TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Matthews is Staying With (Or Leaving) MSNBC

matthews_12-8.JPGIn the continuing saga over whether MSNBC’s Chris Matthews will leave the network to pursue a Pennsylvania Senate seat, two dueling reports suggest Matthews is closer to signing a new contract and closer to leaving.

Politico’s Michael Calderone reports Matthews is, “expected to sign a long-term contract to remain as host of MSNBC’s ‘Hardball.’”

In the Philadelphia Inquirer, Thomas Fitzgerald writes “signs are growing that he wants to be” a Senator.

Regarding the Politico report, an MSNBC spokesperson tells TVNewser, “There’s nothing to it.” We’re hearing there is no announcement imminent about whether Matthews will be staying or leaving. The speculation continues…

Mediabistro Course

Get $25 OFF Podcasting

PodcastingStarting July 31, learn how to develop and create your own podcast in just a a matter of weeks! In this course you'll learn how to determine the goals of your podcast, pinpoint your concept, contact and book guests, distribute and market your podcast and more. Get $25 OFF with code CLASS25. Register now!