Erik Wemple: cable

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 03/26/2014

MSNBC’s daytime audience tanks

Daytime numbers went way down in 2013, while rivals actually gained.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:19 AM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  audience, cable news, CNN, Fox News, Jack Shafer, MSNBC, prime time

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 05/29/2013

Michele Bachmann: A future in cable news?

After Congress, Michele Bachmann is considering a wide range of options. How about TV?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:34 AM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cable TV, michele bachmann

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 04/22/2013

The problem with cable news: Cable news

As Friday proved, there will never be enough news of national import for networks to break and analyze every minute of every day.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:08 PM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombings, cable television, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 03/18/2013

On cable TV, talk is cheap -- and profitable

Interviews, talk, chatter, gossip, shouting -- these are the ways cable news makes its money.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:09 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cable news, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC

Posted at 01:27 AM ET, 11/07/2012

CNN destroys cable competition on election night

CNN clear winner on elections coverage among cable nets

By Erik Wemple  |  01:27 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cnn fox news msnbc, cnn election night, fox news election night, msnbc election night, cnn cable, cnn john king, cable, fox news cable

Posted at 06:56 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Fox News guy: Koppel not ‘thoughtful’

Who says Ted Koppel ain't thoughtful?

By Erik Wemple  |  06:56 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ted koppel, fox news, bernard goldberg, nexis, cable tv, ideological division

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 09/21/2012

So O’Reilly chews out guests only when they filibuster or lie?

I’m intolerant of lying, O’Reilly replies.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:03 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ted koppel, bill o'reilly, intolerant, cable tv, broadcasting