Sandusky Interview Surprised Even NBC’s Bob Costas

NEW YORK (AP) — Even Bob Costas is surprised that former assistant Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky spoke to him about child sex-abuse allegations. Costas said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that he was about to speak to Sandusky’s lawyer the previous evening. Just before it was to start, the lawyer offered up Sandusky […]

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Geist’s Glare at Hapless Halperin Fascinates Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart found a unique way to comment on the MSNBC Mark Halperin presidential profanity snafu – he focused more on “Morning Joe” regular Willie Geist than Halperin himself. And it was a hilarious choice. Stewart opened “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central Thursday night with the story about how Halperin – editor-at-large for Time […]

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MSNBC Suspends Analyst for Offensive Remark About Obama

NEW YORK – MSNBC suspended political analyst Mark Halperin for an off-color remark about President Barack Obama on “Morning Joe” Thursday. “I thought he was a dick yesterday,” Halperin said on Thursday’s show during a discussion about Obama’s news conference the day before. Halperin, a Time magazine editor at large, quickly apologized on the air […]

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MSNBC Hosts Bash CNN Over Parker Ouster

A conversation between Tina Brown and MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski resulted in some CNN bashing on “Morning Joe,” with the topic of ousted “Parker Spitzer” co-host Kathleen Parker being the instigator, according to the Huffington Post. On Tuesday, Brzezinski brought up the fact that Parker wrote an article for the newly re-launched Newsweek publication, and expressed […]

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Golf Channel Starting Weekday Morning Show Jan. 3

NEW YORK – The Golf Channel is going for an earlier tee time. The network said Friday it will introduce a weekday morning news show starting Jan. 3. Golf will be the focus for “Morning Drive,” but hosts Erik Kuselias and Gary Williams will also briefly fill duffers in on general news and weather. Programming […]

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MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough Suspended Over Political Donations

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before…. ‘Morning Joe’ cohost Joe Scarborough has been suspended by MSNBC for two days after he copped to making eight contributions of $500 each to friends and family members running for local and state government offices. Olbermann Suspended ‘Indefinitely’ By MSNBC Over Campaign Donations As we learned earlier […]

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