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Michael Smerconish

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The Pandemic Canceled Michael Smerconish’s Tour, So He Recorded His One-Man Show in an Empty Bucks County Theater

Michael Smerconish, the Villanova-based political commentator with two eponymous programs — weekly on CNN and daily on SiriusXM — was all set to go on […]

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A Luxe Backyard Wedding at the Home of a CNN Anchor

Because they’re most often built from scratch, private residence weddings are always filled with unique touches. Photographed by Pat Furey, this luxe backyard wedding in […]

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Stuck in the Middle With Michael Smerconish

The Rundown Age: 56 CV, abridged: Host, The Michael Smerconish Program, weekdays on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel; host, Smerconish, Saturdays on CNN; Inquirer Sunday columnist; former […]

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ThinkFest Preview: Michael Smerconish on Our Polarized Nation

We said it best last August, when we awarded CNN host Michael Smerconish a Best of Philly award: “The ‘refreshingly independent’ (as he now puts it) political […]

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LISTEN: Bill Cosby’s Interview With Michael Smerconish on Sirius Radio

Bill Cosby doesn’t give interviews every day. In fact, he almost never gives an interview these days thanks to the litany of sexual assault allegations […]

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The Only CNN Anchor Trump Likes Is Michael Smerconish

Donald Trump doesn’t like CNN. He frequently calls the network “fake news” and is obviously bothered by any reports the station does about the bumbling […]

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Michael Smerconish Sues Main Line Art Gallery for Fraud

Even if you’ve never opened a history book, you’ve no doubt laid eyes on Yousuf Karsh‘s famous 1941 photograph of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. The […]

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Michael Smerconish Novel Optioned for TV Show

Michael Smerconish’s debut novel Talk has been optioned for a television show. The hour-long drama is expected to debut sometime before the 2016 election. “Like […]

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Smerconish’s Death Penalty Lament

Poor Michael Smerconish. Pennsylvania still isn’t killing people as fast as he’d like. So the radio host/CNN talking head took to the most prominent op-ed […]


Michael Smerconish Writes Novel, Has Pillows with His Own Silhouette On Them

The Washington Post returns to the main line in Friday’s paper with a profile of Michael Smerconish. Smerconish was once seen as a rising star […]

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Donald Trump Hates Michael Smerconish

One month into Michael Smerconish’s Saturday morning show on CNN, Donald Trump has weighed in with his review of the show, via Twitter, of course.

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New Michael Smerconish Show to Debut on CNN This Week

Michael Smerconish’s new eponymous CNN show will debut at 9am Saturday, according to Mediabistro’s TVNewser.

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Smerconish Gets CNN Gig

Philadelphia Business Journal reports: “Philadelphia lawyer-turned-media personality Michael Smerconish will join CNN as host of a Saturday morning program airing live from New York.”