Sep 302015
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Bill O’Reilly talks Trump and more with Katie Couric: 
  • HLN anchor can’t tell Snowden from Scissorhands.  Flashback.
  • Survey says: FNC most trusted cablenews source, MSNBC least.
  • CNBC debate will have fewer participants but more questioners.
  • Wolff: MSNBC’s ‘straight news’ is likely to be an embarrassment.
  • Amster: Many deserve that MSNBC job more than Brian Williams.
  • Battaglio: Trump bump lifts cable news, with Megyn sitting on top.
  • Changing of the guard? A new ‘number one’ takes over cable news.
  • Q3 2015 cablenews program ranker: Fox News holds top 14 slots.
  • Fox SiriusXM headline service launches next week. Q&A: Lisa Ling.
  • F&F video: with the Breitling jet aerobatic team.
  • Nancy Grace live show moves to afternoons.  Chris Bath to CNN?
  • Factor video: Trump returns to the no-spin zone
  • Funt: The most skilled, compelling pundits tend to be from the right.

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Sep 292015
  • The Five video: for assaulting child rapist.
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Bret Baier-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Q3 numbers: FNC sets records; CNN up 36%MSNBC, HLN +14%.
  • Lou Dobbs tops CNBC as FBN has best quarter.  Weekend numbers.
  • Gold: Chuck Todd promises ‘a lot of NBC talent‘ on his MSNBC hour.
  • ICN:  Tapper is out, while Coop and Don Lemon are in…but why not?
  • Concha: Tapper is out, while Coop and Don Lemon are in…but why?
  • TCG: Jake Tapper is out, while Coop and Don Lemon are in…but why?
  • No meeting but Trump ends ‘boycott’, enters the no-spin zone tonight.
  • John Walsh gets his man. Q&A: Chuck Todd; Mike Rowe; Bill O’Reilly.
  • News Emmies to MSNBCNN, Ted Turner.  Wemple responds to Megyn.
  • Kelly File video: on possible perjury in email scandal.
  • Gretchen Carlson at The Summit.  Mika Brzezinski at Know Your Value.
  • Modest Elisabeth Hasselbeck crib up for bids.  Greta to interview Kerry.
Sep 282015
Sep 262015
  • Media Buzz videos: papal Trump
  • A ‘great week‘ at MSNBC: Colbert, Brian Williams, and Beyoncé.
  • Public defenders seek court order banning MSNBC cameras.
  • Wemple: The grass roots side with Fox News, not with Trump.
  • Ziel: How Jake Tapper and CNN ‘blew it‘ with the GOP debate.
  • Warren: Cable nets juggle multiple stories on a ‘split-screen day’.
  • Guthrie: NBC’s Lack happy with the ‘solid start‘ for Brian Williams.
  • Megyn Kelly moonlighting.  Fox News wins Facebook.  Sunday talkers.
  • Your Buzz videos: Jenna

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Sep 252015
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Flood: Brian Williams snags a win in the 25-54 demo for one hour.
  • Video: on media’s role in the Boehner resignation.
  • Ariens: Fox News unhappy with Lowry crack, but not ‘furious’.
  • MSNBC ratings tick up thanks to BriWi…or was it Pope Francis?
  • Krinsky: Joe Scarborough happy with MSNBC, ‘thrilled’ with BriWi.
  • Chariton: What cablenewsers can learn from Pope Francis’s speech.
  • Friday special: Losing Faith in America?  Video: Bill Hemmer
  • ICN somewhat unconvinced by Sherman’s latest ‘sources say‘ scoop.
  • Holograms? Old hat! CNN to offer the Dems’ debate in virtual reality!
Sep 242015
  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Wemple: Chuck Todd thinks MS/NBC can compete with CNN.
  • Video: O’Reilly talks to Kelly and Michael about Donald Trump.
  • Steinberg: Ailes and Trump will meet to iron out differences.
  • Concha: Rich Lowry should be suspended for poor taste, timing.
  • F&F video: CNN of sabotaging their live shot!
  • Wemple: Here’s the backstory of CNN Trumpologist Jeffrey Lord.
  • Rich Lowry references ‘balls’, triggering a twitter spat with Trump.
  • Erin Burnett returns today.  Coop’s moonlighting.  Big news for Isa.
  • Was Sanjay Gupta skeptical of vaccinations before he was for them?
  • Prominent CNN role in The Martian a by-product of The War on Fox?
Sep 232015
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Special Report video: The to latest Trump ploy.
  • Concha: In love and war, who needs the other more…Fox or Trump?
  • FNC: Trump began ‘boycott’ when we cancelled his Factor interview.
  • Trumper tantrum: The Donald says no more Fox appearances?!  More.
  • CNN anchor suggests the Pope supports Bernie Sanders’s platform.
  • Wemple: Trump’s anti-Fox tirade a sure sign he’s feeling the heat.
  • Fillmore: John Walsh is now spokesman for The Justice Network.
  • Why Chris Wallace won’t let Trump phone it in.  Weekend numbers.
  • Steinberg: Cable newsers hope to find glory in coverage of Papal visit.
  • Farhi: Williams protected by a ‘cone of silence‘.  Steel: The ‘halo effect‘.
  • Milbank: CNN created Fiorina; Miringoff: FNCNN screwed Scott Walker.
Sep 222015

J$P Video!  Bill O’Reilly talks Trump, Carson, Reagan, Will Farrell, and more in a lively, entertaining appearance on Fox & Friends

From Fox & Friends, 22 September 2015

Sep 222015
  • Monday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Today video: Bill O’Reilly with Matt Lauer part one, part two.
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live videos: Bill O’Reilly
  • Trump twitter tirade targets Fox News.  Greta to Trump: knock it off.
  • CNN viewership drops 97% after debate.  Errol Barnett gets citizenship.
  • Concha: BriWi’s return will be met with a mix of acceptance and apathy.
  • Farhi: Brian Williams is back.  Malone: Is Williams an insult to MSNBC?
  • Steel: Williams return part of MSNBC’s focus on daytime ‘straight news’.
  • Q&A: MSNBC’s Ed Go on how Shift happens.  Joy-Ann Reid makes book.
  • Dianne Gallagher to CNN Newsource.  CNBC’s Kudlow close to running.
  • Kelly File video: on legal jeopardy for Ahmed and family.
  • Manning: CNN debate a mud wrestling match.  Somerby: Wallace vs Carly.
Sep 212015
Sep 192015
  • Media Buzz videos: The Trump
  • Reliable Sources videos: The debate, Brian Williams on MSNBC, Trump.
  • Cable news and post-partisan depression.  Erin Burnett to return.
  • Vanity Fair to the 2015 New Establishment list.
  • FNC signs Eboni K Williams as contributor; will be a Factor regular.
  • TCG: Again? CNN’s Dylan Byers doesn’t acknowledge Concha scoop.
  • Your Buzz videos: soft Fox call her
  • Michaela Pereira and ‘President Muhammad’.  Coop is snippy, then sorry.
  • Frivolous Lohan suit vs Fox News collapses; new reply filed in FBN matter.
  • Lean Forward: MSNBC skeds trophy hunting doc.  Sunday talkers: preview.
Sep 192015

J$P Video!  Dana Perino talks Trump, Obama, Fiorina, Hillary, and more…

From Fox & Friends, 19 September 2015

Sep 182015
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • FTV: CNN goes to Iran…to talk about Trump!  Video: This is CNN.
  • Red Eye videos: The saga of Andy Levy’s
  • Bevan: Chris Wallace is the new dean of the Sunday shows;  Q&A.
  • Upset: FBN tops MSNBC 11am for fifth time.  Deirdre Bolton talks Fed.
  • Wemple: Did CNN compromise standards for access to the Clintons?
  • Wemple: CNN’s Trump apologist more dangerous than Trump himself.
  • Wemple: Masses overrule elites; Axelrod rejects MSNBC partisanship.
  • Kelly File video: to claim Obama’s a Muslim.
  • John Kasich, Wednesday’s forgotten man?  Walker: CNN had an agenda.
  • Escalante: Will MSNBC cut Díaz-Balart as anti-Latino sentiment brews?
Sep 172015
Sep 162015
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Jenna Lee reacts to Conan bit.  David Gregory remembers Tony Snow.
  • TCG: Controversy lingers as Dylan Byers joins Fareed Zakaria at CNN.
  • Somerby: Why All In with Hayes gave Donald Trump ‘oodles of time‘.
  • Megyn Kelly’s media moment: she’s ‘not contained to set expectations’.
  • Tapped out? Wemple says Coop, not Jake, set to moderate Dem debate.
  • Video: with Jimmy Kimmel.  Q&A: Dana Bash (via CNNC).
  • Seriously, CNN? Quiet, please. Concha: Numbers. FNC live post-game.
  • Flashback: CNN Political Director smears Mitt Romney as racist; more.
  • Latino group demands CNN ban ‘illegal’; CNN agrees to ‘new guidelines’.
  • CNN’s Trumpgasm: 2,159 reports, more than FNC or MSNBC (v/CNNC).
  • F&F video: Anna helps Surfers Healing to
  • Upset: Trump speech helps Lou Dobbs Tonight top all business news shows.

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