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Chris Matthews on What The West Wing, House of Cards and Veep Get Right About Politics

Specs Age 70 Claim to fame Host of MSNBC's Hardball With Chris Matthews (weeknights at 7 p.m.) Base Washington, D.C.

MSNBC Builds Show Around Ronan Farrow

MSNBC on Monday announced its new daytime lineup, shifting Andrea Mitchell out of the 1 p.m. time slot in favor of newcomer Ronan Farrow.

MSNBC Host Martin Bashir Out After Palin Obscenity

We'll make it quick: MSNBC host Martin Bashir read a really graphic description of 18th-century British overseer Thomas Thistlewood's horrifying treatment of his slaves on the air last month, including eliminating bodily wastes of all kinds into the mouths of his fellow men, and then said that "if anyone truly qualified for a dose of discipline from Thomas Thistlewood, [Sarah Pa

Up Late With Alec Baldwin Calls It a Night

Up Late With Alec Baldwin has been canceled, Baldwin's publicist Matthew Hiltzik and the network, MSNBC, said on Wednesday.

New York Times’ Brian Stelter to CNN’s Reliable Sources

After covering television in the print and digital journalism worlds, The New York Times reporter Brian Stelter will be making the leap to a network he's been covering his entire journalistic career: CNN. "I've been at the @nytimes since college, so it's surreal to be leaving," tweeted Stelter. "I've learned everything here.

Get Ready for More Changes at HLN

HLN is headed for some major changes. The network has canceled its 12 p.m. show Raising America and its 5 p.m.

Will Time Warner Provide Al Jazeera America With Ad Sales Support?

Today Al Jazeera America passed the 50 million subscriber mark thanks in part to a new agreement with Time Warner Cable, which adds the net to its subscriber base and to Bright House Networks.

Al Jazeera America Will Have 6 Minutes of Ads Per Hour

One of the most surprising revelations in a call today with interim Al Jazeera CEO Ehab El Shihabi and president of newsgathering Kate O'Brian was that, unlike its more ad-heavy competitors, Al Jazeera America will have only six minutes per hour of commercials when it launches on Tuesday at 3 p.m.

CNN’s Remodeled Digital Platform Looks Really Expensive

You can watch CNN on CNN.com as of this morning. It's in a little window in a corner of the site, running live from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., and over the next few months, it's one of the few things about CNN's digital presence that won't change.

Al Jazeera America Finds a Leader in ABC News Vet

With a little less than a month to go before its launch, Al Jazeera America has selected ABC News veteran Kate O’Brian to serve as its president.