Delivers in depth coverage and analysis of the presidential transition.
As part of its attempted reinvention, MSNBC has been moving away from airing opinion-based shows during the day, replacing them with blocks of news programming to boost the network's breaking news coverage. Kate Snow, who has years of experience as a journalist for national networks, anchors this portion of the afternoon block. "MSNBC Live" details the day's developments in news and politics to keep viewers aware of the latest happenings.
Formerly a block of several hours of news coverage airing daily, including weekends, "MSNBC Live" is now the title of an hourlong show providing breaking news coverage weekday mornings. Journalist Thomas Roberts anchors the show that includes analysis and interviews surrounding the news of the day. "MSNBC Live" also includes feature stories and in-depth special reports from contributing anchors and correspondents as well as weather forecasts from MSNBC's sister network, The Weather Channel.
As part of its commitment to providing breaking news coverage throughout its daytime schedule, MSNBC has a block of "MSNBC Live" programming throughout the day, with different anchors splitting up the hours. Ali Velshi hosts this block. As is the case with other shows under the "MSNBC Live" banner, Velshi details the day's top news and political developments in Washington and across America.
Every weeknight from MSNBC's Washington, D.C. studio, author and veteran journalist Chris Matthews hosts a spirited hour of political analysis and debate that includes interviews with prominent politicians, newsmakers and cultural icons. The show provides inside-the-Beltway access and highlights Matthews' keen political insight gained from many years of both working in and covering American politics. Matthews asks his guests the tough questions, and never backs down, in a relentless pursuit of the truth. The final segment of the show, "Let Me Finish," is recognized for showcasing Matthews' personalized take on a significant news story of the day, which is delivered in his unique, signature style.
Drawing on her years as a prosecutor and her decades of experience as a journalist, Greta Van Susteren's weekday show features analysis of the day's biggest political stories. Van Susteren interviews distinguished officials from both sides of the aisle for a balanced discussion that provides clarity on where Washington insiders and leaders stand on critical issues. Van Susteren finishes each show with her "For the Record" segment, which highlights stories that viewers may not have seen reported elsewhere.
Brian Williams delivers the latest updates on evolving news stories and places the major political events of the day into context for viewers. Broadcast live from New York, Williams' show convenes a dynamic panel of guests to offer a forward-thinking look at the critical stories that are expected to drive the conversation the following morning. Williams has also anchored MSNBC's special coverage around key political events and major breaking news stories as they occur domestically and around the world.
Every weekday, veteran journalist Andrea Mitchell brings viewers the latest political developments and news on foreign affairs, in addition to marquee interviews with politicians and high-level government and world leaders. Often reporting directly from the scene of news events as they unfold, Mitchell has covered countless domestic and international stories of consequence, helping viewers make sense of complex world events. Mitchell has also extensively covered every American president since Jimmy Carter.