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Chris Matthews Inks Long-Term Deal With MSNBC, But Ends ‘The Chris Matthews Show’
TVNEWSER ^ | 4/30/13 | Alex Weprin

Posted on 04/30/2013 1:11:47 PM PDT by illiac

MSNBC has signed Chris Matthews to a new, long-term contract with the channel, TVNewser has learned.

As part of the new deal, however, he will be ending “The Chris Matthews Show,” a syndicated public affairs show produced out of the NBC News DC bureau. The final edition of the program will air July 21. The half-hour show typically aired on Sunday mornings, though not every local market carried it. The show has been produced by NBC since 2002.

(Excerpt) Read more at mediabistro.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: liberalmedia; matthews; media; msnbc
Such a waste of a great talent...(S)
1 posted on 04/30/2013 1:11:47 PM PDT by illiac
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To: illiac
Chris Matthews Inks Long-Term Deal With MSNBC, But Ends ‘The Chris Matthews Show’

Well, SOMEBODY has to clean the restrooms.

2 posted on 04/30/2013 1:14:56 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: illiac

Good riddance


3 posted on 04/30/2013 1:15:51 PM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: illiac

He was FIRED, make no mistake about that. The network, however, could not afford to admit it thus the “new deal inked”.....pisspants Chrissy is out.


4 posted on 04/30/2013 1:16:17 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: illiac

Comcast to the rescue!!


5 posted on 04/30/2013 1:17:02 PM PDT by HOYA97 (twitter @hoya97)
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To: Gaffer

He would have played his NBA card.


6 posted on 04/30/2013 1:17:58 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: illiac

Chrissy Matthews is perfect at MSDNC..gets about 5 viewers per day, drones who salivate over his idiocy..preaches the Communist platform which is MSNBC..a perfect fit


7 posted on 04/30/2013 1:18:10 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: illiac

Tingles’ new contract is incentive laden. He’ll get $100 everytime he accuses a white person of racism.


8 posted on 04/30/2013 1:18:20 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: Gaffer

But why is “Hardbsll” still on the air? It’s ratings are horrible.


9 posted on 04/30/2013 1:19:22 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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10 posted on 04/30/2013 1:19:42 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

I think he is getting paid too much....


11 posted on 04/30/2013 1:19:43 PM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: Gaffer

http://www.mediabistro.com/tvnewser/november-2012-ratings-msnbc-doubles-audience-in-past-year_b156669

According to the article above Matthews doubled his audience. MSNBC had their best ever months recently. It hardly seems possible. But stranger things have happened...let’s see, in 1320 it rained herring in Balonia, Italy. So, I guess anything’s possible.


12 posted on 04/30/2013 1:19:53 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: illiac

I hear that he got a million dollar contract. A dollar a year for a million years.


13 posted on 04/30/2013 1:21:33 PM PDT by InterceptPoint (a)
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To: illiac

He’s as crazy as a bed-bug!


14 posted on 04/30/2013 1:21:34 PM PDT by tumblindice (Muslims: Let's turn them inside outside)
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To: CaptainK
But why is “Hardbsll” still on the air? It’s ratings are horrible.

Just means NBC has a little more plunging to do in its' news commode.

15 posted on 04/30/2013 1:22:37 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: illiac
As part of the new deal, however, he will be ending “The Chris Matthews Show,”

We'll pay you to stop hosting that show?

I've thought about that, myself.

16 posted on 04/30/2013 1:24:21 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: illiac

Paying him to stay off the air???


17 posted on 04/30/2013 1:25:07 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Why did they give him a raise?


18 posted on 04/30/2013 1:30:53 PM PDT by bray (Surviving to spite Obama)
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To: illiac

You mean Chris Mathews was FIRED? I thought he was a lifer over at MSNBC.


19 posted on 04/30/2013 1:32:18 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: illiac
Still wouldn't watch MSLSD unless they paid me. And even then, they couldn't afford me.

20 posted on 04/30/2013 1:36:39 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: HOYA97

>> Comcast to the rescue!!

Yeah... right...


21 posted on 04/30/2013 1:37:51 PM PDT by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: Biggirl
You mean Chris Mathews was FIRED? I thought he was a lifer over at MSNBC.

No. He signed a long term contract. They canned his half hour Sunday morning show that absolutely nobody watched but Hardball will still be on. Bad joke that it is...

22 posted on 04/30/2013 1:49:10 PM PDT by pgkdan (Some taglines never go away....)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

There are other incentives in his contract. Such as - $10.00 per viewer. At an average of 6.7 viewers per day he stands to make another $67.00 per day.


23 posted on 04/30/2013 1:51:09 PM PDT by certrtwngnut (')
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To: illiac

Did he get the coveted weekend gig like his friend Ed?


24 posted on 04/30/2013 1:56:26 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: illiac

Why would anyone enter into a long term contract with a drunk?


25 posted on 04/30/2013 1:57:06 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: Gen.Blather

That article was written during the election cycle. Their ratings are tanking now. CNN has gained on them


26 posted on 04/30/2013 2:07:32 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: illiac
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But..But I just signed a new contract!

27 posted on 04/30/2013 2:16:26 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Gen.Blather

So he got 20 viewers instead of 10


28 posted on 04/30/2013 2:19:28 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: illiac

Nobody was watching him-HA


29 posted on 04/30/2013 2:24:26 PM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: illiac

Yeah! That “Martha Raye” mouth with all his drooling.


30 posted on 04/30/2013 5:10:00 PM PDT by lu shissler (an take his naiv)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
The comments at that link are PRICELESS.

Here's one (complete with typos, but funny):

Who really c ares where NBC buries Chris Mathews ,,, he is nothing but a piece of dog poop ,,,,,,,,,,,

31 posted on 04/30/2013 11:42:44 PM PDT by boop ("You don't look so bad, here's another")
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