Schiavo: MSNBC, CNN Live At 11pm

By Brian 

At the top of the 11pm hour, CNN and MSNBC were live, while FNC went to a taped “Fox Magazine.” Chris Matthews resumed his conversation with Pat Buchanan and Craig Crawford, assuming that viewers were up-to-speed on what was happening. CNN re-set the scene: With Judy Woodruff and Carol Lin still in the anchor chair, Joe Johns and Bob Franken updated viewers from their posts on Capitol Hill and in Florida. Dana Bash, Bill Schneider and Carlos Watson contributed to CNN’s coverage.

> CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta has been invaluable tonight. At one point, Sen. Majority Leader Bill Frist was watching CNN’s coverage, and e-mailed Gupta to respond…

> NBC’s ace Capitol Hill producer Mike Viqueira popped up on MSNBC during the 11pm hour.