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Weekend Show Preview, 5.9.14 - Posted May 9, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), Fmr. Defense Sec. Robert Gates, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), David ... [PRNewser]

Brandon Bio | Trump Fury | Galaxy Goofing - Posted May 5, 2014
Galley Cat: Remember that talented SoCal high school newspaper writer for the West Beverly Blaze? Well, this week, he's graduated to full-fledged memoirist. TV Newser... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Brandon Bio | Trump Fury | Galaxy Goofing - Posted May 5, 2014
Galley Cat: Remember that talented SoCal high school newspaper writer for the West Beverly Blaze? Well, this week, he's graduated to full-fledged memoirist. TV Newser... [FishbowlNY]

Donald Trump Slams Media, Smerconish for 'Dishonest' Coverage of Sterling Comments - Posted May 5, 2014
One Donald has been in the news a lot over the last two weeks, and this morning, Donald Trump hit back at the media for making it seem like he was defending embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. "Reporters are really dishonest, especially political reporters," Trump sai... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, April 30 - Posted May 1, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 203 | MSNBC: 107 | CNN: 130 | HLN: 83 Primetime: FNC: 324 | MSNBC: 178 | CNN: 170 | HLN: 97 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Shows in April Were... - Posted April 30, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="181922,199730,195563,178164"]Fox News had the top 14 cable news programs in total viewers and the top eight in the key A25-54 demographic for the month of April, 2014. "The O'Reilly Factor" was number one in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,476,000 and 412,000, respectively. "The Kelly File" was second... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Top Cable News Shows in April Were... - Posted April 30, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="181922,199730,195563,178164"]Fox News had the top 14 cable news programs in total viewers and the top eight in the key A25-54 demographic for the month of April, 2014. "The O'Reilly Factor" was number one in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,476,000 and 412,000, respectively. "The Kelly File" was second... [FishbowlNY]

The Top Cable News Shows in April Were... - Posted April 30, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="181922,199730,195563,178164"]Fox News had the top 14 cable news programs in total viewers and the top eight in the key A25-54 demographic for the month of April, 2014. "The O'Reilly Factor" was number one in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,476,000 and 412,000, respectively. "The Kelly File" was second... [TVNewser]

Michael Smerconish: 'I'm the Guy Who Didn't Get the Piers Morgan Gig' - Posted April 25, 2014
CNN's Michael Smerconish talks to the Washi... [TVNewser]

Tapper Takes Morgan's Time Slot for a Test Drive - Posted April 7, 2014
With "Piers Morgan Live" now but a distant memory, the competition for Morgan's old slot has begun in earnest. Tonight, Jake Tapper starts a week of double shift duty -he will host both a 4:00 pm and a 9:00 pm version of "The Lead" -in an effort to show that... [PRNewser]

Tapper Takes Morgan's Time Slot for a Test Drive - Posted April 7, 2014
With "Piers Morgan Live" now but a distant memory, the competition for Morgan's old slot has begun in earnest. Tonight, Jake Tapper starts a week of double shift duty -he will host both a 4:00 pm and a 9:00 pm version of "The Lead" -in an effort to show that... [FishbowlDC]

'Smerconish' to Debut on CNN This Week - Posted March 4, 2014
Michael Smerconish's new CNN show, "Smerconish," is set to debut this Saturday at 9amET, TVNewser has learned. The former MSNBC contributor was announced as a ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Armisen Joins Late Night | CNN Hires Smerconish | Barnes & Noble Cuts Staff - Posted February 11, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Armisen Joins Late Night | CNN Hires Smerconish | Barnes & Noble Cuts Staff - Posted February 11, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Michael Smerconish Joins CNN, Family Circle Adds Editor - Posted February 10, 2014
A couple moves to note early today: Michael Smerconish is joining CNN and Family Circle has added a lifestyle editor. Below are the details. Michael Smerconish is joining CNN, where he'll host a new program airing Saturday mornings. He'll also be contributing to CNN's coverage throughout the week. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Michael Smerconish Joins CNN, Family Circle Adds Editor - Posted February 10, 2014
A couple moves to note early today: Michael Smerconish is joining CNN and Family Circle has added a lifestyle editor. Below are the details. Michael Smerconish is joining CNN, where he'll host a new program airing Saturday mornings. He'll also be contributing to CNN's coverage throughout the week. ... [FishbowlNY]

Michael Smerconish Joins CNN - Posted February 10, 2014
The staffing and programming changes continue at CNN with the hire of Michael Smerconish, who will host a weekly Saturday morning show from New York. Smerconish, an MSNBC contributor who has served as the guest host of "Hardball with ... [TVNewser]

From One Host to Another: Assoc. Producer Leaves Bill Press Show for Michael Smerconish - Posted October 21, 2013
After six and a half years, Bill Press Show Associate Producer Dan Henning... [FishbowlDC]

Chris Matthews and Ed Schultz, By The Numbers - Posted August 23, 2013
When Ed Schultz moves to 5pm next week on MSNBC, he'll be taking over a timeslot held by "Hardball" for the last 8 years (as well as an earlier stint at 5pm in 2000-2001). "Hardball" is MSNBC's longest running show. In fact, it's older ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: 'Lead' Day, Satellite Move, 60 at #5 - Posted March 6, 2013
The newest addition to CNN's weekday afternoon line-up, "The Lead with Jake Tapper," debuts at 4pmET Monday, March 18. Tapper left ABC News for CNN in December. MSNBC contributor Michael Smerconish is moving his daily radio show to satellite. Beginning April 15, The Michael ... [TVNewser]

Separated at Birth: The Balding Edition - Posted January 5, 2011
Today we delicately pair TBD's Arts & Entertainment Editor Andrew Beaujon and Phili radio host and MSNBC Contributor Michael Smerconish. Anyone complaining that their only likeness is their balding, my response is: true. A clear, contributing factor, without a doubt. But it's the glasses and eyebrow shape, too... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted October 27, 2010
The White House Soup of the Day, as told to us by MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" is... Potato Leek. Co-host Chuck Todd sandwiched the soup segment within a race by race feature and an announcement. He said Philadelphia-based radio reporter Michael Smerconish would interview President Obama at 11:40 a.m.. ... [FishbowlDC]

Smerconish, Uygur Filling in on MSNBC This Week - Posted August 16, 2010
•MSNBC's early evening line-up will look a little different this summer week. Radio personality and MSNBC analyst Michael Smerconish is filling in again for Chris Matthews on "Hardball" all this week. Meanwhile, The Young Turk's ... [TVNewser]

Larry King 'a Dinosaur Bound for Extinction' - Posted July 14, 2010
Philadelphia radio talk show host and MSNBC regular Michael Smerconish says CNN's Larry King's departure reminds him of Bruno Sammartino, the 1970s WWF star who was the "ultimate good guy." ... [TVNewser]

Smerconish: 'No Room for Nuance' on Cable News - Posted June 11, 2010
Radio and television personality Michael Smerconish writes an editorial in the Washington Post decrying the partisan state of cable... [TVNewser]

The Snyder Saga, Where it all Began - Posted April 3, 2010
As we continue to report on Fox News host Bill O'Reilly stepping up to assist the family of a fallen Marine Lance Cpl. Matthew Snyder with their mounting legal bills, here's a look back at where it all began. In June, 2006 on Fox News Channel's "The Big Story Prime Time," ... [TVNewser]

Conservative Radio Host Smerconish Gets Obama One-on-One - Posted August 19, 2009
President Obama will sit down with conservative radio host Michael Smerconish at the White House tomorrow, Politico's Playbook reports this morning. Smerconish will also broadcast his afternoon show from the White House- the first radio show of this presidency to broadcast live from 1600, ... [FishbowlDC]

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

The Ticker: Minds, Matthews, Moxie... - Posted May 18, 2009
> CNBC's Maria Bartiromo hosts "Meeting of the Minds: The Future of Capitalism" tonight at 9pmET. The roundtable features former GE Chairman Jack Welch, Citi CEO Vikram Pandit, and ... [TVNewser]

The Buzz at Smerconish Book Party - Posted May 16, 2009
An iconic group from Capitol Hill, K Street, NIH and the media gathered at the home of Marina and Daniel Ein's home on Thursday to celebrate the publication of Michael Smerconish's new book, Morning Drive: Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking. Folks chattered about Pennsylvania politics (Senator ... [FishbowlDC]

Specter's Switch: First Stop, Meet the Press - Posted April 29, 2009
Breaking: Sen. Arlen Specter's first interview since crossing the aisle to the Democratic party will be on NBC's Meet the Press. TVNewser has learned David Gregory will interview Specter live on Sunday. > Update: Well MTP may be first, but not by much. Specter will appear on CBS' Face the Nation as well... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.20.09 - Posted April 20, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Its day 91 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

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

Sunday Show Preview - Posted April 17, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: White House National Ecomonic Council Director Larry Summers and a roundtable with Fmr. Rep. Harold Ford, Jr. (D-TN), Fmr. House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-TX), Time's Rick Stengel, WaPo's Steven Pearlstein, and Fortune Magazine's ... [FishbowlDC]

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

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

Imus' MSNBC Replacement Thinks America Is A 'Nation Of Sissies' - Posted April 23, 2007
According to several reports, MSNBC is getting set to fill the slot formerly occupied by Don Imus slot with Philadelphia radio host Michael Smerconish. But if MSNBC was looking for a quiet, non-controversial host in a post-Imus world, they may have to look harder. Smerconish has a history of controversial statements... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Imus' MSNBC Replacement Thinks America Is A 'Nation Of Sissies' - Posted April 23, 2007
According to several reports, MSNBC is getting set to fill the slot formerly occupied by Don Imus slot with Philadelphia radio host Michael Smerconish. But if MSNBC was looking for a quiet, non-controversial host in a post-Imus world, they may have to look harder. Smerconish has a history of controversial statements... [FishbowlNY]

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