A weekly series of short documentary segments funded by the National Geographic Society and done in the style of the National Geographic Specials. In 2003, the show was re-branded National Geographic Ultimate Explorer. A news-style journal format is now used instead of the more traditional format of the specials.
Joy Reid conducts one-on-one conversations with politicians and newsmakers while addressing provocative political issues both inside and outside of the beltway. Reid, who is also a best-selling author and public speaker, joined MSNBC in 2011 as a contributor. Drawing from her decades-long experience in politics, passion for addressing the intersection of race, justice and culture, as well as her signature tenacious interviewing style, Reid kicks off MSNBC’s primetime lineup by delving into American politics as they unfold.
Ari Melber delivers the biggest political and news stories of the day, with interviews and original reporting from around the nation. An Emmy-winning journalist, attorney and former Senate staffer, Melber cuts through the spin and the noise to tell you what's really happening. Real news, every night.
Hosted by Nicolle Wallace, this program provides in-depth reporting and dynamic discussions on the political stories driving the news cycle. Nicolle Wallace brings viewers the latest political developments of the day, in addition to interviews with leading newsmakers and influential politicians. Drawing on her years of experience as communications chief for President George W. Bush and senior advisor for the McCain-Palin campaign, Wallace provides political insight and clarity on where key decision-makers stand on complex issues.
MSNBC’s Brian Williams brings you every late-breaking headline and puts each day into sharp context.
Melissa Harris-Perry is a current affairs and political commentary television program on MSNBC hosted by American author and academic Melissa Harris-Perry. The program airs in the morning on weekends. Harris-Perry had been a frequent contributor and guest host for the network until it was announced that she will host a program of her own. The eponymous show debuted on February 18, 2012.
She remains a professor at Tulane University and commutes to New York City on the weekends to host the show.
Weekends with Alex Witt is a news program on MSNBC anchored by Alex Witt. The program airs in the morning on Saturdays and in the afternoon on both Saturdays and Sundays in the Eastern Time Zone.
Witt previously anchored the weekend edition of MSNBC Live. When MSNBC announced that regular contributor Chris Hayes would be hosting a new weekend talk show, she was given a branded program as part of the network's new weekend morning lineup. Weekends with Alex Witt and Up with Chris Hayes debuted on September 17, 2011.
Now with Alex Wagner is a political opinion program on MSNBC presented by progressive host Alex Wagner. The show debuted on November 14, 2011 and airs on weekdays at noon ET.
Mississippi Rising - The Concert in Support of the Hurricane Katrina Recovery Efforts telethon was quickly put together after Hurricane Katrina had devastated the Gulf Coast of the United States between August 23–30, 2005. This three hour concert and telethon was broadcast live on MSNBC throughout North America on October 1, 2005. It was marketed commercially as a 2 DVD set in very limited numbers. All proceeds have gone to the Mississippi Hurricane Recovery Fund.
Edgewise is an hour-long television news magazine program that aired on MSNBC from 1996 to 1997. The show was hosted by John Hockenberry.
The show aired on Saturday evenings. In one notable episode with David Brinkley, the journalist was critical of President Bill Clinton. In July 1997, it was reported the show would be canceled. It ran until Labor Day of that year.
Up is a news and opinion television program that airs weekends on MSNBC at 8:00 a.m. ET. It is hosted by Steve Kornacki, previously a co-host on MSNBC's The Cycle. The show debuted September 17, 2011 as Up with Chris Hayes, and was hosted by Hayes until March 2013 when he left for All In with Chris Hayes, a new MSNBC weekday primetime program. Kornacki's first episode aired April 13, 2013.
Reverend Al Sharpton leads a lively weekly discussion, drawing from over 40 years of experience as a community leader, politician, minister, and advocate. A champion for justice, fairness and equality, Sharpton shares his unique take on news and issues.
Jesse Ventura's America was a news talk show hosted by Jesse Ventura on MSNBC from October to December 2003. The show was broadcast once a week, on Saturdays, unlike many MSNBC shows which are on five nights a week. At the time of its airing, Jesse Ventura's America was the only national television show filmed in Minnesota. Among his guests were Charles Barkley, Gray Davis, Arianna Huffington, Rob Kampia, and Kathy McKee. However, the show was short-lived and ended on December 26, 2003, only a couple of months after the show began. Ventura later claimed that the show was cancelled because of his opposition to the Iraq War.
Martin Bashir is an hour-long weekday U.S. and world political commentary program on MSNBC. The program airs live at 4:00 p.m. ET and is hosted by Martin Bashir. The show premiered on February 28, 2011 moving MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts to 11:00 a.m. ET. The show airs from a small customized studio that is actually part of Studio 3A, the primary MSNBC newsroom and studio at 30 Rock.
NewsNation with Tamron Hall airs weekdays at 2pm ET on MSNBC. It launched on October 11, 2010. Tamron Hall anchors the hour broadcast from New York. The show concentrates on high profile interviews and the latest U.S., world and entertainment news.
Ths show is followed by 'The Cycle'.
Jansing and Company is a weekday morning news and information program on msnbc. The show airs weekdays at 10 am ET. Chris Jansing hosts the program with Richard Lui serving as in-studio correspondent.
The show debuted on Monday October 4, 2010 and serves as the beginning of msnbc's dayside news coverage.
The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell is an hour-long weeknight news and political commentary program on MSNBC. The program airs live at 10:00 P.M. Eastern Time Monday-Friday, and is hosted by Lawrence O'Donnell. O'Donnell is described by MSNBC as "providing the last word on the biggest issues and most compelling stories of the day."
The show originally premiered in the 10pm slot Monday-Thursday on September 27, 2010, with the first episode featuring Vice President Joe Biden and Countdown host Keith Olbermann. The show was moved to the 8pm slot in January 2011 when Olbermann's show was canceled. Last Word returned to its original 10pm slot in October 2011.
Guest hosts for the series include Ezra Klein and Steve Kornacki.
First Look is a 30-minute morning news program that gives you updates on the overnight news and weather from around the world. Weekdays at 5 a.m. on ABS-CBN News Channel.
Way Too Early is an American morning news show airing weekday mornings on MSNBC. It premiered on July 27, 2009, and hosted by Brian Shactman. The original executive producer was Chris Licht, who was also the co-creater and executive producer of Morning Joe before leaving MSNBC to become executive producer of CBS This Morning and Vice President of Programing.
The shows are similarly themed, although Way Too Early is not branded "Brewed by Starbucks" like Morning Joe, and have similar graphics packages. They are also broadcast from the same set and frequently reference each other.
The Dylan Ratigan Show was an American television program on MSNBC hosted by Dylan Ratigan, formerly of sister CNBC's Fast Money. It aired weekdays from 4pm to 5pm Eastern Time. The show was previously known as Morning Meeting with Dylan Ratigan and aired from 9am to 11am weekday mornings. It initially launched on June 29, 2009 as part of sweeping changes to MSNBC's daytime weekday programs along with a revamp of the channel's graphics and its launch in high definition.
In December of 2009, the show was cut by one hour and later relaunched under the current branding on January 11, 2010 with a new graphics package and set design. The change was made in order to make room for The Daily Rundown with Chuck Todd and Savannah Guthrie at 9am, as part of MSNBC's commitment to straight news programming during the day. The show focuses on debate and discussion relating to politics and the economy. He also focuses on financial/business issues. Ratigan often offers commentary on the subject matter and rebuttal to many of the guests who appear on the show.
On December 6, 2010, The Dylan Ratigan Show announced a partnership with Nucor Steel "to create an innovative road show titled “Steel on Wheels,” aiming to bring forth solutions to the most pressing problems facing the American people. The “Steel on Wheels” tour will focus on four major themes: The Spirit Of America, Innovation, The Building Of Our Nation, and The Future Of America’s New Generations."