Skip to comments.MSNBC May Drop Live Newscasts
Posted on 10/04/2006 4:35:39 PM PDT by quark
Industry buzz has it that MSNBC, the perennial also-ran in cable news, is considering the prospect of essentially dropping its live-news format and devoting itself entirely to taped, newsmagazine-style programming.
And much of its content could likely be repackaged from NBC News. One indication of the possible move came in July when the network launched a newsmagazine, "MSNBC Investigates, the industry publication Broadcasting & Cable points out in a recent edition.
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"The unspoken truth in all of this speculation is that there are simply too many all-news networks and only so many people to watch them, according to Broadcasting & Cable.
"As the owner of a network thats stuck at the bottom of the cable news heap, NBC Universal has little choice but to make a radical change if it wants to differentiate MSNBC from what the other guys are doing.
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This is going to annoy their viewer.
We're MSNBS, we suck differently, not that anybody would notice.
Yes yes....we need 24 hours a day of spittle spewing moonbats like Matthews and Olberwoman
Haha - will the intellectually dishonest Matthews be looking for work soon?
Go for it. Nobody would notice
Poor viewer-now he will have to read Algore's book again and again and again...
Nobody watches it anyway..who would notice? I mean, except for ten or fifteen really pissed off liberals, mental patients who watch it in the break room and people in doctors offices who cant change channels.
According to Rush Limbaugh it was Chris Matthews who did that interview with Clinton on Foxnews a couple of sundays ago.
Im surprised that after 2 or 3 days of this that Snurdly didnt correct him
L O L
I'm opposed to this. If I have to watch that homicidal maniac guy in the Kentucky prison one more time I'm gonna scream!
They have some pretty girls on MSNBC reporting news. Maybe they will get reassigned if this goes through and live news is axed.
MSNBC doesn't do news and never has, it does advocacy and thanks to John McCain they can advocate 24/7 while you can't.
I thought MSNBC went off the air long long time ago
The only thing more biased than MSNBC the news station is MSNBC the website. They practically have their entire opening page pasted with "Foley" stories. Can't help wondering if they gave Kennedy's drunk-driving incident anything more than a passing mention? The bias is beyond belief. Of course they are also linked with Newsweek - that bastian of balance (NOT!).
Darn, what will happen to the next Ashleigh Banfield waiting for her break as a sneering haughty beeyotch reading stupid celeb news???
I knew Breathless Rita was up to no good !
Oh, please, let Olberman's career die a public, painful and protracted death. He is such an evil person.
I know someone involved in the production of his show for MSNBC and the description this person provided is "truly a psycho of epic proportions. Not one of the brightest people on the planet." They keep working with him because they've been promised that if they put up with this bozo they'll be moved to the network as a reward. I hope this person, who is truly talented and, though liberal, not a psycho, comes out of this OK.
MSNBC and Air America were both dropped by XM Radio recently.
John Seigenthaler, Jr is about all the MSNBC net has to offer. He is from an old line news family, decidedly left of middle, but respectable.
When the world is running down, you make the best of what's still around.
the bloated chick.
That's her! The one I keep waiting for to clear her throat or something and sound normal again.
Ya, he's the guy with the Cavalcade Of Toothless Lesbian Inmates. I couldn't handle it 24/7!
Am I the only one who seems to remember her being somewhat attractive when she was on Fox news?
"Ya, he's the guy with the Cavalcade Of Toothless Lesbian Inmates. I couldn't handle it 24/7!"
Are you required to, or are you just remote challenged?
Their loss, America's gain.
A change like this, translated, means, they are in deep doodoo and can't get any ratings! YEAH!!!
nobody and that includes their only viewers...lib/dems...watch the shi-ite on this channel....
olberman/mathews and even scarborough are the worst lib/dem political hacks and always just spout the lib/dem/dnc talking points....
and yes....I did not make a mistake....that schmuck scarborough included...he sold his soul for the handful of viewers that he has!!!!
You mean those newscasts nobody watches?
Though I rarely watch it, I've noticed in passing by on the on-screen directory they have been having a lot of 'MSNBC Doucmentaries' listed.