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What If The Sunday Shows Booked Ordinary Americans To Discuss The Budget?

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.17.2017 | Politics

This weekend, it would appear that one of the big topics of discussion for America’s Sunday morning public affairs programs will be the recently rel...

Vice President Mike Pence Skipping CNN On Sunday Show Circuit

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.06.2017 | Media

Vice President Mike Pence will hit the Sunday show circuit this weekend, with stops on NBC’s “Meet the Press, ABC’s “This Week,” CBS’s “...

Republicans Are Still Struggling To Defend Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | John Rieger | Posted 07.11.2016 | Politics


Mr. Trump, What the Are You Talking About?

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 12.20.2016 | Politics
Daniel R. DePetris

Billionaire real-estate mogul Donald Trump is the best entertainer that the American political system has to offer. Even before he decided to run for...

Jason Linkins

If It's Sunday Morning, Is It Sexist? | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.08.2015 | Politics

If you've spent any length of time watching the Sunday morning political talk shows, as I once, regrettably, did, you've probably noticed that the on-...

To Galavant or Not to Galavant? The ABCs of One Actress' Journey to Your Screen

Tony Potts | Posted 03.07.2015 | Entertainment
Tony Potts

So, she left high tea for Hollywood, leaving everything behind, save for her then boyfriend, Swedish music-producer Carl Ryden. The two packed up and arrived in Los Angeles ready to "give it a go."

America's Fastest Growing Racial Group Is Rarely Ever Mentioned On Sunday Shows

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 10.01.2014 | Media

Asian Americans are the fastest growing minority group in the U.S. -- but you'd never know it from watching the nation's Sunday talk shows. A new r...

Chuck Todd's First Interview For 'Meet The Press' Is A Big One

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.05.2014 | Media

Chuck Todd will interview President Barack Obama for his first broadcast as the new host of NBC's "Meet The Press," NBC announced Thursday night. E...

Jason Linkins

A New Host On 'Meet The Press' Isn't Going To Solve Its Problems | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.21.2014 | Media

As noted earlier this morning, the David Gregory rumor mill has spun round to the news, courtesy of Politico's Playbook, that Chuck Todd is reportedly...

David Gregory Could Reportedly Be Yanked From 'Meet The Press'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.23.2014 | Media

Lately, it seems like David Gregory spends as much time trying to shoot down rumors that he's going to be yanked from his job hosting "Meet the Press"...

Kate Sheppard

Climate Change Gets More Air Time On Some TV News Shows | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– So far, 2014 has seen a renewed interest in climate change on the Sunday morning political talk shows. In just the first six months of...

The Shocking Lack Of Diversity On This Week's Sunday Shows

Think Progress | Posted 06.16.2014 | Black Voices

The Sunday political talk shows have drawn repeated criticism for filling their lineups with disproportionately white, male guests. But if this week...

Iraq Hawks Are STILL Dominating The Media Debate

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.16.2014 | Media

11 years after the invasion of Iraq, viewers could be forgiven for thinking it was still 2003, given the seemingly endless stream of hawkish pundits a...

What's Wrong With Meet The Press

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.21.2014 | Media
Chris Weigant

There is absolutely no danger of Meet The Press being cancelled. The show will go on. Sooner or later, though -- after exhausting all possible format gimmicks -- the higher-ups at NBC may finally realize they chose the wrong guy to host it when Russert died.

Jason Linkins

America Is Well On Its Way To Tuning Out The Sunday Shows | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

Last week, Jonathan Bernstein, writing in Bloomberg View, issued a plea to America: stop watching the Sunday morning political blatherskite shows. I'v...

Michael Calderone

NBC News 'Doubling Down' On David Gregory | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.20.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- David Gregory has heard the rumors, too. "This comes with the territory. I understand it," Gregory told The Huffington Post on Wednesda...

Sorry, Congresswoman, I Just Have To Interrupt You

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.16.2014 | Media

Host David Gregory had a bit of a hard time staying out of the climate change debate between scientist Bill Nye and Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) on...

ARGH: Sunday Shows Never Change, Do They?

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.30.2014 | Media

Sigh. There is another Media Matters study of Sunday show diversity out, and, just like all other studies of Sunday morning shows, this one—which...

The Sunday Shows' Super-Weak Snowden Questions

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

In a new interview with the New Yorker, Edward Snowden called out the Sunday morning shows for the way they handled politicians' claims that he was wo...

Kate Sheppard

This Is How Little Time Television News Devotes To Climate Change | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Climate change got more coverage on broadcast news in 2013 than in the previous few years, but the issue still didn't get nearly as much...

SHOCKER: You Can Have A Show That's Not All White Guys!

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.11.2013 | Media

Yet again, a report on the Sunday talk shows finds that they're dominated by white male guests (for instance, fully 75 percent of the people interview...

Did The Sunday Shows Ask Kerry The Right Questions?

FAIR | Posted 11.05.2013 | Media

Kerry appeared on all of the Sunday talkshows. But he was mostly not asked about the case for war with Syria....

Dave Jamieson

Colin Powell Gives GOP Stern Warning On Voter ID Laws | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Colin Powell warned Republicans on Sunday that the strict voter identification laws they're pursuing around th...

Sunday Show's Perennial Senate Guests And The No-Shows | Posted 08.09.2013 | Media

Senators often make the rounds of the Sunday news shows, and Republicans are the most frequent guests....

Jason Linkins

Hillary Clinton's Policy On This Is Stunningly Correct | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

Wondering why former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton never went on a Sunday morning political chit-chat show to talk about the goings-on in Benghaz...