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Lawrence O'Donnell out at MSNBC?

Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 1:08 pm
by CandyCanes
http://www.mediaite.com/tv/lawrence-odo ... -numbered/

Haven't posted here in a long time, but curious what people think.

Re: Lawrence O'Donnell out at MSNBC?

Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 3:16 pm
by Marie
I was reading the various internal arguments on this matter last night, and the conclusion is that it would be stupid to fire the host of MSNBC's show with the second-highest rating (after Rachel, who consistently comes in first). Moreover, both shows are frequently beating cable news first place Fox -- so why would you want to shoot yourself in the foot?

I sometimes have problems w/Lawrence's presentation, but not his information. He's pretty good at cutting thru the BS, even if it requires a contrary view of the conventional wisdom.

I hope he gets to serve out the remainder of his contract, at least, so the right of hosts to speak their own point of view (as long as they qualify it as such) is reinforced!

-Marie-

Re: Lawrence O'Donnell out at MSNBC?

Posted: Tue May 16, 2017 5:31 pm
by dejapig
http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/lawrence-odonnell-msnbc-1202427309/

Sounds like the report of him being out was a negotiating ploy... :-s

Re: Lawrence O'Donnell out at MSNBC?

Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 12:46 am
by Marie
dejapig wrote:http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/lawrence-odonnell-msnbc-1202427309/

Sounds like the report of him being out was a negotiating ploy... :-s

Must have been marathon negotiations; Lawrence was gone last night. He reappeared tonight looking fairly chipper.

-Marie-

Lawrence O'Donnell RENEWED at MSNBC

Posted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:27 pm
by Marie
Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! =D>


-Marie-