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A Fulltime Job and Twins, CNN's Kyra Phillips Now Adds a Podcast to Her Routine - Posted April 14, 2014
Increasingly, TV news anchors and hosts are going extra-curricular as they expand their "brand." A few years ago, former CBS "Early Show" and local TV anchor Rene Syler launched parenting site ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: January 12 - Posted January 16, 2014
CBS' "Face the Nation" won in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic for the second week in a row on January 12. NBC's "Meet the Press" was second and ABC's "This Week" was third, with "Fox News Sunday" in fourth and Univision's "Al Punto" in fifth. Compared to the ... [TVNewser]

Best Quotes from the Sunday Shows, 1.12.14 - Posted January 13, 2014
ABC's "This Week" - "And the reality is, things go wrong in an administration. And frankly, you know, he was in campaign-mode at the time, during campaign-mode you miss a lot of things. You're not paying as much attention. We see that with Benghazi." - Rudy Giuliani... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview 1.10 - 1.12 - Posted January 10, 2014
Who's on the weekend shows this week? Glad you asked: --CBS's "Face the Nation": Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), John Harris from Politico, Rana Foroo... [FishbowlDC]

FNC's John Roberts, CNN's Bill Weir Interview Toronto Mayor Rob Ford - Posted November 18, 2013
The Toronto Council meets again today to decide whether to strip embattled Mayor Rob Ford of more of his powers. Meanwhile, Ford is not backing down. Over the weekend, while Bobby Moynihan ... [TVNewser]

Why The Supreme Court Finally Ended The Facebook Beacon Class-Action Lawsuit - Posted November 4, 2013
It's finally lights out for the Facebook Bea... [AllFacebook]

HLN Anchor Kyra Phillips Honored - Posted September 30, 2013
HLN anchor Kyra Phillips received the Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award for her support of those with disabilities Saturday night at a gala event in Denver. Phillips and husband, Fox News anchor ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: September 15 - Posted September 19, 2013
CBS' "Face the Nation" was the most-watched Sunday public affairs show in both total viewers and A25-54 viewers on September 15. ABC's "This Week," which had an exclusive interview... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: June 30 - Posted July 8, 2013
CBS' "Face the Nation" topped the Sunday public affairs shows in both ratings measurements June 30, with NBC's "Meet the Press" and ABC's "This Week" trading off for second place. In Total Viewers, NBC's "Meet the Press" had a +9,000 Total Viewer lead on ABC's "This Week." In the A25-54 demographic, ABC... [TVNewser]

President Obama To Speak at 10 AM, As More Correspondents Descend On Oklahoma - Posted May 21, 2013
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A Tough Road Ahead For Jeff Zucker, Chris Cuomo And CNN In The Morning - Posted January 29, 2013
The day he was announced as CNN's new worldwide president, Jeff Zucker and his new boss Turner Broadcasting chairman Phil Kent ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: January 6 - Posted January 11, 2013
It was a narrow win for "Meet the Press" for the first show of 2013. NBC beat CBS' "Face the Nation" by +8,000 Total Viewers and +63,000 A25-54 viewers. Compared to the same week last year, CBS and Fox were up in bo... [Fishbowl NY]

Sunday Show Ratings: January 6 - Posted January 11, 2013
It was a narrow win for "Meet the Press" for the first show of 2013. NBC beat CBS' "Face the Nation" by +8,000 Total Viewers and +63,000 A25-54 viewers. Compared to the same week last year, CBS and Fox were up in bo... [FishbowlNY]

'Raising America with Kyra Phillips' to Bow on HLN - Posted January 10, 2013
"Raising America" a new daytime show hosted by Kyra Phillips will debut February 4 at NoonET on HLN, TVNewser has learned. Phillips, a 13-year CNN veteran joined HLN last summer. Phillips field anchored HLN's RNC and DNC coverage, got... [TVNewser]

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

Where to Watch the Final Presidential Debate - Posted October 22, 2012
Tonight is the third and final Presidential debate of this election cycle. CBS' Bob Schieffer moderates at Lynn University in Boca Raton. Here's a round up of what the cable and broadcast networks have planned... ... [TVNewser]

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

John Roberts' Other Job at the RNC: Fixing Kyra Phillips' Hair - Posted August 28, 2012
HLN anchor Kyra Phillips calls this her first political convention "on the inside." "Being on the floor, interacting with the delegates -- I've covered conventions before as an anchor, as a correspondent, with regard to policy and the speeches ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: August 12 - Posted August 17, 2012
On the heels of Mitt Romney's announcement of Paul Ryan as his running mate, NBC's "Meet the Press" was the top political affairs show last week. "MTP" won despite lower national coverage (91%) and an unusual airtime, live across all time zones at 9amET/6amPT, due to NBC's coverage... [TVNewser]

Kyra Phillips Leading HLN's Political Convention Coverage - Posted August 15, 2012
As we reported last November, HLN is going to be dedicating plenty of time to the 2012 election... albeit with a decidedly different tack than ... [TVNewser]

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

Sunday Show Ratings: July 8 - Posted July 13, 2012
A win last week for CBS' "Face the Nation" as "Meet the Press" was preempted for NBC's coverage of the Tour de France. ABC's "This Week" comes in second, followed by "Fox News Sunday" (hosted this week by John Roberts) and Univis... [TVNewser]

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

2012 TVNewser March Madness Bracket Challenge: The Winner Is... - Posted April 3, 2012
With Kentucky's 67-59 win over Kansas last night, March Madness has officially come to an end. That also means that it is time to declare a winner in TVNewser's ... [TVNewser]

TVNewser's 2012 March Madness Bracket Challenge - Posted March 15, 2012
Spring is in the air, and that can only mean two things: March Madness and TVNewser's 2012 bracket challenge. Every March we have TV news talent, executives and producers fill out their brackets and make their picks, with the winner receiving the ultimate prize: bragging rights. ... [TVNewser]

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

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

Son of Fox Sports Broadcaster Dies in Car Crash - Posted February 18, 2012
Christopher Myers, the 19-year-old-son of Fox Sports anchor Chris Myers, was killed in a fatal car accident Thursday in Southern California. "It is ... [AllTwitter]

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

Who #Answered and Who #Dodged? Twitter Releases Results From Fox News Debate - Posted January 17, 2012
During last night's Fox News debate, Newt Gingrich made sure to #answer, while Mitt Romney decided to #dodge. That is according to Twitter, wh... [Fishbowl NY]

Who #Answered and Who #Dodged? Twitter Releases Results From Fox News Debate - Posted January 17, 2012
During last night's Fox News debate, Newt Gingrich made sure to #answer, while Mitt Romney decided to #dodge. That is according to Twitter, wh... [FishbowlNY]

What Does Google Say about Iowa? - Posted January 3, 2012
The news networks continue to pair up with the data-rich online media companies, including Facebook and Google. Sunday, Facebook and NBC team up for a GOP debate in New Hampshire. And tonight, Fox News Channel -- which teamed with Google for a GOP debate in September -- will have John Roberts... [Fishbowl NY]

What Does Google Say about Iowa? - Posted January 3, 2012
The news networks continue to pair up with the data-rich online media companies, including Facebook and Google. Sunday, Facebook and NBC team up for a GOP debate in New Hampshire. And tonight, Fox News Channel -- which teamed with Google for a GOP debate in September -- will have John Roberts... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Prepares Morning Show Refresh - Posted October 30, 2011
What we first reported in September, is about to happen at CNN. Soledad O'Brien who has been CNN's lead documentary correspondent, will return to anchorin... [FishbowlLA]

CNN Prepares Morning Show Refresh - Posted October 30, 2011
What we first reported in September, is about to happen at CNN. Soledad O'Brien who has been CNN's lead documentary correspondent, will return to anchorin... [TVNewser]

Cablers Plan Extended Weekend Coverage for Hurricane Irene - Posted August 26, 2011
It's all hands on deck for the cable news networks, even though many of those hands will be in the path of Hurricane Irene (satellite image above from 2:17pmET.) Fox News is planning to preempt the business block tomorrow from 10am-NoonET as well as "Huckabee," and Jeanin... [TVNewser]

Hurricane Irene Keeps Reporters & Forecasters on the Move - Posted August 25, 2011
TV news anchors, correspondents and meteorologists may not have to go far from their New York headquarters to cover Hurricane Irene as the Category 3 storm barrels toward the East Coast. With the 11amET advisory, the storm continues its catastrophic path toward Nort... [TVNewser]

Party Tonight for a Bunch of Washington Bigwigs, Some Bigger than Others - Posted July 13, 2011
Tonight the Bipartisan Policy Center hosts a cocktail reception for their new class of senior fellows at the center on Eye Street. The BPC was recently hailed by NJ as "one of Washington's most attractive destinations for former lawmakers, Cabinet officials and others." Now we know why...honored tonight will be Sens.... [FishbowlDC]

Ed Henry Leaves CNN for Fox News Channel - Posted June 20, 2011
CNN chief White House correspondent Ed Henry is leaving CNN to Fox News Channel, a source familiar with the matter confirms to TVNewser. Henry will become chief White House correspondent for FNC, ... [TVNewser]

Kyra Phillips returns to CNN after birth of twins - Posted June 7, 2011
Three months after giving birth to twins, CNN's Kyra Phillips is back on the air. Phillips, who anchors CNN's 9-11am hours and partner, Fox News correspondent John Roberts, gave birth to twins Kellen and Sage on March 15. ... [TVNewser]

Cablers Throw out Royal Wedding Playbook to Cover Deadly Southern Storms - Posted April 28, 2011
The plan was that much of today's cable news coverage would be from London, ahead of tomorrow's Royal Wedding. That changed as the damage reports came in and the death toll rose from last night's string of Southern storms. FNC has devoted a majority of airtime today to the devastation in the... [Fishbowl NY]

Cablers Throw out Royal Wedding Playbook to Cover Deadly Southern Storms - Posted April 28, 2011
The plan was that much of today's cable news coverage would be from London, ahead of tomorrow's Royal Wedding. That changed as the damage reports came in and the death toll rose from last night's string of Southern storms. FNC has devoted a majority of airtime today to the devastation in the... [FishbowlNY]

Cablers Throw out Royal Wedding Playbook to Cover Deadly Southern Storms - Posted April 28, 2011
The plan was that much of today's cable news coverage would be from London, ahead of tomorrow's Royal Wedding. That changed as the damage reports came in and the death toll rose from last night's string of Southern storms. FNC has devoted a majority of airtime today to the devastation in the... [TVNewser]

Kyra Phillips and John Roberts Now Proud Parents - Posted March 15, 2011
Fox News correspondent John Roberts and CNN anchor Kyra Phillips are now the proud parents of twins. Phillips gave birth just after midnight last night to son Kellan Cl... [TVNewser]

FNC's Greg Palkot and Olaf Wiig Talk to John Roberts About Being Attacked in Cairo - Posted February 7, 2011
Fox News Channel correspondent Greg Palkot and his cameraman Olaf Wiig are safe, after b... [TVNewser]

Fox News' Greg Palkot & Producer Hospitalized After Being Attacked While Covering Egypt Protests - Posted February 3, 2011
Fox News Channel foreign correspondent Greg Palkot and FNC producer Olaf Wiig have been ... [TVNewser]

John Roberts' Fox News Channel Debut - Posted January 10, 2011
John Roberts made his Fox News Channel debut during "Studio B with ... [Fishbowl NY]

John Roberts' Fox News Channel Debut - Posted January 10, 2011
John Roberts made his Fox News Channel debut during "Studio B with ... [FishbowlNY]

John Roberts' Fox News Channel Debut - Posted January 10, 2011
John Roberts made his Fox News Channel debut during "Studio B with ... [TVNewser]

John Roberts Expected to Join FOX News Channel - Posted January 3, 2011
Big news from the cable news world. TVNewser scoops that John Roberts... [TVSpy]

John Roberts To Join Fox News Channel - Posted January 3, 2011
Former CNN "American Morning" anchor John Roberts is expected to join FOX News Channel as a senior national correspondent, based in Atlanta. He will be reporting on major domestic and international stories for the network. Update: ... [TVNewser]

CNN 2010: Veteran Network has Worst Primetime Performance Since at Least the Mid-90's - Posted December 29, 2010
2010 was not a good year for CNN. The network had its worst primetime performance in both total viewers and adults 25-54 since at least 1996, and tied (with 1999) for its lowest performance ever in adults 25-54 in total day. In primetime, the network was down an alarming 34% in... [TVNewser]

Revolving Door: 12.16 - Posted December 16, 2010
Here are this week's PR and media highlights from Mediabistro's Revolving Door Newsletter: Roxana Tiron has been named defense reporter at Bloomberg Government. She had been defense reporter at The Hill. ... [PRNewser]

John Roberts Leaving 'American Morning;' Show to be 'more upbeat and faster-paced,' Ken Jautz says - Posted December 14, 2010
CNN's "American Morning" is not only going to be getting a new EP soon, a new anchor will need to be hired as well. John Roberts will be leaving the show by the end of the year, heading for CNN headquarters in Atlanta where he will be ... [TVNewser]

John Roberts Out as CNN 'American Morning' Host - Posted December 14, 2010
Ken Jautz has announced that CNN John Roberts is out from American Morning. Discussions are allegedly happening for an Atlanta-based role for him so he can be closer to his fiance. Though Jautz didn't criticize Roberts, he said he's looking for the show to be "more upbeat" and "faster-paced." He's adding ... [FishbowlDC]

Tony Harris Leaving CNN; John Roberts Heading to Atlanta - Posted December 7, 2010
TVNewser has learned Tony Harris is leaving CNN after six years with the network. Harris anchors the 11am-1pmET hours of CNN Newsroom and will depart at the end of the year. Harris joined CNN in Sept. 2004 from Atlanta's CBS station, WGCL. ... [TVNewser]

Kyra Phillips and John Roberts Prep for Twins - Posted October 28, 2010
CNN's Kyra Phillips and John Roberts have ... [TVNewser]

Cami McCormick to Accept CBS Award an Annual Murrow Dinner - Posted October 2, 2010
CBS's Harry Smith, CNN's John Roberts, ABC's Jim Sciutto, NBC's Ann Curry, and MSNBC's Tamron Hal... [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]

Katrina Anniversary Coverage Update - Posted August 23, 2010
We have some updates to our roundup of news network coverage for the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina: CBS: Harry Smith will anchor "The Early Show" from New Orleans on Friday the 27th for full anniversary coverage throughout t... [TVNewser]

Cable News Notes: Covering the Final Combat Brigade as it Leaves Iraq - Posted August 18, 2010
• MSNBC remained in rolling coverage all night of the final U.S. military convoy as it made its way out of Iraq and in to Kuwait. For much of the night it was a tri-anchor situation with Keith Olbermann in New York, ... [TVNewser]

Networks Announce Katrina Anniversary Coverage - Posted August 18, 2010
As we arrive at the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina this month, the news nets are prepping special coverage to mark the occasion. We will update as we learn more, but here's what we've heard so far: Brian Williams will anchor "NBC Nightly News" from New Orleans on August 26, 27,... [TVNewser]

Women's Networking Style Isn't Helping Them Get Ahead, Study Finds - Posted August 17, 2010
Women may not be networking in a way that helps them get ahead, a new study from Indiana University South Bend finds. So while women have connections to just as many people as men, and do just as much networking, they're not connected to as many people higher up in an... [MediaJobsDaily]

John Roberts Loves Sultry Redheads - Posted June 30, 2010
During the first hour of "CNN Newsroom" today, Kyra Phillips tossed to John Roberts for a segment about supposed ... [TVNewser]

CBS' Barry Petersen Brings Very Personal 'Jan's Story' to the Air - Posted June 21, 2010
CBS News correspondent Barry Petersen released his book, Jan's Story: Love Lost to the Long Goodbye of Alzheimer's, in stores last week. It tells the story of his wife, a former television journalist herself who had been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's five years ago, and Petersen's ... [TVNewser]

John Roberts Choppers to the Rig; Joe Scarborough Takes Show to Pensacola - Posted June 9, 2010
While CNN's Anderson Cooper continues to try and book a BP executive on his show -- there's even a "Make BP appear on AC360" Facebook page -- Cooper's colleague ... [TVNewser]

Kiran Chetry + Trampoline = Pain - Posted June 9, 2010
If you've noticed anchor Kiran Chetry limping around the "American Morning" set this week here's why: a trampoline got the best of her last Friday during a friend's bar-b-que. "There were nine of us on the trampoline and we were jumping around like little kids. Ther... [TVNewser]

Edelman Hires Former McCain, Schwarzenegger Aide to Run U.S. Public Affairs - Posted June 2, 2010
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CNN's Kyra Phillips and John Roberts Engaged - Posted April 25, 2010
It's in the hole for CNN talent Kyra Phillips and John Roberts. The dating anchors are now engaged to be married and it happened in one of Phillips' favorite spots -- the golf course. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Anchors Head to West Virginia to Cover Mine Explosion - Posted April 6, 2010
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What Should CNN Do in the Mornings? - Posted March 13, 2010
After Thursday's news that CNN may be looking to revamp its morning progamming, we want to know what you think. What should CNN do with its early morning hours, now occupied by "American Morning" co-anchored by John Roberts and Ki... [TVNewser]

CNN Developing New Morning Show? - Posted March 11, 2010
CNN is developing a morning show pilot with a new format that is reportedly similar to the current morning chat shows on Fox News and MSNBC. The Wrap's Dylan Stableford reports: A representative for CNN had no comment. But according to one source famil... [TVNewser]

John Roberts Gets a Haircut - Posted March 9, 2010
CNN's John Roberts anchoring "American Morning" last week and this week: "The change was recommended by my personal 'style consultant'...Kyra," Roberts tells TVNewser for our ... [TVNewser]

The Story Behind the RadarOnline Roberts Story - Posted March 5, 2010
So apparently the hot exclusive - way out of their normal beat - story yesterday on RadarOnline about Chief Justice John Roberts retiring came from a law prof trying to make a point. Kashmir Hill... [FishbowlLA]

Does RadarOnline Have a Super Exclusive on Chief Justice Roberts? - Posted March 4, 2010
UPDATE: The answer is a resounding no. RadarOnline's last big scoop was exclusive access to the Octomom Nadya Suleman. Now they are reporting a m... [FishbowlLA]

John Roberts Revisits Ozzy Osbourne... This Time Without the Mullet - Posted January 28, 2010
CNN's John Roberts sure did love the 80s. Here he is with Ozzy Osbourne in Rio de Janeiro in 1985. Roberts, a veejay for Canada's MuchMusic, caught up ... [TVNewser]

CNN's 'American Morning' Shows Wrong Blumenthal - Posted January 6, 2010
During a report today about future Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal, CNN's "American Morning" accidentally used b-roll of political journalist and former Clinton advisor Sidney Blumenthal. 15 minutes later, John Roberts admitted the mix-up and said, "Our apologies to all, and in the immortal wor... [TVNewser]

Kyra Phillips and John Roberts --- Co-Anchors On Air, and Off - Posted January 1, 2010
CNN anchors Kyra Phillips and John Roberts, whose relationship was revealed earlier this year, spent New Year's Eve together -- on air. The two anchored a 2-hour edition of "CNN Tonight" from Atlanta, where... [TVNewser]

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

TV Doctors Celebrate Release of Sanjay Gupta's New Book - Posted December 15, 2009
"I'm grateful all the docs showed up, it's amazing, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, they're all here. So if something happens, you're going to be very well taken care of, and the whole world is going to know about it." Last night, CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta threw a party in midtown Manhattan for... [TVNewser]

Obama Officials Make Interview Rounds - Posted December 3, 2009
Obama's cabinet members are sitting for interviews this week to discuss two of the administration's top priorities: Afghanistan and the economy. CNN's John Roberts nabs the first interview with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton following her appeal to NATO for m... [TVNewser]

Coverage Plans: President Obama's Afghanistan Address Tonight - Posted December 1, 2009
President Obama will address the nation from West Point at 8pmET on his Afghanistan plans. TVNewser reported yesterday that all networks will carry Obama's primetime address. As far as we know so far, here's how the nets and cablers will cover... • CBS: Katie Couric will anchor CBS' live b... [FishbowlDC]

Anchors to Rotate for 'CNN Tonight' - Posted November 17, 2009
A number of CNN regulars will be anchoring 7pmET broadcasts for CNN this fall as a part of a special rotation and TVNewser has learned some of the early plans. Lou Dobbs' ... [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]

Jane Velez-Mitchell: 'This Is the Dialogue That Needs to Happen about Addiction' - Posted October 29, 2009
Peter Max artwork based on the book jacketIn NYC last night, HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell celebrated the release of her new memoir, iWant: My Journey from Addiction and Overconsumption to a Simpler, ... [TVNewser]

CNN Unveils New Site - Posted October 23, 2009
The CNN talent and brass turned out for a TV-style debut of the new CNN.com last night at the One Time Warner Center in NYC. Some guests were greeted as they arrived by anchor Campbell Brown and "American Morning" anchor ... [TVNewser]

GQ's "50 Most Powerful in DC" List: One Degree of Obama - Posted October 13, 2009
Photo from GQ.com. Forget Kevin Bacon. President Barack Obama and VP ... [FishbowlDC]

CBS, NBC Newsers Pick up Murrow Awards - Posted October 13, 2009
The ballroom at New York's Grand Hyatt was packed last night with local and national tvnewsers celebrating the best in the business as recognized by the RTNDA - Radio and TV News Directors Association. At the start of the event, Stacey Woelfel, the chairman of the organization,... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 09.30.09 - Posted September 30, 2009
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John Roberts Gets Close with Secretary Albright - Posted September 29, 2009
TMI alert. During an interview aired this morning with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, CNN "American Morning" host John Roberts got a little red in the face when the subject of the former Secretary's breasts came up. Clip is below. Unless you'd like to hear Albright describe her broach collection in... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 09.29.09 - Posted September 29, 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]

2009 RTNDA Awards Presenters Announced - Posted September 28, 2009
The Radio-Television News Directors Association has announced the presenter list for this year's awards: • Hoda Kotb, NBC News • Russ Mitchell, CBS News • ... [TVNewser]

Rob Marciano Causes John Roberts to Walk off the 'AM' Set - Posted September 10, 2009
Today on "American Morning," CNN weather anchor Rob Marciano made a comment to co-hosts John Roberts and Carol Costello that, perhaps, came off a little differently than he meant it. After bursting into laughter, Roberts actually stood up and ... [TVNewser]

Jamie Kraft Named EP of CNN's American Morning - Posted September 9, 2009
Jamie Kraft has been named EP of CNN's American Morning, it was announced by Bart Feder, CNN's SVP for current programming. "Jamie is an extremely talented journalist, a dynamic leader and the... [TVNewser]

How Long Is An Exclusive, Exclusive? - Posted August 14, 2009
CNN's "Campbell Brown" led their show last night with the first video of Saturday's mid-air crash over the Hudson River -- video that had been obtained by NBC News just a few hours earlier. The video, shot by an Italian tourist, first aired on WNBC at 6pm, then on MSNBC around 6:10... [TVNewser]

Gathering for the Funeral of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 23, 2009
Les Moonves, Katie Couric and Sean McManus at St. Bartholomew church for the funeral for Walter Cronkite. We're keeping our eye on CBSNews.com and the funeral service for Walter Cronkite which will begin at 2pmET. Already at St. Bartholomew... [TVNewser]

How Cable News Covered the Death of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 17, 2009
As the special report on CBS came to an end at 8:21pm, the cable news networks began their coverage of the death of Walter Cronkite. • CNN's Campbell Brown began continuing coverage at 8:18pm and included phone inter... [TVNewser]

Where Are Your Fave DC Journos Delivering Commencement Addresses? - Posted May 4, 2009
Alissa Krinsky at TVNewser has compiled this thorough list of where and when your favorite journos will deliver commencement addresses this year. In alphabetical order... • MSNBC's Jonathan Alter: Western Connecticut State University (CT), May 24 • CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker (Programming Edition): King, Ramsey, Roberts... - Posted April 21, 2009
> Gov. Sarah Palin's grandson's father (got that?) is not done talking. CNN's Larry King Live gets the prime time exclusive with Levi Johnston along with his full-throated mother Sherry and sister Mercedes. The three will be on set in Los Angeles on the show tomorrow night.... [TVNewser]

Noon Reading List 04.03.09 - Posted April 3, 2009
Good afternoon FishbowlDC! Sorry for the delay... 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 74 covering the ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Menu Live From CNN's American Morning - Posted March 17, 2009
Today on the Menu Steve gets to play roving reporter again (sadly, he was flying solo due to sudden bout of the flu on our end -- but he did great!) this time at CNN's American Morning. Steve was there to chat with co-anchors ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Menu Live From CNN's American Morning - Posted March 17, 2009
Today on the Menu Steve gets to play roving reporter again (sadly, he was flying solo due to sudden bout of the flu on our end -- but he did great!) this time at CNN's American Morning. Steve was there to chat with co-anchors ... [FishbowlNY]

Chetry and Roberts Talk "Leveling the Playing Field," Twitter on the "Menu" - Posted March 17, 2009
This morning we took the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast to CNN's American Morning, and talked to co-anchors Kiran Chetry and John Roberts. The new Twitterers (... [TVNewser]

"Menu" Podcast Broadcasts Live From CNN's American Morning - Posted March 16, 2009
A couple weeks ago we were set to do a video interview with the Morning Joe team, but they could only do it right after their show, and it happened to be the same day we were going to have Joe Scarborough and ... [TVNewser]

The News About CNN Anchors John Roberts and Kyra Phillips - Posted March 16, 2009
If you noticed some on-air chemistry the last time John Roberts and Kyra Phillips anchored together, here's why: Sources close to the couple tell TVNewser the CNNers have been dating since De... [TVNewser]

The Fix Comes to CNN's Morning Show - Posted March 16, 2009
CNN's American Morning (6am-9amET) has made some changes to its presence on CNN.com. They've launched a new blog called amFIX, which replaces the old show page. The blog will be integrated with the TV program allowing viewers to comment on the stories they've seen on-air. American Morning's correspondents will contribute original online... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

John Roberts Inducted Into Canadian Broadcasters Hall of Fame - Posted March 13, 2009
CNN's American Morning co-anchor John Roberts was inducted into the Canadian Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame last night in Toronto. Today on the American Morning blog, he re... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 03.04.09 - Posted March 4, 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]

John Roberts to Speak at CU Commencement - Posted February 18, 2009
CNN's John Roberts will be the commencement speaker at the University of Colorado, Boulder May 8th. He'll also speak at their separate journalism school commencement the day before. "I sat in the stadium stands during last year's commencement as my son graduated from C... [TVNewser]

Not-So-Exclusive With the Former President - Posted February 16, 2009
On the heels of Ann Curry's recent exclusive with octomom Nadya Suleman, the Today show anchor talked to former President Bill Clinton over the weekend. The interview aired this morning on Today, and was called an "exclusive." But... [TVNewser]

Williams and Letterman Talk Inauguration - Posted January 27, 2009
NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams was a guest last night on CBS' Late Show with David Letterman, and the pair discussed the botched swearing in. Williams described it as "Harvard vs. Harvard," and had a theory as to why there may have been some tension between... [TVNewser]

Jeffrey Toobin (and Mom) on Today's "Menu" - Posted January 22, 2009
Today on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu we had generations of journalists, as CNN senior analyst Jeffrey Toobin (or, Jeffrey R. Toobin — check the podcast) and his mother, Marlene Sa... [TVNewser]

Roberts Inducted To Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame - Posted December 9, 2008
American Morning anchor John Roberts will be inducted into the Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame at Canadian Music Week. The CNN anchor will be honored during the Canadian Music Industry Awards reception on March 12 in... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.24.08 - Posted November 24, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC restaurant uses these grape-adorned wine glasses? Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort... [FishbowlDC]

John Roberts: Untied - Posted November 21, 2008
John Roberts decision to go tie-less during yesterday's American Morning has generated a lot of viewer emails, much of which was read on the air today. CNN correspondent Lola Ogunnaike... [TVNewser]

The Year of the Women? - Posted October 30, 2008
From today's mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed: Salon's Rebecca Traister writes, if 2004 was "Jon Stewart's career-making elec... [TVNewser]

Roberts Chats Live Tomorrow Morning - Posted October 28, 2008
American Morning anchor John Roberts finishes up the CNN morning program at 9amET, and will be joining TVNewser for a live chat at 9:30amET. We'll talk about the presidential election, now less than a week away, and more. You can email questions to TVNewser@... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.16.08 - Posted October 16, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

Roberts: "My Goal Is To Be An Equal Opportunity Holder Of Feet To The Fire" - Posted October 15, 2008
With the presidential election just 20 days away, Media Life Magazine's Diego Vasquez profiles CNN's John Roberts about ... [TVNewser]

Hillary Clinton Exclusively on CNN (And FNC) - Posted October 14, 2008
Sen. Hillary Clinton made ... [TVNewser]

CNN/TIME Politics '08: The Talking Heads Strategists - Posted October 14, 2008
CNN's John Roberts is moderating an afternoon session called Puppet Masters and Policy Maestros — in other words the talking heads. Joe Klein, Donna Brazile, Mark McKinnon, Howard Wolfson, Hilary Rosen and Matt Dowd are on the panel. Here's the Twitter feed: * Panel wraps up. Going to interview John Roberts. 42... [TVNewser]

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

Morning Reading List, 09.18.08 - Posted September 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

John Roberts Responds to the "Sixth Estate" - Posted September 17, 2008
CNN anchor John Roberts is profiled in Toronto's Eye Weekly, and responds to the "sixth estate" (the blogosphere and others who are "relentlessly parsing the content of television news"). Ro... [TVNewser]

Back In Bounds? McCain Team at CNN Grill - Posted September 4, 2008
The CNN Grill has been quite the place for the last couple weeks. You could find big name celebs, grab a free meal from ... [TVNewser]

Nets Roll with Gustav's Punches, From The Gulf Coast, St. Paul, and Beyond - Posted September 1, 2008
While the big three anchors all traveled to the Gulf to report on Hurricane Gustav, many cable anchors stayed behind in St. Paul, but devoted their shows almost entirely to Gustav, which came ashore at 9:30amCT southwest of New Orleans.... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.25.08 - Posted August 25, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after... [FishbowlDC]

Meet the Veep - Posted August 23, 2008
About 24 hours after John Roberts first got up anticipating the news, Sen. Barack Obama named Sen. Joe Biden his running mate ... [TVNewser]

Cell Phones Still Quiet, Cablers Are Not - Posted August 22, 2008
The cablers are still talking, while the waiting continues. John Roberts has been up for over 13 hours now! So make your guesses. When will we start hearing the name Biden or Kaine or Bayh or Sebelius or Clinton or...over and over again?... [TVNewser]

The Waiting Game - Posted August 22, 2008
As the media this morning is collectively asking, "Why won't Barack Obama text me?" the waiting game has begun for the Vice President announcement. On FNC and CNN, the topic (as well as various shots outside the hopefuls residences) has seen major airtime. Well, MSNBC has volleyball to pass the time.... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.22.08 - Posted August 22, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of me... [FishbowlDC]

John Roberts: Rock Me Like a Hurricane - Posted July 31, 2008
We happen to share an affinity for CNN's John Roberts having grown up with his musical VJ stylings north of the border at MuchMusic. It appears that Jon Stewart may have ... [Fishbowl NY]

John Roberts: Rock Me Like a Hurricane - Posted July 31, 2008
We happen to share an affinity for CNN's John Roberts having grown up with his musical VJ stylings north of the border at MuchMusic. It appears that Jon Stewart may have ... [FishbowlNY]

The Soundtrack to CNN's American Morning - Posted July 31, 2008
The Daily Show took on the curious bump-in music choices made by CNN's American Morning (a practice, admittedly, employed by many networks) last night. Jon Stewart had some suggestions for the program — for example, not using "Changes" by ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 04.01.08 - Posted April 1, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Justice Alito's bday, finally someone explains MoDo, Leon Harris likes baseball, The Deadline Club is out wit... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.10.08 - Posted March 10, 2008
Good morning Washington. IT'S CHUCK NORRIS' BIRTHDAY! Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | WEST WING REPORTAGE | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.03.08 - Posted March 3, 2008
Good morning Washington. One year ago we said goodbye to Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. and AP said hello (again) to Ron Fournier. It's the birthday of Al... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.15.08 - Posted January 15, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Wikipedia. (See King's Wikipedia entry here.) Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV ... [FishbowlDC]

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

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

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

New "American Morning" Team Starts Today - Posted April 16, 2007
Best of luck to CNN's John Roberts and Kiran Chetry... ... [FishbowlDC]

John Roberts To (Largely) Remain In D.C. - Posted April 13, 2007
(via TVNewser) CNN's John Roberts, the new co-host of "American Morning," will co-anchor the the show "from both New York and Washington, D.C." ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Flips American Morning: Soledad, Miles O'Brien Out; John Roberts, Scorned Fox Newser Kiran Chetry In - Posted April 4, 2007
Weird 24 hours at CNN. First, a shooting at CNN HQ in Atlanta yesterday, which killed a woman. Then the news that Miles O'Brien and Soledad O'Brien — not married and/or related [above right] ... [Fishbowl NY]

CNN Flips American Morning: Soledad, Miles O'Brien Out; John Roberts, Scorned Fox Newser Kiran Chetry In - Posted April 4, 2007
Weird 24 hours at CNN. First, a shooting at CNN HQ in Atlanta yesterday, which killed a woman. Then the news that Miles O'Brien and Soledad O'Brien — not married and/or related [above right] ... [FishbowlNY]

Taking Out The Trash, 01.03.07 - Posted January 3, 2007
You occasionally use WikiPedia. Yikes, are things really this ugly over at Fox News? Check out the Post's Blogger Summit. "... [FishbowlDC]

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