Forget Joining Olbermann, Rachel Maddow Re-Signs with MSNBC

The news is expected to be announced officially sometime Tuesday, but MSNBC has added more years to Rachel Maddow’s contract, tying her to the network through 2014, according to an exclusive report in The Hollywood Reporter. Maddow’s contract was reportedly up sometime next year and according to TV Newser, a site that follows the inner […]

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How MSNBC Is Surviving After Olbermann

BY: DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK – Keith Olbermann essentially invented the present-day MSNBC, but he didn’t take it with him when he left. As Olbermann prepares for his debut on Current TV on Monday night, the MSNBC he left behind has survived; its boss says it has thrived. The prime-time focus on left-of-center political talk […]

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Rachel Maddow Talks Bin Laden On ‘The Daily Show’

Rachel Maddow stopped by “The Daily Show” Tuesday night to discuss the death of Osama Bin Laden with Jon Stewart. Maddow detailed the hours she spent leading up to President Obama’s announcement Sunday night. She was home and started receiving emails from co-workers, politely asking if she was busy and wouldn’t mind coming into the […]

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TV News & Notes: Maddow Reacts To Olbermann, ‘Wonder Woman’ Gets A Makeover & More

All the TV news you need to know today, with a twist (weekend edition)… Appearing on the HBO series “Real Time with Bill Maher,” Rachel Maddow reacted to Keith Olbermann’s sudden departure from MSNBC. Asked what happened, she said only it’s “between Keith and the company, it didn’t involve any of the rest of us.” […]

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A Tragedy in Tucson, and More Arguing on Talk TV

BY: FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK – In the wake of the Arizona shootings, conservative talk-show host Glenn Beck issued a challenge to all Americans to reject violence. Liberal talk-show host Keith Olbermann voiced his own call for repudiating violence. Has Saturday’s rampage inspired a measure of consensus and a softening of rhetoric among cable TV’s […]

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VIDEO: Rachel Maddow Admits She Used to Like Glenn Beck

Rachel Maddow threw a curve ball on David Letterman’s “Late Show” when she admitted that Glenn Beck “was the most talented radio personality of my entire generation.” It might come as a surprise to Maddow’s devoted following that the openly liberal news commentator had anything kind to say about Beck, the Fox News talking head […]

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‘SNL’ Bounces Back to Funny with Anne Hathaway

After last week’s nearly laugh-free episode, ‘Saturday Night Live’ bounced back toward funny with the help of Anne Hathaway’s stellar versatility. The star of Love and Other Drugs lampooned her racy Entertainment Weekly cover, did a fantastic Katie Holmes impression and even did a little mockery of her breakout hit The Princess Diaries by playing […]

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