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After MSNBC Axes Ronan Farrow and Joy Reid's Shows, Is Chris Hayes Next?
Daily Beast ^ | February 19, 2015 | Lloyd Grove

Posted on 02/20/2015 6:09:04 AM PST by C19fan

It was hardly a surprise Thursday when ratings-challenged MSNBC announced the cancellation of the poor-performing afternoon programs hosted by Ronan Farrow and Joy Reid after less than a year, with veteran news anchor Thomas Roberts stepping in to preside over the two-hour block from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Until a permanent replacement is named for Roberts’s 5:30 a.m. program Way Too Early, the 6 a.m. Morning Joe hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski will temporarily take up the slack by starting a half-hour earlier.

But according to knowledgeable sources at the Comcast-owned cable network, Thursday’s moves were only the opening salvo in a wider programming shakeup.

In the relatively near term, two well-placed sources predicted to The Daily Beast, Chris Hayes will be relieved of his weak-performing 8 p.m. show All In, to be replaced by the current 9 p.m. host of The Rachel Maddow Show, while a talent search is currently underway to fill the prime-time slot to be vacated by Maddow.

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


TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: blackkk; cnbc; hayes; homophobia; joescarborough; joyreid; mikabrzezinski; morningjoe; msnbc; nbc; nobrainscollectively; ronanfarrow
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Schadenfreude!!! Never watched one minute of Hayes but from what I understand Hayes is an obnoxious over-credentialed self-righteous punk.
1 posted on 02/20/2015 6:09:04 AM PST by C19fan
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They need to get rid of the guy in charge of MSNBC and most of all, Al Sharpton. By the way, your description of Hayes is “right on”.


2 posted on 02/20/2015 6:12:55 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy
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Rumor has it that the Home Shopping Network has made a buyout offer for the whole operation...one dollar.Comcast is seriously considering that offer.


3 posted on 02/20/2015 6:13:02 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Obama;America's First "Third World" President)
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“Schadenfreude!!! Never watched one minute of Hayes but from what I understand Hayes is an obnoxious over-credentialed self-righteous punk.”

In my mind that makes his job quite secure.


4 posted on 02/20/2015 6:15:21 AM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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have they ever considered a Conservative type program? It would be interesting to see how it would do on MSNBC
5 posted on 02/20/2015 6:15:34 AM PST by martinidon
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I don't think MSLSD would dare fire Hayes, as he also, like Obama thinks global warming is the greatest threat to America.

A true believer.

6 posted on 02/20/2015 6:17:03 AM PST by PROCON (Always give 100%---unless you're donating blood.)
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Can’t fire Sharptongue, though.

He threatened his way in, he’ll threaten his way to stay in.


7 posted on 02/20/2015 6:18:39 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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I hate when they lie to us. Why don’t they just come out and say they weren’t fired, but they went over to work on the Clinton campaign.

8pm slot? Crap, put a conservative show on to go up against O’Reilly. I say give Couter a show.


8 posted on 02/20/2015 6:21:41 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz (Islam is the military wing of the Communist party.)
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So what are they replacing them with? More leftists?

Why dont they try actual conservatives...or hard news?


9 posted on 02/20/2015 6:24:00 AM PST by VanDeKoik
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That’s what happens when a “news” channel (and I use the term loosely here) promotes an agenda instead of just reporting the facts regardless of what they are. Just like any other product in a capitalist society, if it sucks the people will go elsewhere for a better product. Sink or swim.................unless der leader bails you out.


10 posted on 02/20/2015 6:28:07 AM PST by V_TWIN
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I can’t even tell you what he looks like.


11 posted on 02/20/2015 6:34:00 AM PST by umgud (I couldn't understand why the ball kept getting bigger......... then it hit me.)
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Not the Cronkite Award for Excellence in Exploration and Journalism winner, say it ain’t so. hehe


12 posted on 02/20/2015 6:34:18 AM PST by TexasCajun
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Hayes is truly loathesome.


13 posted on 02/20/2015 6:36:46 AM PST by babble-on
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If they ever axe Big Ed (who has WORSE ratings than Frank Sinatra’s son did) they better take emergency security measures because he has already threatened to go POSTAL over there.


14 posted on 02/20/2015 6:37:20 AM PST by PJ-Comix (Coakley/Gruber 2016!!!)
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In general, cable channels don't care about ratings. They get paid just for being part of the basic cable package and that's where they make their money. It's why so many marginal niche channels can exist, because even if nobody watches them, everyone pays for them on their cable bill.

Unfortunately for MSNBC, the cable company now owns them. So I guess they don't make anything for just throwing them into the lineup. They might actually have to get ratings/ad revenue to carry their weight. Uh oh, MSNBC is not good at that!

15 posted on 02/20/2015 6:43:26 AM PST by pepsi_junkie (Who is John Galt?)
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To: babble-on

He should be The Poster Boy for Homosexual Men


16 posted on 02/20/2015 6:46:06 AM PST by CGASMIA68
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I think that’s the definition of “MSNBC Host”.


17 posted on 02/20/2015 7:04:06 AM PST by jstaff
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When does this frigen moron go?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggHWRpsMEmk


18 posted on 02/20/2015 7:28:59 AM PST by CGASMIA68
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Good riddance.


19 posted on 02/20/2015 7:36:58 AM PST by KC_Conspirator
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Re arranging the deck chairs continues.....


20 posted on 02/20/2015 8:12:04 AM PST by rickomatic
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