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  • Should HBO Open A News Division?

    A traditionalist would tell you John Oliver ought not be mentioned in the same breath as Scott Pelley, David Muir, or Brian Williams. In just a few years, however, traditionalists won't be the people consuming the bulk of TV news. Oliver is the HBO...
  • CNN Scores Solid Ratings for Mike Rowe Series 'Somebody's Gotta Do It'

    Mike Rowe's "Somebody's Gotta Do It" opened to solid numbers for CNN on Wednesday, becoming the network's top original-series premiere to date in the key news demo. Nielsen estimates that the show, fronted by the host of former Discovery series "Dirty...
  • Amazon Sets 'Alpha House' Season 2 Premiere for Binge-Viewing Mode

    Amazon has adopted the binge-release model -- a la Netflix -- for several of its marquee original series this fall: It will premiere all 10 episodes of the second season of Garry Trudeau's political comedy series "Alpha House," starring John Goodman, on...
  • Fox News Tops Cable Ratings in Q3 Primetime; CNN Second, While MSNBC Tumbles

    In a busy summer for big news stories, Fox News Channel topped all of ad-supported cable in same-night ratings, standing as the third quarter's most-watched network in weekday primetime for the first time since 2003. CNN continued its momentum, placing...
  • My podcast subscriptions

    My podcast subscriptions
    Wednesday's column is about the state of podcasting, so I'm offering here a list of the podcasts I currently subscribe to. Please put your recommendations and descriptions in the comment thread. In alphabetical order: 1.    99 Percent Invisible...
  • NBC freelancer diagnosed with Ebola will be flown back to U.S.

    NBC freelancer diagnosed with Ebola will be flown back to U.S.
    A freelance cameraman working for NBC News in Liberia has contracted the deadly Ebola virus and will be flown back to the United States for treatment, the network said in a statement Thursday. The man, identified only as a 33-year-old working with the...
  • Rand Paul's strategy: Flip & Deny

    Rand Paul's strategy: Flip & Deny
    Kentucky Republican Senator and presidential hopeful Rand Paul simply cannot get away with this nonsense in the Internet age, when the record of what you've said and done is easy to find. From Yahoo News: Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Monday denied that he...
  • Rachel Maddow Producer Expected To Seize Reins of 'The View' At ABC

    A senior executive from MSNBC is expected to take the lead producing role at ABC's "The View," the latest signal that the durable daytime program will change radically following the retirement of its co-creator, Barbara Walters. Bill Wolff, who exec...
  • MSNBC's Program Lineup Needs a Liberal Makeover

    MEMO TO PHIL GRIFFIN: For several years now your liberal bastion, MSNBC, has been assuring us that it's resolutely "leaning forward," but slogans can be dangerous -- especially for a news operation that appears to be listing backward. These are exciting...
  • ABC's New 'View' Debuts With Muted Rosie O'Donnell and Whoopi Goldberg

    ABC presented a serene "View" Monday , rather than a cluttered one. The venerable ABC daytime talkfest debuted Monday with a new table of hosts, but little of the sniping or back-and-forth that audiences may have hoped they'd see given the return of...
  • Why Ray Rice Media Blitz Won't Throw NFL For a Loss

    The National Football League has endured several days of terrible publicity, stemming from its serialized mishandling of the domestic violence case involving Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. Yet those in media circles wondering about what sort of...