Award winning news anchor Connie Chung and legendary talk display organize Maury Povich will team for a fifty percent hour weekfinish news regime on MSNBC. The regime will premiere on January 7, 2006 and will certainly air on Saturdays at 10 a.m. & 4 p.m. (ET) and also Sundays at 11 a.m. and also 4 p.m. (ET) on MSNBC.

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SECAUCUS, NJ - January 4, 2006 - “Weekends with Maury & Connie” launches officially on MSNBC Saturday, January 7 at 10 a.m. (ET). The half hour program will team award winning news anchor Connie Chung and also her husband, legendary talk show host Maury Povich, for an inside out look at the height news stories of the week.

Touching on whatever from national politics to pop society, the regime will examine the week’s headlines, from peak to bottom. Connie and Maury will discover all sides of a story as just two human being who have been married for twenty years have the right to do. They will certainly likewise sheight via a wide range of guests consisting of authors, journalists, newsmakers and entertainers. This will be the first time Connie and also Maury have functioned together on a national news routine. “Weekends with Maury & Connie” will repeat Saturdays at 4 p.m. (ET) and Sundays at 11 a.m. and also 4 p.m. (ET).

Connie Chung’s illustrious news career has actually included stints at CBS, NBC and ABC. It all started in 1969 at WTTG-TV in Washington, DC, where she started on the copy desk and rose to reporter. While at CBS news, Chung operated as a national correspondent for the “CBS Evening News with Wtransform Cronkite” extending such historic events as the 1972 presidential project, Watergate and the Nixon/Brezhnev SALT I talks. She operated at NBC News for several years anchoring the weekend “Nightly News,” “NBC News at Sunrise” and numerous primetime specials. She went back to CBS News in 1989, anchoring the Emmy Award winning “Face to Face through Connie Chung.” In 1993, she co-anchored the “CBS Evening News via Dan Rather and Connie Chung.” In 1997, Chung joined ABC News as co-anchor and correspondent for “20/20.” Most recently, Chung anchored “Connie Chung Tonight” on CNN.

Povich, whose storied career includes a 20-year run in national syndication, is presently in his eighth seachild of the hit NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution talk present “Maury.” Povich also invested time in his early on career at WTTG-TV in Washington, DC, initially as a news and also sporting activities anchor and also host of the station’s renowned midday talk show, “Panorama.” Povich anchored news in major markets including Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and also Philadelphia, returning to WTTG briefly to anchor the news, before joining the lengthy running hit “A Current Affair.” From 1991-1998, Povich held the effective talk present “The Maury Povich Show” for Paramount, and in 1998 NBC Universal’s “Maury” made its debut.

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Both Chung and also Povich are indigenous Washingtonians who have covered politics, political conventions and elections covering 5 years.

Lizz Winstead is executive producer. Wrather was a co-creator and former head writer of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show.” She was likewise part of the original creative team that developed Air America Radio and hosted the network’s “Unfiltered.”