Shepard Smith will exit CNBC as his newscast will have its final episode later this month, ending a two-year effort to establish a presence for the high-profile anchor in the nighttime hours. CNBC President KC Sullivan wrote in a memo that The News with Shepard Smith will have its final episode later this month. The plans are for a new business program in that time slot at the start of 2023.
A CNBC reporter who was duped by a man posing as a fired Twitter engineer apologized live on-air Monday to viewers for not doing her due diligence in checking the veracity of the story. CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa tweeted Friday that an “entire team of data engineers” was let go after Elon Musk officially took over Twitter. She later apologized, saying the two men were actually faking it.
Hoffman was named president of the financial news network in 2005 and elevated to chairman in 2015. Sullivan, who begins as CNBC president on Sept. 12, is currently president and managing director of global advertising and partnerships at NBCUniversal, and has been based in London.
CNBC said today that Jim Cramer has signed a multi-platform deal with the network that brings all of his media assets into the CNBC portfolio. In addition to his on-air duties for Mad Money w/Jim Cramer (M-F, 6 p.m. ET) and Squawk on the Street (M-F, 9-11 a.m. ET), CNBC will partner with Cramer Digital to create exclusive subscription products and content aimed at the investment community. For more than 20 years, Cramer has served as a personal guide through the confusing world […]
Kasie Hunt closed Friday’s episode of Way Too Early with a surprising announcement that it would be her last show hosting and even suggested she was leaving MSNBC. Tweets from various media beat reporters and colleagues appear to confirm Hunt’s sudden and surprise departure from NBC News.
The ex-Fox anchor’s much-hyped new show has failed to bring in viewers and, according to insiders, it has struggled with some internal turmoil, including “regular tantrums” from Smith.
NBCUniversal News Group launches Inspiring America as a multiplatform franchise that starts with a primetime television event honoring extraordinary individuals who have made an impact during these difficult times.
Since his CNBC debut in late September, The News With Shepard Smith has averaged a modest 280,000 viewers each weeknight at 7 p.m. That’s twice as many viewers as the Shark Tank reruns it replaced — but a fraction of the 2 million-plus viewers that CNN, Fox and MSNBC each attract at the same hour.
Getting return video to talent in the field, particularly those working from at-home studios, has been one of remote production’s biggest challenges. Japan’s Techno Mathematical Co. (TMC) is using low-latency encoding and decoding technology that has become indispensable for the likes of NBC and CBS stations. Above, By using a TMC encoder, WCBS New York is able to keep the end-to-end delay low enough to allow meteorologist Lonnie Quinn to present the weather map remotely from his home Weather Barn.
MSNBC’s election night coverage featured a bevy of the cable newser’s all-stars, including Rachel Maddow, Brian Williams, Joy Reid and Nicolle Wallace. But, as was clear to anyone watching Tuesday night, the breakout of the evening was political correspondent Steve Kornacki, master of the interactive touchscreen map that has become a staple of TV news political coverage.
Political junkies aren’t the only ones who will have more TV programming than they can possibly watch on Election Night. Two of the better-known business-news outlets, CNBC and Fox Business Networkv. plan to keep coverage going well after the market closes Tuesday, the better to explain to viewers the financial ramifications for the 2020 presidential election.
Smith’s new 7 p.m. program, The News With Shepard Smith, won an average of 373,000 viewers in its debut Wednesday night on CNBC, according to data from Nielsen, and an average of 56,000 viewers in the demographic prized by advertisers in news programming, people between 25 and 54. Those numbers are well below the crowd size he generated for Fox News Channel in the mid-afternoon, when he attracted an average of 1.3 million and a demo audience of 195,000, according to ratings data. Smith left that network in 2019 after clashing with primetime host Tucker Carlson.
Shepard Smith kicked off his new CNBC newscast on Wednesday with a focus on the first presidential debate, as he called out a moment in which President Donald Trump declined to commit to a peaceful transition should he lose.
Just about a year after leaving Fox News Channel, he is set to begin a general interest nightly newscast Wednesday at 7 p.m. on the financial network CNBC, putting him back in the time slot he loved before Fox moved him to the afternoon seven years ago.
CNBC’s The News With Shepard Smith will premiere Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. ET. In a Monday announcement, the business network also revealed that Sanford Cannold will serve as senior executive producer and Sally Ramirez is joining the network to be the executive producer of the show, which will air each evening for one hour from CNBC’s Englewood Cliffs, N.J., headquarters.
This Sunday, with 100 days to go until Election Day 2020, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC and Telemundo will host an hour-long special, Decision 2020: 100 Days To Go, anchored by “Meet The Press” moderator and MSNBC host Chuck Todd. The special airs Sunday on MSNBC at 10 p.m. ET, and streams on NBC News NOW, CNBC.com […]