David Axelrod News

Jon Stewart and Sarah Palin Agree On Something!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In honor of National Volunteer Week (April 6-12), American Corporate Partners (ACP), a national nonprofit organization that connects post-9/11 veterans to business professionals for career guidance, announced the launch of its new radio ad campaign featuring Jon Stewart and Sarah Palin actually agreeing on something.    (more...)

MEET THE PRESS is No. 1 Public Affairs Program of the Week
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

More viewers tuned into “Meet the Press” on Feb. 16, 2014 than any other Sunday public affairs program, according to Nielsen Media Research data. The NBC broadcast drew 3.575 million viewers and 1.138 million A25-54 viewers, topping “Face the Nation's” legacy half-hour and full hour, as well as “This Week” in both categories for the second straight week. Week to week, MTP increased its advantage in total viewers over all other broadcasts. MTP also posted its biggest audience in Washington, DC in over four years (since Jan. 10, 2010). (more...)

Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Today, February 16, 2014
by TV Scoop - Feb 16, 2014

Get all the scoop on MEET THE PRESS, airing on NBC today, February 16, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, February 16, 2014
by TV Scoop - Feb 14, 2014

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2013 abc* Continuity Forum Convened Global Leaders to Highlight Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship in Miami
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2013

MIAMI, Nov.8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Yesterday, the abc* Foundation concluded its 2013 Continuity Forum at the New World Center in Miami, Florida. Elite business, media, and political leaders were brought together with 21 social entrepreneurs to listen and engage with speakers including Larry Summers, David Axelrod, Jane Goodall, Thomas E. Lovejoy, Arianna Huffington and others. (more...)

MEET THE PRESS Scores Ratings Win
by TV News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

More viewers tuned into “Meet the Press” on Nov. 3, 2013 than any other Sunday public affairs program, according to Nielsen Media Research data. The NBC broadcast drew 2.816 million viewers, topping Face the Nation's legacy half-hour and full hour, as well as This Week. “Meet the Press” was the only broadcast network to post gains week over week. (more...)

Scoop: MEET THE PRESS with DAVID GREGORY on NBC - Today, November 3, 2013
by TV Scoop - Nov 03, 2013

Get all the scoop on MEET THE PRESS with DAVID GREGORY, airing on NBC today, November 3, 2013! (more...)

Scoop: MEET THE PRESS with DAVID GREGORY on NBC - Sunday, November 3, 2013
by - Nov 01, 2013

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Chicago Humanities Festival Will Explore ANIMAL: What Makes Us Human, 11/1-10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) presents the 24th annual Fall Festival, with more than 60 events that will explore the theme of ANIMAL: What Makes Us Human, Nov. 1-10 at venues across Chicago. This year's presenters include political consultant and former Senior Advisor to President Obama David Axelrod, revolutionary chef, restaurateur and TV personality Rick Bayless, celebrated author of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and Eating Animals Jonathan Safran Foer, autism activist and author Temple Grandin, 59 Grand Slam title-winning tennis player Martina Navratilova, critically-acclaimed director of Boys Don't Cry and the recently released Carrie remake Kimberly Peirce, author of A Series of Unfortunate Events Lemony Snicket (Daniel Handler), author of The Secret History and the newly released novel The Goldfinch Donna Tartt, and many more. (more...)

Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Today, September 8, 2013
by TV Scoop - Sep 08, 2013

Get all the scoop on MEET THE PRESS, airing on NBC today, September 8, 2013! (more...)

Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, September 8, 2013
by TV Scoop - Sep 06, 2013

Get all the scoop on MEET THE PRESS, airing on NBC on Sunday, September 8, 2013! (more...)

Bill T. Jones, Michael Shannon, & More Set for Chicago Humanities Festival, Begin. 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) revealed today the complete schedule for the 24th Annual Fall Festival, 88 events which will explore the theme of Animal: What Makes Us Human, Oct. 13 on the Northwestern Universitycampus, Oct. 20 on the University of Chicago campus, and Nov. 1-10 at venues across Chicago. This year's presenters include political consultant and former Senior Advisor to President Obama David Axelrod, revolutionary chef, restaurateur, and TV personalityRick Bayless, celebrated author of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and Eating Animals Jonathan Safran Foer, Tony Award-winning choreographer and Kennedy Center Honors recipient Bill T. Jones, 59 Grand Slam title-winning tennis player Martina Navratilova, critically-acclaimed director of Boys Don't Cry and the upcoming film remakeCarrie Kimberly Peirce, Boardwalk Empire and Man of Steel actor Michael Shannon as a featured performer in White Rabbit, Red Rabbit, author of A Series of Unfortunate EventsLemony Snicket (Daniel Handler), and many more. (more...)

Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Today, July 28, 2013
by TV Scoop - Jul 28, 2013

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Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, July 28, 2013
by TV Scoop - Jul 26, 2013

Get all the scoop on MEET THE PRESS, airing on NBC on Sunday, July 28, 2013! (more...)

Goodman Theatre Hosts Citywide JUNGLE BOOK Events, Now thru 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 07, 2013

In conjunction with Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman's world-premiere stage musical adaptation of The Jungle Book (June 21 - August 4) this summer, Goodman Theatre teams up with community partners to present show-related events and activities at venues throughout Chicago-many free of charge. (more...)

Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Today, June 2, 2013
by TV Scoop - Jun 02, 2013

Get all the scoop on MEET THE PRESS, airing on NBC today, June 2, 2013! (more...)

Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, June 2, 2013
by TV Scoop - May 30, 2013

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VIDEO: Panelists Chat Conservative Movement on MEET THE PRESS
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2013

On today's "Meet the Press,' the show featured interviews with two key "Gang of Eight" members, Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ); a roundtable discussion on immigration and gun reform with former Obama senior adviser David Axelrod, former Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA), Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson, and Wall Street Journalcolumnist Peggy Noonan; as well as a roundtable on gay marriage and the Supreme Court with Noonan, actor and advocateRob Reiner, President of the National Organization for Marriage Brian Brown, founder and President of the National Action Network, MSNBC's Rev. Al Sharpton, and NBC News Justice Correspondent Pete Williams. NBC News political director and chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd moderated today's program. (more...)

David Axelrod Joins NBC NEWS & MSNBC as Senior Political Analyst
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2013

David Axelrod, former White House senior advisor and senior strategist for President Obama's 2008 and 2012 campaigns, has joined NBC News and MSNBC as a senior political analyst. He will contribute frequently across all broadcasts and platforms of both networks. (more...)

Rachel Maddow & Chris Matthews to Host MSNBC's Inauguration Day Coverage
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

MSNBC will present continuing coverage of The Second Inauguration of Barack Obama from Sunday, January 20 through Tuesday, January 22. (more...)

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