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Joe Scarborough's Son Is 'Making Really Good Progress' After Skull Fracture: 'We're All Optimistic'

Originally posted 09/26/2016 12:25PM

Joe Scarborough's son Andrew is still in recovery from a scary accident, but things are looking up.

The MSNBC Morning Joe co-host's 25-year-old son was hospitalized after falling down a flight of stairs and fracturing his skull last week.

Joe, 53, was absent from Friday's show due to the accident.

He returned to the show Monday and took a moment to thank everyone for their well wishes and support, as well as the staff at Bellevue Hospital, where Andrew is being treated.

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Joe Scarborough's Son Stable After Fracturing Skull in 'Horrible Accident'

Joe Scarborough's Son Stable After Fracturing Skull in 'Horrible Accident'

Originally posted 09/23/2016 11:00AM

MSNBC's Morning Joe got off to an emotional start on Friday, when co-host Mika Brzezinski told viewers that Joe Scarborough's 25-year-old son had been hospitalized after falling down a flight of stairs.

Explaining Scarborough's absence, Brzezinski, 49, revealed that Andrew Scarborough "had a horrible accident – a head injury, a fractured skull."

She and members of the news program's staff had gone to New York's Bellevue Hospital – where Andrew is being treated.

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Brian Williams' 11th Hour MSNBC News Show Sets Premiere Date

Brian Williams' 11th Hour MSNBC News Show Sets Premiere Date

Originally posted 09/01/2016 09:25PM

MSNBC has marked the premiere date for Brian Williams' new nightly news program.

Announced Thursday, the network's 11th Hour with Brian Williams will debut Tuesday, Sept. 6.

The weekly evening program will provide a unique look at the day's major political stories, breaking campaign news and the next morning's headlines during the final days of the presidential campaign between Labor Day and November's election.

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MSNBC's Morning Joe Co-Host Mika Brzezinski Quietly Divorces Jim Hoffer, Husband of 22 Years

Originally posted 06/30/2016 10:15AM

Mika Brzezinski's marriage has come to an end.

The MSNBC Morning Joe co-host quietly split from her husband of 22 years, Jim Hoffer.

An MSNBC spokesperson confirmed the news to Page Six: "Mika's divorce was finalized in the past year. She's really grateful that it was done amicably and in private."

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Melissa Harris-Perry and MSNBC 'Part Ways' After She Said She Was Not a 'Brown Bobble Head' in Staff Email

Melissa Harris-Perry and MSNBC 'Part Ways' After She Said She Was Not a 'Brown Bobble Head' in Staff Email

Originally posted 02/28/2016 03:20PM

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry has officially left the network, PEOPLE has confirmed, following weeks of confusion and contention over her fate and the fate of her weekend show, which she has hosted since 2012.

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MSNBC's Melissa Harris of MSNBC Refuses to Return to Her Own Show: I Am Not a 'Token' or 'Little Brown Bobble Head'

MSNBC's Melissa Harris of MSNBC Refuses to Return to Her Own Show: I Am Not a 'Token' or 'Little Brown Bobble Head'

Originally posted 02/27/2016 12:10PM

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry is refusing to return to her own show after weeks of halting the series, named after Perry, in exchange for election coverage, according to reports.

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Brian Williams to Make MSNBC Debut Sept. 22 After 6-Month NBC Suspension

Originally posted 09/10/2015 02:10PM

Brian Williams will officially be returning to television.

Williams will make his MSNBC debut as a breaking news anchor Sept. 22.

Williams' return date coincides with the first day of Pope Francis' much-anticipated visit to the United States, which Williams is expected to cover, according to Politico.

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NBC Ends Brian Williams' Suspension

NBC Ends Brian Williams' Suspension

Originally posted 08/12/2015 09:05AM

Better days are ahead for Brian Williams.

NBC News says its six-month suspension of the former Nightly News anchor is over and that Williams will take on a new role as breaking news anchor for MSNBC this September, CNN reports.

Williams, 56, was suspended without pay for telling an exaggerated story on Jan. 30 about being in a helicopter brought down by enemy fire while embedded during the war in Iraq in 2003. He told a similar story to David Letterman in 2013.

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Brian Williams Apologizes to Viewers After His Removal from NBC Nightly News

Brian Williams Apologizes to Viewers After His Removal from NBC Nightly News

Originally posted 06/18/2015 10:20PM

Brian Williams is apologizing to viewers and colleagues in the wake of his removal as anchor of NBC's Nightly News.

The network announced Thursday that he would be moving to MSNBC after a six-month suspension for making false claims about his time spent in Iraq in 2003.

"I'm sorry. I said things that weren't true. I let down my NBC colleagues and our viewers, and I'm determined to earn back their trust," Williams, 56, said in a statement on Thursday, according to Variety.

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Nancy Giles Awkwardly Assumes Black Radio Host Is White (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/19/2015 05:55PM

CBS Sunday Morning's Nancy Giles and "Race Forward" radio host/critic/commentator Jay Smooth were guests on All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC recently, talking about Starbucks's new Race Together initiative. And things got a little awkward.

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