Technical snafu interrupts NBC’s first presidential debate

2022 Campaign 06/27/19, 01:54

NBC News's coverage of the first Democratic debate of the 2020 campaign season Wednesday, June 26, was marred by a technical glitch that led President Donald Trump to tweet that the network "should be ashamed." The snafu, in the middle of the debate, left viewers and candidates confused by crosstalk apparently ...

Big week for Trump leads to big week for Hannity in ratings

Entertainment 04/02/19, 16:48

When there's a blowout in the normally tight race for cable news supremacy between Sean Hannity and Rachel Maddow, it's best to check the political headlines to learn why. Hannity crushed MSNBC's Maddow last week, with the Fox News Channel personality averaging 3.78 million viewers, the Nielsen company said. Maddow had ...

Maddow, other MSNBC hosts see ratings drop, Fox up

Politics 03/27/19, 16:51

Rachel Maddow isn’t backing away from her coverage of President Donald Trump and any connection to Russia’s involvement in trying to influence the 2016 presidential campaign. The question is how much her fans want to listen. Maddow’s audience has dipped on her two days back on the air since Attorney General ...

Strong opening week for CBS, Turner with NCAA hoops tourney

Basketball 03/26/19, 14:59

One week into March Madness, CBS is feeling good.Based on ratings from the nation's largest media markets, the Nielsen company said CBS and the Turner Networks had the second best performance over the last 29 years for the first four games of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. The only year ...

Cable viewers digest Mueller news through Hannity, Maddow

Politics 03/23/19, 10:31

For Sean Hannity, the "witch hunt" was finally over. Rachel Maddow considered it the start of something. The diametrically opposed opinion hosts, who vie for the distinction of the most popular in cable news, were the windows through which many Americans digested Friday's news that special counsel Robert Mueller had concluded ...

Colbert, Maddow are coveted slots for presidential wanna-bes

Politics 01/16/19, 13:34

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is hitting the television daily double this week, announcing her presidential candidacy on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" on Tuesday and following it up with an interview Wednesday with Rachel Maddow on MSNBC. Her itinerary reflects the importance of those two media figures to the expected crowd ...

Bloomberg says he’d self-fund possible 2020 White House bid

New York 01/11/19, 13:22

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that, if he runs for president in 2020, he'll pay for it himself.He's also offering a broader defense of candidates who use personal riches to bankroll campaigns. Another top contender, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, has decried the presidency becoming "one more plaything that ...

Fox’s MacCallum takes on new election-night role

Entertainment 11/05/18, 18:34

Martha MacCallum is no stranger to Fox News Channel viewers, but she will have a prominent new role for the network during its midterm election coverage. MacCallum will co-host the evening with Bret Baier, taking over a job held by Megyn Kelly for the most recent big election nights. The other ...

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