"Now it is mainstream news outlets, which Fox News so often portrays as liberally biased, that are facing a wave of skepticism."
Word on the street is that Joe Scarborough and Mika Brezinski (one has to assume, accompanied by a network lawyer, a producer, and marching orders from Phil Griffin) trekked their way to Trump Tower to meet with the GOP nominee for President...Show More Summary
In the 1960s and 1970s, daytime television was dominated by light, entertaining fare like The Merv Griffin Show, The Mike Douglas Show, and Dinah And Friends. Phil Donahue brought topicality and controversy to daytime when his show went national in 1970, and by the 1980s he was ruling the roost. Show More Summary
Politico has the interview with Phil Griffin. Yeah. Griffin cast the rebranding as just one more stage in MSNBC’s “evolution.” “MSNBC will turn 20 this year on July 15,” he said. “There have been so many evolutions, and look if you don’t evolve, in any medium, you’re going to lose. Show More Summary
Longtime MSNBC exec Izzy Povich is leaving, cable news network president Phil Griffin announced to staff this afternoon. Povich was named VP talent and development in 2013; back then, Povich's name had surfaced on the reported short list of candidates to replace Jim Bell as exec producer of NBC News' Today. Show More Summary
The New York Post is reporting that MSNBC may be ready to dump its longtime president, Phil Griffin, in favor of new daytime boss Janelle Rodriguez. If Griffin is fired, it would represent quite a reversal of fortune. Just a few years ago, MSNBC was riding high as it overtook CNN for second place in the […]
It's not news that many presume MSNBC's top dog Phil Griffin is in a perilous spot, but the New York Post's Claire Atkinson is offering some specific speculation on Griffin's demise.
There were no plans to cancel Harris-Perry's show--until that memo.
In an email to her staff, Harris-Perry blasted NBC News chairman Andrew Lack (inset l.) and/or MSNBC president Phil Griffin (inset r.) for treating her show without respect and suggested she is part of the network for racial purpose...
...have to be the shortest meetings in corporate history. Because based on the observable performance of the network they're either this: Phil Griffin: How are the ratings? Everybody: Great! Phil Griffin: Great! Meeting adjourned. Or...Show More Summary
Why are all our rock heroes dying? David Bowie, Motorhead’s Lemmy and former drummer Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor, Yes’s Chris Squire, Toto’s Mike Porcaro, Mott the Hoople’s Dale Griffin, blues legend B.B. King, REO Speedwagon’s Gary Richrath, bassist Jimmy Bain, electronic music pioneer Edgar Froese, Greek great Demis Roussos, APP’s Chris Rainbow, Free’s Andy Fraser, […]
"I expect that we’ll have a lot to celebrate in 2016 – including MSNBC’s twentieth anniversary. They grow up so fast!"
"As the official media partner of the Global Citizen Festival, MSNBC is committed to connecting audiences with the stories and values that bring purpose and action to the global community."
NBC News and MSNBC are joining forces. NBC News President Deborah Turness and MSNBC President Phil Griffin announced in a memo Thursday that Dafna Linzer will become managing editor of politics -- a new position that will operate across both networks. Show More Summary
Memo to staff this morning from NBC News president Deborah Turness and MSNBC chief Phil Griffin: All, As we head into this exciting and important election year, we continue to build up our political coverage across both NBC News and MSNBC. Show More Summary
Mr. "Not My Job to Fact-Check" Chuck Todd will be starting his newest gig at MSNBC daily, beginning September 28 at 5 pm Eastern. Kate Snow will anchor the 3-5 pm slot with supposed "hard news." We shall see. From Phil Griffin's memo: Starting...Show More Summary
As part of Phil Griffin's ongoing effort to boost the ratings of MSNBC, the cable channel's president announced on Thursday that Chuck Todd -- the 12th moderator of the Meet the Press Sunday morning series and political director forShow More Summary
MSNBC chief Phil Griffin finally parsed out some details on the network’s much discussed daytime lineup and confirmed Brian Williams will return to the air next week when Pope Francis lands for his U.S. visit, and Kate Snow is getting the cable news net’s 3-5 PM block, Griffin confirmed. Show More Summary
Soon it really will be the Rachel Maddow Network. Via Hollywood Reporter: MSNBC is moving reverend and talk-show host Al Sharpton’s PoliticsNation to Sundays, network president Phil Griffin said in a memo on Wednesday. Its last weekday airing will be on Sept. Show More Summary
MSNBC president Phil Griffin has finally decided what to do with Al Sharpton’s low-rated Politics Nation show, announcing in a staff memo that the controversial host will move to Sunday mornings. Sharpton’s last weekday show will air on September 4, and he will start in his new 8 a.m. Sunday slot on October 4, according […]