Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-The Five-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Sean Spicer previews the
  • CBS This Morning video: on Three Days in January, and more.
  • The Cable Game: Missing personsHousecall, Insiders, Massi, Dash, etc.
  • Wolff: The best laid plans of Megyn and the Murdoch boys go badly awry.
  • Factor video: Tucker on celebrities, and Fox’s primetime.
  • Sunday Showdown: MediaBuzz beats Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • White media outraged by white man.   CNN’s video wall.   Favre phones in.
  • Videos: Van Jones w/Seth Meyers  Nancy Grace resurfaces.
  • Spargo: Greta ‘never liked‘ Megyn Kelly, didn’t know they’d both be at NBC.

Monday Links and Open Thread

  • The Five video: Tucker reveals what for his 9pm debut.
  • Friday’s numbers: The Five-Shepard Smith-Neil Cavuto 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered videos: vetting  celebrity
  • Watters debut tops MSNBCNN combined.  Tucker is ready for primetime.
  • Strange Inheritance returns Inauguration Day.  HLN sets Hill Harper series.
  • Video: Janice Dean, the   Today’s lament for cable news.
  • Video: Joe Concha on Megyn Kelly’s move…’Fox
  • Zoren: Sorry Megyn, stardom for tv anchors is a train whose time has passed.
  • CNN calls Crowley plagiarist, props up Zakaria.  Huddy settles harassment suit.

Weekend Links and Open Threads

  • MediaBuzz videos: are
  • Reliable Sources: Megyn’s move; Trump’s threat; Glenn Greenwald.
  • Tamron Hall’s favorite places to chill.   Enquirer: Rachel got it wrong.
  • Gerri Willis: Surprised by joy on my last day of treatment for cancer.
  • Somerby: Maddow gushed, fawned, and told viewers ‘Greta is great!’
  • CNN: Monica Crowley plagiarized NR, WSJ, FNC sources.  Flashback.
  • Videos:  First trailer for Embeds;  Megyn’s from Fox News.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Glenn Greenwald on Washington Post‘s
  • Hannity launches a twitter rant at Morning Joe.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Zurawik: Megyn is positioned to succeed away from Fox’s ‘grubby sexism’.

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: in debate over who pays for border wall.
  • Cable Game: David Frum, Jonathan Chait spread fake news about Fox.
  • Chris Wallace named to distinguished list.  Campbell Brown resurfaces.
  • CNN’s 2017: More apps, more K-File, more Brian Stelter…plus Van Jones.
  • Factor video:  Bernard Goldberg examines
  • Greta makes her MSNBC debut.   WWHL video: Maddow with Andy Cohen.
  • Will Megyn replace Savannah?  Bret Baier makes book. Melissa Francis too.
  • DeRiso: Chicago co-founder slams ‘revisionist informercial’ shown on CNN.

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Flood: Tucker to 9pm, Martha Mac to 7pm, Shannon Bream to 9am.
  • Drudge: Tucker new cable king, gets Fox 9pm slot.  Weekly Watters.
  • de Moraes: Megyn Kelly eyed to erase the ‘Billy Bush era’ at Today.
  • Sternberg: MSNBC’s For the Record w/ Greta debuts Monday.  More.
  • Concha: Greta will bring sliver of diversity to MSNBC echo chamber.
  • Impartial CNN anchor: Violent attack on disabled man was ‘not evil’.
  • Fitzgerald: Is CNN anchor’s shameful behavior seen as cool, even chic?
  • Q&A: Andrew Morse on how CNN will cover the Trump administration.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Reporters exposed by Wikileaks
  • CNN airs two-hour show about rock band produced by the band members!
  • CNN sets primetime town hall specials, eight-part stand-up comedy series.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Friday’s numbers: Ed Henry-The Five-Shannon Bream 1-2-3.
  • Steinberg: NBC’s big bet on Megyn Kelly comes with some big risks.
  • Megyn thanks Murdochs, Fox News viewers.  Video: Kurtz
  • Concha: Twitter’s rightwing Megyn critics go into their happy dance.
  • Megyn Kelly is leaving Fox News for NBC; Friday is her last Kelly File.
  • As rumors of MSNBC continue to swirl, Greta hits back at her critics.
  • Sainato: Haberman, Todd, et al in no position to call out Scarborough.
  • F&F video: Assange has no motive to lie about leaks.
  • Plosker: CNN’s ‘unacceptable’ description of ‘Palestinian citizen of Israel’.
  • Videos: Gretchen Carlson resurfaces…on NBC’s Today part one, part two.

Monday Links and Open Thread

  • Sean Hannity is en route to London for interview with Julian Assange.
  • Scarborough: Funny nobody objected when Obama talked to Zakaria.
  • Joe Scarborough in a twitter spat over partying with Trumps.  Day two.
  • What Were You Watching New Year’s Eve? CNN, FNC trounce MSNBC.
  • Bitter Lemon: CNN cuts mic as drunken anchor rants about ‘awful’ 2016.
  • Reliable Sources videos: Covering Trump; the Murrow Moment; populism.
  • F&F Weekend video:  Stelter Trump tweets trigger retorts.
  • MediaBuzz videos: presidents; Obama’s social

January 1 2017

Our best wishes to you for a healthy and rewarding 2017.

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  • Ellery Queen video: The Adventure of Auld Lang Syne   hulu

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New Years Eve Links and Open Thread

  • Ella Fitzgerald: 
  • The Jack Benny Program video:  (1961)
  • Six questions for fighter jet pilot / Fox News correspondent Lea Gabrielle.
  • Jesse Watters rebuffs critics: ‘I stand by my work.’  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Videos: Why Shannon Bream  Fox & Friends

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Kimberly Guilfoyle-Eric Bolling-Ed Henry 1-2-3.
  • Russia denies school closing report, accuses CNN of airing ‘fake news’.
  • Video: Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds.   43 Across.
  • Zakaria interviews POTUS and top staffers in Voices from the Obama Years.
  • Abby apologizes for erroneous report…that understated food stamp fraud.
  • Gretchen Carlson honored by CNN, will guest-host an hour of NBC’s Today.
  • Q&A: Eric Bolling, Kimberly Guilfoyle.  Newsers named to distinguished list.
  • Johnny Dollar: The Valentine Matter

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: Sandra Smith-Eric Bolling-Kim Guilfoyle 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Since when are diverse perspectives bad for a cable news net?
  • Rothstein: Greta in line for MSNBC’s 6:00 pm slot; Joe’s bland welcome.
  • The 2016 cable news program ranker: Fox News holds 14 of top 15 slots.
  • Gold: MSNBC rebrands Morning Joe as your source for the latest Trump news.
  • Q&A: Eric Bolling thinks this is the New Year’s Eve FNC will beat Coop.   More.
  • Kelly File video: Muslim author Asra Nomani for supporting Trump.
  • Koblin: A banner year for cable news.  Wemple: Tucker Carlson, Fox’s ‘sexist pig‘.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Valentine Matter

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: Ed Henry-Bill O’Reilly-Doug McElway 1-2-3.
  • 2016 numbers: Fox News tops all cable; MSNBC, CNN improve.
  • Kim Guilfoyle ‘flattered and honored‘ to be considered for Press Secy.
  • Sunday Showdown: MediaBuzz tops Reliable Sources. Weekend numbers.
  • Is Greta about to resurface?   Hogue: Is F&F‘s sweet Abby a ‘mean girl‘?
  • CNN, ‘constantly not news‘, now loses to HGTV.  CNN’s news you can use.
  • Video: Journalist Eli Lake says he’s Obama’s Israel policy.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Valentine Matter

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Friday’s numbers: The Five-Tucker Carlson-Shannon Bream 1-2-3.
  • Don Lemon has a bright idea: let’s refuse to report any Trump tweets.
  • Kelly File video:  Megyn tells the real reasons Hillary wouldn’t talk to her.
  • Playbook: Speculation swirls around Greta and MSNBC’s vacant 6pm slot.
  • Snopes: No, CNN didn’t use shots of the same girl for three different crises.
  • Hasson: Claims by Brian Williams et al about ‘fake news’ may be hyperbolic.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Valentine Matter

Monday Links and Open Thread

  • Book TV video: Dana Perino discusses her life, her career…and Jasper.
  • MediaBuzz videos: Facebook media the
  • Reliable Sources videos: Josh EarnestJen Psakisocial media; Obama vs Fox.
  • The Cable Game: Newshounds’ fake news dishonors two religions’ holy days.
  • Ozzie and Harriet video: The  Peggy Lee:
  • Bauder: Post-partisan depression hits MSNBCNN, but FNC ratings defy trend.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Valentine Matter  FBN’s best year ever.