Tuesday, May 21, 2024

RATINGS: MSNBC’s Ari Melber Beat Fox News’s Bret Baier MBS Special in Key Demo on Monday and on Wednesday with Trump Lackey Exclusive

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MSNBC doesn’t have just two stars in Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O’Donnell.

Ari Melber is the news network’s dark horse.

On Monday Melber beat Fox News’s Bret Baier in the key demo age range. He did the same thing on Wednesday.

The Monday story is particularly interesting because Baier had his big interview with Saudia Arabia’s Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, the man who ordered the chopped up journalist Jamal Khashoggi and got away with it. Baier went light on MBS, letting him deny his involvement in the disgusting, gruesome murder without argument.

I guess the 25-49 year old crowd wasn’t interested in Fox News pandering to MBS and the Saudis. Instead they watched Melber.

On Wednesday, Melber won the key demo again. He had the first post conviction interview with Trump henchman, Peter Navarro. You can see it below.

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Roger Friedmanhttps://www.showbiz411.com
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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