| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Keith Olbermann has been without a regular show for a little over a year and a half, but Monday night, he's back with "Olbermann," set to debut on ESPN2 at 11 p.m. Eastern.
But those political junkies who got hooked on the outspoken broadcaster's...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:19 PM
NBC has pulled the plug on "Rock Center," the prime-time news magazine hosted by "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams, after just two seasons, the network said late Friday.
The cancellation of "Rock Center" is a blow to Williams and NBC's news unit,...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 9:30 AM
In response David Zurawik's column, "A 'NewsHour' filled with reruns and PBS promotion — not so much the news" (Dec. 19), I have to respectfully disagree. I worked at the NewsHour for two years, from 2011 to 2013, and had been an avid viewer long...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Martin Bashir has learned something Alec Baldwin already knows: Even a cable news host can say too much.
MSNBC announced Wednesday that Bashir, a commentator and host of the 4 p.m. hour, is leaving after an uproar over his remarks last month about...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Martin Bashir, the embattled MSNBC show host who on Nov. 15 urged a crude and graphic form of punishment for Sarah Palin, resigned from the channel Wednesday.
MSNBC could afford to do nothing less than force Bashir out in the wake of his hateful speech....
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Comedy Central now has a late-night problem.
CBS' announcement that Stephen Colbert would take over "The Late Show" next year when David Letterman retires leaves a huge gap in Comedy Central's marquee lineup.
For nearly a decade, "The Colbert Report"...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Ben Sherwood has the kind of resume that could make even a high achiever jealous.
A Harvard graduate and a Rhodes scholar, Sherwood has been a reporter, producer, author and executive. On Monday, Sherwood added the title chairman to his curriculum vitae...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:10 AM
After the coffee. Before getting my cats a water fountain.
The Skinny: I've started watching "Sons of Anarchy" on Netflix. While I am enjoying Season 1 I'm not sure if I'm willing to commit to the series. I do want a vest though! Friday's roundup...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:02 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out how to use my iPhone.
The Skinny: I finally broke down and got an iPhone. I am a dinosaur no more. Now I just have to master the touch screen, which I hate. It was a touching episode of "The Good Wife" as...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:34 PM
The most powerful woman at the Walt Disney Co. — and perhaps in all of Hollywood — said that she would leave her job overseeing the company's $10-billion-a-year entertainment TV networks, leaving Disney to search for a successor in an...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 9:58 AM
In November, I advanced one of CNN's debates with a piece hoping aloud that Wolf Blitzer would not let Newt Gingrich bully him as the the former Speaker of the House had been doing to other debate moderators.
Here's a bit of what I wrote:
And so it...