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Rachel Maddow Taking MSNBC Hiatus

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Rachel Maddow will likely be a scarce presence on MSNBC in February.

Enterprise Insider stories that the Maddow will likely be taking a number of weeks off of her prime time present to concentrate on different initiatives, together with a brand new podcast and a characteristic movie (each inside the NBCUniversal household).

Maddow will reportedly make the announcement on tonight’s Rachel Maddow Present, together with her hiatus kicking in following this Friday’s telecast.

A sequence of rotating hosts will fill in for Maddow in MSNBC’s 9 pm slot.

Again in August, Maddow signed a brand new multi-year cope with MSNBC’s father or mother firm NBCUniversal. Below the phrases of the settlement, she is extensively anticipated to transition her five-day-a-week present right into a weekly format within the close to future.

The host reportedly thought-about exiting the cabler to launch her personal media enterprise, however in the end determined to remain within the NBCU household.

All through her profession, Maddow has confirmed profitable on the earth of podcasting together with her seven-episode 2018 sequence titled Bag Man, which instructed the story of former U.S. Vice President Spiro Agnew. Later that yr, MSNBC featured Betrayal, her 2018 documentary particular specializing in the 1968 election and the way President Nixon appeared prepared to collude with a overseas authorities to win it. As well as, her ebook Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Damaging Business on Earth was revealed in 2019, and targeted on the results of the oil and gasoline industries on the world, at massive.