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Willie Geist's Trip to the ER - Posted 2 days, 6 hours ago
A dinner party at Savannah Guthrie's home over the weekend turned bloody for Willie Geist. Geist split open his finger while trying to open a bottle of Bourbon. ... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: David & Jimmy, 'Outnumbered,' Wire Walk - Posted September 16, 2014
"World News Tonight" anchor David Muir will make his first guest appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" tonight on ABC. Fox News' "Outnumbered" celebrated its 100th show today. Since its launch at the end of April, the panel news/talk show has improved the NoonET time period +34% in viewers ... [TVNewser]

Carson Daly Welcomes Baby London Rose - Posted August 21, 2014
Good news for Vale Guthrie Feldman: she has a new "Today" show friend. Carson Daly and Siri Pinter welcomed their third child, London Rose Daly, Wednesday night. The baby girl was 8 lbs. 11 oz. and 22 inches long. "It's time for our weekly segment, a 'Today' show bab... [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]

Andy Cohen Talks Sit Down with Michelle Obama, Erasable-'Watch What Happens Live' - Posted July 1, 2014
In The Hollywood Reporter's July 4th issue, Andy Cohen did a Q&A with the outlet's TV editor Lacey Rose and it wasn't always focused o... [FishbowlDC]

Mika Brzezinski Files Viral Mug Shot Story Under 'Stories My Producer is Making Me Do' - Posted June 20, 2014
She might have scored an interview with President Obama, but the glow of that big get didn't overshadow one story Mika Brzezinski simply didn't want... [TVNewser]

NBC Invades Disney's Backyard - Posted June 16, 2014
Both the "Today" show and the "Tonight Show" are heading to Orlando this week as NBC's corporate cousin Universal opens Diagon Alley, a new attraction at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Al Roker, ... [TVNewser]

The NBC Ticker: Mancini, 'Skywire,' Dads - Posted June 5, 2014
The AP's John Mancini is joining NBC News as the director of digital newsgathering. In a note to staff, SVP of worldwide newsgathering David Verdi said the hire "is the next step in our transformation to creating content for all our users and viewers no matter how they choose to get... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Lewis Katz Dies | Carney Steps Down | Zuckerberg Donates - Posted June 2, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Lewis Katz Dies | Carney Steps Down | Zuckerberg Donates - Posted June 2, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Is Willie Geist 'the Next Matt Lauer'? - Posted May 31, 2014
Since Willie Geist joined the "Today" show in 2012, ... [TVNewser]

Bill and Willie Geist Share Good Talks in New Book - Posted May 14, 2014
Bill Geist, the award-winning special correspondent for "CBS Sunday Morning," and his son Willie Geist, "Today" show and "Morning Joe" host, have written a new book toge... [TVNewser]

TODAY Show Book Club to Read 'The Fault in Our Stars' by John Green - Posted May 6, 2014
The TODAY Show has unveiled its next Book Club pick: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. According to the press release, "members will have the opportunity to participate in a Google+ Hangout live from the red carpet of a movie premiere. John Green and the stars of the film will... [GalleyCat]

Everest Jump Live Canceled - Posted April 21, 2014
Discovery Channel has canceled Everest Jump Live, which was scheduled for Sunday May 11. The network put out this statement last night: In light of the overwhelming tragedy at Mount Everest and out of respect for the families of the falle... [TVNewser]

The Saturday Ticker: Business Politics, Morning Baseball, Jazzy Weather - Posted April 19, 2014
FBN's Maria Bartiromo will interview New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Monday on "Opening Bell" at 9amET. Bartiromo will talk with de Blasio about his outlook on the economy, universal Pre-Kindergarten and his future plans for New York City. MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

NBC News Crew on Mt. Everest As Avalanche Hits - Posted April 18, 2014
NBC News had a crew in place at a Mt. Everest base camp this morning when an avalanche struck killing at least 13 Sherpas who guide climbers to the summit of the world's highest peak. Jonathan Fierro is a producer with NBC's Peacock Producti... [TVNewser]

The Hollywood Reporter's Annual '35 Most Powerful People in New York Media' - Posted April 16, 2014
Television news executives and personalities are well represented on The Hollywood Reporter's annual "35 Most Powerful People in New York Media" list. From the executive ranks: CBS News chairman Jeff Fager and president D... [TVNewser]

Yesterday, NBC's 'Today' Had an Awkward April Fool's Joke - Posted April 2, 2014
ICYMI: The cast of NBC's 'Today Show' tried to break out the funny on April Fool's Day. More specifically, newly blushing soon-to-be bride Savannah Guthrie and her executive producer. As in, on live television. And that's when the #TVFail awkward moment happened for all of us to enjoy. Guthr... [PRNewser]

'The Daily Show' Tells Story of 'Family That Stays Together'...'Morning Joe' - Posted March 27, 2014
"The Daily Show's" Samantha Bee's infatuation with cable news romance apparently isn't limited to the "lov... [TVNewser]

The P.M. Ticker: Geist, Offerman, Champion - Posted March 20, 2014
NBC's Willie Geist will host "Everest Jump Live" on Discovery Channel in May. The two-hour event, produced by NBC's Peacock Productions, culminates with climber Joby Ogwyn's first-of-its-kind wing suit jump from Mt. Everest. Geist will be joined by The Weather Channel's ... [TVNewser]

Inaugural 'Morning Joe' Guest Wins Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay - Posted March 3, 2014
TV news was part of one Oscar winner's resume, as inaugural "Morning Joe" roundtable guest John Ridley won best adapted screenplay for "12 Years a Slave." "What you need to know about John Ridley, as incredibly talented and great as he is, and a g... [TVNewser]

Nice Try | Everyone Shares | A Horrible State - Posted February 26, 2014
TVNewser: For those who were wondering, Willie Geist doesn't have a future in the NBA. Although he would be the second best player on the Kn... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nice Try | Everyone Shares | A Horrible State - Posted February 26, 2014
TVNewser: For those who were wondering, Willie Geist doesn't have a future in the NBA. Although he would be the second best player on the Kn... [FishbowlNY]

Willie Geist...Future NBA Star? - Posted February 26, 2014
Willie Geist might have thoughts about entering the NBA draft this year after scoring on one of the league's most dominant big man of all time on this morning's "Today."... [TVNewser]

Should ABC News Have Revealed Jimmy Kimmel Wolf Video As a Prank? - Posted February 24, 2014
ABC News was aware that a viral video, showing a wolf purportedly walking through the hallway of the athletes village in Sochi, was staged by Jimmy Kimmel. ABC News was told of the stunt as an off-the-record tip, and didn't feel it had a responsibility to warn other news organizations. "The world... [TVNewser]

Al Roker: '1 Term' de Blasio Tweet Was 'Below the Line' - Posted February 14, 2014
"Today" show weatherman Al Roker apologized for a tweet predicting New York City mayor Bill de Blasio would only hold office for one term. While he was having dinner with ... [TVNewser]

Al Roker's Severe Forecast for NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio: '1 Term' - Posted February 13, 2014
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has been taking some heat today for keeping city schools open during the snow storm, and "Today's" Al Roker joined in via Sochi. So now my daughter's NYC public school is being let out early. @NYCMayorsOffice @NYCSchools Is it w... [TVNewser]

'Today' Ticker: Top Job, Iced Out, Snowed In - Posted January 30, 2014
SportsBusinessDaily reports ESPN will not let VP Programming & Production Jamie Horowitz out of his contract. He had been in talks to fill the open "Today" show SVP jo... [TVNewser]

Will Tamron Hall Stay with NBC? - Posted January 14, 2014
It's contract time for MSNBC anchor Tamron Hall, who also fills in on "Today." TVGuide reports Hall is negotiating for a co-host role on the thi... [TVNewser]

Me Write Good | Buddy Moment | Broken Glass - Posted January 10, 2014
FishbowlDC: Chris Cuomo writes "Closings? How not know?" on CNN's Magic Board. Cavemen across the nation cl... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Me Write Good | Buddy Moment | Broken Glass - Posted January 10, 2014
FishbowlDC: Chris Cuomo writes "Closings? How not know?" on CNN's Magic Board. Cavemen across the nation cl... [FishbowlNY]

Willie Geist and Bradley Cooper's Laughing Fit - Posted January 10, 2014
Ahead of the Golden Globes Sunday, Bradley Cooper and "Today" co-host Willie Geist had themselves a giggling fit. "Richie DiMaso was a character you were really excited......." Geist said in an interview with Cooper this morning, struggling through laughter to finish his question. "Just barrel through bro," Cooper said whi... [TVNewser]

It's Official: Thomas Roberts Named Host of MSNBC's 'Way Too Early' - Posted January 3, 2014
Thomas Roberts has officially been named host of MSNBC's "Way Too Early." He will begin in his new role on January 13, MSNBC president Phil Griffin announced ... [TVNewser]

Report: Thomas Roberts Tapped to Host 'Way Too Early' on MSNBC - Posted January 2, 2014
MSNBC's Thomas Roberts will be waking up earlier, tapped to host "Way Too Early" at 5:30am, The Daily Caller ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Report: Thomas Roberts Tapped to Host 'Way Too Early' on MSNBC - Posted January 2, 2014
MSNBC's Thomas Roberts will be waking up earlier, tapped to host "Way Too Early" at 5:30am, The Daily Caller ... [FishbowlNY]

Report: Thomas Roberts Tapped to Host 'Way Too Early' on MSNBC - Posted January 2, 2014
MSNBC's Thomas Roberts will be waking up earlier, tapped to host "Way Too Early" at 5:30am, The Daily Caller ... [TVNewser]

'Today' Stumbles Through 'Jingle Bells' - Posted December 19, 2013
Mumbling, bumbling, and failed singing of "Jingle Bells" make up the "Today" holiday blooper reel. "Dashing through the snow," Matt Lauer started. "On a one-horse open sleigh," Savannah Guthrie sang next, immediately realizing her mistake. "In... it's a classic!," Lauer jokingly corrected her. "You don't start changing ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Grace, Slime, Willie - Posted December 18, 2013
HLN's Nancy Grace has signed a deal to stay with the network through 2017. Grace tells the NYPost that CNN chief Jeff Zucker approached her in July about a contract extension. ... [TVNewser]

Today's 'Bitchy' Selfie Moment - Posted December 11, 2013
During a conversation about the appropriateness of the smiling "selfie" taken by Denmark's Prime Minister with President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron at Nelson Mandela's memorial, ... [TVNewser]

If Matt Lauer Leaves 'Today,' Who Will Succeed Him? - Posted November 7, 2013
"Today" is actively building its bench of male hosts in the event Matt Lauer leaves the show at the conclusion of his contract in 2015, according to The Hollywood Reporter's ... [TVNewser]

The Search for Matt Lauer's Replacement Begins - Posted November 6, 2013
Matt Lauer is probably going to be on the Today show for a very, very long time. Sure, he took quite a hit when people ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Search for Matt Lauer's Replacement Begins - Posted November 6, 2013
Matt Lauer is probably going to be on the Today show for a very, very long time. Sure, he took quite a hit when people ... [FishbowlNY]

NBC's 'Today' Men Tossing The Razors For 'No Shave November' - Posted November 1, 2013
It will be a November to remember on NBC's "Today," as the show's men are letting their facial hair grow for "No Shave November." Matt Lauer, Al Roker... [TVNewser]

Morning Shows Dress Up as TV Icons For Halloween - Posted October 31, 2013
[gallery columns="5" ids="201859,201860,201861,201862,201871"] After last year's on-air parties were canceled in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Halloween was back in full swing today on the morning shows. On "Today," Al Roker was Mr. T from "The A-Team," ... [TVNewser]

TODAY Updates Viewers on Oxford English Dictionary Campaign - Posted October 18, 2013
At offices in New York and England, the Oxford English Dictionary - OED for all you texting kids out there - is in the midst of the first comprehensive review of its alphabetical contents in a very long time. The OED has also in recent years, as we all know, thrown its... [morningmedianewsfeed]

TODAY Updates Viewers on Oxford English Dictionary Campaign - Posted October 18, 2013
At offices in New York and England, the Oxford English Dictionary - OED for all you texting kids out there - is in the midst of the first comprehensive review of its alphabetical contents in a very long time. The OED has also in recent years, as we all know, thrown its... [FishbowlNY]

Politico's Mike Allen Recalls Boy Scout Days - Posted October 16, 2013
Politico's Mike Allen made the MSNBC "Morning Joe" crew erupt into laughter this morning as he recalled his days as a Boy Scout. The nearly all-male panel, consisting of New York Magazine's ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's VandeHei Razzed For Big New Title - Posted October 15, 2013
Even though Jim VandeHei, the new President and CEO of Politico, isn't on the journalism wing of things anymore, it didn't stop him from a... [FishbowlDC]

NYT's Jeremy Peters Comforts Mika on Ambien - Posted August 14, 2013
NYT's Jeremy Peters came to MSNBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

New 'Today' Set to Debut September 9 - Posted August 9, 2013
First on TVNewser: The new set for NBC's "Today" will debut on Monday, September 9, according to the show's executive producer, Don Nash. "It is much more than a fresh coat of paint," Nash tells TVNewser. "It is much more 'current'... [TVNewser]

Carlos Dangerously-Named Journos - Posted July 24, 2013
Anthony Weiner admitted yesterday to using the online alias Carlos Danger to carry on a strange Internet affair with a 22-year-old woman. If you're anything like us, that got you wondering how Weiner came up with such a great alias. Already having graced the news media by havin... [FishbowlDC]

Dishing With Countess LuAnn de Lesseps; Willie Geist and Lawrence O'Donnell Hold Court - Posted July 10, 2013
The oppressive heat couldn't keep the faithful away from Michael's today. I haven't seen the place this crowded in ages as most tables were set for four (or more). In fact, the place was so jam packed that TV Guide magazine acting CEO and Wednesday regular ... [GalleyCat]

FishbowlDC Interview With Kate Brown - Posted July 9, 2013
Say hello to Kate Brown. She's a CEO and founder of Buzz By... [PRNewser]

Ratings: Nik Wallenda Grand Canyon Wire Walk Watched By 13 Million - Posted June 24, 2013
[caption id="attachment_185341" align="alignleft" width="274"] Photo Credit: Discovery Channel[/caption] Daredevil Nik Wallenda's live walk across a wire suspended over the Grand Canyon was viewed by 13 million million people on Discovery... [TVNewser]

Kate Bolduan's High-Wire Walk - Posted June 23, 2013
Tonight daredevil Nik Wallenda will walk on a wire across the Grand Canyon, live on Discovery Channel. NBC News may be producing the special for D... [TVNewser]

'Today' Team Tackles 'Tough Mudder' - Posted June 1, 2013
The anchor team at NBC's "Today" got down and dirty--quite literally--this week, as they tackled an abbreviated version of the infamous "Tough Mudder" obstacle course. The course makes for great TV, which might explain why the team from "Fox & Friends" ran through a similar version just two weeks ago, but... [TVNewser]

Vanity Fair's 'Best Dressed Newsmen' - Posted May 27, 2013
Vanity fair presents a list of the top 10 "best dressed newsmen." What was the magazine looking for in style? "His wardrobe should be dynamic enough to hold our attention but not so outr as to distract from the evening broadc... [TVNewser]

'Today' Goes Coast-to-Coast, 'Hoping that the Past is the Past' - Posted May 22, 2013
"It was unlike anything I've ever seen up close." That's Willie Geist's assessment of a day of reporting on the aftermath of Monday's EF5 tornado in Moore, OK. "I think what you can't convey is the scope of the damage." W... [TVNewser]

Sorry, Prince Harry, Savannah's Off the Market - Posted May 13, 2013
NBC "TODAY" Show host Savannah Guthrie was all smiles this morning as she revealed her engagement to political consultant Mike Feldman, setting off a flurry of reactio... [FishbowlDC]

Mika Brzezinski Reveals Food Obsession, Gives Away Chocolate Chip Cookies - Posted May 9, 2013
If you watch "Morning Joe" you may already know this, but Mika Brzezinski is obsessed. Now she's ... [TVNewser]

CNBC's Brian Shactman to Host MSNBC's 'Way Too Early' - Posted May 8, 2013
CNBC's Brian Shactman is moving to MSNBC. Starting Monday, he'll host "Way Too Early" the network's 5:30m show. "I'm just extremely excited and grateful for the opportunity and i'll be ther... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' To Air From Jersey Shore, Rockaways On Monday - Posted April 27, 2013
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" will be broadcasting on Monday from two of the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy: The Jersey Shore and the Rockaways. Joe Scarborough, ... [TVNewser]

Kathie Lee Gifford Wanted to Publish an Ad Defending Matt Lauer - Posted April 26, 2013
The extensive bashing of Matt Lauer has left him with few fans, but ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Kathie Lee Gifford Wanted to Publish an Ad Defending Matt Lauer - Posted April 26, 2013
The extensive bashing of Matt Lauer has left him with few fans, but ... [FishbowlNY]

'Today' Gets Backstage at TIME 100 - Posted April 24, 2013
The "Today" show had a backstage pass for last night's TIME 100 gala in New York. Matt Lauer cond... [TVNewser]

Walters, O'Reilly, Couric and More Hit THR's Media Power Party - Posted April 11, 2013
As we told you yesterday, The Hollywood Reporter is out with its annual "35 Most Powerful People in Media" list. The honorees were feted at a "power-soaked New... [TVNewser]

Surprise 50th Party for Joe Scarborough - Posted April 10, 2013
Mika Brzezinski, MSNBC president Phil Griffin and the UAE's Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef Al Otaiba threw a 50th ... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist, Natalie Morales Will Host Nik Wallenda Walk Across Grand Canyon - Posted April 5, 2013
In June, daredevil Nik Wallenda will attempt to walk across the Grand Canyon on a tightrope, live on Discovery Channe... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist Gives Kim Kardashian Parenting Advice - Posted March 31, 2013
Willie Geist was not in his usual perch on NBC's "Today" or MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Friday -- he was in Los Angeles for a taping of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Kim Kardashian, who is expecting a baby with Kanye West, was also a guest on Thurday's show, and... [FishbowlLA]

Willie Geist's Parenting Advice to Kanye West; Star Jones Celebrates a Birthday - Posted March 27, 2013
After the last few head-spinning Wednesdays at Michael's kept me ricocheting between Hollywood A-listers (Meg Ryan) and tabloid targets (Rachel Uchitel), it was something of a relief to turn my attention to the restaurant's core constituency of authors and their agents (remember books?) who have always viewed the dini... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Willie Geist's Parenting Advice to Kanye West; Star Jones Celebrates a Birthday - Posted March 27, 2013
After the last few head-spinning Wednesdays at Michael's kept me ricocheting between Hollywood A-listers (Meg Ryan) and tabloid targets (Rachel Uchitel), it was something of a relief to turn my attention to the restaurant's core constituency of authors and their agents (remember books?) who have always viewed the dini... [FishbowlNY]

NBC News Group Makes Ad Sales Pitch At Upfront - Posted March 14, 2013
The NBC News Group, including NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC, held an upfront presentation today at the New York Public library in midtown Manhattan. The Celeste Bartos Forum in the Library was lit up in shades of purple and blue, as media buyers and advertisers mingled with NBC News executives and... [TVNewser]

Tamron Hall Has Never Seen 'Seinfeld,' or 'The Office,' or 'Cheers' - Posted March 14, 2013
MSNBC's Tamron Hall, sitting in on the 'Today" show as Natalie Morales reported from Vatican Ci... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 19, 2013
Quotes of the Day Bachelor Fallout: "My wife just asked me if I'm 'here for the right reasons.' The Bachelor is now starting to affect my marriage." -- NBC TODAY Show host and MSNBC "Morning Joe's" Willie Geist. ... [PRNewser]

L.A. Cop Murder Suspect Cites A Slew Of TV News Hosts In Manifesto - Posted February 7, 2013
CNN says that it received a package from Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer turned murder suspect. The package was addressed to Anderson Cooper. "Inside was a note, DVD... [TVNewser]

L.A. Cop Murder Suspect Cites A Slew Of TV News Hosts In Manifesto - Posted February 7, 2013
CNN says that it received a package from Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer turned murder suspect. The package was addressed to Anderson Cooper. "Inside was a note, DVD... [morningmedianewsfeed]

L.A. Cop Murder Suspect Cites A Slew Of TV News Hosts In Manifesto - Posted February 7, 2013
CNN says that it received a package from Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer turned murder suspect. The package was addressed to Anderson Cooper. "Inside was a note, DVD... [FishbowlNY]

Funny Guys | Secret Wrapping | Blessed Mess - Posted February 7, 2013
TVNewser: Willie Geist and Al Roker ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Funny Guys | Secret Wrapping | Blessed Mess - Posted February 7, 2013
TVNewser: Willie Geist and Al Roker ... [FishbowlNY]

Willie Geist And Al Roker Kiss On 'Today' - Posted February 7, 2013
Just in time for Valentines Day next week, NBC "Today" anchors Willie Geist and Al Roker got up close and personal this morning. While demonstrating Valentines gifts, Geist and Roker put on lip balm, with one tasting like peaches, and the other like cream. When things get passionate, both people's lips taste... [TVNewser]

John Harbaugh Making The Rounds, Including His Favorite Morning Show - Posted February 4, 2013
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh is making the TV rounds after leading his team to a Super Bowl championship last night. Obviously CBS had the scoop last night during the post-game coverage, but the Harbaugh interview tour continues today. The Ravens coach appeared on "CBS This Morning" and on "Today." One... [TVNewser]

NBC's Willie Geist Keeps It Real, Uses Subway - Posted January 25, 2013
He's still Willie from the block. NBC Today's Willie Geist has settled into his new cushy gig as co-host of the show's 9 a.m. but the promotion apparently hasn't gone to his head. Many hosts and anchors in the netwo... [PRNewser]

Connecticut School Shooting: Saturday Coverage Plans - Posted December 14, 2012
Coverage of Friday's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, will continue Saturday on the broadcast and cable networks. On ABC, weekday anchor George Stephanopoulos will anchor "Good Mornin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Connecticut School Shooting: Saturday Coverage Plans - Posted December 14, 2012
Coverage of Friday's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, will continue Saturday on the broadcast and cable networks. On ABC, weekday anchor George Stephanopoulos will anchor "Good Mornin... [FishbowlNY]

Connecticut School Shooting: Saturday Coverage Plans - Posted December 14, 2012
Coverage of Friday's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, will continue Saturday on the broadcast and cable networks. On ABC, weekday anchor George Stephanopoulos will anchor "Good Mornin... [TVNewser]

'Today' Anchors Meet Their Viewer Look-Alikes - Posted December 12, 2012
After a recent segment on look-alikes, the "Today" team spent the past two weeks combing through viewer submissions to find doppelgangers for Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker, ... [TVNewser]

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

Jeff Rossen Has His Most--Touchy--Investigation Yet - Posted December 5, 2012
NBC "Today" investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen is a serious newsman, who investigates serious issues. This morning, at the top of the 8 AM hour of the program, he decided to throw all that out the window, and investigate something nefarious, insidery, and not at all serious. Rossen investigated a "butt slap" by... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer And Willie Geist Crack 'People' 'Sexiest Man Alive' List - Posted November 14, 2012
NBC "Today" anchors Matt Lauer and Willie Geist made People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" issue. Neither men were the "sexiest Man" this year (that honor belongs to Channing Tatum), but both made their mark anyway. Lauer was featured in a photo-spread dedicated to men with "salt and pepper" good looks (CNN... [TVNewser]

Sorry Idiot | Can't Wait for The Movie | The New and Old - Posted November 12, 2012
TVSpy: An anchor in Cincinnati called Rachel Maddow "an angry young man," then apolog... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sorry Idiot | Can't Wait for The Movie | The New and Old - Posted November 12, 2012
TVSpy: An anchor in Cincinnati called Rachel Maddow "an angry young man," then apolog... [FishbowlNY]

'Today' Officially Welcomes Willie Geist - Posted November 12, 2012
NBC's "Today" formally welcomed Willie Geist as the co-anchor of the 9 AM hour this morning. The show put together a package explaining Willie's life and career, including interviews with his father, Bill Geist, the long-time correspondent for CBS News. ... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist Says Goodbye To 'Way Too Early' - Posted November 9, 2012
MSNBC's Willie Geist hosted his last "Way Too Early" this morning, almost three and a half years after the show began in the wee hours of the morning leading up to "Morning Joe." Geist is moving on to NBC's "Today," and will remain a regular on "Morning Joe." In the meantime, "Way... [TVNewser]

Morning Weirdness: Mika's Baby Obsession - Posted October 23, 2012
For the past few days MSNBC "Morning Joe" Co-host Mika Brzezinksi has been grasping onto babies and toddlers in Boca Raton, Fla., the site of the show for the final presidential debate. Yesterday she and ... [FishbowlDC]

National Book Award Finalists to Be Announced on MSNBC's Morning Joe - Posted October 5, 2012
The National Book Award finalists will be revealed on MSNBC this year, a new twist for the prestigious award. Will you watch the awards announcement on the news program hosted by Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, and Willie Geist... [GalleyCat]

'Today' EP: Matt Lauer 'Should not bear any of the blame' for Ann Curry Transition - Posted September 26, 2012
THR's Marissa Guthrie peppered "Today" show EP Jim Bell with questions ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 25, 2012
Quotes of the Day Congratulations to...MSNBC's Willie Geist for being hired for the 9 a.m. hour of The TODAY Show. He will no longer do the Way Too Early program but will continue to have a presence on Morn... [FishbowlDC]

NYT: Willie Geist To (Officially) Get 'Today' Gig - Posted September 24, 2012
MSNBC's Willie Geist, a regular fill-in on NBC's "Today," and long rumored to be a possible addition to the anchor team there, is making the move official. ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's 'Morning Joe' Celebrates Fifth Anniversary - Posted September 21, 2012
Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist have spent this week marking the fifth anniversary of "Morning Joe," a celebration that culminated this morning with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg proclaiming September 21 ... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer: 'Please print this story -- it's the most interesting and dangerous I've ever sounded!' - Posted September 19, 2012
The New York Post's Page Six has an item today alleging that NBC "Today" anchor Matt Lauer has suddenly become ratings-obsessed and me... [TVNewser]

The FishbowlDC Interview With MSNBC and WaPo's Fashion Conscious Newsman Jonathan Capehart - Posted September 18, 2012
Say hello to MSNBC Contributor and WaPo liberal op-ed writer ... [FishbowlDC]

Willie Geist Still a Man on the Go - Posted September 7, 2012
Just a few weeks ago, TVNewser took note of the busy post-Olympics schedule maintained by MSNBC anchor Willie Geist. And while the center of news may have shifted ... [TVNewser]

A Diverse Crowd For 'Morning Joe' In Tampa - Posted August 28, 2012
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" originates this week from Howl at the Moon, a bar just outside the convention center in Tampa that has been dubbed "Morning Joe Elephant Bar" for the duration of the Republican National Convention. This morning, people arrived as early as 4:45 a.m. -- just a few hours after last... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist Could Use Some Sleep - Posted August 17, 2012
MSNBC anchor ... [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]

Mitt Romney Also Sitting Down With NBC News For Pre-Olympics Interview - Posted July 24, 2012
Presumptive GOP Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney isn't limiting his appearances to cable news this week. Romney will sit d... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist on his Dad Bill Geist's Battle with Parkinson's - Posted July 3, 2012
Two Geists were on two different network morning shows today. MSNBC's Willie Geist is subbing for Matt Lauer this week on "Today" while on "CBS This Morning," Willie's dad Bill Geist talked about his battle with Parkinson's, ... [TVNewser]

Bill Geist Reveals Parkinson's Diagnosis on 'CBS Sunday Morning' - Posted July 2, 2012
Longtime CBS News correspondent Bill Geist announced on "CBS Sunday Morning" that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. "I've had it for years, told no one, not even my kids. I didn't want them to worry, didn't want to be seen as 'the sick guy.' Today, I'm telling you." WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 2, 2012
Quotes of the Day You've been warned. "I swear if Pepco hits us with a rolling brown out I'm marching on Potomac and lighting every rich person I find on fire. Fair warning." -- Soon to be Buzzfeed Washington Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

The Evening Ticker: Joe, Scott, Candice - Posted June 11, 2012
"Morning Joe" broadcasts from Chicago tomorrow morning. Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist will be joined by Chicago Mayor Rahm Ema... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Evening Ticker: Joe, Scott, Candice - Posted June 11, 2012
"Morning Joe" broadcasts from Chicago tomorrow morning. Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist will be joined by Chicago Mayor Rahm Ema... [FishbowlNY]

The Evening Ticker: Joe, Scott, Candice - Posted June 11, 2012
"Morning Joe" broadcasts from Chicago tomorrow morning. Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist will be joined by Chicago Mayor Rahm Ema... [TVNewser]

Politico's Mike Allen Really Sleeps? - Posted June 11, 2012
It has long been believed that Politico's Mike Allen is some kind of extraterrestrial being who never sleeps. This morning he was forced to address the issue as MSNBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

What Bryant Gumbel Watches in the Morning. (Hint: It's Not the Shows He Once Anchored) - Posted June 4, 2012
When "Good Morning America" recently snapped "Today's" 16-year winning streak, former "Today" star Bryant Gumbel was underwhelmed. "I didn't really have much of a reaction," says Gumbel, 63, "Today" co-anchor from 1982 to '97. "[The streak] is a... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 22, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Do I exfoliate? I'll punch you for asking me that." -- MSNBC's "Morning Joe" co-host Willie Geist on becoming "mansome" in a morning documentary on male grooming. Geist said his Germanic roots prevent him from getting unwanted back hair or the dreaded unibrow. ... [FishbowlDC]

Chris vs. Chris: Who is the Better Man? - Posted May 17, 2012
The next time FNC's Chris Wallace and MSNBC's Chris Matthews are contestants on Power Player "Jeopardy," hopefully producers will pit them against each other. Then we might be able to determine just which Chris is more appealing. In the meantime, we'll improvise. In the game show that aired Monday, Matthews played against... [PRNewser]

Chris vs. Chris: Who is the Better Man? - Posted May 17, 2012
The next time FNC's Chris Wallace and MSNBC's Chris Matthews are contestants on Power Player "Jeopardy," hopefully producers will pit them against each other. Then we might be able to determine just which Chris is more appealing. In the meantime, we'll improvise. In the game show that aired Monday, Matthews played against... [FishbowlDC]

Bold Birthday Wishes for Tucker Carlson - Posted May 16, 2012
Today is The Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson's birthday. So we figured we'd take this opportunity to get others around town and beyond to help us wish him a happy birthday. At left is a ph... [PRNewser]

Bold Birthday Wishes for Tucker Carlson - Posted May 16, 2012
Today is The Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson's birthday. So we figured we'd take this opportunity to get others around town and beyond to help us wish him a happy birthday. At left is a ph... [FishbowlDC]

Who Won at the WHCD? - Posted May 7, 2012
The White House Correspondents Insider has presented its awards following this year's Correspondents' Dinner weekend of festivities, including: Greatest Act of Kindness: ... [TVNewser]

TIME & People Throw WHCA Cocktail Party - Posted April 28, 2012
The parties are underway in Washington D.C. ahead of the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner. Last night at the St. Regis, TIME and People threw a cocktail party with drop-ins from a bunch of boldface tvnewsers all enjoying custom flavored custards by Shake Shack. TIME's Managing Edi... [TVNewser]

Deep Thoughts With Willie & Arianna - Posted April 27, 2012
MSNBC "Morning Joe" Host Willie Geist and HuffPost/AOL Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington conversing by the bar at the TIME/People party at the St. Regis tonight. Arianna finally tore herself away from her BlackBerry to have a talk with Geist. What could they possibly be discussing so intently? Send us or tweet y... [FishbowlDC]

Newsers Prep for TIME 100 Gala - Posted April 24, 2012
The TIME 100 gala is tonight at Time Warner Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. The annual list celebrates those the magazine has deemed the 100 Most Influential People in the World. Among them ... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist Gives The Red Sox a Hit, Hours Before They Actually Get One - Posted April 20, 2012
The cable news networks are giving a shout-out today to 100-year-old Fenway Park. The home of the Boston Red Sox and, for a time, professional football's Boston Redskins and Boston Patriots, opened on April 20, 1912. This morning MSNBC's "Morning Joe" broadcast from the park. Host Joe Scarborough tells TVNewser it... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Willie Geist Pulls Back Curtain on Politico's Mike Allen, Donny Deutsch, Mika and More - Posted April 13, 2012
In an unusually candid interview for a TV personality, MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Willie Geist told GQ that a drinking game for the show includes drinking up "every time Politico Playbook writer ... [FishbowlDC]

2012 TVNewser March Madness Bracket Challenge: The Winner Is... - Posted April 3, 2012
With Kentucky's 67-59 win over Kansas last night, March Madness has officially come to an end. That also means that it is time to declare a winner in TVNewser's ... [TVNewser]

A Kiss Before Flying. Jane Velez-Mitchell Has No 'Issues' at NLGJA Fundraiser - Posted March 30, 2012
Actual news got in the way of last night's annual New York fundraiser for the journalism group NLGJA. Soledad O'Brien, who was to co-host with her HLN colleague Jane... [TVNewser]

NBC News Makes Pitch to Advertisers, As 'Rock Center' Hits New Viewership Low - Posted March 16, 2012
[caption id="attachment_116521" align="alignright" width="378" caption="Matt Lauer and Steve Capus at the NBC News/MSNBC upfront."][/caption] NBC Newsers always like to say they are part of one big family. But in a family that big, with several making millions of dollars a year -- even a select few in the double-digit millions -- th... [TVNewser]

TVNewser's 2012 March Madness Bracket Challenge - Posted March 15, 2012
Spring is in the air, and that can only mean two things: March Madness and TVNewser's 2012 bracket challenge. Every March we have TV news talent, executives and producers fill out their brackets and make their picks, with the winner receiving the ultimate prize: bragging rights. ... [TVNewser]

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

The New Battleground of Cable News: 5 AM - Posted March 1, 2012
... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' Discussion with Franklin Graham On Religion and Politics Makes Waves - Posted February 21, 2012
This morning on "Morning Joe," the panel interviewed Franklin Graham, the son of the legendary Reverend Billy Graham. Much of the discussion focused on whether President Obama is a Christian, but about 11:30 minutes in, when it looks like the interview is about to end, Willie Geist asks Graham "one more... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist Appears on Three Networks, Four Shows In Under 12 Hours - Posted February 16, 2012
"Way Too Early" and "Morning Joe" host Willie Geist has had quite the day. Late last night, Geist appeared on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live," which is, as the name implies, live: Six hours later, Geist hosted "Way Too Early," and then "Morning Joe," where "Watch What Happens" ... [TVNewser]

Politico Turns 5. Let the Roasting Begin. - Posted January 23, 2012
Five years isn't really that long, but Politico has seen rapid growth and a lot of success since it first began in 2007. So on a highly self-congratulatory note on Monday, Politico released a video with clips of several high-profile political players roasting the publication on its half-decade mark. "Five ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico, with its 'Terminator Reporters,' Turns Five - Posted January 23, 2012
"It's truly a news organization that acts its age: a petulant 5-year-old concerned with only trivial matters," says David Gregory roasting Politico on its 5th birthday. Politico.com launched Jan. 23, 2007, the day of that year's State of the Union address. Early this morning, the site put up this video with... [TVNewser]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [FishbowlNY]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [TVNewser]

Full Page New York Times Ad for Joe and Mika - Posted January 1, 2012
On the back page of today's New York Times Sunday Review section, there's this full page ad for MSNBC's "Morning Joe" proclaiming it "The Most Influential Political Show in America" and the tagline "Where America's Leaders Start Their Day." Joe Scarboro... [SocialTimes.com]

Reporter Insults 'Morning Joe,' Gets Noticed - Posted November 16, 2011
In an unusual twist this morning, a Washington conservative reporter's insults to MSNBC's "Morning Joe" have landed him an invitation on the show this week. So far, it's not formal -- the bookers haven't called and scheduled the Town Car. But ... [FishbowlDC]

Bob Costas Explains How He Got the Jerry Sandusky Interview - Posted November 15, 2011
Just a couple hours before "Rock Center" went on the air last night, word got out that NBC Sports anchor Bob Costas got an interview with Jerry Sandusky. How that interview came to be is a story in itself. This morning on "Morning Joe" Costas explained to Willi... [TVNewser]

A Comedian, a Governor and a Network Morning Anchor Walk Into a Bar To Toast a Cable News Host... - Posted November 2, 2011
Last night at the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York City, MSNBC threw a party for "Hardball" host Chris Matthews, whose book Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero was released yesterday. Despite the chill outside, the rooftop t... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist: My Eggs Are More Beautiful Than Martha's - Posted October 26, 2011
This morning, MSNBC's Willie Geist scrambled some eggs with Martha Stewart. Geist went on Stewart's Hallmark TV show and cooked up "Scrambled Eggs with ... [TVNewser]

TVNewsers Wear Purple To Show Their 'Spirit' - Posted October 20, 2011
People across the country today participated in "Spirit Day," wearing purple as a sign of support for LGBT youth. The movement, started by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, counted several visible people as champions of the anti-bullying cause: morning anchors, evening anchors and cable anchors on several networks were... [morningmedianewsfeed]

TVNewsers Wear Purple To Show Their 'Spirit' - Posted October 20, 2011
People across the country today participated in "Spirit Day," wearing purple as a sign of support for LGBT youth. The movement, started by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, counted several visible people as champions of the anti-bullying cause: morning anchors, evening anchors and cable anchors on several networks were... [FishbowlNY]

TVNewsers Wear Purple To Show Their 'Spirit' - Posted October 20, 2011
People across the country today participated in "Spirit Day," wearing purple as a sign of support for LGBT youth. The movement, started by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, counted several visible people as champions of the anti-bullying cause: morning anchors, evening anchors and cable anchors on several networks were... [TVNewser]

Mika and Joe to co-author a Memoir - Posted October 20, 2011
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" team of Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are writing a joint memoir that will come out next fall. According to Mike Allen's ... [TVNewser]

VandeHei Voices Disdain for Habitual Tweeting - Posted October 18, 2011
Mark McKinnon, political communications strategist and columnist for The Daily Beast, chatted with Politico's Executive Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Mark Halperin Appears on MSNBC From Airplane Lavatory (VIDEO) - Posted September 28, 2011
In the wee hours of the morning, MSNBC political analyst Mark Halperin made TV news history. Appearing on "Way Too Early" with Willie Geist, Halperin Skyped into the program... from an airplane lavatory. Yes, Halperin was aboard a red eye Delta flight during Geist's show, and popped into the bathroom for a... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 8, 2011
Quotes of the Day -- GOP Presidential Debate Edition "How is this c--t on MSNBC saying Obama created jobs!? I'm stunned at this sh-t ass f--k d--k 'news' channel." -- Anthony Cumia from the "Opie and Anthony" radio show in a startling tweet last ni... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 7, 2011
Quotes of the Day Journo compares TV hits to sex life "I think I've done more life [sic] tv and radio interviews in the last year than I have had sex." -- Labor journo Mike Elk. ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Mike Allen Addresses No Sleep Rumors - Posted July 13, 2011
This won't put the rumors to rest (so to speak), but this morning at 6:30 a.m. on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Politico's Mike Allen was asked about his sleep patterns. Longtime Washington rumors have Allen never sleeping. Interestingly, ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Apologalooza - Posted June 30, 2011
It's just after 9 a.m. and the morning is already dripping with apologies and regret. Shortly after 6 a.m., TIME's Mark Halperin called President Obama a d*ck on "Morning Joe." Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 1, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY TOMMY CHRISTOPHER TRIED TO TORTURE ME: It's true. On Tuesday afternoon Mediaite's smoking White House reporter told me to show up at the Caribou Coffee on 17th Street for an interview. I arrived on time only to get a terse email from him f... [FishbowlDC]

Savannah Says Being Bad is How You Get to be Good - Posted May 16, 2011
MSNBC's Savannah Guthrie was in Tuscon over the weekend to deliver the commencement address at the University of Arizona, her alma mater. While she was there, the Mountain Oyster Club School of Journalism chatt... [FishbowlDC]

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]

The Royal Wedding Steals TV Journos Away from WHCD - Posted April 18, 2011
London or Washington. What would you choose? The "Morning Joe" trio of ... [FishbowlDC]

Bill Geist Gets Star on Walk of Fame - Posted April 15, 2011
A big honor this afternoon for CBS News "Sunday Morning" correspondent Bill Geist. He got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His son, MSNBC anchor Willie Geist spok... [TVNewser]

Norah Wants to See 'Tight Little Shorts' - Posted April 14, 2011
NBC's Norah O'Donnell had an interesting response to New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady getting all emotional about football on ESPN. After Co-Host ... [FishbowlDC]

NBCUniversal's Royal Wedding Plans: Everyone Goes to London - Posted March 28, 2011
NBCUniversal announced its coverage plans of the upcoming Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton, and NBC News and MSNBC play a big part. Just about every NBCU network will have wedding coverage, including NBC, MSNBC, E!, Bravo, Telemundo and even The Weather Channel. ... [TVNewser]

Strange Brew Blending on 'Morning Joe' - Posted March 9, 2011
Wayne's World has been making the cable rounds recently. At one point in the movie Wayne is forced to interview a major advertiser on his show. Wayne was happy to do it....NOT! This morning, I see an ... [PRNewser]

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

Mika Asks Reporter to be her Cat's Godfather - Posted December 2, 2010
It's the ultimate (and strangest) honor of the day. Today on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Host Mika Brzezinksi asked Politico's resident cat fiend P... [FishbowlDC]

What's Wrong with Mike Allen's Face? - Posted November 23, 2010
Politico Playbook author Mike Allen showed up to MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this morning with a white bandage positioned awkwardly along the bridge of his nose. Hosts ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlDC Interview With MSNBC's Willie Geist - Posted November 19, 2010
Say hello to host of MSNBC's "Way too Early" and co-host of "Morning Joe" Willie Geist... [FishbowlDC]

Willie Geist DC Party - Posted November 18, 2010
At the home of NBC's Norah O'Donnell and chef Geoff Tracy in Washington, DC last night, people celebrated MSNBC's Willie Geist... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist Ready to Trade Monday Mornings for Saturday Nights? - Posted November 3, 2010
The day after the election brought MSNBC's "Morning Joe" up a few floors at 30 Rock to Studio 8H, home of "Saturday Night Live." In a behind the scenes video (after the jump) Willie Geist ponders trading his day job for a Saturday Night gig, ... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist's 'Freak Show' Party - Posted November 1, 2010
TVNewser went to Willie Geist's party Friday night to celebrate his book, "American Freak Show." Geist is the Co-Host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" and host of "Way to Early with Willie Geist." Some of the notable guests were the au... [TVNewser]

Politico's Gavin Gets More Cat Crap - Posted October 20, 2010
Cat banter has become the norm for Politico's Patrick Gavin when he appears on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" where he averages one weekly appearance to discuss Politico's Playbook and whatever else they throw at him. ... [FishbowlDC]

'Morning Joe' Taking Over SNL Studio For Post-Election Show - Posted October 19, 2010
Live, from New York, its "Morning Joe!" On their MSNBC show this morning, the hosts of "Morning Joe" announced that they will be taking over "Saturday Night Live"'s studio, 8H, on November 3rd, the day after the midterm elections. "The morning after the mid-term elections, "Morning Joe" w... [TVNewser]

Hoda Kotb Book Party: Matt Lauer, Suze Orman, the Giffords & Jeff Zucker on his future: 'Relax and wait for the next endeavor.' - Posted October 12, 2010
TVNewser dropped in on Hoda Kotb's book party at Donny Deutsch's townhouse on Manhattan's Upper East Side last night. The longtime NBC News correspondent and co-host of the 4th h... [TVNewser]

Wall-to-Wall with Every NBC News Morning Host - Posted September 23, 2010
This afternoon NBC Universal held a luncheon touting its morning shows, "Today," "Morning Joe," and "Squawk Box" to advertisers, media buyers and the press. Every morning host was there, participating in a lighthearted panel discussion moderated by "NBC Nightly News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

Name That Journo: Revealed - Posted September 20, 2010
NOW... THEN... The name of the Washington D.C. journo in our first ever Name That Journo... [FishbowlDC]

Will WaPo's Jonathan Capehart's Hot Shorts Land Him 100 Dates? - Posted September 16, 2010
[caption id="attachment_20607" align="aligncenter" width="587" caption="Jonathan Capehart (Photo Credit: FishbowlDC)"][/caption] There are shorts. And then there are short shorts. WaPo's Jonathan Capehart donned ... [FishbowlDC]

Geist Heckles Mika's Health Challenge - Posted September 15, 2010
Mika won't likely wear these high-end heels, the kind she normally wears when hosting the show. MSNBC's Willie Geist teases colleague Mika Brzezinksi about "Morning Joe's" voyage to D.C. for Tuesday's... [FishbowlDC]

Media Personalities Make Their 2010-2011 NFL Predictions - Posted September 10, 2010
Politics Daily reached out to a number of prominent journalists and media personalities to get their predictions for the 2010-2011 NFL season. A small selection of their picks: NBC's ... [SportsNewser]

Al Roker Mixes Up Willie Geist and Joe Scarborough - Posted September 1, 2010
MSNBC's Willie Geist was sitting in on "Morning Joe" today for Joe Scarborough, but apparently no one told Al Roker who, appearing from a beach in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, called him "Joe" TWICE. After correcting Roker -- and giving him ... [TVNewser]

Politico's Gavin Talks 'Cat Poop' on 'Morning Joe' - Posted August 13, 2010
This morning, MNSBC's "Morning Joe" crew had a field day with Politico's Patrick Gavin's cats. Gavin horrified host Joe Scarborough by telling him he has has three of the furry, clawed animals. It's not the first time they've poked fun of Gavin's penchant for cats. In late April, 'Morning Joe' correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

Differing Views on Obama's Visit to 'The View' - Posted July 28, 2010
Is it beneath President Obama's dignity to appear on "The View" tomorrow? Yes, say Gov. Ed Rendell (D-Pennsylvania) and Republican Pat Buchanan. They both blasted Obama's scheduled visit to ABC's daytime female chatfest, but theirs ... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist takes 'Way Too Early' to Times Square - Posted July 26, 2010
Willie Geist is taking his show on the road -- about 4 blocks away. Tomorrow he'll anchor "Way Too Early" from Times Square to celebrate the show's 1st birthday. Geist: "When the clock strikes 5:30 a.m., I'll be thinking of our millions [exaggeration] of loyal viewers hudd... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist on His Stint Filling-in for Kathie Lee: 'Mostly I'm Just Hungover' - Posted July 17, 2010
•MSNBC "Way Too Early" host and "Morning Joe" co-host Willie Geist filled in for Kathie Lee Gifford on the "Today" show fourth hour this week. "This week we've had champagne, margaritas and a wine tasting on the show, so mostly I'm just hungover," Geist told P... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist Fills in for Matt Lauer on 'Today' - Posted June 30, 2010
MSNBC's "Way Too Early" host Willie Geist made his debut as Matt Lauer's fill-in on the "Today" show today, increasing his visibility 25 fold, from a couple hundred thousand v... [TVNewser]

Couric, Moran Honor Media at Mirror Awards - Posted June 10, 2010
The Newhouse School at Syracuse University hosted the 2010 Mirror Awards today, honoring journalism that "shines a mirror" on the media. "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric MC-ed the event, along with co-chairs ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 1, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Rolling Thunder blues "Just got back to DC and Rolling Thunder has the entire mall closed till 4pm-WFT?? I have to go all the way to Capitol Hill to get to Dupont." --Time's Jay Newton-Small in an aggravated weekend tweet. A new clothing line: disaster-wear "I think we all have a new... [FishbowlDC]

Watch Out Labash, Geist Has Eyes for Another - Posted May 5, 2010
The Daily Caller's/The Weekly Standard's Matt Labash may have found a dancing partner in MSNBC's Willie Geist ... [FishbowlDC]

'Ask Matt Labash's' Special Guest Star: MSNBC's Willie Geist - Posted May 4, 2010
It may be obscenely early for a Willie Geist item -- but alright, it's after noon, so we'll go with it. The Daily Caller's advice guru Matt Labash welcomes MSNB... [FishbowlDC]

Best TwitPics from the WHCD - Posted May 3, 2010
Washington was buzzing this weekend with the White House Correspondents' Dinner and associated festivities. TVNewser had coverage of the dinner, the cocktails, and ... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' EP Suffers Apparent Aneurysm - Posted April 29, 2010
Chris Licht, the Executive Producer of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" is in a Washington hospital this morning after suffering an apparent aneurysm. Joe Scarborough and ... [TVNewser]

Politico's Allen Not Only Scribe With 'Fancy' Magazine Cover Story - Posted April 22, 2010
What did MSNBC's Willie Geist learn this morning on "Morning Joe?" In the segment that always closes the show, Geist revealed, "I learned that Mike Allen is not the only guy with a huge cover story. Patrick Gavin, Congratulations. 'I love cats.'" Geist was jokingly referring to Politico's Patrick Gavin who appeared... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted April 12, 2010
Quote of the Day Geist's Schoolboy Crush "I have a middle school crush on Tina Fey. There, I said it. My wife is aware. We are working through the problem as a family." --MSNBC host Willie Geist referring to Fey's performance this past weekend as the host of SNL. In one of the... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC Returns to Sirius XM - Posted April 7, 2010
After being dropped by XM radio in Sept. 2006, MSNBC will soon be back on the airwaves on Sirius XM. Beginning April 12, MSNBC will be carried on SIRIUS channel 90 and XM channel 120. "We're thrilled to have MSNBC's programming available to SIRIUS XM's millions of listeners," said ... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist Denies Hating Duke - Posted April 3, 2010
Ahead of the NCAA Final Four, MSNBC's Willie Geist sat down with Charlie Rose and sportscaster Jay Bilas to talk a little basketball this week. Geist also explains his stance on the Duke Blue Devils. Speaking of: Pretty soon, we will have a champion named in our "Boss of All Bosses" ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's 'Morning Joe' Returns to Manhattan and Parental Hosts (Mostly) - Posted March 30, 2010
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" was broadcast from D.C. Monday with hosts Willie Geist and Savannah Guthrie, who normally hosts "The Daily Rundown". The show returns to Manhattan Tuesday with hosts ... [FishbowlDC]

The Mice Will Play...Savannah and Willie to Host 'Morning Joe' - Posted March 29, 2010
Willie Geist and Savannah Guthrie step in to host MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Monday morning. Geist tweeted on ... [FishbowlDC]

Gavin to Russert: Let's Curl - Posted March 11, 2010
It's the equivalent of challenging a man to a duel. Someone steals anything, your wife, your car, your Game Changer feature, what else to do but challenge that man to a game of curling? NBC's Luke Russert took to the field for a "Game Change-ish" feature this week with Olympi... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC Gets Pranked by Fake Ryan Miller. Correction Comes Later During Interview with Real Team USA Goalie - Posted February 26, 2010
There was an embarrassing turn of events in Vancouver tonight. MSNBC interrupted "Hardball" so that MSNBC's Willie Geist could do a phone interview with Ryan Miller, the goalie of Team USA hockey. The reason: Geist had done an interview earlier this evening ... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams, Brian Williams, and Willie Geist in Vancouver - Posted February 22, 2010
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MSNBC Programs Pre-empted During Olympics - Posted February 16, 2010
Live MSNBC programming has been preempted over the last few days on some cable systems in some U.S. cities including Detroit and Sacramento due to the separate MSNBC feeds which occur during the Olympics. It's something first pointed out by ... [TVNewser]

Check Out Media Beat - Posted February 15, 2010
Our mediabistro.com Media Beat interview series launched in December and we've had great interviews with some big names in media every week since. You can see the full list of interviews here. But we've highlighted a few of our favorites for you to check out: ... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer Carries Olympic Torch, His Boss Puts It Out - Posted February 11, 2010
"Today" show anchor Matt Lauer carried the Olympic torch through Burnaby, B.C. as it traveled to Vancouver for tomorrow's opening ceremonies, which Lauer will be co-anchoring for NBC. "It was very overwhelming," Lauer tells TVNewser afterward. "Tomorrow when I see the torch come in to the opening ceremony, it's going to mean... [TVNewser]

MSNBC to Air 100 Hours of Olympic Coverage; Chris Jansing, Lester Holt Anchor Olympics Update; Willie Geist Gets Up Even Earlier - Posted February 9, 2010
Starting tomorrow Willie Geist will broadcast his "Way Too Early" show even earlier from Vancouver as part of MSNBC's coverage of the Winter Olympic games. Geist will host the show at 2:30amPT giving the show a "late night feel." Think Carson Daly, only colder. Ge... [TVNewser]

Risque Red Sweater Leads to "Merv the Perv" on "Morning Joe" - Posted January 22, 2010
<img alt="090610scarborough.jpg" src="/fishbowlDC/files/original/090610scarborough.jpg" width="175" height="212" "It's just a sweater, but they're turning me into 'Merv the Perv'," complained MSNBC's "Morning Joe" ... [FishbowlDC]

Media Beat: MSNBC's Willie Geist Blends TV and the Internet - Posted January 20, 2010
In the third and final segment of our interview with MSNBC's Willie Geist, the morning show host explains the unique approach his small staff uses to put together "Way Too Early," which airs at 5:30amET. Geist admits there's a small audience for a program at that hour, but says the... [TVNewser]

Media Beat: MSNBC's Willie Geist on His Show and Staying at MSNBC - Posted January 19, 2010
In part two of our three-part interview with the MSNBC "Morning Joe" co-host and "Way too Early" host, Willie Geist tells us why he decided to pass up opportunities at other networks to stay at MSNBC and host a show at 5:30 in the morning. Also: find out what Abraham... [TVNewser]

Media Beat: MSNBC's Willie Geist Explains How He Ended Up at 'The Place for Politics' - Posted January 18, 2010
In the latest episode of mediabistro's new weekly video series Media Beat, TVNewser sits down with MSNBC's Willie Geist, who co-hosts "Morning Joe" and now hosts his own show "Way Too Early" weekday mornings. In the first part (parts II and III will air tomorrow and Wednesday), Geist discusses how his... [TVNewser]

Media Beat: MSNBC's Willie Geist Talks College Football - Posted January 1, 2010
As this is New Year's Day, we're going to talk college football. TVNewser sat down with Willie Geist, sports nut and host of MSNBC's "Way Too Early," to talk about the only thing that matters today: ... [TVNewser]

How Not to Prepare a Turkey - Posted November 26, 2009
On "Way Too Early," MSNBC's Willie Geist spoke with Carol Miller, Butterball Turkey Talk-line expert, who gave him some tips about how to prep a Thanksgiving turkey. Since you'll want to look anywhere but at what they're doing with the turkey on set, you'll probably spot Joe and Mika wandering around the... [TVNewser]

Who Will Al Roker Murder Next? Matt Lauer: 'We Were Wondering Why He Didn't Kill Ann' - Posted November 25, 2009
Last night, TVNewser headed out Greenwich Village for the release party for Al Roker's new mystery novel, "Morning Show Murders." Matt, Meredith and Ann were there, as were Steve Capus... [TVNewser]

'Intense' Morning Joe Gets Updated Blend ... For a Cause - Posted November 14, 2009
Next Saturday, Starbucks will introduce an updated Gold Coast Blend: Morning Joe Edition coffee. It's in conjunction with the Brewing Together Day of Service co-sponsored by the MSNBC morning show and Starbucks. The "intense, full-bodied blend," as Starbucks describes it, is now on sale at grocery stores. Meanwhile, "intense, full-bodied" ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Geist Named "Best Sidekick" - Posted October 22, 2009
The Village Voice named MSNBC's Willie Geist "Best TV Sidekick Who Deserves His Own Show (At a Reasonable Hour)" in the 2009 Best... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Substitutes Anchors - Posted October 13, 2009
Three different MSNBC programs have had substitute anchors filling in over the past 24 hours. This morning, Chris Matthews, sporting a cap for his NLCS-bound Phillies, filled in for Dylan... [TVNewser]

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

TV News Anchors Predict the 2009 NFL Season - Posted September 17, 2009
Ok, people. It's time for the pros. To celebrate the start of football season last week, we asked the TV White House correspondents to make their picks for the College Football National Championship. Now, TVNewser has asked anchors from each of the news networks to offer us some opinion journalism in... [TVNewser]

Morning Joe Goes on a West Coast Road Trip - Posted September 13, 2009
Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski will be waking up really early this week. The co-hosts will broadcast from four different locations on the West Coast this week. Today, the team is pre-taping tomorrow's show from th... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Cooper, Crossword, Hansen - Posted September 11, 2009
> CNN's Anderson Cooper blogs about his experiences with US troops in Afghanistan. He describes how part of the standard introduction there is to state your blood type in case of emergency. > One CNBC anchor officially made the big time this week. ____ Regan... [TVNewser]

Capehart Explains On-Air Disaster - Posted September 8, 2009
Last week, TVNewser highlighted Jonathan Capehart's shocking and controversial on-air blunder when he told MSNBC "Way Too Early" host ... [TVNewser]

News Notes: Capehart, Imus, Steph Steps In - Posted September 3, 2009
• WaPo's Jonathan Capehart in another priceless MSNBC moment... This morning on "Way Too Early," Willie Geist asked Capehart about his morn... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Capehart Reads NYT & WSJ in the Morning - Posted September 3, 2009
This morning on MSNBC's "Way Too Early," Willie Geist interviewed WaPo writer, MSNBC contributor, and fabulous-pants wearer Jonathan Capehart about his morning routine: ... [TVNewser]

Scarborough Not Running for President in 2012 - Posted September 2, 2009
Joe Scarborough is not running for president everyone. Yesterday, rumors swirled that MSNBC host Joe Scarborough would be running for president in 2012 thanks to a Huffington Post blogger. When asked by "Way Too Early" host Wi... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Chamillionaire, AC360, Geist - Posted August 27, 2009
> Rapper Chamillionaire is the latest hip-hop artist to have something to say about Bill O'Reilly: "I don't get him, man, but I think there's a method to his madness and the crazy stuff that he says on Fox News...But [when this video came out], I felt it was only right,... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: CNBC, Presidential Vacays, Draper/Scarborough - Posted August 14, 2009
> MSNBC's Rachel Maddow will be making her first appearance on "Meet the Press" Sunday morning. Here's a link to MSNBC.com's promo page that looks like a strange multiple choice question. > CBS has put together this special edition of "Washington Unplugged" abo... [TVNewser]

Savannah Guthrie, New Chief WH Correspondent? - Posted August 3, 2009
Today on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Savannah Guthrie was introduced as the "Chief White House Correspondent," a title bestowed on NBC's ... [TVNewser]

Reality, Referenced:Palin is to Dowd as Obama is to Nussle - Posted July 29, 2009
Maybe it's related to the Real Housewives of DC or because a group of perfect strangers is being forced to live together in a house only blocks from my office...Whatever the cause, I'm beginning to feel a little like Jim Carey in the Truman Show. Even political journos are referencing reality TV.... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.29.09 - Posted July 29, 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. Happy belated birthday to NBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Cautious Reviews for New Morning Shows - Posted July 28, 2009
In the few weeks, NBC-Universal launched two new early-early morning shows, the Weather Channel's "Wake Up With Al" starring Al Roker and MSNBC's "Way Too Early With Willie Geist," which has left at... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 07.28.09 - Posted July 28, 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. What we know and what we're reading this Tuesday m... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.27.09 - Posted July 27, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. From yesterday's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.24.09 - Posted July 24, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Who'll Be Watching Willie Geist's New Show?: 'Drug Dealers, Hookers, Drunks Coming Home from Bars' - Posted July 24, 2009
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Don't look for a Starbucks mug on Willie Geist's new MSNBC show. For one thing, the barista barons aren't sponsoring "Way Too Early With Willie Geist," which debuts Monday as the 5:30 a.m. lead-in to Starbucks-studded "Morni... [TVNewser]

"Way Too Early" to Launch July 27 - Posted July 15, 2009
A day after the launch event for The Weather Channel's new early morning show "WUWA", MSNBC's Willie Geist has a launch date for his new 5:30amET show, "Way Too Early with Willie Ge... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 07.15.09 - Posted July 15, 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. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.10.09 - Posted July 10, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

George W. Joins the MSNBC Family - Posted July 9, 2009
Not that one. Morning Joe's Willie Geist and his wife Christina are the proud parents of a baby boy - George William Geist, named after Willie's grandfather, not the 43rd President of the United States. This is the second child for the Geists - George joins big sister Lucie. Geist's father is Bill... [TVNewser]

RTCA Dinner Wrap-Up - Posted June 21, 2009
We think the President said it best- "The jokes may not be as good, but neither is the guest list." There were no TomKat or Ashton and Demi sightings. The biggest star (and highest dress slit) in the room was former Miss California ... [FishbowlDC]

More RTCA Dets: CBS Pre-Parties, Maddow Guest Bartends At MSNBC After-Party, Gibbs To Play MC Rove - Posted June 18, 2009
Ok, we're kidding about Robert Gibbs playing this year's MC Rove, but we have learned of a few more legitimate details to share with you about tomorrow evening's RTCA dinner... • CBS News is hosting a pre-party on the second floor of the convention center. There will be a live band and... [FishbowlDC]

Thursday Profiling: McDowell and Geist - Posted May 28, 2009
• FBN anchor Dagen McDowell is profiled by the Richmond Times Dispatch, and talks about her optimism regarding the financial crisis. "Americans are g... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist Gets His Own MSNBC Show...Really Early in the Morning - Posted May 26, 2009
First on TVNewser: MSNBC's Willie Geist is getting his own daily program on the network. The half-hour show will lead in to Morning Joe, on which Geist will continue to contribute. Insiders tell us Geist's show, as yet unnamed, will launch June 29, the sam... [TVNewser]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted May 26, 2009
Gawker Media and Blood Copy Campaign further blur the lines between advertising and editorial- AgencySpy Willie Geist gets his own MSNBC morning show- ... [FishbowlLA]

Monica Novotny Sets Off "Real Joe" Firestorm - Posted May 15, 2009
For weeks we've monitored the growing escalation of a not-so-average Joe feud between MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and CNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Zeitgeist Enters the Terrible Twos - Posted May 7, 2009
msnbc.com's popular satirical online show Zeitgeist hosted by Willie Geist celebrated a milestone yesterday - two years of "all the news you cannot use." Hosted by "Morning Joe" third wheel Willie Geist, the online show is celebrating with a best-of episode.... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Ticker: Geist, Bolling, Cox... - Posted April 19, 2009
> Morning Joe's Willie Geist will be one of the judges for tonight's Miss USA Pagaent (NBC, 7pmET). Other judges include blogger Perez Hilton and SNL's Kenan Thompson. ... [TVNewser]

Geist Talks Obama, Blago, Brackets on the Menu - Posted April 6, 2009
Joining us on the Media Menu podcast today was MSNBC's Willie Geist, minutes after leaving the Morning Joe set. We talked about the big news story of the week — President Obama's trip to Europe. "Every step of the way it was to show a more humble President and a more h... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu Welcomes Back Willie Geist - Posted April 6, 2009
The Menu is celebrating four months this week (also we're international-ish, since I am calling in from snowy Toronto this week) and MSNBC's Willie Geist was nice enough to make a return appearance to talk with us about, among other things, Blago!... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu Welcomes Back Willie Geist - Posted April 6, 2009
The Menu is celebrating four months this week (also we're international-ish, since I am calling in from snowy Toronto this week) and MSNBC's Willie Geist was nice enough to make a return appearance to talk with us about, among other things, Blago!... [FishbowlNY]

A Week of 2nd Appearances on the Menu - Posted April 5, 2009
One thing we've learned about the media is it's always good to take any opportunity to celebrate a milestone. So we figured — let's give that a shot. To mark the first four months of mediabistro.com Morning Media Menus, this week we're bringing back guests from some popular past podcasts. We kick... [TVNewser]

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

Klein Stays On Top, Geist and Glor Gaining - Posted March 28, 2009
ABC's Rick Klein's bracket remains in first place after the Sweet 16 in the TVNewser Bracket Challenge '09, while some people's choice for champs have been ousted. Klein and CBS' ... [TVNewser]

The Note Takes The Lead - Posted March 23, 2009
With the Sweet 16 set in the NCAA tournament, ABC's Rick Klein has surged into the lead in the TVNewser Bracket Challenge '09. Klein has one of the four brackets (along with MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

TVNewser Bracket Challenge '09: The Competitors - Posted March 19, 2009
To celebrate the Madness that is March, we're holding the first ever TVNewser Bracket Challenge! All news networks were asked to participate — some chose to "pass" (an assist?). Here are the 2009 participants, and who they picked to win it all: • ABC correspondent John Ber... [TVNewser]

Geist Talks Bunking With Joe, Mika's Boots - Posted March 8, 2009
MSNBC's Willie Geist is featured in a Village Voice Q&A, and fields the wide array of questions put forth by ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu Live From the Morning Joe Green Room - Posted March 4, 2009
Today on the Menu our fearless better half Steve Krakauer roams the Morning Joe green room and encounters a cast fabulous characters! First off is Ari Melber, who was there to "talk GOP and a new poll" but also, it wou... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu Live From the Morning Joe Green Room - Posted March 4, 2009
Today on the Menu our fearless better half Steve Krakauer roams the Morning Joe green room and encounters a cast fabulous characters! First off is Ari Melber, who was there to "talk GOP and a new poll" but also, it wou... [FishbowlNY]

"Budget Cuts Or Something?" -Morning Joe Guest Gov. Deval Patrick - Posted February 24, 2009
According to weather.com, it feels about 15 degrees out today and probably even colder at 6am when MSNBC's Morning Joe begins airing. Beautiful day to anchor for a few hours from the White House North Lawn! ... [FishbowlDC]

Broadcasting/"Freezing" on the White House Lawn - Posted February 24, 2009
MSNBC's Morning Joe spent the morning broadcasting from outside the White House, shivering and describing how cold it was throughout the show. As Mika Brzezinski wrote on Twitter: "FREEZING t... [TVNewser]

Morning Joe Broadcasts From White House - Posted February 23, 2009
MSNBC's Morning Joe will broadcast live from the White House tomorrow, and the show will feature several members of the Obama administration during the three-hour show. Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist will interv... [TVNewser]

Morning Joe at the White House - Posted February 22, 2009
FBDC has learned MSNBC's "Morning Joe" will broadcast live from the White House Tuesday to preview President Obama's Address to Congress that evening. The 3-hour show anchored by Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist will includ... [FishbowlDC]

One More Time: Vote For MSNBC's 10pm Host - Posted February 19, 2009
We've written about the potential for a new 10pmET host on MSNBC a few times since MSNBC president Phil Griffin floated the idea last month. The ... [TVNewser]

Pat's Tat and Morning Drinking - Posted February 13, 2009
Brian Parks of the Village Voice interviews Morning Joe's Willie Geist, who gives some b... [TVNewser]

Who's Chatting on MSNBC.com? Willie and Welch - Posted February 6, 2009
Where can you chat with Willie Geist and Jack Welch? MSNBC.com. Here's Geist answering a viewer question: "You won't ever catch us saying we're 'Keeping Them Honest' or that we're 'On Your S... [TVNewser]

Friday's "Menu": More Bad News (And Some Good) - Posted February 6, 2009
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Geist Talks Blago as TV Star on Today's "Menu": "I Think He's Too Crazy" - Posted February 2, 2009
Morning Joe's Willie Geist joined us this morning on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast, minutes after leaving the MSNBC set. In fact, he was still wearing his studio make-up ("Even when I'm not on TV, I like to wear make-up for interviews," he said). Doe... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: February 2 - Posted February 2, 2009
Today on the Menu: Willie Geist of MSNBC's Morning Joe joins us, fresh out of the studio (make-up and all!) to discuss yesterday's Superbowl ads, and whether Blago, Palin, and Kennedy's botch... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu: February 2 - Posted February 2, 2009
Today on the Menu: Willie Geist of MSNBC's Morning Joe joins us, fresh out of the studio (make-up and all!) to discuss yesterday's Superbowl ads, and whether Blago, Palin, and Kennedy's botch... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Joe's Geist on Tomorrow's "Menu" - Posted February 1, 2009
After signing off MSNBC's Morning Joe tomorrow morning, Willie Geist will join the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast to talk about the Week of Blago, the Super Bowl and more. ... [TVNewser]

Willie, Mika Teach Miss America About "Horrible Business" of Being a News Anchor - Posted January 28, 2009
This morning on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Willie Geist and Mika Brzezinski helped newly-crowned Miss America Katie Stamm... [TVNewser]

"Morning Joe" Launches New Website - Posted January 6, 2009
MSNBC and msnbc.com today unveiled the new Website for the network's 6amET-9amET program "Morning Joe." The new site features selected show clips and allows us bloggers to embed segments, like we did below, where Willie Geist talks about...well, the new Morning Joe Website. The new site also has extended commentary from host... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

MSNBC Idol? - Posted December 22, 2008
New York Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley gives her list of "top contenders" for "most compelling television moments of the year." The list of mostly television shows includes The Wire and Mad Men, but also MSNBC's Morning Joe... [TVNewser]

After Joe, Chat With Willie - Posted October 19, 2008
We'll be starting the week off with a live chat with Morning Joe's Willie Geist, who joins us at 10amET tomorrow. An hour after he finishes up on the MSNBC morning show, Geist will be taking your questions about politics and more. You can email your questions to... [TVNewser]

"Just One of Those Times Where Good People Do Well" - Posted September 18, 2008
This morning on Morning Joe, co-host Willie Geist brought up the Drudge Report call-out to Rachel Maddow for her ... [TVNewser]

Thanksgiving at the Olbermanns? Joe & Mika On Diner Life and the MSNBC Family - Posted September 4, 2008
We stopped off at Key's Cafe this morning in downtown St. Paul, just a few blocks from the site of the RNC. It's been the home of MSNBC's Morning Joe, which, during the conventions, is xpanded from three to five hours on the network's schedule. EP Chris Licht tells us the... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Adds Daily Olympic Wrap Up Show - Posted August 7, 2008
MSNBC will produce a two-hour, post Olympics wrap up show which will air weekdays from 5pm-7pmET beginning Monday. Insiders tell us Tamron Hall will anchor from New York and Tiki Barber... [TVNewser]

Cablers to Paris Hilton: "That's Hot" - Posted August 6, 2008
The summer was steadily moving along, without any major Paris Hilton storylines, when suddenly, at 6pmET yesterday, it all changed. In the past 24 hours, the, uh, celebrity has become a top story on the cablers, as her mock campaign ad has generated nearly four million ... [TVNewser]

msnbc.com Expands Brand Offline - Posted July 29, 2008
TVNewser was on hand last night for the opening of the new msnbc.com digital cafe. The sleek new interactive space at Rockefeller Center is an expansion of msnbc.com's new trademark "fuller spectrum of news." The cafe brings news consumption to a whole new level, the second level, in fact, of the... [TVNewser]

Was Scarborough Actually Aiming at Anderson? - Posted July 24, 2008
When MSNBC's Joe Scarborough talked about how "a couple of hosts" ran with the story of Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 03.03.08 - Posted March 3, 2008
Good morning Washington. One year ago we said goodbye to Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. and AP said hello (again) to Ron Fournier. It's the birthday of Al... [FishbowlDC]

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