Rachel Maddow will host “Why We Did It” at 9pmET on March 6. A follow up to 2013′s “Hubris: Selling the Iraq War,” the documentary reveals new documents and interviews with those involved in planning the Iraq War, with MSNBC billing it as the “never-before-told story of what was happening behind that public case.”
“World News with Diane Sawyer” is bringing back the series “Real Money” in the form of “Real Money: Making Money.” From March 3 to March 5, the series will show real and practical ways for people to make money in their spare time.
Fox News College Challenge is back with submissions for entry due on Monday, March 3. The challenge asks college students to submit their own news video package, with a potential $10,000 prize and job interview with the network among the prizes.
Former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown has renewed his contributor contract with Fox News, EVP of programming Bill Shine tells the The Washington Post. News of his re-signing comes after the Boston Globe reported Brown’s FNC contract had lapsed, leading to increased speculation he might run for Senate from New Hampshire.
That same Boston Globe story reports MSNBC host Joe Scarborough, along with Brown, will be among the speakers at the Northeast Republican Leadership Conference in New Hampshire next month. MSNBC tells us Scarborough will be in Nashua as part of his book tour March 14, and will speak to the GOP group the next day.
Bloomberg anchor Trish Regan made her print debut as a business and economics columnist for USA Today. In her first piece, Regan writes about the marijuana business. When she worked for CNBC, Regan hosted “Marijuana Inc.” which is still the highest-rated documentary on CNBC.
NBC’s chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel and his team are reporting from Kiev, Ukraine as protests continue to rage there today. Engel was live from Sochi last night for “NBC Nightly News” and was in Kiev for this morning’s “Today” show.
CNN’s senior international correspondent Arwa Damonhas been reporting from Addana, Syria this week. Until recently, the town was under the control of the Islamist radical group, ISIS. CNN obtained video from Syrian activists showing the brutal tactics ISIS has been using.
The BBC’s Katty Kay is in Brazil to find out how the country is getting ready for two major global sporting events: the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics. Kay anchors BBC World News America from Rio tonight and will also report for BBC World News.
Greta Van Susteren puts on her lawyer hat in a blog post advising Tea Party groups who feel persecuted by the IRS. She says the IRS denying them tax exempt status would be the best outcome so they can then appeal.
Bret Baier is apparently the apple of one social media user’s eye: Baier the teddy bear claimed the top spot on a user-generated BuzzFeed Valentine’s Day list.
Bill O’Reilly is selling the notes from his Super Bowl interview with Pres. Obama. The notes, autographed by O’Reilly and Obama, show the topics covered. The highest bid right now is $11,200. You can also buy a copy of the notes. The proceeds go to the Fisher House.
Former CNN, ABC and CNBC anchor Alina Cho has joined Ballantine Bantam Dell as editor-at-large, Page Six reports. She’ll acquire style and fashion projects for the publisher. Cho hosted the CNN specials “Fashion: Backstage Pass,” for several years.
Tonight, “The Five” co-hosts wished Bob Costas well as he fights an eye infection. Dana Perino shared her severe dry eye diagnosis, while Greg Gutfeld thinks its all just a convenient promo for his early morning show “Red Eye.”
After a year as a CNN correspondent based in Atlanta, Alina Machado is being relocated to her native Miami. “Alina’s move back home to Miami, along with her fluency in Spanish, gives us the opportunity for deeper and broader coverage across multiple platforms,” Terence Burke, VP of domestic newsgathering for CNN/U.S., said in a statement.
Deirdre Bolton made her first appearance on Fox Business this morning since joining the network last week. Bolton, a former Bloomberg TV anchor, will host a show focused on alternative investments in the 1pmET hour starting later this year. Watch here.
NBC News DC bureau chief Ken Strickland is the newest member of the Gridiron Club, the oldest journalistic organization in Washington, D.C. Strickland joined NBC in 1995 and was named vice president and DC bureau chief in 2012.
Jake Tapper‘s book, “The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor,” is headed to the big screen. The Oscar-nominated screenwriters of “The Fighter” have acquired the rights to the CNN anchor’s book, our sister site FishbowlDC reports.