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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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