MSNBC Gives Up Entirely, Replaces Cenk Uygur with Al Sharpton

Exchanging one aimless rambler for another, albeit exponentially more incendiary one. From Media Bistro:

Now TVNewser hears Uygur may be moved out of the 6pm hour, possibly to be replaced by Al Sharpton. When the host changes happened earlier this year, the 6pm hour was simply known as “MSNBC Live,” a telling sign that MSNBC was trying out Uygur.

Sharpton has hosted the 6pm show for the last two weeks. This past week, the hour was second, to Fox News, in A25-54 viewers Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

I almost feel like going to Uygur’s Youtube page to say something like “chin up, brah” in the comments because what a blow. Sharpton is a one-man sideshow. But! He doesn’t mumble.

Larry O’Connor over at Breitbart.tv caught something Salvatore drew near yesterday: that Uygur inadvertently admitted that “people in Washington” influence MSNBC’s content. You decide:

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