Big Ratings for O’Donnell, Cable News’ Latest Star

MSNBC’s newest prime-time star, Lawrence O’Donnell, got off to a flying start Monday, scoring the day’s highest ratings on the cable channel for the debut of his new nightly show, ‘The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell’ (10/9c). ‘The Last Word’ attracted a first-night audience of 928,000 (266,000 in the target demo, adults 25-54), which was […]

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Is MSNBC’s Maddow Too Fixated on Fox News?

Look, we all realize there’s this huge ideological rift in this country between right and left and, along with that, this tooth-and-nail rivalry between left-leaning MSNBC and the right-leaning Fox News Channel. But can’t Rachel Maddow leave it alone for five minutes? She and David Letterman really got into it Thursday night on Letterman’s ‘Late […]

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ABC, Lifetime Among Winners of GLAAD Media Awards

NEW YORK – Joy Behar, Cynthia Nixon and the ABC drama series ‘Brothers & Sisters‘ are among this year’s recipients of media awards from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. Presented Saturday in New York, winners of the 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards also include the NBC sitcom ‘Parks and Recreation,’ MSNBC’s ‘The Rachel […]

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Maddow, Beck Cut Each Other Up over Suspicious Editing

Keeping up with all of the infighting between MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and Fox News’ Glenn Beck can be tiring, if not altogether confusing, as the two politically-minded hosts are often tossing barbs at each other while on the air. A new disagreement over global warming is stirring up buzz following Maddow’s calling out of Beck […]

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