Category Archives: Meet the Press

Boehner Beholds The Teabag Terror

On Meet The Press yesterday, the new House Majority leader parsed his words carefully: When the host of NBC’s “Meet the Press” asked Boehner whether he, as speaker of the House, had a responsibility to “stand up to that kind … Continue reading

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Maddow Saves Meet The Press

Danny Shea at HuffPo: “Meet the Press” had a convincing win this past Sunday, taking the top spot among Sunday talk shows with an average of 3.140 million total viewers. That’s 17.6% more than second-place “Face The Nation” (2.670 million) … Continue reading

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Jumping The Couch

The village media is finally waking up to the consequences of “balanced” journalism. Sunday on Meet The Press, Thomas Friedman and Tom Brokaw joined with Joe Klein — to the approbation of David Gregory: It’s a magnificent irony that Rudy … Continue reading

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Meet The Press Revived by Liberal

Looks like I’ll have to call off the deathwatch for Meet the Press, as Rachel Maddow’s appearance Sunday appears to have rescued the show from David Gregory’s earnest attempts to destroy it: “Meet the Press” had its highest total viewer … Continue reading

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Meet The Press: Deathwatch

David Gregory continues to strangle the longest-running show in TV history: “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” was number one on Sunday, August 2 in both total viewers and the Adults 25-54 demographic, the first time the ABC Sunday morning show … Continue reading

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Meet the Press: an Obituary

The longest-running show in the history of broadcast television passed on yesterday. It was 62. Meet the Press began as radio promotion for a now-defunct magazine. Orphaned from its radio network, the show was adopted by NBC, where it would … Continue reading

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Press Fail

When Mark Sanford got back from Argentina, he had lots of messages waiting from reporters. Here are a couple from David Gregory, inheritor of that televisual institution known as Meet The Press: Left you a message. Wanted you to hear … Continue reading

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