Tag Archives: Cable News

Rachel Maddow Tops Sean Hannity in 9PM Ratings

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 Rachel Maddow Beats All Competitors at 9PM FOX’s 9PM resident bloviator and Obama-hater, Sean Hannity, was beat in the TV ratings by MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow for the first time since January 19, 2009. Fueled by coverage … Continue reading

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CNN Hemorrhages Viewers, Sinks to Lowest-Rated April in a Decade

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 CNN continued to lose viewers at an accelerated pace in April, posting its worst audience numbers in a decade. The once mighty cable news network recorded a paltry 357,000 total viewers and among adults 25-54, a … Continue reading

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Keith Olbermann Given “Carte Blanche” for Current-TV’s Election Night Coverage

Monday, January 9, 2012 Sources report Keith Olbermann has been given ”carte blanche” by Current-TV to completely plan and program the channel’s 2012 presidential election coverage. Following Olbermann’s near-total absence from TV coverage of the GOP Iowa Caucus, rumors bubbled up … Continue reading

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Casey Anthony Verdict Gives HLN Psychopath Nancy Grace Her Best Ratings

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 The not guilty verdict in the Casey Anthony trial provided HLN psychopath Nancy Grace her best ratings ever. Entertainment Weekly reports: The controversial legal pundit had her largest audience and best ratings ever on Tuesday night … Continue reading

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Ed Schultz Suspended from MSNBC for Calling Laura Ingraham a “Slut”

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 MSNBC’s Ed Schultz, the liberal’s Rush Limbaugh, was suspended “indefinitely” from his cable TV program for calling the arch conservative radio host, Laura Ingraham, a “right-wing slut” and a “talk slut.” Schultz, one of the most … Continue reading

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MSNBC Ratings Drop Post-Keith Olbermann

Sunday, January 30, 2011 It looks like MSNBC is paying a big price in the ratings department after summarily firing Keith Olbermann. MSNBC rushed to replace “Countdown with Keith Olbermann” with the “Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell” at 8PM. O’Donnell, … Continue reading

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CNN Continues to Hemorrhage Viewers

Thursday, December 23, 2010 USAToday has an interesting piece today about cable’s decline in viewership. While much of the article centers around the cable entertainment channels, my eye was drawn to CNN and Fox News. CNN continues to hemorrhage viewers, … Continue reading

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Christiane Amanpour Named ‘This Week’ Anchor

Friday, March 19, 2010 CNN’s last remaining journalist from the herculean days before Ted Turner sold the once mighty cable news pioneer to Time Warner, Christiane Amanpour, will depart the network and join ABC as the anchor for This Week. … Continue reading

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CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin into Anal Sex and Fisting?

Monday, February 22, 2010 Who let the dogs out at CNN? I know much has changed at the once mighty cable news network but, to read their highly respected legal analyst, Jeffrey Toobin enjoys getting his freak on from anal … Continue reading

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Anderson Cooper’s Ratings Fading Faster than a Spray Tan

Thursday, December 4, 2009 Anderson Cooper, the closeted gay son of Upper Eastside socialite Gloria Vanderbilt, is fading in the ratings faster than a spray tan. His 10PM show, “Anderson Cooper 360,” has declined 62% in total viewers and 70% … Continue reading

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Lou Dobbs Says Adios to CNN

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 Controversial cable personality, Lou Dobbs, surprised his CNN viewers tonight by announcing he is leaving the cable news channel effective immediately. Sitting before an image of an American flag on his television, Dobbs said: “Some leaders … Continue reading

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Ted Turner Would Fire Lou Dobbs

Monday, October 19, 2009 What a shame Ted Turner ever sold CNN. The once mighty cable news network has disintegrated into a clownish, second-rate version of FOX News staffed by morons like Wolf Blitzer, Kyra Phillips, Rick Sanchez and Lou … Continue reading

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CNN Apologizes to Rush Limbaugh

Saturday, October 17, 2009 What magical power does the 400lbs. junkie and pedophile named Rush Limbaugh has over people that makes them drop trowel and lineup to apologize to him? Everyone, from US Senators to, Congressmen and, members of the … Continue reading

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Cable News Gets Punked by a Six Old Boy and a Balloon

Friday, October 16, 2009 Yesterday will go down in history as the most embarrassing day in cable news history. Shortly before 3PM EST, all news stopped and the networks switched their coverage to Falcon Heene, a six year old boy … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck’s “Fair and Balanced” Threat to Poison Nancy Pelosi

Friday, August 7, 2009 Glenn Beck accomplished the impossible: he made Nancy Pelosi sympathetic. I have been an ardent critic of the Speaker ever since she uttered those five infamous words, “Impeachment is off the table.” However, watching Beck in … Continue reading

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Tancredo: “Sonia Mayer” is Proof Obama Is A Racist

Sunday, August 2, 2009 No one will ever confuse former Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-CO) for an intellectual heavyweight but dude, seriously, if you’re going to go on the cable shows to defend Glenn Beck’s insane assertion that President Obama’s appointment … Continue reading

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“No Way! Look at the Size of That!”

Thursday, July 2, 2009 Nothing causes fits of giggles in a newsroom more than a story about a giant cucumber. Just ask MSNBC’s David Shuster and his co-host Tamron Hall. Watch here. In fact, at one point, Shuster just covered … Continue reading

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CNN Drops to 3rd Place in Primetime for First Time

Saturday, March 28, 2009 CNN is dying. Don’t cry, Anderson. The once mighty CNN is poised to finish March third in the prime-time weeknight ratings behind Fox News Channel and MSNBC  — the first time this has ever happened for … Continue reading

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