Clear Channel has announced the launch of “An American Story,” a nationally syndicated radio program featuring NBC’s Tom Brokaw. “Radio is where I began and it’s good to add it once again to my television duties,” Brokaw said in a statement.
Ahead of the Monday launch of Fusion, David Muir will anchor “ABC World News” from Miami tonight and tomorrow.
Bret Baier anchored “Charles Krauthammer: A Life That Matters” on Fox News this weekend. The Fox News contributor talked about his family and his education, sharing that his father — who spoke nine languages — carried around Krauthammer’s second-grade report card in his pocket. “His motto for us was, I want you to know everything. I want you to learn everything,” Krauthammer said.
CNN’s Candy Crowley is pulling for the St. Louis Cardinals to win the World Series. “I’ve always been one of those people that can’t bear to watch. So I keep myself occupied doing other things,” she tells the Charlotte Business Journal. “But definitely rooting for them.”
“My feeling . . . is that there’s a frustration in how passive the experience of receiving news can be,” Ronan Farrowtells Page Six about his new MSNBC show. “I think that the time is right to step in with a show that’s all about giving you, the average Joe at home, the tool set on how you can get involved.”
FBN Washington correspondent Rich Edson is running the Marine Corps Marathon this weekend in Washington, D.C. “I’m getting anxious and I’m getting nervous,” the first-time marathoner told The Washington Post. “I want to train more. I want to go out [running] more. But fortunately, I’m working quite a lot.”
CNN’s “Crossfire” is “not about real debate and civic discourse. It’s about conflict, show-biz and what passes for celebrity in Washington in these sad and sorry days of the Republic,” David Zurawikwrites in The Baltimore Sun. “…It’s not a real debate between the guests in any way, shape or form.”
Former Vice President Dick Cheney is making the rounds for his new book, “Heart: An American Medical Odyssey.” Cheney talked with CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta for a segment on “60 Minutes” last night, parts of which will air on CNN’s AC360 tomorrow night. NBC’s Savannah Guthrie got a live interview with Cheney this morning on “Today.”
Gannett Co. reported a 14% revenue decline in the third quarter. The decrease “reflects the absence of Olympic and political spending partially offset by significant growth in retransmission revenue and digital revenue growth of 20.7 percent,” Gannett says.
Get ready for Sochi overload. Tomorrow, the networks of NBCUniversal count down the final 100 days before the Winter Olympics. A “roadblock” of increased Olympic promotion will begin across NBC, as well as cable and radio networks, 230+ affiliates and all social platforms.
Gerri Willis will host a special call-in show, “A User’s Guide to Obamacare,” on FBN Monday night at 6pmET. Willis will be joined by a panel of experts to answer questions on the Affordable Care Act.
“Dan Rather Reports” returns to AXS TV Monday night with “Gone to Pot,” a report on illegal marijuana growers in Northern California.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Fox News national security correspondent Jennifer Griffintalks to Women’s Health about her battle with Stage III triple negative breast cancer. “After diagnosis, you’re looking at a year of your life that will be devoted to fighting and overcoming the disease. You need to look at it as a marathon year and get your body, mind, and spirit as strong as it can be,” Griffin said.
MSNBC’s Chris Matthews was feted at a book party in Washington DC. “He also beats everybody in the competition — meaning Fox, our big challenger — one out of three nights. And we hope to do that regularly,” Phil Griffin said, as recounted by Politico. TVNewser will be at Matthews’ New York book party tonight.
Former CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien contributes to CNN, HBO and Al Jazeera America. Now she can add another channel to her résumé: Sundance Channel. O’Brien will appear in an episode of “Dream School” on the channel Monday, working to inspire kids.
CNN’s Piers Morgantells The Guardian that the HBO drama “The Newsroom” is what inspired him to take a stand against the U.S. gun lobby on his primetime program, and in his new book Shooting Straight.