Nancy Grace Slams Piers: 'It's Not Really Right For A Brit To Jump Up

February 18th, 2014 12:44 PM
Nancy Grace blasted Piers Morgan on the latter's CNN program on Monday for unsurprisingly forwarding gun control in the middle of a panel discussion on the controversial Michael Dunn case: "It's not really right for a Brit to jump up and start talking to us about gun control." Morgan shot back by condescending to the HLN host specifically and to Americans in general: "It…

Nancy Grace Claims George Zimmerman Back to ‘Driving Through Taco Be

July 16th, 2013 9:53 PM
Just when it seemed that the racial tensions couldn't get any worse after George Zimmerman's “not guilty” verdict regarding the charge of the second-degree murder of black teenager Trayvon Martin, along comes Nancy Grace, the host of a weeknight news/interview program on the HLN cable news network, who did her best to fan the flames even higher. Responding to lead defense…

Nancy Grace Says F-Word on Show in False Accusation Against Zimmerman

July 15th, 2013 2:58 PM
Despite the fact that she obsessively covered the George Zimmerman murder trial, it would seem that Nancy Grace, the left-wing former Georgia prosecutor who has become an HLN television host, missed a few things in the actual courtroom proceedings. Mediaite’s Andrew Kirell notes that on Saturday, moments before the verdict in the trial was read, the hilariously named Grace uttered…

Nancy Grace Cuts Off Guest's Mic for Correctly Stating Trayvon Martin

July 12th, 2013 8:00 PM
What does a liberal cable television host do when a guest confronts her with an ugly truth? Why, she cuts off his microphone, of course! That's what happened on Thursday, when Nancy Grace -- host of a weeknight program on HLN, which was formerly known as the Headline Network -- clashed with Frank Taaffe, a friend of George Zimmerman who stated that black teenager Trayvon Martin had drugs…

CNN Getting Trounced in the Ratings ... By Headline News

April 24th, 2010 10:43 AM
On April 13, at a dog-and-pony show with advertisers, CNN's Jim Walton told participants: "We are the only credible, non partisan voice left, and that matters." True comedy gold. An accurate offer by Walton to the attending advertisers, in a variation on an old Soviet joke about the wonders of their communist system ("We pretend to work, and they pretend to pay us"), might…

Schultz [16% Of O'Reilly Audience] Mocks Dennis Miller's Ratings

October 30th, 2009 8:10 PM
If you were a cable TV host whose audience size is obliterated by O'Reilly's, buried by Beck's, hammered by Hannity's and slam-dunked by Susteren's, would you really go around mocking someone else's ratings?Appparently yes, if you're Ed Schultz. The host of the miniscule MSNBC program went out of his way this evening to belittle the ratings of Dennis Miller's radio show . . .Schultz's snide…

Hypocrisies Galore from Olbermann and Kurtz on ‘Reliable Sources

January 27th, 2008 1:37 PM
MSNBC's Keith Olbermann was Howard Kurtz's guest on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday, and unfortunately, viewers were treated to a litany of hypocrisies from both media personalities, so much so that it seemed like a lengthy advertisement for the controversial "Countdown." Although Kurtz did present his guest as being mostly liberal and decidedly anti-Bush, he never once…

CNN ‘Crime Stories’ Promo Includes Picture of Sen. Mitch McConnell

January 8th, 2008 10:44 AM
What's going on at CNN? On Monday, the "most trusted name in news" ran an advertisement for its Headline News program "Nancy Grace" dealing with "incredible crime stories" this fall. In the fast-moving montage, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Kent.) picture was spliced in between what appears to be convicted dog abuser Michael Vick and missing…

Parents of Deceased Woman Launch Lawsuit Against Nancy Grace

November 22nd, 2006 4:48 PM
Earlier this year, a woman killed herself after being interviewed by CNN Headline News host Nancy Grace over the apparent abduction of her son. At the time (see this September NB posting for background), the relatives of Melinda Duckett were blasting Grace for her alleged role in driving the woman to suicide. They've since taken things a step further and launched a lawsuit against Grace:Her…

Did Nancy Grace Contribute to Fla. Woman's Suicide

September 14th, 2006 1:45 AM
Is Nancy Grace, the crime-obsessed CNN Headline News host and former prosecutor, at least partly to blame for the suicide of a Florida woman whose son has been reported missing? According to the family of Melinda Duckett, a harsh interview Grace taped with Duckett was one of the factors that put her over the top: Duckett shot herself a day after taping an interview with CNN Headline News'…