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MSNBC producers told ‘not to incorporate’ Cramer’s Daily Show interview into their programming.

By Ryan Powers on March 13, 2009 at 5:10 pm

"MSNBC producers told ‘not to incorporate’ Cramer’s Daily Show interview into their programming."

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TVNewser reports that “MSNBC producers were asked not to incorporate the Jim Cramer/Jon Stewart interview into their shows today.” By TVNewser’s count, Cramer’s Daily Show interview was only mentioned once on MSNBC today and that was during the White House press conference when a reporter asked for Obama’s reaction. TVNewser explains further:

cramer_stewart.jpgGibbs wasn’t sure if the president had, but Gibbs did. “I enjoyed it thoroughly,” the Press Secretary said.

On Cramer’s network, CNBC, the subject has only come up twice today, including when master marketer/CNBC personality Donny Deutsch brought it up briefly around 1pm on “Power Lunch.” “I’m a huge Jon Stewart fan,” said Deutsch, “He does what he does he does his job. But I’m also a huge Jim Cramer fan.” [...]

Cramer appeared on his regular “Stop Trading” segment during “Street Signs.” But the Daily Show did not come up.

TVNewser writes that “insiders” say that Cramer “will talk about Stewart tonight on Mad Money (6pmET & 11pmET).”

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