Skip to comments.David Gregory’s flight to nowhere
Posted on 08/17/2014 6:38:53 AM PDT by jimbo123
David Gregory wasnt supposed to host Meet the Press on Sunday. He was on a planned vacation in Nantucket, where, the night before, he had hosted a special presentation of the Boston Pops, sponsored by Coastal Living and Real Simple.
Midway through the week, however, Gregory changed his mind. His fate at Meet the Press had been the subject of numerous press reports. Page Six and others had declared him dead in the water come November. Several NBC personalities were already vying to replace him. Gregory was chartered back to Washington for Sundays program, having concluded, one NBC source said, that being off was a dumb move that would have only further fueled speculation that the host was on his way out.
For well over a year now, NBC News executives have been trying to come up with a solution to what sources there referred to as the David Gregory problem. The host had driven NBCs once-dominant Sunday show to the bottom of the ratings race. He was widely disliked within the organization and his ambition and vanity rubbed important colleagues at NBC the wrong way.
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If they wanted real discussion, NBC could have brought in the group from "The Independents". Or one of the clown shows from its farm system, MSNBC.
I’m wondering what the REAL story is behind David Gregory’s termination. I find it hard to believe that a cable network with Al Sharpton on the payroll has any standards at all.
Sharpton is at NBC because it was a condition set down by the Justice Dept to allow the sale of NBC from GE to Comcast. Gregory didn’t have any special protections.
David Gregory, Bob Schieffer, George Stephenapoulos.... Why is viewership declining?.
how dumb is this? when did networks not fire someone when ratings tank? well, i hope they keep him on the show so they lose more revenue
The first couple of sentences made me dare to daydream for just a moment that I’d see the phrases “barricaded himself” and “extensive arsenal” a few paragraphs in.
The frizzy-headed, insufferable little body part is "widely disliked" outside the organization, also.
That never stops Obama.
Gregory, a graduate of American University’s School of International Service. is being replaced by a college dropout.
That gotta hurt.
David Gregory, Bob Schieffer, George Stephenapoulos.... Why is viewership declining?
YouTube, Netflix, Free Republic, Roku, Chromecast, Kindle, ...
Oh the drama...the intrigue...all over this nasty slanted biased liberal David Gregory. Tim Russert was closer to the middle so got the much higher ratings. What else is there to know?
Replace an obnoxious communist host with a less obnoxious communist host presenting the democrat’s talking points as undisputed facts and rhinos agreeing, yes conservative ideals are dangerous and beyond the pale so we must walk over to accept 90% of the position of our good friends the democrats.It’s a sure fire ratings hit!
I personally think they missed the mark! I think it’s time for a bold move by selecting a woman of color- Meet the Press with your host Melissa Harris Perry!
They need to hire someone like Greg Gutfeld. He is like the goldfinger of talk shows.
He should be in jail for possession of a magazine. In my mind he will always be a felon.
No one should be in jail for possession of a magazine.
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