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Posts Tagged ‘Condoleeza Rice’

The Ticker: Education Nation, Viral O’Brien, Romney’s ‘View’

  • NBC News has fleshed out the schedule for the annual Education Nation summit, which will kick off  Sunday. Former Secy. of State Condoleeza Rice and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will both participate. The summit will also feature interviews with Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. (Full release from NBC after the jump.)
  • CNN’s Soledad O’Brien talks with the Washington Post‘s Erik Wemple about what gives an interview the potential to go viral. “Any time when you have an issue when you’re going to put someone’s feet to the fire, I think that’s what people are interested in,” the “Starting Point” anchor said.

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‘Piers Morgan Tonight’ Doesn’t See ‘Golden’ Ricky Gervais Ratings Bump

Earlier, we predicted that Thursday’s installment of “Piers Morgan Tonight” would get a slight ratings bump thanks to having Ricky Gervais on as the guest, fresh off of his “Golden Globes” appearance. As today’s ratings chart shows, that wasn’t quite so.

“PMT” did see a slight jump in the 25-54 demo from the previous show with Condoleeza Rice, but total viewers were actually down slightly.

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Piers Morgan Jokes About Punching Larry King

CNN’s 9 PM host Piers Morgan appeared on “The Late Show with David Letterman” last night, and received some advice from Letterman on how to spice things up:

“You just need to grab someone by the tie and just pop them,” Letterman said.

“Would it work if it was Larry [King]? Or would it seem a bit too cruel, you think?” Morgan quipped.

The appearance comes as day three of the show took an expected dip in the ratings:

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‘Piers Morgan Tonight’ Tops ‘Hannity’ in the Demo in Night Two, But Still Sees Drop In Total Viewers

The preliminary ratings for night two of “Piers Morgan Tonight” are in, and it was a mixed bag for CNN.

Not surprisingly, the total viewership was down from its premiere night, drawing 1.273 million total viewers, compared to 2.1 million for the premiere. Premiere episodes and premiere weeks of new shows often see higher viewership totals than where they end up settling.

That said, the program drew 551,000 viewers in the key 25-54 demo, topping both “Hannity” on Fox News and The Rachel Maddow Show” on MSNBC, and improving on its premiere demo numbers by +6%.

Of course, the demo jump can probably be attributed to Morgan’s guest last night, radio shock jock Howard Stern, who has a much younger audience than Oprah Winfrey, who was Morgan’s first guest.

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