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Happy Birthday MSNBC - Posted July 15, 2014
One more year, and MSNBC will be able to vote. The NBCU cable channel turns 17 years old today. MSNBC went on the air July 15, 1997, as a partnership between NBC News and Microsoft. The two companies built a $200 million newsroom in Secaucus, New Jersey for the online and on... [Fishbowl NY]

Happy Birthday MSNBC - Posted July 15, 2014
One more year, and MSNBC will be able to vote. The NBCU cable channel turns 17 years old today. MSNBC went on the air July 15, 1997, as a partnership between NBC News and Microsoft. The two companies built a $200 million newsroom in Secaucus, New Jersey for the online and on... [FishbowlNY]

Happy Birthday MSNBC - Posted July 15, 2014
MSNBC is now able to vote. The NBCU cable channel turns 18 years old today. MSNBC went on the air July 15, 1996, as a partnership between NBC News and Microsoft. The two companies built a $200 million newsroom in Secaucus, New Jersey for the online and on air operation. On cable,... [TVNewser]

Former Employees Mark 20th Anniversary of 'America's Talking' - Posted July 3, 2014
Page Six reports several former employees of "America's Talking" -- MSNBC's predecessor launched by Roger Ailes featuring ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier: 'Rachel Maddow Makes Some Good Points Sometimes' - Posted June 24, 2014
In an interview with The Daily Caller, Bret Baier had some kind words for one of his competitors at MSNBC. "I think ... [TVNewser]

Politics Aside, Bret Baier Finds a New Beat - Posted June 12, 2014
As he rose through the journalism ranks, Fox News' Bret Baier prided himself on out-hustling his competitors. But the last several years have presented the "Special Report" anchor with a heart-wrenching challenge mostly... [TVNewser]

Bush Library 'Had No Editorial Control' Over '41 on 41' - Posted June 11, 2014
TVNewser was at the screening last night for the new CNN Films presentation of "41 on 41," which will air this Sunday, Father's Day, on CNN. The film features 41 people sharing intimate stories about the 41... [TVNewser]

CNN Acquires George H.W. Bush Film Featuring Roger Ailes, Tom Brokaw, Brit Hume - Posted June 7, 2014
CNN Films has acquired "41ON41," a two-hour profile of President George H.W. Bush featuring 41 of his closest friends, relatives and colleagues. The film will air Sunday, June 15, three days after Bush celebrates his 90th birthday. The film features memories of the former President by a handful of television personalities ... [TVNewser]

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

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

Fox News Responds to Gawker Shepard Smith Story: '100% False and a Complete Fabrication' - Posted April 30, 2014
Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes and anchor Shepard Smith are calling a Gawker ... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly Bets David Gregory Isn't The Only One Being Analyzed - Posted April 22, 2014
On last night's "The Kelly File," Megyn Kelly took on NBC News reportedly hiring a psychologist for "Meet the Press" moderator David Gregory, suggesting Gregory isn't the only on... [TVNewser]

Chris Wallace Re-Signs With Fox News - Posted April 17, 2014
Fox News has re-signed Chris Wallace to a multi-year deal to continue as the anchor of "Fox News Sunday," the network announced this afternoon. "Chris is a renowned journalist whose hard-hitting interviews and lifetime of dedication to the ne... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Hollywood Reporter Lists 35 'Most Powerful People in New York Media' - Posted April 16, 2014
It's list time! The Hollywood Reporter's annual "most powerful people in New York media" list is out, and it features some staples (Roger Ailes) and some newcomers (... [GalleyCat]

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]

Fox News Executive Sharri Berg Honored - Posted April 4, 2014
Fox News and FOX TV Stations SVP Sharri Berg was honored as the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York's 2014 Corporate Leader Wednesday night in an event at the Pierre Hotel. Fox News chairman and CEO ... [TVNewser]

Bill Hemmer Re-Signs With Fox News - Posted April 2, 2014
Fox News has signed anchor Bill Hemmer to a multi-year deal, FNC Chairman Roger Ailes announced today. Hemmer will continue hosting "America's Newsroom" from 9-11am... [TVNewser]

Deirdre Bolton on FBN Debut: 'There is Not Another Show Like This Anywhere on TV' - Posted March 31, 2014
When the curtain rises on Deirdre Bolton's Fox Business show at 1pmET this afternoon, it will be new territory for the network. "Risk and Reward" will explore alternative investment strategies, a clear break from business news' traditional f... [TVNewser]

Lachlan Murdoch Returns to Family Business - Posted March 26, 2014
Lachlan Murdoch, the elder son of Rupert Murdoch, is back in the family business. Murdoch has been named non executive chairman at both News Corp. and 21st ... [TVNewser]

At FBN, Maria Bartiromo Looks Beyond 'Toxic' Nature Inside TV News - Posted February 26, 2014
Maria Bartiromo's got a new network, an earlier timeslot and greater perspective about the business of business news. As her 20 years at CNBC wound down, she was frustrated about the limited time given to guest segments. "I'd say, let's gi... [TVNewser]

Gabe Sherman Feted by Liberal Group - Posted February 21, 2014
[caption id="attachment_123208" align="alignright" width="304"] Party people: PFAW and friends let loose.[/caption] People for the American Way (PFAW) hosted a little office-building soiree for Gabe Sherman's book, The Loudest Vo... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Vega's Story, Rosie's Return, Sherman's Book - Posted February 6, 2014
ABC's Cecilia Vega, reporting on the overdose death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, told her own personal story about her father Raul. "He was a heroin addict before I was born. He was a heroin addict when I was a child. And ultimately, it got the best of h... [TVNewser]

Bill Kristol Joins ABC News - Posted February 3, 2014
Longtime Fox News contributor and editor and publisher of The Weekly Standard Bill Kristol has joined ABC News as a contributor, "This Week" host George Steph... [TVNewser]

CNBC's Larry Kudlow Nominates Roger Ailes For 'CNBC First 25' - Posted January 31, 2014
Well this is interesting. As part of celebrating its 25th anniversary, CNBC annoucned it will be compiling the "CNBC First 25," what it calls "a definitive list of people who have had the greatest influence, sparked the biggest changes and created the most disruption in business over the past quarter century." CNBC's Larry... [TVNewser]

Gabriel Sherman Talks Fox News and Roger Ailes at New America NYC - Posted January 29, 2014
"It's not a company, it's a cult around him," said Gabriel Sherman, talking about Roger Ailes and ... [Fishbowl NY]

Gabriel Sherman Talks Fox News and Roger Ailes at New America NYC - Posted January 29, 2014
"It's not a company, it's a cult around him," said Gabriel Sherman, talking about Roger Ailes and ... [FishbowlNY]

In Profile: Wagner, Ratigan, Kohn - Posted January 23, 2014
MSNBC's Alex Wagner and her fianc , White House chef Sam Kass, are profiled in Vogue. "Alex has that one rare quality that is imperative for success in this business," MSNBC president ... [TVNewser]

'Loudest Voice in the Room' to Debut at #9 on NYT Best-Sellers List - Posted January 23, 2014
Gabriel Sherman's unauthorized biography of Fox News chairman Roger Ailes will debut at #9 on the New York Times Nonfiction Best-Sellers list for the week o... [TVNewser]

Fox Signs Maria Bartiromo to Multi-Year Deal - Posted January 22, 2014
The deal between Fox and Maria Bartiromo is now official. The veteran financial journalist has signed a multi-year deal with Fox that will make her Global Markets Editor, anchoring a daily program on Fox Business Network, as well as a Sun... [TVNewser]

Stuart Varney Re-signs With Fox Business - Posted January 21, 2014
Fox Business Network has re-signed Stuart Varney to a multi-year deal as the host of "Varney & Co." "Stuart's astute business sense and respect within the financial community make him a premier anchor and an essential part of our team. We look forwa... [TVNewser]

More Roger Ailes Bio Reviews: 'Disingenuous,' Unmemorable - Posted January 20, 2014
The New York Times made room for a second book review of the Gabriel Sherman unauthorized biography of Fox N... [TVNewser]

Maria Bartiromo Teases Return to TV - Posted January 16, 2014
Maria Bartiromo is teasing on Twitter her return to TV. Bartiromo Tweeted this image this morning: The former CNBC anchor is joining Fox Business Network and Fox News ... [TVNewser]

Why Did Roger Ailes' Brother Talk with Gabe Sherman? - Posted January 16, 2014
The Washington Post's Erik Wemple called up Robert Ailes Jr. the bro... [TVNewser]

Zucker on CNN Primetime: 'We're Not Under Any Pressure' - Posted January 14, 2014
CNN president Jeff Zucker talked with TVGuide Magazine following his TCA appearance ... [TVNewser]

'Reliable Sources' Draws Second Lowest Demo Number in Nearly Four Years - Posted January 14, 2014
"Reliable Sources" drew its second lowest A25-54 demo number in close to four years on Sunday, as host Brian Stelter interviewed "The Loudest Voice in the Room" author ... [TVNewser]

Gabriel Sherman's Piers Morgan Interview: 'Roger Ailes Has Surpassed the GOP' - Posted January 14, 2014
On CNN last night, Gabriel Sherman detailed the "most brutal" reporting assignment of his young career: the unauthorized biography of Roger Ailes "T... [TVNewser]

'Personal PR Consultant' to Roger Ailes Buys Ads Promoting Official Biography - Posted January 13, 2014
And that's the most interesting detail we took from the recent glut of reporting on Roger Ailes's reaction to Gabriel Sherman's "unauthorized" bio ... [PRNewser]

NYT Book Review of Ailes Bio: 'Actually Fair and Balanced, Carefully Documented' - Posted January 13, 2014
With "The Loudest Voice in the Room," Gabriel Sherman's unauthorized biography of Roger Ailes set for release tomorrow, New York Times media repor... [TVNewser]

Jeff Zucker Fires Back at Roger Ailes - Posted January 11, 2014
Two top generals in the cable news wars are going at it. Following Fox News chief Roger Ailes' comments in a Hollywood Reporter interview... [Fishbowl NY]

Jeff Zucker Fires Back at Roger Ailes - Posted January 11, 2014
Two top generals in the cable news wars are going at it. Following Fox News chief Roger Ailes' comments in a Hollywood Reporter interview... [FishbowlNY]

Jeff Zucker Fires Back at Roger Ailes - Posted January 11, 2014
Two top generals in the cable news wars are going at it. Following Fox News chief Roger Ailes' comments in a Hollywood Reporter interview... [TVNewser]

Random House Moves Up Publication Date of Roger Ailes Biography - Posted January 9, 2014
Because of "heavy media attention and heightened interest," Random House is moving the publication date of Gabe Sherman's book on Roger Ailes up a week, ... [TVNewser]

Gabriel Sherman Defends Book: 'Roger Ailes Declined Every Request' - Posted January 8, 2014
A nine-page excerpt from the hotly buzzed about upcoming Roger Ailes biography by ... [TVNewser]

Gabriel Sherman Defends Book: 'Roger Ailes Declined Every Request' - Posted January 8, 2014
A nine-page excerpt from the hotly buzzed about upcoming Roger Ailes biography by ... [Fishbowl NY]

Gabriel Sherman Defends Book: 'Roger Ailes Declined Every Request' - Posted January 8, 2014
A nine-page excerpt from the hotly buzzed about upcoming Roger Ailes biography by ... [FishbowlNY]

Reporters Spend 30 Minutes Questioning Jay Carney on Details of 'Duty' - Posted January 8, 2014
It's not just Fox News pushing back against a controversial new book today. At the White House this afternoon, all the cable news channels covered Press Secretary ... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes on Gabe Sherman, Rupert Murdoch and Jeff Zucker - Posted January 8, 2014
On the same day that the first pieces of Gabe Sherman's book were published by The New York T... [TVNewser]

Fox PR Says New Roger Ailes Book Is Totally False Because They Didn't Fact-Check It - Posted January 8, 2014
"Randi Anderson, a television producer who went to work for CNBC when Ailes was running that channel twenty years ago...alleges that Ailes offered her an extra $100 a week to have sex with him whenever he wanted." See, we knew there was a reason the Fox News organization was trying s... [PRNewser]

Roger Ailes Blasted in Biography - Posted January 8, 2014
On January 21, Gabriel Sherman's biography of Roger Ailes, The Loudest Voice in The Room, will be released. The New York Times... [Fishbowl NY]

Roger Ailes Blasted in Biography - Posted January 8, 2014
On January 21, Gabriel Sherman's biography of Roger Ailes, The Loudest Voice in The Room, will be released. The New York Times... [FishbowlNY]

Random House Prepares to Feel the Wrath of Fox News - Posted January 6, 2014
Today Capital New York describes a "big roll-out" for The Loudest Voice in the Room... [PRNewser]

Buildup for Roger Ailes Book Begins - Posted January 6, 2014
With Gabriel Sherman's book on Roger Ailes "The Loudest Voice in the Room" being released on January 21, Capital New York ... [TVNewser]

How Did Fox News Become Fox News? - Posted December 27, 2013
Bill Hemmer will take a look at Fox News' history for a special airing tonight at 10pmET. "Fox News: Our Story" features interviews with Brit Hume, ... [TVNewser]

Former Governor Urges Ailes Apprentices to 'Bring No Ideology' to Their Work - Posted December 23, 2013
L. Douglas Wilder, who served as Governor of Virginia from 1990-1994 and mayor of Richmond from 2005-2009, was recently in New York City to address a class of Ailes Apprentice Program students. And thanks to the good folks at the Richmond Times-Dispatch, there is a ... [Fishbowl NY]

Former Governor Urges Ailes Apprentices to 'Bring No Ideology' to Their Work - Posted December 23, 2013
L. Douglas Wilder, who served as Governor of Virginia from 1990-1994 and mayor of Richmond from 2005-2009, was recently in New York City to address a class of Ailes Apprentice Program students. And thanks to the good folks at the Richmond Times-Dispatch, there is a ... [FishbowlNY]

The 10 Biggest TV News Stories of 2013 - Posted December 23, 2013
How to describe a year in which TV news had more turnovers than Pepperidge Farm? Business as usual. The dramatic departures and arrivals of A-List talent weren't the only big story of 2013, of course. Two new networks launched. Fox News made some major changes in its prime-time line... [TVNewser]

Jana Winter: 'There Are No Take Backs' - Posted December 16, 2013
On "MediaBuzz" Sunday, Fox News reporter Jana Winter reiterated she was never going to reveal sources from her Aurora, CO shooting story "If I make a promise to say I will not publish this information unless I keep your name out of it, I'm not goin... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly: Fox News' 'Brightest Star' - Posted December 12, 2013
Megyn Kelly transitions from Fox News' rising star to Fox News' "brightest star" with a ... [TVNewser]

Fox News Reporter Won't Have to Testify in Colorado - Posted December 10, 2013
Breaking: FoxNews.com reporter Jana Winter cannot be forced to testify in a Colorado court. New York State's highest court has ruled Winter cannot be compelled to testify about her reporting in the case of Colorado movie theater killer ... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly: 'I Care About Protecting My Audience' - Posted December 10, 2013
Megyn Kelly appeared on "The Tonight Show" yesterday, talking with Jay Leno about her transition from law to television as well as her Fox News primetime show. "I don't care about pandering to the left or the right, I care about protecting my audience," Kelly said. "My boss, ... [TVNewser]

Fired Fox Flack Paid $8M to STFU - Posted December 9, 2013
Back in August we reported on the problematic firing of Brian Lewis, head of PR for Fox News and longtime confidante of network chief Roger Ailes. While the storied flack initially had ... [AgencySpy]

Chris Wallace Marks Ten Years as Host of 'Fox News Sunday' - Posted December 5, 2013
Chris Wallace celebrates his tenth anniversary as host of "Fox News Sunday" this weekend. "If you look at our interviews, I think they tend to be tougher, more informative, more interesting and produce more news," he... [TVNewser]

Geraldo Rivera Files Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit - Posted November 21, 2013
Fox News host Geraldo Rivera has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought against him by William Morris Endeavor. The talent agency sued Rivera claiming it is owed commission of more than $1 million. WME claims it negotiated Rivera's deal with Fox News going back 12 years, but that he... [TVNewser]

Maria Bartiromo Just the Latest CNBC Talent to Jump to FBN - Posted November 18, 2013
For Maria Bartiromo, 20 years at CNBC was enough. We don't know yet where on Fox Business she will be anchoring, but we do know the move, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Maria Bartiromo Just the Latest CNBC Talent to Jump to FBN - Posted November 18, 2013
For Maria Bartiromo, 20 years at CNBC was enough. We don't know yet where on Fox Business she will be anchoring, but we do know the move, ... [FishbowlNY]

Maria Bartiromo Just the Latest CNBC Talent to Jump to FBN - Posted November 18, 2013
For Maria Bartiromo, 20 years at CNBC was enough. We don't know yet where on Fox Business she will be anchoring, but we do know the move, ... [TVNewser]

Maria Bartiromo Leaving CNBC For FBN - Posted November 18, 2013
Breaking: Maria Bartiromo is leaving CNBC to join Fox Business. "After 20 years of groundbreaking work at CNBC, Maria Bartiromo will be leaving the company as her contract expires on November 24," a CNBC spoke... [TVNewser]

Fox News Celebrates Ninth Class of Ailes Apprentice Program Graduates - Posted November 15, 2013
The ninth class of Ailes Apprentice Program graduates were honored at Fox News yesterday. Business Insider has details on the ceremony: "I had this idea for the apprentice program 1... [TVNewser]

Howie Kurtz Interviews Barbara Walters For 'MediaBuzz' - Posted November 1, 2013
Barbara Walters sat down this week with Fox News' Howie Kurtz for an interview that will air on "MediaBuzz" Sunday. Walt... [TVNewser]

Gawker's Takedown of Shepard Smith: 'Invasive' or 'Interesting?' - Posted October 28, 2013
New York Times media columnist David Carr finds himself in a corner this Monday morning. By exposing the reporting of Gawker, he's shining more light on its "takedown" subject: Fox News anchor Shepard Smith. Carr... [TVNewser]

In 'Murdoch's World,' a 'Highly Cultivated Resentment Toward Other News Organizations' - Posted October 21, 2013
NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik is out this week with "Murdoch's World: The Last of the Old Media Empires," a look at Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. as it grew from one small newspaper in Australia to the huge multimedia... [TVNewser]

Fox News Hires Dr. Ben Carson As a Contributor - Posted October 9, 2013
Fox News has hired Dr. Ben Carson as a contributor across all of its programs and platforms. Carson will make his formal debut tonight during "The Kelly File" at 9 PM. He has appeared with some regularity on the channel over the past few months. Carson is... [TVNewser]

Fox News Deck Includes Giant Touchscreen Monitors, 38-Foot Video Wall - Posted October 7, 2013
Extremely rare and overly ambitious transformations are happening at Fox News Channel today. In addition to the programming changes in primetime, the entire newsgathering and TV news delivery pro... [TVNewser]

In Profile: Megyn Kelly Edition - Posted October 7, 2013
Today's the day that Fox News launches its new primetime lineup, and with Megyn Kelly being the new addition, she is the subject of a number of profiles today. First, she talks to the LA Times' Meg James about her plans for "The Kelly File": ... [TVNewser]

In New Fox News Schedule, Changes to Overnights Too - Posted October 3, 2013
As part of the programming shuffle next week on Fox News Channel, there will be some changes to the overnight hours. The one original production, "Red Eye" which airs at 3amET, will continue t... [Fishbowl NY]

In New Fox News Schedule, Changes to Overnights Too - Posted October 3, 2013
As part of the programming shuffle next week on Fox News Channel, there will be some changes to the overnight hours. The one original production, "Red Eye" which airs at 3amET, will continue t... [FishbowlNY]

In New Fox News Schedule, Changes to Overnights Too - Posted October 3, 2013
As part of the programming shuffle next week on Fox News Channel, there will be some changes to the overnight hours. The one original production, "Red Eye" which airs at 3amET, will continue t... [TVNewser]

Greta 'Angled' For 7pm Fox News Timeslot - Posted October 2, 2013
Starting Monday, Greta Van Susteren will be getting home from work several hours earlier than she has been for the last 10 years. Van Susteren's show moves from 10pmET to 7pmET as Fox News undergoes a ... [TVNewser]

'The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson' To Debut At 2 PM On Fox News September 30 - Posted September 25, 2013
Fox News has confirmed that former "Fox & Friends" co-host Gretchen Carlson will be taking over the 2 PM hour on the network starting Monday. "The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson" will be preceded by an of "America's News HQ," co-a... [TVNewser]

Fox News Announces New Primetime Lineup: Van Susteren at 7, Kelly at 9, Hannity at 10 - Posted September 17, 2013
Fox News has announced a revamped primetime lineup that will launch in October, ending months of speculation about new timeslots for ... [TVNewser]

Why Shepard Smith is Staying with Fox News - Posted September 12, 2013
Shepard Smith was getting bored with the news -- not the news itself, but how he's been delivering it for the last 14 years on Fox's signature evening newscast, "Fox Report." "When is the last time you learned something on the ... [TVNewser]

New Fox News Deal for Shepard Smith as Network Begins Program Changes - Posted September 12, 2013
Breaking: Shepard Smith has signed a new multi-year deal with Fox News Channel in which he will become the primary breaking news anchor for the network. In the process, he will lose his 7pmET "Fox Report," while his 3pmET prog... [Fishbowl NY]

New Fox News Deal for Shepard Smith as Network Begins Program Changes - Posted September 12, 2013
Breaking: Shepard Smith has signed a new multi-year deal with Fox News Channel in which he will become the primary breaking news anchor for the network. In the process, he will lose his 7pmET "Fox Report," while his 3pmET prog... [FishbowlNY]

Fox News Strikes Deal with SiriusXM. Fox Business Network Added - Posted September 4, 2013
A few weeks ago, Roger Ailes teased that a deal was imminent, and now it's done. Fox News Ch... [TVNewser]

Fox News Flack's Firing Just Got Ugly - Posted August 27, 2013
Based on last week's reports regarding top Fox News PR man Brian Lewis' abrupt departure from the compa... [PRNewser]

FNC Welcomes New Class of Junior Reporters - Posted August 22, 2013
With the inaugural class of Ailes Junior Reporters recently completing their two years at Fox News, the program is preparing to welcome five new aspiring reporters to its ranks. The Alpha class (pictured) have all accepted jobs in the television industry since completing the program. ... [TVNewser]

Greta Van Susteren: Anonymous Sources Are Full of S#!& - Posted August 22, 2013
The thing to like about Fox News' Greta Van Susteren is that she marches to her own drummer and doesn't worry about who she might upset, including the volatile PR-wing of her company. Wednesday was no exception as she went on ... [FishbowlDC]

Top Fox News PR Man Discusses His Firing - Posted August 21, 2013
Yesterday we reported that Brian Lewis, top PR man for Fox News head Roger Ailes and his various ventures, had been fired. Today he spoke to our sister s... [PRNewser]

Brian Lewis Talks About his Fox News Firing - Posted August 21, 2013
Brian Lewis, who spent the last 17 years as the chief spokesperson for Fox News, is himself speaking out about his firing from the network. Though, in classic PR style, just barely. Lewis, who joined Fox News in April 1996, six months befor... [TVNewser]

Greta on Fired Fox Exec: I Couldn't Pick Him Out of a Line Up! - Posted August 21, 2013
Fox News host Greta Van Susteren has ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Al Jazeera America Debut | Fox News Exec Fired | Hearst Swaps Editors - Posted August 21, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Al Jazeera America Debut | Fox News Exec Fired | Hearst Swaps Editors - Posted August 21, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Fox News Chief Roger Ailes Cans Top PR Rep - Posted August 20, 2013
Today The Hollywood Reporter brought word that Fox News chief Roger Ailes had given "right hand [PR] man" Brian Lewis his walking papers. That's not all: the THR headline asserts that he was "...escorted from the Fox News building" this morning. Kind of an unnecessary detail, but we get the point. Lewis... [PRNewser]

Report: Fox News Executive Brian Lewis Fired - Posted August 20, 2013
Brian Lewis, a senior executive at Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, has been fired from the company over "financial issues and other performance problems," ... [Fishbowl NY]

Report: Fox News Executive Brian Lewis Fired - Posted August 20, 2013
Brian Lewis, a senior executive at Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, has been fired from the company over "financial issues and other performance problems," ... [FishbowlNY]

Report: Fox News Executive Brian Lewis Fired - Posted August 20, 2013
Brian Lewis, a senior executive at Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, has been fired from the company over "financial issues and other performance problems," ... [TVNewser]

Sean Hannity On Rumored Megyn Kelly Move To 9: 'Let's just say in the end, I'm very happy' - Posted August 9, 2013
Fox News host Sean Hannity doesn't seem too upset by the report that Megyn Kelly may be getting his 9 PM slot when she returns from maternity leave. "Let's j... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes on FBN: 'Our Ratings Are Going Up and CNBC's Are Going Down' - Posted August 8, 2013
Presenting to 21st Century Fox investors in Los Angeles this afternoon, Roger Ailes said he knew launching a business network would be a challenge. "Rupert [Murdoch] and I talked about this in the beginning. We always thought it was som... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes: Improving 'Flow' is Impetus Behind Upcoming Lineup Changes - Posted August 8, 2013
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes was interviewed by Neil Cavuto at the 21st Century Fox Investors conference today, and he talked a bit about his plans for the channe... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes on Megyn Kelly Report: 'All of Our Stars Will be Back' - Posted August 8, 2013
Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes is being interviewed by Neil Cavuto at this hour in California at a 21st Century Fox investors conference. The first ques... [TVNewser]

Report: Megyn Kelly Moving to 'Hannity' Timeslot on Fox News - Posted August 8, 2013
Megyn Kelly is set to take over the 9pmET hour when she returns from maternity leave this Fall, according to the Drudge Report. Fox News announced a ... [TVNewser]

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Joining Fox News, will Co-Host 'Fox & Friends' - Posted July 9, 2013
More changes are coming to Fox News Channel. Elisabeth Hasselbeck is leaving "The View" and joining FNC to co-host "Fox & Friends" beginning in September. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Joining Fox News, will Co-Host 'Fox & Friends' - Posted July 9, 2013
More changes are coming to Fox News Channel. Elisabeth Hasselbeck is leaving "The View" and joining FNC to co-host "Fox & Friends" beginning in September. ... [FishbowlNY]

Here's How 'The Five' Came To Be - Posted July 8, 2013
The AP's David Bauder profiles Fox News program "The Five," tied to the show's improbable two-year anniversary. (Our new video with "Th... [TVNewser]

Fox News Adds Ailes Apprentice Graduate as General Assignment Reporter - Posted July 3, 2013
Bryan Llenas, a reporter for Fox News Latino and a graduate of the Ailes Apprentice Program, is expanding his role at Fox News. Llenas will be a general assignment reporter for the network. Llenas joined Fox News Latino in September 2010... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly Moving to Primetime at Fox News - Posted July 2, 2013
Megyn Kelly is moving to primetime for Fox News Channel, the network announced this afternoon. But to which hour is not known. Since 2010, Kelly has anchored the two-hour afternoon show "America Live." "Megyn is an exceptional talent who ... [Fishbowl NY]

Megyn Kelly Moving to Primetime at Fox News - Posted July 2, 2013
Megyn Kelly is moving to primetime for Fox News Channel, the network announced this afternoon. But to which hour is not known. Since 2010, Kelly has anchored the two-hour afternoon show "America Live." "Megyn is an exceptional talent who ... [FishbowlNY]

Megyn Kelly Moving to Primetime at Fox News - Posted July 2, 2013
Megyn Kelly is moving to primetime for Fox News Channel, the network announced this afternoon. But to which hour is not known. Since 2010, Kelly has anchored the two-hour afternoon show "America Live." "Megyn is an exceptional talent who ... [TVNewser]

Reaction to Howie Kurtz Leaving CNN for FNC - Posted June 20, 2013
Media reporter and critic Howard Kurtz is pulling up stakes at CNN later this month and taking his "independent brand of media criticism" t... [TVNewser]

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

Separated at Birth: Fox News' Roger Ailes - Posted June 14, 2013
The big guy over at Fox News -- that would be Roger Ailes, not Bill O'Reilly no matter what he thinks -- has an unbelievable twin out there. It's the late suspense filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock. Ailes is on the left, Hitchcock on the right. ... [FishbowlDC]

Roger Ailes' Kennedy Center Speech Translated - Posted June 13, 2013
Last night, Roger Ailes, mastermind behind Fox News, gave a speech at the Kennedy Center. He made some good jokes, but what we wanted to focus on was his political ranting. Since most of his quotes were vague, we went ahead and decoded ... [Fishbowl NY]

Roger Ailes' Kennedy Center Speech Translated - Posted June 13, 2013
Last night, Roger Ailes, mastermind behind Fox News, gave a speech at the Kennedy Center. He made some good jokes, but what we wanted to focus on was his political ranting. Since most of his quotes were vague, we went ahead and decoded ... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin Rejoins Fox News - Posted June 13, 2013
Nearly six months after former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin parted ways with Fox News, she is rejoining the channel as a paid political contributor. Palin starts in her new (old?) gig Mond... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes Touts FNC At Bradley Prize Awards - Posted June 13, 2013
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes was awarded the Bradley Prize by the Bradley Foundation, which recognizes people who have contributed to helping promote the free market and limited government, as well as those who have provided "a vigor... [TVNewser]

Fox's Roger Ailes Seizes the Moment - Posted June 13, 2013
So you've been given a major award and you plan to graciously accept it with a speech about how you got where you are in life, the people who helped you along the way, how humbled you are to even have been nominated, etc., etc., etc. Well, you're a fool. Take a... [FishbowlDC]

Roger Ailes Responds To Claims Made In Jonathan Alter Book - Posted June 7, 2013
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes emailed with Politico's Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen, t... [TVNewser]

Separated at Birth: CNN's Ferrick, FNC's Perino - Posted May 30, 2013
We have a few lookalikes on the table today. They come from opposing networks. No matter. Even if Roger Ailes forbids it, they could still be sisters from the start. There's CNN's Deb Ferrick and FNC's Dana Perino. Ferrick also looks like Bett... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's 'Lifetime' Ban From FNC; Was It Ben Smith's Fault? - Posted May 30, 2013
It's well known that the staff at Politico is between the sheets with MSNBC and on the outs with FNC. An ... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Ailes Honored, 'The Five' Reigns, News in Prime - Posted May 15, 2013
Roger Ailes, celebrating his 73rd birthday today, is one of four recipients of the 2013 Bradley Prize. Ailes is being honored for his "innovative business-building strategies" which have "revolutionized the uncovering and delivery of news in America," said the head of the Milwaukee-based Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation. Ailes creation "The Five"... [TVNewser]

Sean Hannity On 1,000 Episodes, Public Scrutiny And The Power Of TV - Posted May 15, 2013
Tonight at 9 PM on Fox News, Sean Hannity will celebrate a milestone. It will be the 1000th episode of "Hannity," which replaced "Hannity and Colmes" in early 2009. In an interview with TVNewser, the Fox News host seemed incredulous at the thought ... [TVNewser]

Breitbart News Defiant in Attacking Gabriel Sherman's Mental State - Posted May 7, 2013
It's a story that you almost have to read in a pitch-black room, huddled under a blanket with a flashlight. On Sunday night Breitbart News published a massive hit piece on New York... [FishbowlDC]

Breitbart News Defiant in Attacking Gabriel Sherman's Mental State - Posted May 7, 2013
It's a story that you almost have to read in a pitch-black room, huddled under a blanket with a flashlight. On Sunday night Breitbart News published a massive hit piece on New York... [PRNewser]

Megyn Kelly Renews Fox News Contract - Posted May 7, 2013
Fox News "America Live" anchor Megyn Kelly has signed a new contract with the cable channel, according to Bri... [TVNewser]

Was Rivera Muzzled? A Tale of the Tape - Posted May 7, 2013
One man's cut is another man's dip is another man's "Sorry, I'm not hearing anything." On Monday NYT's Brian Stelter reported on a bit from an upcoming book by Bloomberg View's ... [FishbowlDC]

Book: Roger Ailes Ordered Geraldo's Mic Cut During Debate, Fox News Disputes - Posted May 6, 2013
Update: Fox is disputing the account, apparently Bill Shine--not Roger Ailes--called the control room and told them to end the segment, because it was getting too long and divisive. ... [TVNewser]

The Daily Beast And CNN 'Reliable Sources' Host Howard Kurtz 'have parted company' - Posted May 2, 2013
The Daily Beast has "parted company" with Washington bureau chief Howard Kurtz. Kurtz of course also hosts "Reliable Sources" on CNN every Sunday. The move comes just a day after Kurtz ... [TVNewser]

'The Bible' on Fox News Channel? - Posted April 11, 2013
The ratings-grabbing 10-hour miniseries "The Bible" -- which averaged 11.3 million viewers for each of its 5 installments last month on the History Channel -- could have aired on Fox News Channel. The LATimes' Joe Flint... [TVNewser]

TV News Dominates THR '35 Most Powerful' - Posted April 10, 2013
The Hollywood Reporter released its 2013 "35 Most Powerful People In Media" list, and TV news dominates the winners. The list... [TVNewser]

It's Unlikely Pat Caddell Will Be Picking Up A Copy of Gabe Sherman's Roger Ailes Book - Posted March 30, 2013
In a lengthy op-ed on FoxNews.com, Pat Caddell, the Democratic pollster and Fox News contributor, rel... [FishbowlLA]

It's Unlikely Pat Caddell Will Be Picking Up A Copy of Gabe Sherman's Roger Ailes Book - Posted March 30, 2013
In a lengthy op-ed on FoxNews.com, Pat Caddell, the Democratic pollster and Fox News contributor, rel... [TVNewser]

Did You Hear About the Time MSNBC's President Interviewed for a Job at Fox News? - Posted March 25, 2013
While a lot of you are buzzing about Joe Hagan... [TVNewser]

Fox News Anchors Were Urged to Attend GLAAD Event, Emails Show - Posted March 22, 2013
GLAAD lashed out at Fox News this week after anchors Jamie Colby and Kimberly Guilfoyle attended the ... [TVNewser]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted March 22, 2013
Here is this week's installment of "Ask Piranhamous Anything." If you have a question you'd like "snarked to death," send it to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com. This isn't an advice column. Piranhamous doesn't know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do -- and worse, he doesn't... [PRNewser]

Roger Ailes Biography Gets Michiko Kakutani Review - Posted March 20, 2013
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes got his authorized biography this month, Roger Ailes: Off Camera. TVNewser covered the book and its reception among critics and television news personalities. ... [GalleyCat]

Author Of Roger Ailes Bio Makes TV News Rounds - Posted March 19, 2013
The author of the new biography of Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, Zev Chafets, is making the TV news rounds this week to promote the book. Yesterday Chafets appeared on ABC's "Good Morning America," CNN's "The Situation Room" and Fox News Channel's "Hannity." Today he will be a guest on "On the... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes Biography: His Friendship With Barbara Walters and Rachel Maddow - Posted March 19, 2013
Today Zev Chafets' biography of Fox News CEO Roger Ailes Roger Ailes: Off Camera, hits bookstores. We've been combing through the book, and will be highlighting a few noteworthy portions. One of the recurring them... [TVNewser]

Newt Gingrich Responds to Roger Ailes Calling him a Prick - Posted March 8, 2013
Newt Gingrich was on "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" today and during their conversation Blitzer asked the former GOP presidential candidate... [Fishbowl NY]

Newt Gingrich Responds to Roger Ailes Calling him a Prick - Posted March 8, 2013
Newt Gingrich was on "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" today and during their conversation Blitzer asked the former GOP presidential candidate... [FishbowlNY]

Roger Ailes Becomes the News - Posted March 7, 2013
Typically, when cable news anchors or hosts talk about their competition, they are talking about other anchors or hosts on competing networks. Over the last 24 hours however, Fox News CEO Roger Ailes has been the subject of a number of segments, mostly on CNN, with at least one on MSNBC... [TVNewser]

The Fragility of Roger Ailes and Rupert Murdoch's Friendship - Posted March 6, 2013
In an excerpt from Roger Ailes Off Camera, by Zev Chafets, Roger Ailes admits that his... [Fishbowl NY]

The Fragility of Roger Ailes and Rupert Murdoch's Friendship - Posted March 6, 2013
In an excerpt from Roger Ailes Off Camera, by Zev Chafets, Roger Ailes admits that his... [FishbowlNY]

Three Takeaways From Vanity Fair's Roger Ailes Excerpt - Posted March 6, 2013
Vanity Fair has an excerpt from the upcoming authorized biography of Roger Ailes by Zev Chafets... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes 'In a War For Control Of His Own Legacy'? Fox News Responds - Posted March 4, 2013
Politico's Dylan Byers has an item today about dueling memoirs focusing on Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes, and the birth of Fox News. As ... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Ford, FBN, Carville - Posted March 4, 2013
Legendary actor Harrison Ford has signed on to play a legendary news anchor in "Anchorman 2." According to THR, Ford will play a Tom Brokaw-esque character. he also played a news anchor in 2010's "Morning Glory." FBN is launching a week-long look at cyber-secur... [TVNewser]

Courtney Friel Says Goodbye to KTTV - Posted February 15, 2013
As entertainment reporter Courtney Friel bids farewell today to FOX 11 after six years with the station and sister network, she says her first priority will be some quiet time this weekend at home with husband Cart... [FishbowlLA]

Retiring 'Fox News Sunday' EP Marty Ryan On The Evolution Of Fox News - Posted February 13, 2013
On Sunday, "Fox News Sunday" executive producer Marty Ryan oversaw his last edition of the public affairs program. Ryan, a former senior producer and executive producer of NBC's "Today," and a longtime senior member of Fox News Channel''s DC lea... [TVNewser]

Former Staffer Alleges a String of Poor Decisions Made By Fox 5 Management - Posted February 12, 2013
The changes at WNYW/Channel 5 since last July could fill a book. While it has become a revolving door in the evening, one constant has been the "other anchor." That would be Dari Alexander, who remains on set at 5 and 10 p.m., no matter i... [Fishbowl NY]

Former Staffer Alleges a String of Poor Decisions Made By Fox 5 Management - Posted February 12, 2013
The changes at WNYW/Channel 5 since last July could fill a book. While it has become a revolving door in the evening, one constant has been the "other anchor." That would be Dari Alexander, who remains on set at 5 and 10 p.m., no matter i... [FishbowlNY]

Former Staffer Alleges a String of Poor Decisions Made By Fox 5 Management - Posted February 12, 2013
The changes at WNYW/Channel 5 since last July could fill a book. While it has become a revolving door in the evening, one constant has been the "other anchor." That would be Dari Alexander, who remains on set at 5 and 10 p.m., no matter i... [FishbowlLA]

Good Luck | Pay Attention Please | Humble Whine - Posted February 11, 2013
TVNewser: Roger Ailes says Fox News is seeking Hispanic viewers, so we have one word of ad... [Fishbowl NY]

Good Luck | Pay Attention Please | Humble Whine - Posted February 11, 2013
TVNewser: Roger Ailes says Fox News is seeking Hispanic viewers, so we have one word of ad... [FishbowlNY]

Fox News On The Hunt For Hispanic Audience - Posted February 11, 2013
In an interview with The New Republic, Fox News CEO Roger Ailes talks about the network's effort to grow its Hi... [TVNewser]

WSJ Launches 'NYIndex' to List Powerful New Yorkers - Posted February 11, 2013
The Wall Street Journal has just launched "NYIndex," a list "Encompassing power players in all of the city's major sectors, from finance to fashion, education to entertainment." This is sort of weir... [Fishbowl NY]

WSJ Launches 'NYIndex' to List Powerful New Yorkers - Posted February 11, 2013
The Wall Street Journal has just launched "NYIndex," a list "Encompassing power players in all of the city's major sectors, from finance to fashion, education to entertainment." This is sort of weir... [FishbowlNY]

ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer Secures Amanda Knox Interview - Posted February 11, 2013
ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer has landed the first interview with Amanda Knox, the American girl who was convicted of murderin... [TVNewser]

Politico: Fox News Out To 'Purge' Controversy, 'Tone Down' Coverage - Posted February 7, 2013
In Politico today, Mike Allen and Jim VandeHai take aim at the Republican Party and Fox News. They argue that Fox News chairman ... [TVNewser]

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

Karl Rove Re-Signs with Fox News Through 2016 Election - Posted January 17, 2013
Karl Rove has re-upped with Fox News Channel, Politico's Mike Allen reports. The multi-year deal will keep th... [TVNewser]

Fox News Signs Dennis Kucinich As Contributor - Posted January 16, 2013
Fox News Channel has signed former Congressman Dennis Kucinich as a paid contributor to FNC and Fox Business network. Kucinich, who was for years a liberal stalwart in the House of Representatives, will provide analysi... [TVNewser]

How a Luncheon For Fidel Castro Led To David Asman Getting a Job At Fox Business - Posted January 8, 2013
Fox Business anchor David Asman is interviewed by Cigar & Spirits magazine, and there are some fantastic... [Fishbowl NY]

How a Luncheon For Fidel Castro Led To David Asman Getting a Job At Fox Business - Posted January 8, 2013
Fox Business anchor David Asman is interviewed by Cigar & Spirits magazine, and there are some fantastic... [FishbowlNY]

Why MSNBC's 'Statesman' Chose TV over the Senate - Posted December 27, 2012
Chris Matthews is an MSNBC original. His show "Hardball" is older than the network itself, having begun its run on the old "America's Talking" channel founded by ... [TVNewser]

Martha MacCallum Re-Ups With Fox News - Posted December 18, 2012
Fox News Channel has inked a new, multi-year deal with anchor Martha MacCallum. Under the terms of the new agreement she will stay on as the co-anchor of "America's Newsroom" from 9-11 AM alongside ... [TVNewser]

Rupert Murdoch Calls for Gun Control, While Fox News is Told to Stay Silent - Posted December 18, 2012
By now you know that Rupert Murdoch took to Twitter to plead for stricter gun control laws in the wake of the Newtown tragedy. The head of News Corp. asked in a tweet, "when will politici... [Fishbowl NY]

Rupert Murdoch Calls for Gun Control, While Fox News is Told to Stay Silent - Posted December 18, 2012
By now you know that Rupert Murdoch took to Twitter to plead for stricter gun control laws in the wake of the Newtown tragedy. The head of News Corp. asked in a tweet, "when will politici... [FishbowlNY]

Roger Ailes, George Stephanopoulos, Tom Brokaw and Arianna Huffington Turn Out for CURE - Posted December 7, 2012
Obama campaign senior adviser David Axelrod spent his final night with his mustache at New York's Four Seasons Restaurant raising ... [TVNewser]

K.T. McFarland: Here's What Happened When I Spoke to General Petraeus - Posted December 5, 2012
Fox News contributor K.T. McFarland took to FoxNews.com to discuss the imbroglio involving General Petraeus. In ca... [TVNewser]

Les Moonves: 'I learned a long time ago not to give Jeff Zucker advice' - Posted December 4, 2012
TVNewser was at this morning's Viewpoints breakfast sponsored by the Wall Street Journal and headlined by CBS CEO Les Moonves. M... [TVNewser]

Rogers Ailes Would Have Run a Petraeus Presidential Campaign? - Posted December 4, 2012
Bob Woodward reports in The Washington Post that ... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes on Jeff Zucker joining CNN - Posted November 29, 2012
Fox News co-founder and chairman Roger Ailes has this statement about Jeff Zucker ... [TVNewser]

The FOX Ticker: Sanchez, Beckel, Snyder... - Posted November 26, 2012
MundoFox's Rick Sanchez heads to Mexico City this week to cover the inauguration of incoming President Enrique Pena Nieto. The former MSNBC and CNN anchor and his family are also returning home to Florida after several years of living in Atlanta. ... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes: 'My life would be so much easier if I were just more liberal.' - Posted November 20, 2012
When Roger Ailes was a kid he used to watch Roy Rogers movies. He used to love the part where "the cattle would all start heading toward the cliff in a stampede. And one poor son-of-a-bitch had to go out there and ... [TVNewser]

Did Roger Ailes Consider Joining CNN? - Posted November 16, 2012
Over the summer Roger Ailes was sitting on his terrace at his home along the Hudson River, reading a book on the Civil War, when he decided his fight wasn't finished. Last month Ailes, 72, who created Fox News 16 years ago, ... [TVNewser]

Rising Tension in Middle East is Lead Story in U.S. - Posted November 15, 2012
The escalating violence between the Israeli military and Hamas militants was the lead on "NBC Nightly News" and "ABC World News" tonight and has been in heavy rotation on the cable news channels today. Among those covering the story veteran NBC news correspondent ... [Fishbowl NY]

Rising Tension in Middle East is Lead Story in U.S. - Posted November 15, 2012
The escalating violence between the Israeli military and Hamas militants was the lead on "NBC Nightly News" and "ABC World News" tonight and has been in heavy rotation on the cable news channels today. Among those covering the story veteran NBC news correspondent ... [FishbowlNY]

Roger Ailes on His Apprentices and His Legacy: 'I Don't Care About My Legacy. It's Too Late' - Posted November 15, 2012
[caption id="attachment_155166" align="alignright" width="303"] Fmr NYC Mayor David Dinkins, FNC Chairman Roger Ailes and the Rev. Jesse Jackson at the Ailes Apprenticeship Program graduation[/caption] This morning a 12th floor studio at Fox News Channel hosted the commencement ceremony of the Ailes Apprenticeship Program. Estab... [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]

Bill O'Reilly Loves 'Lincoln': 'You Know You're Gonna Win Best Picture' - Posted October 26, 2012
Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly gives an enthusiastic two thumbs up for "Lincoln," the new Steven Spielberg film which documents the final few months of th... [TVNewser]

Michael Wolff Tackles Ailes Contract - Posted October 23, 2012
In The Guardian, journalist Michael Wolff (who you may recall wrote an authorized biography of Rupert Murdoch back in 2010) tackles ... [TVNewser]

Obama on Matthews: 'Four years ago, I gave him a thrill up his leg. This time around, I gave him a stroke' - Posted October 19, 2012
[caption id="attachment_151087" align="alignright" width="343"] FNC's Roger Ailes sits behind Pres. Obama, Gov. Romney and Cardinal Dolan at annual Al Smith dinner.[/caption] Pres. ... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes Signs New Deal With Fox News - Posted October 19, 2012
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes has signed a new, four year contract with News Corp., according to a tweet from The Daily Beast's ... [TVNewser]

New Addition | Wrong Place | It's Happening - Posted October 18, 2012
TVNewser: Peter Boyer is joining Fox News. We hear Roger Ailes... [Fishbowl NY]

New Addition | Wrong Place | It's Happening - Posted October 18, 2012
TVNewser: Peter Boyer is joining Fox News. We hear Roger Ailes... [FishbowlNY]

New Addition | Wrong Place | It's Happening - Posted October 18, 2012
TVNewser: Peter Boyer is joining Fox News. We hear Roger Ailes... [FishbowlLA]

Fox Business Turns Five - Posted October 18, 2012
Five years ago this week, Fox Business Network launched in some 30 million homes, and with a big party at the Met. We thought it was time to take a look back... [TVNewser]

Peter J. Boyer Joins Fox News as Editor-at-Large - Posted October 18, 2012
Fox News has officially announced the hire of Peter J. Boyer as the network's editor-at-large. Boyer, most recently a senior correspondent at Newsweek/The Daily Beast, will contribute to editorial content across all Fox News' ... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly on Debate Coverage: 'Let's not start criticizing the moderator before she's moderated' - Posted October 16, 2012
The Presidential debates have brought interest in the election to a fever pitch, and for Megyn Kelly and Bret Baier -- who are the face ... [TVNewser]

Media Moguls Meal: Jeff Bewkes And Roger Ailes Grab Lunch - Posted October 5, 2012
The Wall Street Journal has a gossipy item this afternoon, reporting that Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes... [Fishbowl NY]

Media Moguls Meal: Jeff Bewkes And Roger Ailes Grab Lunch - Posted October 5, 2012
The Wall Street Journal has a gossipy item this afternoon, reporting that Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes... [FishbowlNY]

Howard Stringer, Jeff Zucker Among Those Considered For Top CNN Post - Posted September 25, 2012
CNN is still actively searching for its new worldwide president, who will replace Jim Walton when he steps down at the end of the year. As... [TVNewser]

Clean-Living James Murdoch to Run Fox Networks Group - Posted September 21, 2012
James Murdoch hasn't overseen a company that illegally hacked people's phones for... [Fishbowl NY]

Clean-Living James Murdoch to Run Fox Networks Group - Posted September 21, 2012
James Murdoch hasn't overseen a company that illegally hacked people's phones for... [FishbowlNY]

FT: James Murdoch Eyes Oversight Of News Corp.'s U.S. TV Businesses - Posted September 21, 2012
According to the Financial Times, Rupert Murdoch's son James Murdoch is ... [TVNewser]

Report: Roger Ailes And News Corp Talking New Contract - Posted September 7, 2012
The always well-sourced Gabriel Sherman writes in New York that Fox News CEO Roger Ailes... [TVNewser]

Rupert Murdoch Takes Pay Cut, Still Rakes in $30 Million So He's Probably Fine With It - Posted September 5, 2012
The aftermath of the phone hacking scandal will be playing out in courts for years, but the now that News Corp. has announced its compensation packages for its 2012 fiscal year, we're seeing how that situation financially impacted the company's top dogs. Bottom line? Their walle... [Fishbowl NY]

Rupert Murdoch Takes Pay Cut, Still Rakes in $30 Million So He's Probably Fine With It - Posted September 5, 2012
The aftermath of the phone hacking scandal will be playing out in courts for years, but the now that News Corp. has announced its compensation packages for its 2012 fiscal year, we're seeing how that situation financially impacted the company's top dogs. Bottom line? Their walle... [FishbowlNY]

Shepard Smith, Megyn Kelly and Fox News' Coverage of Gay Rights - Posted August 8, 2012
Fox News anchors Shepard Smith and Megyn Kelly are the focus of a ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 24, 2012
Quotes of the Day Journo Love "@NorahODonnell Norah! You are a rock star LOVED working with YOU! Killer blue eyes,... [FishbowlDC]

Fox News: Sean Hannity Has Never Offered To Pay For George Zimmerman's Legal Fees - Posted July 17, 2012
Global Grind, the news website owned by hip hop mogul Russell Simmons, ... [TVNewser]

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

HBO Kills Fox News Project - Posted July 5, 2012
Well that was fast. Not even a day after Nikke Finke at Deadline Hollywood reported that HBO had acquired the rights to a movie about Fox News and CEO ... [Fishbowl NY]

HBO Kills Fox News Project - Posted July 5, 2012
Well that was fast. Not even a day after Nikke Finke at Deadline Hollywood reported that HBO had acquired the rights to a movie about Fox News and CEO ... [FishbowlNY]

HBO Kills Fox News Project - Posted July 5, 2012
Well that was fast. Not even a day after Nikke Finke at Deadline Hollywood reported that HBO had acquired the rights to a movie about Fox News and CEO ... [TVNewser]

Deadline: HBO Acquires Rights to Fox News Flick - Posted July 5, 2012
Deadline Hollywood's Nikke Finke reports that HBO has acquired the TV movie rights to Gabriel Sherman's upcoming book ... [TVNewser]

Fishbowl5 With FNC's Monica Crowley - Posted June 26, 2012
FNC recently celebrated the publication of conservative commentator Monica Crowley's new book What the (Bleep) Just Happened?: The Happy Warrior's Guide to the Great American Comeback at a party in New York City last week. ... [FishbowlDC]

Two Ailes Apprentices to Help Cover NABJ for FNC - Posted June 21, 2012
Arthel Neville is hosting the Opening Ceremony for the National Association of Black Journalists Convention in New Orleans today and she's bringing along two members of the Ailes Apprentice Program. Apprentices ... [TVNewser]

Melissa Francis 'Jumped at the Chance' to Join FBN - Posted June 19, 2012
Fox Business Network's newest primetime anchor, Melissa Francis, is interviewed this week by Bo... [TVNewser]

Should CNN's John King Flee the Network? - Posted June 18, 2012
On Friday we asked readers what CNN's John King should do since execs dumped his show last week. Considering that King's ... [FishbowlDC]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted June 8, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. YES Network's Michael Kay (left) Goes to Blows on Twitter with College Student, June 7 ... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted June 8, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. YES Network's Michael Kay (left) Goes to Blows on Twitter with College Student, June 7 ... [FishbowlNY]

John Moody Returns to Fox News as Executive Editor; Michael Clemente Promoted to EVP - Posted June 6, 2012
Fox News is making some changes on the executive level. Michael Clemente, the network's senior vice president of news editorial, has been promoted to executive vice president, and ... [Fishbowl NY]

John Moody Returns to Fox News as Executive Editor; Michael Clemente Promoted to EVP - Posted June 6, 2012
Fox News is making some changes on the executive level. Michael Clemente, the network's senior vice president of news editorial, has been promoted to executive vice president, and ... [FishbowlNY]

Roger Ailes Cancels Paper Subscription Out of Spite - Posted June 1, 2012
Apparently Roger Ailes will stick it to his critics in any way possible. In a post ... [Fishbowl NY]

Roger Ailes Cancels Paper Subscription Out of Spite - Posted June 1, 2012
Apparently Roger Ailes will stick it to his critics in any way possible. In a post ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Liz Claman Joins ABC's 'This Week' Roundtable - Posted May 25, 2012
Liz Claman is the latest Fox anchor to make a guest appearance on ABC's "This Week." The Fox Business Network anchor will join the roundtable on Sunday. A few weeks ago, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Liz Claman Joins ABC's 'This Week' Roundtable - Posted May 25, 2012
Liz Claman is the latest Fox anchor to make a guest appearance on ABC's "This Week." The Fox Business Network anchor will join the roundtable on Sunday. A few weeks ago, ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Sean Hannity Re-Signs with Fox News Channel - Posted May 24, 2012
Sean Hannity has re-upped with Fox News Channel, signing a multi-year contract that keeps him in his current role through at least 2016. "Hannity's years of experience and thought-provoking commentary will continue to enga... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes (Maybe) Sorry for Calling New York Times Reporters 'Scum' - Posted May 22, 2012
While speaking at Ohio University, Fox News honcho Roger Ailes predictably praised his network and blasted The New York Times. Poytner ... [Fishbowl NY]

Roger Ailes (Maybe) Sorry for Calling New York Times Reporters 'Scum' - Posted May 22, 2012
While speaking at Ohio University, Fox News honcho Roger Ailes predictably praised his network and blasted The New York Times. Poytner ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Roger Ailes Talks Negotiations With 'Non-Neutral' AP, His 'Fluke' Career - Posted May 21, 2012
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes gave a very candid interview to WOUB, a public radio station in Athens, Ohio, where he was in town to speak at his alma... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Re-Signs with Fox News Channel - Posted May 8, 2012
TVNewser has learned Fox News will soon announce that "Special Report" host Bret Baier has signed a new contract that keeps him at the channel through the 2016 elections. Baier's current deal had another 18 months on it, but FNC wanted to secur... [TVNewser]

Bill Keller: Fox News 'Murdoch's Most Toxic Legacy' - Posted May 7, 2012
Former New York Times editor Bill Keller has written an op-ed col... [TVNewser]

Titans, Moguls and a Presidential Candidate Pay Respects to Mike Wallace - Posted May 1, 2012
If the news business was like football, Mike Wallace would be its MVP. But if news was a beauty contest, Wallace would never have been Mr. Congeniality. That's what hundreds of Mike Wallace's friends, colleagues and family -- four gen... [TVNewser]

Fox News and MSNBC's Partisan Bickering a 'Return to the Normal State of Affairs' - Posted April 26, 2012
The New America Foundation held an event this week chronicling the 2012 campaign, and one of the panels focused on the cable news channels, Fox News and MSNBC. Reason magazine editor Matt Welch and The New Republic editor Frank Foer were joined by New Y... [TVNewser]

A Dose of Optimism: J-school Grad Prospects and Website Traffic Growth - Posted April 26, 2012
There is plenty of evidence for gloom: the newspaper industry is the fastest-shrinking of them all, and the online ad shares of newspapers have ... [10,000 Words]

Bill O'Reilly Re-Signs with Fox News - Posted April 24, 2012
Bill O'Reilly has signed a new, multi-year deal with Fox News Channel. Terms were not released, but Brian Stelter ... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity To Re-Up with Fox News - Posted April 18, 2012
Deadline ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Responds to Roger Ailes Comments - Posted April 13, 2012
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes raisesd some eyebrows earlier this week with a comment he made regarding Fox... [Fishbowl NY]

Sarah Palin Responds to Roger Ailes Comments - Posted April 13, 2012
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes raisesd some eyebrows earlier this week with a comment he made regarding Fox... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin Responds to Roger Ailes Comments - Posted April 13, 2012
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes raised some eyebrows earlier this week with a comment he made regarding Fox ... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes Talks Fox News Mole, Media Bias and More at College Speech - Posted April 13, 2012
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes spoke to journalism students at the University of North Carolina, touching upon the Fox News "mole" and media bias, among other subjects. The Durham Herald-Sun ... [TVNewser]

Lauer, O'Reilly, Walters, Couric and More Feted at Media Bigs Party - Posted April 12, 2012
New York media turned out for a Hollywood Reporter party last night. The Four Seasons was packed with the media hoi polloi for THR's 35 Most Powerful People in Media event. As we ... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes Calls Gawker a Porn Site, Reiterates That He's Rich - Posted April 12, 2012
You didn't think we'd get out of the Gawker Fox News Mole story without a comment from Roger Ailes, did you? We certainly hope not. While addressing the media during The Hollywood Reporter's "New York Issue" event, Ailes ... [Fishbowl NY]

Roger Ailes Calls Gawker a Porn Site, Reiterates That He's Rich - Posted April 12, 2012
You didn't think we'd get out of the Gawker Fox News Mole story without a comment from Roger Ailes, did you? We certainly hope not. While addressing the media during The Hollywood Reporter's "New York Issue" event, Ailes ... [FishbowlNY]

Roger Ailes on Gawker: 'Is That That Pornographic Website?' - Posted April 12, 2012
Last night The Hollywood Reporter held its "35 Most Powerful" reception (more on that later) and among the attendees was Fox News CEO Roger Ailes. In a video interview on the red carpet, Ailes was asked about the Gawker "mole" (1:15 into the video): ... [TVNewser]

Hollywood Reporter's 'New York Issue' Lists 35 Most Powerful People in Media - Posted April 11, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter is getting its New York fix with its Spring issue. Inside, the magazine lists the "35 Most Powerful People in The Media," which i... [Fishbowl NY]

Hollywood Reporter's 'New York Issue' Lists 35 Most Powerful People in Media - Posted April 11, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter is getting its New York fix with its Spring issue. Inside, the magazine lists the "35 Most Powerful People in The Media," which i... [FishbowlNY]

Bill Maher's Surprising First Guest On His First Talk Show? Roger Ailes - Posted April 9, 2012
New York magazine profiles comedian and raconteur Bill Maher, and reveals a surprising fact about the first guest on the first taping of Maher's Comedy Central s... [TVNewser]

Remembering Mike Wallace - Posted April 8, 2012
Following news of Mike Wallace's death, remembrances and tributes have poured in. "It is with tremendous sadness that we mark the passing of Mike Wallace," said Leslie Moonves, president and CEO, CBS Corporation in a statement. "His extraordinary contribution as a broadcaster is immeasurable and he has been a force... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 3, 2012
Quotes of the Day Cupp performs verbal abortion on Olbermann "Keith Olbermann is a huge dick." -- GBTV's ... [FishbowlDC]

Is Roger Ailes Trying to Scoop Fox News Tell-All? - Posted April 2, 2012
The Daily News reports a second book about the rise of Fox News Channel and its chairman and co-founder Roger Ailes is in the works. W... [TVNewser]

Is Roger Ailes the Right Pick to Lead a Fox Sports Channel? - Posted March 30, 2012
Forbes' Jeff Bercovici thinks -- although we're not so sure for the very reasons he lays out in his story -- that ... [TVNewser]

Russell Simmons: Geraldo's Apology 'Is Bullsh*t!' - Posted March 28, 2012
Rap, fashion and media mogul Russell Simmons is a friend of Fox News Channel CEO Roger Ailes (don't believe us? ... [TVNewser]

Before Joining MSNBC, Phil Donahue Almost Joined... Fox News? - Posted March 28, 2012
Former talk show host Phil Donahue joined MSNBC in 2002, only to be very publicly fired--under controversial circumstances--in 2003.... [TVNewser]

Chris Wallace Honored By National Press Foundation - Posted March 8, 2012
Fox News Channel anchor Chris Wallace is the winner of the National Press Foundation's Sol Taishoff Award for Broadcast Journalism. Wallace accepted the award at the NPF's annual dinner last night in Washington, DC... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Business Network Edition): Brennan, Bartiromo, Francis... - Posted March 7, 2012
Bloomberg TV's Margaret Brennan talks with Silicon Republic about the impact of the current economic climate on journalism. "People used to be able to work on a story for a longer period of time," she says. "There are very few news organizations that still invest in that.... [TVNewser]

'Fox & Friends First' Goes on the Air - Posted March 5, 2012
After winning just about every hour on cable news, Roger Ailes had to go early -- and replace one of "The O'Reilly Factor" re-airs -- to win another. So this morning, "Fox & Friends First" with ... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes Praises Rachel Maddow Book: 'Drift is a book worth reading' - Posted March 4, 2012
[caption id="attachment_114840" align="alignright" width="233" caption="Rachel Maddow and Roger Ailes at a White House Christmas party in 2009"][/caption] Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes is full of surprises these days. The latest: he's encou... [TVNewser]

Media Matters Ultra Private Book Party - Posted February 29, 2012
Politico's Ken Vogel questions David Brock. Brock speaks to the crowd. Media Mat... [PRNewser]

Fox News Haters to Host Joint B-Day Party - Posted February 28, 2012
Don't expect FNC Prez Roger Ailes to be on the guest list, or anyone from The Daily Caller for that matter. But this weekend, former MMFAers Eric Burns and ... [FishbowlDC]

Roger Ailes on Kennedy Confrontation: 'I support Douglas.' - Posted February 26, 2012
Fox News founder and Chairman Roger Ailes is speaking out about the criminal charges against one of his correspondents, Douglas Kennedy. Kennedy was arraigned T... [FishbowlLA]

Roger Ailes Defends RFK's Son - Posted February 26, 2012
FNC President Roger Ailes is fiercely coming to the defense of one of his reporters, Douglas Kennedy, in the most personal of ways. Kennedy, the 10... [TVNewser]

Who's the Real Game Changer in 'Game Change'? - Posted February 15, 2012
The Baltimore Sun's David Zurawik got a sneak peak at "Game Change" yesterday, which premieres on HBO next month. Based on the 2010 best-seller by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, the HBO telling is get a lot of attention for its portrayal of ... [TVNewser]

FNC 10 Years @ #1: Bill Shine, Shep Smith and the Meetings in Roger Ailes' Office - Posted February 2, 2012
As Fox News marks ten years as the cable news ratings leader, we're learning more about the inner workings of the network. Politico's Mike Al... [TVNewser]

Manhattan's A-List Turns Out for Harvey Weinstein's Giants Pep Rally - Posted February 1, 2012
I've been covering Wednesday's at Michael's for five years and have never seen anything like the head-spinning scene that unfolded there today. Harvey Weinstein and Stev... [FishbowlLA]

Katie Couric, Roger Ailes, Piers Morgan and Matt Lauer Walk Into a Super Bowl Pep Rally... - Posted February 1, 2012
If it seemed like TV news was particularly quiet this afternoon, it was likely because New York's Michaels restaurant hosted a pre-Super Bowl "Pep Rally," and just about everyone was there. Don't believe us? Among the attendees were Fox News CEO ... [TVNewser]

Neil Cavuto: 'I almost relish it when they dismiss us, when they say we're going nowhere.' - Posted February 1, 2012
Neil Cavuto, meet Kevin Costner. "I think of it as like a 'Field of Dreams' thing," says Cavuto as he prepares to anchor his fourth night of live political coverage (five if you count The State of the Union) this month. "If people see yo... [Fishbowl NY]

Neil Cavuto: 'I almost relish it when they dismiss us, when they say we're going nowhere.' - Posted February 1, 2012
Neil Cavuto, meet Kevin Costner. "I think of it as like a 'Field of Dreams' thing," says Cavuto as he prepares to anchor his fourth night of live political coverage (five if you count The State of the Union) this month. "If people see yo... [FishbowlNY]

Operation 'Butter Up FNC' in Full Force by Politico - Posted February 1, 2012
Politico has been working diligently to defrost its icy relationship with Fox News as of late. And it appears to be paying off, or at least moving in a cozier direction. FishbowlDC has learned that FNC's media relations department has been for... [FishbowlDC]

Fox News #1 for 10 Years - Posted January 31, 2012
Ten years ago this week, Fox News celebrated a milestone. Just a few months after the 9/11 attacks as the U.S. military began the fight in Afghanistan, the 5-year-old Fox News Channel, for the first time, won the ratings month in Total Viewers and the ad-friendly, A25-54 demo. Fox News overtook CNN... [TVNewser]

Shep Explains Over-Weight Loss: 'I've lost too much' - Posted January 30, 2012
The days of Twinkies and double cheeseburgers are over for Shepard Smith. The Daily News' Richard Huff ... [Fishbowl NY]

Shep Explains Over-Weight Loss: 'I've lost too much' - Posted January 30, 2012
The days of Twinkies and double cheeseburgers are over for Shepard Smith. The Daily News' Richard Huff ... [FishbowlNY]

Shep Explains Over-Weight Loss: 'I've lost too much' - Posted January 30, 2012
The days of Twinkies and double cheeseburgers are over for Shepard Smith. The Daily News' Richard Huff ... [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]

Rupert Murdoch, Roger Ailes and 'A Devil's Bargain' - Posted January 6, 2012
[caption id="attachment_105529" align="alignright" width="319" caption="Roger Ailes and James Murdoch, along with Fox News contributor Charles Krauthammer (March 2010)."][/caption] In the January ... [TVNewser]

NewsPro Names '10 Most Powerful in Television News' - Posted December 19, 2011
TVWeek's NewsPro magazine has announced its "10 Most Powerful in Television News," and the 2011 list features executives from all the broadcast and cable networks. Fox News CEO ... [Fishbowl NY]

NewsPro Names '10 Most Powerful in Television News' - Posted December 19, 2011
TVWeek's NewsPro magazine has announced its "10 Most Powerful in Television News," and the 2011 list features executives from all the broadcast and cable networks. Fox News CEO ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 15, 2011
Quotes of the Day "I'm probably going to drunk dial Wolf Blitzer. It's going to be a Situation Room." -- Comedian Kathy Griffin on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night, describing what she was going to do while hosting New Year's Eve on CNN with Anderson Cooper. Incidentall... [FishbowlDC]

Is Roger Ailes Penning an Autobiography? Fox News Responds - Posted December 12, 2011
New York's Gabriel Sherman writes today that Fox News CEO Roger Ailes is working ... [TVNewser]

New York Times Reporter Backstage at Fox News, 'Latest Example' of a 'Course Correction' - Posted December 5, 2011
The New York Times' Jim Rutenberg went behind the scenes at Fox News Channel Saturday night as six GOP candidates took part in a presidential forum -- much to th... [TVNewser]

NY Mag: Roger Ailes Nearly Iced Sarah Palin Due To Presidential Announcement - Posted November 22, 2011
According to the well-sourced Gabriel Sherman in New York magazine, Fox News CEO Roger Ailes ... [TVNewser]

Ted Koppel, Al Gore Argue For Independent and Focused Media, Criticize Cable News in the Process - Posted November 21, 2011
In celebration of its 80th anniversary, Broadcasting & Cable magazine asked a number of high-profile TV executives and personalities to weigh in on the business. In addition CBS CEO Les Moonves, NFL commentator ... [TVNewser]

CNN Chief: Programming Should Have a Point of View, But Remain Non-Ideological - Posted November 7, 2011
In the latest issue of Broadcasting & Cable, Andrea Morabito has a wide-ranging interview with CNN/U.S. executive VP ... [TVNewser]

Chris Matthews on His Friendship With Roger Ailes, and Whether He Would Work at Fox News - Posted November 2, 2011
Forbes' Jeff Bercovici chatted with MSNBC host Chris Matthews... [TVNewser]

New Class of Ailes Apprentices Graduates - Posted October 30, 2011
Another class -- the seventh -- of the Ailes Apprentice Program has commenced. On Wednesday, Bryan Llenas, ... [TVNewser]

Meacham's Own Personal Groundhog Day - Posted October 27, 2011
This is starting to border on the bizarre. Jon Meacham, Executive Veep and Editor at Random House Publishing and formerly the Editor of Newsweek, spends more time at Michael's Restaurant in Manhattan than he does anywhere. If we... [FishbowlDC]

Roger Ailes, Barry Diller & The Squawk Box Super Heroes - Posted October 26, 2011
Hail! Hail! The Wednesday gang is all here. The lunch scene at Michael's was firing on all cylinders today as moguls (Barry Diller! Roger Ailes!), high-profile edito... [Fishbowl NY]

Roger Ailes, Barry Diller & The Squawk Box Super Heroes - Posted October 26, 2011
Hail! Hail! The Wednesday gang is all here. The lunch scene at Michael's was firing on all cylinders today as moguls (Barry Diller! Roger Ailes!), high-profile edito... [FishbowlNY]

Roger Ailes, Barry Diller & The Squawk Box Super Heroes - Posted October 26, 2011
Hail! Hail! The Wednesday gang is all here. The lunch scene at Michael's was firing on all cylinders today as moguls (Barry Diller! Roger Ailes!), high-profile edito... [FishbowlLA]

Fox Business Exec to Staff: Stop Being Fox News Lite - Posted October 18, 2011
Reuters columnist Peter Lauria has an internal memo from Fox News executive VP Kevin Magee to staff at ... [TVNewser]

Incest Desk: Examiner in Bed with FNC - Posted October 18, 2011
This morning we present a very special "Incest Desk" to unveil the ongoing love affair between the Washington Examiner and Fox News. It's not only the Yeas & Nays gossip column that's guilty of having makeout sessions with FNC all over town, it's now the editorial page, which has an even deeper... [FishbowlDC]

Bob Beckel, Eric Bolling and the Lunch That Changed Everything - Posted October 14, 2011
At the beginning of yesterday's "The Five" -- intended to be a segment on jobs -- Bob Beckel, prompted by the other hosts, recounted the story of how he choked at a kickoff lunch for the show yesterday afternoon. "You just can't make these things up," the Fox News Channel host said.... [TVNewser]

Fox News (Officially) Turns 15 - Posted October 7, 2011
After weeks of celebrating across the country, today Fox News Channel officially turns 15 years old. The cable network launched on October 7, 1996 and has spent the last 10 years as the top-rated cable news channel on television. As this clip that aired on "Fox & Friends" show... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes: If 'somebody offers me a job in June of '13, I may just take it' - Posted October 5, 2011
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes continues his media blitz in honor of FNC's 15th anniversary. Speaking to the AP's Frazier ... [TVNewser]

How Much Would You Pay to Watch Fox News? - Posted October 3, 2011
In addition to an interview with Fox News chairman Roger Ailes looking back at the network's 15 years, AdWeek also ... [TVNewser]

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

FNC's Roger Ailes On Success in Cable News: 'You Have to Love to Win and Hate to Lose' - Posted October 3, 2011
Fox News Channel's 15th birthday celebration continues this week with live specials across America -- Neil Cavuto will host h... [TVNewser]

Juan Williams to Keynote Journalism Conference; New Job for Ellen Weiss - Posted September 21, 2011
Juan Williams will speak at this year's New York Press Club Journalism conference next Saturday. This year's theme is "Crisis and Change." Williams will talk ab... [TVNewser]

FNC's Henry: 'I have a Sincerity You Can't Make Up' - Posted September 13, 2011
FNC's newest White House correspondent Ed Henry has no apparent self-esteem issues. When AdWeek asked him about his style for a recent interview, he spoke of his own sincerity. It's also adorable that he's already comfortably on a first-nam... [FishbowlDC]

A Newsman in the Making: Bret Baier's Son - Posted August 10, 2011
We're on a vicious crusade to get FNC's Bret Baier's seriously cute son, Paul, to moderate Thursday's debate in Ames, Iowa. We know Bret's on deck to do it. We also know Paul may not exactly be qualified -- a... [FishbowlDC]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week (NSFW) - Posted July 26, 2011
Hello there! In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we read a letter from Roger Ailes, discuss unwanted sexual advances, talk some football (J-E-T-S Jets! Jets! Jets!), and see Skittles in a totally different light. Oh, and be sure to check out our brand-new video... [Fishbowl NY]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week (NSFW) - Posted July 26, 2011
Hello there! In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we read a letter from Roger Ailes, discuss unwanted sexual advances, talk some football (J-E-T-S Jets! Jets! Jets!), and see Skittles in a totally different light. Oh, and be sure to check out our brand-new video... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Suing Chris Christie Over Fox News Probe - Posted July 25, 2011
Gawker is bringing Governor Chris Christie to court, alleging that he and Roger Ailes have exchanged emails that go beyond the typical LOLCat forward. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker Suing Chris Christie Over Fox News Probe - Posted July 25, 2011
Gawker is bringing Governor Chris Christie to court, alleging that he and Roger Ailes have exchanged emails that go beyond the typical LOLCat forward. ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Filing Suit to Obtain Ailes-Christie Communications - Posted July 25, 2011
Gossip blog Gawker and the American Civil Liberties Union plan to file a civil suit against the Governor of New Jersey, Chr... [TVNewser]

Charlie Gasparino to Face Off with Arianna Huffington on ABC's 'This Week' - Posted July 22, 2011
Brace yourself, because it looks like ABC's "This Week with Christiane Amanpour" may have quite the roundtable on Sunday. The Huffington Post founder ... [TVNewser]

Gabriel Sherman: Roger Ailes May Benefit as a Result of Hacking Scandal - Posted July 13, 2011
New York's Gabriel Sherman writes about the hacking scandal and how it may affect Fox News CEO Roger Ailes... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes Pulls Fast One on Juan Williams - Posted July 11, 2011
In his new book, "Muzzled: The Assault on Honest Debate," our later this month, Fox News contributor Juan Williams writes about his firing last Octo... [TVNewser]

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

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

Roger Ailes: Fox News CEO, Chris Christie Confidential Adviser? - Posted June 17, 2011
Gawker's John Cook reports on an unusual decision handed down by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's office. Cook filed an Open Records Act request to see any corres... [Fishbowl NY]

Roger Ailes: Fox News CEO, Chris Christie Confidential Adviser? - Posted June 17, 2011
Gawker's John Cook reports on an unusual decision handed down by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's office. Cook filed an Open Records Act request to see any corres... [FishbowlNY]

New Life for 'America's Most Wanted' on Fox News? - Posted June 16, 2011
This weekend marks the season finale of "America's Most Wanted." But crime crusader host John Walsh hopes it's the not the series finale. In an interview with the AP Walsh ... [Fishbowl NY]

New Life for 'America's Most Wanted' on Fox News? - Posted June 16, 2011
This weekend marks the season finale of "America's Most Wanted." But crime crusader host John Walsh hopes it's the not the series finale. In an interview with the AP Walsh ... [FishbowlNY]

New Life for 'America's Most Wanted' on Fox News? - Posted June 16, 2011
This weekend marks the season finale of "America's Most Wanted." But crime crusader host John Walsh hopes it's the not the series finale. In an interview with the AP Walsh ... [TVNewser]

Maria Bartiromo becomes first female journalist inducted into Cable Hall of Fame - Posted June 15, 2011
[caption id="attachment_71510" align="alignright" width="333" caption="CNBC's Maria Bartiromo presented the Cable Hall of Fame award by Larry Satkowiak, CEO of The Cable Center. (Photo: Oscar Einzig)"][/caption] The Cable Show, the trade show for the National Cable Television Association, is underway this week in Chicago. And last nig... [TVNewser]

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

Fox News Launches its iPad App - Posted June 1, 2011
If 24 hours a day of Fox News coverage of the world isn't enough for you, Mashable reports that conservatives' favorite news network is now launching its very own iPad app, promised to be as fair and balanced ... [Fishbowl NY]

Fox News Launches its iPad App - Posted June 1, 2011
If 24 hours a day of Fox News coverage of the world isn't enough for you, Mashable reports that conservatives' favorite news network is now launching its very own iPad app, promised to be as fair and balanced ... [FishbowlNY]

What you didn't know about Roger Ailes... and some of the things you already do - Posted May 31, 2011
There's a lot of rehash in the 10,000 word hash about Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes in next week's i... [TVNewser]

Cable News Channels, Anchors and Reporters Pay Tribute to CNBC's Mark Haines - Posted May 25, 2011
The news of CNBC anchor Mark Haines' death has been reverberating through the TV news business, and a number of other cable news channels took time out of their programming to pay tribute. ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Discusses Roger Ailes' Influence - Posted May 23, 2011
On his 6pm MSNBC show Cenk Uyger discussed Roger Ailes' influence on GOP politics, using this week's New York magazine piece as the jumping off point. Hardly fair & balanced -- the three guests were progressives -- the segment did inspire Uyger to declare, "I think Roger Ailes is perhaps the... [TVNewser]

About that Sarah Palin 'idiot' comment: 'When Roger figures out who that is, I guarantee you he or she will no longer be 'close to Ailes' - Posted May 23, 2011
FNC EVP Bill... [TVNewser]

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

Roger Ailes responds to Chris Matthews' 'Pathetic' comment about Sarah Palin - Posted May 20, 2011
Fox News Chairman & CEO ... [TVNewser]

LGBT Community's First 'DropFox' Target: Orbitz - Posted May 16, 2011
Travel sites and LGBT issues seem to be recurring themes on the site today. Anyhow, non-profit organization Media Matters is calling on Orbitz to pull its ads from what it deems the "anti-LGBT" Fox News network, which of course already experienced a huge loss in advertisers during the whole ... [AgencySpy]

Dan Abrams Lashes Back After Greta Van Susteren Blasts Mediaite - Posted May 16, 2011
Another Monday, another weekend media feud to report. This time it's between Fox News' Greta Van Susteren and blogul Dan Abrams... [Fishbowl NY]

Dan Abrams Lashes Back After Greta Van Susteren Blasts Mediaite - Posted May 16, 2011
Another Monday, another weekend media feud to report. This time it's between Fox News' Greta Van Susteren and blogul Dan Abrams... [FishbowlNY]

Fishbowl5 With HuffPost and Dennis Kucinich Lover Russell Simmons - Posted May 11, 2011
What do you get when you cross a rabbi with a, a Muslim leader, a Fox News host and a possible presidential hopeful? Besides a bad joke, you get Def Jam Co-founder Russell Simmons to the rescue. After Fox News' ... [FishbowlDC]

Harris Faulkner to anchor weekend 'FOX Report' - Posted April 25, 2011
Fox News' Harris Faulkner has been named anchor of FOX Report weekends. Faulkner has been subbing on the show for several weeks since the departure of Julie Banderas, who is now correspo... [TVNewser]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted April 22, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Former Newsweek President Explains Magazine's "Disaster" First Quarter Ad Sales, April 18 ... [FishbowlLA]

Roger Ailes Allegedly Caught Spying on Newspaper Reporters - Posted April 18, 2011
Gawker is reporting that Roger Ailes was caught spying on staffers who worked for his upstate New York newspaper, the Putnam County News and Recorder. Ailes owns the paper, and according to Gawker, he was having security personnel from... [Fishbowl NY]

Roger Ailes Allegedly Caught Spying on Newspaper Reporters - Posted April 18, 2011
Gawker is reporting that Roger Ailes was caught spying on staffers who worked for his upstate New York newspaper, the Putnam County News and Recorder. Ailes owns the paper, and according to Gawker, he was having security personnel from... [FishbowlNY]

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

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

Time Announces Reader's Choice Poll - Posted April 4, 2011
Time magazine has just launched their annual Time 100 Reader's Choice Poll, inviting the public to vote on one person (or group of people) to be included in its Time 100 issue. From now until April 14th, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Time Announces Reader's Choice Poll - Posted April 4, 2011
Time magazine has just launched their annual Time 100 Reader's Choice Poll, inviting the public to vote on one person (or group of people) to be included in its Time 100 issue. From now until April 14th, ... [FishbowlNY]

Rachel Uchitel Creates A Stir at Michael's - Posted March 30, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE Having covered the scene at Michael's for some time now, I've been witness to plenty of Fellini-esque tableaus where the head-spinning mix of stars and strivers, masters of the universe, and alien-like actors never ceases to amuse and occasionally amaze me, but today was off the charts. What started... [FishbowlLA]

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

Former VP nominee, CNN Host, Fox News contributor Geraldine Ferraro dies - Posted March 26, 2011
1984 Democratic Vice Presidential Nominee Geraldine Ferraro has died. Ferraro had been battling multiple myeloma for 12 years. She was 75. MSNBC reported on Ferraro's death, with a pre-produced obituary reported by NBC's Kelly O'Donnell, at 12:09pmET. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Former VP nominee, CNN Host, Fox News contributor Geraldine Ferraro dies - Posted March 26, 2011
1984 Democratic Vice Presidential Nominee Geraldine Ferraro has died. Ferraro had been battling multiple myeloma for 12 years. She was 75. MSNBC reported on Ferraro's death, with a pre-produced obituary reported by NBC's Kelly O'Donnell, at 12:09pmET. ... [FishbowlNY]

Former VP nominee, CNN Host, Fox News contributor Geraldine Ferraro dies - Posted March 26, 2011
1984 Democratic Vice Presidential Nominee Geraldine Ferraro has died. Ferraro had been battling multiple myeloma for 12 years. She was 75. MSNBC reported on Ferraro's death, with a pre-produced obituary reported by NBC's Kelly O'Donnell, at 12:09pmET. ... [TVNewser]

Fox Business Network to become Full Service Client of Nielsen - Posted March 23, 2011
Breaking: Beginning Monday, Fox Business Network will become a full service client of Nielsen Media Research. This means the network's ratings will be accessible to all subscribing Nielsen clients on a next-day basis for the first time since launch. FBN went ... [TVNewser]

A Round Up of Media Mogul Salaries: The Rich Get Richer - Posted March 22, 2011
For those of you worried about the fortunes of the very rich, breathe a sigh of relief. After hobbling along with depleted salaries during the economic recession, The Wrap is reporting ... [Fishbowl NY]

A Round Up of Media Mogul Salaries: The Rich Get Richer - Posted March 22, 2011
For those of you worried about the fortunes of the very rich, breathe a sigh of relief. After hobbling along with depleted salaries during the economic recession, The Wrap is reporting ... [FishbowlNY]

Roger Ailes Unhappy with Sarah Palin - Posted March 14, 2011
According to Gabriel Sherman, Roger Ailes advised Sarah Palin not to comment on the tradgedy involving Gabrielle Giffords, and when she did anyway, e... [Fishbowl NY]

Roger Ailes Unhappy with Sarah Palin - Posted March 14, 2011
According to Gabriel Sherman, Roger Ailes advised Sarah Palin not to comment on the tradgedy involving Gabrielle Giffords, and when she did anyway, e... [FishbowlNY]

Report: Sarah Palin Sought Advice from Fox News CEO Roger Ailes Following Tucson Shooting - Posted March 14, 2011
According to New York magazine's Gabriel Sherman, former Alaska governor and Republican Vice presidential candidate and current Fox News Channel contributor Sarah Palin ... [TVNewser]

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

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

More on Roger Ailes Indictment Rumor - Posted February 28, 2011
Yesterday morning FishbowlNY picked up on a rumor that Roger Ailes was going to be indicted this week, possibly even today. The rumor was sparked by a blog post by Barry Ritholtz, in which he cited a source telling him that Ailes was in serious, ... [Fishbowl NY]

More on Roger Ailes Indictment Rumor - Posted February 28, 2011
Yesterday morning FishbowlNY picked up on a rumor that Roger Ailes was going to be indicted this week, possibly even today. The rumor was sparked by a blog post by Barry Ritholtz, in which he cited a source telling him that Ailes was in serious, ... [FishbowlNY]

Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes Revealed in Documents in Judith Regan News Corp. Lawsuit - Posted February 24, 2011
Judith Regan's four-year-old wrongful termination lawsuit against News Co... [Fishbowl NY]

Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes Revealed in Documents in Judith Regan News Corp. Lawsuit - Posted February 24, 2011
Judith Regan's four-year-old wrongful termination lawsuit against News Co... [FishbowlNY]

Roger Ailes Accused of Making Former Employee Lie to Feds - Posted February 24, 2011
Can't wait to see how Fox News spins this: Judith Regan, formerly with Harper Collins, supposedly has a recording of Roger Ailes telling her to ... [Fishbowl NY]

Roger Ailes Accused of Making Former Employee Lie to Feds - Posted February 24, 2011
Can't wait to see how Fox News spins this: Judith Regan, formerly with Harper Collins, supposedly has a recording of Roger Ailes telling her to ... [FishbowlNY]

Russell Simmons: 'It's Unbelievable That the News Gets Away with Sensationalizing' - Posted February 1, 2011
After reading the Global Grind interview between Russell Simmons and his friend ... [Fishbowl NY]

Russell Simmons: 'It's Unbelievable That the News Gets Away with Sensationalizing' - Posted February 1, 2011
After reading the Global Grind interview between Russell Simmons and his friend ... [FishbowlNY]

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

Fox News CEO Roger Ailes: 'Nobody's ever going to run me out of any place that I don't want to leave' - Posted January 25, 2011
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes has been unpredictably open to the media lately -- doing interviews with ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier: Fox News Anchor, Charity Golfer, Rapper? - Posted January 24, 2011
Fox News' Bret Baier attended the 52nd annual Bob Hope Classic in California, but it wasn't his golf swing that had his fellow golfers talking. Baier performed Sugarhill Gang's classic "Rapper's Delight" on Friday night. The "Special Report" host mig... [TVNewser]

How Roger Ailes Got Fox News A Democratic Primary Debate Leading Up To The 2004 Election - Posted January 21, 2011
As part of its cover story on Fox News CEO Roger Ailes... [TVNewser]

MSNBC President Phil Griffin Praises Roger Ailes in Esquire Profile - Posted January 18, 2011
Among the many quotes in the Esquire profile of Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, one stood out: MSNBC president ... [TVNewser]

Esquire Profiles Roger Ailes - Posted January 18, 2011
People either love or hate Roger Ailes. He's either a hero or a villain. That's wha... [Fishbowl NY]

Esquire Profiles Roger Ailes - Posted January 18, 2011
People either love or hate Roger Ailes. He's either a hero or a villain. That's wha... [FishbowlNY]

What Would Roger Do? Esquire's 'Exclusive and unbiased investigation into the highly paid operative of a foreign-born tycoon' - Posted January 18, 2011
Somewhere in the 8,500 word profile of Fox News Chairman and co-founder Roger Ailes in the February Esquire, you start to feel sympathy for the 70-year media mogul. ... [TVNewser]

What Would Roger Do? Esquire's 'Exclusive and unbiased investigation into the highly paid operative of a foreign-born tycoon' - Posted January 18, 2011
Somewhere in the 8,500 word profile of Fox News Chairman and co-founder Roger Ailes in the February Esquire, you start to feel sympathy for the 70-year media mogul. ... [Fishbowl NY]

What Would Roger Do? Esquire's 'Exclusive and unbiased investigation into the highly paid operative of a foreign-born tycoon' - Posted January 18, 2011
Somewhere in the 8,500 word profile of Fox News Chairman and co-founder Roger Ailes in the February Esquire, you start to feel sympathy for the 70-year media mogul. ... [FishbowlNY]

Getting By on Looks | Good Luck | Freinds Forever - Posted January 13, 2011
FishbowlDC: Greta Van Susteren has a new puppy, a... [Fishbowl NY]

Getting By on Looks | Good Luck | Freinds Forever - Posted January 13, 2011
FishbowlDC: Greta Van Susteren has a new puppy, a... [FishbowlNY]

Russell Simmons on Roger Ailes: 'That's my man. I love him. I talk to him all the time' - Posted January 13, 2011
Earlier this week Russell Simmons talked with Fox News chairman and co-founder Roger Ailes on Simmons' GlobalGrind.com. The two talked about the shootings in Arizona and about whether... [TVNewser]

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

TV News Bosses Discuss Media Criticism Following Tucson Shooting - Posted January 11, 2011
Following comments from... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted January 11, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Silence in Washington...for a change "The sound of silence is quite rare in Washington where talk is currency." Toby Zakaria... [FishbowlDC]

Roger Ailes: 'I Told All Of Our Guys, Shut Up, Tone It Down, Make Your Argument Intellectually' - Posted January 10, 2011
Fox News Channel CEO Roger Ailes has weighed in on the talk of toning down political rhetoric in the wake of the tragedy in Tucson. Ailes spoke to hip hop legend Russell Simmons... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Daytime Show to Air on FOX Stations - Posted November 29, 2010
Anderson Cooper's syndicated daytime show has been sold in four of the nation's top markets, B&C's Paige Albiniak reports. FOX owned and operated stations in Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston will ... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly: 'Simpsons' are 'Pinheads' for Fox News Jab - Posted November 23, 2010
Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly did not take too kindly to the light jabbing by "The Simpsons" on corporate sibling Fox. As we wrote yesterday, Sunday's episode featured two jokes about the top-rated news channel, as well as some jokes about NBC and its outgoing CEO ... [TVNewser]

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

Roger Ailes Apologizes to ADL for Calling NPR Officials Nazis: 'In My Considered Opinion, 'Nasty, Inflexible Bigot' Would Have Worked Better' - Posted November 18, 2010
Fox News chairman & CEO Roger Ailes has sent a letter to the Anti Defamation League, apologizing for comments he made to The Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz. As we ... [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]

So, NPR is Just Like the Nazis? - Posted November 18, 2010
Here's one of those statements that really deserves a follow-up question: ... [FishbowlLA]

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

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

Lou Dobbs Joins FBN. 'I can't wait to make whatever contribution I can to Fox Business' - Posted November 10, 2010
A year after a surprising, mid-week departure from CNN, Lou Dobbs has landed a new on-air role, at Fox Business Network. Beginning early next year Dobbs will host his own daily program at time... [TVNewser]

Laura Ingraham Re-Ups with Fox News Channel - Posted November 4, 2010
First on TVNewser: Fox News Channel has signed conservative commentator Laura Ingraham to a multi-year contract extension. Ingraham serves as a fill-in host and contributor to the network, and serves as the primary guest host for ... [TVNewser]

FBN's Gerri Willis Celebrates 100 Shows - Posted October 22, 2010
FBN's "The Willis Report" anchored by Gerri Willis celebrates its 100th episode today at 5pmET. TVNewser hears it's one of the best performing shows on the network, and she is FBN's top female anchor. This morning TVNewser got a ch... [TVNewser]

Juan Williams Signs New Multi-Year Deal with Fox News Channel - Posted October 21, 2010
Less than 24 hours after he was let go from his news analyst job at NPR, Juan Williams has signed a multi-year contract extension with Fox News Ch... [TVNewser]

ADL Honors Murdoch, News Corp. Chairman & CEO - Posted October 16, 2010
K. Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation, was honored by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Wednesday night at a Waldorf Astoria dinner. The organization honored Murdoch for "his charitable endeavors and his creative vision of the... [TVNewser]

FNC Launches Fox News Latino & Honors the 2010 Ailes Apprentice Program Graduates - Posted October 14, 2010
FNC launched Fox News Latino, a new website, whilst honoring the 2010 Ailes Apprentice Program graduates Tuesday night at the Water Club in Manhattan. Fox News CEO/chair and founder of the program, ... [TVNewser]

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

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

CNN Shift: Roger Ailes on Jon Klein - Posted September 25, 2010
Among those commenting on the dismissal yesterday of CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein, Fox News Channel founder and chairman Roger Ailes: "Jon is a respected journalist and an expert in the digital ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Steps Up - Posted September 11, 2010
The Baltimore Sun's David Zurawik profiles Fox News Channel's Bret Baier who will be FNC's main political anchor for the mid-terms, taking over for longti... [TVNewser]

What David Westin's ABC Departure says about the Future of TV News - Posted September 7, 2010
In the wake of David Westin's announcement this week that he's stepping down after 13 years as president of ABC News, networks should initiate informal five-year term limits on news division chiefs. ... [TVNewser]

Media Executives Make The Vanity Fair 100 - Posted September 5, 2010
Vanity Fair has released its Vanity Fair 100 list, which purports to count down the 100 most influential people of the information age. Not surprisingly, plenty of boldface media names make the cut. Among them: #4: News Corp. CEO ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier's With Roger Ailes: Major Garrett Never Got Addicted to TV - Posted August 27, 2010
WMAL's "Grandy Group Show" featured FNC's anchor of "Special Report" Bret Baier on the show today. Baier spoke on a variety of topics, including why Major Garrett left FNC for National Journal. Baier ... [FishbowlDC]

CJR: Bill O'Reilly May Have Cost Local News Anchor His Job - Posted August 16, 2010
The Columbia Journalism Review has an interesting article on Barry Nolan, a former anchor on CN8 in Massachusetts. CN8 is a regional cable news channel owned by Comcast. In 2008, Nol... [TVNewser]

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

Do Not Mess with Roger Ailes or Sean Hannity - Posted August 6, 2010
The NYPD recently released a list of individuals that have permits to carry a concealed weapon, and a handful of well-known news personalities are among them. Yahoo! News' John Cook went through the list and high... [TVNewser]

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

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

More Journolist Bleeding - Posted July 21, 2010
Things are getting really ugly. The Daily Caller has released the Day 3 (if you include the ex-WaPo Dave Weigel debacle) installment of Journolist e-mails. Today's big hit goes to radio Producer ... [FishbowlDC]

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

Mike Huckabee Entering Syndication Arena - Posted June 30, 2010
Fox News Channel host and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee is taking his show to broadcast syndication. According to TVNewsCheck, Twentieth television is rolling out a six... [TVNewser]

Scarborough Calls Fox News 'The Only Organizing Institution for the GOP' - Posted June 21, 2010
•In a discussion about Mike Huckabee this morning (more here), MSNBC's Joe Scarborough got onto ... [TVNewser]

Greta Van Susteren on ABC's 'This Week' - Posted June 17, 2010
Another familiar Fox News Channel face will be appearing on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. Greta Van Susteren, who just re-upped with the FNC this week, will join ... [TVNewser]

Jeff Goldblatt Exits Chicago's Fox Station - Posted May 28, 2010
Former Fox News Channel correspondent Jeff Goldblatt — who's been the 9pm main anchor at Chicago's Fox O&O WFLD-TV since August of 2008 ... [TVNewser]

Fox Business Goes Into Review Mode - Posted May 25, 2010
It has been an interesting few weeks for Fox Business Network. A number of shows have been canceled, including the afternoon program "Happy Hour." The network has also ordered a few new shows, like a weekend program with ... [TVNewser]

DOJ Watches Fox News - Posted May 5, 2010
The TV's in the Justice Department briefing room yesterday were tuned to FNC. USA Today, NYT, WaPo and Newsday all ran photographs showing FNC was the only network on during the DOJ briefing yesterday. Way to go Roger Ailes! ... [FishbowlDC]

Phil Griffin: MSNBC Does Not "Have Quite the Passionate Support That Fox Does" - Posted May 3, 2010
MSNBC president Phil Griffin talks with the Chicago Tribune's Phil Rosenthal... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes: 'I don't do politics, I do the news' - Posted April 27, 2010
The Naples News covered the remarks of Fox News founder and chairman Roger Ailes at the Ave Maria School of Law speakers series Monday. Media and politics dominated the talk & Q&A at the Ritz-Carlton Naples. His opening comments jabbed at cable news rivals CNN and MSNB... [TVNewser]

Backstory on Sarah Palin's $1 Million a Year FNC Contract - Posted April 26, 2010
NY Mag has new details about high-profile Fox News contributor Sarah Palin and the three-year deal she signed with the network in January, which is reportedly worth $1 million a year.... [TVNewser]

Howard Stern Asks Megyn Kelly About Hot FNC Women, Salary, Breasts, Ailes's Penis and More... - Posted April 20, 2010
Sirius's Howard Stern and sidekick Robin Quivers grilled the hell out of FNC's Megyn Kelly (formerly of the Washington D.C. bureau) on his show today. They hit many, many topics including which women at FNC Kelly thinks are hot, her breasts (her husband calls them "Killer Bees"), she ... [FishbowlDC]

TV News Top 10: Roger Ailes #1; Three NBC Execs Share #2 - Posted April 14, 2010
In concert with the NAB/RTDNA conference going on this week in Las Vegas, TVWeek has unveiled its annual Top 10 list of The Most Powerful in TV News. Fox News chairman and co-founder Roger Ailes... [TVNewser]

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]

'Everyone gets together and we're the narcissistic freaks that we are' - Posted March 27, 2010
FishbowlDC's Betsy Rothstein caught up with Fox News anchor Shepard Smith at last week's RTCA dinner in Washington. FNC's Shepard Smith operates best in the here and now. To wit: Will he be at FNC forever? "I don't ... [TVNewser]

Forget the 5 W's; bring on the 4 B's - Posted March 26, 2010
FNC's Shepard Smith operates best in the here and now. To wit: Will he be at FNC forever? "I don't want to be anywhere forever. I'll stay around as long as Roger will have me," he says. By Roger he means, of course, FNC President ... [FishbowlDC]

FBN's Elizabeth MacDonald on Transitioning from Print - Posted March 24, 2010
•Elizabeth MacDonald is the stocks editor at Fox Business Network, but before that she was a senior editor at Forbes and a WSJ reporter. "It was hard because essentially I had to start caring about hair and makeup," she tells Talking Biz News about the transition. "But it has ... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes: 'Fox Has Taken More Incoming; We Have a Bigger Bull's-Eye on Us Than Anybody' - Posted March 24, 2010
Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes is interviewed by the Chicago Tribune's ... [TVNewser]

Elisabeth Murdoch: Husband Matthew Freud Had 'Gone Rogue' With Fox News Assault - Posted March 22, 2010
This past January, the "PR shot heard around the world," in media circles, at least, was Matthew Freud ... [PRNewser]

FNC Party Draws Animated Mix of Journos, Pols, Bigwigs And a String Quartet - Posted March 18, 2010
If you're a political star gazer, the FNC pre-party to the Radio & TV Correspondent's Dinner was the place to be Wednesday night as famous faces filled the room adorned in spring. As guests poured in and the party reached comfortable capacity, partygoers were greeted by a giant red Fox News... [FishbowlDC]

Roger Ailes and James Murdoch Break Bread at RTCA Dinner - Posted March 18, 2010
Rumors of a feud between Fox News chairman Roger Ailes and the children of Rupert Murdoch seemed to be... [TVNewser]

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

CNN's Gerri Willis Signs with Fox Business - Posted March 15, 2010
CNN's Gerri Willis has signed a multi-year deal with Fox Business Network, EVP of FBN Kevin Magee announced. As ... [TVNewser]

Rove to Brokaw: FNC's 'News Side' Has Been Fair to Pres. Obama - Posted March 14, 2010
This morning on "Meet the Press", Tom Brokaw subbing for David Gregory, asked his guest, former adviser to Pres. Bush, about FNC's coverage of Pres. Obama. BROKAW: You're now at Fox News. Do you think that Fox News is fair to President Obama? ROVE: I think they-- on the news side, absolutely. I... [TVNewser]

Former NYT Editor Takes Shot at Fox News, FNC Fires Back - Posted March 12, 2010
Writing in today's Washington Post, former New York Times executive editor Howell Raines argues that "honest journalists" should take on Roger Ailes and Fox News Channel for, in his words, "using the network to conduct ... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer's Endorsement of Cable News - Posted February 25, 2010
"ABC World News" anchor Diane Sawyer sat down with Parade magazine for a cover story running in print this Sunday. In the interview, she discusses... [TVNewser]

Fox News 'A Lesson in How to Build and Maintain a Television Brand' - Posted February 8, 2010
Broadcasting & Cable's editor-in-chief Ben Grossman has some thoughts about Fox News Channel: Say what you want about hosts like [Bill] O'Reilly, Glenn Beck and Sean Hannity, but their brand of television is entertaining and dra... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: Jan. 31 - Posted February 4, 2010
NBC's "Meet the Press" was the most-watched Sunday show this week, drawing the programs largest audience since last March (last May in the demo). David Axelrod and Rep. John Boehner were... [TVNewser]

100 Months at #1 for 'FOX Report,' 'Special Report' - Posted February 3, 2010
As of January 2010's close, Fox News' "Special Report" and "FOX Report" both hit 100 consecutive months as the top rated cable news programs in their time slots. Shepard Smith, who has been anchoring "FOX Report" for ... [TVNewser]

Fishbowl5 With Bret Baier: The Unwrinkled Anchor - Posted February 3, 2010
A year ago January FNC anchor Bret Baier replaced Brit Hume, now a senior political analyst. Baier's show, "Special Report", marks 100 months at #1 in its respective cable time slot. We chatted with Ba... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 3, 2010
"Roger Ailes to a group of kids standing outside the studio: "Watch Fox News kids!" -- Courtney Cohen, a D.C.-based production coordinator for ABC's "This Week", recently tweeted these words of wisdom from Fox News Prez Roger Ailes to schoolchildren. Ailes appeared on "This Week's" round table on Sunday. This is a Yellow... [FishbowlDC]

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

Fox News Takes Out Ad Touting 'Most Trusted Name in News' - Posted February 1, 2010
Fox News took out a full-page ad in yesterday's Washington Post emblazoned with the title "The Most Trusted Name in News," a slogan long used by rival network CNN. The ad cites a Public Policy Polling study as a source (the results can be found after the jump.) It... [TVNewser]

Capus Dicusses NBC News' Success Amid Network's Primetime Woes - Posted February 1, 2010
HuffPost's Danny Shea takes a look at the strong run NBC News had throughout 2009 -- "Nightly News," "Today," and, for the most part, "Meet the Press" all topped their competition -- and talks with NBC News president ... [TVNewser]

Krauthammer and Ailes on 'Underpants' Politics - Posted February 1, 2010
Here's the scenario: you're going on a Sunday morning talk show and among a variety of topics, you'll discuss the guy who had bomb material sewn into his underwear for a Christmas Day flight. So what terminology do you use? On Sunday columnist Cha... [FishbowlDC]

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

Barbara Walters to Interview Sen.-Elect Scott Brown - Posted January 26, 2010
In addition to a roundtable that includes Roger Ailes and Arianna Huffington, TVNewser has learned substitute host of ABC's "This Week" ... [TVNewser]

And on the 7th Day, Barbara Walters Moderated 'This Week' - Posted January 25, 2010
As ABC News continues the search for a moderator for "This Week," the network continues to go to its bench for fill-ins -- the most surprising announced yesterday. ... [TVNewser]

Walters to Guest Anchor "This Week" - Posted January 25, 2010
Over the weekend, ABC News announced that Barbara Walters is next in the line of musical guest anchors for "This Week" since George Stephanopoulos moved on to "Goo... [FishbowlDC]

Barbara Walters to Host 'This Week' Next Week; Roger Ailes, Arianna Huffington Guest - Posted January 24, 2010
Well here's some must-see TV. Next Sunday, ABC's Barbara Walters will guest anchor "This Week" from its studio at the Newseum. Guests on the round table include Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes... [TVNewser]

Critics Respond To Times' Pay Wall Plans - Posted January 20, 2010
How long have we been living under the looming shadow that is the threat of a New York Times' pay wall? The answer most likely is since TimesSelect's fall ... [Fishbowl NY]

Critics Respond To Times' Pay Wall Plans - Posted January 20, 2010
How long have we been living under the looming shadow that is the threat of a New York Times' pay wall? The answer most likely is since TimesSelect's fall ... [FishbowlNY]

New Book Reveals Inner Workings Of WSJ Takeover - Posted January 19, 2010
Be careful what you write about Rupert Murdoch or his various entities: not only will you inevitably suffer the full backlash from The New York Post... [Fishbowl NY]

New Book Reveals Inner Workings Of WSJ Takeover - Posted January 19, 2010
Be careful what you write about Rupert Murdoch or his various entities: not only will you inevitably suffer the full backlash from The New York Post... [FishbowlNY]

FNC Uses Skype, Executive to Report on JFK Security Breach - Posted January 16, 2010
Amid the news from Haiti today, there was another airport security breach, this time at JFK in New York. CNN and MSNBC, which was in live coverage this afternoon, covered the story. But only FNC had live pictures from Terminal 8, home to American Airlines. The video came from ... [TVNewser]

'Why God Created Roger Ailes,' by Howard Fineman - Posted January 16, 2010
Newsweek's Howard Fineman thinks he knows who the de facto head of the GOP is: it's Roger Ailes. Fineman, an MSNBC political anaylst, knows Ailes. Ailes "counseled" him before he signed up with M... [TVNewser]

Ailes Bites Back: Freud 'Needs to See a Psychiatrist' - Posted January 14, 2010
Fox News Founder and Chairman Roger Ailes has shot back at PR executive ... [PRNewser]

Ailes' Job Is Safe, News Corp. Says - Posted January 14, 2010
Reacting to Sunday's New York Times profile, and subsequent opinion... [Fishbowl NY]

Ailes' Job Is Safe, News Corp. Says - Posted January 14, 2010
Reacting to Sunday's New York Times profile, and subsequent opinion... [FishbowlNY]

Ailes to Freud: He 'Needs to See a Psychiatrist' - Posted January 14, 2010
Sunday's front-page New York Times profile of FNC founder and chairman Roger Ailes continues to be diss... [TVNewser]

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

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

Matthew Freud on Roger Ailes: "Ashamed and Sickened" By Disregard of Journalistic Standards - Posted January 11, 2010
The New York Times published a front page profile piece on Fox News chief executive Roger Ailes over the weekend. After serving as a communications consultant earlier in his career, Ailes ran CNBC before t... [PRNewser]

Ailes Lands Favorable Profile in NYT - Posted January 9, 2010
Fox News President Roger Ailes received a most favorable profile in the NYT Saturday, a newspaper long accused of being too liberal for Republicans in Congress to even read. Ailes reasons his credo, "God, country, family," have led to the success of ... [FishbowlDC]

Carville on Ailes: 'In Terms of the News Business... There is Him and Then There is Everybody Else' - Posted January 9, 2010
A great read in tomorrow's New York Times is online now. David Carr and Tim Arango profile Fox News founder and chairman Roger Ailes, and the power he wi... [TVNewser]

Last Minute Gift Ideas|Rushfield Leaves Gawker|Another List For 2009|Thoughts On Leaving NYT, Set To Verse - Posted December 22, 2009
TVNewser: Last minute ... [Fishbowl NY]

Last Minute Gift Ideas|Rushfield Leaves Gawker|Another List For 2009|Thoughts On Leaving NYT, Set To Verse - Posted December 22, 2009
TVNewser: Last minute ... [FishbowlNY]

Would Geraldo Rivera Really Quit if FOX Hires Lou Dobbs? - Posted December 21, 2009
Over the weekend, the Daily News reported that Fox News host Geraldo Rivera has told Fox News f... [TVNewser]

Caption Contest: Rachel Maddow and Roger Ailes at Last Night's White House Christmas Party - Posted December 16, 2009
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and Fox News chairman Roger Ailes were among the guests at last night's holiday party for tvnewsers at the White House. Leave your captions to the pricele... [TVNewser]

Radio and TV Reporters Party at White House - Posted December 16, 2009
Politico's Patrick Gavin reports on last night's White House Party for TV and Radio reporters. See the roster, everyone from NBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Roger Ailes, Les Moonves and a Host of TVNewsers on 5th Ave. - Posted December 9, 2009
Seen at Georgette Mosbacher's annual Christmas party tonight at her Fifth Ave. apartment: Fox's Roger Ailes, CBS's Les Moonves and Julie Chen, from CNBC ... [TVNewser]

As Jeff Immelt was trying to Broker MSNBC-FNC Feud, He Was Meeting to Sell Control of NBCU - Posted December 4, 2009
Around the time GE's Jeffrey Immelt decided it was the right time to sell a controlling interest in NBCU, he was also meeting with Fox News chairman Roger Ailes trying to broker... [TVNewser]

Lou Dobbs "Surprised, Flattered" by O'Reilly Offer - Posted November 17, 2009
Lou Dobbs "would be delighted" to join Bill O'Reilly as a semi-regular contributor, Dobbs says. Dobbs, who resigned from CNN on the air last week, was "surprised and very flattered" when O'Re... [TVNewser]

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

Will Twitter Be Time's Person Of The Year? - Posted November 13, 2009
Time Managing Editor Richard Stengel, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravesnthal, Barbara Walters and Tom Colicchio. Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc. Last night, Time magazine managing editor Richard Ste... [Fishbowl NY]

Will Twitter Be Time's Person Of The Year? - Posted November 13, 2009
Time Managing Editor Richard Stengel, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravesnthal, Barbara Walters and Tom Colicchio. Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc. Last night, Time magazine managing editor Richard Ste... [FishbowlNY]

Philly Publisher Still Bankrupt | iPhone app Could Put Your Art in Times Square | Fox and White House Play Nice | NYU Students Still Pissed Off - Posted October 28, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [Fishbowl NY]

Philly Publisher Still Bankrupt | iPhone app Could Put Your Art in Times Square | Fox and White House Play Nice | NYU Students Still Pissed Off - Posted October 28, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [FishbowlNY]

'Feeding Fox a Slice of Raw Denunciation was Like Dumping Gasoline into a Fire' - Posted October 28, 2009
In the News Corp.-owned Wall Street Journal, columnist Thomas Frank opines about the White House's feud with the News Corp.-owned Fox News Channel. ...no journalistic operation is better prepared to sing the tragedy of... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes for President? - Posted October 23, 2009
Politico's Mike Allen reports that Fox News founder and chairman Roger Ailes is bring urged by friends to run for President of the United States in 2012: Ailes, 69, has an aggressive, winning personality th... [TVNewser]

Fox Business @ 2 - Posted October 21, 2009
The Observer's Felix Gillette writes about the mix of old and the new that make up the Fox Business Network -- a channel that for two years has been trying to reach a business audience in the midst of a recession: This crowd, predominantly female, was full of fresh-faced, forward-looking optimism, and... [TVNewser]

That Must Have Been an Interesting Lunch - Posted October 14, 2009
•NY Post sighting Tuesday afternoon: "FOX News chief Roger Ailes at a prominent table at Michael's for lunch with his CNN counterpart, Jon Klein . . ." ... [TVNewser]

CNN Alters Promo Audio to Make It Sound Less Left-Leaning - Posted October 12, 2009
Time's Michael Scherer opened a can of worms yesterday when he wrote about a promo he'd seen for CNN's AC360. In the promo a woman says "I'm a lifelong Democrat ... and that's why I watch Anderson Cooper." The voice goes on to say that Cooper is the person she can... [TVNewser]

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

Will Lou Dobbs Head to Fox Business? - Posted October 12, 2009
NY Times' Brian Stelter reports that CNN anchor Lou Dobbs recently met with FNC/FBN chairman Roger Ailes... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.07.09 - Posted October 7, 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. Yesterday's featured desk was ... [FishbowlDC]

Roger Ailes, David Axelrod Have A 'Cordial Conversation' in Manhattan - Posted October 6, 2009
Politico reports White House senior adviser David Axelrod met with Fox News founder and chairman Roger Ailes when Pres. Obama was in New York during the UN General Assembly two weeks ago. The two discussed news coverage and the relati... [TVNewser]

FNC Graduates Next Batch of Apprentices - Posted September 23, 2009
Today, the 5th class of The Roger Ailes Apprenticeship Program graduated after a year of mentoring within Fox News. CEO Ailes created the program to provide minorities getting into media the opportunity to gain special experience while working a... [TVNewser]

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

Glenn Beck v. Rush Limbaugh - Posted September 17, 2009
If you're not Beck-ed out, here's Michael Calderone's take on the one man who may fear Beck even more than Pres. Obama -- Rush Limbaugh. While Limbaugh once had a television show - produced by Roger Ailes, now Fox News president [actually, he'... [TVNewser]

John Stossel Leaving ABC For Fox - Posted September 10, 2009
First on TVNewser: John Stossel, the longtime ABC News correspondent and co-anchor of "20/20," is leaving ABC to join Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. TVNewser has learned Stossel will host a weekly, one-hour program for the 2-year-old business channel. He's e... [TVNewser]

TVNewser Newsstand: Rather, Imus, O'Reilly... - Posted August 17, 2009
• The LATimes' Matea Gold writes about the high price Dan Rather is paying in his ongoing lawsuit against CBS. Says "60 Minutes" EP Jeff Fager: "It's like he is in some paranoid nightmare where everybody is out to get him. I ... [TVNewser]

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

Was Olbermann Ready to Quit if a Truce Was Called? - Posted August 7, 2009
The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz fills in more of the gaps about the FNC/MSNBC agreement to tone down personal attacks on the cable networks' hosts and their parent companies' executives. Kurtz provides more details on the discussions, ... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Goes After GE and NBC News - Posted August 5, 2009
Well, if there is a cease-fire between News Corp. and GE or FNC and MSNBC it has now collapsed. In his talking points tonight, Bill O'Reilly went after General Electric Chairman Jeff Immelt as well as NBC News. It is O'Reilly's first mention of GE and NBC since Friday's ... [TVNewser]

FNC vs. MSNBC: Immelt and Ailes Meet; Agree to End Personal Attacks. Source: "Zucker Prolonged the Assault on Immelt for Another Year" - Posted August 3, 2009
Exclusive: TVNewser has learned talks of a cease-fire between Fox News and MSNBC, reported in both the Los Angeles Times and New York Times Friday afternoon, actually began in early 200... [TVNewser]

What's Dobbs' Standing at CNN? - Posted August 3, 2009
The AP recap of the Lou Dobbs controversy surrounding the "birther" movement asks the simple question many of you have asked: "How does Lou Dobbs keep his job?" As we were ... [TVNewser]

Network Statements On The Death Of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 19, 2009
ABC News Anchor Charles Gibson: "Walter Cronkite was and always will be the gold standard. His objectivity, his even-handedness, his news judgment are all great examples. He, as much as anyone, is responsible for developing network television news. He set the standard. He told it 'the way it is' and all... [FishbowlDC]

FNC's Roger Ailes Statement on the Death of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 18, 2009
"Everybody who's in the news business today was influenced in a positive way by Walter Cronkite. He had ability, humility and integrity, a rare combination." -Roger Ailes, Chairman & CEO, FOX News ... [TVNewser]

Is There More TV In Sarah Palin's Future? - Posted July 6, 2009
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough mused it just may be a possibility that we'll see Sarah Palin on Fox News. From the newly launched Mediaite, an excerpt from yesterday's "Morning Joe": Scarborough: I do know this though: Roger Ailes is a smart guy. Roger Ailes understands that the conservative b... [FishbowlDC]

Rupert Murdoch On CNBC's On-Air Talent: "We Don't Think They're All That Good" - Posted July 3, 2009
In an interview with TheStreet.com, News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch is asked about Fox Business Network rival CNBC: Question: Are you annoyed you don't own CNBC? Murdoch... [TVNewser]

Roger Friedman To File Wrongful Termination Suit Against News Corp. - Posted June 14, 2009
Fired FoxNews.com entertainment columnist Roger Friedman says it wasn't watching a pirated copy of the 20th Century Fox film "Wolverine" - and then writing about it - that got him fired, it was actress Kelly Preston... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes, Other TVNewsers Pay Tribute to Jack Reilly - Posted May 28, 2009
On-air tributes poured in yesterday for legendary producer Jack Reilly, who passed away yesterday morning. FNC's FOX Report featured a package about Reilly's life and included an interview with FNC Chairman Roger A... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes Addresses FNC and FBN Staffs - Posted May 20, 2009
A TVNewser tipster writes about an "employee address" given by FNC/FBN chairman Roger Ailes this morning, something Ailes does periodically. One key point of the 45 minute address to the staffs of both Fox News and Fox Business was the reach of the 19-month old Fox Business Network. Ailes says FBN is... [TVNewser]

The "Other" CNBC 20th Anniversary Party - Posted May 16, 2009
Former NBCU Chairman Bob Wright and former CNBC anchor Felicia Taylor at a CNBC Anniversary party coordinated by some of the channel's original employees. This afternoon about 200 CNBC originals gathered in Times Square for their own 20th Anniversary party - one that did not include the people... [TVNewser]

Fox News and MySpace Team Up For uReport Community - Posted April 20, 2009
MySpace and Fox News Channel announced today an "exclusive partnership" for the launch of a MySpace uReport community. The Website will build on Fox News' already launched uReport system, where anyone around the world can contribute content as citizen journalists. The photos and videos created "could be featured in relevant programming... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

"NBC News Team" Tops TV Week's "10 Most Powerful" - Posted April 20, 2009
For the 2nd year in a row, NBC News president Steve Capus occupies the #1 spot in TV Week's "10 Most Powerful in TV News" list. This time he's joined at the top by ... [TVNewser]

FNC's John Moody Moves to News Corp., Michael Clemente to Oversee Editorial - Posted April 14, 2009
Breaking: TVNewser has learned John Moody, the executive VP of News-editorial for Fox News Channel is leaving the network for a position with FNC-parent News Corp. Moody, known for sending out a daily editorial note to the staff, made the announcement in that note thi... [TVNewser]

Chris Wallace Compares Ailes to Arledge - Posted April 13, 2009
FOX News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace is profiled in this week's Broadcasting & Cable. Of former ABC News president Roone Arledge: "[Roone] understood why people watch TV and what attracts an audienc... [TVNewser]

What Did Roger Ailes Just Buy? - Posted April 10, 2009
FishbowlNY has the story about FNC/FBN Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes' recent media purchase...... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.10.09 - Posted April 10, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Its day 81 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

FoxNews.com's Roger Friedman Fired For "Promoting" Piracy - Posted April 5, 2009
DeadlineHollywoodDaily's Nikki Finke reports FOX has fired FoxNews.com entertainment writer, ... [TVNewser]

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

CNN's Klein Jokes About Ailes, Talks "Food Fight Du Jour" - Posted March 26, 2009
CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein appeared on a Kalb Report panel at the National Press Club on Monday in a lengthy Q&A about the state of the media. A full transcript can be found here. Politico's ... [TVNewser]

Ailes Responds to Friel's "Date" Joke - Posted March 19, 2009
From TVNewser: FNC president Roger Ailes has responded to U.S. News and World Report's Paul Bedard after ... [FishbowlDC]

Ailes Responds to Friel's "Date" Joke - Posted March 19, 2009
FNC Chairman & CEO Roger Ailes has responded to U.S. News and World Report's ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Kagan, Kaplan, Friel... - Posted March 18, 2009
> In addition to a new role contributing to Oprah Radio, Daryn Kagan writes this week for U.S. News and World Report about her recent trip to Africa. "Off I went for one of the most ... [TVNewser]

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

Roger Ailes: "The Dick Cheney of News Corp."? - Posted February 25, 2009
Nicholas Carlson of The Business Insider previews a potential brawl brewing at News Corp. A "News Corp. insider" had this to say about FNC/FBN president ... [TVNewser]

"Anti-Anchor" Shep Smith Moves to HD "Playroom" - Posted February 10, 2009
FNC anchor Shepard Smith is the centerpiece in an in-depth, revealing profile by Tom Junod in this month's Esquire magazine. "The old idea of the godlike anchor dispensing facts from the u... [TVNewser]

A Banner Christmas Eve - Posted December 24, 2008
It's not often a cable news network uses a prefix in their lower third banners to identify people. Usually, it's simply Obama, Bush, or Cheney. But we noticed on FNC this afternoon, that they're referring to the Pres.-elect as "Mr." Is this a trickle down of Roger Ailes' "treat him with... [TVNewser]

Murdoch & Ailes Throw a Party for Brit Hume - Posted December 24, 2008
News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch and Fox News/Fox Business chairman & CEO Roger Ailes are hosting a party for outgoing Fox News anchor ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier to be Named Host of "Special Report" - Posted December 23, 2008
Breaking: Fox News will name Bret Baier as the new anchor of "Special Report," TVNewser has learned. Baier becomes anchor of the show after the New Year. He had been Brit Hume's primary ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Oz, Ifill, Ailes... - Posted December 15, 2008
> Dr. Mehmet Oz was surprised this morning on Good Morning America by a man he helped after a traffic crash in Virginia Beach last week. "I just want to thank you from the bottom of my heart," said Stanley Tatum to Oz by phone. "You don't just talk... [TVNewser]

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

Ailes: "We Have Some Obligation In a New Presidency Not To Attempt To Destabilize It" - Posted November 21, 2008
Following the news Roger Ailes has signed a new five-year contract with News Corporation, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.21.08 - Posted November 21, 2008
Good morning Washington. What DC restaurant is featured above? Think you know? Then email us with your guess. 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]

So, What's All This About Roger Ailes Leaving Fox? - Posted November 20, 2008
Today's announcement that Roger Ailes has signed a new deal with News Corp. rips to shreds this Huffington Post post. Back in June, Charles Warner wrote: I had lunch last week with a ... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes Signs New 5-Year Deal with News Corp. - Posted November 20, 2008
Roger Ailes has signed a new deal that keeps him at News Corp. for at least another five years. "I'm pleased to continue to work for News Corporation. It is a strong and extremely well positioned company. I look forward to carrying out Mr. Murdoch's legendary vision in th... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes, The Conservative Maestro Behind Fox News, Signs For 5 More Arduous Years - Posted November 20, 2008
Roger Ailes, whom Rupert Murdoch brought in to weave his Republican-istic web around Fox News, has signed on for a five-year extension to his contract, the ... [FishbowlLA]

FNC Looks Back At Last Democratic President - Posted November 15, 2008
Fox News Channel airs the fifth episode in the periodic series, "Television & the Presidency," tonight at 9pmET, looking at the years 1997-2000 and President Bill Clinton. The series began in 1984, and it has been eight years since the last original episode aired... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.13.08 - Posted November 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? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

Roger Ailes Can Go Home Again - Posted November 12, 2008
A nostalgic Roger Ailes returned to his hometown of Warren, Ohio yesterday speaking at the dedication of a new World War II memorial in the town. Ailes put up an "unspecified gift" which made the bronze statue possible. Ailes told the crowd, "In my travels over the years, I've always taken Ohio... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes Expects "Dip" in Audience With "Big Return" in January - Posted November 10, 2008
B&C's Marisa Guthrie spent some time at Fox News Channel on election night talking with FNC founder and chairman Roger Ailes, among others. Guthri... [TVNewser]

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

FNC Easing Up On Pres.-Elect Obama? - Posted November 7, 2008
The New York Daily News says so: Fox News boss Roger Ailes doesn't want to spoil Barack Obama's political honeymoon, we hear. A source says Ailes has told prime-time hosts ... [TVNewser]

Was Roger Ailes Considered For CBS Panel? - Posted November 7, 2008
The newest development in the Dan Rather case relates to CBS' independent panel investigation into Rather's 60 Minutes II report on President... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.03.08 - Posted November 3, 2008
(Thanks NY Post) 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. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.31.08 - Posted October 31, 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]

Roger Ailes Honored by Navy SEALs - Posted October 30, 2008
FNC founder and chairman Roger Ailes was honored by the Navy SEAL Warrior Fund last night during a dinner and ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria. ... [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]

Shepard Smith to Anchor FOX - Posted October 28, 2008
Shepard Smith will anchor election night coverage on the FOX broadcast network on Tuesday, just as he did four years ago. But TV Week's Michele Greppi ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Ailes, MSNBC, Bloomberg... - Posted October 22, 2008
> Broadcasting & Cable honored the 2008 Hall of Famers last night, including FNC Chairman Roger Ailes. "People always ask me what's the key to success. Well here it is: It's not enough to hire good people. You must also take credit for everything they do," joked Ailes ... [TVNewser]

Ailes, Lauer, 60 Minutes Set For Hall of Fame - Posted October 20, 2008
10 new members to the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame will be inducted tomorrow night, spanning the tube from Showtime to ESPN. A few will be from the TV news world as well, and each of the inductees are profiled on the B&C site: • ... [TVNewser]

Cramer Talks Ailes, More in Monday Profiles - Posted October 20, 2008
CNBC's Jim Cramer, who has found himself at the center of the CNBC-FBN battle recently, is profiled on both coasts today. The Los Angeles Times' ... [TVNewser]

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

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

Brit Hume Reflective As He Approaches His Fox News Exit - Posted October 15, 2008
He's been covering presidential campaigns since Ford-Carter '76. And as he gears up to anchor tonight's final presidential debate — anchoring his final debate — FNC's Washington managing editor Brit Hume is telling TVNewser why he's walking away. In a word... [TVNewser]

Webcasting: Where The Cablers Go Unscripted...For Better or Worse - Posted October 11, 2008
Former CNBC and Headline News anchor Renay San Miguel has found life after TV news, and it includes writing about TV News. San Miguel writes ... [TVNewser]

FOX Wonders "How Bad is Jim Cramer?" - Posted October 10, 2008
Continuing the recent aggressive marketing campaign of FBN, the network has put out promos and print ads about the dangers of CNBC's Jim Cramer. The promo focuses on ... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes' Birthday Memo to the FNC Staff - Posted October 7, 2008
Twelve years ago today Fox News Channel went on the air. [Hard to imagine a cable news network debuting a month before a presidential election, but Clinton v. Dole certainly isn't McCain v. Obama.] Anyway, on the occasion of their anniversary, FNC founder and chairman Roger Ailes... [TVNewser]

The MSNBC Anchor Shake-Up: Reactions - Posted September 8, 2008
Some reaction to the Olbermann/Matthews/Gregory news: • Portfolio's Jeff Bercovici predicts ... [TVNewser]

Ailes on Obama Meeting: "Neither of Us Was Overly Aggressive But Neither of Us Blinked" - Posted September 3, 2008
Following up on Michael Wolff's lengthy book excerpt about News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdo... [TVNewser]

Ailes and Obama Called Truce? - Posted September 2, 2008
Michael Wolff's nearly 4,000-word feature profile of News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch for the upcoming issue of Vanity Fair is not exactly a glowing profile: "For the first three months of our inte... [TVNewser]

Why is This Man Smiling? - Posted August 20, 2008
Fox News founder and chairman Roger Ailes nearly doubled his salary last year. Silicon Alley insider's Peter Kafka, reports, "Ailes ... [TVNewser]

Bringing the Talking Points Story Full Circle - Posted July 29, 2008
The logical next stop in the Scott McClellan-talking points story that has developed ... [TVNewser]

Cavuto Recovering From MS-Related Surgery - Posted July 18, 2008
Breaking: TVNewser has learned Fox News Channel/Fox Business Network anchor Neil Cavuto is recovering from surgery related to his Multiple Sclerosis. Cavuto has been off the air since June 24. Insiders tell us Cavuto is doing well and is expected to retu... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes Tries to Quiet The Jesse Jackson Rumormill - Posted July 16, 2008
>Update: TVNewser has learned Ailes' letter was in response to one his office received earlier in the day from Hughes. We're trying to get our hands on the letter... >Update, Update: The Hughes letter to Ailes is ... [TVNewser]

After Brit Hume: Who Will Be the 6pm Host? - Posted July 16, 2008
With yesterday's news that longtime FNC anchor Brit Hume would be stepping away from the anchor desk, we got to thinking: who should be the next host of Special Report, or whatever show will be on at 6pmET on Fox News? The easy choice is Bre... [TVNewser]

CBS' Couric To Host B&C Gala - Posted July 14, 2008
When Today show anchor Matt Lauer is inducted into Broadcasting & Cable's Hall of Fame in October, his longtime former co-anchor will be on hand as host. CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

We Report (On Putnam County), You Decide - Posted July 14, 2008
FNC CEO Roger Ailes recently took a page from his boss Rupert Murdoch and bought a New York newspaper. Don't worry Posties — no competition here. The ... [TVNewser]

Forget Cable! Roger Ailes to Own Local Paper - Posted July 14, 2008
Here's one way to support your local news. Roger Ailes, chairman of Fox News, reportedly liked his local paper The Putnam County News and Recorder circulation 3,000... [Fishbowl NY]

Forget Cable! Roger Ailes to Own Local Paper - Posted July 14, 2008
Here's one way to support your local news. Roger Ailes, chairman of Fox News, reportedly liked his local paper The Putnam County News and Recorder circulation 3,000... [FishbowlNY]

Tony Snow's Death: Ailes and Greta - Posted July 12, 2008
More from Roger Ailes appearance this morning on Fox & Friends: Well, I'd known Tony before. So I'd met him in Washington years ago and I ... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes On Tony Snow's Final Days - Posted July 12, 2008
Fox News Channel chairman Roger Ailes phoned in to Fox & Friends this morning to discuss his longtime friendship with Tony Snow and Snow's final months. We had word it wasn't going well. I saw Tony — he came by to see me six months ago. We sat and talked for an... [TVNewser]

VF Can Play at That Game - Posted July 10, 2008
Vanity Fair adds its two cents (three days later) to the NYT-FNC row. The Power & Politics blog does ... [TVNewser]

60 Minutes, Ailes Added to B&C Hall of Fame - Posted July 7, 2008
TVNewser hears that CBS's 60 Minutes will be the program inducted at this year's Broadcasting & Cable Hall of fame. Other inductees include FNC & FBN Chairman Roger Ailes and NBC's Matt Lauer. The announcement will be in this week's issue of Broadcasting & Cabl... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.17.08 - Posted January 17, 2008
Good morning, Washington. Did you forget to shave this morning? I certainly didn't...just didn't have the will power of Mr. Cillizza, no matter how unattractive my versions of the Chuck Todd goatee or Jeffrey Birnbaum mustache looked . Quickly navi... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.09.07 - Posted October 9, 2007
Good morning Washington. Ron Paul is your GOP candidate of choice. Is that because he is fun to cover, or because you dream of having President Paul? B&C ... [FishbowlDC]

What Ails Roger - Posted July 12, 2007
Machiavellian Fox News exec Roger Ailes, who once refused to give up a reserved seat for Calvin Klein at Michaels, knew, even as far back as 1970, about the mysteries of that fabled cool medium: television. The Smoking Gun (link via R... [Fishbowl NY]

What Ails Roger - Posted July 12, 2007
Machiavellian Fox News exec Roger Ailes, who once refused to give up a reserved seat for Calvin Klein at Michaels, knew, even as far back as 1970, about the mysteries of that fabled cool medium: television. The Smoking Gun (link via R... [FishbowlNY]

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

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

Imus Snubs Larry King Party - Posted April 18, 2007
One of the more intriguing questions about tonight's Larry King 50th anniversary party in New York has already been answered. Beleaguered radio host Don Imus, a longtime friend of King's, was on the invitee list for tonight's bash, but don't expect to see him. "He's not coming," our inside source says. Here's who... [Fishbowl NY]

Imus Snubs Larry King Party - Posted April 18, 2007
One of the more intriguing questions about tonight's Larry King 50th anniversary party in New York has already been answered. Beleaguered radio host Don Imus, a longtime friend of King's, was on the invitee list for tonight's bash, but don't expect to see him. "He's not coming," our inside source says. Here's who... [FishbowlNY]

It's Official: Harold Ford, Jr. To FNC - Posted March 14, 2007
The Politico reported this earlier and today Fox made it official (from the release): Former Congressman Harold Ford, Jr. has joined FOX News as a political contributor to the network's news programming, announced Roger Ailes, Chairman and CEO of FOX News. He will be under contract with FOX News to... [FishbowlDC]

Fox Finally Announces Biz News Channel - Posted February 8, 2007
In an interview earlier today, Rupert Murdoch wouldn't give details about the forthcoming business channel launch because "everything we do, CNBC will copy." Here are some: NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2007 — News Corporation will launch a business cable network scheduled to debut in the fourth quarter of 20... [Fishbowl NY]

Fox Finally Announces Biz News Channel - Posted February 8, 2007
In an interview earlier today, Rupert Murdoch wouldn't give details about the forthcoming business channel launch because "everything we do, CNBC will copy." Here are some: NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2007 — News Corporation will launch a business cable network scheduled to debut in the fourth quarter of 20... [FishbowlNY]

Fox v. Obama - Posted January 31, 2007
"The Sleuth" reports today on the cold relationship between Sen. Barack Obama and Fox News, following that whole madrassah thing. Sources tell The Sleuth that the Obama camp has "frozen out" Fox News reporters and producers in the wake of the network's major screw-up in running with the erroneous Obama-the-jihadist story rep... [FishbowlDC]

Roger Ailes To Be Honored For His Contributions To Press Freedom, First Amendment - Posted January 10, 2007
Well, here's some news the left-wing media will have a field day with. The Radio and Television News Directors Foundation is set to honor Fox News chief Roger Ailes along with Philip Balboni of New England Cable News and a pair of journalists — Kimberly Dozier of CBS News and ... [Fishbowl NY]

Roger Ailes To Be Honored For His Contributions To Press Freedom, First Amendment - Posted January 10, 2007
Well, here's some news the left-wing media will have a field day with. The Radio and Television News Directors Foundation is set to honor Fox News chief Roger Ailes along with Philip Balboni of New England Cable News and a pair of journalists — Kimberly Dozier of CBS News and ... [FishbowlNY]

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