The Ticker: Predator, Costello, Matthews…

By Chris Ariens 

> The next two Fridays, NBC will air two new Datelines, including the return of the To Catch a Predator series. On Friday, Dec. 28 correspondent Chris Hansen takes the 12th installment of the series to Bowling Green, KY. TVDecoder has more

> HuffPost’s Rachel Sklar has a beef with CNN’s Carol Costello. But she’s down with Howie Kurtz calling him a “hot himbo stud.”

> Chris Matthews is in New Hampshire today interviewing Sen. John Edwards as part of MSNBC’s Super Tuesday coverage. The interview airs on Hardball at 5pm ET.