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The Scoreboard: Tuesday, Dec. 16 - Posted 2 days, 1 hour ago
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 247 | CNN: 142 | MSNBC: 82 | HLN: 75 Primetime: FNC: 389 | CNN: 181 | MSNBC: 126 | HLN: 97 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Who Was at the White House Holiday Party Last Night? - Posted 2 days, 7 hours ago
"CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley and executive producer Steve Capus were among the tvnewsers at last night's White House media holiday party. Als... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, Dec. 15 - Posted 3 days, 1 hour ago
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 261 | CNN: 159 | MSNBC: 89 | HLN: 80 Primetime: FNC: 367 | CNN: 153 | MSNBC: 144 | HLN: 86 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, Dec. 12 - Posted 4 days ago
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 202 | CNN: 112 | MSNBC: 87 | HLN: 125 Primetime: FNC: 260 | CNN: 117 | MSNBC: 125 | HLN: 194 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Friday, Dec. 12 - Posted 4 days ago
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 202 | CNN: 112 | MSNBC: 87 | HLN: 125 Primetime: FNC: 260 | CNN: 117 | MSNBC: 125 | HLN: 194 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Friday, Dec. 12 - Posted 4 days ago
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 202 | CNN: 112 | MSNBC: 87 | HLN: 125 Primetime: FNC: 260 | CNN: 117 | MSNBC: 125 | HLN: 194 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, Dec. 11 - Posted December 12, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 246 | CNN: 115 | MSNBC: 91 | HLN: 133 Primetime: FNC: 373 | CNN: 218 | MSNBC: 172 | HLN: 124 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

FP's David Rothkopf To Discuss New Book With Wolf Blitzer - Posted December 12, 2014
Wolf Blitzer will have David Rothkopf, CEO and editor of Foreign Policy magazine, on "Wolf" at 1 PM ET this afternoon to discuss his new book "Nation... [FishbowlDC]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, December 10 - Posted December 11, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 238 | CNN: 120 | MSNBC: 76 | HLN: 112 Primetime: FNC: 361 | CNN: 172 | MSNBC: 117 | HLN: 116 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, December 8 - Posted December 9, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 239 | CNN: 142 | MSNBC: 79 | HLN: 107 Primetime: FNC: 326 | CNN: 235 | MSNBC: 121 | HLN: 62 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Wolf Is 'All About That Bass' - Posted December 8, 2014
"No treble" for CNN's Wolf Blitzer? Last evening during CNN Heroes, the television special honoring the humanitarian contributions of individuals around... [FishbowlDC]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, Dec. 4 - Posted December 5, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 245 | CNN: 182 | MSNBC: 98 | HLN: 112 Primetime: FNC: 396 | CNN: 313 | MSNBC: 165 | HLN: 96 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, Dec. 4 - Posted December 5, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 245 | CNN: 182 | MSNBC: 98 | HLN: 112 Primetime: FNC: 396 | CNN: 313 | MSNBC: 165 | HLN: 96 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, Dec. 4 - Posted December 5, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 245 | CNN: 182 | MSNBC: 98 | HLN: 112 Primetime: FNC: 396 | CNN: 313 | MSNBC: 165 | HLN: 96 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, Dec. 3 - Posted December 4, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 288 | CNN: 187 | MSNBC: 113 | HLN: 114 Primetime: FNC: 407 | CNN: 384 | MSNBC: 199 | HLN: 120 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, Dec. 3 - Posted December 4, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 288 | CNN: 187 | MSNBC: 113 | HLN: 114 Primetime: FNC: 407 | CNN: 384 | MSNBC: 199 | HLN: 120 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, Dec. 3 - Posted December 4, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 288 | CNN: 187 | MSNBC: 113 | HLN: 114 Primetime: FNC: 407 | CNN: 384 | MSNBC: 199 | HLN: 120 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

CNN Prepares For Digital 'Reboot' - Posted December 3, 2014
CNN.com will be getting a facelift come January, Capital New York reports. Although the redesign is not finalized, one addition that is certain is a live "ticker" on the site with scrolling headlines, m... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Christiane Amanpour Is the Journalist Most World Leaders Follow on Twitter - Posted December 2, 2014
If you ask the world's leaders which journalists they follow on Twitter, the name you'll hear more than any other is CNN's Christiane Amanpour. The PR firm Burson-Marsteller ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, Nov. 26 - Posted December 1, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 337 | CNN: 266 | MSNBC: 108 | HLN: 107 Primetime: FNC: 433 | CNN: 302 | MSNBC: 132 | HLN: 102 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Hey, Isn't that... - Posted November 26, 2014
CNN's John King was spotted at the Washington Wizards-Atlanta Hawks game last night. King, a fellow Wiz fan, is one of many recognizable faces from the DC press that are regulars to the Verizon Center, includin... [FishbowlDC]

The Scoreboard: Monday, Nov. 24 - Posted November 25, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 642 | CNN: 940 | MSNBC: 204 | HLN: 125 Primetime: FNC: 1.653 | CNN: 2.627 | MSNBC: 544 | HLN: 274 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, Nov. 21 - Posted November 24, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 270 | CNN: 166 | MSNBC: 109 | HLN: 119 Primetime: FNC: 382 | CNN: 185 | MSNBC: 150 | HLN: 218 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw Receives Medal of Freedom - Posted November 24, 2014
CNN and MSNBC promoted they would be covering the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony from the White House this afternoon, but coverage from the grand jury Missouri changed those plans. "You're going to want to see t... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, Nov. 20 - Posted November 21, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 330 | CNN: 170 | MSNBC: 108 | HLN: 87 Primetime: FNC: 693 | CNN: 358 | MSNBC: 250 | HLN: 119 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

A Century of The New Republic - Posted November 21, 2014
[caption id="attachment_134969" align="alignright" width="315"] Keynote speaker, President Bill Clinton[/caption] The New Republic celebrated 100 years of powerful, innovative and thought-provoking journalism on Wednesday night, with a guest list that can be describ... [FishbowlDC]

A Century of The New Republic - Posted November 21, 2014
[caption id="attachment_134969" align="alignright" width="315"] Keynote speaker, President Bill Clinton[/caption] The New Republic celebrated 100 years of powerful, innovative and thought-provoking journalism on Wednesday night, with a guest list that can be describ... [PRNewser]

White House Adviser Says 'It's 2014'; White House Doesn't Need Broadcast Networks - Posted November 21, 2014
White House Senior Adviser Dan Pfeiffer laughed as CNN's Wolf Blitzer asked him about the "snub" from the broadcast networks, who chose not to air President O... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, Nov. 19 - Posted November 20, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 279 | CNN: 112 | MSNBC: 79 | HLN: 95 Primetime: FNC: 443 | CNN: 137 | MSNBC: 138 | HLN: 118 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, Nov. 17 - Posted November 18, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 290 | CNN: 128 | MSNBC: 84 | HLN: 80 Primetime: FNC: 357 | CNN: 115 | MSNBC: 100 | HLN: 76 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Fox Ticker: Ratings, Greta, Gruber, - Posted November 17, 2014
David Zurawik writes about FNC's ratings dominance of late. "[W]e need to start seriously trying to figure out how and why it has come to pass that Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly matter more to Americans on election night than Brian... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Fareed, Wolf, Onion, Amol - Posted November 14, 2014
Politico reports the media watchdog group Our Bad Media isn't done looking into the accounts of plagiarism against Fareed Zakaria. "Without serious, serious pressure from other journalists, we doubt that CNN will take any action." The DailyCaller ... [TVNewser]

Mike Rowe: 'CNN, Fox Not Just News Outlets, But Nonfiction Outlets' - Posted November 13, 2014
CNN's "Somebody's Gotta Do It" host Mike Rowe was the guest for an ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, Nov. 12 - Posted November 12, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 269 | CNN: 100 | MSNBC: 67 | HLN: 89 Primetime: FNC: 497 | CNN: 143 | MSNBC: 129 | HLN: 115 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, November 10 - Posted November 11, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 276 | CNN: 87 | MSNBC: 73 | HLN: 92 Primetime: FNC: 378 | CNN: 95 | MSNBC: 127 | HLN: 109 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, November 7 - Posted November 10, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 247 | CNN: 88 | MSNBC: 110 | HLN: 95 Primetime: FNC: 193 | CNN: 97 | MSNBC: 142 | HLN: 135 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Friday, November 7 - Posted November 10, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 247 | CNN: 88 | MSNBC: 110 | HLN: 95 Primetime: FNC: 193 | CNN: 97 | MSNBC: 142 | HLN: 135 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Friday, November 7 - Posted November 10, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 247 | CNN: 88 | MSNBC: 110 | HLN: 95 Primetime: FNC: 193 | CNN: 97 | MSNBC: 142 | HLN: 135 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Saturday Ticker: Cooper, Tucker, Wolf - Posted November 8, 2014
Anderson Cooper hosts two specials leading up "CNN Heroes." "Stars and Stripes Unite," which aired last night, looks at celebrities helping returning troops. In "Rescuing the River," airing Dec. 5, Cooper visits last year's Hero of the Year whose mission is to clean up the Mississippi River. On her ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, Nov. 6 - Posted November 7, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 301 | CNN: 93 | MSNBC: 87 | HLN: 90 Primetime: FNC: 439 | CNN: 121 | MSNBC: 160 | HLN: 87 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, Nov. 4 - Posted November 5, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 692 | CNN: 292 | MSNBC: 187 | HLN: 74 Primetime: FNC: 1.662 | CNN: 909 | MSNBC: 525 | HLN: 97 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, Nov. 4 - Posted November 5, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 692 | CNN: 292 | MSNBC: 187 | HLN: 74 Primetime: FNC: 1.662 | CNN: 909 | MSNBC: 525 | HLN: 97 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, Nov. 4 - Posted November 5, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 692 | CNN: 292 | MSNBC: 187 | HLN: 74 Primetime: FNC: 1.662 | CNN: 909 | MSNBC: 525 | HLN: 97 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: TV News Covers Republican Sweep | Time Inc. Revenue Up - Posted November 5, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: TV News Covers Republican Sweep | Time Inc. Revenue Up - Posted November 5, 2014
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CNN's 'Major, Major Projection' Immediately Labeled 'Not a Major Surprise' - Posted November 4, 2014
Here's the thing about dramatic music and full-screen wipes: they seem silly when you follow them up with an admission that, well, none of this was even a shred of a surprise. Take CNN's call on control of the House of Representatives. CNN's Anderson Coop... [TVNewser]

Here's Your Guide to Election Night Coverage - Posted November 4, 2014
The cable and broadcast news networks will roll out election night sets, gizmos, and all-hands-on-deck teams tonight as midterm voters go to the polls. And for some races, it could be a late night. TVNewser will be live blogging all night long covering the coverage, ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, October 31 - Posted November 3, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 270 | CNN: 102 | MSNBC: 99 | HLN: 88 Primetime: FNC: 288 | CNN: 138 | MSNBC: 126 | HLN: 107 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, October 30 - Posted October 31, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 250 | CNN: 106 | MSNBC: 72 | HLN: 100 Primetime: FNC: 347 | CNN: 143 | MSNBC: 117 | HLN: 114 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, October 30 - Posted October 31, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 250 | CNN: 106 | MSNBC: 72 | HLN: 100 Primetime: FNC: 347 | CNN: 143 | MSNBC: 117 | HLN: 114 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, October 30 - Posted October 31, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 250 | CNN: 106 | MSNBC: 72 | HLN: 100 Primetime: FNC: 347 | CNN: 143 | MSNBC: 117 | HLN: 114 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, October 29 - Posted October 30, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 277 | CNN: 120 | MSNBC: 75 | HLN: 74 Primetime: FNC: 404 | CNN: 129 | MSNBC: 105 | HLN: 74 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper to Anchor CNN's 'Election Night in America' - Posted October 29, 2014
Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper will lead CNN's coverage of the Tuesday, November 4 midterm elections, being billed as "Electio... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Gregory Joins Yahoo! for Election Coverage | FCC May Revive Aereo - Posted October 29, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Gregory Joins Yahoo! for Election Coverage | FCC May Revive Aereo - Posted October 29, 2014
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Blitzer, Cooper to Lead CNN's 'Election Night in America' Coverage - Posted October 28, 2014
CNN will turn to Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper--along with the Empire State Building--to headline the network's election night covera... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, October 27 - Posted October 28, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 282 | CNN: 138 | MSNBC: 90 | HLN: 56 Primetime: FNC: 312 | CNN: 134 | MSNBC: 105 | HLN: 42 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, October 21 - Posted October 22, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 239 | CNN: 112 | MSNBC: 69 | HLN: 81 Primetime: FNC: 291 | CNN: 123 | MSNBC: 100 | HLN: 79 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, October 17 - Posted October 20, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 256 | CNN: 179 | MSNBC: 73 | HLN: 87 Primetime: FNC: 332 | CNN:179 | MSNBC: 116 | HLN: 87 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, October 16 - Posted October 17, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 275 | CNN: 175 | MSNBC: 94 | HLN: 79 Primetime: FNC: 380 | CNN: 193 | MSNBC: 99 | HLN: 94 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, October 16 - Posted October 17, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 275 | CNN: 175 | MSNBC: 94 | HLN: 79 Primetime: FNC: 380 | CNN: 193 | MSNBC: 99 | HLN: 94 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, October 16 - Posted October 17, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 275 | CNN: 175 | MSNBC: 94 | HLN: 79 Primetime: FNC: 380 | CNN: 193 | MSNBC: 99 | HLN: 94 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, October 10 - Posted October 13, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 253 | CNN: 121 | MSNBC: 68 | HLN: 86 Primetime: FNC: 259 | CNN:129 | MSNBC: 63 | HLN: 62 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Anchors Find Their 'Roots' - Posted October 11, 2014
After a year in the making, CNN's one-week series Roots: Our Journeys Home premiers on Sunday night at 9 pm ET. Over the next week, 13 of CNN's most prominent hosts will set out on a journey to find their "roots." From Anthony Bourdain's Pa... [TVNewser]

CNN's Wolf Blitzer, Jake Tapper to Moderate NH Senate, FL Governor Debates - Posted October 10, 2014
CNN's Wolf Blitzer and Jake Tapper will hit the road later this month to moderate two important debates ahead of the November midterm elections. ... [PRNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, October 8 - Posted October 9, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 305 | CNN: 180 | MSNBC: 78 | HLN: 99 Primetime: FNC: 475 | CNN: 355 | MSNBC: 132 | HLN: 75 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, October 7 - Posted October 8, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 283 | CNN: 150 | MSNBC: 63 | HLN: 77 Primetime: FNC: 412 | CNN: 192 | MSNBC: 123 | HLN: 77 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Turner to Cut 10% of Staff | Politico Names Executive Editor - Posted October 7, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Turner to Cut 10% of Staff | Politico Names Executive Editor - Posted October 7, 2014
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Tapper, Blitzer to Moderate FL, NH Debates - Posted October 6, 2014
CNN is partnering with two local stations to simulcast two upcoming political debates. On Tuesday, Oct. 21 Jake Tapper, alongside WJXT-TV anchor Kent Justice, will moderate ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, Oct. 1 - Posted October 2, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 266 | MSNBC: 97 | CNN: 160 | HLN: 84 Primetime: FNC: 407 | MSNBC: 162 | CNN: 238 | HLN: 63 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: SoftBank Eyes DWA Purchase | Marvel Settles With Kirby Estate - Posted September 29, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: SoftBank Eyes DWA Purchase | Marvel Settles With Kirby Estate - Posted September 29, 2014
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'Wolf' Joins CNN International Lineup - Posted September 26, 2014
CNN International will begin simulcasting the 1pmET CNN/U.S. hour anchored by Wolf Blitzer. Airing at 6pm in London, 7pm in Paris and Berlin, "Wolf" will begin European primetime. "Wolf is passionate about stories of global importance and relevance, so ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, Sept. 23 - Posted September 24, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 306 | MSNBC: 61 | CNN: 189 | HLN: 110 Primetime: FNC: 388 | MSNBC: 103 | CNN: 273 | HLN: 114 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

'Fox & Friends' Is Most-Watched Hour in the Demo Friday - Posted September 22, 2014
The 8amET hour of "Fox & Friends" was the most watched hour of any cable news show on Friday in the A25-54 demo. Averaging 367,000 viewers, the hour topped only the 7amET hour which averaged 364,000 viewers. As usual "The O'Reilly Factor" was the most watched among total viewers for the... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama's ISIS Speech Ratings: FNC #1 - Posted September 11, 2014
During President Obama's speech last night, which lasted just shy of 15 minutes, Fox News beat CNN and MSNBC combined in total viewers and tied them combined in the A25-54 demo. Megyn Kelly anchored with ... [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]

Cable News Covers Wayward Plane with 'Unconscious and Slumped Over' Pilot - Posted September 5, 2014
Cable news networks have been covering the story of an unresponsive single-engine turboprop plane that eventually crashed near Jamaica. Two F-15 fighter jets scrambled over the Atlantic Ocean trailing the plane, which U.S. officials... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, September 3 - Posted September 4, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 296 | MSNBC: 68 | CNN: 132 | HLN: 102 Primetime: FNC: 476 | MSNBC: 112 | CNN: 151 | HLN: 138 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, September 3 - Posted September 4, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 296 | MSNBC: 68 | CNN: 132 | HLN: 102 Primetime: FNC: 476 | MSNBC: 112 | CNN: 151 | HLN: 138 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, September 3 - Posted September 4, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 296 | MSNBC: 68 | CNN: 132 | HLN: 102 Primetime: FNC: 476 | MSNBC: 112 | CNN: 151 | HLN: 138 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

'CNN Tonight' Commercial Promotes Don Lemon and Alisyn Camerota as Co-Hosts - Posted September 2, 2014
Alisyn Camerota's role at CNN seems to be getting clearer. This evening, we noticed a commercial running during the 5pmET hour of "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer... [TVNewser]

American Journalist Steven Sotloff Reportedly Beheaded by ISIS - Posted September 2, 2014
Two weeks after James Foley was beheaded by ISIS, American journalist ... [TVNewser]

'Crossfire' Missing, Again - Posted September 2, 2014
For a show that was revived almost a year ago, CNN's "Crossfire" doesn't air all that much. After an almost two-month absence beginning in early March, the political debate show returned in May on... [TVNewser]

The Ratings Ticker: Williams, Bolling, Univision - Posted August 12, 2014
During coverage of the death of Robin Williams last night, Fox News drew the most cable news viewers in the demo and in total viewers in primetime. However, Wolf Blitzer filling in for Anderson Cooper topped... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Ratings Ticker: Williams, Bolling, Univision - Posted August 12, 2014
During coverage of the death of Robin Williams last night, Fox News drew the most cable news viewers in the demo and in total viewers in primetime. However, Wolf Blitzer filling in for Anderson Cooper topped... [FishbowlNY]

The Ratings Ticker: Williams, Bolling, Univision - Posted August 12, 2014
During coverage of the death of Robin Williams last night, Fox News drew the most cable news viewers in the demo and in total viewers in primetime. However, Wolf Blitzer filling in for Anderson Cooper topped... [TVNewser]

Desperate Iraqi Yazidis Rush Toward Relief Chopper, With CNN Correspondent on Board - Posted August 11, 2014
CNN senior international correspondent Ivan Watson accompanied an Iraqi Air Force helicopter emergency aid delivery in northern Iraq today. Two Kurdish Peshmerga machine gunners began opening fire on suspected targets as they flew over ISIS positions toward... [TVNewser]

CNN White House Correspondent Michelle Kosinski Marries Kimbell Rush Duncan - Posted August 11, 2014
[caption id="attachment_130554" align="alignleft" width="259"] Photo credit: CNN guest[/caption] CNN White House correspondent Michelle Kosinski wed retired investment banker turned philanthropist Kimb... [FishbowlDC]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 7 - Posted August 8, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 239 | MSNBC: 64 | CNN: 143 | HLN: 107 Primetime: FNC: 388 | MSNBC: 126 | CNN: 235 | HLN: 162 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 7 - Posted August 8, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 239 | MSNBC: 64 | CNN: 143 | HLN: 107 Primetime: FNC: 388 | MSNBC: 126 | CNN: 235 | HLN: 162 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 7 - Posted August 8, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 239 | MSNBC: 64 | CNN: 143 | HLN: 107 Primetime: FNC: 388 | MSNBC: 126 | CNN: 235 | HLN: 162 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

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

Behind the TV Scenes: 'OutFront' EP Susie Xu - Posted August 8, 2014
This summer, we're putting a spotlight on the industry's top producers; getting the inside story about their shows, how they got to where they are, and advice they have for future TV journalists. In 13 years at CNN, Susie Xu has risen from intern,... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama Holds News Conference From U.S./Africa Leaders Summit - Posted August 6, 2014
President Obama held a news conference this evening as the three-day U.S./Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, DC drew to a close. The president spoke about progress being made in both the economies and governance of many African nations. The press event was delayed more than an hour. As the start times of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pres. Obama Holds News Conference From U.S./Africa Leaders Summit - Posted August 6, 2014
President Obama held a news conference this evening as the three-day U.S./Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, DC drew to a close. The president spoke about progress being made in both the economies and governance of many African nations. The press event was delayed more than an hour. As the start times of... [FishbowlNY]

Pres. Obama Holds News Conference From U.S./Africa Leaders Summit - Posted August 6, 2014
President Obama held a news conference this evening as the three-day U.S./Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, DC drew to a close. The president spoke about progress being made in both the economies and governance of many African nations. The press event was delayed more than an hour. As the start times of... [TVNewser]

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

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

Pres. Obama Delivers Statement From White House Briefing Room - Posted August 1, 2014
President Obama delivered a statement from the White House Briefing Room this afternoon on the economy and Washington gridlock. The cable and broadcast networks had live coverage of the press conference, which included questions from the press after the President delivered his remarks. "Good Morning America" weekend news anchor Ron Claiborne anchored... [TVNewser]

July 2014 Ratings: CNN #2 in Total Day, Primetime Demo - Posted July 29, 2014
Fueled by a busy news month, CNN was the #2 cable news network in total day, behind only Fox News, in July. In primetime, CNN was third in total viewers and second in the A25-54 demographic. The ratings for July 2014 (Nielsen Live + Same Day data): Primetime (Mon-Sun): 514,000 Total Vie... [TVNewser]

Erin Burnett Fact-Checks Israeli Official's Allegations that CNN Coverage is Biased - Posted July 26, 2014
On her show last night, Erin Burnett followed up on a segment from Thursday's "OutFront,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Erin Burnett Fact-Checks Israeli Official's Allegations that CNN Coverage is Biased - Posted July 26, 2014
On her show last night, Erin Burnett followed up on a segment from Thursday's "OutFront,... [FishbowlNY]

Erin Burnett Fact-Checks Israeli Official's Allegations that CNN Coverage is Biased - Posted July 26, 2014
On her show last night, Erin Burnett followed up on a segment from Thursday's "OutFront,... [TVNewser]

Alisyn Camerota Fills in on 'New Day' - Posted July 24, 2014
Alisyn Camerota pulled up an anchor chair on CNN's "New Day" this morning. "Kate's on assignment, we welcome Alisyn Camerota," said ... [TVNewser]

Would Michael Bloomberg Buy CNN? - Posted July 23, 2014
Following his fiery interview on CNN, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was interviewed by ... [TVNewser]

Michael Bloomberg to Wolf Blitzer: Tone of Your Question 'Insulting to America' - Posted July 23, 2014
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg isn't happy with the FAA's decision to temporarily ban flights to and from Israel, and in Jerusalem this afternoon, he was also unhappy with ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, July 21 - Posted July 22, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 231 | MSNBC: 85 | CNN: 159 | HLN: 93 Primetime: FNC: 312 | MSNBC: 161 | CNN: 175 | HLN: 146 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]

The Ticker: LeBron's Choice, Robot's View Wolf's Run - Posted July 11, 2014
A TV station in Cleveland will rename its sports studio the "LeBron James Sports Center" now that the hometown NBA star is returning to play for the Cavaliers. A ... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Blitzer, Aereo, O'Brien - Posted July 10, 2014
Wolf Blitzer will anchor "The Situation Room" from Israel tonight. He will interview Dan Shapiro, the U.S. Ambassador to Israel, in the 5pmET hour. Aereo filed a letter yesterday in the U.S. District Court of New York saying it intends to continue "as a cable system." ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, July 1 - Posted July 2, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 229 | MSNBC: 77 | CNN: 79 | HLN: 90 Primetime: FNC: 373 | MSNBC: 156 | CNN: 131 | HLN: 105 4p: 5p: 6p 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, July 1 - Posted July 2, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 229 | MSNBC: 77 | CNN: 79 | HLN: 90 Primetime: FNC: 373 | MSNBC: 156 | CNN: 131 | HLN: 105 4p: 5p: 6p 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, July 1 - Posted July 2, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 229 | MSNBC: 77 | CNN: 79 | HLN: 90 Primetime: FNC: 373 | MSNBC: 156 | CNN: 131 | HLN: 105 4p: 5p: 6p 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, June 13 - Posted June 16, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 210 | MSNBC: 91 | CNN: 85 | HLN: 91 Primetime: FNC: 241 | MSNBC: 144 | CNN: 85 | HLN: 115 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

A Busy Friday for Senator John McCain - Posted June 13, 2014
As potential U.S. action in Iraq drew saturation coverage on TV news today, Senator John McCain lent his voice. The Arizona Senator, who has urged President Obama to "get a new national security team," appeared on cable news five times across MSNBC, Fox News, and CNN. He started on "Morning Joe" and "New... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Busy Friday for Senator John McCain - Posted June 13, 2014
As potential U.S. action in Iraq drew saturation coverage on TV news today, Senator John McCain lent his voice. The Arizona Senator, who has urged President Obama to "get a new national security team," appeared on cable news five times across MSNBC, Fox News, and CNN. He started on "Morning Joe" and "New... [FishbowlNY]

A Busy Friday for Senator John McCain - Posted June 13, 2014
As potential U.S. action in Iraq drew saturation coverage on TV news today, Senator John McCain lent his voice. The Arizona Senator, who has urged President Obama to "get a new national security team," appeared on cable news five times across MSNBC, Fox News, and CNN. He started on "Morning Joe" and "New... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama: 'We Will Not Be Sending U.S. Troops Back Into Combat in Iraq' - Posted June 13, 2014
President Obama delivered a statement on Iraq from the South Lawn of the White House shortly before noon. The broadcast and cable networks all provided live coverage of his remarks on the increased violence in the region. On NBC, David Gregory anchored from Washington with Peter Alexander at the White House and... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, June 6 - Posted June 9, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 220 | MSNBC: 70 | CNN: 89 | HLN: 80 Primetime: FNC: 276 | MSNBC: 93 | CNN: 86 | HLN: 77 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Snuggie, Jealousy, and a Weed Limousine Invite: CNN's Anderson Cooper Birthday Tribute - Posted June 4, 2014
Judging by last night's on-air tribute for Anderson Cooper's 47th birthday, one can only wonder what CNN will do in a few years for the big 5-0. Just a few seconds into Cooper delivering a typical "Ridiculist" segment, ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, May 27 - Posted May 29, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 198 | MSNBC: 84 | CNN: 78 | HLN: 94 Primetime: FNC: 266 | MSNBC: 100 | CNN: 85 | HLN: 98 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Brooke Baldwin, Carol Costello Move to NYC - Posted May 22, 2014
Two CNN anchors are making the move from Atlanta to New York this summer. Beginning in August, Brooke Baldwin and Carol Costello will anchor their respe... [TVNewser]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [FishbowlNY]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [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]

TVNewser's 2014 Guide To Graduation Speakers - Posted May 2, 2014
As is TVNewser tradition, here now is our seventh annual list of who's-speaking-where-and-when at the nation's colleges and universities (in alphabetical order): CNN's Brooke Baldwin: ... [TVNewser]

After Extended Hiatus, 'Crossfire' Returns - Posted May 1, 2014
After being off the air for over seven weeks, CNN's "Crossfire" returns tonight. The panel-debate show was last seen on CNN's airwaves March 10, but has been sidelined since as the network aired n... [TVNewser]

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

Friday WHC Weekend Guide - 8 Parties, One Night - Posted April 30, 2014
Yesterday we gave you a rundown of what's to come the Thursday before White House Correspondents' Weekend. Now we're back with everything taking place on Friday -a full-on cluster of eight events taking place throughout the city. Just keeping track of all of them has been a hassle! Check out the list,... [FishbowlDC]

The Scoreboard: Friday, April 25 - Posted April 28, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 198 | MSNBC: 117 | CNN: 94 | HLN: 87 Primetime: FNC: 206 | MSNBC: 158 | CNN: 120 | HLN: 158 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Joe Klein is Turning to Fox News Because CNN Has 'Gone in the Toilet' - Posted April 28, 2014
As Time Inc. prepares to spin off from Time Warner, TIME columnist Joe Klein says he can now speak candidly about soon-to-be former corporate sibling CNN. "It is such an embarrassment to our profession that CNN has gone in the toilet the way it has," Klein told PBS' Jeff Greenfield last night... [TVNewser]

'Wolf of Vegas' Gets Anthony Bourdain Into Caesars Palace Suite - Posted April 21, 2014
Leonardo DiCaprio might have created buzz as the "Wolf of Wall Street," but CNN's Wolf Blitzer apparently carries some street cred as the wolf of Las Vegas. On this weekend's "Anthony Bourdain: Part Unknown," Bourdain reveals how name-dropping Blitzer got him into a luxurious suite in Las Vegas' Caesars Pal... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'Wolf of Vegas' Gets Anthony Bourdain Into Caesars Palace Suite - Posted April 21, 2014
Leonardo DiCaprio might have created buzz as the "Wolf of Wall Street," but CNN's Wolf Blitzer apparently carries some street cred as the wolf of Las Vegas. On this weekend's "Anthony Bourdain: Part Unknown," Bourdain reveals how name-dropping Blitzer got him into a luxurious suite in Las Vegas' Caesars Pal... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, April 15 - Posted April 16, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 240 | MSNBC: 113 | CNN: 142 | HLN: 91 Primetime: FNC: 379 | MSNBC: 211 | CNN: 217 | HLN: 127 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Maria Bartiromo Honored By Italian Embassy - Posted April 16, 2014
Maria Bartiromo celebrated Tax Day yesterday with a trip to Washington, D.C. to accept the 2014 Urbino Press Award, an Italian prize given annually to an American journalist. The Italian ambassador to the U.S., ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Don Lemon: CNN Wouldn't Do Nonstop MH370 Coverage If Not for Ratings - Posted April 14, 2014
While sitting in as a co-host on "The View" today, CNN's Don Lemon fielded an onslaught of questions from the chat show's ladies about his network's nonstop coverage of missing Malaysia Flight 370. "You've covered this more than any other story that I can re... [TVNewser]

CNN Anchors Defend Missing Malaysia Airlines Coverage - Posted April 11, 2014
[gallery ids="182032,100529,43008"] Some of CNN's top anchors are defending the network's decision to produce near non-stop coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 for the last month. "I know it's received a fair amount of criticism from some folks, and I understand that... it's a lot of coverage," Anderson Cooper told TVNewser after... [TVNewser]

CNN Doubles Down on a Mix of Live News, Original Series and Films - Posted April 10, 2014
CNN wants viewers to "go there." And for CNN, "there" is everywhere. The network announced today it is going to continue pushing the boundaries of traditional cable news by launching more exploratory programs weeknights at 9pmET hosted ... [TVNewser]

As Missing Plane Coverage Continues, 'Crossfire' Vanishes - Posted April 10, 2014
One of CNN's signature political shows remains off the air, despite the easing up of near-nonstop coverage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Today marks one month since "Crossfire" last aired. But it's not for a lack of political news: the Affordable Care Act ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, April 3 - Posted April 4, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 234 | MSNBC: 122 | CNN: 132 | HLN: 91 Primetime: FNC: 349 | MSNBC: 213 | CNN: 176 | HLN: 103 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [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]

Viewers Turn to Cable News in First Hours After Fort Hood Shooting - Posted April 3, 2014
Ratings are in for the cable news networks' wall-to-wall coverage of the Fort Hood shooting, which left four people -- including the gunman, Ivan Lopez -- dead. During the first two hours of the coverage (from... [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: Despite Strong March, CNN Third For the Quarter - Posted April 1, 2014
CNN had its third-lowest overall quarter in primetime total viewers in 23 years (since 1991), ranking behind only the second quarter of 2012 and the ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, March 25 - Posted March 26, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 298 | MSNBC: 113 | CNN: 220 | HLN: 98 Primetime: FNC: 418 | MSNBC: 211 | CNN: 321 | HLN: 97 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

As Malaysia Airlines Coverage Continues, CNN Benches Some Shows - Posted March 19, 2014
We've been reporting on the reporting of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 all week, especially the nonstop coverage on CNN as critics and ... [TVNewser]

President Obama Authorizes Sanctions on Russian Officials - Posted March 17, 2014
Speaking from the White House press briefing room shortly before 11amET, President Obama announced he is authorizing sanctions against Russian officials over this weekend's Crimea vote. "As I told President Putin yesterday, the referendum in Crimea was a clear violation of Ukrainian constitutions and international law and it will not be recognized... [TVNewser]

CNN Ramps Up Missing Malaysian Jet Coverage - Posted March 13, 2014
          On the sixth day a Malaysia Airlines jet is missing, CNN has ramped up its coverage of the plane that's mysteriously vanished. ... [TVNewser]

Longtime CNN Anchor Bernard Shaw Has Advice for Young CNNers - Posted March 12, 2014
CNN's Diversity Council hosted a town hall meeting this morning featuring a Wolf Blitzer Q&A with Bernard Shaw, who spent more than 20 years as an anchor a... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Wolf, Wolffe, Fox - Posted March 12, 2014
CNN's Wolf Blitzer and former CNN anchor Bernard Shaw are holding court in CNN's DC bureau this morning. The chat, hosted by the CNN Diversity Council, is being beamed to employees in New York, Atlanta and LA too. Shaw was an anchor at CNN from 1980-2001. MSNBC.com's ... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer, Robert Siegel Receive National Press Foundation Awards - Posted March 12, 2014
CNN's Wolf Blitzer and NPR's Robert Siegel were honored last week by the National Press Foundation at their 31st Annual Awards Dinner at the Washington Hilton. ... [PRNewser]

Wolf Blitzer, Robert Siegel Receive National Press Foundation Awards - Posted March 12, 2014
CNN's Wolf Blitzer and NPR's Robert Siegel were honored last week by the National Press Foundation at their 31st Annual Awards Dinner at the Washington Hilton. ... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf Blitzer Honored With National Press Foundation Award - Posted March 8, 2014
Wolf Blitzer was awarded with the Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism earlier this week from the National Press Foundation. "He's kind of like Cher...people just call him Wolf," CNN Worldwide President ... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour to Wolf Blitzer: 'Be Really Careful Putting That Across as a Fact' - Posted March 4, 2014
During a segment on the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine on yesterday's "The Situation Room," Christiane Amanpour got into it with her colleague ... [TVNewser]

Erin Burnett to Ted Nugent: 'Don't Talk About My Colleagues That Way' - Posted February 25, 2014
After cancelling on her last week, Ted Nugent joined ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, February 20 - Posted February 21, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 250 | MSNBC: 100 | CNN: 80 | HLN: 64 Primetime: FNC: 290 | MSNBC: 162 | CNN: 96 | HLN: 82 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Governor Rick Perry Says He Loves 'Fair and Balanced'...on CNN - Posted February 20, 2014
In a discussion with Wolf Blitzer on CNN's "The Situation Room" tonight, Texas Governor Rick Perry seemingly snuck in a subtle endorsement for Fox News while talkin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Governor Rick Perry Says He Loves 'Fair and Balanced'...on CNN - Posted February 20, 2014
In a discussion with Wolf Blitzer on CNN's "The Situation Room" tonight, Texas Governor Rick Perry seemingly snuck in a subtle endorsement for Fox News while talkin... [FishbowlNY]

Governor Rick Perry Says He Loves 'Fair and Balanced'...on CNN - Posted February 20, 2014
In a discussion with Wolf Blitzer on CNN's "The Situation Room" tonight, Texas Governor Rick Perry seemingly snuck in a subtle endorsement for Fox News while talkin... [TVNewser]

All Rage All The Time | Drone Affair | Talking the Talk - Posted February 19, 2014
TVNewser: Newt Gingrich would rather Wolf Blitzer be stark raving mad all the time, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

All Rage All The Time | Drone Affair | Talking the Talk - Posted February 19, 2014
TVNewser: Newt Gingrich would rather Wolf Blitzer be stark raving mad all the time, ... [FishbowlNY]

Newt Gingrich Criticizes Wolf Blitzer for 'Selective Media Outrage' - Posted February 19, 2014
Appearing on "The Situation Room" with Wolf Blitzer last night, Crossfire co-host Newt Gingrich criticized Blitzer for "selective media outrage"... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, February 12 - Posted February 14, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 261 | MSNBC: 112 | CNN: 98 | HLN: 81 Primetime: FNC: 350 | MSNBC: 208 | CNN: 96 | HLN: 108 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

CNN Debuts New Daytime Lineup - Posted February 10, 2014
Starting today, CNN's dayside may look a little different. Back in January, they announced changes to their lineup, and now we get to see exactly what that looks like. Here are the major changes: 1) A new show, "@THISHOUR," features "Early Start"'s John Berman and ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's New Daytime Show Gets a Name: '@THISHOUR' - Posted February 7, 2014
CNN's new 11amET show officially has a name: "@THISHOUR." The 11amET show, anchored by John Berman and Michaela Pereira, debuts Monday as part of CNN's ... [TVNewser]

FBDC Tweeterboard: Washington Anchors - Posted February 6, 2014
Yesterday we took a look at the social standing of the DC publications, now it's time to turn our attention to those network anchors who call our fair city home. FishbowlDC took a look at the Twitter followers of some of DC's biggest television persona... [FishbowlDC]

Wash Life's John Arundel Snags Handsome Pic Discussing Death of Philip Seymour Hoffman - Posted February 5, 2014
Congratulations to Washington Life Associate Publisher John Arundel on sharing his thoughts on the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, whom he met 3 times, yesterday on "Good Morning America," CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer," NBC's "Nightly News with ... [FishbowlDC]

Brianna Keilar Named Senior Political Correspondent at CNN - Posted February 5, 2014
Brianna Keilar has been named CNN's senior political correspondent. In her new role, which begins next month, Keilar will serve as the lead reporter covering Hillary Clinton and the Democratic field of 2016 Presidential conte... [TVNewser]

Georgia Gov. Talks with CNN, After Saying He Won't Go on CNN - Posted January 31, 2014
Following a news conference yesterday which included an apology about the lack of preparation for Tuesday's snow and ice storm, CNN's Martin Savidge asked Gov. Nathan Deal... [TVNewser]

CNN to Relaunch 'Inside Politics' With John King - Posted January 30, 2014
CNN is bringing back "Inside Politics" with John King as anchor. The revamped show, which will feature a rotating panel of political reporters, will debut this Sunday at 8:30amET. "Inside Politics" ran for more than 20 years on CNN. It ... [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]

How Do You SOTU? - Posted January 28, 2014
Sure, you can watch the big speech on plain old TV tonight if you want to, but that is by no means the only way to get your SOTU fix this year. Here's how the political media are covering their "Super Bowl" tonight: The Atlantic and National Journal will be hosting a... [FishbowlDC]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Cable Networks - Posted January 26, 2014
Here's what the cable news networks have planned for President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night. Fox News: Bret Baier will take over from ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Cable Networks - Posted January 26, 2014
Here's what the cable news networks have planned for President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night. Fox News: Bret Baier will take over from ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Changes: 'Around the World' Canceled; John Berman, Michaela Pereira Add 11am - Posted January 17, 2014
CNN is changing up its daytime schedule, replacing the NoonET "Around the World" co-anchored by Suzanne Malveaux and Michael Holmes with "Legal View with ... [TVNewser]

In Case You Missed It: #Forkgate is a Thing Now - Posted January 13, 2014
Good reads from across the web you might have missed: NBC News' Washington correspondent Tom Costello got the most airtime of any reporter in 2013. by ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN, MSNBC Both Declare Interviews With Fort Lee Mayor 'Exclusive' - Posted January 9, 2014
Both CNN and MSNBC declared their respective interviews with Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich "exclusive" Wednesday night. The interviews with Sokolich, one of the political officials at the center of Chris Christie bridge scandal, aired three hou... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly or Nancy Grace? Jeopardy! Contestants Don't Know Their News Anchors - Posted January 6, 2014
On Jeopardy! tonight, there was a category called TV Anchors Aweigh. The contestants left the entire category almost to the end, not a good sign for their knowledge of news talent. Four of the five clues were revealed, and only one was answered correctly. It was the $200 clue to the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Megyn Kelly or Nancy Grace? Jeopardy! Contestants Don't Know Their News Anchors - Posted January 6, 2014
On Jeopardy! tonight, there was a category called TV Anchors Aweigh. The contestants left the entire category almost to the end, not a good sign for their knowledge of news talent. Four of the five clues were revealed, and only one was answered correctly. It was the $200 clue to the... [FishbowlNY]

Megyn Kelly or Nancy Grace? Jeopardy! Contestants Don't Know Their News Anchors - Posted January 6, 2014
On Jeopardy! tonight, there was a category called TV Anchors Aweigh. The contestants left the entire category almost to the end, not a good sign for their knowledge of news talent. Four of the five clues were revealed, and only one was answered correctly. It was the $200 clue to the... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, January 2 - Posted January 3, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 259 | MSNBC: 155 | CNN: 106 | HLN: 70 Primetime: FNC: 359 | MSNBC: 205 | CNN: 153 | HLN: 53 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, January 2 - Posted January 3, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 259 | MSNBC: 155 | CNN: 106 | HLN: 70 Primetime: FNC: 359 | MSNBC: 205 | CNN: 153 | HLN: 53 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

FBDC FaceRace: Washington Anchors - Posted January 3, 2014
Yesterday we took a look at the social standing of the DC publications, now it's time to turn our attention to those network anchors who call our fair city home. FishbowlDC analyzed the Facebook pages of some of DC's biggest television pe... [FishbowlDC]

FBDC Tweeterboard: Washington Anchors - Posted January 3, 2014
Yesterday we took a look at the social standing of the DC publications, now it's time to turn our attention to those network anchors who call our fair city home. FishbowlDC took a look at the Twitter followers of some of DC's biggest television personali... [PRNewser]

FBDC Tweeterboard: Washington Anchors - Posted January 3, 2014
Yesterday we took a look at the social standing of the DC publications, now it's time to turn our attention to those network anchors who call our fair city home. FishbowlDC took a look at the Twitter followers of some of DC's biggest television personali... [FishbowlDC]

Anderson Cooper Doubting Second-Place Finish to Ron Burgundy - Posted December 20, 2013
Anderson Cooper expressed doubt about the numbers that put him second to Ron Burgundy on Marketwired's ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, December 6 - Posted December 9, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 277 | MSNBC: 124 | CNN: 79 | HLN: 98 Primetime: FNC: 373 | MSNBC: 112 | CNN: 84 | HLN: 137 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10/10:30p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Networks Schedule Weekend Specials on Nelson Mandela - Posted December 6, 2013
The broadcast and cable networks are scheduling special coverage on the death of Nelson Mandela this weekend. Here's what they have planned so far. NBC's ... [TVNewser]

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]

The Scoreboard: Monday, November 25 - Posted November 26, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 272 | MSNBC: 140 | CNN: 97 | HLN: 62 Primetime: FNC: 375 | MSNBC: 118 | CNN: 109 | HLN: 63 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Iran Nuclear Deal Keeps Cablers Up Late - Posted November 24, 2013
[gallery ids="204929,204930,204931"] The cable news networks went into overtime last night as a multi-national deal requiring Iran to temporarily halt its nuclear program came together. NBC's David Gregory anchored for MSNBC. The network also produced a special report for NBC st... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Iran Nuclear Deal Keeps Cablers Up Late - Posted November 24, 2013
[gallery ids="204929,204930,204931"] The cable news networks went into overtime last night as a multi-national deal requiring Iran to temporarily halt its nuclear program came together. NBC's David Gregory anchored for MSNBC. The network also produced a special report for NBC st... [FishbowlNY]

Iran Nuclear Deal Keeps Cablers Up Late - Posted November 24, 2013
[gallery ids="204929,204930,204931"] The cable news networks went into overtime last night as a multi-national deal requiring Iran to temporarily halt its nuclear program came together. NBC's David Gregory anchored for MSNBC. The network also produced a special report for NBC st... [TVNewser]

Cable Networks Cover George Zimmerman's Return to Court - Posted November 19, 2013
George Zimmerman is in a Florida court again this afternoon, facing charges of felony aggravated assault after he allegedly pointed a gun at his girlfriend. The cable networks all took the short court appearance live. Fox News has Phil Keating outside the courtroom and brought ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, November 14 - Posted November 15, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 353 | MSNBC: 121 | CNN: 174 | HLN: 77 Primetime: FNC: 509 | MSNBC: 175 | CNN: 392 | HLN: 93 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, November 14 - Posted November 15, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 353 | MSNBC: 121 | CNN: 174 | HLN: 77 Primetime: FNC: 509 | MSNBC: 175 | CNN: 392 | HLN: 93 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, November 14 - Posted November 15, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 353 | MSNBC: 121 | CNN: 174 | HLN: 77 Primetime: FNC: 509 | MSNBC: 175 | CNN: 392 | HLN: 93 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

Make it Up | Kiss and Tell | Talk it Out - Posted November 13, 2013
AllTwitter: Twitter now allows users to create custom timelines. One timeline you might want to produce could be called "Amazing Tweets from Super FishbowlNY, My #1 Favorite Site Forever Americ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Make it Up | Kiss and Tell | Talk it Out - Posted November 13, 2013
AllTwitter: Twitter now allows users to create custom timelines. One timeline you might want to produce could be called "Amazing Tweets from Super FishbowlNY, My #1 Favorite Site Forever Americ... [FishbowlNY]

Wolf Blitzer Profiles CNN Founder Ted Turner - Posted November 13, 2013
CNN will turn an eye on itself this weekend as Wolf Blitzer profiles Ted Turner, who founded CNN in 1980. The hourlong special, "Ted Turner: The Maverick Man," will air at 7pm and 1amET Sunday. Blitzer reported for the special in both Atlanta and Montana, where Turner has a ranch. Among the... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, November 5 - Posted November 6, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 352 | MSNBC: 129 | CNN: 116 | HLN: 89 Primetime: FNC: 593 | MSNBC: 244 | CNN: 224 | HLN: 91 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11/11:30p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, November 4 - Posted November 5, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 325 | MSNBC: 115 | CNN: 93 | HLN: 67 Primetime: FNC: 425 | MSNBC: 171 | CNN: 118 | HLN: 52 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Here's What the Broadcast and Cable Networks Have Planned For Election Day - Posted November 5, 2013
Here's what the cable and broadcast networks have planned for tonight's Election Day coverage: Fox News: Bret Baier will anchor live cut-ins with election results during normal primetime programming. Carl Cameron... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: AP Retracts Report on McAuliffe | Jessica Yellin Out At CNN | Wolf Blitzer Gets Political - Posted October 10, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AP Retracts Report on McAuliffe | Jessica Yellin Out At CNN | Wolf Blitzer Gets Political - Posted October 10, 2013
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Jay Shaylor Named EP of 'The Situation Room' - Posted October 3, 2013
CNN has named Jay Shaylor executive producer of "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer." Shaylor joins CNN from ABC News, where he served as senior producer on "Good Mor... [TVNewser]

Q3 2013 Ratings: CNN #2 in Total Day, #3 in Primetime - Posted October 1, 2013
CNN was second in total day and third in primetime for the third quarter of 2013, topping MSNBC in total day for the second straight quarter. From "New Day" through primetime, all of CNN's weekday programs are up compared to the year-ago quarter. The ratings for Q3 2013 (Nielsen Live + Same... [TVNewser]

International Center for Journalists to Honor NBC Richard Engel, Among Others - Posted September 19, 2013
The International Center for Journalist's annual awards dinner is coming up on November 7th in Washington, where Chief Foreign Correspondent for NBC News Richard Engel... [PRNewser]

International Center for Journalists to Honor NBC Richard Engel, Among Others - Posted September 19, 2013
The International Center for Journalist's annual awards dinner is coming up on November 7th in Washington, where Chief Foreign Correspondent for NBC News Richard Engel... [FishbowlDC]

CNNers Get Chummy on Red Carpet - Posted September 12, 2013
Want to know how CNNers really feel about one another? Then watch Hollywood on the Potomac's Janet Donovan's red carpet video of the "Crossfire" fire party from Tuesday night. In it, you can see ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN "Crossfire" Party Packs a Punch - Posted September 11, 2013
"It was terr i fy ying," said CNN "Crossfire" host Van Jones, careful to enunciate every syllable when asked about his first night on the job. At least at the Cr... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Jorge Ramos: Why Wasn't Univision Granted an Interview with President Obama? - Posted September 9, 2013
President Obama makes his case for military intervention in Syria today with interviews on six networks: ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, CNN and Fox News. Univision anchor Jorge Ramos took to Twitter to ask why his network wasn't a part of the media blitz: ... [TVNewser]

This Was Wolf Blitzer's Idea - Posted September 9, 2013
CBS's Scott Pelley, PBS's Gwen Ifill, Fox News' Chris Wallace, ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama Continues Syria Push with Network Interviews - Posted September 9, 2013
The New York-based network news anchors heading to Washington, DC this morning to interview Pres. Obama. The interviews are back-to-back beginning at 3:55pmET. Each network gets 7 minutes. And the interviews are embargoed for air until 6pmET. Drawing from a hat, the order had been determined as this: NBC, CNN, CBS,... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama Gives Interviews Ahead of Address to the Nation on Syria - Posted September 7, 2013
President Obama is sitting down with anchors from six networks Monday as he pushes his case for strikes on Syria. ABC's Diane Sawyer, CBS's Scott Pelley, NBC's Brian Williams, PBS's ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, September 5 - Posted September 6, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 273 | MSNBC: 108 | CNN: 118 | HLN: 95 Primetime: FNC: 375 | MSNBC: 171 | CNN: 150 | HLN: 104 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama: 'I Have Decided the U.S. Should Take Military Action,' But Will Seek Congressional Authorization First - Posted August 31, 2013
In the Rose Garden this afternoon, President Obama said he has decided the United States "should take military action" against Syria, but he said he will wait for an authorization from the out-of-session Congress first. The Saturday statement, during the long Labor Day holiday sent the news networks... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pres. Obama: 'I Have Decided the U.S. Should Take Military Action,' But Will Seek Congressional Authorization First - Posted August 31, 2013
In the Rose Garden this afternoon, President Obama said he has decided the United States "should take military action" against Syria, but he said he will wait for an authorization from the out-of-session Congress first. The Saturday statement, during the long Labor Day holiday sent the news networks... [FishbowlNY]

Pres. Obama: 'I Have Decided the U.S. Should Take Military Action,' But Will Seek Congressional Authorization First - Posted August 31, 2013
In the Rose Garden this afternoon, President Obama said he has decided the United States "should take military action" against Syria, but he said he will wait for an authorization from the out-of-session Congress first. The Saturday statement, during the long Labor Day holiday sent the news networks... [TVNewser]

CNN Correspondent Lisa Sylvester Moving to Pittsburgh NBC Affiliate - Posted August 30, 2013
After nine years at CNN, Lisa Sylvester is leaving the network to join the NBC affiliate in Pittsburgh. Sylvester will join WPXI as co-anchor of the evening newscasts in October. At CNN, she was a correspondent and cut-in anchor for "The ... [TVNewser]

CNN Correspondent Lisa Sylvester Joins WPXI - Posted August 30, 2013
After nine years at CNN, Lisa Sylvester is joining WPXI, Cox Media's NBC affiliate in Pittsburgh. Sylvester officially joins the station in October. She will co-anchor the 6 and 11 ... [TVSpy]

CNN Offers Another Taste of 'Crossfire' - Posted August 14, 2013
CNN continues to tease its upcoming "Crossfire" reboot on-air. The latest effort came on "The Situation Room" yesterday evening, where S.E. Cupp and Stephanie Cutter debated voter fraud laws. The debate got heated, and the pair ended up talking over one another for a good portion of the debate. ... [TVNewser]

CNN Rebranding 11 AM Hour As 'Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield' - Posted August 6, 2013
CNN is rebranding the 11 AM hour of "CNN Newsroom" as "Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield" starting Monday, August 12, TVNewser has learned. Banfield has been anchoring the 11 AM hour for over a year, but the new branding will let ... [TVNewser]

'Crossfire' To Air at 6:30, 'AC360 Later' To Become Permanent At 10 PM on CNN - Posted August 6, 2013
CNN has officially scheduled the reboot of "Crossfire," and has settled on a permanent program for the 10 PM slot. As TVNewser reported last month, ... [TVNewser]

July 2013 Ratings: CNN #2, Topping MSNBC For Third Straight Month - Posted July 30, 2013
Bolstered by a busy news month that included the George Zimmerman trial, the Asiana Airlines plane crash and the birth of the Royal Baby, CNN placed second in both Total Day and primetime, topping MSNBC for the third consecutive month. Every hour of the network's programming was up double digits in... [morningmedianewsfeed]

July 2013 Ratings: CNN #2, Topping MSNBC For Third Straight Month - Posted July 30, 2013
Bolstered by a busy news month that included the George Zimmerman trial, the Asiana Airlines plane crash and the birth of the Royal Baby, CNN placed second in both Total Day and primetime, topping MSNBC for the third consecutive month. Every hour of the network's programming was up double digits in... [FishbowlNY]

July 2013 Ratings: CNN #2, Topping MSNBC For Third Straight Month - Posted July 30, 2013
Bolstered by a busy news month that included the George Zimmerman trial, the Asiana Airlines plane crash and the birth of the Royal Baby, CNN placed second in both Total Day and primetime, topping MSNBC for the third consecutive month. Every hour of the network's programming was up double digits in... [TVNewser]

CNN Hires Former ABC News Political Director David Chalian For 'Crossfire' - Posted July 29, 2013
CNN has hired David Chalian to be supervising producer of the "Crossfire" revamp, according to tweets sent by network tale... [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]

Journos Who Could be Porn Stars - Posted July 23, 2013
Which Washington journalists have names that could easily be those of porn stars? As it turns out, quite a few. Now before everyone flips out (not that Washington journalists would ever do that), we're talking about their actual names and not insinuating that these esteemed members of the media ... [AgencySpy]

Over 32,000 Tell CNN to Dump Family Research Council's Perkins - Posted July 17, 2013
A petition by Faithful America says Tony Perkins, the president of the Family Research Council here in D.C., who's often asked by all the major networks--not just CNN--to speak for Christian voters, doesn't represent ... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf Blitzer May Get 1 PM Timeslot - Posted July 15, 2013
CNN's Wolf Blitzer may be getting a new permanent timeslot on CNN. Blitzer has been filling in regularly during the 1-2 PM hour, and we hear that there is a good chance that this becomes a permanent develo... [TVNewser]

Journalists and Their Animal Twins - Posted July 10, 2013
We're taking Separated at Birth to new, deeper and ridiculous heights today. We liked BuzzFeed's rendition of this with members of Congress so much that we decided to steal the idea for our own fishy purposes. Enjoy! 10. CNN's Wolf Blitzer and a Wooley sheep. ... [PRNewser]

Journalists and Their Animal Twins - Posted July 10, 2013
We're taking Separated at Birth to new, deeper and ridiculous heights today. We liked BuzzFeed's rendition of this with members of Congress so much that we decided to steal the idea for our own fishy purposes. Enjoy! 10. CNN's Wolf Blitzer and a Wooley sheep. ... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 07.03.12 - Posted July 3, 2013
What's happening in Egypt? -- Protestors in Egypt are turning out in massive numbers and now have the support of country's military, leaving the Egypt's president, Mohammed Morsi, on the verge of being overthrown. With the dramatic developments to the... [FishbowlDC]

Q2 2013 Ratings: CNN Tops MSNBC in Primetime For the First Time Since 2009 - Posted July 2, 2013
With double digit growth across the board, CNN was the second most-watched cable news network for the second quarter of 2013. The network topped MSNBC in primetime in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demographic for the first time since 2009. The ratings for Q2 2013 (Nielsen Live + Same Day data): ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, June 28 - Posted July 1, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 237 | MSNBC: 132 | CNN: 176 | HLN: 262 Primetime: FNC: 227 | MSNBC: 154 | CNN: 163 | HLN: 273 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: 'The N Word,' Curry, Blitzer - Posted July 1, 2013
CNN's Don Lemon will anchor a special program tonight at 7 PM, called "The N Word." The special will take the recent Paula Deen controversy and the George Zimemrman trial, and use them as a starting point for discussing and debating the word... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer On His Nats Passion - Posted June 30, 2013
CNN's Wolf Blitzer may be from Buffalo, New York, but he is well-known to be a huge Washington DC sports fan. One of those teams is a relatively new one: the Washington Nationals. In a video, Blitzer talks to MLB.com about his Nats fandom. WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

One Speech, Many Different Approaches - Posted June 25, 2013
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Nobody Puts Donna in the Corner - Posted June 25, 2013
Democratic pundit Donna Brazile is always in the mood to dance. So she informed FishbowlDC recently when asked about the Points of Life Conference at which she danced with FNC's Karl... [FishbowlDC]

Edward Snowden Watches Wolf Blitzer Discuss the NSA Leaker - Posted June 9, 2013
Edward Snowden, a former NSA contractor ... [TVNewser]

Fancy Frank | Grey Power | RIP OMG - Posted June 4, 2013
SocialTimes: Frank Gehry is designing Facebook's new office interior, but don't be jealous, we're sure he'll use plenty of stuff from Ikea. TVNewser: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fancy Frank | Grey Power | RIP OMG - Posted June 4, 2013
SocialTimes: Frank Gehry is designing Facebook's new office interior, but don't be jealous, we're sure he'll use plenty of stuff from Ikea. TVNewser: ... [FishbowlNY]

Wolf Blitzer's Birthday Advice for Anderson Cooper - Posted June 4, 2013
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper planned to celebrate his birthday yesterday with a textbook edition of the "Ridiculist" taking on the viral phenomenon "Prancercise." But that was not to be, as fellow anchor Wolf Blitzer hijacked the segment. Blitzer appeared to provide advice and guidance, from someone when spent a few more... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Uproar Over Nikki Finke | Blitzer Rumors Swirl | Xanga Shutting Down - Posted June 3, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Uproar Over Nikki Finke | Blitzer Rumors Swirl | Xanga Shutting Down - Posted June 3, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Uproar Over Nikki Finke | Blitzer Rumors Swirl | Xanga Shutting Down - Posted June 3, 2013
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Will Wolf Blitzer's Air Time 'Be Getting Shorter and Shorter?' - Posted June 2, 2013
The Daily News's gossip item about Wolf Blitzer ... [FishbowlLA]

Will Wolf Blitzer's Air Time 'Be Getting Shorter and Shorter?' - Posted June 2, 2013
The Daily News's gossip item about Wolf Blitzer ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, May 29 - Posted May 30, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 299 | MSNBC: 89 | CNN: 111 | HLN: 112 Primetime: FNC: 363 | MSNBC: 183 | CNN: 131 | HLN: 161 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

May 2013 Ratings: CNN Tops MSNBC For Second Straight Month - Posted May 29, 2013
CNN claimed the second-place spot among the cable news networks in primetime in May -- behind only Fox News Channel. The network also topped MSNBC in both total day and primetime for the second month in a row. The network -- which hit a 20-ye... [TVNewser]

CNN, BuzzFeed Partner On YouTube Channel - Posted May 28, 2013
"37 Awesome Wolf Blitzer Glasses Shots"? "23 Times Piers Morgan Asks 'Have You Ever Been In Love"? "26 News Events Anderson Cooper Rocked a Black T-Shirt"? CNN is partnering with BuzzFeed and YouTube to launch a new YouTube channel that takes... [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]

Chris Cuomo Surprises Michaela Pereira On Her Last Day at KTLA - Posted May 25, 2013
With the launch of CNN's "New Day" just three weeks away, Michaela Pereira is packing her bags and moving to New York. But there was one last surprise in store for the KTLA morning anchor on her last Los Angeles broadcast: a surprise visit... [TVNewser]

President Obama To Speak at 10 AM, As More Correspondents Descend On Oklahoma - Posted May 21, 2013
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Morning Chatter - Posted May 16, 2013
Quotes of the Day LAPCHILD ALERT: "Mel Watt has a toddler on his lap, name of 'Nico.'" -- Politico's Glenn Thrush. "As I think Mark Twain said,... [FishbowlDC]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, May 7 - Posted May 8, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 331 | MSNBC: 107 | CNN: 297 | HLN: 234 Primetime: FNC: 419 | MSNBC: 169 | CNN: 438 | HLN: 255 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

TV News To Cover (And Possibly Be Part Of) Benghazi Hearing - Posted May 8, 2013
This morning starting at 11:30, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing on what exactly happened during the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya that resulted in the deaths of four people, including the U.S. Ambassador to Libya. Fox News and CNN are planning live c... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper SWATted - Posted May 7, 2013
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper was the latest high-profile figure to by the victim of a "SWATting" attack. His colleague ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, May 3 - Posted May 6, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 223 | MSNBC: 121 | CNN: 140 | HLN: 242 Primetime: FNC: 236 | MSNBC: 131 | CNN: 155 | HLN: 273 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

CNN Continues Dayside Tweaks - Posted May 6, 2013
In the aftermath of the coverage of the Boston bombing, CNN continues to tweak its lineup. A few astute viewers may have noticed that Wolf Blitzer has been filling in on "CNN Newsroom" for the last week or so at 1 PM, a ... [TVNewser]

April 2013 Ratings: CNN Places Second in Total Day and Primetime - Posted April 30, 2013
CNN claimed the second-place spot among the cable news networks in the busy news month of April, topping MSNBC in both Total Day and primetime for the first time in more than two years. The network also showed the most growth among its competition, up double digits among Total Viewers and... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer Becomes Latest 'SWATting' Victim - Posted April 29, 2013
CNN's Wolf Blitzer became the latest public figure to become the victim of a "SWATting" attempt. "SWATting is when a hacker spoofs a phone call or text message from the target, pretending that they are in danger. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Ms. Magazine Editor Dies | HuffPost Live Goes Cable | AOL Music Axed - Posted April 29, 2013
Editor's Note: Due to a technical error, Morning Media Newsfeed was not sent this morning. The problem has now been fixed, and the newsletter will return to its normal schedule on Tuesday. [emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Ms. Magazine Editor Dies | HuffPost Live Goes Cable | AOL Music Axed - Posted April 29, 2013
Editor's Note: Due to a technical error, Morning Media Newsfeed was not sent this morning. The problem has now been fixed, and the newsletter will return to its normal schedule on Tuesday. [emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, April 23 - Posted April 24, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 291 | MSNBC: 130 | CNN: 200 | HLN: 176 Primetime: FNC: 356 | MSNBC: 171 | CNN: 269 | HLN: 181 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, April 23 - Posted April 24, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 291 | MSNBC: 130 | CNN: 200 | HLN: 176 Primetime: FNC: 356 | MSNBC: 171 | CNN: 269 | HLN: 181 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, April 23 - Posted April 24, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 291 | MSNBC: 130 | CNN: 200 | HLN: 176 Primetime: FNC: 356 | MSNBC: 171 | CNN: 269 | HLN: 181 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, April 22 - Posted April 23, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 327 | MSNBC: 134 | CNN: 258 | HLN: 125 Primetime: FNC: 436 | MSNBC: 257 | CNN: 295 | HLN: 135 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

More Shots Fired as Police Surround Suspect in Watertown [UPDATE: Suspect in Custody] - Posted April 19, 2013
Police have cornered a man believed to be the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown. Shots were heard in the area by several correspondents, including CNN's Drew Griffin and ABC's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

More Shots Fired as Police Surround Suspect in Watertown [UPDATE: Suspect in Custody] - Posted April 19, 2013
Police have cornered a man believed to be the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown. Shots were heard in the area by several correspondents, including CNN's Drew Griffin and ABC's ... [FishbowlNY]

More Shots Fired as Police Surround Suspect in Watertown [UPDATE: Suspect in Custody] - Posted April 19, 2013
Police have cornered a man believed to be the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown. Shots were heard in the area by several correspondents, including CNN's Drew Griffin and ABC's ... [TVNewser]

An Arrest in Boston Blasts? Depends Which Network You're Watching - Posted April 17, 2013
Around 1:30 this afternoon, CNN's John King went on the air reporting from one of his sources that a suspect in the Boston blasts has been identified. Fox News's Catheri... [TVNewser]

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]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 16, 2013
Quotes of the Day: Boston Marathon Bombing Aftermath "DC ON ALERT: Outside White House, Pennsylvania Ave again closed to pedestrians." -- NBC News' Peter Alexander with accompanying photograph. ... [FishbowlDC]

Explosions at Finish Line of the Boston Marathon - Posted April 15, 2013
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The Scoreboard: Thursday, April 11 - Posted April 12, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 248 | MSNBC: 132 | CNN: 118 | HLN: 189 Primetime: FNC: 285 | MSNBC: 228 | CNN: 160 | HLN: 250 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, April 9 - Posted April 10, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 249 | MSNBC: 127 | CNN: 113 | HLN: 176 Primetime: FNC: 310 | MSNBC: 210 | CNN: 150 | HLN: 225 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

CNN Plans Two-Day Special Report On Gun Background Checks - Posted April 9, 2013
CNN is getting political day during a two-day special report on firearms background checks. "Guns Under Fire: A CNN Special Report on Background Checks" will kick-off this evening on "AC360" as Dana Bash interviews former Congresswoman ... [TVNewser]

CNN, Fox News Among 'Shorty Award' Winners - Posted April 9, 2013
The Shorty Awards were handed out last night in New York City. Lost Remote has all the details. TV was well represented, with Fox News and CNN each taking home an award. FNC won for "Best Integration of Social Media with Live Television" during its election night coverage, while CNN won... [TVNewser]

TV well represented at the Shorty Awards - Posted April 9, 2013
Last night The Shorty Awards were held at the Times Center in New York City. The "Oscars of Twitter" honored the very best tweeters, as well as stars on other social networks like Pinterest and Tumblr. Hosted by ... [Lost Remote]

The Afternoon Ticker: Blitzer, Molina, Hugs - Posted April 4, 2013
CNN's Wolf Blitzer is devoting today's 6pmET hour of "The Situation Room" to North Korea. The hour will be simulcast on CNN International. Blitzer, who reported from North Korea in 2010, will be joined by Christiane Amanpour and Fareed... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 4, 2013
Quotes of the Day "The reality is none of us is perfect." -- Congressional GOP Primary winner Mark Sanford on CNN's "The Lead" Wednesday. As we all well know by now, Sanford lied to voters, cheated on his wife and misused taxpayer's money. On a side note...This is becoming a thing: Jake... [FishbowlDC]

Ted Turner On What He Misses From His CNN Days: 'The action, there is lots of action' - Posted April 4, 2013
CNN founder Ted Turner returned to the channel yesterday to be interviewed by Wolf Blitzer. Blitzer asked Turner about saving the planet, his son Teddy's failed run for a GOP nomination in South Carolina, and of course, CNN. "And so you see what's going on and so you -- you're -- you... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, March 28 - Posted March 29, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 238 | MSNBC: 131 | CNN: 105 | HLN: 137 Primetime: FNC: 289 | MSNBC: 176 | CNN: 112 | HLN: 158 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, March 28 - Posted March 29, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 238 | MSNBC: 131 | CNN: 105 | HLN: 137 Primetime: FNC: 289 | MSNBC: 176 | CNN: 112 | HLN: 158 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Short List of CNN Morning Anchors - Posted March 27, 2013
Sources tell us Jeff Zucker is closing in on his choice for co-anchor on the revamped CNN morning show. One of the top names is Kate Bolduan (left), CNN's congressional ... [TVNewser]

2013 TVNewser March Madness Bracket Challenge: 'Sweet 16' Update - Posted March 26, 2013
The NCAA March Madness"Sweet 16" is set, and a few surprises (Florida Gulf Coast University?? What??) mean that most of our brackets are busted. That said, we still have a good game going, with plenty of players still in contention. Right now MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Anchors Reflect On 10 Years Of War In Iraq - Posted March 23, 2013
As we reported this week the war in Iraq turned 10 this week. TV news anchors and correspondents who were there have been reflecting on the coverage. CNN's Wolf Blitzer recalls retreating to a bunker with a gas mask during a scare: ... [TVNewser]

2013 TVNewser Bracket Challenge Update - Posted March 22, 2013
"First Thursday," the big kick-off for March Madness, is over, and with it the 2013 TVNewser March Madness bracket challenge really gets started. This early in the game everyone is really close, but a few people have separated themselves from the pack. CNBC's ... [TVNewser]

TVNewser's 2013 March Madness Bracket Challenge - Posted March 21, 2013
Spring is here (even though it may not feel like it where you are) and with it comes the sweet sound of sneakers on hardwood: the NCAA March Madness college basketball tournament. Every year we have some of the best and brightest from the world of TV news come together in one... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, March 19 - Posted March 20, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 237 | MSNBC: 132 | CNN: 110 | HLN: 180 Primetime: FNC: 349 | MSNBC: 203 | CNN: 156 | HLN: 197 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

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

CNN's Tapper Already 'Face of New CNN' - Posted March 19, 2013
Wait. How did that happen so fast? Mere hours had passed after the debut of CNN Jake Tapper's The Lead, and already, Jeff Zucker was ecstatic. At a party for Tapper last night at the Sixth Engine, as reported by Poli... [FishbowlDC]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, March 12 - Posted March 13, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 263 | MSNBC: 117 | CNN: 116 | HLN: 108 Primetime: FNC: 406 | MSNBC: 250 | CNN: 143 | HLN: 161 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

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

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

Separated at Birth: WaPo's Marty Baron - Posted March 7, 2013
WaPo's new Executive Editor Marty Baron has an unique look and one that doesn't immediately conjure up a twin. We detect a touch of Billy Crystal around the eyes. But on the whole, we think his lookalikes are NYT op-ed columnist Paul Krugman and CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

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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After 'This Week,' Dennis Rodman Cancels TV Appearances - Posted March 4, 2013
Following his...memorable... appearing on ABC's "This Week," ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman apparently had a number of other media appear... [TVNewser]

Politico: Gene Sperling Was 'Very Senior' White House Official Who Threatened Bob Woodward - Posted February 28, 2013
Veteran reporter, author and DC insider Bob Woodward told Wolf Blitzer last night ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Saturday, February 23 - Posted February 26, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 186 | MSNBC: 141 | CNN: 125 | HLN: 122 Primetime: FNC: 133 | MSNBC: 148 | CNN: 155 | HLN: 190 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer Reports On Sexy Zombies And The End Of The World - Posted February 25, 2013
Breaking news last night from CNN's Wolf Blitzer: the end is nigh. Sexy zombies (and Matt Damon) are invading earth. "For those of you just joining us, we are all going to die," Blitzer said, gravely. "Tweet us your doomsday thoughts @wolfblitzer, hashtag #sexpocalypse." Ok, so it wasn't real, it was for Jimmy... [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]

Cable Networks Turn Attention to Christopher Dorner Shootout in Los Angeles - Posted February 12, 2013
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Jake Tapper's New Show is Called 'The Lead' - Posted February 12, 2013
He's got an executive producer now Jake Tapper's new 4pm show has a name: "The Lead." "The Lead" launche... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage: CNN - Posted February 11, 2013
CNN is treating tomorrow's "State of the Union" coverage like an election night, loading up on political anchors and analysts. Coverage will be led by Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Co... [TVNewser]

Clint Romesha, Subject of Tapper CNN Documentary, to Receive Medal of Honor - Posted February 11, 2013
This afternoon, President Obama will award Clinton Romesha, a former active duty staff sergeant was the subject of Jake Tapper's first CNN documentary, the Medal of Honor for valor. In the documentary, Romesha talked with Tapper about his thought... [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]

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]

John King is Safe on CNN Survivor - Posted February 5, 2013
CNN's John King, long thought to be on the outs with the network after "John King USA" went belly up and personal issues marred internal relations, has had his contract renewed. In the game of CNN Survivor, under the new regime of Pr... [PRNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, January 29 - Posted January 30, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 268 | MSNBC: 137 | CNN: 106 | HLN: 67 Primetime: FNC: 315 | MSNBC: 219 | CNN: 165 | HLN: 93 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

CNN's Blitzer, O'Brien Make Cameos in Netflix's 'House of Cards' - Posted January 30, 2013
Though he participated in a well-documented Twitter fight back in 2009 with TWT's Emily Miller, it appears a... [FishbowlDC]

The Top Cable News Programs In January Were... - Posted January 30, 2013
Putting aside special event programming like coverage of the President's inauguration, January was a typical month for cable news. The top program in all of cable news in both total viewers and the key adults 25-54 demo was Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor." The show averaged 2.86 million total viewers, including... [TVNewser]

January 2013 Ratings: A Mixed Bag For CNN To Start The Year - Posted January 29, 2013
CNN has already undergone two major management changes this year -- president Jeff Zucker's installation and managing edito... [TVNewser]

What Kind of Anchorman Will Jake Tapper Be? 'They Don't Want Me to be Ron Burgundy' - Posted January 25, 2013
Former ABC ace Jake Tapper, who debuted on CNN Tuesday, says that his being passed over -- twice -- as 'This Week' anchor was not the reason he left the network. When ... [TVNewser]

Jake Tapper To Make CNN Debut This Afternoon - Posted January 22, 2013
Today is Jake Tapper's first day on the job at CNN. His afternoon program may still be a few months out, but that won't stop him from appearing on-air. Tapper will make his CNN debut on "The Situation Room" with ... [TVNewser]

President Obama Takes Oath, Chief Justice Roberts Uses Notes, For Second Swearing In - Posted January 20, 2013
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Inauguration 2013: CNN Coverage Plans - Posted January 16, 2013
Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper will lead CNN's coverage of President Obama's second inauguration. Coverage of Sunday's swearing-in ceremony be... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama: New Gun Law Opponents 'Want to Gin Up Fear or Higher Ratings or Revenue' - Posted January 16, 2013
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The Scoreboard: Saturday, January 12 - Posted January 15, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 128 | MSNBC: 127 | CNN: 99 | HLN: 115 Primetime: FNC: 56 | MSNBC: 150 | CNN: 64 | HLN: 73 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Saturday, December 29 - Posted January 3, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 142 | MSNBC: 158 | CNN: 112 | HLN: 121 Primetime: FNC: 147 | MSNBC: 188 | CNN: 93 | HLN: 99 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

Cable Networks Conclude Long New Year's Day Coverage as House Passes Fiscal Cliff Bill - Posted January 1, 2013
20 hours after the Senate voted for a bill to keep the U.S. from taking a full plunge off the fiscal cliff, the House passed the package. But during those 20 hours, it was a day of "will they?" or "won't they vote?" on the cable news channels, which, as this... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cable Networks Conclude Long New Year's Day Coverage as House Passes Fiscal Cliff Bill - Posted January 1, 2013
20 hours after the Senate voted for a bill to keep the U.S. from taking a full plunge off the fiscal cliff, the House passed the package. But during those 20 hours, it was a day of "will they?" or "won't they vote?" on the cable news channels, which, as this... [FishbowlNY]

Cable Networks Conclude Long New Year's Day Coverage as House Passes Fiscal Cliff Bill - Posted January 1, 2013
20 hours after the Senate voted for a bill to keep the U.S. from taking a full plunge off the fiscal cliff, the House passed the package. But during those 20 hours, it was a day of "will they?" or "won't they vote?" on the cable news channels, which, as this... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, December 28 - Posted December 31, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 222 | MSNBC: 173 | CNN: 109 | HLN: 87 Primetime: FNC: 333 | MSNBC: 253 | CNN: 115 | HLN: 103 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Scoreboard: Friday, December 28 - Posted December 31, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 222 | MSNBC: 173 | CNN: 109 | HLN: 87 Primetime: FNC: 333 | MSNBC: 253 | CNN: 115 | HLN: 103 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Friday, December 28 - Posted December 31, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 222 | MSNBC: 173 | CNN: 109 | HLN: 87 Primetime: FNC: 333 | MSNBC: 253 | CNN: 115 | HLN: 103 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

Jake Tapper Leaving ABC News For CNN - Posted December 20, 2012
Senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper is leaving ABC News for CNN. Tapper will anchor a weekday program on CNN. TVNewser hears it will be the 4pmET hour, currently filled by "The Situation Room with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jake Tapper Leaving ABC News For CNN - Posted December 20, 2012
Senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper is leaving ABC News for CNN. Tapper will anchor a weekday program on CNN. TVNewser hears it will be the 4pmET hour, currently filled by "The Situation Room with ... [FishbowlNY]

Jake Tapper Leaving ABC News For CNN - Posted December 20, 2012
Senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper is leaving ABC News for CNN. Tapper will anchor a weekday program on CNN. TVNewser hears it will be the 4pmET hour, currently filled by "The Situation Room with ... [TVNewser]

Connecticut School Shooting: Sunday Coverage Plans - Posted December 15, 2012
Coverage of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, will continue into Sunday on the broadcast and cable networks. On CNN, Candy Crowley will anchor "State of the Union" from Newtown. Don Lemo... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Jack Cafferty No Longer with CNN - Posted December 6, 2012
Jack Cafferty, resident curmudgeon on "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer," whose TV news career began 52 years ago in Reno, has left CNN, TVNewser has learned... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Damon, Syria Deeply, Gifford - Posted December 5, 2012
CNN senior international correspondent Arwa Damon has been in Syria reporting for the network for almost a week. "She's risking her life to bring us these reports," CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer wrote on Twitter. ... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Programs In November 2012 Were... - Posted November 29, 2012
November was a strong month for cable news, bolstered by the election early on. Fox News, as usual, held the top spot in both the total viewer and adults 25-54 metrics, and secured the top eight programs in total viewers and the top two slots in the demo. Note: this ranker... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 28, 2012
Quotes of the Day A real HuffPost headline: "This kitten is unstoppable at ping pong" Looks like Wolf's nickname is sticking "Sen. Ayotte called Wolf Blitzer "Blitz" on @AC360 just now." -- Former Herman Cain spokeswoman Ellen ... [FishbowlDC]

The Afternoon Ticker: Interns, Ingraham, Wolf... - Posted November 27, 2012
Journal-isms reports NBC News will start paying interns starting this Spring "addressing a long-held contention that requiring interns to work only for the experience or for college credit amounts to favoring students with well-to-do parents." Talkers reports Fox News contributor and o... [TVNewser]

Playbook Spots Blitzer in Skyfall Two Weeks Tardy - Posted November 26, 2012
This morning's Politico Playbook by Mike Allen reported that they spotted CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer delivering the news in Skyfall, the new James Bond fli... [FishbowlDC]

Bomb Explodes Near Anderson Cooper During Live-Shot In Gaza - Posted November 19, 2012
As we noted yesterday, CNN's Wolf Blitzer is in Jerusalem, while Anderson Cooper is in Gaza. During one of his live reports for CNN last night, Cooper was interrupted by a very loud expl... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper Travel to Middle East to Report on Israel-Gaza Conflict - Posted November 18, 2012
With violence escalating in Jerusalem and Gaza, and CNN has dispatched Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper... [FishbowlLA]

Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper Travel to Middle East to Report on Israel-Gaza Conflict - Posted November 18, 2012
With violence escalating in Jerusalem and Gaza, and CNN has dispatched Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper... [TVNewser]

Bond Blitz | Fair & Furry | Watch It - Posted November 9, 2012
TVNewser: Wolf Blitzer has a part in the latest James Bond film, Skyfall. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bond Blitz | Fair & Furry | Watch It - Posted November 9, 2012
TVNewser: Wolf Blitzer has a part in the latest James Bond film, Skyfall. ... [FishbowlNY]

The Name's Blitzer, Wolf Blitzer - Posted November 9, 2012
Britain's intelligence service, MI6, is under intense scrutiny. The agency's leader, a woman known only as "M," is facing a public grilling from bureaucrats, and on CNN, Wolf Blitzer updates viewers on the latest intrigue surrounding the n... [TVNewser]

In Chilly Times Square, Hot Chocolate, Hot Dogs and Election Results - Posted November 6, 2012
We just dropped by the CNN election viewing party in Times Square. Wolf Blitzer's on the big screen, correspondent Jason Carroll will be doing live shots, and for the visitors: free hot dogs and hot chocolate, which is genius, because it's 40 degrees right now. The party goes until the... [TVNewser]

Facebook Attempts to Be Final Arbiter on Vote Count - Posted November 6, 2012
Who needs Wolf Blitzer and his CNN Elect-a-Tron 2000 when you have Facebook to tabulate the nation's votes. A friend sent us thi... [AgencySpy]

CNN's Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
CNN's coverage of the Presidential election kicks off on Tuesday night at 6pmET. Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper will anchor from ... [TVNewser]

October 2012 Ratings: CNN Up Across the Board - Posted November 1, 2012
Like all the cable news networks, CNN saw a boost in October from its election coverage, which this month included four debates. Compared to the same month last year, CNN is up... [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]

Crowley Speaks About Debate Controversy - Posted October 16, 2012
CNN's Candy Crowley appeared on "The Situation Room" to talk about the dust up yesterday over the debate she is moderating this evening. Both the Obama and Romney campaigns complained to the Commission on Presidential Debates about Crowley, due to comments she made in inter... [TVNewser]

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

CNN's VP Debate Coverage to Feature Focus Group, Time Clock - Posted October 10, 2012
With multiple networks carrying the same programming tomorrow night -- the one and only Vice Presidential debate -- CNN has decided to feature real-time feedback from a focus group in Virginia, and a running time clock that tracks each candidate's speaking time which will be added up to determine the time... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer: Honorary National - Posted October 6, 2012
It is no secret that CNN's Wolf Blitzer is a huge DC sports fan. So huge a fan is he, that after the Washington Nationals clinched their first ever National League East division title this week, he was invited onto the field into the clubhouse to celebrate! The @nationals locker room celebration!... [TVNewser]

What Do You Think of Wolf's New Look? - Posted October 4, 2012
Before and After... Just under a month ago, CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Charlie Rose Joins The 'News Anchor Doing The Dougie' Club - Posted October 3, 2012
"CBS This Morning" co-anchor Charlie Rose is well-known in New York social circles as a man of the night. In Harlem this past weekend, Rose showed off his funky side at Melba's by doing the "Dougie." WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

Fact Checking To Play Big Role In CNN's Presidential Debate Coverage - Posted September 28, 2012
Covering the Presidential debates is tough for the cable news channels. Unlike on an election night, every channel is showing the same thing. The only real differences are in the content that goes into the pre and post-debate programming. CNN is planning to differentiate its programming by making f... [TVNewser]

(UPDATE) Top 14 Terrible Stills Courtesy of Current TV - Posted September 24, 2012
At most networks, the media relations team is hypervigilant (read: bordering on psychotic) about the pictures used to rep the talent. Let's just say we may have once used a picture of CNN's Wolf Blitzer with makeup pads over his eyes that nearly made the entire building blow up. At Current... [PRNewser]

Top 14 Terrible Stills Courtesy of Current TV - Posted September 24, 2012
At most networks, the media relations team is hypervigilant (read: bordering on psychotic) about the pictures used to rep the talent. Let's just say we may have once used a picture of CNN's Wolf Blitzer with makeup pads over his eyes that nearly made the entire building blow up. At Current... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck's Website Asks LA Times: What About the Obama Secret Videotape? - Posted September 20, 2012
Before joining theblaze.com as Middle East correspondent, Sharona Schwartz was a coverage editor for CNN's Washington, D.C. bureau and a scriptwriter for Wolf Blitzer. With credentials like those, it's no wonder her post today about a certain Obama recording is so ... [FishbowlLA]

CNN's Wolf Blitzer Recalls Losing His Cousin On 9/11 - Posted September 11, 2012
CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer is filling in for Piers Morgan on "Piers Morgan Tonight" this evening. During an interview with Cantor Fitzgerald executive Howard Lutnick -- who lost his brother and 657 employees on 9/11 -- Blitzer talked about losing his cousin that day. "It is so painful to even think about... [TVNewser]

Blitzed | Jigga What | Stronger One - Posted September 10, 2012
TVNewser: The only thing Wolf Blitzer doesn't like about CNN's new DC studio ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Blitzed | Jigga What | Stronger One - Posted September 10, 2012
TVNewser: The only thing Wolf Blitzer doesn't like about CNN's new DC studio ... [FishbowlNY]

Wolf Blitzer Cuts Ribbon On New CNN DC Studio - Posted September 10, 2012
CNN will unveil its new Washington DC studio during "The Situation Room" today. Wolf Blitzer cut the ribbon on the new set earlier this afternoon, and apparently debuted some new glasses in the process. CNN staffers took to social media to share pictures of the space. There is also a cool 360... [TVNewser]

The FishbowlDC Interview With Politico's Irascible Morning Money Man Ben White - Posted September 7, 2012
Say hello to Politico's Ben White, who writes the "Morning... [PRNewser]

LIVE! With the Washington Press Corps. - Posted August 29, 2012
Nearly every Washington-based big print publication has some type of video coverage of the party conventions. As they breathlessly note in their releases, much of the video is "LIVE!" FishbowlDC took a look at some of the LIVE! offerings to separate the pros from the piglets. Politico has ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 27, 2012
Quotes of the Day From USA TODAY's Jackie Kucinich, who writes, "Good to know..." Travel Taunting: "Shockingly large number of air travel rooki... [FishbowlDC]

Anthony Bourdain on CNN: 'I'm not gonna barbeque in The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer and (talk) about the election results' - Posted August 25, 2012
Soon-to-be CNN host Anthony Bourdain talks to The Hollywood Reporter ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 21, 2012
Quotes of the Day But, I DID see a Wolf on my TV - "I didn't see any deer in Deer Valley, Utah but saw six in Bethesda, Md. I did see a Moose in Deer Valley." - CNN's Wolf Blitzer on his rec... [FishbowlDC]

CNN: No, We Didn't Make Dough Off Anti-Obama Birth Certificate Ad - Posted August 15, 2012
Political commentator Craig Crawford on Tuesday posted an anti-Obama ad to his website CraigCrawford.com, alleging he "just saw" it run on CNN. The ad, with all the gusto of a behind-the-news right-wing blogger... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Sending at Least 20 On-Airs to RNC, DNC - Posted August 14, 2012
The first sentence of CNN's just-released press release for convention coverage reads like this: CNN will offer viewers nonstop, unbiased programming across on-air and digital platforms at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions beginning later this month. It's as if CNN is saying, if you watc... [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]

Mitt Romney to Announce VP Pick Saturday Morning; Paul Ryan Expected Running Mate - Posted August 10, 2012
Fox News broke into the 11pmET reair of "The O'Reilly Factor" with the news that Mitt Romney would be announcing his VP pick in the morning. Carl Cameron confirmed the announcement would be on the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, VA at 9amET. ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Fox News, King, NBC News/TV One - Posted August 8, 2012
Fox News and Time Warner Cable have struck a long-term affiliation agreement after weeks of negotiations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the Los Angeles Times reports Fox News will get upwards of $1 per subscriber for the first year, with subsequent increases to follow. As the ... [TVNewser]

'Press is a Modified Petting Zoo' on Romney Foreign Trip, Says Greta - Posted July 30, 2012
The foreign interviews with U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney continue. Romney's sitdown with Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren airs tonight and ... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer: A Mood Disorder? Whatever That is. - Posted July 20, 2012
CNN's Wolf Blitzer tried in vain d... [PRNewser]

Wolf Blitzer: A Mood Disorder? Whatever That is. - Posted July 20, 2012
CNN's Wolf Blitzer tried in vain d... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer: A Mood Disorder? Whatever That is. - Posted July 20, 2012
CNN's Wolf Blitzer tried in vain d... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf Blitzer's Trifecta - Posted July 19, 2012
Wolf Blitzer's gotten some big bookings the past couple days, and he's got another tonight. Today, Blitzer talks with House Speaker John Boehner who y... [TVNewser]

CONTEST! CNN Offers Viewers Convention Invites - Posted July 19, 2012
CNN is offering viewers a unique shot to win a trip to Tampa and Charlotte to experience "the excitement" around the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. From now through Sunday, August 5... [FishbowlDC]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted July 13, 2012
Here's this week's installment of "Ask Piranhamous Anything." If you have a question you'd like "snarked to death," send it to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com. This isn't an advice column. Piranhamous doesn't know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do -- and worse, he doesn't care.... [FishbowlDC]

How CNN Got It Wrong - Posted June 28, 2012
"We want to reset what has just happened," ... [TVNewser]

CNN, FNC Fail in Early Reporting of Health Care Ruling - Posted June 28, 2012
The expediency of TV news is not meeting well with the depth involved in the ruling on the Affordable Care Act of 2010, more commonly known as Obamacare. "Be cautious with us, we're trying to do the best we can," said Bill Hemmer on Fox News,... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: NALEO, SCOTUS, Nightly - Posted June 21, 2012
CNN has NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected Officials) covered. Suzanne Malveaux anchored Newsroom International from the conference; Jim Acosta and Jessica Yellin will report; CNN en Espa ol is there and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 18, 2012
Quotes of the Day Father's Day Treats: "Cleaning the pot after making rice krispy treats." -- Mr. Norah O'Donnell (i.e. Chef Geoff, husband to CBS Chief White House... [FishbowlDC]

Special Reports for Obama Immigration Announcement - Posted June 15, 2012
The president will appear in the Rose Garden at 1:15pmET to announce a change to U.S. immigration policy that will remove the threat of deportation for up to 800,000 people living in the U.S. illegally. ABC News says Diane Sawyer ... [TVNewser]

Candy Crowley Roasted, Toasted at DC Awards Dinner - Posted June 14, 2012
Candy Crowley is the 2012 winner of the American News Women's Club Award for Excellence in Journalism, and the CNN anchor was roasted and toasted at a celebration dinner held at the National Press Club last night. The Hill ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Candy Crowley Roasted, Toasted at DC Awards Dinner - Posted June 14, 2012
Candy Crowley is the 2012 winner of the American News Women's Club Award for Excellence in Journalism, and the CNN anchor was roasted and toasted at a celebration dinner held at the National Press Club last night. The Hill ... [FishbowlNY]

Candy Crowley Roasted, Toasted at DC Awards Dinner - Posted June 14, 2012
Candy Crowley is the 2012 winner of the American News Women's Club Award for Excellence in Journalism, and the CNN anchor was roasted and toasted at a celebration dinner held at the National Press Club last night. The Hill ... [TVNewser]

Scott Walker Wins Wisconsin Recall Vote - Posted June 5, 2012
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Scott Walker Wins Wisconsin Recall Vote - Posted June 5, 2012
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Scott Walker Wins Wisconsin Recall Vote - Posted June 5, 2012
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The Afternoon Ticker: Dean, Blitzer, Woodruff - Posted June 4, 2012
Who is Janice Dean's role model? Her Fox News colleague Megyn Kelly, the meteorologist says. "If I was a young girl coming out of college, she's someone I would aspire to be like; she's very smart, doing great in her career, has kids and a great husband, and ... [TVNewser]

Cable Networks Schedule Primetime Coverage of Wisconsin Recall Election - Posted June 4, 2012
Polls close in the Wisconsin recall election tomorrow night at 9pmET/8pmCT. The cable news networks will cover the results throughout primetime programming. Here's what they have planned. On Fox News, Bret Baier will anc... [TVNewser]

Donald Trump Meets "The Blitz" - Posted May 30, 2012
For reasons that we are having a very hard time understanding, Donald Trump is relevant again. He made the media rounds yesterday as he prepared to appear with Mitt Romney at a campaign event in Las Vegas Tuesday night. He cruised through his media day until he hit a brick wall... [FishbowlDC]

John Berman Leaving ABC News for CNN - Posted May 30, 2012
ABC's John Berman is jumping to CNN, TVNewser has learned. Berman, who is an ABC lifer, will join the morning show "Early Start" as an anchor as well as reporting for CNN programs including "The Situation Room with ... [TVNewser]

Blitzer: 'Donald, You're Beginning to Sound a Little Ridiculous.' Trump: 'I Think You Sound Ridiculous' - Posted May 29, 2012
Wolf Blitzer and Donald Trump just had a ridiculous conversation on CNN. With each calling the other "ridiculous," and Trump also taking a shot at CNN's r... [TVNewser]

Blitzer: 'Donald, You're Beginning to Sound a Little Ridiculous.' Trump: 'I Think You Sound Ridiculous' - Posted May 29, 2012
Wolf Blitzer and Donald Trump just had a ridiculous conversation on CNN. With each calling the other "ridiculous," and Trump also taking a shot at CNN's r... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Blitzer: 'Donald, You're Beginning to Sound a Little Ridiculous.' Trump: 'I Think You Sound Ridiculous' - Posted May 29, 2012
Wolf Blitzer and Donald Trump just had a ridiculous conversation on CNN. With each calling the other "ridiculous," and Trump also taking a shot at CNN's r... [FishbowlNY]

Meta Fish Food - Posted May 29, 2012
(A Sprinkling of Food Things we Think you Ought to Know...) Can Bourdain Save CNN? - Amid the struggling ratings that CNN is facing, there may be a glimmer of hope and, perhaps, a move in an edgier direction for the news network. They have ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Wolf Blitzer Interviews Hamid Karzai - Posted May 21, 2012
CNN's Wolf Blitzer will interview with Afghan President Hamid Karzai this afternoon. Karzai is in the U.S. to attend the NATO Summit in Chicago. Karzai met with President Obama yesterday (pictured). NATO coun... [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]

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]

A Swag Bag to Dive Into - Posted April 27, 2012
Among the perks of a journalist covering the White House Correspondents' Dinner and the events surround it are the gift bags that are doled out at select parties. Last night we collected our first bag of the weekend, and what a delight it was. A big fat thank you to Elle, Lanmark... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf Blitzer's Joint Interview with Secretaries Clinton and Panetta - Posted April 17, 2012
CNN's Wolf Blitzer is on his way on Brussels where he will conduct a joint interview with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense ... [TVNewser]

In Defense of Hilary Rosen - Posted April 16, 2012
As Washington journalists waded through the muck of self-righteousness last week, you'd have thought Hilary Rosen was a pariah for saying that "Ann Romney has never worked a day in her life." WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

Mitt Romney: 'Fox is watched by the true believers' - Posted April 16, 2012
Over the last few months GOP candidates Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich have argued that Fox News was favoring Mitt Romney over them. At a fundraiser in Florida Sunday, Romney seemed to agree with them, at least if the Wall Street Journal ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 16, 2012
Quotes of the Day The Stickler: CNN's Blitzer kicks SNL's Ass "I hate to tell #SNL announcer it's correctly pronounced Ree-Anna not Ree-Ahna. Just ask her to pronounce her name." -- Wolf Blitzer. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 16, 2012
Quotes of the Day The Stickler: CNN's Blitzer kicks SNL's Ass "I hate to tell #SNL announcer it's correctly pronounced Ree-Anna not Ree-Ahna. Just ask her to pronounce her name." -- Wolf Blitzer. ... [PRNewser]

Hilary Rosen is Booked... And Then Not... On NBC's 'Meet the Press' - Posted April 13, 2012
Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen, who apologized to Ann Romney for controversial comments she made on CNN, was booked to... [TVNewser]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted April 13, 2012
Here is this week's installment of "Ask Piranhamous Anything." If you have a question you'd like "snarked to death," send it to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com. This isn't an advice column. Piranhamous doesn't know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do -- and worse, he doesn't... [FishbowlDC]

"Veep" Stars Walk the Carpet in D.C. - Posted April 12, 2012
[caption id="attachment_70290" align="alignright" width="277" caption="Julia Louis-Dreyfuss"][/caption] The cast from HBO's upcoming series "Veep" were in town yesterday to promote the political comedy with a screening at the U.S Institute of Peace. It was mostly peaceful, but packed which made for dicey moments on the red... [PRNewser]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted March 30, 2012
Here is this week's installment of "Ask Piranhamous Anything." If you have a question you'd like "snarked to death," send it to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com. This isn't an advice column. Piranhamous doesn't know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do -- and worse, he doesn't... [FishbowlDC]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted March 30, 2012
Here is this week's installment of "Ask Piranhamous Anything." If you have a question you'd like "snarked to death," send it to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com. This isn't an advice column. Piranhamous doesn't know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do -- and worse, he doesn't... [PRNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Rome Burns, AAJA Convenes, Rubin Births - Posted March 29, 2012
"Rome" the new weekday show hosted by Jim Rome debuts Tuesday at 6pmET on the CBS Sports Network. "Rome" will feature news and opinion on the day's big sports stories with rants and debates that he's known for. FishbowlNY reports the Asian American Journalists Asso... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (CNN Edition): Gupta, Blitzer, Phillips - Posted March 26, 2012
Dr. Sanjay Gupta will begin recording daily features about medical issues through Cumulus Media Networks. Starting in May, Cumulus will offer four daily features exploring topics relating to health and wellness. Two features are designed for news/talk stations with two features geared to a younger audience on music and entertainment stations. Three... [TVNewser]

Iowans Edith and Carolyn go to Washington - Posted March 20, 2012
Look who just made an impromptu visit to the CNN DC bureau. Meet Edith and Carolyn of Clinton County, Iowa fame. Edith Pfeffer and Carolyn Tallet f... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 15, 2012
Quotes of the Day Wolf & Cee Lo: Hip Hop collides with Washington "Ran into @CeeLoGreen at Atlanta Airport. Very nice guy and strong talent." -- CNN's Wolf Blitzer... [FishbowlDC]

Mississippi, Alabama Primary Coverage Ratings - Posted March 14, 2012
As primary nights go, the Mississippi, Alabama and Hawaii contests were probably the least-covered weekday GOP face-offs so far on the cable networks. Fox News and MSNBC stuck to their regular programs last night with a heavy dose of exit poll and vote count coverage. CNN was in primary overload coverage... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mississippi, Alabama Primary Coverage Ratings - Posted March 14, 2012
As primary nights go, the Mississippi, Alabama and Hawaii contests were probably the least-covered weekday GOP face-offs so far on the cable networks. Fox News and MSNBC stuck to their regular programs last night with a heavy dose of exit poll and vote count coverage. CNN was in primary overload coverage... [FishbowlNY]

Dr. Sanjay Gupta and 'Wolfman' - Posted March 14, 2012
After his book part last night -- which Alex attended and writes up here -- CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta is making the ... [TVNewser]

Cablers Gear Up For Coverage of Alabama, Mississippi and Hawaii Primaries - Posted March 12, 2012
Tomorrow Alabama and Mississippi will host GOP primary elections, while Hawaii hosts its GOP caucus. As usual, the cable news channels are presenting special coverage--to varying degrees. CNN has the most special coverage, with a two-hour "America's Choice" special from 8-10... [TVNewser]

Piers Morgan Tonight Getting Guest-Hosts Next Week - Posted March 9, 2012
CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" is following in the footsteps of its predecessor "Larry King Live," and having guest-hosts for all of next week while Morgan is in London filming "Life Stories." Among those filling in for Morgan: Wolf Blitzer, Glee's Jane Lynch... [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]

Washington Caucus Coverage - Posted March 2, 2012
We know you can't wait for Super Tuesday, but hold your horses. First, Washingtonians vote tomorrow. Here's the cable coverage: CNN's Wolf Blitzer leads an hour of coverage from 8-9pmET joined ... [TVNewser]

Network Plans for the Arizona and Michigan Primaries - Posted February 27, 2012
Voters in Michigan and Arizona go to the polls tomorrow. Polls close at 8pmET in Lower Michigan and most of the U.P. And and hour later, at 9pmET, in the Westernmost counties which are in the Central Time Zone. Polls close at 9pmET in Arizona. FNC will be live from 9pm -... [TVNewser]

Washington Examiner Profiles DC's Number One Sports Fan (And CNN's Lead Political Anchor) - Posted February 21, 2012
The Washington Examiner profiles Washington DC's number one sports fan, and he just happens to have a pretty high-profile TV news job as well. CNN... [TVNewser]

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

More Political Coverage for Cable Networks as Week-Long Maine Caucus Concludes - Posted February 11, 2012
Another weekend of political coverage is underway as Maine's week-long GOP caucus concludes this evening. Although Maine's caucus is non-binding, the cable networks will devote special coverage to the results in prime time tonight. Chris Hayes... [TVNewser]

Cable Networks Scale Back Coverage of Tonight's Primary, Caucus Results - Posted February 7, 2012
Voters in three states -- Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri -- will weigh in today on the 2012 GOP Presidential nominee. In a departure from recent ... [TVNewser]

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

Gingrich: No More Journalists Moderating Debates - Posted January 31, 2012
GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says that if he becomes the party nominee, he won't participate in any debates in which reporters are the moderators. We are sorry to break the news to you ... [TVNewser]

Sen. Vitter Insults CNN but Fails Miserably - Posted January 30, 2012
It may have worked the first six times t... [PRNewser]

Sen. Vitter Insults CNN but Fails Miserably - Posted January 30, 2012
It may have worked the first six times t... [FishbowlDC]

Crowds Make Noise During, and Before, CNN Debate - Posted January 26, 2012
There was plenty of noise at the start of tonight's CNN debate, and before it. Erin Burnett hosted her show from the campus of the University of North Florida, with a loud crowd behind her. "A ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Crowds Make Noise During, and Before, CNN Debate - Posted January 26, 2012
There was plenty of noise at the start of tonight's CNN debate, and before it. Erin Burnett hosted her show from the campus of the University of North Florida, with a loud crowd behind her. "A ... [FishbowlNY]

Sunshine Showdown, Part II - Posted January 26, 2012
The stage is set in Jacksonville for the four remaining GOP candidates. After debating earlier this week at the University of South Florida, the candidates head to the University of North Florida where Wolf Blitzer will be moderating tonight's deb... [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]

7.13 Million Watch GOP Debate on NBC - Posted January 24, 2012
The GOP debate last night on NBC drew 7.125 million Total Viewers, making it the second most-watched debate after ABC's GOP debate in Iowa Dec. 10, and the most-watched in the younger demo with 2.588 million viewers. CNN broadcasts the next debate, Thursday night from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville... [morningmedianewsfeed]

7.13 Million Watch GOP Debate on NBC - Posted January 24, 2012
The GOP debate last night on NBC drew 7.125 million Total Viewers, making it the second most-watched debate after ABC's GOP debate in Iowa Dec. 10, and the most-watched in the younger demo with 2.588 million viewers. CNN broadcasts the next debate, Thursday night from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville... [FishbowlNY]

7.13 Million Watch GOP Debate on NBC - Posted January 24, 2012
The GOP debate last night on NBC drew 7.125 million Total Viewers, making it the second most-watched debate after ABC's GOP debate in Iowa Dec. 10, and the most-watched in the younger demo with 2.588 million viewers. CNN broadcasts the next debate, Thursday night from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville... [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]

CNN Kicks Off Week-Long Look at Super PACs - Posted January 23, 2012
With the 2012 election in full swing, CNN is spending the week focusing on Super PACs. The network kicks off an In Depth series today that will focus on what the groups ... [TVNewser]

As South Carolina Polls Close, FNC, NBC Declare Newt Gingrich Winner; CNN Waits - Posted January 21, 2012
At 7pmET as the polls in South Carolina closed, Fox News and MSNBC returned from a commercial break and made the call that Newt Gingrich had won the primary there. On CNN, no call was made despite exit polls showing Gingrich in the lead. "We want ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

As South Carolina Polls Close, FNC, NBC Declare Newt Gingrich Winner; CNN Waits - Posted January 21, 2012
At 7pmET as the polls in South Carolina closed, Fox News and MSNBC returned from a commercial break and made the call that Newt Gingrich had won the primary there. On CNN, no call was made despite exit polls showing Gingrich in the lead. "We want ... [FishbowlNY]

Wolf Shakes his Groove Thing at BET Party - Posted January 18, 2012
According to Page Six: CNN's Wolf Blitzer busted his best moves on the dance floor at the BET Honors after-party in Washington, DC, on Saturday. The Wolfman was spotted dancing with wife Lynn Greenfield ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 11, 2012
Quotes of the Day Big Ball of WHAT? FNC's Greta Van Susteren remarked: "We spotted one of our colleagues crossing the street in Manchester but what really caught our attenti... [FishbowlDC]

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

CNN to Makeover Studio B - Posted January 6, 2012
Today CNN's DC Bureau bids farewell to Studio B. In a memo from Washington Bureau Chief Sam Feist, CNNers learn that programs like "The Situation Room" will no longer be broadcast from that studio -- at least not until the makeover is... [PRNewser]

Fish Food - Posted January 4, 2012
(A Sprinkling of Things we Think you Ought to Know...)                   Edith and Carolyn get punchy with King and Blitz-- The Iowa Caucuses went on and on and on last night. B... [FishbowlDC]

Before the Late Night, CNN Unveiled the 'Weebles' - Posted January 4, 2012
Sure, it doesn't really matter who "won" the Iowa Caucus last night (caucus votes are nonbinding, with delegates chosen at a later date based on the proportion of votes received) but that didn't stop the cable news channel from running late with coverage, and from CNN anchor Anderson Cooper gently mocking... [TVNewser]

CNN Readying New DC Studios For Election Night 2012 - Posted January 3, 2012
By November 6, 2012--election day--CNN will have swanky new studios in Washington DC up and running, a CNN spokesperson tells TVNewser. For today's Iowa Caucus coverage, CNN is basing its coverage out of Atlanta. ... [TVNewser]

CNN's 'Situation Room' Gets A New Look - Posted January 3, 2012
"The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" is kicking off 2012 with a new look. The updated graphics -- a new logo and open -- debuted yesterday afternoon and give the program "a more modern look, more depth and a 3-D feel," a C... [TVNewser]

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

10 Moments That Hooked Us in 2011 - Posted December 31, 2011
The year 2011 was the year the 7-second TV delay failed miserably, that members of Congress behaved badly and Weiner headlines became something of an art form. Today we've pooled our wisdom into ano... [morningmedianewsfeed]

10 Moments That Hooked Us in 2011 - Posted December 31, 2011
The year 2011 was the year the 7-second TV delay failed miserably, that members of Congress behaved badly and Weiner headlines became something of an art form. Today we've pooled our wisdom into ano... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 22, 2011
INCONSIDERATE CELL PHONE MAN: Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and his big buttocks captured in the Delta Crown lounge at Reagan National Airport Wednesday afternoon. The congressman chats away on his cell phone, talking about first lady Michelle Obama's "... [FishbowlDC]

Death of Kim Jong-il, From Twitter to Cable, 50 Hours Later - Posted December 18, 2011
Not long after the news of the death of North Korea's Kim Jong-il broke, just after 10pmET tonight, "Kim Jong" and "Pyongyang" began trending on Twitter. The death of a ruling world leader -- in this case a supreme leader -- would be instant news around the globe. But the fact... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Death of Kim Jong-il, From Twitter to Cable, 50 Hours Later - Posted December 18, 2011
Not long after the news of the death of North Korea's Kim Jong-il broke, just after 10pmET tonight, "Kim Jong" and "Pyongyang" began trending on Twitter. The death of a ruling world leader -- in this case a supreme leader -- would be instant news around the globe. But the fact... [FishbowlNY]

Death of Kim Jong-il, From Twitter to Cable, 50 Hours Later - Posted December 18, 2011
Not long after the news of the death of North Korea's Kim Jong-il broke, just after 10pmET tonight, "Kim Jong" and "Pyongyang" began trending on Twitter. The death of a ruling world leader -- in this case a supreme leader -- would be instant news around the globe. But the fact... [TVNewser]

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

Pearl Harbor Remembered - Posted December 7, 2011
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Pearl Harbor Remembered - Posted December 7, 2011
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Pearl Harbor Remembered - Posted December 7, 2011
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Wolf Blitzer 'Beat Boxes' On the 'Soul Train Awards' - Posted December 5, 2011
Last year, CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer learned how to do the "Dougie" at the BET "Soul Train Awards." We were wondering what "The Blitz... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Wolf Blitzer 'Beat Boxes' On the 'Soul Train Awards' - Posted December 5, 2011
Last year, CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer learned how to do the "Dougie" at the BET "Soul Train Awards." We were wondering what "The Blitz... [FishbowlNY]

Wolf Blitzer 'Beat Boxes' On the 'Soul Train Awards' - Posted December 5, 2011
Last year, CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer learned how to do the "Dougie" at the BET "Soul Train Awards." We were wondering what "The Blitz... [TVNewser]

Kermit the Frog Makes the Rounds From DC - Posted December 1, 2011
Muppets ringleader Kermit the Frog is in Washington, DC today to light the national Christmas tree with the Obama family. While he was there, Kermit made time for interviews with CBS's Bob Schieffer and CNN's T.J. Holmes to dish on everything from Miss Pig... [TVNewser]

Statement From Herman Cain's Lawyer About Latest Sexual Allegations Could Hurt More Than Help - Posted November 28, 2011
Herman Cain broke the news today that he's going to be accused of being an adulterer. Seriously, are The Daily Show writers running this campaign? WTF Herman Cain! WTF! While on CNN's ... [AgencySpy]

WAGA Gets Exclusive Interview With Woman Who Claims a 13-Year Affair with Herman Cain - Posted November 28, 2011
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Herman Cain Denies Affair: 'Here We Go Again' - Posted November 28, 2011
Over the Thanksgiving weekend, Dale Russell an investigative reporter at WAGA, the Fox station in Atlanta interviewed businesswoman Ginger White, who told of having a ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Herman Cain Denies Affair: 'Here We Go Again' - Posted November 28, 2011
Over the Thanksgiving weekend, Dale Russell an investigative reporter at WAGA, the Fox station in Atlanta interviewed businesswoman Ginger White, who told of having a ... [FishbowlNY]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 28, 2011
Quotes of the Day -- the post holiday edition HuffPost's Sam Stein's potential Chanukah present from Ralph Lauren: "Is this sweater a joke? (mom wants to get me it for Chanukah)." ... [FishbowlDC]

Introducing 'The Blitz' - Posted November 23, 2011
At last night's CNN debate, there was a bit of levity when Herman Cain referred to moderator Wolf Blitzer as "Blitz": ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 23, 2011
Quotes of the Day The Keen Observer "Did Ari Fleischer come directly from a crack house? I've got Samsonites smaller than those bags under his eyes." -- Reason Magazin... [FishbowlDC]

Is Wolf Blitzer Ready for 'Bullies like Gingrich?' - Posted November 22, 2011
It might look like the three other debates held on CNN this primary season, but the photo above is the stage for tonight's GOP debate -- the 11th of the primary season. CNN is teaming up with The Heritage Foundation and the American Enterprise Institute for the debate at the DAR... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Toasts Larry King - Posted November 15, 2011
Katie Couric emceed last night's Friars Club toast (not roast) to Larry King. Donald Trump... [TVNewser]

CNN To Host GOP Debate on National Security, Foreign Policy - Posted November 9, 2011
Wolf Blitzer will moderate a Republican presidential primary debate focused on national security and foreign policy on November 22, CNN announced today. CNN will team up with The Heritage Foundation and the American Enterprise Institute fo... [TVNewser]

Eric Sherling Rejoins CNN as Director of DC Programming - Posted November 9, 2011
More job moves coming from the CNN Washington DC bureau. Eric Sherling, the former EP of "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" before leaving for ABC's "Good ... [TVNewser]

Cablers Cover Herman Cain's Response To Sexual Harassment Accusations - Posted November 8, 2011
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CNN Chief: Programming Should Have a Point of View, But Remain Non-Ideological - Posted November 7, 2011
In the latest issue of Broadcasting & Cable, Andrea Morabito has a wide-ranging interview with CNN/U.S. executive VP ... [TVNewser]

Washington Fetes Whitaker's Family Memoir - Posted October 28, 2011
[caption id="attachment_54600" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="Whitaker with wife Alexis Gelber "][/caption] Looking for a way to pass the time while you wait out this weekend's wintry weather? If so, you're in luck because Mark Whitaker... [FishbowlDC]

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]

CNN Rebrands Politics & Election Coverage - Posted October 5, 2011
For several election cycles CNN has used the branding CNN = Politics and "America Votes" for their political coverage. But as of today, that's changing. TVNewser has learned CNN is making a slight rebrand this election cycle. CNN POLITICS replaces CNN = Politics and "America's Choice 2012" replaces "America Votes." We he... [TVNewser]

Fox Newsers Greeted by CNN's New Guard - Posted September 28, 2011
A peculiar welcome wagon awaited Brit Hume and ... [PRNewser]

Fox News/Google Debate: The Review Roundup - Posted September 23, 2011
Last night Fox News hosted its latest Republican debate, this time with Google as a co-sponsor. What did the media reporters and observers think of the format and questions? The Washington Post's Erik Wemple ... [TVNewser]

Shhh...A Private Party at Carville's Abode - Posted September 16, 2011
On Wednesday night we hear that James Carville (D) and Mary Matalin (R) held court at their Old Town residence for a private discussion in preparation for their participation in the Bipartisan Policy Center's Third Annual Political Summit, November 16th in New Orleans. ... [FishbowlDC]

Lewis Black Says Fox News Gives Him Eczema - Posted September 14, 2011
Comedian Lewis Black likes to make a scene out of clearing his throat. He has been known to tell audiences to "Shut the f-ck up" and to heckle anyone who even looks at him funny during a performance. Last night at the grand opening of The Fillmore in Silver Spring, Md.,... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 13, 2011
Quotes of the Day Shhh... "It is amazing how often anonymous quotes in Politico set the political agenda." -- WaPo Plumline Blogger Greg Sargent. Congresswom... [FishbowlDC]

CNN (And the Candidates) Prep for Tonight's CNN Tea Party Debate - Posted September 12, 2011
CNN is in the final stages of preparing for tonight's CNN Tea Party Debate. The candidates are as well, as the exclusive photo to the right shows. That is Texas Governor Rick Perry standing behind his podium, giving him a chance to see what the auditorium will look like, and CNN a... [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]

Search Continues for Son of CNN Editor - Posted August 24, 2011
The family of Stephen DeDakis has stepped up their search for the missing 22 year old who was last seen Saturday. They have set up this Facebook page with hopes of gener... [FishbowlDC]

Covering the Imminent Fall of Tripoli - Posted August 21, 2011
CNN is going into overdrive tonight covering what Libyan rebels hope is the imminent fall of Tripoli. CNN is simulcasting CNN International programming anchored by Hala Gorani and Michael Holmes... [GalleyCat]

Blitzer Lands POTUS Interview - Posted August 16, 2011
CNN's Wolf Blitzer caught up with President Obama today in Peosta, Iowa. The two discussed a variety of topics from domestic economic and international issues to 2012 politics. The interview airs on "Th... [PRNewser]

Summer Superlatives Class of 2011 Winners - Posted August 15, 2011
With the help of our friends from the Florida Election Board, we've tallied up the votes for FishbowlDC's Summer Superlatives competition and are now ready to announce the Class of 2011 winners. To earn their titles and Fishbowl fame, each of these honorees won more votes in their respective... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf Blitzer Snags Obama Iowa Interview - Posted August 15, 2011
•CNN's Wolf Blitzer will interview President Obama from Iowa tomorrow in the middle of the president's Midwest bus tour.. "The Situation Room" will air live from the state this afternoon, in advance of the interview. CNN says subjects discussed will include the economy and the 2012 election.... [TVNewser]

It's Summer Superlatives Time! - Posted August 10, 2011
Our sister blog FishbowlDC is in the middle of its Summer Superlatives poll, and plenty of TV news personalities are in the running. In the "best on-air personality" category, the ... [TVNewser]

CNN Features 10 Year Old's iReport Honoring His Father, Who Died in Afghan Helicopter Crash - Posted August 10, 2011
In one of the more touching iReport submissions in recent memory, 10 year old Brayden Nichols submitted a photo of his father, Bryan Nichols, who was killed in Afghanistan in teh attack that took down a helicopter carrying a team of Navy SEALs and Afghan soldiers. CNN's Wolf Blitzer featured the photo--and... [TVNewser]

July 2011 Ratings: AC360, 'Piers Morgan' Up for CNN, 'American Morning' Down - Posted August 2, 2011
CNN saw slight gains across the board in July -- in total day viewers, the network saw a +9% increase in total viewers and a +11% increase in the A25-54 demographic when compared to July 2010. Primetime gains were larger, with CNN seeing a +19% increase in total viewers and a... [TVNewser]

Debt Deal Negotiations Keep Some Anchors Very Busy - Posted August 1, 2011
The debt deal negotiations Sunday kept some anchors working all day (and night) long. On ABC... [GalleyCat]

Debt Deal Negotiations Keep Some Anchors Very Busy - Posted August 1, 2011
The debt deal negotiations Sunday kept some anchors working all day (and night) long. On ABC... [TVNewser]

CNN Launching Civil Rights Forum Series - Posted July 30, 2011
CNN, along with the James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference at Emory University, and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, are joining forced to launch a series of dialogues addressing important issues of the day. Dubbed the CNN Dialogues, the inaugural discussion will focus on... [TVNewser]

Wolf to Host Forum With Edward James Olmos - Posted July 28, 2011
CNN "Situation Room" Host ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Sanjay Gupta, Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper. Who Would Larry King Rather 'F**k, Marry or Kill'? - Posted July 25, 2011
In a bizarre but highly entertaining interview, GQ gets former CNN host Larry King to play "F**k Marry Kill," ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted July 14, 2011
Quotes of the Day -- The Dave Weigel Edition ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's John King: He's What's for Dinner - Posted July 6, 2011
CNN's fall lineup has a slight switch for John King USA. His program moves from the 7 p.m. time slot to 6p.m. Erin Burnett assumes the 7p.... [FishbowlDC]

Erin Burnett to 7pm on CNN; John King USA up to 6pm; Anderson Cooper moves to 8pm - Posted July 6, 2011
... [TVNewser]

Top 10 Reasons to Read the Kurt Bardella Profile in Washingtonian - Posted June 30, 2011
Even before Luke Mullins finished conducting interviews for his profile on Kurt Bardella for the July edition of Washingtonian, there was a general fatigue amongst reporters and political aides who felt the sto... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 17, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY "...Choosing a tie like that -- one that's impossible to ignore -- when you're resigning just suggests one thing: maybe you actually enjoy all this attention. Which means you really are an a--hole, after all."... [FishbowlDC]

Rep. Anthony Weiner to Resign over Sexting Scandal - Posted June 16, 2011
Moments after the The New York Times broke the news that Rep. Anthony Weiner would be stepping down -- around 9:35amET -- the cable channels went into rolling coverage. It appears our weeks-long national nightmare is about to be over. Weiner is holding a news conferenc... [TVNewser]

Good Afternoon FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 13, 2011
Please excuse the tardiness today. We've been tending to news, lunch, questions from readers about ugly footwear on Twitter and garden variety laziness. Enjoy the weekend thoughts from some of your favorite (or least favorite) Washington journos and other random personalities. QUOTES of the DAY ... [FishbowlDC]

Feist to Bureau: "CNN Senior Mgt. Behind JK USA" - Posted June 8, 2011
Earlier today, CNN's Sam Feist held his first staff briefing since accepting the position of Washington bureau chief for the network. Insiders tell FishbowlDC that Feist applauded his team's poise under pressure duri... [PRNewser]

How Journos Handle Delicate Underwear Verbiage - Posted June 2, 2011
Today we take a penetrating look at how journalists (and comedian Jon Stewart) tackle the terrain of describing a photograph that may or may not be Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) suspicious package. Cox Radio's Jamie Dupree gets the creativity award for this one, and not only because of the name of... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 2, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY ... [FishbowlDC]

Weinergate: Rep. Anthony Weiner does one-on-one interviews with networks - Posted June 1, 2011
NBC's Luke Russert, Fox News's Bret Baier, CBS's Nancy Cordes, CNN's Wolf Blitzer and ABC's Jo... [TVNewser]

CNN shows go on, despite series of power outages - Posted June 1, 2011
The power is still not fully restored in the neighborhood that is home to CNN's Washington Bureau. The network may need to produce today's late afternoon shows on generator power after a series of outages left the network without primary and backup power for several hours l... [TVNewser]

Power out at CNN DC - Posted May 31, 2011
A power outage has hit the CNN Washington DC bureau less than an hour before the network turns over two hour of programming -- "The Situation Room" -- to the bureau. TVNewser hears Wolf Blitzer's show will be broadcasting from the plaza in ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Power out at CNN DC - Posted May 31, 2011
A power outage has hit the CNN Washington DC bureau less than an hour before the network turns over two hour of programming -- "The Situation Room" -- to the bureau. TVNewser hears Wolf Blitzer's show will be broadcasting from the plaza in ... [FishbowlNY]

Power out at CNN DC - Posted May 31, 2011
A power outage has hit the CNN Washington DC bureau less than an hour before the network turns over two hour of programming -- "The Situation Room" -- to the bureau. TVNewser hears Wolf Blitzer's show will be broadcasting from the plaza in ... [TVNewser]

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

President Obama Addresses Parliament - Posted May 25, 2011
This morning, beginning at 10:50 AM, president Obama addressed Britain's Parliament. CNN covered it is a co-production with CNNI anchored by Wolf Blitzer, Suzanne Malveaux, Richard Quest, ... [TVNewser]

CNN/U.S., CNNi Plan Netanyahu Congressional Address Simulcast - Posted May 24, 2011
While many CNN anchors remain in Joplin, MO, including John King, Ali Velshi, Anderson Cooper and ... [TVNewser]

Time-People Party a Blend of Pomp, Cynicism and Booze - Posted May 4, 2011
The fallout from WHCD continues. The TIME-People party on Friday night at the St. Regis was jammed with members of the media with nearly all networks and publications represented. We spotted CNN's Wolf Blitzer by the bar, NBC's Norah O'Donnell by the couches, FNC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Bin Laden Killed: Fox News, CNN Speculation Mashup of Sunday Night's News - Posted May 3, 2011
From the time CNN and Fox News first reported "something" was going to happen at the White House, until the news that Osama Bin Laden was dead, and President Obama actually address the nation, there was a lot... and we mean, a lot of speculation. "Please ladies and gentleman, forgive my... [SocialTimes.com]

Bin Laden Killed: Wolf was Watching the Caps Game - Posted May 2, 2011
Today on CNN, Wolf Blitzer talked about where he was when he got the news last night. He was in his kitchen, watching the Washington Capitals game (they lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning), when he got a call from Sam Feist, DC bureau senior executive. Recounting the night with anchor... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bin Laden Killed: Wolf was Watching the Caps Game - Posted May 2, 2011
Today on CNN, Wolf Blitzer talked about where he was when he got the news last night. He was in his kitchen, watching the Washington Capitals game (they lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning), when he got a call from Sam Feist, DC bureau senior executive. Recounting the night with anchor... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Bin Laden Killed: Cable Channels Call In Big Guns To Cover the News - Posted May 2, 2011
Updated: With the unexpected announcement that President Obama would be making a statement late Sunday night, the cable news channels scrambled to get their top anchors on-air. Fox News was first to confirm the news that Osama Bin Laden was dead at 10:40 PM ET. Geraldo Rivera was at the desk at... [TVNewser]

Speaking Words of Wisdom - Posted May 1, 2011
'Tis the graduation season once again. And that means numerous commencement speeches from TV journos and analysts. Here now, then, is TVNewser's fourth annual list of who's-speaking-where-and-when (in alphabetical order): CNBC's Maria Bartirom... [TVNewser]

TVNewsers take TIME to Party - Posted April 30, 2011
Last night People & TIME hosted their White House Correspondents' Dinner cocktail party at the St. Regis in DC. The event drew a mix of celebs and media. Several tvnewsers from ABC, CNN, NBC, MSNBC and FNC showed up including: Norah O'Donnell (below, left with Arianna Huffington, Savannah Guthrie (bel... [TVNewser]

CNN and Time Host GOP Freshman Roundtable - Posted April 13, 2011
Last night at the Capitol Hill Visitor's Center, CNN's Brianna Keilar and TIME's Jay Newton-Small hosted a joint roundtable with four GOP Freshman: Ann Marie Buerkle from New York, Georgia's Tom Graves, Paul Gosar of Arizona and Raul Labrador from we... [FishbowlDC]

Cable Plans for Obama's Deficit Reduction Speech - Posted April 13, 2011
The cable networks are planning special coverage around Pres. Obama's fiscal responsibility address at George Washington University this afternoon. On CNN, Wolf Blitzer, along with ... [TVNewser]

Down to the Wire Deal Keeps Government Open and Cablers Reporting - Posted April 8, 2011
Around 10:30, the cable networks began reporting on a deal to keep the government running. The ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Down to the Wire Deal Keeps Government Open and Cablers Reporting - Posted April 8, 2011
Around 10:30, the cable networks began reporting on a deal to keep the government running. The ... [FishbowlNY]

Wolf Spices Up the QVC Message Board - Posted April 8, 2011
"I think Wolf Blitzer is hot...is he single?" This post showed up this week on, of all places, QVC's online forum. And it quickl... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Steve Harrigan to Nic Robertson: 'It's unfathomable that a journalist could go on the air, without getting his facts straight' - Posted March 22, 2011
During ... [TVNewser]

Steve Harrigan to Nic Robertson: 'It's unfathomable that a journalist could go on the air, without getting his facts straight' - Posted March 22, 2011
During ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Steve Harrigan to Nic Robertson: 'It's unfathomable that a journalist could go on the air, without getting his facts straight' - Posted March 22, 2011
During ... [FishbowlNY]

Fox News 'Human Shields' Claim 'Outrageous,' Says CNN Correspondent - Posted March 22, 2011
Last night we told you about Fox reporting that journalists in Libya were being used as "human shields," which lead to an airstrike being called off at the last minute. Later in the evening, on CNN's The Situation R... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fox News 'Human Shields' Claim 'Outrageous,' Says CNN Correspondent - Posted March 22, 2011
Last night we told you about Fox reporting that journalists in Libya were being used as "human shields," which lead to an airstrike being called off at the last minute. Later in the evening, on CNN's The Situation R... [FishbowlNY]

CNN's Robertson Calls FNC's 'Human Shield' Claims "Outrageous and Hypocritical" - Posted March 21, 2011
CNN senior international correspondent Nic Robertson responded to the Fox News allegations that reporters (including Reuters and CNN) in Libya were being used by Gadhafi's forces as a "human shield to prevent allied fighter planes from coming in and attacking a certain position." On CNN's Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer this... [PRNewser]

CNN's Robertson Calls FNC's 'Human Shield' Claims "Outrageous and Hypocritical" - Posted March 21, 2011
CNN senior international correspondent Nic Robertson responded to the Fox News allegations that reporters (including Reuters and CNN) in Libya were being used by Gadhafi's forces as a "human shield to prevent allied fighter planes from coming in and attacking a certain position." On CNN's Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer this... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Nic Robertson: 'Human Shield' Claims 'Are outrageous and it's absolutely hypocritical' - Posted March 21, 2011
CNN's Nic Robertson appeared on "The Situation Room" this afternoon, where he threw cold water on the claims made earlier in the day that CNN and other journalists were used as "human shields" by the Ghadafi regime. "Wolf, this allegation is outrageous and it's absolutely hypocritical," Robertson told anchor ... [TVNewser]

Baltimore Sun Thinks CNN and Wolf Blitzer Are On Fire - Posted March 21, 2011
Wolfy is smirking for good reason. David Zurawik, TV critic for the Baltimore Sun has some very kind words for CNN about their coverage of the situation in Libya and the Japanese earthquake, and for a... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 21, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY D.C. journos chime in on Libya bombings "Fuck. Another war." - Washington Examiner's Tim Carney. "Massive anti-war protests against Obama in 3,2, never." - Slate... [FishbowlDC]

With Obama in Brazil, Clinton in France, and news from Libya, no slow Saturday for News Nets - Posted March 19, 2011
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The other international news - Posted March 16, 2011
While much of the cable and broadcast news time is being spent in Japan, the networks are also keeping their eyes on the situation in North Africa and the Middle East. CNN's Wolf Blitzer, CBS News' W... [TVNewser]

CNN Tokyo Producer Stays Dialed in During Earthquake (VIDEO) - Posted March 11, 2011
While the news media continues to cover the 8.9 earthquake in Japan and the tsunami that followed, it's important to note they were also affected by the quake. Here's video from inside CNN's Tokyo bureau showing one diligent staffer who stays on the phone, while half under her desk. ... [TVNewser]

Wolf Shines at RTDNF First Amendment Awards - Posted March 11, 2011
The Radio Television Digital News Foundation held court last night at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Washington D.C.. Journalists from around the country attended the black-tie affair to celebrate the 2011 First Amendment Award recipients: CNN's... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Surprise: Gridiron Welcomes Bon Jovi - Posted March 8, 2011
Jon Bon Jovi and his wife, Dorothea will attend this Saturday's Gridiron dinner as the guests of Vanity Fair's Todd Purdum. The Gridiron Show includes a parody of "Livin' on a Prayer," which prompted in... [FishbowlDC]

Cameos Galore in "Adjustment Bureau" - Posted March 7, 2011
Several journos and political media figures make cameo appearances in Matt Damon's new movie, "The Adjustment Bureau" in which Damon plays a politician running for a New York Senate seat. In the film: CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf Blitzes the Late Late Show With Near-Perfect Middle Eastern Pronunciation - Posted February 28, 2011
"The Late Late Show" welcomed CNN's Wolf Blitzer last week with host Craig Ferguson praising him as the "Great American Journalist." Traditionally, late late... [FishbowlDC]

Hey, Isn't That... - Posted February 27, 2011
Kathy Griffin? The kooky comic was spotted at L2 on Friday night. Griffin, who had just wrapped a performance at the Kennedy Ce... [TVNewser]

Cable Newsers Take to the Late-Night Talk Shows - Posted February 23, 2011
The last few days have seen a flurry of TV news personalities taker to the late night talk shows. With the situation in the Middle East still evolving rapidly, and the protests in Wisconsin, there has been plenty to talk about. On Monday, CNN's Wolf Blitzer stopped by CBS' "Late Late Show"... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 23, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Ben Wedeman Reports from Inside Libya - Posted February 21, 2011
CNN's Cairo bureau chief Ben Wedeman has made it into Libya -- the first western TV journalist to report from inside the nation as it descends into chaos... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN's Ben Wedeman Reports from Inside Libya - Posted February 21, 2011
CNN's Cairo bureau chief Ben Wedeman has made it into Libya -- the first western TV journalist to report from inside the nation as it descends into chaos... [FishbowlNY]

CNN's Ben Wedeman Reports from Inside Libya - Posted February 21, 2011
CNN's Cairo bureau chief Ben Wedeman has made it into Libya -- the first western TV journalist to report from inside the nation as it descends into chaos... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer has 'the same power as the American president' ? - Posted February 18, 2011
On a recent trip to North Korea, Foreign Affairs Vice Minister Kim Kye Gwan greeted CNN's Wolf Blitzer by saying (through a translator): "I'm personally very happy to meet with you, Mr. Wolf, who I ... [TVNewser]

Kiwi Journo Catches Blitzer on the Fly - Posted February 15, 2011
James Robinson, a writer for New Zealand magazine Werewolf, just returned from a trip to Washington and writes about his adventure here. Best part: the first thing he s... [FishbowlDC]

News About the Egyptian Revolution Came from Across the Media Spectrum - Posted February 11, 2011
[caption id="attachment_15074" align="alignnone" width="438" caption="Egyptians celebrating news that President Mubarak is stepping down. Photo: Dylan Martinez, Reuters"][/caption] Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak finally ... [PRNewser]

More Arrivals, More Delays as American Journalists Enter Egypt - Posted January 31, 2011
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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]

Which Cabler Mentioned Sarah Palin the Most in 2010? It's Not Who You Think - Posted January 26, 2011
The Hollywood Reporter took it upon themselves to count how many times each cabler spoke about Sarah Palin last year. The network that ran Palin segments a whopping 512 times in 20... [TVNewser]

Exclusive Group of Journos Dine With POTUS - Posted January 25, 2011
TIPS FROM THE POOL...INTO THE DEEP END Hearst's Chuck Lewis noted in a White House Pool Report this afternoon that a small group of journalists were preparing to dine with President Obama. One can only assume pre-S... [PRNewser]

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]

State of CNNPolitics.com Preparations for State of the Union - Posted January 19, 2011
CNNPolitics.com is all ears for President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday,... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Ratings Analysis: Tucson Memorial Service a Big Draw For Cable News Channels - Posted January 13, 2011
The memorial service honoring the victims of the Tucson shooting was a big draw for the three cable news channels last night. Fox News led the way, drawing nearly three million viewers in primetime, including 725,000 A 25-54. The network drew around three and a half million viewers during the service itself,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ratings Analysis: Tucson Memorial Service a Big Draw For Cable News Channels - Posted January 13, 2011
The memorial service honoring the victims of the Tucson shooting was a big draw for the three cable news channels last night. Fox News led the way, drawing nearly three million viewers in primetime, including 725,000 A 25-54. The network drew around three and a half million viewers during the service itself,... [FishbowlNY]

The Onion News Network On CNN, FNC, MSNBC: 'We Will Never Misinform The Public As Much As They Do' - Posted January 13, 2011
Earlier today IFC held a lunch to celebrate the launch of its own cable news operation, The Onion News Network. Anchors "Brooke Alvarez" (played by former Fox News Channel anchor Suzanne Sena). "Tucker Hope" (played by ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted January 10, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Photograph by Politico's Meredith Shiner from University of Arizona Medical Center Editor pledges more civility "Had so many sen... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Makeup Artist Escorted Out of Building - Posted January 7, 2011
CNN makeup artist Skip Smith was fired and escorted out of the building on Thursday at 11 a.m., FishbowlDC sources have learned. Word has it that this is a bitter pill to swallow for many at the network who saw him as beloved. Smith, approximately 61, is known as "an institution" at... [PRNewser]

Cablers Ready for Live 112th Congress Coverage - Posted January 5, 2011
Today marks the first day of the 112th Congress, which brings with it several ceremonies --- including the swearing-in and the election of the Speaker of the House. The cablers are all ready for the coverage. Fox News Channel will start their coverage within normal programming at 11:30amET, which will include repo... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted December 29, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Prepping you all for CNN Ed Henry's Hula video. Journos are just like the rest of us: They get help from friends "Correction from previous pool report: brown SHORTS, not shirts. Thanks to eagle-eyed po... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Life Editor Names Party Has-Beens - Posted December 27, 2010
On Sunday, Washington's well-known PR duo of Jayne Sandman and Barbara Martin graced the cover of NYT's Style section in a gushing profile that could only be construed as positive. What wasn't surprising to D.C. journos is their elevated name recognition, Marti... [FishbowlDC]

Good Afternoon FishbowlDC Readers - Posted December 23, 2010
Dear Readers, Apologies for the delay today...I was conducting a very off-the-wall and charm-filled interview. More on that later...Betsy QUOTES of the DAY This photograph is via @WestWingReport. It's the Oval Office as seen from the White House Rose Garden. ... [PRNewser]

Even North Koreans Watch 'The Situation Room' - Posted December 22, 2010
CNN's Wolf Blitzer just returned from a trip to North Korea, where he accompanied former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson on a private diplomatic mission. Very few TV news journalists get to go to the secretive and closed-off communist state, though Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren has made the tr... [TVNewser]

Wolf Goes to North Korea Sans Producer - Posted December 16, 2010
CNN's Wolf Blitzer is flying solo on his trip to North Korea this week. FishbowlDC has learned that Blitzer's producer is not traveling with him and that he's going there on his own. Blitzer plans to meet up with New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson for a four-day trip... [FishbowlDC]

Enquiring Minds Speculate: What Will Dodd Do Now? - Posted December 3, 2010
What will Dodd do next? Wild speculation was in the air last night atop the offices of the Bipartisan Policy Center, which was formed by former Senate Majority Leaders, Dole, Daschle, Mitchell and Baker. Former Ag Sec. Dan Glickman, a BPC Senio... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Introduces Piers Morgan on 'The Situation Room' - Posted December 3, 2010
CNN introduced Piers Morgan on "The Situation Room" last night. Wolf Blitzer ran through the anchor's resume to introduce the man who is replacing Larry King... [TVNewser]

Cablers Cover Charles Rangel Censure Vote - Posted December 2, 2010
Just before 6 PM ET, all three cable news channels covered the House vote to censure Representative Charles Rangel (D-NY). Wolf Blitzer anchored for CNN, Chris Matthews for MSNBC and Bret Baier broke into the end of ... [TVNewser]

Journos Raise 75K for CNN Camerman: 'We Wake up Knowing we Did a Great Thing' - Posted November 18, 2010
Jerry Thompson (back to camera) embraces John Wallace, a cameraman for Fox News who organized the fundraiser. FNC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf Blitzer (AKA Wolf E. Fresh) Does 'The Dougie' (VIDEO) - Posted November 13, 2010
On Thursday, we showed you pictures of CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer at the Soul Train Awards. Well now there is video. Presenting, for the first and probably only time, the dynamic duo of Doug E. Fresh and Wolf E. Fresh, doing "The Dougie": ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Wolf Blitzer Accepts a 'Soul Train' Award - Posted November 11, 2010
Yes, that is Wolf Blitzer on stage at the 2010 Soul Train Awards. No, he didn't win one. Blitzer was a presenter at this year's awards, which were held near CNN's world headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia last night. The photo above is of him acce... [TVNewser]

"Twitter is not to be a triumph of technology but of humanity" - Biz Stone - Posted November 10, 2010
Biz Stone made an appearance on Wolf Blitzer's The Situation Room last night, and answered some rapid-fire, 140-character questions from Blitzer and Twitter users. A l... [AllTwitter]

Republican Strategist: It Was Definitely Marijuana - Posted November 5, 2010
Tonight's edition of Real Time with Bill Maher should be very interesting. That's because after host Bill Maher ... [FishbowlLA]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 4, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Compassion "I always feel bad for the loser believe it or not." -- FNC "On the Record" host Greta Van Susteren... [FishbowlDC]

Chong's Cause Goes Up in Smoke - Posted November 3, 2010
Stoners across the state are crying in their Fruit Loops this morning, trying to figure out how many joints they will have to smoke on the QT before another shot at California legalization in 2012. Still, the residual media buzz from Proposition 19 ... [FishbowlLA]

Election 2010: Technology Front and Center for CNN's Midterm Election Coverage - Posted October 26, 2010
CNN has announced its coverage plans for the 2010 midterm elections. As in previous elections, new technology will be a major part of the coverage, with returning favorites like the "magic wall" and "data wall' being joined by the "CNN Election Matrix," which will break down data in a visual way. The... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 25, 2010
Blitzer plugs Millionaire Matchmaker "Really good article in NYTimes about Millionaire Ma... [FishbowlDC]

Fallon, Blitzer and Balls (There's No Way to Make This Polite...) - Posted October 18, 2010
Take late-night talk show host Jimmy Fallon and CNN's Wolf Blitzer and a song called "Balls in my... [FishbowlDC]

Fundraiser for Veteran CNN Cameraman Jerry Thompson & His Family - Posted October 17, 2010
A lot of notable tvnewsers will be at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar in Washington, DC next month, all to help out CNN cameraman Jerry Thompson and his family: Wolf Blitzer, John King, Dana Milbank, ... [TVNewser]

Party with the 'Powerful' at Time's "40 Under 40" Party Tonight - Posted October 14, 2010
Time celebrates its first list of "40 under 40" Rising Stars in U.S. Politics tonight with a party in Washington at Zentan Restaurant. Those expected in the crowd include Time Managing Editor, Richard Stengel, W... [FishbowlDC]

Blitzer & Brokaw Moderate Upcoming Debates - Posted October 12, 2010
A couple programming notes related to the midterm elections: Tonight NBC's Tom Brokaw moderates the final California Gubernatorial debate between Meg Whitman (R) and Jerry Brown (D). The debate will air live on NBC stations in Los... [TVNewser]

Huffington's Backyard Book Bash - Posted October 6, 2010
National Journal's Matt Cooper hides from the paparazzi behind one of Arianna's book-themed pillows. Arianna Huffington made a splash last night at the home of ... [FishbowlDC]

Insider Reacts to Former CNN Anchor Rick Sanchez Firing for Controversial Comments - Posted October 4, 2010
As we reported on Friday, CNN abruptly fired afternoon anchor Rick Sanchez. During a 20-minute satellite radio interview on Thursday, Sanchez made derogatory comments about Jews, his former empl... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Insider Reacts to Former CNN Anchor Rick Sanchez Firing for Controversial Comments - Posted October 4, 2010
As we reported on Friday, CNN abruptly fired afternoon anchor Rick Sanchez. During a 20-minute satellite radio interview on Thursday, Sanchez made derogatory comments about Jews, his former empl... [FishbowlNY]

CNNPolitics.com Sports a New Look - Posted September 28, 2010
CNN.com spruced up its CNNPolitics.com in time for the buildup to the midterm elections. New features include: "The Top 5," a da... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

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

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]

Patricia DiCarlo Named EP of 'The Situation Room' - Posted August 31, 2010
CNN's "The Situation Room" is getting a new executive producer. Patricia DiCarlo, who had been senior producer on the program, is getting bumped up to EP. The program's previous EP, Eric Sh... [TVNewser]

Fishbowl's Finest: Suzanne Malveaux - Posted August 25, 2010
If you like this broadcast beauty, you're in luck because she's filling in for ... [FishbowlDC]

Lisa Sylvester Gives Birth to Baby Girl - Posted August 20, 2010
CNN's Lisa Sylvester has left the Situation Room ... for a few months anyway. Yesterday, the CNNer gave birth to a 7 pound 9 ounce baby girl, Amelia Marie Tedesco. Mom and Dad are doing great. Amelia joins an older brother. ... [TVNewser]

Your Situation Room or Mine? - Posted August 11, 2010
CNN's Wolf Blitzer and President Obama's National Security Adviser Gen. James Jones had a bonding moment today. Jones came into CNN's "Situation Room" for an interview. During the interview, Jones gave Blitzer a coin from the real ... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf Blitzer Celebrates 5 years in The Situation Room - Posted August 8, 2010
Five years ago today "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer went on the air -- the once three-hour, afternoon newscast with its wall of video monitors (not always color-corrected), was revolutionary at the time. "When our Washington bureau chief ... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer Reveals His Most Embarrassing On-Air Moment - Posted August 3, 2010
CNN's Wolf Blitzer, who celebrated his 20th anniversary at the cable news channel in May, answered 20 questions from The Hill about his experiences th... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's O'Donnell Show Adds Former George W. Bush Press Secretary as Producer - Posted August 3, 2010
Via Politico's Playbook: PAM STEVENS will be Senior Planning/Editorial Producer for MSNBC's new Lawrence O'Donnell show, launching Sept. 27. Pam is a former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at State, and Assistant Press Secretary... [PRNewser]

Fishbowl 5: CNN Pentagon Correspondent Barbara Starr - Posted August 2, 2010
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Kurtz to Talk 'Journolist' on 'The Situation Room' - Posted July 23, 2010
•CNN's "Reliable Sources" host Howard Kurtz will be appearing on "The Situation Room" today to talk about the "Journolist" brouhaha with Wolf Blitzer. Mea... [TVNewser]

'The Only Way She Knows How to Communicate Is Through Wolf Blitzer's Colorless Monotone' - Posted July 18, 2010
In your Sunday funnies, if you haven't seen it, check out this clip from the Onion News Network featuring "Molly" taken in as a baby by Wolf Blitzer who then "spent her whole life copying his language and behavior becoming a kind of a half-human, half-Wolf Blitzer in the process." The best... [TVNewser]

The Offices of Malveaux and Malveaux - Posted July 1, 2010
Suzanne Malveaux was in for Wolf Blitzer yesterday evening on CNN's "Situation Room" and the guests included Suzette Malveaux, her twin sister. Suzette is an associate law professor at Catholic University and she came on to discuss the Kagan nomination hearings. Which means... totally unnecessary/necessary use of th... [TVNewser]

CNN's 'The Situation Room' from Cape Town - Posted June 28, 2010
CNN's "The Situation Room" is scheduled to air a segment from Cape Town, South Africa this afternoon between Wolf Blitzer and former President Clinton. The event was a "FORTUNE/TIME/CNN Global Forum" Sunday in Cape Town, where President Bill Clinton addressed over 300 delegates and... [FishbowlDC]

Clinton, Couric, Blitzer take in USA-Ghana Match - Posted June 27, 2010
In addition to participating in the Fortune, TIME and CNN Global Forum in South Africa (the 11th iteration), speakers including Katie Couric, ... [TVNewser]

Nets Announce Coverage of Oval Office Address - Posted June 14, 2010
President Obama will make his first address on the oil spill from the Oval Office tomorrow evening. This comes after his tour of the region today, but before he meets with BP execs on Wednesday. Each network will carry the address, which begins at 8pm. Katie Couric, Lester Holt (substituting for... [FishbowlDC]

ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC to Carry Oval Office Address - Posted June 14, 2010
Tomorrow evening, President Barack Obama will deliver his first address from the Oval Office since the start ... [TVNewser]

CNNers Past and Present Celebrate Network's 30th Anniversary - Posted June 14, 2010
A large crowd of former and current CNNers gathered at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Saturday night to celebrate the network's thirtieth birthday. The bash — an ... [TVNewser]

It's Election Night: Where's CNN? - Posted June 9, 2010
It's 11:13 p.m. Tuesday night. There are a slew of political primaries taking place around the country. And where is CNN? Slate's chief political correspondent and CBS contributor John Dickerson said on Twitter: "On CNN it's like there aren't elections to... [FishbowlDC]

News 'Too Good to Hold', Says Politico's Grieve - Posted June 4, 2010
Politico's Deputy Managing Editor Tim Grieve couldn't contain himself on the news to staff late Thursday that they've hired the "best energy reporter working in Washington today." That would be Darren ... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf Well-Done: CNN Toasts to 20 Years of Blitzer - Posted June 1, 2010
Last week, thirty-nine of Wolf Blitzer's closest colleagues including David Bohrman, Candy Crowley, ... [FishbowlDC]

Go Blitzers Go! Wolf Wins Team Namesake - Posted May 19, 2010
FC Buffalo, Buffalo NY's National Premier Soccer League, has been ramping up for the season by running a contest for the perfect proper nickname for their team. After more than 2300 votes, the fans of FC Buffalo landed on what else? The Blitzers! As in CNN's W... [FishbowlDC]

Cable Newsers Covering State Primaries - Posted May 17, 2010
Tomorrow, May 18 will see a number of key statewide Republican and Democratic primaries, including elections in Pennsylvania, Arkansas and Kentucky. When there is politics involved, you can bet the cable newsers will be all over it. MSNBC has Chris Matthews and ... [TVNewser]

What Happened to CNN's Planet In Peril? - Posted May 13, 2010
CNN founder Ted Turner spoke to Wolf Blitzer in "The Situation Room" yesterday, and "The CNN Situation" came up in conversation. Turner didn't have much new to say, noting that he would "like to... [TVNewser]

Into The Situation Room With Wolf and Ted - Posted May 12, 2010
It seems rather fitting that Wolf Blitzer should welcome the original CNNer, Ted Turner, into The Situation Room to honor Blitzer's 20th anniversary with the network. The interview airs tonight in the 6 p.m. hour of "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer." The interview touches on current events, the TV landscape, Ted's... [FishbowlDC]

Rick Sanchez. Roland Martin. Ascots - Posted May 12, 2010
This needs to stop. Yesterday we reported on Jon Stewart's obsession with CNN contributor Roland Martin'... [TVNewser]

Obama Supreme Court Nominee Revealed - Posted May 9, 2010
News broke on the cablers Sunday evening that Solicitor General Elena Kagan will be the president's nominee for the Supreme Court. (AP Story) ... [TVNewser]

20 Years at CNN for Wolf Blitzer - Posted May 8, 2010
CNN's "Situation Room" anchor and sometimes-marathon-broadcaster, Wolf Blitzer, celebrates his big 20th anniversary at the network today. Blitzer joined CNN on May 8, 1990 when he started as the military-affairs correspondent at the Pentagon. ... [TVNewser]

Blitzer Celebrates 20 Years at CNN - Posted May 7, 2010
Happy anniversary to Wolf Blitzer who will celebrate his twentieth year with CNN tomorrow. Earlier today @wolfblitzercnn tweeted: "TWENTY YEARS. I started working at CNN on May 8, 1990. Tomorrow marks 20 years. I love this place. Now on to the next 20!" ... [FishbowlDC]

Correspondents' Dinner: Kim Kardashian holds Court at Tammy Haddad's Power Brunch - Posted May 1, 2010
Kim Kardashian with FNC's Greta Van Susteren and her husband John Coale at the annual Garden Party at the home of Tammy Haddad ahead of tonight's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. What's a brunch without ... [TVNewser]

Cap File Announces WHCA After-Party; Blitzer to Co-Host - Posted April 21, 2010
The MSNBC after-party won't win all of the glam WHCD guests by default, after all. Capitol File is once again getting in the WHCA game, announcing their post-party at the Mayflower on May 1st at 10PM. The event will be hosted by Niche Media CEO Jason Binn and Cap File... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted April 21, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Blitzer takes up Pilates "I'm taking a few days off. Tried Pilates. I'll let you know how it feels after a few more sessions. Have you tried it?" CNN's Wolf Blitzer in a Tuesday tweet. Dirty martinis in the green room "Twitter is my addiction. Dirty Martinis, Dancing to Stax, reading... [FishbowlDC]

FLOTUS Makes TV Rounds on Trip to Mexico - Posted April 13, 2010
First Lady Michelle Obama is taking her first solo international trip to Mexico this week (after a pit stop in Haiti, sharing a tarmac with actor Ben Stiller) and she's getting the POTUS treatment. She'll sit-down with CNN for an interview that will air on "The Situation Room," ... [FishbowlDC]

The Unraveling of "Baby Killer" Remark - Posted March 22, 2010
CNN's congressional correspondent Brianna Keilar reported in by phone late last night to Wolf Blitzer as the House passed health care reform. Keilar had shocking news to share: She told Blitzer that members of the media on Capitol Hill were buzzing an undisclosed GOP lawmaker shout "Baby Killer" at Rep. Bart Stupak... [FishbowlDC]

Happy Birthday Wolf Blitzer! - Posted March 22, 2010
Please join us in wishing CNN's Wolf Blitzer a happy birthday today. He's 62. ... [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]

Big Night for BBC - Posted March 18, 2010
Just after BBC News correspondent Lyse Doucet was awarded the prestigious David Bloom Award, Doucet, Katy Kay and the rest of the BBC team held court at the Hi... [FishbowlDC]

Inside Washington's RTCA Dinner - Posted March 18, 2010
Politicians and journalists descended upon the Washington Convention Center last night for the 2010 Radio and TV Correspondent's Association dinner. We spoke to CNN's Candy Crowley who was looking forward to sharing the table with Kathy Griffin, but thought the crowd noise might be a problem. She told us, "I'm worried I... [TVNewser]

Sen. Brown Ecstatic to be in CNN's 'Situation Room' - Posted March 18, 2010
Sen. Scott Brown landed in CNN's Situation Room this afternoon for an interview with Wolf Blitzer. And boy was Brown glad to be there. "I always wanted to see how big it was," the fresh-faced new Massachusetts GOP senator said of the... [FishbowlDC]

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]

FALSE ALARM: Wolf Blitzer's Beard 'Trimmed' Not 'Shaved' - Posted March 16, 2010
File photoAn item in the University of Georgia student newspaper prompted serious concern earlier today about the state of ... [TVNewser]

Witherspoon Does The Situation Room - Posted March 10, 2010
Pic by Kevin Mazur, courtesy of CNN's @MerylConantCNN On today's edition of CNN's The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN: Rove Speaks to Bush 'Every Day or Two' - Posted March 10, 2010
Former top President Bush aide Karl Rove appeared on CNN's The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, who asked about how much Rove keeps in touch with the former president. BLITZER: How often do you speak with former President Bush? ROVE: I talk ... [FishbowlDC]

'John King' EP Michelle Jaconi: 'I Just Gotta Get Dinner on the Table' - Posted March 10, 2010
It's been four months since Lou Dobbs announced his resignation from CNN and vacated the 7pmET time slot. In ... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer Becomes 'Wold Blitzer' - Posted March 9, 2010
It's so unfortunate when you're writing about other people's errors and you create one of your own. Even worse is when the site on which you're creating that additional error in regards to another person's error is called "Regret the Error." You follow? So here's what happened.The Web site, "Regret the Error", wrote... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf Discusses SNL Impersonation - Posted March 8, 2010
This afternoon CNN's Rick Sanchez brought D.C. anchor Wolf Blitzer onto the show to discuss the resignation of Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.). At the end of the interview, Sanchez sneaked in a question to Blitzer about the SNL impersonation that aired of the bearded correspondent this weekend. Impersonators of CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf Blitzer Apologizes for 'Dept. of Jihad?' Chyron - Posted March 6, 2010
Last evening on "The Situation Room," CNN's Wolf Blitzer apologized for CNN's use of the text "DEPT. OF JIHAD?" used to tease a story about a video produced by the group "Keep America Safe" on Thursday's program: We had a graphic on the screen that said "department of jihad" followed by a... [TVNewser]

John King's New Show to Launch Mar. 22 - Posted March 5, 2010
Finally, there's a premiere date and a name for John King's new 7pmET political show on CNN. "John King, USA" will debut March 22nd -- with an "online preview" coming March 19th -- according to a brand new promo that was just posted on CNN.com. The announcement comes from King... [TVNewser]

CNN King's Clues - Posted March 4, 2010
A photograph of John King's desk. CNN's John King, who will host a new 7p.m. (EST) program, is gearing watchers up for his new show with daily hints on Twitter about its name. This morning's 7 a.m. (ish) clue: "Mementos from my desk. All part of my new set-a homage to the 50... [FishbowlDC]

Writer Prefers Blitzer, Cafferty to Sanchez - Posted March 2, 2010
Doug Clawson of Real Clear Politics is clearly not president of CNN Rick Sanchez's fan club. In a story today Clawson sees Sanchez as something that's inflicted upon him in place of... [FishbowlDC]

Health Care Summit: Coverage Plans - Posted February 24, 2010
On Thursday, President Obama is holding a bipartisan health care summit in Washington. Here are the coverage plans so far for the cable networks: Wo... [TVNewser]

Henry Stalks Anchors on POTUS's Off-Record Lunch - Posted January 27, 2010
CNN 's senior White House correspondent Ed Henry played reporter today with national news anchors who lunched with President Obama today in a traditional off-... [FishbowlDC]

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]

CNN Programming Moves Questioned by Washington Bureau Staff - Posted January 26, 2010
Politico's Michael Calderone writes about "anxiety" being exhibited at CNN and reports that at a recent annual meeting with CNN Worldwide president Jim Walto... [TVNewser]

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

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

Earthquake in Haiti: Evening Updates - Posted January 13, 2010
Brian Williams and Katie Couric were both in Port-au-Prince for their newscasts tonight, but due to the circumstances on the ground, much of that time they were either on the phone or their substitute... [TVNewser]

CNN's Tatton's Future Plans Remain Mystery - Posted January 8, 2010
CNN isn't uttering a word -- yet. But today the network's Wolf Blitzer bid farewell to online correspondent Abbi Tatton, who has been with CNN for a decade. After Blitzer looked back... [FishbowlDC]

Stephanopoulos Apologizes for Not Pressing Giuliani on 'Domestic Attack' Remark - Posted January 8, 2010
George Stephanopoulos has admitted he made a mistake in not pressing former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani on "Good Morning America" today after Giuliani remarked that "We had no domestic attacks under Bush, we've had one under Obam... [TVNewser]

CNN Adds Ali Velshi to Dayside Anchor Lineup - Posted January 7, 2010
Breaking: TVNewser has learned that CNN will be moving its chief business correspondent, Ali Velshi, to the 1-3pmET "CNN Newsroom" time slot. A formal announcement from the network is expected shortly. In a note to sta... [TVNewser]

Blitzer Getting Blissed Out - Posted December 30, 2009
Clearly CNN's Wolf Blitzer is enjoying a little R&R. "Just spent 45 minutes spinning at gym," he tweeted. "A great sweat. And last night did Yoga. A new me coming back to SitRoom next Monday." While it's hard to imagine Blitzer doing Sun Salutations or Parsva Bakasana (do... [FishbowlDC]

Rick Sanchez Gets New CNN Show; 'Sit Room' Loses Hour - Posted December 22, 2009
Rick Sanchez, who currently hosts the network's 3pmET hour of "CNN Newsroom," will be getting a new show, titled "Rick's List" in 2010. Sanchez's program will now air for two hours, from 3-5pmET, and ... [TVNewser]

Things Wolf Blitzer Said Yesterday - Posted December 17, 2009
"You may like seeing me deliver the news, but I like seeing you perform, because Shakira, your hips don't lie." - Wolf Blitzer interviewing Shakira, who said he was part of the reason she named her new album "She Wolf." ... [TVNewser]

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

Wolf's Hips Don't Lie - Posted December 15, 2009
Did you know CNN's Wolf Blitzer inspired Shakira's new album "She Wolf?" Tune into the "Situation Room" Wednesday to find out just how... Not "Whenever, Wherever," it's tomorrow on CNN. ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Wolf Blitzer to Tweet for NBA - Posted December 9, 2009
CNN's Wolf Blitzer will be a guest tweeter for the NBA Twitter account tomorrow night when the Washington Wizards host the Boston Celtics (TNT 8pm ET.) Blitzer, a Wizard's season ticket holder for the last 10 years, will be sending along tweets to the NBA Twitter feed from his seat throughout the... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Celebrates the Holidays at Nats Stadium - Posted December 6, 2009
CNN hit the batting cages at Nationals Stadium last week for the bureau holiday party. Ed Henry got shots of John King and Briana Keilar in action and shared them on Twitter. ... [FishbowlDC]

"SNL" Spoofs the Salahis - Posted December 6, 2009
"Saturday Night Live" opened with a Salahi spoof last night (and the DC Twitterverse went wild)... CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf Blitzer, Chris Hansen get SNL Treatment - Posted December 6, 2009
Saturday Night Live's take on the Tiger Woods story, as reported by CNN's Wolf Blitzer: ... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer Photo Shoot! - Posted December 3, 2009
INCOMING! CNN's Wolf Blitzer posing dramatically for a photographer. Find out who tweeted this glamour shot after the jump. ... [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]

Salahi Interview Ends up on CNN Anyway... Sort Of - Posted November 30, 2009
Angie Goff, a reporter for CBS affiliate WUSA-TV was just on CNN talking about her "very, very brief" interview with Tareq and Michaele Salahi today. Goff told ... [TVNewser]

Angie Goff, Friend of Salahis, Makes CNN Appearance - Posted November 30, 2009
Oh my Goff! WUSA channel 9 traffic reporter Angie Goff, a friend of Tareq and Michaele Salahi, appeared on CNN in "The Situation Room" just a little while ago. Goff told Wolf Blitzer that the Salahis told her by phone today that they "did not crash the White House." They would not... [FishbowlDC]

Coverage Plans: President Obama's Tuesday Address - Posted November 25, 2009
We told you earlier that President Obama would address the nation from West Point next Tuesday at 8pmET on his Afghanistan plans. We're beginning to hear how the networks and cable will cover the primetime address. • CBS: Katie Couric will anchor CBS' live broadcast at 8pmET. • CNN: Wolf Blitzer, joined... [FishbowlDC]

Media Moguls Hit Wizards/Cavs Game - Posted November 19, 2009
A Fishbowl spy tells us that CNN's Wolf Blitzer (in a suit, of course), Martha Stewart, NY Times columnist Thomas Friedman and Fred Barnes, executive... [FishbowlDC]

Anchors to Rotate for 'CNN Tonight' - Posted November 17, 2009
A number of CNN regulars will be anchoring 7pmET broadcasts for CNN this fall as a part of a special rotation and TVNewser has learned some of the early plans. Lou Dobbs' ... [TVNewser]

'Is There Something Innately Scary about Wolf Blitzer?' - Posted November 15, 2009
Stephen King stopped by HLN's Morning Express with Robin Meade" on Friday to preview his newest book Under the Dome. And it turns out two CNN anchors are featured in the book -- Anderson Cooper and Wolf Blitzer. The Meade-King interv... [TVNewser]

Oh the Horror! Wolf & Anderson Make the Pages of Stephen King's Latest - Posted November 13, 2009
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Plans for Fort Hood Memorial - Posted November 10, 2009
This afternoon, broadcast and cable nets will be providing live coverage of the Fort Hood memorial service in Texas and President Obama's remarks. Here are some of their plans: Wolf Blitzer (in D.C.) and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 11.10.09 - Posted November 10, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Sesame Street is coming to DC... in celebration of the show's 40th anniversary, Union Station will display an exhibit called "Sesame Street: The Longest Street in the World." Kick-off party with Elmo and Telly tonight. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Ft. Hood Massacre: Late - Posted November 6, 2009
At MidnightET CNN's Wolf Blitzer is anchoring a live edition of LKL. During the 9pmET hour, Larry King announced he was hosting a 50th birthday dinner for his wife and thanked Blitzer for sitting in. FNC preempted the O'Reilly re-air at 11pmET continuing with ... [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]

Right Now in the "Situation Room" - Posted November 2, 2009
CNN's Wolf Blitzer has a unique and exclusive sit-down interview with team Obama-- White House press secretary Robert Gibbs, communications director Anita Dunn and senior advisor ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Election Day Coverage Plans - Posted November 2, 2009
• MSNBC: White House correspondent and political director Chuck Todd will anchor the 11am and 2pm hours on MSNBC from Washington tomorrow. Ed Schultz will take over the 4pm hour. Following the regularly scheduled primetime lineup, live editions will air of "Countdown with ... [FishbowlDC]

October '09 Ratings: CNN Fourth in Prime Demo - Posted October 27, 2009
CNN slipped to fourth place in the prime time demo in October averaging 190k viewers, falling behind Fox News (583k), MSNBC (239k), and sister network HLN (191k) making October the worst month this year. The network was third in Total Viewers in prime time with 679k, behind dominant FNC and second-place... [TVNewser]

Tom Delay, Now a Lifeline - Posted October 26, 2009
Now that his "Dancing" days are over, this week, Tom Delay, known as the hammer during his time in Congress, is the "Ask the Expert" on "Who Wants to be a Millionaire." The show, hosted by the Today show's Meredi... [TVNewser]

Is that a Blitzer in your pocket... - Posted October 23, 2009
Or are you just happy to see me? After an evening of [John] "King Royales" and "Blitzer Spritzers," I got creative with the Wolf bookmarks, one of the gifts in the CNN swag bags from last night's "New Guard" cocktail party at the St. Regis Hotel. The event was... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 10.19.09 - Posted October 19, 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 Monday mo... [FishbowlDC]

Balloon Boy Was All a 'Hoax'; Sheriff Cites Wolf Blitzer, Criticized by Media for Not Playing Straight - Posted October 18, 2009
Fast moving developments in the Balloon Boy saga. The Heene family made it all up with the hopes the stunt would further their reality show fortunes, says Larimer County Sheriff Jim Alderden. Instead, Mayumi and Richard Heene are now facing criminal charges ranging from filing a false police report, to conspiracy... [TVNewser]

Police Re-Interviewing 'Balloon Boy' Family Following Blitzer Interview - Posted October 16, 2009
In a press conference this afternoon at 2pmET, Jim Alderden, Sheriff of Larimer County in Colorado, told told the press that he would be speaking with the Heene family again following ... [TVNewser]

News Notes: O'Brien, Dougherty, Kerry & "White House Wire" - Posted October 16, 2009
• Soledad O'Brien fared far better than her CNN colleague Wolf Blitzer on "Celebrity Jeopardy." Last night, O'Brien won $6,200 and $25,000 was donated to a charity of her choice, even though she didn't finish first. Earlier: "... [FishbowlDC]

Falcon Heene: 'You Guys Said... That, um, We Did This for the Show' - Posted October 16, 2009
NYTimes reports that it was this interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer -- where "balloon boy" Falcon Heene says, "we did this for the show" and his father lashes out at Blitzer who "quickly retreats" -- that caused public skepticism to intensify following ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.16.09 - Posted October 16, 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. Congrats to WUSA's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 10.14.09 - Posted October 14, 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. Above, ... [FishbowlDC]

Eva Longoria Visits CNN's Situation Room - Posted October 13, 2009
•"Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria Parker stopped by the set of CNN's "Situation Room" in D.C. this afternoon for a segment discussing immigration-related issues and the potential National Museum of the American Latino, which will air around 5pmET. Here's a photo of Longoria and Wolf Blitzer in the studio: ... [TVNewser]

Blitzer Hosts "Desperate Housewife" - Posted October 13, 2009
Things are heating up in the "Situation Room"... Actress Eva Longoria is in town for the White House's Hispanic Heritage Month concert and reception this evening, but before the festivities begin, she'll stop by CNN, where she'll discuss the commission to create a National Museum of the American Latino with Wolf Blitzer. ... [FishbowlDC]

Jon Stewart Rips CNN: "Why Would You Leave it There? There is a Terrible Place to Leave It" - Posted October 13, 2009
Jon Stewart's favorite pinata -- CNN -- got whacked last night until the last... [TVNewser]

News Notes: Wolf, Gretchen, BriWi & Levi - Posted October 7, 2009
• CNN's Wolf Blitzer emceed "The Hope Affair," benefiting the American Kidney Fund last night at the Newseum. Back at work, Blitzer hosted comedian Lewis Black in the "Situation Room" this evening. • Fox News' Gretchen Carlson makes... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's SNL 'Fact Check' Generates Backlash - Posted October 7, 2009
CNN is receiving criticism, of many different kinds from many different places, for a segment Monday on "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer." The segment "fact-checked" a Saturday Night Live sketch. The sketch, which ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.06.09 - Posted October 6, 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. Guess who's moving into their new office and whose... [FishbowlDC]

Media Types Turn Out for Meridian Ball - Posted October 5, 2009
George Stephanopoulos and Ali Wentworth, ... [FishbowlDC]

News Notes: Matthews, Booker & O'Brien, Meridian Ball - Posted October 2, 2009
• MSNBC's Chris Matthews did Jay Len's 10 @ 10 segment last. We learned ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Reporter to Robert Gibbs, "Did You Listen to What I Was Saying?" Gibbs: "We Had the Sound Off." - Posted September 28, 2009
Yesterday on CNN's "Reliable Sources," host Howard Kurtz assembled a panel to discuss the topic, "Obama vs. Cable News: Does Conflict Drive Coverage?" At one point in the discussion Kurtz asked panelist ... [PRNewser]

U.S. Newsers Interview World Leaders - Posted September 23, 2009
With the U.N. General Assembly meeting in full swing, the tvnewsers have had access to some major world figures this week: Katie Couric sat down with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran this morning for an interview that will air this evening. ... [TVNewser]

CNN Anchors for -4600 - Posted September 18, 2009
Wolf Blitzer had a rough night on the "Jeopardy! Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational" Thursday. Maybe it was the pressure or the bright lights or maybe it was just a slow clicker, but Blitzer finished Double Jeopardy with negative $4,600. Andy Richter won $68,000 for St. Jude Children's Hospital. Highlights via ... [TVNewser]

Blitzer in Quite a Situation on "Celebrity Jeopardy" - Posted September 18, 2009
... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out the Trash - Posted September 17, 2009
A few things we thought you should know... • Bloomberg's Tom Keene will interview former President Clinton about the Clinton Global Initiative and the economy on Bloomberg radio at 6:35pmET today. • At the end of a hard-hitting interview, CNN's Wolf Blitzer and Afghan President Hamid Karzai shared a lighter moment. Blit... [FishbowlDC]

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]

News Notes: Harwood, Wolf and Honoring Novak - Posted September 16, 2009
A few things we thought you should know... • Politico caught up with CNBC's chief Washington correspondent John Harwood post-President Obama's OTR-turned-viral Kayne "jackass" comment. "The custom in television, as I understand it, is that when you have an interview of this kind, ... [FishbowlDC]

The "Blitzmeister" Joins the Twitterverse - Posted September 15, 2009
A certain "Situation Room" anchor is getting pretty tech-savvy. No, CNN hasn't turned him into a hologram (yet), but the venerable Wolf Blitzer has joined the slew of DC journos on Twitter. The "Blitzmeister," as Rick Sanchez calls him, was welcomed to the Twitterverse on CNN today: SANCHEZ: Hey, I understand you'r... [FishbowlDC]

"The Situation Room" Rocks - Posted September 14, 2009
ZZ Top paid a visit to CNN's Wolf Bl... [FishbowlDC]

Fishbowl 5: Meet Mario De Armas - Posted September 10, 2009
On Saturday from 2-9 PM, TLC's Trading Spaces alum Mario De Armas is taking over an entire NW block at 15th and P St. for a festival to celebrate his new DC-based design firm, Lamby Productions. The event will boast giveaways, DJs and a raffle for enough furniture to... [FishbowlDC]

Cable Plans for Obama's Address to Congress - Posted September 8, 2009
Wednesday evening, President Obama will address the joint session of congress at 8pmET. On Friday, we reported that ABC, NBC, and CBS would be carrying the address and the subsequent GOP response (FOX broadcasting would not). Now, we've got full evening plans for the three cable news networks: ... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama's Address to Joint Session: Cablers Coverage - Posted September 4, 2009
And more today on how TV will cover the President's address to a joint session of Congress Wednesday at 8pmET and the Republican response... CNN - Wolf Blitzer, Campbell Brown and John King will lead CNN's coverage beginning at 8pmET. The cable n... [FishbowlDC]

FishbookDC Class of 2009: Early Projections - Posted September 2, 2009
Most Likely to be a Headline After all these years, Cox still rocks your socks. Air America's Ana Marie Cox is devastating the competition with almost 60% of the vote. Most Ambitious Early projections show that this one is going to come down to ABC golden boy, Jake Tapper and boy wonder ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbookDC: Vote for Washington's "Hardest Working" Journo - Posted September 2, 2009
FishbookDC: Cast Your Vote for Hardest Working Washington Journo of 2009(polls) ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbookDC: Remaining Candidates Revealed - Posted September 1, 2009
Cutest Couple CNN's Dana Bash & John King Examiner's Kiki Ryan & Bloomberg's Tim Burger Bloomberg's ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Kennedy Coverage - Posted August 26, 2009
Network specials and coverage of Ted Kennedy's death are being announced. Here's a rundown: ABC News ABC News will broadcast an hour special on the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy, anchored by Charles Gibson from Hyannis Port, MA and Diane Sawyer in New York. The ABC News Special, "Remembering ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbookDC & Wolf's Vacation: Postponed - Posted August 26, 2009
We've postponed FishbookDC voting due to the loss of Sen. Ted Kennedy. However, we will disclose one of the nominees for "Hardest Working Journalist" because he is living the category right now. On day 3 of his vacation, CNN's Wolf Blitzer is covering the death of Sen. Kennedy. From 9am... [FishbowlDC]

A "Situation Room-ance" - Posted August 25, 2009
CNN "Situation Room" senior director Howie Lutt and producer ... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted August 24, 2009
What we almost missed today... ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 08.20.09 - Posted August 20, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlDC]

Kid-Reporter "Would Like to Be Wolf Blitzer" - Posted August 19, 2009
Adorable alert. Damon Weaver, the 11-year-old boy who interviewed Barack Obama and is a reporter for KEC-TV, his elementary school TV station, says he wants to be Wolf Blitzer. In an ... [TVNewser]

I Want to Be Wolf Blitzer When I Grow Up - Posted August 19, 2009
No, that isn't a quote from Matt Dornic. Remember Damon Weaver, ... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash: Hollywood Edition - Posted August 18, 2009
What we almost missed today... • Wolf Blitzer, George Stephanopoulos, Cokie Roberts, Candy Crowley, ... [FishbowlDC]

Newsers on Millionaire - Posted August 18, 2009
Tonight, PBS' Gwen Ifill will appear as a part of the "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" special, primetime run. For the 10th Anniversary celebration of the show, original host Regis Philbin returned and introduced a new life-line called "Ask the Expert" where... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 08.11.09 - Posted August 11, 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. Check out Washington Examiner Yeas & ... [FishbowlDC]

Birthday "Blitz!" CNN's Situation Room Celebrates 4 Years - Posted August 10, 2009
Happy 4th birthday to CNN's Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer! Wolf toasted his anniversary on air today...only to get jabbed by fellow CNN anchor Jack Cafferty who said to Blitzer, "You kno... [FishbowlDC]

CNN National Report Card: Behind the Scenes at the Reunion - Posted August 7, 2009
Last night, TVNewser went to CNN's New York studios for the broadcast of "The National Report Card: Second 100 Days." We were there early and got to speak with a few members of the "best political team on television," including Gloria Borger and Soledad O'Brien, and the atmosphere was almost giddy.... [TVNewser]

Wolf Does Late, Late Night - Posted August 7, 2009
Here at FishbowlDC, we've always had respect for CNN's Wolf Blitzer. After this appearance on "The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson," we have a whole newfound respect for "The Situation Room" anchor. "The fact that he went there, two women got out, happy ending," he responded to Ferguson's first question about... [FishbowlDC]

WWWS: What Would Wolf Say? - Posted August 6, 2009
This evening at 8pm, CNN will air "The National Report Card: Second Hundred Days." The always-interactive network is changing things up tonight by enabling viewers to grade President Obama, his policies and other topics by text, phone call or on their website. If you opt for the grade-by-phone method, don't be... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Getting Personal with Wolf Blitzer - Posted July 26, 2009
If you like to know absolutely everything about your favorite newsers, Reader's Digest has a full-page "What I'm Up To" feature with none other than CNN's Wolf Blitzer. Wolf discusses his favorite books, shows, and music and, well, it soun... [TVNewser]

Tonight's Presidential Presser: How Cable's Covering It - Posted July 22, 2009
FNC: Bret Baier will host FNC's live coverage of the President's 8pmET press conference this evening. Baier will be joined by Fox News contributors columnist Charles Krauthammer, Weekly Standard's Steve Hayes and NPR's ... [FishbowlDC]

Cable's Prime Shake-Ups Tonight - Posted July 22, 2009
MSNBC has changed up its schedule tonight due to Pres. Obama's news conference: (all times ET) 8pm - Obama News Conference 9pm - "Rachel Maddow Show" (LIVE) 10pm - "Hardball" (LIVE) 11pm - "Ed Show" (LIVE) As for CNN, they sent a release about their programming: CNN political anchor Wolf Blitzer will lead the network's live, special... [TVNewser]

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

The Ticker: Blitzer, Koppel, Spelling... - Posted July 17, 2009
> CNN'S Wolf Blitzer will anchor a one-hour special commemorating the 40th anniversary of the moon landing. Monday at 4pmET, Blitzer will guide viewers through the historic moments leading up to the moonwalk. And at 4:17pmET, the exact time of the lunar landing, Blitzer will speak with Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz... [TVNewser]

Does Sotomayor Have A Chance In This Poll? Who Wore It Best... - Posted July 14, 2009
Our lady journos are taking a fashion nod from Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor so far this week. Check out Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly in blue yesterday and CNN's Dana Bash in red today. We're going to go all Us Weekly on you and ask, so who wore it... [FishbowlDC]

Sonia Sotomayor Hearings Underway - Posted July 13, 2009
The Sonia Sotomayor confirmation hearings are underway on Capitol Hill. The three cable news channels are covering them live, as is PBS. HLN is keeping a small box in the lower right corner reminding anyone watching in an airport that the hearings are on. And PBS is doing it old-school --... [TVNewser]

DC Media Folks <3 Alex Wellen: "Lovesick" Launch Party - Posted July 10, 2009
A variety pack of writers, producers, novelists and inventors ventured from the unseasonably cool night and into the hotter-than-a-Ginuwine-video steaminess to get their prescriptions filled last night. "Lovesick", Alex Wellen's new novel, was the reason. Qui... [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]

More Sotomayor Coverage Notes: CNN - Posted July 9, 2009
Wolf Blitzer will anchor CNN's special coverage of the confirmation hearings on Judge Sonia Sotomayor's nomination beginning Monday at 10am. Blitzer will be joined by CNN's Gloria Borger, Candy Crowley, ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

And Now For the Next Big Live Event... Sonia Sotomayor - Posted July 7, 2009
As we were live blogging the Michael Jackson memorial service it got us thinking about the next big live news event - the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, which begins Monday. So far, here's what you can expect: the cable news channels are planning on taking the Senate Judiciary... [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]

LA Mayor Makes Some News In "The Situation Room" - Posted June 22, 2009
Photo courtesy CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer." Los Angeles Mayor Antonia Villaraigo... [FishbowlDC]

Breaking: Villaraigosa Announces He Will Not Run for Governor - Posted June 22, 2009
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa went on Wolf Blitzer's The Situation Room on CNN and announced he will not seek higher office, stating, "I can't leave this city in the middle of a crisis." Maybe someone told him t... [FishbowlLA]

President Obama Cracks Up RTCA Dinner Audience, But Not As Much As He Cracks Himself Up - Posted June 21, 2009
President Obama was certainly a hit with the RT... [FishbowlDC]

Obama at Press Dinner: "I Know Where My Bread is Buttered" - Posted June 20, 2009
In case you missed it last night, here's Pres. Obama at the Radio & TV Correspondents Dinner: "It wasn't easy coming up with fresh material for this dinner. A few nights ago, I was up tossing and turning trying to figure out exactly what to say. Finally, when I couldn't get... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview: June 13-14, 2009 - Posted June 12, 2009
The Situation Room w/ Wolf Blitzer: Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) will discuss gas pipeline, Letterman feud, Obama and 2012. Dir. OMB Peter Orszag, Sen. Judd Gregg ... [FishbowlDC]

Gov. Palin Makes TV Rounds - Posted June 12, 2009
In what was originally billed as an exclusive, NBC Today Show's Matt Lauer interviewed Gov. Sarah Palin this morning. We learned later this morning just how exclusive Lauer's interview was- Palin also did an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer this morning, to air later today on The Situation Room. On Today... [FishbowlDC]

Gov. Sarah Palin on Today, Then CNN - Posted June 12, 2009
Gov. Sarah Palin appeared on NBC's Today show, in a lengthy interview with Matt Lauer. For more than five minutes, the topic of ... [TVNewser]

"Ear Witness" Former Defense Secretary Cohen Appears In Situation Room - Posted June 10, 2009
"I was an ear witness, because I heard the first shot ring out. And there was no mistaking on my part. I've heard many gunshots in the past, and it was clear what was going on." That was former Defense Secretary William Cohen live on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer"... [FishbowlDC]

Gov. Palin Visits Wolf & Crew At CNN Today - Posted June 9, 2009
Jon Voight might have been at TWT today, but it's Sarah Palin who's making some news with a vi... [FishbowlDC]

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

Sunday Show Preview for 05.31.09 - Posted May 29, 2009
So our headline has become a bit misleading...really should read "Weekend Show Preview." That said, I think it is just about complete. NBC's Meet the Press with David Gregory: Chairman of the Judiciary Committee Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Sen. ... [FishbowlDC]

Charlie Gibson Likes His Fiction. Wolf Blitzer? Not So Much - Posted May 24, 2009
Over on WebNewser, we have the YouTube clips from this weekend's BookTV series on "Summer Reading" — what some political and media types are reading this summer. Let's just say, CNN's Wolf Blitzer has a hard time separating himself from the real world, while Charlie Gibson is preparing himself for a fiction-filled... [TVNewser]

Wolf's Wonky Reading List: "I Don't Have A Whole Lot of Time for Fun Reading" - Posted May 22, 2009
The BookTV channel on YouTube features several clips from politicos and media types as they answer the question, "What are you reading this summer?" It's part of C-SPAN's "Summer Reading" interview series which begins this Memorial Day weekend. Below, CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks about the five books he'll be reading - no... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

What's On Your Summer Reading List, Wolf? - Posted May 21, 2009
What books will CNN's Wolf Blitzer curl up with on the beach this summer? C-SPAN caught up with Blitzer, ABC's Charlie Gibson and some of those we cover on the Hill- Sen. Dick Durbin, Sen. Mitch McConnell and Rep. Marsha Blackburn, among others. The annual "Summer Reading" interviews kick off this... [FishbowlDC]

From SNL and YouTube to CBS and CNN: Peabody Awards Handed Out To 36 - Posted May 18, 2009
36 awards were handed out today in New York City at the 68th annual Peabody Awards. The master of ceremonies, NBC's Brian Williams (a previous winner himself), said the Peabody is "considered on... [TVNewser]

The Pre-Parties: Time, Fortune, People & CNN - Posted May 10, 2009
Pretty star-studded... Eva Longoria Parker, Jason Bateman, Jon Bon Jovi, Kal Penn, Kate... [FishbowlDC]

Enchanted, Surprised, Troubled and Humbled at Time & People - Posted May 9, 2009
Larry Hackett and Sandra Sobieraj Westfall of People Magazine and Time Magazine's Richard Stengel and Michael Duffy kicked off the WHCA Dinner we... [FishbowlDC]

Where Are Your Fave DC Journos Delivering Commencement Addresses? - Posted May 4, 2009
Alissa Krinsky at TVNewser has compiled this thorough list of where and when your favorite journos will deliver commencement addresses this year. In alphabetical order... • MSNBC's Jonathan Alter: Western Connecticut State University (CT), May 24 • CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Covering the : From CNN's "Mess" to "Ravishing Rachel Maddow" - Posted April 30, 2009
WaPo's Tom Shales on last night's coverage of Pres. Obama's third prime time news conference since taking office: ABC ran little poll questions and news squibs at the bottom of the screen. That was just video gingerbread, and wildly unnecessary at that. And on CNN's "National Report Card" Shales writes, "Graphically sp... [TVNewser]

100 Days News Conference: Notes - Posted April 29, 2009
President Barack Obama's news conference tonight at 8pmET will mark his 100th day in office, and each network plans to carry it differently (and one, not at all). FishbowlDC has ... [TVNewser]

Obama's 100th Day Media Preview - Posted April 29, 2009
UPDATED: As you know, TODAY marks the President's first 100 days in office. FBDC has compiled a list of coverage, events and/or special reports for the event. We'll continue updating throughout the day so send us your organization's info and plans to be added to the mix. Last Night On ABC's "Nightline"... [FishbowlDC]

Celebrating The "Superior Species" - Posted April 27, 2009
Meredith Vieira is a BFOM: a "Big Fan of Matrix." The Today show anchor not only emceed this year's Matrix Awards, honoring extraordinary achievements by women in the communications industry, she is also a past winner. "This is a room full of such accomplished women, it's a little mind-boggling," Vieira told TVNewser... [TVNewser]

Robert Gibbs Gives the Press Corps an "A" - Posted April 24, 2009
CNN's Wolf Blitzer spoke with White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs for CNN's First 100 Days special that will air this weekend. During the conversation, Gibbs gave the press corps a top grade. "I'd give them a strong A," Gibbs told Blitzer. "You guys watch everyday. There are tough questions each and... [TVNewser]

Mary Matalin Signs With CNN - Posted April 23, 2009
Republican strategist Mary Matalin has signed on to serve as a CNN political contributor. She will appear on programs across the network including Anderson Cooper 360, State of the Union with John King, and The Situation Room with ... [FishbowlDC]

Anchor Chairs: The White House Seating Chart - Posted April 23, 2009
As part of a TIME photo essay — "Obama's First 100 Days: Behind-the-Scenes Photos" — Time.com features a pic of the seating chart used for February's White House press luncheon. The guest list included ABC's ... [TVNewser]

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

No Search Engine Needed To Find Wolf at Google - Posted April 15, 2009
CNN's Wolf Blitzer can be found in two Situation Rooms in DC these days. Cardboard Blitzer is a regular fixture in a conference room in Google's DC offices. Check him out with s... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Not-Too-Shabby NCAA Pool Prizes - Posted April 7, 2009
First Place: Sarah Baker- winner of 2 Washington Wizards tickets, courtesy of Wolf Blitzer, and an $80 Amazon.com gift card Second Place: Molly Shiels - winner of 2 tickets to Boston Red Sox v. Nationals and a $40 Amazon.com gift card Third Plac... [FishbowlDC]

Dobbs, Denzel at 2009 Horatio Alger Association Awards - Posted April 6, 2009
Master of Ceremonies CNN's Lou Dobbs. Photos courtesy of our friends at Qorivs. CNN's Lou Dobbs was the Master of Ceremonies at the 2009 Horatio Alger Association Induction Ceremon... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Biden, Beck, Baier... - Posted April 4, 2009
> On Tuesday, CNN's Wolf Blitzer and Gloria Borger will interview Vice President Joe Biden. The entire interview will air during the 6pm hour of The Situation Room on Tuesday. > ICN ... [TVNewser]

Cable News A-Listers Descend on DC - Posted April 3, 2009
Check out Fox News' Greta Van Susteren, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and CNN's Wolf Blitzer at the 2009 NTCA Cable Show in DC via Broadcasting & Cable. More from B&C here... ... [FishbowlDC]

Bracket Challenge Trash Talk on "Top Line" - Posted April 1, 2009
The TVNewser Bracket Challenge '09 was a topic on yesterday's "Top Line" on ABC News Now, as Rick Klein began some trash talk at the end of an interview with John Berman (Klein's currently in th... [TVNewser]

Q1 2009 Ratings: CNN's Best Total Day Since '03 - Posted March 31, 2009
CNN had its best first quarter since the first quarter of 2003, in Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo in total day. CNN grew 17% in Total Viewers and 7% in the demo compared to last year. CNN was 2nd behind FNC during Q1 '09 in Total Viewers during total day and... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly on Penn, Blitzer and Meghan McCain - Posted March 30, 2009
As Bill O'Reilly enters his 100th month as the host of the top-rated cable news show, The Hollywood Reporter asks him ... [TVNewser]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted March 30, 2009
Former AOL CEO Jon Miller to head up digital strategy for News Corp- WebNewser Rumors abound that Nielsen may Merge/Shutter AdWeek... [FishbowlLA]

Where Ed Henry Learned The Importance of the Follow-Up - Posted March 25, 2009
CNN's senior White House correspondent Ed Henry is talking about his question and President Obama's terse answer during last night's news conference. Henry asked Obama why he waited days to e... [TVNewser]

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

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

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]

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]

Taking Out the Trash - Posted March 9, 2009
What we almost missed today... Bloomberg's Al Hunt presented Sen. Ted Kennedy with the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award last night at the Senator's 77th birthday celebration at the Kennedy Center. DC journos in attendance included Wolf Blitzer, ... [FishbowlDC]

"Better-Than-Average Lunch" With the Anchors at the White House - Posted February 24, 2009
Not a bad guest list for lunch at the White House this afternoon... Charlie Gibson, Brian Williams, Katie Couric, Bob Schieffer, ... [FishbowlDC]

Anchors Describe Obama Lunch on Web - Posted February 24, 2009
President Barack Obama met with 10 members of the press today over lunch at the White House — two from each network. The guest list consiste... [TVNewser]

February Ratings: For CNN, What Goes Up... - Posted February 24, 2009
When you broadcast the highest rated debate of all time on cable (and two other highly-rated debates), as CNN did last February, the viewership is bound to go down. And for CNN in February '09, it did. A lot. Among A25-54 demo viewers, CNN was down 44% in prime time (8-11pm,... [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]

Lunch: Andre Leon Talley -- Media Star! - Posted February 11, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE We missed Blythe Danner by a day. Too bad, I would have loved to have asked her what she thinks of her daughter's goofy -- but strangely compelling -- Web site, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Andre Leon Talley -- Media Star! - Posted February 11, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE We missed Blythe Danner by a day. Too bad, I would have loved to have asked her what she thinks of her daughter's goofy -- but strangely compelling -- Web site, ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Morning Reading List 02.09.09 - Posted February 9, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box ... [FishbowlDC]

No Spin: O'Reilly's Super Bowl Prediction is Closest - Posted February 3, 2009
Every year, celebrities compete for the Scripps Howard Super Sage Award trophy, in which more than 100 stars of "movies, TV, sports, politics and pop culture" give their prediction for the Super Bowl's final score. Taking ... [TVNewser]

January Ratings: CNN #1 in Total Day Demo - Posted January 27, 2009
CNN was the top cable news network during total day (M-Su) in the A25-54 demo during the month of January. CNN had the most growth as well year-to-year in the demo, up 39% compared to 2008. Anderson Cooper 360 was the top show in the demo at 10pmET, as was The Situation... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: CNN, CBS, CNBC ... - Posted January 23, 2009
> The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer will begin airing an hour-long Saturday edition beginning tomorrow. The 6pmET program will include a compilation of interviews and stories from the prior week. > Tomorrow on The Saturday Early Show on CBS, former White House photographer ... [TVNewser]

Jeffrey Toobin (and Mom) on Today's "Menu" - Posted January 22, 2009
Today on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu we had generations of journalists, as CNN senior analyst Jeffrey Toobin (or, Jeffrey R. Toobin — check the podcast) and his mother, Marlene Sa... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: FBN, CNBC, CNN... - Posted January 21, 2009
> Mediapost reports that BrandIndex, which tracks consumer perception of brands, finds Fox Business Network (and not "Fox Business Channel," as they write) to be the 15th-largest gainer of all brands. Four other TV networks, including CNN, were in the top 25. > CNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer Steals Space Heaters, And Other Assorted DC Media Madness - Posted January 19, 2009
• Tammy Haddad caught up with CNN's Anderson Cooper yesterday who's co-anchoring his first Inauguration. Cooper: "I spent 9 hours on the roof at the Newseum...and Wolf Blitzer steals all the heaters, this is a little know... [TVNewser]

Blitzer: We Have "Some New Technology." Cooper: "Is This A Hologram?" - Posted January 17, 2009
The cable nets are filling time today leading up to the big day on Tuesday. Several correspondents are standing on a empty, cold National Mall. Here are some other notes: • Two of the three weekday Fox & Friends were in this morning (Doocy & Kilmeade); Neil Cavuto... [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]

The Ticker: PBS, CNN, FNC... - Posted January 13, 2009
> Vice President Dick Cheney talks with The NewsHour's Jim Lehrer for an interview airing tomorrow night. The "extended" interview will be recorded earlier in the day. > CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Blitzer's Final "Late Edition": Cheney, Pelosi - Posted January 9, 2009
CNN's Wolf Blitzer's final "Late Edition" this weekend will feature two high profile interviews — with Vice President Dick Cheney and Speaker of the House ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.09.09 - Posted January 9, 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]

CNN's Inauguration - Posted January 8, 2009
CNN has announced Inauguration coverage plans, beginning on Tuesday at 5amET. Some notes: • Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper lead coverage beginning at 10amET from the rooftop of the Newseum. John King brings the "Magic Wall" into the News... [TVNewser]

King's New Show: "State Of The Union" - Posted January 8, 2009
In this morning's release about Sam Feist's new position with CNN was the news he would be overseeing "The Situation Room with ... [TVNewser]

Gupta To Be Obama's Surgeon General? - Posted January 6, 2009
The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz is reporting Sanjay Gupta has been offe... [TVNewser]

2008 Ratings: CNN Wins Demo At 5pm and 10pmET - Posted December 31, 2008
CNN had averaged a higher Total Viewer and A25-54 demo rating during 2008 in prime time than any other year in its history. It also topped FNC at 5pmET (The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer) and at 10pmET (... [TVNewser]

The Cafferty File is Empty - Posted December 19, 2008
We think that the templated toss to Jack Cafferty should have come out of Wolf Blitzer's scripts. At the end of the first section of The Situation Room today: Let's check in with ... [TVNewser]

"Thanks, Jamie!" - Posted December 12, 2008
At the end of Jamie McIntyre's report today on The Situation Room, Wolf Blitzer said goodbye to the departing correspondent. Blitzer: "I want to thank you, Jamie, because after 16 years replacing me at the Pentagon way back when, you're about to get ready to leave CNN. We're showing our viewers some... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.09.08 - Posted December 9, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC street is this? Email us with your best guess and we'll include correct guessers in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. 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 li... [FishbowlDC]

Is CNN Still Relying on "Sources"? - Posted December 8, 2008
Politico's Michael Calderone writes about the four-hour ... [TVNewser]

King To Host Four-Hour Sunday Block, Blitzer Re-Ups - Posted December 8, 2008
CNN announced today correspondent John King will begin hosting a four-hour news block from 9am-1pmET on Sundays, beginning in January. According to the release, Reliable Sources, hosted by Howard Kurtz... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Trimming Sails, Buying Toys, Saving Cars... - Posted December 4, 2008
> Which network executive said, "We're not going to trim our sails" less than a month before he...trimmed some sails? Click here to find out. > The Early Show and FAO Schwartz are teaming up for the "Early in Toyland" special, which will broadcast from the world-famous toy store this Sa... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Wolf, MacVicar, Buffett... - Posted December 3, 2008
> Bill Gates is in the Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer today (Part II tomorrow) with this cheery thought: "We're certainly going to have a fairly serious recession." > That other multi-billionaire, ... [TVNewser]

November Ratings: CNN #1 in Total Day Demo - Posted December 3, 2008
For the first time in seven years, CNN is the #1 cable news network among key viewers — the A25-54 demo. With an average of 370,000 viewers CNN has broken Fox News' seven-year win streak in the demo for total day viewing. FNC averaged 356,000 and MSNBC averaged 291,000. The Situation Room... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.03.08 - Posted December 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]

Mumbai Aftermath: How Cable News Covered the Story - Posted December 1, 2008
The siege on Mumbai began Wednesday afternoon but didn't come to a conclusion until Friday night (ET). The news broke as Americans began the long Thanksgiving holiday, when the networks had already given many editorial and production employees time off. During that 36 hours, some cable news channels stuck with their holiday... [TVNewser]

Sen. Specter Responds to Possible Chris Matthews Run: "I'll be Prepared, Whoever My Opponents Are" - Posted November 30, 2008
On CNN's Late Edition today, Wolf Blitzer asked Sen. Arlen Specter about one of his potential challengers next year. Blitzer also spoke with New Jersey Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour Honored - Posted November 24, 2008
FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin attended the National Press Club dinner at which CNN's Christiane Amanpour was roasted. From her colleagu... [TVNewser]

Blitzer Roasts Amanpour - Posted November 21, 2008
CNN's Christiane Amanpour receives the National Press Club's Fourth Estate Award tonight in Washington. Part of the evening's program will be a "roast" by colleague Wolf Blitzer, as well as Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen and form... [TVNewser]

Big Day for Late Edition - Posted November 18, 2008
CNN's "Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer" had a big Sunday. The show won both the 11amET and 12pmET hours on cable news with 369,000 and 350,000 Total Viewers, respectively. Also, the 11am hour was the #1 cable news show of the day in the A25-54 demo. Guests on Sunday included Commerce... [TVNewser]

Palin and the Press - Posted November 13, 2008
FNC's Greta Van Susteren and NBC's Matt Lauer have joined her in her kitchen; CNN's Larry King and ... [TVNewser]

The Loser of the 2008 Election - Posted November 11, 2008
Remember when we all laughed at the quip that Joe the Plumber had done more interviews than VP presidential candidate Sarah Palin? Remember back in October how funny we all thought that was? Oh those were the days...there were just a couple of clips of Sarah Palin that t... [FishbowlLA]

The Ticker: NYC, Miami, Mt. Kilimanjaro... - Posted November 10, 2008
> FBN's Eric Bolling is joining the network's 5pmET show "Happy Hour" as co-host. Bolling joins Cody Willard and Rebecca (formerly Gomez) Diamond for the show which originates from the Bull & Bear pub in The Waldo... [TVNewser]

From "Best Political Team" To a "King of Comedy" - Posted November 10, 2008
Three days after TVNewser was in the CNN Election Center studio on Election Night, we were back in a drastically changed environment. Gone were the BPTOT, in was a studio audience. Temporary walls blocked off the studio from the rest of ... [TVNewser]

Jon Klein On Holograms: "One Day All TV News Will Be Done That Way" - Posted November 5, 2008
More than 27 million people watched the three cable news channels last night between 8-11pm. CNN, Fox News and MSNBC all set viewership records as the 21-month long presidential election came to a climax. CNN was the top rated broadcast in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. Last night saw ... [TVNewser]

"Cool" Technology and the "Calm Before the Storm" - Posted November 5, 2008
Multiple people throughout the CNN newsroom were using the phrase "calm before the storm," at 5:30pmET last night. The BPTOT was gathering on the edge of the newsroom as anchor Wolf Blitzer interviewed former New York City Mayor ... [TVNewser]

"Alright Jessica, You're a Terrific Hologram" - Posted November 5, 2008
Did anyone doubt that CNN's hologram would be the media story of the day? (Just Google "Hologram" and see what comes up). The folks at Slate sure didn't. They had some fun with Princess Jessica Yellin and Obi-Wan Wolf Blitzer. ... [TVNewser]

It's Official: Palin Ignores Sunday Talk Shows - Posted October 31, 2008
This Sunday, November 2, is the final Sunday before Tuesday's highly anticipated presidential election. Gov. Sarah Palin has thus far opted not to participate in what has become a campaign ritual: Interviews on the various Sunday talk show programs. Well, all of the major Sunday talk shows -- NBC's "Meet the Press,"... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.31.08 - Posted October 31, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Election Night Plans - Posted October 30, 2008
CNN's Election Night in America coverage kicks off at 6pmET on Tuesday, with Wolf Blitzer leading the BPTOT and Campbell Brown and ... [TVNewser]

Press Club To Honor Amanpour - Posted October 30, 2008
CNN chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour will receive the National Press Club's Fourth Estate Award, its highest honor for excellence in journalism. The Fourth Estate Award is given annually to an individual who has achieved distinction for a lifetime of contributions to American journalism. The award will be presented to Amanpour... [FishbowlDC]

Charles Barkley Calls Fox News "Corrupt," Fox News Fires Back - Posted October 29, 2008
In an interview with Broadcasting & Cable, former NBA star and current TNT basketball analyst Charles Barkley calls Fox Ne... [TVNewser]

Obama and the Media: ABC, NBC, MSNBC - Posted October 28, 2008
Just as Sen. John McCain (and his running mate) have been making the rounds on the networks and cablers recently, so will his opponent, Sen. Barack Obama. ... [TVNewser]

McCain to Blitzer: "You Still Ask The Best and Toughest Questions" - Posted October 22, 2008
Sen. John McCain gave Wolf Blitzer a shout-out at the end of their interview today. "It can be a tough race, but we're working hard. And I'm confident of victory," said McCain. "And by t... [TVNewser]

Bohrman On Palin Snub: "They May Not Like Us...But I Think They Want to Talk to Our Viewers" - Posted October 20, 2008
Broadcasting & Cable's Marisa Guthrie caught up with CNN DC Bureau chief David Bohrman this afternoon. She asked him about the continued pass VP nominee Sarah Palin continues to take on CNN. On some fundamental level, th... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.20.08 - Posted October 20, 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]

The Ticker: CNN, MSNBC, CBS... - Posted October 16, 2008
> Beet.TV caught up with CNN's Wolf Blitzer and Campbell Brown for video interviews about bias and the media. Check out Blitzer and Brown. ... [TVNewser]

CNN/TIME Politics '08: Blitzer Promises "Major Surprises" Come Election Night - Posted October 14, 2008
TVNewser caught up with Wolf Blitzer after his morning panel at the Time Warner Politics Summit. We asked CNN's lead political anchor how his BPTOT i... [TVNewser]

CNN/Time Politics '08: Who's the "Notorious Offender?" - Posted October 14, 2008
Howard Kurtz moderates a media bias/elitist panel with Bill Adair of the St. Pete Times, ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper, Lewis Black and More at Time Warner - Posted October 13, 2008
TVNewser will be attending, "Politics 2008 — The Media Conference for the Election of the President," co-hosted by Time Magazine and CNN at the Time Warner Center, today and tomorrow (... [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]

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]

Morning Reading List, 10.02.08 - Posted October 2, 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]

Cable News Snapshot: Pre-Debate Edition - Posted September 26, 2008
The lead in to tonight's debate on the cablers appears to be similar to the usual schedule, but with slight variations. First on CNN, Campbell Brown: Election Center is being called, "Debate Night in America," and is co-anchored by Wolf Blitzer. Jeffrey T... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.24.08 - Posted September 24, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

More on CNN's "Best Political Team On Television" - Posted September 9, 2008
So TNR's Greg Weis thinks that CNN really does have the best political team on television. Choice nugget from his piece: On the night I first saw his beard in person, it was no easier for me to accept what I empirically knew to be true: that, during the 2008 primary season, ... [FishbowlDC]

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

Triumph Talks to TVNewsers - Posted September 8, 2008
There were many correspondents at the Conventions this year, but one show — Late Night with Conan O'Brien — sent a dog. Triumph the Insult Comic Dog made his presence known, chatting with several tvnewsers during one of the segments that aired last week (see all of Triumph's reports at the... [TVNewser]

Carol Cafferty Remembered - Posted September 7, 2008
Jack Cafferty was not on The Situation Room on Friday for The Cafferty Files, because his wife of 35 years, Carol Cafferty, passed away that morning. "Carol was everything to Jack," said Wolf Blitzer. See The Situation Room's tribute to Carol:... [TVNewser]

Campbell Brown on Sexism and Sarah Palin - Posted September 4, 2008
As the mother of an 8-month-old, CNN anchor Campbell Brown can relate to Gov. Sarah Palin. "I love the idea of a mother in the campaign and bringing some of those issues to the forefront," Bro... [TVNewser]

Bennett: "That Bit of Advocacy Has No Place on CNN" - Posted September 2, 2008
As the cablers discuss the impact of Bristol Palin's pregnancy, and then discuss whether it should be a topic of discussion, CNN commentator Bill Bennett may be the first to attack his o... [TVNewser]

Anchors to Head to St. Paul Tomorrow? - Posted September 1, 2008
TV news insiders we talked to today expect television coverage of day two of the RNC to be at the level day one would have been, if not for Hurricane Gustav. That will include more cable news broadcasts originating from here and there's also the chance one or more of the... [TVNewser]

CNN's Historic Victory on Final DNC Night - Posted September 1, 2008
CNN accomplished something on Thursday that had never happened in its more than 28 year history. The 10pmET broadcast of Sen. Barack Obama's acceptance speech at the DNC was ... [TVNewser]

Inside the Tent at ABC News - Posted August 29, 2008
As the Democratic convention ends and the Republican convention is about to get underway, the one constant will be the media — either en route to or already broadcasting from St. Paul. And one of the constants of the media presence is the set up — large tents and small trailers that... [TVNewser]

Snapshots From Invesco - Posted August 28, 2008
Some pictures from Invesco:Click continued for more.... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.27.08 - Posted August 27, 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]

Convention Eve: CNN - Posted August 24, 2008
Here's a glance outside the CNN Grill, where the BPTOT will spend the majority of their time beginning tomorrow. At 8pmET Wolf Blitzer starts the Convention Kickoff (from the Convention floor):... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.22.08 - Posted August 22, 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 me... [FishbowlDC]

Slafka Celebrates 30 - Posted August 7, 2008
That was Wolf Blitzer booker Kristi Slafka celebrating her 30th birthday with friends Saturday night at Citronelle. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 07.25.08 - Posted July 25, 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 aft... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Promotes McCain/Obama Weekend Appearance - Posted July 24, 2008
CNN sent out a press release about 45 minutes ago headlined: "Presidential Nominees McCain, Obama to Appear on CNN on Sunday, July 27." Here's how it breaks down: An interview Wolf Blitzer is doing with Sen. John McCain will air in the 11amET hour of Late Edition. At NoonET, CNN will broadcast... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.18.08 - Posted July 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. Above, Luke Russert and James Carville spearhead XM radio's coverage of the MLB All-Star Game. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary... [FishbowlDC]

Remnick Takes On Blitzer, Kurtz - Posted July 17, 2008
On Wednesday's "The Charlie Rose Show", New Yorker Editor David Remnick criticized local boys Howard Kurtz and Wolf Blitzer for their critiques of the New Yorker's controversial Obama cover: ... [FishbowlDC]

Thursday Party for Sunday Talker - Posted July 17, 2008
TVNewser hears CNN's Wolf Blitzer will be celebrating his ten-year anniversary as anchor of Late Edition tonight at Marcel's Restaurant in Washington, DC. CNN/U.S. President Jon Klein, political director Sam Feist, DC bureau chief ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.17.08 - Posted July 17, 2008
Good morning Washington. Where can you find the above bathroom in Washington, D.C.? Email us your guesses. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Giving New Meaning to The Sit Room - Posted July 14, 2008
The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer may look a little different this week, because Blitzer will be sitting, not standing, as is normally the case. Blitzer, who does five miles on the treadmill every morning, tore his hamstring while working out last week. He originally thou... [TVNewser]

Tony Snow's Death: Final Appearance Remembering Russert - Posted July 12, 2008
Tony Snow's final on-air appearance with his new network, CNN, came one day short of one month ago — on the day Tim Russert passed away. Snow phoned in and was interviewed by Wolf Blitzer: I think he had enormous respect for the in... [TVNewser]

CNN Announces Convention Plans - Posted July 11, 2008
As expected, the BPTOT* will be busy when the conventions begin at the end of August. Some notes from CNN's release: • CNN Grills will be in Denver and St. Paul, set up at restaurants outside the convention for live broadcasts and places to mingle. • The "magic wall" is making the trek to... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 04.17.08 - Posted April 17, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | NEWS NOTES | JOBS Most of ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.15.08 - Posted April 15, 2008
Happy Tax Day Washington. Playbook tells us that "Patrick Henry, Ed's son, is 7." Here's your TV coverage of the Pope's visi... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.01.08 - Posted April 1, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Justice Alito's bday, finally someone explains MoDo, Leon Harris likes baseball, The Deadline Club is out wit... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.10.08 - Posted March 10, 2008
Good morning Washington. IT'S CHUCK NORRIS' BIRTHDAY! Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | WEST WING REPORTAGE | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.07.08 - Posted March 7, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | JOBS You think Hillary can still score the Democratic nomination. NEWSPAPERS ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.06.08 - Posted March 5, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Alan Greenspan's birthday and, on this day in 1981, Walter Cronkite signed off from CBS. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | ... [FishbowlDC]

About Last Night... - Posted March 5, 2008
Tom Brokaw said "ass," Wonkette doesn't like MSNBC's panel, Tim Russert picks his nose, Fox was ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.05.08 - Posted February 5, 2008
Happy Super Tuesday Washington! Better yet, it's Bobby Brown's birthday! Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | RADIO | JOBS Most of ... [FishbowlDC]

Obama-Rama, Complete with Ding-a-lings - Posted January 31, 2008
Presidential candidate Barack Obama's campaign holds a Debate Visibility Rally , today at 2 at the Kodak Theater, and then the debates. Patrick McDonald, in the LA Weekly, has a ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 01.18.08 - Posted January 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. Today in D.C. history, Marion Barry said "bitch set me up." Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | BOOKS | JOBS ... [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 Reading List, 12.18.07 - Posted December 18, 2007
Good morning Washington. Don Rumsfeld resigned a year ago today and Brad Pitt, Keith Richards and Christina Aguilera all turn a year older today. (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio) Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.07.07 - Posted December 7, 2007
Good morning Washington. It's Friday and you wanna know what? We like you (and won't you please learn to like Tony Cord, too?) Today, Johnny Bench turns 60, Larry Bird turns 51 and ... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf Sells Out CNN - Posted November 27, 2007
Hotline's Last Call features this cell phone picture of Wolf Blitzer at the airport...with -- gasp -- a CNBC bag! (And, yes, all you smarty pants: We know why...) ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.13.07 - Posted November 13, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think The Washington Post's reaction to Tim Page was too harsh. "Mitt Romney Lose... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.03.07 - Posted October 3, 2007
Good morning Washington. An ABC release announced, "For the twenty-first time in twenty-three weeks, 'ABC's World News with Charles Gibson' was the most watched evening newscast among Adults 25-54. The ABC broadcast averaged a 1.9/8 and 2.39 million among key demo viewers, 220,000 more than NBC's 'Nightly News.' This marks ABC's greatest... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 08.27.07 - Posted August 27, 2007
Good morning Washington. Redskins? You're not really into it. An ABC release announced, "ABC News Digital increased unique visitors 19% to 9.9 million in July 2007 versus the same time last year, and ranked in ninth place in the Top 20 of general news... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 07.23.07 - Posted July 23, 2007
Good morning Washington. This was a close race, with George Stephanopoulos and Wolf Blitzer running thisclose in Sunday Talk Show Host you'd most want to take home to mom. Sara A. Carter joins The Was... [FishbowlDC]

Michael Moore Feels Bad For Wolf-Bashing - Posted July 17, 2007
It's hard to put a finger on which party is the bigger "publicity whore" here: Michael Moore or CNN. From Moore's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Michael Moore Feels Bad For Wolf-Bashing - Posted July 17, 2007
It's hard to put a finger on which party is the bigger "publicity whore" here: Michael Moore or CNN. From Moore's ... [FishbowlNY]

Call Her "She-Wolf" - Posted July 13, 2007
It was decided last night that, when Suzanne Malveaux fills in for Wolf Blitzer on this weekend's "Late Edition" on CNN, she should be referred to as "She Wolf." ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 06.25.07 - Posted June 25, 2007
Good morning Washington. According to the PEJ Talk Show Index for June 10-15, "That marked only the second time all year that immigration was the leading talk subject." Washington Post reports, "A graduat... [FishbowlDC]

Journo Ringtones - Posted June 19, 2007
This is, admittedly, a trend we'd like to see more of: Media ringtones. You can have Chris Matthews yell "Let's play Hardball!" every time your cell phone rings (but, come on, we'd much rather hear his "HA!" laugh. Who will make FishbowlDC's day and send us a .wav of that?!?). What are... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 06.01.07 - Posted June 1, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think tanning is not so much sexy, but cancer causing. The Association of Health Care Journalists launched a new website. Check out Norah O'Donnell ... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf's Words of Wisdom - Posted May 11, 2007
From Hotline: CNN's Wolf Blitzer is addressing graduates at Franklin & Marshall College this weekend. Some of his advice: * "If you're passionate about something, go for it." * "Not to settle." * "If there are more experienced people who can help you, take advantage of that." * "My dad always told me 'Two heads are... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf Sits Down With New Hampshire Magazine - Posted April 26, 2007
Easily the most interesting Q&A exchange with Wolf Blitzer ever: RB: Name one difference between New Hampshire and Vermont. WB: I know Ben & Jerry's is a big one in Vermont. So New Hampshire is not Ben & Jerry's. I know they're both lovely states and they're next to each other. RB: True, Ben... [FishbowlDC]

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

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

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

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

Taking Out The Trash, 03.20.07 - Posted March 20, 2007
Picking the next president is easier than picking the NCAA College Basketball Champ. "NPR Files For Streaming-Royalty Rehearing" Michael Murphy joins Fox News Channel's Washington bureau as the Senior Manager of Media Relations. He was formerly an account supervisor at Ketchum Public Relations in DC. Congra... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 03.19.07 - Posted March 19, 2007
Most of your brackets are already broken. Stupid Duke. More on AssignmentZero. "For Bookstores, a Real Page-Turner: Digital or Paper? Take Your Pick." Look out ... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf In New York - Posted February 12, 2007
Wolf Blitzer is in New York today to speak at a Reuters event (he's a Reuters alum, apparently). Wolf explains: The reason I'm in New York is, I'm speaking tonight to some of my friends at Reuters, the wire service -- the first job I ever got in journalism was working for... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Wolf In New York - Posted February 12, 2007
Wolf Blitzer is in New York today to speak at a Reuters event (he's a Reuters alum, apparently). Wolf explains: The reason I'm in New York is, I'm speaking tonight to some of my friends at Reuters, the wire service -- the first job I ever got in journalism was working for... [FishbowlNY]

Taking Out The Trash, 01.30.07 - Posted January 30, 2007
Five minutes left to live and Ben Bradlee takes the cake, with exposing a dirty little secret in a close second. A Washington Post editorial opines, "Those who take pains to insert it when referring to him are trying, none too subtly, to stir up scary images of menacing terr... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf Gets Cheney Interview - Posted January 22, 2007
From the release: In an exclusive television interview, Vice President Dick Cheney will speak with CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday, Jan. 24. The interview will take place the day after President George W. Bush's State of the Union address. Cheney will answer questions on the Iraq war, politics and the State... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric: I Was The Only Skirt At White House Meeting Before Bush Speech - Posted January 18, 2007
From Katie Couric's CBS News blog comes this missive on the state of women in television news journalism, 2007: Last Wednesday, President Bush gave his address to the country about "the new way forward" for Iraq, and lots... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Couric: I Was The Only Skirt At White House Meeting Before Bush Speech - Posted January 18, 2007
From Katie Couric's CBS News blog comes this missive on the state of women in television news journalism, 2007: Last Wednesday, President Bush gave his address to the country about "the new way forward" for Iraq, and lots... [FishbowlNY]

Taking Out The Trash, 01.03.07 - Posted January 3, 2007
You occasionally use WikiPedia. Yikes, are things really this ugly over at Fox News? Check out the Post's Blogger Summit. "... [FishbowlDC]

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