Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are happy where they are.
MSNBC’s top executive says he hasn’t decided whether conservative commentator Pat Buchanan will be allowed back on the network.
MSNBC has added another new show to its weekend lineup, handing contributor Melissa Harris-Perry a two-hour program on Saturdays and Sundays.
Next year could be a critical one for CNN in the battle for second place, if the final 2011 cable news ratings are any indication.
Fox News, look out. MSNBC is gunning for you, and network boss Phil Griffin thinks his team has a good shot at a ratings win over the conservative news channel, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Griffin said his goal is to “make up ground with Fox News now that MSNBC has new leadership following Comcast’s […]
BY: DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK – Keith Olbermann was MSNBC’s most popular personality and single-handedly led its transformation to an outspoken, left-leaning cable news network in prime time. Despite that, he often seemed to be walking on a tightrope with his job. Friday night, it snapped. Shocker! Keith Olbermann Out at MSNBC Olbermann returned from […]
In a stunning move bound to shake up the competitive, combative world of prime-time cable news, MSNBC has suspended Keith Olbermann – its biggest star – following revelations that he contributed money to three democratic campaigns, violating NBC News ethics. MSNBC President Phil Griffin issued a terse statement on Friday: “I became aware of Keith’s […]
The challenge that Larry King’s retirement presents for CNN is being followed by a lot of people, but few more so than Phil Griffin, president of one of CNN’s biggest rivals, NBC-owned MSNBC. “Look, I think they’ve got a big challenge in front of them,” Griffin said when Fancast spoke to him Friday at the […]
BY: David Bauder NEW YORK – Joe Scarborough knew nothing about Rolling Stone magazine’s profile of Gen. Stanley McChrystal until he was on the air Tuesday, asked to read a “tease” promoting the story as ‘Morning Joe‘ headed into its first commercial break after its 6 a.m. start. That changed, very quickly. Off the air, […]
Fox News consistently wins in the ratings war between cable news networks, and competitor MSNBC has taken note — its president Phil Griffin said he wants to follow Fox’s lead. Griffin spoke with the Chicago Tribute, admitting that Fox News chief Roger Ailes has “changed media,” adding that “everybody does news differently because Roger’s changed […]