“The Ed Show moves to weekend evenings on MSNBC this spring”


MSNBC’s “The Ed Show,” hosted by Ed Schultz, will move to weekend evenings next month. The announcement was made by Ed Schultz on his broadcast this evening. “The Ed Show” will air live on MSNBC from 5-7 pm on Saturdays and Sundays beginning in April. More details of Ed’s new weekend program will be announced in the coming weeks.

Closing out his show on Wednesday, Ed Schultz said: “And in the big finish tonight, a big personal and professional announcement. MSNBC will be expanding its weekend programming and this opens a big opportunity for “The Ed Show” and my brand. I will be leaving this time slot at 8 pm ET and moving to Saturday and Sunday from 5 to 7 pm.

“I raised my hand for this assignment for a number of personal and professional reasons. My fight on “The Ed Show” has been for the workers and the middle class. This new time slot will give me the opportunity to produce and focus on stories that I care about and are important to American families and American workers.  FULL  ARTICLE

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“Michael Jackson’s son makes entertainment debut — as reporter”


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By Alan Duke and Ben Brumfield, CNN

Blanket Jackson, Paris Jackson and Prince Jackson attend the Los Angeles premiere of Michael Jackson 'THE IMMORTAL' World Tour at Staples Center in 2012.
Blanket Jackson, Paris Jackson and Prince Jackson attend the Los Angeles premiere of Michael Jackson ‘THE IMMORTAL’ World Tour at Staples Center in 2012.

Los Angeles (CNN) — Michael Jackson’s oldest son launched his showbiz career this week with a gig as a guest correspondent for “Entertainment Tonight,” a job his aunt La Toya Jackson arranged.

The first assignment for Prince Michael Jackson, who celebrated his 16th birthday last Wednesday, was an interview with actors James Franco, Zach Braff and director Sam Raimi about their remake of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.”

“I’m looking to become well-rounded as a producer, director, screenwriter and actor,” Prince Jackson told ET’s Brooke Anderson, who coached him on interviewing techniques.

Michael Jackson’s sister La Toya was “very instrumental” in setting up the job, a source close to her told CNN.

“Prince came to her and asked for her help in starting his career,” said the source, who was not authorized to talk to the media.

La Toya, who owns an entertainment company, “was like an onset mom!” during the shoot, the source said. “She was so caring, making sure he looked great, going over his script with him, and just (being) there for him 1000%, coaching him for each day he worked.”   FULL  ARTICLE

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