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The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 28 - Posted 2 days, 16 hours ago
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 235 | MSNBC: 84 | CNN: 144 | HLN: 106 Primetime: FNC: 350 | MSNBC: 137 | CNN: 163 | HLN: 106 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 28 - Posted 2 days, 16 hours ago
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 235 | MSNBC: 84 | CNN: 144 | HLN: 106 Primetime: FNC: 350 | MSNBC: 137 | CNN: 163 | HLN: 106 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 28 - Posted 2 days, 16 hours ago
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 235 | MSNBC: 84 | CNN: 144 | HLN: 106 Primetime: FNC: 350 | MSNBC: 137 | CNN: 163 | HLN: 106 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: Kelly, Stelter, Greta - Posted 2 days, 17 hours ago
Tonight on Fox News, Megyn Kelly hosts "The Kelly File Investigation: Justice for All in Ferguson." The hour looks at the facts of the criminal case, the recent chaos in the Missouri town and examine how the eyewitness reports differ from the police account. Following his fiery debate with Sean Hannity... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, August 27 - Posted 3 days, 18 hours ago
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 278 | MSNBC: 88 | CNN: 150 | HLN: 112 Primetime: FNC: 459 | MSNBC: 172 | CNN: 210 | HLN: 85 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, August 27 - Posted 3 days, 18 hours ago
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 278 | MSNBC: 88 | CNN: 150 | HLN: 112 Primetime: FNC: 459 | MSNBC: 172 | CNN: 210 | HLN: 85 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, August 27 - Posted 3 days, 18 hours ago
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 278 | MSNBC: 88 | CNN: 150 | HLN: 112 Primetime: FNC: 459 | MSNBC: 172 | CNN: 210 | HLN: 85 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

Same Crap | Yell Away | Truthful Words - Posted 3 days, 18 hours ago
PRNewser: Chipotle continues to act like it's somehow better than other fast food chains. It is not. TVNewser: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Same Crap | Yell Away | Truthful Words - Posted 3 days, 18 hours ago
PRNewser: Chipotle continues to act like it's somehow better than other fast food chains. It is not. TVNewser: ... [FishbowlNY]

Sean Hannity: 'If You Shut Up, I'll Give You An Answer' - Posted 3 days, 23 hours ago
Sean Hannity's 11-minute interview with British Imam Anjem Choudary last night was both fiery and futile. "Are you that dumb and ignorant?" Hannity asked at one point, as Choudary evaded most of Hannity's questions. "You want... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, August 26 - Posted 4 days, 17 hours ago
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 264 | MSNBC: 87 | CNN: 163 | HLN: 93 Primetime: FNC: 411 | MSNBC: 158 | CNN: 242 | HLN: 95 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, August 20 - Posted August 21, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 330 | MSNBC: 96 | CNN: 251 | HLN: 107 Primetime: FNC: 540 | MSNBC: 156 | CNN: 362 | HLN: 150 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, August 20 - Posted August 21, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 330 | MSNBC: 96 | CNN: 251 | HLN: 107 Primetime: FNC: 540 | MSNBC: 156 | CNN: 362 | HLN: 150 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, August 20 - Posted August 21, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 330 | MSNBC: 96 | CNN: 251 | HLN: 107 Primetime: FNC: 540 | MSNBC: 156 | CNN: 362 | HLN: 150 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Israel-Gaza: TV Networks Say They Were There Too - Posted August 8, 2014
We've been hearing from tvnewsers following our Q&A yesterday with Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity who was... [TVNewser]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 8.8.14 - Posted August 8, 2014
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. TVNewser We Talk to Sean Hannity About Israel and TV New... [FishbowlDC]

Sean Hannity: 'Where's CBS? Where is all this so-called reporting on NBC and CNN?' - Posted August 7, 2014
For his first trip to Israel, Sean Hannity had a mission: put the emphasis on what the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has on the average Israeli. As he returns home today from a 4-day reporting trip, Hannity tells TVNewser, "I feel like we gave a good picture, with context and texture about what... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, August 5 - Posted August 6, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 239 | MSNBC: 67 | CNN: 114 | HLN: 107 Primetime: FNC: 330 | MSNBC: 118 | CNN: 161 | HLN: 166 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Tribune Rebrands | Gannett to Split, Buy Cars.com - Posted August 5, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Tribune Rebrands | Gannett to Split, Buy Cars.com - Posted August 5, 2014
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The Scoreboard: Friday, August 1 - Posted August 4, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 216 | MSNBC: 105 | CNN: 129 | HLN: 81 Primetime: FNC: 301 | MSNBC: 150 | CNN: 128 | HLN: 108 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

More Cable News Hosts Head to Israel - Posted August 4, 2014
Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity and CNN's Jake Tapper and Anderson Cooper ar... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Shows in July Were... - Posted July 30, 2014
Fox News had the top 14 programs in total viewers and the top nine programs in the key A25-54 demographic in July 2014. As usual, "The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,832,000 total viewers and 446,000 demo viewers. "The... [TVNewser]

The Mighty Pen | Loud Sean | Upgraded - Posted July 25, 2014
GalleyCat: Arianna Huffington says she edits ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Mighty Pen | Loud Sean | Upgraded - Posted July 25, 2014
GalleyCat: Arianna Huffington says she edits ... [FishbowlNY]

Hannity and Palestinian Guest Shout Over Each Other: 'Is Hamas a Terrorist Organization?' - Posted July 25, 2014
It didn't take long for Sean Hannity and Jerusalem Fund executive director Yousef Munayyer to get into a fiery exchange last night over the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict. "Is Hamas a terrorist organization?" Hannity asked Munayyer, repeating the question several times throughout the interview without getting the firm yes or no answer he... [TVNewser]

White, Male Guests Dominate Cable News - Posted July 16, 2014
A new survey by Fair finds cable news guests are overwhelmingly white and male in the evening hours. Fair surveyed six cable news shows -- "The O'Reilly Factor" and "Hannity" on Fox News, "All In with Chris Hayes" and "The Rachel Maddow... [TVNewser]

In Profile: Hemmer Pitches, Hasselbeck Swishes, Hannity Dishes - Posted July 10, 2014
Cincinnati native Bill Hemmer talks to Cincinnati Magazine before throwing out the first pitch at the Reds game this weekend. Hemmer predicts his news team would be victorious in a Fox News/MSNBC game. "Top to bottom, you won't find bigger names in cable news than here. T... [morningmedianewsfeed]

In Profile: Hemmer Pitches, Hasselbeck Swishes, Hannity Dishes - Posted July 10, 2014
Cincinnati native Bill Hemmer talks to Cincinnati Magazine before throwing out the first pitch at the Reds game this weekend. Hemmer predicts his news team would be victorious in a Fox News/MSNBC game. "Top to bottom, you won't find bigger names in cable news than here. T... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, July 8 - Posted July 9, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 237 | MSNBC: 80 | CNN: 96 | HLN: 127 Primetime: FNC: 376 | MSNBC: 196 | CNN: 114 | HLN: 145 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Coulson Gets 18 Months | SiriusXM Fires Opie & Anthony's Cumia - Posted July 7, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Coulson Gets 18 Months | SiriusXM Fires Opie & Anthony's Cumia - Posted July 7, 2014
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Q2 2014 Ratings: Fox News #1 For 50 Straight Quarters, 150 Straight Months - Posted July 1, 2014
Fox News finished its 50th straight quarter and 150th straight month as the top-rated cable news network in June. Despite the milestone, Fox News -- like all the cable news networks -- was down compared to the same quarter last year, delivering its lowest quarter in the primetime A25-54 demographic in... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, June 23 - Posted June 24, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 224 | MSNBC: 82 | CNN: 85 | HLN: 130 Primetime: FNC: 400 | MSNBC: 159 | CNN: 137 | HLN: 146 4p: 5p: 6p 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

How Cable News Hosts Reacted to Eric Cantor Defeat - Posted June 11, 2014
Cable news might occasionally be criticized for predictable political coverage, but last night, top anchors and reporters reacted to an unpredicted political stunner: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's defeat in Virginia's congressional primary. "His loss marks a huge victory for the Tea Party movement," ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, June 3 - Posted June 4, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 207 | MSNBC: 84 | CNN: 79 | HLN: 99 Primetime: FNC: 346 | MSNBC: 128 | CNN: 127 | HLN:137 4p: 5p: 6p 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

May 2014 Ratings: Fox News #1 For 149 Straight Months - Posted May 28, 2014
Fox News marked its 149th consecutive month as the most-watched cable news network in May, beating MSNBC and CNN combined in total viewers and ranking sixth among all ad-supported cable networks in both total day and primetime. The network had the top 14 shows in total viewers and the top eight... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly to Joe Scarborough: 'Join His Four Viewers' Tomorrow Morning - Posted May 28, 2014
You don't often see an MSNBC host popping up on Fox News airwaves, but "Morning Joe" co-host Joe Scarborough spent part of his evening last night with Megyn Kelly. P... [TVNewser]

Jorge Ramos: 'I'm Not Seeing Tough Questions Asked on American Television' - Posted May 28, 2014
Politico's Dylan Byers profiles Jorge Ramos, the "startlingly blunt" Univision and Fusion anchor who "makes ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, May 12 - Posted May 13, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 225 | MSNBC: 82 | CNN: 103 | HLN: 93 Primetime: FNC: 302 | MSNBC: 125 | CNN: 194 | HLN: 101 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Monday, May 12 - Posted May 13, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 225 | MSNBC: 82 | CNN: 103 | HLN: 93 Primetime: FNC: 302 | MSNBC: 125 | CNN: 194 | HLN: 101 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Monday, May 12 - Posted May 13, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 225 | MSNBC: 82 | CNN: 103 | HLN: 93 Primetime: FNC: 302 | MSNBC: 125 | CNN: 194 | HLN: 101 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Sean Hannity: 'I Had to Pay Tens and Tens of Thousands' in Political Contribution Case - Posted May 8, 2014
Last night, Sean Hannity revealed a hefty sum he paid his lawyer to win a case charging him with an improper political contribution. "I had to pay tens and tens of thousands of dollars to a lawyer to win the case," Hannity said during his show's #AskSean... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, April 29 - Posted April 30, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 210 | MSNBC: 125 | CNN: 154 | HLN: 91 Primetime: FNC: 281 | MSNBC: 229 | CNN: 187 | HLN: 118 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

April 2014 Ratings: Fox News Marks 148 Straight Months At No. 1 - Posted April 30, 2014
Fox News finished its 148th consecutive month as the top-rated cable news network. FNC's hold on total viewers remains particularly strong, with the network beating CNN and MSNBC combined in every hour. The ratings for April 2014 (Nielsen Live + Same Day data): ... [TVNewser]

TVNewsers Celebrate 10 Years of TVNewser - Posted April 29, 2014
In January 2004, a college student named Brian Stelter started CableNewser, a blog that covered the ins and outs of cable TV news. It quickly grabbed the attention of the people who work in all ranks of TV news: from top news executives, to gr... [TVNewser]

Howard Kurtz: Fox News 'Fell Seriously Short' on Cliven Bundy Coverage - Posted April 28, 2014
On "MediaBuzz" yesterday, Howard Kurtz criticized his network's coverage of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's "blatantly racist comments" last week. "In my view, Fox News fell seriously short on this story on Thursday," Kurtz said, noting that throughout that day, there was virtually no mention of Bundy's comments until "Special Report with ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Primetime Covers Cliven Bundy Comments, Sean Hannity Denouncing Them - Posted April 25, 2014
            Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's controversial comments about African... [TVNewser]

Cliven Bundy: 'I Think Fox and I are Right On' - Posted April 25, 2014
Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher who's been in a dispute withe the Bureau of Land Management for 20 years, only to escalate recently, was back on cable news last night. Bundy who has gotten support for his stand from some corners of Fox News, was on CNN where anchor Bill Weir... [TVNewser]

Sean Hannity Comes Out Against 'Repugnant' Cliven Bundy Comments - Posted April 24, 2014
Sean Hannity has been defending Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy during his standoff with the fed... [TVNewser]

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

Greta Van Susteren 'Condemns' Cliven Bundy's Comments About African Americans - Posted April 24, 2014
Greta Van Susteren took to GretaWire this morning to "condemn" Nevada ra... [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]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, April 17 - Posted April 18, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 224 | MSNBC: 108 | CNN: 130 | HLN: 79 Primetime: FNC: 352 | MSNBC: 158 | CNN: 196 | HLN: 127 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
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The Hollywood Reporter's Annual '35 Most Powerful People in New York Media' - Posted April 16, 2014
Television news executives and personalities are well represented on The Hollywood Reporter's annual "35 Most Powerful People in New York Media" list. From the executive ranks: CBS News chairman Jeff Fager and president D... [TVNewser]

Will Ignoring Mass Killings Make Them Go Away? - Posted April 15, 2014
Following the shootings at Ft. Hood, TX earlier this month, Fox News' Megyn Kelly declared her show would not be reporting the names ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, April 7 - Posted April 8, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 238 | MSNBC: 101 | CNN: 178 | HLN: 66 Primetime: FNC: 374 | MSNBC: 154 | CNN: 219 | HLN: 92 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Q1 2014 Ratings: Fox News #1 For 49th Consecutive Quarter - Posted April 1, 2014
Fox News finishes its 49th consecutive quarter and 147th consecutive month as the top-rated cable news network, besting the competition in both total day and primetime during the first quarter of 2014. In addition to delivering cable news' top 14 programs in total viewers and top seven programs i... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Q1 2014 Ratings: Fox News #1 For 49th Consecutive Quarter - Posted April 1, 2014
Fox News finishes its 49th consecutive quarter and 147th consecutive month as the top-rated cable news network, besting the competition in both total day and primetime during the first quarter of 2014. In addition to delivering cable news' top 14 programs in total viewers and top seven programs i... [FishbowlNY]

Q1 2014 Ratings: Fox News #1 For 49th Consecutive Quarter - Posted April 1, 2014
Fox News finishes its 49th consecutive quarter and 147th consecutive month as the top-rated cable news network, besting the competition in both total day and primetime during the first quarter of 2014. In addition to delivering cable news' top 14 programs in total viewers and top seven programs i... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, March 24 - Posted March 25, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 293 | MSNBC: 136 | CNN: 276 | HLN: 93 Primetime: FNC: 377 | MSNBC: 183 | CNN: 293 | HLN: 119 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier on Cigars, Spirits and Reporting - Posted March 3, 2014
Sean Hannity isn't the only Fox News anchor who takes his liquor seriously. In an ... [TVNewser]

Sean Hannity's Hidden Bartending Skills - Posted February 28, 2014
Here's something you may not know about Sean Hannity: he takes his liquor seriously. Hannity tended bar at Del Frisco's (which is right near the News Corp. building on 6th Avenue) for a recent interview with "The Insider," noting that his policy of tipping generously is a... [TVNewser]

Can You Guess Ted Cruz' Favorite TV Journo? - Posted February 27, 2014
During a Politico Playbook Breakfast this morning, Mike Allen asked Ted Cruz if he has a favorite newscaster. At first Cruz begs off, saying he doesn't really watch TV. And when Allen presses him, he gives a pretty obvious answer for a Tea Party Republican from Texas: ... [FishbowlDC]

Can You Guess Ted Cruz' Favorite TV Journo? - Posted February 27, 2014
During a Politico Playbook Breakfast this morning, Mike Allen asked Ted Cruz if he has a favorite newscaster. At first Cruz begs off, saying he doesn't really watch TV. And when Allen presses him, he gives a pretty obvious answer for a Tea Party Republican from Texas: ... [PRNewser]

Sen. Ted Cruz Likes Hannity's 'Fearlessness,' CNN Dana Bash's Hard, But Fair Questions - Posted February 27, 2014
Texas Senator Ted Cruz has become a media fixture since being sworn into office last year, appearing on various Fox News programs while drawing scorn from many MSNBC hosts. In an interview with POLITICO's Mike Allen, Cruz gave his thoughts on the big three cable news networks. "Unsurprisingly, if I'm watching something, it's... [TVNewser]

Sean Hannity: #AskSean 'Adds a Greater Connection' With FNC Audience - Posted February 26, 2014
Have you ever found yourself wondering if Sean Hannity's hair is real, or what his thoughts on the Kardashians are? Wonder no more, as Fox News' "Hannity's" new social media segment #AskSean offers everything from rants about the famed cele... [TVNewser]

#AskSean Adding Social Flavor to Fox News 'Hannity' - Posted February 26, 2014
Hair pulling and rants against the Kardashians are probably not the first things you'd predict when asked what to expect on an episode of Sean Hannity's Fox News show "Hannity." On-air at FNC for 18 years... [Lost Remote]

Sean Hannity to FNC Hating Congressional Candidate: 'You're Gonna Lose Badly' - Posted February 26, 2014
Sean Hannity and Democratic congressional candidate Mike Dickinson got into a heated exchange on last night's "Hannity" over Dickinson's anti-Fox comments. This tweet from the Virginia congressional candidate last week started a slew of anti-Fox tweets. Fox News does nothing but tell lies and mistruths. They have unqualified politic... [TVNewser]

February 2014 Ratings: Fox News Only Network to Grow in Primetime - Posted February 25, 2014
Fox News retained its perch atop the cable news leaderboard in February, besting MSNBC and CNN combined in total viewers. Fox News was the only cable news network to grow in primetime compared to the same month last year, finishing third for the month -- behind only USA and the History... [TVNewser]

Sean Hannity Wrote Fundraising Email for Tea Party Patriots - Posted February 20, 2014
The Huffington Post has obtained a fundraising email written by Fox News host Sean Hannity on behalf of the T... [TVNewser]

'House of Cards' Cameos for Sean Hannity, Candy Crowley - Posted February 18, 2014
Between the Sochi Olympics and "House of Cards" ... and "The Walking Dead" and "Downton Abbey" this weekend was a couch potato's paradise. TV news hosts are front and center in season two of "House of Cards" the Golden Globe-winning political thriller. Fox News's ... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith Weather Special at 10pm - Posted February 13, 2014
Shepard Smith is bringing the News Deck to primetime tonight to cover several days of severe weather up and down the east coast. Smith will anchor the 10pmET hour, pre-empting ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, February 11 - Posted February 12, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 223 | MSNBC: NA* | CNN: 91 | HLN: 85 Primetime: FNC: 347 | MSNBC: 214 | CNN: 124 | HLN: 94 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, February 11 - Posted February 12, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 223 | MSNBC: NA* | CNN: 91 | HLN: 85 Primetime: FNC: 347 | MSNBC: 214 | CNN: 124 | HLN: 94 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

Sean Hannity Tells Texas Governor: 'I'm Like an Orphan, I Don't Have a Home' - Posted February 12, 2014
Sean Hannity announced his moving date out of New York on last night's "Hannity." Wrapping up a segment with Texas Governor Rick Perry, Hannity accepted the Governor's plea for him to head down to the Lone Star state... [TVNewser]

Sean Hannity Leaves Big Tip Following State of the Union Get-Together - Posted February 11, 2014
Sean Hannity was among a group dining at Ruth's Chris in Washington, D.C. following the State of the Union last month. The diners, which included "Duck Dynasty" star ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Dan's Bar, Sean's House, Jay's Goodbye - Posted February 10, 2014
"Nightline" co-anchor Dan Abrams has applied for a transfer of a liquor license at a restaurant space in Tribeca. The community board will take up the issue Wednesday night. Fox News host ... [TVNewser]

Hannity Cooks For 'The Five' After Losing Super Bowl Bet - Posted February 6, 2014
Sean Hannity cooked a steak dinner for "The Five" tonight to settle a Super Bowl bet he made with Andrea Tantaros. Hannity prepared a salad, shrimp cocktail, and the steaks, which he grilled on the plaza outside the News Corp. building. While "The Five" co-hosts ate their meal, Hannity made his first... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly's Obama Interview Gets 4M Viewers, Maddow and O'Donnell Deliver Demo Wins - Posted February 4, 2014
Some ratings notes from primetime Monday night: the second part of Bill O'Reilly's interview with President Obama delivere... [morningmedianewsfeed]

O'Reilly's Obama Interview Gets 4M Viewers, Maddow and O'Donnell Deliver Demo Wins - Posted February 4, 2014
Some ratings notes from primetime Monday night: the second part of Bill O'Reilly's interview with President Obama delivere... [FishbowlNY]

O'Reilly's Obama Interview Gets 4M Viewers, Maddow and O'Donnell Deliver Demo Wins - Posted February 4, 2014
Some ratings notes from primetime Monday night: the second part of Bill O'Reilly's interview with Presid... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, January 31 - Posted February 3, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 258 | MSNBC: 180 | CNN: 97 | HLN: 89 Primetime: FNC: 344 | MSNBC: 280 | CNN: 105 | HLN: 130 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10/10:30p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

TV Newsers React to Super Bowl - Posted February 3, 2014
Some of TV News' top talent offered interesting commentary on the Super Bowl, both at the game, and on social media. From the stands at MetLife Stadium, Sean Hannity shared one of the rare bright moments for the Broncos: Started well pic.twitter.com/ZxyYsI3OwV -- Sean Hannity (@seanhannity) ... [TVNewser]

Priebus: MSNBC Apology 'Was a First Step' - Posted January 31, 2014
Appearing on "Hannity" last night, RNC chairman Rience Priebus said Phil Griffin's apology for MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

January 2014 Ratings: Fox #1 For 12 Years - Posted January 28, 2014
FNC has now been the most-watched news channel for 12 years running and the network was the only cable news channel to post year-to-year gains in total day, both total viewers and the demo. The ratings for January 2014 (Nielsen Live + Same Day data): Primetime... [TVNewser]

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]

Sean Hannity Says He Can't Wait to Ditch Cuomo's Empire State - Posted January 21, 2014
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo offended a wide swath of Catholics and conservatives Friday with comments made during a WCNY 93.9 FM with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sean Hannity Says He Can't Wait to Ditch Cuomo's Empire State - Posted January 21, 2014
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo offended a wide swath of Catholics and conservatives Friday with comments made during a WCNY 93.9 FM with ... [FishbowlNY]

Chris Matthews, Sean Hannity, Ashleigh Banfield in 'House of Cards' Second Season - Posted January 7, 2014
In a new trailer released by Netflix for the hotly anticipated second season of "House of Cards," MSNBC's Chris Matthews and CNN's Ashleigh Banfield make cameos in Kevin Spacey's political thriller. "So this goes all the way to the White ... [TVNewser]

THR: Bob Grant, Father of Conservative Talk Radio, Has Died - Posted January 2, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter's Paul Bond is reporting that Bob Grant has died at the age of 84. Gran... [FishbowlDC]

THR: Bob Grant, Father of Conservative Talk Radio, Has Died - Posted January 2, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter's Paul Bond is reporting that Bob Grant has died at the age of 84. Gran... [PRNewser]

The Top Cable News Shows in 2013 Were... - Posted January 2, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="183857,199730,154542,182197"] Fox News had the top 14 programs in total viewers and the top nine programs in the key A25-54 demographic in 2013. As usual, "The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,771,000 total viewers and 438,000 demo viewers.... [TVNewser]

2013 Ratings: Fox News, #1 For 12 Straight Years, Sheds Viewers Too - Posted January 2, 2014
Fox News remained on top in 2013, capping off its 12th consecutive year as the most-watched cable news network among both total viewers and A25-54 viewers. The channel, which finishes the year fourth among all cable networks, beat MSNBC and CNN combined in total viewers. But like its competition,... [TVNewser]

Mainstream Media Lands on Hannity Biggest Losers List - Posted December 28, 2013
On his end-of-year awards audience panel show Thursday, Sean Hannity picked the mainstream media as one of his top five losers. Rolling an opening montage of the losers, "Hannity" aired the vile comments Martin Bashir made about ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mainstream Media Lands on Hannity Biggest Losers List - Posted December 28, 2013
On his end-of-year awards audience panel show Thursday, Sean Hannity picked the mainstream media as one of his top five losers. Rolling an opening montage of the losers, "Hannity" aired the vile comments Martin Bashir made about ... [FishbowlNY]

Mainstream Media Lands on Hannity Biggest Losers List - Posted December 28, 2013
On his end-of-year awards audience panel show Thursday, Sean Hannity picked the mainstream media as one of his top five losers. Rolling an opening montage of the losers, "Hannity" aired the vile comments Martin Bashir made about ... [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]

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]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Justice (As In Victoria), More Will Ferrell - Posted December 19, 2013
Facebook Weekly Highlig... [AllFacebook]

Salem Brings Hannity to Former 'Obama 1260' AM Radio Station - Posted December 17, 2013
Salem Communications added another conservative star to its ever-growing constellation of assets today. In a press release, they announced that starting in January, ... [FishbowlDC]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, November 27 - Posted December 2, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 251 | MSNBC: 122 | CNN: 99 | HLN: 71 Primetime: FNC: 294 | MSNBC: 154 | CNN: 109 | HLN: 92 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Nov. 2013 Ratings: Fox News Primetime #2 Among All Cable Networks - Posted November 26, 2013
Fox News finished its 143rd consecutive month as the number one cable news network in November, beating MSNBC and CNN combined in both total day and primetime. FNC was second in all of cable news in primetime this month, finishing behind only ESPN. But like its competitors, Fox News saw double-di... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nov. 2013 Ratings: Fox News Primetime #2 Among All Cable Networks - Posted November 26, 2013
Fox News finished its 143rd consecutive month as the number one cable news network in November, beating MSNBC and CNN combined in both total day and primetime. FNC was second in all of cable news in primetime this month, finishing behind only ESPN. But like its competitors, Fox News saw double-di... [FishbowlNY]

Nov. 2013 Ratings: Fox News Primetime #2 Among All Cable Networks - Posted November 26, 2013
Fox News finished its 143rd consecutive month as the number one cable news network in November, beating MSNBC and CNN combined in both total day and primetime. FNC was second in all of cable news in primetime this month, finishing behind only ESPN. But like its competitors, Fox News saw double-di... [TVNewser]

President Obama Hosts Off-Record Meeting With MSNBC Hosts, Fox's Juan Williams - Posted November 22, 2013
President Obama held an off-the-record meeting yesterday with liberal commentators including MSNBC's Ed Schultz, Lawrence O'Donnell, ... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly: Sarah Palin 'Won't Come On,' Wants to Give 'A Speech' - Posted November 21, 2013
In a segment about embattled MSNBC anchor Martin Bashir last night, Bill O'Reilly had news for ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bill O'Reilly: Sarah Palin 'Won't Come On,' Wants to Give 'A Speech' - Posted November 21, 2013
In a segment about embattled MSNBC anchor Martin Bashir last night, Bill O'Reilly had news for ... [FishbowlNY]

Bill O'Reilly: Sarah Palin 'Won't Come On,' Wants to Give 'A Speech' - Posted November 21, 2013
In a segment about embattled MSNBC anchor Martin Bashir last night, Bill O'Reilly had news for ... [TVNewser]

Ratings: Fox News Delivers Second-Highest Primetime Week of the Year - Posted November 12, 2013
Fox News had its second-highest rated week of the year in primetime last week, second only to the week of the Boston Marathon bombing in April. From 8pm to 11pmET, the network averaged 2,098,000 total viewers and 376,000 A25-54 viewers, ranking second in all of cable. By comparison, MSNBC averaged 716,000 total... [TVNewser]

Hannity Offers to Pay Obamacare Operator's Salary After She Was Fired For Talking to Him - Posted October 25, 2013
After an Obamacare helpline operator was fired for speaking to Sean Hannity on his radio show earlier this week, the Fox News host has offered to pay her salary and help her find a new job. Appearing on "Hannity" last night, Earline Davis said she was escorted out of the building for... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, October 18 - Posted October 21, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 227 | MSNBC: 129 | CNN: 98 | HLN: 57 Primetime: FNC: 243 | MSNBC: 144 | CNN: 117 | HLN: 102 4p: 5p: 6p/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Friday, October 18 - Posted October 21, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 227 | MSNBC: 129 | CNN: 98 | HLN: 57 Primetime: FNC: 243 | MSNBC: 144 | CNN: 117 | HLN: 102 4p: 5p: 6p/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

As Debt Vote Looms, Cable News Channels Weigh Options - Posted October 16, 2013
As Congress prepare to vote on a possible compromise in the government shutdown/debt ceiling battle, cable news executives are keeping an eye on things to see how it develops. If the deal falls through, or the votes go late, expect live coverage through primetime and beyond. As of now Fox News is... [TVNewser]

Ed Schultz to Sean Hannity: Let's Debate - Posted October 16, 2013
In the good ol' days, it was O'Reilly vs. Olbermann. Now, there's another cross-network challenge afoot. Last week, MSNBC's Ed Schultz referred to the Spe... [TVNewser]

Afternoon Reading List 10.15.13 - Posted October 15, 2013
BuzzFeed hires from Free Beacon: Dylan Byers reported Mond in Politico that the left leaning Buzzfeed would be hiring ... [FishbowlDC]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, October 10 - Posted October 11, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 270 | MSNBC: 149 | CNN: 153 | HLN: 73 Primetime: FNC: 364 | MSNBC: 241 | CNN: 180 | HLN: 100 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11/11:30p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Fox News' New Primetime Lineup Day One Ratings - Posted October 8, 2013
Fox News Channel's primetime lineup debuted last night. The channel's one new primetime program, "The Kelly File," debuted to 2.07 million total viewers and 289,000 viewers in the adults 25-54 demo. That placed the program second in the demo behind MSNBC's "R... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fox News' New Primetime Lineup Day One Ratings - Posted October 8, 2013
Fox News Channel's primetime lineup debuted last night. The channel's one new primetime program, "The Kelly File," debuted to 2.07 million total viewers and 289,000 viewers in the adults 25-54 demo. That placed the program second in the demo behind MSNBC's "R... [FishbowlNY]

Fox News' New Primetime Lineup Day One Ratings - Posted October 8, 2013
Fox News Channel's primetime lineup debuted last night. The channel's one new primetime program, "The Kelly File," debuted to 2.07 million total viewers and 289,000 viewers in the adults 25-54 demo. That placed the program second in the demo behind MSNBC's "R... [TVNewser]

Here Are The Highlights From FNC's New Primetime - Posted October 8, 2013
Last night Fox News debuted its reworked primetime lineup, starting with "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" at 7 PM, holdover "The O'Reilly Factor" at 8 PM, new program "The Kelly File" at 9 PM and "Hannity" in its new 10 PM timeslot. Megyn Kelly opened her new program with an... [TVNewser]

Fox News Promos Preview New Lineup - Posted October 5, 2013
Next week marks the debut of Fox News Channel's new lineup of programming. From Shepard Smith's new role as breaking news anchor, to "On the Record" at 7 PM, Megyn Kelly at 9 PM and "Hannity" at 10 PM, the lineup that has stayed mostly untouched for over a decade will... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Programs In Q3 2013 Were... - Posted October 3, 2013
The top cable news programs for the third quarter of 2013 were an awfully familiar bunch, with stalwarts generally leading their respective channels. Thst said, further down the list of top programs, there were a few notable surprises. Fox News led the way per usual, securing the top 13 programs in total... [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]

Afternoon Reading List 09.18.13. - Posted September 18, 2013
Media blames violent video games for aggressive behavior: Political blogger Oliver Willis of MediaMatters posted a ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Rampage at DC Navy Yard - Posted September 16, 2013
Police say three shooters are behind a rampage at the Navy Yard in Southeast Washington DC. One of the shooters is "down," according to police, but two remain at large. Shots rang out around 8:20am. The Washington Post ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rampage at DC Navy Yard - Posted September 16, 2013
Police say three shooters are behind a rampage at the Navy Yard in Southeast Washington DC. One of the shooters is "down," according to police, but two remain at large. Shots rang out around 8:20am. The Washington Post ... [FishbowlNY]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, September 4 - Posted September 5, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 299 | MSNBC: 115 | CNN: 126 | HLN: 97 Primetime: FNC: 461 | MSNBC: 170 | CNN: 144 | HLN: 117 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, September 4 - Posted September 5, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 299 | MSNBC: 115 | CNN: 126 | HLN: 97 Primetime: FNC: 461 | MSNBC: 170 | CNN: 144 | HLN: 117 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

FBDC Interview: ABC7's Kris Van Cleave - Posted September 5, 2013
Normal 0 false false false ... [FishbowlDC]

Here Are The TV News Reporters Congress Follows on Twitter - Posted September 3, 2013
TV news reporters and anchors are terrific sources of news and analysis when it comes to Congress. So it isn't surprising that members of Congress aggressively follow certain members of the news media on Twitter. New York... [TVNewser]

The Most Watched Cable News Programs in August Were... - Posted August 28, 2013
Fox News had the top 13 programs in August in total viewers, and the top 11 programs in the key adults 25-54 demo. "The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2.36 million total and 369,000 demo viewers. "The Five" and... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, August 26 - Posted August 27, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 254 | MSNBC: 126 | CNN: 120 | HLN: 102 Primetime: FNC: 340 | MSNBC: 219 | CNN: 160 | HLN: 92 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

August 2013 Ratings: Fox News, Far Out Front, Posts Lowest Demo Ratings Since 2001 - Posted August 27, 2013
Fox News remained on top of the cable news leaderboard in August, marking 140 months at #1 in total viewers and drawing more viewers than MSNBC, CNN and HLN combined in both total day and primetime. But the network declined across the board year-over-year and posted its lowest ratings in the... [TVNewser]

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

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, August 21 - Posted August 22, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 246 | MSNBC: 113 | CNN: 101 | HLN: 80 Primetime: FNC: 322 | MSNBC: 158 | CNN: 148 | HLN: 118 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

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]

The Scoreboard: Friday, August 16 - Posted August 19, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 206 | MSNBC: 110 | CNN: 93 | HLN: 127 Primetime: FNC: 197 | MSNBC: 102 | CNN: 98 | HLN: 121 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 15 - Posted August 16, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 207 | MSNBC: 112 | CNN: 108 | HLN: 84 Primetime: FNC: 267 | MSNBC: 123 | CNN: 109 | HLN: 90 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 15 - Posted August 16, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 207 | MSNBC: 112 | CNN: 108 | HLN: 84 Primetime: FNC: 267 | MSNBC: 123 | CNN: 109 | HLN: 90 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 15 - Posted August 16, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 207 | MSNBC: 112 | CNN: 108 | HLN: 84 Primetime: FNC: 267 | MSNBC: 123 | CNN: 109 | HLN: 90 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, August 14 - Posted August 15, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 233 | MSNBC: 120 | CNN: 97 | HLN: 84 Primetime: FNC: 373 | MSNBC: 162 | CNN: 107 | HLN: 150 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Does Media Matter's Fever Pitch on Megyn Kelly Play Into Fox's Hands? - Posted August 15, 2013
Fox News' Megyn Kelly is a wolf in sheep's clothing, according to Media Matte... [FishbowlDC]

Sydney Leathers Ditching Porn in Favor of Journalism? - Posted August 15, 2013
What did "Big John" expect? The owner of a Hell's Kitchen nightclub where Sydney Leathers hosted a Tuesday night soiree to coincide with the first NYC Democratic candidates mayoral debate told the New York Daily News she was a lukewarm hostess. Instead of mingling, she spent most of the night on... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sydney Leathers Ditching Porn in Favor of Journalism? - Posted August 15, 2013
What did "Big John" expect? The owner of a Hell's Kitchen nightclub where Sydney Leathers hosted a Tuesday night soiree to coincide with the first NYC Democratic candidates mayoral debate told the New York Daily News she was a lukewarm hostess. Instead of mingling, she spent most of the night on... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Alec Baldwin on MSNBC? | Kelly Bumps Hannity? | Patch to Lay Off Hundreds - Posted August 9, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Alec Baldwin on MSNBC? | Kelly Bumps Hannity? | Patch to Lay Off Hundreds - Posted August 9, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Sean Hannity To Interview RNC Chairman Reince Priebus About NBC, CNN Letters - Posted August 5, 2013
Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity will interview RNC chairman Reince Priebus tonight about... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sean Hannity To Interview RNC Chairman Reince Priebus About NBC, CNN Letters - Posted August 5, 2013
Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity will interview RNC chairman Reince Priebus tonight about... [FishbowlNY]

Sean Hannity To Interview RNC Chairman Reince Priebus About NBC, CNN Letters - Posted August 5, 2013
Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity will interview RNC chairman Reince Priebus tonight about... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 1 - Posted August 2, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 225 | MSNBC: 120 | CNN: 130 | HLN: 106 Primetime: FNC: 340 | MSNBC: 185 | CNN: 186 | HLN: 74 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 1 - Posted August 2, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 225 | MSNBC: 120 | CNN: 130 | HLN: 106 Primetime: FNC: 340 | MSNBC: 185 | CNN: 186 | HLN: 74 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

As Radio Negotiations Continue, Rush Limbaugh Plans Hourlong Fox News Visit - Posted July 30, 2013
With Cumulus Media saying publicly that it plans to drop Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity at the end of the year, the pair of talkers are calmly mak... [TVNewser]

Cumulus Media Plans To Drop Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh - Posted July 29, 2013
Two of the biggest names in talk radio (one of whom also happens to be a big name in TV news) may be losing distribution on hundreds of radio stations. Acco... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Cumulus to Drop Limbaugh | The View Wants Kotb? | Atlantic Exec Departs - Posted July 29, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Cumulus to Drop Limbaugh | The View Wants Kotb? | Atlantic Exec Departs - Posted July 29, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, July 18 - Posted July 19, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 222 | MSNBC: 143 | CNN: 180 | HLN: 102 Primetime: FNC: 333 | MSNBC: 192 | CNN: 381 | HLN: 141 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, July 18 - Posted July 19, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 222 | MSNBC: 143 | CNN: 180 | HLN: 102 Primetime: FNC: 333 | MSNBC: 192 | CNN: 381 | HLN: 141 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, July 18 - Posted July 19, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 222 | MSNBC: 143 | CNN: 180 | HLN: 102 Primetime: FNC: 333 | MSNBC: 192 | CNN: 381 | HLN: 141 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Interviews Zimmerman Juror: 'I Think He's Guilty of Not Using Good Judgment' - Posted July 15, 2013
Just before he went on the air tonight, CNN's Anderson Cooper got the first interview with one ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Anderson Cooper Interviews Zimmerman Juror: 'I Think He's Guilty of Not Using Good Judgment' - Posted July 15, 2013
Just before he went on the air tonight, CNN's Anderson Cooper got the first interview with one ... [FishbowlNY]

Afternoon Reading List 07.11.13. - Posted July 11, 2013
Why MSNBC's ratings suck -- MSNBC has been the subject of news rather than just a broadcaster of it lately, due to its sharp decline in ratings in the first half of 2013. National Journal's ... [FishbowlDC]

Why Should Megyn Kelly Have To Replace Someone In Primetime? - Posted July 3, 2013
With the news yesterday that Megyn Kelly will be getting a primetime program later this year when she returns from maternity leave, specula... [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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, June 27 - Posted June 28, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 245 | MSNBC: 133 | CNN: 166 | HLN: 279 Primetime: FNC: 305 | MSNBC: 189 | CNN: 209 | HLN: 352 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: Forbes, Skipper, Wallenda - Posted June 26, 2013
Forbes has released its 2013 "Celebrity 100" list, and two names familiar to TV news viewers made the cut. The Blaze's Glenn Beck checks in at #34, with Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity at #72. ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, June 20 - Posted June 21, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 242 | MSNBC: 89 | CNN: 87 | HLN: 79 Primetime: FNC: 266 | MSNBC: 113 | CNN: 113 | HLN: 102 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, June 20 - Posted June 21, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 242 | MSNBC: 89 | CNN: 87 | HLN: 79 Primetime: FNC: 266 | MSNBC: 113 | CNN: 113 | HLN: 102 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, June 20 - Posted June 21, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 242 | MSNBC: 89 | CNN: 87 | HLN: 79 Primetime: FNC: 266 | MSNBC: 113 | CNN: 113 | HLN: 102 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [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]

Sean Hannity Talks To Playboy - Posted June 19, 2013
Fox News host Sean Hannity is the subject of this month's interview in Playboy magazine (potentially not safe for ... [TVNewser]

Playboy to Feature Sean Hannity - Posted June 19, 2013
Playboy's publicity department says he's fully dressed, but we're not convinced considering these pictures depict Fox News' ... [FishbowlDC]

Sean Hannity Talks to Playboy About His Gun Collection - Posted June 19, 2013
In the italicized intro to the July/August Playboy interview with Fox News and radio host Sean Hannity, contributing editor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sean Hannity Talks to Playboy About His Gun Collection - Posted June 19, 2013
In the italicized intro to the July/August Playboy interview with Fox News and radio host Sean Hannity, contributing editor ... [FishbowlNY]

Cincinnati's WXIX Takes The Lead in IRS Scandal Story - Posted June 5, 2013
Cincinnati FOX affiliate WXIX found itself with a front row seat on a national story after it was revealed the IRS had been targeting conservative political groups. After all, one of the IRS offices at the center of the controversy was in Cincinnati, making it a local story. ... [TVSpy]

Weather Channel's Tornado Hunt Truck Destroyed by Tornado - Posted May 31, 2013
A severe line of weather stretching from Oklahoma City to St. Louis has kept the cable news channels in extended coverage tonight and destroyed at least one Tornado Hunt truck operated by the Weather Channel. Meteorologist Mike Bet... [TVNewser]

May 2013 Ratings: Fox News Gains Total Viewers, Loses Younger Viewers - Posted May 29, 2013
Fox News maintained its dominant position atop the cable news leaderboard in May, posting its highest-rated month since last November in both Total Viewers and primetime. But despite double digit gains in Total Viewers, the network was down in the A25-54 demo for the month. The ratings for May, 2013 (Nielsen Live... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, May 15 - Posted May 16, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 329 | MSNBC: 94 | CNN: 123 | HLN: 240 Primetime: FNC: 407 | MSNBC: 166 | CNN: 153 | HLN: 259 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

FishbowlDC Interview With Paul Brandus - Posted May 16, 2013
Say hello to Paul Brandus who writes West Wing Reports and a column for The Week. He's an independent White House Correspondent who writes a blog and has a Twitter account in which he doesn't use his name. How come he goes nameless? "Her... [FishbowlDC]

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]

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]

April 2013 Ratings: Fox News Number Two In All Of Cable - Posted April 30, 2013
The Boston bombing and subsequent manhunt, as well as the horrific Texas fire led to a huge news month in April, and Fox News led the pack among the cable news channels. The ratings for April, 2013 (Nielsen Live + Same Day data): Primetime (Mon-Sun): 2,016,000 Total Viewers / 389,000 A25-54 T... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, April 17 - Posted April 18, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 374 | MSNBC: 165 | CNN: 372 | HLN: 151 Primetime: FNC: 510 | MSNBC: 317 | CNN: 439 | HLN: 188 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, April 17 - Posted April 18, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 374 | MSNBC: 165 | CNN: 372 | HLN: 151 Primetime: FNC: 510 | MSNBC: 317 | CNN: 439 | HLN: 188 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, April 3 - Posted April 4, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 242 | MSNBC: 116 | CNN: 95 | HLN: 148 Primetime: FNC: 282 | MSNBC: 177 | CNN: 136 | HLN: 156 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Programs in Q1 2013 Were... - Posted April 4, 2013
As usual, Fox News Channel's programming topped the competition in the first quarter of 2013. The network notched the top 13 programs among total viewers and the top six in the A25-54 demographic. "The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one show on Fox News and cable news overall, averaging 2.88 million... [TVNewser]

Q1 2013 Ratings: Fox News #1 For 45 Quarters - Posted April 2, 2013
Fox News continued its dominant hold of the leaderboard in the first quarter of 2013, marking 45 consecutive quarters as the highest-rated cable news network. But like CNN and MSNBC, Fox News is down for the quarter. The ratings for Q3 2013 (Nielsen Live + Same Day data): Primetime (Mon-Sun): ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, March 22 - Posted March 25, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 241 | MSNBC: 130 | CNN: 92 | HLN: 161 Primetime: FNC: 319 | MSNBC: 211 | CNN: 116 | HLN: 184 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Friday, March 22 - Posted March 25, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 241 | MSNBC: 130 | CNN: 92 | HLN: 161 Primetime: FNC: 319 | MSNBC: 211 | CNN: 116 | HLN: 184 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Shutting Down Martin's 'Funk' in Final Days? - Posted March 21, 2013
The TV world can be so cold. When you're out, you're out. And sometimes sooner than you might expect. There are 17 days left on Roland Martin's CNN contract. But the powers that be appear to be shutting it down early. With his contract en... [FishbowlDC]

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]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, March 7 - Posted March 8, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 266 | MSNBC: 136 | CNN: 148 | HLN: 189 Primetime: FNC: 363 | MSNBC: 239 | CNN: 165 | HLN: 285 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, March 6 - Posted March 7, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 270 | MSNBC: 148 | CNN: 103 | HLN: 212 Primetime: FNC: 415 | MSNBC: 222 | CNN: 141 | HLN: 295 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Goes Off On Alan Colmes - Posted March 6, 2013
It isn't quite as intense as the recent dust-up between Sean Hannity and Rep. Keith Ellison But Bill O'Reilly went off on FNC... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, March 4 - Posted March 5, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 244 | MSNBC: 147 | CNN: 113 | HLN: 175 Primetime: FNC: 369 | MSNBC: 226 | CNN: 149 | HLN: 213 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

(Video) Alan Colmes Says Being 'Left of Attila the Hun' Keeps Him from Radio Clearance in NYC - Posted March 5, 2013
Alan Colmes is still a busy guy. He is heard nationally on his eponymous Fox News Radio show. He also does guest spots on Fox News Channel, his former prime time TV home with Sean Hannity. FishbowlNY caught up with Colmes at the recent reunion for WHN, a station that he was... [morningmedianewsfeed]

(Video) Alan Colmes Says Being 'Left of Attila the Hun' Keeps Him from Radio Clearance in NYC - Posted March 5, 2013
Alan Colmes is still a busy guy. He is heard nationally on his eponymous Fox News Radio show. He also does guest spots on Fox News Channel, his former prime time TV home with Sean Hannity. FishbowlNY caught up with Colmes at the recent reunion for WHN, a station that he was... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, February 28 - Posted March 1, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 261 | MSNBC: 126 | CNN: 105 | HLN: 168 Primetime: FNC: 403 | MSNBC: 224 | CNN: 122 | HLN: 225 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, February 28 - Posted March 1, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 261 | MSNBC: 126 | CNN: 105 | HLN: 168 Primetime: FNC: 403 | MSNBC: 224 | CNN: 122 | HLN: 225 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, February 28 - Posted March 1, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 261 | MSNBC: 126 | CNN: 105 | HLN: 168 Primetime: FNC: 403 | MSNBC: 224 | CNN: 122 | HLN: 225 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

Sean Hannity And Bob Woodward Talk 'Regret' Comments - Posted March 1, 2013
On Fox News Channel's "Hannity," Bob Woodward appeared to talk about his book, and the "you'll regret this" comments that have been making the rounds over the last few days. While Sean Hannity was his usual bombastic self, Woodward spent a good chunk of the interview trying to tone things down: "People... [TVNewser]

Rep. Keith Ellison, Sean Hannity Spar In Heated Debate On 'Hannity' - Posted February 27, 2013
Rep. Keith Ellison and Fox News host Sean Hannity got into one of the most heated debates in recent memory on cable news. Ellison, seemingly unaware that Hannity is not a journalist but a partisan commentator, called him "the worst excuse for a journalist I've ever seen" who has broken "every... [TVNewser]

February 2013 Ratings: Fox News On Top Despite Year-Over-Year Declines - Posted February 26, 2013
Fox News remains the top cable news network, beating MSNBC and CNN combined in both Total Day and primetime for the month of February. Despite being up for the month, Fox News -- like the other cable news networks -- was down year-over-year. The ratings for February, 2013 (Nielsen Live + Same... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, February 18 - Posted February 20, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 251 | MSNBC: 165 | CNN: 124 | HLN: 101 Primetime: FNC: 343 | MSNBC: 321 | CNN: 159 | HLN: 132 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

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]

The TVNewser Twitter Index: The Most-Followed Primetime Cable News Shows - Posted February 9, 2013
This week in the TVNewser Twitter Index, we are taking a look at primetime cable news shows, and how they stack up on the social network. It is important to note some discrepancies in the numbers up front. The tracker is looking at the followers of shows, not hosts, that is for... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage: Fox News - Posted February 8, 2013
Bret Baier will anchor Fox News' State of the Union coverage beginning at 8:55pmET Tuesday. Baier will be joined by Juan Williams, ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, February 6 - Posted February 7, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 247 | MSNBC: 166 | CNN: 110 | HLN: 110 Primetime: FNC: 295 | MSNBC: 233 | CNN: 126 | HLN: 147 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, February 5 - Posted February 6, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 267 | MSNBC: 156 | CNN: 96 | HLN: 115 Primetime: FNC: 305 | MSNBC: 251 | CNN: 150 | HLN: 165 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

January 2013 Ratings: Fox News Down Compared To Last Year - Posted January 29, 2013
With January complete, Fox News has completed 11 straight years of being number one in cable news in both primetime and total day. That said, the network saw significant ratings declines in January--particularly in the pivotal adults 25-54 demographic--though its perch remains unthreatened for now. The ratings for January, 2013: ... [TVNewser]

POTUS Gets a Pass In 'Scandal' - Posted January 18, 2013
On ABC's political drama "Scandal" this week, we're treated to the almost-full return of Fitzgerald Grant as commander in chief. Previously, an attempted assassination had left Grant hospitalized with a concussion. In this episode, the problem arises when Grant prematurely... [FishbowlDC]

The Scoreboard: Monday, January 14 - Posted January 15, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 231 | MSNBC: 198 | CNN: 125 | HLN: 83 Primetime: FNC: 366 | MSNBC: 273 | CNN: 139 | HLN: 125 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, January 11 - Posted January 14, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 274 | MSNBC: 144 | CNN: 113 | HLN: 96 Primetime: FNC: 332 | MSNBC: 170 | CNN: 137 | HLN: 143 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 10, 2013
Quotes of the Day INSOMNIA AT A GLANCE: "Nights when I'm up against my will worrying about everything affecting everyone I love are dumb and pointless, but I get to see this. It's nice." -- ... [FishbowlDC]

2012 Ratings: Fox News Number One For 11 Straight Years - Posted January 4, 2013
2012 saw Fox News mark 11 years as the number one cable news channel in total viewers and the demo, though the election didn't provide much in the way of a ratings bump, with the network only up a bit in total viewers, and down slightly in the demo. Primetime: 2.043 million... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, December 17 - Posted December 18, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 293 | MSNBC: 197 | CNN: 259 | HLN: 110 Primetime: FNC: 381 | MSNBC: 276 | CNN: 321 | HLN: 154 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Fox News Contributor Talks About Being Punched During Union Protest In Michigan - Posted December 12, 2012
As Michigan debated passing legislation that pro-union advocates argued severely hurts the right of workers to organize effectively, union members protested outside the state capital. The legislation ultimately passed, but there was also action outside the legislative chambers. A handful of fights broke out, including an incident which saw Fox News... [TVNewser]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted December 7, 2012
Today we have another installment of: "Ask Piranhamous Anything." And we do mean anything. Send your queries 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 --... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell and FNC's Bill O'Reilly to Interview Bob Costas - Posted December 4, 2012
MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell speaks with NBC's Bob Costas tonight for Costas' first television interview since his comments on gun control Sunday night followi... [TVNewser]

Gun Control Fight on 'Hannity:' 'Why don't you shut up, just please shut up!' 'No, You Shut Up!' - Posted December 4, 2012
The murder-suicide that rocked the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs over the weekend, and Bob Costas' commentary about it Sun... [TVNewser]

ABC's Scandal Portrays Voter Fraud As Fox News Wishes It Were: Vast, Consequential - Posted November 30, 2012
If you could visualize the moist dream of several FNC anchors it would look a lot like last night's episode of ABC's political drama Scandal. In the episode, a news reporter comes out of retirement and quickly learns that the sitting president won his election through a vast voter... [FishbowlDC]

Book Ban on Fox News? Not Really - Posted November 28, 2012
Coming on the heals of journalist/author Tom Ricks hurting his chances of getting on Fox News anytime soon, historian/author ... [TVNewser]

November 2012 Ratings: Fox News Daytime Shows Have Best Months Ever - Posted November 28, 2012
November makes it 131 straight months -- since January 2002 -- that Fox News Channel has been the most-watched cable news network in total viewers. Fox news had nine out of the top 10 programs in cable news based on total viewers, and seven out of the top 10 in A25-54... [TVNewser]

How Cable News Covered The Israel/Gaza Conflict Last Night - Posted November 20, 2012
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Maddow, O'Donnell Win Demo Last Week, But Fox News Still on Top in Primetime - Posted November 19, 2012
Fox News held its usual perch as the top cable news channel in primetime for the week of November 12-16, but two of MSNBC's programs -- "The Rachel Maddow Show" and "The Last Word with ... [TVNewser]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted November 16, 2012
Today we have another installment of: "Ask Piranhamous Anything." And we do mean anything. Send your queries 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 care. Try to keep... [FishbowlDC]

For the First Time Since 2001, MSNBC Wins the Primetime Demo Three Nights Straight - Posted November 12, 2012
MSNBC beat Fox News in primetime (8-11pm) in the key adults 25-54 demographic in the first three nights after the election. This is the first time in nearly twelve years -- since January 1-3, 2001 -- that MSNBC has won in demo viewers for three nights in a row in primetime.... [TVNewser]

FNC Sizes Up Megyn Kelly's Future - Posted November 12, 2012
The Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz writes about Fox News anchor Megyn K... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, November 7 - Posted November 8, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 499 | MSNBC: 493 | CNN: 507 | HLN: 80 Primetime: FNC: 683 | MSNBC: 765 | CNN: 465 | HLN: 94 ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Saturday, November 3 - Posted November 6, 2012
While many weekday cable hosts were in over the weekend ahead of today's election, Nielsen is telling clients that due to Hurricane Sandy the National People Meter Sample is lower than normal for Saturday and Sunday and clients should be aware that "viewing trends may be impacted." 25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day:... [TVNewser]

Ed Henry: 'So Many People Who Criticize Fox News Don't Watch Fox News' - Posted November 6, 2012
The 2012 election is a new experience for veteran journalist Ed Henry: it's his first as a reporter for Fox News. For starters, the former CNN'er says he's speaking to a larger audience. It's "gratifying how many Americans are watching. Fox has co... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Programs In October 2012 Were... - Posted November 3, 2012
October 2012 was a big one for cable news, thanks in large part to the Presidential debates, and the final leg of the campaign. The debates help boost programs, generating a "halo effect" that had an impact on the top cable news programs. Fox News Channel led the way as usual,... [TVNewser]

October 2012 Ratings: Fox News Tops All Cable Channels - Posted November 1, 2012
October 2011 was a big one for cable news, with the Presidential debates and the final leg of the campaign generating huge numbers for cable news. Fox News was the biggest beneficiary, placing number one in primetime among all ad-supported cable channels for the month. The last time FNC placed number... [TVNewser]

Triumph The Insult Comic Dog Ruins TV Shots During The Final Debate - Posted October 26, 2012
On "Conan" last night, correspondent Triumph the Insult Comic Dog filed his report from the final presidential debate at Lynn University in Florida. One of his primary goals: to ruin as many TV shots as possible. If you were watching Fox News Channel's "Hannity," Fox Business Network's debate coverage with Neil... [TVNewser]

TV Responds to Trump's Latest BS - Posted October 25, 2012
Had enough Trump for a lifetime or two? Too bad! This morning our colleagues at TVNewser posted an amusing roundup of the TV networks' varied responses to his moronic "offer" to donate money to the President's charity of choice as long as Obama releases his school and passport re... [PRNewser]

How The Networks Handled Trump's Publicity Stunt - Posted October 25, 2012
Reality TV host Donald Trump launched a new publicity stunt Wednesday in which he said he would give $5 million to a charity of President Obama's choice, so long as the President releases his school and Passport records "To Mr Trump's satisfaction." Trump appeared on CNN's "... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, October 23 - Posted October 24, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 466 | MSNBC: 303 | CNN: 186 | HLN: 83 Primetime: FNC: 745 | MSNBC: 550 | CNN: 259 | HLN: 156 ... [TVNewser]

CBS Scoops State Department Emails - Posted October 24, 2012
CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson seems to have the scoop of the week so far, obtaining State Department emails that indicate that the White House was made aware on the consulate attack in Benghazi just hours after it happened, and that terrorist groups were claiming responsibility for it. Attkisson first reported the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CBS Scoops State Department Emails - Posted October 24, 2012
CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson seems to have the scoop of the week so far, obtaining State Department emails that indicate that the White House was made aware on the consulate attack in Benghazi just hours after it happened, and that terrorist groups were claiming responsibility for it. Attkisson first reported the... [FishbowlNY]

CBS Scoops State Department Emails - Posted October 24, 2012
CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson seems to have the scoop of the week so far, obtaining State Department emails that indicate that the White House was made aware on the consulate attack in Benghazi just hours after it happened, and that terrorist groups were claiming responsibility for it. Attkisson first reported the... [TVNewser]

Fox News' 'Hannity' Takes Aim At MSNBC Again - Posted October 24, 2012
Like the tick tick tick of a clock, only so much time can go by before the politically partisan primetime hosts at Fox News and MSNBC take aim at each other. Last night, right on time, Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity decided to dedicate a segment to attacking MSNBC. FNC and... [TVNewser]

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

Barbara Walters, Joe Kernen and One Republican's Response to the Debate - Posted October 17, 2012
After last week's head-spinning scene where real-life democrats took campaign advice from fictional politicians (Chris Noth, you've got my vote), I thought I'd pretty much covered the landscape of presidential politics among the Wednesday Michael's crowd. Nothing doing. Before I could settle in for my lunch with P... [FishbowlLA]

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

The Scoreboard: Thursday, October 11 - Posted October 12, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 721 | MSNBC: 393 | CNN: 341 | HLN: 87 Primetime: FNC: 2.286 | MSNBC: 1.276 | CNN: 1.167 | HLN: 118 ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, October 9 - Posted October 10, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 401 | MSNBC: 231 | CNN: 134 | HLN: 79 Primetime: FNC: 699 | MSNBC: 422 | CNN: 170 | HLN: 125 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, October 9 - Posted October 10, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 401 | MSNBC: 231 | CNN: 134 | HLN: 79 Primetime: FNC: 699 | MSNBC: 422 | CNN: 170 | HLN: 125 ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Friday, October 5 - Posted October 8, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 318 | MSNBC: 222 | CNN: 140 | HLN: 80 Primetime: FNC: 490 | MSNBC: 338 | CNN: 158| HLN: 81 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Friday, October 5 - Posted October 8, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 318 | MSNBC: 222 | CNN: 140 | HLN: 80 Primetime: FNC: 490 | MSNBC: 338 | CNN: 158| HLN: 81 ... [FishbowlNY]

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Head To Friendly Territory For First Post-Debate Interview - Posted October 5, 2012
GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney gave his first post-debate interview last night on Fox News Channel's 'Hannity.' Romney was joined by VP nominee Paul Ryan. "I am happy that Jim Lehrer was willing to ask us our positions on issues, and we could describe those so it was not a big 'gotcha'... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, October 3 - Posted October 4, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 726 | MSNBC: 456 | CNN: 478 | HLN: 62 Primetime: FNC: 2.160 | MSNBC: 1.488 | CNN: 1.855 | HLN: 75 ... [TVNewser]

Kelly, Baier to Lead Fox News' Debate Coverage - Posted October 2, 2012
Fox News has set coverage plans for the first Presidential debate, which will take place Wednesday night from the University of Denver in Colorado. Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly... [TVNewser]

David Carr: 'Liberal Media' Trope Loses Credibility, As Conservative News Outlets Flourish - Posted October 1, 2012
New York Times media columnist David Carr takes on the claims of the "liberal media conspiracy" in his column today. Carr notes... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Sunday, September 23 - Posted September 25, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 166 | MSNBC: 121 | CNN: 111 | HLN: 124 Primetime: FNC: 150 | MSNBC: 183 | CNN: 124 | HLN: 110 ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, September 21 - Posted September 24, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 313 | MSNBC: 261 | CNN: 112 | HLN: 79 Primetime: FNC: 431 | MSNBC: 449 | CNN: 146 | HLN: 105 ... [TVNewser]

Maddow Beats Hannity In Demo Last Week, Though FNC Remains Primetime Leader - Posted September 24, 2012
Last week kicked off with a ratings bang, as MSNBC topped Fox News Channel Monday and Tuesday in primetime in the key news demo of adults 25-54. Now, with the ratings for Wednesday-Friday in, we c... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Maddow Beats Hannity In Demo Last Week, Though FNC Remains Primetime Leader - Posted September 24, 2012
Last week kicked off with a ratings bang, as MSNBC topped Fox News Channel Monday and Tuesday in primetime in the key news demo of adults 25-54. Now, with the ratings for Wednesday-Friday in, we c... [FishbowlNY]

Maddow Beats Hannity In Demo Last Week, Though FNC Remains Primetime Leader - Posted September 24, 2012
Last week kicked off with a ratings bang, as MSNBC topped Fox News Channel Monday and Tuesday in primetime in the key news demo of adults 25-54. Now, with the ratings for Wednesday-Friday in, we c... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, September 20 - Posted September 21, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 335 | MSNBC: 262 | CNN: 120 | HLN: 99 Primetime: FNC: 542 | MSNBC: 451 | CNN: 184 | HLN: 97 ... [TVNewser]

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

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, September 19 - Posted September 20, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 373 | MSNBC: 264 | CNN: 137 | HLN: 86 Primetime: FNC: 578 | MSNBC: 500 | CNN: 207 | HLN: 71 ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, September 18 - Posted September 19, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 347 | MSNBC: 279 | CNN: 168 | HLN: 90 Primetime: FNC: 526 | MSNBC: 575 | CNN: 283 | HLN: 86 ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, September 14 - Posted September 17, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 422 | MSNBC: 211 | CNN: 161 | HLN: 78 Primetime: FNC: 584 | MSNBC: 296 | CNN: 199 | HLN: 79 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Friday, September 14 - Posted September 17, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 422 | MSNBC: 211 | CNN: 161 | HLN: 78 Primetime: FNC: 584 | MSNBC: 296 | CNN: 199 | HLN: 79 ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Friday, September 14 - Posted September 17, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 422 | MSNBC: 211 | CNN: 161 | HLN: 78 Primetime: FNC: 584 | MSNBC: 296 | CNN: 199 | HLN: 79 ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, September 12 - Posted September 13, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 446 | MSNBC: 230 | CNN: 161 | HLN: 87 Primetime: FNC: 753 | MSNBC: 445 | CNN: 255 | HLN: 95 ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's TheBlaze Goes Traditional, Becomes Cable and Satellite Channel - Posted September 12, 2012
TheBlaze, the web-TV network from former Fox News host Glenn Beck, is becoming a more traditional cable and satellite channel and launching on DISH Network. TheBlaze will still be available to buy a la carte online, but now some DISH Network households will have access to it as well. Those DISH... [TVNewser]

FNC, NBC Claim Wins Over Six Days of Conventions - Posted September 7, 2012
When added up, Fox News had the most-watched 10pm convention coverage over the six days of the RNC and DNC. Despite a dearth of interest from Obama supporters to watch Fox News during the DNC, the network drew big crowds during the RNC. Fox News averaged 5.34 million total viewers at 10pm... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, September 5 - Posted September 6, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 396 | MSNBC: 425 | CNN: 380 | HLN: 75 Primetime: FNC: 632 | MSNBC: 1.003 | CNN: 963 | HLN: 109 ... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw Rushed to Charlotte Hospital - Posted September 6, 2012
NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw was taken by ambulance to a Charlotte hospital this morning after an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." Brokaw, 72, who stepped down as anchor of "Nightly News" after the 2004 election, has been worki... [TVNewser]

Brokaw on 'Hannity:' 'If you want to be a good news consumer, you've got to get aggressive' - Posted September 5, 2012
Tom Brokaw crossed the media aisle tonight and appeared on Sean Hannity's show on Fox News. The two discussed politics and the media. Hannity ask... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Brokaw on 'Hannity:' 'If you want to be a good news consumer, you've got to get aggressive' - Posted September 5, 2012
Tom Brokaw crossed the media aisle tonight and appeared on Sean Hannity's show on Fox News. The two discussed politics and the media. Hannity ask... [FishbowlNY]

Separated at Birth: NARAL's Nancy Keenan - Posted September 5, 2012
This afternoon we're pairing NARAL's left-wing red meat speech giver Nancy Keenan and FNC's Sean Hannity as well as the Wonder Year's father and football coach Dan Lauria. We know this is a tough one to swallow. What can we say? It's all in the hair, and well, the face and... [FishbowlDC]

Need a Lift at the DNC? Call on Fox News - Posted September 4, 2012
As they did in Tampa for the RNC, Fox News has decked out a fleet of SUVs for use by delegates and attendees of the DNC. I noticed the SUVs parked in downtown Charlotte, and the drivers asking people if they wanted rides. Fox News tells us they have 10 cars offering... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 30 - Posted August 31, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 608 | MSNBC: 253 | CNN: 215 | HLN: 96 Primetime: FNC: 2.629 | MSNBC: 816 | CNN: 661 | HLN: 247 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 30 - Posted August 31, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 608 | MSNBC: 253 | CNN: 215 | HLN: 96 Primetime: FNC: 2.629 | MSNBC: 816 | CNN: 661 | HLN: 247 ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 30 - Posted August 31, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 608 | MSNBC: 253 | CNN: 215 | HLN: 96 Primetime: FNC: 2.629 | MSNBC: 467 | CNN: 581 | HLN: 247 ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, August 27 - Posted August 28, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 362 | MSNBC: 194 | CNN: 141 | HLN: 112 Primetime: FNC: 544 | MSNBC: 353 | CNN: 213 | HLN: 104 ... [TVNewser]

Behind The Scenes In Tampa - Posted August 28, 2012
With the Republican National Convention finally getting underway in Tampa, there are some great behind the scenes pieces being put out by the TV new organizations covering the event. Here, CBS News veterans Bob Schieffer and Bill Plante--with 91 years of political coverage between them--talk about RNCs past: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, August 21 - Posted August 22, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 319 | MSNBC: 181 | CNN: 119 | HLN: 77 Primetime: FNC: 506 | MSNBC: 335 | CNN: 178 | HLN: 102 ... [TVNewser]

Todd Akin Goes On Mainstream Media, Responds To Tweet Blasting Mainstream Media - Posted August 22, 2012
Representative Todd Akin, whose controversial comments on rape earlier this week resulted in a slew of prominent Republicans calling for him to drop out of his race, is finally making the expanded media rounds. Akin had previously appeared on Mike Huckabee's radio show, as well as Fox News host Sean Hannity's ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier And Megyn Kelly To Lead Fox News Channel's RNC Coverage - Posted August 21, 2012
Fox News has announced its coverage plans for the RNC. Special primetime coverage will run each night from 10-11:30 PM, anchored by Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, August 13 - Posted August 14, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 327 | MSNBC: 172 | CNN: 101 | HLN: 80 Primetime: FNC: 444 | MSNBC: 339 | CNN: 138 | HLN: 87 ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Saturday, August 11 - Posted August 14, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 286 | MSNBC: *NA | CNN: 110 | HLN: 121 Primetime: FNC: 187 | MSNBC: 182 | CNN: 89 | HLN: 177 ... [TVNewser]

Mitt and Paul? ACU Puts 'em Last - Posted August 14, 2012
Reporters take note. The American Conservative Union today opened registration for media to cover CPAC Colorado on Oct. 4 at the Crown Plaza Denver International Airport. What and who to expect? Says a release: Blockbuster speeches. Policy discussions. Networking opportunities "all celebra... [FishbowlDC]

Kelly Ripa Gets $20 Million a Year to Act Like an Idiot - Posted August 9, 2012
The Daily Beast has published a list of the highest paid TV anchors, and it's massively depressing. It's sad because some of the people featured in the list don't do much at all. Like Kelly Ripa... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Kelly Ripa Gets $20 Million a Year to Act Like an Idiot - Posted August 9, 2012
The Daily Beast has published a list of the highest paid TV anchors, and it's massively depressing. It's sad because some of the people featured in the list don't do much at all. Like Kelly Ripa... [FishbowlNY]

Pentagon TV's Set to MSNBC - Posted August 2, 2012
FishbowlDC encountered an all-too-chatty stranger in a cafe this morning reading WaPo. At first, we ignored. But soon enough, he told us about th... [FishbowlDC]

Marc Lamont Hill On Why He Went On Fox News: 'I wanted to be a public defender' - Posted July 25, 2012
Former Fox News contributor Marc Lamont Hill is the latest subject in Mediabistro's "So What Do You Do?" series. Considering that your views ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Responds to Sean Hannity Comment Regarding Al Sharpton - Posted July 19, 2012
MSNBC is taking issue with a comment Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity made in his interview last night with George Zimmerman. Hannity... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Nixed Zimmerman Interview Over Hotel Demands - Posted July 19, 2012
The New York Post reports, and TVNewser has confirmed, that ABC News anchor Barbara Walters nixed an interview with ... [TVNewser]

Trayvon Martin's Parents Respond To George Zimmerman Interview on Fox News, CBS - Posted July 19, 2012
Last night Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity had the first interview with George Zimmerman, the man who shot teenager Trayvon Martin earlier this year. Martin's parents responded to that interview by appe... [TVNewser]

Be Warned | Caring Too Much | Explainer - Posted July 18, 2012
TVNewser: Sean Hannity has secured the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Be Warned | Caring Too Much | Explainer - Posted July 18, 2012
TVNewser: Sean Hannity has secured the ... [FishbowlNY]

Justice Antonin Scalia Kicking Off Book Tour With Piers Morgan Interview - Posted July 18, 2012
It looks as though there will be two very rare interviews on cable news this evening. We already noted that Fox News Channel's S... [TVNewser]

Hannity Gets First Interview with George Zimmerman - Posted July 18, 2012
Sean Hannity has secured the first interview with George Zimmerman, the man accused of killing Florida teenager ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Hannity Gets First Interview with George Zimmerman - Posted July 18, 2012
Sean Hannity has secured the first interview with George Zimmerman, the man accused of killing Florida teenager ... [FishbowlNY]

Hannity Gets First Interview with George Zimmerman - Posted July 18, 2012
Sean Hannity has secured the first interview with George Zimmerman, the man accused of killing Florida teenager ... [TVNewser]

CBS News: CBS Did Not Send Flowers to George Zimmerman's Family - Posted July 17, 2012
The case of the jailhouse phone calls keeps getting stranger. According to the Orlando Sentinel, phone calls between Geo... [TVNewser]

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]

Q2 2012 Ratings: With Fox News Down in Prime, Daytime Shines - Posted June 26, 2012
Fox News continues its reign as the cable news king, but the News Corp. news channel is not immune to the slowdown in cable news. This was Fox's lowest quarter since the second quarter 2008. In primetime, Fox News is down -1% in total viewers and down -14% in younger viewers.... [TVNewser]

A D.C. Soiree for Rush Limbaugh's Little Bro - Posted June 25, 2012
Have you been invited? Jeff Carneal of Eagle Publishing and Marji Ross of Regnery are gathering Washingtonians to celebrate their NYT bestseller, The Great Destroyer, by David... [FishbowlDC]

The Daily Caller Makes Sexy Time - Posted June 21, 2012
Now that the hubbub over The Daily Caller's Neil Munro's outburst is starting to die down, the website is trying to find a way to keep it alive. There is no new angle. There is no new hook. There is only... Hot chicks. And that's what The Daily Caller uses... [PRNewser]

Obama Heckler Says Yes to Hannity Radio - Posted June 18, 2012
The Daily Caller's heckler in residence Neil Munro is a wanted man. But so far he is keeping somewhat of a low profile and has turned d... [FishbowlDC]

Separated at Birth: David Axelrod - Posted June 15, 2012
Sean Hannity's Hair, the alter ego of the Fox News personality, Sean Hannity, provided the inspiration of our Separated at Birth offering today on Obama senior campaign adviser David Axelrod. He writes, Who else thinks @davidaxelrod is a dead ringer for The Munsters' Grandpa (Al Lewis)?" We also think Axelrod resembles... [FishbowlDC]

Michelle Malkin is Tired of 'Snotty Condescension from Liberal Elite Journalists Like Juan Williams' - Posted June 14, 2012
Michelle Malkin and Juan Williams got into it last night on Sean Hannity... [TVNewser]

Bill Press Strikes Back at Fox News: 'They're Very Good at the Name Calling, Aren't They?' - Posted June 8, 2012
Bill Press' remarks earlier this week calling the National Anthem "an abomination" have ignited a war of words between the Current TV host and Fox News. On Wednesday, Sean Hannity ... [TVNewser]

Sean Hannity: Bill Press Just 'Wants Attention' - Posted June 7, 2012
Last night on Fox News, Sean Hannity's "Great American Panel" took on Current TV's Bill Press for ... [TVNewser]

Roseanne Barr Wants to Host a Show on Fox News - Posted June 6, 2012
Roseanne Barr has a lot on her to-do list this year. In addition to seeking the Green Party's Presidential nomination, she's interested in getting involved in cable news punditry. On Fox News. Wait, what? Barr explains in an interview with the ... [TVNewser]

What Did You Think of Last Night's Coverage of the Wisconsin Recall? - Posted June 6, 2012
Politico's Dylan Byers thinks last night's coverage of the Wisconsin recall was, "The worst night on cable news." That's his headline anyway. Really? The worst? Ever? Seems to me it was exactly the way it was supposed to go. MSNBC's Ed Schultz rooting for democratic challenger ... [TVNewser]

Scott Walker Wins Wisconsin Recall Vote - Posted June 5, 2012
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Scott Walker Wins Wisconsin Recall Vote - Posted June 5, 2012
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Scott Walker Wins Wisconsin Recall Vote - Posted June 5, 2012
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May 2012 Ratings: Despite Declines, Fox News Still Far Out Front - Posted May 30, 2012
As usual, Fox News comes in first among the cable news channels in May, but even the perennial ratings leader was not immune to a decline this month. Compared to May 2011, FNC is down -6% in Total Vie... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Sunday, May 27 - Posted May 30, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 139 | MSNBC: 137 | CNN: 87 | HLN: 115 Primetime: FNC: 103 | MSNBC: 181 | CNN: 79 | HLN: 122 ... [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]

New Rule for Bill Maher - Posted May 18, 2012
New Rule for HBO's Bill Maher: Make your "New Rules" biting and trashy enough to elicit more than a single hiccup in Washington. Last week Maher issued a new rule for TWT columnist and Drudge's Joe Curl... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 10, 2012
Quotes of the Day "I want the wedding to be celebratory not militarized." -- Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow show last night in response to whether ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 7, 2012
Quotes of the Day Journo has to pass a kidney stone "All of my tweets for the next few days will come via @hootsuite so I will not be responding. I have to pass this Kidney Stone. #BoomOnMe" -- Sophia Nelson... [FishbowlDC]

Sean Hannity Takes on 'Rock Center's' Bin Laden Report Calling it 'Infomercial from NBC News' - Posted May 4, 2012
Sean Hannity lead off his show last night with a look at NBC's "Rock Center" and their hour-long rep... [TVNewser]

Did the Obama Campaign Take the Lead from MSNBC with New 'Forward' Slogan? - Posted April 30, 2012
The Obama re-election campaign has a new 7-minute short film called simply "Forward." The ad begins with the economic meltdown in 2008, with clips from TV news reports by CBS's Anthony Mason, NBC's ... [TVNewser]

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]

TV Talkers Make Talkers List of Heavy Hundred - Posted April 19, 2012
Ed Schultz spent a little time on his MSNBC show last night talking about Talkers, the radio industry magazine and its 2012 Heavy Hundred list. ... [TVNewser]

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

The Ticker: Ed Schultz, Paula Zahn, Ann Rule - Posted April 18, 2012
MSNBC host Ed Schultz was named one of the "most influential" radio talk hosts in America by the leading radio trade magazine Talkers. Schultz is also the highest-ranked liberal on the list, which was topped by Rush Limbaugh, Sea... [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]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 12, 2012
Quotes of the Day Journo in a Dress: "And here's a photo of me circa 1991 wearing my cousin's dress after I got my clothes dirty. #NOSHAME." -- Simon Landau, web ... [FishbowlDC]

Sean Hannity Confirms Call with George Zimmerman - Posted April 11, 2012
On his Fox News program, Sean Hannity confirmed that he spoke to George Zimmerman about his case, but said that he did not know anything about the situation regarding his attorneys. Zimmerman's attorneys dropped him as a client after losing contact with him, and learning that he reached out on his... [TVNewser]

George Zimmerman Attorneys Drop Him As a Client, Contact With Fox News Cited as Breach - Posted April 10, 2012
In a surprise press conference this afternoon, the attorneys for George Zimmerman, the man accused of killing Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, announced that they are dropping him as a client after "losing contact" with him. Their presser was carried live on CNN and MSNBC, though not on Fox News, which chose to... [TVNewser]

Gawker Hires Fox News 'Mole' - Posted April 10, 2012
Gawker says that it has hired a Fox News employee to deliver gossip on the internal workings of the network, and to provide content such as video clips not meant for public consumption. The first clip features Mitt Romney talking to ... [TVNewser]

Howard Kurtz Laments That TV News Isn't Covering Enough Politics - Posted March 23, 2012
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Chris Matthews, Lawrence O'Donnell, Mike Barnicle Make 'Friends of Ireland' Guest List - Posted March 21, 2012
The first day of Spring was an occasion for a second St. Patrick's day celebration in Washington as President Obama and VP Biden greeted Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny for belated festivities at the White House. The Washington Examiner reports, Biden also invite... [TVNewser]

Why Fox News and MSNBC Primetime Hosts Have Become Media Critics - Posted March 15, 2012
Again, we're seeing evidence that the primetime cable news shows -- those on MSNBC and Fox News anyway -- are increasing their media criticism coverage. We mentioned a segment on Sean Hannity's show ... [TVNewser]

Hannity to Buchanan: 'I Prefer the Old Crossfire Days' - Posted March 14, 2012
Bill O'Reilly has Bernard Goldberg. And increasingly, Sean Hannity is bringing on former MSNBC political analyst Pat Buchanan as a media commentator. He was ... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer Tops List of Favorite Current Affairs Personality - Posted February 27, 2012
Diane Sawyer tops the latest Harris poll of favorite current affairs personalities. Of 26 names, respondents were asked which three are their favorites. Almost a quarter (23%) said ABC's ... [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]

When a Twitter Alias Comes to Real Life: FNC Sean Hannity's Hair Sits Down for a Chat - Posted February 15, 2012
Somewhere between Washington and New York lives FNC's Sean Hannity's Twitter alias, who goes by the handle, SHannitysHair. Hair, the name I usually call him, showed up for CPAC last week and was, in so... [FishbowlDC]

Ed Schultz, Sean Hannity Mix it Up on Twitter - Posted February 8, 2012
On his show tonight, MSNBC's Ed Schultz promises to tackle the Twit-scuffle he found himself in this afternoon with Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity. Last night, Hannity was talking with Frank Luntz about Pres. Obama's electability, and how the campaign will use the killing of Osama bin Laden to i... [TVNewser]

Is it Okay to use the Term 'Cracker' when describing Florida voters? - Posted February 1, 2012
Cracker, a pejorative term generally used to describe Southern rural white people, turned up at least twice yesterday during cable news coverage of the Florida primary. On Chuck Todd's MSNBC show Tuesday, Politico's ... [TVNewser]

Networks Plan Special Coverage as Voters Head to the Polls in Florida - Posted January 31, 2012
Primary season continues as voters head to the polls in Florida today, and the broadcast and cable networks have scheduled special coverage for the election results tonight. CNN's coverage, hosted by Wolf Blitzer, ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Benen, King, Hannity... - Posted January 25, 2012
Steve Benen of Washington Monthly is joining "The Rachel Maddow Show" as a show producer as well as a writer on Maddow's blog. He starts on Monday. Have magic, will travel. John King, the pioneer of the Magic Wall used a mini-version of the mag... [TVNewser]

Broadcast, Cable Networks Plan State of the Union Coverage - Posted January 24, 2012
All four major broadcast networks, along with the cable news channels and the business networks, are planning special coverage for President Obama's third State of the Union address. The broadcast networks will kick off special coverage beginning at 9pmET -- anchored by ... [TVNewser]

Melissa Francis Front and Center for FBN Election Coverage - Posted January 10, 2012
In her second day on the job at Fox Business, former CNBC anchor Melissa Francis was part of FBN's New Hampshire primary coverage. Francis handled exit poll segments. "We got you here, and just running, sprinting from the start," said... [TVNewser]

Cable News Plans for the First-in-the-Nation New Hampshire Primary - Posted January 9, 2012
With last week's marathon Iowa Caucus coverage behind them, the cable networks have turned their attention to New Hampshire, where the nation's first... [TVNewser]

Cable Networks Plan Special Coverage For Iowa - Posted January 2, 2012
Like their broadcast counterparts, the cable networks are getting an early start to the new year in Iowa ahead of Tuesday's caucus. On Fox News, Megyn Kelly, ... [TVNewser]

Tick Tock: Jack Abramoff Book Party - Posted November 16, 2011
Today FishbowlMatt and I take you inside last night's book party at the Northwest Washington home of Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson and his wife, Susie, for ... [PRNewser]

Tick Tock: Jack Abramoff Book Party - Posted November 16, 2011
Today FishbowlMatt and I take you inside last night's book party at the Northwest Washington home of Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson and his wife, Susie, for ... [FishbowlDC]

Nice Try | Silly Tables, Playful Drapes | Eat Up - Posted November 10, 2011
eBookNewser: Jonathan Franzen, who says he doesn't use an e-reader, endorses the Nook. Reps for Barnes & Noble commented, "Thanks?" FishbowlDC: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nice Try | Silly Tables, Playful Drapes | Eat Up - Posted November 10, 2011
eBookNewser: Jonathan Franzen, who says he doesn't use an e-reader, endorses the Nook. Reps for Barnes & Noble commented, "Thanks?" FishbowlDC: ... [FishbowlNY]

Sean Hannity's Minor Correction of a Major Error - Posted November 10, 2011
Last night, Sean Hannity corrected -- sort of -- some really bad information that got out on his show Tuesday night. On Tuesday, Hannity had on Herman Cain... [TVNewser]

Why MSNBC Analyst Pat Buchanan Won't be on MSNBC to Promote his Book - Posted November 9, 2011
He once hosted a two-hour show on the network, but these days Pat Buchanan couldn't get on MSNBC if he checked in at security under the name Bill Press. Buchanan ... [TVNewser]

GQ Talks to 'The Least GQ Person in the World' - Posted October 31, 2011
Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity talks politics, TV, family and ... style. Yes, style. It's an interview with GQ aft... [TVNewser]

Which Fox News Host Does Al Sharpton Dine with Twice a Year? - Posted October 29, 2011
Al Sharpton's media diet is the subject of The Atlantic Wire's "What I Read" this week, and the MSNBC host -- who admits he Googles himself ... [TVNewser]

WABC and WPLJ Layoffs, Veteran Air Personality Dave Stewart Among Casualities - Posted October 22, 2011
Last month, Cumulus officially completed its acquisition of Citadel Broadcasting. That led to the other shoe dropping yesterday with several layoffs at New York's Cumulus stations 77 WABC and WPLJ. All Access reports that as many as 15 staffers combined from the two stations were let go Friday. ... [AllTwitter]

WABC and WPLJ Layoffs, Veteran Air Personality Dave Stewart Among Casualties - Posted October 22, 2011
Last month, Cumulus officially completed its acquisition of Citadel Broadcasting. That led to the other shoe dropping yesterday with several layoffs at New York's Cumulus stations 77 WABC and WPLJ. All Access reports that as many as 15 staffers combined from the two stations were let go Friday. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC and WPLJ Layoffs, Veteran Air Personality Dave Stewart Among Casualties - Posted October 22, 2011
Last month, Cumulus officially completed its acquisition of Citadel Broadcasting. That led to the other shoe dropping yesterday with several layoffs at New York's Cumulus stations 77 WABC and WPLJ. All Access reports that as many as 15 staffers combined from the two stations were let go Friday. ... [FishbowlNY]

Washington Post Reflects on FNC's 15th Birthday - Posted October 14, 2011
With an article in today's edition, Washington Post becomes the latest media outlet to reflect on Fox News Channel's 15th anniversary, a milestone that has be... [TVNewser]

What Makes A Cable News Leader? A Good Leader, Says Greta - Posted October 10, 2011
Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren was checking out TVNewser this afternoon when she came across our story on Sean Hannity's profile in the NYT today. Our headline pulled a quote from Hannity: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

What Makes A Cable News Leader? A Good Leader, Says Greta - Posted October 10, 2011
Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren was checking out TVNewser this afternoon when she came across our story on Sean Hannity's profile in the NYT today. Our headline pulled a quote from Hannity: ... [FishbowlNY]

Couric on Palin: 'She Was Done With Me' - Posted October 6, 2011
Former CBS Evening News anchor K... [FishbowlDC]

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]

September 2011 Ratings: Fox News Has Top 16 shows in Cable News - Posted September 27, 2011
Fox News stayed far ahead in the cable news ratings for the month of September pulling in the top 16 shows on all of cable news in Total Viewers. A bit of a comparison: FNC's 16th most-watched show, the NoonET hour, averaged 888,000 Total Viewers. MSNBC's most-watched show, "The ... [TVNewser]

Around the Fishbowl - Posted September 22, 2011
We're starting a new feature to let you in on what some of the other blogs in the mediabistro family are up to. What are fishy family members for, right? This will be sporadic and largely unplanned. Enjoy. Smarty pants remarks...NYT commenters are smarter than the rest of the insane asylum let... [FishbowlDC]

Troy Davis Execution Results in CNN, MSNBC Staying Live Late - Posted September 22, 2011
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Fish Food - Posted September 21, 2011
(A Sprinkling of Things we Think You Ought to Know...) Roll Call interviews Jerry Springer -- Today reporter Nathan Gonzales writes a story about the talk show host's reflections on Repub... [FishbowlDC]

10 Commentators the Right and Left Love to Hate - Posted September 14, 2011
Washington Whispers went to the North and South Poles of political/media watchdoggery to find out who are the 10 Commentators the Right and Left Love to Hate. Not too many surprises here. Most of those on the left who the right hates work (or worked) for MSNBC, and most of the those... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Preps for Republican Debate - Posted September 7, 2011
With the President's jobs speech pushed to Thursday, NBC News and MSNBC have gotten back to preparing for the Republican primary debate slated to air this evening. Politico--which will be co-hosting the debate at the Reagan Library--posted the photo to (right) of the debate stage, right next to President Reagan's ... [TVNewser]

July 2011 Ratings: Fox News Only Network Down From 2010, But Still On Top - Posted August 2, 2011
As usual, Fox News was the top cable news channel in July in both total and demo viewers, but it was also the only network to lose viewers in primetime compared to the same month in 2010. The ratings for May, 2011: Primetime (Mon-Sun): 1.804M Total Viewers / 426K A25-54 Total Day (... [morningmedianewsfeed]

July 2011 Ratings: Fox News Only Network Down From 2010, But Still On Top - Posted August 2, 2011
As usual, Fox News was the top cable news channel in July in both total and demo viewers, but it was also the only network to lose viewers in primetime compared to the same month in 2010. The ratings for May, 2011: Primetime (Mon-Sun): 1.804M Total Viewers / 426K A25-54 Total Day (... [FishbowlNY]

Former Congressman Mark Foley to Appear In First National TV Interview in 5 Years on Hannity - Posted June 9, 2011
Former Rep. Mark Foley (R-FLA) will appear in his first national TV interview in five years tonight. Foley will speak with Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity on "Hannity" this evening. He is expected to discuss the scandal involving Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY), something he knows a thing or two... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former Congressman Mark Foley to Appear In First National TV Interview in 5 Years on Hannity - Posted June 9, 2011
Former Rep. Mark Foley (R-FLA) will appear in his first national TV interview in five years tonight. Foley will speak with Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity on "Hannity" this evening. He is expected to discuss the scandal involving Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY), something he knows a thing or two... [FishbowlNY]

Former Congressman Mark Foley to Appear In First National TV Interview in 5 Years on Hannity - Posted June 9, 2011
Former Rep. Mark Foley (R-FLA) will appear in his first national TV interview in five years tonight. Foley will speak with Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity on "Hannity" this evening. He is expected to discuss the scandal involving Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY), something he knows a thing or two... [TVNewser]

Ann Coulter to Piers Morgan: 'You are going to eat up this segment without me answering any questions' - Posted June 8, 2011
Ann Coulter's media appearances this week promoting "Demonic" have run the gamut: friendly territory with Sean Hannity on Monday, on message with Ge... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ann Coulter to Piers Morgan: 'You are going to eat up this segment without me answering any questions' - Posted June 8, 2011
Ann Coulter's media appearances this week promoting "Demonic" have run the gamut: friendly territory with Sean Hannity on Monday, on message with Ge... [FishbowlNY]

Nancy Grace on Casey Anthony: 'This trial plays out like a classic Greek tragedy' - Posted June 4, 2011
Part 2 of 2: America's fascination with the Casey Anthony trial continues. At the end of Day 8 of proceedings, Nancy Grace's HLN show drew 517,000 A25-54 viewers, the second-most watched show (after "The O'R... [AllTwitter]

Cablers Cover Netanyahu Speech to Joint Session of Congress - Posted May 24, 2011
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint session of Congress this morning, and all three cable news channels took it live: ... [TVNewser]

Israel PM Netanyahu to Speak to Sean Hannity - Posted May 23, 2011
Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netenyahu, will speak to Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity tomorrow night in what FNC says is a "cable exclusive." Netanyahu will be addresssing Congress tomorrow, and will also talk about Iran. Netanyahu's appearance comes shortly after he made some news of his own by responding to President Obama's... [TVNewser]

Gingrich Pre-Announces His Presidential Run Announcement - Posted May 10, 2011
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Sean Hannity's Hour on Liberal Media Bias is topped... by a Liberal Media Host - Posted April 25, 2011
Friday night at 9pmET, Fox News aired a Sean Hannity special called "Behind the Bias: the History of Liberal Media." It was billed as a "close-up look at the Obama-mania media's liberal bias." Hannity's hour, as it always does, came in first in Total Viewers averaging 1.4 million. But... [TVNewser]

Sean Hannity misquotes Congressman during interview - Posted April 21, 2011
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), one of two Muslim members of Congress, went on Sean Hannity's Fox News show for the first time last night. Hannity set up the discussion with an audio clip from an interview Ellison did with the BBC last September in which Ellison said: You know, you listen to... [TVNewser]

Larry King to Sean Hannity: 'If I love my broadcasting business, why would I want people not to do well?' - Posted March 24, 2011
Former CNN 9 PM host Larry King appeared on his former competitor's show last night. King spoke to Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity about his friend Elizabeth Taylor, and about leaving CNN. Hannity also mentioned that despite going head-to-head for so many years, they never were particularly antagonistic toward on... [TVNewser]

Larry King To Appear On Fox News Channel's 'Hannity' To Talk Elizabeth Taylor - Posted March 23, 2011
Former CNN 9 PM host Larry King will be returning to his old time-slot tonight... on both CNN and Fox News. King will be a guest on FNC's "Hannity" and CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" to talk about his old friend Elizabeth Taylor, who passed away this morning. King used to compete directly with... [TVNewser]

Preliminary Ratings: 'Piers Morgan Tonight' Debut Snags 2.1 Million Viewers - Posted January 18, 2011
The debut episode of "Piers Morgan Tonight" drew 2.099 million total viewers, according to preliminary ratings from Nielsen. ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin: 'I will continue to speak out. They're not going to shut me up.' - Posted January 17, 2011
Sean Hannity got the first interview with Sarah Palin tonight, nine days after the massacre in Arizona. In the first part, below, Hannity asked Palin at what point she felt she'd been connected to the tragedy. "Right away," was her response. They also talked about the use of target graphics on... [FishbowlLA]

Sean Hannity on what he's going to ask Sarah Palin - Posted January 17, 2011
Sean Hannity went on Fox & Friends this morning to talk about his interview tonight with Sarah Palin. Gretchen Carlson asked Hannity if it was a mistake for Palin to ... [TVNewser]

Russell Simmons: 'I think the media is nutty' - Posted January 17, 2011
During our 50-minute interview with Russell Simmons last week -- for an upcoming MediaBeat interview -- the music, media and fashion mogul talked about his friendship with politically polar opposite FoxNewsers including ... [TVNewser]

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]

Tucker Carlson Explains Michael Vick Comments as 'What happens when you get too emotional' - Posted January 4, 2011
In Sean Hannity's introduction of Tucker Carlson on Fox News Channel last night, Hannity said "by the way, we're going to get into ... [TVNewser]

17 Freshman Republicans on "Hannity" - Posted January 4, 2011
Fox News' Sean Hannity will have 17 freshman Republicans on "Hannity" tonight. They will be members of a focus group conducted by Frank Luntz ahead of the opening of the 112th congress. As we mentioned earlier, ... [TVNewser]

Tucker Carlson: Michael Vick 'should have been executed' for Dog Fighting - Posted December 29, 2010
Fox News Channel contributor Tucker Carlson is done talking about Michael Vick -- for now. TVNewser reached out to Carlson's site "The Daily Caller" to see... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tucker Carlson: Michael Vick 'should have been executed' for Dog Fighting - Posted December 29, 2010
Fox News Channel contributor Tucker Carlson is done talking about Michael Vick -- for now. TVNewser reached out to Carlson's site "The Daily Caller" to see... [FishbowlNY]

Sean Hannity: Father, Fox News Channel Personality, Tennis Pro? - Posted December 20, 2010
Fox News' Sean Hannity was featured in Tennis magazine for their Jan/Feb issue. Hannity told the magazine about his use of political guests on "Hannity": "I don't know if I can ever leave the polit... [TVNewser]

Public Option or Government Option? A Fox News Channel Memo Comes Under Scrutiny - Posted December 9, 2010
A leaked memo from Fox News Channel VP and Washington managing editor Bill Sammon has been making the rounds online this morning. The memo, which is from Fall 2009, advises FNC's news employees to use the term "government-run health... [TVNewser]

President Obama Prepares For Battle with Cable News Channels Over Tax Cut Compromise - Posted December 7, 2010
Pres. Obama and the GOP leadership announced a compromise plan last night that would extend the Bush tax cuts while also ensuring that unemployment benefits would not go away. In his statement, Obama seemed to recognize the fact that the compromise would likely draw the ire of the Keith Olbermann's of... [TVNewser]

Would Sarah Palin Sit Down for Another Interview with Katie Couric? 'Why Waste My Time? No' - Posted November 22, 2010
There has been much talk about former Alaska governor and Fox News contributor Sarah Palin considering a presidential run in 2012. Tonight, Palin sits down with Sean Hannity to talk about it, among other topics. During the discussion, Hannity asks Palin if she would grant "CBS Evening News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

Bush Blooper from Sean Hannity Interview - Posted November 11, 2010
Former President George W. Bush already did one interview with Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity, but he also recorded a second one in front a live studio audience. Last night Hannity aired a blooper from that interview, a blooper which saw the e... [TVNewser]

The Book Tour Begins: Former President, George W. Bush Speaks to Matt Lauer & FNC - Posted November 8, 2010
Former President George W. Bush's book, "Decision Points," comes out tomorrow. So what's on the former president's agenda to promote the book? Sean Hannity's interview with the former president at his ranch in... [TVNewser]

Critic: MSNBC Acting like an 'Adolescent Menagerie' - Posted November 7, 2010
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow's defense of her colleague Keith Olbermann Friday did not strike all viewers as being totally fair, especially with he... [TVNewser]

WABC Talkers Hannity, Imus, and Limbaugh Named to Newsweek Power 50 - Posted November 4, 2010
Newsweek compiled its Power 50, a list of the highest-earning political figures of 2010. The grouping, gathered by intelligence and research firm Wealth-X, includes several big name media personalities. Rush Limbaugh is atop the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC Talkers Hannity, Imus, and Limbaugh Named to Newsweek Power 50 - Posted November 4, 2010
Newsweek compiled its Power 50, a list of the highest-earning political figures of 2010. The grouping, gathered by intelligence and research firm Wealth-X, includes several big name media personalities. Rush Limbaugh is atop the ... [FishbowlNY]

October 2010 Ratings: Fox News Dominance Continues; But Down From Last Year - Posted November 2, 2010
Fox News Channel is still on top of the cable news heap, but the network is down -4% in Total Viewers and down -11% in younger viewers for Total Day viewing (Mon-Sun). It was a mixed bag in primetime (Mon-Fri/8-11pm) with FNC seeing growth (+2%) in Total Viewers, but down -8%... [TVNewser]

Fox News Bringing Out Weekday Talent This Weekend in Advance of Midterm Elections - Posted October 29, 2010
Fox News Channel's weekday talent will be working overtime for the network this weekend. On Sunday, the network's "A" lineup will be on-air all day, providing the latest information leading up to Tuesday's midterm elections. The only major talent not hosting their regular show that day will be ... [TVNewser]

Election 2010: Fox News & FOX-TV Midterm Election Coverage - Posted October 27, 2010
Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly are set to co-anchor the 2010 midterm election coverage on Fox News Channel. Coverage begins at 6pmET Tuesday with "Special Report w... [TVNewser]

Cable News Becomes a Factor in Political Fundraising - Posted October 25, 2010
Saturday's New York Times featured a story by Brian Stelter about the intersection of political campaigning and the cable news channels. As one would expect, the right-leaning Fox News Channel and left-leaning MSNBC... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity React to Obama's 'Destructive' Comment - Posted September 29, 2010
Following Pres. Obama's comments in a Rolling Stone interview about Fox News Channel, reaction from FNC hosts was not far behind. NYT's Brian Stelter ... [TVNewser]

White House Spokesperson Praises MSNBC - Posted September 29, 2010
First President Obama took a swipe at Fox News Channel. Then FNC hosts Bill O'Reilly and ... [TVNewser]

WABC-AM Hires Editor Jason Mattera for Sunday Show - Posted September 23, 2010
Jason Mattera is joining WABC-AM for weekly show starting this Sunday from 4-6 p.m. Mattera, 27, is the youngest editor of a national periodical, Human Events... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC-AM Hires Editor Jason Mattera for Sunday Show - Posted September 23, 2010
Jason Mattera is joining WABC-AM for weekly show starting this Sunday from 4-6 p.m. Mattera, 27, is the youngest editor of a national periodical, Human Events... [FishbowlNY]

Christine O'Donnell to Sean Hannity: No More National Media for Me - Posted September 22, 2010
As we reported, Republican U.S. senate candidate Christine O'Donnell made her first national TV appearance last night since canceling on the Sunday shows last weekend. O'Donnell was a guest on Fox News Channel's "Hannity," where she told host ... [TVNewser]

WABC Honoring Talk Show Giant Bob Grant for Career Milestone - Posted September 17, 2010
In honor of his 40th anniversary in New York radio, Bob Grant is being honored by 77 WABC-AM on Monday. Calling it Bob Grant Day, the station, which Grant calls home for a third time, will have a salute to the legendary talk show host. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC Honoring Talk Show Giant Bob Grant for Career Milestone - Posted September 17, 2010
In honor of his 40th anniversary in New York radio, Bob Grant is being honored by 77 WABC-AM on Monday. Calling it Bob Grant Day, the station, which Grant calls home for a third time, will have a salute to the legendary talk show host. ... [FishbowlNY]

To Political Wire's Taegan Goddard With Love From Sarah Palin Aide - Posted September 3, 2010
Earlier today we told you that former VP hopeful Sarah Palin called Political Wire's Taegan Goddard an idiot on Sean Hannity's radio show Thursday for writing a story on Palin pursuing a speaking opportunity in Iowa. Interestingl... [FishbowlDC]

Palin to CQ Politics: 'You idiot reporter' - Posted September 3, 2010
Former VP hopeful and Alaskan Gov. Sarah Palin has always had a way with words. On FNC's Sean Hannity's radio show Thursday, she took a bat to CQ Politics about whether she pursued the chance to speak at the Reagan Day Dinner in Iowa. We have to give it to her, she'd... [FishbowlDC]

The Business of Glenn Beck - Posted August 28, 2010
In his story on today's "Restoring Honor" event, the AP's David Bauder writes about how the rally is a natural extension of the Glenn Beck brand. He was already the fifth most-listened-to radio talk show host when he ... [TVNewser]

Playing Tennis with Sean Hannity - Posted August 11, 2010
•Pete Bodo of Tennis Magazine played a couple sets with Fox News' Sean Hannity yesterday and described the host's skills thusly: "Sean is, well, a work in progress. He has a tight, zippy forehand. His two-handed backhand is subject to attack (Aren't the... [TVNewser]

Liz Cheney Filling In for Sean Hannity - Posted August 6, 2010
•Fox News Channel contributor Liz Cheney will be filling in for Sean Hannity on the cable network tonight, according to the "Keep America Safe" Facebook page. Cheney is a board member for Keep America ... [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]

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Talks Obama 'View' Appearance on 'Hannity' - Posted July 30, 2010
Elizabeth Hasselbeck, co-host of "The View," appeared on Sean Hannity's Fox News show last night to discuss President Obama's much-discussed appearance on her daytime talk show, which had aired earlier in the day. Hasselbeck told Hannity of the president's appearance, "It works for our audience, it works for the... [TVNewser]

Can You Pay to be a Guest on Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity's and Rush Limbaugh's Shows? - Posted July 29, 2010
While perusing the website of PR trade publication O'Dwyer's, we noticed this advertisement offering to book talk show interviews on a "pay-per-placement" basis. We've heard of "pay-per-placement" PR agencies before, and of course, one of the PR industry's value propositions is that you pay a consultant or agenc... [PRNewser]

Flynn and Hannity Criticize Media for 'Deafening Silence'' - Posted June 15, 2010
Big Government's Mike Flynn had a breezy interview on FNC's "Hannity" with host Sean Hannity Monday night. The appearance centered on the story Flynn first posted Monday on the conservative website regarding Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-N.C.) manhandling a college student. During the interview Flynn railed on Etheridge's behavior... [FishbowlDC]

Carly Fiorina Caught On Open Mic - Posted June 10, 2010
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Fiorina Talks Opponent, Sean Hannity on Open Mic - Posted June 10, 2010
"You know how he is." California GOP Senate candidate Carly Fiorina was caught on an open mic yesterday morning making comments about Barbara Boxer's haircut, Republican gu... [TVNewser]

Fox News Launching Latino News Site - Posted May 19, 2010
In a move that will surely irritate some of its more prominent commentators (looking at you Sean Hannity), Fox News is launching a new bilingual news website for Latinos this Fall. Business Insider's Joe Pompeo has the details about Foxnewslatino.com, which will launch this fall and feature conte... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Glenn Beck: Satellite Radio Patriot - Posted May 12, 2010
•Fox News host Glenn Beck is joining the lineup of Sirius XM's Patriot channel. Beginning May 17 Beck's radio show The Glenn Beck Program will air on the channel from 9 a.m. to 12 p.... [TVNewser]

FNC #1 for 100 Consecutive Months - Posted April 27, 2010
The gang at FNC has to be pleased. The network rolls in at #1 for 100 consecutive months in total viewership, according to Nielsen Media Research. This includes Primetime and Total Day news programming. FNC also secured nine out of the top 10 programs in cable news for April in total viewers.... [FishbowlDC]

Limbaugh, Hannity, Levin: The Three Best Friends Anyone Could Have - Posted April 26, 2010
"It's Rush, it's Sean, it's Mark - they have an amiable exchange." Bob Tyrrell, editor-in-chief of The American Spectator magazine, could go on and on about how he believes conservative journalists ought not snipe at one another or cut one another down. And he does in his new book... [FishbowlDC]

Megyn Kelly on 'The View' and Howard Stern - Posted April 20, 2010
Before anchoring her own 2-hour show, Fox News Channel's Megyn Kelly made a couple of other media stops this morning -- incongruous as they were. Kelly was on Howard Stern's Sirius XM radio show where she played the game "Marry, F--k, Kill," where a guest is given three people sh... [TVNewser]

'Is TV Starting a New Civil War?' - Posted April 16, 2010
"A generation ago, no matter how divided their politics, Americans got their news from the same source," writes TV Guide's Ileane Rudolph, in a story titled 'Is TV Starting a New Civil War?'. "The advent of politically partisan cable news networks changed the game." According to Rudolph, FNC's ... [TVNewser]

'Hannity' Cincinnati Show Canceled, Fox News Execs 'Furious' - Posted April 15, 2010
Sean Hannity was all set to broadcast his show from a Cincinnati Tea Party event tonight, but was recalled to his Manhattan studio by "furious" executives late today. Hannity had been promoting the appearance on his sho... [TVNewser]

Bob Beckel on Glenn Beck: He 'Goes Well Beyond Conservatism to Some Very Strange Places' - Posted March 26, 2010
Bob Beckel, from the left, and Cal Thomas, from the right, are both Fox News analysts. They both also co-author an op-ed column in USA Today called Common Ground which also has a video version. Thursday's topic... Fox News. "The questions I ... [TVNewser]

Health Care Reform: Final Vote Coverage - Posted March 21, 2010
As we await a final vote in the house on health care reform, perhaps in the 10pmET hour, the newschannels are going extra hours. Fox News brought in their weekday daytime and primetime talent including Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity. On CNN, the network-declared Best Political Team on Television is in... [TVNewser]

Media Remarks on Kennedy's Press Scolding - Posted March 11, 2010
Photograph courtesy of C-SPAN The networks had a field day with Rep. Patrick Kennedy's (D-R.I.) anti-press floor speech Wednesday, the coverage of which bled into Thursday. FNC's Sean Hannity referred to it as a "meltdown." Daily Caller's S.E. Cupp... [FishbowlDC]

Massa Mess: Big Beck Ratings, Not so for King - Posted March 10, 2010
Glenn Beck may not have thought much of his interview with former Rep. ... [TVNewser]

Let's Talk About Sex, Tucker - Posted March 2, 2010
The Daily Caller's Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson may really be bringing sexy back after all. Just recently he spoke about the necessity of sex with FNC's Sean Hannity (clearly... [FishbowlDC]

In New Book, Sean Hannity Issues a "Call to Action" - Posted February 17, 2010
Sean Hannity's new book — his first since 2004's Deliver Us From Evil — is due out next month. Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama's Radical Agenda has an official release date of March 30, with a first printing of 1.5 million copies, according to Har... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 10, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day "As long as she's writing reminders on her hand may I suggest one more: buy condoms." -- Bill Maher, host of HBO's "Real Time with Maher", tweeted on Fox News Contributor Sarah Palin. "Gibbs I gotta tell you something, you're no Sarah Palin." -- FNC's Sean Hannity, in defense of Palin... [FishbowlDC]

O'Reilly Defends Fox News Against Stewart's Criticisms - Posted February 5, 2010
On "The Factor," Bill O'Reilly spent his "talking points" segment last night defending the Fox News lineup from the criticisms leveled by Jon Stewart, who appeared on the show this week. Specifically, O'Reilly took on Stewart's critiques of Sean Hannity... [TVNewser]

Mika Brzezinski's Book Party at Arianna Huffington's House - Posted February 4, 2010
Huffington Post senior editor Willow Bay and co-founder Arianna Huffington hosted a book party for Morning Joe co-anchor ... [FishbowlLA]

Cable News Program Rankings: FNC Nabs Top 13 - Posted February 2, 2010
In January, Fox News had the top 13 cable news programs in both total viewers and the demo starting with Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity, and Glenn Beck in the three spots. It's the first time in 5 years they've had the top 13 in the A25-54 demo. Her... [TVNewser]

January '10 Ratings: Fox News Up Double Digits; Best January Ever - Posted February 2, 2010
Fox News was the number one cable news network in all categories in January, and posted big numbers during coverage of the Massachusetts Senate election, the State of the Union, and the earthquake in Haiti. This was the best January in the network's history and continued the channel's dominance over its... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Cable Networks - Posted January 26, 2010
Tomorrow evening, President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address to Congress just after 9pmET. Gov. Bob McDonnell will provide the GOP response. Here are the special coverage plans we're hearing for the cable news networks. ... [TVNewser]

Networks Call Massachusetts Special Election for Scott Brown. Republican Wins Ted Kennedy's Senate Seat - Posted January 19, 2010
At 9:21pmET, the Associated Press called the Massachusetts special election for the late Ted Kennedy's Senate seat for Republican Scott Brown... [TVNewser]

LA Times Slams FNC, Praises CNN for Haiti So Far - Posted January 15, 2010
The LATimes' James Rainey takes Fox News to task for their lack of primetime coverage of the earthquake in Haiti in the early going, while praising CNN for its "determination to stick with the news." When critics... [TVNewser]

James Rainey to FNC: 'Heck of a Job Brownie' on the Haiti Coverage - Posted January 15, 2010
Miles from a cataclysm, a post-doomsday story of massive human suffering, a disaster that launched a thousand ships to help ease the cruelty and indifference of nature, Fox News Channel decided to run bubblegum interviews with new contributor also-ran/quitter Sarah Palin. LAT media columnist James Rainey called them on it. He... [FishbowlLA]

Glenn Beck Gets Sarah Palin for the Hour from a Pricey Perch - Posted January 13, 2010
Glenn Beck interviewed new Fox News contributor Sarah Palin for the full hour on his show this afternoon. The program was taped earlier today, no... [TVNewser]

2009 TVNewser Poll Results: Glenn Beck & Bret Baier - Posted December 29, 2009
As we begin to wrap up our look a the 2009 TVNewser predictions polls, this question: The Most Successful New Anchor, Compared to '08 Ratings, Will Be... 38% of you said Glenn Beck. And you're right. But perhaps the surprise of the year got just 10% of the votes in our poll... [TVNewser]

Jake Tapper Tops 'This Week' Poll - Posted December 8, 2009
Last Friday we asked, If George Takes the GMA Job, Who Should Host "This Week?" After nearly 1,700 votes, 28% of you thought ABC News White House correspondent Jake Tapper (aka @jaketapper) should get the gig, followed by PBS' ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Continues to be a Ratings Draw for Networks - Posted November 21, 2009
A week of Sarah Palin interviews began Monday on Oprah and culminated last night on "20/20," and in between national TV interviews with Sean Hannity and Bill O'Reilly with each drawing huge ratings. • ... [TVNewser]

Sarah, Sean and Bill: And The Winner Is... - Posted November 20, 2009
In the Fox News Sarah Palin ratings race, the win goes to Sean Hannity. Hannity's interview with Palin Wednesday night, a cable news first as she makes the rounds promoting Going Rogue, drew 4.20M Total Viewers and 1.15M in the A25-54 demo. Last night, ... [TVNewser]

Palin Talks Gibson, Couric on O'Reilly - Posted November 20, 2009
In last night's Part One interview on "The Factor," Gov. Sarah Palin sat down with Bill O'Reilly and discussed two of the most memorable interviews from last year's campaign season. Palin called Charlie Gibson's "Bush Doctrine" question on ABC one of the "gotcha techniques" of the mainstream (or "lamestream") media and... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Enters the No Spin Zone - Posted November 17, 2009
Sarah Palin's first Fox News interview may be with Sean Hannity tomorrow night, but the former VP nominee and new author also sat down with Bill O'Reilly. O'Reilly's team has put together this short promotional... [TVNewser]

Sean Hannity to Interview Sarah Palin - Posted November 17, 2009
•Sean Hannity gets the first cable interview with former Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin since the release of her memoir "Going Rogue." The interview airs tomorrow night at 9pmET on "Hannity." ... [TVNewser]

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

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

Morning Reading List 11.12.09 - Posted November 12, 2009
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Daily Show Accuses Hannity of Misrepresenting Protest Footage - Posted November 11, 2009
Jon Stewart and company catch Sean Hannity using footage from Glenn Beck's 9/12 protest coverage in a segment about last Thursday's anti-health-care-reform rally, which had a smaller attendance: ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 11.11.09 - Posted November 11, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Today is Veterans Day. More "Se... [FishbowlDC]

FNC's Jon Scott Performing in 'Camelot' - Posted November 10, 2009
•Yes. Fox News' Jon Scott is currently performing as Lancelot in a local theater production of the musical "Camelot." We're hoping that next month Sean Hannity will star in a revival of "Paint Your ... [TVNewser]

Ft. Hood Massacre: Suspect Nidal Malik Hasan Alive - Posted November 5, 2009
At a news conference this evening, Lt. Gen. Robert Cone, commander of III Corps at Ft. Hood, Texas announced that Major Nidal Malik Hasan, the solider accused of the shooting spree today on base, is in fact alive and in stable condition. "I say again," Lt. Gen. Cone repeated, "the shooter is... [TVNewser]

Olbermann, Hannity Get Along at World Series - Posted November 5, 2009
MSNBC's Keith Olbermann blogged at MLB.com about his night at Yankee Stadium watching the NY Yankees win their 27th World Series Championship and posted a few photos from the game. This one is our favorite: ... [TVNewser]

'The News Audience, if not News itself, is Getting more Polarized' - Posted November 5, 2009
Finding itself in the news this week, the presses roll on for Time Inc. magazines including the flagship TIME. In this week's edition, out tomorrow, media critic James Poniewozik writes about "the most significant bias out there: moderate bias." ... [TVNewser]

Hannity, Beck Follow Race in Upstate NY - Posted November 3, 2009
Do Glenn Beck and Sean Hannity have an unusual interest in one of today's elections? Mediaite's Steve Krakauer ... [TVNewser]

November '09 Elections: Cable Plans - Posted November 2, 2009
Tomorrow, polls will open following an off-year election season that's included closely followed races in Virginia, New Jersey, and New York. Here is a rundown of special coverage on the cable networks: Wolf Blitzer will be in D.C. anchoring... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly on White House Fight: 'There's Two Commentators on Fox That Really Don't Like Barack Obama: Glenn Beck & Sean Hannity' - Posted October 30, 2009
FNC's Bill O'Reilly, in Halloween get-up, on ABC's "The View" this morning. This is one for the ages. Bill O'Reilly, dressed as a vampire, j... [TVNewser]

'Hannity:' 'Not White House Approved' - Posted October 20, 2009
Sean Hannity added a new tagline to his show tonight: "Not White House Approved." "It seems like the White House is developing an enemies list," says Hannity. Democratic strategist/FNC analyst Bob Beckel tells Hannity he understands why Obama might not want to appear on "about three hours worth of programming, including this... [TVNewser]

The Video Wall: White House v. Fox News - Posted October 20, 2009
> Bill O'Reilly devoted last night's Talking Points Memo to why "President Obama is so mad at Fox News." > Sean Hannity also discussed that topic, calling the strategy "cynical," "manipulative," and "an abuse of power." He also said the administration "doesn't believe in a free press whose job it is... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.09.09 - Posted October 9, 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. The President woke up this morning a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Above is the photo that was brought to White House press secretary ... [FishbowlDC]

The Video Wall: Miller, Smith, Kids, Olbermann... - Posted October 8, 2009
> Dennis Miller talks/criticizes CNN, MSNBC, Glenn Beck, and Sean Hannity on "The O'Reilly Factor" using 17 different metaphors. > FNC's Shepard Smith has ... [TVNewser]

Imus at FBN: 'I'm More Likely to Believe Shep Smith than Katie Couric or Brian Williams' - Posted October 4, 2009
Don Imus is back on TV. (Yes, he was on RFD-TV, but even he says his move to Fox Business Network is, "the difference between being on television and being on an Etch A Sketch.") Imus talked with WaPo's Howard Kurtz about joining a team that includes ... [TVNewser]

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

Reporters Shouted Down During Values Voter Summit - Posted September 18, 2009
Brian Mooar, who reports for NBC's affiliate news service and often appears on MSNBC, was doing a live shot from the Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC this afternoon. ... [TVNewser]

Look Who's on the Cover of Time - Posted September 17, 2009
In a Time magazine cover story, on newsstands tomorrow, David Von Drehle asks, "Is Glenn Beck Bad for America?" The article is a primer for those who don't know Beck, and a refresher for those who've flocked to Beck in the last few months. Beck, however, does not give a new... [TVNewser]

Newsers Make "Atlantic50" - Posted September 16, 2009
The Atlantic Wire, The Atlantic's latest opinion aggregator, has released a list of the "Atlantic50," made up of "the columnists and bloggers and broadcast pundits who shape the national debates" that the site will monitor. The ... [TVNewser]

Sean Hannity's Labor Day Radio Waves - Posted September 7, 2009
FNC's Sean Hannity is laboring this day... sort of. On SIRIUS Patriot channel 144 and XM America Right channel 166, Hannity will host Freedom Radio, featuring live performances from the 2009 Hannity Freedom Concerts. Throughout August Hannity presented the concerts acros... [TVNewser]

Around the Blogs: Pentagon, Senate, Congressman Hannity? - Posted August 28, 2009
• Stars and Stripes has reported this week that the Rendon Group has been grading embedded reporters in Afghanistan, citing reporters' work either "positive," "neutral" or "negative." PJ Tobia, over at True/Slant obtained his and posted it. FishbowlLA has ... [FishbowlDC]

Congressman Hannity? - Posted August 28, 2009
Fox News' Sean Hannity said on his show this week, "I would run for office at some point in my life." He was speaking with a panel that included Juan Williams, strategist Noelle Nikpour, and college football legend Lou Holtz (who promptly went on a semi-coherent rant about one time at... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Off This Week: Vacation or Something More? - Posted August 20, 2009
First on TVNewser: Tipsters inside Fox News tell us Glenn Beck's vacation this week from his Fox News show was not planned. We hear Beck was told to take this week off to let some of the heat surrounding him die down. That heat began July 28 on "Fox & Fr... [TVNewser]

Family Guy's Seth MacFarlane Takes Shots at Fox News - Posted August 19, 2009
In this month's issue of Playboy -- don't ask -- "Family Guy" creator and FOX comedy mastermind Seth MacFarlane, had some interesting things to say about Rupert Murdoch... [TVNewser]

For Second Time This Week, FNC Tops MSNBC, CNN, HLN & CNBC Combined - Posted August 13, 2009
You might see another "Fox News explodes" moment from Bill O'Reilly tonight. For the second time this week and fourth time this year, FNC beat the combined totals of ... [TVNewser]

Hannity Has Big Week Too - Posted August 13, 2009
While much of the ratings attention this week has revolved around Bill O'Reilly and Fox News' overall numbers, ... [TVNewser]

Shep Smith in the Boston Globe - Posted July 27, 2009
Fox News' "most prominent anchor" Shepard Smith appeared in a Joanna Weiss-penned Boston Globe feature Sunday that explores... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer Responds to "Mickey Mouse Sponsored Infomercial" Charge - Posted June 22, 2009
ABC's Diane Sawyer was on CNN's "Reliable Sources" yesterday talking about the networks' White House Health Care special this Wednesday. After host Howard Kurtz played a clip of FNC's Sean Hannity... [TVNewser]

Shep Smith: "There Can't Be a Fox News Without News" - Posted June 22, 2009
The NYTimes' Bill Carter writes about Fox Newsman Shepard Smith and the comments he made about some of the emails he received in the wake of the Holocaust Museum shooting - comments that ... [TVNewser]

ABC Pre-Special Chatter: TV Critics Weigh In - Posted June 18, 2009
That ABC health care special broadcast Wednesday from the White House? People are still talking. • Time Magazine's James Poniewozik had to scrap his print column this week ("death of print — why can't you come sooner!"), so he ... [TVNewser]

Joy Behar: "I Don't Want To Do Just a Liberal Show" - Posted June 12, 2009
Soon-to-be HLN host Joy Behar gave some insight into what she envisions for her show, in ... [TVNewser]

Who Gets The Carrie Prejean Post-Firing Exclusive? - Posted June 11, 2009
Guess (answer after the jump): Sean Hannity. Here's the preview from FoxNews.com: "Miss California Canned! After all the controversy, why has Trump turned on her now? Carrie Prejean speaks out to Sean in an exc... [TVNewser]

Which Murder Is More Newsworthy? Bill O'Reilly Debates - Posted June 11, 2009
Bill O'Reilly and FNC analyst Ellis Henican had a heated discussion last night about which story — the murder of Dr. Tiller or Private Long — was more newsworthy, and why each was covered the way it was in the media. The ... [TVNewser]

Gov. Palin Visits the Situation Room - Posted June 9, 2009
A CNN producer snapped this image, then Twitpic'd it, of Gov. Sarah Palin dropping in to CNN's Washington bureau today and stopping by The Situation Room with ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Anchor Defends Limbaugh : "Do Not Try to Call Out This Network for Doing Our Job" - Posted June 5, 2009
MSNBC's Tamron Hall got fired up yesterday when one of her guests, GOP strategist Alex Conant, pointed out how much time the network spends talking about Rush Limbaugh. Hall defended MSNBC, saying her question relating to Limbaugh's interview with... [TVNewser]

Mancow Appears on Olbermann To Talk Waterboarding, Hannity - Posted May 27, 2009
In what would be seen as a surprise booking this time last week, Erich "Mancow" Muller appeared on Countdown with Keith Olbermann last night to discuss ... [TVNewser]

Bill Maher Responds to Sean Hannity - Posted May 26, 2009
You may have been memorializing on Sunday (or just on the beach) so here's your Reliable Sources update: Howard Kurtz led a panel discussion on cable news's prime time partisanship. "President Obama is routinely bashed on Fox News Channel and just as routinely defended on ... [TVNewser]

Jesse Ventura Issues His Own Waterboarding Challenge to Sean Hannity - Posted May 22, 2009
Wrestler, turned governor, turned MSNBC host, turned author, turned book promoter Jesse Ventura is finding his TV appearances are becoming more scarce than CNN's prime time viewers. In an ... [TVNewser]

Mancow Gets Waterboarded and Says It's Torture - Posted May 22, 2009
View more news videos at: http://www.nbcchicago.com/video.... [FishbowlLA]

Olbermann Doesn't Think Hannity "Has The Courage To Even Respond To This" - Posted April 29, 2009
When Sean Hannity told Charles Grodin he would get waterboarded for charity ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.27.09 - Posted April 27, 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 98 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Hemmer: "We Size It Up and Shoot Down the Middle" - Posted April 25, 2009
Fox News Channel's Bill Hemmer is profiled by his hometown Cincinnati Enquirer. "Fox is a special place," Hemmer said one recent morning after wrapping up his newscast. "... [TVNewser]

Olbermann Takes Hannity Up on Waterboarding Charity Challenge - Posted April 24, 2009
Sean Hannity, the ball is in your court. Last night on Countdown, Keith Olbermann took the FNC host up on his offer, made Wednesday on "Hannity" in a discussion with ... [TVNewser]

Hannity Tells Grodin He'll Get Waterboarded For Charity - Posted April 23, 2009
Whenever Charles Grodin stops by for an interview with FNC's Sean Hannity, there's ... [TVNewser]

Maddow: "We Don't Debate The Ratings Very Much" - Posted April 22, 2009
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow is back in the news today on several fronts. The LA Times picks up on a story ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: CBS, FNC, MSNBC... - Posted April 21, 2009
> 48 Hours Mystery was Saturday night's #1 program in households (5.0 rating / 9 share) and Total Viewers (7.26m). Compared to the same week last year, the CBS News magazine is up 25% in households. The show featured the unsolved murder of Air Force Col. Philip Michael Shue. > Part... [TVNewser]

Goldberg to Hannity: "The Right Has To Stop Behaving Like The Left Used To Behave With George Bush" - Posted April 15, 2009
Tonight Sean Hannity will be in Atlanta with Newt Gingrich, ... [TVNewser]

Fox News' All-Day Party - Posted April 15, 2009
While CNBC's Rick Santelli, who the tax day tea party planners say was the inspiration for the parties across the country today, will not be... [TVNewser]

David Shuster Takes Tea Bagging to a Whole New Level - Posted April 14, 2009
MSNBC's David Shuster, filling in for Keith Olbermann who took the night off to attend the Mets home opener last night, took tea bagging to a whole new level on Countdown last night. All the innuendo that's fit to print. No, actually more. Take a listen... ... [TVNewser]

9 Principles, 12 Values...And Now, 6 Ideas - Posted April 9, 2009
First there was Glenn Beck's 9 principles and 12 values. Well tonight Sean Han... [TVNewser]

The Limbaugh Challenge - Posted April 7, 2009
In a recent LA Times Op-Ed piece, conservative Andrew Klavan criticized the liberals who complained about Rush ... [FishbowlLA]

Santelli "Not Involved" In Any Tax Day Tea Parties - Posted April 2, 2009
On April 15, "Tax Day Tea Party" protests will take place around the country, but the inspiration for the tea parties will not be participating. CNBC's Rick Santelli, whose February 19 on-air rant brought up the ... [TVNewser]

"From Red Square To The Shores of Havana..." - Posted April 2, 2009
Just like us, Fox News got into the April Fools' Day spirit yesterday. The top of the 9pmET hour on FNC, normally reserved for the "Hannity" intro, was taken over by a red-hued, Communist-themed opener to a new show, "Co... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: Brian Stelter Talks Glenn Beck - Posted March 30, 2009
The Morning Media Menu was joined today by NYT's Brian Stelter. Topic dujour- Stelter's front page story today on Glenn Beck, ratings phenomenon for Fox News. "Up until a few months ago CNN and MSNBC were kind of breathing down Fox's neck at 5pm. Now... [FishbowlDC]

NYT's Stelter Talks Beck on the Menu - Posted March 30, 2009
... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Progamming Edition): CNBC, ABC, FNC... - Posted March 25, 2009
> CNBC's Steve Liesman interviews Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner today on "Power Lunch" at NoonET. > Tonight on Nightline, ABC's Terry Moran reveals hi... [TVNewser]

Tonight's News Conference Coverage Plans - Posted March 24, 2009
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC will take President Barack Obama's second prime time news conference live tonight at 8pmET. It will also be covered on the financial news networks (CNBC, FBN and Bloomberg) and on cable news. Here's how the newser will affect the cablers: CNN: Wolf Blitzer, Campbell Brown, ... [FishbowlDC]

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

Networks and Cablers To Cover Obama's Prime Time Newser - Posted March 24, 2009
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC will take President Barack Obama's second prime time news conference live tonight at 8pmET. It will also be covered on the financial news networks (CNBC, FBN and Bloomberg) and on cable news. Here's how the newser will affect the cablers: • CNN — Wolf Blitzer, Campbell Brown,... [TVNewser]

Maher and Olbermann Talk Beck, Cornell - Posted March 21, 2009
Keith Olbermann appeared last night on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher as the second guest and later as a member of the panel. The conversation began with Cornell University (both are alumni) and the origin of their political beliefs. Maher also asked Olbermann why he continues to use the "Mission... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Beck, Greenberg, Golodryga... - Posted March 12, 2009
> FNC's Glenn Beck is featured in a lengthy car-related profile in Motor Trend magazine. "Make no mistake, Beck is patriotic and thus he owns American cars," reports K.S. Wang.... [TVNewser]

Beck Tops Hannity; Second Biggest Draw in Cable News - Posted March 11, 2009
Glenn Beck on Fox News Channel continues to be a ratings hit. Yesterday's show drew 662,000 viewers in the A25-54 demo, making it the second most-popular cable news show with younger viewers, even topping, for the first time, Sean Hannity's show at 9pmET. However, Hannity beat Beck in Total Viewers (2.376 million... [TVNewser]

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

February Ratings: FNC Beats CNN and MSNBC Combined in Total Viewers - Posted February 24, 2009
Fox News was the ratings leader during prime time and total day during February 2009 — its 86th month on top. FNC averaged more Total Viewers than CNN and MSNBC combined in prime time and total day. FNC had nine out of the top 10 programs in cable news last month in... [TVNewser]

Plans For Obama Address - Posted February 24, 2009
Every network will cover President Barack Obama's Address to Congress tonight at 9pmET (right after our TVNewser Summit party tonight in NYC — it's not too late to RSVP). Following Obama's speech is Gov. Bobby Jindal's Republican respon... [TVNewser]

Coverage Plans For Obama Address - Posted February 24, 2009
From TVNewser... Every network will cover President Barack Obama's Address to Congress tonight at 9pmET. Following Obama's speech is Gov. Bobby Jindal's Republican response. Each network's coverage plans after the jump. ABC: Charles Gibson and ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 02.24.09 - Posted February 24, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

9pm Battle: Colmes, Ayers on "Hannity," Clooney, Iseman on "King" - Posted February 23, 2009
It's going to be a ratings battle tonight at 9pmET, as FNC and CNN each have unique line-ups. Alan Colmes makes his first return appearance to the 9pmET hour, and he'll be bringing his former co-host, Sea... [TVNewser]

NPR Examines Contributor Juan Williams' FNC Association - Posted February 12, 2009
NPR ombudsman Alicia C. Shepard spends her column this week looking at the dual role of ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 02.10.09 - Posted February 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 or let us know in the tips box ... [FishbowlDC]

"Get Him A 6-Pack of Budweiser and We'll Meet Hannity Wherever He Wants To Go" - Posted February 10, 2009
In addition to Morning Joe, Robert Gibbs stopped by Fox & Friends and the subject included that beer sit-down between Sean Hannity and Pres. Obama. Here's the beer backstory. This morning fr... [TVNewser]

President Obama Takes Beer Outing With Sean Hannity "Under Advisement" - Posted February 9, 2009
President Barack Obama comments on potentially having a beer with FNC's Sean Hannity during today's town hall: "Generally his opinion of me does not seem to be very high...but I'm always good for a beer":... [TVNewser]

Schedule Shake-Ups As Cablers Cover Obama Newser - Posted February 9, 2009
Every major network will cover President Barack Obama's news conference tonight at 8pmET, which is expected to last the full hour, as will the cablers (and business news networks). How will they shake up their schedule? In very different ways: • CNN — ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: PBS, FNC, MTV... - Posted February 5, 2009
> Rahm Emanuel joins Jim Lehrer on PBS The NewsHour for a live interview on Friday. According to the release, topics will include "the economy, the stimulus package and trouble with Cabinet appointments" (how about his ... [TVNewser]

Howard Kurtz Calls Out Bernie Goldberg For Canceling on Him - Posted February 1, 2009
Today on Reliable Sources, Howard Kurtz called out Bernard Goldberg for canceling this morning's appearance on the show. KURTZ: Before we go to break, author Bernard Goldberg ... [TVNewser]

Note to Sean Hannity... - Posted January 29, 2009
...from a TVNewser reader: "Can someone please tell Sean Hannity to stop clicking and banging his pen. It's so loud and annoying when a guest is talking." The tip came just after Hannity's interview with Ann Coulter. ... [TVNewser]

January Ratings: Rankers - Posted January 28, 2009
Fox News Channel had the top seven programs during the month of January in Total Viewers, with The O'Reilly Factor once again in the top spot. The top MSNBC program, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, finished 8th and the top CNN program, Campbell Brown: No Bias No Bull, finished 9th. In the A25-54... [TVNewser]

January Ratings: FNC's 85th Month in First - Posted January 27, 2009
Fox News Channel was once again the top rated cable news network in January, its 85th consecutive month in first place in Total Viewers. It also was #1 in the A25-54 demo during prime time. Fox News was also the 3rd ranked network on all of cable in prime time, and... [TVNewser]

Chris Wallace: "I'm Not Mike Wallace and Neither is Anybody Else" - Posted January 26, 2009
FOX News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace is profiled in Improper Bostonian magazine, and the loose interview sees Wallace delve into some unique topics. He's asked if he's "proud to work" with ... [TVNewser]

"Hannity" Goes HD, Embraces New Media - Posted January 14, 2009
Since the network launched in October 1996, Fox News Channel has had just two programs at 9pmET — "Hannity & Colmes" and the two-day-old "Hannity." Sean Hannity's new solo program premiered on Monday ... [TVNewser]

"Hannity" Premieres With Big Ratings Victory - Posted January 13, 2009
The premiere of "Hannity" last night won its 9pmET slot in Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo, beating MSNBC and CNN combined in Total Viewers. The program was up 51% in Total Viewers and 78% in the demo compared to "Hannity & Colmes" i... [TVNewser]

"Alan Colmes, You're a Great American, You're a Class Act" - Posted January 10, 2009
"Hannity & Colmes" came to an end last night, and Sean Hannity and Alan Colmes shared some memories, gifts and goodbyes. Some highlights of the last 12 years were played, and the duo cringed a... [TVNewser]

FNC at 9pm: An End and a Beginning - Posted January 9, 2009
The final "Hannity & Colmes" airs tonight on Fox News at 9pmET, and for the first time in 12 years, a new program will air in the slot beginning on Monday. For tonight's final show, Mike Huckabee, John Kasi... [TVNewser]

Coulter: "I Think I'll Accept And Then Cancel At The Last Minute" - Posted January 5, 2009
The newest chapter in the NBC-Ann Coulter feud didn't even take a day to develop. Coulter appeared tonight on FNC's "Hannity & Colmes" to promote her new book, and the very first question from Sea... [TVNewser]

Colmes Stopping By Colbert Nation - Posted January 5, 2009
Last month "The Daily Show" (featuring Hall and Oates) gave a tribute to exiting FNC anchor Alan Colmes (and Sean Hannity ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.30.08 - Posted December 30, 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 mornin... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: FNC, NBC, CNN... - Posted December 23, 2008
> "A Fox & Friends Christmas" airs tomorrow night from 8-10pmET, hosted by the weekday and weekend F&F teams. Special guests stopping by include Alan Colmes, Sean Hannity, Greta Van Susteren and more "unannounced" guests, sharing ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.18.08 - Posted December 18, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC street is featured above? Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly." Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning... [FishbowlDC]

Shep Reflects On What He's Learned - Posted December 15, 2008
Esquire magazine profiles FNC's Shepard Smith as part of its "What I've Learned" section, and the candid answers are mixed with ... [TVNewser]

Cafferty Reads Email Comparing Limbaugh and Hannity to KKK - Posted December 15, 2008
During his Cafferty File segment on Friday CNN's Jack Cafferty asked viewers: "Should Republicans stop listening to Rush Limbaugh?" Newsbusters ... [TVNewser]

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

Morning Media Menu: December 12 - Posted December 12, 2008
Today on Morning Media Menu — our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network — it's Friday! Steve and I talk about ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu: December 12 - Posted December 12, 2008
Today on Morning Media Menu — our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network — it's Friday! Steve and I talk about ... [FishbowlNY]

Breaking: "Hannity" To Premiere January 12 - Posted December 11, 2008
Exclusive: TVNewser has learned Fox News will debut a new program at 9pmET, entitled "Hannity," featuring Sean Hannity as host. The program premieres January 12. "Hannity" will include a "Great American Panel" of three nightly in studio guests —... [TVNewser]

Sean Hannity Wants You To Vote In Our Poll - Posted December 9, 2008
Two weeks ago, Alan Colmes announced he was leaving Hannity & Colmes, and FNC told TVNewser a decision would be made "probably a we... [TVNewser]

"Chaos" Erupts Around CNN Correspondent During Mumbai Live Shot - Posted November 27, 2008
In the second day of the siege in Mumbai, some members of the media are finding themselves in the middle of local anger. CNN's Sara Sidner is the network's New Delhi correspondent. Sidner was reporting about the situation at the Taj Hotel when several locals began i... [TVNewser]

Morning Joe Team In Talks To Start Radio Show "By The Beginning of the Year" - Posted November 26, 2008
The Morning Joe team of Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are looking for a radio gig — and it sounds like a deal is close. Although Scarborough tells T... [TVNewser]

No Decision Yet on Hannity Going it Alone - Posted November 25, 2008
Despite a report that Sean Hannity will soon helm FNC's 9pmET alone when Alan Colmes departs at the en... [TVNewser]

"We Have A Democratic President, House and Senate; I Feel Like My Work Is Done" - Posted November 24, 2008
Why now? Why, after 12 years in prime time, five of those years at #1, has Alan Colmes decided to step down from "Hannity & Colmes?" "It's a great cr... [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]

Media Panel Before "Media Project" - Posted November 18, 2008
Members of the media descended on Michael's today in midtown Manhattan, although this time it wasn't just for lunch (or to be name-checked on FBNY). Arianna Huffington moderated a panel in c... [TVNewser]

Sean Hannity Doesn't Wear Suit Pants, And Other Things We Learned From Facebook - Posted November 17, 2008
Fox News promoted their redesigned Facebook page throughout The Live Desk this afternoon which now includes several new features, including a series of Fun Facts about some of their high profile anchors. Some tidbits of info revealed on the site: • ... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Is Favorite (And Least Favorite) Journalist - Posted November 12, 2008
The Pew Research Center has put out their post-election report, and Bill O'Reilly was found to lead both the "favorite campaign journalist" and "least favorite campaign journali... [TVNewser]

Critic Slams Lauer, Van Susteren Over Palin Interviews - Posted November 11, 2008
She may be TV ratings gold, but TV critic David Zurawick isn't liking what he's seeing in this week's Matt Lauer and Greta Van Susteren interviews with Gov. ... [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]

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

The Ticker (video edition): Matthews, Cooper, Hannity... - Posted November 4, 2008
> SNL got one final round of political sketches in last night, including a portrayal of MSNBC's Chris Matthews with Sen. Barack Obama. Check out the video. ... [TVNewser]

Greta on Rumor: "This is Simply a Lie About Me" - Posted October 30, 2008
The Website African Press International, which claims to have an audio taped interview with Michelle Obama, continues to post new information on the site about the interview. This, despite a denial from the Obama campaign that an interview ever occurred. Here's what... [TVNewser]

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]

Fox News Announces Election Night Plans - Posted October 29, 2008
Fox News will debut a brand new High Definition studio on Election Night, as viewers can watch FOX broadcasting on the network or the Fox News cable outlet (or on Fox News Radio...or on The Strategy room on Foxnews.com). Brit Hume anchors, beginning at 6pmET, on FNC, an... [TVNewser]

McCain and the Media: CNBC, CNN, FNC - Posted October 28, 2008
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo interviewed Sen. John McCain and his running mate, Gov. Sarah Palin, today as t... [TVNewser]

"Polar Opposities" and "Different Realities" - Posted October 27, 2008
Two of the most high-profile media writers were thinking the same thing over the weekend. The AP's David Bauder and Washington Post's Howard Kurtz each write today about the vast d... [TVNewser]

FNC's Growingly Expensive Lineup - Posted October 23, 2008
Just in the last three weeks, Fox News Channel re-signed Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity, arguably its two biggest stars, to ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Hannity, Roberts, Todd... - Posted October 23, 2008
> Sean Hannity will interview Gov. Sarah Palin (again) tonight after her rally at Beaver High School in PA. He'll stay at the school and host Hannity & Colmes from a studio there. > ... [TVNewser]

Shep: "We Want You To...News Snack With Us" - Posted October 21, 2008
NPR had a report today about how fair and balanced Fox News is — at least at 7pmET. Before long, the comments section was up in arms ("You need to retract this s... [TVNewser]

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

Despite Two New Contracts, Olbermann Talks "End" of Hannity's Career - Posted October 9, 2008
FNC's Sean Hannity signed what was rumored to be a 5-year, $100 million radio contract in July, and it was ... [TVNewser]

With Less Than a Month to Go, Media/Campaign Clashes Heat Up - Posted October 9, 2008
• During Hannity & Colmes coverage after Tuesday's debate, things got heated between Obama communication director Robert Gibbs and Sean Hannity. Bringing up ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.09.08 - Posted October 9, 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]

Hannity To Re-Up with FNC Through 2012; Gets McCain/Palin Tonight - Posted October 8, 2008
The Daily News reports Sean Hannity is about to sign "a new multiyear, multimillion-dollar contract" with Fox News Channel. The ... [TVNewser]

In Hannity's America, Obama is a Radical — and Three Million People Are Watching - Posted October 7, 2008
Sunday night, Hannity's America aired a special episode titled "Obama & Friends: The History of Radicalism." It turned out to be the program's highest rated ever. More than three million Total Viewers tuned in, and 645,000 in the A25-54 demo. But what did they see? From the very beginning, ominous music played... [TVNewser]

Presidential Debate Round #2 - Posted October 7, 2008
Here are some of the coverage plans for tonight's town hall style debate at Belmont University in Nashville moderated by NBC's Tom Brokaw. All the following networks will carry the debate. • ABC: The team of Gibson, Sawyer and Stephanopolous will anchor again, this time from three different cities. Charlie Gibson wi... [TVNewser]

Fox News Debuts New YouTube Channel - Posted October 1, 2008
Fox News Channel launched a new YouTube channel today focused on the election. FoxNewsElectionHQ already has 40 videos, including Bill O'Reilly's recent interview with Sen. ... [TVNewser]

"Friendliest Interview I've Seen Since Keith Olbermann Sat Down With Obama" - Posted September 22, 2008
During Howard Kurtz' weekly online Q&A on Washingtonpost.com this morning, Kurtz was asked about last week's highly rated Sean Hannity interview with Gov. ... [TVNewser]

Beck Wins Marconi Award - Posted September 19, 2008
Headline News anchor and radio personality Glenn Beck was awarded the 2008 Marconi Award for Network Syndicated Personality. The award, which honors the top radio personality, was given out last night at the annual National Association of Broadcasters dinner. Beck's show is the 3rd most listened to talk show among the A25-54... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.19.08 - Posted September 19, 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]

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

2nd Best H&C All Year - Posted September 18, 2008
Hannity & Colmes (well, mostly Hannity) welcomed Gov. Sarah Palin last night, and was helped to its second highest ratings in Total Viewers during 2008. In the A25-54 demo, it was the 3rd highest of the year. Palin was involved in the top-rated H&C as well &mdash... [TVNewser]

Greta/Todd Done, Sean/Sarah Up Next - Posted September 17, 2008
Greta Van Susteren's two part interview with Todd Palin, the first since his wife was named the VP nominee, garnered big ratings for FNC. The 10pmET program had a two-day average of 665... [TVNewser]

Hannity's Palin Interview Moved - Posted September 15, 2008
Sean Hannity was scheduled to interview Gov. Sarah Palin tomorrow ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.15.08 - Posted September 15, 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]

Hannity Freaks Out on Author - Posted September 12, 2008
Sean Hannity freaks out on author ... [FishbowlLA]

Hannity On Deck For Palin Interview - Posted September 12, 2008
Sean Hannity took issue with Charlie Gibson's interview with Gov. Sarah Palin yesterday, calling his q... [TVNewser]

Bloggers Have Their Say About the Change in the Airwaves - Posted September 9, 2008
WaPo's Howard Kurtz picks up much of the left-leaning blog reaction to Keith Olbermann and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.01.08 - Posted September 1, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Koppel on BBC: What's This Convention All About, Anyway? - Posted August 26, 2008
Tonight on BBC World News America contributing analyst Ted Koppel goes behind the scenes in Denver and asks "So what happens at a c... [TVNewser]

Obama Picks His Hannity Representative - Posted August 7, 2008
Sen. Barack Obama hasn't appeared on Hannity & Colmes yet, but apparently he's found someone he'd like to send on in his place. Fox News embed producer Bonney Kapp writes on the ... [TVNewser]

Tracing the "Talking Points" Comment - Posted July 29, 2008
It all started at 5:22pmET last Friday. That's when former White House press secretary (and best-selling author) Scott McClellan told Hardball's Chris Matthews the Bush White H... [TVNewser]

"It Would Make it More Interesting if Bill Was on And Did It Live" - Posted July 21, 2008
It was MSNBC's turn at the TCA today, which has become a hot spot for media stories the past couple of weeks. Matea Gold of the Los Angeles Times ... [TVNewser]

Sean Hannity Talks it to the Bank - Posted July 21, 2008
As TVNewser reported last month, Sean Hannity struck a three-way partnership deal to stay with Citadel-ABC Radio stations, but to also appear on Clear Ch... [TVNewser]

Hannity Talks Hannity on Hannity & Colmes - Posted July 18, 2008
Sean Hannity began his show last night talking about, Sean Hannity. The segment was about Barack Obama's ... [TVNewser]

Chris Wallace On Keith Olbermann, and An Admission from John Moody - Posted July 14, 2008
It was Fox News' turn in front of the TV critics this afternoon, and the network known for playing a tough offense, found itself on the defense over one of its analysts and some recent on air ... [TVNewser]

Wolfson Debuts on FNC, Murphy This Sunday - Posted July 11, 2008
New FNC contributor Howard Wolfson made his debut last night on Hannity & Colmes. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.22.08 - Posted January 22, 2008
Good morning Washington. Eleven years ago today, the Senate confirmed Madeleine Albright as secretary of state. And it's Diane Lane's birthday! (Hat Tip: MicCheckRadio). See more after the jump. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | ... [FishbowlDC]

H&C Investigates Missing GMA Guest - Posted July 17, 2007
The producers of Hannity & Colmes are keeping a close eye on the 2008 election, very close. During Monday's town hall meeting with John Edwards, seen live on Good Morning America, a guest seated directly behind Edwards appeared to be dozing off. As Sean Hannity noted on t... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 05.09.07 - Posted May 9, 2007
Good morning Washington. An ABC release announced "World News with Charles Gibson" was "the #1 evening newscast among Total Viewers, Households and Adults 25-54 for the week of April 30." Averaging 8.10 million Total Viewers, "World News" won every night last week in both categories, outperforming NBC's "Nightly News" by 610,000 Total... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.03.07 - Posted April 3, 2007
Good morning Washington. Lots and ... [FishbowlDC]

Did Hannity Dump Colmes To Get Rudy? - Posted February 6, 2007
Rudy Giuliani on Fox News' Hannity and Colmes last night: "We still have to formally announce it and do a few more things, but this about as close as you're going to get. ... Today, we just took another step toward running for president. It's a big step, an important one." How did... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Did Hannity Dump Colmes To Get Rudy? - Posted February 6, 2007
Rudy Giuliani on Fox News' Hannity and Colmes last night: "We still have to formally announce it and do a few more things, but this about as close as you're going to get. ... Today, we just took another step toward running for president. It's a big step, an important one." How did... [FishbowlNY]

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