MSNBC finished No. 1 in all of cable for the entire day on Wednesday for the first time in its history.
Lawrence O’Donnell has agreed to stay at MSNBC just a few days before his contract was set to expire.
MSNBC beat out its cable news rivals during primetime last week in the key 25-54 demographic and in total viewership for the first time in the network’s 21-year existence, according to Nielsen Research.
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow privately expressed concerns over the future of MSNBC President Phil Griffin at the news network and hinted that she will follow him out the door if he leaves.