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Soon, you might be able to get your Morning Joe on the weekend, too. “Persons close to” MSNBC’s morning news show have reportedly been saying that Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are looking to expand Morning Joe into the network’s Sunday morning slot. No comment yet from MSNBC. (The New York Post)
There wasn’t a drop of red wine at the New York Historical Society’s perennial Strawberry Festival luncheon last week, and Shindigger was left to wonder: wasn’t it five o’clock somewhere? Sure, there was a delicious quinoa, truffle and herb salad, but that wasn’t why everyone had turned out. It was to see Morning Joe’s Mika Brzezinski receive the Women in Public Life award.
The cast of MSNBC’s Morning Joe put out another goofy, mock behind-the-scenes promotional video today. This one showing the team’s pre-show routines. Willie Geist shares a bottle of champagne with some models; Joe Scarborough smokes and plays dice; Mike Barnicle rides a Rascal scooter to work after sleeping in a park, and Mika Brzezinski, Read More
Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski has been given a monthly column at Cosmopolitan, the magazine announced today.
The column, which launches in the October issue, is called “Getting What You Want.” When that phrase appears on Cosmo covers it’s typically followed by “in bed” or “from your man,” but Ms. Brzezinski will write about “career confidence, empowerment, and getting ahead in the workplace,” according to the press release.
For awhile, it looked like Kirsten Gillibrand might never go on Morning Joe.
Ms. Gillibrand has been judicious in her television appearances since she became a senator last January, and has reportedly declined invititations to step into what seemed like particularly hostile territory–what with host Joe Scarborough offering to knock on doors Read More
“I want to stir it up, Schumer!” hollered Morning Joe‘s Read More
Joe Scarborough held up a copy of The New York Times. It was Monday, Nov. 16, and earlier in the morning The Times had published a piece about Newsweek, which had recently laid off 13 staffers. Quarterly ad revenue at the newsweekly was down 48 percent versus last year. That said, according to The Times, Read More
On Wednesday night, Joe Scarborough stood in the back room at Michael’s restaurant, and publicly thanked his wife, Susan, who stood a few feet away, for inspiring the evolution of his political punditry at MSNBC.
“The first couple of weeks I was on MSNBC, every night I would come home Read More
Hey, Joe and Mika, make some room for Sam Tanenhaus.
According to an internal New York Times announcement, the paper’s Book Review and Week in Review editor will be appearing every Friday at 7:45 a.m. on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to preview that week’s Book Review and Week in Read More
Felix Gillette checks in with Morning Joe‘s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski and writes, "In real life, Mr. Scarborough lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife, Susan, and Ms. Brzezinski lives in New York with her husband, James. But every day, five days a week, from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. on MSNBC and Read More