Tag Archives: MSNBC

Carlson: MSNBC Host Is Trying To Stoke A “Race War”

“So it’s not just whites, it’s white women. ‘Their women are bad too!”‘The women, of course, are the key to reproducing the white race, which is clearly a threat, as she says again and again to you and your family. They’re dangerous. They want to hurt you. “Now, don’t be fooled by the fact that Tiffany Cross can barely speak …

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MSNBC Taps Alex Wagner For Maddow’s Time Slot

The New York Times reports: MSNBC has named Alex Wagner to succeed Rachel Maddow as the weekday host of its 9 p.m. hour four days a week, turning to a political news veteran to fill one of the network’s most important time slots. Ms. Wagner, 44, is a fixture of Washington journalism with roots in progressive news and opinion outlets. …

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MSNBC Formally Announces Hiring Of Jen Psaki

The Hill reports: MSNBC on Tuesday announced the hiring of former White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. Psaki, who left the White House earlier this month, will appear on NBC’s various channels and platforms as part of its politics coverage this fall and will eventually host a new original program on MSNBC. The new program, slated to launch in the …

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MSNBC’s Malcolm Nance Joins Fight In Ukraine [VIDEO]

“The more I saw of the war going on, the more I thought, ‘I’m done talking, all right? It’s time to take action here. I am here to help this country fight. What essentially is a war of extermination. This is an existential war and Russia has brought it to these people and they are mass murdering civilians, and there …

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Rachel Maddow Show To Go Mondays Only [VIDEO]

Variety reports: Rachel Maddow doesn’t seem to have much in common with John Oliver. But starting next month, the MSNBC anchor and the HBO comic will offer viewers something similar: a program that analyzes the news just once each week. Starting in May, Maddow will scale back her duties at MSNBC, moving from what had been a five-days-per-week role to …

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REPORT: Jen Psaki To Leave WH For MSNBC Show

Axios reports: White House press secretary Jen Psaki is in exclusive talks with MSNBC to join the network after she leaves the White House around May, according to a source close to the matter. Why it matters: It’s been speculated for weeks that Psaki would leave the White House for a TV gig. White House communications staffers often negotiate TV …

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Rachel Maddow To Announce Hiatus From Show

Variety reports: MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow plans to take a hiatus in order to focus on other projects she is working on as part of a broader content deal with NBCUniversal, according to two people familiar with the matter. The anchor, who is the linchpin of the cable news outlet’s primetime schedule, is expected to tell viewers about her planned absence, …

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Report: Maddow Reaches Multi-Year Deal With MSNBC

Business Insider reports: MSNBC’s most popular primetime anchor is staying with the company. After months of talks with a host of other networks, Rachel Maddow has opted to stay put thanks to a new multi-year contract that will include developing new projects with MSNBC and parent company NBCUniversal, according to a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations. Maddow hired …

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Kornacki Inks Major Multi-Year Deal With NBCUniversal

The Hill reports: Political correspondent Steve Kornacki has signed a four-year, multimillion dollar deal with NBCUniversal, the parent company of NBC and MSNBC the company announced Thursday. In addition to politics, Kornacki will bring his analytical stills to the “entertainment, sports and streaming networks of NBCUniversal,” the company said. NBCUniversal’s Television and Streaming Entertainment group is also developing a game …

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Rachel Maddow Wins Grammy For Best Spoken Word

Yahoo Entertainment reports: MSNBC host Rachel Maddow has won her first Grammy Award, claiming victory on Sunday in the Best Spoken Word Album category. The pundit received the award for the audiobook version of her 2019 book “Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth,” which explores the impact and influence of fossil fuel …

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OAN Must Pay $250,000 For “Frivolous” Maddow Suit

Law & Crime reports: A federal judge in California has ordered Herring Networks, the parent company of far-right conservative media organization One America News Network (OAN), to pay MSNBC and host Rachel Maddow $250,000 in attorney’s fees stemming from a defamation lawsuit that was dismissed last year. Herring in July 2019 filed a lawsuit against Maddow which claimed the liberal …

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Scarborough Sorry For Hosting Trump So Many Times

The National Review reports: Joe Scarborough, the host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, said that he regrets hosting Donald Trump so often ahead of the 2016 election, during an episode The Realignment podcast released on Tuesday. While Scarborough stressed that he frequently pushed back on Trump in the run-up to the election, the Morning Joe host said he wished the candidate …

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Emotional Rachel Maddow Reveals Partner’s Struggle With COVID: “We Really Thought That It Might Kill Her”

CBS News reports: After being off the air for two weeks, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow made an emotional return Thursday night, telling viewers her partner, Susan Mikula, “the center of her universe,” has COVID-19. Maddow said that “at one point, we really thought there was a possibility that it might kill her,” and urged viewers to “do whatever you can to …

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MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki Sends Khakis Sales Soaring

Mediaite reports: “Chart throb” Steve Kornacki has been making headlines for his impressive election coverage and his Big Board skills, and now even his fashion choices are getting attention. Kornacki wore the same outfit every day of his election coverage: A button-down, a striped tie, and khakis — and the simple outfit eventually became iconic enough for fans to emulate. …

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Rachel Maddow In Quarantine After COVID Exposure

“Everything happens all at once. I’ve had a close contact test positive for COVID – I’ve tested negative thus far but will be at home quarantining ’til it’s safe for me to be back at home without putting anyone at risk. You’ll be in good hands tonight with Nicole and Joy and Brian and the Great and Good Mr. Kornacki …

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MSNBC’s Donny Deutsch Compares Trump To Hitler

“What was going on in early 30s Germany? Well, basically you had a destruction of the belief in the free press, you had a blurring between the executive branch and the Justice Department. “You have creating an other, whether it’s Muslims, whether it’s Mexicans, whether it’s congressmen who weren’t born in this country. “And then you have the destruction of …

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Beleaguered MSNBC Anchor Chris Matthews Resigns

Mediaite reports: Chris Matthews announced his resignation from MSNBC Monday night after more than two decades at the network. The MSNBC mainstay made the stunning at the start of Monday’s night edition of Hardball, a show that has for years been a staple of the network’s politics programming. It also became a headache for MSNBC brass in recent weeks as …

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Matthews Apologizes To Sanders For Nazi Comparison

Deadline reports: Hardball host Chris Matthews apologized for a remark he made during Saturday’s Nevada caucus coverage in which he compared the inability of establishment Democrats to stop Bernie Sanders to France’s futile hopes against Germany’s invasion in 1940. At the top of his show on Monday, Matthews said, “Senator Sanders, I’m sorry for comparing anything from that tragic era, …

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Chris Matthews Under Fire Over Sanders Comparison

Newsweek reports: MSNBC’s Chris Matthews is facing calls to resign after he compared Bernie Sanders’ victory in the Nevada caucus to the Nazi invasion of France. As the results came in and Sanders took an early lead on Saturday night, Hardball host Matthews claimed Republicans would release opposition research on Sanders that would “kill him” if he became the Democratic …

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MSNBC Won’t Carry Trump’s Hijacking Of DC’s Fourth

Politico reports: President Donald Trump’s controversial takeover of the Fourth of July celebration at the National Mall won’t completely take over the cable airwaves. MSNBC, for one, doesn’t plan to carry his “Salute to America” live, though the network will assess in real-time whether to air clips of the event, a spokesperson told POLITICO. Fox News is planning to cover …

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