Joe Scarborough is full of #SmartTakes lately, the kind that seem geared to appeal to Rachel Maddow, who I'm told actually runs the network. Just last week, when even Politico writers were horrified that Obama had once again gone golfing...
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Bill Wolff Named EP of The View, Brian Balthazar Joining ABC Show as Co-EP (TVNewser) A week after signing off as EP of The Rachel Maddow Show, Bill Wolff has been announced as the new executive producer of The View. Show More Summary
A week after signing off as EP of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” Bill Wolff (above left) has been announced as the new executive producer of “The View.” The show also made other behind-the-scenes changes including the addition of another TV news veteran, Brian Balthazar (above right) as co-executive producer. Show More Summary
Rachel Maddow made a rare daytime appearance on MSNBC Wednesday, sitting down with Ezra Klein, who was filling in for Alex Wagner, to talk about the possibility of a Congressional vote to authorize airstrikes against ISIS in Syria. Referring...Show More Summary
When David Letterman needs an update on what's happening in the news, he tends to call on Rachel Maddow. Last night, he asked the MSNBC host to give him the primer on the "homicide" or "police shooting" that happened more than two weeks ago in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Rachel Maddow does a great job separating the distractions from the real issues in the McDonnell trial, and she highlights a few key gifts the former Governor of Virginia had difficulty explaining away. Some of the excuses are credible; others are pretty lame. Show More Summary
Bill Wolff, MSNBC VP of primetime and executive producer of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” got a sendoff from this staff late last week. Maddow said Wolff “got some sweet new job on some easy show with a sweet new schedule.” That show is “The View,” which begins its news season with new and returning hosts in just a few weeks. Show More Summary
Look no further for an example of why police in Ferguson, Mo., don't trust the media. USA Today reporter Yamiche Alcindor appeared on MSNBC shortly before midnight on Aug. 18 for an interview with Rachel Maddow on the chaotic situation in Ferguson since the shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old black man by a white police officer two weeks ago. Show More Summary
From the August 21 edition of MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show: Previously: Texas Journalists Urge National Press To Take Perry Case More Seriously
As Rachel Maddow noted in the clip above, for anyone who was "wondering when the events in Ferguson were going to shift from a local story getting some national coverage to being a full on national story, this might be it." So far things...Show More Summary
Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery was arrested and subsequently released by Ferguson police. Lowery called into Rachel Maddow's show to describe how he was placed in restraints and even assaulted by the cops right after he was just doing his job.
Robin Williams fans know that the TV show Mork & Mindy launched him to national fame. But bigger fans know that he first played his alien character in an episode of Happy Days. Last night, Henry "the Fonz" Winkler told Rachel Maddow on MSNBC that it was clear from the...
It’s rare when MSNBC gets favorable reviews from Accuracy in Media, but Rachel Maddow’s report, “Consider the Source,” is worth watching. She was very effective in exposing how Russia Today (RT) television tried to obscure the truth about Russian terrorists bringing down the Malaysian Airlines plane. She also laid out the facts implicating the Russian […]
Ansel Elgort of The Fault in Our Stars strips to his skivvies and gets dunked with ice water in the latest round of Chillin 4 Charity. Much like with Rachel Maddow, Elgort was challenged by someone he knew - in...
Matt Lauer has done it, so has Shepard Smith and Rachel Maddow. NBC’s Dylan Dryer did it late last week, then on Saturday challenged her “Today” colleagues Erika Hill, Lester Holt and Jenna Wolfe. They accepted. So where did the ice bucket challenge start? “CBS This Morning” had the back-story this morning. Show More Summary
Good morning, kittens. Are you awake? Are you sleepy? I’m sleepy. So how about a bucket of ice water to wake you up? Oh, not, not on you. That would be rude. How about a bucket of ice water on Rachel Maddow. Yes, Lesbian Nerd Heartthrob Rachel Maddow. Show More Summary
Could the liberal-leaning ladies of The View be pushed even further left? It could happen as MSNBC’s vice president of prime-time programming and producer of The Rachel Maddow Show has been picked to be the new show runner. On Thursday, CNN’s Brian Stelter reported that Bill Wolff will replace longtime producer Bill Geddie. Show More Summary
Bill Wolff, who’s been a fixture at MSNBC for nearly a decade, is about to get a new view. An MSNBC spokesperson confirms with TVNewser that Wolff, who is the EP of Rachel Maddow‘s show, as well as VP of primetime, is leaving the network. Show More Summary