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J$P Archives: March 2010

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Weekend Cable News Links and Open Thread

Best wishes for a blessed Passover and a Happy Easter. Don't cry for dull CNN.  Sunday talkers: HuffPo recap. Greta: TV critics are being nasty to Palin. Flashback:... Read more

Friday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Chris Matthews is shocked, shocked. Thursday's numbers: O'Reilly-Hannity-Sarah 1-2-3. CNN to hire Shuster?!?  MSNBC threatens 'punishment'!  Shuster's future at MSNBC in doubt.  Twitter silence: Day 65. Rebecca Diamond... Read more

Thursday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Wednesday's numbers: Bill-Greta-Hannity 1-2-3. Q&A: Money Honey.  Twitter silence: Day 64. O'Reilly on GMA.  More advice for CNN. Apologies.  Hotline after dark.  Hannity in Utah. Updated through the day. ... Read more

Wednesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Palin special: first review.  Twitter silence: Day 63. Tuesday's numbers: Bill-Greta-Hannity 1-2-3. Alan's hate mail.  Jennifer Griffin goes OtR. CNN plans extreme makeover?  Advice for CNN. Viewers desert CNBC. ... Read more

Tuesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Q1: FNC's best ever.  Program ranker.  MSNBC edges CNN. Countdown decline continues.  CNN spirals downward: analysis. Klein imperiled? Larry crumbles.  HLN slipping. Monday's numbers: Bill-Beck-Bret 1-2-3.... Read more

Fox Haters Week in Review

Read all about it: vintage television, FNC's homophobic "tranny", and more fact-check follies. Prepare for yet another action-packed edition of Fox Haters Week in Review!... Read more

Monday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Friday's numbers: Laura-Beck-Hannity 1-2-3. King's first weak.  Twitter silence: Day 61. Hannity flap escalates.  Laura on Today. Apple move divides Mac users.  Q&A: Mr Bill, Kurtz. Olby returns tonight. ... Read more

Weekend Cable News Links and Open Thread

Money Honey abdicates.  Afghan surprise. Profile: Shep.  Coop previews Scientology exposé. Sunday talkers, showdown preview: HuffPo recap. Tough test.  Twitter teabag tiff.  Beck in Orlando. Updated through the day. ... Read more

Friday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Thursday's numbers: Bill-Beck-Hannity 1-2-3. Swells swarm to NLGJA benefit. Why Andy quit Alan (video).  Puffery for Joe. Twitter silence: day 58.  Rivers repatriated. Scientology targets Coop? The new Larry... Read more

Thursday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Wednesday's numbers: Bill-Beck-Hannity 1-2-3. Crazy like a Fox?  Florida showdown.  Q&A: J King. Bugged by Fox [sub req].  Rick's remark. Cable news has problems?  MSNBC hypocrisy? Rove in Florida,... Read more

Wednesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Tuesday's numbers: O'Reilly-Hannity-Greta 1-2-3. Shep vs Beck?  Twitter silence: day 56.  It's a boy! Casual chic.  Rove roving over: just a book tour. JKUSA: 'painfully shallow'.  Cameron vs... Read more

Tuesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Monday's numbers: Bill-Beck-Bret 1-2-3. HC numbers, weekend numbers, weekly ranker. O'Reilly on YES.  Shibani's surprise.  Your Friends. Fineman Kenyan flap.  Twitter silence: day 55. O'Reilly in Tulsa.  Juan Williams... Read more

Fox Haters Week in Review

The question all America wants answered: who told The Lie of the Week? Find out in today's riveting edition of Fox Haters Week in Review!... Read more

'He Is Sadly Mistaken'

J$P Video! The Judge rules on Bart Stupak's executive order:


From Studio B, March 22 2010

Monday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Friday's numbers: Laura-Beck-Hannity 1-2-3. Q&A: Bill Hemmer, John King, David Shuster. CNN's screamer?  Cable crazies?  Olby returns. FNC contributor promotes CNN, backpedals. Geraldo vs Bret.  Hot & Not.  Another... Read more

Weekend Cable News Links and Open Thread

FNC's upscale viewers (via TVbtN). Laurie Dhue resurfaces...on Fox! At FNC's party.  Sunday talkers: HuffPo recap. Sunday schedule.  HC: A-game coverage. Profile: John King.  Twitter silence: day 53. Beck's History... Read more

'He's Not a Mayor; He's the President'

J$P Video! Geraldo likens Bret Baier to Keith Olbermann; Dana Perino disagrees:


From Brian and the Judge, March 19 2010

Friday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Thursday's numbers: Bill-Hannity-Greta 1-2-3. FNC wins FOIA lawsuit.  Twitter silence: day 51. Schlussel vs Freedom Alliance.  Profile: Amanpour. He lost on Jeopardy.  SEC vs Cramer.  Say what? O'Reilly ambushed? ... Read more

'I've Got to Do Something or I'm Going to Get Rolled'

J$P Video! Bret Baier with the inside story on Wednesday's big interview:


From Brian and the Judge, March 18 2010

Thursday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Wednesday's numbers: Bill-Bret-Hannity 1-2-3. Weekly ranker. Bill O'Reilly, raging moderate?  Kiran's slip-up. Swells swarm to FNC party.  Wolffe barred. Amanpour to ABC.  CNN branding.  Gupta honored. Baier: textbook journalism, contentious,... Read more

Wednesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Baier/Barack: part one, part two. Tuesday's numbers: Bill-Hannity-Beck 1-2-3. Ailes addresses DC bureau.  DHS Secy meets O'Reilly. Q&A: Doocy.  Erickson: diversity or desperation? Stossel targets Cleveland.  Twitter bites CNN. Twitter... Read more

Tuesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Monday's numbers: Bill-Hannity-Greta (!) 1-2-3. Vote Megyn!  Twitter silence: day 48. Barack meets Baier: more.  FNC's dinner guests. CNN snags Erick Erickson.  Weekend numbers. MSNBC Touré flap.  Wolf in... Read more

Fox Haters Week in Review!

Princes, patriots, propagandists, poseurs, poppycock, and private parts? They're all part of the mix in the latest action-packed edition of Fox Haters Week in Review!... Read more

Monday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Friday's numbers: Bill-Beck-Baier 1-2-3. Coop is Outside.  Twitter silence: day 47. Willis to FBN.  Amanpour to ABC?  CNBC spat. CNN's Kurtz: Beck dividing FNC? Analysis: TCG, Mediaite. Pew 2010... Read more

Weekend Cable News Links and Open Thread

Rove vs MSNBC.  Twitter Q&A: Major Garrett. Greta's invite to Howell.  Twitter silence: day 46. Profile: Huck [pdf].  Sunday talkers: HuffPo recap. Behar, Maddow honored.  R.I.P. Theodore Olbermann. Updated... Read more

'I'm Watching It on an Illegal Website'

J$P Video! No boycotting France for Shep when it comes to watching Rebel basketball:


From Studio B, March 12 2010

Friday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Thursday's numbers: Bill-Beck-Hannity 1-2-3. Twitter silence: day 44.  Church besmirch? Kiran in jeopardy? More.  Hotline after dark. Cribbing at CNN?  Needed: more Fox-bashing! Updated through the day.  Use our... Read more

Thursday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Wednesday's numbers: Bill-Beck-Bret 1-2-3. Will Olbermann apologize?  MSNBC on facebook. Q&A: Geist, Soledad.  CNN AM revamp? Analysis. CNN news?  O'Reilly meets Luda.  Hotline after dark. Updated through the day. ... Read more

Wednesday Cable News Links and Open

Tuesday's numbers: O'Reilly-Beck-Hannity 1-2-3.  Beck gets the last laugh.  Weekend numbers. Reese: CNN's decay.  Klein's focus: Facebook! Olbermann vs Ventura. Olbermann vs Robinson. Q&A: King's EP.  Straka strikes... Read more

Tuesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Eric Massa sitting in Geraldo's chair? Monday's numbers: Bill-Beck-Sean 1-2-3. Weekly ranker. Good hair day?  Twitter silence: day 41. 'Curly' van Susteren?  Whose news rules (via ICN)? Soledad in... Read more

Fox Haters Week in Review

Truthers, plagiarists, bunnies, bikinis, and a challenge to the reader. All this and more in an exceptionally fun-filled edition of Fox Haters Week in Review!... Read more

Monday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Friday's numbers: Bill-Beck-Hannity 1-2-3. CNBC ad scam?  Shep w/Leigh Anne Touhy. Beck snags Massa.  Q&A: Megyn, Kurtz. Maddow for Senate?  Nguyen exits. Matthews road trip.  Pinkerton's crystal ball. Updated through... Read more

Weekend Cable News Links and Open Thread

Hot & Not. Twitter silence: day 39.  Suze's eighth. Kiran constrained?  D-Rat as Macbeth? Joe: crop was a mistake.  Crawford explains. Wolf is sorry.  Ailes at Annenberg.  Sunday talkers. Watch... Read more

Friday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Thursday's numbers: Bill-Hannity-Beck 1-2-3. Web ads sunk Dobbs?  Crawford quits MSNBC. More.  Q&A: Jon Klein (v/TVN). Rove remembers.  Women of Fox.  Amanpour to ABC? Lame name.  Thanks but... Read more

Thursday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Wednesday's numbers: Bill-Beck-Hannity 1-2-3. Rangel cancels King.  Twitter silence: day 36. Brown out? Greta supports Campbell.  Save Savannah! Nguyen exits CNN.  Coop w/Rose.  Hotline after dark. CNN's bad month. ... Read more

Wednesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Tuesday's numbers: Bill-Beck-Hannity 1-2-3. Coop/Couric rumor planted?  Twitter silence: day 35. Q&A: Ailes, Gasparino, Estrich.  The Olbermann chart.  Why Sanchez? Hotline after dark. The rest of the... Read more

Tuesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

February program ranker: FNC holds top 13 slots!  Coop droops; Rick slips.  More: FNC, CNN, MSNBC, HLN.  F&F: #1 for 100.  Monday's numbers: Bill-Beck-Hannity 1-2-3. ... Read more

'Are You Guys Tired of This...' What?

J$P Video! Did Bob Beckel just say 'sh**' on national tv? We report, you decide:


From Hannity, March 1 2010

Monday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Friday's numbers: Bill-Beck-Baier 1-2-3. Charts: 5:00 pm, 8:00 pm, evening. CNBC makeover (via ICN).  Senate hearts Joe. Rick dissed.  Twitter silence: day 33.  Hi, Lo. Coop to replace Couric?... Read more