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Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 7.24.14 - Posted 20 hours ago
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. TVNewser Why Chris Cuomo Listens to Viewers and Ignores the Media ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Major Changes Hit Conde Nast | MTP May Oust Gregory - Posted 22 hours ago
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Major Changes Hit Conde Nast | MTP May Oust Gregory - Posted 22 hours ago
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: Foursquare Rebrands | Facebook Earnings - Posted 22 hours ago
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Jon Stewart Launches Kickstarter to Buy CNN - Posted 1 day, 18 hours ago
Last night on 'The Daily Show,' Jon Stewart turned his attention to the news that Rupert Murdoch is reportedly looking to purchase Time Warner for $80 billion. Murdoch rarely takes no for an answer once he has hi... [Lost Remote]

John McCain on 'the Media' with 'MediaBuzz' Host Howard Kurtz - Posted 3 days, 18 hours ago
Host Howard Kurtz sat down with John McCain in a pre-recorded interview on his relationship with the press during yesterday's "MediaBuzz" on Fox News Channel. On ... [FishbowlDC]

Thank God Hillary Clinton's 'Book Tour' Is Over - Posted July 16, 2014
The Daily Show Get More: ... [PRNewser]

Hillary Clinton Completes Career Aptitude Test Administered by Jon Stewart on 'Daily Show' - Posted July 16, 2014
Hillary Clinton sat down with Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show" last night as part of her media blitz surrounding the Hard Choices of her time as Secretary of State. Stewart began the interview by saying, "It's an incredibly complex, and well-reasoned, and eye-witness view to the history of those four years.... [FishbowlDC]

Jon Stewart Tries to Get Hillary Clinton to Declare Candidacy for President - Posted July 16, 2014
Jon Stewart began his interview with Hillary Clinton last night asking a few questions around the edges, hoping to get her to announce she's running for president: "Do you like commuting to work or do you like a home office?... Do you have a shape for that office?... do you like corners?...... [TVNewser]

Hillary Clinton to Join Jon Stewart on Tonight's 'Daily Show' on Comedy Central - Posted July 15, 2014
Tune in tonight at 11 p.m. for Hillary Clinton's appearance on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" as the latest stop on her never-ending media blitz for her book Hard Choices. This will be the former Secretary of Stat... [FishbowlDC]

Hillary Clinton to Appear on 'The Daily Show' - Posted July 14, 2014
The cable news portion of Hillary Clinton's book tour ended a few weeks ago, but the former Secretary of State isn't finished... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Has Something to Say About the 'Exclusive' Hillary Clinton Interviews - Posted June 21, 2014
After Hillary Clinton wrapped up the television interviews for her book tour this week, Jon Stewart poked fun at CNN and Fox News, both of which called their interviews "exclusive" -- despite the fact... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Clinton Begins Media Tour | NYT Magazine Adds Wasik - Posted June 11, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Clinton Begins Media Tour | NYT Magazine Adds Wasik - Posted June 11, 2014
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Survey: Jon Stewart More Trusted Than MSNBC - Posted June 10, 2014
A new Brookings Institute survey on immigration and overall trust in TV news had positive findings for Fox News, and less than gratifying recognition for MSNBC. On which TV news source was... [TVNewser]

Greta Van Susteren to Jon Stewart: '2 Wrongs Don't Make a Right' - Posted May 6, 2014
Greta Van Susteren responded to Jon Stewart skewering Fox N... [TVNewser]

POLITCO: Stewart-Hannity Feud is Going Nuclear and/or Over - Posted April 24, 2014
It appears Jonathan Topaz missed Dylan Byers' memo on the Hannity-Stewart (or Stewart-Hannity, depending on your school of though) feud this morning. A mere 13 minutes a... [FishbowlDC]

Which of President Obama's 2012 Election Interviews Was the Toughest? - Posted April 17, 2014
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney's pick for President Obama's toughest 2012 election interview might surprise you. "Probably the toughest interview he had was with Jon Stewart," Carney told CBS' Chief White House Correspo... [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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The Hollywood Reporter's Annual '35 Most Powerful People in New York Media' - Posted April 16, 2014
Television news executives and personalities are well represented on The Hollywood Reporter's annual "35 Most Powerful People in New York Media" list. From the executive ranks: CBS News chairman Jeff Fager and president D... [TVNewser]

Colbert on 'Late Show': 'I Do Not Envy Whoever They Try to Put in That Chair' - Posted April 11, 2014
The announcement that Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as the host of "The Late Show" next year was a hot topic on the Comedy Central last night. On "The Colbert Report,... [TVNewser]

The Saturday Ticker: Bream, O'Brien, 'Late Show' - Posted April 5, 2014
Fox News' Shannon Bream will interview Jeb Bush tomorrow during "America's News HQ" at 1pmET. Bream will speak to the former Florida governor about the 25th anniversary of George H.W. Bush's presidency and the 2016 presidential election. Soledad O'Brien pens an ess... [TVNewser]

Stephen Colbert finds his 'Report' in Twitter Trouble - Posted March 28, 2014
Without question, Stephen Colbert is a juggernaut of political hijinks and online shenanigans. Much like his progenitor, the great Jon Stewart of "The Daily Show" fame on Comedy Central, Colbert has become a political hack (slash) phenom because of his hilarious takes on boring and mundane political issues. Only now, he is... [AgencySpy]

Bad News for Chicago: Chefs Agree Your 'Pizza' Sucks - Posted March 25, 2014
Yeah. It's called soup. If I am a connoisseur in anything, other than PR listicles, ... [PRNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Loses It Over 'Scandalous' MH370 Coverage, His Guest Calls Out Fox News - Posted March 25, 2014
On the day the Malaysian Prime Minister declared Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 "ended" in the Indian Ocean, Bill O'Reilly ... [TVNewser]

Rachel Maddow on 'Late Night,' Judge Napolitano on 'The Daily Show' - Posted March 12, 2014
Some familiar cable news faces made the rounds in late night last night: MSNBC's Rachel Maddow appeared on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" and Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano visited "The Daily Show with ... [TVNewser]

John Oliver Doesn't Want CNN's Slogan - Posted March 9, 2014
The trailer for former "Daily Show" correspondent John Oliver's new HBO show "Last Week Tonight" is out, and Oliver brushes off the suggestion he use CNN's long-term slogan. "John Oliver...the most trusted name in news," the trailer's narrator says. "That's CNN's slogan," Oliver shot back, seeming uninterested in stealing CNN's thunder. "The most... [Fishbowl NY]

John Oliver Doesn't Want CNN's Slogan - Posted March 9, 2014
The trailer for former "Daily Show" correspondent John Oliver's new HBO show "Last Week Tonight" is out, and Oliver brushes off the suggestion he use CNN's long-term slogan. "John Oliver...the most trusted name in news," the trailer's narrator says. "That's CNN's slogan," Oliver shot back, seeming uninterested in stealing CNN's thunder. "The most... [FishbowlNY]

Ronan Farrow Tells Jon Stewart His 'Tirades' Are 'Exactly What Cable News Needs' - Posted February 21, 2014
Appearing on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" last night, incoming cable news host Ronan Farrow praised Jon Stewart for his ongoing cable news critiques. ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Takes on CNN, MSNBC Over Bieber Coverage - Posted January 28, 2014
The debate over coverage of Justin Bieber continued on "The Daily Show" last night in a segment Jon Stewart called "Where Are We Now?" Stewart skewered MSNBC and CNN for the time they devoted to Bieber's arrest, saying, "Unless Justin Bieber caused an earthquake in Japan, I doubt it was worth... [TVNewser]

Stephen Colbert Wins Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album - Posted January 27, 2014
Comedian Stephen Colbert won this year's Best Spoken Word Album Grammy for the America Again: Re-becoming The Greatness We Never Weren't audiobook. Hachette Audio released it on October 02, 2012. The ... [GalleyCat]

Is Cable News to Blame For Partisan Politics? - Posted January 25, 2014
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Kraft Confirms Velveeta Shortage as Super Bowl Approaches (The Horror!) - Posted January 22, 2014
Remember that time Starbucks ran out of pumpkin-flavored syrup at the height of autumnal mania, and all hell broke loose? Well, imagine a similar scenario, except in... [PRNewser]

De Blasio Fork Will Be Auctioned Off for Charity - Posted January 15, 2014
The so-called "Forkgate" saga has taken a new and delightful turn. Per an item by State... [Fishbowl NY]

De Blasio Fork Will Be Auctioned Off for Charity - Posted January 15, 2014
The so-called "Forkgate" saga has taken a new and delightful turn. Per an item by State... [FishbowlNY]

Jon Stewart Mocks Media 'Over-Hyping' Danger - Posted December 17, 2013
Jon Stewart took on the media last night for the "perpetual state of fear" it puts viewers in. Using the "Knockout game," driving selfies, car surfing, and students backslapping each other as examples, Stewart mocked the media for exaggerating the perils behind several stories. "Could the news media by over-hyping the danger? Stewart... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly Explains White Santa - Posted December 13, 2013
On her show tonight, Megyn Kelly explained her comments earlier this week about Santa being white. Kelly included clips from cable competitors MSNBC and CNN, as well as Jimmy Kimmel. Jon Stewart had some fun with it last night too. Kelly began: "H... [Fishbowl NY]

Megyn Kelly Explains White Santa - Posted December 13, 2013
On her show tonight, Megyn Kelly explained her comments earlier this week about Santa being white. Kelly included clips from cable competitors MSNBC and CNN, as well as Jimmy Kimmel. Jon Stewart had some fun with it last night too. Kelly began: "H... [FishbowlNY]

Santa Claus Joins Cable News Wars - Posted December 13, 2013
The cable news wars between Fox News and MSNBC escalated this week, with Fox News and MSNBC taking shots at each other over everything from deceptive editing to Santa Claus. On "The O'Reilly Factor" Tuesday, Bill O'Reilly called Al Sharpton a "flat out deceiver" after Sharpton aired a clip of O'Reilly calling... [TVNewser]

Tell Us More About How 'White' Santa Claus Is, Megyn Kelly - Posted December 13, 2013
Last night Jon Stewart went off on Fox News "rising star" Megyn Kelly for taking a moment to remind all the 6-year-old news hounds who watch her 10PM show that both Santa Claus and Jesus were white men, and that's a fact so they should just freaking deal with it. ... [PRNewser]

Paul Begala Returns to 'Crossfire' - Posted December 13, 2013
Former co-host of "Crossfire" Paul Begala returned for the first time to the revamped rendition last night to debate Americans for Prosperity President ... [TVNewser]

'I Went to the New York Times to Find Out Why Those TV A**holes Wouldn't Cover It' - Posted December 7, 2013
The Daily Show's Samantha Bee went searching for answers last week into why no one covered a shady but perfectly legal deal brokered by private equity firm Blackstone. "How much coverage has this incredibly egregious behavior gotten on the 24 hour news networks?" Jon Stewart asked Bee. "Zero. Bupkis. "Really? 600 television... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Schifrin, Shriver, Ramos - Posted December 6, 2013
Nick Schifrin, former ABC News correspondent in London, has joined Al Jazeera America. Shifrin is already on the air, reporting live from South Africa on the death of Nelson Mandela. NBC News' Special Anchor Maria Shriver leads the network's social media initiative ... [TVNewser]

Samantha Bee Pays a Visit to the New York Times - Posted December 5, 2013
Why haven't other media outlets picked up on the incredible October 22 Bloomberg Businessweek story about some shady, profitable Wall Street maneuvers involving NYC equity firm Blackstone and Spanish gambling outfit Codere? That's what Jon Stewart and ... [Fishbowl NY]

Samantha Bee Pays a Visit to the New York Times - Posted December 5, 2013
Why haven't other media outlets picked up on the incredible October 22 Bloomberg Businessweek story about some shady, profitable Wall Street maneuvers involving NYC equity firm Blackstone and Spanish gambling outfit Codere? That's what Jon Stewart and ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Google Wins Fair Use Case | John Oliver Joins HBO | Baldwin's Outburst - Posted November 15, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Google Wins Fair Use Case | John Oliver Joins HBO | Baldwin's Outburst - Posted November 15, 2013
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Springsteen's Guitar and Brian Williams' Tie Bring $250,000 to Bob Woodruff Foundation - Posted November 7, 2013
At the Bob Woodruff Foundation's "Stand Up for Heroes" benefit last night at the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Bruce Springsteen fanatic ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Looks At CNN's Fascination with 'Good Thing or Bad Thing' - Posted October 30, 2013
On the Daily Show last night, Jon Stewart discovered a trend on CNN wherein the anchors put a choice to their guests, whether something, anything -- the Washington Post being sold, a bank takeover, Casey Anthony on the stand -- is "a good thing or a bad thing." "Everybody plays along, everybody... [TVNewser]

Chris Hardwick, Thomas Lennon Sit Down Before @Midnight - Posted October 21, 2013
In terms of comedy variety, lead-ins don't get much better these days than The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. Tonight, at midnight, Comedy Central debuts @Midnight, a new four-days-a-week offering hosted by Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick. ... [GalleyCat]

Chris Hardwick, Thomas Lennon Sit Down Before @Midnight - Posted October 21, 2013
In terms of comedy variety, lead-ins don't get much better these days than The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. Tonight, at midnight, Comedy Central debuts @Midnight, a new four-days-a-week offering hosted by Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Chris Hardwick, Thomas Lennon Sit Down Before @Midnight - Posted October 21, 2013
In terms of comedy variety, lead-ins don't get much better these days than The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. Tonight, at midnight, Comedy Central debuts @Midnight, a new four-days-a-week offering hosted by Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick. ... [FishbowlNY]

Jon Stewart on the Fox News Deck: 'They've Put You in a Situation Room!' - Posted October 13, 2013
No surprise here: Jon Stewart had something to say about the brand-new Fox News Deck on "The Daily Show" this week. "These giants screens are flattening out the news. Suddenly, nothing has any difference or context. Shep, can't you see what they've done to you?" Stewart joked. "..They're destroying you with... [TVNewser]

Afternoon Reading List 10.08.13 - Posted October 8, 2013
Saying these 17 phrases may make others despise you: BuzzFeed Fellow (BuzzFeed has a fellow?) Adam Ellis made a contribution to society with his list of 17 misused and made-up phrase... [FishbowlDC]

Chris Matthews: 'When Are we Going to Have the Book Killing O'Reilly?' - Posted October 3, 2013
Bill O'Reilly was on Comedy Central two nights in a row this week: interviewed by Jon Stewart on Tuesday and comedified by Stephen Colbert last night. Both ... [TVNewser]

Ratings: NFL Helps Power Emmys To Best Ratings Since 2005 - Posted September 23, 2013
Last nights Emmy Awards telecast on CBS featured a slew of upsets, from Stephen Colbert topping ... [TVNewser]

Fake News Anchor Will McAvoy Takes Home Real Emmy - Posted September 22, 2013
Jeff Daniels, who plays anchorman Will McAvoy on HBO's "Newsroom" took home the Emmy for best actor in a drama tonight. Daniels wins the top award in his first year of eligibility. The second season of... [Fishbowl NY]

Fake News Anchor Will McAvoy Takes Home Real Emmy - Posted September 22, 2013
Jeff Daniels, who plays anchorman Will McAvoy on HBO's "Newsroom" took home the Emmy for best actor in a drama tonight. Daniels wins the top award in his first year of eligibility. The second season of... [FishbowlNY]

PR Challenge: What Should the World's Ugliest Animal Do Now? - Posted September 14, 2013
This week the Ugly Animal Preservation Society announced that the blobfish has officially won the title of being the ugliest animal on the planet. This, of course, is not good news for any living creature--especi... [AgencySpy]

Turning Down the Volume for 'Crossfire' 2.0 - Posted September 9, 2013
New "Crossfire" hosts (l-r) Stephanie Cutter, Van Jones, S.E. Cupp and Newt Gingrich. When last we saw CNN's "Crossfire," it resembled a scene from "Animal House," minus the togas. Eight years later, "Crossfire" has learned its manners, according to CNN. Hosts will use their in... [TVNewser]

'Newsroom' Gets a Season Three - Posted September 4, 2013
Real newsman Brian Williams has returned to the anchor chair, so has fake newsman Jon Stewart. And now, we've learned real fake newsman Will McAvoy will be returning to the real fake "News Night." Jeff Daniels... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams Returns To 'NBC Nightly News' - Posted September 4, 2013
After taking a month off for knee replacement surgery, "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams returned to his program last night. Williams thanked his viewers for their support. "During my four weeks of rehab, I heard from a lot of you, a lot of my fellow knee recipients and it cheered me on... [TVNewser]

Who Should Ellen Dance With at Next Year's Oscars? - Posted August 2, 2013
There are so many show-open possibilities that come to mind for Ellen DeGeneres March 2 under the tutelage of telecast producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan. And since Billy Crystal ... [Fishbowl NY]

Who Should Ellen Dance With at Next Year's Oscars? - Posted August 2, 2013
There are so many show-open possibilities that come to mind for Ellen DeGeneres March 2 under the tutelage of telecast producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan. And since Billy Crystal ... [FishbowlNY]

John Oliver Prepares to Take Over As Cable News Critic-In-Chief - Posted June 4, 2013
Next week, comedian John Oliver will take over as the host of "The Daily Show," while Jon Stewart takes the Summer off to direct a movie. In advance of the mo... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly Jokes: 'James Rosen's on His Way to Guantanamo Now' - Posted May 23, 2013
Bill O'Reilly went on "The Daily Show" last night to publicize his new book "Keep it Pithy." The conversation began with the scandals in Washington, specifically the DOJ searches into reporters, including Fox News correspondent James Rosen... [TVNewser]

Salon: MSNBC And Fox News Have Made 'Crossfire' Irrelevant - Posted April 27, 2013
As CNN weighs bringing back the political debate show "Crossfire," Salon's Alex Pareene writes that doing so may be perilous, because the show is "irrelevant." Rather than take the ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart to CNN: 'You Spent An Hour Debating the Merits of Your Own Fiction.' - Posted April 18, 2013
CNN, Fox News and the AP -- but mostly CNN -- are taking some shots this morning for their inaccurate reporting yesterday that an arrest had been made in the Boston blasts. The AP's media reporter David Bauder, in his story today: "... [TVNewser]

Redford, Woodward and Bernstein Set for DC, Discovery Preems - Posted April 18, 2013
There's a special advance screening tonight of All The President's Men Revisited at Washington D.C.'s Newseum, co-presented by the White House Correspondents' Association. To be followed Sunday night at 9 p.m. by the feature documentary's ... [FishbowlLA]

'Crossfire' Hosts Eager For a Comeback - Posted April 9, 2013
As TVNewser first reported on Friday, CNN is mulling a return of "Crossfire," the long-running political debate show that was canceled in 2005. It isn't entirely clear when (or if) CNN will give the official go-ahead, and who would be ... [TVNewser]

CNN Looking To Revive 'Crossfire' - Posted April 5, 2013
CNN is looking to bring back "Crossfire," TVNewser hears. The long-running political debate show was canceled in 2005. It isn't entirely clear what time the program would air, though we hear it would likely be a 30-minute format. During its original run from 1982-2005, "Crossfire" aired in both the afternoons and prim... [TVNewser]

Daily Show: CNN Is 'Lost Channel Of Atlanta' - Posted April 5, 2013
As it occasionally does, "The Daily Show" dedicated a segment to CNN last night. While MSNBC and Fox News are routinely mocked on the show for their partisan pandering, the CNN critique was focused more on the gimmickry the network has rolled out over the last few weeks, like computer-generated goats,... [TVNewser]

5 Tips for Keeping Your Message Clear and On-Point - Posted March 13, 2013
"If you have to backtrack, you need to ask yourself, why did you put it out there in the first place?" That's what Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show, would like to know. She was speaking about being funny on Twitter at an ... [PRNewser]

What Does Shepard Smith Watch On TV? - Posted March 13, 2013
Fox News anchor Shepard Smith submits his media diet to AdWeek. Smith devours media, but not so much TV. "I don't watch a lot o... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Gasparino, Hollywood, Couric - Posted March 13, 2013
FBN's Charlie Gasparino talks to InvestorPlace about his new deal with the channel. Spoiler alert: "I love sticking it to CNBC whenever I can." Bloomberg TV is airing a speci... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart to Go on Hollywood Hiatus - Posted March 5, 2013
Don't expect The Daily Show to keep you occupied this summer on those hot, concrete-baking nights. Deadline reports that Jon Stewart is taking a 12-week hiatus from the show to make his Hollywood directorial debut. ... [FishbowlLA]

Jon Stewart Clips Secretaries Gibbs & McLellan, Begrudgingly Respects Fleischer - Posted February 27, 2013
Breaking news: Political spokesmen sometimes bend the truth! Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart devoted six minutes to shooting those messenger(s). Stewart lambasted Barack Obama's first press secretary Robert Gibbs for the way he came clean, during his new gig as an MSNBC analyst, on his stonewalling two-step over... [AgencySpy]

Jon Stewart Clips Secretaries Gibbs & McLellan, Begrudgingly Respects Fleischer - Posted February 27, 2013
Breaking news: Political spokesmen sometimes bend the truth! Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart devoted six minutes to shooting those messenger(s). Stewart lambasted Barack Obama's first press secretary Robert Gibbs for the way he came clean, during his new gig as an MSNBC analyst, on his stonewalling two-step over... [PRNewser]

Joe Scarborough, Jon Stewart Among the CNN Cruise Ship Coverage Critics - Posted February 15, 2013
CNN's decision to go wall-to-wall with the wayward Carnival Triumph making its way to port has become a story itself, as we pointed out in today's Mediabistro Morning Media Newsfeed. ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart's Aggressive Interview With Al Gore - Posted January 31, 2013
Al Gore continues making the rounds for his new book. But what most interviewers want to know about is the sale of Current TV which, as a co-owner, he orchestrated. Earlier this week on NBC's "Today," Matt Lauer pressed Gore about the sale to Al Jazeera which ... [TVNewser]

Al Gore To Make TV Rounds To Promote Book That Trashes TV News - Posted January 24, 2013
Former Vice President Al Gore, who sold Current TV to Al Jazeera a few weeks back, is about to make a round of TV appearances. The appearances are ostensibly tied to the release of his new book The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change, but v... [TVNewser]

'The Daily Show' Investigates Investigative Journalism - Posted January 15, 2013
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" last night dedicated a segment to investigative journalism. Specifically, the program used a story we broke last year about CNN restructuring its long-form content unit, and moved it forward by talking to one of the reporters affected by ... [TVNewser]

'Style Guy' Finds Tom Brokaw's Hair 'Elegant,' Donald Trump-Brand Clothing Line 'Sleazy' - Posted December 19, 2012
GQ celebrated the release of its fall/winter issue last night with a soiree at The Huxley featuring "Style Guy" Glenn O'Brien. The event was hosted by Robert Finfer, Founder and CEO of Integrity Capital Partners and Co-Founder of Tomahawk Capital, LLC. Dropping in on a cocktail party atte... [FishbowlDC]

Craig Kilborn Shoots CNN Pilot - Posted December 17, 2012
Actor and comedian Craig Kilborn shot a pilot recently for CNN, someone close to the actor confirmed to TVNewser. Don Kaplan ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart on Petraeus Conspiracy Theories and Being 'the Worst Journalist in the World' - Posted November 13, 2012
Jon Stewart calls himself "the worst journalist in the world." In January, Stewart interviewed Paula Broadwell, at the height of her affair with CIA director David Petraeus which has made him former CIA director David Petraeus. Stewart says he ... [TVNewser]

And Now, Your Weekly Video Miscellany - Posted November 9, 2012
If you're reading this, you probably survived the storm, and all the hand-wringing that lead up to it. They say the advertising industry is full of heart-bleedy liberals, but all sorts of political views were put aside to help the recovery along - which is fantastic. I for one am a... [AgencySpy]

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]

'Optimal': Weigel a Casualty of Twitter's Short Fuse - Posted October 19, 2012
Slate's Dave Weigel committed the cardinal sin of modern politics. He asked Twitter to calm down. During President Obama's taped appearance on the Daily Show Thursday, two White House pool ... [FishbowlDC]

Comedy Central Study: A Majority Of Millennials Still Get News From TV - Posted October 18, 2012
A new study from Comedy Central (yes, that Comedy Central) and TRU Insights sheds light on the political habits of Millennials, people aged 16-32. Among the surprising results: a majority of millennials surveyed say they still get their election news from ne... [TVNewser]

'The Daily Show' Tackles Martha Raddatz's Debate Moderating - Posted October 16, 2012
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" tackled Martha Raddatz and her performance during the Vice Presidential debate (and how she compared to Jim Lehrer the week before). Unlike pretty much every segment on TV news that Stewart does, he seemed to have n... [TVNewser]

Jimmy Kimmel Tops White House and Emmys with Dave - Posted October 15, 2012
A dream year for Jimmy Kimmel is about to get dreamier. On top of getting the news that his show will be moving in the New Year to 11:35 p.m. and hosting major powwows on both coasts... [FishbowlLA]

Bill O'Reilly, Chris Matthews and John King Come Together... For A Cause - Posted October 15, 2012
Comedy Central taped its "Night of Too Many Stars" benefit for autism awareness, and the theme of the night was "unlikely pairings." Host Jon Stewart tapped his Fox News sparring partner ... [TVNewser]

The Week in Talk Show Appearances: Maddow on 'Ellen,' O'Reilly on 'The View' - Posted October 13, 2012
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly both made appearances on the talk show circuit this week. Maddow appeared on "Ellen" Wednesday and O'Reilly appeared on "The View" Tuesday. Maddow's appearance on Ellen DeGeneres' sh... [TVNewser]

Boob Expert Shows up to Gutfeld Book Party - Posted October 10, 2012
Walking into the Breitbart Embassy last night was sort of what one imagines walking into Michael Jackson's old home: Stationed in the living room was an ice cream stand with the Good Humor man. Outside was a petting zoo with ducks, bunnies, an alpaca and a tiny horse. And walking around... [PRNewser]

Tucker Carlson: 'I can't get the Romney campaign to call me back for an interview' - Posted October 8, 2012
Former MSNBC anchor, CNN contributor and current Fox News contributor and Daily Caller founder Tucker Carlson ... [TVNewser]

Fancy Footwork but No Knockout Blows as Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly Spar - Posted October 7, 2012
Was it a mock debate? A mockable debate? A debatable mock? Whatever it was, Jon Stewart's and Bill O'Reilly's 'Rumble in the Air-Condition... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Back On 'The Daily Show' - Posted October 5, 2012
As expected after Jon Stewart appeared on "The O'Reilly Factor" a few weeks back, Bill O'Reilly trekked to the west side of Manhattan for a visit to Comedy Central's "The Daily Show." O'Reilly and Stewart previewed thei... [TVNewser]

Judy Kurtz Goes Hollywood - Posted October 3, 2012
In the latest video feature from The Hill's Howiella Judy Kurtz, the publication rolls out the red carpet and takes us to... [FishbowlDC]

On 'GMA,' A Homecoming For Stephen Colbert - Posted October 2, 2012
On "Good Morning America" this morning, Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert made his triumphant return to the ABC morning show. He kicked things off with some Mountain Dew: ... [TVNewser]

Ted Koppel Swaps Interviews With Bill O'Reilly - Posted September 21, 2012
As we noted last night, NBC "Rock Center" correspondent Ted Koppel had a two-part report exploring partisan media, which included an interview with Bill O'Reilly. Koppel taped the "Rock Center" interview in O'Reilly... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Tops Fox News On Back-To Back Nights In Primetime Demo - Posted September 19, 2012
Last night, for the second night in a row, MSNBC beat Fox News in primetime (8-11pm) in the key adults 25-54 demo. On Monday MSNBC averaged 471,000 demo viewers to Fox News Channel's 469,000. On Tuesday, MSNBC drew 575,000 demo viewers, to FNC's 526,000. We will have the full ratings numbers... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly Preview October Debate - Posted September 19, 2012
"The Daily Show'"s Jon Stewart appeared on "The O'Reilly Factor" last night to preview the upcoming debate between himself and Bill O'Reilly. The debate, which will cost viewers $4.95 to watch online (all of the proceeds will go charities picked by O'Reilly and Stewart), will be held October 6 in Washington. Stewart... [TVNewser]

In Advance Of Debate, Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly Face Off - Posted September 18, 2012
It has become an annual event. Once a year, Bill O'Reilly and Jon Stewart, seemingly polar political opposites on their respective programs, go on one another's shows. It happened in 2010, ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: O'Reilly/Stewart Debate, Zakaria, Robertson - Posted September 17, 2012
It is already an open secret that Fox News host Bill O'Reilly and Comedy Central host Jon Stewart are buddies when they aren't debating one another on their respective shows. Now it looks like they will be taking their "rivalry" to the stage, for charity of course. Cindy Adams ... [TVNewser]

'The Daily Show' Explains Political PR: Lie and Lie Again! - Posted September 11, 2012
The correspondents at The Daily Show have some...unflattering opinions of the famous "spin doctors" who handle PR for political figures (and spend most of their waking lives trying to put a positive angle on every story or press mention). It would seem that these well-paid professionals also happen to be cynical,... [PRNewser]

Goldderby.com Generates Another Sparkling Awards Season Scoop - Posted September 10, 2012
Here's a vivid reminder of just how well Tom O'Neil and his group of goldderby.com editors know the Emmy Awards beat. Thanks to a ... [FishbowlLA]

What Is It Like to Visit The Colbert Report & The Daily Show with Your Book? - Posted September 7, 2012
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Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert Tops in Younger Demo During RNC - Posted September 4, 2012
While Fox News Channel cleaned up in Total Viewers as well as the Adults 25-54 and 18-49 demos during the RNC, the Comedy Central combo of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" were #1 in the even younger Adults 18-34 demo, beat... [TVNewser]

Empty Suits Keep Trying Empty Chair Acts - Posted August 31, 2012
Talking to a chair is hardly ever a good idea. In the course of the last year, the act has been pulled by a handful of media types and each time, it flops. Last night actor and film director Clint Eastwood was the latest to give the talking-to-an-empty-chair routine a whirl. He... [FishbowlDC]

Biggest Stories of the Week - Posted August 17, 2012
The Colbert Report Get More: Col... [PRNewser]

Brian Williams Talks Dogs At Work On 'The Daily Show' - Posted August 16, 2012
"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams made one of his occasional appearances on "The Daily Show" last night with BFF Jon Stewart. Williams revealed that the Comedy Central show will be featured in an upcoming "Rock Center" report on dogs in the workplace. Stewart and Williams talked politics, the Olympics, and pets. WATC... [TVNewser]

Comedy Central Reups With Jon Stewart And Stephen Colbert, Duo To Stay Through At least 2014 - Posted July 25, 2012
Comedy Central has signed new deals with "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart and "Colbert Report" host Stephen Colbert... [TVNewser]

Studying Stephen Colbert. Seriously, Funny - Posted July 25, 2012
Nation, Stephen Colbert is not a worthy subject for academic discourse. Them's fightin' words to scholarly members of Colbert Nation like Penn State's Sophia McClennen... [TVNewser]

How Wrong Was ABC News' Brian Ross? - Posted July 24, 2012
Brian Ross' week ended with a bang Friday. While reporting on the Aurora theater shooting, the ABC News journalist said live on the air that he found someone who shared the same name as the alleged shooter on a local tea party group's... [FishbowlDC]

'The Daily Show' Takes ABC's Brian Ross To Task - Posted July 24, 2012
ABC's Brian Ross was the subject of a segment on "The Daily Show" for his Colorado "Tea Party" comments last week. Host Jon Stewart introduced the new segment "What Story Does a Guy Ha... [TVNewser]

What's Ric Grenell Tweeting? - Posted July 19, 2012
Ric Grenell, the short-lived foreign policy adviser to the Mitt Romney campaign, spends a lot of time tweeting, especially to send out sassy quips to journalists and news outlets. Last month he went ... [FishbowlDC]

Jon Stewart: 'Viacom and DirecTV What are You Doing Here?' - Posted July 19, 2012
"The Daily Show's" Jon Stewart took a few shots at his own company, Viacom, in its dispute with DirecTV. Comedy Central and 16 other Viacom networks have been blacked out for DirecTV viewers for more than a week. The companies are in a battle over retransmission fees: Viacom wants more money... [TVNewser]

HBO's 'Game Change' Well-Represented at Primetime Emmys - Posted July 19, 2012
HBO's "Game Change," the movie that took a dramatic look at the 2008 Presidential campaign, secured 12 Primetime Emmy nominations from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The nominees were announced live during the network morning shows. Among the nominations: Outstandi... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Rips Cable Nets For WI Recall Coverage: FNC Was 'Gloat Fest 2012,' MSNBC Was 'MSNB-Sad' - Posted June 7, 2012
Jon Stewart had some harsh words for Fox News and MSNBC over their coverage of the Wisconsin recall election on "The Daily Show" last night. "As has now become customary, the news networks functioned less last night as repositories of news and analysis, and more of extensions... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Responds to Roger Ailes 'Socialism' Claim - Posted May 30, 2012
Last week Fox News CEO Roger Ailes spoke at Ohio University, where he said, among other things, that "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart told him in a bar that he was a socialist. As it ... [TVNewser]

See, Roger Ailes Was Right About Jon Stewart - Posted May 25, 2012
After regreting some of the things he said the other night during a speech at Ohio University, (like saying The New York Times was a "cesspool of bias" and calling Times reporters a "lying bunch of scum"), Fox News co-founder and chairman Roger Ailes has been proven right o... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes: Jon Stewart Told Me In a Bar That He Is a Socialist, NY Times a 'Cesspool of Bias' - Posted May 22, 2012
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes is consistent. There are a few points he has made in interviews for years, and one of the most consistent drumbeats has been about media bias. In a talk at Ohio University last night, Ailes hit those points... [TVNewser]

The Daily Show Intern Talks About His Experience on Reddit - Posted May 4, 2012
In an Ask Me Anything last night, an intern for The Daily Show answered a few questions about how things work behind the scenes at one of the funniest political satires on television. The user hid his real identity behind his name "DarnJester99", although a link shows it to be... [SocialTimes.com]

Obama on Jon Stewart: 'For Young People ... He Ends Up Having More Credibility Than Conventional News Programs' - Posted April 26, 2012
In an interview with "Rolling Stone," Pres. Obama reiterates what he's said in the pas... [TVNewser]

Watch Out Brian Williams: President Barack Obama 'Slow Jams The News' on 'Late Night' - Posted April 25, 2012
Last night NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon originated from the University of North Carolina, and the guest was President Obama. Fallon decided that he wanted to "Slow Jam the News," in a segment that usually features "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams. With Williams up in New York however, Fallon had... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Challenges Bill O'Reilly In a Shrimp-Off, While David Gregory Talks Debates With Jay Leno - Posted April 7, 2012
On "The Daily Show" this week, Jon Stewart gently mocked Fox News host Bill O'Reilly's comment that he would never pay $4 for a shrimp. Stewart took it as a challenge, and invited O'Reilly on to see just what it would take to get him to open his wallet for some... [TVNewser]

The Daily Show Has a Few Sarah Palin Today Thoughts - Posted April 4, 2012
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Invaluable Resource, Sleep Aid. How C-SPAN Stands the Test of Time - Posted March 26, 2012
If founder Brian Lamb had to do it over again, C-SPAN wouldn't be called C-SPAN. "It's not the greatest name around," says Lamb, 70, who steps down Sunday as CEO. "Three people know what it stands for. I don't even know what it stands for. One of our ... [TVNewser]

SXSWi Keynote Recap: Baratunde Thurston - Posted March 11, 2012
In a full exhibition room with thousands in attendance, humorist and author Baratunde Thurston took the stage for SXSWi's most highly publicized keynote speech. Thurston, best known for this work as the web editor of satiric newspaper... [AgencySpy]

Barack Obama, Jon Stewart on Rush Limbaugh - Posted March 6, 2012
President Obama didn't want to comment on Rush Limbaugh losing advertisers or on his apology to Sandra Fluke, but he did talk about Limbaugh's remarks and why he phoned Sandra Fluke as she waited ... [Fishbowl NY]

Barack Obama, Jon Stewart on Rush Limbaugh - Posted March 6, 2012
President Obama didn't want to comment on Rush Limbaugh losing advertisers or on his apology to Sandra Fluke, but he did talk about Limbaugh's remarks and why he phoned Sandra Fluke as she waited ... [FishbowlNY]

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

Lou Dobbs Talks FBN, GOP Race on 'The Daily Show' - Posted January 31, 2012
Fox Business anchor Lou Dobbs was a guest on "The Daily Show" last night. He talked to Jon Stewart about the GOP primaries and the media coverage of the economy. "We just report the facts," Dobbs said of FBN. "Now when did that start?" Stewart replied. WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

Piers Morgan Plans to Get 'More Opinionated' In Year Two of 'Piers Morgan Tonight' - Posted January 13, 2012
Sitting at a long table at the Landmarc restaurant in New York's Time Warner Center, CNN host Piers Morgan looks quite relaxed. He says he feels it, too, having survived one year of his 9 PM program, a year that included earthquakes, tsuna... [TVNewser]

Judge Andrew Napolitano to Jon Stewart: Roger Ailes Loves You! - Posted January 11, 2012
Last night on "The Daily Show," Fox Business Network host Andrew Napolitano was a guest, and in addition to a discussion about libertarian and Republican politics, Fox News CEO Roger Ailes came up: "Roger is a great man who has a great deal of respect for our host," Napolitano said to ... [TVNewser]

George Lucas' Red Tails Travails Highlight Hollywood's Racism - Posted January 10, 2012
The film studios have so little interest in all-black films that even Hollywood royalty like George Lucas struggled to find a distributor for his latest work, Red Tails. Lucas didn't mince any words when explaining to Daily Show host Jon Stewart... [FishbowlLA]

Stephen Colbert shows Erin Burnett How to Flick - Posted January 5, 2012
Like the tomograms before it, CNN's high-tech Weebles wobbled and flicks flunked, at least from where Jon Stewart and ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters, Can I Get A 'What!?' - Posted December 15, 2011
Last night on her annual "10 Most Fascinating People" special (Steve Jobs was named Most Fascinating) Ba... [TVNewser]

Lesson from Herman Cain: Choose Your Words Wisely - Posted December 6, 2011
Herman Cain's weekend farewell speech has been sliced and diced to determine how many different absurd things happened while he was at the podium. The departing presidential candidate's quote from the 2000 Pok mon movie during the speech was, by far, the standout. Specifically, he quoted the Donna Summers s... [PRNewser]

'Rock Center' Review: 'It's hard to be different. It's harder to be good' - Posted November 1, 2011
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Rock Center Debut | HarperCollins Acquistion | Kardashians Done - Posted October 31, 2011
TVNewser: NBC's latest newsmagazine debuts tonight. Rock Center with ... [Fishbowl NY]

Rock Center Debut | HarperCollins Acquistion | Kardashians Done - Posted October 31, 2011
TVNewser: NBC's latest newsmagazine debuts tonight. Rock Center with ... [FishbowlNY]

'Rock Center' Books Jon Stewart, As It Places Two Segments Online - Posted October 31, 2011
On the premiere of NBC's "Rock Center" tonight, host Brian Williams will sit down for a conversation with comedian and "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart. Williams made the announcement during "Sunday Night Football" on NBC last night. Stewart does not frequently give interviews, usually limiting appearances to programs in which the... [TVNewser]

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]

Jon Stewart, Andrew Napolitano Clash Over Government's Role - Posted October 28, 2011
Last night Fox Business Network host Andrew Napolitano appeared on "The Daily Show" to pitch his new book. As often happens with conservative guests, Jon Stewart used the opportunity to argue about the role of government in society. Spoiler alert: Stewart thinks government should have an important role in our everyday life,... [TVNewser]

Al Sharpton: 'I'm Jon Stewart without the cursing' - Posted October 20, 2011
Rev. Al Sharpton tells Jon Stewart he's enjoying hosting a show on MSNBC. "It's good. I like it. I can be me. I debate people. I'm not trying to act objective," says Sharpton. "You're a newsman. You shouldn't have to be objective," joked Stewart. Sharpton: "That's right. I'm Jon Stewart without the cursing...... [TVNewser]

Trident Media Group Launches Trident E-Book Operations - Posted September 26, 2011
Trident Media Group, the literary agency representing Deepak Chopra, Paris Hilton, Jon Stewart, Tori Spelling and a long list of other authors, has launched Trident E-Bo... [AllTwitter]

Bill O'Reilly: Jon Stewart 'Dedicated to Mocking the Hand that Feeds Him' - Posted September 23, 2011
After Jon Stewart took some shots at Bill O'Reilly earlier in the week, last night O'Reilly fired back. On Wednesday's "The Daily Show," Stewart played a... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Talks Daily Show Sausage-Making with Rolling Stone - Posted September 23, 2011
Jon Stewart recently sat down with Rolling Stone's Eric Bates to talk about his media consu... [FishbowlLA]

The Economist Does the Emmys - Posted September 21, 2011
When it comes to cheeky headlines, few publications are as consistently on target as The Economist. Today, for their wrap-up of the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards, the austere UK mag has chosen to go with "Up Close and Imper... [FishbowlLA]

Admiral Mullen's Dad Was a Publicist - Posted September 13, 2011
In case you already turned in the for the night, we've got a clip from last night's interview between the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen and Th... [PRNewser]

Top-Flight Journos Land USC Annenberg Religion Reporting Grants - Posted August 12, 2011
The list of reporters awarded USC Annenberg 2011 Knight Grants for Reporting on Religion and American Public Life is extremely impressive. And the topics aren't too shabby either. ... [FishbowlLA]

New Home | Maternity Madness | S-U-I-N-G - Posted August 12, 2011
FishbowlLA: ?? Lots of accolades from CNN as its longtime business reporter ... [FishbowlLA]

'The Daily Show' Takes on FNC's Megyn Kelly, Again - Posted August 12, 2011
Megyn Kelly returned to the Fox News Channel this week, and it didn't take too long for Jon Stewart to jump on the "America Live" anchor, who is a favorite target of "The Daily Show." At issue on Thursday night was her stance on maternity leave, which she ... [TVNewser]

Are Wendi Deng and Rebekah Brooks Getting Unfair Media Treatment? - Posted July 21, 2011
While Rupert Murdoch has been ... [AgencySpy]

Jay Rosen: Is the 'Leave It There' Era Ending at CNN? - Posted July 5, 2011
Back in October, 2009 "The Daily Show'"s Jon Stewart had an 11-minute segment criticizing CNN for "leaving it there." ... [TVNewser]

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Self Publishes Book - Posted June 22, 2011
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c ... [GalleyCat]

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

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

Jon Stewart Debates Media Bias With Chris Wallace on 'Fox News Sunday' - Posted June 20, 2011
In a lengthy, fascinating interview on "Fox News Sunday" that was at times both funny and serious, "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart debated media bias with anchor Chris Wallace. Specifically, the pair talked about the biases of the programs and networks in question, "The Daily Show" and Fox News. Check out the... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly to Face Off Against Rapper Lupe Fiasco - Posted June 17, 2011
Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, who recently hosted comedian Jon Stewart to debate rapper Common's visit to the White House, will be talking about the actions... [TVNewser]

He's Got it Bad | Paparazzi's Power | Making a Show of It - Posted June 13, 2011
UnBeige: An interview with Dirk Barnett, the man behind Newsweek/The Daily Beast's look. He ... [Fishbowl NY]

He's Got it Bad | Paparazzi's Power | Making a Show of It - Posted June 13, 2011
UnBeige: An interview with Dirk Barnett, the man behind Newsweek/The Daily Beast's look. He ... [FishbowlNY]

Jon Stewart to Appear on 'Fox News Sunday' - Posted June 13, 2011
"Daily Show" anchor Jon Stewart is making good on his promise to Fox News Channel's Chris Wallace. Stewart will appear as a guest on "Fox News Sunday" this Sunday on the Fox broadcast network. Our sister blog FishbowlDC ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Resigns For...Wait For It...Going Soft On Weiner - Posted June 8, 2011
... [FishbowlLA]

Weinergate's Biggest Media Winners and Losers - Posted June 7, 2011
Whether or not he will resign, or be forced out for lack of ethical behavior, or lose his wife, Anthony Weiner is the major loser of the last couple of weeks. But at FishbowlNY, we're as... [Fishbowl NY]

Weinergate's Biggest Media Winners and Losers - Posted June 7, 2011
Whether or not he will resign, or be forced out for lack of ethical behavior, or lose his wife, Anthony Weiner is the major loser of the last couple of weeks. But at FishbowlNY, we're as... [FishbowlNY]

What Weinergate says about us - Posted June 7, 2011
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Jon Stewart Wrestles With Weinergate - Posted June 1, 2011
  ... [FishbowlLA]

Sell Your Script | Architect Barbie | Don't Miss This - Posted May 16, 2011
Galley Cat: Here are short descriptions of 429 scripts that were bought by networks over the last year. Aspiring writers, pick up some tips. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Sell Your Script | Architect Barbie | Don't Miss This - Posted May 16, 2011
Galley Cat: Here are short descriptions of 429 scripts that were bought by networks over the last year. Aspiring writers, pick up some tips. ... [FishbowlNY]

Bill O'Reilly, Jon Stewart: An Un-Common Debate* - Posted May 16, 2011
Bill O'Reilly's interview with Jon Stewart, which will air tonight, was actually pre-taped late in the day Friday. TVNewser has learned two segments will air tonight on "The O'Reilly Factor" and two more will air tomorrow night. The full unedited version will go up on FoxNews.com tomorrow night after the show.... [TVNewser]

'Today,' 'Good Morning America' Up For 'Outstanding Morning Program' at Daytime Emmys - Posted May 11, 2011
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for the 38th Daytime Emmy Awards. In the "Outstanding Morning Program" category, there are only two nominees, and they happen to b... [TVNewser]

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

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

Korean Pop Star Rain Voted World's Most Influential Person By Time Magazine Readers... Again - Posted April 15, 2011
The people have spoken: as part of its TIME 100 poll, Time magazine asked its readers to rank who they think are are the world's most influential people -- and once again, Korean pop star Rain has ... [Fishbowl NY]

Korean Pop Star Rain Voted World's Most Influential Person By Time Magazine Readers... Again - Posted April 15, 2011
The people have spoken: as part of its TIME 100 poll, Time magazine asked its readers to rank who they think are are the world's most influential people -- and once again, Korean pop star Rain has ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

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]

The Daily Show Looks at 'When Reporters Attack' - Posted March 26, 2011
Two satirical news outlets took on the "human shield" ... [TVNewser]

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

Larry King Talking to Comedy Central About 'Daily Show' Contributor Gig - Posted March 14, 2011
Former CNN 9 PM host Larry King has had preliminary discussions with Comedy Central to become a regular contributor to "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," a source at the n... [TVNewser]

Tucker Carlson: 'I personally think most nightly news programs are terrible.' - Posted March 9, 2011
Who does Tucker Carlson think will be the GOP nominee in 2012? Here's a hint: he isn't on Fox News's payroll. In part III of our MediaBeat interview Carlson gives his take on the GOP field as well as on where Americans get their news during election season. "I personally... [TVNewser]

The Daily Show's Senior Black Correspondent to Headline Radio-TV Dinner - Posted March 7, 2011
You know Larry Wilmore as the "Senior Black Correspondent" on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" who once called Black History a drag: "White people have to pretend to care about black people, black people have to pretend to ca... [FishbowlDC]

Daily Show's Larry Wilmore to headline Congressional Correspondents Dinner - Posted March 7, 2011
Larry Wilmore, the Senior Black Correspondent for "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart", will be the entertainment at the annual Congressional Correspondents' Dinner lat... [TVNewser]

Cameos Galore in "Adjustment Bureau" - Posted March 7, 2011
Several journos and political media figures make cameo appearances in Matt Damon's new movie, "The Adjustment Bureau" in which Damon plays a politician running for a New York Senate seat. In the film: CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Arianna Huffington Responds to Huffington Post Strike - Posted March 4, 2011
According to The Wrap, Arianna Huffington told unhappy bloggers "Go ahead, go on strike" at a confer... [GalleyCat]

Huffington to Bloggers: 'Go Ahead, Go on Strike' - Posted March 4, 2011
This seems like an oddly inelegant moment for Arianna Huffington. She's usually more polished. And to talk to about her blogge... [FishbowlLA]

Batman Sidekick Featured on The Daily Show - Posted March 2, 2011
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David Letterman Tries to 'Look After' Brian Williams, By Asking Him To Not Go On Other Late Night Shows - Posted March 1, 2011
On "The Late Show with David Letterman" last night, Letterman hosted "NBC Nightly News' anchor Brian Williams. Letterman said that former "Nightly" anchor Tom Brokaw asked him to "look after" Williams, "I see you on the g**damn Leno show, la... [TVNewser]

3 Steps to Gaining 20,000 Followers in one Weekend (Hint: Step One is "Be Jon Stewart") - Posted February 28, 2011
Struggling to gain even 10 new Twitter followers a week? We've just learned one of the best secrets to gaining a massive amount of quality Twitter followers in a single weekend. And all it takes are three simple steps... and a dash of humor, a pin... [AllTwitter]

Cable Newsers Take to the Late-Night Talk Shows - Posted February 23, 2011
The last few days have seen a flurry of TV news personalities taker to the late night talk shows. With the situation in the Middle East still evolving rapidly, and the protests in Wisconsin, there has been plenty to talk about. On Monday, CNN's Wolf Blitzer stopped by CBS' "Late Late Show"... [TVNewser]

Great Gatsby Nintendo & Borders Bankruptcy: Most Popular Stories of the Week - Posted February 20, 2011
As we head home for the three-day weekend, we wanted to make sure you had plenty of publishing headlines to keep you busy. Here are the most popular headlines of the last week, ranging from Jon Stewart's win at the Gra... [semanticweb.com]

ABC's Karl Takes on Jon Stewart - Posted February 17, 2011
Earlier this week on "World News with Diane Sawyer" Jon Karl tried the creative tactic of using 100,000 pennies to illustrate the breakdown of the nation's budget. Last night, The Daily Show's ... [FishbowlDC]

UCLA Welcomes Pair of Onion Editors - Posted February 9, 2011
Tomorrow night at UCLA's Royce Hall, two key members of an organization Jon Stewart... [GalleyCat]

George W. Bush Memoir Tops College Bestseller List - Posted February 8, 2011
According to The Chronicle of Higher Education, eight out of the top ten titles on college campuses are nonfiction books. Decision Points by George W. Bush topped the list. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by ... [GalleyCat]

Jon Stewart to Egyptian Rioters: 'Hands off Anderson Cooper!' - Posted February 3, 2011
On last night's "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart defended CNN's Anderson Cooper -- who was among several TV news reporters ... [TVNewser]

Tisha Lewis, the Butt of 'Daily Show' Jokes this Week, Jumps to Chicago's WFLD - Posted January 27, 2011
Reporter Tisha Lewis has some good news to counter the skewering she received from Jon Stewart earlier this week. Lewis has been hired by Chicago Fox-affiliate ... [TVSpy]

Jon Stewart Joining 9/11 Memorial Foundation Board - Posted January 27, 2011
Comedian and host of "The Daily Show" Jon Stewart is set to join the foundation building the Sept. 11 memorial in New York City. Stewart will be appointed to the National Sept. 11 Memorial & Museum board at their Thursday afternoon m... [TVNewser]

Stewart Ponders If Huffington is 'Like a Nazi' - Posted January 25, 2011
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [FishbowlLA]

East Coast Media Can't Handle the Chelsea Truth - Posted January 24, 2011
Female entertainers who make $20 million a year normally get a little more media respect than Chelsea Handler. According to an ... [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]

Torossian's 5WPR Working with Rick Sanchez - Posted January 18, 2011
5WPR president Ronn Torossian confirmed with PRNewser that his firm is working with Rick Sanchez, the CNN staffer fired in October 2010 after making... [PRNewser]

Best of 'The O'Reilly Factor' 2010 - Posted December 31, 2010
The #1 cable news program of 2010 was "The O'Reilly Factor" on Fox News Channel. This year, Bill O'Reilly sat down with guests such as Whoopi Goldberg (after "... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart, the Modern Day Edward R. Murrow? - Posted December 27, 2010
The New York Times picks up where we left off, and looks at "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart's efforts to help push the 9/11 first responders bill through Congress. ... [TVNewser]

TVNewsers Help Push 'James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act' - Posted December 23, 2010
New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg says Jon Stewart, among others, are to thank for the passage of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act. In a statement after the bill passed last night, Bloomberg said, "We would not be where we are today without the hard work of so... [Fishbowl NY]

TVNewsers Help Push 'James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act' - Posted December 23, 2010
New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg says Jon Stewart, among others, are to thank for the passage of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act. In a statement after the bill passed last night, Bloomberg said, "We would not be where we are today without the hard work of so... [FishbowlNY]

Things That Make You Go 'Ouch' - Posted December 17, 2010
Here's the full size image. Here's the Jon Stewart segment last ... [FishbowlLA]

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]

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]

Bloomberg Game Changers Episodes Boost Bloomberg.com - Posted December 7, 2010
Bloomberg Game Changers has been a game-changer for ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Jon Stewart to Cable News: Stop It Already With the Puns! - Posted December 4, 2010
Alright cable news writers/producers/anchors, we get it. You work long hours, it is a tiring job and any chance you get to have some fun you will take. But seriously, think twice the next time you write a "clever" pun into the script bound for the TelePrompTer. Don't just take it from... [TVNewser]

Annual Hungerthon Wraps Up Today on Several Radio Stations - Posted November 23, 2010
With millions getting ready to give thanks for what they have, it's the perfect time to help others in need. The Hungerthon, in conjunction with World Hunger Year, joins forces with many radio stations to help the organization's annual fund drive. Started over the weekend, the Hungerthon concludes today in a big way.... [Fishbowl NY]

Annual Hungerthon Wraps Up Today on Several Radio Stations - Posted November 23, 2010
With millions getting ready to give thanks for what they have, it's the perfect time to help others in need. The Hungerthon, in conjunction with World Hunger Year, joins forces with many radio stations to help the organization's annual fund drive. Started over the weekend, the Hungerthon concludes today in a big way.... [FishbowlNY]

Andrew Tyndall on Cable News Channels: 'They Should be Called Politics Channels Instead' - Posted November 22, 2010
Analyst Andrew Tyndall weighs in on the Jon Stewart-Rachel Maddow ... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes to Howard Kurtz about NPR: 'They are, of course, Nazis' - Posted November 18, 2010
In part two of "The Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz features part II of his interview with Fox News ... [TVNewser]

Keith Olbermann's 'Worst Person' Suspension Over? According to his Twitter It is - Posted November 17, 2010
After Jon Stewart's "Rally to Restore Sanity," MSNBC anchor ... [TVNewser]

'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' Takes on Cable News Coverage of 'Mystery Missile' - Posted November 13, 2010
Do staffers at "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" read TVNewser? Because if the opening segment on Wednesday night's program is any indication, they just might. Stewart's team took on the coverage of the so-called "mystery missile" highlighting many of the same wildly speculative segments ... [TVNewser]

Is Jon Stewart Changing His Tune on CNN? - Posted November 12, 2010
You know the story by now. It's October, 2004 and Jon Stewart appearing on CNN's "Crossfire," d... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Defends His 'Rally to Restore Sanity' on Rachel Maddow - Posted November 12, 2010
... [FishbowlLA]

Jon Stewart to Rachel Maddow: 'Proportionality Is Not the Strong Suit of the 24 Hour News Networks' - Posted November 12, 2010
Last night MSNBC's Rachel Maddow hosted comedian and "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart for the entire hour, with much of the conversation, as you might imagine, about the world of cable news. "Proportionality is not the strong suit of the 24 hour news networks," Stewart said. "How would they handle the moon... [TVNewser]

New Media Index: Idea of War with Iran Scares Bloggers; Mashable Dominates Tweeted Links - Posted November 11, 2010
Bloggers fretted the possibility of a war with Iran, while Mashable accounted for all of the five most-Tweeted news articles, as it did during the week of Oct... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

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, ... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Jon Stewart On 'The Rachel Maddow Show' Thursday - Posted November 9, 2010
Jon Stewart will be on "The Rachel Maddow Show" Thursday night at 9pmET. This is Stewart's first appearance on... [TVNewser]

Comedy Central's Guilty Pleasure - Posted November 9, 2010
Four of the five nominees in today's 2011 People's Choice Awards category of "Favorite TV Guilty Pleasure" are instantly recognizable: Jersey Shore, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D List and The Real Housewives of New Jersey. But who-what the heck is tosh.O? For the unitiatied, tosh.O... [FishbowlLA]

Moral/Ethical Question: Are Advertisers Responsible, in Part, for Big Media Craziness? - Posted November 2, 2010
This weekend, I went to the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear, because it promised to be awesome if only for the signs. And despite leaving... [AgencySpy]

Keith Olbermann Benches 'Worst Person in the World' Segment after "Sanity" Rally Speech - Posted November 2, 2010
MSNBC host Keith Olbermann announced last night that he was benching his "Worst Person in the World" segment. The announcement came at the beginning of the night's #1 story, about Jon Stewart's "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear." Olbermann was critiquing the rally, but also said that some of what Stewart complained... [TVNewser]

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

Deconstructing Jon Stewart's 'Rally For Sanity' - Posted November 1, 2010
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Thousands Rallied for Sanity and/or Fear Online and Off - Posted November 1, 2010
[caption id="attachment_7893" align="alignleft" width="512" caption="CBSNews.com worked with AirPhotosLive.com to estimate the size of the crowd. Photo: AirPhotosLive.com"][/caption] PRNewser attended the "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" this weekend, so we can speak to the tremendous crowd on the ground, which ... [PRNewser]

Scenes From LA's 'Rally to Restore Sanity' - Posted November 1, 2010
FBLA was at the LA satellite version of Jon Stewart's "Rally to Restore Sanity" on Saturday. Have to say, though sparsely attended--no more than 1,000 ... [FishbowlLA]

Jon Stewart Critiques Cable News in Rally Speech - Posted October 31, 2010
"The Daily Show"'s Jon Stewart criticizes the cable news channels regularly on his nightly program. Usually, the criticism comes in the form of a clip package, pointing out the hypocrisy of partisan pundits, or the absurdity of some segment or another. At the "Rally to Restore Sanity and/0r Fear"... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams: TV News Viewers More Engaged Today - Posted October 31, 2010
NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams was interviewed at the Broadcasting & Cable/Multichannel New... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert Put on a Show - Posted October 30, 2010
After a warm-up from the Legendary Roots Crew and some audience stunts put on by the MythBusters guys, Jon Stewart bounced on stage at 12:55pmET to kick off the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear. Befor... [TVNewser]

Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear iPhone App Available - Posted October 29, 2010
Can't make it to the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear in Washington, D.C., Saturday? If you own an iPhone, Comedy Central has got you covered. The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear app is now available free-of-charge via the... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

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]

Guess Who AskMen.com Says Are the Two Most Influential Athletes? - Posted October 28, 2010
AskMen.com put together a list featuring the 49 most influential men of 2010. The top 10 fea... [SportsNewser]

'60 Minutes,' with Help from Football, Draws Largest Audience in 10 months - Posted October 27, 2010
"60 Minutes" saw its best ratings in 10 months last week, which put the show in the top ten for the third time in five weeks. The CBS news program had 15.79 million viewers on Sunday, its largest audience since Dec. 12, 2009, to rank #6 for the week. Sunday's show... [TVNewser]

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]

LA to Have 'Sanity Rally' Spin-Off - Posted October 20, 2010
Why do we always put up with being second tier to New York and DC? Just because we sleep later they're getting smug about doing things first. Whatever. Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's March for Sanity the weekend before the election, has another chapter in LA. THR has the ... [FishbowlLA]

'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' Books President Obama Days Before 'Sanity' Rally - Posted October 20, 2010
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" will be taping a week of shows from Washington DC next week, days befor... [TVNewser]

Saudi Prince Al Waleed on 'The Daily Show,' 'Fox & Friends' Segments: 'I Take These Things Very Lightly' - Posted October 18, 2010
A few months back "The Daily Show" memorably mocked a segment on "Fox & Friends." The segment saw the hosts discussing the shady dealings of a Saudi prince who they ... [TVNewser]

Colbert & Stewart Merge Rallies - Posted October 15, 2010
For Comedy Central fans, this may seem like it was inevitable: Jon Stewart's "Rally to Restore Sanity" and Stephen Colbert's "March to Keep Fear Alive" have now merged to become the "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear." Last night, Colbert appeared on Stewart's show to beg him for a permit. With... [TVNewser]

New Media Index: Bloggers Ponder Midterm Elections; Tweeters Ponder Twitter - Posted October 14, 2010
Bloggers were focused on the upcoming midterm elections during the week of Oct. 4-8, while Twitter users used Twitter to talk about Twitter, and the most-watched news and politics video on YouTube was A fake news video from the Onion News Network saying that ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Pershing Square Shoots Down Jon Stewart Rally - Posted October 13, 2010
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart has plans to bring his "Rally To Restore Sanity" to Los Angeles. But he won't be bringing it to Pershing Square. ... [FishbowlLA]

Bloomberg Television Dives Deeper Into Tech with Bloomberg Game Changers: Steve Jobs, Upcoming San Francisco-Based Series - Posted October 12, 2010
Bloomberg Television is continuing to boost its coverage of the technology sector, following up Tuesday's announcement of the addition of Cory Johnson... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Jon Stewart on New MSNBC Slogan: 'That's what you're bringing against Fox? Yeah, good luck.' - Posted October 12, 2010
Well, this was bound to happen. On the day MSNBC's new "Lean Forward" branding campaign got underway, Jon Stewart, compared the new slogan to Fox's "Fair and Balanced" and CNN's "If you're watching this, you're flight's been canceled." ... [TVNewser]

Rick Sanchez Kisses Jon Stewart's Ass to Get His Job Back - Posted October 8, 2010
Former CNN host ... [FishbowlLA]

Bloomberg Challenging CNBC with Primetime Docs - Posted October 7, 2010
Bloomberg TV is venturing into CNBC's territory. The business network is launching a primetime documentary series tonight at 9 PM, "Bloomberg Game Changers." Each edition of the series will profile a leader in technology, finance politics or culture. Some of the subjects for its premiere season: For the premiere episode, the program... [TVNewser]

Rick Sanchez Apologizes for his 'Inartful' Comments - Posted October 6, 2010
Former CNN anchor Rick Sanchez has broken his silence, and released a statement apologizing for the "inartful" comments he made last week. Those comments ended up costing Sanchez his job. Last week Sanchez called comedian ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Finally Talks Rick Sanchez on 'The Daily Show,' Sanchez Apologizes - Posted October 5, 2010
... [FishbowlLA]

Steve Hely Wins the 2010 Thurber Prize - Posted October 5, 2010
Last night, Steve Hely (pictured with Keith Olbermann) was pronounced this year's winner of the Thurber Prize. His win includes $5,000 and a crystal plaque. Magazine journalist J... [GalleyCat]

Jon Stewart on Rick Sanchez: 'Flawed but fascinating to watch' - Posted October 5, 2010
Jon Stewart had to wait three full days -- decades in TV news time -- to fully discuss Rick Sanchez's dismissal last week and his thoughts on Sanchez calling Stewart a "bigot." "It's one of those days I'm thinking, 'why don't we tape on Friday?,'" said Stewart on "The Daily Show" last... [TVNewser]

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]

Insider Reacts to Former CNN Anchor Rick Sanchez Firing for Controversial Comments - Posted October 4, 2010
As we reported on Friday, CNN abruptly fired afternoon anchor Rick Sanchez. During a 20-minute satellite radio interview on Thursday, Sanchez made derogatory comments about Jews, his former empl... [Fishbowl NY]

Insider Reacts to Former CNN Anchor Rick Sanchez Firing for Controversial Comments - Posted October 4, 2010
As we reported on Friday, CNN abruptly fired afternoon anchor Rick Sanchez. During a 20-minute satellite radio interview on Thursday, Sanchez made derogatory comments about Jews, his former empl... [FishbowlNY]

Jon Stewart Mocks Rick Sanchez - Posted October 3, 2010
Jon Stewart made his first comments about Rick Sanchez last night at a benefit in New York City. The Hollywood Reporter ... [TVNewser]

Rick Sanchez Fired: The Write-Ups & the Colleague Supporting Sanchez - Posted October 2, 2010
So far, no comment from Rick Sanchez or from Jon Stewart on yesterday's dismissal of the CNN anchor for controversial comments Sanchez made in a radio interview Thursday. As the story was unfolding Friday, Sanchez was scheduled to be at ... [TVNewser]

Rick Sanchez Fired by CNN - Posted October 1, 2010
Anchor Rick Sanchez was fired by CNN Friday evening, a day after making inflammatory comments about Jews and The Daily Show host Jon Stewart. Sanchez spoke with Sirius XM satellite radio ho... [Fishbowl NY]

Rick Sanchez Fired by CNN - Posted October 1, 2010
Anchor Rick Sanchez was fired by CNN Friday evening, a day after making inflammatory comments about Jews and The Daily Show host Jon Stewart. Sanchez spoke with Sirius XM satellite radio ho... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Slate V Gets All Up in Your Business - Posted October 1, 2010
Comedian Iliza Vie Shlesinger is channeling her very best Maria Bartiromo for Slate V, hosting Up in Your Business, a weekly series... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Pres. Obama on the 'Splintered' Media - Posted September 30, 2010
During one of his small-group discussions with regular 'ole Americans -- this one in Richmond, VA yesterday -- Pres. Obama talked about the "splintered" media while saying he's "amused" by Jon Stewart's planned rally in Washington next month. Obama also pointed the finger at "these cable shows and these talk show hosts."... [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]

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]

The FishbowlDC Interview with Al Jazeera English's Josh Rushing, a Former U.S. Marine - Posted September 24, 2010
Say hello to Al Jazeera English's Josh Rushing. He hosts Al Jazeera English's Fault Lines, an award-... [FishbowlDC]

Jon Stewart, Bill O'Reilly talk Christine O'Donnell & the 'Halloween Rally' - Posted September 23, 2010
Bill O'Reilly and Jon Stewart covered a lot of ground last night on "The O'Reilly Factor": Pres. Obama, the Mosque controversy, the Stewart-Colbert D.C. rally and Christine O'Donnell. Stewart: "The witch thing: ridiculous. The masturbation comments: ridiculous. She's one of the least interesting tea party candidates yet." H... [TVNewser]

Barnes & Noble Promotes Jon Stewart eBook, But Where Is It? - Posted September 22, 2010
Comedian Jon Stewart has a new book out this week. But the odd thing is that Barnes & Noble sent out an e-mail promoting the eBook version, but ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

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]

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]

Stewart and Colbert Announce Rallies on the Mall - Posted September 17, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Bill O'Reilly to Appear on 'The Daily Show,' Jon Stewart to Visit 'The O'Reilly Factor' - Posted September 15, 2010
Fox News host Bill O'Reilly is a regular target of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," but there are apparently no hard feelings between the two hosts. According to Joe Flin... [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]

Comedy Central Taking 'The Daily Show' to DC for Midterms - Posted August 16, 2010
Comedy Central is taking "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" to Washington DC, leading up to the 2010 midterm elections. The special week of shows, which it is calling "When Grizzlies Attack: The Daily Show Midterm Teapartyganza" will tape from Shakespeare ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Takes on Chelsea Clinton Wedding Coverage - Posted August 3, 2010
"This wedding set a new record for most amount of media gaining the least amount of information." As we noted Saturday, every news network had a correspondent in Rhinebeck, New York for the Chelsea Clinton Wedding, though, since it was a private affair, none had any real access. Jon Stewart... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Defends 'The View' - Posted July 30, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Comedy Central Orders Another Fake News Show - Posted July 12, 2010
Comedy Central, already home to "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report," is adding another fake news program to its lineup. The network has ordered "Jon Benjamin Has a Van," which is a satirical take on network newsmagazines like "Date... [TVNewser]

'But Fortunately the Responsible Mainstream Media is also Covering this Story' - Posted July 8, 2010
Jon Stewart went off last night on the media coverage of NASA's outreach to Muslims and the building of mosques. And while most of Stewart's rant was at Fox News's coverage, he saved a bit of amo for ABC's Diane Stewart: ... [TVNewser]

Steve Carell's Face Off With Stephen Colbert - Posted July 8, 2010
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [FishbowlLA]

The New Yorker Profiles 'Afghanistan's Rupert Murdoch' - Posted July 6, 2010
In a fascinating read, The New Yorker's Ken Auletta, profiles the man who some call "Afghanistan's Rupert Murdoch," ... [TVNewser]

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Disses Jim Cramer On CNBC - Posted June 30, 2010
CNBC "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer is no stranger to controversy. He has been parodied on "South Park" and of course there was ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart's Most Brilliant Jab Yet - Posted June 24, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Jon Stewart with Betty White on Teevee - Posted June 15, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Jon Stewart on Helen Thomas - Posted June 8, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Jon Stewart Exposes the Problem with Literary Readings - Posted May 28, 2010
At a BookExpo America speech yesterday, author and television host Jon Stewart exposed a common problem that plagues literary readings: long-winded questions from the audience. ... [GalleyCat]

Rick Sanchez. Roland Martin. Ascots - Posted May 12, 2010
This needs to stop. Yesterday we reported on Jon Stewart's obsession with CNN contributor Roland Martin'... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart: 'You Win This Round, Roland' - Posted May 11, 2010
In a feud that began a week ago, Jon Stewart learns a powerful lesson on "The Daily Show" after mocking Roland Martin and his iconic ascot: ... [TVNewser]

Roland Martin's Ascot May Be Jon Stewart's Favorite Thing on CNN - Posted May 6, 2010
Jon Stewart spent five minutes on "The Daily Show" last night discussing CNN's Roland Martin and his genteel, on-air ascot. Stewart can barely contain himself for most of the segment, saying, "It may be my favorite thing I've seen on CNN." CNN's recent ratings issues also get a couple of jabs, but... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Interviews Jon Meacham - Posted May 6, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

'Fox News Channel is Jon Stewart's New Enemy No. 1' - Posted April 24, 2010
"George W. Bush and Dick Cheney are long gone," writes the NY Times' Brian Stelter. "Fox News Channel is ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Responds to Bernie Goldberg - Posted April 21, 2010
It began last week, when Jon Stewart told Fox News analyst Bernie Goldberg to "go f**k" himself, over the coverage of -- and the coverage of the coverage of -- last weeks tea parties. Then it continued Monday on "The O'Reilly Factor" when Goldberg called Stewart, "a safe Jay Leno with a... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Preaches With a Choir - Posted April 21, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Megyn Kelly: 'I Really Enjoy Jon Stewart, Except When He Goes After Me' - Posted April 6, 2010
FNC's Megyn Kelly, who grew up in upstate Delmar, New York, is profiled by the Times Union of Albany. The story — about her route to cable news stardom — features a high ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart: CNN Should Get Themselves a 'Glenn Olberbeck or Sean Hannidow' - Posted April 2, 2010
Jon Stewart went off on one of his favorite topics last night -- CNN and it's identity crisis. "CNN is like the guy at the strip club who says 'I'm gonna hang out, but I'm not getting a lap dance. I'm here for the buffet.'" ... [TVNewser]

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

Beck Gifts Norquist his Infamous Blackboard - Posted March 25, 2010
Washington Examiner's Yeas & Nays gives us this gem of a detail today about FNC's Glenn Beck's blackboard (recently ridiculed by The Daily Show's Jon Stewart). Beck gave the blackboard to Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform. Um, thanks? Read the full story ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Jon Stewart Takes on Texas Textbooks - Posted March 18, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Barack Obama Fan Mail, Apple iPad Video, and Lindsay Lohan Memoir: Weekend Reading - Posted March 6, 2010
... [GalleyCat]

Jon Stewart Takes on Chat Roulette Coverage - Posted March 5, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

In Second Year, Shorty Awards Get A Bit More Formal - Posted March 4, 2010
"I just wanted to beat Jason Mraz," said indie-rocker Ted Leo when we asked him why he decided to make a push to win the Shorty Award's music category. The awards, now in their second ... [PRNewser]

Jon Stewart to Introduce Condoleezza Rice at BookExpo America - Posted March 4, 2010
BookExpo America (BEA) has today announced that Jon Stewart will make an encore BookExpo America performance--serving as master of ceremonies at the Author Breakfast on Thursday, May 27. In a crazy political pairing, the host of The Daily Show will introduce memoir... [GalleyCat]

Writer Prefers Blitzer, Cafferty to Sanchez - Posted March 2, 2010
Doug Clawson of Real Clear Politics is clearly not president of CNN Rick Sanchez's fan club. In a story today Clawson sees Sanchez as something that's inflicted upon him in place of... [FishbowlDC]

Prominent Journalists Criticize Pluto Scientist and Author - Posted March 2, 2010
Tonight, an author who has fielded hate mail from t... [GalleyCat]

Palin Hand Writing Jokes Continue - Posted February 9, 2010
After Sarah Palin delivered the keynote at the Tea Party Convention Saturday evening, ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart's Tough Love For Blogs - Posted February 5, 2010
Are there no sacred cows that Daily Show host Jon Stewart won't take on? Fresh off his "Two Days Of Yelling With Bill O'Reilly" tour -- ... [Fishbowl NY]

Jon Stewart's Tough Love For Blogs - Posted February 5, 2010
Are there no sacred cows that Daily Show host Jon Stewart won't take on? Fresh off his "Two Days Of Yelling With Bill O'Reilly" tour -- ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Surviving a Daily Show Book Tour Stop - Posted February 4, 2010
As the outlets for book publicity shrink, The Daily Show has become a coveted interview spot for writers of all stripes. Over at The Rumpus, author and journalist Ethan Watters listed ten insider tips for surviving underneath ... [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]

Bill O'Reilly to Interview Jon Stewart - Posted February 2, 2010
•Jon Stewart is entering the No Spin Zone tomorrow night. Stewart, host of The Daily Show, will be interviewed by Bill O'Reilly at his Fox News studio tomorrow. The chat will air in two parts: tomorrow night and Thursday night. The last time Stewart was on "The Facto... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewarts Takes on SOTU Coverage - Posted January 29, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Keith Olbermann Responds to Jon Stewart's Special Comment on Him - Posted January 23, 2010
Last night's #1 story on "Countdown" was Keith Olbermann's response to this Special Comment by Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show" Thursday night. In addition to a one-line comment to TVNewser ye... [TVNewser]

Stewart to Stephanopoulos: "Go Home George!" - Posted January 22, 2010
Comedy Central's Jon Stewart razzes ABC's GMA host George Stephanopoulos over his omnipresence on the network. "Is George Stephanopoulos now on every show on ABC? I wake up at 6 a.... [FishbowlDC]

Jon Stewart Calls Out Keith Olbermann's Name-Calling. Olbermann Responds - Posted January 22, 2010
Jon Stewart delivered his own special comment -- complete with multiple camera angles and multiple eyeglasses -- on Keith Olbermann's commentary of Massachusetts Sen.-elect Scott Brown. "You've ceded the high ground and now you wallow in the fe... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Takes on Keith Olbermann - Posted January 22, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Jon Stewart Takes on Jim Cramer...Again - Posted January 21, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Daily Show Slams Obama| Breitbart Attacks Gawker's Deal With Business Insider | Ben Silverman Heads Up DumbDumb | Snooki Applies For New Jo - Posted January 8, 2010
The Daily Show: Who said Jon Stewart took it easy on this administration? Last night he slammed Obama for breaking his promise of an "open government." On C-Span. MediaIte... [Fishbowl NY]

Daily Show Slams Obama| Breitbart Attacks Gawker's Deal With Business Insider | Ben Silverman Heads Up DumbDumb | Snooki Applies For New Jo - Posted January 8, 2010
The Daily Show: Who said Jon Stewart took it easy on this administration? Last night he slammed Obama for breaking his promise of an "open government." On C-Span. MediaIte... [FishbowlNY]

Jon Stewart Interviews George Lucas - Posted January 6, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [FishbowlLA]

Dealing With Layoffs|MPA Lays Off 5|Examiner.com Gets New CEO|Colbert Covers Raise Newsstand Sales|Deadline Hollywood - Posted December 17, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [Fishbowl NY]

Dealing With Layoffs|MPA Lays Off 5|Examiner.com Gets New CEO|Colbert Covers Raise Newsstand Sales|Deadline Hollywood - Posted December 17, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [FishbowlNY]

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]

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]

Stewart: FNC's Gretchen Carlson Dumbing Herself Down - Posted December 9, 2009
On "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart used the "Fox & Friends" poll we mentioned yesterday as a jumping off point to mock co-host Gretchen Carlson for supposedly "dumbing yourself down to connect with an audience that you think sees intellect as an e... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Takes on Gretchen Carlson for Playing Dumb - Posted December 9, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Jon Stewart Takes on Tiger Woods Coverage - Posted December 2, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Morning Viewing: "Daily Show" Does Salahis - Posted December 1, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlDC]

Williams Receives Cronkite Award - Posted November 20, 2009
As we mentioned, NBC "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams was in Arizona this week ... [TVNewser]

Dobbs Talks About CNN Departure on 'Daily Show' - Posted November 19, 2009
Lou Dobbs, formerly of CNN, sat down with Jon Stewart last night for an interview on "The Daily Show." Stewart brought out a live Mexican mariachi band to play the introductory music for the segment. "Jon Klein the president of CNN told me point blank that the network was going to... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Interviews Lou Dobbs - Posted November 19, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Dobbs to Appear on 'Daily Show' - Posted November 17, 2009
•After high-profile appearances on FNC's "O'Reilly Factor" and NBC's "Today" show, former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs will sit down with Jon Stewart for... [TVNewser]

'Daily Show' Producer Who Spotted Hannity Video: 'Take that, Media Matters!' - Posted November 13, 2009
As Jon Stewart pointed out on his show last night (clip after the jump), it was neither he nor his writers who actually caught the "Hannity" protest footage mix-up that got mocked ... [TVNewser]

Vice President Biden to "The Daily Show" - Posted November 13, 2009
Set your Tivos... Vice President Joe Biden will be a guest of Jon Stewart's on "The Daily Show" next Tuesday. This will be Biden's sixth appearance, but his first time back since being elected Vice President. His last appearance was when he was still a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president... [FishbowlDC]

Hannity: 'Mr. Stewart, You Were Right, We Apologize' - Posted November 12, 2009
After being accused by "The Daily Show" of misrepresenting protest rally footage, Sean Hannity responded on his show directly to Jon Stewart last night and said, "It was an inadvertent mistake, b... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 11.12.09 - Posted November 12, 2009
... [FishbowlDC]

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]

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." ... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Brian Williams: 'A Non-Fiction Person in a Non-Fiction Line of Work' - Posted November 2, 2009
Brian Williams last week reporting from Afghanistan. (Photo: Subrata De/NBC News) In a Q&A with the New York Post, NBC's ... [TVNewser]

Stewart vs. Fox News|WaPo Co. Sees Income Rise|Beckman Takes Control Of W|Meacham's Take On Print Media - Posted October 30, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [Fishbowl NY]

Stewart vs. Fox News|WaPo Co. Sees Income Rise|Beckman Takes Control Of W|Meacham's Take On Print Media - Posted October 30, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlNY]

"For Fox Sake" - Posted October 30, 2009
For your Friday viewing pleasure... Jon Stewart continues to cover the Fox News/White House feud and "truce" on "The Daily Show." The Daily Show With Jon... [FishbowlDC]

Daily Show on Fox News: 'It's a Perpetual Revulsion Machine' - Posted October 30, 2009
Jon Stewart and "The Daily Show" devoted nearly 12 minutes last night to discussing the Fox News vs. White House feud and a mocking analysis of Fox News' distinction between news and opinion programming: ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.19.09 - Posted October 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. What we know and what we're reading this Monday mo... [FishbowlDC]

Jon Stewart Takes on H1N1 Coverage - Posted October 16, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Stewart Mocks FNC: 'You Didn't Even Send Your Own Camera Crew?!' - Posted October 14, 2009
It was CNN on Monday night. Last night, Fox News was the cable network to get ridiculed by Jon Stewart and "The Daily Show" for its coverage (or lack thereof). Stewart criticized the cablers -- but mostly FNC, which has touted protest coverage in the past -- fo... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Mocks CNN|LAT Mag Names New Editor|Star-Ledger Faces More Cuts|The Atlantic Names Brave Thinkers - Posted October 13, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [Fishbowl NY]

Jon Stewart Mocks CNN|LAT Mag Names New Editor|Star-Ledger Faces More Cuts|The Atlantic Names Brave Thinkers - Posted October 13, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlNY]

Jon Stewart Rips CNN: "Why Would You Leave it There? There is a Terrible Place to Leave It" - Posted October 13, 2009
Jon Stewart's favorite pinata -- CNN -- got whacked last night until the last... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Takes on CNN's Fact Checking - Posted October 13, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

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]

(Late) Morning Viewing List - Posted October 9, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [FishbowlDC]

More Thoughts On Conde Nast - Posted October 7, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [Fishbowl NY]

More Thoughts On Conde Nast - Posted October 7, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlNY]

Behind the Scenes at the NYT Book Review - Posted October 6, 2009
As you shuffle home from a long day surfing the literary Internets, here are a few publishing links to ponder... NY Times Book Review editor Sam Tanenhaus interviewed at Oxford American... [GalleyCat]

The Video Ticker: Thomas, Ensign, Geist, Stewart - Posted October 6, 2009
> NBC's Ann Curry interviews her "inspiration" Helen Thomas on the "Today' show. (Worth it for Chicago's "You're the Inspiration" intro.) > CNN's Dana Bash tracked down Sen. John Ensign outside his office for an exclusive interview on the... [TVNewser]

The Video Ticker: Stewart, 'Countdown,' Goldberg - Posted September 30, 2009
> Jon Stewart mocked Sean Hannity's coverage of the California farmers' drought on "The Daily Show" last night in a segment titled, "Where the Riled Things Are." > Filling in on "Countdown," ... [TVNewser]

William Safire, NYT Columnist, Dies At 79 - Posted September 27, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [Fishbowl NY]

William Safire, NYT Columnist, Dies At 79 - Posted September 27, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlNY]

Blago's Magical Media Tour Continues With Extended Daily Show Appearance - Posted September 25, 2009
[Backstage at the Daily Show, via TwitPic] Glenn Selig/Publicity Agency client, disgraced Governor Rod Blagojevich, knocked out dozens of int... [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]

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]

Morning Reading List 08.24.09 - Posted August 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. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

'Reliable Sources' on O'Reilly vs Stewart - Posted August 23, 2009
This morning on Howard Kurtz's "Reliable Sources" on CNN, WaPo reporter Anne Kornblut, NewMajority.com editor David Frum, and Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune colum... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 08.21.09 - Posted August 21, 2009
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [FishbowlDC]

Don Hewitt: Quotes from the 'Kid' - Posted August 21, 2009
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Don Hewitt was every reporter's dream — a veritable quote machine. The irrepressible "60 Minutes" creator, who lost his battle against pancreatic cancer Wednesday at age 86, had absolute opinions about absolutely every... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly: 'Stewart went off the Rails' - Posted August 20, 2009
Now this is a feud: Jon Stewart vs. Bill O'Reilly. On tonight's "Factor," O'Reilly decided to "set Mr. Stewart straight" in response to Wednesday evening's "Daily Show" segment saying Fox News has become "liberal." O'Reilly claimed that Stewart is playing to his liberal audience and dancing "down the liberal yellow-bric... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 08.20.09 - Posted August 20, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Stewart Rips on New CNN Segments - Posted August 19, 2009
Last night on "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart mocked a series of new segments that are appearing on CNN, particularly the "Just Sayin'" segment that's started popping up on "American Morning." Take a look: ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Takes on CNN Catch Phrases - Posted August 19, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Viewing List - Posted August 18, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlDC]

Media Softball: Daily Show Defeats NBC Nightly News - Posted August 11, 2009
TVNewser has an important report from the field today. The softball field, that is. Last night, Kevin Allocca trudged all the way to the west side to cover an epic softball battle b... [Fishbowl NY]

Media Softball: Daily Show Defeats NBC Nightly News - Posted August 11, 2009
TVNewser has an important report from the field today. The softball field, that is. Last night, Kevin Allocca trudged all the way to the west side to cover an epic softball battle b... [FishbowlNY]

Daily Show Routs Brian Williams, Nightly News - Posted August 11, 2009
TeamRHE The Daily Show12225 NBC Nightly News2135 Last evening, ... [TVNewser]

"Fox Has Spent A Lot of Time Fertilizing the Ground. Will a Viewer Pollinate Doocy's Point?" - Posted August 4, 2009
Jon Stewart has an interesting take on those weekend town hall meetings during which Democratic lawmakers were shouted down by angry constituents. Stewart's theory: it starts and ends with Fox News. "The host delivers a talking point, the constituent repeats it, which the host then co... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Concurs With FBLA - Posted July 28, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Brian Williams: "What Way Do You Want to Go Tonight, Jon?" - Posted July 25, 2009
If you missed it earlier this week... on TV or on the Internets... here's Brian Williams' appearance on The Daily Show Monday night, which included barbs, jabs and an arm wrestle. About the tete-a-tete Politico writes, "The comedian and the Nightly News anchor shot blistering jokes back and forth." The ... [TVNewser]

President Obama Makes Surprise Visit to the Briefing Room - Posted July 24, 2009
Right now, President Obama is in the White House briefing room, during the press corps' daily briefing, to address the comments he made Wednesday on the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates. The President said in his prime-time presser that the Cambridge police acted "stupidly in arresting somebody when there... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.24.09 - Posted July 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. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

NY Media Gather For Cronkite|Which Journos Were Called On At Last Night's Presser?|Tribune Seeks Millions For Bonuses|National Geographic Publishes Readers Photos|Everyone Trusts Jon Stewart - Posted July 23, 2009
TVNewser: ... [Fishbowl NY]

NY Media Gather For Cronkite|Which Journos Were Called On At Last Night's Presser?|Tribune Seeks Millions For Bonuses|National Geographic Publishes Readers Photos|Everyone Trusts Jon Stewart - Posted July 23, 2009
TVNewser: ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 07.23.09 - Posted July 23, 2009
Fox News' Wendell Goler, CBS' Chip Reid, ABC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Jon Stewart Takes on Brian Williams - Posted July 21, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colsp... [FishbowlLA]

Clip Of The Day - Posted July 14, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colsp... [FishbowlDC]

FBN's Shibani Joshi Gives Her Take on Cramer v. Stewart - Posted July 2, 2009
FBN's Shibani Joshi appears on the cover of The Indian American magazine. In an an article titled "Finance at Her Fingertips" in the May-June 2009 issue, Joshi discusses her childhood in Oklahoma, her career path, and two of her... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Takes on CNN - Posted June 17, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [FishbowlLA]

Jon Stewart Gives Katie Couric Advice: "News Bingo" and "Win a Date with Katie" - Posted June 12, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric appeared on The Daily Show last night, and the majority of the interview was spent by Jon Stewart dispensing advice to attract viewers to the evening ne... [TVNewser]

"Daily Show" Pays a Visit to NYTimes - Posted June 11, 2009
Last night on the The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Jason Jones made a visit to the NY Times to determine why the newspaper industry is dying. Sad but funny. Up this evening - CBS News' Katie Couric. ... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough Fires Back at Jon Stewart, Compares Him To Bill O'Reilly - Posted June 10, 2009
The Joe Scarborough/Jon Stewart feud is beginning to reach Jim Cramer/Stewart-like levels. After Stewart responded to Scarborough's response to Stewart's segment ... [TVNewser]

Jon Friedman's Media Web Marks A Milestone - Posted June 10, 2009
"This year," MarketWatch's Jon Friedman writes today, "I am marking my 10th anniversary as a media-beat columnist." In taking "a look back on a tumultuous decade of news," Frie... [TVNewser]

Colbert's Newsweek Ripe For Criticism - Posted June 10, 2009
Newsweek's latest issue, which was guest edited by political satirist Stephen Colbert, tried to escape ... [Fishbowl NY]

Colbert's Newsweek Ripe For Criticism - Posted June 10, 2009
Newsweek's latest issue, which was guest edited by political satirist Stephen Colbert, tried to escape ... [FishbowlNY]

"Fox Uses Insinuation, MSNBC Uses Misrepresentation, and CNN, Desperation" - Posted June 9, 2009
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart took some equal opportunity shots at the cable news networks last night. He described Fox News' use of "Roget's Guide to Insinuation," MSNBC's fascination with Rush Limbaugh and CNN's new push to be "more like they're just hanging out with us at a slumber party." The... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Takes on All of Cable News - Posted June 9, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [FishbowlLA]

Starbucks Marketing Chief Says $10M Morning Joe Buy "Way Off" - Posted June 5, 2009
AdAge looks into the Starbucks/Morning Joe $10 million sponsorship deal first reported Sunday night. Starbucks' chief marketer Terry Davenport tells AdAge that $10M estimate is "way off." "Anyone who's been following our ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric at Princeton: "I Can See New Jersey From My House" - Posted June 1, 2009
While Charlie Gibson prepares to anchor ABC World News from a New Jersey car dealership tonight, CBS Evening News anchor ... [TVNewser]

Larry King Explains Why He's Not a "Degenerate Gambler" - Posted May 22, 2009
CNN's Larry King appeared on The Daily Show last night to talk about his new book, "My Remarkable Journey," and Jon Stewart focused much of the the interview on one part of ... [TVNewser]

Cramer on Stewart: "One Day He'll Answer For It" - Posted May 14, 2009
Last month around this time, we checked in on how Jim Cramer is feeling after ... [TVNewser]

"Newshour" Gets An Overhaul|ABC News Buys Out More D.C. Staff|Geffen Makes A Play For The Times|Jon Stewart Makes A History Channel Doc|Mags Find Subs Online - Posted May 12, 2009
TVNewser: PBS's "The Newshour with ... [Fishbowl NY]

"Newshour" Gets An Overhaul|ABC News Buys Out More D.C. Staff|Geffen Makes A Play For The Times|Jon Stewart Makes A History Channel Doc|Mags Find Subs Online - Posted May 12, 2009
TVNewser: PBS's "The Newshour with ... [FishbowlNY]

Dan Rather on the Daily Show - Posted May 8, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartM - Th 11p / 10c... [FishbowlLA]

Stephanopoulos Talks "Vegas" Night in D.C., Who Will Break His Heart - Posted May 7, 2009
This Week anchor George Stephanopoulos appeared last night on The Daily Show, and talked with Jon Stewart about the White House Correspondents Dinner. "It's literally like, one night it's Vegas, anything goes," said Stewart. In an interesting final question, Stewart asked, "Pick the guy on the Obama team that's going to... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 05.07.09 - Posted May 7, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartM - Th 11p / 10c... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted May 6, 2009
What we almost missed today... • The MediaGuardian reports BBC is cutting almost 90 jobs over the next year. "Today's announcement represents the third year of a rolling programme of cuts in BBC News. In the previous two years costs savings have resulted from the merging of TV, radio and online journalists... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Lauer, Stephanopoulos, King... - Posted May 6, 2009
> NBC's Matt Lauer gets the first live interview with Elizabeth Edwards since the release of her new book, Resilience: Reflections on the Burdens and Gifts of Facing Life's Adversities. The interview happens Monday morning on the Today show.... [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]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted April 23, 2009
What we almost missed today... • Did Hardball host Chris Matthews change the name of his book "Life's a Campaign: What Politics Has Taught Me About Friendship, Rivalry, Reputation and Success" after "a book interview from hell" with The Daily Show's Jon Stewart? Yeas & Nays ... [FishbowlDC]

"Fox Are the Hippies, CNN is The Man...What Does That Make MSNBC?" - Posted April 17, 2009
The Daily Show summed up the Tax Day Tea Parties last night with an eight-minute segment on the protests — and the coverage. Jon Stewart brought up FBN's Cody Willard "dropping the f-bomb on Obama" and why "everything is now reversed" with Fox News. "So Fox is now the voice of the... [TVNewser]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted April 15, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartM - Th 11p / 10c... [FishbowlDC]

Forgive and Forget? Not So, For Jim Cramer - Posted April 13, 2009
A month after the Jon Stewart/Jim Cramer Daily Show interview, the Mad... [TVNewser]

Tom Zoellner on The Daily Show - Posted April 4, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartM - Th 11p / 10c... [Fishbowl NY]

Tom Zoellner on The Daily Show - Posted April 4, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartM - Th 11p / 10c... [FishbowlNY]

Schieffer and A-List Media Panel Grace Fort Worth, Texas - Posted April 2, 2009
From a FBDC guest blogger (and proud mother of a certain DC journo) in Fort Worth, Texas: Each year, Bob Scheiffer invites noted members of the media to his namesake jour... [FishbowlDC]

Lunch: Bill Bradley, Norman Pearlstine & The Media Mavens - Posted March 25, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE It's a lo-cal edition of lunch today. We're chalking it up to near Spring-like weather (I don't know about you, but I'm burning my winter coat when we finally have two days over 60) and plenty of recent rumblings about companies tightening the reins on expense accounts. What's a... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Bill Bradley, Norman Pearlstine & The Media Mavens - Posted March 25, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE It's a lo-cal edition of lunch today. We're chalking it up to near Spring-like weather (I don't know about you, but I'm burning my winter coat when we finally have two days over 60) and plenty of recent rumblings about companies tightening the reins on expense accounts. What's a... [FishbowlNY]

Cowboy Schieffer's An AnchorMAN - Posted March 24, 2009
Have you ever watched Face the Nation and thought to yourself, "God he's manly..." Well someone out there has. CBS' Bob Schieffer is ... [FishbowlDC]

Weeks After Daily Show Takedown #1, CNBC Still Has People Talking - Posted March 23, 2009
On March 4, Jon Stewart's eight-minute CNBC rant began a discussion of the financial news leader that continues nearly three weeks later. S... [TVNewser]

Cramer's First Comments About Daily Show Interview - Posted March 19, 2009
CNBC's Jim Cramer and Erin Burnett appeared on the Today show this morning, and at the end of the segment Meredith... [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]

Zucker on Stewart: "Incredibly Unfair to CNBC and the Business Media" - Posted March 18, 2009
NBCU president Jeff Zucker leapt to Jim Cramer's defense this morning while speaking at the McGraw Hill Media Summit in New York. B&C's Claire Atkinson ... [TVNewser]

Was Stewart Coached By Brother Before Cramer Interview? - Posted March 17, 2009
Apparently the whole Jon Stewart/Jim Cramer interview isn't going away just yet. The New York Post raises the question of whether the Daily Show host was coached before the interview by his brother (... [TVNewser]

Web Petition Asks People to Help "Fix CNBC" - Posted March 16, 2009
With the headline, "Jon Stewart made the case, now we're taking action," a new web movement intends to get NBC's business channel CNBC to "publicly declare that its new overriding mission will be responsible journalism that holds Wall Street accountable." Users are aske... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Carlson on Cramer/Stewart: "This Was a Partisan Attack" - Posted March 16, 2009
Tucker Carlson appeared yesterday on CNN's Reliable Sources during a segment about Jon Stewart's interview with CNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Tucker on Stewart: "The Press Sucks Up to Him Like I've Never Seen..." - Posted March 16, 2009
"The press sucks up to him like I've never seen... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 03.16.09 - Posted March 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 or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Olbermann Addresses Decision Not to Cover Cramer/Stewart Interview - Posted March 14, 2009
The most-commented post currently on The Daily Kos' front-page "Recommended Diaries" list is a story titled: "Moment of Truth for Keith and Rachel coming up tonight with Update." Within the thread, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann has left six comments, ... [TVNewser]

Cramer Talks About Stewart Appearance, Just Not That Stewart - Posted March 13, 2009
You have to wonder if when the CNBC bosses decided it was the right move for Jim Cramer to go on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, they also made sure he appeared on another show hosted by another Stewart on the same day. After a much hyped booking on Comedy Central... [TVNewser]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Press Briefing - Posted March 13, 2009
First Rush, Then ...: This reporter isn't usually obsessed with Jon Stewart, but the man is making real news this week. His highly trafficked video with CNBC's Jim Cramer from last night's episode made a splash in the briefing room today, too. Robert Gibb... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC Producers Asked Not To Highlight Cramer/Stewart - Posted March 13, 2009
A TVNewser tipster tells us MSNBC producers were asked not to incorporate the Jim Cramer/Jon Stewart interview into their shows today. In fact, the only time it came up on MSNBC was during the White House briefing, when a member of the press corps asked Press Secretary ... [TVNewser]

Cramer vs. Stewart: The Day After - Posted March 13, 2009
So the much-hyped showdown between Jim Cramer and Jon Stewart to... [TVNewser]

The Main Event! Cramer Comes to The Daily Show - Posted March 13, 2009
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The Main Event! Cramer Comes to The Daily Show - Posted March 13, 2009
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Morning Reading List 03.13.09 - Posted March 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 or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out the Trash - Posted March 12, 2009
What we almost missed today... NYT's Helene Cooper tells us about her first trip aboard Air Force One here. "We boarded at the back of the plane, into what felt like the belly, while Mr. Obama walked up the front steps. A flight attendant welcomed us on board and ushered us to... [FishbowlDC]

Jim Cramer + Daily Show = Live Blog - Posted March 12, 2009
USA Today is calling it "one of the most intriguing, and potentially important, interviews of the week." CNBC's Jim Cramer sits down with The Daily Show's ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 03.12.09 - Posted March 12, 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]

Cramer vs. Stewart Goes Corporate, Cramer To Appear on Daily Show - Posted March 11, 2009
In last night's obligatory Daily Show segment about CNBC, Jon Stewart upped the ongoing beef by taking it to the corporate level. Noting ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Takes on Jim Cramer...Some More - Posted March 11, 2009
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Watch Out CNBC: Jon Stewart Rants On! - Posted March 10, 2009
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Watch Out CNBC: Jon Stewart Rants On! - Posted March 10, 2009
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Stewart Takes on Cramer For Bear Predictions - Posted March 10, 2009
Another Daily Show, another CNBC takedown. Jon Stewart started the show last night discussing the reaction to his CNBC rant — which he said was slated to run even if Rick Santelli hadn't can... [TVNewser]

Cramer "Uncomfortable Being in the Crosshairs," Rush Tries to Help - Posted March 9, 2009
CNBC's Jim Cramer is responding to his critics in the media — from the left and right - from print, TV and radio — over his comments about the O... [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]

The Daily Show Embeds With the White House Press Corp - Posted March 6, 2009
Hot on the heels of Jon Stewart's CNBC takedown, The Daily Show's John Oliver visits the "luxurious press corps offices." "It's like what Donald Trump would have designed if he'd decided to keep journalists as pets...all the greats did ti... [Fishbowl NY]

The Daily Show Embeds With the White House Press Corp - Posted March 6, 2009
Hot on the heels of Jon Stewart's CNBC takedown, The Daily Show's John Oliver visits the "luxurious press corps offices." "It's like what Donald Trump would have designed if he'd decided to keep journalists as pets...all the greats did ti... [FishbowlNY]

CNBC and Santelli's 'No Comment' After Daily Show Segment - Posted March 6, 2009
CNBC's response to Jon Stewart's Daily Show rant about the network after Rick Santelli's cancellation? Nothing yet. The Associated Press' ... [TVNewser]

Credit Crisis For Dummies - Posted March 5, 2009
Chances are that by this point you have a better understanding of the nations financial institutions (or at least a better understanding of the lack of understanding). However! Should you need a bit more of a run through of the fiasco than Jon Stewart was able to provide last... [Fishbowl NY]

Credit Crisis For Dummies - Posted March 5, 2009
Chances are that by this point you have a better understanding of the nations financial institutions (or at least a better understanding of the lack of understanding). However! Should you need a bit more of a run through of the fiasco than Jon Stewart was able to provide last... [FishbowlNY]

Stewart Unloads on CNBC After Santelli Cancellation - Posted March 5, 2009
What happens when you cancel on a comedy show? David Letterman displayed what he would do when Sen. John McCain canceled in September. And last night, after CNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Santelli Fallout Continues After He Bails on Jon Stewart - Posted March 5, 2009
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Santelli Fallout Continues After He Bails on Jon Stewart - Posted March 5, 2009
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Jon Stewart Takes on Twitter - Posted March 3, 2009
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Twitter: A "Gateway Drug to Full-Blown Media Narcissism"? - Posted February 28, 2009
The NYTimes' Alessandra Stanley writes about the recent explosion of Twitter users among TV news correspondents and anchors. (And it includes an awesome illustration with Norah O'Donnell in big fuzzy slippers; footwear we're sure she's never donned).... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Stewart to Williams: "You Have the Best News" - Posted February 27, 2009
Brian Williams was a guest on last night's Daily Show, and it began with a compliment-off. "It's a man amongst children in the news business...You make Charlie Gibson look like Nick, Jr. news," said Jon Stewart. "I feel equally about you and p... [TVNewser]

Bitchy Critics Discuss Oscar Drinking Games - Posted February 22, 2009
Former LA Weekly television critic Robert Abele and this fishie are watching the Oscars together- via IM- and have been trying to settle on a drinking game. Pandora: We have to take a shot every time Mickey Rourke mentions his dead chihuahua Loki. Robert: How about a shot for every time they cut to a... [FishbowlLA]

"Those Were Some Great Ambushes...Of Justice" - Posted February 10, 2009
Jon Stewart spent a Daily Show segment last night looking at the way Bill O'Reilly fiercely defends celebrities' right to privacy — while also compiling a long list of "ambushes" on The Factor:.cc_box a:hover .cc_home{background:url('http://www... [TVNewser]

Eric Boehlert Takes on Jonah Goldberg - Posted February 10, 2009
Media Matters' Eric Boehlert's new column is titled, "Jonah Goldberg, a god-awful media critic". You say 'god-awful media critic', we say 'total tool'. Boehlert ... [FishbowlLA]

Jon Stewart Takes On O'Reilly's Right to Privacy Flip Flops - Posted February 10, 2009
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Stewart: "I Think Your Hate-Meter is Broken" - Posted January 30, 2009
Jon Stewart breaks down the "Hate Hannity Hotline" on The Daily Show last night:.cc_box a:hover .cc_home{background:url('http://www.comedycentral.com/comedycentral/video/assets/syndicated-logo-over.png') !important;}.cc_links a{color:#b9b9b9;text-decoration:none;}.cc_show a{color:#707070;text-decoration:none;}.cc_title a{color:#8686... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Takes on Geraldo Rivera - Posted January 28, 2009
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Todd and Colbert Look to 2012 - Posted January 22, 2009
Stephen Colbert is moving on from 2008 — and hoping for better times in 2012. His guest last night to glance at the political future was NBC News' Chuck Todd. Colbert does a good job making the new White House correspondent squirm a bit (even via satellite). "Great, so this is... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: January 21 - Posted January 21, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network — a post-Inauguration round-up! We talk about last night's Balls, yesterday's Internet over... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Menu: January 21 - Posted January 21, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network — a post-Inauguration round-up! We talk about last night's Balls, yesterday's Internet over... [FishbowlNY]

Fareed Zakaria on The Daily Show: The Raisin vs. Virgin Debate Rages On - Posted January 15, 2009
Newsweek contributor and CNN host Fareed Zakaria made a relatively serious appearance on Jon Stewart last night to discuss, among other things, the resilience of Mumbai after the recent terrorist attacks and how the Indian press, in compariso... [Fishbowl NY]

Fareed Zakaria on The Daily Show: The Raisin vs. Virgin Debate Rages On - Posted January 15, 2009
Newsweek contributor and CNN host Fareed Zakaria made a relatively serious appearance on Jon Stewart last night to discuss, among other things, the resilience of Mumbai after the recent terrorist attacks and how the Indian press, in compariso... [FishbowlNY]

Jon Stewart Takes on Sarah Palin Part Two - Posted January 14, 2009
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Maddow: "I Have Tried To Not Be Like Other Things on Television" - Posted January 8, 2009
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow appeared last night on "The Daily Show," and Jon Stewart was very complimentary of her program — although not necessarily her network. Using "The Munsters" as an... [TVNewser]

Rachel Maddow on Daily Show - Posted January 8, 2009
We like how Rachel Maddow always does her interviews in those giant ... [FishbowlLA]

Michael Wolff on The Daily Show: Rupe is 'Very Nixonian' - Posted January 7, 2009
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Michael Wolff on The Daily Show: Rupe is 'Very Nixonian' - Posted January 7, 2009
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Colmes Stopping By Colbert Nation - Posted January 5, 2009
Last month "The Daily Show" (featuring Hall and Oates) gave a tribute to exiting FNC anchor Alan Colmes (and Sean Hannity ... [TVNewser]

Hannity Responds To Stewart's Tribute - Posted December 12, 2008
Broadcasting & Cable's Marisa Guthrie talks to Sean Hannity about his upcoming new show, but also about Jon ... [TVNewser]

"You're The Only Non-Douchebag On That Show" - Posted December 12, 2008
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart says goodbye to FNC's Alan Colmes, with the help of Daryl Hall and John Oates: .cc_box a:hover .cc_home{background:url('http://www.come... [TVNewser]

Hall and Oats Take on Colmes - Posted December 12, 2008
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Oscars Look To Who For Host? Hugh Jackman? Put Another Shrimp On The Barbie... - Posted December 12, 2008
The Oscars have been agonizing over a new host. Jon Stewart didn't work out. Whoopi Goldberg was too ethnic. And Billy Cry... [FishbowlLA]

Jon Stewart on Newspapers: 'What's Black and White and Completely Over?' - Posted December 10, 2008
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Jon Stewart on Newspapers: 'What's Black and White and Completely Over?' - Posted December 10, 2008
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Around the Bowls: Wallace, Stewart, Gregory.... - Posted December 2, 2008
• FishbowlDC: Chris Wallace brings Bush bashing to a halt at a Frost/Nixon screening: "To compare... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Takes on MSNBC - Posted December 2, 2008
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Stewart to O'Reilly: "Tonight is About Getting Over Your Fear" - Posted November 14, 2008
Bill O'Reilly was back on The Daily Show last night, and Jon Stewart was ready to ease his fears. Stewart presented the FNC host with hot cocoa, marshmallows and a stuffed animal after... [TVNewser]

Palin and the Press - Posted November 13, 2008
FNC's Greta Van Susteren and NBC's Matt Lauer have joined her in her kitchen; CNN's Larry King and ... [TVNewser]

Rachel Maddow on Colbert: 'There is Also a New King of Bhutan' - Posted November 7, 2008
Anyone else starting to suspect that Rachel Maddow may be the Jon Stewart... [Fishbowl NY]

Rachel Maddow on Colbert: 'There is Also a New King of Bhutan' - Posted November 7, 2008
Anyone else starting to suspect that Rachel Maddow may be the Jon Stewart... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 11.07.08 - Posted November 7, 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]

Wallace Delivers Cookie From Rove For Stewart - Posted November 6, 2008
While describing his appearance earlier in the show, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart described FOX News Sunday host Chris Wallace as the "news" part of "Fox News." And when Wallace join... [TVNewser]

Stewart Jabs Kristol - Posted October 31, 2008
We all know that New York Times columnist and Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol gets a lot of flak because, well, many of his predictions usually fall flat. Accordingly, "The Daily Show"'s Jon Stewart took a job at Kristol last night, saying "You can't look at past performance as a predictor, otherwise... [FishbowlDC]

"Studio Beeyatch," Goin' Rogue and an "O.J.-Free White Van" - Posted October 30, 2008
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart spent a segment discussing recent TV news storylines, starting with yesterday's heart-pumping car chase. "For o... [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]

Barack Obama on Jon Stewart: 'Did He Just Sell Me a Sham-Wow?' - Posted October 30, 2008
Sadly, Barack Obama appeared on Jon Stewart via Satellite post his Obamamercial. Still, Stewart makes the most of it, at one point asking Obama if he's suffering from buyer's remorse: "Two years ago when you started this journey the country was not in the shape it's in now, is there... [Fishbowl NY]

Barack Obama on Jon Stewart: 'Did He Just Sell Me a Sham-Wow?' - Posted October 30, 2008
Sadly, Barack Obama appeared on Jon Stewart via Satellite post his Obamamercial. Still, Stewart makes the most of it, at one point asking Obama if he's suffering from buyer's remorse: "Two years ago when you started this journey the country was not in the shape it's in now, is there... [FishbowlNY]

Campbell Brown on Jon Stewart Watchdogging the Media - Posted October 28, 2008
Speaking of Campbell Brown she was on Jon Stewart last night talking about how on her CNN show No Bias, No Bull (she joked it was initially named No Bias, No Bullshit) and ... [Fishbowl NY]

Campbell Brown on Jon Stewart Watchdogging the Media - Posted October 28, 2008
Speaking of Campbell Brown she was on Jon Stewart last night talking about how on her CNN show No Bias, No Bull (she joked it was initially named No Bias, No Bullshit) and ... [FishbowlNY]

Will Next Week's Election Spell Doom for Television? - Posted October 27, 2008
Remember how back in the late nineties no one could really imagine what life would be like after 2000? (And really, who among us could have envisioned YouTube?) And then everyone freaked out about Y2K and welded all the manhole covers shut in Manhattan. Well, with only eight... [Fishbowl NY]

Will Next Week's Election Spell Doom for Television? - Posted October 27, 2008
Remember how back in the late nineties no one could really imagine what life would be like after 2000? (And really, who among us could have envisioned YouTube?) And then everyone freaked out about Y2K and welded all the manhole covers shut in Manhattan. Well, with only eight... [FishbowlNY]

Brokaw Talks Debates, Election Night on Daily Show - Posted October 23, 2008
Tom Brokaw interviewed Gen. Colin Powell on Sunday and hosted a Presidential Debate, but last night on The Daily Show, the tables were turned. Jon Stewart brought up that the two would not be together on Election Night. "Now you tell me," joked Brok... [TVNewser]

Christopher Buckley on Jon Stewart: 'Young Man You Can See the Future' - Posted October 23, 2008
Somehow we missed this the other night. Christopher Buckley appeared on Jon Stewart to promote his new book Supreme Courtship. Not to be total cynics but Buckley sure timed his party-jumping, employer offending, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Christopher Buckley on Jon Stewart: 'Young Man You Can See the Future' - Posted October 23, 2008
Somehow we missed this the other night. Christopher Buckley appeared on Jon Stewart to promote his new book Supreme Courtship. Not to be total cynics but Buckley sure timed his party-jumping, employer offending, ... [FishbowlNY]

Peggy Noonan: The Best Columnist in America? - Posted October 21, 2008
We have already made clear (probably more than once) our fondness for Peggy Noonan. And now... [Fishbowl NY]

Peggy Noonan: The Best Columnist in America? - Posted October 21, 2008
We have already made clear (probably more than once) our fondness for Peggy Noonan. And now... [FishbowlNY]

Comedy News Network? - Posted October 16, 2008
Yes, the cable news channels have gotten funnier over the years. Sometimes it happens without even trying and sometimes they just try too hard. But a comedian getting his own cable news show? That's news. Fox News tried news-omedy with Half Hour News Hour (canceled) and keeps some overnight viewers laughing with... [TVNewser]

Kristen Schaal Takes on Sarah Palin - Posted October 2, 2008
The is the newest cast member of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Kristen Sch... [FishbowlLA]

Covering Barack: EW Does New Yorker Parody - Posted September 25, 2008
We stopped wondering a while ago if this election could get any stranger — it can (though we've stopped guessing how), and if the last six weeks are any indication at all, it will, and probably before the end of the day. So it seems fitting that that New ... [Fishbowl NY]

Covering Barack: EW Does New Yorker Parody - Posted September 25, 2008
We stopped wondering a while ago if this election could get any stranger — it can (though we've stopped guessing how), and if the last six weeks are any indication at all, it will, and probably before the end of the day. So it seems fitting that that New ... [FishbowlNY]

Stewart Takes on Hannity - Posted September 19, 2008
This is from the Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night. He assessed Sean Hannity... [FishbowlLA]

CNBC Debuts the "Octobox" - Posted September 18, 2008
So maybe there isn't a whole lot to joke about when the markets are in turmoil, but Jon Stewart and The Daily Show gave it a shot. Highlighted in the piece — CNBC's debut of the "Octobox" ("When seven people talking about something, just isn't enough"):... [TVNewser]

"Does MSNBC Have To Be The Lohans?" - Posted September 3, 2008
NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams appeared on The Daily Show last night, and things got jokingly uncomfortable quickly as Jon Stewart asked about M... [TVNewser]

Daily Show Nails it - Posted September 3, 2008
This is from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart that aired last night from the RNC. "I'm here in the print media center, where the stench of death is ov... [FishbowlLA]

Is Web Intolerance "Hurting America?" - Posted September 1, 2008
Phil Donahue may be long gone from his daytime shows, (or his MSNBC prime time show for that matter). But he was back in the form of Joe Scarborough today at a Huffington Post-sponsore... [TVNewser]

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

Does Jon Stewart Need a New Punchline? - Posted August 27, 2008
Hearst Newspapers editor-at-large Phil Bronstein is the latest blogger to call out Jon Stewart for his rant against TV news. Stewart made the comments at a DNC breakfast Monday morning. He called ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.27.08 - Posted August 27, 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]

Fake News Shows Exchange Barbs - Posted August 26, 2008
Howard Kurtz's WaPo column sums it up: Jon Stewart ripped the cable news networks Monday as a "brutish, slow-witted beast" a... [FishbowlLA]

Wallace Reflects on Conventions Past - Posted August 26, 2008
FNC anchor Chris Wallace, who The Daily Show's Jon Stewart apparently ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart: FNC's Fair & Balanced Claim an Insult "To People With Brains" - Posted August 26, 2008
WaPo's Howard Kurtz attended a breakfast at the University of Denver during which Daily Show host Jon Stewart called FNC's "fair and balanced" slogan... [TVNewser]

Study on Late-Night Humor Omits Some Comedians - Posted August 24, 2008
Center for Media and Public Affairs did a study on late-night political jokes. LAT's Top of the Ticket Reports: The study covered all jokes between Jan. 1 and July 31 in late-night monologues by ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 08.13.08 - Posted August 13, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? D... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 08.11.08 - Posted August 11, 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]

David Gregory on "Killing Time" - Posted August 8, 2008
NBC's David Gregory appeared last night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and got grilled by the host on the need for 24-hour cable news. "How many hours do you think it would take to fully cover the election every day. Like an hour, or two?" asked Stewart. After Stewart described... [TVNewser]

Stahl, Zakaria Make Cameo in Daily Show Promo - Posted August 6, 2008
As he gears up for convention coverage, Jon Stewart is promoting his "Best F'ing News Team on the Planet." Last night, comedy-spondent Samantha Bee, "with the only in utero election center in the business," got the treatment, with cameos from real TVNewsers Le... [TVNewser]

The Daily Show's Deck of "Cards" - Posted August 5, 2008
The Daily Show took on the recent media uproar over Sen. John McCain's ad featuring ... [TVNewser]

Justin Timberlake Hosting the Oscars???? Anything's Possible - Posted August 5, 2008
AOL is putting out an item saying that Justin Timberlake -- yes the Britney Spears ex, singer and occasional actor -- is being considered to host the Academy Awards next year. While AOL must be smoking some crack, Academy spokeswoman ... [FishbowlLA]

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

Is CNN's AM Imitating MSNBC's AM? - Posted August 1, 2008
On Morning Joe today, the hosts poked a little fun at their uptown rival, American Morning on CNN. They used the Jon Stewart clip (see it here) from the other night to point out that American Morning has taken to using popular music to set up segments and doing it to... [TVNewser]

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]

McCain Spreads The Love - Posted July 22, 2008
As the mainstream media globetrots with Sen. Barack Obama (except for that ... [TVNewser]

Stewart Fires Up Dobbs-O-Meter - Posted July 18, 2008
Jon Stewart introduced a new scientific tool last night on The Daily Show — a device called the "Dobbs-O-Meter." "The best way in measuring success in wooing the Latino community, is the Dobbs-O-Meter," he said. "The angrier [Lou] Dobbs gets, the better... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien On New Yorker Cover - Posted July 16, 2008
During a Q&A session after last night's CNN "Black in America" screening, host Soledad O'Brien was asked about this week's ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 02.27.08 - Posted February 27, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's the birthday of Ralph Nader and Chelsea Clinton. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | RADIO | JOBS It is close, but ... [FishbowlDC]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted February 25, 2008
Grand Theft Merger: It didn't take long for the video game publishing business to start imitating the rest of the entertainment world. On Sunday, Electronic Arts Inc. launched a $2-billion takeover bid for Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., "s... [FishbowlLA]

McCain Story: Who Knew What When? - Posted February 21, 2008
Know the adage that when the media start reporting on themselves, the story is over? How quickly, then, did this story of McCain's alleged improprieties with a lobbyist evaporate: HuffPo ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 01.25.08 - Posted January 25, 2008
Good morning Washington (unless you're Jewish, in which case you're bummed that the WHCA dinner falls on Passover). And, on this day in 1961, JFK held the first televised conference. (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio) Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: ... [FishbowlDC]

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

WGA 08 Strike - Posted January 9, 2008
Ray Bradbury pickets FOX. In an amusing twist on the WGA strike theme, Craig Mazin reports: WGAE Executive Director Mona Mangan has somehow managed to enrage her own employees so much...they're now threatening to go on strike This is the woma... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted January 3, 2008
Leno = Corny: Audience members at The Tonight Show described Jay Leno -- the former stand-up comic who is currently back on air without his writers -- as "90% as funny." ... [FishbowlLA]

Who's A WGA Strike Winner? Gimme An E! - Posted November 5, 2007
Well, we guess there's a benefit to putting all your eggs in Kim Kardashian's ass after all. As the writers' strike simmers, the network that boasts virtually no writers (nope, that 11-year-old on a stripper pole thing... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.24.07 - Posted October 24, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think global warming is no big deal. An ABC release announced, "For the twenty-fourth time in twenty-six weeks, 'World News with Charles Gibson' was the #1 evening newscast among Adults 25-54. The ABC broadcast averaged a 2.1/9 a... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.22.07 - Posted October 22, 2007
Good morning Washington. The White House bids farewell to Josh Deckard. A NBC release announced, "'Meet the Press,' the longest running television show in the world, reached a programming milestone, airing its 3,000th broadcast l... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.25.07 - Posted September 25, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think Jon Stewart could totally take Tucker Carlson in a fist fight. CBSNews.com's Matthew Felling -- fresh back from his stint on "Morning Joe" -- is hosting today's "... [FishbowlDC]

Jon Stewart v. Tucker Carlson: Yet Again - Posted September 20, 2007
Ever since his infamous "Crossfire" blow-up years ago, Jon Stewart has largely remained quiet about Tucker Carlson. Until last night...(about half way through the clip) ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.20.07 - Posted September 20, 2007
Good morning Washington. Your bet is on Stephen Colbert over Jon Stewart in a fist fight. Roll Call's Moira Bagley celebrates a birthday today. ... [FishbowlDC]

Poll of the Day, 09.19.07 - Posted September 19, 2007
Jon Stewart won the Emmy and Stephen Colbert is none to happy about it. Can he find another way to settle the score? Poll - Take Our Poll ... [FishbowlDC]

Trade Round-Up: Sept. 12, 2007 - Posted September 12, 2007
Stewart Tapped for Academy Awards He's baaaack! Jon Stewart has signed on to front next year's Oscarcast, bringing him back to the Kodak Theatre stage for the second year in a row. And even though it's his second outing, Stewart says in ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 12, 2007
You'll Find Him In Da Club, But Not In Da Studio: It's all silly, promotional nonsense, but 5o Cent said that if his album, Curtis, did not outsell Kanye West's record, Graduation, h... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 08.15.07 - Posted August 15, 2007
Good morning Washington. It's close, but you think Sarah Silverman is in fact funny. An ABC release reports, "ABC's 'World News with Charles Gibson' was the #1 evening newscast among Total Viewers, Households and Adults 25-54 for the ... [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]

Simpsons Creator: We Love Attacking Fox - Posted July 20, 2007
Simpsons creator Matt Groening told Jon Stewart earlier this week that Fox forbid the Simpsons of doing a fake newscrawl be... [Fishbowl NY]

Simpsons Creator: We Love Attacking Fox - Posted July 20, 2007
Simpsons creator Matt Groening told Jon Stewart earlier this week that Fox forbid the Simpsons of doing a fake newscrawl be... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 06.19.07 - Posted June 19, 2007
Good morning Washington. An ABC News release announced that the network received seven Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio-Television News Directors Association. "ABC News Radio was recognized with six awards and 'World News with Charles Gibson' won for best feature reporting." An NBC release announced, "NBC News has been honored with seven... [FishbowlDC]

Jon Stewart Is Not a Graphic Designer But He Sure Can Critique Like One - Posted June 8, 2007
Jon Stewart gives plenty of smarty-mouth lip service to the Logo That Rocked The World, and possibly the best description of it ever:... [UnBeige]

Comedy Central Censors Sarah Silverman's AIDS Joke - Posted May 31, 2007
There would appear to be few taboos Comedy Central — and its presumably harried legal department — would ultimately to shy away from. Sh*t? Uncensored? 161 times? Check. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Comedy Central Censors Sarah Silverman's AIDS Joke - Posted May 31, 2007
There would appear to be few taboos Comedy Central — and its presumably harried legal department — would ultimately to shy away from. Sh*t? Uncensored? 161 times? Check. ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 05.23.07 - Posted May 23, 2007
Good morning Washington. An ABC release announced, "For the fourth consecutive week, ABC's 'World News with Charles Gibson' was the #1 evening newscast among Total Viewers, Households and Adults 25-54" for the week of Week of May 14-18. "The last time that ABC won four straight weeks in these categories was more... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 03.12.07 - Posted March 12, 2007
We hear: Still lots of back and forth on the Post's internal critique board, wondering why no one is paying attention to the story length guidelines advocating by Len Downie and Phil Bennett recently... Hillary Profita has left CBS' Public Eye to join a New York City-based aviation consulting firm called... [FishbowlDC]

Sarah Silverman's One Night Stand With God - Posted March 8, 2007
Silverman consummated her show's first season on Comedy Central by consummating her relationship with 'Black God' In case you missed the season finale of the ... [Fishbowl NY]

Sarah Silverman's One Night Stand With God - Posted March 8, 2007
Silverman consummated her show's first season on Comedy Central by consummating her relationship with 'Black God' In case you missed the season finale of the ... [FishbowlNY]

The Daily Show Sells Books - Who'd Have Thunk? - Posted February 26, 2007
The New York Times' Julie Bosman adopts a sense of gee-whizness in this piece about how Comedy Central's flagship satirical show brings on serious authors - and how their books sell in massive quantities thereafter. Of course, let's remember that if 1.5 million people watch the show, and if 1/10th of... [GalleyCat]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted January 31, 2007
Rock The (Academy) Vote: We knew low turnout among youth was a problem, but we had no idea young people's apathy toward lame award shows with predictable winners was something in need of fixing. And we really couldn't have predicted, as Scott Collins ... [FishbowlLA]

Times' Managing Editor Gets Her News From Kids Who Get Their News From The Daily Show - Posted January 30, 2007
Jill Abramson, Yale professor and New York Times managing editor, via the Yale Herald: YH: You've said that you want to learn about the news consumption of college-age students, and I think that's really interesting because... [Fishbowl NY]

Times' Managing Editor Gets Her News From Kids Who Get Their News From The Daily Show - Posted January 30, 2007
Jill Abramson, Yale professor and New York Times managing editor, via the Yale Herald: YH: You've said that you want to learn about the news consumption of college-age students, and I think that's really interesting because... [FishbowlNY]

Colbert-O'Reilly: Round One - Posted January 18, 2007
Stephen Colbert on tonight's O'Reilly Factor, on Jon Stewart's "stoner" demographic: You have to be high to understand Jon Stewart. That guy is pinker than an Indian River grapefruit. ... He was high most of the time I worked there. I had to get out, Bill. More interesting to us, as Stewart's quasi-demog... [Fishbowl NY]

Colbert-O'Reilly: Round One - Posted January 18, 2007
Stephen Colbert on tonight's O'Reilly Factor, on Jon Stewart's "stoner" demographic: You have to be high to understand Jon Stewart. That guy is pinker than an Indian River grapefruit. ... He was high most of the time I worked there. I had to get out, Bill. More interesting to us, as Stewart's quasi-demog... [FishbowlNY]

Jon Stewart Rejects Placement On Daily News Best Dressed List - Posted January 11, 2007
He who wears a blank t-shirt in nearly every "behind-the-scenes" off-air segment or spread we've ever seen, finds himself on the same ... [Fishbowl NY]

Jon Stewart Rejects Placement On Daily News Best Dressed List - Posted January 11, 2007
He who wears a blank t-shirt in nearly every "behind-the-scenes" off-air segment or spread we've ever seen, finds himself on the same ... [FishbowlNY]

Jon Stewart: Washington Post Election Correspondent? - Posted January 11, 2007
He shredded some of the print magazine industry's highest profile editors — arguing, in part, that the reason he went wild on CNN's Crossfire and not in print was that print is dead in America. It now appears Daily Show host Jon Stewart ... st... [Fishbowl NY]

Jon Stewart: Washington Post Election Correspondent? - Posted January 11, 2007
He shredded some of the print magazine industry's highest profile editors — arguing, in part, that the reason he went wild on CNN's Crossfire and not in print was that print is dead in America. It now appears Daily Show host Jon Stewart ... st... [FishbowlNY]

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