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NewsWhip Announces 2014 Whippies Winners; HuffPost Takes Facebook Gold - Posted December 18, 2014
Social media news aggregator NewsWhip announced the winner... [AllFacebook]

FOX News' Lea Gabrielle Featured in Northern Virginia Magazine - Posted December 18, 2014
FOX News' Lea Gabrielle, correspondent for "Shepard Smith Reporting," was featured in the December 2014 issue of Northern Virginia Magazine. In the piece, ... [FishbowlDC]

Wendell Goler Leaving Fox News - Posted December 3, 2014
Wendell Goler, a Fox News original, is leaving the network. Goler, who has been a DC bureau correspondent since 2011, joined FNC as a foreign affairs correspondent in 1996. TVNewser obtained a note Goler sent to the New York and Washingt... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Wendell Goler Leaving Fox News - Posted December 3, 2014
Wendell Goler, a Fox News original, is leaving the network. Goler, who has been a DC bureau correspondent since 2011, joined FNC as a foreign affairs correspondent in 1996. TVNewser obtained a note Goler sent to the New York and Washingt... [FishbowlNY]

Wendell Goler Leaving Fox News - Posted December 3, 2014
Wendell Goler, a Fox News original, is leaving the network. Goler, who has been a DC bureau correspondent since 2011, joined FNC as a foreign affairs correspondent in 1996. TVNewser obtained a note Goler sent to the New York and Washingt... [TVNewser]

Ferguson Grand Jury Reaches Decision - Posted November 24, 2014
[gallery ids="247057,247058,247059"] This afternoon MSNBC and CNN have been in wall-to-wall coverage of the grand jury decision in the Darren Wilson case, even though the decision hasn't yet been made public. Fox News has been more tempered with its coverage, reporting that there is a decision and that it will be released... [TVNewser]

Obama Immigration Remarks Draw 6.8M on Spanish-Language TV - Posted November 21, 2014
Pres. Obama's immigration remarks drew 6.85 million viewers on two Spanish-language U.S. TV networks last night, according to Nielsen overnight time-period data. With 5.055 million viewers, Univision saw a +49% increase in viewership from Wednesday's 8pm half hour, while NBCU-owned Telemundo's 1.8 million viewers was a ... [TVNewser]

Obama Immigration Remarks Draw 6.8M on Spanish-Language TV - Posted November 21, 2014
Pres. Obama's immigration remarks drew 6.85 million viewers on two Spanish-language U.S. TV networks last night, according to Nielsen overnight time-period data. With 5.055 million viewers, Univision saw a +49% increase in viewership from Wednesday's 8pm half hour, while NBCU-owned Telemundo's 1.8 million viewers was a ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Obama Immigration Remarks Draw 6.8M on Spanish-Language TV - Posted November 21, 2014
Pres. Obama's immigration remarks drew 6.85 million viewers on two Spanish-language U.S. TV networks last night, according to Nielsen overnight time-period data. With 5.055 million viewers, Univision saw a +49% increase in viewership from Wednesday's 8pm half hour, while NBCU-owned Telemundo's 1.8 million viewers was a ... [FishbowlNY]

As Networks Pass on Immigration Address, Local Stations Produce Special Reports - Posted November 20, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="246796,246797,246800,246803"]While ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX chose not to interrupt primetime with Pres. Obama's immigration executive action remarks, many local stations interrupted network programs anyway, producing their own specials. NBC stations in Washington, DC and New York produced special reports, so did ABC's WLS in Chicago, which meant pre-empting... [morningmedianewsfeed]

As Networks Pass on Immigration Address, Local Stations Produce Special Reports - Posted November 20, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="246796,246797,246800,246803"]While ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX chose not to interrupt primetime with Pres. Obama's immigration executive action remarks, many local stations interrupted network programs anyway, producing their own specials. NBC stations in Washington, DC and New York produced special reports, so did ABC's WLS in Chicago, which meant pre-empting... [FishbowlNY]

Not Smart | Keeping it Real | Three Moves - Posted November 12, 2014
AllFacebook: Study reveals that people have finally realized sharing private information on something called a "social network" isn't the best idea. TVNewser: Fox News' ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Not Smart | Keeping it Real | Three Moves - Posted November 12, 2014
AllFacebook: Study reveals that people have finally realized sharing private information on something called a "social network" isn't the best idea. TVNewser: Fox News' ... [FishbowlNY]

Fox's Shepard Smith Calls CNN bin Laden Story 'Embarrassing' - Posted November 12, 2014
Fox News Channel's heavily hyped exclusive interview with Robert O'Neill, the Navy SEAL believed to have killed Osama bin Laden, premiered last night. Part II airs tonight. On Shepard Smith's show Tuesday, correspondent ... [TVNewser]

It's Huckabee with an 'H' Not an 'F' - Posted November 11, 2014
Megyn Kelly had a little slip of the tongue last night introducing fellow Fox News host Mike Huckabee on her show. Instead of calling his show "Huckabee" she called it... well just watch: Kelly acknowledged the slip at the en... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes and Beth Ailes Honored by Green Beret Foundation - Posted October 29, 2014
The Green Beret Foundation honored Fox News Chairman & CEO Roger Ailes and Beth Ailes, Publisher of the Putnam County News & Recorder and Putnam County Courier w... [TVNewser]

5 Questions for... Meg Tirrell - Posted October 29, 2014
Meg Tirrell joined CNBC last April as a general assignment reporter focusing on biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. Roughly six months later, the Ebola crisis has turned her beat into must-watch television. Tirrell st... [TVNewser]

Fox News Releases Election Coverage Plan - Posted October 27, 2014
Fox News Channel will again turn to Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly as lead anchors of the channel's election night coverage, which will carry the "A... [TVNewser]

In Profile: Halperin/Heilemann, Gabrielle, Smith - Posted October 27, 2014
John Heilemann and Mark Halperin of Bloomberg TV's "With All Due Respect" ... [TVNewser]

Shep Smith on 'Irresponsible' Ebola Coverage - Posted October 15, 2014
Fox News' Shepard Smith offered harsh criticism of the "irresponsible" manner in which Ebola is being covered by the media. "For the next few minutes, I'm going to give you the facts on Ebola. It'll take just three minutes. But first, today given what we know, you should have no concerns about... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Morgan, Molina, Miller - Posted October 6, 2014
Fresh off his "Today" show appearance, Piers Morgan will be a guest on "Hannity." Morgan and Sean Hannity formerly competed head-to-head when Morgan hosted "Piers Morgan Tonight" on CNN and Hannit... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith is Ready for the Big Game - Posted October 4, 2014
At 3:30pmET this afternoon, Fox News' Shepard Smith will be channeling his inner rebel. The host will be in the stands at the Ole Miss-Alabama game, rooting for the former's victory. Smith... [TVNewser]

Fox News Most-Watched For Airstrikes Coverage - Posted September 23, 2014
Fox News was the first cable news channel to report U.S.-led airstrikes had begun in Syria. It was also the most-watched. Fox News beat CNN and MSNBC combined in both total viewers and the A25-54 demo last night. Coverage peaked in view... [TVNewser]

U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against ISIS Targets - Posted September 22, 2014
[gallery ids="239770,239771,239772"] The broadcast and cable news networks broke in with special coverage tonight as U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria began. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against ISIS Targets - Posted September 22, 2014
[gallery ids="239770,239771,239772"] The broadcast and cable news networks broke in with special coverage tonight as U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria began. ... [FishbowlNY]

U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against ISIS Targets - Posted September 22, 2014
[gallery ids="239770,239771,239772"] The broadcast and cable news networks broke in with special coverage tonight as U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria began. ... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith Bets 'Every Penny I Will Ever Make at this Network' - Posted September 18, 2014
White House press secretary Josh Earnest made his first visit to "Shepard Smith Reporting" this afternoon. The 7-minute interview focused on the White House messaging about the mission to take out ISIS in Syria and Iraq and, in Earnest's words, "the Muslim-led countries who are part of the coalition." "Like Saudi... [TVNewser]

Obama: 'America Will Lead a Broad Coalition to Roll Back this Terrorist Threat' - Posted September 10, 2014
In a 14-minute address tonight, President Obama announced the U.S. will "lead a broad coalition" to defeat ISIS. In his address, which comes on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the president mentioned by name, two journalists killed by ISIS in recent weeks. "They execute captured prisoners, th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Obama: 'America Will Lead a Broad Coalition to Roll Back this Terrorist Threat' - Posted September 10, 2014
In a 14-minute address tonight, President Obama announced the U.S. will "lead a broad coalition" to defeat ISIS. In his address, which comes on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the president mentioned by name, two journalists killed by ISIS in recent weeks. "They execute captured prisoners, th... [FishbowlNY]

Obama: 'America Will Lead a Broad Coalition to Roll Back this Terrorist Threat' - Posted September 10, 2014
In a 14-minute address tonight, President Obama announced the U.S. will "lead a broad coalition" to defeat ISIS. In his address, which comes on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the president mentioned by name, two journalists killed by ISIS in recent weeks. "They execute captured prisoners, th... [TVNewser]

Network Coverage Plans for President Obama's ISIS Address - Posted September 9, 2014
Broadcast and cable news networks will provide special coverage tomorrow night at 9pmET for President Obama's speech on American action against ISIS. Here is what the networks are planning: CBS' Bob Schieffer will anchor for the ne... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Justice, Gnazzo, Gifford - Posted September 3, 2014
At a 5amET news conference in Estonia, carried live on the cable news networks, Pres. Obama vowed that "justice will be served" in the deaths of two journalists beheaded by ISIS militants. "Those who make the mistake of harming Americans will learn that we will not forget," said Obama. Cory Gnazzo ... [TVNewser]

Ratings: CNN Wins Primetime, Total Day Demo - Posted August 19, 2014
CNN won in the A25-54 demographic Monday in both total day and primetime, delivering 356,000 and 423,000 viewers, respectively. Fox News, second in both measurements, had 302,000 total day viewers and 405,000 primetime viewers in the demo. MSNBC was third and HLN was fourth. Fox News led the way in total view... [TVNewser]

Tonight's Ferguson Coverage Plans - Posted August 18, 2014
As the National Guard arrives in Ferguson, where the overnight curfew has been lifted, the broadcast and cable networks have set plans to continue coverage of the escalating violence there. Here's an update on who will be in Ferguson tonight: NBC News: Brian Williams, who will anchor "Nightly" from Ferguson tonight, as... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Lauer, Baden, Smith - Posted August 18, 2014
Matt Lauer will host the second annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards in Louisville, Kentucky on September 27. The ceremony will award six people age 30 or under who've produced innovative social justice work. Fox News contributor and forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Baden will appear on the competition tonight when he is a... [TVNewser]

TV Newsers Featured in ESPN Film 'SEC Storied' - Posted August 18, 2014
Professional and college football season is inching closer, and some TV Newsers were recently featured in an ESPN documentary "SEC Storied" on the SEC Network. Shepard Smith, Willie Geis... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith on Why Reporters Were Arrested: 'Well That's a Good Question' - Posted August 14, 2014
This afternoon, Shepard Smith sounded off on police who arrested two reporters last night covering protests in Ferguson, Missouri. "It's not in some cordoned off area...no this is in a McDonald's, an open McDonald's restaurant, where you can drive through and get a number three.... [TVNewser]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 8.13.14 - Posted August 13, 2014
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. Lost Remote Social Media Mourns Robin Williams SocialTimes ... [FishbowlDC]

Six Long Seconds | Moronic Words | Nice Addition - Posted August 12, 2014
SocialTimes: HP's new ad is made entirely out of Vines, which makes it entirely annoying. TVNewser: Shepard Sm... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Six Long Seconds | Moronic Words | Nice Addition - Posted August 12, 2014
SocialTimes: HP's new ad is made entirely out of Vines, which makes it entirely annoying. TVNewser: Shepard Sm... [FishbowlNY]

Shepard Smith Explains Use of the Word 'Coward' During Robin Williams Coverage - Posted August 12, 2014
The hours-long cable news coverage of the death of Robin Williams last night included some reporting, and much eulogizing. And as often happens during unscripted live TV news coverage, the words used are interpreted in different ways. Case in point: Shepard Smith. At the end of his hour-long special, the Fox News... [TVNewser]

Robin Williams Dead at Age 63 - Posted August 11, 2014
The death of Robin Williams has taken over as the lead story on cable news. Williams took his own life this morning at his home near Tiburon, CA in Marin County. He was pronounced dead at 12:02pmPT. The official cause of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Robin Williams Dead at Age 63 - Posted August 11, 2014
The death of Robin Williams has taken over as the lead story on cable news. Williams took his own life this morning at his home near Tiburon, CA in Marin County. He was pronounced dead at 12:02pmPT. The official cause of ... [FishbowlNY]

Rachel Maddow Accepts Shep Smith's Challenge, Gets Doused With Ice Water - Posted July 30, 2014
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow took up Shepard Smith's challenge, by getting doused with a bucket of ice water. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rachel Maddow Accepts Shep Smith's Challenge, Gets Doused With Ice Water - Posted July 30, 2014
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow took up Shepard Smith's challenge, by getting doused with a bucket of ice water. ... [FishbowlNY]

Shepard Smith Gets Doused, Challenges Rachel Maddow to do the Same - Posted July 25, 2014
Shepard Smith got doused, all for a good cause. The Fox News anchor was challenged to get two buckets of ice cold water dumped on him to raise money for the Kay Yow Foundation, named for the North Carolina State women's basketbal... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Shepard Smith Gets Doused, Challenges Rachel Maddow to do the Same - Posted July 25, 2014
Shepard Smith got doused, all for a good cause. The Fox News anchor was challenged to get two buckets of ice cold water dumped on him to raise money for the Kay Yow Foundation, named for the North Carolina State women's basketbal... [FishbowlNY]

Shepard Smith Gets Doused, Challenges Rachel Maddow to do the Same - Posted July 25, 2014
Shepard Smith got doused, all for a good cause. The Fox News anchor was challenged to get two buckets of ice cold water dumped on him to raise money for the Kay Yow Foundation, named for the North Carolina State women's basketbal... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, July 17 - Posted July 18, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 341 | MSNBC: 91 | CNN: 276 | HLN: 113 Primetime: FNC: 570 | MSNBC: 184 | CNN: 488 | HLN: 131 4p: 5p: 6p 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Networks Pivot From Ukraine to Gaza as Israel Launches Ground Offensive - Posted July 17, 2014
Shortly before 4pmET, cable and broadcast networks turned from Ukraine -- where they have spent most of the day reporting on Malyasia Airlines flight 17, which was shot down near the Russian border this morning -- to Gaza, where Israel has just launched a ground offensive after several days of violence... [TVNewser]

Malaysia Airlines Jet Shot Down in Ukraine - Posted July 17, 2014
Cable news networks scrambled this morning to cover a Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down along the Ukraine/Russia border. All three broadcast networks provided special coverage of the crash. NBC News cut in at 11:39amET with Matt Lauer... [TVNewser]

Shep Smith: 'The Boss Tried to Buy the CNN' - Posted July 16, 2014
On "Shepard Smith Reporting" this afternoon, Smith and Maria Bartiromo waded into the major media news of the day that Fox News' parent company, 21st Century Fox, made an $80 billion offer last ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Greenwald: People Say Fox News' Obama Criticism Puts Soldiers 'in Danger' - Posted June 23, 2014
During an interview this afternoon on the NSA revelations leaked by Edward Snowden last year, Shepard Smith and Glenn Greenwald got into a tense exchange o... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Glenn Greenwald: People Say Fox News' Obama Criticism Puts Soldiers 'in Danger' - Posted June 23, 2014
During an interview this afternoon on the NSA revelations leaked by Edward Snowden last year, Shepard Smith and Glenn Greenwald got into a tense exchange o... [FishbowlNY]

Bill O'Reilly on 'Obama Basher,' 'Liberals,' and 'Anti-Obama Situation' at Fox News - Posted June 19, 2014
Bill O'Reilly went up and down the Fox News talent roster last night at New York City's 92nd Street Y, offering his take on his colleague's views on President Obama. "You have Doocy, who's an Obama basher," O'Reilly told colleague Geraldo Rivera, who interviewed him. "Then... [TVNewser]

Navy Veteran Lea Gabrielle Reports on Fleet Week - Posted May 27, 2014
Fox News correspondent and Navy veteran Lea Gabrielle went behind the scenes at Fleet Week for a series of reports that have been airing on "Shepard Smith Reporting." Gabrielle, who was a Navy fighter pilot and Intelligence Operations Officer, got her "sea legs back" reporting from the USS Oak Hill and... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier: 'After I Saw that, I Said 'We Are Dropping the Ball on that Coverage' - Posted May 2, 2014
Bret Baier is taking a cue from John Oliver. The Fox News "Special Report" host was watching Oliver's inaugural show on HBO last Sunday when it hit him that the world's big... [TVNewser]

Longtime Fox News Contributor: Gawker Story About FNC, Shepard Smith is 'Disgusting' - Posted May 2, 2014
A longtime Fox News contributor who is openly gay issued a strong defense for her network yesterday against a Gawker story that reported ... [TVNewser]

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

Maria Bartiromo: 'When I Knew My Stuff, Nobody Could Push Me Around' - Posted April 29, 2014
Ahead of an appearance at The Cable Show in Los Angeles later this week, Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo is featured in a pair of interviews. The... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, April 2 - Posted April 3, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 271 | MSNBC: 109 | CNN: 200 | HLN: 85 Primetime: FNC: 446 | MSNBC: 166 | CNN: 430 | HLN: 85 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Should TV News Report Names of Mass Shooters? - Posted April 3, 2014
As Megyn Kelly opened "The Kelly File" last night, she led with news that the suspected Ft. Hood shoote... [TVNewser]

Mass Shooting at Ft. Hood, TX; Ivan Lopez Identified as Shooter - Posted April 2, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="220063,220064,220065,220066"] A mass shooting at Ft. Hood, Texas this afternoon has the news networks in continuing coverage tonight. The shots rang out at 4:50pmCT. The gunman has been identified as 34-year-old Ivan Lopez, an enlisted soldier, who killed himself. At least four people are dead, including Lopez, and 14 others... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mass Shooting at Ft. Hood, TX; Ivan Lopez Identified as Shooter - Posted April 2, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="220063,220064,220065,220066"] A mass shooting at Ft. Hood, Texas this afternoon has the news networks in continuing coverage tonight. The shots rang out at 4:50pmCT. The gunman has been identified as 34-year-old Ivan Lopez, an enlisted soldier, who killed himself. At least four people are dead, including Lopez, and 14 others... [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... [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]

Governor Chris Christie Meets the Press, Again - Posted March 28, 2014
The news channels carried New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's news conference this afternoon, in which the Governor discussed his office's internal investigation that found he had nothing to do with the George Washington Bridge lane closures last September. [gallery ids="219434,219433,219435"] During the press conference, which started at 2:31pmET and lasted for a little... [TVNewser]

Amy Robach Inspires at NLGJA Gala, Plus a TV News Selfie - Posted March 21, 2014
ABC's Amy Robach lit up the room last night as host NLGJA's Healdines & Headliners event. Robach, who has three more chemotherapy treatments in her fig... [TVNewser]

Ratings For Overnight Coverage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - Posted March 20, 2014
CNN was the most-watched network during late night coverage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. With news breaking out of Australia, CNN/U.S. beg... [TVNewser]

Amy Robach Hosts Headlines & Headliners - Posted March 20, 2014
Tonight is the annual NLGJA Headlines & Headliners benefit in New York City. ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Overnight Developments Keep Networks on the Air Covering Malaysia Airlines Mystery - Posted March 20, 2014
Around 11:30pmET last night we got word out of Australia that satellite images turned up two large objects, which immediately led investigators to believe it might have something to do with missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. In the ensuing hours, Australian and Malaysian offic... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith On Fox News Viewers - Posted March 10, 2014
Tomorrow MediabistoTV debuts its newest show called, "What's Your Show?" where we take our cameras into cable and broadcast newsrooms and talk to the anchors and producers to find out what it takes to put their show together each day. The first episode features ... [TVNewser]

CNN International Reporter Told to Stop Broadcasting from Crimea Hotel - Posted March 7, 2014
Speaking to Anderson Cooper via phone last night, CNN International reporter Anna Coren detailed how she was told to stop broadcasting from her hotel in Crimea. "The manageme... [TVNewser]

Scenes From Ukraine: 'The Changes Are Subtle ... But They're Here' - Posted March 5, 2014
In between anchoring shows from Kiev, Fox News' Shepard Smith flew last night to Crimea, which has been closely watched as military activities have escalated following the ouster of Ukraine's president. For a report during... [TVNewser]

More Correspondents Travel to Ukraine - Posted March 4, 2014
More correspondents are up and running from Ukraine as Russian and Ukrainian forces remain in a tense standoff in the country's Crimea region. Secretary of State John Kerry, who flew to Kiev overnight, meets with government officials there today. Several correspondents are traveling to Kiev with Secretary Kerry, ... [TVNewser]

Broadcast and Cable Networks Dispatch Correspondents to Ukraine - Posted March 3, 2014
As tensions escalate in Ukraine, cable and broadcast networks are ramping up their presence in the region. Each of the broadcast networks have correspondents in Ukraine: Bill Neely is in Simferopol for NBC News, ... [TVNewser]

Did Media Coverage of Controversial Arizona Bill Help Lead to Veto? - Posted February 27, 2014
All three cable news networks carried Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's press conference last night announcing her veto of a controversial bill that would allow businesses' and people to refuse service to LGBT people based on re... [TVNewser]

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

The Fox Ticker: Smith, Greta, Baier - Posted February 13, 2014
Shepard Smith chimed in on the Al Roker/Mayor Bill De Blasio feud this afternoon. "Man that Al Roker's mad...I don't know what's wrong with him," he said near the top of his show. ... [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]

Super Bowl Boulevard Festivities in Full Swing - Posted January 30, 2014
With just a few days to go until the Seattle Seahawks face the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium, the Super Bowl festivities are in full swing in Times Square. One of the attractions on Super Bowl Boulevard, which runs right past the "Good Morning America" studios, is a 60-foot toboggan run,... [TVNewser]

Atlanta Stations Balance State of the Union and Weather Coverage - Posted January 29, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="114189,114190,114191,114192"] Atlanta stations balanced two major stories -- the President's fifth State of the Union address and a winter storm blanketing the Deep South -- during primetime Tuesday night. CBS affiliate WGCL stayed in local coverage until immediately before the President was announced, opting out of Scott Pelley... [TVSpy]

President Obama Delivers 2014 State of the Union Address - Posted January 28, 2014
President Obama's fifth State of the Union address is being broadcast tonight on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, PBS, CNN, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, Fusion, Al Jazeera, Fox Business, CNBC, Bloomberg and C-SPAN, as well as the Spanish-language networks. Brian Williams, Scott Pelley, ... [TVNewser]

Shep Smith Sat Next to Wolf Blitzer at the White House Lunch - Posted January 28, 2014
On his Fox News program this afternoon, Shepard Smith revealed the real reason why anchors and correspondents like to go to D.C. for the State of the Union: the annual White House lunch. "It doesn't matter who t... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Broadcast Networks - Posted January 27, 2014
Here's what the broadcast networks have planned for President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday. ABC: Diane Sawyer and ... [TVNewser]

Harris Faulkner on Social TV: 'I Thought GetGlue Was Getting Some Elmer's' - Posted January 21, 2014
An anchor and reporter at Fox News for nine years, weekend "Fox Report" host Harris Faulkner has become one of the network's biggest champions of leveraging social media on-air and in her reporting. "One of the ... [TVNewser]

Fox News Shows to Originate From Times Square Before Super Bowl XLVIII - Posted January 15, 2014
As Fox gears up for Super Bowl XLVIII next month, Fox News Channel will be contributing to the buildup for the game with special coverage on several of its shows. The channel will have several of its programs originate from Fox Sports' Times Square studios in the days leading up to the... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith: 'So Cold He's Turned Into Color Bars' - Posted January 7, 2014
On "Shepard Smith Reporting" this afternoon, Chicago-based correspondent Garrett Tenney was so cold, he apparently vanished off the screen. "Garrett would you slide in?' Smith asked. "We lost him...Garrett is so cold that he has turned into color bars." "Cold enough that I can't stay here in one place," Tenney said upon r... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Shepard Smith: 'So Cold He's Turned Into Color Bars' - Posted January 7, 2014
On "Shepard Smith Reporting" this afternoon, Chicago-based correspondent Garrett Tenney was so cold, he apparently vanished off the screen. "Garrett would you slide in?' Smith asked. "We lost him...Garrett is so cold that he has turned into color bars." "Cold enough that I can't stay here in one place," Tenney said upon r... [FishbowlNY]

Shepard Smith: 'So Cold He's Turned Into Color Bars' - Posted January 7, 2014
On "Shepard Smith Reporting" this afternoon, Chicago-based correspondent Garrett Tenney was so cold, he apparently vanished off the screen. "Garrett would you slide in?' Smith asked. "We lost him...Garrett is so cold that he has turned into color bars." "Cold enough that I can't stay here in one place," Tenney said upon r... [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]

Lea Gabrielle Makes Her Fox News Debut - Posted December 16, 2013
On her first appearance on "Shepard Smith Reporting," Lea Gabrielle told Smith about her previous career as a as a fighter pilot and intelligence operations officer for the U.S. Navy. In addition to showing photos and video of ... [TVNewser]

Cable News Networks Cover Colorado School Shooting - Posted December 13, 2013
[gallery ids="207326,207327,207328" orderby="rand"] The cable news networks turned to breaking news out of Centennial, Colorado this afternoon: two students were reportedly injured in a school shooting at Arapahoe High School. CNN's Don Lemon was the first to report the news at 3:06pmET, saying "all schools in Littleton have been placed on lockdown, and... [TVNewser]

Lea Gabrielle Joins Fox News From KNSD - Posted December 12, 2013
After two years at KNSD, Lea Gabrielle is ... [TVSpy]

Lea Gabrielle Joins Fox News From KNSD - Posted December 12, 2013
After two years at KNSD, Lea Gabrielle is ... [SocialTimes.com]

Lea Gabrielle Joins Fox News - Posted December 12, 2013
Lea Gabrielle is joining Fox News as a general assignment reporter for "Shepard Smith Reporting," TVNewser has learned. Gabrielle will make her Fox News debut D... [TVNewser]

Lea Gabrielle Joins Fox News - Posted December 12, 2013
Lea Gabrielle is joining Fox News as a general assignment reporter for "Shepard Smith Reporting," TVNewser has learned. Gabrielle will make her Fox News debut D... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lea Gabrielle Joins Fox News - Posted December 12, 2013
Lea Gabrielle is joining Fox News as a general assignment reporter for "Shepard Smith Reporting," TVNewser has learned. Gabrielle will make her Fox News debut D... [FishbowlNY]

Jana Winter: 'I Hope People Don't Have to Google' State Shield Law Before Reporting - Posted December 11, 2013
TVNewser spoke with a relieved Jana Winter this afternoon about the New York court ruling tha... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jana Winter: 'I Hope People Don't Have to Google' State Shield Law Before Reporting - Posted December 11, 2013
TVNewser spoke with a relieved Jana Winter this afternoon about the New York court ruling tha... [FishbowlNY]

Nelson Mandela Dies at 95 - Posted December 5, 2013
[gallery columns="4" ids="206188,206189,206191,206190"] Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, has died at the age of 95. His death was announced by Jacob Zuma, the current President of South Africa. NBC News and CBS both produced special reports beginning at 4:45pmET, with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nelson Mandela Dies at 95 - Posted December 5, 2013
[gallery columns="4" ids="206188,206189,206191,206190"] Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, has died at the age of 95. His death was announced by Jacob Zuma, the current President of South Africa. NBC News and CBS both produced special reports beginning at 4:45pmET, with ... [FishbowlNY]

Nelson Mandela Dies at 95 - Posted December 5, 2013
[gallery columns="4" ids="206188,206189,206191,206190"] Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, has died at the age of 95. His death was announced by Jacob Zuma, the current President of South Africa. NBC News and CBS both produced special reports beginning at 4:45pmET, with ... [TVNewser]

Newtown 911 Tapes Released: 'This is an Extraordinarily Difficult Story to Cover Today' - Posted December 4, 2013
[gallery columns="4" ids="205954,205953,205956,205972"] The cable news networks are proceeding with caution as they decide whether to air the 911 tapes of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, which were released at 2pmET after a lengthy court battle. "This is an extraordinarily difficult story to cover today. The release of the 911 tapes obviously... [TVNewser]

Shots Fired at LAX - Posted November 1, 2013
[gallery ids="202107,202106,202108"] A gunman opened fire this morning at Los Angeles International Airport, injuring at least three people and prompting a terminal evacuation and a ground stop at LAX. Fox News was the first to report the news at 12:42pmET. CNN was next at 12:44pmET and MSNBC followed at 12:46pmET. For the... [TVNewser]

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

The FNC Ticker: Mezzanine, Varney, Guilfoyle - Posted October 17, 2013
TechCrunch writes about Mezzanine, the technology that powers Shepard Smith's own 38-foot video wall. It was developed by the same company that designed the touchscre... [TVNewser]

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

'Shepard Smith Reporting' Day One Ratings - Posted October 8, 2013
The Monday debut of "Shepard Smith Reporting," beamed up from the new Fox News Deck, averaged 1.4 million total viewers and 250,000 A25-54 viewers. Smith's program topped MSNBC and CNN combined in both measurements. ... [TVNewser]

Imus Likes Shep's Set, But Cavuto 'Looks Like He's in a Broom Closet' - Posted October 8, 2013
Martha MacCallum was on FBN's "Imus in the Morning." They chatted about the changes to primetime and the new Fox News Deck, which debuted during "Shepard Smith Repor... [TVNewser]

Fox News' Massive New Touch Screens Aren't Helping, You Guys - Posted October 8, 2013
When we first saw images of Fox News' new, comically outsized touchscreen doohickeys, we thought "What a great way to counteract the perception that you're a network catering to senior citizens frightened by technological, cultural and political change!" But it was probably more about intra-network jousting, like "We'll see your fake... [PRNewser]

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

This Week In Lists: Eligible Bachelors, Biggest News Stories - Posted October 5, 2013
Gotham Magazine counts down New York's 100 most eligible bachelors. Among the TV news personalities recognized: ABC's David Muir, Fox's Rupert Murdoch, CBS and PBS anchor ... [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]

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

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

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

'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]

In 17 Years, FNC Has Made 5 Evening Changes; CNN and MSNBC Have Made 75 - Posted September 17, 2013
For those of you keeping score at home: this is just the fifth time in 17 years that Fox News has made changes to primetime. By comparison, CNN and MSNBC have changed their line-up a ... [TVNewser]

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

Shepard Smith, Gretchen Carlson Prepare for New Fox News Roles - Posted September 13, 2013
Shepard Smith and Gretchen Carlson are saying goodbye to their respective shows as they prepare for new roles at Fox News. Anchoring his last "Fox Report," last night, Smith said his new ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Carson Daly Joins Today | Twitter Files for IPO | Shep Smith Shuffle - Posted September 13, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Carson Daly Joins Today | Twitter Files for IPO | Shep Smith Shuffle - Posted September 13, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

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

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

Coverage Plans for President Obama's Speech - Posted September 10, 2013
The broadcast and cable news networks have planned special reports ahead of President Obama's primetime address tonight. Here's what they have planned for the speech, which is scheduled for 9pmET. NBC News: Brian... [TVNewser]

10 Hardest Media Names to Spell - Posted August 23, 2013
There's something that can absolutely unhinge a person when you spell his or her name wrong. Especially difficult are members of the media who can be quite vocal about it and tell you how dumb you are on Twitter. So today we've compiled a list of the hardest names to spell... [FishbowlDC]

Full Disclosure: Politico Reporter Iced by Fox News PR - Posted August 21, 2013
Considering no one except those deep in the secret bowels of Fox News knows why communications exec Brian Lewis was fired and escorted from the building in July, Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

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

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

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

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

Fox News Goes Big To Promote MLB All Star Game On Sister Network Fox - Posted July 15, 2013
Tomorrow evening the MLB All Star Game will be played on Fox, and sister channel Fox News has been making sure to take advantage of the exclusive access. Shepard Smith is anchoring "Studio B" and "Fox Report" from Citi Field in Queens today and tomorro... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly: 'I'll See You All, After Sunset, This Fall' - Posted July 4, 2013
Megyn Kelly anchored her final "America Live" yesterday before going on maternity leave. When she returns she'll be anchoring in primetime. At what time, is still a mystery. Even Shepard Smith joked about it during Kelly's signoff... [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]

Millions Tuned Into Cable News When New Round Of Tornadoes Slammed Oklahoma - Posted June 3, 2013
Friday evening a new round of tornadoes slammed Oklahoma. The storms killed storm chaser Tim Samaras, his son Paul and colleague Carl Young, and also ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Millions Tuned Into Cable News When New Round Of Tornadoes Slammed Oklahoma - Posted June 3, 2013
Friday evening a new round of tornadoes slammed Oklahoma. The storms killed storm chaser Tim Samaras, his son Paul and colleague Carl Young, and also ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Afternoon Reading List 05.21.13 - Posted May 21, 2013
Another kind of 'House' wins vote -- Patrick Gavin of Politico writes... [FishbowlDC]

President Obama To Speak at 10 AM, As More Correspondents Descend On Oklahoma - Posted May 21, 2013
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Here's the Commencement Speech TV Newsers are Sharing - Posted May 15, 2013
This may have already hit your inbox. CBS News "60 Minutes Sports" correspondent Sharyn Alfonsi gave the ... [TVNewser]

The Story Behind The Now-Infamous Fox News Car Chase - Posted May 11, 2013
It was a shocking moment of gruesome reality that does not typically play out on cable news. On September 28, 2012, a man carjacked a vehicle and led police in a wild chase. Fox News Channel and anchor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Story Behind The Now-Infamous Fox News Car Chase - Posted May 11, 2013
It was a shocking moment of gruesome reality that does not typically play out on cable news. On September 28, 2012, a man carjacked a vehicle and led police in a wild chase. Fox News Channel and anchor ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, May 8 - Posted May 9, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 356 | MSNBC: 119 | CNN: 338 | HLN: 294 Primetime: FNC: 471 | MSNBC: 173 | CNN: 454 | HLN: 358 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [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]

Robin Roberts Tops TV News Personalities on 'Most Trusted' List - Posted May 7, 2013
Several television news journalists have landed on Reader's Digest list of "The 100 Most Trusted People in America." At #12, "Good Morning America" anchor ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, April 25 - Posted April 26, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 297 | MSNBC: 117 | CNN: 155 | HLN: 145 Primetime: FNC: 287 | MSNBC: 190 | CNN: 187 | HLN: 190 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, April 25 - Posted April 26, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 297 | MSNBC: 117 | CNN: 155 | HLN: 145 Primetime: FNC: 287 | MSNBC: 190 | CNN: 187 | HLN: 190 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, April 25 - Posted April 26, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 297 | MSNBC: 117 | CNN: 155 | HLN: 145 Primetime: FNC: 287 | MSNBC: 190 | CNN: 187 | HLN: 190 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Networks Extend Coverage, Plan Specials for Boston Manhunt - Posted April 19, 2013
The broadcast networks have expanded their coverage into the late-morning as the manhunt for 19-year-old Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev intensifies. The networks are preparing for extended coverage throughout the d... [TVNewser]

Affiliate Reporting Gives Fox News First Access to Marathon Bomb Photos - Posted April 17, 2013
Investigative reporting at the Atlanta Fox O&O made Fox News the first national news outlet with access to the photos of the Boston marathon bomb. Dale Russell, an investigative reporter for WAGA, was the first to obtain the ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, April 15 - Posted April 16, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 588 | MSNBC: 206 | CNN: 577 | HLN: 167 Primetime: FNC: 1.199 | MSNBC: 461 | CNN: 1.319 | HLN: 220 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Monday, April 15 - Posted April 16, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 588 | MSNBC: 206 | CNN: 577 | HLN: 167 Primetime: FNC: 1.199 | MSNBC: 461 | CNN: 1.319 | HLN: 220 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

Boston Bombings: Tuesday Coverage Notes - Posted April 16, 2013
Brian Williams will anchor "NBC Nightly News" from Boston tonight. "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" ... [TVNewser]

Explosions at Finish Line of the Boston Marathon - Posted April 15, 2013
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Morning Chatter - Posted April 8, 2013
Quotes of the Day BREAKFAST AT ABC's THIS WEEK: HuffPost-AOL Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington: "French toast, home fried potatoes, sausage patties and bacon in the ABC gree... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Shepard Smith Stakes Out Sandy Story - Posted April 1, 2013
Fox News anchor Shepard Smith is broadcasting live from Seaside Heights, New Jersey today, to follow up on the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy as the warm weather begins in the northeast. ... [TVNewser]

Shep Smith on His Fox News Shows: 'We're an oasis of no-opinion people' - Posted March 29, 2013
Shepard Smith talks to the Orlando Sentinel's Hal Boedeke... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith Likes Rachel Maddow, Too - Posted March 25, 2013
During a Reddit "Ask My Anything" earlier this month, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow expressed admiration and respect for Fox ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, March 20 - Posted March 21, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 253 | MSNBC: 132 | CNN: 94 | HLN: 186 Primetime: FNC: 323 | MSNBC: 203 | CNN: 113 | HLN: 296 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, March 20 - Posted March 21, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 253 | MSNBC: 132 | CNN: 94 | HLN: 186 Primetime: FNC: 323 | MSNBC: 203 | CNN: 113 | HLN: 296 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, March 20 - Posted March 21, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 253 | MSNBC: 132 | CNN: 94 | HLN: 186 Primetime: FNC: 323 | MSNBC: 203 | CNN: 113 | HLN: 296 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

Networks Up Early For Pope Francis' Inaugural Mass - Posted March 19, 2013
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The Scoreboard: Thursday, March 14 - Posted March 15, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 230 | MSNBC: 126 | CNN: 119 | HLN: 197 Primetime: FNC: 323 | MSNBC: 241 | CNN: 142 | HLN: 303 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

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

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

Still No Pope After Another Conclave Vote - Posted March 13, 2013
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Before the Smoke Clears, The Call of a New Pope - Posted March 12, 2013
And now the wait begins. At 12:34pmET, the doors of the Sistine Chapel closed as 115 Cardinals began the process of choosing a new pope. Now, TV news anchors, analysts, producers and bookers are at the ready for the first signs of smoke. The news networks produced special reports as Cardinals made... [TVNewser]

Papal Conclave Coverage: Broadcast and Cable Networks - Posted March 11, 2013
The conclave to elect the next Pope will begin Tuesday after morning mass. Here's what the broadcast and cable networks have planned for coverage. ABC's Diane Sawyer will broadcast "World News" from the Vatican beginning this evening... [TVNewser]

Rachel Maddow On Shepard Smith, Howard Stern and 'Drift' - Posted March 8, 2013
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow hosted a Reddit "AMA" today, answering questions from readers of the site. Among other topics, she talked ... [TVNewser]

Cable News Reports on the Death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez - Posted March 5, 2013
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Cable News Reports on the Death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez - Posted March 5, 2013
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Cable News Reports on the Death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez - Posted March 5, 2013
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Fox News Moves Away From Covering Live Police Pursuits - Posted March 1, 2013
For the second time this week there has been a high speed pursuit in Los Angeles. In both cases, the chases ended when the suspects bailed. Both times, a woman was behind the wheel. And they both occured around the same time of day, NoonPT. Also known as Shep... [TVNewser]

Pope Benedict Coverage: Fox News - Posted February 27, 2013
Fox News will kick off its coverage of Pope Benedict XVI's resignation on "Fox & Friends First" at 5 AM. London-based correspondent Amy Kellogg and FNC contributor Father Jonathan ... [TVNewser]

Dorner Cornered, California Manhunt Pushes Up Against State of the Union Coverage - Posted February 12, 2013
In the hour leading up to the State of the Union, the cable news networks would ordinarily be in continuing coverage of the President's annual address. Instead, they have been in breaking news mode as choppers hover over a remote cabin in a California forest. Inside that cabin, is believed to... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dorner Cornered, California Manhunt Pushes Up Against State of the Union Coverage - Posted February 12, 2013
In the hour leading up to the State of the Union, the cable news networks would ordinarily be in continuing coverage of the President's annual address. Instead, they have been in breaking news mode as choppers hover over a remote cabin in a California forest. Inside that cabin, is believed to... [FishbowlNY]

Dorner Cornered, California Manhunt Pushes Up Against State of the Union Coverage - Posted February 12, 2013
In the hour leading up to the State of the Union, the cable news networks would ordinarily be in continuing coverage of the President's annual address. Instead, they have been in breaking news mode as choppers hover over a remote cabin in a California forest. Inside that cabin, is believed to... [TVNewser]

The SOTU Ticker: Bing, Lunch, Watch - Posted February 12, 2013
Fox News Channel and Bing are joining forces for the Bing Pulse online voting tool, enabling people to track and share opinions in real time during the president's State of the Union address tonight. Anchors Brian Willams, ... [TVNewser]

Who's Going to Rome to Cover the Pope? - Posted February 11, 2013
Fox News's Shepard Smith will soon be on his way to Rome, reporting from the Vatican on the resignation of... [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]

For Inaugural Ceremony, DC Stations Turn to National Coverage - Posted January 21, 2013
Following their respective morning newscasts, local stations in Washington, DC have traded local coverage for national coverage of President Obama's ceremonial swearing-in ceremony. Around 11amET Monday, all four DC stations -- NBC O&O WRC, ABC affil... [TVSpy]

Inauguration 2013: Fox News Coverage Plans - Posted January 15, 2013
Fox News Channel's 2013 Presidential Inauguration coverage will begin Sunday morning and continue through Monday night, with Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly... [TVNewser]

Looking Back On FNC's 2012 - Posted December 20, 2012
You could probably win a case in court that FNC, for better or worse, is by far the most interesting cable news channel on television. Ranker's end-of-year "Top 12 Fox News Fails of 2012" only lends credibility to the argume... [FishbowlDC]

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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FNC and Fox's Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
Fox News Channel will have Megyn Kelly and Bret Baier anchoring on election night, while ... [TVNewser]

Power Outage During Shepard Smith's FOX Report - Posted October 29, 2012
The Manhattan-based news networks are not immune to the power problems caused by Hurricane Sandy. Parts of lower Manhattan are without power, intentionally cut by the utility Con Ed to prevent potential damage to underground infrastructure. But power surges, where lights dim and then come back up, are occurring throughout the... [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]

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]

Lost Luggage on the way to the VP Debate for both Megyn Kelly and Shepard Smith - Posted October 11, 2012
Megyn Kelly was anchoring her show from Danville, KY in a shirt she bought at the local Walmart. That's because Delta decided her bag should spend the night in Detroit, instead of making it through to Kentucky. But that's not all, Shepard Smith's bag also missed the flight to Kentucky, but... [TVNewser]

MSNBC President: 'We're Nipping at Fox's Heels' Would Poach Shep Smith - Posted October 4, 2012
MSNBC president Phil Griffin spoke to The Hollywood Reporter's Marisa Guthrie about his ne... [TVNewser]

Q3 2012 Ratings: Fox News' Bill O'Reilly Marks 50 Straight Quarters at #1 - Posted October 2, 2012
Fox News continued its dominant hold on the cable news leaderboard in the third quarter of 2012. Led by Bill O'Reilly's "The O'Reilly Factor," which just completed its 50th straight quarter at #1, the network claimed the top 10 programs in cable new... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Q3 2012 Ratings: Fox News' Bill O'Reilly Marks 50 Straight Quarters at #1 - Posted October 2, 2012
Fox News continued its dominant hold on the cable news leaderboard in the third quarter of 2012. Led by Bill O'Reilly's "The O'Reilly Factor," which just completed its 50th straight quarter at #1, the network claimed the top 10 programs in cable new... [FishbowlNY]

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]

KSAZ Stops Covering Car Chase Moments Before Suspect Shoots Himself - Posted September 28, 2012
Fox O&O KSAZ was the only local station to cover a high-speed police chase in Phoenix Friday afternoon. The station's coverage ended at 12:28pmMT, just four minutes before the suspect exited the vehicle and shot himself in the head. The chase went on for ... [SocialTimes.com]

KSAZ Stops Covering Car Chase Moments Before Suspect Shoots Himself - Posted September 28, 2012
Fox O&O KSAZ was the only local station to cover a high-speed police chase in Phoenix Friday afternoon. The station's coverage ended at 12:28pmMT, just four minutes before the suspect exited the vehicle and shot himself in the head. The chase went on for ... [TVSpy]

Fox News Airs Suicide Following Car Chase. Shep Smith: 'We really messed up and I am sorry' - Posted September 28, 2012
A man committed suicide live on Fox News a few minutes ago. FNC had been carrying a car chase in the Phoenix area and when the suspect pulled over, he ran down a dirt road, then stopped, put a gun to his head, and fell to the ground. No other national... [TVNewser]

Bernard Goldberg Trashes Ted Koppel's Report On Partisan Cable News - Posted September 25, 2012
On last night's "O'Reilly Factor," Bernard Goldberg appeared in one of his typically meta segments to talk about last week's rumble between Bill O'Reilly and ... [TVNewser]

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]

Collegial Campaign Carl Cameron - Posted August 31, 2012
Campaign Carl Cameron, who's been on the political beat for Fox News, even before there was a Fox News, counts some of his colleagues among his fans. ... [TVNewser]

Shep Smith Pulled Over By Alabama's Finest. 'My 82 in a 70 Got Penalized' - Posted August 28, 2012
Fox News Channel's Shepard Smith had arrived in Tampa ready to cover the RNC Sunday when the forecast for Tropical Storm -- now Hurricane -- Isaac started looking ominous. With no flights out, he and his crew packed into two cars and headed north, then west to New Orleans near where... [TVNewser]

Memorable Coverage On Cable News, From NOLA To Tampa - Posted August 28, 2012
Shepard Smith kicks off his coverage from New Orleans on what to expect when Isaac hits: Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Anderson Cooper re... [TVNewser]

Star Correspondents Bolt Tampa For NOLA, As Isaac Approaches - Posted August 27, 2012
Two TV news correspondents who made their marks covering Hurricane Katrina seven years ago are returning to New Orleans as another hurricane approaches. Fox News Channel's Shepard Smith and CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Packing for a Convention, and a Hurricane - Posted August 26, 2012
As Tropical Storm Isaac continues to march northwest, many tvnewsers are preparing to cover two big stories over the next few days. The picture below, Tweeted by Martin Finn, the coordinating producer for "Fox Report with ... [TVNewser]

Correspondents Still Putting Life On The Line To Report From Syria - Posted August 17, 2012
The revolution continues in Syria, and TV news correspondents continue to put themselves at risk to report from the country. On Fox News, Steve Harrigan had some close calls with the Syrian military when he was in Syria this week, and later on told anchor Shepard Smith "I'm not going to put... [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]

News Nets Produce Special Reports on Mitt Romney Selection of Paul Ryan as VP - Posted August 11, 2012
At 9:20, Mitt Romney took to the stage with the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, VA as his backdrop. At 9:28, he brought out his running mate on the Republican presidential ticket, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan. NBC News began its special report at 9am with Brian W... [TVNewser]

Top 10 Highest Paid News Anchors - Posted August 9, 2012
TVGuide is out with its annual list of the top celebrity earners. Judge Judy tops them all, making $45 million a year. Ashton Kutcher is tops among comedy actors for his "Two and a Half Men" haul. Mark Harmon... [TVNewser]

Perfection | Going All The Way | Gay Fox - Posted August 8, 2012
GalleyCat: In what might be the most perfect match ever, Beck is releasing his next album with McSweeney's. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Perfection | Going All The Way | Gay Fox - Posted August 8, 2012
GalleyCat: In what might be the most perfect match ever, Beck is releasing his next album with McSweeney's. ... [FishbowlNY]

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

The Morning Ticker: Real Estate, Records, Retort - Posted August 2, 2012
All day today, CNBC presents "Buy, Sell or Rent?" special reports. CNBC reporters look at the U.S. housing market: from prices and property taxes to the all important location, location, location. Plus, the five most expensive homes for sale in the U.S. NBC Sports Network had its best ratings day ever Saturday.... [TVNewser]

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

Erin Andrews on Move to Fox Sports: 'It Was Not Time For Me to Hang it Up' - Posted July 9, 2012
A week after joining Fox Sports from ESPN, Erin Andrews dropped in on corporate cousin Fox News for an interview with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Erin Andrews on Move to Fox Sports: 'It Was Not Time For Me to Hang it Up' - Posted July 9, 2012
A week after joining Fox Sports from ESPN, Erin Andrews dropped in on corporate cousin Fox News for an interview with ... [FishbowlNY]

Erin Andrews on Move to Fox Sports: 'It Was Not Time For Me to Hang it Up' - Posted July 9, 2012
A week after joining Fox Sports from ESPN, Erin Andrews dropped in on corporate cousin Fox News for an interview with ... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith: My First Big Break - Posted June 28, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "My First Big Break," Fox News anchor Shepard Smith recalls how he got noticed working as a local report... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Shepard Smith: My First Big Break - Posted June 28, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "My First Big Break," Fox News anchor Shepard Smith recalls how he got noticed working as a local report... [FishbowlNY]

Shepard Smith: My First Big Break - Posted June 28, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "My First Big Break," Fox News anchor Shepard Smith recalls how he got noticed working as a local report... [FishbowlLA]

Shepard Smith: My First Big Break - Posted June 28, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "My First Big Break," Fox News anchor Shepard Smith recalls how he got noticed working as a local report... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith: My First Big Break - Posted June 28, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "My First Big Break," Fox News anchor Shepard Smith recalls how he got noticed working as a local report... [MediaJobsDaily]

Shepard Smith: My First Big Break - Posted June 28, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "My First Big Break," Fox News anchor Shepard Smith recalls how he got noticed working as a local report... [PRNewser]

Shepard Smith: My First Big Break - Posted June 28, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "My First Big Break," Fox News anchor Shepard Smith recalls how he got noticed working as a local report... [PRNewser]

Shepard Smith: My First Big Break - Posted June 28, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "My First Big Break," Fox News anchor Shepard Smith recalls how he got noticed working as a local report... [FishbowlDC]

Shepard Smith: My First Big Break - Posted June 28, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "My First Big Break," Fox News anchor Shepard Smith recalls how he got noticed working as a reporter at ... [TVSpy]

Shepard Smith: My First Big Break - Posted June 28, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "My First Big Break," Fox News anchor Shepard Smith recalls how he got noticed working as a local report... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith: My First Big Break - Posted June 28, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's My First Big Break, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith recalls how he got noticed working as a local... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Fox News Wins Friday with Sandusky Breaking News - Posted June 25, 2012
When word got out that jurors had reached a verdict in Jerry Sandusky's trial Friday night, the cable networks went into breaking news mode. Shepard Smith interrup... [TVNewser]

Jerry Sandusky Convicted on 45 of 48 Counts of Sexual Abuse - Posted June 22, 2012
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Jerry Sandusky Convicted on 45 of 48 Counts of Sexual Abuse - Posted June 22, 2012
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Jerry Sandusky Convicted on 45 of 48 Counts of Sexual Abuse - Posted June 22, 2012
... [TVNewser]

Shep Smith: 'This is CNN Breaking News, Casey Anthony Has Not Gained Weight' - Posted June 13, 2012
On his show today, FNC's Shepard Smith challenged the notion that Piers Morgan's phone interview with ... [TVNewser]

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]

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell: Shepard Smith 'The Lone Voice of Reason' On Fox News - Posted May 10, 2012
MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell seemed to surprise even himself last night during his program's "Rewrite" segment. O'Donnell dedicated the segment to Fox news Channel's coverage of President Obama's gay marriage statement. He noted the headline on the Fox Nation website, as well as the comments be Shepard Smith, who he said "has... [TVNewser]

On TV News, Reactions to Obama Announcement - Posted May 9, 2012
As we noted earlier, President Obama has come out in support of same-sex marriage in an interview with ABC's Robin Roberts. Following the announcement, the broadcast and cable news channels started to analyze what it meant. Probably the most surprising reaction was from Fox News Channel's ... [TVNewser]

President Obama Endorses Gay Marriage In ABC News Interview - Posted May 9, 2012
During his exclusive interview with ABC's Robin Roberts, President Obama changed his position on gay marriage, a... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith: 'Politics is weird, and creepy, and now I know lacks even the loosest attachment to anything like reality' - Posted May 2, 2012
After Newt Gingrich formally suspended his Presidential campaign this afternoon, Fox news Channel's Shepard Smith read a statement from the Romney campaign, praising the man it had hurled insults at just a few weeks before. "Politics is weird, and creepy, and now I know lacks even the loosest attachment to anything... [TVNewser]

Networks to Carry President Obama's Address From Afghanistan - Posted May 1, 2012
President Obama will address the nation from Afghanistan at 7:30pmET tonight.The broadcast, cable and business networks are all planning to carry the remarks, expected to run about 10 minutes. Brian Williams will ancho... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Networks to Carry President Obama's Address From Afghanistan - Posted May 1, 2012
President Obama will address the nation from Afghanistan at 7:30pmET tonight.The broadcast, cable and business networks are all planning to carry the remarks, expected to run about 10 minutes. Brian Williams will ancho... [FishbowlNY]

Networks to Carry President Obama's Address From Afghanistan - Posted May 1, 2012
President Obama will address the nation from Afghanistan at 7:30pmET tonight.The broadcast, cable and business networks are all planning to carry the remarks, expected to run about 10 minutes. Brian Williams will ancho... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: 'Real Time,' Barnes, Shep - Posted April 24, 2012
HBO has renewed "Real Time with Bill Maher" for two more years, bringing the show through 2014. "Bill Maher's irreverent wit and fearless insights make him the perfect observer for these unpredictable times," said programming chief Michael Lombardo. "I'm delighted that we can continue to offer an uncensored forum... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Afternoon Ticker: 'Real Time,' Barnes, Shep - Posted April 24, 2012
HBO has renewed "Real Time with Bill Maher" for two more years, bringing the show through 2014. "Bill Maher's irreverent wit and fearless insights make him the perfect observer for these unpredictable times," said programming chief Michael Lombardo. "I'm delighted that we can continue to offer an uncensored forum... [FishbowlNY]

The Afternoon Ticker: 'Real Time,' Barnes, Shep - Posted April 24, 2012
HBO has renewed "Real Time with Bill Maher" for two more years, bringing the show through 2014. "Bill Maher's irreverent wit and fearless insights make him the perfect observer for these unpredictable times," said programming chief Michael Lombardo. "I'm delighted that we can continue to offer an uncensored forum... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Obama on Fallon, BBC America, Shep - Posted April 20, 2012
President Obama will be making his first trip to NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" next week. The show will tape live from the University of North Carolina, with musical guest Dave Matthews. The booking is also a coup for Fallon, which becomes the first non-news program to book President Obama... [TVNewser]

Gawker's Fox News Mole Identifies Himself, Promises More Excruciatingly Boring Posts [Updated] - Posted April 12, 2012
And just like that, it was over. Gawker's lackluster Fox News Mole has been fired by Fox, and revealed his identity. He is ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker's Fox News Mole Identifies Himself, Promises More Excruciatingly Boring Posts [Updated] - Posted April 12, 2012
And just like that, it was over. Gawker's lackluster Fox News Mole has been fired by Fox, and revealed his identity. He is ... [FishbowlNY]

Which Former Fox News Anchor Was On the Diverted JetBlue Flight? - Posted March 27, 2012
Shepard Smith got some help reporting on "the weirdness going down on a JetBlue flight... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Which Former Fox News Anchor Was On the Diverted JetBlue Flight? - Posted March 27, 2012
Shepard Smith got some help reporting on "the weirdness going down on a JetBlue flight... [FishbowlNY]

Which Former Fox News Anchor Was On the Diverted JetBlue Flight? - Posted March 27, 2012
Shepard Smith got some help reporting on "the weirdness going down on a JetBlue flight... [TVNewser]

Obama: 'Fed by Fox News, they hear Obama is a Muslim 24/7,' Bret Baier: No Way! - Posted March 20, 2012
A new book written by Mother Jones DC bureau chief David Corn alleges that President Obama blamed Fox News for some of his early troubles during a meeting with labor leaders. Corn writes: Fed by Fox News, they hear Obama is a Muslim 24/7, and it begins to seep in...The Republicans... [TVNewser]

Networks Slate Special Coverage of Super Tuesday - Posted March 5, 2012
Voters in 10 states head to the polls tomorrow to weigh in on the next GOP Presidential candidate. Here's the plan for Super Tuesday coverage on the broadcast and cable news and business networks. The broadcast networks: "Nightly News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

'Shepard Smith' Interviews the Romneys on 'SNL' - Posted March 4, 2012
On "Saturday Night Live" last night, a creepy, bizarro-world version of Fox News anchor Shepard Smith interviewed "Mitt and Ann Romney," as well as their "kids." It was, well, creepy. WATCH: ... [FishbowlLA]

February 2012 Ratings: 125 Months at #1 for Shepard Smith - Posted February 28, 2012
Fox News Channel once again topped cable news competitors CNN and MSNBC combined in Total Viewers in both Primetime and Total Day in February. It also had the top 12 programs in Total Viewers and the top 8 in the A25-54 demo. The ratings for February, 2012: Primetime: 1.914 million total viewers/ 415,000... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Smith, Sharpton, MSNBC... - Posted February 17, 2012
Fox News' Shepard Smith will host an hourlong special tomorrow on Glen Campbell's struggle with Alzheimer's. In addition to speaking with the singer, Smith also interviews Maria Shriver, who lost her father to the disease last year. The special airs Saturday at 10pmET. An SUV waiting to pick up ... [TVNewser]

Separated at Birth: FNC's Shep Smith - Posted February 15, 2012
Today we match up FNC's Shepard Smith and action movie star of the '90s Jean-Claude Van Damm. Van Damm is seen here sporting a seriously creepy mustache on set of an upcoming movie. ... [FishbowlDC]

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

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

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

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

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

Which Newsers Made the Guest List at Presidential Lunch? - Posted January 25, 2012
HuffPo's Michael Calderone has the guest list from Tuesday's State of the Union luncheon, which has become an annual gathering of journalists ahead of the president's address. Shepard Smith, who anchored FOX coverage, was there. Smith wasn't alone enjoying lunch. The... [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]

FNC 'Special Report' Campaign Coverage 'Most Balanced' - Posted January 19, 2012
Correction: This post originally misidentified the anchor of "Special Report" as Shepard Smith. It is actually Bret Baier. A new study by the C... [FishbowlDC]

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]

November 2011 Ratings: Fox News Still Dominant, But Down - Posted November 30, 2011
In the month of November Fox News had the 13 most-watched shows in cable news. In younger viewers 9 of the top 10 shows air on Fox News and the network was the third most-watched cable news channel after ESPN and USA. The ratings for November, 2011: Primetime (Mon-Sun): 1.739M Total Viewers /... [TVNewser]

Conrad Murray Guilty of Manslaughter in Michael Jackson Death - Posted November 7, 2011
> Breaking: At 4:17pmET, the verdict was read. Conrad Murray is guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of pop star Michael Jackson. The CBS News special report ran until 4:22pm, ABC's until 4:23 and NBC's and FOX's until 4:24pm. Fox News also ended coverage, anchored by Shepard Smith, at 4:24 when... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith: 'I Love Car Chases' - Posted October 27, 2011
Fox News anchor Shepard Smith is interviewed by Zap2It's Kate O'Hare, with a particular focus on some of the more "fun" stor... [TVNewser]

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]

A Brief History of the TV Newsmagazine - Posted October 13, 2011
"One night a week is plenty for us right now," "Rock Center" EP Rome Hartman tells THR's Marisa Guthrie. "We neit... [TVNewser]

Steve Jobs Dies: Network and Cable News Coverage - Posted October 5, 2011
The news of Steve Jobs' death broke around 7:35pmET. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Steve Jobs Dies: Network and Cable News Coverage - Posted October 5, 2011
The news of Steve Jobs' death broke around 7:35pmET. ... [FishbowlNY]

Steve Jobs Dies: Network and Cable News Coverage - Posted October 5, 2011
The news of Steve Jobs' death broke around 7:35pmET. ... [TVNewser]

Shep Smith Looks back on 15 Years of Fox News - Posted September 28, 2011
Shepard Smith anchored his shows from Las Vegas yesterday as the network continues to celebrate its 15th anniversary. After the jump, Smith looks back on the news of the last 15 years... ... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith Plays Vegas - Posted September 22, 2011
Shepard Smith anchors "Studio B" and "Fox Report" from the Pure nightclub at Ceasars Palace in Las Vegas Tuesday. So, naturally, he's done an interview with the ... [TVNewser]

Fox News Goes Across America to Celebrate 15th Anniversary - Posted September 14, 2011
Fox News Channel anchors are hitting the road to celebrate the network's 15th anniversary. A six city tour kicks off Monday in Orlando, as "Fox & Friends" originates from the Central Florida city. Other cities include Las Vegas, Atlanta, Phoenix and Boston. Fox News Channel went on the air Oct. 7, 1996. Full... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith Puts Manhattan Pad on the Market - Posted September 14, 2011
Fox News anchor Shepard Smith has reportedly put his 2,300 square foot downtown apartment on the market. Asking price: $4,000,000. ... [TVNewser]

Cable, Broadcast, Business Networks Plan For Obama's Joint Address to Congress - Posted September 8, 2011
The broadcast networks will all lead in to tonight's 7 p.m. presidential address with their normal nightly newscasts. All three networks will offer post-game analysis -- anchored by George Stephanopoulos... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cable, Broadcast, Business Networks Plan For Obama's Joint Address to Congress - Posted September 8, 2011
The broadcast networks will all lead in to tonight's 7 p.m. presidential address with their normal nightly newscasts. All three networks will offer post-game analysis -- anchored by George Stephanopoulos... [FishbowlNY]

Cablers Plan Extended Weekend Coverage for Hurricane Irene - Posted August 26, 2011
It's all hands on deck for the cable news networks, even though many of those hands will be in the path of Hurricane Irene (satellite image above from 2:17pmET.) Fox News is planning to preempt the business block tomorrow from 10am-NoonET as well as "Huckabee," and Jeanin... [TVNewser]

FNC's Shepard Smith: 'Some Buildings Shook, It Scared Some People, and It's Over' - Posted August 24, 2011
The cable news networks juggled a lot of breaking news yesterday, shifting away from Libya when the Virginia earthquake struck shortly before 2 p.m. Fox News Channel's Shepard Smith attempted to put it all in perspective on "Studio B," kicking off the 3 p.m. broadcast by saying, "The east coast app... [TVNewser]

FNC's Shepard Smith Stumbles Over 'Top Cop' - Posted August 16, 2011
FNC's Shepard Smith got a little tripped up yesterday, as he is sometimes famous for doing, while trying to say "top cop." Watch: After the jump, watch a similar moment from 2006 between Smith a... [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]

Networks to Carry Presidential Debt Ceiling Address in Primetime - Posted July 25, 2011
Updated: President Obama will address the nation for around 15 minutes at 9 PM ET tonight, and the broadcast networks are all planning to carry it. Update: House Speaker John Boehner will present a statement of his own following the President. Boehner's statement is expec... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Networks to Carry Presidential Debt Ceiling Address in Primetime - Posted July 25, 2011
Updated: President Obama will address the nation for around 15 minutes at 9 PM ET tonight, and the broadcast networks are all planning to carry it. Update: House Speaker John Boehner will present a statement of his own following the President. Boehner's statement is expec... [FishbowlNY]

Synergy! Shepard Smith Talks MLB All Star Game with Joe Buck and Tim McCarver - Posted July 12, 2011
Major media companies relish the opportunity to promote themselves. Why else would Matt Lauer play himself in the USA series "White Collar"? Sporting events are particularly ripe for cross-promotion, with the broadcast networks paying big bucks for sporting rights. If there i... [TVNewser]

Obama and Atlantis Compete for Cable Time - Posted July 8, 2011
President Obama appeared in the Rose Garden this morning to talk about the ailing economy amid the meager jobs report and rise in the unemployment rate. Obama's statement comes as the final countdown is on for the final shuttle launch. At this hour, Atlantis is still set to lift off at 11:26amET.... [TVNewser]

Networks, Cablers Plan Coverage of the Final Launch of NASA's Space Shuttle Program - Posted July 7, 2011
Tomorrow at 11:25 AM ET, the Space Shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to launch, the final launch of NASA's Space Shuttle Program, which first sent craft into orbit in 1981. There is a strong chance that weather could delay the launch, but that isn't stopping the broadcast networks and cable news organizations... [TVNewser]

Nets Planning Special Reports for Obama Afghanistan Address - Posted June 21, 2011
Pres. Obama is going to talk about the situation in Afghanistan and announce a U.S. troop reduction there, in an address from the White House Wednesday night. ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC are clearing their schedules for the address at 8pmET. For ABC and NBC it means interrupting reruns. NBC will... [TVNewser]

Shep Smith cuts off guest after Google ties are revealed - Posted June 2, 2011
On "Studio B" today Shepard Smith reported on the story involving Google and hackers in China. Smith was interviewing Francis Desouza, a group president at Symantec, the online security firm. After Desouza praised Google for coming forward with the claim, Smith asked if he had any business dealings with the company. He... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith goes back to School - Posted May 16, 2011
He returns for football games and even spoke at commencement 3 years ago, now Shepard Smith... [TVNewser]

Tina Fey's Sarah Palin: 'I just hope the lamestream media won't twist my words by repeatin' em verbatim' - Posted May 8, 2011
A week after the real Sarah Palin was hanging out with the media, the fake Sarah Palin -- aka Tina Fey... [FishbowlLA]

Coverage Plans for Pres. Obama's Ground Zero Visit - Posted May 4, 2011
[caption id="attachment_64752" align="alignright" width="297" caption="Obama and McCain visit Ground Zero in 2008"][/caption] President Obama will be in New York tomorrow to visit Ground Zero. His first visit to the site since being elected President, and a symbolic one since the death of Osama Bin laden on Sunday. The big three... [TVNewser]

Bin Laden Killed: Coverage Plans for Monday, Networks Expand Evening Newscasts to One Hour - Posted May 2, 2011
[caption id="attachment_64347" align="alignright" width="316" caption="CBS News Artwork"][/caption] Updated: The broadcast news divisions and cable news channels are planning special programming and coverage today, part of their continuing coverage of the news that Osama Bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces in Pakistan. CB... [TVNewser]

Royal Wedding Viewer Guide: Where to Watch - Posted April 28, 2011
Have you heard? There is some sort of wedding happening tomorrow. Yes, the broadcast and cable news organizations are all planning coverage of the Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton tomorrow morning, with most beginning at 4 ... [TVNewser]

Change at 'CBS Evening News' merits story on 'Nightly News' and 'World News' - Posted April 26, 2011
On their respective newscasts both Brian Williams and Diane Sawyer made note of Katie Couric's decisi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Change at 'CBS Evening News' merits story on 'Nightly News' and 'World News' - Posted April 26, 2011
On their respective newscasts both Brian Williams and Diane Sawyer made note of Katie Couric's decisi... [FishbowlNY]

Apple's Tim Cook Tops the 'Out' Power 50 - Posted April 15, 2011
[caption id="attachment_19197" align="alignleft" width="207" caption="Photo: Joshua Scott"][/caption] Apple COO Tim Cook has topped the fifth annual Out magazine Power 50, the... [PRNewser]

Shepard Smith, Martha MacCallum to Lead Fox News Royal Wedding Coverage - Posted April 11, 2011
Fox News Channel has announced its coverage plans for the April 29 Royal Wedding. Shepard Smith and Martha MacCallum will lead the channel's ... [TVNewser]

Jay Wallace Upped at Fox News Channel - Posted March 30, 2011
Fox News Channel has promoted Jay Wallace to VP of news and senior executive producer of news and politics. He had been VP of news editorial product since June, 2008. ... [TVNewser]

Q1 2011 Ratings: Fox News #1 for 9 Years - Posted March 29, 2011
Fox News Channel has been the most-watched news channel for 37 consecutive quarters in Total Viewers for both total day and primetime -- a streak that began nine years ago, with Q1 2002. Here's how the network finished in Q1 2011: Primetime (Mon-Sun): 1.921M Total Viewers / 470K A25-54 ... [TVNewser]

Network plans for Obama remarks on Libya - Posted March 28, 2011
Here's what the cable networks are planning for coverage of Pres. Obama's address on Libya tonight at 7:30pmET from the National Defense University. Bloomberg's executive editor Al Hunt and Julianna Goldman anchor coverage from Bloomberg TV's Washington bureau. CNN will lead into th... [TVNewser]

Anchors who began week in Japan end it in New York - Posted March 18, 2011
Several TV news anchors and reporters who rushed to Japan last weekend, are already back in New York. As radiation fears rose, networks began reassessing coverage and anchors began packing the bags they'd never really had time to unpack. Christiane Amanpour left Tuesday. ... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith to Host Fox News Japan Special Tonight and This Weekend - Posted March 18, 2011
Fox News Channel is planning a one-hour special on the devastation facing Japan to air in primetime tonight and this weekend. "Fox News Reporting: The Disaster in japan" will be anchored by Shepard Smith, and will run tonight at 9 PM, pree... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, March 16 - Posted March 17, 2011
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 417 | MSNBC: 155 | CNN: 477 | HLN: 96 Primetime: FNC:644 | MSNBC: 215 | CNN: 679 | HLN: 156 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, March 16 - Posted March 17, 2011
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 417 | MSNBC: 155 | CNN: 477 | HLN: 96 Primetime: FNC:644 | MSNBC: 215 | CNN: 679 | HLN: 156 ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, March 16 - Posted March 17, 2011
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 417 | MSNBC: 155 | CNN: 477 | HLN: 96 Primetime: FNC:644 | MSNBC: 215 | CNN: 679 | HLN: 156 ... [TVNewser]

TV News crews in Japan on the move with radiation fears mounting - Posted March 15, 2011
With dozens of U.S. TV news journalists now on the ground in Japan, the bosses back home are becoming increasingly concerned about the potential for radiation poisoning due to the deteriorating conditions at t... [TVNewser]

Quake Update: Shepard Smith, Bill Weir, BloombergTV - Posted March 14, 2011
Some late-afternoon Monday notes on earthquake/tsunami coverage: Shepard Smith anchored today from Tokyo: first "Studio B" at 3pmET and next, Fox Report at 7pmET/8am Tuesday in Tokyo. "Behind me is the rainbow bridge. It is usually lit up in ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Quake Update: Shepard Smith, Bill Weir, BloombergTV - Posted March 14, 2011
Some late-afternoon Monday notes on earthquake/tsunami coverage: Shepard Smith anchored today from Tokyo: first "Studio B" at 3pmET and next, Fox Report at 7pmET/8am Tuesday in Tokyo. "Behind me is the rainbow bridge. It is usually lit up in ... [FishbowlNY]

Shepard Smith en route to Japan; Greg Palkot's first reporting since being attacked in Egypt - Posted March 13, 2011
Fox News anchor Shepard Smith is heading to Japan and is expected to be in place for his 3pmET show tomorrow, which will be 4am Tuesday morning in Tokyo. Last night, Fox News correspondent Greg Palkot... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Shepard Smith en route to Japan; Greg Palkot's first reporting since being attacked in Egypt - Posted March 13, 2011
Fox News anchor Shepard Smith is heading to Japan and is expected to be in place for his 3pmET show tomorrow, which will be 4am Tuesday morning in Tokyo. Last night, Fox News correspondent Greg Palkot... [FishbowlNY]

Fox News Preempting 'Glenn Beck' For Quake Coverage - Posted March 11, 2011
With the fallout from the earthquake and tsunamis expected to continue throughout the day, Fox News says it will be preempting this afternoon's installment of "Glenn Beck." Instead, Shepard Smith will anchor an hour of coverage following the lat... [TVNewser]

February 2011 Ratings: FNC Dominates, and Not Just with Opinion Shows - Posted March 1, 2011
February marked Fox News Channel's 110th month as the most-watched news channel. Primetime (Mon-Sun): 1.917M Total Viewers / 461K A25-54 Total Day (Mon-Sun): 1.114M Total Viewers / 285K A25-54 With major news out of north Africa and the Middle East in February, ... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith Talks Wisconsin Unions, Using Data From... Rachel Maddow? - Posted February 24, 2011
On yesterday's "Studio B," Fox News Channel's Shepard Smith was talking to Juan Williams... [TVNewser]

Fox News, Fox Business Reporters Become Targets At Wisconsin Protests - Posted February 22, 2011
Over the last week or so, thousands of people have taken to the streets of Madison, Wisconsin to protest changes to Union benefits and rights proposed by Republican governor Scott Walker. Not surprisingly, network television correspondents have followed suit. One family of networks has been receiving a particular brand of scorn from the... [TVNewser]

January 2011 Ratings: Fox News on Top for 9 Years; Beats MSNBC, CNN Combined - Posted February 1, 2011
Fox News Channel remained the #1 news channel in January, 2011. This marks FNC's ninth anniversary at number one. The network overtook CNN in January 2002. The network was down -21% in Total Viewers and -31% in younger viewers compared to January 2010 (Total Day, Mon-Sun), which was a big month... [TVNewser]

Cable Nets Carry First Statement from Egyptian Pres. Hosni Mubarak in Wake of Deadly Violence - Posted January 28, 2011
As the crisis in Egypt continues -- covered nearly non-stop on the 24-hour cable news networks this afternoon -- we heard the first comments from Pres. Hosni Mubarak announcing that he's asked his government to step down while defending his s... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cable Nets Carry First Statement from Egyptian Pres. Hosni Mubarak in Wake of Deadly Violence - Posted January 28, 2011
As the crisis in Egypt continues -- covered nearly non-stop on the 24-hour cable news networks this afternoon -- we heard the first comments from Pres. Hosni Mubarak announcing that he's asked his government to step down while defending his s... [FishbowlNY]

Glenn Beck Gets Bumped for Shepard Smith Egypt Coverage - Posted January 28, 2011
Fox News Channel preempts Glenn Beck at 5pmET to cover the unrest in Egypt with anchor Shepard Smith. Beck's program is usually taped in advance. ... [FishbowlLA]

Glenn Beck Gets Bumped for Shepard Smith Egypt Coverage - Posted January 28, 2011
Fox News Channel preempts Glenn Beck at 5pmET to cover the unrest in Egypt with anchor Shepard Smith. Beck's program is usually taped in advance. ... [TVNewser]

Which TV News Anchors and Hosts Had Lunch With President Obama Today? - Posted January 25, 2011
This afternoon, as is tradition, President Barack Obama had lunch at the White House with a bevy of journalists, including anchors and hosts for the broadcast and cable news channels. So, who attended? Fox News Channel's Shepard Smith spilled (some of) the beans: ... [TVNewser]

Networks and Cable Channels Roll Out Key Talent For 2011 State Of The Union Coverage - Posted January 24, 2011
All four major broadcast networks, along with the cable news channels, are bringing out the big name talent for coverage of the 2011 State of The Union address Tuesday evening. On the broadcast networks, NBC has Brian Williams... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama Delivers News at Tucson Memorial: 'Gabby opened her eyes' - Posted January 12, 2011
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Pres. Obama Delivers News at Tucson Memorial: 'Gabby opened her eyes' - Posted January 12, 2011
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John Roberts' Fox News Channel Debut - Posted January 10, 2011
John Roberts made his Fox News Channel debut during "Studio B with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

John Roberts' Fox News Channel Debut - Posted January 10, 2011
John Roberts made his Fox News Channel debut during "Studio B with ... [FishbowlNY]

John Roberts' Fox News Channel Debut - Posted January 10, 2011
John Roberts made his Fox News Channel debut during "Studio B with ... [TVNewser]

Networks, Cablers Plan Special Coverage Sunday Night - Posted January 9, 2011
Many of the broadcast networks and cable news channels will have special coverage Sunday night, covering the aftermath of the events in Tucson, Arizona. Brian Williams is slated to anchor a special edition of "Dateline" from Tucson at 8 PM tonight on NBC. On c... [FishbowlLA]

Networks, Cablers Plan Special Coverage Sunday Night - Posted January 9, 2011
Many of the broadcast networks and cable news channels will have special coverage Sunday night, covering the aftermath of the events in Tucson, Arizona. Brian Williams is slated to anchor a special edition of "Dateline" from Tucson at 8 PM tonight on NBC. On c... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly to Interview President Barack Obama on the Fox Broadcast Network Super Bowl Sunday - Posted January 6, 2011
Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly will interview President Barack Obama on the Fox broadcast network Super Bowl Sunday, an FNC spokesperson confirms to TV... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bill O'Reilly to Interview President Barack Obama on the Fox Broadcast Network Super Bowl Sunday - Posted January 6, 2011
Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly will interview President Barack Obama on the Fox broadcast network Super Bowl Sunday, an FNC spokesperson confirms to TV... [FishbowlNY]

The First Police Chase of the New Year - Posted January 4, 2011
Fox News and MSNBC both carried a high speed pursuit in South Florida around NoonET. Both used the signal from Fox affiliate WSVN (which counts among its alumni Shepard Smith, Robin Meade, Rick Sanchez and ... [TVNewser]

In Orlando, You Can Go Home Again - Posted January 3, 2011
Most of those big network TV anchors and correspondents got their start in local TV news. And several of them dropped anchor in Orlando. So the Orlando Sentinel's TV critic Hal Boedeker caught up with some of them, including Byron Pitts (now at CBS News), ... [TVSpy]

Fox News 2010: #1 in Cable News, Top 12 Programs in Total Viewers, & Top 10 Programs in A25-54 - Posted December 29, 2010
It was another good year for Fox News Channel, with the network home to the top 12 cable news programs in Total Viewers and the top 10 programs in A25-54 viewers. In both Primetime and Total Day, FNC beat all cable news competitors -- CNN, MSNBC and HLN -- combined in... [TVNewser]

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

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

Shepard Smith Calls Out Republicans, So Democrats Send Out a Press Release - Posted December 21, 2010
Fox News Channel's Shepard Smith has occasionally taken some strong positions during his time at the network. He is a news anchor, not an opinion host, but that hasn't stopped him from calling out the use of torture or saying that... [TVNewser]

November '10 Ratings: News Programs Power Fox News During Election Month - Posted December 1, 2010
For the big midterm election month, Fox News held its firm lead over the cable news pack, but it was its news programming that really shined, outrating many of the channel's opinion shows. Today Day (Mon-Sun): 1.20M total viewers/308K A25-54 Primetime (Mon-Sun): 2.15M total viewers/527K A25-54 Special Report wit... [TVNewser]

Some Network Reports Look Silly After it Appears 'Mystery Missile' Really Isn't - Posted November 10, 2010
Yesterday, the cable news channels were all aflutter over a mystery missile launch that happened off the California coast. ... [TVNewser]

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

Midterm Ratings: ABC News Tops the Broadcast Networks, But all are Down from 2006 Midterms - Posted November 4, 2010
The final numbers from the broadcast networks are in, and just as it did in the 2006 midterm elections, ABC topped the nets when it came to election coverage. That said, the ratings for all three of the network news divisions were down sharply from 2006. ABC News coverage, led by ... [TVNewser]

Behind the Scenes on Election Night - Posted November 2, 2010
Every news channel is busy preparing for the midterm election coverage tonight, and some have put together behind the scenes videos to give viewers a sense of the work that goes into it. TVNewser will have our own report from behind the scenes at some of the networks later. Here is Fox News... [TVNewser]

News Corp., Cablevision Cut Deal, Fox Channels Return - Posted October 31, 2010
Last night, just before the start of game two three of the 2010 World Series, News Corp. and Cablevision cut a deal to return the Fox broadcast channel, along with Fox Business Network, Nat Geo World and Fox Deportes to Cablevision households. Cablevision was not pleased with the deal, if a... [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]

Shepard Smith Talks Juan Williams, Sarah Palin on 'The View' - Posted October 26, 2010
In addition to announcing his new deal, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith talked about a number of other subjects during his appearance on "The View" this morning, including his FNC colleagues Juan Williams... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith Signs New Deal With Fox News - Posted October 26, 2010
Fox News Channel has signed star news anchor Shepard Smith to a new multi-year contract extension. Smith briefly discussed the agreement on "The View" this morning, saying "Yesterday I just signed a new three year deal with [FNC]," to applause from ... [TVNewser]

'Spirit Day' Turns tvnewsers Purple - Posted October 20, 2010
Millions of Americans wore purple today for 'Spirit Day' to commemorate the kids who were tormented for being or suspected of being homosexual. All day long, tvnewsers wore purple in support of this anti-bullying cause, started by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). TVNewser ... [TVNewser]

FBN's "The Power to Prosper" Campaign - Posted October 20, 2010
Fox Business has launched "The Power to Prosper" campaign. The slogan is trademarked, according to Inside Cable News. Cablevision subscribers, who have been ... [TVNewser]

Trouble at the White House: Bill O'Reilly & George Stephanopoulos, Discuss - Posted October 14, 2010
As Alex mentioned earlier, Fox News broke in to "The O'Reilly Factor" to carry live coverage of the final two Chilean miners being rescued, with coverage anchored by Shepard Smith. That meant the final 40 or so minutes of the pre-taped "Factor" was interrupted during the 8pmET airing. T... [TVNewser]

News Networks Begin Wall-to-Wall Coverage of Mine Rescue Operation - Posted October 12, 2010
At 10:18pmET tonight, Manuel Gonzales, the first of several rescuers began to descend into a mine shaft to begin the process of retrieving 33 miners who've been trapped deep under the Chilean desert for 69 days. 18 Minutes later, at 10:36, Gonzales had arrived 2,040 feet below the desert. And all... [TVNewser]

New 'Morning Joe' Senior Producer Joins from Fox News - Posted September 27, 2010
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" has hired a new senior producer, Robert Gifford - who is currently a producer for Shepard Smith at Fox News. He starts with Morning Joe next Monday. Gifford has been with Fox News since 2004. He started as a copy editor, writer, and associate producer for "Fox News... [TVNewser]

Ahmadinejad Cancels Shepard Smith Interview - Posted September 24, 2010
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has canceled his interview today with Fox News Channel's Shepard Smith. Smith announced it on his Facebook page: ... [TVNewser]

Who Does Fox News PR Favor? (It's Not Hard to Tell...) - Posted September 3, 2010
It's no secret amongst Washington reporters that Fox News PR has a Black List. It includes reporters, editors and pundits, and just about anyon... [FishbowlDC]

Hostage Situation at Discovery Communications HQ - Posted September 1, 2010
The big three cable news channels as well as CNBC and FBN are all covering an apparent hostage situation at the Silver Spring, Maryland headquarters of Discovery Communications. ... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama's Oval Office Address: News Notes - Posted August 31, 2010
President Obama's second Oval Office address was carried on the four broadcast networks as well as the cable news networks tonight. On NBC, Brian Williams anchored. On ABC Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos shared the set. ... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith Doesn't Like to See Towers Fall - Um, REALLY? - Posted August 30, 2010
In what may be the most inane quote of the day (no offense to Washington Examiner's Yeas & Nays, they just asked the question after all and didn't force his response), FNC's Shepard Smith "reveals" that he doesn't like watching clips of the towers f... [FishbowlDC]

Newseum Opens Katrina Exhibit - Posted August 27, 2010
Washington D.C.'s Newseum today opened an exhibit focusing on the coverage of Hurricane Katrina. The unveiling of "Covering Katrina" is timed with the five-year anniversary of the disaster this weekend: The exhibit chronicles the dramatic tale of the media's reporting of the killer storm that shredded Mississ... [TVNewser]

Jennifer Griffin Returns; Reports from Afghanistan - Posted August 25, 2010
It's a big day for Fox News and national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin, who returned to work on-air this morning after being diagnosed with Triple Negative breast cancer last fall. In April, she announced that she was officially "... [TVNewser]

How Katrina Made TV Journos 'More Emotive and Less Dispassionate' - Posted August 24, 2010
The AP's David Bauder talks with Fox News anchor Shepard Smith on his experience covering the aftermath of hurricane Katrina as the 5th anniversary of the storm ... [TVNewser]

AP Contrasts Cable Network Coverage of Iraq Pullout - Posted August 20, 2010
The AP's David Bauder compares and contrasts how the big three cable news channels covered the departure of the last combat brigade from Iraq Wednesday evening. You can read TVNewser's notes ... [TVNewser]

Cable News Notes: Covering the Final Combat Brigade as it Leaves Iraq - Posted August 18, 2010
• MSNBC remained in rolling coverage all night of the final U.S. military convoy as it made its way out of Iraq and in to Kuwait. For much of the night it was a tri-anchor situation with Keith Olbermann in New York, ... [TVNewser]

Breaking Coverage: Blagojevich Verdict - Posted August 17, 2010
At 5:30pmET, CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC began reporting breaking news that former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich had been found guilty of one of 24 counts in the case against him. The jury was hung on the other 23. (Full story.) Shepard Smith broke into ... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith, Dylan Ratigan Get Featured - Posted August 17, 2010
A pair of afternoon cable news anchors are the subjects of features, as New Orleans Living profiles Fox News Channel's Shepard Smith and AlterNet profiles Dylan Ratigan. The ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 17, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Comfortably numb cabbie "My cab driver is eating McDonald's fries and blaring Pink Floyd." -WSJ's Susan Davis on Twitter Monday. To which House GOP Whip Spokesman Brad Dayspring remarked, "Munchies." Socks News Strikes Again?... [FishbowlDC]

Rhymes with Socks News PR? - Posted August 16, 2010
Somebody really, really, really wants you to know that Fox Newser Shepard Smith is on the cover of New Orleans Living. Why? Well, we're not sure but after the third anonymous pitch today, we decided to post it...if only to make it stop. Due to the level of enthusiasm for... [FishbowlDC]

Los Angeles: City of Car Chases - Posted August 16, 2010
There were two, count em, two car chases in Los Angeles this morning, surely making an already depressing commute that much more unbearable for many locals. For the cable news channels, however, it was perfect Monday morning time-filler. Fox News and MSNBC carried the first chase, of a robbery suspect, just after 10... [TVNewser]

Michael Lohan Gets Angry with Shepard Smith, Drops F-Bomb - Posted July 8, 2010
Michael Lohan, father of Lindsay Lohan, appeared on Fox News' "Studio B" this afternoon for an in-studio interview with Shepard Smith. During the sit-down, Lohan became agitated after Smith commented, "I think a lot of [other people] are saying if, you know, he'd done half this much to help his daughter... [TVNewser]

BP, Oil Spill Rile Shepard Smith - Posted June 3, 2010
Fox News' Shepard Smith has been particularly outspoken and fired up of late about the crisis in the Gulf. The "Studio B" and "FOX Report" anchor has made a series of impassioned comments in the past few weeks about BP, the oil spill, and the leak's ef... [TVNewser]

Poynter Wants Shep But the Feeling Isn't Mutual - Posted June 1, 2010
Poynter wants Fox News anchor Shepard Smith. But, it appears Shep doesn't want Poynter. The Institute invited the FNC anchor to Washington, D.C. to appear and speak with "other notable news leaders" at the Newseum for a day-long conference on the "practices in the evolution of news." ... [FishbowlDC]

Fox News' Shep Smith Rails Against BP, Oil Rig Survivor on '60 Minutes' - Posted May 17, 2010
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Shepard Smith Commentary on BP CEO: 'At Least Act Like You Care' - Posted May 15, 2010
Fox News' Shepard Smith closed Friday evening's "FOX Report" with a sharp commentary directed at British Petroleum CEO Tony Hayward and Hayward's recent comments made to English press. Smith, who grew up in the Gulf Coast state of Mississippi, said, "If you think the people of the gulf region and the rest... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted April 16, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Obama Mocks Media Mood Swings "At Dem fundraiser, Obama mocks way media portrays him: 'You're like a genius for about a month, then you're an idiot for about 6 months.'" -- CBS News's White House correspondent Mark Knoller in a Thursday tweet. Kurtz Wants to Beat Gibbs to Twitter Punch "Just... [FishbowlDC]

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

Fox Report Gets 'Sterned.' Shep Calls it 'Disgusting' - Posted April 5, 2010
A crank caller got on the air tonight on "FOX Report with Shepard Smith." Around 7:50pmET as Smith was recapping the story of the West Virgina mine collapse, he went to a phone interview with a man... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly's 'Do it Live' Segment Never Gets Old - Posted March 31, 2010
We bring you Mediaite's recent story of FNC's Shepard Smith very lightly mocking Bill O'Reilly's "F--k it, We'll Do it Live!" clip from "Inside Edition" because it's worth watching repeatedly. Watch it ... [FishbowlDC]

Q1 2010 Ratings: Dominant Fox News Has Best Quarter in Network History - Posted March 30, 2010
In the first quarter of 2010, Fox News drew its largest total day audience averages for any quarter in the network's nearly 14 year history; its second largest in primetime. Total day (Mon-Sun): 1.30M Total / 354K A25-54 Prime (Mon-Sun): 2.32M Total / 594K A25-54 FNC was the only network to show growth in... [TVNewser]

Now Shepard Smith Wants to 'Do it Live!' - Posted March 30, 2010
On his show last night, FNC's Shepard Smith had some fun with his colleague -- and lead out at 8pmET -- Bill O'Reilly. Smith seemed to mock the O'Reilly/Inside Edition "did it live" viral video. See what you th... [TVNewser]

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

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

Coverage Notes for Health Care Vote - Posted March 20, 2010
Here are some notes for cable news coverage this Sunday as the health care reform bill heads to a vote tomorrow afternoon: • Fox News Channel will be live Saturday and Sunday. Weekday anchors Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum will be in for "America's Newsroom at 9amET, and ... [TVNewser]

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

Greta and Facebook Keep us Updated on Bret/Obama - Posted March 17, 2010
On an in-house Fox News feed, Greta Van Susteren is monitoring Bret Baier's interview with the president. How do we know? She's updating her Facebook status: Greta Van Susteren This interview with Pres Obama so far is fascinating.....the two are going at each other a bit There's also this, since Shepa... [TVNewser]

FNC's Pre-Dinner Soiree to Entertain Obama Officials, Valerie Jarrett Tops Guest List - Posted March 16, 2010
No matter that the Obama Administration was once at odds with Fox News, officials are on the guest list and set to attend the only pre-party to the RTCA dinner Wednesday night. Those planning to be FNC guests for the evening include Obama's Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowksi,... [FishbowlDC]

Shep Interviews 'Friend Back from Rebel Land' - Posted March 8, 2010
•Shepard Smith, never one to miss a story involving his Ole Miss Rebels, had Leigh Anne Tuohy on "Studio B" today to talk about Sandra Bullock winning the Oscar for the portrayal of her in "The Blind Side." Video after the jump. ... [TVNewser]

Bill Clinton Hospitalized - Posted February 11, 2010
Former President Bill Clinton has been hospitalized according to ABC News. Diane Sawyer broke into regular programming to deliver a special report at 4:33pmET wit... [TVNewser]

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

Shepard Smith: "People Are Interested in 'Just the Facts' News" - Posted January 31, 2010
Phil Rosenthal writes about Shepard Smith and The Fox Report in today's Chicago Tribune... [TVNewser]

FOX Draws Most Viewers Among Broadcast Nets for State of the Union - Posted January 28, 2010
According to preliminary overnight ratings, FOX drew the most viewers of the big four broadcast networks for Pres. Barack Obama's State of the Union address. FOX had a dominant lead-in from "American Idol" with 24.75 million viewers at 8pm. The combined viewership of the reruns on ABC, CBS and NBC at 8pm... [TVNewser]

Obama Delivers 2010 State of the Union Address - Posted January 27, 2010
Tonight, the State of the Union address by President Obama on Congress is being broadcast on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, PBS, Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN, CSPAN, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, and MSNBC as well as the Spanish language networks. Network coverage plans: broadcast, ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Walks into CNN Live Shot After WH Lunch - Posted January 27, 2010
Awaiting President Obama's State of the Union, CNN White House Correspondent Ed Henry kept himself entertained between reporting today by ambush-interviewing Wolf Blitzer and John King as they came out of ... [TVNewser]

Anchors Attend White House Lunch Ahead of SOTU - Posted January 27, 2010
Today, news anchors join President Obama at the White House for the usual off-the-record lunch before the State of the Union address. TVNewser has confirmed that ABC's Diane Sawyer, CBS' ... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Broadcast 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 broadcast networks. ABC News' ... [TVNewser]

'O'Reilly Factor' Tops NBC Primetime Programming - Posted January 22, 2010
Fox News' 8pmET "O'Reilly Factor" was the top rated cable news show last night, but it also drew more viewers than "Community" and "Parks and Recreation" the NBC broadcast sitcoms that run during the 8pm time-slot. Bill O'Reilly's show also had more total viewers than Jay Leno. Last night's 4.8 million... [TVNewser]

Haitian Orphans at Center of for News Networks - Posted January 19, 2010
From the first full day of coverage following the earthquake in Haiti, orphaned children have been a central topic for TV news organizations. Monday, Fox News' Jonathan Hunt delivered an extended report on orphaned children in Port-au-Prince, many of whom have already been adopted by U.S. families, and the need to get... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith's Haiti Experience: 'I Was Too Green 18 years Ago to be Working There' - Posted January 15, 2010
For Fox News anchor Shepard Smith the news from Haiti this week is reminding him of a reporting trip he took to the island nation during the chaotic days of the 1993 political power struggle and refugee crisis. Smith, who was working as a reporter for Fox affiliate WSVN... [TVNewser]

On the Record, in the Lobby. Fire Alarm Interrupts Greta and Tucker - Posted December 7, 2009
A fire alarm at Fox News Channel's DC bureau sent the staff of On the Record with Greta Van Susteren, out the door. Greta was in the middle of a segment with Tucker Carlson when the alarm went off. FNC HQ in New York cut-in and filled the time for one... [TVNewser]

'Anti-Anchor' Shepard Smith Featured in American Journalism Review Cover Story - Posted December 5, 2009
Fox News' Shepard Smith landed on the cover of the latest American Journalism Review this month. Sherry Ricchiardi penned the latest profile which describes Smith as both the "anti-anchor" and "the ... [TVNewser]

Plans for Obama's Afghanistan Address - Posted December 1, 2009
Tonight, all of the news networks -- broadcast and cable -- will be carrying President Obama's 8pmET address to the nation from West Point. Here are the coverage plans we have so far. Check out FishbowlDC's comprehensive list for more. ... [TVNewser]

Shep Smith: 'Our Newscast Is Better Because Our Opinion Programs Are Successful' - Posted November 16, 2009
In a Howie Kurtz WaPo profile, Fox News' ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 11.16.09 - Posted November 16, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! A very happy birthday shout out to Project Beltway's Rachel Cothran. What we know and what we're reading this Monday the 16th of November... TV | ONLINE| MAGAZINES | NEWS NOTES| ... [FishbowlDC]

Shepard Smith Can't Tailgate without Pimento Cheese - Posted November 14, 2009
Kickoff at the Ole Miss - Tennessee game is in a couple hours. And if you find yourself in Oxford, MS for the game against LSU next Saturday, you just might spot FNC's Shepard Smith. Smith, who attended Ole Miss but left before graduating, tells USA Weekend he likes to head back... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith Talks with Cousin of Nidal Malik Hasan: ' We're Blown Away as a Family' - Posted November 5, 2009
Tonight on FOX Report, Shepard Smith talked with Nader Hasan, the cousin of Nidal Malik Hasan. "I want to make sure everyone understands, he is a good American and we are shocked," said Hasan, who, when the interview was conducted, was still under the impression his cousin had been shot dead. "We're... [TVNewser]

Cablers Cover Shooting at Fort Hood - Posted November 5, 2009
In the 3pmET hour, the cable networks all covered breaking news of a shooting at Fort Hood in Texas near a soldier readiness processing center. (AP story) Early reports had casualties at 7 dead and 20 injured. One suspect was in custody and two others were at large. > Update: As of an Army... [TVNewser]

Shep Talks 'White House vs. Fox,' 'Ballon Boy' on 'The View' - Posted November 5, 2009
FNC's Shepard Smith sat down with the women on "The View" this morning for an interview covering balloon boy, opinion news shows, and the White House's position on Fox. Joy Behar asked Smith if he ever felt like "an outcast over at Fox" as a straight news journalist compared with the opinion... [TVNewser]

Cavuto on Election : 'We Are Not Red; We Are Not Blue' - Posted November 2, 2009
Today on "Your World," Fox News' Neil Cavuto explained his position on the coverage of the New Jersey gubernatorial election and candidates Chris Christie and Gov. Jon Corzine: "The notion that the better part of 'fair and balanced' is not to include any interview with any candidate because his opponent refuses... [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]

Maddow: Is Fox a News Station? - Posted October 28, 2009
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Shep Smith Apologizes for "Lack of Balance" - Posted October 27, 2009
During "Studio B" Tuesday afternoon, Fox News correspondent Shannon Bream had a live interview with New Jersey GOP gubernatorial candidate Chris Christie. Anchor Shepard Smith thought the Democratic incumbent ... [TVNewser]

Shep's Surprise: A New Web Page - Posted October 26, 2009
Shepard Smith teased yesterday that "something crazy" was going to happen. During "Live Desk" today, FNC's Martha MacCallum was over in the office with Smith and asked, "You promis... [TVNewser]

Shep Smith: 'Something Crazy Happens Tomorrow' - Posted October 26, 2009
On his Facebook Fan Page last night, Shepard Smith teased, "So, Facebook people, you're not going to believe this. Something crazy happens tomorrow. We're not telling you. You'll find out tomorrow." Car ch... [TVNewser]

Boy Trapped in Flying Balloon - Posted October 15, 2009
• At 3:39 KMGH/KUSA report no one is inside the balloon. "We know the balloon is down, and there's nobody in it. Now we wait to find out. What a day this has been" - Shepard Smith. "I have sat in front of this television and watched things that I never dreamed... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly: "Ms. Dunn is Seeing the World through the Prism of the other Media, like NBC News and CNN" - Posted October 12, 2009
The Fox News coverage on Fox News continued this evening as Brit Hume appeared on his former show "Special Report" to deliver a commentary on the White House offensive against the network. Then it was Bill O'Reilly's turn. In his Talking Points Commentary O'Reilly credited his "hard news" colleagues including ... [TVNewser]

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]

Morning Reading List 10.07.09 - Posted October 7, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Yesterday's featured desk was ... [FishbowlDC]

Shepard Smith Is an Influential Man - Posted October 6, 2009
AskMen has released their list of the 49 most influential men of 2009. Fox News' Shepard Smith was the only newser on the list, appearing at ... [TVNewser]

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

Morning Reading List 09.21.09 - Posted September 21, 2009
The Greater Washington Fashion Chamber of Commerce toasts Kiki Ryan's new position with Politico at the Silver Spring home of Jessica Hoy on Sunday. Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading Lis... [FishbowlDC]

The Newsers That Make Esquire Really Happy - Posted September 19, 2009
Esquire published its list of the "75 Best People in the World" this week: "This is a list of men and women who, by virtue of skill or character, make us happy " happy that they're among us, happy that they do what they do, happy that they're successful.... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Kanye, Gibson, Shepard Smith - Posted September 15, 2009
> TMZ now has audio of the president's Kanye West remark prior to the CNBC interview. > When asked about the latest ACORN scandal, ABC's Charlie Gibson told Chicago talk radio hosts that he hadn't hea... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith, 10 Years @ FOX Report: 'I Never Even Thought About Being an Anchor' - Posted September 14, 2009
Fox News anchor Shepard Smith celebrates his 10th anniversary as host of "FOX Report," now the #3 7pm show in basic cable averaging 1.8M viewers each night this year. Tonight, the program will feature a special montage to commemorate the occasion. "It's been a c... [TVNewser]

The Weirdest Five Minutes of Our Day - Posted September 2, 2009
Between about 3:55-4:00pmET, there must have been some kind of full moon in TV news land because things seemed to get more and more bizarre on our TVNewser monitors. On Fox News, Shepard Smith reported on "Another fake bigfoot sighting, and this one is accused of being a pervert," which was followed... [TVNewser]

Kennedy Funeral: Quotes from the Morning - Posted August 29, 2009
During today's funeral Mass coverage for Sen. Kennedy, there was ample time for newsers to add their own color to the proceedings. We've collected a small sample of the quotes we heard that supplemented this morning's coverage as we flipped between networks. Shepard Smi... [TVNewser]

Kennedy Coverage on TV Tonight and Tomorrow - Posted August 28, 2009
Tonight a "Celebration of Life Memorial Service" will be held for Senator Ted Kennedy at the JFK Library in Boston. Saturday, the Senator's funeral services will be held in Boston and in Arlington National Cemetery. Here's how it will be covered (via TVNewser): CNN: Beginning at 7pmET, Campbell Brown and Wolf Blitzer... [FishbowlDC]

Kennedy Memorial: Friday Night Special - Posted August 28, 2009
Here's a quick rundown of the special programming this evening for Sen. Edward Kennedy's "Celebration of Life Memorial Service": Beginning at 7pmET, Campbell Brown... [TVNewser]

Kennedy Funeral : Cable Network Plans - Posted August 28, 2009
Saturday, Senator Edward Kennedy's funeral services will be held in Boston and in Arlington National Cemetery. Here are some of the early details about how those events will be covered by the cable networks: Fox News will have "Fox & ... [TVNewser]

Kennedy: Cable Coverage Skeds - Posted August 27, 2009
CNN On Friday, Aug. 28, starting at 7 p.m., Wolf Blitzer and Campbell Brown will anchor coverage of the Celebration of Life Memorial Service, taking place at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum in Dorchester, Mass. Beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, Blitzer and ... [FishbowlDC]

Obama in Montana Selling Healthcare Reform - Posted August 14, 2009
The three cable news networks are carrying Pres. Obama's town hall meeting in Montana in full, so far. As FNC's Shepard Smith put it, "This is going to be different from other presidential town hall meetings, because this time we're told, the audience has a different makeup, and this time it's... [TVNewser]

Cablers in the News: Wolf, Bret, Shep & Greta - Posted July 27, 2009
• Get personal with CNN's Wolf Blitzer in the latest Reader's Digest. The Situation Room anchor is currently reading Tom Ricks' "The Gamble," his morning reading list includes Politico, HuffPost, Drudge, WaPo and NYT (online), he loves "Entourage" and- our personal fave Wolf fun fact- he's c... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Cable News Giving Rebirth to an Old Obama Theory - Posted July 22, 2009
Earlier, we wrote about Lou Dobbs and his radio coverage of the so-called "birther" movement which was kicked in to high gear this week due in part to this video from a town hall meeting held by Rep. Mike Castle, R-Delaware, on June 30. ... [TVNewser]

Blue on Blue for Kelly and Sotomayor - Posted July 14, 2009
The "Above the Law" blog noticed both FNC anchor Megyn Kelly and Judge Sonia Sotomayor wore "electric bl... [TVNewser]

Recapping the Jackson Around the Media - Posted July 8, 2009
Katie Couric interviewing Stevie Wonder during CBS News coverage After yesterday's incredible Jackson extravaganza (the likes of which we may not see again in our lifetime), it's time to take a look at some analysis of the coverage. B&C ... [TVNewser]

Inspired By The of One King's Funeral, Shepard Smith Now Anchors Another's - Posted July 7, 2009
During coverage of Michael Jackson's memorial service on Fox News, Shepard Smith recounted one of the reasons why he got into broadcast journalism — he was captivated by ... [TVNewser]

Cablers Cover Second Texas Pursuit In A Week - Posted July 6, 2009
Michael? Sarah? Barack? Not until this hot pursuit is wrapped up. Last Monday it was Dallas. Today, someone in a white minivan is taking police on a chase around Houston. "This is Studio B, car chase TV," says FNC's Shepard Smith. ... [TVNewser]

TV Coverage Plans For Michael Jackson Memorial Service - Posted July 6, 2009
Michael Jackson's memorial service is tomorrow at the Staples Center in LA. Here's how the nets and cable will cover the service, via TVNewser: • ABC: Charlie Gibson will anchor live coverage "Remembering Michael Jackson" at 1pmET, joined by "Nightline" anchor ... [FishbowlDC]

Fox News Plans for Michael Jackson Memorial - Posted July 3, 2009
Fox News Channel is sticking with regular programming on Tuesday for the Jackson memorial which starts at 1pmET/10amPT. Adam Housley and Casey Stegall will be on-site in Los Angeles for live reports. Trace Gallagher and ... [TVNewser]

Fox News, MSNBC Share Chopper During Dallas Chase - Posted June 29, 2009
Spike strips, train gates, a near-ditch and several u-turns did not slow down a suspect who'd taken Dallas police on a high speed pursuit this afternoon. But a red pick-up truck did, when the driver of the pick-up unknowingly broadsided the suspect as he tried to make his way through an intersection.... [TVNewser]

Bending the Rules to Report the Story - Posted June 29, 2009
The NYTimes' Brian Stelter looks at the how the reporting on the Iran crisis is bending most conventional rules of journalism -- due in large part because journalists aren't allowed in the country too cover what's going on. That includes CNN's iReports. In the vetting process, CNN contacts the person who posted... [TVNewser]

Michael Jackson 1958-2009: TV News Notes - Posted June 25, 2009
• ABC News will present a special "20/20" tonight at 9pmET/PT. "The Life and Death of Michael Jackson" will be anchored by Barbara Walters and Martin Bashir. Walters will then anchor the 10pm special on the life of Farrah Fawcett. &bu... [TVNewser]

Cablers Scramble to Cover Michael Jackson News - Posted June 25, 2009
The cable news networks have been covering the news that Michael Jackson was rushed to UCLA Medical Center after suffering a heart attack. At 5:20pmET TMZ.com reported Jackson had died after paramedics were unable to revive him. As ... [TVNewser]

Iran Crisis Ratings - Posted June 23, 2009
The protests in Tehran were a ratings draw for the cable news channels this weekend with Fox News and CNN covering the protests most extensively. Between 10am-6pmET Saturday, CNN drew the most A25-54 viewers, winning each hour. Fox News drew the most Total Viewers for each of those hours, except 11am, Noon... [TVNewser]

Networks to Carry Obama News Conference - Posted June 22, 2009
Pres. Obama has called a Rose Garden news conference for tomorrow at 12:30pmET. ABC, CBS and NBC will all cover with main anchors Charlie Gibson, Katie Couric and ... [TVNewser]

A Few Fox News Notes... - Posted June 22, 2009
• Shepard Smith will anchor a special edition of "Studio B" today about the situation in Iran at 3pm today. Smith also anchored two hours of Fox's cable news coverage this Saturday night. TVNewser reports the hour will feature correspondents from various locations including London, Jerusalem, the State Dept. a... [FishbowlDC]

Special "Studio B" Today at 3pmET - Posted June 22, 2009
Shepard Smith will anchor a special edition of "Studio B" today about the situation in Iran. We're told it will feature correspondents from various locations including London, Jerusalem, the State Dept. and the Pentagon and will also play some of the amateur video on the social networking sites. Smith ... [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]

Morning Reading List 06.22.09 - Posted June 22, 2009
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CNN and FNC Go Wall-To-Wall With Iran Protest - Posted June 20, 2009
After last weekend's criticism over a lack of U.S. cable news coverage of the post-Iranian election protests, at least two of those networks - CNN and Fox News - have been going wall-to-wall with coverage today. CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck: "The Fringe Groups Hate My Guts" - Posted June 15, 2009
FNC's Glenn Beck is featured today in a Q&A on WashingtonPost.com. He's asked about a wide range of issues, including how he balances "providing your viewpoint with making sure not to push fringe groups over the edge towards violence," and the ... [TVNewser]

Rush Limbaugh: "Shep, You Got Nothing on Anybody Out There" - Posted June 12, 2009
Rush Limbaugh responded yesterday to Shepard Smith's comments Wednesday about "people way out there on a limb" sending... [TVNewser]

Lou Dobbs' Ratings Down, May Be Replaced on HLN - Posted June 10, 2009
The New York Observer's Felix Gillette writes about the decline of Lou Dobbs' ratings on CNN, as he continues "the nightly slicing and dicing of the 44th president's economic policies." Mr. Dobbs' 7 p.m. program on CNN averaged 657,000 total viewers and 181,000 in the key 25-to-54 demographic — numbers that were... [TVNewser]

Rock The Vote: Lester Holt vs. Shepard Smith - Posted May 28, 2009
There's been a contest going on over at Inside Cable News for nearly four months, narrowing 64 TV news anchors down to a single winner, as voted on by commenters. And now we've reached the finals of Anchor Wars 2009 — NBC's Lester Holt up against FNC's ... [TVNewser]

"Live Desk" Goes Long With "Studio B" Delay - Posted May 15, 2009
Audio problems in one of Fox News Channel's new control rooms kept FNC's Trace Gallagher and Martha MacCallum on the air an extra 15 minutes this afternoon, delaying the start of "Studio B... [TVNewser]

FNC SVP: "Fox News Fits Our World" - Posted May 4, 2009
John Timpane of the Philadelphia Inquirer takes an in-depth look at Fox News "in the Age of Obama," for a front-page story today. The conc... [TVNewser]

April Ratings: FNC Beats CNN and MSNBC Combined - Posted April 28, 2009
How's this for cable news domination - Fox News beat CNN and MSNBC combined in every hour from 6amET to MidnightET in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo for April 2009. FNC had the top 11 cable news programs in Total Viewers and 12 of the top 15 in the demo.... [TVNewser]

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

Morning Reading List 04.23.09 - Posted April 23, 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 94 covering the Obama administration and week... [FishbowlDC]

If An "F" Bomb Falls On The Web, Does Anyone Hear It? - Posted April 23, 2009
Yes. WebNewser has the clip of Shepard Smith during FoxNews.com's Strategy Room yesterday. ... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith Drops the "F" Bomb on Strategy Room - Posted April 22, 2009
Today on FoxNews.com's Strategy Room anchor Shepard Smith, made perfectly clear how he feels about torture. And watch how he catches himself a little too late. ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CNN Reporter at Chicago Tea Party: It's "Anti-CNN Since This is Highly Promoted By the Right-Wing, Conservative Network Fox" - Posted April 15, 2009
CNN correspondent Susan Roesgen could barely get through her live shot at the Chicago tea party this afternoon. Over shouts of, "You're not a reporter," Roesgen quickly wrapped up an interview with an attendee, then said, "I think you get the general tenor of this. It's anti-government, anti-CNN since this is... [TVNewser]

Beck: "I Don't Think There's a Problem With People Showing Emotion" - Posted March 17, 2009
Lloyd Grove talks to ratings-juggernaut Glenn Beck in a lengthy, per... [TVNewser]

Shep Promotes "Glenn Beck Friday": Doom Room, Fear Chamber and "Ginormous Ratings" - Posted March 13, 2009
Fox News has been promoting "Glenn Beck Friday" all day today, in anticipation of Beck's 5pm... [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]

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]

With Obama in White House, FNC's Ratings Grow - Posted February 6, 2009
Two weeks into President Barack Obama's time in the White House, with a changed line-up to go with the change on 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Fox News Channel is posting stronger ratings than during the end of ... [TVNewser]

Cable News Snapshot: 8:30pmET Last Night - Posted February 6, 2009
President Barack Obama spoke last night at a Democratic congressional retreat at 8:30pmET, and several emailers expressed surprise over a part of the coverage:... [TVNewser]

Bush Address: How Networks Will Cover - Posted January 15, 2009
President George W. Bush delivers his farewell address tonight, live at 8pmET (actually, we're told it's officially at 8:01:30). Here's how the networks will cover: • ABC — Charlie Gibson anchors. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.13.09 - Posted January 13, 2009
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]

FNC Announces Inauguration Plans - Posted January 12, 2009
FNC begins its inauguration coverage at 8:30amET and continues through the Inaugural Ball at 9pmET, anchored by Bret Baier (in the morning and evening) and Chris Wallace (in the afternoon). Some notes: • Shepard Smith anchors on FOX from 9... [TVNewser]

Studio B Moves to HD Set - Posted January 12, 2009
Shepard Smith's Studio B premiere in his new HD studio was upstaged Friday by Gov. Rod Blagojevich (although Smith found a way to get some comments in anyway). The new HD set is the same used for Smith's other s... [TVNewser]

Journalists, Politicians Toast To Brit - Posted January 9, 2009
As expected, journalists and politicians packed Cafe Milano in Washington, D.C. last night to say goodbye to FNC's Brit Hume. The Hill's Emily Goodin names ... [TVNewser]

Blago Takes Centerstage on Cablers, Shep Provides Commentary - Posted January 9, 2009
"What a waste of 34 minutes," said FNC's Shepard Smith at the conclusion of another day of Chicago political theater. Gov. Rod Blagojevich held a news conference around 3:15pmET today, and all the cablers covered th... [TVNewser]

TVNewser Challenge '08: A Look Back - Posted December 31, 2008
Last year at this time we brought you the 2008 TVNewser Challenge — eight questions about what will happen in the coming year. With more than 25,000 total votes cast, the results were set. In a year of some sketchy predictin... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.16.08 - Posted December 16, 2008
Good morning Washington. The above picture is from what DC restaurant? Think you know? Then email us with your guess and we'll publish the correct guessers in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? ... [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]

FOX Report Moves to New HD Studio - Posted December 11, 2008
The FOX Report, anchored by Shepard Smith, moved to the HD studio Smith anchored the FOX broadcast from on election night last night, making Studio 12H its new permanent home. One special feature is "the cube," a multi-dimensional shape which is a free standing structure in the middle of the studio,... [TVNewser]

November Ratings: 83 Months on Top for FNC - Posted December 3, 2008
FNC has been the most-watched cable news channel for 83 consecutive months in both Total Day and prime time. FNC was #3 in prime time and #4 in total day in all of basic cable. Fox News also retained the most viewership, post-election (Nov 4 vs. Nov. 5 - 30.) In Total... [TVNewser]

Fox News Prime Time AC (After Colmes) - Posted November 24, 2008
Alan Colmes' departure from his Fox News show is the first talent change the network has seen in prime time since Greta Van Susteren replaced Paula Zahn in 2002. Unlike its competitors, Fox News has had a consistent prime time lineup for near... [TVNewser]

Angry Anchors: Velez-Mitchell and Shep - Posted November 22, 2008
Earlier this week on her Headline News show, Jane Velez-Mitchell got into a heated argument with one of her guests, Rev. Louis Sheldon over the Proposition 8 protests in California (via Soup Cans). "Don't call i... [TVNewser]

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]

Cablers To Cover Shuttle Launch - Posted November 14, 2008
The space shuttle Endeavour is set to launch tonight at 7:55pmET, and all signs indicate it will take off as scheduled. Cablers have been monitoring the story and reporting from Cape Canaveral throughout the day. CNN and MSNBC will be live... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.14.08 - Posted November 14, 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]

Shep Disputes Claim Mainstream Media Won Election For Obama - Posted November 13, 2008
FNC anchor Shepard Smith visited The Strategy Room on Foxnews.com on Tuesday, and delivered a complete dressing-down of comedian Nick DiPaolo after he charged that the mainstream media was responsible for Barack Obama's victory (... [TVNewser]

Nader to Shep: "You Can Pull the Plug on Me" - Posted November 5, 2008
FNC's Shepard Smith has gotten praise for his interview with ... [TVNewser]

"It's Not TV" — It's The Strategy Room - Posted November 3, 2008
The "studio" is an open room with a table and a couple cameras at the end of a long hallway on the Foxnews.com floor. The "control room" is essentially a person sitting at an audio board. Amid the wires and audio equipment is an XBOX, where guests from Shepard Smith ... [TVNewser]

Fox Cubed on Election Night - Posted November 3, 2008
TVNewser has some inside shots of the Fox broadcast and Fox News Channel studios that will be used tomorrow night. Below is an image of the studio to be used by Shepard Smith for Fox broadcast coverage. The cube allows for many different camera shots and angles.... [TVNewser]

The Times Praises Shep - Posted November 2, 2008
"We do not often cheer on Fox News's coverage of politics. But we did the other day when the anchor Shepard Smith reported on an especially absurd turn in the 'Joe the Plumber' saga." ... [TVNewser]

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

Joe the Plumber Has Some Thoughts on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Posted October 29, 2008
With his 15 minutes of fame extending beyond the 20,000-minute mark, Joe the Plummer appeared on Fox News' Studio B with Shepard Smith Tuesday to explain his feeling that "a vote for O... [TVNewser]

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

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]

Interns Get Their Say at Fox News - Posted October 14, 2008
Fox News launched a new page on their Website today, with content that comes entirely from the network's interns. The FNCU (Fox News Channel University) page (fncu.foxnews.com) includes stories and videos from current interns and the application process if you'd like to be an intern. Also featured on th... [TVNewser]

TVNews Snapshot: 10:25:00amET Today - Posted October 10, 2008
President George W. Bush gave a nine-minute statement regarding the faltering economy this morning. All the broadcast networks and most of the cable news & business channels took it live (Headline News did not). The morning show anchors handled it on the networks, with Chris Cuomo anchoring on ABC, ... [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]

Morning Reading List, 10.03.08 - Posted October 3, 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]

Shep Gets Hall of Fame Nod - Posted October 2, 2008
FNC anchor Shepard Smith is anchoring live in St. Louis at the site of the VP debate today, but tomorrow he'll be somewhere totally different. Smith will be inducted into the University of Mississip... [TVNewser]

Covering the Veeps - Posted October 2, 2008
The cablers have been employing countdown clocks more than eight hours before the debate tonight, and all networks are gearing up for coverage: • ABC — Charlie Gibson, Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos anchor from New ... [TVNewser]

Q3 2008: Best Ever For Brit - Posted October 1, 2008
How's this for going out on top — in what will likely be the final full quarter for Brit Hume as anchor of Special Report, the program enjoyed its highest quarterly average ever in Total Viewers. Also performing well for FNC was Studio B with ... [TVNewser]

Two Mississippi Trips in One Week for Shepard Smith - Posted September 26, 2008
If you read this blog, you probably know by now that Shepard Smith is a graduate of Ole Miss. And while he prepares to anchor from his alma mater, which tonight becomes the center of the political universe, Smith will be making a return trip to Mississippi next week. He'll ... [TVNewser]

Debate On, Anchors in Place - Posted September 26, 2008
Katie, Brian, Shepard and hundreds of other TVNewsers are breathing a sigh of relief today. Their trips to Oxford, Mississippi will not be in vain. Around 11:26amET, word came that John McCain would participate in tonight's first of three presidential debates. Here's the timing of the confirmation and the reporting of the... [TVNewser]

Rebel With A Cause. Shep Smith Heads South No Matter What - Posted September 25, 2008
Fox News Channel's Shepard Smith is packing for his home state of Mississippi to anchor coverage of tomorrow night's presidential debate. A debate that still may not happen. Smith will anchor on the FOX Broadcasting Network, as he did last night for the President's addr... [TVNewser]

"Have You Ever Felt More Awkward On The Set?" - Posted September 22, 2008
FNC anchor Shepard Smith always seems to loosen up for his appearances on Fox & Friends, and this morning was no exception. Smith was on to promote the ev... [TVNewser]

Shep Kicks Off Strategy Room Marathon - Posted September 21, 2008
Shepard Smith will kick off Fox News Channel's online "Strategy Room," tomorrow morning at 8:30amET. The Foxnews.com show will stream live every weekday from 9amET-6pmET. The show will be a more freewhe... [TVNewser]

Who Watched What on a Newsy Friday - Posted September 15, 2008
With Hurricane Ike causing serious damage, Gov. Sarah Palin's final interview portion airing and a deadly train crash in L.A., Friday turned out to be one of the busy end to a newsy week. MSNBC's coverage during Hardball at 5pmET switched from politics to Ike, and the 6pmET Race and 7pmET Hardball... [TVNewser]

Continues as Ike Loses Hurricane Status - Posted September 13, 2008
Earlier this afternoon, Hurricane Ike became Tropical Storm Ike, after nine days as a hurricane. The downgrade didn't change the possibility of more damage — or the continued wall-to-wall coverage on the cablers. The New York Times' ... [TVNewser]

As Ike Gets Closer to Shore, So Do the Networks - Posted September 12, 2008
ABC's Sam Champion had arrived in Texas in time for Nightline last night. CNN's Anderson Coop... [TVNewser]

Fox News and Its Historic Ratings For a "Historical Event" - Posted September 8, 2008
Fox News Channel didn't just have the top rated cable news broadcast of a convention in history last week — they had it twice. Just as in 2004, all three nights of the RNC saw FNC ... [TVNewser]

Gustav Aftermath: Surveying the Cabler Scene - Posted September 2, 2008
As Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is saying in a presser taken by all three cablers this morning, there are no reports of widespread flooding in the Gulf Coast. Luckily, the damage seems to be minimal, which means focus appears to be shifting back to the RNC. Let's take a look... [TVNewser]

RNC & Gustav: Prime Time Notes - Posted September 1, 2008
We've gotten word from network insiders here in St. Paul, what the plan is for cable coverage tonight: • Fox News Channel will remain live until 2amET tomorrow morning (later if news warrants) with coverage from the Gulf coast and reports from the RNC as well. Greta Van Susteren interviewed Laura Bush... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Gustav edition): Shep, Anderson, Gibson... - Posted September 1, 2008
> FNC's Shepard Smith gets some high praise from the Kansas City Star's Aaron Barnhart. "Now that Shepard Smith is on Fox, there's really no reason to watch anything else," he writes. "Knowledge of his home state and his experienc... [TVNewser]

Shep Retraces Katrina Reporting - Posted September 1, 2008
FNC anchor Shepard Smith contributed some memorable reporting (we remember this "That is all the perspective you need!" moment) from New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Almost three years ... [TVNewser]

FNC's Gustav Plans: Continues All Night - Posted August 31, 2008
Fox News Channel's coverage of Hurricane Gustav will continue live throughout the night. At 7pmET, Shepard Smith anchors live from New Orleans. Brit Hume will take over an hour later from St. Paul... [TVNewser]

Obama Picks Biden. CNN is First With The News - Posted August 23, 2008
By the time the network evening newscasts went on the air Friday night, the democratic veepstakes had been narrowed to one name. But it would take another six hours to confirm Barack Obama had chosen ... [TVNewser]

The 'Experience' Behind The Scenes - Posted August 21, 2008
As Fox News gears up for the Democratic convention, Alicia Acuna has reported live all day from Braun's Bar & Grill in Denver, the site of the FOX Experience. Acuna says it has taken, "400-plus people," to convert the restaurant into a series of studios, and it goes ... [TVNewser]

Fox News Updates Facebook Profile - Posted August 18, 2008
While rival network MSNBC takes to News Corp.-owned MySpace for a convention contest, Fox News is going elsewhere to connect with viewers through social networking. The New York Times' ... [TVNewser]

Shepard Slip - Posted August 8, 2008
Fox News anchor Shepard Smith, who had one of the most famous recent slip-ups while discussing JLo's new CD a few years ago, got a bit tongue-tied during the ... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Talks Tape on Studio B; Blames "Some Weasel" For Leaking to TVNewser - Posted July 16, 2008
FNC anchor Bill O'Reilly appeared on Studio B this afternoon to address TVNewser's story about what else Rev. ... [TVNewser]

Breaking: What Else Jesse Jackson Said on That FNC Tape - Posted July 16, 2008
Exclusive: TVNewser has been sent the transcript of what Jesse Jackson said Sunday morning July 6, as he prepared for an interview on Fox & Friends Weekend. Below is the partial transcript we received in our tips box, and confirmed to be authentic b... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 02.06.08 - Posted February 6, 2008
Good morning Washington. Ten years ago, Washington National Airport was renamed Ronald Reagan Airport. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.08.08 - Posted January 8, 2008
Happy New Hampshire Primary Day Washington! On this day in 1790, President George Washington delivered our first State of the Union. In 1992, Bush 41 puked on Japanese Prime Minister Miyazawa Kiichi, and, in 2006, Tom DeLay resigned as House Majority Leader. Happy 41st R Kelly! (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio) Quickly navigate Morning Reading... [FishbowlDC]

Morning More Like Noon Reading List, 01.04.08 - Posted January 4, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | JOBS We blame Iowa for the delay. REVOLV... [FishbowlDC]

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