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.
Posts Tagged ‘Craig Ferguson’
The departure of Keith Olbermann from MSNBC Friday night sent shock-waves through the TV business, and it seems like just about everyone with their own show opted to weigh in on the matter last night.
At exactly 8 Eastern tonight I will issue my first tweet. Well, other than THIS one
And then…five hours later…@keitholbermann tweeted:
Citizens Of The Free World: Greetings! …….. (more to come) #FOK
Then he tweeted again minutes later:
My humble thanks to all Friends of Keith for the many kind words. The reports of the death of my career are greatly exaggerated #FOK
And then he instructed his followers to do what most planned on doing anyway:
Katie Couric Dances With ‘Secretariat,’ Talks About Her Date with Bob Saget on Craig Ferguson’s Show
Couric recalls a blind date she had with comedian Bob Saget (yes, really) she dances with Ferguson as two staffers dressed as Triple Crown-winning horse Secretariat enter from stage right, and she recalls a conversation she and Ferguson had after the 2008 White House Correspondents Association Dinner, which Ferguson hosted.
> Jon Stewart‘s take on coverage of the Baucus health care plan and Sen. Olympia Snowe.
> Nothing like ol’ cameraman vs. the-guy-who-does-not-want-to-be-filmed. A local TV cameraman for KATU in Oregon gets into it with the man he is filming. Here’s the full story.
Video Wall* below:
*Technology out of control
> CBS “Late Late Show” host Craig Ferguson mocks CNN, MSNBC, FNC and the current state of TV news. (Begins around 4:30)
Video Wall* below:
*What your kids’ TV will look like.
NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams was a guest last night on CBS’ Late Show with David Letterman, and the pair discussed the botched swearing in.
“For the first time in American history, this was a chief justice swearing in a president who had voted against his confirmation,” said Williams. “So, here we have your natural tension.”
Click continued to see a clip of the Williams interview…