Taking Out The Trash, 08.24.06

  • Meet the Press announces their upcoming Senate debate series.

  • More reasons to find Bob Schieffer simply adorable: He writes folk songs.

  • Daniel Schorr: “The last sage.”

  • The Washington Post moved “Style on the Go” to its permanent spot behind the comics. What do FishbowlDC readers think about the somewhat new Style on the Go feature? Is it useful?

  • Um. Lloyd Grove wakes up to realize that Tucker Carlson will be on “Dancing with the Stars.”

  • Says a reader: “Tucker rarely smiles in a photo, in fact, he’s been known to demand no photos with a smile showing his teeth be released. First the bow tie, now the teeth. What has this world come to?”

  • From ABC:

      “NIGHTLINE” BEATS CBS’ “LETTERMAN” FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE WEEK

      FIRST TIME “NIGHTLINE” BEATS “LETTERMAN” FOR THREE STRAIGHT WEEKS SINCE MAY 2003

      “NIGHTLINE” INCREASES 17% IN TOTAL VIEWERS COMPARED TO SAME WEEK A YEAR AGO

  • From NBC:

      “Meet the Press with Tim Russert” was the dominant Sunday morning public affairs program, winning the week ending Sunday, August 20, 2006 in all categories. On Sunday, the NBC public affairs program attracted 3.332 million total viewers, 23% more (+619,000) than CBS “Face the Nation’s” 2.713 million, a lead of 64% (+1,305,000) over ABC “This Week’s” 2.027 million, and 209% (+2,253,000) more than FOX “News Sunday’s” 1.079 million.

  • The Revolving Door: Christian Fuchs has been promoted to Deputy Director of Photography and Kristin Donaldson has been promoted to Night Photo Editor at the Washington Times.

  • Where the Boys Aren’t: Washington Week.

  • Ann Compton blogs about the Bush family.

  • Is Princess Sparkling Pony gonna be the new Wonkette? That’d make this reader very happy:

      Wonkette needs a woman!!!!! NO female bloggers have been picked to even guest blog on that site. What’s up wit dat?

  • Poll Recap: You said that…

    …CongressDaily is preferable to CQ Today.

    David Gregory is not the natural successor to Tim Russert.

    …violence in Iraq may outlast Kornheiser-gate.

    >UPDATE: Princess Sparkling Pony is a dude?!? Who knew?