Barack Obama showed off his basketball skills while playing P-O-T-U-S, but did he Read More
This past Sunday morning, President Barack Obama was on everywhere you looked on TV–except, of course, on Fox (sorry, Chris Wallace!).
So with the booking advantage effectively neutralized, who would triumph in the ratings?
In the end, it was David Gregory who came out on top.
On Sunday morning, NBC’s Meet the Press Read More
Maybe it would have been more interesting if the White House had taken a page from Ronald Reagan’s old playbook.
It was back in December 1987 when, with just over a year left in his second term, Reagan played host to a Washington summit with Soviet premier Mikhail Gorbachev. In terms of domestic Read More
This weekend, President Barack Obama will be making his first appearance on a Sunday morning public affairs program since taking office. But he won’t be doing it on NBC’s top-rated Meet the Press.
Rather, he’ll be appearing on CBS’s Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer
Last week, Mr. Obama gave an Read More
Today executives with News Corporation’s MySpace announced that they have formed a partnership with the Commission on Presidential Debates to create MyDebates.org—a site that will include a downloadable application capable, in part, of streaming the fall presidential and vice presidential debates live.
Yesterday, the commission announced the slate of moderators for the fall Read More
The Commission on Presidential Debates announced today the roster of moderators for the three presidential and one vice-presidential debates coming up this fall.
PR Newswire has the details:
First presidential debate
Friday, September 26
The University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss.
Executive Editor and Anchor, The Read More
“I’m going to stay for sure through the inauguration.” That’s what Bob Schieffer, the host these last 17 years of CBS’s Sunday morning, half-hour news program Face the Nation, told TV Guide’s Stephen Battaglio at the end of 2007. “Quite frankly, I don’t know what I’m going to do after that.”
Neither does CBS Read More
Recently, in an interview with TV Guide’s Stephen Battaglio, CBS’ Bob Schieffer acknowledged that his days with the Tiffany Network are numbered.
In the interview, Mr. Battaglio asked if this would be Mr. Schieffer’s last presidential cycle.
Mr. Schieffer responded:
It probably is. I’ve always left that as something of a question Read More
An invitation to appear on one of the Sunday morning talk shows is a privilege that every presidential candidate—even Duncan Hunter—is afforded at some point.
The no-shot curiosities—like Mr. Hunter or Mike Gravel—usually show up early in the campaign for their perfunctory segment or two in a nationally-televised hot seat. Ron Paul was supposed to Read More
It seems odd that Harry Reid, whose generally dispassionate manner probably strikes the casual listener as plain and boring, now enjoys a reputation as a hothead.
Of course, it’s not the way he talks, but the words that occasionally slip from his mouth that have fed the right’s bid to caricature him as an Read More