A bitter argument over race and “race-baiting” language broke out on MSNBC Tuesday between three MSNBC personalities and one Newt Gingrich supporter. Watch what happened.
A group dedicated to promoting Republican causes is lampooning liberal Rachel Maddow in a commercial supporting a proposed oil pipeline from Canada to the United States. The spot can be seen here, in a story on The Huffington Post. This hilarious political promo pokes good-natured fun at earnest Rachel. It parodies an MSNBC promo spot […]
MSNBC has added another new show to its weekend lineup, handing contributor Melissa Harris-Perry a two-hour program on Saturdays and Sundays.
Fox News Channel continued to reign supreme over its cable news competitors in 2011. With only a few days to go ’til the new year, the most current Nielsen data available shows FNC leading its closest competitors 2-1 in “total day” viewership and nearly 3-1 in prime time for the entire year. Specifically, Fox News […]
MSNBC is putting Ed Schultz in the 8 p.m. hot seat and giving Lawrence O’Donnell the “Last Word” in its prime-time lineup. The lineup shakeup – announced Wednesday by the NBC-owned cable channel – will have the two finger-pointing firebrands switching time periods starting this coming Monday (Oct. 24). As a result, “The Ed Show” […]
In an unusually active August for big news stories, Fox News Channel once again came out on top of the cable news ratings race. While FNC’s dominance vs. its rivals in cable news – CNN and NBC-owned MSNBC – is not exactly surprise news (since FNC has enjoyed a huge lead over the other guys […]
American democracy in trouble? Don’t worry – Rachel Maddow will save us. The liberal firebrand – seen weeknights at 9/8c on MSNBC – has produced a new documentary special about the post-9/11 world that explores how fundamental freedoms and basic civil rights have been undermined and curtailed in America in the wake of the terrorist […]
No other television network – or, for that matter, no other news organization, period – gets more mud flung at it than Fox News Channel. There’s so much criticism of FNC out there – from Keith Olbermann, Rachel Maddow, Jon Stewart and scores of other media types — that it’s easy to be lulled into […]
By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — MSNBC’s possible hiring of the Rev. Al Sharpton doesn’t represent a conflict of interest for the cable channel, its president said. “He’s been on MSNBC for all 15 years,” MSNBC President Phil Griffin added, noting Sharpton’s long track record with the channel. Last year, […]
By FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — When three MSNBC hosts forecast the winner of next year’s presidential race, their choice isn’t surprising, considering the network’s liberal tilt. But their respective certainty wasn’t uniform when asked that question at an appearance before reporters on Tuesday at a meeting of the Television Critics […]