In leaving his 8 p.m. prime-time show, MSNBC’s Ed Schultz last night scoffed at the notion, advanced by Politico, that his new slot — weekend dinnertime, essentially — is a “relative no-man’s land” on cable.

Then Schultz appeared to concede as much, saying that’s why he’s going to “build those hours to the best hours in cable.” Should he accomplish such a thing, he’ll make the Politically Oriented Cable News Hall of Fame on the first ballot.

Erik Wemple writes the Erik Wemple blog, where he reports and opines on media organizations of all sorts.