Television

Television with an emphasis on Political Debates, Election results, Sunday News shows, ratings and Political Reality TV

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Meet the Press Meltdown? David Gregory gets Psych Help

Politico is reporting that NBC hired a psychological consultant to find out what makes Meet the Press host tick.  Seems MTP has been falling in the ratings and NBC wants to save the Sunday news show that started back in 1947. The Washington Post says that the MTP meltdown has alarmed top executives and NBCs new president, Deborah Turness, who is concerned that the 67 year old show is dying […]

Radical Progressive Sally Kohn: What I learned on Fox News

For a radical progressive who once harbored negative stereotypes about folks on the right, it was a turning point for me: Though Sean Hannity or Sarah Palin and I disagree profoundly on politics – they’re personable, kind, and human. If you want to persuade people, you can’t demonize them. By Sally Kohn In the fall of 2013, I gave a TED talk on what I learned as a progressive, on-air talking […]

GOP to DCCC Chair Steve Israel: Show me the Racists

On Sunday’s “State of the Union,” CNN’s Candy Crowley asked DCCC Chairman Rep. Steve Israel if he thought his Republican colleagues are racist. Israel responded, “Not all of them, no. Of course not. But to a significant extent, the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism.” Via –  Breitbart According to Breitbart, NRCC’s Digital Press Secretary Andrew Clark wants Steve Israel to Show him the Racist Republicans the left […]

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CNN Scores Mike Rowe to compete with Fox News Megyn Kelly

Mike Rowe’s new series Somebody’s Gotta Do It brings viewers face to face with men and women who march to the beat of a different drum. In each episode, Rowe visits unique individuals and joins them in their respective undertakings, paying tribute to innovators, do-gooders, entrepreneurs, collectors, fanatics – people who simply have to do it. This show is about passion, purpose, and occasionally, hobbies that get a little out […]

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CBS: Stephen Colbert to Replace David Letterman

The CBS Television Network today announced that Stephen Colbert, the host, writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning “The Colbert Report,” will succeed David Letterman as the host of THE LATE SHOW, effective when Mr. Letterman retires from the broadcast. The five-year agreement between CBS and Colbert was announced by Leslie Moonves, President and CEO, CBS Corporation, and Nina Tassler, Chairman of CBS Entertainment.       Letterman, the legendary, […]