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Revolving Door Newsletter: 03.22.11
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Cable News Channels Plan Special Coverage For Government Shutdown Showdown - Posted September 30, 2013
With the strong possibility of a government shutdown happening tonight, the general cable news channels and the business news channels are planning to have special coverage this evening. Fox News will have its usual primetime lineup until 11 PM, when a second, live hour of "On the Record with ... [TVNewser]

It's Official: Kelly Evans Named 'Squawk On The Street' Co-Anchor - Posted May 17, 2013
As TVNewser first heard back in April, CNBC has named Kelly Evans as a new co-anchor on "Squawk on the Street," the business ch... [TVNewser]

Anchor Change at CNBC - Posted April 3, 2013
Melissa Lee (left) is cutting back her anchoring duties at CNBC. Lee is moving off the 9amET show "Squawk on the Street" which he has co-anchored since Erin Burnett... [Fishbowl NY]

Anchor Change at CNBC - Posted April 3, 2013
Melissa Lee (left) is cutting back her anchoring duties at CNBC. Lee is moving off the 9amET show "Squawk on the Street" which he has co-anchored since Erin Burnett... [FishbowlNY]

Anchor Change at CNBC - Posted April 3, 2013
First on TVNewser: Melissa Lee (left) is cutting back her anchoring duties at CNBC. Lee is moving off the 9amET show "Squawk on the Street" which he has co-anchored since ... [TVNewser]

Set Falls On CNBC Guest Mid-Interview - Posted December 12, 2012
Economist and the dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Business Glenn Hubbard was a guest on CNBC's "Squawk On The Street" this morning. Hubbard was at the Dealbook Conference in New York, where CNBC had built an improvised set. Unfortunately for Hubbard, the lack of a permanent set came back... [TVNewser]

Inside the Book Party for Melissa Francis' Diary of a Stage Mother's Daughter - Posted November 9, 2012
Melissa Francis jokes that she wants to be writer when she grows up. The Fox Business Network anchor is already on her second career. And with the publication of her memoir, "Diary of a Stage Mother's Daughter," she's on he... [TVNewser]

Mayor Bloomberg Opens NYSE in First Post-Sandy Trading Day - Posted October 31, 2012
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Market Mover Dan Dorfman Passes Away - Posted June 18, 2012
CNBC is remembering its former "market-moving journalist" Dan Dorfman today. Dorfman, 82, died Saturday in New York of cardiogenic shock. The AP reports, "Dorfman'... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Lee, Zahn, Diaz-Balart... - Posted June 6, 2012
CNBC's "Fast Money" is heading to Chicago tomorrow for a special one day live event. Host Melissa Lee and the "Fast Money" traders will be joined by guests Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Tom Ricketts, the chairman of Incapital and o... [TVNewser]

Remembering Mark Haines, One Year Later - Posted May 24, 2012
Throughout CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" this morning, Carl Quintanilla, Jim Cramer, D... [TVNewser]

CNBC Constructs Huge New Set At NYSE - Posted January 19, 2012
In mid-to-late February, CNBC will formally unveil a new set on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The location of the set (in the middle of the floor in a spot formerly occupied by trading booth #9) and the size of it (12 feet wide, 23 feet long, 12... [TVNewser]

CNBC Live Sunday As Hurricane Irene Storms Ashore - Posted August 26, 2011
After getting some criticism for staying in infomercial and other taped programming on recent weekends, CNBC is going wall-to-wall for Hurricane Irene coverage Sunday. CNBC will be live from 6am-11pmET Sunday, when Irene is expected to be hammering the New Jersey, New York and New England coasts. Making matters more challenging,... [Fishbowl NY]

CNBC Live Sunday As Hurricane Irene Storms Ashore - Posted August 26, 2011
After getting some criticism for staying in infomercial and other taped programming on recent weekends, CNBC is going wall-to-wall for Hurricane Irene coverage Sunday. CNBC will be live from 6am-11pmET Sunday, when Irene is expected to be hammering the New Jersey, New York and New England coasts. Making matters more challenging,... [FishbowlNY]

CNBC Names Carl Quintanilla, Melissa Lee New 'Squawk on the Street' Anchors - Posted July 10, 2011
CNBC has decided on its new anchors for the 2-hour "Squawk on the Street" morning show. The business channel is tapping several veterans to fill the seat left vacant following the death May 25th of longtime anchor ... [TVNewser]

CNBC Stars Play Prominent Role in 20th Century Fox's 'Wall Street 2' - Posted September 22, 2010
While certain executives at News Corp. may not agree, it is obvious that at the moment, the top business news channel on Wall Street is CNBC. With that in mind director Oliver Stone prominently features the network's anchors prominently in the upcoming se... [TVNewser]

'Titans' on CNBC - Posted May 10, 2010
•CNBC running a series this week called "American Titans" with reporting on major U.S. companies during business day and a corresponding documentary in primetime. Schedule: Erin Burnett on ExxonMobil (Monday), Melissa Lee and ... [TVNewser]

Maria Bartiromo Takes 'Enduring Success' to the Empire - Posted April 20, 2010
Maria Bartiromo greets the crowd at her book party tonight. As CNBC president Mark Hoffman, correspondent Scott Wapner and anchor Trish Regan look on. We're just back from the Empire Hotel on Manhattan's Upper West Side where CNBC threw a party for anchor ... [TVNewser]

2010 Gracie Award Winners Announced - Posted February 24, 2010
The American Women in Radio and Television organization has announced the winners of the 2010 Gracie Allen Awards, for "programming created for women, by women and about women, as well as individuals who have made exemplary contributions to the industry." A gala will be held in LA on May 25th.... [TVNewser]

Gracie Awards Doled Out - Posted February 24, 2010
The American Women in Radio & Television has announced their 35th annual Gracie Awards. NBC cleaned up - even with its prison lock-up show. "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams":Outstanding Hard News Feature on "Unlikely Refugees." MTP: "Outstanding Interview Program or Feature" ... [FishbowlDC]

Rick Santelli Hosting "Fast Money" - Posted July 28, 2009
Mr. Tea Party himself, Rick Santelli got the call-up to Englewood Cliffs and is filling in as host of CNBC's "Fast Money" tonight and tomorrow night. Santelli, who normally reports from the trading floors in Chicago and who, in... [TVNewser]

Fast Money Adds Halftime Report - Posted April 14, 2009
The Fast Money Halftime Report kicked off yesterday during CNBC's Power Lunch. Every weekday at 12:45pmET, Melissa Lee will host a full "Fast Money" panel as a preview for the 5pmET show. As for the hour-long program, Lee has filled in as host since ... [TVNewser]

Ratigan Update: Off the Air - Posted March 27, 2009
More details are emerging about the abrupt departure of Dylan Ratigan from CNBC. We just got off the phone with CNBC spokesperson Brian Steel who says, "Dylan has told us he is leaving effective today." In what was a mutual decision, Steel tells TVNewser, "Due to the serious economic times in which... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: FBN, CNN, CNBC... - Posted January 14, 2009
> There has been a lot of reaction on the Web to 60 Minutes' report on oil prices last Sunday. On FBN, ... [TVNewser]

CNBC Adds "Options" To Friday Lineup - Posted January 14, 2009
CNBC is adding a new program to its Friday schedule, airing "Options Action" at 11:30pmET. The program will be hosted by Melissa Lee and sponsored by thinkorswim, a "leader in investor education and options trades." The show will feature a roundatble discussion with top... [TVNewser]

At Least Someone's Benefiting From Bernie Madoff - Posted December 19, 2008
The premiere of CNBC's "Scam of the Century? Bernie Madoff & The $50 Billion Heist" last night brought in 670,000 Total Viewers and 243,000 viewers in the A25-54 demo making it CNBC's highest rated documentary premiere telecast ever in both measurements. The special was anchored by CNBC's David Faber and included reporting... [TVNewser]

CNBC's "Scam" Special - Posted December 17, 2008
CNBC will air a live special tomorrow related to the Bernie Madoff scandal. "Scam of the Century?" premieres at 9pmET. David Faber anchors the special, with reporting from ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (CNBC Edition): Lee, Huckman, Haines... - Posted December 8, 2008
> CNBC's Melissa Lee is featured in this month's Asiance Magazine. The Harvard grad, who majored in Government, didn't see herself as a business reporter: "I wanted to cover elections and campaigns and things like that. It was really by chance that I got into Business news."... [TVNewser]

Liz Claman De-listed from the S&P 500? - Posted November 28, 2008
Just after the opening bell on this shortened trading day, CNBC's Melissa Lee, reporting from the NYSE, was talking about some changes to the list of S&P-listed companies: We're watching changes in the S&P that were announced. Republic Services will replace Allied Waste Industries. That happens on December 3rd. And also Dunn... [TVNewser]

CNBC, FBN Live Tonight - Posted November 23, 2008
As announced Friday, Fox Business Network will air a one hour live special tonight at 8pmET. CNBC has just announced it too will be live tonight for one hour, or longer if necessary. The special at 8pmET is titled "CNBC Reports: Saving Citi." The special is co-anchored by Melissa Lee,... [TVNewser]

What Just Happened on CNBC? - Posted October 30, 2008
That's what one, of several, emailers asked us after watching a bizarre exchange on CNBC's Closing Bell just before 3:30pmET. We'll post the video when we get it (hint, hint). But for now enjoy the transcript as Melissa Lee and ... [TVNewser]

Red Eyes For Biz Nets As Wall Street Sees Red - Posted September 14, 2008
In what has been described tonight as, "a day that will force us to review the total financial system of America," on CNBC and "one day in American business that has not been seen in years" on FBN, Wall Street is bracing for what could be a brutal Monday. CNBC was... [TVNewser]

Biz Nets Going Live on Sunday - Posted September 12, 2008
FBN and CNBC will each be live on Sunday night at 8pmET, as the implications of Hurricane Ike and developments in the Lehman Brothers ... [TVNewser]

Ron Insana Leaves Insana Capital...and CNBC? - Posted August 8, 2008
CNBC's Ron Insana, the veteran anchor who left the chair in February 2006 and became a senior analyst, is leaving Insana Capital Partners, the company he star... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Nas, China, VF... - Posted July 22, 2008
> Politico's Michael Calderone reports hip-hop star Nas will be delivering a petition to Fox News tomorrow at 2pmET, urging the network to "stop its racist smears against the Obamas and other Black Americans... [TVNewser]

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