MSNBC cancels ‘Hugh Hewitt’

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MSNBC has canceled conservative host Hugh Hewitt’s show:

  • During the final segment of the Saturday, June 30, 2018, show, Hewitt announced an “important programming note.”
  • “This has been the last Hugh Hewitt Show on MSNBC Saturday mornings,” he said.
  • Hewitt’s and his show are known as one of the few Donald Trump-friendly voices on MSNBC.
  • Hewitt noted that his remaining with NBC and MSNBC as a contributor and will continue to appear on MSNBC and “Meet the Press.”
  • Hewitt’s show used his prominent glasses as a primary graphical element.
  • The show has been suffering in the ratings, frequently being trounced by “Fox & Friends Weekend.”
  • Hewitt attracted controversy after it surfaced that he lobbied the EPA to clean up land near his California home.
  • MSNBC announced at the time he was given a verbal warning “as such activity is a violation of our standards.”