, according to Beck. "Anita. Call me. Call me at anytime. We want to have a dialogue." ... [TVNewser]

Donny Deutsch Calls Limbaugh More Names; Gets Bleeped - Posted October 13, 2009
On MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Joe Scarborough and company had Donny Deutsch on to discuss Rush Limbaugh's "Today" Show ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck: 'They're More Worried about the War on Fox Than the Actual War in Afghanistan' - Posted October 12, 2009
On his show today, Glenn Beck mocked the White House's new anti-Fox News press strategy, which we reported on earlier. Here is the clip, complete with communications director Anita Dunn graphic in the bottom right... [TVNewser]

Today's Reading List 10.12.09 - Posted October 12, 2009
Embedded video from CNN Video Hope you're enjoying a three-day Columbus Day weekend. Happy Birthday to Chris Wallace (h/t Playbook). And now, hopefully, everything you need to know in DC media today in one post... NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE | NEWS NOTES | AW... [FishbowlDC]

The Video Wall: Beck, Stephanopoulos, Deen, Gregory... - Posted October 10, 2009
> Stephen Colbert defends "silver gopher" Glenn Beck by comparing him to...himself. > ABC's George Stephanopoulos appears on "Hannity" and discusses Kevin Jennings, Assistant Deputy Secretary at the Department of Education... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.09.09 - Posted October 9, 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. The President woke up this morning a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Above is the photo that was brought to White House press secretary ... [FishbowlDC]

Stephen Colbert Takes On Glenn Beck...Some More - Posted October 9, 2009
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [FishbowlLA]

The Video Wall: Miller, Smith, Kids, Olbermann... - Posted October 8, 2009
> Dennis Miller talks/criticizes CNN, MSNBC, Glenn Beck, and Sean Hannity on "The O'Reilly Factor" using 17 different metaphors. > FNC's Shepard Smith has ... [TVNewser]

Early Imus Ratings Arrive - Posted October 7, 2009
As we await ratings for day two of "Imus in the Morning" on Fox Business, two Websites are reporting on Monday's numbers -- which improved the timeslot by more than 1000%. According to Mediaite, Imus' show averaged 177,000 Total Viewers Monday morni... [TVNewser]

John McCain Ponders Sarah Palin Memoir - Posted October 6, 2009
Recently at the Washington Ideas Festival, former presidential Senator John McCain fielded some questions about his expectations and worries about Sarah Palin's ... [GalleyCat]

Around the MB Blogs: Tweets, CBS, Beck... - Posted October 6, 2009
> PRNewser has a great list of the top 5 kinds of PR tweets out there. Even if you don't work in PR, you've probably still been guilty of at least one of these. > Speaking of Twitter, BayNewser highlights CBS News' recent reporting on Twitter's co-f... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck: Neither Party Likes Me Inside the Beltway - Posted October 6, 2009
Eh, what the Beck...it's a slow afternoon. As part of Newsmax's cover story, CEO Christopher Ruddy sits down with Fox News' Glenn Beck to discuss the values that guide Beck's defense of conservative ideals. He warns of a coming event that could change Americans' liberties fo... [FishbowlDC]

Local NBC Viewers: We Watch Our Local News More Than Leno - Posted October 6, 2009
Oh the jokes and comparisons have been flying about Glenn Beck being a Howard Beale character. Lest we forget, dear readers, Howard Beale in the nearly perfect film Network, was shot dead on live television because his ratings went down. ... [FishbowlLA]

Is HLN's 'Issues' the Best Value to Reach Republicans? 'CBS Morning News' for Dems? - Posted October 5, 2009
Tivo, the dvr company, has developed a ratings system that allows networks and advertisers to draw more detailed information about a show's viewing audience. In a study taken during the month of July, Tivo combined an opt-in panel with set-top-box viewing data to cull some elaborate information about news network audiences. Among... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: SCOTUS, Red Eye, Beck... - Posted October 5, 2009
> It's "Supreme Court Week" on C-SPAN. To commemorate the reconvening of the court, C-SPAN has a series of specials scheduled, including interviews with all the Justices, which is a TV first. Here's a behind the scenes video from their coverage. > Mediaite chec... [TVNewser]

Imus at FBN: Day One. 'Congratulations and Condolences' - Posted October 5, 2009
Don Imus' debut on Fox Business was appropriately subdued: "I thought we were on last week," Imus said at 6:05, after business and news headlines. "Trial run," said news sidekick ... [TVNewser]

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]

Imus at FBN: 'I'm More Likely to Believe Shep Smith than Katie Couric or Brian Williams' - Posted October 4, 2009
Don Imus is back on TV. (Yes, he was on RFD-TV, but even he says his move to Fox Business Network is, "the difference between being on television and being on an Etch A Sketch.") Imus talked with WaPo's Howard Kurtz about joining a team that includes ... [TVNewser]

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]

The Ticker: Tapper, Herridge, Matthews... - Posted October 2, 2009
> Jennifer Tapper, wife of ABC News White House Correspondent Jake Tapper, gave birth this morning to Jack Raymond Tapper. 9 lb., 10oz. Jack joins older sister Alice. FishbowlDC has a picture of Jake & Jack. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.02.09 - Posted October 2, 2009
Late night newspapers sales outside Five Guys in Georgetown. Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? ... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck Has Two NYT Bestsellers Now - Posted October 1, 2009
On October 11th, Glenn Beck's "Arguing with Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government" will debut at #1 on the New York Times hardcover non-fiction bestseller list. Beck's other book, "Glenn Beck's Common Sense" is already #1 on the New York Times paperback non-fic... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.01.09 - Posted October 1, 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. mediabistro's ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlDC Interview: Stylin' & Profilin' with DC's Karen Sommer Shalett - Posted September 30, 2009
Trading Spaces alum Mario De Armos called her "the most stylish journalist in Washington" and he just might be right. She's the Editor-in-Chief of DC magazine. She's stylin and we're profilin' ... [FishbowlDC]

Celebrating William Safire's Precision - Posted September 28, 2009
As the literary world reflects on the legacy of William Safire, one LA Times reporter measured his work against the writing style of a 21st Century conservative icon--... [GalleyCat]

FNC Airs Obama's CBC Speech; MSNBC, CNN Don't - Posted September 26, 2009
Here's a switch. Tonight, Fox News Channel aired, in its entirety, a speech given by Pres. Obama at the Congressional Black Caucus Phoenix Awards Dinner. While MSNBC remained with "Lockup" and CNN aired a "Larry King Live" from earlier this week, from 9:26pm to 9:51pm, FNC broadcast a tape-playback of the... [TVNewser]

New Nonprofit Bay Area News Org|OK!'s New Editor|Katie Writes For Glamour|More On Glenn Beck - Posted September 25, 2009
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New Nonprofit Bay Area News Org|OK!'s New Editor|Katie Writes For Glamour|More On Glenn Beck - Posted September 25, 2009
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SNL's Glenn Beck Parody - Posted September 25, 2009
On Saturday Night Live's "Update Thursday," Jason Sudeikis delivered his Glenn Beck impression in a sketch about the Obama Sunday blitz and why the president didn't appear on FOX. Here's a clipped video of the segment: ... [TVNewser]

SNL Takes on Obama - Posted September 25, 2009
...and Glenn Beck and ... [FishbowlLA]

Glenn Beck's Homecoming, Part Warm Welcome & Part Cold Shoulder - Posted September 25, 2009
Tomorrow is Glenn Beck Day in Mount Vernon, Washington. The Fox News host will receive a ceremonial key to the city and speak at $25-per-person sold out event. But not everyone in the town of 32,000 north of Seattle is happy about it. The idea came from Mount Vernon Mayor ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Doesn't Kill Frogs (or "Zombi-fy People") - Posted September 24, 2009
You might have seen a video floating around from yesterday's "Glenn Beck" of the host tossing a frog into boiling water. It was faked. Beck spent seven minutes today explaining how he went Criss Angel on everyone: ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck, the 'Post-Modern Conservative?' - Posted September 24, 2009
Nate Silver, king of all things Microsoft Excel, posted today about the new NBC/WSJ poll that quietly gauged public opinion of FNC's ... [TVNewser]

Scarborough on Beck: 'You Cannot Preach Hatred;' Beck Responds - Posted September 22, 2009
First it was Olbermann v. O'Reilly, then O'Reilly v. GE, then Olbermann v. Beck, and Beck v. NBC now it's Scarborough v. Beck and it only took a couple hours for Beck to respond. On MSNBC's "Morning Joe" today, Joe Scarborough, as a ... [TVNewser]

How Did Katie Couric Book Glenn Beck on Her Web Show? Hint: They Have the Same Publicist - Posted September 22, 2009
For the debut guest on her new CBSNews.com show, @katiecouric, the CBS Evening News anchor interviewed Fox News host Glenn Beck. Certainly Beck has had his fair share of media attention of late and could provide some buzz to the new show. Beck delivered with the following quote: "I think John... [PRNewser]

Afternoon Viewing List 09.22.09 - Posted September 22, 2009
Your must-see clips of the day... First, via Politico, a montage of Tom DeLay dancing clips from last night's debut on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," where he earned a modest score of 16, placing 4th. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 09.22.09 - Posted September 22, 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 CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck: "I Think John McCain Would Have Been Worse for the Country than Barack Obama" - Posted September 21, 2009
In her new CBSNews.com show @katiecouric, the CBS Evening News anchor sat down with Fox News host Glenn Beck. Beck, who has been one of Pres. Obama's fiercest and most vocal critics, says last year's GOP nominee, John McCain, "would have been worse." ... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' Discusses Why Obama Skipped FOX - Posted September 21, 2009
This morning, MSNBC's Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, Willie Geist, and ... [TVNewser]

Should FNC Producer Shoulder the Blame For Rallying 9/12 Crowd? - Posted September 21, 2009
Over the weekend another angle of the 9/12 rally story emerged. It involved a Fox News associate producer caught on video, rallying the crowd. Friday evening Media Matters aired a clip of "behind the scenes footage" of the staffer whipping up the crowd during a Griff Jenkins live shot. By Saturday afternoon... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 09.21.09 - Posted September 21, 2009
The Greater Washington Fashion Chamber of Commerce toasts Kiki Ryan's new position with Politico at the Silver Spring home of Jessica Hoy on Sunday. Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading Lis... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric Staying with CBS For the Foreseeable Future; To Host Interview Show on CBSNews.com - Posted September 20, 2009
The NYTimes' Brian Stelter catches up with CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric and news executives ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Encore Staying Put - Posted September 18, 2009
TVNewser had heard rumors earlier today that Fox News was having discussions about moving a replay of Glenn Beck's show to 11pmET and moving Bill O'Reilly's replay back to 12amET. Right now, "Gl... [TVNewser]

On The Menu: Author Mark Goulston Knows How To Listen - Posted September 18, 2009
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On The Menu: Author Mark Goulston Knows How To Listen - Posted September 18, 2009
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Morning Reading List 09.18.09 - Posted September 18, 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 know and what we're reading this Friday morni... [FishbowlDC]

Writers Learn How to Listen - Posted September 18, 2009
Political pundits like Glenn Beck have made careers out of refusing to listen or compromise--scoring big audiences and big book deals in the process. Today's gu... [GalleyCat]

Look Who's on the Cover of Time - Posted September 17, 2009
In a Time magazine cover story, on newsstands tomorrow, David Von Drehle asks, "Is Glenn Beck Bad for America?" The article is a primer for those who don't know Beck, and a refresher for those who've flocked to Beck in the last few months. Beck, however, does not give a new... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck & The Woman Who Didn't Kill Her Husband...or Maybe She Did - Posted September 16, 2009
Glenn Beck aired another of the James O'Keefe ACORN videos yesterday. This time, Tresa Kaelke, an ACORN employee... [TVNewser]

Newsers Make "Atlantic50" - Posted September 16, 2009
The Atlantic Wire, The Atlantic's latest opinion aggregator, has released a list of the "Atlantic50," made up of "the columnists and bloggers and broadcast pundits who shape the national debates" that the site will monitor. The ... [TVNewser]

Another Cable News Ad Boycott Target: Lou Dobbs - Posted September 16, 2009
Well, since that Glenn Beck boycott seems to be working so well, Media Matters is now rallying for an ad boycott of CNN's "Lou Dobbs Tonight." Media Matters reports 11 organizations have joined together to launch the Drop Dobbs campaign and ... [TVNewser]

Opinion Aggregator Atlantic Wire Launches - Posted September 16, 2009
Atlantic Consumer Media has launched a new stand alone site The Atlantic Wire, to aggregate some of the best opinions and debates on the Web. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Opinion Aggregator Atlantic Wire Launches - Posted September 16, 2009
Atlantic Consumer Media has launched a new stand alone site The Atlantic Wire, to aggregate some of the best opinions and debates on the Web. ... [FishbowlNY]

Glenn Beck's Saturday Ratings - Posted September 15, 2009
Update: We had the wrong numbers for Beck's special in an earlier post. New numbers below. Beck was up triple digits from the previous week. The 1pmET hour of Glenn Beck's 9/12 special drew 2.34M Total Viewers and 608K in A25-54 demo -- up a whopping 144% in Tot... [TVNewser]

Fox News Refutes Latest Claims from Beck Boycott Org - Posted September 14, 2009
A PR firm representing the group Color of Change sent out a press release today touting the boycott of Fox News' Glenn Beck with headlines reading, "Ad Boycott Costs Glenn Beck Over 50% of Ad Dollars" and "62... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith, 10 Years @ FOX Report: 'I Never Even Thought About Being an Anchor' - Posted September 14, 2009
Fox News anchor Shepard Smith celebrates his 10th anniversary as host of "FOX Report," now the #3 7pm show in basic cable averaging 1.8M viewers each night this year. Tonight, the program will feature a special montage to commemorate the occasion. "It's been a c... [TVNewser]

As CNN and MSNBC Air Obama Health Care Speech, FNC Broadcasts a Live Glenn Beck Special - Posted September 12, 2009
A Saturday shake-up on the cable news channels. While MSNBC interrupted its taped programming to air Pres. Obama's healthcare reform speech in Minneapolis, FNC's Glenn Beck was in on a Saturday, on this 9/12/09, hosting a live, two-hour "9 Principles, 12 Values" special. FNC chose to... [TVNewser]

CNN Live Shot Drowned Out By Shouts of 'Glenn Beck' - Posted September 12, 2009
At the start of segment with CNN Radio Capitol Hill correspondent Lisa Desjardins this afternoon, CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield forewarned the audience there might be some yelling during the report. There was. Including shouts of "go home, CNN" and the crowd chanting the name of Fox News host ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's Best Numbers Yet - Posted September 11, 2009
Nothing like a boycott to really hurt ratings. Glenn Beck had his highest viewership ever Thursday averaging 3.34M Total Viewers. His was the second-highest rated program in Total Viewers in cable news behind The O'Reilly Factor's 3.61M. And Beck was even bigger with the ad-friendly demo, putting up his second best numbers since... [TVNewser]

Columnist Archerd Dies|CBS Tries Bribing Blogger With $20 Gift Card|What Do New Yorkers Say They Like To Read On The Subway?|Daily Beast Hires 24-Year-Old Editor|Fallon Ends Olbermann-Beck Beef - Posted September 9, 2009
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Columnist Archerd Dies|CBS Tries Bribing Blogger With $20 Gift Card|What Do New Yorkers Say They Like To Read On The Subway?|Daily Beast Hires 24-Year-Old Editor|Fallon Ends Olbermann-Beck Beef - Posted September 9, 2009
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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]

Olbermann: 'Send Me Everything You Can Find About Glenn Beck' - Posted September 7, 2009
It appears Keith Olbermann is arming himself for an all out cable war with Glenn Beck. And he's asking his Daily Kos readers for help. Find everything you can about Glenn Beck, Stu Burgu... [TVNewser]

After Pressure, Much of it from Glenn Beck, White House Green Jobs Adviser Resigns - Posted September 6, 2009
Van Jones, Pres. Obama's green jobs czar, resigned late yesterday amid growing criticism about his past comments. According to the NYTimes, Jones said in a statement released early today, "I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend preciou... [TVNewser]

Who's Messing with the Glenn Beck Cable Listings? - Posted September 4, 2009
A Raritan, New Jersey woman has taken to YouTube to expose something fishy on her cable listings. The woman has her DVR set to record Fox News Channel's Glenn Beck. But when she looked at her scheduled listings last week, the show comes up as Glen I F"ck. Jim Maiella, a Cablevision... [TVNewser]

Olbermann Deconstructs Beck's Building Tour - Posted September 3, 2009
Tonight, after defending him in WPITW, Keith Olbermann made Glenn Beck his number one story, deconstructing a ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Loses More Advertisers|Sports Reporters Take A Gamble|Taylor The Favorite For Globe|Is Kushner Looking To Sell The Observer?|Consumerist Probes Cash4Gold - Posted September 3, 2009
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Glenn Beck Loses More Advertisers|Sports Reporters Take A Gamble|Taylor The Favorite For Globe|Is Kushner Looking To Sell The Observer?|Consumerist Probes Cash4Gold - Posted September 3, 2009
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The Ticker (Glenn Beck Edition): Art, Memes, Keys to the City - Posted September 3, 2009
Glenn Beck is in the news again today because...it's a day of the week. Here's a quick summary of the stories that caught our attention today: > mediabistro.com family blog UnBeige looks at Beck's segment last night regarding supposed fascist... [TVNewser]

57 Companies Keeping their Ads off Glenn Beck - Posted September 2, 2009
Oh his show today Glenn Beck continued to look into Van Jones, the White House special adviser for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation who four years ago co-founded the group ColorofChange.org. That group just announced another 11 companies have pledged not to run ads on Beck's Fox News program. ColorofChange.org says Capital One... [TVNewser]

Allbritton and VandeHarris Make VF's "New Establishment 2009" List - Posted September 2, 2009
Politico's Robert Allbritton, John Harris, and Jim VandeHei join the ranks of Steve Jobs, ... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck Goes Off on Van Jones: "Do You Think I Want To Get on the Air Every Night and Tell You This Stuff" - Posted September 1, 2009
Tonight on his show, Glenn Beck went off again on Van Jones, the special adviser for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Four years ago, Jones co-founded ColorofChange.org, the group that launched an ad boycott of Beck's show earlier this summer. Beck questioned whether the... [TVNewser]

CBS Correspondent McCormick Injured In Afghanistan|Newspaper Ad Revenues Down 29%|A Closer Look At Nemanzee|Glenn Beck Can't Spell - Posted August 28, 2009
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CBS Correspondent McCormick Injured In Afghanistan|Newspaper Ad Revenues Down 29%|A Closer Look At Nemanzee|Glenn Beck Can't Spell - Posted August 28, 2009
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ABC Passes on Ad Critical of Healthcare Reform - Posted August 28, 2009
With all the talk about advertisers moving -- or not moving -- their spots from Glenn Beck to other FNC shows, there's this: ABC, adhering to a long-standing policy, has passed on an advertisement that is critical of healthcare reform. The ad by the League of American Voters features a doctor... [TVNewser]

Fox Tops Ratings During Kennedy ; CNN Sees Boost - Posted August 27, 2009
Here come the numbers. Fox News topped CNN and MSNBC during the first day of Kennedy coverage. As the TVNewser scoreboard indicates today, Fox won the total day and primetime averages handily. We also have numbers from the initial moments of coverage. Early Wednesday morning, FNC (1:28-2amET) had 864K Total... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck: 'I've Been Rich and I've Been Poor, But I Was Only Miserable When I Was Lying to Myself' - Posted August 26, 2009
On his show tonight, Glenn Beck let his viewers know he's prepared for anything -- ad boycott or no ad boycott. "They can take my job and they can take my wealth but that's okay....even if the powers to be, right now, succeed in making me poor, drum me out, and I'm... [TVNewser]

Beck Returns, Goes After Boycott Org Co-Founder - Posted August 25, 2009
Back from vacation, Glenn Beck blasted the co-founder of the organization that coordinated the effort to get advertisers to pull their spots from his show. During a six-minute segment, Beck talked about Van Jones, currently the special adviser for Green Jobs, Enterpris... [TVNewser]

Cramer: Beck Advertisers Will "Come Back in the End" - Posted August 24, 2009
Today on "Street Signs," CNBC "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer discussed the recent advertiser withdrawal from Glenn Beck's show and o... [TVNewser]

On The Menu: 4-Steps To Better Writing From Professor And Writing Coach Jill Dearman - Posted August 24, 2009
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On The Menu: 4-Steps To Better Writing From Professor And Writing Coach Jill Dearman - Posted August 24, 2009
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Beck Comment Changing Ad Landscape? - Posted August 24, 2009
A new Associated Press article has the count of advertisers who've removed their spots from Fox News' "Glenn Beck" at 33. But the pull-out -- or, more accurately, the rearranging -- could have a more widespre... [TVNewser]

Beck "Best of" Airs Friday Evening - Posted August 21, 2009
With Glenn Beck on vacation -- a vacation TVNewser questioned yesterday -- Judge Andrew Napolitano had filled in Tuesday and Wednesday with ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Off This Week: Vacation or Something More? - Posted August 20, 2009
First on TVNewser: Tipsters inside Fox News tell us Glenn Beck's vacation this week from his Fox News show was not planned. We hear Beck was told to take this week off to let some of the heat surrounding him die down. That heat began July 28 on "Fox & Fr... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Takes on Glenn Beck on Health Care - Posted August 20, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Glenn Beck: Advertisers Flee, Audience Flocks - Posted August 19, 2009
Even though advertisers have bailed out of Glenn Beck's television show on Fox News, the conservative author has posted his best ratings ever on the cable news network. On today's ... [GalleyCat]

On The Menu: Heathrow's "Writer In Residence," Fox News' High Ratings & Hunter S. Thompson - Posted August 19, 2009
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On The Menu: Heathrow's "Writer In Residence," Fox News' High Ratings & Hunter S. Thompson - Posted August 19, 2009
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Morning Reading List 08.19.09 - Posted August 19, 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]

Maddow Brings up Beck on Meet the Press - Posted August 16, 2009
In her first appearance on Meet the Press, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow brought up one of those other cable news talkers: Democrats have a huge 60-seat majority in the Senate. And therefore they've got big majorities on every committee too. But ... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly Follows Big Ratings Night with Slamming of "Evil Empire" GE - Posted August 11, 2009
Monday night's "O'Reilly Factor" was the leader of a big ratings night for FNC. Bill O'Reilly saw his first 1 million-plus viewer telecast in the A25-54 demographic for the year (1.07M A25-54, 3.81M Total Viewers). In prime-time Total Viewers, FNC averaged 3.107M wi... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Chokes Up Talking About His Daughter, Born with CP - Posted August 11, 2009
During his Fox News show today, after airing a story on the practice of eugenics during Nazi Germany, FNC host Glenn Beck got choked up talking about his daughter who was born with Cerebral Palsy. He also made clear, "No one is saying that eugenics are coming..." ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 08.11.09 - Posted August 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. Check out Washington Examiner Yeas & ... [FishbowlDC]

Barack Obama's "Publish First, Filter Later" Presidency - Posted August 11, 2009
[Image of President Barack Obama and family leaving Ghana in July courtesy: The Official White House Photostream] Is President Barack Obama in the media too much? It is a question being tossed around quite a lot as o... [PRNewser]

Olbermann's Special Comment on Town Hall Scare Tactics - Posted August 10, 2009
Meanwhile, over on MSNBC at 8pm, Keith Olbermann delivered a special comment on the healthcare debate, specifically the "orgy of fantasized violence and imagined revolution whose fires have been stoked for weeks, for months, for years by conservatives." Part one was saved exclusively for Sarah Palin. Part two, below, included... [TVNewser]

Republican Congressman About Glenn Beck: "Here's What I Suggest: Turn That Television Off" - Posted August 9, 2009
Those town halls continued over the weekend across the country, and at one, held by South Carolina Republican congressman Bob Inglis Thursday night, Fox News host Glenn Beck came up. Responding to a woman toward the front of the crowd, Rep. Inglis said, "There's a suggestion up here. A suggestion to watch... [TVNewser]

And as for That Other Feud - Dobbs on Olbermann: "He's Not Man Enough to Take Me On" - Posted August 8, 2009
Lou Dobbs went off on Keith Olbermann again on his radio show Friday, after saying earlier in the week he was done talking about the MSNBC host. "He is desperately in need of a recalibration of his medication," said Dobbs of Olbermann. And, like Bill O'Reilly... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's 'Racist' Comment Sends Advertisers Elsewhere - Posted August 6, 2009
Three companies who had run ads during Glenn Beck's Fox News show have distanced themselves from Beck, including LexisNexis-owned Lawyers.com, Procter & Gamble and Progressive Insurance. We're told a P&G spot inadvertently aired during a weekend Beck broadcast, but that th... [TVNewser]

Reviewing the White American Male - Posted August 4, 2009
In The Daily Beast today, novelist Taylor Antrim ponders the declining fortunes of the white American male--reviewing three summer books looking at these popular literary subjects. Antrim (p... [GalleyCat]

Do MSNBC and Fox News Have a Deal? - Posted July 31, 2009
> Update: The NYTimes is running a front-page story on this tomorrow m... [TVNewser]

Countdown to Beer Summit - Posted July 30, 2009
Okay, the countdown clock craze is getting out of hand. CNN and MSNBC both have countdown clocks to the White House Beer Summit. We're guessing Glenn Beck will steer clear. ... [TVNewser]

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]

Glenn Beck: "Let's Talk About Why I Said, What I Said" - Posted July 30, 2009
On his radio show Wednesday, Glenn Beck explained why he called Pres. Obama a "racist" on Tuesday's Fox & Friends. He also described the media coverage of the flap: "The Today show was bashing me this morning, along with the rest of the mainstream media...liberal blogs as well, although I don't really... [TVNewser]

The A.M. Ticker: Joe, Holder, Baseball... - Posted July 29, 2009
> Joe Scaroborough is beating Glenn Beck... on the radio... in New York. In a 10a-Noon, head-to-head matchup with Scarborough on the powerhouse WABC and Beck on the not-as-powerhouse WOR, Scarborough beats Beck in all categories. In Persons 12+ Scarborough as a 3.3 rating to Beck's 2.2.... [TVNewser]

FNC Responds to Glenn Beck Calling Pres. Obama a "Racist" - Posted July 28, 2009
This morning on Fox and Friends, Glenn Beck said he thinks Pres. Barack Obama has "a deep-seeded hatred for white people." Brian Kilmeade questioned him on it, but Beck persisted: "I'm not saying he doesn't like white people, I'm saying he has a problem. This guy is, I believe, a racist." This... [TVNewser]

Shep Smith in the Boston Globe - Posted July 27, 2009
Fox News' "most prominent anchor" Shepard Smith appeared in a Joanna Weiss-penned Boston Globe feature Sunday that explores... [TVNewser]

Inside Mary Matalin's Conservative Imprint - Posted July 22, 2009
Politico recently profiled Mary Matalin, the Republican strategist, commentator, and and author who now serves as EIC at Simon & Schuster's 4-year-old conservative imprint... [GalleyCat]

Morning Reading List 07.10.09 - Posted July 10, 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]

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]

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]

Why is Glenn Beck Playing With Barbies? - Posted June 24, 2009
Wow. ... [FishbowlLA]

Welcome to Glenn Beck's Dollhouse - Posted June 24, 2009
If you've been confused about the twists and turns in the ACORN story, never fear, Glenn Beck is here - with Barbies - to explain how he sees it. And this wasn't even on his own show. This is from The O'Reilly Factor last night: ... [TVNewser]

Ambushing an Ambusher: Griff Jenkins Meets "Open Left" - Posted June 18, 2009
Gawker still hasn't tracked down Jesse Watters for an ambush interview, but Adam Green of Open Left found a different ambusher to ambush last night — ... [TVNewser]

Getting To Know Glenn Beck: Reactions - Posted June 17, 2009
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Beck: "If I Wanted To Be A Journalist, I Would Be Charlie Rose And Bore The Snot Out Of People" - Posted June 16, 2009
FNC's Glenn Beck spoke candidly with Jason Horowitz for a GQ Q&A recently "I'm not a journalist," he says. "If I wanted to be a journalist, I would be ... [TVNewser]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted June 16, 2009
Will Tacy out at Newsweek.com- FishbowlNY Facebook's new digs- Bay... [FishbowlLA]

The Ticker: Beck, Cramer, King... - Posted June 16, 2009
> Glenn Beck's radio show is expanding to three hours in New York. The WOR program will run from 9am-NoonET beginning Monday. > ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 06.16.09 - Posted June 16, 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 Tuesday ... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck: "The Fringe Groups Hate My Guts" - Posted June 15, 2009
FNC's Glenn Beck is featured today in a Q&A on WashingtonPost.com. He's asked about a wide range of issues, including how he balances "providing your viewpoint with making sure not to push fringe groups over the edge towards violence," and the ... [TVNewser]

20/20's Glenn Beck Interview Brings High Ratings - Posted June 15, 2009
Friday's "20/20," featuring interviews with American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert and Fox News' Glenn Beck averaged 5.98 million Total Viewers - making it ABC's #1 show for the night. The program beat a re-run of CBS's Numb3rs, but came in second to NBC's Stanley Cup final. This was also 20/20's best... [TVNewser]

Joy Behar To Host Prime Time Show on HLN: "It's Not Going to Be Dry, I Hope, Because I'm Crazy" - Posted June 11, 2009
Joy Behar will be the new host of HLN's 9pmET hour beginning this fall. The programming change was first reported by Broadcasting & Cable with the... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck: "You Can Get Rich Making Fun of Me" - Posted June 10, 2009
Fox News' Glenn Beck is profiled by John Stossel for ABC's 20/20, airing Friday at 10pmET. "You can get rich... [TVNewser]

Menu: World Record Breaking Author TJ Walker Gives Public Speaking Advice - Posted June 5, 2009
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Menu: World Record Breaking Author TJ Walker Gives Public Speaking Advice - Posted June 5, 2009
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Reviewing Glenn: "Fantasitc Showman" with "Garrison Keillor-with-a-Bee-in-his-Bonnet Delivery" - Posted June 5, 2009
Some reviews are in for Glenn Beck's comedy road show. And, like his previous tours, if Beck wasn't in your town... he was probably still in your town - in a movie theater. That's how reviewers from The New York Times and The Daily Page (Madison, WI) saw him last night,... [TVNewser]

Layoffs At The Hollywood Reporter|Glenn Beck Earns $23M, Makes Forbes List|Mortgage Originator Magazine Closes|Times Admits To Big Oops|TweetDeck Slows Times Computers - Posted June 4, 2009
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Layoffs At The Hollywood Reporter|Glenn Beck Earns $23M, Makes Forbes List|Mortgage Originator Magazine Closes|Times Admits To Big Oops|TweetDeck Slows Times Computers - Posted June 4, 2009
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Glenn Beck: The 23 Million Dollar Man - Posted June 4, 2009
What list includes Angelina Jolie, Tiger Woods and Glenn Beck? This year's annual "ranking of the world's ultra... [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]

Glenn Beck on "The Fusion of Entertainment and Enlightenment" - Posted June 2, 2009
Fox News host Glenn Beck gives an "exit interview" to Philadelphia Magazine's Richard Rys. On his FNC program: The show is the fusion of entertainment and enlightenment.... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 06.02.09 - Posted June 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. That's the top of a ferry boat on the shore... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Beck, Pauley, Williams... - Posted May 29, 2009
> Glenn Beck is profiled in the Denver Post ahead of his road show which kicks off Monday in Denver to a sold-out crowd. "The people in the mountain west get it, generally," he tells the Post. "They're going to be the ones that step to the plate and slap America... [TVNewser]

Jill Sobule Serenades 'Her Man' Rupert Murdoch - Posted May 28, 2009
Jill Sobule sin... [FishbowlLA]

Tables Turned on Roland Martin - Posted May 28, 2009
As his guest hosting gig on CNN draws to a close, CNN's Roland Martin opens up about filling in for Campbell Brown. He sat down for an interview with Julie Menin who hosts "Give and Take" on WNBC's digital channel NY Nonstop. They talked about ... [TVNewser]

Larry King on Glenn Beck - "That Don't Impress Me" - Posted May 21, 2009
Daily Beast's Lloyd Grove attended last night's party celebrating Larry King's new memoir, "My Remarkable Journey." Among those in attendance, Anderson Cooper, ... [TVNewser]

Whoopi Goldberg to Glenn Beck: "You're a Lying Sack of Dog Mess" - Posted May 20, 2009
Sometimes when Fox News personalities, like Bill O'Reilly, make a stop at "The View," there are heated discussions, but today's appearance by ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (FNC Edition): Gutfeld, Friedman, Beck... - Posted May 19, 2009
> The libertarian magazine Reason has posted a video of Red Eye host Greg Gutfeld's appearance during Reason Weekend. He talks about Bill Maher, The Huffington Post and his "surreal" FNC program. ... [TVNewser]

TWT Partners w/ CBS Radio Affiliate WHFS 1580 - Posted May 18, 2009
The Washington Times kicked off a partnership WHFS-1580 AM today that will provide listeners with a 'top of the hour' newscast plus 30-second features from TWT's newsroom. WHFS features a daily lineup of conservative talk-radio hosts, including Glenn Beck, Fred Thompson, ... [FishbowlDC]

Monica Novotny Sets Off "Real Joe" Firestorm - Posted May 15, 2009
For weeks we've monitored the growing escalation of a not-so-average Joe feud between MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and CNBC's ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Beck, Cohn, Roberts... - Posted May 13, 2009
> TV Guide Magazine's Stephen Battaglio talks to FNC's Glenn Beck about his early radio days, why he owns a gun, and what he likes about Pres. Obama. "I think he's brilliant. I think he is an effective communicator. He is a v... [TVNewser]

Griff Jenkins Doesn't Identify Himself During Garofalo Run-In - Posted May 13, 2009
FNC's Griff Jenkins scored an impromptu interview with Janeane Garofalo Friday night before her comedy show that evening, and parts of the video aired Monday night on every prime ... [TVNewser]

President Obama To WHCD Crowd: "All Of You Voted For Me" (Except Fox) - Posted May 10, 2009
WHCA President Jennifer Loven and President <a href="http://www.mediabistro.com/Barack-Obama-... [FishbowlDC]

Beck to ACORN Spokesperson: "Get The Hell Out of My Studio" - Posted May 7, 2009
ACORN spokesperson Scott Levenson was a guest on the Glenn Beck Program yesterday, and after a, well, spirited nine-minute debate (including one "shut his mic off"), the real action took place during the commercial break. Beck said he told Levenson, "You sir and your organization are bad for America," and Levenson... [TVNewser]

"Some Folks Want to Know More About Our Friend, the Cube" - Posted May 6, 2009
FNC's Jonathan Hunt takes viewers inside "The Cube," the huge, six-sided, sometimes cantankerous studio fixture of FNC's 7pmET show "Fox Report." For example, did you know The Cube, "sits silently watching the human tornado that is Glenn Beck?" ... [TVNewser]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted May 4, 2009
Relix music mag relaunches under new ownership- FishbowlNY Glenn Beck to share in book profits in new deal- ... [FishbowlLA]

Janice Dean Goes "Glenn Beck" As She Returns To FNC - Posted May 4, 2009
Janice Dean, The Weather Machine, returned to Fox News from maternity leave today. She had a baby boy, Matthew, on January 24. "Thank goodness [... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck to Publish Across All Age Groups - Posted May 4, 2009
Today Simon & Schuster announced "a global multi-book, multi-imprint co-publishing agreement" with conservative personality Glenn Beck--a book deal that will put the television host's literary efforts on YA bookshelves, audiobook collections, e-readers, and children's libraries... [GalleyCat]

Glenn Beck to Share in Book Profits in New Deal - Posted May 4, 2009
Last week BusinessInsider.com estimated Glenn Beck would make $18 million in 2009 — now it appears he's headed for even more. Beck's new book deal with Simon & Schuste... [TVNewser]

CNN's Time 100 Special: Ted Turner, Bono and More - Posted May 1, 2009
Where can you see Bono chat with George Clooney, or Ted Turner and ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's Way to Become FNC's Top Rated? A Cheney Hunting Trip - Posted April 30, 2009
FNC's Glenn Beck sat down for a Q&A with EW.com's Hollywood Insider and he clearly shows who, among the Fox News hosts, has the best sense of humor: Q: Glenn Beck trails only The O'Reilly Factor and Hannity in the cable news ratings. What should you do right now to take both... [TVNewser]

Beck on Limbaugh: "He Is Simply on Another Level" - Posted April 30, 2009
There are just three media members on this year's Time 100 list: Tavis Smiley, the women of The View and radio titan ... [TVNewser]

April Ratings: FNC Beats CNN and MSNBC Combined - Posted April 28, 2009
How's this for cable news domination - Fox News beat CNN and MSNBC combined in every hour from 6amET to MidnightET in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo for April 2009. FNC had the top 11 cable news programs in Total Viewers and 12 of the top 15 in the demo.... [TVNewser]

Hemmer: "We Size It Up and Shoot Down the Middle" - Posted April 25, 2009
Fox News Channel's Bill Hemmer is profiled by his hometown Cincinnati Enquirer. "Fox is a special place," Hemmer said one recent morning after wrapping up his newscast. "... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.20.09 - Posted April 20, 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 91 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Telling Tales: Radio Talker's New Book Reveals Cable News Secrets - Posted April 19, 2009
Philadelphia radio talk show host and perennial cable news guest Michael Smerconish has written a new book about his life as a professional talker. In Morning Drive: Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking Smerconish argues the cable TV news presents a t... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.16.09 - Posted April 16, 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 87 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

How The Evening Newscasts Covered the Tea Parties - Posted April 15, 2009
• NBC Nightly News led with two stories on tax day. Lee Cowan reported on the tea parties while Savannah Guthrie reported on the White House message of middle class tax cuts. In his open, Brian Williams said the tea parties were, "organiz... [TVNewser]

Fox News' All-Day Party - Posted April 15, 2009
While CNBC's Rick Santelli, who the tax day tea party planners say was the inspiration for the parties across the country today, will not be... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.14.09 - Posted April 14, 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 85 covering the Obama administration and w... [FishbowlDC]

Guest Passes Out Live During Glenn Beck - Posted April 13, 2009
A guest on Glenn Beck's Fox News show passed out as the opening segment was coming to an end. Beck and his guest, David Buckner, professor o... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's Comedy Tour: Coming to a Theater Near Year - Posted April 13, 2009
FNC's Glenn Beck will be hitting the road in June for "The Common Sense Tour," his six-city live one man comedy show. Although the logo may continue the ... [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]

Morning Reading List 04.13.09 - Posted April 13, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Its day 84 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck and Larry King Get "Super" - Posted April 11, 2009
Current TV's "SuperNews" regularly skewers celebrities and other public figures (and Twitter). A couple recent segments have taken on the cable news community. There's Glenn Beck below and a ... [TVNewser]

"Commander In Tweet" Levy Back With More News - Posted April 10, 2009
Fox News' "commander in tweet" Andy Levy was back with another edition of "Twitter News" on Red Eye this week. Red Eye celebrated its 500th show this week as well. In the segment, Levy explains how Twitter is much more than a "place where cool kids like Ashton Kutcher and Snoop Dogg... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Beck Special: "Destined to Repeat(?)" - Posted April 9, 2009
Glenn Beck announced a new special on his show today — "Destined to Repeat(?)" The special airs tomorrow at 5pmET. From his Website: "Beck sits down with some of the greatest historians and authors to put the current crisis in context." "A lot of shows you can hop in and out but... [TVNewser]

Frei: From The "Stiff Upper Lip" To "A Quivering Lower Lip" - Posted April 9, 2009
BBC World News America anchor Matt Frei is a European in D.C. — and from this perspective he weighs in on the Emo-anchor rise in ... [TVNewser]

9 Principles, 12 Values...And Now, 6 Ideas - Posted April 9, 2009
First there was Glenn Beck's 9 principles and 12 values. Well tonight Sean Han... [TVNewser]

Fear and Jenga at Fox: The Success of Glenn Beck - Posted April 9, 2009
"On March 23, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner unveiled the Obama Administration's toxic-bank-assets plan. The stock markets cheered the news, sending the Dow up 497 points. This meant one thing: it was time for ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.09.09 - Posted April 9, 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 80 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Carlson Talks Obama, Beck, Bailouts on the Menu - Posted April 8, 2009
Former CNN and MSNBC anchor Tucker Carlson joined us this morning from D.C. to talk President Obama and more. We talked about the bailouts, which Carlson said he's been against since the Bush administration. "I don't think anybody has a right to a federally subsidized ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu Welcomes Back Tucker Carlson - Posted April 8, 2009
When last we spoke to Tucker Carlson the entire world was in the process of descending on Washington DC ahead of Barack Obama's inauguration. At the time Tucker described the all the security surrounding... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu Welcomes Back Tucker Carlson - Posted April 8, 2009
When last we spoke to Tucker Carlson the entire world was in the process of descending on Washington DC ahead of Barack Obama's inauguration. At the time Tucker described the all the security surrounding... [FishbowlNY]

The Rise of the Emo-Anchor - Posted April 8, 2009
What's with all the on-air emoting? The New York Observer's Felix Gillette writes about this trend in the cover story for today's pap... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.08.09 - Posted April 8, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Its day 79 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

"The Ed Show" Premiere: Post-Mortem - Posted April 7, 2009
Ed Schultz' new 6pmET MSNBC show premiered last night, and so far the reaction to "The Ed Show" on the Web has been mixed. We'll have ratings soon, but first, here's a look at some first-night thoughts: • Variety's ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Scarborough, Paxman, Cramer... - Posted April 7, 2009
> "The Joe Scarborough Show" debuts this week on 630 WMAL in D.C. The radio show, hosted by Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski from 10-11:45amET, is up 89% from January to February '09 in NY in the A25-54 demo, topping WOR at 10amET and lead-in "Imus in the Morning" for the month.... [TVNewser]

Beck: "I'm a Crybaby. I Cry at Commercials" - Posted April 6, 2009
New York Magazine's Michael Idov takes a car ride with Glenn Beck from FNC HQ in New York City to his "lakefront ... [TVNewser]

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]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted April 1, 2009
Another round of layoffs at Forbes- FishbowlNY Ex-Google designer Douglas Bowman moves to Twitter- ... [FishbowlLA]

Colbert Begins The 10/31 Project, Mimics Beck - Posted April 1, 2009
Morning Joe speculated yesterday Stephen Colbert may gain some new material with Glenn Beck, and last night Colbert delivered. He announced the launch of ... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly Talks Rush, Beck, Penn on Letterman - Posted April 1, 2009
FNC's Bill O'Reilly spent a rare three segments on the Late Show couch talking to David Letterman last night. The interview had none of ... [TVNewser]

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]

Morning Joe Talks Glenn Beck: "Roger Ailes is the Genius" - Posted March 31, 2009
The Morning Joe team explored the Glenn Beck phenomenon today, as Willie Geist put together a collection of some of the most emotional clips of the FNC host. Immediately following the video, co-h... [TVNewser]

The Glenn Beck Program Soundboard - Posted March 30, 2009
What's with these Glenn Beck noises? WebNewser has the details about the "nine principles behind [Beck's] meteoric rise" (the noises are one):... [TVNewser]

The Nine Principles Behind Glenn Beck's Success - Posted March 30, 2009
Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck is the talk of the cable news world today, with a front page story in the New York Times about his ratings dominance and the reigning ratings king, Bill O'Reilly... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Bill O'Reilly on Penn, Blitzer and Meghan McCain - Posted March 30, 2009
As Bill O'Reilly enters his 100th month as the host of the top-rated cable news show, The Hollywood Reporter asks him ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck: "If You Take What I Say As Gospel, You're An Idiot" - Posted March 30, 2009
Fox News Channel's Glenn Beck, "suddenly one of the most powerful media voices for the nation's conservative populist anger," is featured in a front page story in the Ne... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: Brian Stelter Talks Glenn Beck - Posted March 30, 2009
The Morning Media Menu was joined today by NYT's Brian Stelter. Topic dujour- Stelter's front page story today on Glenn Beck, ratings phenomenon for Fox News. "Up until a few months ago CNN and MSNBC were kind of breathing down Fox's neck at 5pm. Now... [FishbowlDC]

NYT's Stelter Talks Beck on the Menu - Posted March 30, 2009
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Morning Media Menu with NYT's Brian Stelter - Posted March 30, 2009
Today on the Menu, after overcoming some technical difficulties that Steve assures us is not the fault of New Jersey (where he is broadcasting from) we talk with the NYT's Brian Stelter about his A... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu with NYT's Brian Stelter - Posted March 30, 2009
Today on the Menu, after overcoming some technical difficulties that Steve assures us is not the fault of New Jersey (where he is broadcasting from) we talk with the NYT's Brian Stelter about his A... [FishbowlNY]

Fox News, MSNBC Ratings Stories - Posted March 27, 2009
Keep an eye out over the next couple of days for cable news ratings stories in your local newspaper (and online, of course). TVNewser hears the New York Times is prepping a feature on Glenn Beck. Since Beck's "You Are Not Alone" special March 13, his show has been averaging 587,000 A25-54... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 03.24.09 - Posted March 24, 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 64 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Beck Talks Tim Russert: "If You Miss Him, You Should Become Him" - Posted March 23, 2009
Glenn Beck began his program tonight with a lengthy, wide-ranging "The One Thing" segment about his entire political philosophy, the media, recent criticism and more. He responded to MSNBC's Keith Olberm... [TVNewser]

Maher and Olbermann Talk Beck, Cornell - Posted March 21, 2009
Keith Olbermann appeared last night on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher as the second guest and later as a member of the panel. The conversation began with Cornell University (both are alumni) and the origin of their political beliefs. Maher also asked Olbermann why he continues to use the "Mission... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 03.19.09 - Posted March 19, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Beck: "I Don't Think There's a Problem With People Showing Emotion" - Posted March 17, 2009
Lloyd Grove talks to ratings-juggernaut Glenn Beck in a lengthy, per... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's Friday Special is #1 For the Month - Posted March 16, 2009
Glenn Beck's "We Surround Them, You Are Not Alone" 5pmET special, featuring a studio audience and viewing parties around the nation, was the top-rated show on cable news in the A25-54 dem... [TVNewser]

Shep Promotes "Glenn Beck Friday": Doom Room, Fear Chamber and "Ginormous Ratings" - Posted March 13, 2009
Fox News has been promoting "Glenn Beck Friday" all day today, in anticipation of Beck's 5pm... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Beck, Greenberg, Golodryga... - Posted March 12, 2009
> FNC's Glenn Beck is featured in a lengthy car-related profile in Motor Trend magazine. "Make no mistake, Beck is patriotic and thus he owns American cars," reports K.S. Wang.... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu With HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell - Posted March 12, 2009
Today on the Menu we're joined by HLN anchor Jane Velez-Mitchell. Velez-Mitchell's "Issues," which launched last year as a replacement for Glenn Beck has since brought in record ratings for H... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu With HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell - Posted March 12, 2009
Today on the Menu we're joined by HLN anchor Jane Velez-Mitchell. Velez-Mitchell's "Issues," which launched last year as a replacement for Glenn Beck has since brought in record ratings for H... [FishbowlNY]

Jane Velez-Mitchell on Tomorrow's "Menu" - Posted March 11, 2009
HLN anchor Jane Velez-Mitchell will be a guest on tomorrow' mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast. Velez-Mitchell's "Issues" has brought in ... [TVNewser]

Beck Tops Hannity; Second Biggest Draw in Cable News - Posted March 11, 2009
Glenn Beck on Fox News Channel continues to be a ratings hit. Yesterday's show drew 662,000 viewers in the A25-54 demo, making it the second most-popular cable news show with younger viewers, even topping, for the first time, Sean Hannity's show at 9pmET. However, Hannity beat Beck in Total Viewers (2.376 million... [TVNewser]

Rumors Swirl as Ed Schultz Guest Hosts on MSNBC - Posted March 11, 2009
With the hypothetical possibility of a new MSNBC show at 10pmET, each guest hosting spot gets extra scrutiny. This was the case with radio host Ed Schultz, who filled in for David Shuster... [TVNewser]

HLN Expands "Issues" to Seven Days - Posted March 10, 2009
TVNewser has learned HLN is expanding "Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell" to seven days a week. This means two Atlanta-based HLN shows, "Not Just Another Cable News Show" and "News to Me" will be canceled. We're told one New York staffer will lose their job in the programming shuffle. Other staffers are expected... [TVNewser]

The News/Fake News Intersection: Beck, Cramer - Posted March 6, 2009
On Wednesday night, The Daily Show's Jon Stewart delivered a lengthy rant against CNBC, of which Jim Cramer was a major part, and The Colbert Report's ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck, A Ratings Hit for Fox, Takes His Show to the People - Posted March 6, 2009
The Glenn Beck Program, an out-of-the gate ratings sensation for Fox News, announced today that next Friday's show will air before a live audience, outside. "I hope it's not too chilly for you," said Beck. "Bundle up, baby... [TVNewser]

Cheney's "Favorite Channel" Doing Just Fine in Obama Admin - Posted March 5, 2009
LATimes' Matea Gold profiles Glenn Beck in tomorrow's paper. Some DC highlights below and check out the entire piece here. So much for the predictions that Fox News, reportedly the favorite channel of former Vice President ... [FishbowlDC]

Colbert to Beck: "Crank Up the Crazy and Rip Off the Knob" - Posted March 5, 2009
While The Daily Show was tearing into CNBC last night (or, as The Huffington Post put it, "locking down their Peabody Award"), The Colbert Report was complimenting new FNC host Glenn B... [TVNewser]

"Issues" Working For HLN's "Niche-Target" Strategy - Posted March 3, 2009
"Jane Velez-Mitchell is a true-crime author, a television talking head, a lesbian, an animal activist, a recovering alcoholic and a vegan. She was until recently a glorified freelancer for Headline News, the sister channel of CNN." This is how the New York Times' ... [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]

Glenn Beck Claims to be Scientific, Postulating that Arctic is Melting Because 'Heat Rises' - Posted February 24, 2009
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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]

Beck Talks "Twilight," Clooney, Jolie - Posted February 17, 2009
FNC anchor Glenn Beck is profiled in Patricia Sheridan's "Breakfast With..." series, and discuss... [TVNewser]

Beck: "I Will Never Say What I Don't Believe" - Posted February 8, 2009
Camilla A. Herrera of The Stamford Advocate spent a day with Glenn Beck for a profile of the new FNC h... [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]

Beck: "The Cavalry Has Arrived. FOX Is Here" - Posted February 4, 2009
Glenn Beck got choked up last night during his program while interviewing a father whose step-daughter has been missing since 2004. Beck said he made a promise to the step-father to help find his daughter, and now that he's at Fox News, "I can finally tell you sir that I am not... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck, the "Recovering Egomaniac" - Posted January 27, 2009
The Houston Chronicle's David Barron profiles FNC's Glenn Beck, who explains one of the differences between himself and his new colleague ... [TVNewser]

New Look for FoxNews.com - Posted January 27, 2009
FoxNews.com has "reskinned" its Website. The cleaner layout makes weather accessible directly from main navigation pagem, Fox News prime time shows (beginning with the 5pmET's Glenn Beck are accessible from a section at the bottom of the front page, there are modules on the right side for Top Videos, blogs and... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

As The Blago Turns... - Posted January 27, 2009
This morning, Gov. Rod Blagojevich appeared on CBS' The Early Show and Fox & Friends. So where is he headed for the rest of the day? • Fox News Radio (Tom Sullivan Show) • FBN (Happy Hour — pre-taped) • Associated Press TV • truTV/In Session (... [TVNewser]

Beck Begins With Total Viewer Win - Posted January 21, 2009
Glenn Beck's new Fox News program premiered Monday, and the 5pmET show debuted with 2,388,000 Total Viewers and 467,000 in the A25-54 demo. It placed first in ... [TVNewser]

Bill Shine on the "Win-Win" of Glenn Beck - Posted January 19, 2009
At 5pmET today, Fox News premieres one of the biggest free agent signings in the network's short history, as Glenn Beck takes over to compete with MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews and CNN'... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's First Guest: Sarah Palin - Posted January 15, 2009
Glenn Beck's 5pmET Fox News program premieres on Monday, and Politico's Michael Cald... [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]

Glenn Beck Appears on CBS Before FNC Premiere Next Week - Posted January 14, 2009
Ahead of his Fox News Channel program's premiere on Monday, Glenn Beck appeared this morning on CBS' The Early Show. Beck talked to anchor ... [TVNewser]

TVNewser Challenge '09 Poll Results - Posted January 10, 2009
With more votes cast this year than last year, the TVNewser Challenge '09 has come to an end. Let's take a look at the results: In two repeat votes from last year, 68% thought the Today show would "maintain its dominance" in the year ahead and 59% picked the NBC Nightly News... [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]

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]

CNN Edits Kathy Griffin's Blue Moment - Posted January 1, 2009
In the first 15 minutes of CNN's New Year's Eve Special, Kathy Griffin managed to antagonize, provoke and entertain in her own unrivaled way. Early comments included, "Can I get a pap smear from Dr. Sanjay G... [TVNewser]

Top 10 TVNewser Stories of '08 - Posted December 31, 2008
From a Matt Lauer tease to a disturbing Glenn Beck video (and his new place of employment). From what David Shuster said on-air to what Jesse Jackson said off-air, ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Story Pulled Because of his Mormon Faith? - Posted December 27, 2008
James Dobson's Focus on the Family pulled an article about Glenn Beck's book "The Christmas Sweater" from one of its Websites after complaints from followers, the Mormon Times ... [TVNewser]

Beck: "It's Just The Way I Roll" - Posted December 22, 2008
Foxnews.com has a promo for the upcoming Glenn Beck show, premiering January 19 at 5pmET. "Politicians — do they know what they're doing or are they just blatantly stupid?" Beck asks. Take a look... > Update: Video now in the jump, due to some technical problems... ... [TVNewser]

Nancy Grace's Best Ratings Ever - Posted December 12, 2008
"Nancy Grace" saw its best ratings ever last night while covering a ... [TVNewser]

Beck: "The Media Everywhere Misses The Bigger Picture" - Posted December 11, 2008
"Glenn Beck is not known for his compassion. As host of the third highest rated radio talk show and a new program soon to debut on Fox News, Beck courts controversy regularly," begins a Q&a... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough & Mika Brzezinski Begin Radio Show Monday - Posted December 5, 2008
First on TVNewser: Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski begin hosting a radio show on WABC in New York Monday morning. The show will air from 10am-Noon, following Imu... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's FNC Show to Begin Jan. 19 - Posted December 1, 2008
First on TVNewser: Glenn Beck's new Fox News Channel show will debut January 19, one day before the inauguration, TVNewser has learned. The show will be called Glenn Beck and will air at 5pmET. We also hear ... [TVNewser]

Beck Tops NYT Best Seller List - Posted November 24, 2008
As expected, Glenn Beck's new book, "The Christmas Sweater," debuted at #1 on the New York Times Best Sellers list. It was last year ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's "The Christmas Sweater" to Debut at #1 - Posted November 19, 2008
Breaking: Glenn Beck's latest book "The Christmas Sweater" will debut at #1 on the New York Times Best Sellers list this weekend. The book, Beck's third, was released last Tuesday and insiders tell us... [TVNewser]

"Glenn Beck" To Begin Early on FNC? - Posted November 11, 2008
Glenn Beck's show could begin airing on Fox News Channel earlier than planned. When Beck left Headline News last month, it was announced his show would premiere on FNC in the sp... [TVNewser]

FNC's Jay Wallace: "People Tuned in to Us for the First Time and They Liked What They Saw" - Posted November 7, 2008
Tuesday at 11pmET was the culmination of almost two years of Election 2008 coverage, and now the news networks move on to covering the advent of an Obama administration. In an interview with TVNewser, FNC VP of news editorial Jay Wallace reflects on election night: "I thought... [TVNewser]

FNC's Growingly Expensive Lineup - Posted October 23, 2008
Just in the last three weeks, Fox News Channel re-signed Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity, arguably its two biggest stars, to ... [TVNewser]

Just Another Day at the Office - Posted October 23, 2008
Well this is new. So, someone has decided to send a letter addressed to Glenn Beck of CNN Headline News (not anymore) to the mediabistro.com offices... [TVNewser]

Why Conservative Talker Michael Smerconish Endorsed Obama - Posted October 17, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Philadelphia radio talker Michael Smerconish, a life-long Republican, swears he's not using his Obama endorsement today to land a fulltime spot on increasingly liberal MSNBC. Smerconish, an MSNBC regular, sh... [TVNewser]

Jane Velez Mitchell to Anchor HLN's 7pmET Hour - Posted October 17, 2008
First on TVNewser: Headline News has placed Jane Velez Mitchell in the 7pmET slot being left vacant by Glenn Beck. Velez Mitchell is being br... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck To Join Fox News Channel - Posted October 16, 2008
It's official. Glenn Beck is bringing his TV program to Fox News Channel in the Spring of 2009. The program currently airs at 7pmET and 9pmET on Headline News and will occupy the 5pmET slot on FNC. Beck will continue his daily radio show The Glenn Beck Program as well... [TVNewser]

Beck Headed to Fox News? - Posted October 16, 2008
The Drudge Report has posted a "developing" item about a potential network switch for Headline News' Glenn Beck: "Glenn Beck close to deal with FOX NEWS CHANNEL for 5pm show." We're looking into it, but here's what we know. In March, Beck and FNC CEO ... [TVNewser]

Beck Takes Viewer Calls Tonight - Posted October 6, 2008
Do you have something you want to ask Headline News' Glenn Beck? Tonight you'll get a chance, as Beck hosts his second-ever live call-in show. The first show was on September 24 (pictured) as part of his "Exposed: The End of Oil" series. Tonight's show will be part of the "Eco... [TVNewser]

Q3 2008: CNN's Best in 5+ Years - Posted October 1, 2008
CNN had its best quarter in more than five years, in total day and prime time in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. The network also showed more growth year-to-year than any other cable news network in the younger demo. Headline News also performed well, with Nancy Grace and Glenn Beck both... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Beats Glenn Beck - Posted July 22, 2008
In a 9pmET face-off against himself, Glenn Beck (on CNN) topped Glenn Beck (on Headline News) last night. Filling in on Larry King Live on CNN, Beck drew 269,000 A25-54 demo viewers and 950,000 Total Viewers. His 9pmET show on HLN (which has its first airing at 7pm) drew 118,000 in the... [TVNewser]

Cablers Cover Rejected McCain Op-Ed - Posted July 21, 2008
One of the big topics of the day on the cable news channels is Drudge Report's story about the New York Times rejecting Sen. John McCain's proposed Op-Ed about Iraq. Fox News has Carl Cameron reporting the story, MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck to Host Larry King Live - Posted July 21, 2008
Look for some cross-network show hosting tonight on CNN. Glenn Beck will be filling in for Larry King tonight on CNN at 9pmET while hosting his Headline News show at the same time. The HL... [TVNewser]

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]

Good Morning Other Network's Stars - Posted July 15, 2008
Fox Business Network VP and anchor Alexis Glick appeared on ABC's Good Morning America today — her third crossover appearance in less than a month. Glick first appeared on GMA ... [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]

Morning Reading List, 04.03.08 - Posted April 3, 2008
Good morning Washington. Perez Hilton is a WHCA guest! And Donatella Versace, too! And it's the birthday of Politico's Jonathan Martin and Mike Allen's Mom. Speaking of Jonathan Martin's b-day, Mike Al... [FishbowlDC]

Schadenfreude Special: Wild Fires - Posted October 23, 2007
Natural disasters really bring out the worst in people: Glenn Beck takes a swing at the residents of Malibu. Jezebel is glad all those rich ... [FishbowlLA]

Another "Unexpected" Publishing Success Story - Posted August 9, 2007
The New York Times' Motoko Rich reports on the bestseller status of former Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell's LONE SURVIVOR, a dramatic memoir of his time in Afghanistan. Luttrell's book, with 275,000 copies in print, describes how was the only one of four men on the mission to survive after a viole... [GalleyCat]

Morning Reading List, 06.18.07 - Posted June 18, 2007
Good morning Washington. An NBC release announced that since "Meet the Press" did not air at its normal time last Sunday, it was labeled a special by Nielsen "and therefore this edition of 'Meet the Press' will not be included in the week or season-to-date average." Slate's John Dickerson ... [FishbowlDC]

Partying With The King - Posted April 19, 2007
King and his wife flank the Trumps The short hallway between the "Pool Room" and bar acted as a sort of cosmic, generational media portal last night at the Four Seasons, where a pair of cocktail parties — one celebrating Larry King's 50 years in broadcasting (a.k.a the "old people room"), the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Partying With The King - Posted April 19, 2007
King and his wife flank the Trumps The short hallway between the "Pool Room" and bar acted as a sort of cosmic, generational media portal last night at the Four Seasons, where a pair of cocktail parties — one celebrating Larry King's 50 years in broadcasting (a.k.a the "old people room"), the... [FishbowlNY]

Olbermann Slams Anderson: 'He's The Only Person Who Has Not Been Informed That He Is A Marketing Experiment' - Posted February 22, 2007
Is that the new contract talking? Keith Olbermann sounds off on the cable competition in the latest issue Rolling Stone [via TVNewser]: Anderson Cooper: "...He is the only person who has not been informed that he... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Olbermann Slams Anderson: 'He's The Only Person Who Has Not Been Informed That He Is A Marketing Experiment' - Posted February 22, 2007
Is that the new contract talking? Keith Olbermann sounds off on the cable competition in the latest issue Rolling Stone [via TVNewser]: Anderson Cooper: "...He is the only person who has not been informed that he... [FishbowlNY]

John Griffiths Talks Recovery In Pop Culture with Ted Casablanca - Posted January 29, 2007
John Griffiths, television critic for Us Weekly, is also the host of The Hollywood Pitch on CRNTalk. He has a great show set for tonight from 7-9 p.m. (PST). From the release: Principles before... [FishbowlLA]

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