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|Cenk Uygur out at MSNBC as
network considers have Rev. Al
Shapton host the first prime-
time cable network show,
with a African-
This story has been updated with Cenk Uygur video response on his MSNBC firing on 7/21.
Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks (TYT) as been dismissed from his interim 6PM EST “MSNBC Live” time shot on the Comcast owned network, according the Variety.com.
“We have decided to make a change at 6 p.m.,” said a MSNBC spokesman. “It’s unfortunate that Cenk has declined our offer to have him develop and host a program for another timeslot.“
Soon there after, MSNBC decided to go with former President Bill Clinton Adviser Lawrence O’ Donnell for the lead prime-time hour, instead and air Ed Schultz‘s “The Ed Show” at 6PM.
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Rev. Al Shapton may take
over as host of MSNBC’s
6PM EST time slot.
Uygur had been listed as “interim host” at “MSNBC Live” since he started in the position earlier this year, without a bump in title or a change to the show’s name.
Olbermann, though this Twitter account announced on July 21st that Uygur will be a guest on his Current TV network program, Countdown.