David Gura departs MSNBC, NBC

anchor has left the network and , according to a tweet he sent Nov. 13, 2020.

Gura joined in 2018 and was eventually assigned to head a new incarnation of the weekend morning show “Up” on MSNBC.

Prior to that, he was editor of “The Nation.”

The “Up” brand has a spotty history on MSNBC.

It was first launched in 2011 with Chris Hayes as anchor.

Hayes left the timeslot in 2013 to anchor the weekday “.” Steve Kornacki then took over the “Up” spot until 2015. Kornacki would remain with the network, but in more of a correspondent role where he became known for his data analysis using the “big board” touchscreen.

MSNBC officially canceled the program for the first time in 2016.

After hiring Gura in 2018, MSNBC eventually announced he would anchor a revival of “Up.” He also anchored generic “” blocks and filled in for other .

However, this was canceled in early 2020 and was replaced with “Velshi,” a weekend morning show anchored by , who had previously anchored dayside on MSNBC.

At the time, it was revealed Velshi’s shift to weekends was driven in part by his teaching duties in Philadelphia.

Given the debut of “Velshi,” Gura’s departure from the network is not surprising.