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The Ticker: Jansing, Melvin, Barnes

  • NBC’s Craig Melvin, who joined NBC three years ago, has been named national correspondent for the “Today” show. Melvin had been anchoring MSNBC weekends as well as reporting for NBC News. This week he’s been covering events in Ferguson, MO.

  • As FBN covers the annual Jackson Hole Economic Conference this week, correspondent Peter Barnes will interview five standing Federal Reserve Bank Presidents. The interviews will take place tomorrow and Friday.

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State of the Union Coverage Plans: Cable Networks

obama state of the union 2 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 Bill O’Reilly at 8:55pmET. Baier will be joined by chief White House correspondent Ed Henry, chief Congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel and Shannon Bream, who will report on Bing Pulse results throughout the night. Baier will anchor until 11pmET, at which point Megyn Kelly will take over with a live edition of “The Kelly File.”

CNN: Chris Cuomo will host “New Day” live from Capitol Hill Tuesday morning. For the network’s evening coverage, Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper and Jake Tapper will anchor beginning at 7pmET. They will be joined by a host of CNN correspondents, including Jim Sciutto from Iran, Tom Foreman from the virtual studio and Suzanne Malveaux, who will moderate a focus group in Des Moines. Tapper will helm late night SOTU coverage solo. CNN en Español will also broadcast the address with anchor Fernando del Rincón and correspondent Juan Carlos López.

MSNBC: Rachel Maddow and Chris Matthews will host beginning at 9pmET. They will be joined by Chris Hayes, Al Sharpton, Steve Schmidt and Ed Schultz, who will be live from Washington, D.C. Matthews will anchor an additional hour of live coverage from 12am-1amET.

The business networks and more are after the jump. Read more

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Making Business Channel Rounds

TVNewser hears that new Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is going to be giving his first TV interviews since assuming the post to CNBC, Fox Business Network and Bloomberg TV. All of the interviews are being pre-taped, and will air on all three networks at 4:15 PM, after the markets close.

Steve Liesman will talk to Lew for CNBC, Peter Barnes for Fox Business and Peter Cook for Bloomberg.

The interviews can be seen as an effort to speak to the Wall Street and business communities. Obviously each interview will be slightly different, but the financial focus of the networks means that the questions will likely be focused on fiscal policy.

State of the Union Coverage: Biz Networks

All three business networks will provide live coverage of tonight’s State of the Union speech and Republican response.

On Fox Business, Neil Cavuto will anchor beginning at 9pmET. Cavuto will be joined by Peter Barnes and Rich Edson from Washington, DC. John Stossel will host a special edition of “Stossel,” featuring a live studio audience, at 11pmET.

CNBC will have two hours of live coverage beginning at 9pmET. Carl Quintanilla will anchor, with chief Washington correspondent John Harwood reporting from DC.

Bloomberg TV’s coverage also kicks of at 9pmET. Trish Regan will anchor, joined by chief Washington correspondent Peter Cook and White House correspondent Hans Nichols.

Inauguration 2013: Business Networks Coverage Plans

CNBC and Fox Business will both cover President Obama’s second inauguration ceremony Monday. Here’s what they have planned:

Neil Cavuto will anchor on Fox Business beginning at 11amET. Cavuto will be joined by Washington correspondents Peter Barnes and Rich Edson, who will be reporting live from D.C.

On CNBC, Tyler Mathisen and chief White House correspondent John Harwood will anchor beginning at 11amET. They will be joined by the network’s Washington correspondent, Hampton Pearson, who will be reporting live from DC.

The Fox News Ticker: College Challenge, Barnes, McCarthy

  • FNC’s 2013 “college challenge” is open. Juniors and seniors in college can submit a 2:30-3:00 package, and a panel of Fox News judges will decide which submissions are best. Winners get $10,000 for themselves, $10K for their school, and a trip to new York to appear on Fox. Entries are open through Feb. 8.

The Evening Ticker: Twitter Award, Barnes Bust, ‘Nightline’ Rules

  • The RTDNF will honor Twitter with its First Amendment Award at their Awards Dinner in March. The award honors an individual or organization that has played a significant role in dissemination of news and information.

  • FBN correspondent Peter Barnes discusses how his life as a serial entrepreneur — which includes misses, like when a financial news site he was a part of went from $6 per share to 6 cents during the .com bust. More in the Washington Post.

  • “Nightline” closes out its run at 11:35pm tonight on a high note. Just released Q4 ratings show the ABC News program finished the quarter with the largest margin of victory over NBC in 19 Years and biggest win over CBS in 14 Years.

The Ticker: Late Night, Discovery, Barnes

  • The “What Will CNN Do Once Jeff Zucker Starts?” rumor mill continues, this time with a contribution from the New York Daily NewsDon Kaplan. Kaplan reports that Zucker has been “sending out feelers” to talent agents, asking about potential comics in the vein of Jon Stewart for a late night news/comedy program.
  • Discovery Communications is making a $2 billion deal in Europe, acquiring SBS Nordic and taking a 20% stake in TH1′s sports cable channel Eurosport. In two years, Discovery has an option to acquire a majority stake in Eurosport, which is one of the biggest sports networks in the world.

Where to Watch the Second Presidential Debate

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, Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos will anchor coverage from 9pm-11pmET. They will be joined by Jake Tapper, David Muir and Jon Karl. “Nightline” will be live at 11:35pmET, and ABC News will stream the debate online.

CBS News will also be live from 9pm-11pmET with Scott Pelley at the anchor desk. The network’s post-debate coverage will feature a poll of approximately 500 uncommitted voters around the nation.

Brian Williams will anchor from 9pm-11pmET on NBC News in New York City. He will be joined by David Gregory, Savannah Guthrie, Chuck Todd and Tom Brokaw. Andrea Mitchell will lead the network’s “Truth Squad” fact-check team.

PBS is live from 9-11pmET. Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill will anchor coverage, and political editor Christina Bellantoni will be on hand to report on social media reactions to the debate.

Fox News Channel’s Shepard Smith will anchor on Fox Broadcasting beginning at 9pmET.

Plans for the cable networks are after the jump. Read more

The Ticker: Cavuto In Colorado, ‘Flip’ No Flop, Bill’s New Book

  • Fox Business Network will be covering tonight’s Presidential debate in Colorado, with Neil Cavuto anchoring starting at 8pmET. Cavuto will be joined by correspondent Peter Barnes, and guests such as Sarah Palin and a slew of prominent business leaders.
  • HGTV has ordered a second season of “GMA” co-anchor Lara Spencer‘s series “Flea Market Flip.” Eght new episodes will launch in early 2013. “Since our viewers enjoy the latest trends and the fall flea market season is upon us, it is the perfect time to renew the series,” said HGTV GM Kathleen Finch in a statement.
  • FNC’s Bill O’Reilly talks with Allan Fallow about his new book Killing Kennedy. O’Reilly was asked why he wanted to write the book: “I want to reengage Americans — particularly younger Americans — with their country. I want to bring alive the people they’ve heard of, so that the reader becomes fascinated and starts to take an interest.”

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