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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Two reporters briefly detained near protest in Ferguson, Mo.

    Two reporters briefly detained near protest in Ferguson, Mo.
    As police in this St. Louis suburb turned out in force Wednesday evening to discourage another night of unrest, they unleashed a brief contretemps by arresting a pair of reporters. Protests have occurred every night since a Ferguson police officer...
  • 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...
  • 'Meet the Press' transition is only the latest gaffe for Comcast's NBC news division

    'Meet the Press' transition is only the latest gaffe for Comcast's NBC news division
    As Comcast awaited approval to acquire NBCUniversal, producer Peter Chernin interviewed CEO Brian Roberts at the 2010 Cable Show. Chernin wondered whether Roberts was truly ready for the headaches associated with owning NBC, particularly the controversy...
  • 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...